The BEST episodes of Grandfathered

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

A comedy about coming of age - at any age - GRANDFATHERED stars John Stamos as the ultimate bachelor whose life is turned upside down when he discovers he's not only a father, but a grandfather.

Last Updated: 1/29/2023Network:FOX
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The Memorial
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7.64
235 votes

#1 - The Memorial

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/3/2016

Jimmy plans an emotional memorial service while processing a painful loss. Meanwhile, Sara is faced with a difficult decision after Craig asks her to take the next step in their relationship.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Cure
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7.63
251 votes

#2 - The Cure

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/10/2016

Jimmy and Sara wonder if they should give their relationship another shot, but Sara is hesitant to put herself in a position to get hurt again. Meanwhile, Gerald plans an elaborate proposal for Vanessa.

Directors: Chris Koch
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Jimmy's 50th, Again
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7.49
279 votes

#3 - Jimmy's 50th, Again

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/26/2016

When Jimmy has trouble admitting that he's 51, he throws himself a second 50th birthday party. The party triggers flashbacks of where he was a year ago, showing Jimmy what a difference his family has made in his life.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
Watch Now:iTunes
Jimmy & Son
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7.46
255 votes

#4 - Jimmy & Son

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/1/2015

Jimmy hires Gerald as the new host at his restaurant and gives him a crash course in hospitality. Meanwhile, Vanessa teaches Sara how to take sexy photos for Bruce, and Annelise encourages Ravi to crack down on the comedy in the kitchen.

Directors: Trent O'Donnell
Writer: Laura Chinn
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Gerald's Two Dads
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7.44
311 votes

#5 - Gerald's Two Dads

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/24/2015

Jimmy plans his annual Malibu Thanksgiving day with one of the hottest stomach models on Instagram, but his plans get derailed when he swings by Sara's house for an obligatory holiday visit and feels threatened by the return of her ex-boyfriend, Bruce.

Directors: Claire Scanlon
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Baby Model
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7.41
240 votes

#6 - Baby Model

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/19/2016

Vanessa and Jimmy get Edie involved in baby modeling - without Gerald or Sara finding out. Meanwhile, at the restaurant, Annelise loses her composure when she falls for a restaurant staff member.

Directors: Alex Reid
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
My Amal
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7.35
279 votes

#7 - My Amal

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/10/2015

In a quest to find his own Amal Clooney, Jimmy goes out with Sara's co-worker, but when she is not impressed with his smooth moves, Jimmy turns to Sara for pointers. Meanwhile, Gerald and Vanessa decide to become friends with benefits.

Directors: Chris Koch
Writer: Laura Krafft
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Catherine Sanders
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7.34
236 votes

#8 - Catherine Sanders

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/1/2016

Jimmy finds himself out of his element when he falls for a stunning, powerhouse CEO who always manages to be one step ahead of him.

Directors: John Fortenberry
Writer: Jeremy Hall
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Some Guy I’m Seeing
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7.33
237 votes

#9 - Some Guy I’m Seeing

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/8/2016

Jimmy navigates the realities of being in a real relationship, while Gerald and Vanessa try to find work/life balance.

Directors: Michael McDonald
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Boyfriend Experience
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7.31
224 votes

#10 - The Boyfriend Experience

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/23/2016

When Sara invites Jimmy to accompany her to an ex's party and play the role of her "boyfriend," Jimmy realizes his feelings for Sara may be deeper than he thought. At home, Gerald and Vanessa panic about their parenting abilities when Edie starts acting out.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Pilot
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7.31
497 votes

#11 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/29/2015

Successful restaurateur and man-about-town Jimmy Martino is used to being the most suave, most handsome and most single person in the room. But everything changes with the surprise appearance of Jimmy’s adult son, Gerald, and his baby daughter, Edie. Now Jimmy has to unlearn a lifetime of blissful selfishness and grapple with the fact that he went straight from single to grandfather in six seconds flat.

