The BEST episodes written by Matthew Carlson

The Devil's Birthday
11 votes

#1 - The Devil's Birthday

God, The Devil and Bob - Season 1 - Episode 4

After God forgets the Devil's birthday, the Devil decides to go back to hell and take all the world's evil to show God how much he really needs him. Up in the world, Bob is realizing how everyone is much too nice, which eventually gets on Bob's nerves, which launches him on a quest to re-unite God and the Devil as friends to get the Devil to return the world's evil.

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Bob's Father
9 votes

#2 - Bob's Father

God, The Devil and Bob - Season 1 - Episode 11

Bob's father is dying though he doesn't care because his father was always abusive during his life. However, Bob cannot help but wonder if he will go to heaven or hell after he perishes, which causes Bob to go on a journey that may make him understand more about his father than he ever thought he would know.

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The Tree House
175 votes

#3 - The Tree House

The Wonder Years - Season 3 - Episode 15

When Kevin and his dad build a treehouse in the backyard, they discover they get a good view of an attractive neighbor planting her tomatoes. Meanwhile, Doug is in shock after having heard ""the talk"" from his dad.

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There's Too Much Sex on TV
11 votes

#4 - There's Too Much Sex on TV

God, The Devil and Bob - Season 1 - Episode 10

God is disgusted with how much sex is shown on television and he decides to get Bob to go to Hollywood to get them to limit the amount of sex that can be on television. Bob is reluctant, but he soon comes to his senses when he realizes Andy has seen something he shouldn't, but will he be capable of opposing one of the most powerful people in the world alone?

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Pottery Will Get You Nowhere
222 votes

#5 - Pottery Will Get You Nowhere

The Wonder Years - Season 2 - Episode 6

Norma begins taking a pottery class, but receives no support or encouragement from Jack.

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Stereo Store
618 votes

#6 - Stereo Store

Malcolm in the Middle - Season 4 - Episode 13

Jessica, a sly, 16-year-old sitter outfoxes the boys while Lois is away and Hal's busy with a second job as a whiz of a salesman.

Date from Hell
16 votes

#7 - Date from Hell

God, The Devil and Bob - Season 1 - Episode 3

The Devil is frustrated with Bob not taking him seriously enough so he decides to get into Bob's family through going out with his daughter Megan, who doesn't know he is the Devil. Will Bob be able to stop the Devil's plans or will he be forced to realize that saving the world isn't as easy as he first thought, which unfortunately for Bob would be a very terrible thing.

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Neighbor's Keeper
11 votes

#8 - Neighbor's Keeper

God, The Devil and Bob - Season 1 - Episode 5

God wants Bob to do something about his adulterous neighbor, which God is frustrated about because such is definitely a sin. Bob reluctantly accepts the assignment but soon realizes that thing's are going to go much different than he expected.

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Spirit of the Ducks, Part 2
68 votes

#9 - Spirit of the Ducks, Part 2

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers - Season 2 - Episode 7

Alex takes the Ducks on an unsanctioned field trip, hoping some legendary hockey magic will turn the team around. Meanwhile, Evan feels the price of the sacrifices he's made at EPIC, and he's determined to become Dominate's captain to make it all worth it. While the excursion doesn't quite go as planned, Jace faces his past with help from Sofi, and Alex digs deep to help her squad. And when they return to EPIC, Jace's turnaround leads to a big moment between Alex and Cole.

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Andy Runs Away
18 votes

#10 - Andy Runs Away

God, The Devil and Bob - Season 1 - Episode 2

Andy is proud that his father can talk to God and he attempts to brag about it to his friends, but when they want to actually see it he asks his father if he can talk to God in front of his friends. Bob agrees, but when he fails to get God to show up, Andy decides to run away. Will Bob be able to find Andy before something bad happens to him, and what about God who ignored Bob's attempts to speak with him?

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Jessica Stays Over
721 votes

#11 - Jessica Stays Over

Malcolm in the Middle - Season 7 - Episode 5

When Jessica goes through some family troubles, Lois agrees to let her stay at the house, making the boys crazy.

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Crystal on Ice
852 votes

#12 - Crystal on Ice

Mr. Sunshine - Season 1 - Episode 5

Ben discovers Roman has no place to stay and reluctantly takes him in, Crystal harbors animosity for a certain ice dancing group, and Alice feels guilty when she fails to keep up with her "perfect man."

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Hiroshima, Mon Frere
205 votes

#13 - Hiroshima, Mon Frere

The Wonder Years - Season 2 - Episode 8

Kevin and Paul settle on doing a hamster/maze experiment for science class, but Wayne threatens to put a stop to it.

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On the Spot
133 votes

#14 - On the Spot

The Wonder Years - Season 3 - Episode 5

Kevin, Paul and Winnie become involved in a production of ""Our Town."" Trouble begins when Winnie gets stage fright. Kevin thinks he's set because all he has to do is operate the spotlight.

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Forbidden Girlfriend
663 votes

#15 - Forbidden Girlfriend

Malcolm in the Middle - Season 4 - Episode 6

The new light of Malcolm's life is a vivacious, rebellious girl (Reagan Dale Neis) who defies her overbearing dad---who terrifies Malcolm.

Math Class Squared
95 votes

#16 - Math Class Squared

The Wonder Years - Season 3 - Episode 9

Kevin decides cheating is the only way to get ahead in math class.

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Malcolm Defends Reese
604 votes

#17 - Malcolm Defends Reese

Malcolm in the Middle - Season 7 - Episode 9

Lois thinks the new babysitter she found for Jamie is perfect... until she starts driving Lois crazy. Meanwhile, Reese starts getting picked on by the teacher when he and Malcolm are in the same class. However, Malcolm decides to defend him.

