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The BEST episodes of Casual

Every episode of Casual ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Casual!

A single-camera series that follows the story of a dysfunctional family trying to help each other navigate the modern dating scene. Recent divorcee Valerie and her bachelor brother coach each other through the crazy world of dating (on-line and off), while living under the same roof again for the second time and raising her teenage daughter.

Last Updated: 7/7/2022Network: Hulu
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Bottles
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7.89
303 votes

#1 - Bottles

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/18/2015

Laura invites several unwelcome guests to Alex's house for Thanksgiving dinner they'll all never forget.

Directors: Tricia Brock
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Finale
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7.87
91 votes

#2 - Finale

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/31/2018

Alex and Valerie grapple with an unexpected death in the family and put big life decisions on hold to go on a double date. Laura finds clarity in her love life. Series Finale.

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Mars
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7.80
297 votes

#3 - Mars

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/25/2015

Tensions run high at Dawn and Charles' rehearsal dinner. Laura attends an art exhibition. A discovery shocks Alex to his core.

Directors: Fred Savage
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Great Unknown
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7.68
211 votes

#4 - The Great Unknown

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/23/2016

A family crisis brings Valerie, Alex and Laura together.

Directors: Fred Savage
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Threesomes
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7.61
221 votes

#5 - Threesomes

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/12/2016

Valerie must choose between two very different men; Alex's relationship with a young co-worker draws attention; Laura and Aubrey present an irresistible offer to Spencer.

Directors: Lynn Shelton
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Reunion
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7.56
217 votes

#6 - Reunion

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/2/2016

Valerie and Jack indulge their fantasies at a hotel. Alex adjusts to his new life with Sarah. Laura and Spencer screen a series of teen romance films.

Directors: Marielle Heller
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Rat King
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7.52
170 votes

#7 - The Rat King

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/20/2017

Rae’s discovery of a rat in the bathroom sparks a hunt through Alex’s house. Leon and Leia’s relationship escalates.

Directors: Amy York Rubin
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Biden
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7.51
320 votes

#8 - Biden

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/4/2015

Alex's secret leads to a pleasant surprise. Laura bonds with Michael after things spin out of control at school. Valerie opens up with her ex-husband.

Directors: Michael Weaver
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The Magpie
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7.49
205 votes

#9 - The Magpie

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/19/2016

After Sarah and Jordan's engagement party, Alex's personal and professional lives collide; Valerie reconsiders her decision; Laura's interest in Spencer results in complications.

Directors: Lynn Shelton
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Friends
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7.47
393 votes

#10 - Friends

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/7/2015

Alex hangs out with Valerie’s new friend, Leon. Valerie parties with a group of 20-somethings. Laura gets in over her head at a house party.

Directors: Jason Reitman
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Dave
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7.47
262 votes

#11 - Dave

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/2/2015

Alex leans on Leon for emotional support. Laura contemplates a new life. Valerie, Alex, and Emmy reach an impasse.

Directors: Fred Savage
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40
star
7.46
193 votes

#12 - 40

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/16/2016

Alex makes plans for Valerie's 40th birthday; Drew and Valerie revisit a place that is special to them; Laura makes a decision regarding Spencer.

Directors: Michael Weaver
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Phase 3
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7.46
287 votes

#13 - Phase 3

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/7/2016

Alex’s troubling new obsession leads Valerie to take matters into her own hands. Laura investigates switching high schools.

Directors: Jason Reitman
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The Hermit & the Moon
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7.45
155 votes

#14 - The Hermit & the Moon

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/1/2017

Valerie tries to repair her relationship with Laura while confronting resentments she harbors towards Dawn. Alex resolves to embark on an epic camping trip – but is epically derailed.

Directors: Jason Reitman
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100 Cows
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7.43
215 votes

#15 - 100 Cows

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/5/2016

Valerie is set up with Jennifer's friend, but her mind is on another person; Alex hopes to impress Sarah with an engagement present; Laura's friendship with Aubrey gets personal.

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Ashes to Ashes
star
7.43
234 votes

#16 - Ashes to Ashes

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/23/2017

In the wake of Charles’ death, Alex and Valerie adjust to their new lives apart. Laura schemes to remove her tattoo. Dawn makes an unexpected announcement.

Directors: Lynn Shelton
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Mom
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7.41
294 votes

#17 - Mom

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/28/2015

Valerie and Alex's mother shows up unannounced. Valerie receives sound advice from an unlikely source. Laura and Michael share a moment.

Directors: Michael Weaver
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Such Good Friends
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7.41
244 votes

#18 - Such Good Friends

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/14/2016

Valerie tries to take her friendship with fellow therapist Jennifer to the next level. Alex considers an offer from a venture capitalist to keep Snooger from going under. Laura considers joining a homeschool study group.

Directors: Karyn Kusama
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Bicycle Thieves
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7.41
224 votes

#19 - Bicycle Thieves

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/28/2016

Valerie considers her fertility options after a visit with her doctor. Alex reexamines a relationship with an ex-girlfriend. Laura and Aubrey bond over a secret.

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Trivial Pursuit
star
7.39
259 votes

#20 - Trivial Pursuit

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/7/2016

Alex embraces his new role as Laura’s teacher but his methods are questionable. Valerie reaches out to old friends and makes an unsettling discovery.

Directors: Jason Reitman
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Big Green Egg
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7.39
239 votes

#21 - Big Green Egg

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/21/2016

Alex hosts a dinner for his new business partner Jordan, only to be confronted with someone from his past. Valerie joins Jennifer for Game Night with her friends. Laura gets to know one of the girls from her home school group.

Directors: Karyn Kusama
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Death and Taxes
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7.38
202 votes

#22 - Death and Taxes

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/9/2016

Valerie must spend time with Drew and their accountant; Alex turns to therapy; Laura helps Spencer with tough decisions.

Directors: Michael Weaver
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Firesale
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7.37
160 votes

#23 - Firesale

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/18/2017

Valerie is roped into being a bridesmaid for a wedding she thinks is ridiculous. Alex and Judy revel in their new romance. Laura raises money for a move to Sacramento.

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Look at Me
star
7.36
185 votes

#24 - Look at Me

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/6/2017

Valerie’s fling with her classmate gets more complicated than she had hoped. Laura uncovers troubling information about her ballot proposition. A date inspires Alex to consider his future.

Directors: Lake Bell
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The Table
star
7.36
194 votes

#25 - The Table

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/23/2017

Valerie enlists Leon’s help to accept delivery of a new dining room table. Alex pitches his business idea to investors. Laura participates in a sex study.

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