The BEST Episodes of Important Things With Demetri Martin

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 13, 2020

Network: Comedy Central

Comedian Demetri Martin brings his comic variety to his very own sketch show. In each episode, Demetri uses jokes, his own hair, stand up comedy, animation and music to compile a sketch about a different "important thing."

Space

#1 - Space

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 9, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the Important Thing of Space

star 8.92
37 votes
Brains

#2 - Brains

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 25, 2009

Demetri uses mnemonics, the planets and "Dadz" to teach us the importance of "Brains"

star 8.34
71 votes
Strategy

#3 - Strategy

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 18, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the Important Thing of Strategy

star 8.22
9 votes
Safety

#4 - Safety

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 11, 2009

The importance of "Safety" is discussed with information on a retirement home, sex-ed in the 1200s and S&M.

star 8.11
9 votes
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Coolness

#5 - Coolness

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 18, 2009

A dating service, a pogo-stick pick-up attempt and making a lion in a sweater-vest help Demetri explain "Coolness".

star 8.10
39 votes
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Nature

#6 - Nature

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 2, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the Important Thing of Nature

star 8.00
5 votes
Power

#7 - Power

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 18, 2009

On this episode, Demetri discusses the importance of "Power" with sketches about fighting over a parking space, revenge and "Creedocide".

star 7.75
20 votes
Lines

#8 - Lines

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 25, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the Important Thing of Lines

star 7.71
7 votes
Timing

#9 - Timing

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 11, 2009

Demetri Martin's conceptual sketch-comedy show, which is augmented by stand-up, music and animation, begins with an exploration of "Timing" that includes a time-traveling gigolo and a bit about an ill-tempered actor featuring Amanda Peet.

star 7.68
28 votes
Chairs

#10 - Chairs

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 4, 2009

In this episode, "Chairs" are highlighted, with emphasis on selecting who you sit by, being over 40, and who is sitting in the bathroom stall.

star 7.63
70 votes
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Attention

#11 - Attention

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 4, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the Important Thing of Attention.

star 7.58
12 votes
2, Too

#12 - 2, Too

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 18, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the second part of the Important Thing of 2

star 7.22
37 votes
2

#13 - 2

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 11, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the Important Thing of 2

star 7.17
36 votes
Games

#14 - Games

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 25, 2009

This episode includes the invention of "Spin the Bottle", a new chess piece and Devon Cottonfield. Demetri Martin explains "Games".

star 7.00
5 votes
Ability

#15 - Ability

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 11, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the Important Thing of Ability

star 6.54
39 votes
Control

#16 - Control

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 16, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the Important Thing of Control

star 5.86
7 votes
Money

#17 - Money

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 25, 2010

The Important Thing discussed in this episode is the Important Thing of Money

star 5.85
66 votes