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Guys With Kids Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

17 Episodes 2012 - 2013

Three thirtysomething friends attempt to balance fatherhood with fun in this Jimmy Fallon-produced sitcom. In the show's only season, the lives of Gary (Anthony Anderson), Chris (Jesse Bradford) and Nick (Zach Cregger) are chronicled as they take on everyday adventures such as disciplining their kids, relating to their partners and finding time for themselves. Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays himself in two of the season's episodes, while actor-comedian Brian Posehn chips in with the recurring role of Victor.

Episode 1


Wed, Sep 12, 2012 30 mins

A comedy series about three dads in their thirties opens with Chris needing to find a babysitter so he can attend a basketball game—without his ex-wife, Sheila, finding out about it. Meanwhile, married couple Gary and Marny get creative when trying to find a spot for private time; and Nick lets an important event with his wife, Emily, slip his mind.

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Episode 2

Chris' New Girlfriend

Wed, Sep 26, 2012 30 mins

Chris hosts a barbecue to introduce the gang to his new girlfriend—who turns out to be a familiar face for Nick. Elsewhere, Gary lands in hot water when he forgets about his wedding anniversary.

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Episode 3

Marny Wants a Girl

Wed, Oct 3, 2012 30 mins

Marny and Gary disagree about whether to have another child.

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Episode 4

The Standoff

Wed, Oct 10, 2012 30 mins

Gary asks the other guys for help disciplining his son. Elsewhere, Marny assists Chris with sleep training; and a school project brings out Nick's competitive side.

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Episode 5

Gary's Day Off

Wed, Oct 17, 2012 30 mins

Gary gets some time to himself when Marny offers to watch the kids for one day, but a medical emergency jeopardizes his plans. Meanwhile, the guys help Sheila move out.

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Episode 6

Apartment Halloween

Wed, Oct 24, 2012 30 mins

Miss Crane, the president of the co-op board, dies, and her position is filled by a tyrannical resident who prohibits Nick from putting up his Halloween decorations. Meanwhile, Gary and Marny scheme to purchase Miss Crane's now-vacant apartment.

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Episode 7

The Bathroom Incident

Wed, Oct 31, 2012 30 mins

Gary asks Emily to help him deal with his messy apartment; Freddie and Ernie lock themselves in a bathroom; Nick's chronic lack of preparation catches up with him.

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Episode 8

First Birthday

Wed, Nov 14, 2012 30 mins

Chris rings in Ernie's first birthday in unconventional style; Gary and Marny try to lose weight by following a kale-only diet; Sheila deals with her recent breakup.

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Episode 9


Wed, Nov 21, 2012 30 mins

Chris and Sheila decide to host Thanksgiving dinner together, with Sheila cooking a traditional meal in an attempt to impress Chris' friends. Meanwhile, Gary spends Thanksgiving waiting in line to buy a TV.

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Episode 10


Wed, Dec 5, 2012 30 mins

Gary and Marny try to spice up their relationship with help from Nick and Emily. Meanwhile, Chris and Sheila can't agree on who should keep their engagement ring.

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Episode 11

First Word

Wed, Jan 2, 2013 30 mins

The guys wax nostalgic about the past: Chris and Nick disagree on who met Sheila first; and Gary remembers life before becoming a stay-at-home dad. Meanwhile, Chris and Sheila wait for Ernie to say his first word.

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Episode 12

Marny's Dad

Wed, Jan 9, 2013 30 mins

Gary tries to earn respect from Marny's disapproving father. Meanwhile, Chris and Sheila go on a date, prompting Nick and Emily to go into matchmaking mode.

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Episode 13

The Will

Wed, Feb 6, 2013 30 mins

Gary and Marny have a near-death experience, prompting them to choose guardians for their kids. Meanwhile, Chris is jealous of Ernie's new male nanny.

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Episode 14

Me Time

Wed, Jan 30, 2013 30 mins

Marny seeks alone time after the pressures of her job and family start to wear on her. Meanwhile, Chris suggests a trivia night, but Nick and Sheila are too competitive for the rest of the group.

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Episode 15

Gary's Idea

Wed, Feb 13, 2013 30 mins

Gary thinks up a business idea that will get him back in the working world, but it doesn't exactly meet with Marny's approval. Meanwhile, Chris tries to get out of a slump in his personal life by taking up a new hobby; and Nick's date night with Emily turns weird when they arrive home to find Chris in a compromising position.

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Episode 16

Rare Breed

Wed, Feb 20, 2013 30 mins

Gary struggles to do it all, balancing his responsibilities as a stay-at-home dad with the demands of his new career. Meanwhile, Nick and Emily have trouble locating a toy that makes noise while they are trying to sleep; and Chris and Shelia are concerned after Ernie is held back in playgroup.

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Episode 17

Divorce Party

Wed, Feb 27, 2013 30 mins

In the Season 1 finale, Chris considers having another baby with Sheila, so Nick and Emily throw a divorce party to remind him of their unpleasant past. Elsewhere, Marny's younger sister (Keshia Knight Pulliam) is hired as Gary's assistant.

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