The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale

The BEST episodes of The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale is a new, weekly half-hour topical series that takes a sharp, absurdist look at pop culture and news from across the globe. It's a fast and funny distillation of everything people are talking about that week. Featuring celebrity guests, comedy sketches, and insane video clips from the worldwide realms of TV, sports, politics, celebrity culture, and every corner of the internet, The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale is destination viewing for comedy lovers, or people who just really, really like green screens.

Last Updated: 4/5/2022Network: Netflix
We Spent All the Money
39 votes

#1 - We Spent All the Money

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 7/15/2018

Joel impresses Jack Black with his storytelling abilities. Plus, a delusional "Bachelorette" contestant and clips from "Jersey Shore" spinoffs.

Roller Coaster?
117 votes

#2 - Roller Coaster?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/11/2018

Joel wades warily into YouTube vlogger breakups and Japanese TV, Eric Bana pitches his new business, and Eric McCormack shows you how to feel smarter.

Skip Joel
77 votes

#3 - Skip Joel

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/8/2018

Bill Nye shows off a Netflix-inspired invention while Joel presents chilling glimpses at technology and a regrettable ending to a family classic.

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Thank You, Lasagna
84 votes

#4 - Thank You, Lasagna

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/1/2018

Gabriel Iglesias pitches his side business, while Russell Wilson and Kate Flannery hawk supplements that are stranger than a “Maury” guest’s name.

A Bacon of Hope
53 votes

#5 - A Bacon of Hope

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/13/2018

The show's recurring characters return, including a familiar apparition and a guy who says he's Seth Rogen. Then, Joel previews his new action series.

Begin the Binge
55 votes

#6 - Begin the Binge

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 7/15/2018

Joel welcomes guest Gillian Jacobs and checks in on dumb people saying dumb things, a stupefying tattoo and a baseball manager's uplifting ring tone.

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The Best Damn Country in America
38 votes

#7 - The Best Damn Country in America

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 7/15/2018

Quilting enthusiast Ray Liotta defends his craft, then Joel puts the best of America on display in his "National Corner" and a new "That Happened."

It's Working
77 votes

#8 - It's Working

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/15/2018

Joel shows odorous clips from "Jersey Shore", "Live PD" and Russell Crowe's divorce auction, then Nicole Byer shares some fragrances of her own.

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The Ignored Handshake
83 votes

#9 - The Ignored Handshake

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/25/2018

Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant drop in, Adam DeVine calls a family meeting, and a haunting character returns. Plus, weird Kickstarter campaigns.

Here Be Dragons
69 votes

#10 - Here Be Dragons

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/22/2018

Joe Manganiello steps in when an adorable puppy is lost at sea. Joel checks in on the esteemed Vanderpumps and shows off new bidet technology.

60 votes

#11 - ...Not

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/29/2018

Bellamy Young gets jiggy with '90s slang and voting. Plus, more "Mini Black Mirror" and embarrassing moments from "Jersey Shore," "Jeopardy!" and UFC.

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46 votes

#12 - Pink

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/15/2018

Justin Hartley comes by to drop some knowledge, Joel introduces a new DNA testing service, and the International Corner makes a stop in Uganda.

Dangerous Games
129 votes

#13 - Dangerous Games

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/4/2018

Joel introduces a new batch of reality TV bros and revels in Indian pop culture. Billy Eichner drops by with a dire warning about Donnadorable.

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Need Another Drink?
39 votes

#14 - Need Another Drink?

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 7/15/2018

YouTube star Markiplier shares highlights from the streaming world, Pizza Ghost returns with a new friend, and Lou Diamond Phillips challenges Netflix.

Coffee Is Delicious
86 votes

#15 - Coffee Is Delicious

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/18/2018

As Joel checks out Nigerian film, shows that humiliate kids and a new twist on "The Bachelor," show bully Seth Green delivers an ominous message.

42 votes

#16 - Michael!

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 7/15/2018

Joe Manganiello returns with a mystery to solve. Joel shares a fun new tourism video, a celebrity-inspired phrase generator and home shopping gems.

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Bitterness and Disappointment
56 votes

#17 - Bitterness and Disappointment

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/6/2018

Joel has fun with unsavory French television and an irate Scottish gardener. Anna Faris hosts an offbeat talk show with Joel and Eugenio Derbez.

Pickler, Pebbles, Pillows and Priestley
195 votes

#18 - Pickler, Pebbles, Pillows and Priestley

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/18/2018

Joel returns to the green screen with a visit from Kevin Hart and a tour of Netflix, then has fun with South African words and Korean car accidents.

Pizza Ghost
142 votes

#19 - Pizza Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/25/2018