There are so many good episodes of Kate Plus 8, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "The BIG Four Oh!" the best, or is "6 Becomes 7!" your favorite episode of Kate Plus 8? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Kate Plus 8 are, let's rank every Kate Plus 8 episode from best to worst.
In Kate Plus 8, the cameras follow Kate Gosselin and her eight children in the years after her separation from Jon Gosselin, whom the family starred with in the original Jon & Kate Plus 8 reality TV series, which ended on November 23, 2009. Kate Plus 8 reboots the show and documents the day-to-day lives of Kate, the sextuplets, and twins. You don't necessarily have to watch it in order, but it will certainly help understand certain things about the family if you do.
Vote up your favorite episodes of Kate Plus 8, 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 Kate Plus 8 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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6 Become 7! Season 2 Episode 9: The sextuplets are turning 7! With only 5 days to plan, Kate is determined to have a pool party to remember with a surprise addition to the pool. But as everyone knows, pulling off a birthday for six excited kids is no easy task.
The BIG Four Oh! Season 4 Episode 3: Kate and the kids are off to tropical Cancun, Mexico to ring in her big 4-0! Their trip kicks off with some fun in the sun activities, cultural adventures, and Kate's special birthday bash.
6th Birthday Surprise Season 1 Episode 1: Another year has flown by for Kate and her adorable kids. The little ones are turning six, and Kate's planning a special birthday filled with exciting celebrations. Will she be able to keep it a surprise or will she crack under the pressure?
Gosselins in Space Season 5 Episode 4: The Gosselins travel to Alabama to go to Space Camp! Kate and the kids explore all NASA has to offer and become astronauts for the day. Will the family get along long enough to complete their missions?
Treehouse & Chicks Season 2 Episode 12: Kate and the kids are working in the yard preparing for their newest addition -- baby chicks! Kate discovers her skills as a carpenter as she attempts to build a fence and a swinging barn door. Meanwhile, construction on a new tree house is underway.
Home Roost Season 1 Episode 3: Kate tackles some much needed projects around the house while creating a manual for the many household systems she never had to worry about until recently. Meanwhile, the Gosselin clan gets even bigger when Kate decides to get chickens for the family.
The Big Apple Season 1 Episode 4: Kate and the kids are traveling to the Big Apple - by train! The Gosselin family has visited New York City before, but never like this. The family experiences new and exciting things throughout the city, from Chinatown to Times Square.
School's Out! Season 4 Episode 5: School is out and the Gosselin's are heading to Florida for some beach time! The kids enjoy the waves, and will they be able to use teamwork and get out of an escape room in time? Kate cooks the family a traditional Korean BBQ dinner and talks heritage.
Cleaning House Season 3 Episode 4: Kate gets the urge to de-clutter so the family decides to hold a yard sale. Meanwhile, Mady & Cara celebrate their 14th birthday at a trampoline park. Finally, the family decides to update their family portrait.
New England Adventures Season 3 Episode 1: Kate and the kids head north for one last summer adventure. There are fun things planned along the way like a stop at Plimoth Plantation, lobster filled lunches, arts and crafts, and outdoor excursions.
Gosselins, Goblins & Ghouls Season 1 Episode 6: It's Halloween at the Gosselin household and the kids are more excited than ever! See Kate and the kids pick out costumes, go to the pumpkin patch, and explore their spooked out basement. But Kate has one more surprise in store sure to be a scream!
Alaska, Here We Come! Season 1 Episode 5: Kate and the kids are traveling 8 hours to Alaska - their longest trip ever! The Gosselins set out to see huge snow-covered mountains, bright white glaciers and pan for gold! But excitement builds when they head out to sea in search of whales!
Game Night Season 5 Episode 7: Mady hosts a family game show where Kate and the kids answer questions about past episodes and adventures. Tensions flare, but fun ensues!
Sextuplets Turn 12! Season 5 Episode 1: Kate creates a scavenger hunt for the sextuplets' 12th Birthday! The boys and girls are split into teams and compete to find clues that will eventually to their big party!
