The BEST Episodes of Home Movies
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 6, 2019
Network: Adult Swim
TV series about the life of Brendon Small, an eight-year-old visionary who, using his friends Jason and Mellisa 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 McGirk, or as he calls him, "that weird Irish guy".
#1 - Those Bitches Tried to Cheat Me
Season 4 - Episode 9
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.
#2 - Psycho-Delicate
Season 4 - Episode 6
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.
#3 - Life Through a Fisheye Lens
Season 1 - Episode 9
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.
#4 - Cho & Amy Lee
Season 4 - Episode 10
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.
#5 - Get Away From My Mom
Season 1 - Episode 1
Brendon learns the awful truth - that his mom is dating his soccer coach.
#6 - Coffins & Cradles
Season 3 - Episode 13
The kids are preparing for Halloween, Linda (Brendon's new stepmother) is preparing to have a baby, and Coach McGuirk is preparing to have the romantic night of his life. Despite all this, no one is prepared when things start to go wrong.
#7 - I Don't Do Well in Parent-Teacher Conferences
Season 1 - Episode 2
When Paula discovers that Brendon hasn't done any homework during the year, she is less than eager to attend a parent-teacher conference.
#8 - Definite Possible Murder
Season 4 - Episode 11
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.
#9 - Time to Pay the Price
Season 3 - Episode 10
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.
#10 - Everybody's Entitled to My Opinion
Season 4 - Episode 1
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'.
#11 - Stowaway
Season 3 - Episode 12
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.
#12 - Identifying a Body
Season 2 - Episode 2
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.
#13 - Honkey Magoo
Season 4 - Episode 8
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.
#14 - My Cheatin' Heart
Season 3 - Episode 7
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.
#15 - The Wedding
Season 2 - Episode 13
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.
#16 - Broken Dreams
Season 3 - Episode 11
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.
#17 - Guitarmageddon
Season 3 - Episode 8
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.
#18 - Director's Cut
Season 1 - Episode 6
Jealousy is the order of the day when Brendon faces a creative rival and Coach McGuirk feels threatened by a likeable assistant coach.
#19 - It Was Supposed to Be Funny
Season 1 - Episode 7
Melissa is furious with Brendon after he takes artistic liberties with a documentary about her grandfather's life.
#20 - Law and Boarder
Season 1 - Episode 12
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.
#21 - Bye, Bye, Greasy
Season 4 - Episode 3
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).
#22 - Storm Warning
Season 3 - Episode 9
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.
#23 - Four's Company
Season 3 - Episode 5
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.
#24 - Renaissance
Season 3 - Episode 6
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?
#25 - Brendon's Choice
Season 1 - Episode 13
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.