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Accidentally on Purpose Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

18 Episodes 2009 - 2010

When thirtysomething single woman Billie (Jenna Elfman) gets pregnant after a fling with a younger guy named Zack (Jon Foster), she decides to keep the baby and invites Zach to live with her as friends.

Episode 1

Pilot

Mon, Sep 21, 2009 30 mins

Jenna Elfman is Billie, a single woman who ends her romance with her boss (Grant Show) and, in the opener, has a fling with a younger guy (Jon Foster). Billie gets pregnant, then decides to keep her baby and invite the father to live with her as friends. Olivia: Ashley Jensen. Abby: Lennon Parham.

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Episode 2

Memento

Mon, Sep 28, 2009 30 mins

Billie noses around Zack's room and finds a letter for her that he started writing, but never finished, and she thinks he's keeping something important from her.

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Episode 3

One Night Stand

Mon, Oct 5, 2009 30 mins

Billie is discovering that her pregnant figure is attracting men, especially Zack, but a mishap involving self-tanning lotion cools the fire of passion between them.

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Episode 4

The Date

Mon, Oct 12, 2009 30 mins

Billie and Zack agree that it would be good if they dated other people, but Billie's pregnancy makes the task of finding romance difficult.

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Episode 5

Fight Club

Mon, Nov 2, 2009 30 mins

Billie and Zack have their first big fight after Zack, hoping to surprise Billie, installs a low-flow toilet without consulting her first.

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Episode 6

The Love Guru

Mon, Oct 19, 2009 30 mins

Since Billie's out of the dating game, she lives through Zack and Davis by offering them relationship advice.

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Episode 7

The Godfather

Mon, Nov 9, 2009 30 mins

Billie asks Abby and Nick to be godparents, and inadvertently splits them up; and Abby makes the most of being single, spending the evening out with Davis, but Billie fears she might do something she'll regret.

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Episode 8

The Third Man

Mon, Nov 16, 2009 30 mins

Zack becomes jealous when Billie dates a coworker. Brian: David Sutcliffe.

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Episode 9

Working Girl

Mon, Nov 23, 2009 30 mins

James hires another film critic, and Billie feels threatened when James raves about the man's work.

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Episode 10

Class

Mon, Dec 7, 2009 30 mins

Billie and Zack take parenting classes separately because of schedule conflicts and realize how little they know about being parents.

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Episode 11

It Happened One Christmas

Mon, Dec 14, 2009 30 mins

Billie invites her parents over for Christmas and tries to hide the fact that Zack lives with her; Abby's husband tries his best to impress her dad. Edward: Fred Dryer.

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Episode 12

The Odd Couples

Mon, Jan 11, 2010 30 mins

Abby and Nick try to surprise Billie and Zack with a surprise baby shower, but their plan doesn't go as well as expected.

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Episode 13

The Rock

Mon, Jan 18, 2010 30 mins

Billie gets surprising news regarding the paper while she's collaborating with Sully on a story. Meanwhile, Zack and Davis decide to become partners in a sandwich business.

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Episode 14

Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

Mon, Feb 1, 2010 30 mins

Billie finds an indirect way to get Zack to do chores around the apartment, but her plan doesn't include him decorating the nursery. Meanwhile, Davis gets a job at a gay bar.

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Episode 15

Back to School

Mon, Feb 8, 2010 30 mins

The fact that she wasn't invited doesn't stop Billie from going to Zack's fifth high-school reunion, but she has misgivings when she realizes she's competing with Zack's beautiful ex-girlfriend.

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Episode 16

Face Off

Wed, Apr 7, 2010 30 mins

Zack is mad at Billie when she hires a nurse (Olivia Munn) to help prepare them for their baby, but doesn't consult him.

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Episode 17

Speed

Wed, Apr 14, 2010 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. When Zack is pulled over for speeding, Billie pretends to be in labor to get him out of getting a ticket; and Olivia and Davis go shopping for a baby gift.

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Episode 18

Speed 2

Wed, Apr 21, 2010 30 mins

Conclusion. In the first-season finale, Billie goes into labor soon after she fakes being in labor to get Zack out of a speeding ticket, and Zack is taken to the police station by the officer to whom they lied.

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