The BEST Episodes of This Is Not Happening

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021

Network: Comedy Central

Crazy true stories. Crazy funny comics. This Is Not Happening features long-form storytelling from stand-up comedians, musicians and more. These outrageous stories show why real life experiences always make the best material.

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Ari Shaffir Visits a Strip Club

#1 - Ari Shaffir Visits a Strip Club

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 27, 2013

Ari Shaffir does all the wrongest things at a strip club.

star 9.00
3 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Ari Shaffir Goes to Tijuana with Bobby Lee

#2 - Ari Shaffir Goes to Tijuana with Bobby Lee

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 11, 2014

Ari Shaffir tells yet another story about his misadventures with Bobby Lee.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Tom Segura Overdoses

#3 - Tom Segura Overdoses

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 30, 2013

Tom Segura's first Thanksgiving back from college goes terribly wrong.

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Psychedelia

#4 - Psychedelia

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 23, 2016

Henry Rollins and Dan Cummins join host Ari Shaffir to share stories about their psychedelic experiences.

star 8.38
24 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Adventure

#5 - Adventure

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 1, 2016

Sean Flannery narrowly survives a bad fall, Russell Peters performs for a Saudi prince, and Bert Kreischer gets involved in a sex show.

star 8.21
28 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Crime

#6 - Crime

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 2, 2016

Jim Breuer reminisces about prank calling his workplace, Kurt Metzger talks about growing up as a Jehovah's Witness, and Ari tells a story about a dog with peculiar tastes.

star 8.19
16 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Moms

#7 - Moms

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 2, 2018

Roy Wood Jr. debunks a myth about Rod Stewart, Kathleen Madigan sniffs out a scam in Paris, and Bret Ernst's mom meddles in his sex life several different ways.

star 8.18
11 votes
Directors: Eric Abrams
Writers:
Strange Lands

#8 - Strange Lands

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 30, 2018

Talib Kweli, Rob Christensen and Harland Williams bare their souls and talk about summoning the courage to brave the unknown.

star 8.18
11 votes
Directors: Eric Abrams
Writers:
Scumbag

#9 - Scumbag

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 13, 2016

In the Season 3 premiere, Ari Shaffir recalls the unusual way he started a fight with a friend, while Sal Vulcano discusses a dumb prank that backfired.

star 8.05
22 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Jon Huck Loses His Pants

#10 - Jon Huck Loses His Pants

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 16, 2013

On a trip to Oktoberfest, Jon manages to completely lose his trousers.

star 8.00
17 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Karma

#11 - Karma

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 13, 2016

Comics Sean Patton and Joey Diaz join host Ari Shaffir for a night of stories about karmic retribution.

star 7.94
16 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Joey Diaz's Mom Starts A Fight

#12 - Joey Diaz's Mom Starts A Fight

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 10, 2013

Joey Diaz has to handle business Jersey style.

star 7.93
14 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Family

#13 - Family

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 16, 2016

Ari Shaffir welcomes comedians Tom Papa, Steve Simeone and Gastor Almonte to tell stories about their families.

star 7.90
20 votes
Bloodline

#14 - Bloodline

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 16, 2016

Bret Ernst recalls his angriest childhood moment, Moshe Kasher reveals how his friend bailed him out of a jam, and Hannah Friedman remembers her competitive monkey sister.

star 7.86
14 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Nostalgia

#15 - Nostalgia

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 6, 2016

Artie Lange scores cocaine while dressed as a pig, Randall Park reluctantly returns to his middle school, and Steve Simeone performs for gang members.

star 7.80
15 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Kyle Kinane Almost Gets Killed

#16 - Kyle Kinane Almost Gets Killed

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 2, 2013

Kyle Kinane almost goes out in the most disappointing way possible.

star 7.77
22 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Kumail Nanjiani Tries Hard to Be Cool

#17 - Kumail Nanjiani Tries Hard to Be Cool

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 4, 2014

Kumail Nanjiani comes up with a three-step plan to become one of the cool kids at his high school.

star 7.75
4 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Friendship

#18 - Friendship

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 19, 2015

Pete Carboni and Joey Diaz share stories about the importance of friendship.

star 7.75
16 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Travel

#19 - Travel

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 12, 2015

Cristela Alonzo, Joe Rogan and Tom Segura recall their worst traveling experiences.

star 7.74
19 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Mortality

#20 - Mortality

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 20, 2016

Doug Stanhope was part of a love triangle that turned fatal, Lavell Crawford had a scary near-drowning moment, and Greg Behrendt experienced a cancer scare while on drugs.

star 7.71
21 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Panic

#21 - Panic

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 28, 2016

Maria Bamford, Andrew W.K. and Al Jackson recall extremely stressful times.

star 7.60
25 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Joe Rogan Meets A Crazy Stripper

#22 - Joe Rogan Meets A Crazy Stripper

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 19, 2013

Joe Rogan finds some down-home entertainment.

star 7.57
47 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Famous

#23 - Famous

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 16, 2018

Tom Green recounts his experience with the president on "The Celebrity Apprentice," Michael McDonald tries to teach comedy to Faye Dunaway, and Brad Williams has to judge his identity for a celebrity golf tournament.

star 7.57
14 votes
Directors: Eric Abrams
Writers:
Family

#24 - Family

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 5, 2015

Ari Shaffir hosts Tom Papa, Ralphie May and Rob Corddry as they tell stories about the people they know best: their families.

star 7.56
16 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers:
Romance

#25 - Romance

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 17, 2016

Jay Oakerson becomes a man, Julian McCullough talks about buttery fly tears, and Bobby Lee looks like Pikachu with diabetes.

star 7.55
22 votes
Directors: Jeff Tomsic
Writers: