Cougar Town

The WORST episodes of Cougar Town

Every episode of Cougar Town ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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: 7/22/2022Network: TBS
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The Wild One, Forever
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7.04
507 votes

#1 - The Wild One, Forever

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/17/2015

A hurricane floods a local high school gym; Jules volunteers Gray's Pub as a venue for their prom.

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This One's for Me
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7.07
539 votes

#2 - This One's for Me

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/24/2015

Jules finds a bag of peculiar items Grayson has been hiding; Travis uses a baby gift for himself.

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Even the Losers
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7.10
541 votes

#3 - Even the Losers

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/3/2015

Jules lends Travis money to start a new business; Ellie takes Andy on a revenge mission; Grayson fills in as a music teacher at Stan's school.

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The Wrong Thing to Do
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7.17
545 votes

#4 - The Wrong Thing to Do

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/10/2015

Jules agrees to coach Andy through his interviews; Ellie goes to Bobby's boat to escape Andy.

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To Find a Friend
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7.24
479 votes

#5 - To Find a Friend

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/20/2015

When Grayson helps Andy with his tryouts for a new best friend, Jules and Ellie step in to run the bar. But they soon find it's harder than they thought. And Travis and Laurie spend their first weekend alone with Baby Bobby.

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Full Grown Boy
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7.25
526 votes

#6 - Full Grown Boy

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/13/2015

Jules is overprotective when Chick wants to go to his Civil War reenactment. Bobby considers a job opportunity in another state. Travis hates Laurie's choices for baby names and needs Ellie to destroy them.

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Two Men Talking
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7.26
510 votes

#7 - Two Men Talking

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/3/2015

Fearing that her dad, Chick, is lonely, Jules tries to set him up with Grayson as a best friend. Laurie helps Andy fit in with a cool mom group and Travis and Ellie open up to each other in the Winebulance.

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Yer So Bad
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7.28
560 votes

#8 - Yer So Bad

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/10/2015

Jules invites Chick and his new girlfriend to a dinner party, but her guests aren't exactly who she expected. Travis and Laurie stake out a cupcake thief, and Andy and Ellie try to figure out who Tom's celebrity patient is.

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All the Wrong Reasons
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7.28
2143 votes

#9 - All the Wrong Reasons

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/3/2010

A hot tennis instructor gets between Ellie and Jules, while Laurie turns to Travis for advice, and Andy and Grayson try to cheer up Bobby after a fresh heartbreak over Jules.

Directors: Mike Spiller
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Let Yourself Go
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7.28
2100 votes

#10 - Let Yourself Go

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/29/2010

Jules has difficulty coping when Travis gets ready to leave for college; Andy forms an elaborate plan to deceive Ellie.

Directors: Michael McDonald
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A Two Story Town
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7.29
520 votes

#11 - A Two Story Town

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/24/2015

Everyone pitches in to help Tom with his new crush with disastrous results.

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A Woman in Love (It's Not Me)
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7.29
2055 votes

#12 - A Woman in Love (It's Not Me)

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/28/2009

When Josh tells Jules he's in love with her, she knows the time has come to break things off with him. Unfortunately for Jules, she's not the best at ending relationships without hurting people's feelings, but thankfully she has the expertise of friends Laurie and Ellie to see her through. Meanwhile, Bobby, Grayson and Andy hit the links with money and pride on the line.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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Don't Come Around Here No More
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7.30
1958 votes

#13 - Don't Come Around Here No More

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/4/2009

Jules always seems to be with her friends, her ex or her son. One night when everyone is busy, she reluctantly takes a date with an older man just to get out of the house, so Grayson makes her a wager that she can't spend a whole day by herself.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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I Won't Back Down
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7.30
2075 votes

#14 - I Won't Back Down

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/2009

When Jules inadvertently tells Grayson he's hot and he doesn't reciprocate, she's on a mission to get him to admit she's sexy. With a little help from Laurie and Ellie, Jules uncovers the ultimate burn to put Grayson in his place. Meanwhile, Ellie is feeling like she's lost her looks after the birth of Stan, and Bobby and Travis search for something to bond over.

