The BEST Episodes of The Class
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jun 7, 2020
In this CBS comedy created by David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik, a group of twenty-somethings who were third-grade classmates are reunited at a surprise party 20 years later. What will happen when they find out what each other's lives are like now? The cast includes Jason Ritter as Ethan Haas, who planned the reunion of his fellow classmates, and who is crazy about his fiancé; Heather Goldenhersh as Lina Warbler, who truly believes in love, although she doesn't have that much luck in it; Lizzy Caplan as Kat Warbler, Lina's twin-sister, a cynical and sarcastic photographer; Jon Bernthal as Duncan Carmello, who still lives with his mother (Julie Halston); Sean Maguire as Kyle Lendo, a man that every girl had a crush during high school, but now lives with his boyfriend, Aaron. Jesse Tyler Ferguson portrays Richie, an unhappy man who's life hasn't treated him well since high school. Lucy Punch plays Holly Ellenbogen, a married woman who wants to have her revenge on Kyle. She's married to Perry Pearl (Sam Harris). Andrea Anders plays Nicole Allen, Yonk Allen's (David Keith) trophy wife, who was once in love with Duncan.
#1 - The Class Blows The Whistle
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 9, 2006
When Duncan starts hanging around with Yonk, talking about video games and football, Nicole realizes that her worst nightmare is coming true---they're becoming buddies. Kat tries to help Ethan recover, so she sets him up with one of her friends. Holly becomes obsessed with trying to get her daughter Oprah in Kyle's school, so she starts interrupting Kyle and Aaron all the time, and drives them crazy. After their last date turned out a total disaster, Richie and Lina try to go out on a second date.
#2 - The Class Reunites (Pilot)
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 18, 2006
Eight friends who shared the same third grade class 20 years ago are reunited when Ethan Haas, one of the friends, throws a surprise anniversary party for his fiancée, also from the same third grade class. The party turns into a total disaster when Ethan's fiancée Joanne breaks up with him. Holly reunited with the love of her life, Kyle, who is now dating a man. Duncan reunites with Nicole, who is now married to a football star Yonk Allen. And Richie goes out on a date with Lina.
#3 - The Class Springs a Leak
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 19, 2007
When Duncan and Richie finally finish working on the Allen' house, Nicole finds herself surprisingly saddened by the fact that they won't be around anymore, so she makes some desperate measures to keep them working on the house. Ethan plans to break up with Palmer.
#4 - The Class Has a Snow Day
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 12, 2007
On Valentine's Day, a terrible snow storm hits Philadelphia. Perry, who was redecorating Yonk and Nicole's house, has to stay with Nicole and Duncan, and decides to make a meal for them while waiting. Kat and Kyle end up stuck at Ethan's, and Ethan tries to get rid of them to spend time with Palmer. Also, Richie has a lot of trouble trying to come to Lina's.
#5 - The Class Gives Thanks
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 20, 2006
It's Thanksgiving and many secrets are about to be revealed---Yonk learns about Nicole and Duncan's high-school relationship; Lina doesn't want to talk to Richie after she learns that he is married; Richie leaves his wife; and finally, Kyle shows Aaron just how similar Perry and his father-in-law are.
#6 - The Class Runs Into A Convenience Store
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 27, 2006
Richie crashes into a convenience store after a bee flies into his car and refuses to leave his car, saying that being in there is better than all the things that currently surround his life. The accident is soon all over the news, and Holly is the first one to arrive at the scene. Soon Richie's former classmates arrive too, trying to convince him to get out of the car.
#7 - The Class Gets Frozen Yogurt
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 16, 2006
Ethan is challenged by Kat into testing every flavor of yogurt without even buying it, and he has to do it so she wouldn't think he's a wuss. Kyle continues lying to Holly about her daughter Oprah not being accepted into the school he works in, until Holly visits the school. Lina returns to work, but finds it hard to do anything because she can't control her wheelchair. Richie helps Duncan with his job at Yonk's house. And also, we find out more about Richie's secret life.
#8 - The Class Celebrates An Anniversary
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 11, 2006
On their one-year anniversary party, Nicole is frustrated when Yonk gives her a stripper pole as a gift. She realizes that her husband doesn't know her at all. Yonk seeks help from Duncan. Kat is upset when her new neighbour turns out to be a former classmate named Palmer, who found success in her life, and seems to be getting along with Ethan and Lina just fine.
