The Best Episodes of Cougar Town

A One Story Town

#1 - A One Story Town 8.22

Season 3 - Episode 5

Jules and the gang decide Bobby needs some help romancing Angie so they launch "operation kiss-the-girl." Meanwhile, other former "Scrubs" cast turn up, as Ted and the Peons pass through on their way to audition at Disney World.

Directors: Bill Lawrence, Kevin Biegel
Your World (2)

#2 - Your World (2) 8.22

Season 3 - Episode 15

When Grayson complains that he's living the movie "Groundhog Day" because the gang shows up at the same time every day at Jules' house, Jules asks for a "Groundhog Day"-themed bachelorette party so that Ellie and Laurie can explain the movie to her. Then, fed up with the lack of privacy, Grayson convinces Jules to elope to Napa . . . but the cul de sac crew happily tags along

Something Good Coming (1)

#3 - Something Good Coming (1) 8.19

Season 2 - Episode 21

When Travis abruptly moves to Hawaii, the gang go after him and decide to spend their vacation there too. As Jules struggles with Travis' choice, Grayson tells her he's keen on having kids. Meanwhile, Bobby acts as Ellie and Andy's vacation surrogate, and Laurie hatches a plan to lure Travis back home.

Directors: Michael McDonald
Something Good Coming (2)

#4 - Something Good Coming (2) 8.11

Season 2 - Episode 22

When Travis abruptly moves to Hawaii, the gang go after him and decide to spend their vacation there too. As Jules struggles with Travis' choice, Grayson tells her he's keen on having kids. Meanwhile, Bobby acts as Ellie and Andy's vacation surrogate, and Laurie hatches a plan to lure Travis back home.

Directors: Bill Lawrence
We Stand a Chance

#5 - We Stand a Chance 8.09

Season 5 - Episode 13

After winning Cul de Sac Crew Trivia, Tom gets to pick the location of the next group vacation. The gang is less than thrilled, however, when Tom opts for a stay-cation. Meanwhile, Jules fakes being healthy at her annual physical exam and gets some shocking results. And Bobby accidentally signs Grayson and himself up for a breakdancing competition.

Directors: Courteney Cox
Like a Diamond

#6 - Like a Diamond 8.07

Season 5 - Episode 2

After letting her car insurance lapse, Jules winds up in a car accident with an attractive man named Sam. When Jules notices that her wedding ring has fallen off during the fender bender she cannot resist accepting Sam's offer to take her on a date. Meanwhile, Bobby takes steps to prepare for a major snowstorm. But with only a 10% chance of snow, the weather has Travis concerned that his dad will be disappointed.

Directors: Brian Van Holt
Free Fallin'

#7 - Free Fallin' 8.06

Season 2 - Episode 20

As Travis continues on a downward spiral from his breakup with Kirsten, Jules decides it's time to give him some tough love.

Directors: Michael McDonald

#8 - Walls 8.05

Season 2 - Episode 15

Once again Jules chooses to get too involved in Travis' life.

Directors: Bill Lawrence
Makin' Some Noise

#9 - Makin' Some Noise 8.04

Season 2 - Episode 3

As Jules adjusts to living on her own, Grayson unwillingly becomes the new object of her constant attention; Travis turns to Bobby for advice on how to redefine himself at college; and Ellie is determined not to be friends with her new nanny.

Directors: John Putch
Lonesome Sundown

#10 - Lonesome Sundown 8.04

Season 2 - Episode 18

Jules tries to not interfere when Travis contemplates a big decision; the gang tries stop taking advantage of each other.

Directors: Bruce Leddy
Ways to Be Wicked

#11 - Ways to Be Wicked 8.01

Season 3 - Episode 8

Ellie cautions the cul-de-sac crew that her visiting mother is not as nice as she seems. Meanwhile, Grayson offers to help Laurie start a cake business; and Bobby and Chick become accomplices in a college prank pulled by Travis and his friends to steal a cougar statue.

Directors: Bill Lawrence, Kevin Biegel
Square One

#12 - Square One 8.01

Season 3 - Episode 12

After Grayson's house sustains hurricane damage, he moves in with Jules; Laurie and Ellie ask Travis to help determine which of them is sexier; Bobby and Jules compete in a ``white shirt challenge.''

When a Kid Goes Bad

#13 - When a Kid Goes Bad 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 15

Jules, not wanting to spend Valentine's Day alone, turns to Grayson to keep her company when everyone else makes plans. Meanwhile, Bobby and Jules take different sides when Travis asks to go to a party where they know he will be drinking; Ellie tries to prove she is the alpha dog, not Grayson; and Laurie meets Smith's father.

