The Best Episodes of Still Standing
Last Updated: Apr 8, 2019
A working class couple in Chicago try to instill good values in their three kids, but their own past experiences often conflict with the lessons they try to teach to their children. Judy Miller is the attractive wife who was wooed by Bill when he duplicitously dated Judy's less attractive friend. Judy and Bill were both popular in high school, and they never outgrew that teenage mentality. Neither has the level of maturity to teach their kids right and wrong, often causing a role reversal between the parents and the children.
#1 - Still Scamming
Season 3 - Episode 1
When a doctor diagnoses Lauren with depression, the teenager sees a golden opportunity to take advantage of the situation. Meanwhile, Brian is desperate to figure out a way to stop his parents from going on college tours with him just to check out the local bars.
#2 - Still Auctioning
Season 3 - Episode 5
When the Halversons belittle Bill and Judy's ability to contribute to the school's silent auction, the Millers retaliate by coming up with the hit item. Impressed with the Millers' generosity, the Halversons offer to help Bill and Judy run the event that they donated. But when the Halversons back out on them, Bill and Judy decide that revenge is in order.
#3 - Still Seceding
Season 2 - Episode 23
When Brian is grounded for breaking curfew, he decides to move into the garage so he can live by his own rules. Meanwhile, Lauren discovers a talent for singing that's not appreciated by the rest of the family, and Linda forces an uninterested Tina to earn her Bluebell badges in an attempt to live out an unfulfilled childhood dream.
#4 - Still the Fun One
Season 4 - Episode 8
When Bill and Judy finally meet a couple they both really enjoy, they start competing against one other to see which of them the couple likes best. Meanwhile, Brian makes an interesting discovery when he mixes up his cell phone with Linda's.
#5 - Still Partying
Season 1 - Episode 22
Bill doles out advice that lands him in hot water with wife Judy. Bill's misguided remarks are acted upon by 15-year-old Brian, who's upset because he didn't get invited to a fellow cheerleader's big kegger, although younger sis Lauren did. His story of woe prompts Bill to relate a tale from his own youth when he crashed a party and pretended to drink a lot of beer. Later, Bill and Judy cut short their fun at an AC/DC concert to make sure that Lauren hasn't disobeyed them by sneaking off to the bash.
#6 - Still Exchanging
Season 3 - Episode 23
Bill gets jealous when Brian becomes excited about his upcoming trip to Europe for a summer exchange program. In an effort to create a bonding moment with his son before he departs, Bill plans a last minute camping trip. But when Brian arrives late to leave on the excursion, the two have a falling out. Bill, still determined to bond with Brian, makes one last attempt before his son boards the plane, with disastrous results.
#7 - Still Negotiating
Season 2 - Episode 1
After Judy and Bill order Lauren to drop basic math and take a more difficult algebra class, her bad attitude about schoolwork multiplies and the conflict between Lauren and her parents increases exponentially. Judy and Bill then try to solve the problem using the art of negotiation.
#8 - Still Drinking
Season 3 - Episode 14
After Bill and Judy catch Brian, Lauren and their friends drinking in the basement, they decide to set an example and abstain from drinking for an entire month. Unfortunately, Bill and Judy's infamously wild Super Bowl party takes place during that time. Brian and Lauren are impressed that their parents have gone alcohol-free for a solid three weeks. However, when Super Bowl Sunday dawns, the ""holiday"" may be too much for Bill and Judy to handle sober.
#9 - Still Mom
Season 1 - Episode 21
Bill proves himself too eager to please when his master-of-the-guilt-trip mother pays a surprise visit. That is, until Judy suggests he stop placating the woman and start ignoring her, a strategy that ends up backfiring on Bill when he hurts his mom's feelings and she runs away.
#10 - Still Driving
Season 2 - Episode 2
Bill finds out that Brian has been taking driving lessons and decides to teach how to drive before his 16th birthday. Although Brian has pretty good skill behind the wheel, Bill keeps insisting that he should behave more manlike. Judy secretly steps in and takes over teaching Brian, which Bill finds out after Brian does courtesy waves and hold him back on a sudden break after he buys him a 1981 ""Mystery Machine""-like van.
#11 - Still Out of the Loop
Season 4 - Episode 14
Bill tries to become more involved in Lauren's life, but his constant digging into her life only serves to drive her further away.
#12 - Still Thankful
Season 1 - Episode 9
Tensions run high in the Miller household as Judy's steadily bickering parents visit for Thanksgiving, and things only get worse when the couple announce they're extending their already unwelcome stay by a week. Linda, meanwhile, tackles cooking the traditional turkey dinner in hopes of winning some praise.