#9 - The Class Celebrates a Birthday
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 13, 2006
Ethan, posing as "Dan," attends a birthday party with Sue unaware that he is going to Oprah's birthday party, and the hosts are likely to reveal his true identity to Sue. Richie reveals a secret to Nicole and Duncan. Perry is forced to improvise by singing after he and Holly forgot to confirm the puppet people for the party.
#10 - The Class Learns About Hurricanes
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 2, 2006
When a hurricane threatens the city, Holly is assigned to cover the entire event, but everything she does goes wrong. Meanwhile, Kyle and Aaron are having lots of fun watching Holly's attempts to make a report. Kat is surprised to find out that Ethan fondled Joanne's stuff, but things might not be what they seem. Duncan wants to spend more time with Nicole. Richie ends up in a hospital with Lina after making yet another suicide attempt.
#11 - The Class Goes Back to the Hospital
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 5, 2007
After a massive heart attack, Yonk must undergo a surgery. That puts Nicole's plans to tell Yonk she's leaving him on hold. Ethan comforts a heartbroken Kat. Lina thinks Richie is going to propose to her.
#12 - The Class Rides a Bull
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 26, 2007
Nicole decides between Yonk and Duncan and doesn't know how to break the news to the guys. Yonk takes Richie and Duncan to a western bar (to thank them for the work done on his house). Kat finds out Benjamin's heartbreaking secret.
#13 - The Class Goes To A Bar
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 6, 2006
Ethan and Kat pretend to be blind dates for two attractive people they accidentally meet at a bar, and Ethan isn't sure what to do when he starts developing feelings towards the person who thinks he's someone else. Nicole has to decide wether to attend Yonk's charity event or go to see Duncan's high school band Car Fire. Richie and Lina finally have a successful date.
#14 - The Class Goes Trick-Or-Treating
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 23, 2006
It's Halloween. Kat insults Ethan's Superman costume, so he won't let her go to the Halloween party until she admits that he is tougher than her. They end up in a wrestling match and he won't release her from a headlock until she admits that he's tougher. Holly wants to become a weekend anchor, so she takes Perry's advice to dress up and wear her stilettos to impress the producers. However, while reporting from the zoo, Holly accidentally hurts a little bunny with her shoe and the tape of the hilarious report ends up being downloaded all around the world. Meanwhile, Yonk, Duncan and Richie take off to Atlantic City to attend an event, but they all end up gambling, even though Nicole warned Duncan to keep her husband away from the casino.
#15 - The Class Has To Go To A Stupid Museum
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 22, 2007
When Ethan, Kyle, and Palmer overhear Kat and Benjamin's conversation about Palmer and Ethan's relationship being based only on sex, Palmer decides that it's time to learn more about her lover and spend some time going to museums and practice abstinence. Meanwhile, when Duncan goes out with an old school friend, Nicole becomes jealous and tells Lina and Richie about sleeping with Duncan after Ethan's party.
#16 - The Class Visits a Bad Neighborhood
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 8, 2007
As Ethan's relationship with Palmer progresses, he decides to send her flowers to show how much he cares for her, but when Palmer doesn't seem to be happy about it, Ethan says that Kat sent her the flowers, and Kat agrees, only to help Ethan keep his relationship. However, this only prompts Palmer to confess that she always had a crush on Kat. In the meantime, Nicole, Duncan, Lina and Richie decide to visit Richie's "bad" neighbourhood to help him get his stuff from the apartment, and they end up running into Fern, and a gun.
#17 - The Class Hits It
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 15, 2007
When both Richie and Lina individually confide in their friends about moving their relationship to the next level, both Nicole and Duncan decide to help them. Meanwhile, after learning that Kat started following and taking pictures of a guy, Ethan decides to hook them up.
#18 - The Class Eats Moroccan Chicken
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 5, 2007
Lina and Richie invite their friends over for dinner and everything goes great until they get to taste Lina's exotic yet inedible Moroccan chicken and they have to eat it all so Lina wouldn't be hurt. Meanwhile, Nicole convinces Yonk to go on a diet and he agrees only if she will do the same.
#19 - The Class Visits a Hospital
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 25, 2006
Lina ends up in a hospital after her date with Richie. Ethan, who turns out to be a doctor, helps Kat find out what happened to her sister. Meanwhile, Perry and Holly try to convince Kyle to let their daughter Oprah get into a prestigious school, but their brunch will only bring back the ugly memories of Kyle hurting Holly at their prom.