The BEST Episodes of Man With a Plan

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 25, 2020

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 7.80
680 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
761 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 7.72
508 votes
Operation False Freedom

#4 - 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
661 votes
Directors: Gail Mancuso
Writers: Jackie Filgo, Jeff Filgo
The Blame Game

#5 - 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 7.68
694 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Tommy Johnagin
Into the Weeds

#6 - 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 7.66
445 votes
Adam's Ribs

#7 - 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 7.65
259 votes
The Intervention(s)

#8 - 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 7.65
256 votes
We Don't Need Another Hero

#9 - 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 7.65
250 votes
Directors: Anthony Rich
March Madness

#10 - 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
357 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 7.64
767 votes
Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writers: Farhan Arshad
Dirty Money

#12 - 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 7.64
699 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Farhan Arshad
The A Team

#13 - 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
770 votes
Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writers: Alex Herschlag
The Parents Strike Back

#14 - 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 7.63
467 votes
Everybody's A Winner

#15 - 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
373 votes
Valentine's Day

#16 - 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 7.62
744 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Gregg Mettler
The Three Amigos

#17 - 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
718 votes
Directors: Phill Lewis
Writers: Jordan Reddout, Gus Hickey
Adam's Turtle-y Awesome Valentine's Day

#18 - 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 7.61
404 votes
The Holey War

#19 - 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
837 votes
Directors: James Burrows
Writers: Tommy Johnagin
Battle of the Sexists

#20 - Battle of the Sexists

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 11, 2017

When Adam needs to hire a new project manager, Andi accuses Adam of unconscious bias after he only interviews men for the job. Also, Andi helps Kate fight for a spot on the boys' soccer team at school.

star 7.60
432 votes
Semi-Indecent Proposal

#21 - Semi-Indecent Proposal

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 11, 2019

Adam and Andi go to great lengths to secure a loan to fix an unexpected issue on their flip house. Also, Joe is enjoying hanging out with his nurse, Funches, and wants to find a way to get him to stay with him longer than planned.

star 7.60
287 votes
Spring Fling

#22 - Spring Fling

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 17, 2017

When a client doesn't want Don to attend a big meeting, Adam goes to great lengths to protect his brother's feelings. Also, Andi kisses up to Mrs. Rodriguez to ensure Emme gets the best teacher for first grade.

star 7.59
729 votes
Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writers: Mark Gross
Hotel Hanky Panky

#23 - Hotel Hanky Panky

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 18, 2019

Adam and Andi are eager to book a night away in a hotel after Teddy keeps sleeping in their bed. Also, Kate is allowed to stay home alone; but she doesn't follow Adam and Andi's strict rules.

star 7.59
284 votes
Cabin Fever

#24 - Cabin Fever

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 22, 2019

When Adam accidentally invites Andi to go on the guy's annual trip, he tries to un-invite her, which only makes matters worse.

star 7.59
252 votes
The Gunfight

#25 - The Gunfight

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 29, 2018

When Adam notices his Dad’s increasingly forgetful behavior, he struggles with how to approach him to discuss it,

star 7.58
412 votes