The BEST Episodes of Kirstie
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2021
Network: TV Land
“Kirstie’s New Show” revolves around Madison “Maddie” Banks, a renowned Broadway star who finds her life turned upside down when Arlo, the son she gave up at birth, suddenly appears hoping to connect after his adoptive parents have died. However, Maddie doesn’t exactly see nerdy and schlubby Arlo fitting in with her luxurious lifestyle. But when Maddie’s assistant and best friend, Thelma, and outlandish driver Frank encourage her to give Arlo a chance, Maddie is shocked to find that perhaps she has motherly instincts after all.
#1 - Little Bummer Boy
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 18, 2013
Hoping to lift Arlo's spirits, Maddie, Thelma and Frank decide to finally celebrate Christmas for once. Buoyed by the sudden holiday cheer, Arlo surprises Maddie with an unwelcome gift: her estranged mother.
#2 - Thelma's Ex
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 12, 2014
Maddie and Thelma clash when Thelma's womanizing ex-husband Duke comes to town. Worried she could lose her best friend and faithful assistant, an insecure Maddie will do anything to keep Thelma and Duke apart.
#3 - Maddie's Agent
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 19, 2014
Outraged that her co-star is getting jobs, Maddie vows to fire her agent. When cowardice stops her from lowering the hammer, she seduces him. Bolstered by her "courage," Arlo, Frank and Thelma face their fears.
#4 - Arlo's Birthday
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 11, 2013
After hearing Arlo’s karaoke talent at his birthday party, Maddie is thrilled to find a connection with him and decides to make him a star. Against his wishes, she pulls some strings to try to set him up with a record producer.
#5 - Maddie vs. Maddie
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 29, 2014
Maddie confronts a secret from her past when she runs into the real Madison Banks, a former actress Maddie screwed over to get her big break, who now wants to prove that she should be the Broadway star.
#6 - Mickey and Maddie
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 8, 2014
After firing inept but hunky stagehand Mickey, Maddie consoles him with a one-night stand -- then can't get rid of him. Tension arises between Frank and Arlo when Frank asks Arlo's crush to be his tango partner.
#7 - When They Met
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 5, 2014
On the eve of the Tony nominations, Frank infuriates Maddie by admitting he doesn't think she'll get a Tony nod. Trying to remind a fuming Maddie just how lucky she is to have him in her life, Thelma recounts how they all met.
#8 - The Dinner Party
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 26, 2014
Hoping to help Arlo woo a girl, Maddie invites her snobby parents to a dinner party. Maddie casts herself as the perfect mom, but the plan goes sideways when Frank has to play her fake boyfriend and Thelma gets high.
#9 - The Girl Next Door
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 1, 2014
When Kathy Griffin looks at a penthouse across the hall, Maddie goes to great lengths to remain the biggest star in her building.
#10 - Like a Virgin
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 22, 2014
When Maddie learns Arlo's a virgin, she enlists her understudy Brittany to deflower him in exchange for a chance to go onstage. When Arlo falls in love, Maddie storms the theater to avenge his broken heart.
#11 - Arlo Moves In
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 4, 2013
Unnerved by the saintly specter of Arlo's adoptive mom and the barbs of her understudy, Maddie struggles to adapt to her new life as a mom. Meanwhile, Arlo wonders if they'll ever have a real relationship.
#12 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 4, 2013
Broadway diva Madison Banks is shocked to find the son she gave up for adoption at her door. Unsure how to fit him into her life, she pushes him away until realizing he may be just what she needs.