Home Movies

The BEST episodes of Home Movies

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

TV series about the life of Brendon Small, an eight-year-old visionary who, using his friends Jason and Melissa as actors, have managed to direct over a thousand homemade films. His parents are divorced, but it doesn't feel strange since so many other kids' parents are divorced. His friend Jason actually feels upset because his parents are still together. At school, he is taught soccer by his coach John McGuirk, or as he calls him, "that weird Irish guy".

Last Updated: 6/12/2022Network: Adult Swim
Share:
Those Bitches Tried to Cheat Me
star
9.41
39 votes

#1 - Those Bitches Tried to Cheat Me

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/7/2004

Jason falls for a fifth grader, but he can't get beyond that awkward, initial 'stalking'phase. He asks Brendon for help, but Brendon has bigger problems: after cheating on a test, he's being blackmailed by Jr. Adelberg, Walter and Perry. Melissa, feeling left out, helps Coach McGuirk cheat in traffic school.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Life Through a Fisheye Lens
star
8.55
47 votes

#2 - Life Through a Fisheye Lens

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/23/2001

Brendon believes a fisheye lens with save his stiffly written horror film, but his efforts to get one are frustrated by family cash-flow problems.

Watch Now:Amazon
Get Away From My Mom
star
8.51
127 votes

#3 - Get Away From My Mom

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/26/1999

Brendon learns the awful truth - that his mom is dating his soccer coach.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Time to Pay the Price
star
8.47
17 votes

#4 - Time to Pay the Price

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/10/2002

Brendon, Jason and Melissa get in BIG trouble at school and have to go to a 'scared straight'program at the local prison. Meanwhile, Paula stumbles across a huge pile of the kids' old movies and incredibly, she watches them. What's more, she discovers an odd motif that runs through every film.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
I Don't Do Well in Parent-Teacher Conferences
star
8.37
70 votes

#5 - I Don't Do Well in Parent-Teacher Conferences

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/3/1999

When Paula discovers that Brendon hasn't done any homework during the year, she is less than eager to attend a parent-teacher conference.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Psycho-Delicate
star
8.33
15 votes

#6 - Psycho-Delicate

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/15/2004

Brendon, Jason and Melissa try their hand at a Hitchcock-style thriller. They want to get into a film festival run by a local video store clerk. Coach McGuirk spends all his time at a diner, trying to woo a roller-skating waitress/actress named Fred. Meanwhile, Paula tries to get a refund from her hairdresser.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Definite Possible Murder
star
8.23
13 votes

#7 - Definite Possible Murder

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/21/2004

Brendon, laid-up in his room with a broken leg, thinks that the man who just moved in next door may be a murderer. McGuirk trains to become a bartender.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Stowaway
star
8.23
13 votes

#8 - Stowaway

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/24/2002

The kids decide to run away to Europe and become ex-patriot artists, but find their plan is a little lost at sea. Back home, McGuirk's car breaks down and he has no money to fix it. He asks Tom Wilsonberg, author of 'Starting Early: The New World of Corporate Kids,'for financial advice. Tom's answer? Gambling.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Wedding
star
8.18
17 votes

#9 - The Wedding

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/31/2002

The big day is here: Brendon's dad is marrying his girlfriend. A rash is slowly covering Brendon's body, but otherwise he's doing okay. Paula's friend Stephanie is in town for the wedding and takes a liking to Coach McGuirk.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Everybody's Entitled to My Opinion
star
8.15
20 votes

#10 - Everybody's Entitled to My Opinion

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/11/2003

Brendon begins writing reviews for a movie website called movie-winner-or-weiner.com. Jason and Melissa are excited because Brendon gets passes for all of them to see the premiere of 'All That Violence'. Meanwhile, Coach McGuirk wreaks havoc because he's finally got a friend 'on the inside'.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Director's Cut
star
8.13
78 votes

#11 - Director's Cut

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/2/2001

Jealousy is the order of the day when Brendon faces a creative rival and Coach McGuirk feels threatened by a likeable assistant coach.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Cho & Amy Lee
star
8.08
12 votes

#12 - Cho & Amy Lee

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/14/2004

When Brendon scores a lucky goal in a soccer game, he runs a foul of Cho, the best goalie in the league. Jason thinks Cho's a bully, Melissa thinks he's hot, but Brendon is caught up in the middle of doing nice things for people and changing their lives.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Guitarmageddon
star
8.08
74 votes

