The BEST Episodes of Fixer Upper
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2020
The first rule of real estate is location, location, location, but what happens when a buyer's only option in the right location is a house with dreadful design and a clunky layout? We say buy it — then fix it! "Fixer Upper" pairs renovation, design and real estate pros Chip and Joanna Gaines with Waco/Dallas, Texas-area buyers to renovate the wrong house that's in the right location.
#1 - All-American Farmhouse
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 27, 2018
A wounded veteran and his girlfriend call on Chip and Jo to help them convert their house in Waco into a dreamy farmhouse. While the land is beautiful and majestic, the house is small and built inside an existing barn.
#2 - Chip and Jo's Family Garden Project
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 13, 2018
Chip and Jo decide to build a large garden at the farm with their children; the garden will contain fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers as well as a chicken coop, a chicken run and a cottage-style garden shed.
#3 - A Veteran Home Makeover
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 10, 2017
Cleveland Browns quarterback and former Baylor Heisman winner, Robert Griffin III, reaches out to Chip and Joanna for help renovating the home of a veteran in the Waco community. When Robert's Family of III Foundation learns that the home of Vietnam veteran Bill Graham and his wife is too small and not easily accessible, they want to help. Chip and Joanna are honored to be a part of the project, and with the help of RGIII, the US Army and the entire community, they're able to transform the lives of this sweet couple by giving them the home of their dreams.
#4 - Three Generations, One Fixer
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 24, 2015
Chip and Joanna Gaines help a family find a spacious fixer upper for lakeside fun.
#5 - Parents of College Students Find Fixer Close to Campus
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 26, 2016
Jeff and Sara Jones are Baylor sweethearts and newlyweds, returning to Waco to find a house where they can settle down and one day raise a family.
#6 - A Family Searches a Small Town for the Ultimate Open Space
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 1, 2016
Chip and Jo reveal their favorite houses from past episodes and share some bloopers from the show.
#7 - Lackluster Fixer Changes to Contemporary Charm for Young Family
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 12, 2016
The rolling hills surrounding Waco, Texas are beckoning Todd and Lexia Meek. Todd grew up on a ranch and loves the idea of raising his kids in the same spirit of country living.
#8 - Chip and Jo's Favorite Houses and Never-Before-Seen Outtakes
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 8, 2016
Cameron and Jessie love the cozy charm of small-scale living, but want a place of their own. Chip and Joanna Gaines help adventurous first-time homebuyers save one of only two authentic original shotgun style houses still standing in the Waco area. In the end, they transform this vintage find into an amazing space with imaginative design, but rescuing and restoring the tiny 700-square-foot home turned out to be an epic adventure.
#9 - Austin Couple Finds Waco Charm
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 21, 2017
Matt and Samantha Hardy are looking to move from Austin to Waco, Texas and buy their first house together.
#10 - The Gaines' Carpenter and Family Seek Urban Environment
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 22, 2014
Chip and Joanna Gaines take a tour with clients Clint and Kelly Harp through the Brook Oaks neighborhood. The Harps are big city transplants looking for a house with an urban feel.
#11 - Flip House To Family Project
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 2, 2018
Chip and Jo return to their roots and work to give a home a clean, new look, until Jo decides she wants her sister and brother-in-law to buy the house.
#12 - A One-Of-A-Kind Fixer Upper Gets A Modern Makeover
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 9, 2016
After living in New York for years, 37-year-old bachelor David Ridley is returning to his roots in Waco, Texas.
#13 - New Chapter, New House
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 9, 2018
Chip and Jo meet with a client who just purchased a 1950s bungalow hoping to make it her forever home after losing her husband to cancer.
#14 - Son Surprises Family With a Major Renovation
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 24, 2017
As Chip and Joanna Gaines help empty nesters Kelvin and Culetta Beachum find a new home, their son, Kelvin Beachum Jr. of the Jacksonville Jaguars, secretly teams up with the Gaineses to give his parents the home of their dreams.
#15 - A Dog-Loving Couple Searches for Their First Home
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 29, 2016
Andrew and Brittany are first-time buyers; they're looking for a home with plenty of space for their beloved pooches.
#16 - Touchdown for a Family in Need
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 30, 2018
Chip and Joanna team up with Tim Tebow and his foundation to create a wheelchair accessible home for the Copp Family.
#17 - The Colossal Crawford Reno
Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 28, 2017
A California couple looks for a three bedroom, two bathroom house with an open floor plan and big yard for their family in sleepy Crawford, Texas.
#18 - Young Family Embraces Revitalization Efforts Making Their Own History
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 24, 2014
Joanna and Chip Gaines introduce clients Charmaine and Chuck to the historic Sanger Heights neighborhood. The family wants to be a part of the revitalization of this community of homes that are either vacant or dilapidated.
#19 - Missionaries Enlist Kids to Find Retreat in Their Hometown of Waco, Texas
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 12, 2014
Heather, Andrew and Steven McCall ask the Gaines to find a retreat for their missionary parents. Dr. Tim and Janice McCall run an orphanage in Uganda, living in a 160-sq-ft home. They need a refuge for their biannual visits.
#20 - Chip and Jo Bring a Relaxing Coastal Feel to a Rural Fixer
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 23, 2016
Ken and Kelly are newlyweds looking for their first home together in Waco, Texas. Chip and Joanna find a rundown fixer-upper and customize it for the couple.
#21 - Making New Family Memories in Rural Texas
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 5, 2016
Chip and Joanna Gaines take Mike and Val McKenzie on a tour through three houses in nearby Woodway, Texas.
#22 - Rock Star Renovation
Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 3, 2018
Musician Mike Herrera and his wife, Holli, are moving from Washington State to Waco, Texas, so they can be closer to Holli's family. They need a house with plenty of space for their two children and a large music studio for Mike. Chip and Jo find the perfect fixer upper, but when Chip comes across some serious structural problems, they realize they might not be able to finish in time for the family's big move.
#23 - Professor and Family Crave Country Climate
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 3, 2014
Chip and Joanna Gaines seek a home in Waco for Devon and Hannah Jonklaas. The Jonklaases want a home with lots of acreage and lots of bedrooms. Devon, a biochem professor, wants to be close to work and to Hannah, who's expecting.
#24 - New Chapter for Family of Four
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 5, 2017
After looking at houses for months with no luck, Gayle and Tim Jackson need help to find a new place for their family of four that has four bedrooms and three bathrooms that, ideally, can be renovated within their budget.
#25 - A College Chaplain Seeks Home to Keep the Peace
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 17, 2015
A couple with conflicting taste compromises on a fixer-upper for their family.