TV episodes The Best Episodes of Casual  

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There are so many good episodes of Casual, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Bottles" the best, or is "Mom" your favorite episode of Casual? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Casual are, let's rank every Casual episode from best to worst.

A Hulu original series, Casual premiered on the streaming network on October 7, 2015. Michaela Watkins plays Valerie, a divorced mother who lives with her brother (Tommy Dewey) and daughter (Tara Lynne Bar.) Valerie's brother happens to be the founder of a popular dating app called Snooger, which plays into the "dating as a divorced mother" story. Overall the series has gotten very positive reviews, and is definitely one of the best things Hulu has going as far as original content goes. Casual Season 4 will premiere on July 31, 2018, with all the episodes being put out at once.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Casual, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Casual episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Things To Do In Burbank When Y... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Things To Do In Burbank When You’re Dead Season 3 Episode 2: Valerie’s fling with her classmate gets more complicated than she had hoped. Laura uncovers troubling information about her ballot proposition. A date inspires Alex to consider his future.

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Bottles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Bottles Season 1 Episode 8: Laura, now living at her father's house, invites her dad's girlfriend and her estranged grandparents to Thanksgiving dinner. The night ends with hurt feelings, slammed doors and broken dishes.

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Threesomes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Threesomes Season 2 Episode 7: Alex’s work relationship gets attention.

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Mom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Mom Season 1 Episode 5: Valerie and Alex's mother shows up unannounced. Valerie gets good advice from an unlikely source. Laura and Michael share a moment after she sees her father out with his new girlfriend.

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Biden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Biden Season 1 Episode 6: Alex's secret profile gets its first real match. Laura bonds with Michael after her sex tape goes viral at school. Valerie gets closure with her ex-husband.

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Look At Me is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Look At Me Season 3 Episode 5: Valerie’s fling with her classmate gets more complicated than she had hoped. Laura uncovers troubling information about her ballot proposition. A date inspires Alex to consider his future.

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Trivial Pursuit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Trivial Pursuit Season 2 Episode 2: Alex likes his role as Laura’s teacher.

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Pilot Season 1 Episode 1: Recently divorced Valerie and her 16-year-old daughter Laura move in with Valerie's brother Alex. An eternal bachelor and master of casual dating, Alex sets Valerie up on a date via his popular dating site. Brother and sister go on separate dates at the same restaurant that night.

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Friends is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Friends Season 1 Episode 2: Alex spends the day with Valerie's one night stand Leon, and winds up having a crazy night. Valerie goes out with a group of 20-something girls who coach her on dating young men. Laura gets in trouble at a high school house party.

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Cake Walk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Cake Walk Season 3 Episode 10: Alex searches for answers after losing his sexual prowess. Valerie obsesses over Jack’s choices while planning a double date with Alex and Judy. Laura finds herself lost after a hard goodbye.

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Big Green Egg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Big Green Egg Season 2 Episode 4: Alex hosts a dinner for his new partner.

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Ashes to Ashes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Ashes to Ashes Season 3 Episode 1: In the wake of Charles’ death, Alex and Valerie adjust to their new lives apart. Laura schemes to remove her tattoo. Dawn makes an unexpected announcement.

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The Great Unknown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
The Great Unknown Season 2 Episode 13: Alex, Valerie, and Laura unite.

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The Sprout is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
The Sprout Season 3 Episode 4: Alex reconnects with Emmy. Valerie upgrades her wardrobe before the first day of a storytelling class. Laura starts a new job collecting signatures for a ballot proposition.

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Death and Taxes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Death and Taxes Season 2 Episode 11: Valerie has to spend time with Drew.

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The Hermit and The Moon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
The Hermit and The Moon Season 3 Episode 13: Valerie tries to repair her relationship with Laura while confronting resentments she harbors towards Dawn. Alex resolves to embark on an epic camping trip—but is epically derailed.

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Bicycle Thieves is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Bicycle Thieves Season 2 Episode 5: Laura and Aubrey bond over a secret.

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Home is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Home Season 1 Episode 7: Alex and Emmy have a foursome. Laura discovers Valerie as been seeing Michael and moves out.

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Reunion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Reunion Season 2 Episode 10: Laura and Spencer screen romance films.

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... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
... Season 1 Episode 4: Valerie breaks Alex's rules of casual sex. Alex is interviewed about his dating site. Laura makes a move on her teacher Michael.

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Firesale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Firesale Season 3 Episode 11: Valerie is roped into being a bridesmaid for a wedding she thinks is ridiculous. Alex and Judy revel in their new romance. Laura raises money for a move to Sacramento.

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Animals is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Animals Season 1 Episode 3: Valerie decides to move out of Alex's house but is blindsided by the financial repercussions of divorce. Alex adopts a dog. Laura fantasizes about her photography teacher Michael.

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100 Cows is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
100 Cows Season 2 Episode 6: Valerie dates Jennifer’s friend.

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Dave is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Dave Season 1 Episode 10: Valerie and Emmy search for Alex at home but find Laura instead. Alex looks to Leon for support. Valerie and Alex make up at Dawn and Charles's wedding.

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The Lake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
The Lake Season 2 Episode 9: A comedy series about a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister living under one roof again. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter.

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Such Good Friends is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Such Good Friends Season 2 Episode 3: Valerie builds her bond with Jennifer.

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Phase 3 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Phase 3 Season 2 Episode 1: Alex has a new troubling obsession.

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40 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
40 Season 2 Episode 12: Alex plans a 40th birthday for Valerie.

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Mars is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Mars Season 1 Episode 9: Tensions run high at Dawn and Charles' rehearsal dinner. Laura is humiliated after showing up at Michael's art exhibition. Alex finds Valerie and Emmy in bed together after an ecstasy trip.

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Troubleshooting is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Troubleshooting Season 3 Episode 6: Alex relearns the demands of working full-time. Valerie catches up with Jennifer and learns a secret about Jack. Laura collects signatures while interning for a new environmental group.

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The Rat King is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
The Rat King Season 3 Episode 7: Rae’s discovery of a rat in the bathroom sparks a hunt through Alex’s house. Leon and Leia’s relationship escalates.

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Fresno is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Fresno Season 3 Episode 9: Valerie and Jack drive off to meet Valerie’s half-brother. Laura considers whether to speak at a council meeting. Alex’s plan backfires when his house is taken over by a YouTube celebrity.

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The Table is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
The Table Season 3 Episode 3: Valerie enlists Leon’s help to accept delivery of a new dining room table. Alex pitches his business idea to investors. Laura participates in a sex study.

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99 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
99 Season 3 Episode 12: It’s 1999. A young Valerie and Alex prepare for an unexpected pregnancy. In present day, Laura visits Casey in Sacramento and Valerie’s relationship with Jack reaches a breaking point.

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Venus is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
Venus Season 3 Episode 8: Alex makes an unlikely friend at work while trying to discover who Valerie’s brother is. Laura’s relationship with Casey intensifies. Valerie finds her new arrangement with Jack maddening.

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The Magpie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Episodes of Casual
The Magpie Season 2 Episode 8: Valerie rethinks her dating decisions.