Jon & Kate Plus 8

The WORST episodes of Jon & Kate Plus 8

Every episode of Jon & Kate Plus 8 ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Jon & Kate Plus 8!

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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Cooking with the Twins
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#1 - Cooking with the Twins

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/10/2008

Since both Mady and Cara love helping Kate in the kitchen, Kate signs them up for cooking classes. But Kate chooses the wrong week to let them try out their new skills at home, because most of the family is sick with the flu.

Leah and Joel
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#2 - Leah and Joel

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/24/2008

Jon and Kate take Leah to "Bounce U", a place where she can tumble and jump and fall down as much as she wants. And Jon takes Joel to "Hands on House", an interactive museum where he gets to spend the day asking Dad all the questions he wants!

Sextuplets' First Dentist Visit
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#3 - Sextuplets' First Dentist Visit

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/29/2007

Even adults don't like going to the dentist. So major drama is expected when ALL the Gosselin kids spend the afternoon getting their teeth examined. The sextuplets react incredibly well until the bravest of the group has a total meltdown.

Heading South
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#4 - Heading South

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

In this episode, Jon and Kate pack up the kids and head south for a speaking engagement and a trip to a nearby beach. Along the way, they take a few detours and look at property as they've often discussed moving somewhere warmer. Is this just wishful thinking or could their explorations lead to a big move? And how will the sextuplets handle the long car trip now that they're a little older?

Viewers FAQ
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#5 - Viewers FAQ

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/22/2008

Valentine's Day
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3.00
1 votes

#6 - Valentine's Day

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/17/2008

The Gosselins celebrate Valentine's Day.

Carpeting the House
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4.00
1 votes

#7 - Carpeting the House

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/17/2008

Jon and Kate have hopes and plans to one day move out of their current home into a house that is large enough for them to live in forever.So, in an effort to increase their current home's value, they decided to re-carpet most of the house in just one week

Jon's Hair Raising Experience
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#8 - Jon's Hair Raising Experience

Season 3 - Episode 30 - Aired 6/9/2008

Jon accepts an offer to have a hair transplant procedure done in California. While he and Kate are away, uncle Kevin and aunt Jodi bring their four kids to stay with the other eight at Jon and Kate's house.

Girls Day Out
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5.03
29 votes

#9 - Girls Day Out

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/30/2008

Kate takes all five girls for a fun day at a paint your own pottery place, while Jon takes the boys to his gym where they learn about exercise while Jon works out

Household Chores
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5.33
3 votes

#10 - Household Chores

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/5/2008

Exceptionally organized Kate has created a "Ways to Help Mommy" chart that illustrates how each member of the family can help get the many jobs around the house done

Sextuplets Turn 4
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5.38
32 votes

#11 - Sextuplets Turn 4

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/7/2008

What would be an ordinary lazy Sunday in the Gosselin home is a celebratory day for the Gosselin family as they celebrate the sextuplets' fourth birthday! In this episode, Jon and Kate take the kids to a local bakery to personally decorate their very own birthday cupcakes. The only problem is Mommy and Daddy won't let them eat their special treats until after dinner! Now as four-year olds, will the sextuplets be able to exercise patience or will their love for a sweet birthday treat get the best of them?

Farm to Table
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5.75
4 votes

#12 - Farm to Table

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/21/2009

Kate takes the kids back to their organic food provider. The Amish farmer is famous for supplying excellent organic products, especially fresh fruit and vegetables. Once they return home, Kate immerses herself into preparing a delicious, healthy dinner for the family, and then she hosts a game night with the kids. Later, after a long and exhausting day, Kate must take Cara on a late-night trip to the doctor.

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Turning 5 and the Future
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5.88
8 votes

#13 - Turning 5 and the Future

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/25/2009

Season five begins with the sextuplets' celebrating their fifth birthday with a big party, and Jon and Kate discussing their recent controversies concerning their family in the news.

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Color Me Gosselin
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6.00
1 votes

#14 - Color Me Gosselin

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/24/2008

Now that winter has arrived, Jon and Kate take their eight children outside to play in the snow. Then they all visit a Crayola factory where Jon and Kate realize that outings do not get any easier as the kids get older.

