The BEST episodes of Swingtown

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

This period drama takes viewers back to the 1970s for a look at suburban households testing the murky waters of sexual revolution following swingers throughout open marriages, "key parties" and other swingers extravaganzas.

Last Updated: 8/14/2022Network: CBS
Cabin Fever
33 votes

#1 - Cabin Fever

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/12/2009

When the Thompsons have a change of heart about going to the Millers' cabin, Susan asks the Deckers to join them. The weekend gets off to good start but then the Thompsons decide to surprise them by showing up anyway.

Directors: Jamie Babbit
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Double Exposure
36 votes

#2 - Double Exposure

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/12/2009

Susan and Bruce plan their housewarming party and Susan asks Janet for help in the hopes of fixing their friendship. Unfortunately, Trina has some very different ideas for the party including a fondue setup and a very big guest list.

Directors: Josh Marston
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44 votes

#3 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/5/2009

Susan and Bruce have moved their family to a more affluent neighborhood in a suburb of Chicago to try to find a different, unique sense of community that they have not felt yet. Little do they know, they have stepped into the world of swingers and the American sexual revolution.

Directors: Alan Poul
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7 votes

#4 - Surprise

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/9/2009

A surprise party for Janet sparks shocking revelations between the neighbors.

Directors: Tucker Gates
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Get Down Tonight
5 votes

#5 - Get Down Tonight

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/9/2009

Bruce and Susan enjoy a night of line dancing with Tom and Trina and Janet starts a temp job with a local newspaper.

Directors: Jamie Babbit
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Go Your Own Way
63 votes

#6 - Go Your Own Way

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/19/2009

Susan goes against Bruce's wishes when she decides to go to the fundraiser at the Deckers to help raise money for the star of the controversial film who is having legal trouble.

Directors: Bob Balaban
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Love Will Find a Way
37 votes

#7 - Love Will Find a Way

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/5/2009

Bruce's great day is capped off by going to a party with his wife Susan. Janet begins to understand how great her friendship with Susan can be.

Directors: Alan Poul
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Running on Empty
6 votes

#8 - Running on Empty

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/2/2009

Bruce plans a family trip to the cabin but Laurie has other ideas about keeping her plans with Doug. Roger and Janet start seeing a therapist.

Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
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Swingus Interruptus
8 votes

#9 - Swingus Interruptus

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/2/2009

Tom and Trina try a closed relationship just as Susan and Bruce open their's to Brad and Sylvia. Unfortunately, the foursome is interrupted by Laurie and Doug Stephens.

Directors: Daniel Minahan
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Take It To The Limit
9 votes

#10 - Take It To The Limit

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/16/2009

During Trina and Tom's annual end of the summer clambake and key party, the neighborhood couples confront relationship-changing decisions.

Directors: Alan Poul
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35 votes

#11 - Heatwave

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/26/2009

Tom decides to throw a last minute pool party during a heatwave without consulting Trina first, who is still mad at her husband for his recent affair. Susan lends an ear when Roger loses his job and Bruce gets closer to his co-worker, Melinda.

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Friends with Benefits
33 votes

#12 - Friends with Benefits

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/19/2009

Susan's plans to help her husband's career backfire at the Ladies Auxiliary luncheon, but Janet is the one who makes a lasting impression. Trina runs into her old high school sweetheart at the luncheon making Tom wonder if there is more going on than just going down memory lane.

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34 votes

#13 - Puzzlerama

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/26/2009

Trina throws her annual "Puzzlerama" party where the clues for the game are the neighborhoods darkest secrets.

Directors: Alan Poul
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