The BEST Episodes of Mom

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 22, 2019

Network: CBS

A newly sober single mom tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley while dealing with her wayward mother.

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 7.98
608 votes
Directors: Jeff Greenstein
Writers: Chuck Lorre, Alissa Neubauer
Jell-O Shots and the Truth About Santa

#2 - Jell-O Shots and the Truth About Santa

Season 6 - Episode 8

Bonnie pushes Christy to mend her relationship with Violet, and Adam prepares for the grand opening of his bar.

star 7.90
393 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Susan McMartin, Anne Flett-Giordano, Gemma Baker, Adam Chase, Sheldon Bull
Triple Dip and an Overhand Grip

#3 - Triple Dip and an Overhand Grip

Season 6 - Episode 20

Bonnie and Tammy revisit childhood memories on a trip to their old foster home. Also, Christy and Jill regret accepting a date with two guys from their AA meeting.

star 7.88
295 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Marco Pennette, Alissa Neubauer, Michael Shipley, Nick Bakay, Sheldon Bull, Susan McMartin
Beast Mode and Old People Kissing

#4 - Beast Mode and Old People Kissing

Season 3 - Episode 18

When Jodi’s boyfriend, Travis, 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, feels left out because she spends so much time at A.A.

star 7.87
752 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Chuck Lorre, Nick Bakay, Gemma Baker, Adam Chase, Warren Bell
Fireballs and Bullet Holes

#5 - 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 7.87
628 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Eddie Gorodetsky, Alissa Neubauer, Marco Pennette
Diamond Earrings and a Pumpkin Head

#6 - Diamond Earrings and a Pumpkin Head

Season 5 - Episode 22

When Christy falls back into old habits, Bonnie worries about her well-being.

star 7.86
467 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Warren Bell, Marco Pennette, Susan McMartin, Eddie Gorodetsky, Nick Bakay, Alissa Neubauer
Pudding and A Screen Door

#7 - Pudding and A Screen Door

Season 5 - Episode 13

Jill returns from her wellness retreat a changed woman, but Bonnie is offended when she refuses to pay for lunch. Also, Christy’s plans for the future are thrown off track following disappointing news.

star 7.86
547 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Eddie Gorodetsky, Adam Chase, Susan McMartin, Nick Bakay, Gemma Baker, Britté Anchor
Atticus Finch and the Downtrodden

#8 - 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
774 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Chuck Lorre, Nick Bakay, Sheldon Bull, Gemma Baker, Adam Chase, Anne Flett-Giordano
Puzzle Club and a Closet Party

#9 - Puzzle Club and a Closet Party

Season 6 - Episode 7

Christy and Wendy help Jill clean out her closet, which turns out to be a bigger job than expected, and Bonnie, Marjorie and Tammy take up a new hobby.

star 7.85
377 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Sheldon Bull, Britté Anchor, Gemma Baker, Warren Bell, Alissa Neubauer
Crazy Hair and a Teeny Tiny Part of Canada

#10 - Crazy Hair and a Teeny Tiny Part of Canada

Season 6 - Episode 22

Christy has trouble enjoying her sober birthday when she learns her sponsor, Nora, is moving away. Also, an argument leads Bonnie and Adam to make a hasty decision.

star 7.85
247 votes
Foot Powder and the Barrelworks Pirates

#11 - Foot Powder and the Barrelworks Pirates

Season 6 - Episode 11

Christy’s search for the perfect Secret Santa gift leads her to discover Adam has been hiding something from Bonnie. Also, Tammy looks for a job in order to avoid being sent back to prison.

star 7.84
348 votes
Spaghetti Sauce and a Dumpster Fire

#12 - Spaghetti Sauce and a Dumpster Fire

Season 5 - Episode 18

Christy considers getting a new sponsor, Nora, after witnessing Marjorie have a major meltdown in a grocery store, and Bonnie tries her hand at being a supportive friend.

star 7.84
495 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Gemma Baker, Susan McMartin
Caperberries and a Glass Eye

#13 - 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 7.83
785 votes
Directors: Anthony Rich
Writers: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Sheldon Bull, Warren Bell
Esta Loca and a Little Klingon

#14 - Esta Loca and a Little Klingon

Season 5 - Episode 15

Christy and Bonnie help Jill get sober again, and Christy’s boyfriend, Patrick, is less than understanding when it ruins his birthday weekend.

star 7.83
512 votes
Directors: Lea Thompson
Writers: Sheldon Bull, Susan McMartin
A Seafaring Ancestor and a Bloomin' Onion

#15 - 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 7.83
672 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Nick Bakay, Sheldon Bull, Britte' E. Anchor
Crazy Snakes and a Clog to the Head

#16 - Crazy Snakes and a Clog to the Head

Season 5 - Episode 17

When the ladies bring a meeting to a women’s prison, Bonnie is attacked by an old acquaintance, Tammy, and Christy helps Bonnie make amends.

star 7.83
519 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Susan McMartin, Anne Flett-Giordano, Nick Bakay, Sheldon Bull, Michael Shipley
Poodle Fuzz and a Twinge of Jealousy

#17 - 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
631 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Alissa Neubauer, Adam Chase
Lockjaw and a Liquid Diet

#18 - 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
931 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Eddie Gorodetsky, Nick Bakay
Eight Cats and the Hat Show

#19 - Eight Cats and the Hat Show

Season 5 - Episode 16

Christy is blindsided by a surprising offer from her boyfriend, Patrick. Also, Bonnie struggles to be the stable one in her relationship after Adam experiences a devastating loss.

star 7.82
515 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Nick Bakay, Alissa Neubauer, Adam Chase
Wind Chimes and a Bottomless Pit of Sadness

#20 - 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 7.81
956 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Alissa Neubauer, Adam Chase, Britte' E. Anchor
Clumsy Monkeys and a Tilted Uterus

#21 - 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 7.81
632 votes
Directors: Jeff Greenstein
Writers: Marco Pennette, Alissa Neubauer
Broken Dreams and Blocked Arteries

#22 - 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 7.80
610 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky
Fish Town and Too Many Thank You's

#23 - 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 7.80
723 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers: Alissa Neubauer, Sheldon Bull, Britte' E. Anchor
Fingers Guns and a Beef Bourguignon

#24 - Fingers Guns and a Beef Bourguignon

Season 6 - Episode 21

Christy discovers her new job at a law firm isn't quite what she expected, and Bonnie's therapist, Trevor, pushes her to confront her problem with procrastination.

star 7.79
281 votes
Directors: James Widdoes
Writers:
Chicken Nuggets and a Triple Homicide

#25 - 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 7.79
619 votes
Directors: Ted Wass
Writers: Sheldon Bull, Adam Chase, Eddie Gorodetsky