Downtown

The BEST episodes of Downtown

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

Downtown is an animated take on urban life, based on interviews with real people the show follows a diverse and multi racial cast who live in NY. With mind blowing, award winning animation... original stories, brilliantly written... Great acting, easy to relate to likeable characters and a killer soundtrack.

Last Updated: 7/17/2022Network: MTV
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Insomnia
star
8.50
4 votes

#1 - Insomnia

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/24/1999

Chaka arranges for Alex to share a dinner of slugs with the exotic Goth girl, Serena. Alex's overwhelming anxiety leads to night after night of insomnia. In the end, it's all worth it when he has an unexpected late-night encounter with his dream girl.

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The Con
star
8.20
5 votes

#2 - The Con

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/31/1999

Alex attends a Horror Con, where he is torn between his wish to impress Serena and his geeky, toy-collecting inclinations.

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Testing
star
8.00
4 votes

#3 - Testing

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/5/1999

Alex, Fruity and Goat take part in a research study. Goat becomes extremely paranoid and Alex's high score leads him to question his non-ambition.

Watch Now:Amazon
Graffiti
star
7.75
4 votes

#4 - Graffiti

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/7/1999

A subway line fire creates an irresistible opportunity for Matt to tag the stalled trains. Fruity and Chaka tag along and their friendship is tested.

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Train Pain
star
7.67
6 votes

#5 - Train Pain

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/10/1999

Chaka and Mecca challenge Fruity and Matt to a battle-of-the-sexes subway race. Meanwhile, Alex and Jen's competitive board game play results in a big blowup.

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Limo
star
7.50
4 votes

#6 - Limo

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/28/1999

Jen impulsively rents a stretch limo for the night and takes Alex along for a ride chock full of sexual tension. Chaka is pursued by Fruity's nasty ex-girlfriend Patty, the meanest Catholic school-girl in town.

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Night Shift
star
7.50
4 votes

#7 - Night Shift

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/18/1999

Jen is sick of Alex's fixation on Serena and tells him so. But despite her supposed indifference, Jen ends up stalking Serena herself.

Watch Now:Amazon
Trip or Treat
star
7.50
4 votes

#8 - Trip or Treat

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/8/1999

Alex finally gets up the nerve to ask Serena out, but when she decides to drop the Goth look, Alex must deal with the question: does he really like her or her outfit?

Cropsey Clanners
star
7.33
3 votes

#9 - Cropsey Clanners

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/1/1999

Alex, Jen, Chaka and Mecca take a trip to rural New Jersey. The car breaks down in the woods, close to where the infamous Cropsey Clanners are said to live.

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Before and After
star
7.25
4 votes

#10 - Before and After

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/25/1999

A set of extremely embarassing photos of Chaka are lost and she must retrieve them. Alex's apartment cleaning results in his secrets being revealed to the public.

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Hotel Bar
star
7.20
5 votes

#11 - Hotel Bar

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/14/1999

Jen accompanies her gold-digging roommate to a fancy hotel bar, while Alex and Goat go cruising for chicks. All involved get more than they bargained for.

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Hot Spot
star
7.00
4 votes

#12 - Hot Spot

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/17/1999

A trendy new club replaces a dive bar on the ground floor of Alex's building. Chaka is thrilled, but Alex and Jen are appalled and try to shut the place down.

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Sin Bin
star
6.33
6 votes

#13 - Sin Bin

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/3/1999

Alex moves into his own apartment, which turns out to be a total dump. When a young punk steals the moving van, Chaka is determined to get it back.

Watch Now:iTunes

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