The BEST Episodes of I Just Want My Pants Back

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Network: MTV

Jason Strider and his friends grapple with dating, sex, and surviving as adults. They care more about hanging with each other, going to bars and hooking up than their entry level jobs, but when a one night stand steals Jason's heart and his pants, he begins a quest to get his beloved jeans back - and hopefully the girl - while growing up along the way.

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Safety Nets

#1 - Safety Nets

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 23, 2012

Jason still can’t find a job and is getting desperate for cash; Tina has a job, but is also broke due to irresponsible purchases, i.e., high-waisted skinny jeans. So broke in fact, she’s evicted from her apartment. Desperate for money, the pair makes a pact that they will not turn to their respective “safety nets” for help. Sticking to the promise, Tina enlists Stacey to play lawyer, but she’s disappointed when Jason punts entirely and instead chases a cute French girl who promises, “a different way to live.”

star 8.24
41 votes
Jerk or Dork

#2 - Jerk or Dork

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 5, 2012

Tina and Jason's big night out doesn't go as planned. Jason has a run-in with Jane and tries to find out what happened between them, while Tina worries that things are moving too quickly with Paul.

star 7.26
73 votes
Quid No Quo

#3 - Quid No Quo

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 29, 2012

Jason tries to impress his high-school crush; Tina goes on a romantic date with Paul; a tough semester has Eric questioning his future.

star 7.21
71 votes

#4 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 28, 2011

A slacker and his friends during their post-collegiate years.

star 7.20
108 votes
The Blackout

#5 - The Blackout

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 8, 2012

The crew heads to a party with Tina’s new friend, Ness, who has a crush Jason. On the way there, a citywide blackout occurs.

star 7.20
74 votes
Love Equation

#6 - Love Equation

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 15, 2012

Tina dates a nice guy for a change; Jason gives Ness a questionable birthday gift; Eric and Stacey are a little too honest with each other.

star 7.18
73 votes
Something's Wrong Down There

#7 - Something's Wrong Down There

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 23, 2012

Tina has a problem…down there. After being diagnosed in a cringe-worthy scene by almost-doctor friend Eric, she must visit her ex-boyfriends to tell them the burning news. Worst of all, she’ll have to go see Brett, which will permanently “off” their on-again, off-again, relationship. Jason finally finds work as a cleaning person, but when he starts hooking up with his sexy, older boss, he starts to wonder if he’s getting paid for more than just his housekeeping.

star 7.17
101 votes
Baby Monkeys

#8 - Baby Monkeys

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 2, 2012

Jason, egged on by his friends (and several beers), posts an ad looking for Jane on missed connections. Tina loses her license to mock him, when, while anxiously awaiting a text from Brett, she de-virginizes an intern. Stacey and Eric have new mattress sex on a mattress that turns out to be anything but new.

star 7.15
72 votes
Pecker Necklace

#9 - Pecker Necklace

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 16, 2012

Jason and Tina plan a wild night out, hoping it will end their string of bad luck, but Stacey’s bachelorette party and a needy drug dealer get in the way.

star 7.14
103 votes

#10 - Sextipated

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 22, 2012

Ness is visited by a former flame, prompting Jason to have doubts about their relationship. Meanwhile, Tina clashes with a photographer at work, and a lovelorn Bobby interrupts Stacey and Eric’s studious “lockdown mode.”

star 7.13
70 votes
A Piece Of Cake

#11 - A Piece Of Cake

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 1, 2012

Jason gets a job that requires him to dress up as a piece of cake and hand out flyers; Tina decides to confess her true feelings to Brett.

star 7.05
102 votes
Never Trust a Moonblower

#12 - Never Trust a Moonblower

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 9, 2012

Jason quits his job and hopes to network at a party hosted by James Franco; Tina questions whether she's ready to date Brett; Stacey and Eric find themselves in a foursome.

star 7.02
101 votes