The BEST Episodes of Vice Principals
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 28, 2020
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 - Aired Nov 12, 2017
The school year comes to a startling end.
#2 - End of the Line
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 18, 2016
Season finale. Gamby and Russell play their end game with Dr. Brown.
#3 - Gin
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 11, 2016
Gamby and Russell look to finish what they started; Gamby confronts Amanda about her relationship with Hayden.
#4 - The Good Book
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 28, 2016
Gamby bonds with Amanda during teacher workday; Russell’s patience is tested; Dr. Brown deals with the sudden appearance of her ex-husband, Dascious.
#5 - Tiger Town
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 17, 2017
Recovering from his wounds, Gamby returns to a dramatically changed North Jackson High.
#6 - A Compassionate Man
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 15, 2017
Russell’s birthday bash is marred by a revelation about his wife’s college boyfriend.
#7 - The Foundation of Learning
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 21, 2016
Amanda makes a deal with Gamby, while Dr. Brown takes a veteran teacher to task over a shipment of missing books.
#8 - Venetian Nights
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 5, 2017
Tensions between Gamby and Russell come to a head as prom night approaches.
#9 - Circles
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 14, 2016
Dr. Brown orders Gamby to lighten up on discipline; Russell copes with a disruptive neighbor.
#10 - Spring Break
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 29, 2017
Gamby gets unexpected company on spring break; Amanda is illuminated during a writer’s retreat.
#11 - Run For the Money
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 7, 2016
Gamby and Russell eye a homecoming football game as a way to further break Dr. Brown’s spirit.
#12 - Slaughter
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 24, 2017
Gamby fingers a suspect, with Dayshawn’s help. Russell tests out a kindness strategy at school.
#13 - The Most Popular Boy
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 22, 2017
A plot to sabotage a standardized test jeopardizes Russell’s job as Gamby is caught in the middle.
#14 - Think Change
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 8, 2017
A death in Russell’s family forces Gamby to step up to the plate as North Jackson’s acting principal.
#15 - A Trusty Steed
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 24, 2016
Gamby and Russell end up invading Dr. Brown's private space and the vice principals are surprised by a school evaluator.
#16 - The Field Trip
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 31, 2016
Gamby looks to impress Amanda on a field trip organized by Mr. Hayden, a good-guy history teacher.
#17 - The King
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 1, 2017
Gamby’s search for his shooter leads him into a novelist’s graduate-school class; Russell’s ire is fueled by an unflattering caricature.
#18 - The Principal
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 17, 2016
When the principal of a high school retires, his two vice principals go to extremes to land the vacant job.