The BEST Episodes of Whitney

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: NBC

NBC's new multi-camera comedy "Whitney" is a hilarious look at modern day love, which centers around Whitney (Whitney Cummings, "Chelsea Lately") and Alex (Chris D'Elia, "Glory Daze"), a happily unmarried couple. Together for three years, the duo is in no rush to get hitched, which seems to get a mixed response from their friends.

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Slow Ride

#1 - Slow Ride

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 27, 2013

Whitney is not enthused when Alex tries to bring his former motorcycle days back to life; Lily orders new beer for the bar without Mark's approval.

star 8.03
241 votes
Directors: Linda Mendoza
Writers: Eric Zicklin
G-Word

#2 - G-Word

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 14, 2012

Whitney and Alex make a surprise visit to Neal's apartment and discover that he appears to be on a date. Whitney invites the gang to dinner so Neal can share his news with Lily.

star 8.01
387 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Mathew Harawitz
Hello Giggles

#3 - Hello Giggles

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 12, 2012

Whitney's reaction is less than heartwarming when Alex falls off a stage while speaking at his alma mater; R.J. tries to teach Mark about chivalry.

star 7.97
341 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Dan Levy
Three's Company

#4 - Three's Company

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 2, 2013

Alex lets his ex-fiancee crash on the couch without consulting Whitney first; Lily has a date at Roxanne's apartment.

star 7.94
307 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Zachary Rosenblatt
Lost in Transition

#5 - Lost in Transition

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 6, 2013

Whitney's half-sister visits to discuss a life-altering decision; Alex and Mark try to cheer a depressed R.J.

star 7.94
274 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Debby Wolfe
Codependence Day

#6 - Codependence Day

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 25, 2012

In an effort to help Whitney earn some money, Roxanne hires her to be her assistant and office spy. Willing to do anything to help Roxanne, Whitney befriends Lindsay, the assistant to Roxanne's nemesis, and goes out of her way to appeal to her. Meanwhile, alone at home Alex takes it upon himself to do a little reorganizing. Elsewhere, Mark, who is dealing with a girl problem, enlists the help of Neal and Lily.

star 7.87
416 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Dan Levy, Ethan Sandler
48 Hours

#7 - 48 Hours

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 15, 2012

When Whitney disagrees with Mark's theory that couples know if they want to be together within 48 hours of meeting, Alex tries to prove her wrong by recalling the night they met.

star 7.80
419 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: John Quaintance
Mad Women

#8 - Mad Women

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 22, 2012

Trying out a new shapelier bra Whitney gets more than she bargains for when she entices Alex with her enhanced look. After Roxanne calls it quits with Lance, she asks Mark to help pack up his stuff, but things become complicated when Mark decides to take advantage of the situation. Meanwhile, Lily and Neal begin discussing a pre-nup, but the conversation leaves them wondering if they should even get married.

star 7.78
363 votes
Directors: Betsy Thomas
Writers: Whitney Cummings
Sorry!

#9 - Sorry!

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 30, 2013

A terrible ex-boyfriend contacts Whitney in hope of making amends; R.J. presents a theory to Roxanne.

star 7.78
247 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Linda Wallem, Whitney Cummings
Private Parts

#10 - Private Parts

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 11, 2012

Whitney is upset when Alex won't give her the password to his phone; Whitney finds Alex in an awkward position; Lily has jitters about her new living arrangement.

star 7.77
508 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Mathew Harawitz
The Ex Box

#11 - The Ex Box

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 7, 2012

Whitney confronts Alex after finding a box of his ex-girlfriend's stuff in the basement; Lily tries to be a perfect roommate.

star 7.76
387 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Zachary Rosenblatt
Alex, Meet Lily

#12 - Alex, Meet Lily

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 27, 2013

Whitney asks Alex to spend time with Lily; Mark and R.J. start a competitive game of darts to bring some excitement to Low Bar.

