The Yard

The BEST episodes of The Yard

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

Last Updated: 5/28/2022Network: HBO Canada
Big Business
13 votes

#1 - Big Business

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/5/2011

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.

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Girls vs. Boys
14 votes

#2 - Girls vs. Boys

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/8/2011

Johnny is kicked in the testicles by Patti. Nick tries to find out why Johnny was kicked and how to deal with it.

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The Great Compromise
13 votes

#3 - The Great Compromise

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/29/2011

Nick is overworked. But time off makes more trouble and chaos in The Yard.

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The Black Market
14 votes

#4 - The Black Market

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/22/2011

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.

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The Economy
45 votes

#5 - The Economy

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/8/2011

A new trading card game hits the yard and a financial crisis starts.

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The Territories
15 votes

#6 - The Territories

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/15/2011

North Africa would love to play football, but Frankie and his crew will not have them on his pitch and war starts.

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