The BEST Episodes of Home Town

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: HGTV

Erin and Ben Napier love their small Mississippi hometown, especially the old historical houses. Using found materials and old textiles, they're keeping the character of these classic homes but giving them modern and affordable updates. From Erin's imaginative hand sketches to Ben's custom handiwork, this couple is bringing homes back to life and making sure their small town's future is as bright as its past.

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A Southern Dream

#1 - A Southern Dream

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 6, 2020

A woman inherits her mom's house after she passes away, but it's far too small for her growing family. Ben and Erin come up with an ambitious plan to double the size of the house, adding a master suite and two additional bedrooms upstairs.

star 9.18
11 votes
The Sky's the Limit

#2 - The Sky's the Limit

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 16, 2020

A man who has always moved around and loves to travel and meet new people is looking for a large home. Ben and Erin can't believe their luck when he gives them a limitless budget to design a gorgeous retreat with a Spanish-style kitchen and master suite.

star 8.75
28 votes
Family Values

#3 - Family Values

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 11, 2021

Ben’s baby brother Jesse and his wife Lauren are buying their first house, and the Napiers are there to guide them every step of the way. Using their love of eclectic style and bold colors, Ben and Erin create a fun-filled home ready for new memories.

star 8.71
21 votes
A House with History

#4 - A House with History

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 23, 2020

Jay and Rhonda are professors interested in historic preservation, and now they're looking for an old home of their own. Erin and Ben revive a 1920s craftsman cottage that stays true to its character, including original woodwork.

star 8.68
22 votes
Small Town Charm

#5 - Small Town Charm

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 1, 2017

Ben and Erin create a charming European-style home for a military couple.

star 8.64
11 votes
The Cafe House

#6 - The Cafe House

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired May 25, 2020

Young restaurateur brothers want to open a cafe near downtown with an apartment on the property. Ben and Erin give their choice a functioning cafe kitchen, beautiful cafe dining rooms and an incredibly efficient home.

star 8.62
21 votes
All in the Family

#7 - All in the Family

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 14, 2021

All in the Family Erin's uncle, Danny, likes to go big when it comes to restoring old houses, and he's not concerned about the budget. Together with his son, Jim, Ben and Erin try to convince him that bigger ...

star 8.57
23 votes
Sweet Home Laurel

#8 - Sweet Home Laurel

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 4, 2019

A Laurel, MS, native is ready to plant roots in the place her family has called home for generations. With her all-in budget of $100,000, Erin and Ben create a beautiful transformation that includes a quaint home office and a master bedroom and bathroom fit for a queen.

star 8.56
32 votes
A Second Chance

#9 - A Second Chance

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 2, 2020

The home Ben and Erin renovated for Actor Richard Jones and his wife, Nancy, to lease to local resident is destroyed by a tornado. Ben and Erin fix the damage and re-imagine the owners favorite colors and new backyard.

star 8.53
17 votes
Country Singer Moves From The Big City to a Small Town

#10 - Country Singer Moves From The Big City to a Small Town

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 8, 2017

After living in Nashville for the last 15 years, this country music singer is looking to put down roots in small town Mississippi. She has set her budget and has provided Ben and Erin with a wish list that includes a historic home with a space for entertaining and a spa-like master bath. She's presented with two homes: a classic craftsman bungalow with a large but rough backyard and a large dated house with no kitchen. Ben and Erin deliver a stunning home that includes a manicured outdoor entertainment space and a luxury spa master bath.

star 8.50
6 votes
Restoring a Craftsman

#11 - Restoring a Craftsman

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 17, 2020

A couple from Alabama is excited to settle down in a small town for the next phase of their lives. Ben and Erin help them choose a forever home and give it a historic renovation complete with a gorgeous master suite, custom kitchen and screened-in porch.

star 8.44
27 votes
An Old Familiar Place

#12 - An Old Familiar Place

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 11, 2019

After being away for 30 years, a woman dreams of retiring in the small town where she has fond memories of her childhood. With her all-in budget of $120,000, Erin designs an elegant, airy home while Ben creates some unique builds including a laundry chute and a custom screen door.

star 8.42
31 votes
Can This House Be Saved?

#13 - Can This House Be Saved?

