Get a Life

The BEST episodes of Get a Life

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

A 30-something guy still lives with his parents and works as a paperboy and tries to avoid growing up and being responsible at all costs.

Last Updated: 11/8/2022Network:FOX
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Terror on the Hell Loop 2000
star
8.30
56 votes

#1 - Terror on the Hell Loop 2000

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/23/1990

Chris talks Larry into taking the day off for the world premiere of the Hell Loop 2000, a 360-degree looped rollercoaster, where they get stuck at the top of the loop.

Directors: David Mirkin
Watch Now:iTunes
SPEWEY and Me
star
7.57
7 votes

#2 - SPEWEY and Me

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/9/1992

When an alien crashes in Gus' front yard, Chris tries to keep it from the government, but this alien is nothing like E.T. or ALF.

Directors: David Mirkin
1977 2000
star
7.29
7 votes

#3 - 1977 2000

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/1/1992

Chris time travels to save Gus' career as a law enforcement officer. However he soon discovers the trouble with messing with the past which includes two-headed zombies named Sharon.

Directors: David Mirkin
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Married
star
7.25
8 votes

#4 - Married

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/24/1991

During one day, Chris meets his soulmate, marries her and goes through an entire relationship with her.

Directors: David Mirkin
Writer: David Mirkin
Watch Now:Amazon
The Prettiest Week of My Life
star
7.06
53 votes

#5 - The Prettiest Week of My Life

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/30/1990

Chris decides to enter the exciting world of male modeling when he joins the Handsome Boy School of Modeling.

Directors: David Mirkin
Watch Now:iTunes
Health Inspector 2000
star
7.00
7 votes

#6 - Health Inspector 2000

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/30/1991

After finding a dead rat in his carton of milk, Chris decides to become a food inspector.

Directors: Dean Parisot
Writer: Steve Pepoon
Watch Now:Amazon
Chris' Brain Starts Working
star
7.00
6 votes

#7 - Chris' Brain Starts Working

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/19/1992

Exposure to toxic waste, found under Gus' house, turns Chris into a genius and with Gus he proceeds to enter and win spelling bees.

Directors: John Fortenberry
Writer: Steve Pepoon
Dadicus
star
6.87
15 votes

#8 - Dadicus

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/7/1990

Chris convinces his father to accompany him to the father-son competition at the annual newspaper boy picnic.

Directors: Tony Dow
Watch Now:iTunes
A Family Affair
star
6.77
13 votes

#9 - A Family Affair

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/1990

Sharon's sister, Charleen, comes to visit and she is taken with Chris' charm, much to Sharon's chagrin.

Directors: Dwayne Hickman
Writer: Ian Gurvitz
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Drivers License
star
6.67
12 votes

#10 - Drivers License

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/11/1990

There's a new waitress at the local diner, and Chris wants to take her out, but he needs to drive a car for the date. His problem is he never got a license.

Directors: David Mirkin
Writer: David Mirkin
Watch Now:Amazon
Houseboy 2000
star
6.57
7 votes

#11 - Houseboy 2000

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/10/1991

After destroying her kitchen, Chris becomes Sharon's slave to work off the $2000 in damage and she also breaks his will.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
Chris Becomes a Male Escort
star
6.57
7 votes

#12 - Chris Becomes a Male Escort

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/21/1991

Chris decides on a whim to become a male escort, hoping for free plays and dates with young women. What he gets is a elderly woman who is hard up.

Directors: John Fortenberry
Writer: Adam Resnick
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Chris Wins a Celebrity
star
6.56
9 votes

#13 - Chris Wins a Celebrity

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/24/1991

Chris wins a weekend with his favorite talk show host, a contest the host first regrets he agreed to, but later Chris regrets he entered, when the host decides to stay.

Directors: Dean Parisot
Writer: Adam Resnick
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Zoo Animals on Wheels
star
6.55
11 votes

#14 - Zoo Animals on Wheels

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/16/1990

Much to Sharon's dismay, Chris auditions for and gets the lead part in a local community theatre production of Andrew Todd Keller's musical Zoo Animals on Wheels.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
Writer: Adam Resnick
Watch Now:iTunes
Chris vs. Donald
star
6.50
8 votes

#15 - Chris vs. Donald

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/10/1991

At the family reunion Chris is still struggling to get out from under the shadow of his cousin.

Directors: Dwayne Hickman
Writer: Adam Resnick
Watch Now:Amazon
Clip Show
star
6.50
6 votes

#16 - Clip Show

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/8/1992

While on his first jet airplane flight, Chris falls out, and is disappointed when his life flashes before his eyes and it only covers the past eighteen months.

Directors: David Mirkin
Writer: David Mirkin
Watch Now:Amazon
Pile of Death
star
6.45
11 votes

#17 - Pile of Death

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/21/1990

Chris tries to raise money to help save a playground, so he tries to set a world record by having the most things piled on top of him.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bored Straight
star
6.40
10 votes

#18 - Bored Straight

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/2/1990

While delivering papers in the bad side of town, Chris meets a group of young hoodlums and he decides to take back the streets by helping the kids.

Directors: David Mirkin
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Chris Gets His Tonsils Out
star
6.40
5 votes

#19 - Chris Gets His Tonsils Out

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/7/1991

Chris must deal with the fact he is ready to undergo ""major"" surgery and he begins by trying to make peace with Sharon.

Directors: David Mirkin
Camping 2000
star
6.38
8 votes

#20 - Camping 2000

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/31/1991

Chris and Larry join Mr. Peterson on a camping trip, when Mr. Peterson manages to lose them, the hungry boys eat some berries that cause them to hallucinate.

Directors: Dean Parisot
Writer: Steve Pepoon
Watch Now:Amazon
The Construction Worker Show
star
6.33
6 votes

#21 - The Construction Worker Show

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/7/1991

Chris becomes a construction worker with the men who are renovating his parents kitchen. When they tell him one of their trade secrets, Chris has a problem with their dishonesty.

Directors: David Mirkin
Writer: Adam Resnick
Watch Now:Amazon
Paperboy 2000
star
6.25
8 votes

#22 - Paperboy 2000

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/4/1990

The newspaper fires all the paper boys and replaces them with the Paperboy 2000, a paper delivering robotic vehicle, so Chris challenges it in a paper delivering contest.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Prisoner of Love
star
6.17
6 votes

#23 - Prisoner of Love

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/14/1991

When his pen-pal gets released from prison, she comes to stay with Chris. She takes him hostage when the police come after her when she starts criminal activities under Chris' nose.

Directors: David Mirkin
Watch Now:Amazon
Roots
star
6.09
11 votes

#24 - Roots

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/6/1991

Chris finds proof that makes him think he is adopted, so he sets off to find his natural parents, an Amish couple.

Directors: Dwayne Hickman
Watch Now:Amazon
Chris Moves Out
star
6.00
6 votes

#25 - Chris Moves Out

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/9/1991

Chris turns 31 and decides it's time to move out, so he goes in search of a new place to live and he moves into Gus' garage.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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