The Best Episodes of Undercover Boss (US)
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2018
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 - 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.
#4 - MasTec
Season 3 - Episode 13
MasTec CEO Jose Mas goes under cover and receives an explosive surprise.
#5 - 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.
#7 - 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.
#10 - Fastsigns International
Season 3 - Episode 12
Fastsigns International CEO Catherine Monson.
#11 - 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.
#12 - Chiquita
Season 2 - Episode 6
Fernando Aguirre, Chairman and CEO of Chiquita, one of the largest producers of fruits and vegetables in the world, is unable to perform a physically demanding job at their flagship factory and has to be removed from the line.
#13 - Oriental Trading Company
Season 3 - Episode 7
Oriental Trading Company CEO Sam Taylor works undercover at his company.
#14 - Checkers & Rally's
Season 3 - Episode 4
Checkers and Rally's CEO Rick Silva works undercover at his burger restaurants.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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
#19 - Yankee Candle
Season 3 - Episode 8
Yankee Candle Company CEO works undercover at his company's retail stores and packaging center.
#24 - Cinnabon Inc.
Season 4 - Episode 3
Cinnabon Inc. President Kat Cole goes under cover.
#25 - 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.