The BEST Episodes of Uncle Buck (2016)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 20, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

Based on the hit movie of the same name, Uncle Buck is a fun-loving but irresponsible guy who needs a job and a place to stay. His brother and sister-in-law need some help around the house. And they just might be the answer to each other's problems.

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Brothers

#1 - Brothers

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 21, 2016

Sibling rivalry gets the best of Will when Buck really hits it off with his architect office buddies. Rivalry of another kind spurs Alexis to drag her reluctant kids into a lip-sync battle hosted by the snooty president of her college sorority alumna.

star 7.84
371 votes
Directors: Ryan Case
Writers: David Hemingson
Li’l Scarface

#2 - Li’l Scarface

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 14, 2016

Alexis and Will try to help Maizy overcome her shyness in order to sell Sunny Scout cookies. Mom does her best to teach Maizy the valuable lesson of following the rules by selling cookies the right way, while Dad just wants to get rid of them by any means possible. When both plans fail, Buck jumps in to help Maizy break out of her shell and hustle her way to the top – as only he can.

star 7.83
435 votes
Directors: Stan Lathan
Writers: Kenny Smith
Going to Jail Party

#3 - Going to Jail Party

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 28, 2016

Alexis is convinced that Buck is to blame for Miles' new, impulsive attitude after she catches him attempting a risky stunt for his Youtube channel. With Miles' punishment looming, Buck decides to throw a "going to jail" party while Mom and Dad are out, but unfortunately a creepy neighbor calls the cops and ruins their celebration. Buck, Miles, Tia and Maizy seek revenge and end up in a prank war.

star 7.81
326 votes
Directors: Reggie Hudlin
Writers: Michael Pennie
Block Party

#4 - Block Party

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 5, 2016

Buck takes the whole family back to his and Will's old South Side neighborhood after he realizes the kids have no idea what life growing up there was really like.

star 7.77
252 votes
Writers: Regina Hicks
I Got This

#5 - I Got This

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 28, 2016

Buck and his buddy Cy have a tradition of watching the Bulls games on TV together with Buck's lucky basketball beside them (or the Bulls lose). But Buck's multi-tasking skills are pushed to the limit as Tia, Miles and Maizy all have separate crises on the night of a big game, and Will and Alexis are out celebrating their anniversary.

star 7.76
287 votes
Directors: Reggie Hudlin
Writers: Alyson Fouse
Ride Along

#6 - Ride Along

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 21, 2016

Alexis insists on riding along with Buck on his first day as nanny. But as Buck deals with a cranky school principal, searches for gluten-free cupcakes and stages a small break-in to obtain special food for the family's allergic dog, he drives Alexis to the brink. Back home Will tries to prove that he's capable of taking care of Miles, who is home sick from school.

star 7.74
389 votes
Directors: Fred Goss
Writers: Brian D. Bradley, Steven Cragg
Pilot

#7 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 14, 2016

Uncle Buck is a charismatic hustler who has gotten by on his charm for years. But when his brother Will and sister-in-law Alexis move to town and need help with their kids, he steps up to become their “manny.” Their lives will never be the same.

star 7.66
524 votes
Directors: Phil Traill
Writers: Brian D. Bradley, Steven Cragg
The Interrogation

#8 - The Interrogation

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 5, 2016

Will and Alexis return from a day out to find the house in complete chaos, with a broken window, a wading pool full of ice, a disabled wood chipper and a small fire burning in the yard. But when they try to get to the bottom of things, Buck and the kids all have different versions about what really happened.

star 7.57
267 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Brian D. Bradley, Stephen Cragg