The WORST episodes of Dinner for Five

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

Dinner for Five is a television program in which actor/filmmaker Jon Favreau and a revolving guest list of celebrities eat, drink and talk about life on and off the set and swap stories about projects past and present. The program seats screen legends next to a variety of personalities from film, television, music and comedy, resulting in an unpredictable free-for-all.

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Peter Billingsley, Justin Long, Keir O'Donnell, and Vince Vaughn
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6.00
1 votes

#1 - Peter Billingsley, Justin Long, Keir O'Donnell, and Vince Vaughn

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/1/2008

This episode was taped at the Atlantic in Los Angeles on March 19, 2001. Jon's guests are: Vince Vaughn, actor, Wedding Crashers and Dodgeball; Peter Billingsley, actor/producer, A Christmas Story and The Break-Up; Justin Long, actor, Live Free or Die Hard and Jeepers Creepers; and Kier O'Donnell, actor, Wedding Crashers.

Isaac Mizrahi, Alan Cumming, Faizon Love, and Amy Irving
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6.00
1 votes

#2 - Isaac Mizrahi, Alan Cumming, Faizon Love, and Amy Irving

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/18/2004

Filmed at the Algonquin to celebrate the hotel's 100th Anniversary: Amy Irving (Traffic), Alan Cumming (X-Men 2), Faizon Love (The Replacements) and designer Isaac Mizrahi (Unzipped)

Laura Dern, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, and Ernie Hudson
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6.00
1 votes

#3 - Laura Dern, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, and Ernie Hudson

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/14/2004

Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Laura Dern and Ernie Hudson are the guests. Host: Jon Favreau.

Adam Goldberg, Christina Ricci, Giovanni Ribisi, and Steven Drozd
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6.33
3 votes

#4 - Adam Goldberg, Christina Ricci, Giovanni Ribisi, and Steven Drozd

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/24/2005

Christina Ricci, Giovanni Ribisi, Adam Goldberg and musician Steven Drozd are the guests.

Sean Hayes, Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, and Oliver Platt
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6.50
2 votes

#5 - Sean Hayes, Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, and Oliver Platt

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/13/2003

The cast of “Pieces of April,” featuring Sean Hayes, Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson and Oliver Platt.

John Landis, David Alan Grier, Leland Orser, and Fran Drescher
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6.50
2 votes

#6 - John Landis, David Alan Grier, Leland Orser, and Fran Drescher

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/22/2003

Fran Drescher (The Nanny), director John Landis (Blues Brothers), Leland Orser (Saving Private Ryan) and comedian David Allen Grier (Life with Bonnie)

Peter Bogdanovich, Larry Miller, Penelope Ann Miller, and Liev Schreiber
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6.50
2 votes

#7 - Peter Bogdanovich, Larry Miller, Penelope Ann Miller, and Liev Schreiber

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/3/2003

Director Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show), Penelope Ann Miller (Carlito's Way), Liev Schreiber (Walking and Talking) and Larry Miller (The Nutty Professor)

Andy Dick, Daryl Hannah, and Marilyn Manson
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6.50
4 votes

#8 - Andy Dick, Daryl Hannah, and Marilyn Manson

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/6/2002

This episode was taped at the Pinot Hollywood restaurant, on January 13, 2002. Jon's guests are: Andy Dick, actor, NewsRadio and Road Trip; Daryl Hannah, actress, Blade Runner and Dancing at the Blue Iguana; and Marilyn Manson, musician, Lost Highway.

James Caan, Will Ferrell, Mary Steenburgen, and Zooey Deschanel
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6.67
3 votes

#9 - James Caan, Will Ferrell, Mary Steenburgen, and Zooey Deschanel

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/6/2003

The cast of Favreau's movie “Elf,” featuring James Caan, Will Ferrell, Mary Steenburgen and Zooey Deschanel.

Jennifer Beals, Adam Goldberg, Seth Green, and Dwight Yoakum
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6.67
3 votes

#10 - Jennifer Beals, Adam Goldberg, Seth Green, and Dwight Yoakum

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/3/2002

From 2001: Kevin James, Joey Lauren Adams, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Peter Berg.

Joey Lauren Adams, Peter Berg, Kevin James, and Jeanne Tripplehorn
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6.75
4 votes

#11 - Joey Lauren Adams, Peter Berg, Kevin James, and Jeanne Tripplehorn

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/6/2001

This episode was taped at the Atlantic in Los Angeles on March 19, 2001. Jon's guests are: Joey Lauren Adams, actress, Dazed and Confused and Chasing Amy; Peter Berg, actor/director, The Last Seduction and The Rundown; Kevin James, actor, CBS's King of Queens; and Jeanne Tripplehorn, actress, Basic Instinct and Waterworld.

Michael De Luca, Luis Guzman, Michael Chiklis, and Henry Rollins
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7.00
2 votes

#12 - Michael De Luca, Luis Guzman, Michael Chiklis, and Henry Rollins

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/22/2005

Jon's guests are: Michael De Luca, producer, New Line Studios; Luis Guzman, actor, Boogie Nights and Carlito's Way; Michael Chiklis, actor, Fantastic Four and The Shield; and Henry Rollins, Rock Singer/Actor, Heat and Lost Highway.

