The Best Episodes of Party Down

Steve Guttenberg's Birthday

#1 - Steve Guttenberg's Birthday 8.47

Season 2 - Episode 5

At his own birthday, Steve Guttenberg volunteers to turn his party into a writing workshop when he overhears Roman and writing partner Kent discussing their script.

Directors: Bryan Gordon
Constance Carmell Wedding

#2 - Constance Carmell Wedding 8.32

Season 2 - Episode 10

Constance is getting married and she's hired her Party Down friends to make sure they attend. Ron, guided by Constance's wisdom to 'follow your heart', makes a desperate bid for love.

Directors: Ken Marino
Not On Your Wife Opening Night

#3 - Not On Your Wife Opening Night 8.28

Season 2 - Episode 6

At a community theater, the onstage farce trickles into real life as Kyle promises to help his old mentor by romancing a wealthy female patron with the funds to save the theater.

Directors: David Wain
Cole Landry's Draft Day Party

#4 - Cole Landry's Draft Day Party 8.17

Season 2 - Episode 9

When top college QB Cole Landry unexpectedly slips in the draft, rumors begin circulating that tangle Casey and Henry in the secret lives of college athletes.

Directors: Fred Savage
James Rolf High School Twentieth Reunion

#5 - James Rolf High School Twentieth Reunion 8.16

Season 1 - Episode 9

Ron decides to cater his own reunion, and begins to slip back into his old drunken habits. Henry considers moving home, causing Casey to consider their "casual" relationship.

Directors: Fred Savage
Pepper McMasters Singles Seminar

#6 - Pepper McMasters Singles Seminar 8.16

Season 1 - Episode 3

The Party Down team caters a senior singles mixer hosted by Pepper McMasters. Constance has an awkward encounter with an old flame and Casey seeks relationship advice.

Directors: Bryan Gordon
Sin Say Shun Awards Afterparty

#7 - Sin Say Shun Awards Afterparty 8.16

Season 1 - Episode 5

The Party Down team caters a porn awards afterparty. Kyle tries to teach Roman to "play it cool" with the porn stars. A mysterious businessman makes Ron a surprising business offer.

Directors: Fred Savage
Nick Dicintio's Orgy Night

#8 - Nick Dicintio's Orgy Night 8.14

Season 2 - Episode 3

Catering an orgy proves to be the wrong place for Ron to deal with his recent breakup. Roman seizes the opportunity to help the host create the ideal orgy atmosphere.

Directors: Bryan Gordon
Stennheiser-Pong Wedding Reception

#9 - Stennheiser-Pong Wedding Reception 8.11

Season 1 - Episode 10

In the season finale, the team is excited to cater a lavish gay wedding, but must take a backseat to the chiseled men of the Adonis catering company. While Ron falls apart, Henry is forced to take charge.

Directors: Bryan Gordon
James Ellison Funeral

#10 - James Ellison Funeral 8.10

Season 2 - Episode 4

The funeral of a patriarch goes awry when the deceased's mistress arrives to pay her last repects. Kyle is mesmerized by the possibility of learning the blues from a real bluesman.

Directors: Fred Savage
Precious Lights Pre-School Auction

#11 - Precious Lights Pre-School Auction 8.09

Season 2 - Episode 2

Having trouble letting go of his leadership position, Ron and Henry clash at a fundraiser where parents will do anything to get their kids into an exclusive elementary school.

Directors: Fred Savage
Party Down Company Picnic

#12 - Party Down Company Picnic 8.03

Season 2 - Episode 7

Competition is the word of the day as Ron competes for a job at the head office, Casey for best all around at the events and Roman and Kyle compete with Val Halla catering.

Directors: Bryan Gordon
Celebrate Ricky Sargulesh

#13 - Celebrate Ricky Sargulesh 7.96

Season 1 - Episode 8

The Party Down team's actors are recognized at a party and treated as stars. But when Roman and Ron discover the host is a mobster, they suspect his screenplay might be a confession.

Directors: Bryan Gordon
Jackal Onassis Backstage Party

#14 - Jackal Onassis Backstage Party 7.94

Season 2 - Episode 1

As the struggling new Party Down team leader, Henry is forced to juggle an incognito rock star, the return of of Ron Donald and Casey, the girl who broke his heart.

Directors: Bryan Gordon
Taylor Stiltskin Sweet Sixteen

#15 - Taylor Stiltskin Sweet Sixteen 7.94

Season 1 - Episode 6

Taylor Stiltskin's film producer father is throwing her the perfect sweet 16--only nobody showed up! Henry runs into an old friend. Ron gets business advice from a rap duo.

Directors: Bryan Gordon
Investors Dinner

#16 - Investors Dinner 7.89

Season 1 - Episode 4

A land tycoon expects flawless service from the Party Down crew, but Ron's dreams of success threaten to ruin everything. Kyle makes a friend whose lifestyle he hopes to emulate.

Directors: Bryan Gordon
Joel Munt's Big Deal Party

#17 - Joel Munt's Big Deal Party 7.85

Season 2 - Episode 8

Roman is less than thrilled when he discovers the party is being thrown by his 'sell-out' writing partner who hired him to rub his face in the sale of his new spec script.

Directors: Fred Savage
Brandix Corporate Retreat

#18 - Brandix Corporate Retreat 7.78

Season 1 - Episode 7

When the Party Down team caters the Brandix corporate retreat, Casey strikes up a friendship with the sports star guest speaker, making both Henry and Roman jealous.

Directors: Fred Savage
California College Conservative Union Caucus

#19 - California College Conservative Union Caucus 7.75

Season 1 - Episode 2

At a college conservatives event, students aim to give the Party Down team advice on success. As the event goes on, it turns out the students may not be so bright.

Directors: Fred Savage
Willow Canyon Homeowners Annual Party

#20 - Willow Canyon Homeowners Annual Party 7.47

Season 1 - Episode 1

Failed actor Henry Pollard returns to work at Party Down catering. He meets his fellow employees, led by his old coworker Ron, a clean-living team leader with big dreams.

Directors: Fred Savage