The BEST episodes of Happily Divorced

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

Fran deals with dating after finding out her realtor husband of 18 years is gay. Fran juggles her new relationships, while still living under the same roof with her ex-husband. The cast is rounded out by Fran’s best friend Judi, her parents Dori and Glen and her flower delivery employee Cesar.

Last Updated: 4/27/2024Network: TV LandStatus: Ended
Vegas Baby
47 votes

#1 - Vegas Baby

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/10/2011

After a chance meeting, Fran gives Elliot an ultimatum: Rendezvous with her in Vegas or lose her for good. But when Fran and Peter's wild night leads to unexpected consequences, Fran's chance at love may be jeopardized forever.

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Sleeping with the Enemy
46 votes

#2 - Sleeping with the Enemy

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 2/6/2013

Fran saves her neighbor's life and imagines the debt between them will be settled, but letting it go is easier said than done.

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For Better or For Worse
46 votes

#3 - For Better or For Worse

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 2/13/2013

Fran follows up a startling encounter with her neighbor with an unannounced trip to London to visit her fiancé, Elliot, but she's the one who's in for a surprise.

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Peter Comes Out Again
160 votes

#4 - Peter Comes Out Again

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/14/2012

Fran is shocked to discover that Peter is not out to his family so, when his brother Matthew is in town, she pushes him to finally come out. Once Matthew realizes that Fran is single, things between them heat up.

Writer: Jay Kogen
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Newman vs. Newman
126 votes

#5 - Newman vs. Newman

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/18/2012

After a big blowout with her husband, Dori moves into Fran and Peter's house. With Glen and Dori unwilling to resolve their fight, Fran steps in to get her parents back together.

Directors: Bob Koherr
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A Date With Destiny
104 votes

#6 - A Date With Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/6/2011

Fran comes across some old love letters from her high school boyfriend and decides to contact him. The guy is perfect and Fran believes it was meant to be, until he reveals a secret of his own.

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The Reunion
103 votes

#7 - The Reunion

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/7/2012

Fran has no interest in facing her old nemesis at her college reunion, until she runs into Elliot and he agrees to be her faux fiance for the night. What could go wrong? After all, they're just friends... or are they?

Directors: Steve Zuckerman
Writer: Jayne Hamil
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A Kiss is Just a Kiss
135 votes

#8 - A Kiss is Just a Kiss

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/3/2011

When Fran suspects her best friends man of hitting on her, shes left with a decision that may tarnish their friendship.

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Fran-alyze This
71 votes

#9 - Fran-alyze This

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/16/2012

Peter sets up Fran for a date with a psychologist, which just pushes her back to Elliot. Elliot asks Fran to join him at therapy to work on his commitment issues, but the therapist (who turns out to be Fran's failed date) is more interested in helping Fran figure out why she pursues unavailable men like Elliot.

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Someone Wants Me
142 votes

#10 - Someone Wants Me

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/27/2011

Fran runs into Elliot and realizes she still isn't over him which prompts her to try online dating. She can't stop thinking about Elliot so she decides to pursue him again but it leads to an awkward situation at his house.

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Cesar's Wife
75 votes

#11 - Cesar's Wife

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/30/2012

When it appears that Cesar is having problems with his wife, Teresa, Peter advises Fran to stay out of it. But Fran can't stop herself from butting in.

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Adventure Man
99 votes

#12 - Adventure Man

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/25/2012

Fran's romance with an outdoorsman is met with skepticism by Peter and her family, but a weekend camping trip should prove whether he's Mr. Right—or Mr. Wrong.

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Spousal Support
167 votes

#13 - Spousal Support

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/13/2011

A wealthy client monopolizes Peter's time; Fran becomes a regular at a support group for the wrong reasons.

Directors: David Trainer
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Daddy's Girl
161 votes

#14 - Daddy's Girl

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/21/2012

When Glen mistakes a dying battery for a cricket in his phone, Fran worries that her father is finally getting old... But when he buys a motorcycle, Fran is afraid that he may have finally lost his mind.

Directors: Steve Zuckerman
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Torn Between Two Lovetts
46 votes

#15 - Torn Between Two Lovetts

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/17/2011

Fran sets Peter up with her hairdresser; Fran invites herself out on a date.

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Pillow Talk
176 votes

#16 - Pillow Talk

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/22/2011

After Elliott tells Fran that shes too involved in Peters life, she fears that their new relationship is in jeopardy. When Fran tries to plan a special evening with Elliott, Peters drunken night leads to an embarrassing morning for the trio.

Writer: Caryn Lucas
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The Burial Plotz
102 votes

#17 - The Burial Plotz

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/28/2012

After the roof crashes in at Frantastic Flowers, Fran pays for the repairs by selling Peter's spot in the family burial plot. The move upsets Peter, forcing Fran to get creative if she ever wants to rest in peace again.

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The Biggest Chill
20 votes

#18 - The Biggest Chill

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 1/9/2013

When Judi's college boyfriend shows up to rekindle their romance years after he left her, Fran pushes Judi to pursue it. When he stands Judi up again, they assume he's back to his old tricks or is there another explanation?

Directors: Skip Collector
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Happily Divorced... With Children
46 votes

#19 - Happily Divorced... With Children

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 1/30/2013

When Fran agrees to watch Cesar's son and Neil's daughter, she thinks parenting will be a piece of cake. But when the two teens start acting out, Fran wonders if she is cut out to be a nanny.

Directors: D.W. Moffett
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Swimmers and Losers
101 votes

#20 - Swimmers and Losers

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/11/2012

As Fran comes to terms with the fact that she wont have kids, she decides to embrace the next exciting chapter of her life with Peter. But when Peter agrees to donate sperm so an old friend can have kids, Fran wonders if she closed that chapter too soon.

Directors: Bob Koherr
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278 votes

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/15/2011

Fran's pushed back into the dating pool after her husband of 18 years drops a bomb by coming out of the closet. Neither can afford to move out of the house so they're stuck living together which makes it difficult for Fran to be with her new man, Eliott.

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Love Thy Neighbor
13 votes

#22 - Love Thy Neighbor

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/2/2013

A partying neighbor gives Fran news about her flower shop; Elliot is away.

Directors: Joe Regalbuto
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I Object!
17 votes

#23 - I Object!

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 1/23/2013

Since she objected at Fran's first wedding, things have been tense between Fran and Peters sister, Peggy. So when Peggy makes a surprise visit and gets too involved in planning Fran's second wedding, the lace gloves come off.

Directors: Victor Nelli Jr.
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Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place (1)
41 votes

#24 - Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place (1)

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/6/2012

Fran meets an adorable New Yorker named Frankie (Ralph Macchio), who is opening a pizza parlor in LA. Just as Fran and Frankie start to get romantic, Elliot pops back into Fran's life and says he is finally ready to commit.

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Time in a Bottle
129 votes

#25 - Time in a Bottle

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/2/2012

Everybody's at Fran's and they all gather to watch Judi's commercial. When Fran raises the question of what made Peter come out two years ago, everybody tells their memories, but Fran then realizes some things are better left in the past.

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