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 9, 2020

When she turned 18, a young woman inherited her family home that had been sitting abandoned for years. Now 21, she comes to Ben and Erin to see if the house can be saved with her $120,000 budget or if her money is better spent on another property.

star 8.39
33 votes
Retreat Yourself

#14 - Retreat Yourself

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 21, 2021

Angie took a huge leap of faith when she quit her New York job to work as a producer on Home Town. After falling in love with Laurel, Mississippi, she's ready to make it her permanent address, and Ben and Erin help their boss find her dream home.

star 8.39
23 votes
Woodland Wonderland

#15 - Woodland Wonderland

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 7, 2021

Ben and Erin mix natural whimsy and Southern charm for a storybook home.

star 8.30
23 votes
Inspired by the Sea

#16 - Inspired by the Sea

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 10, 2020

A woman who has been renting for years is ready to buy a home, and her wish list includes a master bathroom with a big bathtub. Ben and Erin capitalize on the charm of the house and design a Nantucket-inspired kitchen and a stunning master suite.

star 8.30
30 votes
Moving to Main Street

#17 - Moving to Main Street

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 8, 2019

A woman wants to downsize and move into town to be closer to friends and work; she hopes to find a small home with a maintenance-free yard, a master bathroom and space for her son; Ben and Erin give the house she chooses a colorful makeover.

star 8.25
36 votes
Design for Living

#18 - Design for Living

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 28, 2021

An interior designer wants to buy a starter home in Laurel; Ben and Erin are up for the challenge; whether she picks the quaint cottage or the former rental; Erin is excited to flex her design muscles with a modern style her colleague loves.

star 8.20
15 votes
Putting Down Roots

#19 - Putting Down Roots

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 1, 2019

After falling in love with the small-town energy and hospitality, a couple recently recruited by the local hospital looks for a place to live as they start their new jobs as doctors; their wish list includes a historic home and a place to entertain.

star 8.14
35 votes
Termite Terror

#20 - Termite Terror

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 30, 2020

A school teacher misses small town life and looks to make a fresh start in a historic home. Ben and Erin come up with big plans to update her home, but they encounter an unexpected problem that could derail the entire renovation.

star 8.14
21 votes
A Town to Call Home

#21 - A Town to Call Home

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 27, 2017

Kristen dreams of watching her kids grow up in a small town like she did, but as a military family, they are always on the move. Now that husband Kelvin is close to retirement, they've decided to settle down so their young children have a place to call home. Kelvin and Kristen's all-in budget is $250,000, so Ben and Erin show the couple two family-friendly homes: a big, old charmer that's a lot of house, and a character-rich Craftsman with a lower price but a longer "to do" list. Ben and Erin create the ultimate family home including a study area, play space and stunning new kitchen with a unique bowling alley countertop.

star 8.13
38 votes
The Littlest House

#22 - The Littlest House

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 27, 2020

A business owner that's been living with her mom is ready to find a place she can call her own. With an all-in budget of $100,000, she's looking for a small home with a porch. Ben and Erin transform the house using breathtaking Americana charm.

star 8.10
29 votes
Leaving the Nest

#23 - Leaving the Nest

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 4, 2019

Newlyweds are ready to move out of a parents' garage apartment and into their first home together. With an all-in budget, these two local artists hope to find a house with a master suite, large open kitchen and plenty of room for entertaining. Ben and Erin show them three unique homes with a variety of amenities hoping to help them make their decision. Once a home has been chosen, Ben and Erin design a luxury open-concept kitchen and deluxe master suite for it that leaves the happy couple speechless.

star 8.10
30 votes
From the Big Apple to the Little Catfish

#24 - From the Big Apple to the Little Catfish

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 24, 2021

A surgeon and his wife are moving to Mississippi from New York City, and their all-in budget goes a long way; Ben and Erin pay homage to the historic property's original elements to design a charming family home.

star 8.10
20 votes
Thanks for the Memories

#25 - Thanks for the Memories

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 4, 2021

With their daughters leaving the nest, a couple must decide between renovating their high-maintenance home or moving into a clean slate. Ben and Erin aim to mark everything off their wish list and save Laurel's first family of hospitality's reputation.

star 8.10
20 votes