The BEST Episodes of Significant Mother

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 13, 2020

Network: The CW

Significant Mother centers on budding Portland restaurateur Nate , whose world is turned upside-down when he returns home from a business trip to find his lothario best friend and roommate, Jimmy, dating his recently separated mother, Lydia. To make matters worse, Nate's previously disinterested dad, Harrison is now determined to win Lydia back.

Not About Bob

#1 - Not About Bob

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 5, 2015

Nate aks Same and Atticus to help convince Jimmy that he made a mistake; Lydia considers advice from her boss; Harrison has a realization about his marriage to Lydia.

star 7.82
159 votes
Suffering & Succotash

#2 - Suffering & Succotash

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 31, 2015

When Lydia's uptight mother visits unexpectedly, Lydia wants to hide her relationship with Jimmy; Grammy reveals a secret of her own.

star 7.76
171 votes
Get Forked

#3 - Get Forked

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 14, 2015

When Lydia and Jimmy tell Nate that he should loosen up, he goes on a series of dates; Sam has a hard time writing lyrics for her next song after Atticus shares an observation.

star 7.72
162 votes
Home Is Where The Lamp Is

#4 - Home Is Where The Lamp Is

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 28, 2015

Lydia asks realtor Bob Babcock to help her sell the home once shared with Harrison; a conversation with Nate leads to Jimmy having doubts about his relationship with Lydia.

star 7.69
160 votes
Under Buddy

#5 - Under Buddy

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 21, 2015

Nate hires a temporary bartender when Lydia forces him to give Jimmy the night off; Jimmy becomes jealous and wants to have a bartending duel.

star 7.61
158 votes
Mixed Doubles

#6 - Mixed Doubles

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 10, 2015

Lydia and Jimmy plan a date in public to rebuff Nate's contention that they're not serious about their relationship. Nate, meanwhile, goes on a date with an older woman he meets at a restaurant; and Atticus prepares for a perfect evening with Sam.

star 7.54
199 votes
Edible Wrecks

#7 - Edible Wrecks

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 24, 2015

Nate meticulously prepares for an interview with an important food blogger, but things go awry when he eats Jimmy and Lydia's gummy bears that turn out to contain marijuana.

star 7.48
177 votes
Welcome To Bonetown

#8 - Welcome To Bonetown

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 3, 2015

Nate, a budding restaurateur, returns from a trip and learns that his best friend has started dating his recently separated mother, Lydia; Nate's previously disinterested father becomes determined to win Lydia back.

star 7.44
259 votes
Who's Your Daddy?

#9 - Who's Your Daddy?

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 17, 2015

Lydia thinks she might be pregnant and begs Nate to keep it a secret until she gets confirmation; Jimmy realizes Nate is keeping something from him and becomes determined to learn the truth; Nate's life inspires Emma to write a country song.

star 7.38
172 votes