The Best Episodes of Mom

Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in Christy's life and eager to share passive-aggressive insights into her daughter's many mistakes.

Smokey Taylor and a Deathbed Confession

#1 - Smokey Taylor and a Deathbed Confession

Season 1 - Episode 22

Christy and Bonnie help Violet through labor. Meanwhile, Christy is convinced that Bonnie still has feelings for Alvin.

star 8.00
530 votes
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Atticus Finch and the Downtrodden

#2 - Atticus Finch and the Downtrodden

Season 3 - Episode 22

Christy's dream of becoming a lawyer is in jeopardy when she is hit with the reality of how much her education will cost. Also, Bonnie becomes the disciplinarion with Violet back at home.

star 7.86
697 votes
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Beast Mode and Old People Kissing

#3 - Beast Mode and Old People Kissing

Season 3 - Episode 18

When Jodi's boyfriend, Travis (Jesse Luken), who was with her when she overdosed, shows up at an A.A. meeting, Christy struggles to show him the compassion he needs. Also, Bonnie's new boyfriend, Adam (William Fichtner), feels left out because she spends so much time at A.A.

star 7.86
675 votes
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Fireballs and Bullet Holes

#4 - Fireballs and Bullet Holes

Season 1 - Episode 15

Christy tries to start a relationship with her father, Alvin, while Bonnie struggles to accept that Christy wants him in her life.

star 7.84
559 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
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Poodle Fuzz and a Twinge of Jealousy

#5 - Poodle Fuzz and a Twinge of Jealousy

Season 5 - Episode 5

When an injury temporarily lands Bonnie in a wheelchair, Christy is forced to take over as building manager and makes a surprising discovery.

star 7.83
404 votes
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A Seafaring Ancestor and a Bloomin' Onion

#6 - A Seafaring Ancestor and a Bloomin' Onion

Season 5 - Episode 3

Christy discovers she and her younger classmate, Cooper, make a good team both in and out of the classroom, and Bonnie steps up when a newly sober Natasha fears she can’t handle motherhood.

star 7.82
466 votes
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Lockjaw and a Liquid Diet

#7 - Lockjaw and a Liquid Diet

Season 4 - Episode 22

In the season finale, Christy tries to help when Bonnie gets into trouble with the IRS but, realizing she’s in over her head, she encourages Bonnie to seek help from her newfound brother, Ray.

star 7.82
842 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
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Caperberries and a Glass Eye

#8 - Caperberries and a Glass Eye

Season 3 - Episode 17

Christy encourages Bonnie to go out with a great new guy, Adam, only to find out he's not as great as she thought.

star 7.80
708 votes
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Wind Chimes and a Bottomless Pit of Sadness

#9 - Wind Chimes and a Bottomless Pit of Sadness

Season 4 - Episode 12

Christy, Bonnie, Jill and Wendy get high after accidentally eating cookies filled with marijuana.

star 7.80
860 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
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Clumsy Monkeys and a Tilted Uterus

#10 - Clumsy Monkeys and a Tilted Uterus

Season 1 - Episode 20

Christy and Bonnie try to make sure everything goes smoothly when Violet finds the perfect couple to adopt her baby.

star 7.80
547 votes
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Broken Dreams and Blocked Arteries

#11 - Broken Dreams and Blocked Arteries

Season 1 - Episode 21

Christy is caught in the middle when tensions rise between Bonnie and Alvin. Meanwhile, a very pregnant Violet is apprehensive about going to her senior prom.

star 7.79
529 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
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Fish Town and Too Many Thank You's

#12 - Fish Town and Too Many Thank You's

Season 5 - Episode 2

Bonnie is suspicious when her brother, Ray, returns from rehab and strikes up a friendship with Adam, and Christy and Bonnie have a brush with the law when they take Ray’s fancy car for a joy ride.

star 7.79
528 votes
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Forged Resumes and the Recommended Dosage

#13 - Forged Resumes and the Recommended Dosage

Season 2 - Episode 4

Christy tries to determine the reason behind Violet's strange behavior; Bonnie goes on a search for a job.

star 7.78
532 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
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Chicken Nuggets and a Triple Homicide

#14 - Chicken Nuggets and a Triple Homicide

Season 2 - Episode 3

In order to get the family back together, Christy and Bonnie rent a house with a colorful past. Meanwhile, Bonnie tries to broker a peace between Christy and Alvin.

star 7.78
541 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
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Leather Cribs and Medieval Rack

#15 - Leather Cribs and Medieval Rack

Season 1 - Episode 14

Christy and Bonnie come clean about secrets they've been keeping from each other. Meanwhile, Violet and Luke discover they have different ideas about parenting.

star 7.78
592 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
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Diabetic Lesbians and a Blushing Bride

#16 - Diabetic Lesbians and a Blushing Bride

Season 3 - Episode 12

When Marjorie announces she getting married, Christy and Bonnie are determined to make it a perfect day.

star 7.77
636 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
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Quaaludes and Crackerjack

#17 - Quaaludes and Crackerjack

Season 3 - Episode 10

In order to avoid her ex-boyfriend, Bonnie drags Christy to a new AA meeting, only to run into her ex-girlfriend, Jeanine, from 30 years ago.

star 7.76
585 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
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Twinkle Lights and Grandma Shoes

#18 - Twinkle Lights and Grandma Shoes

Season 5 - Episode 1

Bonnie gets cold feet when considering her future with Adam, and Christy risks failing an important test in order to help a fellow alcoholic.

star 7.76
578 votes
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Good Karma and the Big Weird

#19 - Good Karma and the Big Weird

Season 4 - Episode 11

Bonnie encourages Christy to pursue Marjorie's charming nephew, Nick, despite the fact that he's been declared off limits.

star 7.75
830 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
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A Catheter and a Dipsy-Doodle

#20 - A Catheter and a Dipsy-Doodle

Season 3 - Episode 19

Despite being extremely ill, Christy insists on taking her final exams. Also, Bonnie is furious when she suspects her boyfriend, Adam, is cheating on her.

star 7.73
711 votes
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Toilet Wine and the Earl of Sandwich

#21 - Toilet Wine and the Earl of Sandwich

Season 1 - Episode 19

Christy and Bonnie help Regina tie up loose ends on the way to drop her off at prison. Meanwhile, Alvin spends the day getting to know his grandkids.

star 7.73
527 votes
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Tush Push and Some Radishes

#22 - Tush Push and Some Radishes

Season 4 - Episode 18

Following the death of Bonnie's mother, Christy and Bonnie learn that she kept a very big secret.

star 7.73
841 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
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Black Mold and an Old Hot Dog

#23 - Black Mold and an Old Hot Dog

Season 4 - Episode 17

Christy helps Jill adjust to being a new foster mother, and Bonnie has trouble convincing tenants that she's a good building manager.

star 7.72
901 votes
Directors: Anthony Rich
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Kreplach and a Tiny Tush

#24 - Kreplach and a Tiny Tush

Season 3 - Episode 7

Christy hosts a dinner attended by Violet's future mother-in-law, who is hard to please. Steve wants to take his relationship with Bonnie to the next level.

star 7.72
570 votes
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Curious George and the Big Red Nightmare

#25 - Curious George and the Big Red Nightmare

Season 4 - Episode 4

Christy and Bonnie worry that Roscoe has a drug problem when Baxter and Candace catch him smoking pot.

star 7.72
889 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
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