#13 - Guitarmageddon

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/27/2002

The kids ignore the fact that they have no musical experience or talent and decide to start a band, recording their first single, 'Freaky Outie.'At the same time, Duane enters a guitar contest where he will face his archrival, Jimmy Monet.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Identifying a Body
star
8.07
27 votes

#14 - Identifying a Body

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/13/2002

Brendon is doing a good job trying to raise money for the school walk-a-thon, but Coach McGuirk is doing a better job spending it. No worries! Coach's long-lost Uncle Pedro has died and left something for him in his will.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Honkey Magoo
star
8.00
14 votes

#15 - Honkey Magoo

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/29/2004

Life turns upside-down for Brendon, Jason and Melissa when they find a lost puppy, which Brendon names Honkey Magoo. The hyper puppy quickly runs out of friends after wrecking Paula's house, ruining the kids' movie, chasing off Mr. Lynch's cats and turning Jason's new parakeet against him.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Broken Dreams
star
8.00
15 votes

#16 - Broken Dreams

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/17/2002

In a suspicious coincidence, Melissa and Jason each break their arms. This may affect the current film in production, but Brendon is also worried that he is dumb, or at the very least, that Melissa is smarter than he is. Meanwhile, McGuirk wants desperately to become a lifeguard.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Law and Boarder
star
7.96
48 votes

#17 - Law and Boarder

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/7/2001

Faulted for a bike-riding accident, Brendon is ordered by the court to write an essay about breaking the law. The film he makes instead - a smear piece on the drivers who hit him - does not impress the judge.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Storm Warning
star
7.96
71 votes

#18 - Storm Warning

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/3/2002

Coach McGuirk tries to convince Paula to pose as his fiance while his sister visits. Meanwhile, Paula needs to get her novel to her agent before he goes on vacation. On the filmmaking front, the kids try to decide whether they want to make a mockumentary about making a movie or a mock, making-of-a-mockumentary movie or just a movie.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
It Was Supposed to Be Funny
star
7.94
54 votes

#19 - It Was Supposed to Be Funny

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/9/2001

Melissa is furious with Brendon after he takes artistic liberties with a documentary about her grandfather's life.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bye, Bye, Greasy
star
7.86
14 votes

#20 - Bye, Bye, Greasy

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/18/2004

Brendon is chosen to direct the school musical 'Bye Bye Greasy'. Everyone gets involved, including Fenton (lights), Paula (sets), Coach McGuirk (with a special incentive), and Shannon (the school bully who appreciates singing and dancing).

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Four's Company
star
7.85
46 votes

#21 - Four's Company

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/6/2002

Melissa gets a new French-accented boyfriend, and Brendon and Jason get jealous when her love life starts to interfere with their busy production schedule--and the casting of their Susan B. Anthony biopic. Meanwhile, Coach McGuirk transforms into to a social planner.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Renaissance
star
7.77
103 votes

#22 - Renaissance

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/13/2002

Brendon, Jason and Melissa are performing the musical 'King Arthur Meets Robin Hood'at a medieval fair organized by Mr. Lynch. Tensions soon arise between the fair and the sci-fi convention next door. Can Brendon bring peace to the warring factions? Also, can Coach McGuirk stay in character as a medieval blacksmith?

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
My Cheatin' Heart
star
7.69
13 votes

#23 - My Cheatin' Heart

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/20/2002

Brendon has trouble convincing Jason and Melissa to make their latest film backwards, a la 'Memento.' Meanwhile, Brendon is forced to work on his golf game after his dad pressures him into playing a round with an important client. Coach McGuirk gives Brendon some valuable golf advice: cheat.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon
Brendon's Choice
star
7.69
74 votes

#24 - Brendon's Choice

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/7/2001

After Brendon, Jason and Melissa win first prize in a local film festival, Channel 1 does a story on them; and an offhand remark by the reporter stirs Brendon's curiosity about his father.

Watch Now:Amazon
Bad Influences
star
7.68
53 votes

#25 - Bad Influences

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/18/2002

The camera does add 10 pounds, but so does bingeing on junk food. Brendon and Jason are gaining weight at an alarming rate, so in order break the 'fat-enabling'cycle, they decide never to see each other again.

Directors: Loren Bouchard
Watch Now:Amazon

Want to see the rest of the rankings?

Episode Ninja is a small business run by one person.
Pro memberships help fund servers and new feature development!