The BEST Episodes of Off Centre

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 5, 2020

Network: The WB

A smooth talking, sophisticated and decidedly decadent Brit, Euan is the yin to his conservative American friend Mike's yang. Best friends and former roommates at Oxford, Euan's high-flying, fast-living, bed-hopping way of life has always driven Mike to moral high ground. Now, as they move into a posh New York apartment at the famed Hadley on Centre building and begin their so-called adult lives, Euan is launching a career in investment banking while Mike's starts in non-profit. Rounding out the cast are Mike's girlfriend, Liz, their wacky friend, Vietnamese restaurant employee Chau, and secretly sensitive gangsta rapper Status Quo.

Little House On The Bowery

#1 - Little House On The Bowery

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 31, 2002

In a competition to prove whether it's simply Euan's English intonation that attracts all the women, Mike and Euan switch accents. Meanwhile, Chau dates a homeless woman who is not entirely sane.

star 8.67
6 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Tim Kelleher
P.P. Doc II: The Examination Continues (a.k.a. PPD2)

#2 - P.P. Doc II: The Examination Continues (a.k.a. PPD2)

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 10, 2002

Mike and Euan's dorky urologist, Dr. Barry Wasserman, moves into their apartment building. The guys worry about the weird M.D.'s interest in being their buddy, until they discover he attracts women.

star 8.43
7 votes
Writers: Bill Freiberger
The Guys' Guys

#3 - The Guys' Guys

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 24, 2002

Mike's dorky friends from high school come to visit, making Euan feel like the not-so-odd man out. Meanwhile, Status makes a date with Liz.

star 8.43
7 votes
Writers: Dawn Urbont
The Deflower Half Hour

#4 - The Deflower Half Hour

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 17, 2002

When Euan's date, Lindsey, announces to everyone that she wants Euan to deflower her when she turns 18 at midnight, Euan, Mike, Chau, Status and Liz flashback to their own first sexual encounters.

star 8.40
5 votes
Writers: Matt Weitzman, Mike Barker
Diddler on the Roof

#5 - Diddler on the Roof

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 19, 2002

Euan gets sucked into the drama of MTV's ""The Real World"" when he hooks up with a insipid cast member and fears she will bad mouth him to millions of women if he dumps her, so he schemes to have Chau steal her instead. Meanwhile, Mike lands his dream job doing sound for porn movies, but things turn dicey when he thinks Liz is hooking up with Status while he works nights, and the movies turn to guy-on-guy.

star 8.14
7 votes
Writers: Jim Patterson, Stephen Leff
Let's Meet Mike and Euan

#6 - Let's Meet Mike and Euan

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 14, 2001

Neurotic Everyman Mike is baffled by the amazing success enjoyed by hyperconfident womanizer Euan. In the opener, the polar-opposite pals move into a posh New York City apartment building complete with celebrities, including rather uptight rapper Status Quo and supermodel Vee, whose bodily functions eclipse her beauty. All is well in the new digs until Euan invites Mike's girlfriend, Liz, to move in with them.

star 8.03
66 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Chris Weitz, Danny Zuker, Paul Weitz
The Backup

#7 - The Backup

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 31, 2002

Mike tells Euan to stay away from an attractive visiting friend, explaining that she is his ""backup girl,"" should things not work out with Liz. Meanwhile, Chau pulls out all the stops to try to win a contest for a big-screen TV.

star 8.00
7 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Jim Patterson, Stephen Leff
Feeling Shellfish

#8 - Feeling Shellfish

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 21, 2001

When Mike and then Liz contract a certain sexually transmitted condition, Mike blames the assumed originator Euan. The irritating malady hampers both Mike and Liz's anniversary dinner and Euan's date with a friend from college.

star 6.61
38 votes
Directors: Mark Cendrowski
Writers: Matt Weitzman, Mike Barker
A Cute Triangle

#9 - A Cute Triangle

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 18, 2001

When Liz and her wild, flirty friend stay at the apartment for the weekend, Mike hopes for a ménage à trois. Euan, who has resolved to remain celibate with his current girlfriend, serves as Mike's mentor.

star 6.59
37 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Warren Bell
A Stroke of Genius

#10 - A Stroke of Genius

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 28, 2001

Liza finds out about Mike's stash of adult videos and is surprisingly okay with it and even offers to watch some with him. But the sexy adventure in cinema turns out to be a bit of a let-down for Mike. Euan, meanwhile, endeavors to impress his incredibly jaded girlfriend.

star 6.56
36 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Danny Zuker
Trust Me or Don't Trust Me

#11 - Trust Me or Don't Trust Me

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 4, 2001

On a night out with Chau and Euan, Mike repeatedly rejects women in favor of being faithful to Liz, who ends up kissing an old flame during the same evening. Chau gets angry at Euan for constantly stealing prospective dates.

star 6.56
36 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Tim Kelleher
Faking the Band

#12 - Faking the Band

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 24, 2002

In order to get women to notice them more, Chau and Euan pretend to be in a rock band; Mike irks Liz when he drunkenly proposes marriage and then forgets all about it.

