The BEST Episodes of The Yard
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2021
Network: HBO Canada
Recess isn’t all hopscotch and double-dutch my friends. Recess is all business. And with business, comes politics: the hierarchy; the justice system; the rebels; the planning and plotting for revenge. And let’s not forget the rendezvous and secret congregations. HBO’s new six-part miniseries, The Yard, takes a bold look at what goes on in the schoolyard, while satirizing and calling attention to the politics we all face in our everyday lives.
#1 - Big Business
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 5, 2011
Stink bombs are big business in the Yard and Frankie and his crew are at the top. But Mary Miladic starts to complain, Nick works out a plan for the stink bombs. Frankie employs The Mole/Beth to make a new type of failsafe bomb under the sandbox, but it fails on picture day.
#2 - Girls vs. Boys
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 8, 2011
Johnny is kicked in the testicles by Patti. Nick tries to find out why Johnny was kicked and how to deal with it.
#3 - The Great Compromise
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 29, 2011
Nick is overworked. But time off makes more trouble and chaos in The Yard.
#4 - The Black Market
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 22, 2011
Frankie and his crew work the peanut butter and jelly sandwich rack. Johnny is talked into the black market by Patti as a catcher and becomes indebted to Frankie.
#5 - The Economy
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 8, 2011
A new trading card game hits the yard and a financial crisis starts.
#6 - The Territories
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 15, 2011
North Africa would love to play football, but Frankie and his crew will not have them on his pitch and war starts.