The BEST episodes of Kate Plus 8

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

Kate returns with the kids! Join Kate and the kids on new adventures - from activities at home to exciting field trips, experience all the fun with the family.

Last Updated: 2/2/2023Network:TLC
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Giving Back
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9.00
1 votes

#1 - Giving Back

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/20/2011

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Alaska, Here We Come!
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9.00
3 votes

#2 - Alaska, Here We Come!

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/7/2010

The Berks County mom heads north to Alaska with her brood, at eight hours, their longest trip ever. On their trip the family hope to see snow-covered mountains, glaciers and whales. Along the way the kids get to try a ride on an Iditarod dog sled, to Kate's chagrin; the family gets to pan for gold in the river and take a boat ride out to sea to hopefully see giant whales leaping in front of them.

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School Time!
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8.84
32 votes

#3 - School Time!

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/20/2010

The Gosselin kids are ready to head back to school and this year the sextuplets are going to kindergarten! They gather all of the needed supplies like uniforms and tennis shoes and even get back to school hair cuts.

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Kate's Advice
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8.57
7 votes

#4 - Kate's Advice

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/26/2016

Kate watches her younger self in clips from previous seasons and discusses her evolution as a mother and a person.

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Philly Fun!
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8.50
2 votes

#5 - Philly Fun!

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/2/2006

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RV Breakdown
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8.50
2 votes

#6 - RV Breakdown

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/5/2011

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Mother's Day Surprise
star
8.40
5 votes

#7 - Mother's Day Surprise

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/14/2015

A Mother's Day breakfast is organized by Cara and Mady, so Kate is banned from the kitchen and is completely in the dark about what's going on. Also: Kate reflects on her time as a mother.

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Australia Zoo Visit
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8.33
3 votes

#8 - Australia Zoo Visit

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/11/2011

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New Orleans, Here We Come!
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8.14
22 votes

#9 - New Orleans, Here We Come!

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/6/2016

The Gosselins enjoy the food and culture of New Orleans while also learning some Southern etiquette along the way.

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Treehouse & Chicks
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8.00
1 votes

#10 - Treehouse & Chicks

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/22/2011

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Deck Party
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8.00
5 votes

#11 - Deck Party

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/5/2016

Kate throws a party to celebrate the completion of her new deck. Also: Kate and girls enjoy a day at the spa; and the boys learn magic tricks.

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Birthday #11
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8.00
1 votes

#12 - Birthday #11

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/30/2015

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The BIG Four Oh!
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8.00
1 votes

#13 - The BIG Four Oh!

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/23/2015

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The Finale
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8.00
1 votes

#14 - The Finale

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 9/12/2011

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Kate's Toughest Questions
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8.00
1 votes

#15 - Kate's Toughest Questions

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/15/2011

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DC Cupcake Visit
star
8.00
1 votes

#16 - DC Cupcake Visit

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/8/2011

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Hodge Podge Dinner
star
8.00
1 votes

#17 - Hodge Podge Dinner

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/27/2011

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Chicks & Eggs
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8.00
1 votes

#18 - Chicks & Eggs

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/13/2011

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6 Become 7!
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8.00
1 votes

#19 - 6 Become 7!

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/13/2011

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New England Adventures
star
7.88
8 votes

#20 - New England Adventures

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/13/2015

Kate and the kids head north for one last summer adventure. There are fun things planned along the way like a stop at Plimoth Plantation, lobster filled lunches, arts and crafts, and outdoor excursions.

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Rocking the Boat
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7.80
5 votes

#21 - Rocking the Boat

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/20/2015

The Gosselins family vacation continues. Overcoming fears of seasickness, the family boards a boat and learns to trap lobsters. Later, there are crew lessons, shopping for souvenirs, a day at the beach, and per tradition, an ice cream family dinner.

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Beach Time!
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7.69
16 votes

#22 - Beach Time!

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/27/2016

A trip to an Alabama beach includes kayaking, parasailing and a Segway tour. Later, the family trains their puppies at home.

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Sweet 16
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7.61
18 votes

#23 - Sweet 16

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/3/2017

Mady and Cara turn 16 and Kate lets them plan their own party.

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Gosselins, Goblins & Ghouls
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7.60
5 votes

#24 - Gosselins, Goblins & Ghouls

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/28/2010

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Blind Date
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7.60
5 votes

#25 - Blind Date

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/19/2016

Kate goes to New York when she gets set up on a blind date, which includes a fancy dinner and a helicopter ride. Back at home, Mady and Cara find things to do to keep their younger siblings busy.

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