The BEST Episodes of Imaginary Mary

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 12, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

Alice has her life turned upside-down when she ‘stupidly’ falls for the love of her life Ben - an adorable, quick-witted divorced father with three kids. But when she ignores her fears of commitment and her ability to mother, Imaginary Mary, her childhood invention, comes back to life to express Alice’s deepest fears and add more chaos to the situation.

Sleep Over

#1 - Sleep Over

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 30, 2017

Alice is ready to sleep over at Ben's when his kids are in the house, but Ben worries the nightly rituals will put her off; when Alice gets rattled, she gets Mary's help in an attempt to fix the situation.

star 7.82
227 votes
Last Dance with Mary

#2 - Last Dance with Mary

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 16, 2017

When the kids donate the shoes Ben hid the engagement ring in to a charity drive, Alice worries the delay in his proposal is due to his cold feet.

star 7.76
259 votes
Alice the Mole

#3 - Alice the Mole

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 2, 2017

As Alice struggles to connect with Dora, she faces a dilemma of whether or not she should play the role of parent or friend. Mary is sure she has the right answer while Ben has his own agenda to have Alice be his personal mole. Meanwhile, Andy's own unique identity is challenged when the one place where he feels cool is taken from him when Bunny tags along.

star 7.69
300 votes
The Mom Seal

#4 - The Mom Seal

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 4, 2017

Ben asks Alice to help him with her first mom-like task: picking up Bunny from dance class, causing Mary to discovers the simplest parental tasks are fraught with difficulty. Later: Ben is disappointed to learn Alice can't help with the kids anymore, but things change when Andy enlists Alice's help to overcome his fear of taking a driving test.

star 7.62
522 votes
Directors: Shawn Levy
Writers: Sarah Haskins;Emily Halpern
In a World Where Worlds Collide

#5 - In a World Where Worlds Collide

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 25, 2017

Alice wants to meet Ben's friends, but Ben is hesitant. Later: he makes a startling admission after devising a plan to impress her.

star 7.56
331 votes
The Ex X Factor

#6 - The Ex X Factor

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 9, 2017

Ben's divorce has been smooth sailing, but it hits rocky waters when his ex-wife, Renee, finally meets Alice. Renee doesn't believe Alice is a good influence on Dora, Andy and Bunny, so Alice goes overboard to prove her wrong. Meanwhile, Andy and Dora fake being sick at school and devise a plan.

star 7.55
241 votes
The Parent-y Trap

#7 - The Parent-y Trap

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 11, 2017

Andy considers auditioning for the school musical, so Alice gets really involved and learns the emotional highs and lows of being a parent. Meanwhile, Dora creates her own feminist musical when she doesn't like the underlying message of Andy's show.

star 7.54
397 votes
Directors: Shawn Levy
Writers: Margee Magee

#8 - Prom-Com

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 18, 2017

Andy has a hard time finding a prom date while Dora keeps turning away a guy who persistently asks her, but Alice tries to convince her to go. Meanwhile, Ben struggles to deal with kids growing up and tries to scare away Dora's date.

star 7.53
330 votes

#9 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 29, 2017

Alice falls in love with a divorced dad but she then learns that he has 3 kids. Alice becomes consumed by her fears and contemplates giving up until her old childhood imaginary friend, Mary, comes back.

star 7.17
705 votes
Directors: Shawn Levy
Writers: Adam F. Goldberg, David Guarascio