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Winter Preparation
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6.00
1 votes

#15 - Winter Preparation

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/21/2008

With winter approaching, Kate struggles to find room in the house for the kids to play. After a well thought out shopping trip and some help from handyman Jon, Kate re-organizes the entire house to give the kids more space to play.

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Potty Training the Boys
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6.00
1 votes

#16 - Potty Training the Boys

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/21/2008

After much trial and error the boys are finally using the potties! Kate takes Collin and Leah for an eye appointment while Aunt Jodi keeps the other 6 kids. It is the first outing without any diapers!

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Kates Hires a Nanny
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1 votes

#17 - Kates Hires a Nanny

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/14/2008

Kate begins looking for a well-qualified nanny to take care of her 3 year old sextuplets and 7-year-old twins. While Jon stays home with all the kids, Kate hopes that after a day of interviewing she will be able to find the perfect nanny.

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Sunny Day
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6.00
28 votes

#18 - Sunny Day

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/28/2008

The Gosselin kids get a treat when they visit Sesame Place, and are personally greeted by Elmo, Big Bird and other furry characters from the childhood television staple, Sesame Street! In this episode, they tour the set of Elmo's World where Elmo plays with them and gives them lot of hugs and kisses. Also, the Gosselin family learns a new meaning to the phrase "Sunny Days" when the intense heat of this summer day creates the temptation for major meltdowns. How will the whole family hold up under the heat?

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All Aboard
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6.00
1 votes

#19 - All Aboard

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/4/2008

Every child's favorite tank engine stops in for a visit in near the Gosselin household, prompting Jon and Kate to take their Thomas the Train-loving kids to see him. Jon and Kate now face the issue of trying to please differing age and gender groups. Will the girls have fun interacting with Thomas too or are trains more of boy thing? Also in this episode, Kate deals with the reality of how recognizable their family has become to the public and the newfound stress that comes from family outings like this.

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All Smiles
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6.00
2 votes

#20 - All Smiles

Season 4 - Episode 29 - Aired 1/12/2009

As the Gosselin kids are getting older, it's time for more checkups. The little ones visit the dentist for another cleaning and check up, but will they all remain calm in the chair or will there be a repeat of prior checkups? Also, Mady and Cara visit the orthodontist for the first time to find out if they will both need braces.

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Embarrassing & Favorite Moments
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6.29
31 votes

#21 - Embarrassing & Favorite Moments

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/21/2008

With eight kids and over 50 episodes under their belt, Jon and Kate have plenty of classic moments to recount. In this episode, they cover both their favorite and most embarrassing moments. Share a laugh with Jon and Kate as they discuss their favorite instances with each child. They also delve into some occurrences that they wish had never been caught on tape! But as usual, they are thrilled to share their life - good or bad - with the world!

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Leis & Luaus
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6.33
3 votes

#22 - Leis & Luaus

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 11/10/2008

After several days of travel, the Gosselins finally arrive in Hawaii, and they are ready to discover the reputed beauty of the 50th American state. The Gosselins learn about Hawaiian culture through private lei making and hula lessons, Hawaiian cooking classes and participating in a traditional Grand Luau. Additionally, the family continues to practice their new-found swimming skills when they go snorkeling in the Pacific Ocean!

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Hawaii Here We Come
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6.50
2 votes

#23 - Hawaii Here We Come

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 10/27/2008

Jon and Kate are heading west, far west, and they're bringing all eight kids along to see the beauty of Hawaii and to be a part of their vow renewal! But before they leave for the land of sun, there's much to be done! The couple must prepare for the farthest trip West their family has ever taken. In addition to packing for a family ten, Kate must also find the perfect dress for the renewal of vows ceremony.

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Houses & Big Changes
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6.60
5 votes

#24 - Houses & Big Changes

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/22/2009

The children are getting their own playhouses: one for Mady, one for Cara, one for the little girls and one for the boys, also Jon and Kate announce that after much discussion they will separate after 10 years of marriage.

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10 Little Pumpkins
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6.68
41 votes

#25 - 10 Little Pumpkins

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/23/2007

Trying to remain calm and relaxed throughout the day, Jon and Kate take their eight children to pick pumpkins and apples, an annual tradition.

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