The Best Episodes of The New Adventures of Old Christine

Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018

"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.

Frasier

#1 - Frasier

Season 2 - Episode 22

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

star 8.25
36 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr, Jeffrey Astrof
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The Real Thing

#2 - The Real Thing

Season 2 - Episode 18

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 8.23
39 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jeff Astrof, Danielle Evenson, Charles Zucker
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Faith Off

#3 - Faith Off

Season 2 - Episode 19

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 8.22
32 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr
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What About Barb?

#4 - What About Barb?

Season 2 - Episode 10

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 8.21
39 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr
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Undercover Brother

#5 - Undercover Brother

Season 2 - Episode 16

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

star 8.20
40 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Katie Palmer
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Bahamian Rhapsody

#6 - Bahamian Rhapsody

Season 5 - Episode 1

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 8.20
50 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jeff Astrof, Kari Lizer
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Ritchie Scores

#7 - Ritchie Scores

Season 2 - Episode 12

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 8.18
40 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Frank Pines
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Let Him Eat Cake

#8 - Let Him Eat Cake

Season 2 - Episode 14

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 8.17
36 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Frank Pines
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A Change of Heart/Pants

#9 - A Change of Heart/Pants

Season 4 - Episode 18

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 8.16
38 votes
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A Fair to Remember

#10 - A Fair to Remember

Season 1 - Episode 13

Christine volunteers to help out at Ritchie's spring carnival and while there, she runs into the mean moms -- Marly and Lindsay -- who are clucking over the attractive father of a new student at Westbridge. Christine is excited to learn that the hot dad is her ex-boyfriend, Burton, but her hopes of re-igniting their romance are shot down when she learns Burton has a new girlfriend.

star 8.13
45 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Steve Baldikoski, Bryan Behar
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Subway, Somehow

#11 - Subway, Somehow

Season 5 - Episode 16

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 8.12
40 votes
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Crash

#12 - Crash

Season 2 - Episode 11

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 8.09
43 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr
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Honey, I Ran Over the Kid

#13 - Honey, I Ran Over the Kid

Season 4 - Episode 16

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 8.08
36 votes
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Playdate with Destiny

#14 - Playdate with Destiny

Season 2 - Episode 7

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 8.08
50 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jennifer Crittenden
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Teach Your Children Well

#15 - Teach Your Children Well

Season 1 - Episode 8

Christine feels pressured to throw an extravagant party for Ritchie's 9th birthday, his first involving other children from his new private school. Recoiling from sticker shock after meeting with a ritzy event planner, Christine decides to have an arts and crafts party at her home, with mixed results.

star 8.08
39 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Katie Palmer
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The Other F Word

#16 - The Other F Word

Season 1 - Episode 6

Concerned about the uniformity of Ritchie's schoolmates, Christine takes it upon herself to help diversify the student body at his private school.

star 8.05
56 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers:
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Reckless Abandonment

#17 - Reckless Abandonment

Season 4 - Episode 15

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

star 8.05
41 votes
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Burning Love

#18 - Burning Love

Season 5 - Episode 2

A trip with Barb to retrieve some of Richard's things sees Matthew worry that New Christine isn't letting out her feelings over the wedding fiasco. Meanwhile, Christine and Richard meet up with some of their friends from college and are shocked to see how badly they've aged.

star 8.02
50 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Ellen Kreamer
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Separation Anxiety

#19 - Separation Anxiety

Season 2 - Episode 5

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 8.02
51 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Danielle Evenson
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Get Smarter

#20 - Get Smarter

Season 5 - Episode 21

When Christine has Matthew and Barb throw her a "surprise" engagement party so she can get to know Max's friends, she begins to feel intellectually inferior to one particular guest, driving her to make a "surprising" decision.

star 8.01
37 votes
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A Family Unfair

#21 - A Family Unfair

Season 5 - Episode 14

Christine asks Richard to have a baby with her after becoming envious of Richard and New Christine's happiness in planning for theirs.

star 8.00
37 votes
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Sleepless in Mar Vista

#22 - Sleepless in Mar Vista

Season 2 - Episode 15

Christine finds out her new sleep medication caused her to embarrass herself over the phone.

star 7.98
45 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Danielle Evenson
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Friends

#23 - Friends

Season 2 - Episode 21

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 7.97
38 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jennifer Crittenden, Kari Lizer
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Come to Papa Jeff

#24 - Come to Papa Jeff

Season 2 - Episode 3

Christine is stunned to find out the man she's seeing, New Christine's father, is also a grandfather.

star 7.96
50 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jeff Astroff
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Tie Me Up, Don't Tie Me Down

#25 - Tie Me Up, Don't Tie Me Down

Season 4 - Episode 6

Christine and Barb prepare for a casual, non-relationship-seeking double date with two guys they meet at a video store, but jealousy arises when only one of them gets asked out for a second date.

star 7.96
47 votes
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