The BEST Episodes of Playing House

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 7, 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.

Let's Have a Baby

#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.

star 8.44
111 votes
Bugs in Your Eyes

#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.

star 8.31
118 votes
Reverse The Curse

#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.

star 8.31
74 votes
You Wanna Roll With This?

#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.

star 8.17
89 votes
Ride The Dragon

#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...

star 8.13
88 votes
Paging Doctor Yes Please

#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.

star 8.11
89 votes
Officer Of The Year

#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.

star 8.09
92 votes
Gwen or Lose

#8 - 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.

star 8.03
102 votes
Celebrate Me Scones

#9 - 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.

star 7.99
100 votes
None of Your Business

#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.

star 7.99
87 votes
Spaghetti and Meatballs

#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.

star 7.97
87 votes
Game of Tweens

#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.

star 7.95
84 votes
Knotty Pine

#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.

star 7.93
96 votes
Sleepless In Pinebrook

#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.

star 7.81
104 votes
Hello, Old Friend

#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.

star 7.80
114 votes
Cashmere Burka

#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.

star 7.77
97 votes
Cookie Jar

#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!”

star 7.77
110 votes
Employee Of The Month

#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.

star 7.76
125 votes
37 Weeks

#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.

star 7.69
83 votes
Pilot

#20 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 29, 2014

Emma returns home for her best friend Maggie's baby shower.

star 7.63
299 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
Writers: Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham
Totes Kewl

#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.

star 7.52
152 votes
Drumline

#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.

star 7.45
150 votes
Kimmewah Kup

#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.

star 7.33
121 votes
Unfinished Business

#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.

star 7.31
174 votes
Bosephus and the Catfish

#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.

star 7.26
121 votes