The BEST Episodes of Still Standing

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 11, 2019

Network: CBS

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.

Still Cooking

#1 - Still Cooking

Season 3 - Episode 6

When Judy discovers that Bill is an excellent cook, she welcomes his help with the meals. But when he gets fussy about the cooking, Judy begins to think that maybe she preferred it when Bill spent all his time on the couch.

star 8.63
78 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Ben Wexler
Still Drinking

#2 - 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.

star 8.37
75 votes
Directors: Jeff McCracken
Writers: Adam F. Goldberg
Still Using

#3 - 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.

star 7.92
78 votes
Still Beauty & the Geek

#4 - Still Beauty & the Geek

Season 4 - Episode 4

When Judy and Linda go to traffic school together, their roles are reversed, with Linda suddenly the popular one and Judy seen as a boring doctor. Meanwhile, after picking Lauren up from a college party she sneaked out to, Brian forces her to be his slave.

star 7.90
77 votes
Still Admiring

#5 - Still Admiring

Season 3 - Episode 18

Brian is excited and filled with confidence when he receives instant messages from Lauren's hot tutor, Sarah, a smart college student. Bill encourages Brian to pursue her and ask her to the upcoming high school dance. However, just as Brian is about to make his move, his family once again manages to suck the joy out of the moment.

star 7.86
73 votes
Directors: Mark Cendrowski
Writers: Adam F. Goldberg
Still Thankful

#6 - 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.

star 7.82
34 votes
Writers: Ben Wexler
Still Bad

#7 - Still Bad

Season 4 - Episode 18

Invited to a potential new boss' home for dinner, Judy desperately tries to get the family to be on their best behavior, but Brian's conflicting desires for both his daugher and sci-fi memorabilia collection complicate matters.

star 7.81
74 votes
Directors: Mark Cendrowski
Writers: Adam F. Goldberg
Still Spending

#8 - Still Spending

Season 1 - Episode 11

Bill loans a co-worker $300 to buy a big-screen TV without realizing the guy has a reputation for not repaying debts, which is worrisome considering Judy needs money to replace a broken hot-water heater.

star 7.79
63 votes
Writers: Allison Adler
Still Winning

#9 - Still Winning

Season 3 - Episode 4

Bill gets caught up in a fantasy card game in which players pretend to be wizards and warlocks after he learns that Brian is a champion player. Meanwhile, Judy starts spending time with Fitz now that Linda is engaged and doesn't have much time for her.

star 7.79
80 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Adam F. Goldberg
Still Volunteering

#10 - Still Volunteering

Season 1 - Episode 5

Bill and Judy's behavior at Tina's recital shames them into volunteering at her school, which leads to disaster.

star 7.76
66 votes
Writers: Regina Stewart
Still Shallow

#11 - Still Shallow

Season 3 - Episode 9

Bill and Judy are elated when they discover that Brian actually has a girlfriend, but Bill is even prouder of his son for having a crush on his girlfriend's hot pal. Bill and Judy both have their own thoughts on how Brian should handle his love triangle. Judy wants her son to do the right thing, while Bill, speaking from experience, advises Brian to stay with his plain girlfriend in order to appear sensitive and score the hottie. Meanwhile, Tina retaliates against Linda for scaring her.

star 7.76
49 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Carla Filisha
Still Mother's Day

#12 - Still Mother's Day

Season 3 - Episode 21

Judy tries to stand her ground when Bill's mother tries to hone in on her Mother's Day tradition with her own mom. Judy finally convinces Bill to take Louise wherever she wants to go while she, Helen and Lauren go to their traditional tea. But chaos ensues when they all convene at the same place.

star 7.73
45 votes
Directors: Gary Shimokawa
Writers: Adam Waring
Still Partying

#13 - 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.

star 7.72
111 votes
Still in School

#14 - Still in School

Season 1 - Episode 3

Bill and Judy attend their twentieth high school reunion, and soon they begin acting like teenagers again. Bill meets his old hot dog eating competitor and challenges him to see who can eat more pancakes at the reunion breakfast, while Judy is shocked to see that the most popular girl at school has become a successful architect and has a ""perfect life."" In order to make Judy happy, Bill makes up a lie about the woman's husband having an affair, and Judy spreads it all around the reunion. Now Bill has to make an effort and correct the lie, but only makes it worse – as the rumor spreads, the guy goes from a cheater to gay man. Meanwhile, Linda scores a date with an ex-boyfriend, but she can't get over his disliking of The Beatles.

star 7.71
82 votes
Writers: Diane Burroughs, Joey Gutierrez
Still Saying I Love You

#15 - 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.

star 7.69
103 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Ben Wexler
Still Exchanging

#16 - 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.

star 7.67
9 votes
Still Scalping

#17 - Still Scalping

Season 1 - Episode 10

Judy takes Bill's advice to feign a shared interest with her boss to get a promotion. What she receives, though, are opera tickets for the same night as a big hockey game. Linda, meanwhile, happily volunteers to chaperone Lauren's sleepover party.

star 7.66
62 votes
Still Bonding

#18 - Still Bonding

Season 3 - Episode 12

On a father-daughter outing to the mall, Bill and Lauren agree to lie to Judy about spending quality time together, and then split up to do their own things. Meanwhile, Judy's decision to try on Linda's wedding dress turns out to be a very bad one.

star 7.65
107 votes
Directors: Joel Murray
Writers: Ellen Brown, Lissa Kapstrom
Still Seceding

#19 - 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.

star 7.58
78 votes
Still Negotiating

#20 - 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.

star 7.57
89 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Diane Burroughs, Joey Gutierrez
Still Lying

#21 - Still Lying

Season 3 - Episode 10

Judy asks Bill and Fitz to shoot Tina's ballet recital, but when Tina's teacher takes center stage in a sexy ballerina outfit, Bill can't take the camera off her. After Judy discovers what is on the tape, Bill puts the blame on Fitz in order to save his hide. When Fitz's wife discovers the same tape, Bill takes the blame for filming the attractive teacher. Caught up in a web of lies, Bill and Fitz do everything in their power to keep their wives from discovering the truth.

star 7.53
77 votes
Directors: Mark Cendrowski
Writers: Jayne Hamil
Still Selling Out

#22 - 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.

star 7.51
79 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Ed Yeager
Still Excelling

#23 - Still Excelling

Season 1 - Episode 17

Bill and Linda decide to help Lauren with her science project to show her that they care about what she's doing and end up making the science project for her. After they get an A, Lauren's teacher decides to move her to the advanced science class and Lauren is desperate. Linda and Bill promise to help, but Lauren ends up using them to do all her work while she goes to mall to date a boy. When her parents discover her lies, Lauren says she only got interested in science because the boy she's dating is a science geek.

star 7.49
84 votes
Writers: Allison Adler
Still Shoplifting

#24 - Still Shoplifting

Season 2 - Episode 6

Judy's fear that Lauren is hanging out with the wrong crowd is confirmed when Lauren gets caught shoplifting. Although Judy doesn't believe Lauren's claim of innocence, Bill convinces her to give their daughter the benefit of the doubt. When it seems that Lauren has stolen again, Bill and Judy's parenting abilities are pushed to the limit.

star 7.48
86 votes
Directors: John Tracy
Writers: Richard Gurman
Still Champions

#25 - Still Champions

Season 2 - Episode 22

When Tina is invited to a birthday party for the daughter of former Chicago Bear Willie Gault, she refuses to go, but Judy and Bill attend anyway to meet their childhood hero. But when Bill accidentally walks out with Gault's Super Bowl ring, the Millers get a chance to live the high life when merchants think Bill is a former Super Bowl winner.

star 7.47
78 votes
Directors: Mark Cendrowski
Writers: Ben Wexler