TV The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8  

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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! is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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The BIG Four Oh! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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6th Birthday Surprise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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?

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Gosselins in Space is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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?

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Treehouse & Chicks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Home Roost is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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The Big Apple is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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School's Out! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Alaska, Here We Come! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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Cleaning House is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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New England Adventures is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Gosselins, Goblins & Ghouls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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Game Night is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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Sextuplets Turn 12! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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Inside Kate's World is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Kate's Toughest Questions is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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Birthday #11 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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School Prep is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Hodge Podge Dinner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Six Teenagers! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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The Room Project is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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?

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Puppies & Poconos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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Giving Back is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Kate's Night Out is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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Kate's Advice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Florida Fun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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Rocking the Boat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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New Orleans, Here We Come! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
Season 5 Episode 2: The Gosselins take on New Orleans! They enjoy the food, culture and learn some southern etiquette along the way.

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10 Year Anniversary is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Deck Party is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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What's Old Is New is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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8 Movie Makers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Kate Goes Skiing... Sort Of... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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?

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Sweet 16 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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DC Cupcake Visit is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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?

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Australia Adventure is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Green Thumb Gosselins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Mother's Day Surprise is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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The Finale is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Beach Time! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Australia Zoo Visit is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Philly Fun! is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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!

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Blind Date is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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A Decade of Kate is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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RV Breakdown is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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RV Trip is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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A Haunting at the Gosselins is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.

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Chicks & Eggs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Episodes of Kate Plus 8
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.