The BEST Episodes of In the House

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2021

Network: UPN

In the House centered around Marion Hill, an ex-professional football player facing a career-ending injury and reluctantly agrees to become a care-giver to a recently divorced mother of two as she starts a new career. At the start of the third season, his tenant Jackie moves back East with her son Austin, leaving Marion to serve as a guardian to her outspoken 18-year-old daughter Tiffany. Also, Marion begins to run a sports health clinic with two unpredictable partners - Tonia, an outlandish physical therapist and the egocentric Dr. Maxwell Stanton. Head Editor: drazelle1 Seasons 1-2 on NBC Season 3-4 on UPN Season 5 on NBC (last 6 eps)

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Sister Act: the Episode

#1 - Sister Act: the Episode

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 6, 1995

Jackie's adventurous sister takes her, Marion and Clayton on a wild, wild trip.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Greg Antonacci
Writers: Bill Boulware
Working Overtime (2)

#2 - Working Overtime (2)

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 2, 1998

Marion wants to get Blake out from under Eddie's bad influence.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Madeline Cripe
Writers: Cynthia R. Harris, Raynelle Swilling
My Pest Friend's Wedding

#3 - My Pest Friend's Wedding

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 7, 1998

Mercedes and Maxwell's marriage is jeopardized when their parents bicker on their wedding day. Meanwhile, Marion considers popping the question to Natalie.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Ted Lange
Writers: Gary Hardwick
Getting to Know You

#4 - Getting to Know You

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 10, 1995

When Jackie Warren's husband goes through a mid-life crisis and announces that he is having an affair, she decides to make a new life for herself. Once a wealthy socialite, she enters the work force for the first time and gets her own place to live. Jackie squeezes into a less-than-lavish but charming house owned by former football player Marion Hill, whose stellar career was ruined by a freak accident. To cover expenses while he trains for a comeback, he moves into the apartment above his garage and rents his main house to Jackie and her two children. The kitchen becomes common ground for the tenants and their landlord. With only two years of law school as her experience, Jackie is hired as a legal assistant by Heather Comstock, a young no-nonsense power attorney. While she's working, Jackie must find someone to take care of her children. Despite her misgivings about Marion, Jackie's overly dramatic teenaged daughter Tiffany and her brainy young son Austin convince her to give him a c

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Winifred Hervey
Bury the Hatchet

#5 - Bury the Hatchet

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 16, 1996

Marion helps an obnoxious football player facing a career-ending injury. Meanwhile, Tiffany convinces Tonia to flirt with a client.

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Peter Baldwin
Writers: Gary Hardwick
Fore Armed

#6 - Fore Armed

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 28, 1997

Marion and Maxwell organize a celebrity miniature-golf tournament.

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Madeline Cripe
Writers: Michelle Jones
Say Anything

#7 - Say Anything

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 12, 1998

After a breakup, Marion is sued for damages over the ""little lies"" he uttered during the relationship.

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Teri Schaffer Hicks
The Lost Weekend <i>(a.k.a. The Last Weekend)</i>

#8 - The Lost Weekend <i>(a.k.a. The Last Weekend)</i>

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 8, 1995

Austin persuades Jackie to continue the family tradition of visiting their mountain cabin at the beginning of the spring season. But when Jackie's car breaks down, Marion must drive them. Their plans are thrown into further turmoil by Jackie's ex-husband Milton, who brought his new young bride to the cabin for a romantic weekend.

star 8.00
2 votes
Dog Catchers

#9 - Dog Catchers

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 18, 1995

Marion and his friend Carlton Banks discover that a boy is dating both Tiffany and Carlton's little sister, Ashley, at the same time, so they decide to teach the duplicitous guy a lesson in respect.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Gil Junger
Writers: Bill Boulware
Nanna Don't Play

#10 - Nanna Don't Play

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 13, 1995

Milton begs Jackie to pretend that the house is their happy home for his visiting grandmother, but Marion isn't too happy when Nanna begins to give him orders. Elsewhere, Marion's idea to throw his old friend Darryl a bachelor party lands Darryl in hot water with his bride-to-be.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Terri McCoy
Writers: Walter Allen Bennett Jr.
Christmas Party

#11 - Christmas Party

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 11, 1995

Tiffany and Austin want to bring the family together for Christmas, and that includes a visit from their great-grandparents.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Asaad Kelada
Writers: Winifred Hervey
Come Back, Kid

