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The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes 

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Extreme Makeover: Home Edition episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is a reality TV show focusing on home improvements for less fortunate families. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Extreme Makeover: Home Edition episodes of all time are. Fans of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

A list made up of episodes like "Home Edition: Ward Family" and "The Py Family." What is the best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition episode of all time? Look below and find out. Then check out our list of the best home makeover shows.

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The Cardigan-Scott Famil... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Episode: 12, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 1

Original Airing: May 23 2004

Two parents pass away leaving eight kids behind ages 12-23. They have to share a single bathroom. The older ones are left to take care of the younger ones. This is in Livermore, California. In ...more
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The Vardon Family is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Vardon Family Episode: 7, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 2

Original Airing: Nov 07 2004

The Family: Mom (Deaf), Dad (Deaf), 12 year old boy (autistic/blind), 14 year old boy with a heart of gold. Everyone in the family has special needs (except the 14 year old) and the design team ...more
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Keefer Family is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Keefer Family Episode: 5, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 9

Original Airing: Oct 21 2011

The team helps build a home for the family of a man who quit his job to take care of his paralyzed adult son.
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Korpai Family is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Korpai Family Episode: 4, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 9

Original Airing: Oct 16 2011

The team helps build a home for the family of a girl with dwarfism.
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Gomez Family is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Gomez Family Episode: 2, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 9

Original Airing: Oct 02 2011

The team builds a new home for a woman whose young son has a blood disorder.
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The Gilyeat Family is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Gilyeat Family Episode: 16, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 5

Original Airing: Feb 10 2008

Kansas City, KS - Daniel Gilyeat lost his leg during his second tour of Iraq. The team rebuild the family's home to make it handicap accessible.
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Gibbs Family is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Gibbs Family Episode: 13, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 9

Original Airing: Jan 06 2012

Ty and the team head to Fayette County, Iowa to surprise the Gibbs family! Audrey Gibbs is a mother, a widow, a farm owner and a maternal optimist who won't let anything stop her from raising ...more
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Rhodes Family is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Rhodes Family Episode: 12, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 9

Original Airing: Dec 16 2011

The team helps Columbus, Ohio, grandparents who care for their adult daughter, who has a brain tumor, and her children in their small house that's home to seven people.
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Beach Family is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Beach Family Episode: 20, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 7

Original Airing: Apr 04 2010

Ty takes his team to Kemah, TX to rebuild the home of Larry and Melissa Beach. They have spent their lives looking after and adopting children. They currently have 13 kids, 9 of which live with ...more
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The Tipton-Smith Family ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Tipton-Smith Family Episode: 17, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 4

Original Airing: Mar 11 2007

Tampa, FL. The Tate family are given an extreme makeover. Tom and Cynthia Tate are well known in their tight knit community of Davis Island. Tom is the co-owner of Tate Brothers' Pizza and is ...more
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The Harris Family is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Harris Family Episode: 16, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 2

Original Airing: Mar 06 2005

Six children live in a home that is falling apart. They need the EMHE's team to help them.
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The Kadzis Family is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Episode: 21, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 6

Original Airing: Apr 12 2009

Ty takes his team down to Tallahassee, Florida where they are going to help George who is battling with brain cancer. His family have looked after many children with special needs and now he ...more
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The Rainford Family is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Rainford Family Episode: 19, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 3

Original Airing: Mar 19 2006

Jamaican-born Dunstin Rainford of Riviera Beach, FL had just fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming a U.S. Citizen when the unthinkable happened. Dunstin, a one-time hospice nurse's aide, was ...more
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Joplin Families is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Joplin Families Episode: 14, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 9

Original Airing: Jan 13 2012

Ty and the team make their way to tornado-ravaged Joplin, Missouri, for the series finale of one of the most life-changing show in TV history! On May 22, 2011, a catastrophic tornado ravaged the ...more
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Friday Family - Part 2 ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
Friday Family - Part 2
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The Brown Family is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Brown Family Episode: 3, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 5

Original Airing: Oct 14 2007

Ty and the design team give a Connecticut family a new home after their house is flooded, ravaged by fire and robbed multiple times.
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The McFarland Family is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The McFarland Family Episode: 25, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 6

Original Airing: May 17 2009

In the season finale, the team visit the home of Bernard McFarland which they find has become run down over time. After helping the kids of the area get a good education, he now needs help ...more
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The Peter Family is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Peter Family Episode: 24, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 3

Original Airing: May 07 2006

Winston Peter, a Hindu priest, and his family from Jamaica, NY, received the answer to their prayers when they were given the good news that they'll receive a renovated and beautiful new home in ...more
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The Jackson Family is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Jackson Family Episode: 1, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 6

Original Airing: Sep 28 2008

The overall theme for this season is "Heroes". The beginning of the new season starts with a double episode. The Jackson Family live in Maryland. A single mother of four made a promise ...more
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The Turner Family is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Turner Family Episode: 26, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 3

Original Airing: May 21 2006

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The Usea Family is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Usea Family Episode: 26, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 5

Original Airing: May 18 2008

After the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, today's homes are yet to be restored to their former glory. So along with a church, Ty and the team rebuild them to their former glory.
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The Thomas Family is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Thomas Family Episode: 14, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 4

Original Airing: Feb 11 2007

Raleigh, NC. The Riggins family are given an extreme makeover. Linda Riggins grew up poor and in the projects, where she was told she would never make anything of herself. She didn't let this ...more
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The McCully Family is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The McCully Family Episode: 5, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 6

Original Airing: Oct 26 2008

Bigelow, Arkansas - A family consisting of a church deacon and a young boy who has battled leukemia, are about to have their lives turned around by a new renovation. The Hero for this week's ...more
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The Wofford Family is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Wofford Family Episode: 1, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 2

Original Airing: Sep 26 2004

When Brian Wofford’s wife passed away four years ago, he dedicated himself to making it possible for his children to pursue their dreams. Today the kids are involved in lots of activities, ...more
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The Zitek Family is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Episodes
The Zitek Family Episode: 7, Season: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Season 1

Original Airing: Apr 11 2004

Robert Gil's life and his family's was changed forever when he was involved in a car accident and left paralyzed form the neck down. They had a two-story house and Robert had no way to get up ...more