Inside Kate's World Season 1 Episode 2: Spouting the mantra of "Kate Clean Slate," the newly single Kate Gosselin has already become a new woman in a matter of months. In this episode, see a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into the daily life of Kate Gosselin.
Kate's Toughest Questions Season 2 Episode 11: Kate Gosselin is in the hot seat again, answering the viewer's toughest questions. Learn everything you ever wanted to know, from "Is Kate daing again?" to "How many plastic surgeries has she had?" in this tell all episode of Kate Plus 8!
School Prep Season 4 Episode 10: As summer comes to an end, the family prepares for the kids to go back to school. Kate takes the kids shopping and they all work together on one more summer project.
Birthday #11 Season 4 Episode 4: As the sextuplets turn 11, Kate throws the kids a so-called progressive birthday party! The kids enjoy a day full of roller-skating, pizza, cake, presents, and sleepover party.
Hodge Podge Dinner Season 2 Episode 7: For the first time ever, Kate lets the kids take over her kitchen, from baking treats to planning their own meal. They are off to the dialysis center where she and the kids hand deliver baked goods to those undergoing treatment.
The Room Project Season 3 Episode 3: The Gosselins are flipping their house upside-down! Mady & Cara get their own rooms, while the little girls are moving upstairs and the boys down. But will a mini-meltdown cause these room renos to go awry?
Six Teenagers! Season 6 Episode 3: Glamping, Camping, Friends, Sleepovers...Teenagers. The sextuplets celebrate their 13th birthday outdoor style, with the girls being pampered and the boys roughing it. Kate reflects on past birthdays and looks ahead to having eight teenagers under one roof!
Florida Fun Season 4 Episode 6: Kate and some of the kids try deep sea fishing again, but sea sickness takes over. Mady and Cara look up recipes to cook the family a healthy dinner. To finish up the trip, the little kids have a blast at their first trip to a waterpark!
Kate's Advice Season 4 Episode 12: Kate sits down to watch clips from previous seasons and her old, wiser self gives advice to her younger, less experienced self. She shares behind the scenes info, talks overreactions, and tells all about those cringe-worthy moments.
10 Year Anniversary Kate looks back 10 years to when their first television special aired and compares then to now. The challenges are different, but the memories are just as rewarding.
Deck Party Season 4 Episode 9: Kate's dream of building a new deck finally comes true and the family throws a huge deck party! Kate and the girls enjoy a spa day, then she takes the boys to learn magic tricks.
What's Old Is New Season 4 Episode 7: Mady is growing up and developing her own interests, so Kate takes her antiquing to find some vintage deals. The whole family takes a trip to Land of Little Horses to watch an animal show. The kids compete in a culinary cook off with Kate as judge.
New Zealand Season 2 Episode 2: Kate and the kids have one more country to tackle before heading home - New Zealand! The family wastes no time learning about the native animals and tribes, but when Mady and Cara decide to do a Sky Jump, will Kate join them while conquering her own fear?
New Orleans, Here We Come! Season 5 Episode 2: The Gosselins take on New Orleans! They enjoy the food, culture and learn some southern etiquette along the way.
Giving Back Season 2 Episode 6: With so many in need, the Gosselins are giving back! Watch as the Gosselins help pack bags of food for those who are less fortunate, hand out sloppy joe's to the hungry at a local soup kitchen, and join forces with Feeding America for a local food drive.
Mother's Day Surprise Season 4 Episode 1: Cara and Mady organize a secret Mother's Day breakfast for Kate, who banned from kitchen and has no idea what's in store for her special day. As the kids hustle to prepare their 5-star surprise, Kate looks back on her journey through motherhood.
Sweet 16 Season 5 Episode 6: It's the twins sweet 16! Kate allows Mady and Cara to plan their own party and tensions run high. Kate finds the moment bittersweet, while the twins are just happy to be with their friends.
Kate Goes Skiing... Sort Of... Season 6 Episode 2: Spring break takes Kate and her 8 to Vermont for a week on the slopes. Skiing lessons, tubing and trip to the hospital make for one wild week. Finally Kate agrees to ski, but fear takes over.
