The BEST Episodes of Sullivan & Son
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2020
Sullivan and Son takes place in a popular and legendary neighborhood bar in a working-class neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Penn. Filled with locals and regulars, Sullivan & Son is the unofficial “town hall” to the neighborhood. Steve Sullivan is the son of the current owner of the bar and the grandson of its founder. His Irish-American father and his Korean-American mother never expected their son to leave his job as a successful corporate attorney in New York and return to the old neighborhood to take over Sullivan & Son. But that’s just what he’s done. And so begins Steve’s quest for a more meaningful and rewarding life behind the bar.
#1 - Ladies Night
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 27, 2013
Steve holds a Ladies' Night in an effort to boost his reputation on social media. A newly made-over Melanie is hit on by duplicitous ladies’ man Neal. And Hank unknowingly courts a Filipino ladyboy named Angel.
#2 - How Carol Got Her Groove Back
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 30, 2012
Carol gets the blues when she discovers she's going through menopause. Ahmed tries to make her feel better, but his attempts backfire.
#3 - Over the Edge
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 15, 2013
A plastic spider hidden in a bowl of peanuts leads to an all-out prank war. And Susan helps Carol through a difficult audit. Fortunately, the auditor is a man.
#4 - Reunited
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 22, 2013
The bar's chances of winning the yearly karaoke contest are threatened when Carol starts dating a handsome singer, which makes Owen jealous. Meanwhile, Roy, Susan and Ahmed meet a drunk Ok Cha.
#5 - Hank Speech
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 13, 2012
A coworker files an HR complaint against Hank for making "inappropriate comments." Meanwhile, Susan bonds with her mother.
#6 - Winning Is Everything
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 11, 2013
Steve is the new coach of the bar's peewee hockey team, but competition with fellow coach and childhood rival Lyle Winkler spurs him to reconsider his "everybody plays" mentality. Meanwhile, Ok Cha meets her "free pass."
#7 - Who's Your Daddy
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 2, 2012
An annual father-and-son darts tournament triggers personal dramas, as Owen decides to find his biological father and Jack struggles with abandonment issues. Meanwhile, Hank and Carol try to conceal an old secret.
#8 - Creepy Love Songs
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 16, 2012
The guys discover that an old comic book is valuable, so they try to sell it to a collector. Meanwhile, Owen and Carol showcase a new act at the bar; and Steve and Melanie try to crack middle-school mysteries.
#9 - The Fifth Musketeer
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 23, 2012
The dates come pouring in for Steve when Ok Cha creates a fake online profile for him. Inspired, the guys set up their own faux dating profiles and try to learn dating secrets from a highly regarded bachelor.
#10 - Everybody Loved Frank
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 24, 2014
A widow arrives at the bar telling the gang that a regular has passed away, but the group doesn't remember the deceased. Elsewhere, Roy, Owen and Ahmed plot to get funds for an Atlantic City trip.
#11 - The Bar Birthday
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 26, 2012
Steve hosts a party for the 50th anniversary of the bar bringing back a lot of people and memories, not all good. Steve and Melanie uncover a secret about the origins of the bar. Jack and Ok Cha quarrel over the unearthed details of their courtship. Owen and Carol act as wingmen for each other with their former high school classmates.
#12 - About a Boy, His Mother, and the Man They're Dating
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 1, 2014
Carol reconnects with a sightly man, but complications ensue when her son Owen wants to spend a lot of time with him. Elsewhere, Ok Cha is pitted against Roy in an eating contest featuring spicy food.
#13 - Personal Injury
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 8, 2013
When Ok Cha injures her leg in a traffic accident with Gary, her charming-but-antagonistic neighbor, Steve discovers things aren't quite what they seem. Is Gary at fault? Or is his mom a con artist? Meanwhile, the guys try to cure Hank's glaucoma with marijuana-spiked brownies.
#14 - You, Me and Gary
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 9, 2014
Melanie and Steve want to keep things quiet after their kiss, but Melanie's nosy neighbor cannot keep a secret.
#15 - A Kiss Is Never Just a Kiss
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 2, 2014
Melanie helps Steve impress a new woman; Hank's doctor prescribes him testosterone, but a mishap leads to a "juiced up" Hank.
#16 - The Prodigal Sister
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 6, 2012
Steve's con-artist sister arrives and stirs up trouble at the bar. Meanwhile, Doug tries to bolster his confidence; and Susan confronts Ok Cha about being overly critical.
#17 - Hank Goes Black
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 5, 2014
Roy's mom moves back to town and starts dating Hank; Owen and Ahmed's friendship is threatened by a girl.
#18 - Open Mic Night
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 29, 2014
Having an Open Mic night at the bar to get on the Hot List in The Pittsburgh Reader; Susan's new talent making fun of Ok Cha; Carol and Owen's inappropriate act saves the day.
#19 - Luck of the Half-Irish
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 15, 2014
One of the bar stools is declared lucky after a visit from race car driver Brad Keselowski, who finally breaks his losing streak. The gang benefits from the luck until Steve breaks the stool and the bar turns on him.
#20 - Sullivan's Travels
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 26, 2014
Steve complains that he never gets time off from the bar; Jack shows him what life would be like if me missed crucial points in the gang's life.
#21 - Monkey Plate
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 19, 2014
Steve and Susan try throwing the perfect party for Ok Cha's birthday, but cousin Jenny's arrival brings up an old family feud over a monkey plate; Roy has rare field passes to a game and Own and Ahmed compete for the extra pass.
#22 - Rumspringa
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 18, 2013
Steve's morals are tested when Ruth, an innocent Amish girl, enters the bar on her Rumspringa, searching for a man to give her a "wooden bird." Things get more complicated when Owen becomes convinced Ruth is his long-lost-sister. He suddenly becomes her over-protective big brother. Meanwhile, Ok Cha becomes addicted to the power of her first credit card and gets into a minor traffic accident with a NASCAR driver.
#23 - Last, Best, and Final
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 19, 2012
Steve Sullivan returns home to Pittsburgh to celebrate his father, Jack Sullivan's birthday. He quickly learns that Jack is retiring and selling the family bar Sullivan & Son. Steve contemplates leaving his New York corporate life behind to buy the bar from his parents.
#24 - Lyle & Son
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 22, 2014
Steve's old rival opens a bar across the street and he is out out for payback from a childhood wrestling match; settling their differences with a bartending competition; Carol's new boss at the DMV drives her crazy.
#25 - Hank Hallucinations
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 25, 2013
Steve and the bar crowd worry that Hank has Alzheimer's when he is visited by a vision of "Wheel of Fortune's" Pat Sajak, who guest-stars as himself. Meanwhile, clad in new suits, Owen and Ahmed accidentally take two classy ladies to the most expensive restaurant in Pittsburgh, but can't pay the bill.