Directors: Chris Koch
Writer: Daniel Chun
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Gerald Fierce
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7.28
247 votes

#12 - Gerald Fierce

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/16/2016

When Gerald starts getting online threats from a bully, Jimmy tries to protect him. Meanwhile, Sara and Vanessa take matters into their own hands and pay a visit to the bully's mother - which only makes things worse.

Directors: Chris Koch
Writer: Dan Klein
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Sexy Guardian Angel
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7.28
254 votes

#13 - Sexy Guardian Angel

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/17/2015

In hopes of helping Gerald score with the ladies, Jimmy takes him out for a swanky night on the town. But when Gerald falls for a party girl, Jimmy fears she may be into Gerald for the wrong reasons. Meanwhile, Vanessa starts a mentorship with Annelise.

Directors: Chris Koch
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Sat Pack
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7.27
218 votes

#14 - The Sat Pack

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/12/2016

When Jimmy reunites with his old buddies in the "Sat Pack," Ronnie gives him a hard time about his new life as a family man. Meanwhile, Bruce springs big news on Sara, and Gerald is blindsided by Frankie's confession.

Directors: Alex Reid
Writer: Dan Klein
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Budget Spa
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7.26
237 votes

#15 - Budget Spa

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/2/2016

In an effort to prove that he doesn't always need validation from women, Jimmy spends an evening at a Korean spa with Ravi, Gerald and a few guys from the restaurant. Meanwhile, Sara, Vanessa and Annelise go out for a girls' night at the hottest new bar in Los Angeles.

Directors: Chris Koch
Writer: Laura Chinn
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Guys' Night
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7.24
315 votes

#16 - Guys' Night

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/13/2015

When Jimmy realizes that he doesn't know much about Gerald, he decides to take him out for a night on the town. Meanwhile, Annelise hires a new mixologist to spice things up at the restaurant.

Directors: Chris Koch
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Deadbeat
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7.23
284 votes

#17 - Deadbeat

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/20/2015

After Jimmy misses Edie's second birthday party, he decides to throw her a big bash at his restaurant to make it up to the family. When Sara's brother shows up, he brings the party to a screeching halt by confronting Jimmy about leaving Sara to raise Gerald on her own.

Directors: Christine Gernon
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Perfect Physical Specimen
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7.22
308 votes

#18 - Perfect Physical Specimen

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/5/2016

After hearing that Jimmy hasn’t been to the doctor in more than 10 years, Sara and Gerald trick him into seeing their family doctor for a routine physical, which results in an unsettling discovery. Meanwhile, Gerald and Vanessa stress over Edie’s upcoming surgery, and Annelise and Ravi stumble upon Jimmy’s secret safe.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Biter
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7.22
213 votes

#19 - The Biter

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/9/2016

When Edie is bitten at school, Jimmy and Sara go to great lengths to find out who did it. Meanwhile, Ravi sets up a meeting for Gerald and Vanessa to meet a flashy tech investor named Kirk, but once they meet him, they are not so sure they’d like to do business with him.

Directors: Stuart McDonald
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Tableside Guacamole
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7.21
237 votes

#20 - Tableside Guacamole

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/26/2016

In an effort to beef up the cool factor of his restaurant, Jimmy throws a party for Chason Fairwick - one of the biggest pop stars around - which includes decking out his restaurant in full '80's garb. Meanwhile, Ravi believes the secret to boosting reservations lays in tableside guacamole.

Directors: Jim Hensz
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dad Face
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7.15
402 votes

#21 - Dad Face

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/6/2015

While Jimmy struggles to adjust to his newfound family, Gerald surprises him with plans for the family's first trip to the beach, which excites everyone - except Jimmy. When he decides to bail on the outing in favor of a glamorous pool party nearby, he drags Gerald along, leaving Vanessa and Sara with a chance to get to know one another, for better or for worse.

Directors: Chris Koch
Writer: Danny Chun
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Edie's Two Dads
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7.13
278 votes

#22 - Edie's Two Dads

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/3/2015

When Gerald can't make it in time for Edie's interview at the most elite pre-school in the area, Jimmy steps in to help out. But once he meets the admissions counselor, he accidentally starts a lie that takes on a life of its own.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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