The BEST Episodes of Nathan for You

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2020

Network: Comedy Central

Writer, director and comedian Nathan Fielder (CBC's "This Hour Has 22 Minutes'') also has a business degree, and he combines that knowledge with his unusual life experiences to help struggling small businesses boost their sales. However, Fielder's marketing campaigns for each business can best be described as unorthodox, to the point where no traditional sales consultant would ever attempt what he does.

Dumb Starbucks

#1 - Dumb Starbucks

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 29, 2014

Nathan uses parody law to help a struggling coffee shop.

star 8.79
478 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Finding Frances

#2 - Finding Frances

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 9, 2017

Nathan attempts to help a Bill Gates impersonator reunite with his long-lost love.

star 8.74
254 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Adam Locke-Norton, Carrie Kemper, Eric Notarnicola, Leo Allen, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Souvenir Shop / E.L.A.I.F.F.

#3 - Souvenir Shop / E.L.A.I.F.F.

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 8, 2014

Nathan sets up a fake film shoot in an effort to boost sales at a Hollywood souvenir shop, but his plan gets complicated when he discovers that he may have committed fraud.

star 8.27
406 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
The Hero

#4 - The Hero

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 10, 2015

In the Season 3 finale, Nathan searches for a hero that he says is inside of everyone.

star 8.25
255 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Yogurt Shop / Pizzeria

#5 - Yogurt Shop / Pizzeria

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 28, 2013

Comedian Nathan Fielder gives marketing advice to small businesses in this series, which begins with a campaign for a frozen yoghurt shop to offer an unconventional flavour; and a plan for speedier pizza delivery.

star 8.21
598 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
The Anecdote

#6 - The Anecdote

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 19, 2017

Nathan hones his storytelling skills.

star 8.20
214 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Adam Locke-Norton, Carrie Kemper, Eric Notarnicola, Leo Allen, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
The Claw of Shame

#7 - The Claw of Shame

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 11, 2013

In this special episode, Nathan performs a daring escape in which he risks a fate that is truly worse than death, and failed business ideas from the season are showcased.

star 8.19
465 votes
Writers: Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Gas Station / Caricature Artist

#8 - Gas Station / Caricature Artist

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 21, 2013

Nathan helps an independent gas station by devising the world's greatest rebate. He also attempts to make a fledgling caricature artist famous.

star 8.17
586 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Dating Website / Party Planner

#9 - Dating Website / Party Planner

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 5, 2014

Nathan helps a dating website attract female users; a party planner; self-motivation.

star 8.14
358 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Santa / Petting Zoo

#10 - Santa / Petting Zoo

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 7, 2013

Nathan helps a department-store Santa who's harboring a dark secret and develops a marketing plan for a petting zoo. Also, a teen is nabbed doing graffiti.

star 8.13
546 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Haunted House / The Hunk

#11 - Haunted House / The Hunk

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 28, 2013

Nathan helps a haunted house by making it scarier. Later, he attempts to overcome his awkwardness around women by dating several of them at once.

star 8.06
442 votes
Writers: Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Smokers Allowed

#12 - Smokers Allowed

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 12, 2015

Nathan helps a dive bar skirt anti-smoking laws.

star 8.06
301 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Eric Notarnicola, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
The Richards Tip

#13 - The Richards Tip

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 28, 2017

Nathan stages an elaborate stunt to make it seem like comedian Michael Richards left a $10,000 tip at a deli.

star 8.04
251 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Adam Locke-Norton, Carrie Kemper, Eric Notarnicola, Leo Allen, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Mechanic / Realtor

#14 - Mechanic / Realtor

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 1, 2014

Nathan convinces a mechanic to verify his estimates with a polygraph test and rebrands Sue Stanford as the Ghost Realtor.

star 8.00
419 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
The Movement

#15 - The Movement

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 29, 2015

Nathan devises a way to provide a moving company with free labor.

star 8.00
329 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Clothing Store / Restaurant

#16 - Clothing Store / Restaurant

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 14, 2013

Nathan tries to help promote a clothing store by allowing "attractive" customers to shoplift from it, and attempts to help a diner by publicizing its bathrooms.

star 7.96
564 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Private Investigator / Taxi Company

#17 - Private Investigator / Taxi Company

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 18, 2013

Nathan puts a private investigator to the test by allowing himself to be spied on for a day, a taxi company is brought a solution for shy customers, and Nathan is forced to include product placement in his show.

star 7.94
460 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Electronics Store

#18 - Electronics Store

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 15, 2015

Nathan tries to help a struggling electronics store, and faces off against a large corporation.

star 7.92
405 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Nail Salon / Fun

#19 - Nail Salon / Fun

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 3, 2015

A plan to protect nail polish from chipping doesn't go as scripted. Also: Nathan works on his worst personality flaw.

star 7.89
222 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Andy Vs. Uber

#20 - Andy Vs. Uber

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 12, 2017

Nathan reteams with an old client to enlist several disgruntled taxi drivers for a plot to sabotage Uber's business from the inside.

star 7.88
235 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Adam Locke-Norton, Carrie Kemper, Eric Notarnicola, Leo Allen, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Shipping Logistics Company

#21 - Shipping Logistics Company

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 26, 2017

Nathan teaches an international exporter how to ship smoke alarms tax-free.

star 7.86
197 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Adam Locke-Norton, Carrie Kemper, Eric Notarnicola, Leo Allen, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Funeral Home / Burger Joint / Skydiving

#22 - Funeral Home / Burger Joint / Skydiving

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 4, 2013

Nathan helps a struggling funeral home. A burger joint is forced to stand by its claim that it has the best burger in Los Angeles, and Nathan goes skydiving.

star 7.86
457 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Horseback Riding / Man Zone

#23 - Horseback Riding / Man Zone

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 22, 2015

Nathan comes up with a way for a ranch to accommodate overweight riders; a women's boutique attempts to appease male customers; Nathan may have committed a hate crime.

star 7.83
294 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Toy Company / Movie Theater

#24 - Toy Company / Movie Theater

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 19, 2014

Nathan shows a toy company how to market to children; a movie theater instates a no-sharing policy.

star 7.77
344 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder
Sporting Goods Store / Antique Shop

#25 - Sporting Goods Store / Antique Shop

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 5, 2015

An endorsement deal is sought for a sporting-goods store; an antique shop amends a policy regarding accidents.

star 7.76
295 votes
Directors: Nathan Fielder
Writers: Dan Mintz, Michael Koman, Nathan Fielder