Directors: Michael Spiller
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You Wreck Me
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7.31
2207 votes

#15 - You Wreck Me

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/21/2009

Jules rues the day when her ex-husband, Bobby, and Grayson become fast friends over a mercy golf lesson that she organized to help boost Bobby's self esteem. Meanwhile, Laurie surprises even herself when she takes on a new client to prove her worth to Jules.

Directors: Jamie Babbit
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Waiting for Tonight
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7.31
518 votes

#16 - Waiting for Tonight

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/27/2015

Jules and Grayson are determined to make it to their reservation at the hottest restaurant in town; Andy has trouble with a costume he rented for Stan's birthday; Ellie starts ghost-tweeting for Laurie and gets lost in a new identity.

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Climb That Hill
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7.31
546 votes

#17 - Climb That Hill

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/17/2015

In the 100th episode, the gang takes on new personal challenges: Jules tries to read a book for the first time, Grayson tries to listen to his friends and remember what they have to say, and Andy tries to keep his hand out of a place it doesn't belong.

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Lonesome Sundown
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7.32
1710 votes

#18 - Lonesome Sundown

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/4/2011

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

Directors: Bruce Leddy
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Into the Great Wide Open
star
7.33
2437 votes

#19 - Into the Great Wide Open

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/30/2009

Jules tries to party hard like a twentysomething and ends up looking like a total fool, when even her best friend Ellie, told her not to do it. Travis discovers trying to avoid further embarrassment due to his father, Bobby, working at his school, can actually add to it. Jules gets as frustrated as she faces the physical limitations of her age.

Directors: Chris Koch
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Counting on You
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7.36
2048 votes

#20 - Counting on You

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/10/2010

Jules is determined to prove to Grayson that women and men can be friends without any sexual undertones. Meanwhile, with Jules' encouragement, Andy buys a motorcycle from Laurie to Ellie's dismay and Travis joins Bobby on a man-trip for some "noodling," only to be mortified by his discovery of what noodling actually is.

Directors: Gail Mancuso
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Turn This Car Around
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7.37
2273 votes

#21 - Turn This Car Around

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/24/2010

Sara is a confident wine rep who sets her sights on Grayson; but is he strong enough to be her man? Meanwhile, when Ellie tells Jules she can't change past a certain age, Jules is determined to prove her wrong by giving up wine for a month; and Bobby's new dog poses some unwanted competition for Andy.

Directors: John Putch
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I Should Have Known It
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7.37
1176 votes

#22 - I Should Have Known It

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/29/2013

When Tom gets a new girlfriend, the girls decide to investigate. Bobby goes on a fake date with Ellie to improve his table manners. And after getting fed up with the girls' rules, Andy and Grayson rebel.

Directors: Michael McDonald
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What Are You Doin' in My Life
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7.37
2193 votes

#23 - What Are You Doin' in My Life

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/3/2010

Laurie needs a co-signer to buy her first condo and finds her less than stellar, absentee mother no help at all. Meanwhile, Bobby is mugged by a woman and Travis comes to Barb's aid after her latest cosmetic surgery procedure.

Directors: Gail Mancuso
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Letting You Go
star
7.37
2511 votes

#24 - Letting You Go

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/28/2010

Jules has mixed feelings when Travis gets accepted to two of his choice colleges. Now he must decide between schools in California or one just 20 minutes from home. As Jules struggles with the thought of Travis moving away, Grayson is there for her. Meanwhile, Laurie considers her feelings for Smith when he returns from law school, and Andy longs for the freedom to do whatever he wants around the house, free of Ellie's rules.

Directors: Michael McDonald
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Mystery Man
star
7.38
2071 votes

#25 - Mystery Man

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/9/2009

Scott Foley gest stars as Jeff, a very wealthy potential home buyer who is interested in one of Jules overpriced homes. Meanwhile, Ellie with reserves leaves the baby with Andy for a day to prove that she trusts in him.

Directors: John Putch
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