Crashing (2017)

The BEST episodes of Crashing (2017)

Every episode of Crashing (2017) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Crashing (2017)!

A New York comic is forced to make a new start for himself after his wife leaves him.

Last Updated: 8/9/2022Network: HBO
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Mulaney
star
8.11
131 votes

#1 - Mulaney

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/10/2019

Pete jumps at the opportunity of a lifetime to open for John Mulaney at New York’s Town Hall, but the gig leaves him in an awkward situation.

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Roast Battle
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7.84
161 votes

#2 - Roast Battle

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/4/2018

In an attempt to show Ali that he has a backbone, Pete enters a comedy-roast battle, but finds that being mean is harder than he thought. The fierce competition brings uncomfortable truths to the surface, forcing Pete to examine his priorities in life.

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Too Good
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7.82
167 votes

#3 - Too Good

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/11/2018

Pete reunites with Ali, who takes him on a tour of New York’s alternative comedy scene, where they encounter a wide array of comedians and venues over the course of one night.

Directors: Jude Weng
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Naca
star
7.77
161 votes

#4 - Naca

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/25/2018

On a trip to a comedy conference to book college gigs, Pete and Ali clash over the best strategy to appeal to the college crowd.

Directors: Oren Brimer
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Artie
star
7.74
175 votes

#5 - Artie

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/18/2018

Pete’s decision to organize a secret benefit for an ailing comedy vet finds him scrambling to put on a good show and facing hard truths about Artie.

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Julie
star
7.66
425 votes

#6 - Julie

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/2/2017

Pete’s high from his new warm-up gig on Rachael Ray’s show is interrupted by an unexpected visit from Leif’s wife, who pulls him back into the chaos of his separation from Jess.

Directors: Ryan McFaul
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Bill Burr
star
7.65
180 votes

#7 - Bill Burr

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/28/2018

When Pete is abandoned by Artie, he is rescued by comedian Bill Burr, who takes pity on him and offers his guest room. As they become unlikely friends, Bill encourages Pete to toughen up and embrace his masculine side.

Directors: Ryan McFaul
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The Temple Gig
star
7.64
140 votes

#8 - The Temple Gig

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/27/2019

Feeling like his time away from New York has taken him out of the scene, Pete accepts an offer to perform at a Jewish show, where Elon Gold and Modi question his impulsive behavior with a woman he met earlier that day.

Directors: Ryan McFaul
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Warm-Up
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7.63
381 votes

#9 - Warm-Up

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/26/2017

Homeless once more and facing professional disappointment, Pete turns to Artie Lange, who invites him to be a guest on his podcast. Pete meets Sarah Silverman, who takes pity on him and invites him to stay with her and her collection of stray comedians. When Sarah suggests that he try to find work as an audience “warm-up” comedian, Pete is presented with a job opportunity, where he’s tasked with saving the day.

Directors: Ryan McFaul
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Barking
star
7.59
437 votes

#10 - Barking

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/12/2017

In an effort to get stage time, Pete spends the night handing out fliers for a comedy club, or “barking,” as he later learns it’s known in the comedy world. On the streets of New York, he finds himself encountering disinterested locals, befriending up-and-coming comics, engaging in a turf war with a rival barker and getting a pep talk from a veteran comedian.

Directors: Jeff Schaffer
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Porter Got HBO
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7.56
172 votes

#11 - Porter Got HBO

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/4/2018

Pete tries to be supportive when a fellow comic at The Boston gets his big break. Later, he reconnects with Jess, who encourages him to find a healthy way to express himself.

Directors: Ryan McFaul
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The Atheist
star
7.56
187 votes

#12 - The Atheist

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/14/2018

Pete has a chance encounter with famed magician Penn Jillette, who shakes his faith and inspires a questioning Pete to try living with abandon for one night.

Directors: Ryan McFaul
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The Viewing Party
star
7.55
128 votes

#13 - The Viewing Party

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/24/2019

Pete and Kat attend a viewing party for Ali’s late-night spot on Seth Meyers’ show. Tensions mount as Ali is nervous about how her set went and Kat becomes jealous of Pete’s friendship with his ex.

