Happy Endings

The WORST episodes of Happy Endings

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

For years, perfect couple Dave and Alex were the core of their group of friends, holding them all together. But when Alex leaves Dave at the altar, the gang must figure out how to deal with the fallout and split their time. Luckily, Alex and Dave realize what they all have together is worth saving. The exes decide that, just because their relationship has changed, it doesn't mean they need to lose each other completely, and as they all adjust to their new reality, they have their friends there to help get them through.

Last Updated: 4/25/2022Network: ABC (US)
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The Ballad of Lon Sarofsky
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7.30
850 votes

#1 - The Ballad of Lon Sarofsky

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/19/2013

The gang is shocked when Penny rebounds from her breakup with Pete by having a torrid affair with the last man on earth they'd pick for her -- the Car Czar. To make matters worse, she's temporarily living with Brad and Jane, who end up acting like disapproving parents. Meanwhile the friends pressure Max to get a job so he'll stop sponging off them.

Directors: Fred Goss
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Yesandwitch
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7.32
1630 votes

#2 - Yesandwitch

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/12/2011

Penny's mom Dana visits, however, Penny learns that her mom's inspiring upbeat attitude is hiding some bad news, which leads Penny to decide to give her mom a reality check. Max plays tour guide to some tourists in his new limo with the help of Brad and Jane.

Directors: Joe Russo
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Everybody Loves Grant
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7.32
1301 votes

#3 - Everybody Loves Grant

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/15/2012

When the whole gang, with the exception of Dave, falls in love with Grant, Max wonders if he really is good enough to date the "perfect" guy. Meanwhile, Dave sets out to prove he's way cooler than Max's new boyfriend.

Directors: Kyle Newacheck
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Deuce Babylove 2: Electric Babydeuce
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7.34
709 votes

#4 - Deuce Babylove 2: Electric Babydeuce

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/3/2013

Penny's mom, Dana, and Dave's dad, Big Dave, are in town visiting, and these two lovebirds are not only going strong, they've decided to adopt a baby together, prompting Penny and Dave to react the only way they know how - irrationally. Meanwhile, Brad and Jane decide to try to join an exclusive tennis club, but unfortunately Max is on the scent and they can't shake him...or Alex.

Directors: David Caspe
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She Got Game Night
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7.38
812 votes

#5 - She Got Game Night

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/12/2013

Brad and Jane host a couples game night with Penny, Pete, Max and Scotty and the competitiveness gets a little out of hand. Meanwhile Dave has a big decision to make on the career front, and Alex tries to help but they end up at a psychic instead.

Directors: Kyle Newacheck
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The Ex Factor
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7.41
665 votes

#6 - The Ex Factor

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/15/2013

When Ryan, Jane's ex, comes to town for a visit, Brad is surprised to learn that Ryan is a woman. Meanwhile Max gets a super cool new roommate, Chase, who immediately upgrades the apartment with expensive furniture and gadgets. The gang is in awe, but when Chase suddenly disappears, they start snooping into his private life.

Directors: Fred Goss
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You've Got Male
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7.42
1680 votes

#7 - You've Got Male

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/11/2011

A big chain coffee store becomes Alex's competition; Dave runs into his high school teacher.

Directors: Matt Shakman
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Baby Steps
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7.43
1525 votes

#8 - Baby Steps

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/5/2011

Alex's new T-shirts intended for children end up being a hit with with teenagers. Jane searches for the child she believes was conceived from an egg she donated years ago. Max starts working at Dave's food truck.

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Meet the Parrots
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7.43
1431 votes

#9 - Meet the Parrots

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/11/2012

Dave's father comes to town to introduce his new girlfriend, who turns out to be Penny's mother, Dana. Alex decides to adopt a pet parrot that turns out to be not so charming. Alex enlists Brad and Max's help, as she is convinced the Chinese restaurant next door is a front for a brothel.

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Boyz II Menorah
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7.44
1051 votes

#10 - Boyz II Menorah

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/13/2012

Max has become a hit on the Bar Mitzvah circuit as an energetic emcee and allows Brad to partner up with him, but not everything turns out kosher. Meanwhile Dave and Alex make an effort not to take their relationship for granted.

Directors: Eric Appel
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Blax, Snake, Home
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7.44
1566 votes

#11 - Blax, Snake, Home

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2011

Alex and Dave to decide that they should be honest with each other. Penny buys a new condo and declares that it's "The Year of Penny", the year where everything will start going her way. Max tries to find out why Brad hasn't been hanging out with him lately.

