The BEST Episodes of Mr. Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 12, 2020

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Mr. Show was the insanely funny, critically loved but HBO-loathed sketch comedy that ran on the channel for 4 years from 1995-1998. The show was created, executive produced, written and starred comics/writers Bob Odenkirk and David Cross. The show also starred Tom Kenny, Jill Talley and John Ennis. Featured performers/writers included Paul F. Tompkins, Jerry Minor, B.J. Porter, Scott Aukerman, Brian Posehn, and Jay Johnston. Featured performers included Mary-Lynn Rajskub, Brett Paesal, and Sarah Silverman. The show has spawned a movie based on popular character Ronnie Dobbs in Run Ronnie Run. Bob's wife, Naomi Odenkirk, has compiled everything you could ever want to know about the show in her wonderful book, Mr. Show: What Happened.

Rudy Will Await Your Foundation

#1 - Rudy Will Await Your Foundation

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 9, 1998

The Mr. Show ""Bloopers"", Superstar Machine, Phone Sex, Audition, Dad and You, The Pre-Natal Pageant, and the Burgandy Loaf 6-Star Resturant.

star 8.59
27 votes
Directors: John Moffit
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, BJ Porter, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Jerry Collins, Mark Rivers, Scott Aukerman
Life Is Precious and God and the Bible

#2 - Life Is Precious and God and the Bible

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 26, 1998

Bob catches David high on "medical marijuana" > Law School: Bob abducts a student and takes his place as assistant to the law-school teacher > Lifeboat: Todd the talk-show host takes his show to the "sea."

star 8.53
36 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, BJ Porter, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Jerry Collins, Scott Aukerman
Heaven's Chimney

#3 - Heaven's Chimney

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 12, 1997

Up Heaven's Chimney led by "The Bob" > Deprogramming > Life after Mr. Show > Crazy Religious Beliefs > "Watch us have sex" > The Devastator > Directions > The 12th Annual Educational Film Festival: The Limits of Science > Hail Satan Network.

star 8.15
39 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Michael Stoyanov, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins
Patriotism, Pepper, and Professionalism

#4 - Patriotism, Pepper, and Professionalism

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 28, 1998

Globo-Chem Corporate Retreat; Honesty in Motion; Fenderman Documentary; The Week Apart; Marilyn Monster "Fun-Ployees" Training Video.

star 7.88
25 votes
It's a No Brainer

#5 - It's a No Brainer

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 14, 1997

Puny Devil Knee-High Socks> Protesters > Channel 6: We Make the News > "Culture Hunt" > Jack WEbber > Dream of a Lifetime > Catholics and Satanists united > "Let's Get Sloppy!"

star 7.83
29 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins
Like Chickens...Delicious Chickens

#6 - Like Chickens...Delicious Chickens

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 14, 1998

David waits for his reparations from the Swiss Government, Edmund Premmington addresses the Gentleman's Hunt Club, Plane Crash, The Civil War:The Re-enactments.

star 7.83
29 votes
Writers: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross
Please Don't Kill Me

#7 - Please Don't Kill Me

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 24, 1997

The swearing jar > "Swear to God" with The Reverend Winton Dupree > Landlords > The Fad 3 > Hunger strike > Mustard and Mayonnaise > The Dr. X Annual Save the Earth Telethon > Mustmayostardayonnaise.

star 7.75
36 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins
The Story of Everest

#8 - The Story of Everest

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 16, 1998

Lethal Injeksion Production, Sweetie Pie Jonus-New Executive Producer, Larry Cleest:Rapist, Pallies, The Story of Everest, The Movie: The Story of Everest.

star 7.71
28 votes
Show Me Your Weenis!

#9 - Show Me Your Weenis!

