The WORST episodes of Life With Derek
Every episode of Life With Derek ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Life With Derek!
Life with Derek is a half-hour comedy series about a modern blended family, with two type-A 15 year-olds, Casey (Ashley Leggat) and Derek (Michael Seater). Each episode is an alpha-teen comic war between two self-obsessed teenagers in a take-no-prisoners fight for control of their house, their school, and their world.
#4 - Teddy's Back
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/4/2009
A surprise visit from Edwin's friend Teddy turns into a frequent occurrence that makes the entire McDonald-Venturi household uncomfortable. Despite warnings from Emily, Casey decides to go out on a date with Truman.
#5 - Rumor Mill
Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/11/2008
After Derek breaks up with Kendra so he won't have to buy her a Valentine's Day gift, Kendra asks Casey's boyfriend Max to the Valentine's Day dance. George forgets to plan for his first Valentine's Day with Nora.
#6 - Take a Stepkid to Work
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/4/2008
Casey spends the day with George at his law office and takes the initiative to reorganize his filing system, with disastrous results. Derek tries to help Nora land a business deal with a wealthy client.Watch Now:Amazon
#8 - Grade A Cheater
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/11/2007
Derek switches test papers with Casey, and then lures her into a scheme that will keep them both out of trouble; Edwin, Lizzie, and Marti feel that they are doing too many chores for the amount of allowance they are getting.Watch Now:Amazon
#10 - Driving Lessons
Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/19/2008
Casey is thrilled to get her driver's license before Derek, until she gets stuck playing chauffeur to her younger siblings. Meanwhile, Derek fails his driving test again, and George gets his license suspended.Watch Now:Amazon
#11 - Allergy Season
Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 6/16/2008
Casey develops a mysterious allergic reaction after Max gives her his football jacket. George gets fed up with Derek's jokes and makes a deal with Derek that if he can be nice for one week, he won't have to pay for the insults he said.Watch Now:Amazon
#12 - All Systems No Go
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/15/2006
Chaos strikes the household. Derek dyes the white clothes pink, uses the neighbor's pool and stomps on their flowers, Marti makes "potions" with Casey's perfume and shampoo and hits the neighbor's son. Nora schedules a book club at the house, which she forgets to tell George about, and the family tries some last minute cleaning to look organized.Watch Now:Amazon
#13 - Venturian Candidate
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/29/2006
Casey has some great ideas to improve the school so she decides to run for school president. But, when Emily advises her to keep in mind the risk of destroying her reputation, Casey decides to enlist Derek to run for her, since he is popular.Watch Now:Amazon
#14 - The Wedding
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/30/2005
Casey and Derek volunteer to organize Casey's aunt's wedding reception, but Casey's cousin, Vicki, is threatening to blow the entire thing apart because her mom didn't even ask her how she felt about the marriage.Watch Now:Amazon
#15 - The Room
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/18/2005
Casey finds her room in the new house too small to live in so she asks the parents to have Derek's room. It turns out in a battle between the two stepsiblings to determine who will have Derek's room.Watch Now:Amazon
#16 - House of Games
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/13/2005
The McDonalds and the Venturis kids (Casey and Lizzie vs Derek, Edwin, Marti) decide that the best places in the house aren't big enough for the two families, so they agree to decide by games of chance (dice, cards, etc).
#17 - The Fall
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/25/2005
Casey trips at school on the staircase (and takes it out on innocent bystanders) after Derek insults her. Derek can't stop laughing as he and his best friend, Sam, look on. Derek nicknames her "Klutzilla", a name that quickly spreads throughout the school. The whole school is "watching out" for Klutzilla and she blames it all on Derek. A second incident happens when Derek insults her again and she falls into Marti's box in front of Sam. Soon, Derek connects the two incidents to Sam and accuses Casey of secretly crushing on him.Watch Now:Amazon
#18 - Misadventures in Babysitting
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/31/2007
Casey and Derek turn out to be the world's worst babysitters, so Edwin invites his friend, troublemaker Teddy, over to stir up some trouble, such as tying Derek to his chair, tickling his feet, and forcing him to eat broccoli. Casey sees Max, with his ex-girlfriend Amy and assumes they are getting back together.
#20 - Battle of the Bands
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/6/2006
Derek's band is so desperate for a singer that they ask Casey to join; even though she's more folk than metal and thinks they're a bunch of posers. George, remembering his rock 'n roll youth, longs to join the band himself.
#21 - Prank Wars
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/27/2006
To pay Derek back for his many practical jokes, Casey pulls a huge prank of her own: stealing the office furniture from the new uptight Vice Principal. Everyone assumes Derek did it. The only two people who know he didn't are Casey and Derek.Watch Now:Amazon
#22 - Freaked Out Friday
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/3/2006
While Casey is freaking out about her upcoming dance competition and Derek is freaking out about his upcoming hockey playoffs, Lizzie and Edwin decide they're sick of being the ever-accommodating middle-kids.Watch Now:Amazon
#23 - Mice and Men
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/1/2006
When Derek starts to have a crush on a girl named Kendra (Casey's new study partner), Casey tricks him into changing his laid-back image into a more mature person because he wiped out Casey's report on the computer. While George, Edwin, and Derek are afraid of the mice living in their house they try to kill them, but Lizzie won't allow it and makes the mice her new pets.Watch Now:Amazon
#24 - Dinner Guest
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/8/2006
Casey tries to get rid of Derek for the dinner party she has planned with her biological father. But to Casey's surprise, Derek and the rest of the Venturis get along great with her father, leaving her jealous.Watch Now:Amazon