The BEST Episodes of Vice Principals
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 24, 2019
A dark comedy series about a high school and the two vice principals. McBride and Walton Goggins star as the V.P.s who are an in epic power struggle, vying for the top spot: to be school principal. The villain of the series is Walton Goggins, the other candidate for the vacant principal’s position. He and McBride square off throughout the series, throwing passive aggressive (and not so passive) shade at each other, wreaking havoc, in an attempt to throw one another off.
#1 - The Union of the Wizard & The Warrior
Season 2 - Episode 9
The school year comes to a startling end.
#2 - End of the Line
Season 1 - Episode 9
Season finale. Gamby and Russell play their end game with Dr. Brown.
#3 - Gin
Season 1 - Episode 8
Gamby and Russell look to finish what they started; Gamby confronts Amanda about her relationship with Hayden.
#4 - Tiger Town
Season 2 - Episode 1
Recovering from his wounds, Gamby returns to a dramatically changed North Jackson High.
#5 - The Good Book
Season 1 - Episode 7
Gamby bonds with Amanda during teacher workday; Russell’s patience is tested; Dr. Brown deals with the sudden appearance of her ex-husband, Dascious.
#6 - Venetian Nights
Season 2 - Episode 8
Tensions between Gamby and Russell come to a head as prom night approaches.
#7 - Spring Break
Season 2 - Episode 7
Gamby gets unexpected company on spring break; Amanda is illuminated during a writer’s retreat.
#8 - The Foundation of Learning
Season 1 - Episode 6
Amanda makes a deal with Gamby, while Dr. Brown takes a veteran teacher to task over a shipment of missing books.
#9 - Circles
Season 1 - Episode 5
Dr. Brown orders Gamby to lighten up on discipline; Russell copes with a disruptive neighbor.
#10 - A Compassionate Man
Season 2 - Episode 5
Russell’s birthday bash is marred by a revelation about his wife’s college boyfriend.
#11 - Run For the Money
Season 1 - Episode 4
Gamby and Russell eye a homecoming football game as a way to further break Dr. Brown’s spirit.
#12 - The Most Popular Boy
Season 2 - Episode 6
A plot to sabotage a standardized test jeopardizes Russell’s job as Gamby is caught in the middle.
#13 - Slaughter
Season 2 - Episode 2
Gamby fingers a suspect, with Dayshawn’s help. Russell tests out a kindness strategy at school.
#14 - A Trusty Steed
Season 1 - Episode 2
Gamby and Russell end up invading Dr. Brown's private space and the vice principals are surprised by a school evaluator.
#15 - Think Change
Season 2 - Episode 4
A death in Russell’s family forces Gamby to step up to the plate as North Jackson’s acting principal.
#16 - The King
Season 2 - Episode 3
Gamby’s search for his shooter leads him into a novelist’s graduate-school class; Russell’s ire is fueled by an unflattering caricature.
#17 - The Field Trip
Season 1 - Episode 3
Gamby looks to impress Amanda on a field trip organized by Mr. Hayden, a good-guy history teacher.
#18 - The Principal
Season 1 - Episode 1
When the principal of a high school retires, his two vice principals go to extremes to land the vacant job.