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 2, 1998

Swingin' Show, The Mr. Show Boys Clubs, Get Your Own News, Fucked Up Kidnapper, Underground Tapes, Wycked Sceptre Party Tape, Menocu Buttplugs, House of the Future, and Racist in the Year 3000.

star 7.70
33 votes
Writers: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross
Sad Songs are Nature's Onions

#10 - Sad Songs are Nature's Onions

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 21, 1998

David decides to run away, The Reason Behind the Content Warnings, Inside The Actor with Cyrus, Land of the Lost Parody, The Teardrop Awards.

star 7.68
31 votes
Directors: John Moffit
Writers: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross
The Return of the Curse of the Creature's Ghost

#11 - The Return of the Curse of the Creature's Ghost

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 5, 1997

Guidance Counselor Moe Phelps > Gus Kryzinski, Night Janitor > Local World News > Blowjob > Titanicca > The Pre-Taped Call-in Show > The Return of the Curse of the Creature's Ghost > Chip on the Shoulder Club > A Trip Up My Mother's Ass > The Moe Phelps Guide to Classical Acting.

star 7.62
37 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brent Forrester, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins
Oh, You Men

#12 - Oh, You Men

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 3, 1997

"Who wants a banana?" > Taping "The Lost Episode" with The Mayor of Television > Entertainment 4 Every 1 Productions > East Coast/West Coast ventriloquist feud > Watch more TV > The hanged man > The Delongpre Dannon Show > Ol' Fisherman's Sticky Pads > Lie Detector > Tee-Vee T.V.: The Time Caplet with Sam and Criminy Crafft > "Druggachusettes" > Losing "The Lost Episode" > "Who wants a banana?" reprise.

star 7.60
65 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Michael Stoyanov, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins
Flat Top Tony and the Purple Canoes

#13 - Flat Top Tony and the Purple Canoes

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 10, 1997

Mr. Show Morning Show: The Womyn's Solidarity Collective > "Got a Good Thing Going" - The Beetletown Players > V-TV presents "Smoosh" and "Norma Jean Monster" > Young people and their companions > Nooz 6 Blooperz! > Wee-Time Toddler Wear sales meeting > Predicting the future of fashion with Nostradamus > Indomitable Spirit > Apocalypse Drill > "Smoosh" on the moon.

star 7.55
29 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins
Eat Rotten Fruit From a Shitty Tree

#14 - Eat Rotten Fruit From a Shitty Tree

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 7, 1998

The Mr.Show Watercooler, Smarty Pants, International News Report: The President has Farted, God's biography ""My Life in the Fastlane"", Probings

star 7.40
58 votes
Directors: John Moffit
Writers: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross
Who Let You In?

#15 - Who Let You In?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 24, 1995

Must-see TV – Pope flees homicide accusations in popemobile > A pope expert speaks > Larry learns guitar > I.D.S. (Imminent Death Syndrome) > The trial of the millennium > "Spank," a performance artist, tries to make his statement on the American flag > "Spank" has his day in court > Courtroom experts > The Founding Fathers: A History of the Flag > The Museum of History.

star 7.39
102 votes
Writers: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross
A Talking Junkie

#16 - A Talking Junkie

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 22, 1996

David affects an English accent > "Mr Junkie: The Talking Junkie" > Adopted son > The red balloon > Mom and pop porno store > Three Times One Minus One on "The White People Co-Opting Black Culture" Network > "Rap: The Musical" > The Homage Awards > HBO's Creepy Peeping Videos.

star 7.36
81 votes
Writers: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross
Bush is a Pussy

#17 - Bush is a Pussy

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 1997

Kedzie Matthews understudies for David > David fires Bob and David > The value of human worth > Value Magazine > The ex-Siamese twins > Bad News Breakers > 24 is the highest number > The Great Bilouza > Mediocrity > Kedzie on Dr. Katz's Couch.

star 7.33
30 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins, Tom Kenny
The Velveteen Touch of a Dandy Fop