Directors: Michael McDonald
Everything Man

#14 - Everything Man 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 19

Jules and Sara hit it off, but when Grayson is overly attentive to his new girl, Jules warns him to back off before Sara pulls away. Meanwhile, Jules' perfect new bathroom complete with a "talking toilet" becomes the main attraction in her home and Grayson finds inspiration for a new song with a little help from Sara.

Directors: Michael McDonald
You're Gonna Get It

#15 - You're Gonna Get It 8.00

Season 2 - Episode 17

Travis joins his father and Andy at a professional golf tournament; Jules faces her fear of public humiliation; Ellie and Grayson are impressed by Laurie in a trivia game.

Directors: Michael McDonald
Down South

#16 - Down South 8.00

Season 3 - Episode 11

Jules has a hurricane party at her house when a storm blows into town; Travis decides to make a play for Laurie.

Directors: Bill Lawrence, Kevin Biegel
Full Moon Fever

#17 - Full Moon Fever 7.99

Season 3 - Episode 4

One look is all it takes for Bobby to fall for Travis' photography professor, but Travis refuses to introduce them; Laurie falls for a guy she's never met when she begins a romance, via twitter, with a soldier in Iraq; and Jules and Andy prepare to go to war against an unruly gang of kids on bikes who are terrorizing the cul-de-sac.

Directors: Bill Lawrence, Kevin Biegel
Love Is a Long Road

#18 - Love Is a Long Road 7.99

Season 5 - Episode 12

As Chick deals with the fallout from his first Alzheimers symptoms, Jules convinces him to look at houses nearby. Without meaning to, Grayson introduces the idea of Chick moving in with them, a suggestion he quickly regrets. All the while, the Cul de Sac Crew excitedly prepares for Travis's college graduation which kicks off, among other things, a rivalry between Ellie and Laurie for who is #1 on Jules' most-important-friend list.

Directors: Michael McDonald
Feel a Whole Lot Better

#19 - Feel a Whole Lot Better 7.99

Season 1 - Episode 22

Jules and Grayson consider the notion of FWB, friends with benefits. Meanwhile Andy hires a nanny for Ellie, and Travis benefits from Bobby's unconventional plans to make some extra cash

Directors: John Putch
Something Big

#20 - Something Big 7.98

Season 3 - Episode 6

Just as Jules is trying to work through Grayson's "baggage" from his wild single days, a chance encounter with a former fling, Holly, ends with him learning that he's the father of a one-year-old baby girl he never knew he had.

Directors: Bill Lawrence, Kevin Biegel
Rhino Skin

#21 - Rhino Skin 7.98

Season 1 - Episode 11

Despite fearing the meanest and most unrelenting dermatologist in town, Dr. Amy Evans, Jules and Ellie are willing to endure the harsh ridicule and wrath for an appointment with the best in the business. But when Jules learns Dr. Evans is seeing Bobby, she's determined to stand up to her and protect him. Meanwhile, Travis gets a job working for Barb that turns out to be more than he bargained for.

Directors: Millicent Shelton
You Don't Know How It Feels

#22 - You Don't Know How It Feels 7.98

Season 2 - Episode 6

Jules isn't happy when her father pays a visit. Travis gets a surprise at Halloween, and Bobby campaigns to be Stan's guardian should something happen to Ellie and Andy.

Directors: Michael McDonald
Money Becomes King

#23 - Money Becomes King 7.98

Season 3 - Episode 9

Jules and Grayson can't see eye to eye when it comes to joining their finances, but they're both going to have to make some sacrifices if they actually want to get married -- and that is not going to be easy. Meanwhile, Laurie's Krazy Kakes business is doing surprisingly well, and Travis convinces her to make some grown up decisions of her own.

Directors: Bill Lawrence, Kevin Biegel
Too Good to Be True

#24 - Too Good to Be True 7.97

Season 5 - Episode 10

Travis starts an open mic night at Coffee Bucks, but things go awry when Andy tries to do stand-up comedy. Tom's daughter Haylee comes to visit, and Grayson and Jules decide to play along when they discover that Tom's been lying to Haylee in order to make himself sound cool.

Directors: John Putch
Ain't Love Strange

#25 - Ain't Love Strange 7.97

Season 3 - Episode 1

Jules is miffed when Grayson (who has an ulterior motive) calls her "predictable"; Ellie frets that little Stan is turning into a "devil child," or even worse, could grow up to be like Laurie; and Travis likes his new off campus housing, until Bobby tries to convince him to take dog Travis in.

Directors: Bill Lawrence