The BEST Episodes of Maron
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019
Marc Maron has been a comedian for 25 years. He’s had his problems. He was an angry, drunk, self involved, twice divorced compulsive mess for most of his adult life, but with the popularity of a podcast he does in his garage and a life of sobriety, his life and career are turning around. MARON explores a fictionalized version of Marc’s life, his relationships, and his career, including his incredibly popular WTF podcast, which features conversations Marc conducts with celebrities and fellow comedians. Neurosis intact, Maron is uniquely fascinating, absolutely compelling and brutally funny. Produced by Fox Television Studios and Denis Leary and Jim Serpico’s Apostle, MARON is directed by Oscar® winning director Luke Matheny (God of Love) and executive produced by Marc Maron, Denis Leary, Jim Serpico, Olivia Wingate, and Duncan Birmingham, who also serves as the series’ writer.
#1 - Radio Cowboy
Season 2 - Episode 10
During an appearance on a typically terrible morning radio show, Marc declares the medium dead, and the future belongs to podcasting. However, when he meets a largely ignored radio genius, he has a new respect for some DJs.
#2 - Yoga Teacher
Season 2 - Episode 9
Marc hits it off with Rachael Harris by comparing their bad relationship scars. When Marc pursues her, she wants him to prove he's over his anger issues by joining her yoga class.
#3 - Mexican Angel
Season 1 - Episode 10
Marc's former fling moves in temporarily with Marc after being evicted. She invades Marc’s boundaries and tensions go through the roof. He questions her hoarding tendencies and believes she lied about being kicked out of her previous apartment. Luckily, an unexpected visitor intervenes as their fighting hits a crescendo.
#4 - Desert Road Trip
Season 2 - Episode 13
As Marc's career reaches new heights, he is visited by an old acquaintance, desperate for a helping hand. After the comic passes away, Marc is forced to confront the reality that his success could disappear in an instant.
#5 - White Truck
Season 2 - Episode 11
Trying to lead a simpler life, Marc immerses himself in his vinyl-collecting hobby but a chance encounter with a woman he meets in the record store parking lot snowballs into just the kind of chaos he's been trying to avoid.
#6 - Jen Moves To L.A.
Season 1 - Episode 8
Marc freaks out after learning his “Sexfest” fling plans to move too close for comfort. After Marc rejects her, she sets her sights on the next best thing and comes between Marc and his assistant Kyle.
#7 - Dead Possum
Season 1 - Episode 2
Marc discovers the source of the awful smell stinking up his house. His podcast guest, Denis Leary, calls Marc’s masculinity into question, causing him to over prepare for removing the dead animal from under his house. Marc’s mom sets up a meeting between him and a family friend who becomes Marc’s eager new assistant.
#8 - Sponsor
Season 1 - Episode 6
At an AA meeting, Marc becomes a sponsor to Manny, an ex-con just out of prison. Marc finds himself in over his head while he accompanies Manny to his old haunts.
#9 - Shrink & Kink
Season 4 - Episode 9
When Marc begins working with a therapist, he runs into his ex-wife which drudges up old issues.
#10 - Boomer Lives
Season 2 - Episode 5
Marc is dealing with the finality of his relationship with Jen but is sidetracked by his missing cat, Boomer. He goes door to door through his neighborhood, looking for his cat, while at the same time learning how his neighbors deal with loss.
#11 - Marc's New Friend
Season 2 - Episode 2
Marc is annoyed that none of his old pals can hang anymore on a regular basis. Although after bonding with Ray Romano, Marc pursues a friendship, ignoring Kyle's warnings that Romano is on a different level.
#12 - Marc's Family
Season 2 - Episode 7
When Marc's brother shows up on his doorstep after leaving his life, both mom and dad show up to "help." Things are immediately dysfunctional but when podcast guest David Cross gets everyone stoned (except Marc), they hash out their issues.
#13 - The Bookstore
Season 4 - Episode 12
Marc looks for work in the new town and attempts to get close to his baby.
#14 - The Mom Situation
Season 2 - Episode 4
Marc's mom comes to visit. He wants to avoid her and pawns her off on a friend's Dad. The plan backfires when the older couple hit it off too well and Marc has to parent his Mom through an STD scare.
#15 - Amends
Season 4 - Episode 10
Marc begins to make his amends and in the process learns that he is a father.
#16 - Marc On Talking Dead
Season 2 - Episode 1
Marc is riding high, his career is taking off and his relationship with Jen seems to be going well. However, Marc turns out to be his own worst enemy as he sabotages a TV guest spot and ruins his relationship at the same time.
#17 - Stroke of Luck
Season 3 - Episode 1
Marc's girlfriend insists he get to know her kid, while Elliott Gould insists Marc take on his agent.
#18 - Therapy
Season 2 - Episode 3
Marc and Jen enter couples therapy with married therapists but instead of helping, it exacerbates their issues. After Marc feels wronged by the therapists, he ends up putting a dent in their "perfect" relationship.
#19 - Dominatrix
Season 1 - Episode 4
Marc finds out from his podcast guest and friend, Illeana Douglas, that his ex-‐wife is having a baby. Illeana sets Marc up on a blind date with a nice girl, but he falls for a raunchy dominatrix instead.
#20 - Sex Fest
Season 1 - Episode 7
Marc receives an explicit photo from a female fan, who suggests a weekend of no-strings-attached sex at an out-of-town comedy festival. Marc obliges and goes through the full six stages of a relationship within a matter of two days.
#21 - A Real Woman
Season 1 - Episode 5
Tired of dating younger women, Marc decides to date an age-appropriate woman he meets at a coffee shop. She's smart and sexy, but things go south when she puts Marc in the hot seat by having him interviewed on her son’s podcast.
#22 - The Field Trip
Season 4 - Episode 3
Marc and his fellow rehab patients go on a field trip to his old neighborhood.
#23 - Marc's Roommate
Season 4 - Episode 2
Marc checks into rehab and is forced to room with an annoying young addict.
#24 - Bookend
Season 4 - Episode 13
Marc tries to convince Shay that he can be a positive force in her son’s life.
#25 - Sobriety Bush
Season 4 - Episode 6
Marc’s sponsor sets him up with an unusual living situation.