The BEST Episodes of The New Adventures of Old Christine

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 24, 2019

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.

What About Barb?

#1 - 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 8.26
39 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr
Let Him Eat Cake

#2 - 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 8.25
36 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Frank Pines
Frasier

#3 - Frasier

Season 2 - Episode 22

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

star 8.24
37 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr, Jeffrey Astrof
Ritchie Scores

#4 - 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 8.23
40 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Frank Pines
The Real Thing

#5 - 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
40 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Charles Zucker, Danielle Evenson, Jeff Astrof
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 8.22
50 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jeff Astrof, Kari Lizer
Undercover Brother

#7 - Undercover Brother

Season 2 - Episode 16

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

star 8.17
41 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Katie Palmer
Subway, Somehow

#8 - 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 8.15
39 votes
A Fair to Remember

#9 - 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 8.15
46 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Steve Baldikoski, Bryan Behar
Faith Off

#10 - 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 8.15
34 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr
Crash

#11 - 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 8.14
43 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Adam Barr
A Change of Heart/Pants

#12 - 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 8.13
38 votes
Playdate with Destiny

#13 - 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 8.10
50 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jennifer Crittenden
Honey, I Ran Over the Kid

#14 - 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
Separation Anxiety

#15 - 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 8.08
51 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Danielle Evenson
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 8.07
59 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers:
Get Smarter

#17 - 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 8.03
34 votes
Come to Papa Jeff

#18 - 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 8.02
51 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jeff Astroff
Oh God, Yes

#19 - Oh God, Yes

Season 2 - Episode 4

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 8.00
39 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Jennifer Crittenden
Tie Me Up, Don't Tie Me Down

#20 - 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 8.00
47 votes
Burning Love

#21 - 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 8.00
50 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Ellen Kreamer
Reckless Abandonment

#22 - 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 7.98
43 votes
 Unidentified Funk

#23 - Unidentified Funk

Season 4 - Episode 11

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 7.98
41 votes
Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner?

#24 - Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner?

Season 4 - Episode 10

Over a Thanksgiving visit, the discovery of a shared secret gives Christine a way to negate one of her mother's criticisms.

star 7.98
40 votes
Happy Endings

#25 - Happy Endings

Season 4 - Episode 12

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

star 7.97
39 votes