The BEST Episodes of The Misery Index

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2021

Network: TBS

Two teams, each with one contestant and two Impractical Jokers, will compete against each other by attempting to rate hilarious and miserable real-life events on a scale of 1-100 based on the “Misery Index,” a ranking system created by a team of therapists.

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The $50,000 Misery Index Holiday Special

#1 - The $50,000 Misery Index Holiday Special

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Dec 23, 2020

In this Holiday Special episode of The Misery Index, find out why camels and nativities don't mix, why Santa never goes rock climbing and why Joe is trying to sell caramelized ginger bread taint. All that and festivities a plenty, plus an epic final round worth $50,000!

star 7.80
10 votes
A Truly Miserable Valentine's Special

#2 - A Truly Miserable Valentine's Special

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 9, 2021

star 7.80
5 votes
When We Smash

#3 - When We Smash

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired May 14, 2020

Welcome back to the Misery Index, where we can all come together to celebrate each other's misery! Joe and Q "make love", we prove why online dating is dead, and surgery leaves a man with a really teenie weenie.

star 7.76
17 votes
Men of Intellect

#4 - Men of Intellect

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 22, 2019

Joe and Q finally become "gentlemen", a little piggy goes to the emergency room and a man rides the elevator from hell as a clumsy paramedic and accidental sexter battle to be masters of misery and win the $30,000 grand prize.

star 7.75
36 votes
UK vs US Special

#5 - UK vs US Special

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired May 21, 2020

After some heated UK vs US banter, Jameela and the Tenderloins find out once and for all which of these great nations is truly the most miserable. Plus, Jameela has a big surprise fail for the Tenderloins.

star 7.73
15 votes
They Made Me Do It!

#6 - They Made Me Do It!

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 17, 2019

Learning which books one never wants to hear at bedtime; the most miserable way to get stuck cheating; a flasher and a scorned fiancé compete to see who gets to the final round and a chance at the $30,000 grand prize.

star 7.56
16 votes
So That's Murder Then?

#7 - So That's Murder Then?

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 26, 2019

Jameela shows us that there are some things you never want to find in your toilet, Sal shows us how to ruin a wedding, and a pants-wetter and a forgetful husband battle it out for a chance to win the $30,000 grand prize.

star 7.55
20 votes
This is Not a Drill!

#8 - This is Not a Drill!

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired May 28, 2020

Contestants trash talk the Tenderloins, Sal's "moist moment", and a giant door-opening python! It's all happening on this hilarious episode of The Misery Index.

star 7.53
17 votes
Jon Moxley vs. His Bulldog

#9 - Jon Moxley vs. His Bulldog

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 16, 2021

star 7.50
10 votes
It Messes With Your Head!

#10 - It Messes With Your Head!

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 24, 2020

What does Murr look like with a full head of hair, what's it like to have 250 orgasms in a single day, and who likes to use handcuffs in the bedroom? Find out as our contestants battle for 30k in this kinky episode of The Misery Index.

star 7.46
13 votes
Are You Cray-Cray?

#11 - Are You Cray-Cray?

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Dec 22, 2020

Find out why Sal's mind is blown over poking holes in condoms, what makes Murr say "It was the coming out that hurt more than the going in", and what it looks like to be eaten by a sidewalk.

star 7.46
13 votes
Double the Misery

#12 - Double the Misery

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 1, 2020

Find out what happens when a carnival ride goes wrong, what it means to get intimate with the Golden Gate Bridge, and why what happens in Vegas really should stay there in this special Twins-centric episode of The Misery Index.

star 7.45
11 votes
If My Grandmother Was That Hot, I'd Go for Her Too

#13 - If My Grandmother Was That Hot, I'd Go for Her Too

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 3, 2019

Murr doesn't want to pucker up; Sal would rather have fire ants on his face than have this misery; a bidet victim; someone who showed nudes to their boss.

star 7.45
20 votes
Send In The Clowns

#14 - Send In The Clowns

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 18, 2020

A moped crash makes Wile E. Coyote proud; a big family surprise for one Tenderloin; Murr makes a very bad bet; the contestants get super competitive as they battle it out for $30,000.

star 7.44
18 votes
Don't Dip THAT in the Salsa

#15 - Don't Dip THAT in the Salsa

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 9, 2021

Moped riding is an extreme sport; manscaping takes bravery; how littering can be deadly; brave kisser Corin takes on reluctant massage recipient Allen.

star 7.44
9 votes
How Did It Get in There?

#16 - How Did It Get in There?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 5, 2019

A dumb way to break up with someone; a gross sex dream; a pants-free performer; a vertical face planter.

star 7.43
30 votes
He's Crushing His Man Cave Game

#17 - He's Crushing His Man Cave Game

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 29, 2019

What does Jameela refer to as a "fun arm," and The Tenderloins witness the most embarrassing way to ruin a friend's wedding. Will being pooped on by a dolphin or sucking toilet water out of a cell phone help contestants win $30,000?

star 7.43
28 votes
Waste of a Good Bum

#18 - Waste of a Good Bum

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 2, 2021

star 7.40
10 votes
They Didn't Blur the Dog!

#19 - They Didn't Blur the Dog!

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 11, 2020

Find out why animals should never drive, why Joe thinks "the answer is always ISIS", and which NSYNC star makes a surprise appearance in this week's episode of The Misery Index.

star 7.38
13 votes
Trust Me As Someone Who Has One!

#20 - Trust Me As Someone Who Has One!

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 9, 2020

'Horse' the squirrel meets a cataclysmic end! The Tenderloins renew their long standing cat vs dog fight, and one contestant makes waves by revealing who is 'statistically the best!' Tenderloin to play for a shot at $30,000 on The Misery Index!.

star 7.33
15 votes
Confirmed Urine

#21 - Confirmed Urine

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 10, 2020

Q and Sal dress each other up in a dare both of them regret, a karaoke queen finds out what puppy pee tastes like, and Murr pleasures an old man's big toe, all on this weird and wonderful episode of The Misery Index.

star 7.33
15 votes
I'd Say Sex With a Nun!

#22 - I'd Say Sex With a Nun!

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Dec 15, 2020

A priest and nun have some late-night fun, a truckload of glass flattens a motorcyclist, and an Englishman with a very weird horse fetish - and that's just a small taste of this insanely funny episode of The Misery Index.

star 7.33
12 votes
That Milk Must Have Turned By Now

#23 - That Milk Must Have Turned By Now

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 22, 2019

Welcome to The Misery Index where host Jameela Jamil and the stars of the hit show "Impractical Jokers" are paired with contestants to guess the misery of some hilariously traumatic real-life events for a chance at $30,000.

star 7.33
58 votes
Check Out This Sucker!

#24 - Check Out This Sucker!

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 10, 2019

A Tenderloins' mother comes out to witness a doctor retrieving a live animal from a nose; a fart professional; someone caught before the act.

star 7.29
21 votes
You Better Watch Your Filthy Mouth

#25 - You Better Watch Your Filthy Mouth

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 12, 2019

What if your landlord left this miserable surprise for you, or you're caught "faking it" on live tv? A bad wedding officiant and someone who phone sexed their mom battle it out to see who gets a chance at the $30,000 grand prize.

star 7.27
22 votes