The BEST Episodes of Undercover Boss (US)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2019
In this hidden-camera show an executive goes undercover in his or her own company to get a raw look at how people really work. This is the US version of the show, which is based on the format originated in the UK version.
#1 - Belfor
Season 2 - Episode 14
Sheldon Yellen, the CEO of BELFOR, the world's largest disaster restoration company, goes undercover and becomes frustrated while struggling to hang drywall. Also, the boss unexpectedly reveals himself while working alongside an employee.
#2 - TaylorMade Golf Company
Season 3 - Episode 9
CEO Mark King goes inside every department of his company TaylorMade Golf.
#3 - Retro Fitness
Season 4 - Episode 14
Retro Fitness CEO Eric Casaburi goes under cover and encounters an employee who hates customers.
#4 - Budget Blinds
Season 3 - Episode 10
CEO and co-founder of Budget Blinds Chad Hallock goes undercover as an ex-artist named Tom. He works as a blinds builder and a blinds hanger, but has a hard time at both.
#5 - MasTec
Season 3 - Episode 13
MasTec CEO Jose Mas goes under cover and receives an explosive surprise.
#6 - Celebrity Undercover Boss: Darius Rucker
Season 8 - Episode 9
Grammy Award-winning musician Darius Rucker, former lead singer for Hootie & the Blowfish turned country music superstar, travels to Austin, Texas on an undercover journey to discover the next great musical acts. During his time undercover, Darius runs an open mic night, works as a roadie, and strolls along Austin's famous Sixth Street in search of standout street performers.
#7 - Modell's Sporting Goods
Season 4 - Episode 1
Modell's Sporting Goods CEO Mitchell B. Modell goes under cover.
#8 - ADT
Season 4 - Episode 13
When ADT Chief Marketing and Customer Officer Tony Wells goes under cover, he struggles to make a sale and deals with a life-or-death situation when answering a call.
#9 - DirecTV
Season 2 - Episode 3
Mike White, Chairman, President and CEO of DIRECTV, the world's most popular video service goes undercover in his own company where he discovers that employees are spending their own money for a specific piece of equipment.
#10 - BrightStar
Season 2 - Episode 21
Shelly Sun, the CEO and co-founder of BrightStar Care, a full-service, private healthcare company serving more than 10,000 families in the United States, goes undercover posing as a former administrative assistant who is now looking for a job in healthcare
#11 - Oriental Trading Company
Season 3 - Episode 7
Oriental Trading Company CEO Sam Taylor works undercover at his company.
#12 - Frontier Airlines
Season 2 - Episode 4
Bryan Bedford, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Frontier Airlines, goes undercover in his own company, where he "gets christened" while emptying a plane's lavatory and discovers how company-wide pay cuts are impacting his employees.
#13 - Fastsigns International
Season 3 - Episode 12
Fastsigns International CEO Catherine Monson.
#14 - Philly Pretzel Factory
Season 3 - Episode 11
Philly Pretzel Factory CEO Dan DiZio must take action when a franchisee goes rogue and learns he let another franchise owner down.
#15 - Epic Employees
Season 4 - Episode 16
Intriguing employees featured in past episodes discuss how the show has impacted their lives.
#16 - Celebrity Undercover Boss: Marcus Samuelsson
Season 8 - Episode 10
Season 8 ends with chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson going undercover to find and mentor new culinary talent. During his mission, he discovers some gifted aspiring chefs at a public cooking class, a culinary institute, a high-end food truck and a soup kitchen.
#17 - Orkin
Season 4 - Episode 15
Rollins, Inc., President John Wilson tackles a major cockroach infestation and faces swarming bees when he goes under cover.
#18 - Yankee Candle
Season 3 - Episode 8
Yankee Candle Company CEO works undercover at his company's retail stores and packaging center.
#19 - Menchie's
Season 5 - Episode 5
Menchie's frozen yogurt franchise CEO Amit Kleinberger goes undercover at a dairy farm and a kids birthday party.
#20 - Squaw Valley
Season 4 - Episode 11
CEO Andy Wirth, of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows, goes under cover and posts warning signs on the top of an unsafe cliff; Olympic gold-medalist Jonny Moseley participates in a ruse with Wirth.
#21 - University of California, Riverside
Season 2 - Episode 22
University of California, Riverside Chancellor Tim White goes under cover as a teaching assistant for 200 organic chemistry students, and works with the track team.
#22 - Twin Peaks
Season 5 - Episode 1
Twin Peaks CEO Randy Dewitt goes under cover at the sports bar and grill chain, with the help of franchise owner -- and "Undercover Boss" alum -- Coby Brooks.
#23 - Donato's
Season 5 - Episode 3
Donato's Chairwoman Jane Grote Abell goes under cover and discovers that pizza isn't the only thing getting baked at one store.
#24 - Norwegian Cruise Line
Season 2 - Episode 12
Kevin Sheehan, President and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line, finds himself in uncharted territory when he's asked to lead nearly 1,000 party-goers in a line dance, and is later forced to reveal his true identity after being recognized by an employee.
#25 - Mack Trucks
Season 2 - Episode 15
When Mack Trucks CEO Denny Slagle goes under cover, he accidentally brings the plant's assembly line to a halt and discovers a rumor about the company.