star 7.75
258 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Megan Hearne
Breaking Dad

#13 - Breaking Dad

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 20, 2013

Whitney thinks her father has changed for the better when he visits and gives her $5,000; while Alex thinks Whitney should rent an art gallery and display her photos, Whitney gives the money to Lily, who is very short on cash.

star 7.73
237 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Theresa Mulligan Rosenthal
The Wire

#14 - The Wire

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 27, 2011

After an argument over whether or not Alex uses a condescending "tone," Whitney decides she is going to catch her boyfriend in the act and enlists Mark's help. The two scheme to set up a hidden camera in the couple's apartment. Lily, Roxanne and Neal gather around the television to watch the drama unfold. Later, Alex's brother Brian crashes on the couch, and old sibling rivalries come to the surface causing the two brothers to brawl.

star 7.73
456 votes
Writers: Ethan Sandler
Cake, Cake, Cake

#15 - Cake, Cake, Cake

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 27, 2013

Whitney decides to investigate when she sees her psychiatrist eating a birthday cake by herself; Roxanne admits her feelings for Mark.

star 7.72
253 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Dan Levy, Whitney Cummings
A Decent Proposal

#16 - A Decent Proposal

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 2011

Whitney and Alex have a movie night at home, but the evening soon becomes a competition over who is most romantic. Meanwhile, an edgy Lily anticipates Neal's imminent proposal, sparking Mark's mission to prove that women are more eager to marry than men.

star 7.69
451 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: John Quaintance
Poor Whitney

#17 - Poor Whitney

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 21, 2012

When Whitney is hard up for cash, she and Alex decide to share a joint checking account; Mark buys a bar.

star 7.67
345 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Liz Astrof
Silent Treatment

#18 - Silent Treatment

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 6, 2011

Whitney catches Alex checking out an attractive woman but he refuses to admit to it; Roxanne tries to make her ex-husband jealous.

star 7.65
495 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Danielle Sanchez-Witzel
Something Old, Something New

#19 - Something Old, Something New

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 21, 2012

Alex drunkenly proposes to Whitney after a bachelor party. Mark realizes he has feelings for Roxanne.

star 7.65
416 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Kirk J. Rudell
First Date

#20 - First Date

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 2011

Whitney re-creates the first date she and Alex never had.

star 7.63
588 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Whitney Cummings
Space Invaders

#21 - Space Invaders

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 6, 2013

Alex lies to Whitney about going away for a tech seminar in order to have some time by himself; R.J.'s niece becomes friendly with Roxanne.

star 7.63
241 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Zachary Rosenblatt
Snapped

#22 - Snapped

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 13, 2013

Whitney blurts out her true feelings to Alex's abrasive brother; Lily plans a secret date for Mark and Roxanne.

star 7.61
244 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Liz Astrof
Two Broke-Up Guys

#23 - Two Broke-Up Guys

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 3, 2011

When Alex encourages Mark to recycle his beer can, Mark takes an unusually firm stance against it, causing the two to "break-up." Trying to cheer Alex up, Whitney steps in for guy's night out, only to run into Mark and his new best friend, Neal. In an effort to reunite the bro-mance, Whitney, following advice from Lily and Roxanne, arms herself with some Rocky Road and red wine and sets out to discover the real root of Mark's heartbreak.

star 7.57
448 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Mathew Harawitz
2 Broke Hearts

#24 - 2 Broke Hearts

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 9, 2013

While trying to figure out what is making Alex's allergies act up, Whitney reveals she has a heart condition; Lily introduces her new boyfriend to her friends.

star 7.54
278 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Owen H. M. Smith
Sex, Lies, and Alibis

#25 - Sex, Lies, and Alibis

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 5, 2012

After a revelation from Chris, Whitney decides it's time to come clean about past falsehoods; Mark hires a new bartender.

star 7.54
403 votes
Directors: Steve Zuckerman
Writers: Liz Astrof, Wil Calhoun