The BEST episodes of Celebrity IOU

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Twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott help Hollywood A-listers express their deep gratitude to the individuals who have had a major impact on their lives by surprising them with big, heartwarming home renovations that bring everyone to tears.

Last Updated: 1/31/2023Network:HGTV
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Kate Hudson's Extravagant Backyard Build
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8.88
8 votes

#1 - Kate Hudson's Extravagant Backyard Build

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/5/2022

International movie star Kate Hudson joins forces with Jonathan and Drew to give her future mother-in-law an unbelievable, surprise backyard makeover. Kate gets down to work to turn her tired outdoor space into a luxurious oasis to relax and entertain.

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Terry Crews' Outdoor Upgrade
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8.85
13 votes

#2 - Terry Crews' Outdoor Upgrade

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/28/2022

Actor and superstar Terry Crews teams up with Jonathan and Drew to deliver his close friend and driver a stunning upgrade to his home's backyard. Terry pulls out all the stops with a stylish outdoor kitchen, dining space and top-of-the-line outdoor gym.

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Wilmer Valderrama’s Surprise Garage Reno
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8.63
8 votes

#3 - Wilmer Valderrama’s Surprise Garage Reno

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/26/2022

Wilmer Valderrama is giving back to his former security guard and best friend of more than 20 years. Wilmer joins Drew and Jonathan Scott to help turn his friend’s unfinished garage into a fabulous flex space and guest suite.

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Idina Menzel's Slam Dunk Reno
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8.60
10 votes

#4 - Idina Menzel's Slam Dunk Reno

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/21/2022

Queen of Broadway Idina Menzel gifts a life-changing surprise to her good friend and son's basketball coach. It's a race against the clock as she calls on Jonathan and Drew to turn his unused garage into a showstopping retreat and training facility.

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Cindy Crawford's Super Remodel
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8.30
10 votes

#5 - Cindy Crawford's Super Remodel

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/12/2022

Supermodel icon Cindy Crawford calls on Jonathan and Drew to pull off a surprise renovation for her best friend and personal trainer of 17 years. After years of adversity, Cindy is pulling out all the stops for her friend with a glamorous home makeover.

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Justin Hartley's Backyard Bombshell
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8.18
22 votes

#6 - Justin Hartley's Backyard Bombshell

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/28/2020

Actor Justin Hartley wants to give back to his buddy, Mat, who he credits for being the rock that saved him in rough times. Justin teams up with Jonathan and Drew Scott to transform Mat's dated backyard into a stunning outdoor oasis for his entire family.

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Leslie Jordan’s Life-Changing Renovation
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8.15
13 votes

#7 - Leslie Jordan’s Life-Changing Renovation

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/14/2022

Emmy winner and funny man Leslie Jordan calls on Jonathan and Drew to gift his long-time friends of 40 years with a life-changing renovation. Remaining true to their Southwestern style, Leslie delivers a modern refresh to their beloved and cherished home.

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Melissa McCarthy's Hero Home Makeover
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8.00
45 votes

#8 - Melissa McCarthy's Hero Home Makeover

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/20/2020

Melissa McCarthy heads to Chicago to give back to her aunt and uncle, both retired cops. Melissa creates an upstairs retreat where her aunt can cook and entertain, and a downstairs man cave equipped with all the comforts her uncle deserves.

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Howie Mandel's Sensational Surprise
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8.00
14 votes

#9 - Howie Mandel's Sensational Surprise

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/25/2022

Jonathan and Drew help Howie Mandel pull off the ultimate prank with a surprise home makeover for his best friend and road manager of 30 years. Together, they'll turn this bachelor pad into a hip home where his friend can entertain and unwind in style.

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Drew Barrymore’s Spectacular Reno Surprise
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8.00
4 votes

#10 - Drew Barrymore’s Spectacular Reno Surprise

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/2/2023

Superstar Drew Barrymore calls on Jonathan and Drew to gift her best friend and makeup artist of 20 years with a life-changing renovation. After several tough years, Drew delivers a spectacular home makeover fit for the next chapter of her friend's life.

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Rainn Wilson Surprises His Nanny
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7.96
25 votes

#11 - Rainn Wilson Surprises His Nanny

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/4/2021

Actor Rainn Wilson surprises his son's nanny, Leslie, with a home makeover. After wielding Viking weapons for demolition, Rainn works with Drew and Jonathan Scott to completely update her home, including adding a new kitchen, deck and more.

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Snoop Dogg's Winning Gift
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7.92
13 votes

#12 - Snoop Dogg's Winning Gift

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/2/2022

Snoop Dogg wants to recognize the impact the commissioner of his football league has had on the community's kids. To help Snoop give a gift like no other, Jonathan and Drew assist in turning a garage into a personalized luxury retreat meets home office.

