The BEST Episodes of It's Garry Shandling's Show
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 15, 2021
Groundbreaking and entirely self-aware comedy series featuring comedian Garry Shandling.
#1 - The Day Garry Moved In
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 10, 1986
Lovelorn Garry's new condo is robbed.
#2 - Grant Gets Broken
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 17, 1986
Garry baby-sits Pete and Jackie's son, Grant.
#3 - Garry Throws a Surprise Party
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 24, 1986
A birthday party nearly kills Garry's mother.
#4 - Foul Ball
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 1, 1986
Pete holds Grant's Cub Scout troop meeting @ Garry's house. They invite Garry to their Cub Scout outing, the Dodgers playing the New York Mets. At the ball game, Pete gets hit with a foul ball. So they left early after the 7th inning. When they arrived home, Grant turns on the sports report & the kids get angry because the Dodgers had a big bottom of the 9th to beat the Mets. Garry was angry that he missed an usherette dancing topless on top of the Dodger dugout! The Scouts razz Grant about his father's goof. At the next Scout meeting, Garry invited a broadcaster to the meeting. He shows the Scouts baseball greats make errors as well. Grant forgives his dad.
#5 - The Graduate
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 8, 1986
Garry is pursued by his mother's friend Mrs. Robinson.
#6 - It's Garry's Problem, But it's JoJo's Show
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 15, 1986
Nancy's friend causes Garry to ignore the show's contest winner.
#7 - Garry Met a Girl Named Maria
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 23, 1987
Garry weds Guatemalan Maria to save her from deportation.
#8 - Grant's Date
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 30, 1987
Grant's rebellious date falls for chaperon Garry.
#9 - Pete Has an Affair
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 6, 1987
Pete feels guilty after having an affair.
#10 - Fate
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 13, 1987
Garry tempts fate to foil a psychics prediction.
#11 - The Morning After
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 20, 1987
Everyone is angry at Garry about what happened at a party the night before. H uses his flash back machine to find out why.
#12 - Sarah
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 6, 1987
Garry's ex-girlfriend wants a platonic relationship.
#13 - Laffie
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 13, 1987
Garry adopts a collie he names Laffie.
#14 - Dial L for Laundry
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 20, 1987
Garry meets Sylvia in the laundry.
#15 - Dinner with Garry
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 3, 1987
Garry tries to fix his mother up with his Internist. The Shoemakers, Nancy, Garry, Garry's mother, and the Doctor all go dancing. After a little production number on the floor, his mother indicates she is having a wonderful time. Three days later, there hasn't been a call from the Doctor. Garry goes to the Doctor to find out why. The Doctor indicates he needs to wait a couple of years, to get over the death of his wife. We fast forward 2 years and the Doctor is ready to date again. The ballroom has turned into a disco and fashions have changed to turtle necks and bermuda shorts. Big Grant shows up, made that he's missed 2 years of baseball due to all the fast forwarding. But Grant is happy once he finds out he is dating Mary Lou Retton.
#16 - Force Boxman
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 10, 1987
Garry shows everyone the pilot for his new cop show. Red Button takes over the show for Garry.
#17 - Who's Poppa?
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 25, 1987
At Jackie's baby shower Pete questions whether he is the father.
#18 - No Baby, No Show
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 6, 1987
The baby is born.
#19 - The Fugitive
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 13, 1987
One of Garry's friends needs his help in running away from the law. They both find out that the long arm of the law is longer then they originally thought.
#20 - The Schumakers Go to Hollywood
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 20, 1987
Grant & Pete win a trip to Hollywood.
#21 - Nancy Gets Amnesia
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 27, 1987
Amnesiac Nancy develops a crush on Garry.
#22 - Angelica (1)
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 4, 1987
Garry appears on "Love Connection" and is matched up with a girl named Angelica.
#23 - Angelica (2)
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 11, 1987
Garry's second "Love Connection" date with Angelica doesn't go as well as the first.
#24 - It's Garry Shandling's Christmas Show
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 17, 1987
Garry has his first ever Christmas show with family and friends.
#25 - Killer Routine
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 8, 1988
Garry's monologue kills an audience member.