The BEST Episodes of See Dad Run

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 13, 2020

Network: Nick at Nite

"See Dad Run" tells the story of David Hobbs (Scott Baio), who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: handling the day-to-day needs of three kids who’ve grown accustomed to not having him around. David soon learns that playing a dad on TV is child’s play compared to the real thing.

See Dad McLivin' With The McGinley's

#1 - See Dad McLivin' With The McGinley's

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 15, 2013

Ted McGinley gets a reality show and challenges the Hobbs family to let him and his family live with them for 3 days; Marcus and Kevin get locked in the basement

star 9.82
34 votes
See Dad See Through Grandma

#2 - See Dad See Through Grandma

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 12, 2013

David's special Mother's Day plans for Amy get derailed when his self-centered mom, Maggie (Michele Lee) shows up.

star 9.62
34 votes
See Dad Get Janie Into Kindergarten

#3 - See Dad Get Janie Into Kindergarten

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 14, 2013

David tries to get Janie into kindergarten. Marcus and Kevin audition for a globe-trotting reality show, with help from Emily.

star 9.45
38 votes
See Dad Play Hard to Get

#4 - See Dad Play Hard to Get

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 7, 2013

David gives Emily advice on her relationship with Matthew. David plays hard to get while having his contract renewed to continue to endorse an orange juice brand.

star 9.44
36 votes
See Dad Lose the Forest for the Tree House

#5 - See Dad Lose the Forest for the Tree House

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 9, 2014

David decides to help Joe build a tree house; Emily gets her first job on Amy's set.

star 9.33
3 votes
See Dad as The Great and Powerful Hobbs

#6 - See Dad as The Great and Powerful Hobbs

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 31, 2013

David installs a surveillance system in the house that monitors everything downstairs. David and Amy get angry when noticing that the kids are saying bad comments about them. Emily throws a party, David and Amy use the surveillance system to spy on her. At the party, Joe tries to impress Mary and Matthew asks Emily to the junior prom.

star 9.32
38 votes
See Dad Run Halloween

#7 - See Dad Run Halloween

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 20, 2013

David tries to get the kids in the Halloween spirit by plotting the ultimate Halloween prank.

star 9.00
4 votes
See Dad Ruin Joe's Teacher

#8 - See Dad Ruin Joe's Teacher

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 2, 2014

After Joe's favorite teacher quits to follow his dream, David tries to get the teacher back.

star 8.75
4 votes
See Dad Run Until He Drops

#9 - See Dad Run Until He Drops

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 12, 2014

Marcus' wife returns home a changed woman, and the Hobbses struggle to fit in with her. Elsewhere, Joe drops his old pals when he sets his sights on winning a dance trophy at school.

star 8.67
6 votes
See Dad Live at Five

#10 - See Dad Live at Five

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 6, 2014

Emily cannot decide on a career, so David gets her an internship with Brooke Miller (Nicole Sullivan), a respected but zany news reporter. With the internship going so well, Emily decides to quit high school, to work for Brooke full time. Janie agrees to give Joe's air rock band an image makeover. Kevin and Marcus help a high school silhouette dance group, that Emily was a member of.

star 8.40
5 votes
See Dad Watch Janie Run Away

#11 - See Dad Watch Janie Run Away

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 13, 2014

Refusing to abide by David and Amy's rules about eating cookies before dinner, Janie leaves home to live with empty nesters Marcus and Alicia. Emily is way too embarrassed to be seen with Joe at school, but soon changes her tune, when Joe is taken under the wing of Carson Castle (Noah Centineo), a handsome classmate that Emily has a crush on.

star 8.40
5 votes
See Dad See Dad Run

#12 - See Dad See Dad Run

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 10, 2013

David's TV dad, Bernie (Garry Marshall) visits, then ditches, leaving David to take care of his newborn baby. Emily must take care of fake baby for home economics assignment.

star 8.33
6 votes
See Dad Rough It

#13 - See Dad Rough It

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired May 1, 2014

David takes Joe's scout troop on a camping trip with help from his old crew.

star 8.33
3 votes
See Dad Get Attacked by Promzilla

#14 - See Dad Get Attacked by Promzilla

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 28, 2013

With Amy off to a soap opera fan convention, David is left helping Emily get ready for the junior prom. David and Marcus accompany their daughters to find the perfect prom dresses. Emily and Mary then fight over the same dress. Joe and Janie trick Kevin into taking care of their every need.

star 8.28
68 votes
See Dad Dance Around the Truth

#15 - See Dad Dance Around the Truth

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 3, 2013

David has a hard time telling Janie that she is a terrible ballerina. Amy's soap opera character starts to become a bad influence on Emily and her friends. Joe and Marcus try to get Kevin to fess up about an old VHS tape that David told him to get rid of years ago.

star 8.25
4 votes
See Dad Fire Original Katie Again

#16 - See Dad Fire Original Katie Again

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 20, 2014

Tracey McFee (Daniella Monet), an actress who played David's daughter on his old sitcom before she was fired, returns into David's life as Joe's Spanish tutor, who is terrible at her job. Emily and Kevin are hired as background extras on Amy's soap opera, however the gig will require Kevin to be away from David for two days, causing Kevin to stress out. Janie has a friend with terrible body odor.

star 8.25
4 votes
See Dad Send Emily Flowers

#17 - See Dad Send Emily Flowers

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 13, 2013

David sending Emily flowers with the card missing, leads to Emily thinking that she has a secret admirer. Now, David must scramble to find someone to be Emily's admirer. David's mom gets Joe and Janie new cell phones, must to Amy's chagrin.

star 8.20
5 votes
See Dad Run Joe Into Detention

#18 - See Dad Run Joe Into Detention

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 10, 2014

David lets Joe play hooky; feeling guilty, Joe reveals the truth; Amy and Emily want to learn which neighbor is not cleaning up after their dog.

star 8.20
5 votes
See Dad Roast The Toast

#19 - See Dad Roast The Toast

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 19, 2014

The Hobbs reluctantly attend an anniversary weekend party for his cousin, Fred, only to discover that once again Fred has taken advantage of David's star power to enjoy all of the "perks", leaving David to plan his revenge.

star 8.00
4 votes
See Dad Downsize

#20 - See Dad Downsize

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 3, 2014

David thinks that the house is cluttered and asks everyone to make some sacrifices; Kevin tracks down another ``See Dad Run'' fan.

star 8.00
5 votes
See Dad Become Room Mom

#21 - See Dad Become Room Mom

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 16, 2014

While acting as room mother, David finds it to be a lot of work, and tries to get out of it.

star 8.00
5 votes
See Dad Get in the Ring

#22 - See Dad Get in the Ring

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 4, 2014

David challenges a wrestler to a televised event in order to impress Joe and his friends.

star 8.00
3 votes
See Dad Have a Career

#23 - See Dad Have a Career

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 24, 2013

Joe features David as a stay-at-home father in his career day video for school; David begins to believe that his life is dull.

star 7.86
7 votes
See Dad Run Into Marcus' Nephew

#24 - See Dad Run Into Marcus' Nephew

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 24, 2014

After being forbidden to drive at night, Emily takes Amy's car and goes to a party; Joe wants more responsibility.

star 7.86
7 votes
See Dad Get Wah-Wah'd

#25 - See Dad Get Wah-Wah'd

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 4, 2012

Marcus asks David to help him recruit a young actor to star in his next project.

star 7.85
39 votes
Writers: Gigi McCreery, Perry Rein