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The Best Episodes of The League 

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Updated May 31, 2019 1.1k votes 361 voters 5.1k views 85 items

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

Airing on FX, and eventually on FXX, The League was a sitcom about six friends in Chicago, Illinois, who participate in a fantasy football league. The League, which aired for seven seasons from October 29, 2009 to December 9, 2015, starred Mark Duplass as Peter "Pete" Eckhart, Stephen Rannazzisi as Kevin MacArthur, Nick Kroll as Rodney Ruxin, Paul Scheer as Dr. Andrew Nowzick, Joe Lajoie as Taco MacArthur, and Katie Aselton as Jenny MacArthur. During its run, several pro players, broadcasters, analysts, and writers appeared on The League, from running back Darren Sproles to anchor Rich Eisen to writer Jay Glazer.

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Mr. McGibblets is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 1 Episode 4: Kevin enlists Taco to scare Ellie off her favorite toy while the guys join Pete on what was supposed to be his 5th anniversary spa trip.
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Thanksgiving is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 3 Episode 8: Thanksgiving is family time as Ruxin gets an unexpected visit from his father (guest star Jeff Goldblum), and Andre's sister (guest star Sarah Silverman) is on the prowl at the gang's Thanksgiving dinner.
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The Sukkah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 3 Episode 2: Everyone is disappointed with their draft, but no one trusts each other enough to trade. Jenny goes back to work as a realtor. Ruxin tries to get Baby Geoffrey into a Jewish pre-school.
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The Expert Witness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 2 Episode 9: Andre prepares for his turn as an expert witness in Ruxin's big case but thinks Pete is trying to steal his thunder. Ruxin tries to ferret out collusion between Kevin and Jenny. Taco needs a nude portrait to impress the courtroom artist.
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High School Reunion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 2 Episode 10: It's the guys' High School Reunion - Andre is excited to show off his success; Ruxin is excited to show off his hot wife. Pete needs a name for the new Last Place Trophy and everyone learns the history of the Shiva blast.
6
Kegel the Elf is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 2 Episode 12: It's Christmas and more importantly it's the playoffs, so tension runs high.
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Yobogoya! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 3 Episode 6: Taco competes in a jingle contest for a disgusting fast food restaurant. Pete holds a grudge against a traffic cop. Jenny almost ruins Ruxin's chance to work a big case with his boss Mr. Hudabega (guest star Ray Liotta).
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The Curse of Shiva is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 4 Episode 13: Gina Gibiatti returns and Pete has a decision to make. Ruxin enlists Rafi to protect himself during Scrote Season. Taco Corp has a New Years Eve bash.
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Bro-Lo El Cunado is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 2 Episode 2: The married guys atone for Vegas - an adult weekend for Kevin and Jenny and a "Terrific Lady Day" for Ruxin and Sofia. The League is plagued by Rafi, Ruxin's brother-in-law.
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The Kluneberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 2 Episode 4: Jenny and the guys reconnect with their old friend Russell (Rob Huebel), Andre buys an expensive painting, and everyone tries to get Rafi out of the League.
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The Breastalyzer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 4 Episode 4: Kevin and Jenny discover Kristin Cavallari is in their baby group. Taco realizes he may actually have a girlfriend. Ruxin needs Rafi to take his son to swim class. Not a good idea.
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The Draft is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 1 Episode 1: The League is starting up again and the guys are preparing for the big draft at Andre's downtown bachelor pad.
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The Anniversary Party is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 2 Episode 6: Ruxin throws Sofia an anniversary party on the same day as Jenny's birthday. Meegan (Leslie Bibb) returns with a 'plus one.'
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The Lockout is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 3 Episode 1: The terrible reign of Ruxin as League Champion continues while the guys devise a grand plan with Rafi and Dirty Randy (guest star Seth Rogen) for Andre's final Sacko punishment.
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The Sacko Bowl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 2 Episode 13: It's the end of the season - everyone in the League is vying for the Shiva and trying to avoid the dreaded Sacko.
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The Guest Bong is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 3 Episode 11: Pete's new girlfriend wants to help him with his line up; Kevin's past at the DA's office has him running scared.
17
Bobbum Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 3 Episode 5: Jenny forgets a special anniversary with Kevin. Andre seeks line up Nirvana. Taco creates an off line social network called My Face. And the guys resurrect their old game of phone chicken and bring back Bobbum Man, much to Kevin's dismay.
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Vegas Draft is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 2 Episode 1: Andre, the League's reigning champion has pulled out all the stops and hosts the draft in Las Vegas. Jenny wants to be in the League this year, and when one member drops out she throws her hat in the ring.
19
Ol' Smoke Crotch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 3 Episode 4: Kevin struggles with getting older. Ruxin is so desperate to get rid of his au pair that he gets Rafi's help. Taco finds a market for Kevin and Jenny's wedding cocktail napkins. And Pete learns a new sexual position, and regrets it.
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12.12.12 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 4 Episode 11: Andre starts dating his interior decorator and discovers that the buyer of his old loft is Deion Sanders. Rafi and Dirty Randy (Seth Rogen) prepare for the end of the world.
21
The Shiva Bowl is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 1 Episode 6: It's the Shiva Bowl. The guys try to hide the Shiva Trophy from their high school classmate - the actual Shiva. Taco gets a "real person job."
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The Au Pair is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 3 Episode 3: Ruxin hires a hot Au Pair for Baby Geoffrey, and is afraid Taco will sleep with her. Andre explores on-line dating, and Kevin cheats on Jenny with ESPN's Matthew Berry.
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The Light of Genesis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 3 Episode 10: Kevin thinks his Krav Maga instructor may actually be into him.
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The Bye Week is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 5 Episode 5: Ruxin misses his flight for a business trip and decides to hide out in Chicago instead of going home. Taco Corp. gets its first Worldwide Headquarters.
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The Freeze Out is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of The League
Season 4 Episode 3: Pete has a big paintball outing planned, but the married guys have to go to a kid's birthday party. Ruxin has a run in with a white sushi chef.