The BEST Episodes of Dan Vs.

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 8, 2020

Dan thinks the whole world is against him. Maybe it is, and maybe it isn't -- not even his laid-back friend Chris is totally sure. Maybe Dan's just imagining it all. But, like Chris, you can't help going along for the ride when Dan dreams up his wild plots to get even with whoever or whatever he thinks is out to get him.

The Gym

#1 - The Gym

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 3, 2012

Dan gets tricked into signing up for a long-term gym membership, and while fighting it, uncovers an alarming conspiracy.

star 9.00
1 votes
Writers: Dan Mandel
Summer Camp

#2 - Summer Camp

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 9, 2013

Dan and Chris recount their first adventure together as friends, meeting in summer camp and joining forces to take on a bullying camp counselor bent on making their young lives miserable.

star 9.00
4 votes
Directors: Ashley Lenz
Writers: Amy Blaisdell, Chris Pearson
The Lemonade Stand Gang

#3 - The Lemonade Stand Gang

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Jul 2, 2011

Dan starts a crusade against a gang of thuggish children who are aggressively selling lemonade outside his apartment building.

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Brian Sheesley
Writers: Chris Pearson, Dan Mandel
The Bank

#4 - The Bank

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 11, 2012

After Dan's bank raises their ATM fees, Dan enlists Chris and Elise to help him pull off a heist to reclaim his money.

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Ashley Lenz
Writers: Chris Pearson
The Mechanic

#5 - The Mechanic

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 8, 2012

Dan learns that his mechanic has been using parts of Dan's car to build a giant robot and he gets in on the action for revenge.

star 8.67
3 votes
Writers: Chris Pearson
The Ninja

#6 - The Ninja

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 15, 2011

Dan discovers an unlikely ninja vendetta.

star 8.50
4 votes
Directors: Bill Kopp
Writers: Chris Pearson, Dan Mandel
Dancing

#7 - Dancing

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 4, 2012

When Dan goes on an anti-dance crusade, he end up interfering with Chris and Elise's plan to enter a dance contest. Elise then exiles him to a ghost town populated by feral dancers, where he must learn the ancient art of "fight-dancing" to survive.

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: Dan Mandel
Parents

#8 - Parents

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 2, 2012

Displays of poor parenting motivates Dan to adopt a child of his own to prove he could be a terrific dad.

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Ashley Lenz
Writers: Eric Zimmerman, Kirill Baru
The Animal Shelter

#9 - The Animal Shelter

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 22, 2011

Noise from the animal shelter keeps Dan awake, so he vows revenge.

star 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Bill Kopp
Writers: Chris Pearson, Dan Mandel
Ye Olde Shakespeare Dinner Theatre

#10 - Ye Olde Shakespeare Dinner Theatre

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 5, 2011

Displeased by the quality of a Shakespeare performance at a local dinner theater, Dan decides the only solution is to shut the theater down for good.

star 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Bill Kopp
Writers: Chris Pearson, Dan Mandel
Dan

#11 - Dan

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired May 28, 2011

Dan brings tyranny to a man who steals his identity.

star 8.33
6 votes
Directors: Brian Sheesley
Writers: Chris Pearson, Dan Mandel
The Neighbors

#12 - The Neighbors

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 28, 2012

Dan fears his new neighbors are cannibals plotting to eat him, so he tries to run them out of town.

star 8.33
3 votes
Writers: Chris Pearson
The High School Reunion

#13 - The High School Reunion

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 15, 2012

Dan plans to pull the ultimate prank on his high school reunion out of revenge for not inviting him.

star 8.33
3 votes
Writers: Melody Fox, Tim Shell
Elise's Parents

#14 - Elise's Parents

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired May 14, 2011

Dan plots revenge on Elise's parents after they interfere with his social life.

star 8.25
4 votes
Directors: Bill Kopp
Writers: Chris Pearson, Dan Mandel
The Salvation Armed Forces

#15 - The Salvation Armed Forces

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 19, 2011

Dan goes to war after his car is accidentally donated to charity.

star 8.20
5 votes
Directors: Bill Kopp
Writers: Tom Saunders
New Mexico

#16 - New Mexico

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2011

Dan's grudge against the state of New Mexico leads to a road trip with his best friend Chris and Chris's wife, Elise.

star 8.00
13 votes
Directors: Brian Sheesley
Writers: Chris Pearson, Dan Mandel
Traffic

#17 - Traffic

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 26, 2011

Gridlock motivates Dan to seek revenge against traffic in the city.

star 8.00
3 votes
Directors: Bill Kopp
Writers: Chris Pearson, Dan Mandel
The Magician

#18 - The Magician

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Jun 25, 2011

When a street magician named Magnifico the Magnificent publicly reveals Dan's underwear and steals a necklace Chris was planning to give to Elise, Dan sets out to prove all magicians are frauds, with Chris in tow to try and get the necklace back.

star 8.00
3 votes
Directors: Bill Kopp
Writers: Eric Zimmerman, Kirill Baru
The Mall Santa

#19 - The Mall Santa

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 17, 2011

When Dan and Chris land jobs at the mall's Christmas display, Dan vows revenge on a curmudgeonly Mall Santa who despises Christmas. Meanwhile, Elise is assigned by the secret agency to take down the assassin under the codename of "The Snowman".

star 8.00
3 votes
Directors: Ashley Lenz
Writers: Chris Pearson
The Wedding

#20 - The Wedding

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 24, 2012

As they sit in a jail cell, Chris and Dan reminisce about Dan's past attempts to sabotage Chris' relationship with Elise.

star 8.00
1 votes
Writers: Chris Pearson
The Dinosaur

#21 - The Dinosaur

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 7, 2012

A rampaging dinosaur destroys Dan's car, so he and Chris partner up with a croc hunter.

star 8.00
1 votes
Writers: Eric Zimmerman, Kirill Baru
Stupidity

#22 - Stupidity

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 14, 2012

Dan seeks out the Governor for revenge for America's sinking I.Q.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Ashley Lenz
Writers: Chris Pearson
Reality TV

#23 - Reality TV

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired May 26, 2012

Dan tries to ruin Reality TV after he's humiliated by a producer named Buddy Starr, but he still wants to win the trip to Astronaut Sleepaway Camp.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Ashley Lenz
Writers: Eric Zimmerman, Kirill Baru
Gigundo-Mart

#24 - Gigundo-Mart

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 9, 2012

Dan wants to drive a new superstore out of business, because it's hurting his favorite stores and encouraging Chris to purchase too many items in bulk.

star 8.00
2 votes
Writers: Melody Fox
Chris

#25 - Chris

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jun 16, 2012

Dan and Chris battle over a piece of sci-fi film memorabilia that may destroy their friendship.

star 8.00
2 votes
Writers: Chris Pearson, Eric Zimmerman, Kirill Baru