Melissa & Joey

The WORST episodes of Melissa & Joey

Every episode of Melissa & Joey ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Melissa & Joey!

Mel is a local politician from a political family. When a family scandal leaves her niece, Lennox, and nephew, Ryder, without their parents, Mel takes them in. Joe is a former commodities trader left bankrupt after a ponzi scheme who is searching for a job. Just when Mel finds it hard to handle an instant family, her career and her own personal life, she meets and hires Joe to become the family's nanny.

Last Updated: 8/17/2022Network: ABC Family
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Being There
star
6.96
202 votes

#1 - Being There

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/25/2015

Joe, wanting the family to spend more time with each other, puts a ban on cell phones and computers all weekend long. But it may come back to haunt him when he's offered a job if he gets back to the guy in time.

Directors: Rob Schiller
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Face the Music
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7.03
195 votes

#2 - Face the Music

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/18/2015

Mel discovers Dani is something of a musical prodigy and gets her a piano to foster Dani's dreams. But she's caught off guard to find Joe opposed to it, until she uncovers his secret musical past in a boy band. This episode features Joey Lawrence singing "911." Meanwhile, Lennox pressures Zander to choose between working on "Cassandra: The Movie" with her, or continuing a relationship with his possessive girlfriend, Lilah.

Directors: Rob Schiller
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A Melanie & Josiah Christmas
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7.04
190 votes

#3 - A Melanie & Josiah Christmas

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/10/2014

New couple Mel and Joe have a disagreement over whose family ornament gets to adorn the top of their Christmas tree.

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Parental Guidance (1)
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7.04
212 votes

#4 - Parental Guidance (1)

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/4/2015

Joe is shocked to learn that Dani snuck friends in to the house, drank wine and then lied about it. Meanwhile, Mel is less than thrilled over Lennox's infatuation with her professor, who's proving to be a formidable rival for Lennox's attention.

Directors: Rob Schiller
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Thanks But No Thanks
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7.06
199 votes

#5 - Thanks But No Thanks

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/11/2015

Mel and Joe write their thank you cards to everyone who sent them a wedding gift. Mel goes overboard thanking her Aunt Bunny and Uncle Bert for a huge cappuccino machine she and Joe actually hate. She has Joe return the machine to the store, but then gets notice that Bunny and Bert are on their way to visit the newlyweds. Meanwhile, Marco gets an offer he can't refuse.

Directors: Rob Schiller
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Melissa & Joey's Frozen
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7.11
170 votes

#6 - Melissa & Joey's Frozen

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 7/8/2015

Mel and Joe get stuck in a ski avalanche and are frozen for 100 years. When they thaw, they head to their home to find 120-year-old Lennox and Zander married. Mel and Joe want to resume their lives but discover the Big Brother government won't let them stay married and has already picked out the "perfect" new mates for them.

Directors: Joey Lawrence
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Gone Girl (2)
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7.18
222 votes

#7 - Gone Girl (2)

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/11/2015

Lennox wishes to follow her professor to Colombia; Joe wants Dani to tell her mother about her irresponsible behavior.

Directors: Rob Schiller
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Game Night
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7.23
163 votes

#8 - Game Night

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 7/22/2015

With Ryder home on leave, Mel decides to bring back Family Game Night, pitting her and Joe against Lennox and Zander. The competition sends them down memory lane, reminiscing their time together.

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Don't Look Back in Anger
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7.27
266 votes

#9 - Don't Look Back in Anger

Season 3 - Episode 33 - Aired 5/14/2014

In a special clip episode, Mel and Joe meet with a counselor to discuss their relationship. As they look back on their years together, they quickly decide that honesty is not the best policy.

Directors: David Kendall
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Failure to Communicate
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7.27
133 votes

#10 - Failure to Communicate

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/4/2015

It's Ryder's 18th birthday, and the family gathers to video chat with him, but the computer crashes before they get a chance to talk. Joe insists he can fix it, but Mel is afraid they'll run out of time, so she secretly hires a Jiffy Nerd computer technician behind Joe's back.

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Witch Came First
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7.29
287 votes

#11 - Witch Came First

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/22/2014

A doctor's Halloween house call is anything but ordinary when it is revealed that Mel was once a teenage witch and her help is needed in a battle against an evil foe.

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The Day After
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7.29
168 votes

#12 - The Day After

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/21/2015

Dani wants to go on a date with a boy at school, but Joe tells her she’s too young. So she tricks Mel into taking her anyway, putting Mel in the awkward situation of wanting to be the cool stepmom but having to lie to Joe. Meanwhile, Lennox and Marco run into Zander and are outed as a couple.

