The BEST Episodes of Casual
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2021
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.
#1 - Bottles
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 18, 2015
Laura invites several unwelcome guests to Alex's house for Thanksgiving dinner they'll all never forget.
#2 - Finale
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 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.
#3 - Mars
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 25, 2015
Tensions run high at Dawn and Charles' rehearsal dinner. Laura attends an art exhibition. A discovery shocks Alex to his core.
#4 - The Great Unknown
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 23, 2016
A family crisis brings Valerie, Alex and Laura together.
#5 - Threesomes
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 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.
#6 - Reunion
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 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.
#7 - The Rat King
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 20, 2017
Rae’s discovery of a rat in the bathroom sparks a hunt through Alex’s house. Leon and Leia’s relationship escalates.
#8 - Biden
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 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.
#9 - The Magpie
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 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.
#10 - Friends
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 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.
#11 - Phase 3
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 7, 2016
Alex’s troubling new obsession leads Valerie to take matters into her own hands. Laura investigates switching high schools.
#12 - 40
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 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.
#13 - Ashes to Ashes
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired May 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.
#14 - Dave
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 2, 2015
Alex leans on Leon for emotional support. Laura contemplates a new life. Valerie, Alex, and Emmy reach an impasse.
#15 - The Hermit & the Moon
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 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.
#16 - 100 Cows
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 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.
#17 - Mom
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 28, 2015
Valerie and Alex's mother shows up unannounced. Valerie receives sound advice from an unlikely source. Laura and Michael share a moment.
#18 - Such Good Friends
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 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.
#19 - Bicycle Thieves
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 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.
#20 - Trivial Pursuit
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 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.
#21 - Look at Me
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 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.
#22 - Big Green Egg
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 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.
#23 - The Table
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired May 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.
#24 - Death and Taxes
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 9, 2016
Valerie must spend time with Drew and their accountant; Alex turns to therapy; Laura helps Spencer with tough decisions.
#25 - Fresno
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 4, 2017
Valerie and Jack drive to Fresno to meet Valerie’s half-brother. Laura considers whether to speak at a town council meeting. Alex’s plan to impress a co-worker backfires when his house is taken over by a YouTube celebrity’s photo shoot.