The BEST Episodes of The Jim Gaffigan Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 31, 2019

Network: TV Land

The Jim Gaffigan Show follows the life of stand-up comedian & father of five, Jim Gaffigan. The single-camera sitcom is a fictionalized version of the comedian's real life, and chronicles "One man's struggle in New York City to find a balance between fatherhood, stand-up comedy, and an insatiable appetite." In the meta-style series, Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan live with their five children in a two-bedroom apartment in New York City.

My Brother's Keeper

#1 - My Brother's Keeper

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 7, 2016

Jim’s brother visits New York and makes a life altering decision. Jim must decide if he should support his brother or follow his heart.

star 7.79
131 votes
The List

#2 - The List

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 3, 2016

Jim faces a harsh reality on where he stands in public perception and undertakes a quest to regain his position.

star 7.78
155 votes
A Night at the Plaza

#3 - A Night at the Plaza

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 29, 2015

Jim plans a romantic anniversary that includes a Broadway show and stay at The Plaza hotel. The night is interrupted by visits from Daniel, Dave, Dave’s girlfriend and her jealous ex. Not quite the anniversary Jim had planned.

star 7.70
181 votes
In the Name of the Father

#4 - In the Name of the Father

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 5, 2015

Jim and Jeannie help Daniel deal with the tension between him and his father by having dinner with the two of them. Later, Dave joins the group for a crazy night out.

star 7.68
182 votes
Super Great Daddy Day

#5 - Super Great Daddy Day

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 12, 2015

star 7.67
141 votes
Jim at the Museum

#6 - Jim at the Museum

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 14, 2016

Jim takes all of his kids to the museum by himself and has an adventure that no one will forget.

star 7.67
124 votes
He Said She Said

#7 - He Said She Said

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 31, 2016

Jim and Jeannie have a huge fight and seek Father Nicholas's counsel only to discover what they are truly in conflict about.

star 7.66
133 votes
No Good Deed (3)

#8 - No Good Deed (3)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 24, 2016

Jim is enlisted to help Dave with a project and things get completely out of control.

star 7.63
145 votes
Red Velvet If You Please

#9 - Red Velvet If You Please

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 22, 2015

Jim tries to stop eating junk food and is then faced with his greatest challenge: a child's birthday cake. A hungover Dave goes with Jim to a kid's birthday party where unbeknownst to him, he is mistaken as a homeless man.

star 7.62
207 votes
No Good Deed (1)

#10 - No Good Deed (1)

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 10, 2016

Jim tries to help his friend Dave who has hit a low point in his career.

star 7.59
155 votes
Wonderful

#11 - Wonderful

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 23, 2015

star 7.59
135 votes
The Trial

#12 - The Trial

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 19, 2016

Jim is jailed and placed on trial for a crime he may or may not have committed.

star 7.58
186 votes
Maria

#13 - Maria

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 16, 2015

star 7.57
119 votes
My Friend the Priest

#14 - My Friend the Priest

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 26, 2015

Jim has finally been asked to do “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” Jeannie, trying to make a friendship happen between Jim and their Priest Father Nicholas, invites him to tag along. An already nervous Jim is not pleased.

star 7.56
145 votes
The Mike Gaffigan Show

#15 - The Mike Gaffigan Show

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 21, 2016

During a scary storm, Jim consoles his children by telling them a story from his own childhood and in the process learns an important lesson about his past.

star 7.55
114 votes
The Bible Story

#16 - The Bible Story

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 9, 2015

star 7.55
141 votes
Ugly

#17 - Ugly

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 26, 2016

Jim receives the opportunity of a lifetime but it's a tough pill to swallow.

star 7.54
169 votes
Bosom Buddies

#18 - Bosom Buddies

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 21, 2016

Jeannie heads out of town with the kids and Jim navigates New York City alone for the weekend.

star 7.52
126 votes
Pilot

#19 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 15, 2015

Pilot episode introducing Jim, his family, and friends as he struggles to find balance between fatherhood, comedy, and food.

star 7.47
262 votes
No Good Deed (2)

#20 - No Good Deed (2)

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 17, 2016

Jim finds out that a huge movie star has taken an interest in him and flies to LA for an exciting project. But will his nerves get the better of him?

star 7.47
145 votes
The Calling

#21 - The Calling

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 19, 2016

Jim searches for his purpose in life and finds startling answers.

star 7.44
200 votes
Go Shorty, It's Your Birthday

#22 - Go Shorty, It's Your Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 19, 2015

Jim upsets Jeannie when he celebrates Dave's birthday instead of hers, even though Jeannie requested no celebration for her.

star 7.38
137 votes
Superdad

#23 - Superdad

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 2, 2015

Jim ends up being featured on a magazine cover, but Jeannie is upset when the accompanying article doesn't mention her at all.

star 7.26
137 votes