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.

Handy Graduation

#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.'

star 8.16
146 votes
The Trollop

#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.

star 8.07
42 votes
Writers: Ins Choi, Kevin White
Family Singing Contest

#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.

star 8.07
281 votes
Hapkido

#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.

star 7.92
249 votes
Handyman

#5 - Handyman

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 20, 2016

Appa gets it right 50% of the time.

star 7.90
276 votes
Appa's Lump

#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.

star 7.86
284 votes
Janet's Roommate

#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.

star 7.86
201 votes
Best Before

#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.

star 7.84
280 votes
Resting Place

#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.

star 7.83
173 votes
Business Award

#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.

star 7.80
184 votes
Janet's New Job

#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.

star 7.80
276 votes
Date Night

#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.

star 7.79
176 votes
Wingman

#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.

star 7.79
291 votes
Appa's First Text

#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.

star 7.77
150 votes
Sneak Attack

#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.

star 7.77
156 votes
Service

#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.

star 7.77
255 votes
Rude Kid

#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.

star 7.76
255 votes
House Guest

#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.

star 7.76
189 votes
Blabber Talker

#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.

star 7.75
105 votes
New Appa-liance

#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.

star 7.75
136 votes
Silent Auction

#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.

star 7.73
147 votes
Frank and Nayoung

#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."

star 7.73
336 votes
Good Neighbours

#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.

star 7.71
144 votes
New TV

#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.

star 7.70
157 votes
Elephant in the Room

#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.

star 7.69
108 votes