The Best Episodes of jPod

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
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
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

#4 - SpriteQuest

Season 1 - Episode 7

After Steve goes missing the Podsters get a new boss.

star 8.14
7 votes
Directors: Tim Southam
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
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
A Fine Bro-Mance

#7 - A Fine Bro-Mance

Season 1 - Episode 2

Ethan discovers some unwanted house guests in his apartments.

star 7.86
7 votes
Directors: Brad Turner
Crappy Birthday to You

#8 - Crappy Birthday to You

Season 1 - Episode 5

It is Bree's Birthday. Steve wants "The Birthday Song" put into BoardX. Jim tries to get on a Hong Kong TV show that airs videos of North Americans doing stupid stuff.

star 7.73
7 votes
Directors: Peter DeLuise
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
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
I Love Turtles

#11 - I Love Turtles

Season 1 - Episode 1

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

star 7.55
11 votes
Feed the Need

#12 - Feed the Need

Season 1 - Episode 4

The Podsters get a visit from John Doe's mother.

star 7.50
6 votes
Directors: Tim Southam
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