Australia Adventure Season 1 Episode 7: Kate and her eight are traveling to Australia! Watch the Gosselins ring in the new year in Sydney. Later, Kate attempts to go swimming with sharks, but will she be up for the challenge? And finally, the family meets real Australian aboriginals.
Green Thumb Gosselins Season 4 Episode 8: Summer projects are in full force and the Gosselin's take on landscaping. Despite complaints, Gator Rides and hard work ensue, then the family takes time for lemonade, yoga and unexpected burial.
The Finale Season 2 Episode 15: Kate and her 8 kids have made unforgettable memories over the past 7 years of filming. As the show comes to a close, the Gosselins say goodbye to the fans and reminisce about their favorite memories. Also, hear from family friends about their experiences.
Puppies & Poconos Season 5 Episode 3: Poconos here we come! There's plenty of competition, chaos and family fun when Kate and the kids take on archery tag, tubing and new puppies!
Australia Zoo Visit Season 2 Episode 1: Two reality TV families meet when the Gosselins visit Australia Zoo --the legacy of the late Steve Irwin and home to his family Terri, Bindi, and Robert Irwin. As the kids interact with exotic Aussie animals, Kate tries her hand at feeding a crocodile.
Philly Fun! Season 2 Episode 3: Kate and the kids travel across the state to Philadelphia to learn about the history of the city and their nation. They learn about the Liberty Bell, pretend to be sworn in as President and enjoy a local hockey game!
Blind Date Season 4 Episode 11: Deana sets Kate up on a Blind Date, and she heads to the Big Apple. The night includes a fancy dinner, good conversation, and an exciting helicopter ride. With Kate away, Mady and Cara help keep the little kids busy at home.
Rocking the Boat Season 3 Episode 2: The Gosselins family vacation continues. Overcoming fears of seasickness, the family boards a boat and learns to trap lobsters. Later, there are crew lessons, shopping for souvenirs, a day at the beach, and per tradition, an ice cream family dinner.
8 Movie Makers Season 2 Episode 8: Although the eight Gosselin children are no strangers to being on camera, they have a lot to learn about being behind the camera when making their own movie! Once completed, they take to the red carpet, Hollywood-style, for the premiere of their film.
DC Cupcake Visit Season 2 Episode 10: Kate takes Mady and Cara and their two best friends, who are also sisters, to visit and bake with the stars of TLC's DC Cupcakes, Sophie and Katherine. Back home with the sextuplets, it's a boys vs. girls summer games competition. Who will win?
A Decade of Kate Season 4 Episode 2: As Kate Gosselin says goodbye to the 30's and hello to the 40's, this three hour special captures her happiest memories and moments on film over the past decade.
RV Breakdown Season 2 Episode 14: The Gosselins are halfway through their RV road trip and it has been a vacation like no other -- full of adventure and drama! But when the RVs experience mechanical issues, will Kate finally reach her boiling point? And later, someone decides to leave.
Kate's Night Out Season 2 Episode 4: Kate's best friend Jamie surprises her with a birthday weekend in New York. The two have a night on the town, including dinner and dancing! But how will Kate handle a loud club full of people? Meanwhile, Ashley watches the kids back home make a mess!
RV Trip Season 2 Episode 13: The Gosselins, Ashley and Jamie are on the road again, traveling across middle America in an RV for 2 weeks -- and Kate's driving! Witness the family like you've never seen them before, visiting the nation's most beautiful landscapes and attractions.
A Haunting at the Gosselins Season 6 Episode 1: The Gosselins invite their friends over for a Halloween party and turn their barn into a haunted house! Kate stresses about party planning, food prep and costumes while trying to deal with guests arriving before everything is ready.
Chicks & Eggs Season 2 Episode 5: The Gosselins are finally sharing their Easter celebration with viewers for the first time! Watch as the kids decorate their own special Easter treat and dye their own Easter eggs. Of course,Easter wouldn't be complete without a good old fashion egg hunt.
Beach Time! Season 5 Episode 5: Kate and the kids explore the Alabama beach shores during summer vacation! Kayaking, parasailing and a family Segway tour are in the mix and of course, there is always chaos! Then the Gosselins' head back home to train their adorable puppies.