The BEST Episodes of Champions

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 1, 2020

Network: NBC

Vince, a charismatic gym owner with no ambition lives with his younger brother Matthew, a gorgeous idiot. Their simple life of women and working out is put on hold when the teenage son of Vince is dropped off on their doorstep by Priya, one of his old high school flings. As Michael plots his rise to fame, fitness-obsessed Vince and Matthew must now work out how to be a strong and supportive family.

Opening Night

#1 - Opening Night

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 25, 2018

As Michael prepares for the opening night of his new musical, he receives a surprise visit from his mother, Priya, who wants to bring him back home to Cleveland with her; meanwhile, Matthew is in charge of employee performance reviews.

star 7.43
82 votes
Directors: Geeta V. Patel
Writers: Chris Schleicher
Deal or No Deal

#2 - Deal or No Deal

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 25, 2018

Vince is torn when his old high school buddy offers him a dream job that would require him to move to Louisiana; Matthew graduates high school; Michael's crush joins the guys for dinner at their place so Vince can suss out his intentions.

star 7.41
82 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Charlie Grandy
Matt Bomer Poster

#3 - Matt Bomer Poster

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 26, 2018

When Vince discovers a sexy poster in Michael's room, he faces the specter of giving Michael "The Talk."

star 7.36
89 votes
Directors: Maggie Carey
Writers: Ali Schouten
Nepotism

#4 - Nepotism

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 3, 2018

Vince is conflicted when Dana and Matthew fight over sharing an office at the gym; the musical Michael wrote is chosen to be produced at his school, and he auditions for the leading role; when Dana's dog goes missing, Vince and Matthew look for it

star 7.33
85 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Matt Warburton
My Fair Uncle

#5 - My Fair Uncle

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 5, 2018

Michael is just starting to fall into a rhythm with Vince and Matthew, when his mother's rich and glamorous brother unexpectedly enters the picture.

star 7.19
108 votes
Directors: Claire Scanlon
Writers: Charlie Grandy, Mindy Kaling
Vincemas

#6 - Vincemas

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 12, 2018

Vince and Matthew are excited to bond with Michael on their annual camping trip - and the Champions staff are excited to celebrate Vince's absence with a secret party they call Vincemas.

star 7.16
91 votes
Directors: Geeta V. Patel
Writers: Matt Warburton
Grandma Dearest

#7 - Grandma Dearest

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 19, 2018

Vince begrudgingly reconnects with his mother, Gayle, so Michael can complete a school project.

star 7.16
82 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Aaron Geary, Ben Steiner
Lumps

#8 - Lumps

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 29, 2018

Vince, Michael, Matthew and the rest of the Champions staff struggle to figure out why they're losing female members.

star 6.98
125 votes
Directors: Alex Reid
Writers: Chris Schleicher
Pilot

#9 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 8, 2018

Vince plans to sell his family-owned gym and move to Florida, but he is derailed when his high school fling, Priya, unexpectedly drops off their 15-year-old son, Michael, on his doorstep.

star 6.90
197 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Charlie Grandy, Mindy Kaling
I Think I'm Gonna Tolerate It Here

#10 - I Think I'm Gonna Tolerate It Here

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 15, 2018

Michael is desperate to see New York but is unable to as Vince still hasn't told the gym he has a secret son.

star 6.88
134 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Charlie Grandy, Mindy Kaling