Christian Slater, Illeana Douglas, Jeff Goldblum, and Fred Willard
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7.00
3 votes

#13 - Christian Slater, Illeana Douglas, Jeff Goldblum, and Fred Willard

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/22/2002

This episode was taped at the Pinot Hollywood on November 18, 2001. Jon's guests are: Illeana Douglas, actress, Ghost World and To Die For; Jeff Goldblum, actor, Jurassic Park and The Fly; Christian Slater, actor, Heathers and True Romance; and Fred Willard, actor, This is Spinal Tap and Waiting for Guffman.

Louis C.K., Illeana Douglas, Will Ferrell, and Eddie Izzard
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7.00
3 votes

#14 - Louis C.K., Illeana Douglas, Will Ferrell, and Eddie Izzard

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/24/2003

Saturday Night Live alum Will Ferrell (Zoolander), Eddie Izzard (All the Queen's Men), Illeana Douglas (The New Guy) and director Louis CK (Pootie Tang)

Alec Baldwin, Peter Dinklage, Carrie Fisher, and Tracey Ullman
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7.00
2 votes

#15 - Alec Baldwin, Peter Dinklage, Carrie Fisher, and Tracey Ullman

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/28/2004

Alec Baldwin, Carrie Fisher, Peter Dinklage and Tracy Ullman are the guests. Baldwin talks about the criticism he gets for his politics; Carrie Fisher tell an anecdote about her father, Eddie Fisher; Dinklage discusses “The Station Agent.” Host: Jon Favreau.

Kevin Smith, George Carlin, Jason Biggs, and Stephen Root
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7.20
5 votes

#16 - Kevin Smith, George Carlin, Jason Biggs, and Stephen Root

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/23/2004

Favreau chats with the cast of “Jersey Girl,” including director Kevin Smith; George Carlin; Jason Biggs; and Stephen Root.

Saffron Burrows, Faizon Love, Michael Rapaport, and Sarah Silverman
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7.25
4 votes

#17 - Saffron Burrows, Faizon Love, Michael Rapaport, and Sarah Silverman

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/27/2002

Dwight Yoakam, Adam Goldberg, Seth Green and Jennifer Beals are the guests.

Sean Astin, Bonnie Hunt, Kevin James, and Ray Romano
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7.25
4 votes

#18 - Sean Astin, Bonnie Hunt, Kevin James, and Ray Romano

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/13/2002

This episode was taped at the Granila in Malibu on January 14, 2002. Jon's guests are: Sean Astin, actor, Rudy, Lord of the Rings, Bonnie Hunt, actress/director, Jerry Maguire, Return to Me, Kevin James, actor, The King of Queens. Ray Romano, actor, Everybody Loves Raymond

Vince Vaughn, Garry Shandling, Cheri Oteri, and Peter Falk
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7.25
4 votes

#19 - Vince Vaughn, Garry Shandling, Cheri Oteri, and Peter Falk

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/22/2001

This episode was taped at Musso & Frank Grill in Hollywood on October 10, 2001. Jon's guests are: Peter Falk, actor, TV's Columbo and Princess Bride; Cheri Oteri, actress, Saturday Night Live; Garry Shandling, actor, The Larry Sanders Show; and Vince Vaughn, actor, Swingers and Old School.

Frank Darabont, Alan Cumming, Harry Shearer, and Fred Willard
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7.33
3 votes

#20 - Frank Darabont, Alan Cumming, Harry Shearer, and Fred Willard

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/20/2005

This episode was taped at the Pinot in Hollywood. Jon's guests are: Frank Darabont, writer/director, The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile; Alan Cumming, actor/director, X-Men 2 and The Anniversary Party; Harry Shearer, actor, Spinal Tap and The Simpsons; and Fred Willard, actor, Waiting for Guffman and A Mighty Wind.

Joe Mantegna, Bob Odenkirk, Michael McKean, and Jeff Garlin
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7.33
3 votes

#21 - Joe Mantegna, Bob Odenkirk, Michael McKean, and Jeff Garlin

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/30/2004

Guests: Michael McKean; Joe Mantegna; Bob Odenkirk; and Jeff Garlin.

Beverly D'Angelo, Rosie Perez, Cathy Moriarty, and Catherine Kellner
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7.33
3 votes

#22 - Beverly D'Angelo, Rosie Perez, Cathy Moriarty, and Catherine Kellner

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/29/2003

Girls Night Out: Beverly D'Angelo, Rosie Perez, Cathy Moriarty and Catherine Kellner dine with Jon Favreau.

David Cross, Famke Janssen, Denis Leary, and Martha Plimpton
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7.50
4 votes

#23 - David Cross, Famke Janssen, Denis Leary, and Martha Plimpton

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/30/2002

Denis Leary, Martha Plimpton, Famke Janssen and David Cross are the guests.

Bill Maher, Alanis Morissette, Rosanna Arquette, and Bob Odenkirk
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7.50
4 votes

#24 - Bill Maher, Alanis Morissette, Rosanna Arquette, and Bob Odenkirk

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/6/2005

This episode was taped at Le Meridien, Beverly Hills. Jon's guests are: Rosanna Arquette, actress, New York Stories and Pulp Fiction; Bill Maher, comedian/actor, Real Time with Bill Maher and Politically Incorrect; Alanis Morissette, musician/actress, Dogma and De-Lovely; and Bob Odenkirk, actor/writer/director, Mr. Show with Bob and David and Melvin goes to Dinner.

Peter Berg, Judd Apatow, Famke Janssen, and Paul Rudd
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7.50
4 votes

#25 - Peter Berg, Judd Apatow, Famke Janssen, and Paul Rudd

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/20/2003

Famke Janssen, Peter Berg, Paul Rudd and Judd Apatow are the guests.

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