Jon & Kate Plus 8

The BEST episodes of Jon & Kate Plus 8

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

With two year-old sextuplets and six year-old twins, the Gosselins are hardly your typical American family. Jon and Kate are the ambitious parents of this adorable bunch and they are battling all odds to make sure their brood has a normal, happy childhood. We follow them as they tackle seemingly ordinary life events like pumpkin picking and birthday parties that become extraordinary when you have two sets of energetic multiples.

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Picture Perfect
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10.00
1 votes

#1 - Picture Perfect

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/6/2008

Good Housekeeping recently asked Jon and Kate plus their eight to be on the cover of the November issue, which proves to be more challenging than originally anticipated. This episode follows a two-day photo shoot at the Gosselins' home. With more than 35 people on the premises, how will the family handle the sudden influx of so many people? Will Good Housekeeping be able to get the perfect cover with such an active and large family as the subject?

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B-Ball And More
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - B-Ball And More

Season 4 - Episode 39 - Aired 3/23/2009

The Gosselin family goes to see the Harlem Globetrotters, but there's more in store than just amazing basketball!

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Sextuplets Turn 3!
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9.85
33 votes

#3 - Sextuplets Turn 3!

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/2/2007

The sextuplets are turning 3 and the Gosselins are celebrating in true Gosselin style. Super-organized Kate is planning an amazing carnival-themed bash, complete with carnival games, hot dogs, popcorn, funnel cake, a clown and even ponies! How will the sextuplets react to such an extravaganza?

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Babies & Bedrooms Part 1
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9.84
31 votes

#4 - Babies & Bedrooms Part 1

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/19/2007

Once again, the Gosselins have outgrown their house, so it's time to renovate! They convert their attic into a new bedroom for the twins and separate the girls from the boys. Plus, no more cribs for the sextuplets-it's time for big-kid beds. How will they do being separated for the first time, and how will they adjust to their new accommodations?

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Wild Horses
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9.81
32 votes

#5 - Wild Horses

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/11/2008

As part of their trip to the South, the Gosselins explore when they take several unique tours. In this episode, Jon and Kate engage the curiosity of their animal-loving children and take them on an open Jeep tour which follows the wild horses dwelling along the coastal beaches. Also in this episode, as the family climbs to the top of a real lighthouse, some family members discover a fear of heights. Who will make it to the top?

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Sugar Rush
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9.66
32 votes

#6 - Sugar Rush

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/5/2007

When Jon has to work late and cancel his weekend trip to the country with the guys, the Gosselins rally the kids for a fun alternate plan involving everyone's favorite-chocolate! A day at Chocolate World should be a riot for the kids, but how will Jon and Kate control their sugar-saturated brood?

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Red, White, & Gosselin
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9.53
32 votes

#7 - Red, White, & Gosselin

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/29/2007

July Fourth is the Gosselins' favorite summer holiday. Starting with a local parade, followed by a picnic lunch and finally some time in the pool, this day is sure to be packed with fun ... until the weather decides to not cooperate and puts a chilly damper on the activities.

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Aaden and Hannah
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9.50
2 votes

#8 - Aaden and Hannah

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/31/2008

Jon and Kate take Hannah for a horseback riding lesson, and Jon takes Aaden to a dairy farm, where he gets to see where milk comes from and even gets to pet a calf!

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Plane Ride to Utah
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9.50
2 votes

#9 - Plane Ride to Utah

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/25/2008

Jon and Kate get an invitation to Park City, Utah for a skiing and snowboarding vacation, but packing up a family of ten for a winter vacation takes serious planning, especially since they will all be flying.

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Behind the Scenes of Jon & Kate Plus 8
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9.50
2 votes

#10 - Behind the Scenes of Jon & Kate Plus 8

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/11/2008

The Gosselin family has had their entire life chronicled by a camera for several years. Get an exclusive look at behind the scenes of the production process and how it has affected their lives.

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Alexis and Collin
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9.50
4 votes

#11 - Alexis and Collin

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/31/2008

Jon and Kate take Alexis to a reptile museum where she gets to spend time with and pet real live alligators. Her favorite! Then, Jon takes Collin, who is fascinated by trains to the Strasburg Train Museum

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Mady's Day
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9.50
2 votes

#12 - Mady's Day

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/14/2008

Mady chooses to get her ears pierced, and then have a lunch alone with her parents.

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Memorial Day Picnic
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9.50
2 votes

#13 - Memorial Day Picnic

Season 3 - Episode 28 - Aired 5/26/2008

Jon and Kate take their eight children out for the day, to church in the morning, followed by a picnic lunch in their favorite park, and then ice cream for dinner.

