The BEST Episodes of High Maintenance (2016)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 1, 2020
Jump into the daily routines of a diverse group of New Yorkers and how they light things up. "The Guy" is a nameless pot deliveryman whose client base includes an eccentric group of characters with neuroses as diverse as the city.
#1 - Cycles
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 7, 2020
The Guy finds a lost canine. A new reporter at This American Life, Yara pitches a story about her parents' marriage and inadvertently strains her own relationship when her boyfriend Owen visits for their anniversary weekend. A singing telegram in a bad mood looks for some relief while crisscrossing the city on a crazed workday.
#2 - Derech
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 9, 2018
An ex-Hasidic man explores the world outside his sect as he connects with a writer who may have ulterior motives. A nightclub performer’s night out takes an unexpected turn. The Guy bonds with a driver when he finds himself in need of a lift.
#3 - Craig
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 27, 2019
After his bike is stolen, regular customer Marty consults The Guy, whose suggestion sends him down a surprising path. Bored with her mundane life, Darby finds ways to unnerve and bewilder strangers.
#4 - Cruise
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 17, 2019
Leonard, an acting teacher, contemplates moving back to New York. The Guy connects with old high-school friends Sarah and Brian, who are visiting the city under difficult circumstances.
#5 - Trick
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 14, 2020
The Guy, with new friend "Fomo" in tow, delivers to Matthew, a man looking for a connection who hires a new-to-the-business escort for the night. After bonding on set with a familiar face, intimacy coordinator Kym learns a surprising fact about her new love interest that threatens to derail their romance just as it's beginning.
#6 - Steve
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 23, 2018
Season finale. On the day of the eclipse, two couples head to the park and make new friends in the process. The Guy says some goodbyes and attempts to make a few life changes.
#8 - Globo
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 19, 2018
The Guy has a busier-than-usual day as New Yorkers react to world-changing news. The morning after a hookup, carefree hotel guests spend an indulgent day, unaware of what’s going on outside their door. With the world around him in disarray, a client’s roommate struggles to maintain his commitment to losing weight.
#9 - M.A.S.H.
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 20, 2019
While spending time away from the city in his RV, The Guy gets upsetting news, but makes an intriguing new connection. Cori, meanwhile, tries to adjust to a new reality without her friend.
#10 - Scromple
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 16, 2018
The Guy tries to de-stress when he ends up in an uncomfortable situation. A freelance brand strategist struggling with her latest assignment embarks on a desperate search for a weed fix.
#11 - Grandpa
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 30, 2016
When Chase and his sensitive yet fun-loving dog Gatsby move from the suburban Midwest to Queens, culture shock takes its toll – until they cross paths with Beth, a whimsical dog walker.
#12 - Selfie
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 14, 2016
Anja, a twentysomething aspiring writer who spends most of her time on social media, convinces The Guy to sit down for a one-on-one interview, but her social media addiction threatens to blow up the story. Former customer Heidi enlists The Guy’s help when she is confronted by her past.
#14 - Fagin
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 26, 2018
A couple visiting their daughter in Bushwick embraces the urban surroundings while dealing with a less-than-ideal rental that comes with an unwelcome roommate. The Guy delivers to Brenna and Molly’s all-female, politically-minded meetup, where things get dramatic fast.
#15 - Namaste
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 2, 2018
An industrious Brooklyn realtor endeavors to hustle her way to a new home. After winning an affordable-housing lottery, Candace and John face culture shock and notice a class divide when they move into their new apartment. The Guy considers his living situation.
#16 - Dongle
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 3, 2019
Oscar, a recent arrival from Puerto Rico, starts a construction job and develops a crush on a bodega worker. Sophia steps up when her family’s annual fireworks display hits a snag. The Guy and Lee attend a “Holidazzle” boat party, where they run into a familiar face.
#17 - Tick
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 7, 2016
Aging parents Joon and Wei navigate their son’s recent success and new lifestyle. The Guy delivers to Jim, a retired, former workaholic living downstairs from his neurotic daughter, Quinn, and her husband and baby.
#18 - Ghost
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 9, 2018
When a high-strung mother finds herself more involved in her college-aged daughter's life than her own, her husband turns to The Guy to get a prescription for her stress, not to mention their underwhelming sex life. After a routine delivery, The Guy's good deed helping out an elderly man turns into more than he bargained for.
#19 - Soup
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 3, 2020
Snowed-in flight attendants spend Christmas Eve together; The Guy is delayed on his way home for the holidays.
#20 - Blondie
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 3, 2019
Young Raymond tries his best to be useful on a day off from school. Barbie, a longtime New Yorker, must find a new place to live and becomes roommates with The Guy's nudist client, Arthur.
#21 - Museebat
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 23, 2016
Eesha, a young girl living with her aunt and uncle in Brooklyn, struggles to be a “normal college student,” despite her family’s religious values. The Guy delivers to Leo and Gigi, a jaded couple throwing an intimate gathering for Leo’s birthday – an event marked by accusations, recriminations and a troubling revelation.
#22 - Fingerbutt
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 24, 2019
When Mamie, a stylish septuagenarian, gets an unexpected offer to model in an ad campaign, she finds the experience makes her more self-conscious about her age. Meanwhile, a veterinarian suffering from depression decides to try microdosing mushrooms, with some advice from The Guy — but quickly builds up a tolerance.
#23 - Pay Day
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 17, 2019
Ayasha and Doc, a BDSM-inclined couple, decide to start trading sexual experiences for money in their relationship. After discovering he’s internationally known, The Guy pays a visit to a pair of summer-school teachers who have just begun an affair.
#24 - Hand
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 20, 2020
The Guy delivers to ASL interpreter Jordan, who lands in an uncomfortable situation on a job at a high-profile photo shoot. After Victor notices that his partner, Ellen, has a new habit, a secret blows up amid already simmering tensions in their relationship.
#25 - Adelante
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 13, 2020
Two former friends share an awkward ride, and The Guy has an interesting ride-share experience of his own. Meanwhile, when a patient asks her out on a date, dental hygienist, mother and caretaker Nora wonders if she can put her needs first for once.