The BEST Episodes of Playing House

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019

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.

Reverse The Curse

#1 - Reverse The Curse

Season 3 - Episode 8

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?

#2 - You Wanna Roll With This?

Season 3 - Episode 5

Maggie and Emma face their biggest challenge yet. Mark sends back-up.

star 8.17
89 votes
Ride The Dragon

#3 - Ride The Dragon

Season 3 - Episode 6

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

#4 - Paging Doctor Yes Please

Season 3 - Episode 4

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

#5 - Officer Of The Year

Season 2 - Episode 7

Emma organizes a policeman's ball with help from Maggie and Rabbi Dan; Mark doesn't have a date.

star 8.09
92 votes
Celebrate Me Scones

#6 - Celebrate Me Scones

Season 2 - Episode 8

Maggie surprises Emma with tickets to a special concert; and an old friend returns.

star 8.05
99 votes
Gwen or Lose

#7 - Gwen or Lose

Season 3 - Episode 3

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
None of Your Business

#8 - None of Your Business

Season 3 - Episode 2

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

#9 - Spaghetti and Meatballs

Season 1 - Episode 7

Mark is put in charge of the spaghetti dinner fundraiser, so Emma helps him out with her business skills.

star 7.97
87 votes
Let's Have a Baby

#10 - Let's Have a Baby

Season 1 - Episode 9

Maggie and Emma fall head over heels for the charming OBGYN who is delivering Maggie’s baby.

star 7.96
85 votes
Employee Of The Month

#11 - Employee Of The Month

Season 2 - Episode 5

An injured Mark moves in with Emma and Maggie; and Maggie struggles with a career that might have been.

star 7.96
99 votes
Game of Tweens

#12 - Game of Tweens

Season 3 - Episode 7

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

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
Bugs in Your Eyes

#14 - Bugs in Your Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 10

Maggie and Emma’s preparations for the baby’s christening are interrupted when Mark gets into trouble.

star 7.84
91 votes
Sleepless In Pinebrook

#15 - Sleepless In Pinebrook

Season 2 - Episode 2

Emma manages to coax a reluctant Maggie into online dating. Zach and Bruce babysit Charlotte.

star 7.81
103 votes
Hello, Old Friend

#16 - Hello, Old Friend

Season 2 - Episode 1

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

#17 - Cashmere Burka

Season 2 - Episode 3

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

#18 - Cookie Jar

Season 3 - Episode 1

Maggie hosts a game night to welcome Bruce’s new girlfriend. Emma learns that “This is 40!”

star 7.77
110 votes
Kimmewah Kup

#19 - Kimmewah Kup

Season 2 - Episode 6

An unexpected visitor interrupts Maggie and Emma's weekend at Lake Kimmewah; and the gals also battle their old nemeses, the Custerman twins.

star 7.69
95 votes
37 Weeks

#20 - 37 Weeks

Season 1 - Episode 8

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

#21 - Drumline

Season 1 - Episode 5

Maggie reconnects with an old flame at a high school drumline reunion while Emma bonds with a band geek.

star 7.68
98 votes
Bosephus and the Catfish

#22 - Bosephus and the Catfish

Season 1 - Episode 6

Zach's cyber romance makes Maggie suspicious; Bruce gets some unexpected help from Emma.

star 7.61
95 votes
Totes Kewl

#23 - Totes Kewl

Season 1 - Episode 4

Emma goes on a date with Maggie's divorce lawyer, and discovers a secret about her mother.

star 7.53
100 votes
Bird Bones

#24 - Bird Bones

Season 1 - Episode 2

Emma and Maggie go to brunch with Mark's wife. Mark takes a look into the theft of a garden gnome.

star 7.53
133 votes

#25 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

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

star 7.44
195 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
Writers: Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham