The Best Episodes of The League

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

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.

star 8.30
270 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Curse of Shiva

#2 - The Curse of Shiva

Season 4 - Episode 13

Gina Gibiatti returns and Pete has a decision to make. Ruxin enlists Rafi to protect himself during Scrote Season. Taco Corp has a New Years Eve bash.

star 8.20
287 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Guest Bong

#3 - The Guest Bong

Season 3 - Episode 11

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.

star 8.19
259 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
Kegel the Elf

#4 - Kegel the Elf

Season 2 - Episode 12

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.

star 8.17
276 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Funeral

#5 - The Funeral

Season 3 - Episode 13

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.

star 8.17
262 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
High School Reunion

#6 - High School Reunion

Season 2 - Episode 10

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.

star 8.13
288 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Shiva Bowl

#7 - The Shiva Bowl

Season 1 - Episode 6

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.

star 8.13
319 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The 8 Defensive Points of Hanukkah

#8 - The 8 Defensive Points of Hanukkah

Season 5 - Episode 13

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.

star 8.12
392 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Lockout

#9 - The Lockout

Season 3 - Episode 1

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.

star 8.10
304 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Credit Card Alert

#10 - The Credit Card Alert

Season 5 - Episode 11

Ellie's basketball coach makes life tough on everyone. Pete dates a married woman, and Andre tries to help with a trade.

star 8.09
391 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
St. Pete

#11 - St. Pete

Season 3 - Episode 12

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.

star 8.08
259 votes
Expert Witness

#12 - Expert Witness

Season 2 - Episode 9

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.

star 8.07
277 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Anchor Baby

#13 - The Anchor Baby

Season 4 - Episode 8

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.

star 8.07
289 votes
The Sacko Bowl

#14 - The Sacko Bowl

Season 2 - Episode 13

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.

star 8.06
262 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Bye Week

#15 - The Bye Week

Season 5 - Episode 5

Ruxin misses his flight for a business trip and decides to hide out in Chicago instead of going home. Taco Corp. gets its first Worldwide Headquarters.

star 8.06
400 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer

#16 - 12.12.12

Season 4 - Episode 11

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.

star 8.05
303 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Breastalyzer

#17 - The Breastalyzer

Season 4 - Episode 4

Kevin and Jenny realize that Kristin Cavallari is in their baby group. Meanwhile, Rafi is entrusted to take Ruxin's son to his swim class.

star 8.05
297 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Light of Genesis

#18 - The Light of Genesis

Season 3 - Episode 10

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.

star 8.04
268 votes
Training Camp

#19 - Training Camp

Season 4 - Episode 1

The League prepares for the draft and the arrival of Kevin and Jenny's baby boy. Taco's business dealings with Jerry Jones get the guys invited to the Dallas Cowboys' Training Camp.

star 8.04
311 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
Mr. McGibblets

#20 - Mr. McGibblets

Season 1 - Episode 4

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.

star 8.03
353 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
Ol' Smoke Crotch

#21 - Ol' Smoke Crotch

Season 3 - Episode 4

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.

star 8.03
294 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Sukkah

#22 - The Sukkah

Season 3 - Episode 2

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.

star 8.03
286 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Out of Towner

#23 - The Out of Towner

Season 3 - Episode 9

The group's old buddy, Chuck, visits and is not at all like what the guys remember him to be. Meanwhile, Kevin and Jenny get in over their heads with a drug dealer, and Taco goes on a radical diet.

star 8.02
266 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer
The Near Death Flex-perience

#24 - The Near Death Flex-perience

Season 5 - Episode 10

Taco opens a pubic barber shop. Kevin's near death Flex-perience with Greg Jennings causes trouble with Jenny. Andre discovers a patient's electronic voice box sounds just like Ruxin.

star 7.99
360 votes

#25 - Carmenjello

Season 3 - Episode 7

Kevin and Jenny search for the perfect paint color to get back their privacy. Sofia accuses Ruxin of breast favoritism, and Andre is honored at his former high school for a donation.

star 7.99
258 votes
Directors: Jeff Schaffer