Malcolm Visits College
541 votes

#18 - Malcolm Visits College

Malcolm in the Middle - Season 5 - Episode 16

Lois tags along with Malcolm as he visits a college, but she's determined to room in the dorm Malcolm is staying in when she learns the room is co-ed. Meanwhile, after his father denies him a piano, Dewey begins stealing objects from around the house to amuse himself and to drive Hal crazy. Reese meets a girl, who he thinks is a narc, and he pretends he is a dealer, unaware that she is really an undercover cop.

Walk Out
229 votes

#19 - Walk Out

The Wonder Years - Season 2 - Episode 10

Kevin and other students on the student council try to organize a walk out to protest America's involvement in Vietnam. Mr. Diperna threatens to mark it down on their permanent records if they do it.

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Kitty's Back
620 votes

#20 - Kitty's Back

Malcolm in the Middle - Season 6 - Episode 5

Kitty returns and asks Lois for help getting Kitty's estranged husband back; Francis comes home and puts Dewey through the torturous "Brotherhood Initiation."

145 votes

#21 - Faith

The Wonder Years - Season 3 - Episode 18

It's tax time and Jack is in a bad mood. Meanwhile, Norma worries about the Apollo 13 astronauts and Kevin worries about his class assignment - to write his own obituary.

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168 votes

#22 - Nemesis

The Wonder Years - Season 2 - Episode 11

Kevin learns a lesson about talking behind someones back and how 'hell hath no fury like a woman scorned'.

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Just Between Me and You and Kirk and Paul and Carla and Becky
252 votes

#23 - Just Between Me and You and Kirk and Paul and Carla and Becky

The Wonder Years - Season 2 - Episode 5

Kevin wants to know if Winnie likes him or Kirk. Kirk wants to know if Winnie likes him or Kevin. Becky punches Kevin when she finds out he doesn't really like her.

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Reese Comes Home
656 votes

#24 - Reese Comes Home

Malcolm in the Middle - Season 6 - Episode 1

When Reese realizes the Army is too much for him to handle, he deserts and dresses as an Afghani woman. But Lois is on a march to find him, and travels to Kabul to hunt him down. Meanwhile, Malcolm volunteers at a veterans hospital as a way to make up for his guilt of making Reese leave.

God's Favorite
11 votes

#25 - God's Favorite

God, The Devil and Bob - Season 1 - Episode 6

After a series of fortunate events that prevented Bob's death, Bob is convinced that his role as God's messenger has granted him the gift of invincibility. All the while, the Devil is frustrated because God never has time for him anymore and he feels that he is being ignored, which once again causes the Devil and Bob's paths to cross.

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164 votes

#26 - Brightwing

The Wonder Years - Season 2 - Episode 14

Kevin becomes his sister's confidant when he discovers she is skipping school to go to ""the hill.""

Lingerie Football
731 votes

#27 - Lingerie Football

Mr. Sunshine - Season 1 - Episode 6

Ben helps Crystal find closure with her ex-husband, while Alice helps Alonzo deal with two billionaires. Meanwhile, Roman helps Ben by keeping Ben's date, the quarterback of a woman's lingerie football team, occupied.

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Cherry Picker
158 votes

#28 - Cherry Picker

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers - Season 1 - Episode 5

Evan's father shows up unexpectedly, complicating things for Evan, Alex, and even Bombay.

Coach Classic
74 votes

#29 - Coach Classic

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers - Season 2 - Episode 3

It’s the annual Coach Classic, where the coaches take the ice against the kids. It’s real smash-mouth hockey, and everyone’s got an agenda. Evan’s desperate to get picked for the game. Alex is desperate for him not to, while Cole wants Jace to play to get over the glitch in his shot. Meanwhile, Maya, Sam, and Koob see a unique opportunity around this competition. Along the way, Sofi discovers there’s a lot more to Jace’s past, and an unexpected twist changes Alex’s plans at EPIC.

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The Dream Job
214 votes

#30 - The Dream Job

Samantha Who? - Season 2 - Episode 17

Sam becomes the head of the charity foundation for Winston Funk and hires Andrea as her vice president of legal affairs. She soon regrets this idea when Andrea shirks her duties in favor of planning her wedding.

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In the Beginning
24 votes

#31 - In the Beginning

God, The Devil and Bob - Season 1 - Episode 1

Somewhere after those first heady days in the Garden of Eden, mankind jumped onto a slippery slope of bad behavior, making one wrong moral choice after another. Small wonder, then, that God's disappointed and considering destroying the whole thing. But he has a soft spot for his failed experiment and decides to give it one last shot: If he can find one person to convince him the universe is worth saving, he will. Just like that. And being a sporting deity, he let's the Devil chose, and chose he does: Bob Alman, an autoworker whose goal in life seems to be to just slide through. And never has there been a more unlikely, or more reluctant, person in the job. Fear convinces Bob to accept the mission, but God's vague instructions are no help. And the Devil, who figures he only has one soul to focus on now, is a formidable obstacle. On the job or at home with his family, Bob is forever changed. How can you watch a hockey game when the fate of the world is in your hands?

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165 votes

#32 - Pilot

Jennifer Falls - Season 1 - Episode 1

Jennifer Doyle, a single mother in the cutthroat world of investment banking, loses her job and all that comes with it. Now she has to crawl back to her mother for a place to live and get a job in her brother's sports bar.

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