The BEST Episodes of Happily Divorced

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2020

Network: TV Land

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.

Vegas Baby

#1 - Vegas Baby

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 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.

star 9.36
47 votes
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
Sleeping with the Enemy

#2 - Sleeping with the Enemy

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 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.

star 9.21
48 votes
For Better or For Worse

#3 - For Better or For Worse

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Feb 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.

star 9.15
48 votes
Peter Comes Out, Again

#4 - Peter Comes Out, Again

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 28, 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.

star 9.13
159 votes
Writers: Jay Kogen
Newman vs. Newman

#5 - Newman vs. Newman

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 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.

star 8.95
129 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
A Date With Destiny

#6 - A Date With Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 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.

star 8.88
102 votes
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
The Reunion

#7 - The Reunion

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 14, 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?

star 8.60
103 votes
Directors: Steve Zuckerman
Writers: Jayne Hamil
A Kiss is Just a Kiss

#8 - A Kiss is Just a Kiss

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 3, 2011

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

star 8.56
134 votes
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
Someone Wants Me

#9 - Someone Wants Me

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 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.

star 8.47
140 votes
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
Fran-alyze This

#10 - Fran-alyze This

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired May 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.

star 8.47
72 votes
Cesar's Wife

#11 - Cesar's Wife

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired May 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.

star 8.38
77 votes
Adventure Man

#12 - Adventure Man

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 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.

star 8.30
100 votes
Writers: Devon Kelly, Fran Drescher
Daddy's Girl

#13 - Daddy's Girl

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 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.

star 8.25
160 votes
Directors: Steve Zuckerman
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
Spousal Support

#14 - Spousal Support

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 13, 2011

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

star 8.24
167 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
Torn Between Two Lovetts

#15 - Torn Between Two Lovetts

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 17, 2011

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

star 8.22
46 votes
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
The Burial Plotz

#16 - The Burial Plotz

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 7, 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.

star 8.15
103 votes
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
The Biggest Chill

#17 - The Biggest Chill

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 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?

star 8.14
21 votes
Directors: Skip Collector
Writers: Yvette Lee Bowser
Pillow Talk

#18 - Pillow Talk

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 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.

star 8.03
176 votes
Writers: Caryn Lucas
Happily Divorced... With Children

#19 - Happily Divorced... With Children

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Jan 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.

star 8.02
47 votes
Directors: D.W. Moffett
Writers: Frank Lombardi
Swimmers and Losers

#20 - Swimmers and Losers

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 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.

star 8.00
101 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
Pilot

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 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.

star 7.92
278 votes
Writers: Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobson
I Object!

#22 - I Object!

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Jan 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.

star 7.89
19 votes
Writers: Devon Kelly, Michael Dow
Love Thy Neighbor

#23 - Love Thy Neighbor

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 2, 2013

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

star 7.63
16 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Devon Kelly, Michael Dow
Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place (1)

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

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 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.

star 7.57
44 votes
Time in a Bottle

#25 - Time in a Bottle

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 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.

star 7.57
129 votes