The BEST episodes of John from Cincinnati

Every episode of John from Cincinnati ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of John from Cincinnati!

In Imperial Beach, California, the dysfunctional Yost family intersects with two new arrivals to the community: a dim-but-wealthy surfing enthusiast, and a man spurned by the Yosts years ago.

Last Updated: 2/20/2023Network:HBO
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His Visit: Day Nine
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8.00
36 votes

#1 - His Visit: Day Nine

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/12/2007

In the first-season finale, Butchie and Kai have a joyous revelation; and Imperial Beach plays host to a makeshift parade.

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His Visit: Day One
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7.87
47 votes

#2 - His Visit: Day One

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/10/2007

We meet Mitch Yost once a legendary surfer, but now a lonely figure. He has a son Butchie who used to be extraordinary surfer, but now a drug addict junkie, and a 13-year-old grandson Shaun, who may be the next big surfer. As Mitch rinses off by his station wagon; he levitates, and thinks he's having a hallucination. A stranger named John arrives at the Snug Harbor Motel; police arrest Cissy for getting snippy with a megastore employee; Shaun and Bill take a detour on the way to a surfing event.

Directors: Mark Tinker
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His Visit: Day Eight
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7.86
37 votes

#3 - His Visit: Day Eight

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/5/2007

Mitch seeks helps south of the border; Cissy organizes a search party to find Shaun; Bill loses a trusted source of information; and Palaka's gift ends up with an unintended recipient.

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His Visit: Day Two
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7.86
42 votes

#4 - His Visit: Day Two

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/17/2007

Linc tries to infiltrate the Yost inner circle; Barry has a change of heart about the fate of the motel; Shaun has unexpected results when he takes part in a surfing competition; a greasy drug dealer named Steady Freddy arrives to harass Butchie, but changes his tune when bad news arrives, and John claims he's from Cincinnati.

Directors: Mark Tinker
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His Visit: Day Two Continued
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7.71
38 votes

#5 - His Visit: Day Two Continued

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/24/2007

Dr. Smith believes a paranormal phenomenon has occurred within the Yost family; Kai takes John to her trailer; and Cass comforts Mitch, unaware of her connection to Linc.

Directors: Mark Tinker
Writer: Ted Mann
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His Visit: Day Seven
star
7.27
37 votes

#6 - His Visit: Day Seven

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/29/2007

The locals in Imperial Beach worry about Shaun after a cryptic warning from John.

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His Visit: Day Five
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7.10
39 votes

#7 - His Visit: Day Five

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/15/2007

Butchie puts together a reunion between Shaun and Tina; and John helps Bill and Cissy face their pasts.

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His Visit: Day Three
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7.00
39 votes

#8 - His Visit: Day Three

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/1/2007

John gets roughed up by some thugs; Kai connects with Butchie; Vietnam Joe brings Dr. Smith a new patient; and Shaun's adult-film-star mother Tina arrives in Imperial Beach.

Directors: Mark Tinker
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His Visit: Day Six
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6.46
37 votes

#9 - His Visit: Day Six

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/22/2007

Linc's Stinkweed reign is challenged; Dwayne eyes Shaun's online future; Dr. Smith tends to Palaka.

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His Visit: Day Four
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6.15
40 votes

#10 - His Visit: Day Four

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/8/2007

Bill gets a strange mandate from Zippy; and Tina lets the Yost family know that she is back in town.

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