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All You Wanted To Know
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9.50
2 votes

#14 - All You Wanted To Know

Season 4 - Episode 30 - Aired 1/19/2009

For years viewers have watched and marveled as Jon & Kate have raised their adorable brood. Through viewer e-mails and video uploads, hundreds of viewers have inquired about the Gosselins. Jon and Kate sit down, prepared to answer all about their family, their children, and their extraordinary life as the parents of sextuplets and twins. It's all you wanted to know and more!

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Jon Turns 30
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9.39
33 votes

#15 - Jon Turns 30

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/14/2007

Kate plans a surprise party for Jon's 30th birthday and a surprise trip to Florida. With the twins at Aunt Jodi's and the sextuplets at a family friend's, Jon and Kate head for the beach.

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July 4th Celebrations
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9.33
3 votes

#16 - July 4th Celebrations

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/25/2008

On this Independence Day, Jon and Kate celebrate with yummy food, fun and fireworks. The girls get their hair braided and wrapped with colorful thread, which turns out to be more trouble than it's worth. Also in this episode, Kate and the kids make a patriotic cake that looks like the American flag to enjoy after their big seafood dinner. The kids get to play with sparklers for the first time and finish the day off with watching fireworks by a lighthouse!

Viewer FAQ
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9.00
1 votes

#17 - Viewer FAQ

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/25/2008

Jon and Kate receive about 150 emails every day from viewers who need answers. How do you do laundry? Will you ever have more kids? How does Kate do her hair? So Jon and Kate are answering the funniest, oddest, and most entertaining questions.

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Cara's Day
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9.00
1 votes

#18 - Cara's Day

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/14/2008

Cara chooses to get new rollerblades and go rollerblading with Daddy at a local skating rink. Will Kate join them in the fun or just watch the two of them from the sidelines?

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Games Gosselins Play
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9.00
1 votes

#19 - Games Gosselins Play

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/21/2008

Cara and Maddy narrate this episode, in which they show viewers games that the family play together, with the twins in the lead for most games.

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Oprah Here We Come
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9.00
1 votes

#20 - Oprah Here We Come

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/28/2008

Kate has always dreamed of meeting Oprah Winfrey, and now, not only does she get to meet her, she gets to be a guest on the show! All 10 Gosselins are packing up and heading to Chicago to meet Oprah!

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Gosselins Take the Stage
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9.00
3 votes

#21 - Gosselins Take the Stage

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired 5/12/2008

Mady and Cara are organizing a family talent show, which will showcase each Gosselin's individual creativity. Instead the kids end up putting on a fashion/dress up show.

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Kate's Labor Day
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9.00
3 votes

#22 - Kate's Labor Day

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/1/2008

At the ripe age of four, the sextuplets wonder where they came from and how they got a start in this big world. Jon and Kate decide to show them the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) where they spent their first several weeks. They meet the doctors and nurses who were there on their birthday. They'll even get to have a sleepover in the condo that Mommy and Daddy lived in during their stay in the NICU!

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Legos & Safaris
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2 votes

#23 - Legos & Safaris

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 11/3/2008

En route to Hawaii for fun and the special renewal of vows ceremony, the Gosselins touch down in San Diego, California for a few days to explore and minimize the stress of the long trip to Hawaii. Jon and Kate take the kids to Legoland, a huge theme park built around the childhood staple toy, Legos! The park is filled with exciting rides, live shows, and thematic dining. The Gosselins also embark on a safari at the nationally renowned Wild Animal Park within the San Diego Zoo. With so many animal-loving children, the Gosselins are guaranteed to have a wildlife adventure!

Sun, Seashells and Scrapes
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9.00
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#24 - Sun, Seashells and Scrapes

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/1/2009

Kate and Mady spend some mother-daughter time together in San Diego, while Jon takes care of the other seven kids. Then an emergency happens with the one of little kids, that ends with a trip to the hospital.

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Camping Out
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9.00
3 votes

#25 - Camping Out

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/3/2009

With the warm summer weather and a backyard at their feet, the Gosselin kids are anxious to get outside and spend a night camping out. Sleeping in a tent is not exactly Kate's idea of a relaxing evening, even if it is in her own backyard, but she is determined to make it work so that her kids can have a fun campout. The kids can't wait to sleep under the stars, but Kate still has to figure out how to do things that she never thought she'd be able to do, like setting up multiple tents and starting a campfire by herself! Will the demands of outdoor camping be too much for Kate, or will a campout with eight kids prove to be surprisingly fun?

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