The BEST Episodes of Trying

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 8, 2020

Network: Apple TV+

All Nikki and Jason want is a baby — the one thing they can’t have. So they decide to adopt. With their dysfunctional friends, screwball families, and chaotic lives, will the adoption panel agree that they’re ready to be parents?

Nikki and Jason

#1 - Nikki and Jason

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 1, 2020

When they learn that another round of IVF would be too expensive and unlikely to succeed, Nikki and Jason start exploring adoption.

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The Ex-Girlfriend

#2 - The Ex-Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 1, 2020

Jason gets in touch with an ex before social services interviews her. Nikki goes out with her sister, Karen, and her unpleasant boyfriend.

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Tickets for a Queue

#3 - Tickets for a Queue

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 1, 2020

Nikki and Jason go to a picnic with other potential adopters—and get intimidated by the quality of their competition.

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Rainbow Castle People

#4 - Rainbow Castle People

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 1, 2020

After a wild night out with Erica and Freddy, Nikki and Jason are faced with potentially disastrous consequences the next morning.

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Someone Else’s Kids

#5 - Someone Else’s Kids

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 1, 2020

Deciding that they need more hands-on experience looking after kids, Nikki and Jason agree to babysit their friends’ children for a day.

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Show Me the Love

#6 - Show Me the Love

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 1, 2020

Jason starts getting cold feet about the whole process after a mandatory training session. Karen tells Nikki some bad news.

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Good Old Family Map

#7 - Good Old Family Map

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 1, 2020

Nikki grows paranoid about Jason after reading a suspicious text on his phone. A family gathering takes a turn for the worse.

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We Know the Way Out

#8 - We Know the Way Out

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 1, 2020

Season finale. Despite the added irritation of a new roommate, it’s time for Nikki and Jason to face the adoption panel.

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