The BEST Episodes of The Jim Gaffigan Show
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 5, 2020
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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#5 - Super Great Daddy Day
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 12, 2015
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#11 - Wonderful
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 23, 2015
#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.
#13 - Maria
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 16, 2015
#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.
#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.
#16 - The Bible Story
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 9, 2015
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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?
#21 - The Calling
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 19, 2016
Jim searches for his purpose in life and finds startling answers.
#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.
#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.