#13 - Still Sisters
Season 1 - Episode 18
After Linda meets a nice man and goes out with him hours after being dumped by another guy, Judy advises her not to go so fast. Linda and Judy have a fight, where Judy is blamed to always be nosing on her sister's life. Judy then decides to let her sister live her own life, and as a result she starts overcontrolling her children's lives with all the extra time she has in her hands. When they can't take it anymore, Bill decides to get the two back together and establish peace in the family.
#14 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
Linda comes over with her new psychologist boyfriend, who teaches them an exercise that will prove honesty is the best policy in a relationship. When Judy and Bill decide to put his philosophy to the test, they realize that maybe some things should be left unsaid. Meanwhile, Bill tries to help Brian with his girl problems by telling him they prefer boys who seem dangerous, which leads Brian to think that smoking might get a certain girl's attention.
#15 - Still Selling Out
Season 4 - Episode 3
When an heir to a beer company moves into the neighborhood, Bill has found a new best friend, but when Judy gets fed up she makes Bill choose between them. Meanwhile, Tina confounds Lauren by copying her outfits every day.
#16 - Still Good Cop
Season 1 - Episode 13
Judy is tired of always playing bad cop and having Bill undermine her authority to the kids, so she decides to take a day off and let all hell break loose under Bill's supervision. When she realizes that Bill is actually capable to handle their kids and just isn't willing to do so, Judy decides to play good cop for good. Bill refuses to be the bad cop, because he's been the good cop since he was born. Both stubborn, they decide to stick to their roles until the first one caves in. Tina decides to get her bellybutton pierced and they agree on it. Brian wants to drive and Judy lets him. But later on she finds out Bill set her up and they both come back to their senses and put the house back together â€“ but not right away. Let Brian be the bad cop for a while.
#17 - Still Changing
Season 1 - Episode 19
Bill and Linda meet some Bill's old high school buddies, who since then has turned his life around. Bill says his wife changed him, which leads into an argument between him and Linda about how they changed each other. Bill decides to grow back his old mustache and smoke cigars, while Linda goes back to hanging out with her drunk friend from high school. After realizing that maybe changing does come for the better, they both go back to their usual selves.
#18 - Still Sweet
Season 4 - Episode 11
After Louise's husband kicks in money towards a Sweet Sixteen party for grand-daughter Lauren, she feels this means she gets to run the show. Meanwhile, Brian struggles to get money for a college application.
#19 - Still Believing
Season 2 - Episode 10
Bill and Judy feel they need more faith in their lives after meeting the very religious parents of Lauren's boyfriend.
#20 - Still Not the One
Season 3 - Episode 16
Bill and Judy are so ecstatic to hear that Bill's mother, Louise, is going to marry her boyfriend that Judy agrees to be her maid of honor. However, the nuptials are put in jeopardy when Louise's ex-husband, Al, wants to stop the wedding and win Louise back. Meanwhile, Linda is disheartened when Perry continues to postpone their wedding due to his music career.
#21 - Still Coaching
Season 4 - Episode 17
When Judy's excellent coaching may put Tina's basketball team in the playoffs, Bill tries to get them to lose so he can watch real basketball on TV instead. Meanwhile, Linda's hurt when her cat seems to love Lauren more than her.
#22 - Still Neighbors
Season 3 - Episode 2
When a lesbian couple moves in next door, Bill and Judy are shameless in their quest to get approval to build the deck of their dreams. But when they fail to make nice with the couple, they decide to use Lauren to score points and convince her to go out with the neighbors' nerdy son, Chris. However, their plan backfires when Lauren actually falls for Chris, but his mothers think that Lauren's a bad influence.
#23 - Still Using
Season 4 - Episode 2
When Lauren starts taking advantage of neighbor Chris’ affections, Judy steps in to let him know that he is being used. Chris then directs his crush to Judy who takes advantage of him to get work done around the house.
#24 - Still Fast
Season 3 - Episode 11
Bill is irate when he catches Lauren's boyfriend sneaking out of the house after midnight. Following the incident, Bill decides to bond with Chris in order to gain his respect and ensure that the young man is less likely to disrespect his daughter. When Chris reveals to Bill that Lauren is the one who wants things to move faster, the Millers make a valiant attempt to put their parenting skills to work.
#25 - Still Saying I Love You
Season 4 - Episode 16
Louise winning a car during a taping of Oprah puts a rift between her and Judy. Meanwhile, Brian and his meteorology club friends decide how to spend a club surplus.