Directors: Anthony Russo
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P&P Romance Factory
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7.46
860 votes

#12 - P&P Romance Factory

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/4/2012

Penny meets a terrific new guy, Pete, but her frantic attempt to hide the fact that she's wearing a prescription helmet because of her concussion really limits their potential romance. Jane tries to break into the "boys' club" at the car dealership and enlists Brad to be her "trophy wife". Max and Dave's fist bump issues bring back painful childhood memories.

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The Shrink, the Dare, Her Date and Her Brother
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7.47
1490 votes

#13 - The Shrink, the Dare, Her Date and Her Brother

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/4/2012

Dave has a surprising reaction when his shrink starts dating Penny. Max and Jane's fight over a sweater leads to a strange competition, and Alex and Brad bond when they discover a shared interest.

Directors: Jeff Melman
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Fowl Play/Date
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7.49
857 votes

#14 - Fowl Play/Date

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/6/2013

After Brad and Penny accidentally break Alex's beloved childhood memento, they try to glue it back together which leads to an even worse situation. Meanwhile, Jane and Dave try a little too hard to find a match for Max.

Directors: Rob Greenberg
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More Like Stanksgiving
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7.49
919 votes

#15 - More Like Stanksgiving

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/20/2012

The gang celebrates Thanksgiving by watching a previously unaired episode of "Real World" they appeared in back in college, and, long after the fact, learn some shocking new dirt about one another.

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Barefoot Pedaler
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7.51
1425 votes

#16 - Barefoot Pedaler

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/18/2011

A concert outing goes awry.

Directors: Anthony Russo
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Sabado Free-Gante
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7.51
1031 votes

#17 - Sabado Free-Gante

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/30/2012

Dave and Alex's inability to commit to a new apartment proves to be quite a challenge for their real-estate agent, while Jane pulls out all the stops when she takes Penny car shopping. Later, Max shows out-of-work Brad how easy it is to spend a cashless Saturday in Chicago.

Directors: Stuart McDonald
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Lying Around
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7.52
1409 votes

#18 - Lying Around

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/2/2011

Brad discovers that Jane's old sorority sister is coming for a visit, so he lies and says he has a work retreat out of town, when he's actually on "staycation" in a fancy hotel in the city. Penny becomes jealous when Alex dates her former boyfriend Liam, and Max and Dave make a commercial to promote the "Steak Me Home Tonight" food truck.

Directors: Fred Savage
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Party of Six
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7.53
1273 votes

#19 - Party of Six

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/14/2012

After years of bad luck every time the gang celebrates Penny's birthday, the gang starts to believe the day is cursed.

Directors: Fred Goss
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Dave of the Dead
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7.54
1436 votes

#20 - Dave of the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/4/2011

Dave shocks everyone by quitting his job and plans to open a restaurant; Jane and Max face off in silly challenges; Penny is exhausted by trying to keep up with her new boyfriend's friends.

Directors: Randall Einhorn
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Un-sabotagable
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7.54
809 votes

#21 - Un-sabotagable

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/26/2013

Chase, the ex-roommate whose life Max ruined, says he'd like to take revenge and do the same thing to Max, but Max's life is so pathetic it's "un-sabotagable." Max vows to prove him wrong and asks Jane to help him get his act together. Meanwhile, Alex asks the rest of the gang for help when Dave challenges her to finally use her stockpile of Groupons.

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The Butterfly Effect Effect
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7.55
1411 votes

#22 - The Butterfly Effect Effect

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/22/2012

The friends wait for Brad and Jane's annual "Spring Smackdown," their yearly blowout of a domestic squabble, to let them know when Max will come out of hibernation and when winter will end.

Directors: Victor Nelli
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The St. Valentine's Day Maxssacre
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7.55
1205 votes

#23 - The St. Valentine's Day Maxssacre

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/8/2012

Penny has a new boyfriend she wants to dump and Dave is afraid his new girlfriend is about to dump him. Alex goes looking for a party in the sketchy part of town, and Brad's hopes for a perfect night out for Jane are dashed when a dental appointment goes terribly wrong. Max picks up a couple with his limo only to find that one of the passengers is Grant, the boyfriend he broke up with a year ago.

Directors: Joe Russo
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The Code War
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7.55
1415 votes

#24 - The Code War

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/16/2011

When Max's high school girlfriend Angie, the girl he dated before he realized he was gay, returns to town, Penny (who was Max's girlfriend in college) starts to feel jealous. Meanwhile, Alex starts to develop an unusual crush on Max. When Dave starts dating Angie, Max becomes angry and declares a "code war". Jane finds out that Brad has a "work wife", so she sets out to obtain a "work husband".

Directors: Rob Greenberg
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Pilot
star
7.56
2343 votes

#25 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/13/2011

After Alex leaves her fiance, Dave, at the altar, they struggle to maintain relationships with their mutual friends.

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