Son of a Critch

The BEST episodes of Son of a Critch

Every episode of Son of a Critch ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Son of a Critch!

The hilarious and very real story of 11-year-old Mark coming of age in St. John’s, Newfoundland in the 80s. It’s a heartfelt window into the life of a child — much older inside than his 11 years — using comedy and self-deprecation to win friends and connect with the small collection of people in his limited world.

Last Updated: 9/29/2022Network: CBC (CA)
Lordy, Lordy, Look Who’s Dead
28 votes

#1 - Lordy, Lordy, Look Who’s Dead

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/11/2022

A chance encounter at a funeral parlour leads to Mark’s first date. Meanwhile, Mary tries to convince Dick to sell her an old station truck.

Directors: Renuka Jeyapalan
16 votes

#2 - Particip-action

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/29/2022

Mark is forced to participate in the school’s Sports Day. Meanwhile, Fox fights for her mother’s attention and attempts to break the school record for gold medals.

Acting Normal
18 votes

#3 - Acting Normal

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/15/2022

Mark and Mike Sr unexpectedly bond over Mark’s role in a school play. Meanwhile, Pop turns to Mary for help after the CRA learns he’s been collecting his dead wife’s pension checks.

Royal Visit
26 votes

#4 - Royal Visit

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/1/2022

Mark fears he’ll be outed as a Monarchist when he’s chosen to give flowers to a visiting Lady Diana. Meanwhile, a gift from Dick comes between Mike Sr. and Mary.

Cucumber Slumber
22 votes

#5 - Cucumber Slumber

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/25/2022

When Ritchie invites himself to a sleepover, Mark scrambles to hide his family’s “eccentric” behaviour. Meanwhile, Mike Sr. takes a staunch pro-cucumber stance when a grocer buys ad time on VOCM.

Directors: Renuka Jeyapalan
18 votes

#6 - Misty

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/22/2022

The Critch men are left to their own devices after Mary is hospitalized for a minor procedure. Mark has trouble balancing the household chores and accidentally gives Pops the wrong pills.

Father Critch
22 votes

#7 - Father Critch

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/1/2022

Mark is considering what life would be like as a priest. But as rumours of scandal amongst the clergy start to mount, Mark reassesses what his religion means to him.

Merry Critch-mas
22 votes

#8 - Merry Critch-mas

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/8/2022

Mark collects Christmas toys for the needy, which leads to an uncomfortable discovery about one of his classmates. Meanwhile, Pop’s prodigal son shows up.

22 votes

#9 - Candyland

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/22/2022

Mark and Ritchie receive police protection after witnessing a grizzly crime on Halloween night. Fox grows tired of her brother’s increasingly delinquent behaviour.

Cello, I Must Be Going
24 votes

#10 - Cello, I Must Be Going

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/18/2022

When Mark’s cello is taken by a gang of bullies, Fox begrudgingly comes to his rescue. Meanwhile, Pop and Sister Rose take a stroll down memory lane when it’s revealed they used to be an item.

Directors: Renuka Jeyapalan
Save the Last Dance for Me
16 votes

#11 - Save the Last Dance for Me

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/12/2022

Mark is hurt to learn that Fox has been spending time alone with Ritchie. With the future of his job in doubt, Mike Sr learns how to DJ… at the school dance.

16 votes

#12 - Circus

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/5/2022

Mark and Fox find themselves on a maybe-date to the Fair. Meanwhile, Ritchie’s family hosts some new Filipino-Canadians who make him feel insecure about his heritage.

Old Soul, New School
45 votes

#13 - Old Soul, New School

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/4/2022

Mark’s first day of junior high is marred by a bully — a young girl named Fox. But when he stands up for himself, he learns that words can hurt more than fists.

Directors: Renuka Jeyapalan

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