The BEST Episodes of Hot in Cleveland

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 18, 2020

Network: TV Land

"Hot in Cleveland" revolves around three fabulous, eccentric, LA best friends of a certain age whose lives are changed forever when their plane unexpectedly lands in Cleveland and they soon rediscover themselves in this new "promised land."

I Hate Goodbyes

#1 - I Hate Goodbyes

Season 6 - Episode 24 - Aired Jun 3, 2015

Joy and Bob's wedding plans are derailed when they learn there is a baby available for adoption.

star 8.47
70 votes
Hot in Cleveland: Hot Damn!

#2 - Hot in Cleveland: Hot Damn!

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired May 27, 2015

The cast and crew discuss their favorite episodes, bloopers and behind-the-scenes moments.

star 8.44
119 votes
Love Is Blind

#3 - Love Is Blind

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 25, 2012

Victoria's daughter, Emmy, arrives for a visit with the news that she and Melanie's son, Will, are engaged. Meanwhile, Joy's blind boyfriend thinks she's 26; and Elka has a ball prank calling the New York Yankee's third baseman.

star 8.37
265 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Chris Marcil, Sam Johnson
Vegas Baby

#4 - Vegas Baby

Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired Jun 3, 2015

Joy and Bob's wedding plans are derailed when they learn there is a baby available for adoption.

star 8.30
90 votes
The Bachelors

#5 - The Bachelors

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 10, 2014

Every year, on their collective birthday, the women set each other up on blind dates.

star 8.09
119 votes
What's Behind the Door

#6 - What's Behind the Door

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired May 30, 2012

When Victoria wants to turn her cancelled soap opera into an app, she has to get the series creator on board. They enlist the cast, including the actor who played Honor St. Ravens ex-husband, to film a new episode picking up where the finale left off.

star 8.07
229 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Alex Herschlag
LeBron Is Le Gone

#7 - LeBron Is Le Gone

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 9, 2011

Melanie dates a basketball coach for the Cavaliers; Victoria takes a job as a local news personality; Joy gets engaged to a homeless man.

star 8.05
402 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Steve Joe
Unseparated at Birthdates

#8 - Unseparated at Birthdates

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 29, 2011

The ladies play matchmaker for each other for hit-and-miss date nights that include Melanie getting a holier-than-thou type; and Elka hiding her intelligence from a wealthy bachelor.

star 8.04
358 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Rachel Sweet
Corpse Bride

#9 - Corpse Bride

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 21, 2013

Melanie gets her dream engagement ring, but not the way she expected, Joy deals with mysterious family issues, and Victoria tests a new product from the Mrs. Ladypants line. Elka and Mamie test jokes for a Senior Center roast.

star 8.03
156 votes
One Thing or a Mother

#10 - One Thing or a Mother

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 28, 2011

The ladies host a dinner party to solve their dating dilemmas, which include Roy's mother's hatred of Elka, Victoria's hand-model boyfriend and Melanie's boyfriend's resemblance to Winnie the Pooh.

star 8.03
348 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Sebastian Jones
I Love Lucci (1)

#11 - I Love Lucci (1)

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 16, 2011

Victoria books an appearance on All My Children, and Melanie uses the opportunity to return to Los Angeles to sell her house.

star 8.02
460 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Anne Flett-Giordano, Chuck Ranberg
Life with Lucci

#12 - Life with Lucci

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 1, 2012

Victoria's enemy Susan Lucci comes looking for support after the cancellation of "All My Children," but Victoria warns her friends that the soap star is not to be trusted. Meanwhile, Elka talks hoops with Baron Davis of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers.

star 8.01
294 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Anne Flett-Giordano, Chuck Ranberg
Who's Your Mama?

#13 - Who's Your Mama?

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 23, 2010

Joy tries to take advantage of her newfound appeal in Cleveland by dating a much younger man, but her new relationship ends up exposing an old secret. Meanwhile, Melanie encourages Elka to date again by helping her decide between a bevy of men. Victoria gets hooked on Big N Easy, where she goes for the savings and stays for so much more.

star 8.01
671 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Suzanne Martin
Arch Enemies

#14 - Arch Enemies

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 3, 2011

Victoria and Joy make a plan to get revenge on Victoria's nemesis; Elka has a surprising revelation.

star 8.00
332 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Rachel Sweet
Dancing Queens

#15 - Dancing Queens

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 20, 2011

The ladies go dancing to burn the Cleveland pounds; Vicoria catches Leandro's eye; Elka dukes it out with an old rival.

star 8.00
335 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Eric Zicklin
Tornado

#16 - Tornado

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 18, 2010

When a tornado threatens to hit Cleveland, the ladies find way more than just shelter in Elka's secret storm cellar.

star 8.00
460 votes
Directors: Gil Junger
Writers: Vanessa McCarthy
Blow Outs

#17 - Blow Outs

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired Jun 6, 2012

When Melanie's hair blow out lasts unusually long, Joy and Victoria demand to know who's blowing her. When Melanie tries to keep it a secret from them, tensions arise amongst our ladies and the two rival hairdressers at Elka's favorite salon.

star 7.99
235 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Sebastian Jones
The Man that Got Away

#18 - The Man that Got Away

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 4, 2013

It's the big day of Victoria's wedding to incarcerated movie star Emmet Lawson. Elka helps Joy reunite with her baby daddy, who she hasn't seen in thirty two years.

star 7.98
94 votes
Everything Goes Better with Vampires

#19 - Everything Goes Better with Vampires

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 28, 2012

Melanie dates a professor who makes her feel dumb; Victoria wants to get rid of the housekeeper; Elka's frustrated by her writing partner; Joy goes out with a guy she thinks is Rick Springfield.

star 7.96
319 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Anne Flett-Giordano, Chuck Ranberg
Cruel Shoes

#20 - Cruel Shoes

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 18, 2012

Victoria tries designing shoes and uses Melanie and Joy as runway models, but Elka is more anxious to see the latest in tracksuits. Meanwhile, Joy dates a man who lives life to the fullest.

star 7.96
287 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Sebastian Jones
Storage Wars

#21 - Storage Wars

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 16, 2012

An abandoned storage unit up for bid contains an important historical artifact that calls for Artie Firestone's expertise. Meanwhile, Joy befriends a truck driver and learns how to operate a CB.

star 7.95
262 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Chris Marcil, Sam Johnson
The Play's the Thing

#22 - The Play's the Thing

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 4, 2010

Victoria lends her acting expertise to a high school's production of "Romeo and Juliet"; Melanie's new romance causes a rift with Joy; Elka crashes funerals.

star 7.94
461 votes
Directors: Gil Junger
Writers: Chris Marcil, Sam Johnson
By George, I Think He's Got It!

#23 - By George, I Think He's Got It!

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 25, 2012

Elka's twin sister returns for a visit; Joy accepts a proposal from her terminally ill boyfriend; a billionaire wants a makeover from Melanie and Victoria to make him attractive to women.

star 7.94
259 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Rachel Sweet
Rubber Ball

#24 - Rubber Ball

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 21, 2012

When Melanie, Joy, and Victoria try to join a prestigious Cleveland country club, they discover that Elka has a long history with the clubs president and he's bent on revenge.

star 7.94
233 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: Sebastian Jones
Too Hot for TV

#25 - Too Hot for TV

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 10, 2011

A look at memorable clips from the show's second season.

star 7.93
229 votes