star 6.56
36 votes
Directors: Jeff Melman
Writers: Tim Kelleher
Guy Gone Wild

#13 - Guy Gone Wild

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 13, 2002

After Mike learns of Liz's wild past, he decides to make up for lost time by doing the crazy things he missed out on when he was younger.

star 6.53
36 votes
Why Chau Lives Alone

#14 - Why Chau Lives Alone

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 10, 2002

Sick of living with Euan, Mike decides to stay at Lauren's for a while. As revenge, Eaun invites Chau to live in Mike's room. The unlikely duo get along well, until Chau's behavior gets out of hand.

star 6.53
36 votes
The Unkindest Cut

#15 - The Unkindest Cut

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 21, 2002

Mike and Chau mock Euan because he has a foreskin. This prompts Euan to consult a urologist, Dr. Barry Wasserman, who has a bizarre sense of penis humor, for circumcision.

star 6.53
36 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Danny Zuker, Warren Bell
Mission Im-posse-ble

#16 - Mission Im-posse-ble

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 17, 2002

After Mike and Euan point out that his ""posse"" is a bunch of yes-men, Status Quo fires them and invites his neighbors to hang with him. Unfortunately, he treats Euan more like a slave than a friend.

star 6.51
35 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Mark Hentemann
Hear No Evil, See No Package

#17 - Hear No Evil, See No Package

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 3, 2002

Mike and Chau start going to a gym where a lot of nude men hang out; Euan dates Liz's deaf friend, who turns out to be less friendly than anyone realizes.

star 6.51
35 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Danny Zuker, Warren Bell
Unflushable (a.k.a. M. Night Shyamalan's Unflushable)

#18 - Unflushable (a.k.a. M. Night Shyamalan's Unflushable)

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 3, 2002

Mike impresses the guys when he leaves the bar with the new building tenant, Carmen Electra, however, back at her apartment, Mike's new diet causes him to clog her toilet. Undetected by Carmen, Mike enlists the help of his good friends Euan and Chau to help clear the blockage.

star 6.51
35 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Jim Patterson, Steve Leff
Money or Brother Can You Spare a Ski Trip

#19 - Money or Brother Can You Spare a Ski Trip

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 9, 2001

Finding it difficult to keep up with the incredibly successful Euan, Mike tries to solve his money woes by taking on a second job at Chau's restaurant. Euan offers to help, but Mike refuses any more financial aid from his roommate.

star 6.50
36 votes
Directors: Mark Cendrowski
Writers: Mark Hentemann
Cockfight

#20 - Cockfight

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 26, 2002

Euan and Status Quo meet a gorgeous woman in a bar and compete for her attention. When they realize that she has a twin, their competition escalates to see who can bed them both. Meanwhile, Mike realizes that the only way he can earn extra money to purchase an extravagant birthday gift for Liz is to bet on cockfights with Chau.

star 6.50
36 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Tim Kelleher
The Good, the Bad and the Lazy

#21 - The Good, the Bad and the Lazy

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 20, 2002

In dire need of a job he actually enjoys, Mike seeks advice from a decidedly unreliable career counselor. Euan, meanwhile, concentrates his efforts on trying to win over their new neighbor, a B-movie actress.

star 6.49
35 votes
Directors: Jeff Melman
Writers: Matt Weitzman, Mike Barker
Love is a Pain in the A** (a.k.a. Love Stings)

#22 - Love is a Pain in the A** (a.k.a. Love Stings)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 19, 2002

Mike feels that his relationship with Liz has gotten stale, so he decides it's time to break up and is not prepared when she beats him to the punch, however the break-up sex is so good that Mike does everything in his power to string the relationship along. When Euan meets a woman who is even wilder in bed than he is, he soon learns that even he has limits. Chau rallies to save a canceled TV series.

star 6.47
36 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Danny Zuker, Warren Bell
Mike & Liz & Chau & Jordan

#23 - Mike & Liz & Chau & Jordan

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 7, 2002

Liz sets Chau up with her equally bizarre roommate, creating a romance more ridiculous than anyone could have imagined. Meanwhile, Euan lies about his age in order to date 45-year-old woman.

star 6.46
35 votes
Writers: Jim Bernstein, Michael Shipley
Swing Time

#24 - Swing Time

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 25, 2001

Mike's strange parents visit, allowing Mike to finally bond with his erstwhile, emotionally distant father. Unfortunately, Euan finds Mr. Platt in a compromising position with another woman.

star 6.42
36 votes
Directors: Shelley Jensen
Writers: Dawn Urbont
Gas Crisis

#25 - Gas Crisis

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 27, 2002

Mike's increasing comfort level with Liz leads him to engage in behavior she doesn't entirely welcome. Meanwhile, Euan resolves to avoid a woman who routinely shows up in his life to break his heart; and Status Quo works on new song lyrics with Chau.

star 6.42
36 votes
Directors: Mark Cendrowski
Writers: Warren Bell