The BEST Episodes of The Unicorn

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2020

Network: CBS

A tight-knit group of best friends and family helps Wade embrace his “new normal” in the wake of the loss of his wife. As a sometimes ill-equipped but always devoted single parent to his two adolescent daughters, he is taking the major step of dating again.

Three Men Out

#1 - Three Men Out

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 7, 2019

When Wade visits a local hot spot to meet people instead of using his dating app, Forrest and Ben decide to be his wing men.

star 7.76
187 votes
Writers: Chris Kelly
No Pressure

#2 - No Pressure

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 5, 2019

Wade pretends to be dating Caroline to avoid being set up on blind dates by Delia. Also, Ben and Michelle throw an anniversary party for themselves, but have issues with the catering.

star 7.75
154 votes
Directors: Alex Reid
Writers: Sophia Lear
Anna and the Unicorn

#3 - Anna and the Unicorn

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 12, 2019

Wade is giddy, his daughters are amused and his friends are excited when he has his first crush since becoming single again. Also, Grace and Natalie take advantage of their dad going on dates by having friends over and it starts to get out of hand.

star 7.67
148 votes
Directors: Jay Karas
Writers: Howard Jordan Jr.
Turkeys and Traditions

#4 - Turkeys and Traditions

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 21, 2019

Wade and the girls tackle hosting a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for friends and extended family. Also, Ben attempts to make a fried turkey for the first time.

star 7.65
161 votes
It Isn't Romantic

#5 - It Isn't Romantic

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 16, 2020

The women from the Widow’s Support Group offer Wade unexpected advice for getting out of his dating rut. Also, while Michelle is recovering from gallbladder surgery, Delia relentlessly pushes her to follow strict medical advice.

star 7.65
137 votes
Writers: Bill Martin
Wade Delayed

#6 - Wade Delayed

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 14, 2019

When Wade goes out of town for the day, he panics at the realization that he is the sole caretaker of his children. Also, Delia picks up the girls from school for Wade but is thrown for a loop when Grace tells a clever lie to hang out with her friends.

star 7.60
168 votes
Directors: Kabir Akhtar
Writers: Jacque Edmonds
Widow's Group

#7 - Widow's Group

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2019

When Wade’s friends encourage him to join a support group for partners who have lost a spouse to help him deal with his anger, Wade’s shocked by the advice he’s given by the host of the support group, Caroline.

star 7.59
250 votes
Directors: John Hamburg
Writers: Mike Schiff
If It Doesn't Spark Joy

#8 - If It Doesn't Spark Joy

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 9, 2020

Wade considers moving his relationship forward with Anna if his daughters approve of her after they all meet. Also, Delia, Grace and Natalie realize how priceless their memories are of Jill are as they prepare to sell some of her belongings at a garage sale.

star 7.58
150 votes
Directors: Dean Holland
Writers: Eden Dranger
Everyone's A Winner

#9 - Everyone's A Winner

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

When Wade has a bad date with Natalie's friend's mother, Natalie ends up paying the price. Also, Forrest finds unusual ways to fill his time during his unemployment, and Ben has a conflict with his daughter Sahai's basketball coach.

star 7.57
102 votes
Directors: Matt Sohn
Writers: Chris Kelly
The Client

#10 - The Client

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 20, 2020

When Wade lands a job for Denny, a newly divorced, wealthy client, he realizes Denny is only interested in using Wade to meet women. Also, Meg applies her expertise as an accountant to get Wade's finances on track, and Forrest and Delia attempt to clear the tension between them by having an argument.

star 7.54
79 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Christine Zander, Sophia Lear
Worst Case Scenario

#11 - Worst Case Scenario

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 30, 2020

When Wade decides to redo his will, he is conflicted about who should get custody of his children. Also, Michelle tries to convince Ben to get a vasectomy after they have a pregnancy scare.

star 7.53
129 votes
Directors: John Hamburg
Writers: Jacque Edmonds

#12 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 2019

As a sometimes ill-equipped but always devoted single parent to his two adolescent daughters, Grace and Natalie, Wade is taking the major step of dating again. His supportive and compassionate best friends, Forrest and his wife, Delia, and Ben and his wife, Michelle, are thrilled he’s resurfaced and enthusiastically offer to help set up his online profile.

star 7.49
351 votes
The Unicorn and the Catfish

#13 - The Unicorn and the Catfish

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 2019

When Wade changes the password to his online dating profile because his friends become too involved, Forrest goes to great lengths to keep tabs on him. Also, Grace and Natalie are torn when their favorite romance-themed reality show they watched with their mom returns for a new season.

star 7.46
228 votes
Directors: Matt Sohn
Writers: Christine Zander
Breaking Up is Hard to Do

#14 - Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 3, 2019

Wade suddenly finds himself in a "relationship" he has no interest in when he has trouble turning down a second date. Also, Wade tries to understand when Grace struggles with her social media posts.

star 7.44
277 votes
Directors: John Hamburg
Writers: Bill Martin
No Small Parts

#15 - No Small Parts

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 24, 2019

Grace gets the lead in the school musical, but Wade realizes that the teachers are giving her special treatment after he hears her sing. Also, Michelle and Ben persuade Delia and Forrest to volunteer for the chaotic snack bar duty at a school function.

star 7.42
201 votes
Directors: Todd Holland
Writers: Jason Belleville
The Wade Beneath My Wings

#16 - The Wade Beneath My Wings

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 6, 2020

Wade convinces Forrest to take his career advice, and the results are disastrous. Also, Ben lands a lucrative opportunity for his company, but Michelle is uncomfortable embracing their success.

star 7.37
125 votes
Directors: Bill Purple
Writers: Jason Belleville