The Birthday Boys

The BEST episodes of The Birthday Boys

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

"The Birthday Boys" is a scripted original sketch comedy, executive produced by Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad", "Mr. Show") and Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", "Zoolander"). The series features the Los Angeles comedy group of the same name (UCB Theatre Los Angeles, Just for Laughs Festival) along with Odenkirk and is in the classic vein of absurd/silly/smart/funny variety shows ("Mr. Show", Monty Python), featuring sketches that twist real-life moments and cultural touchstones.

Last Updated: 4/18/2022Network: IFC
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Freshy's
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8.82
34 votes

#1 - Freshy's

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/7/2014

Jack Black is the jaded star of a beloved movie franchise reboot. The guys fall head over heels for a fast food chain's social marketing campaign.

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Wet Dreams May Come
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8.66
41 votes

#2 - Wet Dreams May Come

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/24/2014

The American dream in its many forms. A well-meaning Polish immigrant father (Bob Odenkirk) does his best for his seven DJ sons. Two time-travelers hit a speed bump in their bid to kill Hitler.

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Season Finale
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8.61
38 votes

#3 - Season Finale

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/19/2014

The Birthday Boys take a nostalgic look back at the greatest summer of their lives. Vignettes follow them from street fights to secret gardens and hidden caverns.

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Cerf’s Folly
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8.56
39 votes

#4 - Cerf’s Folly

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/12/2014

The Birthday Boys declare the World Wide Web a failure. An idiot loses sleep over the online opinions of his acquaintances, a group of soldiers capitalize on their viral potential, and a weirdo shows us how people got attention before the Internet.

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The U.S. Healthcare System
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8.53
36 votes

#5 - The U.S. Healthcare System

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/5/2014

The Birthday Boys finally take on the United States healthcare system, reminding viewers of the importance of rectal and colon health. Chris Elliot guest stars as an overworked proctologist.

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Snobs and Slobs
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8.49
43 votes

#6 - Snobs and Slobs

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/17/2014

The social class episode. A Ralph Lauren-esque fashion designer, a man raised in the woods, and a desperate indie rock band long to find their places in the world. Guest stars: Dana Carvey, Fabio, and Paul Scheer.

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Skewered!
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8.47
43 votes

#7 - Skewered!

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/29/2013

A man who discovered flight before the Wright Brothers-only to be mocked because his flying machine looked funny and got lost in the mix of goofier inventions; The Birthday Boys review today's hot-button topics.

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Plight Of The Working Class
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8.46
41 votes

#8 - Plight Of The Working Class

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/28/2014

Unemployment and economic depression are explored in this heart-wrenching melodrama. Tim & Eric guest star as the owners of a doomed lumber mill.

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Helpful Tips
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8.46
48 votes

#9 - Helpful Tips

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/22/2013

The seven Pinkus brothers, owners and founders of The 7 Brothers' Brewery. Their love of beer-making includes backstroking through their vats of beer; the shady world of pool hustlers.

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Cool Machine
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8.45
47 votes

#10 - Cool Machine

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/15/2013

The development of a scientific contraption that promises to turn the guys into cool versions of themselves; a sneak peek into the underground world of Amish juicing.

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Rock and Roll
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8.43
47 votes

#11 - Rock and Roll

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/8/2013

Interviews with the modern giants of Rock, Rap, and Dubstep about the foundation of all modern popular music; one of the wildest bachelor parties of all time; Ben Stiller.

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All Your Favorites Are Back
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8.43
47 votes

#12 - All Your Favorites Are Back

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/2013

The Birthday Boys are booked on a comedy event proclaiming that All Your Favorites Are Back! The line-up goes on and on and on; a restaurant owner who puts more care into advertising the price of the food than the meal itself.

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Going All the Way
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8.38
47 votes

#13 - Going All the Way

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/13/2013

The Birthday Boys revisit their High School days with a pact to each lose their virginity before they graduate that they made on graduation day; a student brings his Dad to the prom; a pseudo-intellectual evaluates the Contemporary Family.

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Dumb Public
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8.33
45 votes

#14 - Dumb Public

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/20/2013

A visit with Glanard Frugner, the worst animator of all time, and are introduced to some of his less than legendary creations; an evaluation how smart the public is.

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Catching up on Shows
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8.25
55 votes

#15 - Catching up on Shows

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/1/2013

Tim gets confused trying to keep up with the complicated story lines of TV shows including a variety show; teens dare each other to inspect an old hermit's cabin, but are horrified when they look at the old man's website.

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Goofy Roofers
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8.17
58 votes

#16 - Goofy Roofers

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/25/2013

The ups and downs of a group of residential roofers whose antics got them an American sitcom; a moronic rap-rocker who sings about America's problems-only to discover he can't find any; Laraine Newman; French Stewart.

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Paychecks!
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7.88
72 votes

#17 - Paychecks!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/18/2013

An alternate story of the inventors of the personal computer who were a group of nerds consumed with their garage hangouts; an introduction to Car-y, a magical automobile that travels to the Land of Pretend.

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Women Are Funny
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7.79
43 votes

#18 - Women Are Funny

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/31/2014

The debate is over. The Birthday Boys definitively prove that women are funny, but at what cost? Also, Tim hurts his d***.

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Getting Preachy
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7.00
11 votes

#19 - Getting Preachy

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/21/2014

The definitive take on religion. A rowdy seminary school, a man possessed by El Diablo, and a bombastic preacher's crusade against preaching.

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Love Date Hump
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6.13
38 votes

#20 - Love Date Hump

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/14/2014

In this crazy, stupid episode about love, The Birthday Boys explore romance through the eyes of a group of swinging guys, Hot Havana Lovers, and a married couple that hasn't been out in months and months.

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