Martin

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.

Last Updated: 7/23/2022Network: FOX
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I, Martin, Take Thee Pam?
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7.11
35 votes

#1 - I, Martin, Take Thee Pam?

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/6/1997

Martin takes Pam back to Jamaica where he married Gina when he learns that his marriage to Gina is invalid and that he's actually married to Pam.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Martin, I Want to Sing
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7.19
31 votes

#2 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Goin' Overboard (1)
star
7.26
39 votes

#3 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Auction
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7.32
28 votes

#4 - 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.

Directors: Marian Deaton
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Martin Gets Paid
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7.35
116 votes

#5 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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One Flew over the Hoochie's Nest
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7.38
39 votes

#6 - One Flew over the Hoochie's Nest

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/24/1997

Pam's twin cousin Tammy escapes from a mental ward and comes to stay at Pam's house, but everyone mistakes her for Pam.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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California, Here We Come (2)
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7.46
35 votes

#7 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Daddy Dearest
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7.46
28 votes

#8 - Daddy Dearest

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/3/1997

Tommy's ex-marine father, Sgt. Strawn, shows up and tries to make his son a man by showing him up in front of his friends.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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The Love Jones Connection
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7.47
32 votes

#9 - The Love Jones Connection

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/18/1996

Sheneneh crashes a Love Connection show screening, then gets chosen! Chris Rock guest stars as Sheneneh's disrespectful date.

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Is You Is or Is You Ain't
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7.49
112 votes

#10 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Green Card
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7.51
51 votes

#11 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Power to the People's Court
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7.53
53 votes

#12 - Power to the People's Court

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/20/1997

Tommy decides to act as his own legal representative after Sheneneh sues him for hitting her car.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Love is in Your Face (1)
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7.53
64 votes

#13 - Love is in Your Face (1)

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/6/1994

Gina is offered a job in New York and Martin, taking advice from Stan, tells her to take it. Meanwhile Gina, taking advice from Pam and Sheneneh, decides to leave on the assumption that Martin will stop her from leaving and ask her to marry him. Part 1 of two.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Three Homies and a Baby
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7.53
43 votes

#14 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Headin' for Trouble
star
7.55
67 votes

#15 - 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!

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The Best of Martin
star
7.59
27 votes

#16 - 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.

Directors: William H. Brown
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Swing Thing
star
7.60
47 votes

#17 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Snow White
star
7.60
63 votes

#18 - 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.

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Break Up to Make Up
star
7.60
101 votes

#19 - Break Up to Make Up

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/29/1994

Martin feels his and Gina's relationship is becoming more strained. To remedy this he tries to spend more time with her. But she has a big presentation to do and needs to be alone to work. Martin then convinces Pam to get Gina over to his apartment that night. Martin thinks Gina is not coming, then she comes in the apartment while he is not looking. They sing Fire and Desire together.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Momma's Baby, Martin's Maybe
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7.60
96 votes

#20 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Why Can't We Be Friends (1)
star
7.61
51 votes

#21 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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Martin Returns
star
7.61
103 votes

#22 - 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.

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Waiting, Debating and Ovulating
star
7.63
46 votes

#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.

Directors: Marian Deaton
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Go Tell It on the Martin
star
7.63
63 votes

#24 - Go Tell It on the Martin

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/15/1994

A deranged man who is distraught over losing his job and his woman, takes over the TV station during Martin's show, with a bomb strapped to his body.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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I've Got Work to Do
star
7.64
128 votes

#25 - 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.

Directors: Gerren Keith
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