The BEST Episodes of Togetherness

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 9, 2019

Network: HBO

A comedic look at four middle-aged people reconciling their dreams with their current personal and professional lives in Los Angeles.

Advanced Pretend

#1 - Advanced Pretend

Season 2 - Episode 3

Brett and Alex get out of town while Michelle and Tina juggle the kids, and Christy.

star 7.76
220 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Not So Together

#2 - Not So Together

Season 1 - Episode 8

When Alex gets big career news, he seeks out Tina, who is busy planning her future with Larry. On a trip to Sacramento, Michelle steps up to the plate in a big way. After a day at the beach with the kids, Brett decides to share his feelings with Michelle.

star 7.71
256 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
The Sand Situation

#3 - The Sand Situation

Season 2 - Episode 7

Michelle is desperate to win her school project back from Anna and Brett along with Alex help her out. Natalie shows up unexpectidely and stirs things up between Michelle and Brett.

star 7.62
214 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
For the Kids

#4 - For the Kids

Season 2 - Episode 8

Michelle is inspired by the kids as the foursome makes a last-ditch effort to save her charter school plans.

star 7.56
201 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Just the Range

#5 - Just the Range

Season 2 - Episode 5

Brett struggles with the challenges and unexpected perks of a new side gig. Tina and Larry discuss life goals. Alex bristles over an unstable new director but softens to him and finds the two have common ground. Anna proves herself indispensable to Michelle.

star 7.56
210 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Kick the Can

#6 - Kick the Can

Season 1 - Episode 5

After an intense therapy session, Michelle organizes a day of fun with old friends, despite Brett’s lack of enthusiasm. When a group of hipsters looks to sour their plans, Michelle challenges them to a brutal game of “kick the can.”

star 7.54
230 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass, Amanda Lasher
Everybody Is Grownups

#7 - Everybody Is Grownups

Season 2 - Episode 2

Michelle works on her plan to make the charter school a reality; Tina clashes with Alex's new girlfriend at his welcome home party.

star 7.54
224 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Houston, We Have a Problem

#8 - Houston, We Have a Problem

Season 1 - Episode 4

Alex and Tina fly back to Houston to pack up her things. During a night of drinks and dancing, Tina finds herself unexpectedly jealous of Alex. Back in LA, Brett whisks Michelle away for some much-needed intimacy.

star 7.53
224 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass

#9 - Handcuffs

Season 1 - Episode 2

Tina tries to shake Alex out of his funk by enlisting him to help with her business and vowing to help him get the career of his dreams. Brett gets in trouble at work when his creative instincts rub co-workers the wrong way. Tina convinces Michelle to spice things up in the bedroom.

star 7.51
264 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass

#10 - Hotels

Season 2 - Episode 1

Alex gets a surprise birthday visit on the set of his new movie in New Orleans.

star 7.45
246 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass

#11 - Geri-ina

Season 2 - Episode 6

Alex recruits an unwanted face from Brett's past to help with their project; later, he considers a career choice. Tina becomes more proactive in trying to get what she wants. At a fundraiser for the school, Michelle challenges Anna.

star 7.41
213 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Party Time

#12 - Party Time

Season 1 - Episode 7

Michelle throws a fundraising party for the charter school while Brett enters a new state of mind at Linda’s house. Still at odds with Alex, Tina struggles with her bouncy-castle business; later, a conversation with Larry makes her rethink the future. Brett has a chat with David and an honest conversation with Michelle.

star 7.40
216 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass

#13 - Changetown

Season 2 - Episode 4

Brett and Alex throw themselves into a new passion project. Michelle bonds with Anna, a new ally in her charter school project. Alex is disappointed by major changes at work and is confronted by a slighted Christy. Tina gets a crash course in parenting.

star 7.40
207 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass

#14 - Insanity

Season 1 - Episode 3

Brett’s invite to a movie premiere leads to an impromptu night on the town for everyone. Tina and Alex engage in a personal “mission,” Brett looks to mend a work relationship, and Michelle meets David, a divorced dad who wants to start a new charter school. Brett finds a way to cheer up Alex.

star 7.39
235 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Ghost in Chains

#15 - Ghost in Chains

Season 1 - Episode 6

During a morning hike, Brett meets Linda, a new-age believer who encourages him to get in touch with himself. Tina tries to make up with Alex by getting him an audition, Michelle helps David with the charter school and Brett takes a stand at work and opens up about his feelings.

star 7.25
213 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Family Day

#16 - Family Day

Season 1 - Episode 1

After Alex, a struggling actor, is evicted from his apartment, his best friend, Brett, a sound designer who’s married and has two young kids, tries to convince him to stay in LA. Meanwhile, Brett’s wife, Michelle, deals with her directionless big sister, Tina, who’s visiting from Houston. Following a group outing at the beach, Michelle and Brett clash while Tina confronts an ex, with Alex’s help.

star 7.13
338 votes
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass, Steve Zissis