The BEST Episodes of Kim's Convenience

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 25, 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 8.15
150 votes
Family Singing Contest

#2 - 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 8.08
284 votes
The Help

#3 - 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 7.97
63 votes
Writers: Clara Altimas, Matt Kippen
The Trollop

#4 - 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 7.95
76 votes
Writers: Ins Choi, Kevin White
Thinkin' 'Bout Inkin'

#5 - 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 7.95
55 votes
Writers: Matt Kippen

#6 - 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
254 votes

#7 - Handyman

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 20, 2016

Appa gets it right 50% of the time.

star 7.90
279 votes
Happy Ummaversary

#8 - 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 7.88
60 votes
Writers: Ins Choi, Kevin White
Appa's Lump

#9 - 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
287 votes
Janet's Roommate

#10 - 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
203 votes
Best Before

#11 - 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
284 votes
Resting Place

#12 - 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
178 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 7.82
44 votes
Writers: Anita Kapila
Business Award

#14 - 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 7.81
186 votes
Janet's New Job

#15 - 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
279 votes
Date Night

#16 - 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 7.80
180 votes
Soccer Dad

#17 - Soccer Dad

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 11, 2020

Appa unwittingly becomes Jung's soccer coach. Umma insists that Janet should learn how to cook. Shannon forces a birthday party on Stacie.

star 7.79
52 votes
Writers: Ins Choi, Kevin White

#18 - 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
298 votes
Sneak Attack

#19 - 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 7.78
160 votes
Appa's First Text

#20 - 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 7.78
154 votes
Rude Kid

#21 - 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 7.78
261 votes

#22 - 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 7.78
259 votes
Couch Surfing

#23 - 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 7.77
70 votes
Writers: Matt Kippen
House Guest

#24 - 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
191 votes
New Appa-liance

#25 - 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
143 votes