The Best Episodes of jPod

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2018

Set in 2005, it concerns a group of video game programmers whose last names all begin with "J". They live and work in a development "pod", which they refer to as the "jPod", within a company that Coupland has described as "resembles, but legally no way is Electronic Arts", located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Emo-tion Capture

#1 - Emo-tion Capture

Season 1 - Episode 3

Ethan faces off against Kaitlin in the motion capture studio.

star 8.38
8 votes
Directors: J.B. Sugar
Writers: J.B. Sugar, Douglas Coupland
Senseless Prom Death

#2 - Senseless Prom Death

Season 1 - Episode 11

The Podsters decide to throw Kaitlin a prom.

star 8.20
5 votes
Directors: J.B. Sugar
Writers: Daegan Fryklind
Colony Collapse Disorder

#3 - Colony Collapse Disorder

Season 1 - Episode 13

The same glitch that created jPod causes it to break up.

star 8.18
6 votes
Directors: J.B. Sugar
Writers: J.B. Sugar, Dennis Heaton, Douglas Coupland, Daegan Fryklind
SpriteQuest

#4 - SpriteQuest

Season 1 - Episode 7

After Steve goes missing the Podsters get a new boss.

star 8.14
7 votes
Directors: Tim Southam
Writers: Dennis Heaton
The Last Shot

#5 - The Last Shot

Season 1 - Episode 8

Ethan passes out invitations to the Jarlewski Annual Chuckshot.

star 8.01
7 votes
Directors: Peter DeLuise
Writers: Daegan Fryklind
Steve Leaves

#6 - Steve Leaves

Season 1 - Episode 12

Bree joins John Doe on his quest to rescue Carol from from his mother's lesbian commune.

star 8.00
6 votes
Writers: Michael MacLennan
A Fine Bro-Mance

#7 - A Fine Bro-Mance

Season 1 - Episode 2

Ethan discovers some unwanted house guests in his apartments.

star 7.75
8 votes
Directors: Brad Turner
Writers: Michael MacLennan, Douglas Coupland
Crappy Birthday to You

#8 - Crappy Birthday to You

Season 1 - Episode 5

Es el cumpleaños de Bree. Steve quiere poner "The birthday song" dentro de BoardX. Jim intenta participar en un programa de televisión de HOng Kong que muestra videos de norteamericanos haciendo cosas estúpidas.

star 7.73
7 votes
Directors: Peter DeLuise
Writers: Sean Reycraft, Douglas Coupland
The Hero's Journey

#9 - The Hero's Journey

Season 1 - Episode 6

The Podsters get a visit from Kaitlin's old flame.

star 7.68
6 votes
Writers: J.B. Sugar
Fine China

#10 - Fine China

Season 1 - Episode 9

Ethan and Cowboy are detained in Beijing when 50 bags of heroin are found in their luggage.

star 7.68
6 votes
Directors: Rachel Talalay
Writers:
Feed the Need

#11 - Feed the Need

Season 1 - Episode 4

Los Podsters una visita de la madre de John Doe.

star 7.50
6 votes
Directors: Tim Southam
Writers: Michael MacLennan, Douglas Coupland
I Love Turtles

#12 - I Love Turtles

Season 1 - Episode 1

Ethan deals with production concerns and his father's new career.

star 7.46
13 votes
Writers: Douglas Coupland, Michael MacLennan
The Betty and Veronica Syndrome

#13 - The Betty and Veronica Syndrome

Season 1 - Episode 10

The Podsters have their first meeting with the new heroin-addicted Steve.

star 7.18
5 votes
Directors: Rachel Talalay
Writers: Dennis Heaton