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Josh Groban's Life-changing Gift To His Bandmate
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7.91
22 votes

#13 - Josh Groban's Life-changing Gift To His Bandmate

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/26/2021

Josh Groban is calling on Jonathan and Drew to help him give his bandmate and friend, Mark a well deserved renovation. Mark's cramped garage studio isn't adequate for a musician of his talent, so Josh is surprising him with a high-tech recording setup.

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Gwyneth Paltrow's Forever Home Update
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7.90
21 votes

#14 - Gwyneth Paltrow's Forever Home Update

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/12/2021

Gwyneth Paltrow says her assistant, Kevin, is more like a brother than a colleague, and she wants Jonathan and Drew's help to transform his dated condo into a stylish forever home. Together they turn its impractical layout into an entertainer's dream.

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Brad Pitt's Gifting a Backyard Pad
star
7.89
65 votes

#15 - Brad Pitt's Gifting a Backyard Pad

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/13/2020

Brad Pitt recruits Drew and Jonathan Scott to help him surprise his friend and makeup artist of 30 years by renovating her detached garage. They turn her 400-square-foot unit into a showstopping guest suite, makeup station and storage area.

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Allison Janney Gifts a Showstopper
star
7.88
24 votes

#16 - Allison Janney Gifts a Showstopper

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/21/2020

Actress Allison Janney teams up with Jonathan and Drew Scott to give back to her assistant and close friend of 20 years, Ilana. Allison and the Brothers flip Ilana's kitchen and dining room to create a stylish and functional space to cook and entertain.

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Michael Buble's Shocking Surprise!
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7.84
43 votes

#17 - Michael Buble's Shocking Surprise!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/4/2020

Michael Buble pays tribute to his grandfather by fulfilling his final wish: to provide his caretaker with a place to live with her family. Michael calls on Drew and Jonathan Scott to help him renovate his grandfather's house before surprising her with it.

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Darren Criss Makes Over His Manager's Garage
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7.83
18 votes

#18 - Darren Criss Makes Over His Manager's Garage

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/19/2021

Darren Criss credits his manager and friend, Ricky, for helping him get to where he is today. With Jonathan and Drew's help, they turn his detached garage into a five-star flex space, complete with a spa-like bathroom and outdoor kitchen.

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A Mom Renner-vation!
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7.80
40 votes

#19 - A Mom Renner-vation!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/18/2020

Jeremy Renner is moving his mom to Los Angeles to be closer to her family. He calls on Drew and Jonathan Scott to transform her dated condo into a modern-meets-cozy oasis where she can entertain the family and host sleepovers with her grandchildren.

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Rebel Wilson's Surprise Outdoor Oasis
star
7.79
42 votes

#20 - Rebel Wilson's Surprise Outdoor Oasis

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/11/2020

Rebel Wilson's newly married hairstylist and best friend spent all of her savings to buy a home, leaving the couple with barely any money to renovate their backyard. Rebel works with Drew and Jonathan Scott to turn her barren space into an outdoor oasis.

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Kris Jenner's Backyard Retreat Surprise
star
7.75
24 votes

#21 - Kris Jenner's Backyard Retreat Surprise

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/21/2021

Kris Jenner and daughters Kim Kardashian West and Kendall Jenner team up with Jonathan and Drew to surprise a family friend looking to start over. With the brothers' help, Kris, Kim and Kendall transform her backyard wasteland into a stunning oasis.

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Viola Davis Delivers a Dream Home
star
7.74
47 votes

#22 - Viola Davis Delivers a Dream Home

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/27/2020

Viola Davis heads to Minneapolis to surprise her acting school roommate and best friend of 30 years with a home renovation. Viola works with Jonathan and Drew Scott to create a peaceful sanctuary where this doting mom can finally put herself first.

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Kevin Hart's Heartfelt Thanks
star
7.73
22 votes

#23 - Kevin Hart's Heartfelt Thanks

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/5/2021

After helping him through a critical injury, Kevin Hart wants to thank his trainer and friend, Boss, by transforming his backhouse into a sleek man cave. He teams up with Jonathan and Drew to give Boss a stylish space where he can relax with friends.

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Zooey Deschanel's Stunner for Her BFF
star
7.67
27 votes

#24 - Zooey Deschanel's Stunner for Her BFF

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/14/2020

Actress Zooey Deschanel joins Jonathan and Drew Scott to surprise her best friend, Sarah, with a life-changing renovation. The family feels cramped after the arrival of their second baby, so Zooey and the Brothers give them a functional open concept.

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Ali Wong's Renovation Surprise for a Dear Friend
star
7.62
13 votes

#25 - Ali Wong's Renovation Surprise for a Dear Friend

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/9/2022

Comedian Ali Wong's college friend, Citadelle, is a working mother who opens her home and her heart to everyone. With Jonathan and Drew's help, Ali is returning the love by transforming Citadelle's barren basement into the entertaining heart of her home.

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