The BEST Episodes of Detroiters

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Network: Comedy Central

Best friends and fledgling ad men Sam and Tim may not have the money, connections or talent that the big guys do, but they have ambition out the wazoo. Together, they’re out to build a local advertising empire and restore their home city of Detroit to its former glory in this new show from executive producers Lorne Michaels and Jason Sudeikis.

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Smilin' Jack

#1 - Smilin' Jack

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 21, 2017

After getting fired by a furniture store client, Tim and Sam try to make an ad for the store's main competitor, who struggles on camera.

star 8.03
168 votes
Happy Birthday Mr. Duvet

#2 - Happy Birthday Mr. Duvet

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 7, 2017

Sam struggles to come up with a worthy speech to make at his father's 60th birthday party; Tim is elated that an off-duty clown is in attendance and presses him to perform.

star 7.95
194 votes
3rd Floor

#3 - 3rd Floor

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 14, 2017

A new tech company moves into Tim and Sam's building, disrupting their daily flow; Sam lies to Tim about his plans after developing a crush on one of the women from the new company.

star 7.89
172 votes
Mort Crim

#4 - Mort Crim

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 19, 2018

The guys court legendary newscaster Mort Crim to be the celebrity spokesperson for one of their clients, Ned ramps up security in the building.

star 7.88
59 votes
Duvet Family Reunion

#5 - Duvet Family Reunion

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 28, 2018

Sam takes the reigns as grill master at the Duvet family reunion; Tim considers whether he might be too hard on Sam's girlfriends.

star 7.87
77 votes

#6 - Trevor

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 5, 2018

Tim's mom convinces him to give his difficult brother a job at Cramblin Duvet; Sam unexpectedly bonds with Chrissy.

star 7.85
72 votes
Quick Rick Mahorn in Dearborn

#7 - Quick Rick Mahorn in Dearborn

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 11, 2017

Tim and Sam discover that the Chrysler executive they ran over has led a terrible life ever since; after appearing in one of the guys' ads, Pistons legend Rick Mahorn gets serious about acting.

star 7.84
119 votes
Sam the Man

#8 - Sam the Man

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 21, 2017

Sam starts dating a local councilwoman who thinks he's a prostitute; Sam's new lifestyle inspires Tim and his wife to try role-playing.

star 7.82
225 votes

#9 - Royals

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 16, 2018

The future of Cramblin Duvet is in jeopardy when Sam discovers that he might be a father.

star 7.81
63 votes
Husky Boys

#10 - Husky Boys

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 4, 2017

Tim's father unexpectedly returns from the insane asylum under suspicious circumstances; Tim and Sam struggle to create a great tagline for a department store ad that caters to husky boys.

star 7.79
132 votes
Little Caesars

#11 - Little Caesars

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 9, 2018

After a fortuitous accident at a fundraiser, Sam and Tim find themselves reeling in a big fish of a client: Little Caesars.

star 7.75
64 votes
Devereux Wigs

#12 - Devereux Wigs

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 28, 2017

Tim and Sam try to convince an old Motown legend to sing a jingle for a local wig company ad that they're producing; Tim has to come to terms with his own singing skills.

star 7.71
174 votes
Farmer Zack

#13 - Farmer Zack

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 12, 2018

Sam re-records an old jingle he sang with his ex after it causes friction in his new relationship; Tim finds out that he isn't well-liked on the internet.

star 7.70
69 votes
Hog Riders

#14 - Hog Riders

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 14, 2017

After a client inspires Tim and Sam to work less and live more, the guys buy a motorcycle instead of the production van they need then outsource their work to the building's overzealous (and underqualified) security guard, Ned.

star 7.69
276 votes
Jefferson Porger

#15 - Jefferson Porger

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 21, 2018

Tension builds between Sam and Tim after Sam acts in one of their commercials; Sheila's relationship with Lea becomes strained after she makes an off-color joke.

star 7.61
74 votes
Hark Motors

#16 - Hark Motors

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 2, 2018

Sam and Tim decide to play dirty after Doner starts stealing their clients.

star 7.58
67 votes

#17 - Lois

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 26, 2018

Sam starts acting blacker in a bid to impress his new girlfriend; Tim gets roped into spending time with a widower; Chrissy has trouble hitting it off with a new coworker.

star 7.54
68 votes
Dream Cruise

#18 - Dream Cruise

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 28, 2017

When their employees threaten to quit due to a lack of health insurance, Tim and Sam try to collect the money that they're owed from previous jobs.

star 7.51
134 votes
April in the D

#19 - April in the D

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 21, 2018

Cramblin Duvet hits a hot streak; Sam and Tim help Sheila find a lawyer after she gets a DUI.

star 7.51
89 votes

#20 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 7, 2017

Best friends Sam and Tim work on an advertising pitch for Chrysler, but they run into problems with the company's vice president of marketing.

star 7.32
369 votes
Directors: John Solomon
Writers: Amber Ruffin, Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly, Leila Strachan, Michael Che Campbell, Nancy Hayden, Sam Richardson, Tim Robinson, Zach Kanin