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Let's Get It Started
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7.34
160 votes

#13 - Let's Get It Started

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/28/2015

Joe wants Mel to stop taking birth control so they can start a family, but she's unsure. So he invites Nate and Gillian over with their new baby to see if he can change her mind. Meanwhile, Lennox tries to help Zander move on by setting him up with her friend Lilah, and Ryder announces his unexpected plans for the future.

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The Book Club
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7.38
162 votes

#14 - The Book Club

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 6/17/2015

Mel is thrilled when Noelle Devereaux, bestselling author of the steamy novel "Love and Bondage," pays a visit to her book club. When Nicole overhears Joe criticize her work, it turns her on, and she ends up trying to seduce him. Meanwhile, Lennox discovers Zander and McKenna are secretly dating.

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You Say You Want An Ovulation
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7.39
204 votes

#15 - You Say You Want An Ovulation

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/18/2015

Mel and Joe decide they are ready to get pregnant right away. So they take the advice of multiple people on the best way to make that happen. Will all of their hard work result in a baby Longo? Plus, Ryder's back home from AmeriCorps and trying to determine what to do with his life. Lennox gives him some advice that leads to a surprising decision.

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Put a Ring on It
star
7.41
164 votes

#16 - Put a Ring on It

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 7/15/2015

Mel pretends to love her birthday gift from Joe. But that turns out to be a fake gift to throw her off. Instead, he had a one-of-a-kind wedding ring made for her that she hates even more and is horrified she has to wear the rest of her life.

Directors: David Kendall
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Be the Bigger Person
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7.42
163 votes

#17 - Be the Bigger Person

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 7/29/2015

Mel decides to run on a Healthy Diet campaign for her senate run, but is then caught eating a Piggy Burger by a voter. After he tweets a photo of her and calls her a hypocrite, she gets into a war of the words with him. Meanwhile, Lennox invites Zander to move in with her after his roommates kick him out, but their love nest quickly turns into a house of horror.

Directors: Rob Schiller
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The Honeymooners
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7.45
141 votes

#18 - The Honeymooners

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/14/2015

When their honeymoon to Tahiti gets canceled due to Mel's broken leg, Joe surprises her with a cabin getaway. But their dream vacation quickly becomes a nightmare. Meanwhile, Lennox tries to hide her relationship with Marco.

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The Parent Trap
star
7.46
170 votes

#19 - The Parent Trap

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 7/1/2015

Mel tries to convince Joe to talk Gloria into drawing up a will, but Joe chickens out. So Mel invites Russell to come talk to her. Gloria is offended, but Russell soon charms her - a little too well for Mel's liking. Meanwhile, Lennox and Zander try to just be "friends with benefits."

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Mixed Doubles
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7.48
398 votes

#20 - Mixed Doubles

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/27/2012

Mel and Joe arrange blind dates for each other, leading to an uncomfortable double date for the group. Meanwhile, Lennox decides to start her own blog after being kicked off the school website, but it consumes all of her time, leaving her boyfriend Haskal feeling ignored.

Directors: David Trainer
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The Early Shift
star
7.51
160 votes

#21 - The Early Shift

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 6/24/2015

After taking a new job with crazy hours, Joe has to down a bunch of energy drinks to stay awake for a meeting Mel has with Hank, a rich backer who might finance her Congressional run. But with Joe wired and acting weird, Hank fears he's is on drugs. Meanwhile, Lennox decides to kill off Cassandra to break up Zander and McKenna.

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Pretty Big Liars
star
7.51
423 votes

#22 - Pretty Big Liars

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/25/2012

After Lennox breaks up with her new boyfriend, Mel starts dating his father behind her back. Joe tries to teach Ryder a lesson about how to invest in the stock market.

Directors: Steve Zuckerman
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Young Love
star
7.52
483 votes

#23 - Young Love

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 8/17/2011

Mel begins dating a younger man (Scott Michael Foster). Elsewhere, Lennox encourages her classmate to edit the school blog

Directors: Ted Wass
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Auction Hero
star
7.53
424 votes

#24 - Auction Hero

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/3/2011

Mel volunteers Joe for a school charity auction but the winner of the auction may have ulterior motives.

Directors: David Trainer
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Boy Toys 'R' Us
star
7.54
503 votes

#25 - Boy Toys 'R' Us

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/31/2010

Lennox starts dating a bad boy that Mel disapproves of, while Mel is also dating a bad boy of her own. Joe takes it upon himself to reorganize Mel‘s closet.

Directors: Ted Wass
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