#12 - Come Back, Kid

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 8, 1996

Marion's professional football comeback means it's time for Jackie to start thinking about moving out.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Paul Miller
Writers: Danny Smith (IV)
Love on a One-Way Street

#13 - Love on a One-Way Street

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 22, 1996

While giving Tiffany driving lessons, Marion crashes into a vehicle driven by a policewoman named Alex who he falls in love with.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Asaad Kelada
Writers: Bill Boulware
Home Again

#14 - Home Again

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 22, 1996

Jackie is promoted to the New York office, which means Marion is short one tenant. Enter Tonia.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Asaad Kelada
Writers: Ben Montanio, Vince Cheung
Close Encounters of the Worst Kind

#15 - Close Encounters of the Worst Kind

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired May 6, 1996

Marion feels like he's moved on emotionally from his college pals; new neighbor Tonia reports seeing an alien; Tiffany has a date.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Asaad Kelada
Writers: Katie Ford
Hoop Screams

#16 - Hoop Screams

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired May 13, 1996

When Marion coordinates a charity basketball tournament, Jackie and Tonia organize a team to challenge Marion, whose teammates include a tall, athletic postman. Sportscaster Fred Roggin and former professional basketball player Reggie Theus provide play-by-play coverage for a live television broadcast. Meanwhile, when Jackie's ex-husband Milton expresses concern that Marion has more of a positive influence on Austin than he does, Marion allows Milton to coach the basketball team. However, Milton's efforts only embarrass Austin. Also, Jackie is concerned when Tiffany dates a young rap musician who influences her language and wardrobe.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Asaad Kelada
Writers: Walter Allen Bennett Jr.
I Only Have You for Eyes

#17 - I Only Have You for Eyes

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 9, 1996

Overwhelmed by Tonia's demands on their time, Marion and Maxwell conspire to get themselves off her daily social calendar by fixing her up with Gary, the water delivery man. But when the first date lands him in the emergency room, the guys have trouble convincing Gary to go out with Tonia a second time. With the promise to 100 free gym hours sweetening the pot, Gary agrees to see Tonia again, and Marion and Maxwell decide to go along to make sure things go smoothly. But Tonia is on to their plan and has one of her own.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Peter Baldwin
Writers: Michelle Jones
Maxwell Said Knock You Out

#18 - Maxwell Said Knock You Out

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 23, 1996

Heated competition between Marion and Maxwell results in L.A. Lakers, Eddie Jones, a prospective client, being knocked out cold.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Madeline Cripe
Writers: Art Everett
This is a Test

#19 - This is a Test

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 18, 1996

Maxwell's girlfriend Shanna is more interested in her dog than in him. Marion crams for a physical therapist certification exam.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Ellen L. Fogle, Rob Edwards
You're the One

#20 - You're the One

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 3, 1997

Marion welcomes Evander Holyfield into his home as the two prepare for a banquet honoring Marion at which they hope to get a big donation for a children's charity. Unfortunately, eternal trouble makers Tonia and Max manage to get invited to the event as well. Meanwhile, Tiffany learns that she may lose her bid for homecoming queen because she scored high on here advanced placement test.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Andrew Tsao
Writers: Ellen L. Fogle
Marion Strikes Back

#21 - Marion Strikes Back

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 17, 1997

Marion shows that he's free of his attraction to Amber by dating a woman from a company making a commercial for the clinic.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Andrew Tsao
Writers: Cynthia R. Harris, Raynelle Swilling
Cliffhanger

#22 - Cliffhanger

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 19, 1997

Tonia and Maxwell challenge Marion to tackle his acrophobia by rock climbing. Meanwhile, Carl escorts Tiffany to her senior prom after a major conflict occurs.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Art Everett
The Second Coming of Marion Hill

#23 - The Second Coming of Marion Hill

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 15, 1997

Marion makes a brief appearance during Tonia's meeting with an ad agency, and lands an underwear-modeling gig. Meanwhile, Tiffany decides to move out.

star 8.00
1 votes
Cruise (1)

#24 - Cruise (1)

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 22, 1997

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Bob Burris, Michael Ware
Cruise (2)

#25 - Cruise (2)

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 29, 1997

Marion and Maxwell's on-shore escapade continues, while out-at-sea, Mercedes frets that Maxwell has ditched her.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Michelle Jones