The BEST episodes of Peyton's Places
Every episode of Peyton's Places ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Peyton's Places!
Through conversations with former players, coaches and key figures, Peyton Manning gets to the heart of football history and its cultural impact.
#1 - Two Presidents & A Girl Named Heidi
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/17/2019
Every Sunday, millions tune in to watch the NFL from the comfort of their own home or the bar down the street. Peyton visits with Anthony Gonzalez, Joe Namath and Ben Stein to learn it took President John F. Kennedy's signature, a movie about an 8-year-old orphan who is sent to the Swiss Alps to live with her grandfather, and President Richard Nixon's political muscle to bring NFL games to your living room.Watch Now:Amazon
#3 - A Lot To Be Thankful For
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 11/24/2019
In the Manning household, football is a priority, which means Thanksgivings were spent on the gridiron. Even though the family was often apart, Archie, Cooper, Eli and Peyton are thankful for their bond over football. When the four Manning men recently met up, they took a trip down memory lane and dove into the archive of Archie's home movies.Watch Now:Amazon
#5 - John Elway
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/6/2020
One of the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks and Peyton’s former boss, John Elway meets up with Manning at Mile High Stadium in Denver where they break down film of The Drive.
#8 - NFL Inventions
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/12/2023
Peyton prepares his best sales pitches to entice venture capitalist Mark Cuban to invest in football inventions that are ready for the market.
#9 - Mad About Madden
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/19/2023
After finding the original Madden Cruiser at the Hall of Fame, Peyton "borrows" the bus and travels cross country to the places that made John Madden one of the most beloved figures in football.
#10 - The Land of Boz
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/17/2023
Peyton meets up with former linebacker Brian Bosworth to learn how "The Boz" built a brand around his alter ego.
#14 - Unbreakable Records
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/21/2019
Hall of Famers Brett Favre, Eric Dickerson and Emmitt Smith have achieved milestones no player in the league is likely to match or surpass. While discussing whether their respective NFL records will stand the test of time, Peyton visits with Smith at his memorabilia storage unit, dons Dickerson’s goggles, and shares cheese curds with Favre.
#17 - Lynn Swann
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/13/2020
Peyton talks to the legendary Steelers receiver, Lynn Swann about the unique skill and ability to play football in the air, and reunites Swann with the AMC Pacer X, the same kind of car he won as the MVP of Super Bowl X.
#18 - The Lombardi Trophy
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/7/2019
Every NFL team covets the Lombardi Trophy, named after Vince Lombardi, one of the legendary figures in the history of the league. Peyton and his brother, Eli Manning, the Giants two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback, go on a journey to discover the history behind the trophy and attempt to recreate the original prototype.
#19 - Every Underdog Has His Day
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/27/2022
Everyone loves a good underdog story and Peyton finds two of the NFL's best longshot stories at a grocery store in Iowa and at an ice fishing lake in Minnesota. Kurt Warner and John Randle recall their journeys from humble beginnings to the Hall of Fame.
#21 - Fantastic Finishes
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/10/2019
In the NFL, it's not how you start, but how you finish. Peyton relives some of the most dramatic endings in NFL history with Roger Staubach, Eli Manning, Joe Montana and Dave Robinson.
#23 - Flight of the Mayflowers
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/4/2022
One city's heartbreak is another city's dream as Peyton learns the real story behind the most notorious move in sports history - the Colts leaving Baltimore for Indianapolis. Peyton surprises die hard Baltimore Colts fans and then meets up with an old friend in Indianapolis to explore what really happened the night the Colts left town.
#24 - Brett Favre
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/13/2019
Peyton and Favre drive around Green Bay in a convertible, share football stories over cheese curds in a suite at Lambeau Field and look back at film of past NFL games, including the Colts-Packers matchups when the legendary NFL quarterbacks played against one another.Watch Now:Amazon
#25 - Elvis Presley
Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 1/12/2020
Peyton is all shook up by Elvis Presley's fascination with football and finds himself channeling his inner Elvis when he visits Graceland to run the King's touch football playbook.