The BEST Episodes of Kim's Convenience
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2020
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
When Jung gets his GED, Umma wants the whole family to celebrate, including Appa. Janet gets tired of always being the 'good one.'
#2 - 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.
#3 - Family Singing Contest
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 27, 2016
Janet has big news, but first she, her mother, and Jung have to get through the church family singing festival. Mr. Kim lets the attention from his fancy new SUV go to his head.
#4 - Hapkido
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 22, 2016
Janet is taking a Hapkido class, but Mr. Kim questions her teacher's techniques. Jung runs into an old flame and Mrs. Kim tries to get them back together.
#5 - Handyman
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 20, 2016
Appa gets it right 50% of the time.
#6 - Appa's Lump
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 27, 2016
Mr. Kim discovers a lump on his back. Jung is Shannon's plus one at a work event.
#7 - Janet's Roommate
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 2017
When Janet's plan to move out hits a snag, Appa and Umma encourage her to stay home. Kimchee tries to convince Jung that now is the time to make a move on Shannon.
#8 - Best Before
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 6, 2016
Mr. Kim tries to prove to Janet that best before dates are meaningless. Mrs. Kim tries not to be embarrassed by her children at the church bazaar.
#9 - Resting Place
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 31, 2017
A money-saving scheme comes back to haunt Appa and Umma; Janet's bedroom habits make Gerald uncomfortable; Jung does damage control after being upstaged.
#10 - Business Award
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 3, 2017
An award comes between App and Umma; Shannon begins biking to work; Janet and Gerald have their first argument as roommates.
#11 - Janet's New Job
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 13, 2016
Janet is tired of working at the store for free. When Mr. Kim refuses to pay her, Janet looks for work elsewhere.
#12 - Date Night
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 24, 2017
Janet pressures Appa to make date night with Umma more special. Jung turns to Craigslist - and Shannon - to replace Kimchee's expensive sneakers.
#13 - Wingman
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 2016
Mr. Chin asks Mr. Kim to be his wingman on a date, which is fine until Mrs. Kim tags along. Janet asks Jung to help her fix a dripping pipe at the store, but the repair is interrupted by an intruder.
#14 - Appa's First Text
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 12, 2017
Appa inherits Janet's old smartphone. Umma finds a pest in the store. Kimchee tries to help Janet cure her case of the FOMOs while Jung tries to reconnect with a girl he met at a bar.
#15 - Sneak Attack
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 2017
Appa wants in on Umma's side business; Janet assumes a new identity; Jung and Kimchee get a new freezer.
#16 - Service
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 29, 2016
Mr. and Mrs. Kim's relationship is tested when Mr. Kim offers free stuff at the store to the attractive new female pastor. Janet dates Jung's friend Alex, and Jung pretends to be cool with it.
#17 - Rude Kid
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 15, 2016
Mr. Kim scolds Janet's professor's kid; Jung discovers Kimchee's method to make extra money.
#18 - House Guest
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2017
After a night with Janet and her college friends, Jung is worried he might not be that bright. Also: Appa and Umma have an awkward encounter with Pastor Nina.
#19 - Blabber Talker
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 5, 2019
Appa and Umma accidentally invite friends on their vacation. Janet accepts a job taking engagement photos for her ex. The Handy gang are all enjoying teasing each other until Jung takes things too far.
#20 - 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.
#21 - Silent Auction
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 14, 2017
Umma has her heart set on a coat at the auction; Jung accuses Shannon of acting unprofessional; Janet's big payday gets foiled.
#22 - Frank and Nayoung
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 25, 2016
Mr. Kim is frustrated with Frank, a repairman who talks too much, while Janet's cousin Nayoung visits from Korea, challenging Janet's sense of what it means to be "Korean."
#23 - Good Neighbours
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 5, 2017
Appa and Umma meet their new neighbour; Jung starts a new work romance; Janet doesn't like how sweet Gerald's new girlfriend is.
#24 - New TV
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 21, 2017
Appa and Umma are even more generous than they imagined when they donate to a new Canadian family. Janet gets noticed by a guest photography lecturer.
#25 - Elephant in the Room
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 12, 2019
Appa's caught in the middle when Janet and Umma fight. Jung and Shannon offer conflicting advice when Kimchee develops a crush on Handy's courier, Gwen.