Directors: Judd Apatow
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The Secret
star
7.52
130 votes

#14 - The Secret

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/3/2019

Pete falls headfirst into a relationship with his new girlfriend who encourages him to be more aggressive in his career. On the night of their three-week anniversary, things amp up after a visit to a sex shop and a comedy show that morphs into a night all about Pete.

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Parents
star
7.50
407 votes

#15 - Parents

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/19/2017

When Pete’s parents decide to come to New York for his mother’s birthday, Pete begs Jess to come along and keep up the charade of their marriage, but an incredibly tense dinner reveals harsh truths about their relationships, as Jess struggles to keep quiet. Pete faces a turning point.

Directors: Jeff Schaffer
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Mom and Kat
star
7.45
126 votes

#16 - Mom and Kat

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/17/2019

During a tour stop, Pete pays a visit to his parents and introduces them to Kat, who notices the uncomfortably close relationship he has with his overbearing mom. As he tries to keep the peace, Pete grows increasingly trapped between the two most important women in his life.

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The Baptism
star
7.45
390 votes

#17 - The Baptism

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/9/2017

After an attempt to cheer up Pete goes wrong, Artie tags along with him to a baptism. Artie gets insight into religion and God from a woman, and Pete runs into Jess, which makes him question how much he is willing to sacrifice for a life in comedy.

Directors: Ryan McFaul
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The Road
star
7.43
561 votes

#18 - The Road

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/26/2017

Pete wallows in his new reality, but Artie Lange snaps him out of it with an offer: In exchange for a ride to Albany, Pete can be Artie’s opening act. Pete meets co-headliner T.J. Miller and attempts to save Artie from breaking his sobriety by getting between him and the temptations of an ardent fan.

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Yard Sale
star
7.40
485 votes

#19 - Yard Sale

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/5/2017

While staying at T.J. Miller’s place, Pete has the unsettling experience of witnessing a comic who can’t “turn it off.” Hearing from his wife, Jessica, Pete and T.J. travel upstate to her yard sale, where Pete unexpectedly teams up with Jess’ new boyfriend, Leif, to get back a prized possession. After Jess voices her true feelings to Pete, the sale comes to a dramatic end.

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MC, Middle, Headliner
star
7.37
126 votes

#20 - MC, Middle, Headliner

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/10/2019

Pete travels to New Jersey with Jason to do a weekend of shows at a big corporate comedy club and is surprised to find Ali, his ex, staying with them at the comedy condo. Jason’s misogynistic act and point of view cause Pete to question his path in comedy.

Directors: Oren Brimer
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Jaboukie
star
7.36
143 votes

#21 - Jaboukie

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/20/2019

As his college comedy tour comes to an end, Pete takes a college-age aspiring comedian under his wing. But Pete's return to New York finds him having an awkward reunion and a big audition at the Comedy Cellar that could change everything.

Directors: Ryan McFaul
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The Christian Tour
star
7.36
130 votes

#22 - The Christian Tour

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/3/2019

While enjoying the perks of being on a Christian comedy tour, Pete feels busted when he runs into NY Cellar comic Jessica Kirson in Charleston. After ghosting Kat while on the road, Pete finally sits down to talk about their relationship.

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Pete and Leif
star
7.35
196 votes

#23 - Pete and Leif

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/21/2018

Pete decides to spend the day with Leif, who encourages him to be open to the universe. Their carefree attitude is challenged when the two find themselves at odds and in trouble with the law.

Directors: Ryan McFaul
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Artie Lange
star
7.06
724 votes

#24 - Artie Lange

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/19/2017

Aspiring comedian Pete finds himself without a home after he catches his wife, Jessica, in a compromising position. As Pete attempts to find solace at a New York comedy club, he befriends cynical comedy legend Artie Lange, who reluctantly offers him some pizza, some advice and a couch.

Directors: Judd Apatow
Watch Now:Amazon

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