The BEST Episodes of The State

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: MTV

The State was a half-hour sketch-comedy television show, originally broadcast on MTV between December 17, 1993 and July 1, 1995. The show combined bizarre characters and scenarios to present sketches that won the favor of its target teenaged audience. The cast consisted of 11 twenty-something comedians (Kevin Allison, Michael Ian Black, Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek, Michael Patrick Jann, Kerri Kenney, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Michael Showalter and David Wain) who created, acted, wrote, directed, and edited the show.

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Episode 5

#1 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 4, 1994

God is Dead, Mind Match, Grandma's Potato Chowder, Hot Pursuits, Free Your Mind (Smoker), James Dixon: Guidance Counselor, Attack of the Killer Robots, Cindy, Old Fashioned Guy IV, On-air Personality (Youth Conference), Lunch with The State, Missy Von Kimmelman, Old Fashioned Guy V, Louie II

star 8.17
6 votes
Episode 4

#2 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 11, 1994

Disclaimer, Cute, Ride, Doug & Principal, Don Law, Light Coma, Old Fashioned Guy III, Pants, Capt. Monterey Jack (Cheese), On the Table, $240 Worth of Pudding

star 8.00
10 votes
Episode 2

#3 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 28, 1994

Fluffy Soft, Gang Fight, $7,000 Pyramid, Old Fashioned Guy, Cereal Commercial, Mouse Problem, Doug & Dad, Capt. Monterey Jack (Lights), Old Fashioned Guy II, Bigfoot in Office, Louie

star 7.70
10 votes
Episode 2

#4 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 14, 1995

Tanner's Guide to Jane, Prom Photos, Sea Monkeys, Hits from the 70's I, Hits from the 70's II, Kabuki Doug, Toothbush, Lincoln Logs, Staring Contest, The Popes-a Visit

star 7.67
3 votes
Episode 6

#5 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 11, 1995

Shower, Planet Groovy, Roughing It, Barney McMacken, Old Lighthouse Jeffers, The Personal State, Drugs, Rug Brothers, Porcupine Racetrack

star 7.67
3 votes
Episode 3

#6 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 18, 1994

Boogeyman II, Capt. Monterey Jack (Shoes), Pies, Thanksgiving Dinner, MTV Sports, Chips Commercial, Antonio, Tape People, Free Your Mind (Tapeface), Chair Wrestling, Mr. Magina, Gilbert Link, Crackers

star 7.56
9 votes
Episode 1

#7 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 10, 1994

Ballet I, James Dixon: Power Priest, Choking, Sleep with The State, Piggy Shoes, Nazi War Criminals, Ballet II, Barry Lutz Show, Mime Crash, Ballet III, Service with a Smile

star 7.40
5 votes
Episode 3

#8 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 24, 1994

Microchip, Bookworm, Down the Pants, Relationship Lane, People Really Live This Way, Elevator, State Intro, Phone Line: Carrie, Lois & Clark, Barry & Levon, Phone Line: Plant

star 7.25
4 votes
Episode 3

#9 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 21, 1995

Not a Talk Show, Where's the Mousey?, Tammy Wilkins: Notebook Artist, The Restaurant Sketch, Deathfight 5000, Fan Names, The Bearded Men of Space Station 11, Origami, Louie & The Last Supper

star 7.25
4 votes
Episode 5

#10 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 4, 1995

Precinct Open, Dan the Very Popular Openly Gay High School Student, Kerri's Day, Dreamboy, Precinct Link, Polar Bears, Betty's No Good Clothes Shop and Pancake House, Ray Gun, Doug IV, Froggy Jamboree

star 7.25
4 votes
Episode 1

#11 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 21, 1994

Boogeyman, Lenny Lipton Show, Krispy Pops, Hormones, Hops Plus, Free Your Mind (Clown/Pirate), Chip's Party, Hypothetical Question, On-air Personality, Mudwrestler, Eating and Swimming, Forever

star 7.21
72 votes
Episode 4

#12 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 31, 1994

First Election, Doug III, Dad's Affair, Bownty, Commercial Whaling, Bologna Feet, O'Keefe/Stieglitz, Busted, And, PMS

star 7.20
5 votes
Episode 4

#13 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 28, 1995

David Wain Open, Freaks, Kill Tim, The Andersons,Festis: The Birthday Hobo, The Animal Song, 'Booger, Booger and Fartbutt', The Funeral, Asides, MTV Christmas Party Video

star 7.17
6 votes
Episode 2

#14 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 17, 1994

I'm Watching, Pre-School Narc, Get a Job, Jurassic Park, Norwegian Cruise, Battleship I, Copy Shop, Battleship II, Superfriends, Eating Muppets, Hi Brow / Low Brow

star 7.14
7 votes
Episode 13

#15 - Episode 13

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 26, 1995

L.A. Open, Dixon: Jedi Talent Agency, Tough Choices, Gas Station, Gunter Brothers, Desert Extras, Real Estate Broker, Adventures of Young God, Farewell, Hi-lite Reel

star 7.00
2 votes
Episode 1

#16 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 24, 1994

Beardan High, Boy in a Barn, 'The Jew, The Italian, and The Red Head Gay', Blueberry Johnson, Let's Move Out, For Chelsea, Just the 160,000 of Us, In The Bathroom, Monkeys Do It

star 6.60
5 votes
Episode 6

#17 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 21, 1994

World Records I, Hepcat, Babysitter, Pimple, Teacher's Lounge, World Records II, Dinner: The Kids, Wildtown, Fetishist, Unplugged

star 6.50
4 votes
Episode 5

#18 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 7, 1994

Oh Betty, Otto Bimini, Job Interview, Can I Go Play, Can I Go Play II, TV Watching, Talk You, Can I Go Play III, Inbred Brothers,Headlines

star 6.33
6 votes
Episode 11

#19 - Episode 11

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 22, 1995

Great Moments, Prison Break, Sideways House Family, Super Robby, Mr. Flemming's Arrival, Prom, Inbred Bros in the Army, Borscht Boy, Walton's Theme

star 6.00
1 votes
Episode 7

#20 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 12, 1995

Narcolepsy Today, Race, Howard Report, H's & M's, Slinky's, Hot Dogs, Tenement, Cleaners, Hallmark, Monkey's Do It II

star 5.00
1 votes
Episode 8

#21 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 5, 1995

Hokey Pokey, Bikini Thong, Buddy's Home From Finals, Normal Pervert, Taco Man, Jew II pt. 1, Senator Cavanaugh, Jew II pt. 2, Sports Beat, Alcoholism, Dead Montage

star 5.00
1 votes
Episode 9

#22 - Episode 9

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 29, 1995

Ghost Story, Sal & Frankie, SAT's pt. 1, Dysfunctional Family, Prince's Reception, Pottery Barn, Tuxedo, Li'l Brown Dog Food, Die For Love, SAT's pt. 2, Laupin Variety Programme

star 5.00
1 votes
Episode 10

#23 - Episode 10

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 15, 1995

Hitchiker, Terrorist Situation, Leonard Harris Show, Permanent School Record, Free Market Economy, Beach, Fragments, Billy's Play, Coffee Family, Cannonball Run

star 5.00
1 votes
Episode 12

#24 - Episode 12

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 19, 1995

Blinking Contest, Dentist, Sci-Fi Laboratory, High Plains Magic Fairy, Jerry's Audition, Bacon, Kiss My Grits, Last Will & Testament, One Camper

star 5.00
1 votes