The BEST Episodes of Man With a Plan

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 22, 2021

Network: CBS

A contractor learns that parenting his three young children may be the most difficult job he’s ever had. When Adam’s wife goes back to work, he’s overwhelmed by his new responsibilities at home, but with the encouragement of his wife and a few equally stressed-out parents, Adam regroups, lays down the law and starts figuring out his new life.

Buzzer Beater

#1 - Buzzer Beater

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 15, 2017

In the season finale, Adam and Andi toy with the idea of having another baby when Don and Marcy's newborn grandson comes for a visit.

star 7.79
702 votes
Directors: Gail Mancuso
Writers: Gregg Mettler
The Talk

#2 - The Talk

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 23, 2017

When Adam and Andi have the dreaded 'talk' with Teddy and Kate, their awkward approach makes the kids horribly uncomfortable.

star 7.76
788 votes
Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writers: Alex Herschlag
The Silver Fox

#3 - The Silver Fox

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 13, 2017

Andi hires a pretty, young babysitter, Sophia, to watch the kids, and gets jealous when her daughter, Kate, goes to her instead for advice. Also, Sophia tells Adam she has the hots for him.

star 7.73
533 votes
Driving Miss Katie

#4 - Driving Miss Katie

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 4, 2020

Adam has trouble helping Katie prepare for her driving test when she turns out to not be a good driver; Don turns to Lowell for help romancing Marcy.

star 7.72
211 votes
Operation False Freedom

#5 - Operation False Freedom

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 8, 2017

When Adam and Andi discover Kate is lying to them about her whereabouts, they hatch a plan to catch her.

star 7.70
685 votes
Directors: Gail Mancuso
Writers: Jackie Filgo, Jeff Filgo
Couples Therapy

#6 - Couples Therapy

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 30, 2020

When Adam buys a boat without asking Andi, they wind up in couple's therapy to settle the disagreement.

star 7.69
205 votes
The Blame Game

#7 - The Blame Game

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 10, 2017

Adam and Don discover a sneaky way of getting out of trouble with their wives.

star 7.67
722 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Tommy Johnagin
The Ex Files

#8 - The Ex Files

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 9, 2020

Adam and Don become super protective of Lowell when they think he might get back together with his cheating ex-wife. Also, Joe experiences an unexpected side effect from his new pacemaker that Bev is less than thrilled about.

star 7.67
233 votes
Adam and Andi See Other People

#9 - Adam and Andi See Other People

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired May 28, 2020

Adam and Andi attempt to spice up their social life by making new friends. However, they soon find themselves in the company of some unusual people.

star 7.66
211 votes
The Intervention(s)

#10 - The Intervention(s)

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired May 6, 2019

Adam and Andi stage an intervention with Lowell after they see how his new relationship with Andi's sister, Kelly, is changing him.

star 7.66
287 votes
Kate's First Date

#11 - Kate's First Date

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 20, 2017

When Kate is asked out on her first date, Adam can't curb his overprotective ways. Also, Don enlists Lowell's help to buy the perfect anniversary gift for Marcy.

star 7.65
792 votes
Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writers: Farhan Arshad
March Madness

#12 - March Madness

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 19, 2018

When Adam and Andi lose footage of an intimate moment they accidentally recorded, they have to track it down before anyone can see it.

star 7.65
384 votes
Adam's Ribs

#13 - Adam's Ribs

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 25, 2019

Adam offers to eat a vegan diet with Kate in an effort to bond with her, but his love of meat proves a hard habit to break.

star 7.64
285 votes
Dirty Money

#14 - Dirty Money

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 1, 2017

When Adam and Andi borrow money from Joe to help with a cash flow problem, they soon regret it.

star 7.63
723 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Farhan Arshad
Into the Weeds

#15 - Into the Weeds

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 4, 2017

When Adam thinks Kate's boyfriend, Tyler, is a pothead, he decides to confront Tyler but doesn't get the support he expects from Andi. Also, Don tells Lowell there are office 'rules' he must follow but Lowell suspects he is making it up.

star 7.63
474 votes
The A Team

#16 - The A Team

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 13, 2017

Adam and Andi are shocked when they finally meet Lowell's wife, Jen.

star 7.63
796 votes
Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writers: Alex Herschlag
We Don't Need Another Hero

#17 - We Don't Need Another Hero

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 15, 2019

Adam gets jealous when Teddy names Andi as his hero for a school essay.

star 7.63
285 votes
Directors: Anthony Rich
Dude, Where's My Boat?

#18 - Dude, Where's My Boat?

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 30, 2020

Adam discovers someone is sneaking his boat out at night, and he assumes the culprits are Don and Joe. Also, after Andi makes Kate get a job at the mall, Kate decides she no longer wants to go to college.

star 7.63
195 votes
Full Metal Teddy

#19 - Full Metal Teddy

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired May 21, 2020

When Adam and Andi resort to their usual punishment in response to Teddy's bad grades, his unexpected reaction catches them off guard

star 7.63
203 votes
The Parents Strike Back

#20 - The Parents Strike Back

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 27, 2017

When the kids won't do their chores, Adam and Andi decide to go on strike too.

star 7.62
490 votes
Everybody's a Winner

#21 - Everybody's a Winner

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 5, 2018

When Andi and Adam disagree about Kate attending a dance with an older boy, Adam tries to outsmart Andi to win the argument.

star 7.62
399 votes
The Three Amigos

#22 - The Three Amigos

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 6, 2017

When Andi forces Adam to hang out with Lowell, Don feels left out and Andi has to make peace between them. Also, Mrs. Rodriguez reveals to Andi that she had a sexy dream about Adam.

star 7.62
743 votes
Directors: Phill Lewis
Writers: Jordan Reddout, Gus Hickey
Valentine's Day

#23 - Valentine's Day

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 13, 2017

When Adam and Andi's babysitter cancels on Valentine's Day, they try to survive leaving Kate in charge at home for the first time. Also, Don forgets to make romantic plans for Marcy and tries to steal Adam's.

star 7.61
774 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gregg Mettler
The Holey War

#24 - The Holey War

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 5, 2016

When none of the kids will confess to putting a hole in the wall, Adam and Andi team up to find the guilty one.

star 7.60
869 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Tommy Johnagin
Adam's Turtle-y Awesome Valentine's Day

#25 - Adam's Turtle-y Awesome Valentine's Day

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 5, 2018

When Adam and Andi agree on a present-free Valentine’s Day, Adam gives the gift he planned for Andi to his mother instead,

star 7.60
435 votes