The BEST Episodes of Kim's Convenience

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 24, 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.

Handy Graduation

#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.

star 8.05
167 votes
Family Singing Contest

#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.

star 8.01
306 votes
Hapkido

#3 - 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.

star 7.90
278 votes
The Help

#4 - 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.

star 7.88
95 votes
Writers: Clara Altimas, Matt Kippen
Handyman

#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.

star 7.88
302 votes
Appa's Lump

#6 - 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.

star 7.84
308 votes
Best Before

#7 - 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.

star 7.83
305 votes
Janet's Roommate

#8 - 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.

star 7.82
224 votes
The Trollop

#9 - 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.

star 7.81
108 votes
Writers: Ins Choi, Kevin White
Thinkin' 'Bout Inkin'

#10 - 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.

star 7.80
85 votes
Writers: Matt Kippen
Resting Place

#11 - 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.

star 7.79
195 votes
Janet's New Job

#12 - 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.

star 7.79
300 votes
Which Witch is Which

#13 - 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.

star 7.79
80 votes
Writers: Anita Kapila
Happy Ummaversary

#14 - 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.

star 7.78
91 votes
Writers: Ins Choi, Kevin White
Rude Kid

#15 - 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.

star 7.78
282 votes
Date Night

#16 - 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.

star 7.78
196 votes
New Appa-liance

#17 - 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.

star 7.77
160 votes
Business Award

#18 - 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.

star 7.76
209 votes
Wingman

#19 - 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.

star 7.76
320 votes
Service

#20 - Service

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 29, 2016

A new female pastor strikes a chord with Appa. Jung's worlds collide when his friend starts dating his sister.

star 7.75
280 votes
Blabber Talker

#21 - 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.

star 7.74
125 votes
Appa's First Text

#22 - 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.

star 7.73
171 votes
Sneak Attack

#23 - Sneak Attack

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 2017

Appa and Umma learn that selling illegal face cream has a downside. Janet adopts an alternate identity to get into a film festival.

star 7.73
174 votes
Army Spoon

#24 - 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.

star 7.72
128 votes
Couch Surfing

#25 - Couch Surfing

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 14, 2020

While Appa is reluctant to have a houseguest, Umma is the one who ends up having problems with their visitor. Jung accuses Janet of being cold-hearted; Shannon tackles an office bullying problem.

star 7.72
103 votes
Writers: Matt Kippen