The WORST episodes of Martin
Every episode of Martin ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Martin!
Martin is a sassy sitcom centering on a radio-and-television personality named Martin Payne. The series focuses on Martin's romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina Waters, his job changes from a radio personality to a television personality, and the variety of friends Martin hangs out with along the way: the loud-mouthed and sassy Pam James and his best friends Tommy Strong and Cole Brown. Star, Martin Lawrence, also portrays of host of wild characters on the show. His neighbor Sheneneh; his mother Mama Payne; Otis the security guard; Jerome the gold-toothed player; Roscoe the snot-nosed kid who's always looking for a leg up; Bob, the white guy, King-Beef, Elroy, and many more. Martin is the center of attention, as each episode takes you from one hilarious circumstance to another. Hijinks, laughter, quick-witted banter, and lotsa love, make this series one to last forever.
#2 - Uptown Friday Night
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/21/1995
Tommy & Cole get robbed at Jerome's new club, the Shiznitz, after picking up Gina's birthday gift for Martin - an expensive ring. So they get with Jerome to track down the 3 female thieves at their hideaway.Watch Now:Apple TV
#3 - California, Here We Come (2)
Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/1/1997
Martin and Gina must say good-bye to Detroit and all their friends including Tommy, Pam and Cole. New job offers in Los Angeles for both Martin and Gina, prompt them to move. As they prepare, they gather the gang and recall past good times.Watch Now:Apple TV
#5 - Three Homies and a Baby
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/3/1995
Martin agrees to babysit his infant nephew Camaron, when his parents go out of town. But once they get snowed in, and can't return home & get their baby, Martin & Gina have to watch the baby. In the end, Gina has to leave for work, and Tommy & Cole come over to help out. However, even with the three of them, the baby still gets the upper hand.Watch Now:Apple TV
#6 - Is You Is or Is You Ain't
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/5/1996
Gina thinks she might be pregnant and warns Martin to keep quiet. Within an hour, the whole city knows. Pam drops by, and just happens to have a pregnancy test in her purse. After an anxious Martin destroys the test, he has to go out at midnight and get another one. Meanwhile, Tommy and Cole argue over who will be the godfather.
#7 - Martin Returns
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/8/1994
Martin escapes from the Monastary after learning that the cult leader is a sado-masochist psycho who is just after his body, and returns to Detroit. But once home, he discovers that Gina has completely redecorated his apartment in his absence. He also discovers that Gina has new plans for their relationship.
#8 - Goin' Overboard (1)
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/13/1997
Martin and the gang go on a cruise, which Gina accidentally misses. He later meets a beautiful woman named Ellen who he believes is contemplating suicide. But after a talk with Martin, decides not to kill herself, and begins to develop a romantic interest in him. Tommy and Pam try to just be friends, but their friendship is tested after Tommy meets another beautiful woman. Later that night, stowaway Cole accompanies Pam to the bar, where they begin to drink heavily. The next day Pam wakes up in bed next to Cole and believes that they have slept together. Meanwhile, Martin is awakened by a knock on the door, and finds a half dressed Ellen has come to his stateroom to pay him a visit.
#9 - Snow White
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/21/1996
When Tommy invites the gang for a ski vacation, they are all in for the ride of their lives. Cole's date Shanise is one ski short of a set; Pam's date Tahiem is one cold headache; and Tommy's date Aquannetta is one big surprise, as she is a white woman. After Martin discovers Tommy has a special announcement to make, he believes that Tommy is going to pop the question. Martin tells the gang and they decipher a plan to put an end to Tommy's engagement to the snow bunny. But after Martin causes everything to snowball, he realizes that the joke is on him.Watch Now:Apple TV
#10 - Kicked to the Curb
Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/8/1996
Martin finds a bigger and better apartment for half the price they're paying now. So he decides to sublet his old place to a young couple, and move into the new place. But then the deal on the new place falls through, and it's too late to move back. Martin and Gina end up in the street! So they devise a scheme to scare off the new tennants. Tommy, Pam and Cole masquerade as dangerous criminals. The plan works nicely, and Martin gets his old crib back.Watch Now:Apple TV
#11 - Martin Gets Paid
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/22/1994
Martin auditions for a television job, but finds out he must have an audition tape of himself doing a TV show. So he hurriedly gets the gang together and hires audience members to put on a quick show. But his antics during the taping wind up alienating him from everyone. In the end, he is offered an associate producer's job and must bring in donuts for the staff every morning.Watch Now:Apple TV
#13 - I've Got Work to Do
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/15/1994
Martin goes looking for a good job, but his pride won't let him take just any job. He has his reputation to maintain. As the bills begin to pile up, and he begins to get more desperate for work, he lands a series of low-paying, part-time positions.
