Cougar Town

The BEST episodes of Cougar Town

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

Cougar Town follows the life of recent divorcée Jules Cobb (Courteney Cox). Jules runs a successful business, has the best friends, and a great son. But when it comes to relationships, she has a lot to learn. However, the more Jules puts herself back out there, the more she discovers that the only way to find yourself, is to let yourself go. After all, you only get one chance to experience your 20s. Even if it’s when you’re 40 something.

Last Updated: 10/15/2022Network:TBS
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Something Good Coming (1)
star
7.92
1383 votes

#1 - Something Good Coming (1)

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/25/2011

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
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Your World (2)
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7.92
585 votes

#2 - Your World (2)

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 5/29/2012

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

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We Stand a Chance
star
7.87
918 votes

#3 - We Stand a Chance

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/1/2014

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
Writer: Peter Saji
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Love Is a Long Road
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7.84
939 votes

#4 - Love Is a Long Road

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/25/2014

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
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You Tell Me
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7.80
1078 votes

#5 - You Tell Me

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/12/2013

Confused by her mixed feelings for Travis, Laurie resorts to destroying things. But when her anger gets out of control, newly appointed mayor Andy has to step in. Jules starts hanging out with her therapist after discovering that her friends have been keeping secrets. And Bobby has a fling with the girl of his dreams while enjoying a vacation at Target.

Directors: Michael McDonald
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Too Good to Be True
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7.77
932 votes

#6 - Too Good to Be True

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/11/2014

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
Writer: Jen D'Angelo
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Have Love Will Travel
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7.74
1151 votes

#7 - Have Love Will Travel

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/9/2013

After discovering that Chick has health issues, the gang decides to take him to Hollywood. Once there, they'll stop at nothing to arrange for him to spend an evening with one his favorite stars, Tippi Hedren. Meanwhile, Laurie and Travis try carefully to set up the perfect first kiss. And Andy is upset to discover that no one recognizes him as Latino.

Directors: John Putch
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Square One
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7.73
1212 votes

#8 - Square One

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/15/2012

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.''

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Feel a Whole Lot Better
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7.73
2206 votes

#9 - Feel a Whole Lot Better

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/5/2010

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
Writer: Sanjay Shah
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Makin' Some Noise
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7.72
2031 votes

#10 - Makin' Some Noise

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/6/2010

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
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A One Story Town
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7.72
1186 votes

#11 - A One Story Town

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/13/2012

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.

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This Old Town
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7.69
1169 votes

#12 - This Old Town

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/26/2013

An elderly couple, Ann and Norman McCormack, buy Grayson's old house after Jules promises them that they will all spend time together. Forced to hang out with the McCormacks, Ellie, Jules and Grayson soon discover that there are many perks to being old. Meanwhile, when another one of Bobby's get-rich-quick schemes doesn't pan out, he tries to switch up his luck by renaming his boat. And Travis searches for the perfect partner to win a high-stakes penny can game.

Directors: John Putch
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Like a Diamond
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7.67
1081 votes

#13 - Like a Diamond

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/14/2014

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
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Don't Fade on Me
star
7.67
1145 votes

#14 - Don't Fade on Me

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/9/2013

Chick comes to housesit while the gang goes on vacation. But when Jules discovers that her father hasn't been to the doctor in years, she insists on taking him. Laurie and Travis go on their first date as boyfriend and girlfriend. And Bobby is crushed to discover that Dog Travis is just using him for food.

Directors: John Putch
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Blue Sunday
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7.65
1322 votes

#15 - Blue Sunday

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/8/2013

It's the first week of marriage for Grayson and Jules, but when Grayson doesn't know the rules, he soon becomes Jules' "coffee and wine bitch." After Travis' 21st birthday, Bobby tries to make up for lost time by teaching him lessons about being a man. And Ellie and Laurie try to pull Jules out of her depression when Grayson refuses to apologize for what he did in her dream.

Directors: Courteney Cox
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You're Gonna Get It
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7.65
1791 votes

#16 - You're Gonna Get It

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/27/2011

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
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All or Nothin'
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7.65
1150 votes

#17 - All or Nothin'

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/7/2014

The Cul de Sac Crew feels weird about Laurie and Travis dating, but Jules is determined to play it cool. Bobby and Andy make it big when Penny Can goes global. But when Bobby starts throwing around money, Grayson confronts him about years of unpaid bar tabs. Meanwhile, Andy struggles to get Stan to sleep after a slasher movie.

Directors: Michael McDonald
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American Dream Plan B
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7.64
519 votes

#18 - American Dream Plan B

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/6/2015

Jules agrees to stop drinking wine during Laurie's pregnancy, but the rest of the gang doesn't agree, so Tom opens up his garage as a speakeasy. Meanwhile, Grayson prepares Travis for fatherhood with the help of a baby pig.

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Full Moon Fever
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7.64
1415 votes

#19 - Full Moon Fever

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/6/2012

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.

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Walls
star
7.64
2065 votes

#20 - Walls

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/18/2011

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

Directors: Bill Lawrence
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Keeping Me Alive
star
7.64
2242 votes

#21 - Keeping Me Alive

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/20/2010

Jules schemes to continue giving Bobby money when he stops taking alimony payments. Ellie ticks off the gang by being arrogant about her intelligence.

Directors: Michael McDonald
Writer: Sanjay Shah
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Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)
star
7.63
2115 votes

#22 - Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/3/2010

It's Jules' 42nd birthday and that can only mean one thing: gift contest! Each year, Jules holds a contest to determine who gives her the best gifts, which Ellie always wins. This year, Laurie teams up with Grayson in an attempt to overthrow her. As Jules contemplates what to do for her birthday, Andy suggests a night of dancing. Meanwhile, Travis introduces Bobby to a Netti Pot, but not without its consequences.

Directors: John Putch
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Finding Out
star
7.62
2171 votes

#23 - Finding Out

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/19/2010

Jules and Grayson hatch an elaborate plan to break the news to Bobby that they're officially dating, and Travis sees the wrath of a truly angry woman for the first time when he forgets his momentous seven-month anniversary with Kylie.

Directors: Mike McDonald
Writer: Ryan Koh
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Flirting with Time
star
7.62
1247 votes

#24 - Flirting with Time

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/19/2013

When buyers show interest in Grayson's house, the crew is quick to judge their potential new neighbors. They also become nostalgic about when redneck Bobby and Jules first moved into the neighborhood. Meanwhile, Wade returns home from Afghanistan early, but Laurie's initial excitement quickly turns to fear when he becomes too clingy.

Directors: Courteney Cox
Watch Now:Amazon
Down South
star
7.61
1172 votes

#25 - Down South

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/8/2012

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

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