The BEST Episodes of The League
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2020
Set against the backdrop of a Fantasy Football league The League, created by the husband-and-wife team of Jeff Schaffer (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld) and Jackie Marcus Schaffer (Disturbia), is a comedy about marriage, male friendship, parenting, suburbia, and growing up... or refusing to grow up.
#1 - Thanksgiving
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 17, 2011
Ruxin gets an unexpected visit from his father, and Andre's sister is on the prowl at the gang's Thanksgiving dinner. Taco makes an edible investment. Kevin and Jenny have a problem with Ellie's class pet.
#2 - The Shiva Bowl
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 10, 2009
The guys try to hide the Shiva Trophy from their high school classmate - the actual Shiva. Taco gets a "real person job at a Volkswagen dealership.
#3 - The Light of Genesis
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 8, 2011
Kevin suspects that his Krav Maga teacher might be hitting on him. Meanwhile, Ruxin joins a cult in order to gain their Fantasy Football knowledge, and Jenny entrusts Andre with a secret.
#4 - High School Reunion
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 18, 2010
It's high-school reunion time, and Andre is looking forward to basking in his success while Ruxin wants to show off Sofia. Meanwhile, Pete needs a name for the new Last Place Trophy and everyone learns the history of the Shiva blast.
#5 - The Guest Bong
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 15, 2011
Pete's new girlfriend wants to help him with his line up. Kevin's past at the DA's office has him running scared. Ruxin runs afoul of his company's email policies, and auto-correct gets everybody in trouble.
#6 - The 8 Defensive Points of Hanukkah
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 20, 2013
The Shiva and The Ruxin are on the line. Andre confronts the one plastic surgeon in Chicago. Rafi tries to collect a debt from Ruxin's sister Rebecca. TacoCorp launches The Eskimo Brothers Database.
#7 - The Lockout
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 6, 2011
The terrible reign of Ruxin as League Champion continues while the guys devise a grand plan with Rafi and Dirty Randy for Andre's final Sacko punishment.
#8 - The Sukkah
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 13, 2011
Everyone is disappointed with their draft, but no one trusts each other enough to trade. Jenny goes back to work as a realtor. Ruxin tries to get Baby Geoffrey into a Jewish pre-school.
#9 - Expert Witness
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 11, 2010
Andre prepares for his turn as an expert witness in Ruxin's big case, but thinks Pete is trying to steal his thunder. Ruxin tries to ferret out collusion between Kevin and Jenny. Taco needs a nude portrait to impress the courtroom artist.
#10 - Kegel the Elf
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 9, 2010
It's Christmas and more importantly it's the playoffs, so tension runs high. While Ruxin's revenge gift to Kevin goes terribly awry, Ellie suddenly acting up at school causes Jenny to worry that all this attention to fantasy football is making her a bad mom. Meanwhile Taco's eggs turn one year old.
#11 - The Great Night of Shiva
Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 9, 2015
In the series finale, the fates of the Shiva, Sacko and Snip are decided and Ruxin makes a big decision that impacts his chances of winning and the league's survival.
#12 - Yobogoya!
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 10, 2011
Jenny jeopardizes Ruxin's chance to work on a big case with his boss, Mr. Hudabega. Taco competes in a jingle contest for a disgusting fast food restaurant. Pete holds a grudge against a traffic cop.
#13 - The Bachelor Draft
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 4, 2013
The League travels to Los Angeles for Andre and Trixie's destination wedding. Ruxin refuses to do his Sacko punishments and Shiva Champion Ted has a few surprises for everyone at the draft, including JJ Watt.
#14 - The Anchor Baby
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 6, 2012
Ruxin is worried that Sofia has soured on their marriage. The guys try to shake free of an undesirable acquaintance. Jenny uses insider information to make a dirty trade.
#15 - 12.12.12
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 13, 2012
Andre starts dating his interior decorator and discovers that the buyer of his old loft is Deion Sanders. Rafi and Dirty Randy prepare for the end of the world.
#16 - Vegas Draft
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 16, 2010
Andre plans an extravagant trip to Vegas for the league's 2010 fantasy draft, but the group credits Pete to mess with Andre. The gang must choose between Jenny and Ruxin's creepy brother-in-law, Raffi, when a spot on the league opens up during the trip.
#17 - The Sacko Bowl
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 9, 2010
At season's end, Jenny and Ruxin are vying for the Shiva while Andre and Taco duel it out for the Sacko. Kevin learns to read lips by watching porn. Pete buys a Crown Vic and is mistaken for a cop.
#18 - The Funeral
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 22, 2011
The race is on for the Shiva and the Sacko. Taco teams up with Chicago Bears' Running Back Matt Forte, and Ruxin is unable to manage his own team for the big game, leaving League to figure out who will run it for him.
#19 - St. Pete
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 22, 2011
Kevin and Jenny make a bold bet on the play-offs. Taco enlists Ruxin to get more involved with Taco Corp, and Pete has devilish plan to send Ruxin to the Sacko.
#20 - The Von Nowzick Wedding
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 11, 2013
The wedding weekend continues but what happened at the draft comes back to haunt everyone. Ruxin wrestles J.J. Watt for control of his fantasy team.
#21 - Ol' Smoke Crotch
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 27, 2011
Kevin struggles with getting older. Ruxin is so desperate to get rid of his au pair that he gets Rafi's help. Taco finds a market for Kevin and Jenny's wedding cocktail napkins and Pete learns a new sexual position, which he regrets.
#22 - The Bounce Test
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 5, 2009
Pete's split with Meegan intrudes upon Ruxin's marriage, as Sofia is neglecting him sexually in order to spend her time helping Meegan deal with the break-up. Meanwhile, Jenny reveals to Sofia the sexual secrets that ensure that Kevin will never leave her.
#23 - EBDBBnB
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 12, 2014
Taco and Andre both want the guys to watch football at their new establishments. Pete tries to hide something he has in common with Andre. Ruxin is disgusted by his co-worker's hygiene habits.
#24 - Chalupa vs. the Cutlet
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 18, 2013
Kevin and Jenny discover that Jay and Kristen Cutler's kid is attending the same preschool. Pete tries to cheer up Andre with a little help from Snoop Dogg. Taco gives away control of his team.
#25 - Mr. McGibblets
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 19, 2009
The guys join Pete on what was supposed to be his 5th-anniversary spa trip. Meanwhile, Kevin enlists Taco to scare his daughter off of her new toy, which Kevin hates.