#14 - Swing Thing
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/17/1995
The Paynes are invited to attend a Christmas party, given by some influential people with ties to other influential people who may be able to help Martin in his career. But little does Martin realize that at the party, the guests are swapping more than Christmas gifts, and Martin may have both his hands full.
#15 - Why Can't We Be Friends (1)
Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired 5/2/1996
On their anniversary night, Martin & Gina are preparing to celebrate a night of quiet romance, when they are interrupted by Tommy and the gang. An argument breaks out over a suitcase that was loaned to Martin, and results in Tommy and Martin not speaking to each other, and eventually deciding to end their life-long friendship. Martin is determined not to have Tommy in his life as a friend, until Cole comes by to deliver some bad news. This is the first of a 2-part episode.Watch Now:Apple TV
#16 - Auction
Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/20/1997
Martin gives his cuckoo clock to Pam, who finds that it makes too much noise, and donates it to a charity auction. Later, Martin & Tommy realize that the clock he gave away might be a very valuable antique, and worth a lot of money. They then begin to come up with ways to get the clock back.
#17 - Momma's Baby, Martin's Maybe
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/3/1994
Martin is excited when Gina's mother, his future mother-in-law comes to visit them. This is his opportunity to impress Gina's mom and get to know her better. But things go awry when a young boy shows up, claiming to be Martin's long lost son. Now he must confront Gina and her mom with the news, and take on some new and unexpected responsibilities.Watch Now:Apple TV
#18 - Goin' for Mine
Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/17/1997
Pam becomes upset over the fact that she has been recently fired from her former job. Tommy, Cole and Martin stop by Pam's apartment along with their high school buddy Trey Foster who happens to work at a record company called Keep It Real Records as an successful A&R. Trey tells Pam of a job opening for an A&R position. Pam, who has a passion for music, decides to visit Keep It Real Records. While there, she meets Donna, the sassy receptionist, Clyde, the messenger, and Tony the creative director who tries to flirt with Pam. Trey shows up late for work and receives a message from Donna that their boss, CEO Sterling Sweets, wants to see him as soon as possible. Sweets urges Trey to locate new talent or Trey will have to search for new employment. Pam tells Trey that she may be able to help him if he can get her the A&R position. He agrees. Dante, Pam's typist/assistant from work, brings her the rest of her belongings from her old office. Dante begins to play the piano and sings. Pam beWatch Now:Apple TV
#19 - The Best of Martin
Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/15/1996
Tisha Campbell hosts a special retrospective look back at the best of the last 99 episodes. Episode includes many of the special moments from the show, outtakes, and Tisha's own insight into the laughter behind the show, that made it such a success.
#20 - Martin, I Want to Sing
Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/4/1996
After Pam's cousin wins an open mike contest with her powerful singing voice, Martin only sees dollar signs, and decides to become her manager. But things go awry when her voice doesn't cooperate when she gets nervous about singing.
#21 - Headin' for Trouble
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/10/1995
Gina gets her head stuck in their new brass bed headboard while making love to Martin. They try everything to get her head unstuck. Martin tries sawing it off, Tommy tries a welding torch to get most of it off, but none of their efforts pay off. So Gina must attend an important board meeting with the brass headboard, still stuck around her head, but hidden under a big wig and shawl!Watch Now:Apple TV
#22 - You Play Too Much
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/23/1997
Martin helps a burglar rob his apartment, because he thinks its part of a scheme Pam put together, to get back at him for all his pranks. It's only after he's been robbed, that he realizes the awful truth.Watch Now:Apple TV
#23 - Waiting, Debating and Ovulating
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/9/1997
Martin and Gina are planning to have a baby. They plan to have a lunch-time rendezvous to get things going. But a trip to the courthouse with Cole, leads to them finding out that Martin has been ignoring jury duty since 1982. Now, forced to perform his civic duty as a juror, Martin presses for a quick verdict, so he can get home to his ovulating wife.
#24 - Green Card
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/14/1996
The Hispanic building superintendant is about to be deported, unless he gets married in a hurry. Pam, who despeately needs cash, so she can pay her back taxes to the IRS, agrees to be the bride -- for a price.Watch Now:Apple TV
#25 - Housekeeper from Hell
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/26/1995
With both Martin and Gina working, they decide to hire a maid. Martin hires a maid that he likes, but when Gina sees her, she fires her. Then Gina hires a male housekeeper, and Martin doesnt like him. They eventually settle on Miss Minnie, a nice older motherly woman on the outside, but makes their lives unlivable with her domineering ways.