The BEST Episodes of Last Man Standing (2011)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 6, 2019
Network: FOX (US)
Mike Baxter is the marketing director for an outdoor sporting goods store "Outdoor Man". He loves traveling the world and having outdoor adventures and, of course, he loves his sports, he drives a pick-up truck and works on cars. With his Outdoor Man blog he can share his "man" view with the internet and the world. However at home he is surround by his wife, Vanessa, and their three daughters, Mandy, Eve and Kristin. And that is a different adventure the Outdoor Man has to adjust to every day.
#1 - The Ring
Season 5 - Episode 14
When Ed asks Kyle to secretly take an engagement ring to get fitted, Mike spots him with it. Now, he and Vanessa think Kyle is going to propose to Mandy.
#2 - Welcome Baxter
Season 7 - Episode 1
Mike and Vanessa eagerly await Eve's visit home from the Air Force Academy. Meanwhile Ryan's anxiety about current events leads to a shocking announcement.
#3 - Helen Potts
Season 4 - Episode 12
Tim Allen reunites with Patricia Richardson, who played his wife on the acclaimed series "Home Improvement." Mike butts heads with his new but noisy neighbor, Helen Potts (Patricia Richardson), for waking up the neighbors with her power tools and fix-it projects. But when Vanessa and Helen become fast friends, Mike decides to interfere. Meanwhile, Eve learns that Ed isn't the type of Vietnam War hero she thought he was
#4 - All About Eve
Season 3 - Episode 12
Vanessa worries Eve will become an outcast after she posts one of Mike's vlogs on her Facebook page; the Baxters have a run-in with the law.
#5 - The Help
Season 2 - Episode 10
When Vanessa hires a new housekeeper, the topic of immigration comes up, leading to Ed checking the green cards of Outdoor Man employees; Kristin finds a new way to make money.
#6 - Co-Ed Softball
Season 1 - Episode 5
The Outdoor Man's softball team holds a vote to decide if they will go coed; Kristin thinks about her own future as she helps Mandy fill out college applications.
#7 - Wherefore Art Thou, Mike Baxter
Season 1 - Episode 21
Ed and Mike second-guess their decision to have Kyle on their team in an annual sports competition. Vanessa is caught saying she doesn't want to attend Eve's soccer game and Mandy's school play.
#8 - Trick or Treat
Season 6 - Episode 5
The Baxters throw a Halloween party and Mike must select the theme, so he makes family members dress up like each other while he dons a Donald Trump costume.
#9 - Adrenaline
Season 1 - Episode 17
When Mike gets NASCAR driver Tony Stewart and his racecar in the store, he realizes how much he misses the adrenaline rush he used to get from his adventures on the road; Vanessa thinks about how she used to take more chances before she was a mom.
#10 - Mutton Busting
Season 3 - Episode 22
Ryan convinces Kristin to let Boyd participate in the mutton busting competition; Eve's boyfriend tells her he doesn't want her wearing her JROTC uniform to the prom.
#11 - Mike's Pole
Season 2 - Episode 11
When Eve is inspired by her father's patriotism and decides to join the Junior ROTC, Vanessa is concerned.
#12 - Found Money
Season 1 - Episode 24
When Vanessa's sweet but flighty sister, April, comes to visit, Mike knows she's only coming to ask for yet another loan. Mike would rather use any extra money they have to buy a tank so that he and Ed can take it to a junkyard to run over old cars and boats. Meanwhile, when Kristen and Kyle decide to break up, Kyle is more concerned with what Mike will think.
#13 - Precious Snowflakes
Season 6 - Episode 9
Mike gets to deliver a speech for a graduation ceremony at Mandy's business school, but he must adhere to a politically correct tone. Meanwhile, Cammy comes home and brags about her great college experience, which leaves Eve feeling lousy.
#14 - Odd Couple Out
Season 1 - Episode 14
Vanessa blames Mike when she finds out they were not invited to a neighbor's party; Eve accidentally damages Mandy's car.
#15 - Eve's Band
Season 5 - Episode 16
When Eve and her friend Cammy form a new band, they sound so horrible that Mike comes up with an idea to break them up, but his plan has unexpected results. Meanwhile, Kyle and Mandy babysit Boyd.
#16 - Bridezilla vs. The Baxters
Season 6 - Episode 7
Mandy becomes intolerable as her wedding day nears, and she fires her wedding planner. Before long, a fed-up Ed drops out of the wedding party, leaving Mandy to find a new best man for Kyle.
#17 - The Spotlight
Season 1 - Episode 23
When Mike realizes he unintentionally upstaged Vanessa's announcement about being nominated as the top volunteer school parent, his efforts to make it up to her might cause more harm than good. Meanwhile, Eve is afraid she won't fit in at high school; and Ed wants to release an Outdoor Man action figure inspired by Mike.
#18 - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Season 1 - Episode 9
Mike is surprised to learn he shares similar interests with a new neighbor; Mandy plots revenge after catching her boyfriend in a lie.
#19 - Mike Advises Mandy
Season 4 - Episode 6
Mike gives Mandy advice on how to set aside money for paying taxes, but she decides to do things her own way.
#20 - Baxter & Sons
Season 1 - Episode 18
When Mike's younger brother and father visit, a sibling rivalry ensues; Eve, Mandy and Kristin try to help Bud find a girlfriend.
#21 - Bullying
Season 2 - Episode 8
Eve is suspended for name-calling; after Ryan gets a job, he buys a motorcycle.
#22 - Attractive Architect
Season 2 - Episode 9
Outdoor Man's longtime architect, Bill McKenzie (Richard Karn), faces professional competition from a young, attractive woman; Vanessa wonders if her recent promotion was based on looks or talent.
#23 - Three Sisters
Season 6 - Episode 12
Eve asks for money from her parents and they turn her down, but Kristin fulfills her request, which annoys Mike. This leads to a tense dinner at the Baxter home in which the three Baxter siblings have a fight. Meanwhile, Kyle and Ed's bond intensifies.
#24 - April, Come She Will
Season 3 - Episode 21
Vanessa's visiting sister needs money for a donor egg so she can have a baby; Mike tries to pull a prank on Chuck Larabee.
#25 - Breaking Boyd
Season 3 - Episode 13
Mike and Ryan vehemently disagree when a school counselor suggests that Boyd start ADHD medication; Mandy tries to get good grades.