The BEST Episodes of Playing House
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 5, 2020
Network: USA Network
A single-camera buddy comedy about what happens when two best friends come back together, just when they need each other most. Inspired by the ultra-close friendship between the series' creators and stars, "Playing House" centers on mother to-be Maggie who asks her single and career-driven best friend Emma to return home from her job overseas to attend her baby shower, having no idea what’s truly in store.
#1 - Let's Have a Baby
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 17, 2014
Maggie and Emma fall head over heels for the charming OBGYN who is delivering Maggie’s baby.
#2 - Bugs in Your Eyes
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 17, 2014
Maggie and Emma’s preparations for the baby’s christening are interrupted when Mark gets into trouble.
#3 - Reverse The Curse
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 14, 2017
On their way to a fancy dinner, Maggie and Emma get into trouble in the best way possible. Some new and old friends come to their rescue.
#4 - You Wanna Roll With This?
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 7, 2017
Maggie and Emma face their biggest challenge yet. Mark sends back-up.
#5 - Ride The Dragon
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 7, 2017
Emma crashes Maggie’s owl-themed craft night. Zach brings Emma a treat and the gang goes on a real ride...
#6 - Paging Doctor Yes Please
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 30, 2017
Maggie is invited to act in a nursing promo video and Emma gets involved. Zach teaches Bruce how to ride a bike.
#7 - Officer Of The Year
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 8, 2015
Emma organizes a policeman's ball with help from Maggie and Rabbi Dan; Mark doesn't have a date.
#8 - Celebrate Me Scones
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 8, 2015
Maggie surprises Emma with tickets to a special concert; and an old friend returns.
#9 - Gwen or Lose
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 30, 2017
Mark coaches a women’s basketball team and Emma is horrified when she realizes who his star player is. Maggie takes reffing very seriously.
#10 - None of Your Business
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 23, 2017
Emma tries to rescue Tina from a makeup pyramid scheme. Maggie starts a nursing rotation with a doctor who is cold as ice.
#11 - Spaghetti and Meatballs
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 3, 2014
Mark is put in charge of the spaghetti dinner fundraiser, so Emma helps him out with her business skills.
#12 - Game of Tweens
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 14, 2017
Emma and Tina plan a birthday party for their most demanding client yet, a 13 year old girl. Maggie goes on a date, but frosty feelings abound.
#13 - Knotty Pine
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 18, 2015
Maggie and Emma accompany Tina to a woodworking class that's being taught by a sexy teacher; and Mark and Tina face some uncomfortable truths.
#14 - Sleepless In Pinebrook
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 4, 2015
Emma manages to coax a reluctant Maggie into online dating. Zach and Bruce babysit Charlotte.
#15 - Hello, Old Friend
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 4, 2015
An awkward run-in with Mark and Tina causes Maggie and Emma to go on a rescue mission deep inside enemy territory.
#16 - Cashmere Burka
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 11, 2015
Maggie agrees to direct a play written by Gwen. Emma gets hot and heavy with a new flame.
#17 - Cookie Jar
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 23, 2017
Maggie hosts a game night to welcome Bruce’s new girlfriend. Emma learns that “This is 40!”
#18 - Employee Of The Month
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 25, 2015
An injured Mark moves in with Emma and Maggie; and Maggie struggles with a career that might have been.
#19 - 37 Weeks
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 10, 2014
Emma organizes a crew to help Maggie prepare the house for the baby and sparks fly when past secrets are revealed.
#20 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 29, 2014
Emma returns home for her best friend Maggie's baby shower.
#21 - Totes Kewl
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 13, 2014
Emma goes on a date with Maggie's divorce lawyer, and discovers a secret about her mother.
#22 - Drumline
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 20, 2014
Maggie reconnects with an old flame at a high school drumline reunion while Emma bonds with a band geek.
#23 - Kimmewah Kup
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 1, 2015
An unexpected visitor interrupts Maggie and Emma's weekend at Lake Kimmewah; and the gals also battle their old nemeses, the Custerman twins.
#24 - Unfinished Business
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 6, 2014
Maggie and Mark investigate Bruce’s sudden disappearance. Emma reunites with her estranged mother Gwen.
#25 - Bosephus and the Catfish
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 27, 2014
Zach's cyber romance makes Maggie suspicious; Bruce gets some unexpected help from Emma.