How To with John Wilson

The BEST episodes of How To with John Wilson

Every episode of How To with John Wilson ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of How To with John Wilson!

In a uniquely hilarious odyssey of self-discovery and cultural observation, an anxious New Yorker who attempts to give everyday advice while dealing with his own personal issues.

Last Updated: 8/6/2022Network: HBO
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How To Cook The Perfect Risotto
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8.17
134 votes

#1 - How To Cook The Perfect Risotto

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/27/2020

To thank his elderly landlord for all the times she has cooked and cleaned for him, John attempts to make her favorite dish.

Directors: John Wilson
How To Appreciate Wine
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7.97
97 votes

#2 - How To Appreciate Wine

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/3/2021

When confronted by the overwhelming and mysterious world of wine, John attempts to master his senses and make informed choices.

Directors: John Wilson
How To Invest in Real Estate
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7.90
106 votes

#3 - How To Invest in Real Estate

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/26/2021

After renting the same apartment for years, John contemplates an unexpected opportunity to become a homeowner.

Directors: John Wilson
How To Improve Your Memory
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7.81
143 votes

#4 - How To Improve Your Memory

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/6/2020

John Wilson taps into his “Memory Palace” for an unforgettable exploration into our ability – or inability – to remember things.

Directors: John Wilson
How To Be Spontaneous
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7.79
96 votes

#5 - How To Be Spontaneous

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/31/2021

Though determined to let fate be his guide, John’s attempt at spontaneity doesn’t go as planned.

Directors: John Wilson
How To Cover Your Furniture
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7.77
132 votes

#6 - How To Cover Your Furniture

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/13/2020

While trying to live peacefully with his furniture destroying cat, John Wilson explores the challenges of keeping an object in pristine condition.

Directors: John Wilson
How To Throw Out Your Batteries
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7.74
93 votes

#7 - How To Throw Out Your Batteries

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/17/2021

Seeking a solution to the universal conundrum of battery disposal, John ponders the value of things we hold onto – and what we throw away.

Directors: John Wilson
How To Find a Spot
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7.70
93 votes

#8 - How To Find a Spot

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/10/2021

John reflects on the competitive and complex process of parking in NYC, where the possibilities opened by having a car comes with a catch.

Directors: John Wilson
How To Put Up Scaffolding
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7.68
151 votes

#9 - How To Put Up Scaffolding

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/30/2020

John Wilson offers a unique history of New York’s hideous yet sprawling network of overhead “protection,” otherwise known as scaffolding – and contemplates what it might take to reduce its nearly 300-mile eyesore presently overtaking the city.

Directors: John Wilson
How To Split the Check
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7.61
125 votes

#10 - How To Split the Check

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/20/2020

John Wilson attempts to make sense of the intricacies – and fairness practices – behind the complex art of splitting the check.

Directors: John Wilson
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How To Make Small Talk
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7.56
222 votes

#11 - How To Make Small Talk

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/23/2020

John Wilson reflects on the delicate balancing act of making – and safely redirecting – casual conversation, highlighting the rewards and risks of small talk.

Directors: John Wilson
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How To Remember Your Dreams
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7.46
87 votes

#12 - How To Remember Your Dreams

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/24/2021

After years of rooting his life in non-fiction, John drifts from the world of rational thought in hopes of finally remembering his dreams.

Directors: John Wilson

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