Working the Engels

The BEST episodes of Working the Engels

Every episode of Working the Engels ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Working the Engels!

A family of ne'er-do-wells must band together to keep their heads above water when their father and breadwinner passes away, leaving them a mountain of debt. The Engels must all go to work running Dad's storefront law firm, with one minor problem – daughter Jenna Engel is the only one who is qualified to practice law. Unfortunately for Jenna, this also means taking on her eccentric relatives as co-workers, including her self-involved mother Ceil, her pill-popping sister Sandy and her bad boy brother Jimmy. Jenna, the youngest sibling, becomes the unlikely family patriarch, running the law firm and keeping her crazy family together.

Last Updated: 8/16/2022Network: Global
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Family Therapy
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8.64
39 votes

#1 - Family Therapy

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/29/2014

Jimmy’s behaviour leads the family to see a celebrity therapist. Jenna is courted by other law firms.

Jenna vs. Big Pastry
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8.62
40 votes

#2 - Jenna vs. Big Pastry

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/14/2014

Jenna faces off against her old boss. Meanwhile, the kids discover that their mother, Ceil, has a mysterious past with Chuck Pastry.

Jenna vs. Big Pastry Part II
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8.62
40 votes

#3 - Jenna vs. Big Pastry Part II

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/22/2014

Jenna prepares to fight Big Pastry, which means facing her former boss-turned-nemesis Charisse in court; at the same time, Ceil works to find crucial evidence needed to win the case.

Picture Night
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7.95
74 votes

#4 - Picture Night

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/2/2014

Jenna is asked by a former client to handle an important merger on his behalf, but has difficulty completing the task thanks to Ceil. Meanwhile, Jimmy tries to keep Sandy calm after she's served with divorce papers.

Directors: Jason Priestley
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Jenna's Presentation
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7.90
72 votes

#5 - Jenna's Presentation

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/16/2014

Ceil gives online dating a whirl; Jenna deals with self-doubt after delivering a motivational talk to students at her old high school.

Directors: Mel Damski
Meet Irene Horowitz
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7.85
73 votes

#6 - Meet Irene Horowitz

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/9/2014

Jenna is offered a posh new client. Ceil and Sandy start a dessert company. Scott Thompson, Eugene Levy and Sarah Levy guest star. Directed by Jason Priestley.

Directors: Jason Priestley
Jenna's Friend
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7.84
51 votes

#7 - Jenna's Friend

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/26/2014

Jenna makes an unlikely new friend while helping Jimmy get their grandmother's ring back from a stripper; at the same time, Ceil and Sandy end up taking a mommy-and-me hip-hop class.

Directors: James Genn
The Book Club
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7.81
43 votes

#8 - The Book Club

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/7/2014

Sandy and Ceil crash Jenna's book club and convince the members to read a steamy erotic novel that they secretly wrote; and Jenna represents a coffeehouse owner in a dispute against his former business partner, who also happens to be his ex-girlfriend.

Directors: Keith Samples
Maid Amends
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7.72
83 votes

#9 - Maid Amends

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/19/2014

Jenna takes her first case as head of the family law firm and Jimmy is all too happy to help out - but ends up sleeping with their opponent. Sandy plans a symbolic funeral for "The Old Cell."

Directors: Jason Priestley
Pilot
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7.62
94 votes

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/12/2014

In the series pilot, Jenna Engel takes responsibility for her oddball family and their storefront law firm after their breadwinner father dies and leaves them with a mountain of debt.

Directors: Mel Damski
The Crazy Family
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7.27
11 votes

#11 - The Crazy Family

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/23/2014

Ceil is desperate for an image makeover after learning from her next-door nemesis that the Engels are known as the "crazy family" in the neighborhood. Meanwhile, Jenna wants to save a roti restaurant from closure, but is at a loss as to how to do it.

Directors: Keith Samples
Jenna vs. the Momfia
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7.10
41 votes

#12 - Jenna vs. the Momfia

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/30/2014

Jenna takes a case for a camp counselor whom she admires without knowing that she's totally wacky. Meanwhile, Sandy is in a rush to work the last steps of AA and earn her one-year sober chip.

Directors: James Genn

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