The BEST Episodes of Kim's Convenience
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 29, 2021
Network: CBC (CA)
The funny, heartfelt story of The Kims, a Korean-Canadian family, running a convenience store in downtown Toronto. Mr. and Mrs. Kim ('Appa' and 'Umma') immigrated to Toronto in the 80's to set up shop near Regent Park and had two kids, Jung and Janet who are now young adults. However, when Jung was 16, he and Appa had a major falling out involving a physical fight, stolen money and Jung leaving home. Father and son have been estranged since.
#1 - Handy Graduation
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 19, 2017
At a party to celebrate getting his GED, Jung can't ignore his feelings for Shannon. Meanwhile, Janet grows tired of standing in her brother's shadow.
#2 - Family Singing Contest
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 27, 2016
Umma tries to recruit Jung -- not Janet -- to sing at the church festival. Appa takes a shine to his swanky new ride.
#3 - Friends and Family
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 13, 2021
Jung gives Appa and Umma a business presentation for the store. Shannon and Kimchee's office teasing leads to a meaningful discovery for Kimchee.
#4 - Hapkido
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 22, 2016
Jung runs into an old flame at work. Meanwhile, Appa is less than impressed with the methods used by Janet's hapkido teacher.
#5 - Handyman
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 20, 2016
A mysterious gentleman pays Umma a surprise visit. Kimchee asks Appa for help with his broken toilet.
#6 - Best Before
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 6, 2016
Are "Best Before" dates on canned food meaningless? Appa is about to find out. Meanwhile, Jung surprises his mom by helping out at church.
#7 - Appa's Lump
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 27, 2016
Appa receives some distressing news, which he struggles to share. Jung accompanies Shannon to a work event.
#8 - Cookie Monster
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 23, 2021
Appa finds marijuana in the house. Shannon throws a staff party that doesn't go as planned.
#9 - Janet's Roommate
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 2017
Jung worries his time to ask Shannon to go on a date is running out. Janet and Gerald are forced to put their apartment plans on hold.
#10 - Janet's New Job
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 13, 2016
When Janet lands a new job that actually pays, Gerald steps in to fill her shoes at the convenience store.
#11 - New Appa-liance
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 8, 2019
When Umma wants a new dishwasher, Appa's determined to get the best deal. Janet adopts a new name as Jung tries to get his job back at Handy.
#12 - Resting Place
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 31, 2017
While visiting their future burial plots, Appa and Umma make an unfortunate discovery. A faux fight between Jung and Kimchee is caught on video.
#13 - Rude Kid
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 15, 2016
Curious how Kimchee suddenly has money to spare, Jung does some sleuthing. Appa gets into a dispute with Janet's professor over parenting styles.
#14 - The Trollop
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 7, 2020
Appa and Umma are at odds over a wedding dress, while Shannon and Jung struggle with cultural sensitivities after a visit to a burger joint. Janet grapples with the fallout of Raj's canceled engagement and faces an awkward night out with Nathan.
#15 - The Help
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 21, 2020
Umma is mistaken for a server at a school event for Janet; Appa takes up math tutoring to prove his teaching prowess. Shannon is finally single, but Jung is unsure if he will make a move.
#16 - Which Witch is Which
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 3, 2020
Umma re-evaluates her role as a mother. Appa comes into money and tries to do a good thing with it. Jung and Shannon discover they have different concepts of what is sexy.
#17 - Wingman
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 2016
Eager to see Mr. Chin in a relationship, Appa offers to be his wingman. Janet asks Jung for help with a leaking pipe at the store.
#18 - Happy Ummaversary
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 28, 2020
Jung and Shannon try to hide their relationship from the rest of the Handy gang, but their cover may be blown after Shannon gets a little \handy\ at a staff meeting.
#19 - Appa's First Text
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 12, 2017
Appa inherits his daughter's old smartphone. Umma finds a stray dog in the store. Janet and Kimchee bond over dim sum.
#20 - Business Award
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 3, 2017
With a local business award up for grabs, Appa is feeling a little jumpy. Jung tries to get Shannon into cycling.
#21 - Thinkin' 'Bout Inkin'
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 4, 2020
Janet considers getting a new tattoo; Jung and Shannon exchange "five-week-iversary" gifts. Umma and Appa discover some juicy gossip about Pastor Nina.
#22 - Date Night
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 24, 2017
Janet urges her dad to step up his romance game during a date night with Umma. Jung stains Kimchee's collector-item sneakers and hunts to replace them.
#23 - Army Spoon
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 5, 2019
Appa becomes the star of Gerald's photo essay. Umma realizes that her family doesn't completely trust her; Jenny makes a social faux pas.
#24 - House Guest
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2017
Umma invites Pastor Nina to move in while her apartment is renovated. Jung crashes Janet and Gerald's trivia night.
#25 - Frank and Nayoung
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 25, 2016
With his air conditioning on the fritz, Appa hires a repair person -- who's very chatty. Jung scores a bonus for a job well done. Janet's cousin visits.