The BEST Episodes of Up All Night

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 6, 2021

Network: NBC

Life is all about balance. So what happens when you throw a new baby into it? Reagan and her husband Chris are the proud new parents of baby Amy. She may have been unexpected, but life's curve balls can be a godsend, literally. Unless you have a career that needs attention, which is exactly what Reagan has. So, bucking tradition, they decide Reagan's the one going back to work while Chris is going to be the stay-at-home dad. Easy, right? Well, not quite.

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#1 - Rivals

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 19, 2012

Reagan and Ava are thrown into a spiral when rival talk-show host and former friend of the show, Shayna, is suspected of stealing their show ideas. At home, Reagan develops some jealous feelings towards Chris's new female friend.

star 7.92
522 votes
Couple Friends

#2 - Couple Friends

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 8, 2012

Reagan and Chris try a little too hard to befriend a fun couple, Justin and Lawrence, who have a young child. Meanwhile, Ava's feud with Luke over her show's business dealings gets uncomfortably personal.

star 7.90
322 votes
First Christmas

#3 - First Christmas

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 7, 2011

Reagan goes to great lengths to give Amy a perfect Christmas while Ava's relationship with Kevin hits an obstacle.

star 7.90
608 votes
Letting Go

#4 - Letting Go

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 29, 2012

Reagan and Ava's changing responsibilities at home, a newly walking Amy and Julian's most recent gift to Ava, a dog, threaten to interfere with the booking of their dream guest - music legend Stevie Nicks. Meanwhile, Chris might be in over his head when he is "promoted" to a younger hockey league.

star 7.86
289 votes
Day After Valentine's Day

#5 - Day After Valentine's Day

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 9, 2012

When Ava and Kevin have an epic blow-out, Reagan and Chris find themselves wistful for relationship drama and unintentionally end up creating some of their own.

star 7.85
429 votes
First Snow

#6 - First Snow

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 13, 2012

Regan and Chris’ attempt to take Amy to see snow for the first time turns into an unexpected misadventure. Meanwhile, Ava gets some help from Scott when she has trouble planning for Christmas gifts on a budget.

star 7.84
251 votes
Directors: Bryan Gordon
Writers: Chadd Gindin, Vera Santamaria
The Wedding

#7 - The Wedding

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 13, 2012

In a look back at Chris and Reagan's wild wedding day, the newlyweds-to-be end up holding a big event for friends and family after deciding not to elope to Las Vegas at the last second. Things don’t quite as they dreamed when big news from Ava and even bigger news from Scott begin to derail the big day before it even starts. (Note: Final episode shot in single-camera format.)

star 7.83
252 votes
Directors: Alex Reid
Writers: Emily Spivey, Kayla Alpert

#8 - Swingers

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 4, 2012

Reagan and Chris try to prove they're not boring. Elsewhere, Ava gets rid of clutter with help from Scott and meets her biggest fan.

star 7.82
312 votes
Jerry Duty

#9 - Jerry Duty

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 11, 2012

After Chris runs into his annoying college roommate Jerry, he is roped into attending a party and brings Ava along to keep him sane and hopefully find her a match. Meanwhile, Reagan reluctantly helps Scott throw a raucous sleep over for his son and his friends.

star 7.78
247 votes
First Birthday

#10 - First Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 23, 2012

A moment of weakness with his uncomfortably enthusiastic neighbors leads Chris to agree to host a joint first birthday party for Amy, and Reagan to accuse him of being a pushover. Ava takes it upon herself to take the birthday party to the next level, while Nancy sees this as an opportunity to look for a man.

star 7.76
322 votes

#11 - Birth

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 19, 2011

See how it all began by watching Chris and Reagan prepare for the birth of their little bundle of joy, Amy!

star 7.74
581 votes
The Proposals

#12 - The Proposals

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Apr 12, 2012

Reagan loses her engagement ring, and Chris sees it as a chance to give her a proper proposal. Meanwhile, Julian helps Kevin in his efforts to reunite with Ava.

