The BEST Episodes of Mulaney

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 22, 2020

Network: FOX

Set in New York, and based on the life and stand-up comedy of John Mulaney, this multi-camera laffer follows an aspiring comedian coming of age under the influence of his boss, his roommates and his neighbors.

In the Name of the Mother, and the Son and the Holy Andre

#1 - In the Name of the Mother, and the Son and the Holy Andre

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 9, 2014

When John's very religious parents visit, he must lie about how often he goes to church; Jane goes on the pill to impress a guy.

star 6.58
79 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Karey Dornetto
Sweet Jane

#2 - Sweet Jane

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 2, 2014

John wonders why Jane doesn't like any of his girlfriends. Lou fixates on his death.

star 6.55
104 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: John Mulaney
Patriot Acts

#3 - Patriot Acts

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 23, 2014

When Jane starts dating a marine, John and Motif, feeling guilty for their lack of service, try to sign up for a USO Comedy Tour. Meanwhile, Lou recounts how war - and improv - are hell.

star 6.22
74 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Justin Spitzer
Motif and the City

#4 - Motif and the City

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 30, 2014

When Motif learns John and Jane are not adding him to the apartment lease, he leans on his three girlfriends for support. Lou's audience plant demands a contract.

star 6.19
63 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Rachel Axler
It's a Wonderful Home Alone

#5 - It's a Wonderful Home Alone

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 21, 2014

John's resentment of actor Macaulay Culkin dampens his Christmas spirit. Meanwhile, Lou is worried when his rival, network host Jesse Tyler Munoz (guest star Kroll), announces a competing holiday special, and Andre is mistaken for a puppet.

star 6.02
57 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Dan Levy
Power Moves

#6 - Power Moves

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 25, 2015

John takes Lou's advice about how to gain the upper hand with his roommates. Meanwhile, Motif shows Jane how to get her new cat to like her.

star 6.00
15 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers:
Halloween

#7 - Halloween

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 19, 2014

When John uses his late neighbor Lapidus' jokes for Lou's monologue, he finds himself willing to rob the man's grave to get more of his material and prove his worth at work.

star 5.99
123 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Dan Mintz
Life is a Series of Different Apartments

#8 - Life is a Series of Different Apartments

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 15, 2015

When their building is infested with bed bugs, Mulaney and the gang secretly crash at a Lou's vacant pad and unknowingly eat some special Oscar "treats," leading to more problems when Lou unexpectedly returns from vacation early.

star 5.94
16 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers:
Pilot

#9 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 5, 2014

John gets a job writing comedy for demanding and infantile game show host Lou Cannon, which turns out to be less glamourous than expected. Meanwhile John's roommate, Jane, attempts to prove to an ex that she isn't "psycho"; and his other roommate, Motif, struggles to write a joke with a killer punchline.

star 5.91
216 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: John Mulaney
The Doula

#10 - The Doula

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 12, 2014

When John starts dating a doula, he faces his fear of childbirth; John talks to Lou about his provocative behavior.

star 5.85
105 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: John Mulaney
Worlds Collide

#11 - Worlds Collide

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 11, 2015

John quickly regrets mixing his home and work lives when Jane becomes Lou's new personal trainer. Meanwhile, Motif turns to Oscar for advice on his stand-up routine.

star 5.44
18 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers:
Ruby

#12 - Ruby

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 8, 2015

John puts his theories about teenagers to the test when he tries to impart his wisdom to his new girlfriend's 13-year-old daughter. Meanwhile, Jane and Motif become Lou's lunch companions.

star 5.38
16 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers:
French Roast

#13 - French Roast

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 18, 2015

John faces the dilemma of being mean about Lou when he is invited to participate in a celebrity roast. Meanwhile, Oscar teaches Jane how to be more ladylike.

star 4.75
16 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Dan Levy