The BEST Episodes of The Detour
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2019
Contemporary husband and father takes his family on a road trip.
#1 - The B.J.
Season 4 - Episode 4
Nate gets caught in the worst “parent trap” ever.
#2 - The Escape
Season 3 - Episode 10
The Parkers finally happen upon help in an abandoned ghost town which is filled with deadly serious Pacific Rim LARPERS.
#3 - The Sister
Season 4 - Episode 3
Nate and Robin head to Ithaca expecting to find their daughter but find a new family member instead.
#4 - The Beach
Season 1 - Episode 10
Nate, Robin and the kids attempt to take down Nate's company in epic whistle blowing fashion. It won't be easy, but if there's one thing we've learned about this family is that they don't give up.
#5 - The Search
Season 4 - Episode 1
The Parkers embark on a world-wide search to find their runaway daughter Delilah.
#6 - The Return
Season 4 - Episode 2
Following a breakthrough, the Parkers return to their hometown to find their daughter.
#7 - The Run
Season 3 - Episode 1
After a year on the lam across the continental US, the Parkers finally settle into the last place anyone will be looking for them. Alaska. But their lies and deceits soon come back to haunt them.
#8 - The Tub
Season 2 - Episode 3
As Nate and Robin contemplate having another baby, a neighbor's casual get-together turns into a home birth. And Delilah learns what it means to be a third wheel.
#9 - The Year
Season 4 - Episode 5
Delilah and Jared reunite and catch up on the past year.
#10 - The Stop
Season 3 - Episode 2
Between the children hitting puberty and Robin’s long work hours and incessant partying, Nate struggles with his new role as stay-at-home father.
#11 - The Goal
Season 3 - Episode 4
Edie has gone undercover, posing as an assistant coach of Jared and Delilah's hockey team. When they go on the road together, Robin suddenly gets a little jealous of this mysterious stranger.
#12 - The Plane
Season 3 - Episode 8
Nate is reunited with his family and pulls off an evacuation away from Edie and the feds. Unfortunately, he didn't have much time to plan it and he has to rely on a terminally ill, 90 year old Alaskan bush pilot.
#13 - The B and B
Season 1 - Episode 5
While the kids recover from acute food poisoning, the Parkers decide to get some rest at a southern B&B. They are treated to southern hospitality, southern customs and Russian vodka.
#14 - The Funeral
Season 3 - Episode 9
Having crashed their plane into the Alaskan wilderness the family must rely on one another to survive. It's like the Revenant. But less cold and grunting.
#15 - The Birth
Season 2 - Episode 5
Ever wondered what happened the night the twins were born? Here's a taste: Halloween, drunk Nate, unhappy Robin and Gene dressed as Napoleon Dynamite.
#16 - The Track
Season 1 - Episode 9
The Parkers finally make it to Ft. Lauderdale only to have Nate's plan of getting his job back completely unravel. Fortunately, at a nearby race track, there is hope
#18 - The Ass
Season 2 - Episode 12
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.
#19 - The Club
Season 2 - Episode 2
Robin's ex Carlos lures her back into their wild past with a visit to the club where they used to party, and Nate gets jealous. The kids meet Nate's new boss.
#20 - The Restaurant
Season 1 - Episode 4
Back on the road, the Parkers begrudgingly stop to eat at a nauseatingly, culturally insensitive, roadside restaurant and dinner theater called Conquistadors.
#21 - The Water
Season 3 - Episode 7
A look back at Robin and Nate's first vacation together. A trip to the tropics and their first time alone since the kids were born. Spoiler Alert. They have an awful time.
#22 - The Mule
Season 2 - Episode 11
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing just fine without them.
#23 - The Boat
Season 3 - Episode 5
With Robin out of work, its Nate's turn to earn-- on an Alaskan factory fishing trawler. But it's only 7 months of rotting fish, meth fumes, and family separation. What could go wrong?
#24 - The Road
Season 1 - Episode 7
Blue Thunder is stuck in traffic. Nate and Robin take a stroll down memory lane about how they met and the kids learn an important lesson in 'too much information'. Seriously. Too much. Stop.
#25 - The City
Season 2 - Episode 1
Nate is offered a new job in New York City, so the family moves from Syracuse to the Big Apple. Robin isn't thrilled about the idea. And of course, getting there will be way harder than it should be.