star 7.73
323 votes
Travel Day

#13 - Travel Day

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 16, 2012

It's Reagan and Chris versus the airport when they travel with baby Amy for the first time. Ava agrees to be the minister for the wedding of her former band mate, Amanda, and past tensions come back to haunt them. Meanwhile, Kevin deals with Ava's feelings on marriage.

star 7.72
347 votes
Preschool Auction

#14 - Preschool Auction

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 2, 2012

Reagan wants to secure a spot at a prestigious preschool for Amy and tries to win favor by organizing a charity auction with Ava's help. Elsewhere, Chris and his brother find that they haven't outgrown their competitive ways from childhood.

star 7.69
429 votes

#15 - Ma'am'd

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 25, 2012

After failing to get Chris's attention, Reagan worries that she is losing her romantic touch. A visit to the dentist gives her a much needed confidence boost. Meanwhile, when Ava learns her neighbors aren't so fond of her, she teams up with Walter to give the neighborhood a haunted house like they have never seen before.

star 7.66
251 votes
Directors: Michael Blieden
Writers: Emily Spivey
Working Late and Working It

#16 - Working Late and Working It

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 28, 2011

Chris tries to get Reagan to spice up their relationship; Ava is upset that her ex-boyfriend is getting married.

star 7.64
536 votes

#17 - Home/Office

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 27, 2012

Reagan adjusts to being a stay-at-home mom and learns about the quirks of the neighborhood. Meanwhile, Chris and Scott work on launching their business, and Ava runs into her former accompanist, whom she may have mistreated on the path to success.

star 7.63
251 votes
Directors: Michael Blieden
Writers: D.J. Nash, Emily Spivey
New Car

#18 - New Car

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 5, 2011

Reagan and Chris look for a practical family car that still has style; Ava finds preparing for serious talk-show topics exhausting.

star 7.63
526 votes
New Year's Eve

#19 - New Year's Eve

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 12, 2012

Reagan's extreme competiveness comes out at a New Year's Eve game night, much to Chris's embarrassment. Meanwhile, Kevin worries that Ava is ashamed of him and Missy brings an unexpected date to the party.

star 7.62
455 votes

#20 - Parents

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 2, 2011

Reagan wants to set an example for her daughter by trying to get along with her own parents. The untimely death of a crew member inspires Ava to reexamine her relationship with the staff. Meanwhile, Chris vows to make some lifestyle changes when he starts to fear that his life may be cut short too.

star 7.62
640 votes
Cool Neighbors

#21 - Cool Neighbors

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 21, 2011

Reagan and Chris obsess over their new neighbors; baby Amy takes a liking to Calvin, but not Ava.

star 7.55
605 votes
New Boss

#22 - New Boss

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 1, 2012

A new boss takes the reins of Ava's show after it's acquired by Ava and Reagan's idol. Elsewhere, Chris and Reed try to restore an old motorcycle.

star 7.53
292 votes
Baby Fever

#23 - Baby Fever

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 15, 2012

Chris pulls out all the stops to convince Reagan to have another baby. Meanwhile, Ava's decision to join a mentorship program, started by Yvonne Encanto, has less than stellar results and Missy is worried she's cheating on Ava by helping Luke.

star 7.51
319 votes

#24 - Thanksgiving

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 15, 2012

After their flight is cancelled, Chris and Reagan are forced stay home for Thanksgiving.

star 7.51
224 votes
Writers: Austen Earl, Joel Church-Cooper, Rene Gube
Daddy Daughter Time

#25 - Daddy Daughter Time

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 22, 2012

When Chris gets a segment on the Ava show, Reagan starts to realize how much she needs her own space at work. Meanwhile, Ava's dad visits with his family, who are more interested in meeting celebrities like Sharon Osbourne, Ava's rival, than spending time with Ava.

star 7.43
182 votes