The BEST episodes of Central Park

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

Owen Tillerman and his family live an unconventional life in New York's bustling Central Park, which Owen manages; now, they'll have to fend off a wealthy hotel heiress who wants to turn the park into condos.

Last Updated: 9/29/2023Network: Apple TV+Status: Continuing
The Shadow
55 votes

#1 - The Shadow

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/16/2021

The Brandenham is robbed by a jewel thief, reminding Bitsy of a criminal who terrorized the hotel over 50 years ago.

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A Decent Proposal
43 votes

#2 - A Decent Proposal

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/23/2021

Owen does damage control after accidentally ruining a marriage proposal. Molly attends Bitsy’s birthday party with Brendan.

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A Fish Called Snakehead
74 votes

#3 - A Fish Called Snakehead

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/24/2020

Season finale. Owen and his family search for a snakehead fish that might be in the Harlem Meer. Bitsy works with a likability consultant.

Mother’s Daze
52 votes

#4 - Mother’s Daze

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/25/2021

Owen and the kids go all out for Paige on Mother’s Day. Bitsy has to handle things on her own when Helen takes a day off.

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Rival Busker
86 votes

#5 - Rival Busker

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/26/2020

Birdieʼs job is threatened by a rival busker, Bitsy hosts a wedding, and Paige spends the night at The Brandenham.

Of Course You Realize This Means Ward
45 votes

#6 - Of Course You Realize This Means Ward

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/2/2021

Owen oversees a kids' field trip in the park, while Molly and Cole help Brendan with his indoor kite competition. Bitsy and her brother write memoirs.

Squirrel, Interrupted
83 votes

#7 - Squirrel, Interrupted

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/3/2020

Cole and Owen do a Squavenger Hunt in Central Park. Paige discovers Molly is a great chess player.

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Live It Up Tonight
76 votes

#8 - Live It Up Tonight

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/17/2020

Molly and Cole go on a special park tour as Owen and Paige try to have a date night.

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Garbage Ballet
93 votes

#9 - Garbage Ballet

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/12/2020

Paige hunts a rat, Owen battles trash in the park, and Molly obsesses over her disastrous first kiss.

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Hot Oven
81 votes

#10 - Hot Oven

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/10/2020

Molly introduces Brendan to the family. Helen stumbles upon a new way to get Shampagne out of her life.

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Down to the Underwire
47 votes

#11 - Down to the Underwire

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/9/2021

When Molly needs a new bra, Owen takes her shopping. Helen finds a key that could finally reveal whether she's in Bitsy’s will.

Dog Spray Afternoon
90 votes

#12 - Dog Spray Afternoon

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/19/2020

Owen grapples with a graffiti artist tagging the park, while Helen plots

Sir Bricks-A-Lot
43 votes

#13 - Sir Bricks-A-Lot

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/30/2021

When Owen considers a new job in Connecticut, the family uses Cole’s toys to imagine what their lives would be like if they moved out of the park.

Central Dark
60 votes

#14 - Central Dark

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/25/2021

A tristate blackout leaves Bitsy and Helen trapped in New Jersey—and forces the Tillerman family to see each other in a new light.

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The Lyin’ in Winter
38 votes

#15 - The Lyin’ in Winter

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/8/2022

Bitsy and Helen get stranded during a blizzard. The family finds out that the deal to sell Central Park is happening today.

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Money Candy
25 votes

#16 - Money Candy

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/28/2022

Owen and Paige set out to buy tickets to a K-pop boy band’s concert for the kids. Bitsy looks into cloning her dog.

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A Boat-iful Mind
37 votes

#17 - A Boat-iful Mind

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/4/2022

Cole finds an escape from his homework in model sail-boating. Molly becomes a published artist in the school newspaper but isn’t proud of her work.

Lunar Palaver
27 votes

#18 - Lunar Palaver

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/14/2022

On the day of the Lunar Palaver—a big Squirrel Quarrels event—Cole has a run-in with a racist lady in the park.

Hat Luncheon
114 votes

#19 - Hat Luncheon

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/5/2020

Owen speaks at a tense Hat Luncheon charity event; Cole helps Molly meet up with Brendan.

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Episode One
216 votes

#20 - Episode One

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/29/2020

An event goes awry in the New York park, which Owen manages and lives in with his family. Paige chases a hard news story.

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Bee Is for Brandenham
36 votes

#21 - Bee Is for Brandenham

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/4/2022

Owen is called to the Brandenham to help Bitsy deal with a swarm of bees, while Paige and the kids attempt to care for her boss’s cat.

The Puffs Go Poof
26 votes

#22 - The Puffs Go Poof

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/4/2022

Fista Puffs considers straightening her hair.

28 votes

#23 - Slumber-Dog-Molly-An-Aire

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/7/2022

Molly hosts her first teenage slumber party, which creates a rift between her and Paige.

The Brandenpire Strikes Back
28 votes

#24 - The Brandenpire Strikes Back

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/18/2022

Owen’s “I Heart the Park” campaign is in full swing with all hands on deck. Bitsy schemes to cement her political influence.

The Ballad of Johnnie Lee
33 votes

#25 - The Ballad of Johnnie Lee

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/25/2022

After an embarrassing moment at school, Cole wants to change his name and identity. Owen, Paige, and Molly tell stories to help him cope.

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