The Great Indoors

The BEST episodes of The Great Indoors

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A renowned adventure reporter, who has spent his life exploring the edges of the earth, is now taking a desk job in the digital department of the magazine. He must adapt to the times and his new world. He’s struggling to grasp the lingo of online click-bait and listicles, but his real challenge is in understanding his staff of millenials who write about the great outdoors but never actually set foot outside.

Last Updated: 4/18/2022Network: CBS
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The Company Retreat
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7.56
466 votes

#1 - The Company Retreat

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/8/2017

In the season finale, at the magazine’s notoriously carnal company retreat, feelings resurface between Jack and Brooke as they work together to help Clark finally hook up with Emma – the same way they did five years ago. Also, Roland asks Jack to lead the staff in his absence after he accepts a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to return to field reporting.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Friends Like These
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7.46
523 votes

#2 - Friends Like These

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/23/2017

Jack desperately begs his co-workers to pretend to be his closest friends at a dinner party after his lack of an inner circle begins to concern his girlfriend. However, he soon regrets asking for their help after they behave awkwardly in her presence.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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The Heartbreaker
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7.42
489 votes

#3 - The Heartbreaker

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/27/2017

Jack sets up a double date to get Eddie out of a post-divorce rut, but the night gets awkward when they run into Eddie's ex-wife. Emma decides to break up with her boyfriend, and Clark is torn between dating her and saving his friendship with Greg.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Roland's Secret
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7.42
472 votes

#4 - Roland's Secret

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/1/2017

Jack gets caught up in Roland and Brooke's family drama when they both enlist his help to keep bombshells about their love lives from each other.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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DTR
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7.39
543 votes

#5 - DTR

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/16/2017

When Jack dates a millennial to avoid commitment, he needs Clark, Emma and Mason's help to keep up with his new girlfriend, Kaylie, and her exhausting lifestyle.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Office Romance
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7.36
568 votes

#6 - Office Romance

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/15/2016

Jack regrets convincing Human Resources to toss out a "no inter-office dating" rule when he needs an excuse to break up with his co-worker, Amy. Also, Mason closes in on uncovering Jack and Brooke's romantic history.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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The Mediocre Outdoors
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7.30
553 votes

#7 - The Mediocre Outdoors

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/5/2017

Jack tests the Millennials’ survival skills when he takes them camping for the first time and leaves them alone in the woods without their smartphones.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Cubicles
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7.29
520 votes

#8 - Cubicles

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/30/2017

Jack can't concentrate because of the millennials' distracting juvenile behavior, so Brooke installs cubicles in the bullpen as a remedy.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Ricky Leaks
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7.28
501 votes

#9 - Ricky Leaks

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/13/2017

When Jack insults Ricky, the magazine's I.T. manager, the "techspert" exacts his revenge by leaking office emails that cause the staff to turn on each other.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Going Deep
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7.26
595 votes

#10 - Going Deep

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/1/2016

When Jack is clueless about how to help Eddie through the pain of his divorce, Brooke steps up to be Eddie's interim best friend. Also, a colossal secret comes out when Clark, Emma and Mason battle each other in a fitness tracker challenge to win concert tickets.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Party Paul
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7.23
452 votes

#11 - Party Paul

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/6/2017

When Jack takes Brooke’s fiancé, Paul, and Roland out on the town to improve their lukewarm relationship, his plan backfires when Paul gets tipsy and goes missing,

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Relationship Jack
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7.21
537 votes

#12 - Relationship Jack

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/9/2017

When Jack fixates on his relationship with Rachel to the detriment of the magazine and his friends, Eddie and Roland try to break him of his obsession habit. Also, as Jack's work suffers, Clark steps up to lead the staff and displays a surprising amount of self-confidence.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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No Bad Ideas
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7.21
619 votes

#13 - No Bad Ideas

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/24/2016

Human Resources forbids Jack from giving his staff any feedback at all after he crushes Clark with a brutally honest performance review. Also, Emma and Mason call out Brooke for being politically incorrect when they try to help her hire a diverse intern.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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@emma
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7.18
578 votes

#14 - @emma

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/8/2016

When Emma quits after being turned down for a raise, Jack and Roland become the magazine's newest and worst ever social media managers. Also, in a misguided attempt to boost business, Eddie re-brands his bar as "magic-themed".

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Aaron Wolf
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7.18
507 votes

#15 - Aaron Wolf

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/27/2017

Jack watches the millennials’ journalistic integrity slip away when they fall under the spell of his nemesis, Aaron Wolf, a former magazine staffer turned famous outdoor reality TV host who returns to guest edit the magazine.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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You Don't Know Jack
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7.17
658 votes

#16 - You Don't Know Jack

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/17/2016

The Millennials discover a huge secret about Jack's love life when they clean out his decades-old storage unit. Also, Clark and Mason use Jack's memorabilia to throw an epic '90s-themed party at Eddie's bar.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Paul's Surprise
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7.16
519 votes

#17 - Paul's Surprise

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/9/2017

When jealousy prompts Jack to insult Brooke's fiancé, Paul, at the couple's re-engagement party, he makes things worse by repeatedly botching his apology. Also, the millennials squabble over their job hierarchy when they can't decide who should take point on creating a slideshow for the party.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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The Explorers’ Club
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7.14
520 votes

#18 - The Explorers’ Club

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/12/2017

When Mather, the president of the Chicago Adventure Society, accuses Roland of faking the story of the expedition that made his career, Jack, Brooke and the millennials team up to clear his name. Also, Clark is dumbfounded when he notices that Jack seeks Mather’s approval the same way he seeks Jack’s,

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Dating Apps
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7.11
888 votes

#19 - Dating Apps

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/3/2016

Clark, Emma and Mason try to help Jack create a profile of himself for an online dating app after his first attempt is disastrous.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Step One: Shelter
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7.07
752 votes

#20 - Step One: Shelter

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/10/2016

Jack faces the ultimate test of his survival skills when he's forced to crash at Clark's tiny apartment while he searches for a place of his own. Also, Roland sticks Brooke with telling the millennials their beloved office perks are being taken away due to budget cuts.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Pilot
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6.92
1097 votes

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/27/2016

In the series opener, we find Jack, a renowned adventure reporter transitioning to the role of a desk bound boss, overseeing a team of twentysomething journalists, after the founder of an outdoor magazine he works for decides to go to a web only publication.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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Mason Blows Up
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6.88
531 votes

#22 - Mason Blows Up

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/19/2017

Jack tries to reassert his dominance as a reporter after Mason scores an investigative coup that turns him into an overnight celebrity. Also, Clark's low self-esteem causes him to give Emma relationship advice about other guys.

Directors: Andy Ackerman
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