#18 - The Velveteen Touch of a Dandy Fop

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 20, 1996

Good deeds for charity > Helping the non-handicapped > Subway scene > Dr. Sammy's "Old Lady, Biker, Gay Guy, Japanese Man: The 4 Voices Within" > The last donut > Dickie Crickets, The King of Megaphone Crooners > Who greenlighted "Coupon: The Movie?" > The trial > The trailer > The testimonials.

star 7.27
94 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Paul F. Tompkins
If You're Going to Write a Comedy Scene, You're Going to Have Some Rat Feces in There

#19 - If You're Going to Write a Comedy Scene, You're Going to Have Some Rat Feces in There

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 6, 1996

Mr. Show goes public and opens up the floor for questions from you, the shareholders > Child labor script writers > Van Hammersly, champion billiard player > "We love our gay son" > "Work is play!" Greg Sniper, principal stockholder of Mr. Show, plays a visit to the set > Downsizing > The new economics of child labor > Senator Tankerbell speaks > GloboChem presents "San Francisco: The Theme Park" - Family Friendly!

star 7.23
65 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Jay Johnston, Paul F. Tompkins
Goin' on a Holiday

#20 - Goin' on a Holiday

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 31, 1997

Our families are here tonight > The Coming Age War > A world run by old people > Secret love > Photo shop > "America will blow up the moon" > You're fired > Don Pratt > "Seventies Movie Classics: Bare Ambition & Streak-Dome '97" > Goin' on a Holiday > A kinder, gentler Mr. Show.

star 7.18
33 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins
A White Man Set Them Free

#21 - A White Man Set Them Free

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 28, 1997

Viewer Hate Mail > The Mr. Show Cracker Barrel > The Misunderstood Letters of Sharwood Lish > Marriage-Con & Boat Show > Biosphere > Corporate ice cream > The Last Indian > Dying asshole in Vietnam > Night Talk with the Senate Subcommittee > All-Star Solute to The Last Indian > Les Balloons Sportif.

star 7.18
33 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Michael Stoyanov, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins
The Biggest Failure in Broadway History

#22 - The Biggest Failure in Broadway History

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 29, 1996

Waiting for David > The Generation Gap > "No Adults Allowed" - Talking to Teenagers > Slacker discrimination > The New Ku Klux Klan > American Ad Awards: NAMBLA "We're Not Killers" > "Drunk Cops: Hammered in Detroit" > Nathan's pet iguana > "Jeepers Creepers - Semi-Star" the musical > Offensive ending.

star 6.98
97 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Paul F. Tompkins
Peanut Butter, Eggs, and Dice

#23 - Peanut Butter, Eggs, and Dice

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 19, 1997

A Very Special Episode > David comes out > Off to see the ratings man > Santa's secret > Tatiana the Weather Hermaphrodite > Cock Ring Warehouse > Best friend's marriage announcement > "Fuzz: The Musical" > The Brave Choice Awards > "The Bob Lamonta Story" > Everyone's a winner.

star 6.88
41 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Michael Stoyanov, Mike Upchurch, Paul F. Tompkins
It's Perfectly Understandishable

#24 - It's Perfectly Understandishable

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 23, 1998

Rehersal Tape, In the Cage, Trainers to the Stars, Blind Love, Emergency Psychic Hotline, 18 Dalai Lama, Camp Monk Academy, and an In the Cage reprieve.

star 6.83
29 votes
Writers: Bill Odenkirk, BJ Porter, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn, David Cross, Dino Stamatopoulos, Jay Johnston, Jerry Collins, Scott Aukerman
Now, Who Wants Ice Cream?

#25 - Now, Who Wants Ice Cream?

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 15, 1996

Mr. Show becomes a sovereign nation > Mountain Dougie part 1 > The Peterson Family News > Thrilling Miracles > 8-in-1 Super Pan infomercial > Only the British can fly > New Freelands, Montana: Mountain Dougie part 2 > U.S. Customs > "Take Back the Streets" with F.F. Woodycooks > The Independent Nations Games > The Standoff: Day 4.

star 6.78
81 votes
Writers: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross