The BEST Episodes of Worst Week

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Network: CBS

Worst Week follows the life of a young couple as they make their way through married life and deal with their soon-to-be in-laws.

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The Party

#1 - The Party

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 6, 2009

Sam manages to lose his pants while helping in the preparation of Dick's birthday party.

star 7.92
368 votes
Writers: Sam Laybourne
The Epidural

#2 - The Epidural

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 16, 2009

While Mel goes into labor, Sam does his best to make it to the hospital in time but ends up at the wrong one.

star 7.83
130 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Luvh Rakhe
The Sex

#3 - The Sex

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 2, 2009

Sam and Mel were caught in an intimate moment when their nephew took their picture, and now plans on showing it around his school.

star 7.82
249 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Gregg Mettler

#4 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 22, 2008

Sam and Mel intend to reveal her pregnancy to her parents after a quiet dinner. However, when Sam misses the train after having a drunk girl throw up on him, the dinner starts becoming increasingly unlikely.

star 7.80
526 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Matt Tarses
The Apartment

#5 - The Apartment

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 8, 2008

Mel tries to prove she doesn't need help from Angela when she considers renting the apartment above Sam and Mel, to be closer when the baby comes.

star 7.53
250 votes
Directors: Fred Savage
Writers: Lon Zimmet, Daniel J. Rubin
The Monitor

#6 - The Monitor

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 6, 2008

Sam seeks help from a friend repairing Dicks portrait, but problems arise when his buddy falls in love with Dick's daughter, Chloe.

star 7.50
340 votes
Directors: Chris Koch
Writers: Gail Lerner
The Bird

#7 - The Bird

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 2008

Sam tries to win over Dick by charming Angela, but then ruins any progress he made when he has a mishap with Dick's birds.

star 7.44
344 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Matt Tarses
The Club

#8 - The Club

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 20, 2008

After inviting too many co-workers to the wedding, Sam tells a risky lie that takes on a life of its own...

star 7.43
282 votes
Directors: Michael Fresco
Writers: Luvh Rakhe
The Ring

#9 - The Ring

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 3, 2008

Melanie and Sam are handed down the family wedding ring for use in their marriage, however disaster strikes when Sam loses it...

star 7.43
220 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Gregg Mettler
The Truck

#10 - The Truck

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 2008

Mel and Sam decide it's time to reveal their secret, with their first big big doctor's appointment coming up concerning the pregnancy.

star 7.24
373 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Gregg Mettler
The Wedding

#11 - The Wedding

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 24, 2008

Sam has to resolve an argument between Mel and Angela.

star 7.13
247 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Gail Lerner
The Puppy

#12 - The Puppy

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 19, 2009

When Sam sees a litter of puppies being born, he worries he might not be able to handle the birth of his own child.

star 7.05
249 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Gail Lerner
The Article

#13 - The Article

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 12, 2009

Sam feels a need to empty the picture left in his mind after accidentally walking in on Angela at a gynecologist office, which causes him to write down his personal and private thoughts...which wind up in the wrong hands.

star 7.03
246 votes
Directors: Phil Traill
Writers: Garrett Donovan, Neil Goldman
The Gift

#14 - The Gift

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 15, 2008

When Sam learns that Dick buys Angela the same Christmas gift every year, he offers to help him get something really special for her...but Sam's attempt to deliver the perfect present does not go as well as he planned.

star 7.03
156 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Alison Brown
The Vows

#15 - The Vows

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 10, 2008

Sam hopes he can get the Clayton's minister to perform their wedding ceremony, but as usual Sam's good intentions end with him stuck in a predicament from Hell.

star 6.87
190 votes
Directors: Rob Greenberg
Writers: Dan Rubinate, Lon Zimmet
The Cake

#16 - The Cake

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 17, 2008

The in-laws finally meet up, as Sam's parents meet Mel's folks for the first time.

star 6.84
190 votes
Directors: Eyal Gordin
Writers: Matt Tarses, Sam Laybourne