The BEST Episodes of The New Adventures of Old Christine

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 22, 2020

Network: CBS

"The New Adventures of Old Christine" is a comedy about a 35-year-old divorced mom who runs a 30-minute female-only gym with Ali, and tries to keep pace with everyone around her. That includes the judgmental stay-at-home moms at her son's private school and her ex-husband, Richard. His new girlfriend, whose name is also Christine. Old Christine's brother, Matthew lives with her.

One and a Half Men

#1 - One and a Half Men

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 31, 2008

Christine tries to control her hormones when her gynecologist says she may be entering perimenopause.

star 8.45
125 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers:
Revenge Makeover

#2 - Revenge Makeover

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 14, 2010

Richard is secretly planning an impromptu wedding for him and New Christine, so to help him out, Christine drags a very cranky and pregnant New Christine to a fancy salon while he puts the plan together.

star 8.43
126 votes
What About Barb?

#3 - What About Barb?

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 27, 2006

Christine has trouble working with Barb at the gym and feels pressure at home to find a nanny for Ritchie when Richard is unavailable to care for him due to a trip with New Christine.

star 8.41
98 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr
Scream

#4 - Scream

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired May 5, 2010

Christine mistakes a good looking cop for a stripper, who alerts her that there is a prowler in the neighborhood. In order to feel more secure, Christine asks Matthew to stay over. Meanwhile, New Christine goes into labor, with the sole goal of avoiding having the baby arrive on Old Christine's birthday.

star 8.41
125 votes
Let Him Eat Cake

#5 - Let Him Eat Cake

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 22, 2007

Jealous that New Christine benefits from all the positive qualities she instilled in Richard during their marriage, Christine spites her by revealing to Richard that she gave New Christine the idea for the birthday gift she gave him.

star 8.40
94 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Frank Pines
Frasier

#6 - Frasier

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 7, 2007

Christine realizes that one reckless evening may have jeopardized her chance to begin dating Mr. Harris.

star 8.40
95 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr, Jeffrey Astrof
Ritchie Scores

#7 - Ritchie Scores

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 8, 2007

Richard want Ritchie to learn the value of competition and male bonding, and signs him up for soccer. Christine disagrees, but then has her own competitive urges when fighting with Richard for attention from Mr. Harris.

star 8.39
98 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Frank Pines
The Real Thing

#8 - The Real Thing

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 9, 2007

Trying to send an e-mail to Barb about Mr. Harris, Christine ends up sending it to all the parents from school, nearly costing him his job.

star 8.39
98 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Charles Zucker, Danielle Evenson, Jeffrey Astrof
Faith Off

#9 - Faith Off

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 16, 2007

When Christine learns that Richard has been hired to remodel "meanie mom" Lindsay's bathroom, she can't help but intervene to make sure he doesn't screw up the job and risk their reputation at Ritchie's school. Additionally, she and Richard are at odds over which of them gets to be the one to give Ritchie the sex talk.

star 8.37
92 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr
Undercover Brother

#10 - Undercover Brother

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 12, 2007

Christine finds out Richard's brother is gay, but not until after sleeping with him.

star 8.36
99 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Katie Palmer
A Change of Heart/Pants

#11 - A Change of Heart/Pants

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 18, 2009

Christine and Richard help Marly and Lindsay through labor, bring back memories of Ritchie's birth which, in turn, brings back feelings for one another.

star 8.35
96 votes
Crash

#12 - Crash

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 11, 2006

When Christine's environmentally-friendly hybrid car and Marly's gas-guzzling monster SUV hit one another, it becomes a bigger dispute than simply who hit whom. While her car is in the shop, Christine is forced to go against her principles and rent a luxury SUV when no other car is available.

star 8.35
101 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr
Honey, I Ran Over the Kid

#13 - Honey, I Ran Over the Kid

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 18, 2009

After Ritchie hurts himself at a skateboarding party, Christine accuses Richard of bad parenting, and they begin competing to prove each other wrong. Matthew gets involved in a rebound relationship.

star 8.34
94 votes
Subway, Somehow

#14 - Subway, Somehow

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 10, 2010

In an attempt to teach Ritchie's class some street smarts, Christine encourages the school administration to let them take the subway on a field trip, but she ends up being stranded at the station when the trains leaves without her.

star 8.34
98 votes
Playdate with Destiny

#15 - Playdate with Destiny

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 6, 2006

Christine's attraction to Ritchie's teacher causes a scene at a school fund-raiser--especially after she wins a playdate with the man.

star 8.31
108 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jennifer Crittenden
Separation Anxiety

#16 - Separation Anxiety

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 16, 2006

Barb moves in with Christine after deciding to divorce her husband. This forces Matthew into Ritchie's room, where he discovers his nephew has some odd habits.

star 8.30
109 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Danielle Evenson
Oh God, Yes

#17 - Oh God, Yes

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 9, 2006

Ritchie goes to church with Richard and new Christine without consulting his mother first, leaving old Christine to explain and explore her aversion to organized religion.

star 8.30
98 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jennifer Crittenden
Happy Endings

#18 - Happy Endings

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 17, 2008

The girls change their building into a spa after learning that they can't get a loan to keep their gym afloat.

star 8.29
97 votes
 Unidentified Funk

#19 - Unidentified Funk

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 10, 2008

The parent company of Christine and Barb's gym franchise comes for an inspection and discovers that they have broken a contractual clause, risking the entire business. New Christine wants Richard to get a vasectomy.

star 8.28
99 votes
Reckless Abandonment

#20 - Reckless Abandonment

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 11, 2009

With Barb and Mathew moving out and Ritchie leaving for science camp, Christine wants to prove she can take care of herself.

star 8.28
101 votes
Friends

#21 - Friends

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 30, 2007

On their way to Ritchie's desert camping trip, Christine, Richard, Matthew, and Barb stay at a seedy motel and get on each others' nerves.

star 8.28
98 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jennifer Crittenden, Kari Lizer
My Big Fat Sober Wedding

#22 - My Big Fat Sober Wedding

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 23, 2007

The stresses of going to a wedding with Richard and Barb are multiplied by Christine's agreeing to be designated driver, depriving her of some much-needed alcohol.

star 8.27
95 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jonathan Goldstein, Katie Palmer
Bahamian Rhapsody

#23 - Bahamian Rhapsody

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 23, 2009

Christine and Matthew fly to the Bahamas to get Barb an illegal visa after she was arrested by immigration during Richard and New Christine's wedding ceremony.

star 8.27
137 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jeff Astrof, Kari Lizer
Popular

#24 - Popular

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 18, 2008

Roles reverse when Christine's dubbed a "meanie mom" by a father at Ritchie's school who finds Marly and Lindsay to be to his liking.

star 8.27
101 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jennifer Crittenden
Traffic

#25 - Traffic

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 25, 2008

Ritchie's soccer match leaves Christine running late for an event she's supposed to be attending with Mr. Harris.

star 8.26
91 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jeffrey Astrof