The Goode Family

The BEST episodes of The Goode Family

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

Created by Mike Judge (Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill) The Goode Family is an animated series about a family obsessed with doing right -- whether it be environmentally, socially or politically -- but often find themselves surrounded in comedy.

Last Updated: 4/11/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Goodes Gone Wild
star
8.26
46 votes

#1 - Goodes Gone Wild

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/3/2009

Helen sees a way to win Charlie's approval when he takes a shine to one of the rescues at her pet adoption. Unfortunately, it's a disgusting animal of unknown origin named Gutterball who has to stay with the Goodes because Charlie's "home" doesn't allow pets. While Helen copes with Gutterball, Che gives Gerald a hand with the college's squirrel problem.

Directors: John Rice
Watch Now:Amazon
Helen's Back
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7.81
43 votes

#2 - Helen's Back

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/12/2009

The Goodes' chances of being featured on the all-important organic garden tour is threatened when Helen injures her back. Help in form of a Latino gardening crew comes their way, along with a former Burmese childhood pen pal of Helen's. The Goodes discover they have unknowingly exploited the workers, just as the committee arrives to inspect their garden. Meanwhile, Ubuntu and Bliss try an experiment in the new economy tactic of "trading up."

Directors: Jennifer Coyle
Watch Now:Amazon
Pilot
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7.38
56 votes

#3 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/27/2009

Bliss takes drastic action and joins an abstinence group after hearing more than her fair share of safe sex talk from her mother. Ubuntu wants to learn to drive now that he's turned sixteen.

Watch Now:Amazon
Graffiti In Greenville
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7.35
37 votes

#4 - Graffiti In Greenville

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/3/2009

Helen becomes a grafitti artist in order to make Bliss do some actual work, because she has been lying to her about the work she's been 'doing'. When her work begins to get noticed, Helen realises she's going to have to come out of the shadows if she wants to get recognition for what she's done.

Directors: Seth Kearsley
Watch Now:Amazon
A Tale of Two Lesbians
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7.21
38 votes

#5 - A Tale of Two Lesbians

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

Gerald and Helen offend a lesbian couple so must seek out new lesbian friends in order to prove they aren't being offensive.

Directors: Anthony Chung
Watch Now:Amazon
After-School Special
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7.20
35 votes

#6 - After-School Special

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/17/2009

While Helen and Gerald tutor some at risk kids after school, their own children are left to their own devices. Ubuntu joins an ecoterrorist group unknowingly, and Bliss begins a business of selling fake ID's.

Directors: Anthony Chun
Watch Now:Amazon
Freeganomics
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7.17
40 votes

#7 - Freeganomics

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/26/2009

Helen gets the support of 'Freegan' Heinrich in order to get more people to come to the Eco Festival. After realising what sort of person he is, they have difficulty getting him to leave their home.

Directors: John Rice
Watch Now:Amazon
Pleatherheads
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7.16
43 votes

#8 - Pleatherheads

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/3/2009

Ubuntu becomes a star on his high-school football team, and Helen and Gerald struggle with being a football family. Meanwhile, Bliss tries to improve her college prospects using unorthodox methods.

Watch Now:Amazon
A Goode Game of Chicken
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7.16
37 votes

#9 - A Goode Game of Chicken

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/10/2009

Gerald eats a meal that contains chicken even though it's not supposed to. He decides to take on Cranky (a chef) to protest what happened. Elsewhere, nobody can find Che so they assume he's missing.

Directors: Jennifer Coyle
Watch Now:Amazon
Trouble in Store
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7.09
35 votes

#10 - Trouble in Store

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/31/2009

Helen is banned from One Earth on the day of Gerald's big meal, after 'stealing' something from the store.

Directors: Seth Kearsley
Watch Now:Amazon
Gerald's Way or the Highway
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7.08
38 votes

#11 - Gerald's Way or the Highway

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/7/2009

Gerald adopts a highway.

Directors: Seth Kearsley
Watch Now:Amazon
Public Disturbance
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7.06
35 votes

#12 - Public Disturbance

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/24/2009

In an effort to bring public radio to the town, Gerald tries to get the other residents to become involved as well.

Directors: Anthony Chun
Watch Now:Amazon
A Goode Man Is Hard to Find
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6.80
35 votes

#13 - A Goode Man Is Hard to Find

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/7/2009

Gerald thinks Mo and Trish want him to be the sperm donor for their next child; Charlie decides to teach Ubuntu how to be a man.

Directors: Jennifer Coyle
Watch Now:Amazon

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