cougar town

RETURNING IN 2015

episode guide

  • Pilot

    season 1: episode 1: Pilot

    Courteney Cox stars as Jules, a recently divorced single mother exploring the honest truths about dating and aging in our beauty and youth obsessed culture. While most women in their twenties go through life experiencing the challenges and often humorous pitfalls of meeting men, Jules took on the responsibilities of marriage and raising a son. Now in her forties, she embarks on a journey to self-discovery whilst surrounded by fellow divorcees and singletons eager to live or re-live a time gone by.

  • Into the Great Wide Open

    season 1: episode 2: Into the Great Wide Open

    Against the advice of her best friend, Ellie, Jules tries to keep up with the hard partying twenty-somethings and makes a complete fool of herself in the process.

  • Don't Do Me Like That

    season 1: episode 3: Don't Do Me Like That

    Jules' family and friends impede on her all-important tenth date with new boyfriend Josh. When putting the needs of others before her own results in a disastrous experience in bed with her new boyfriend, friends Ellie and Laurie help Jules to realize it's OK to be a little selfish and take care of yourself once in awhile. Meanwhile Bobby is left to behave like a responsible dad and deal with son Travis.

  • I Won't Back Down

    season 1: episode 4: I Won't Back Down

    When Jules inadvertently tells Grayson he's hot and he doesn't reciprocate, she's on a mission to get him to admit she's sexy. With a little help from Laurie and Ellie, Jules uncovers the ultimate burn to put Grayson in his place. Meanwhile, Ellie is feeling like she's lost her looks after the birth of Stan, and Bobby and Travis search for something to bond over.

  • You Wreck Me

    season 1: episode 5: You Wreck Me

    Jules rues the day when her ex-husband, Bobby, and Grayson become fast friends over a mercy golf lesson that she organized to help boost Bobby's self esteem. Meanwhile, Laurie surprises even herself when she takes on a new client to prove her worth to Jules.

  • A Woman In Love (It's Not Me)

    season 1: episode 6: A Woman In Love (It's Not Me)

    When Josh tells Jules he's in love with her, she knows the time has come to break things off with him. Unfortunately for Jules, she's not the best at ending relationships without hurting people's feelings, but thankfully she has the expertise of friends Laurie and Ellie to see her through. Meanwhile, Bobby, Grayson and Andy hit the links with money and pride on the line.

  • Don't Come Around Here No More

    season 1: episode 7: Don't Come Around Here No More

    Jules always seems to be with her friends, her ex or her son. One night when everyone is busy, she reluctantly takes a date with an older man just to get out of the house, so Grayson makes her a wager that she can't spend a whole day by herself.

  • Two Gunslingers

    season 1: episode 8: Two Gunslingers

    Upset that her two best friends don't get along but determined to have a fun birthday nonetheless, Jules convinces Ellie and Laurie to go on a wild birthday weekend away, which they do, begrudgingly. But Jules has a chance encounter with her nemesis and her rather flirtatious husband (guest starring Rachael Harris and Alan Ruck).

  • Here Comes My Girl

    season 1: episode 9: Here Comes My Girl

    Jules' intimate Thanksgiving turns into a larger gathering just as she'd hoped. When Travis invites girlfriend Kylie to dinner and introduces her to everyone for the first time, Jules and friends are determined to make an unforgettable first impression. Before long, Jules finds herself giving Travis and Kylie an impromptu lesson on birth control. Meanwhile, Bobby and Grayson discover an awkward but common interest between them.

  • Mystery Man

    season 1: episode 10: Mystery Man

    A very wealthy potential home buyer, guest starring Scott Foley as Jeff, feigns interest in an overpriced home in order to get Jules' attention. Meanwhile, Ellie begrudgingly leaves the baby with Andy for a day to prove to herself that she trusts her husband.

  • Rhino Skin

    season 1: episode 11: Rhino Skin

    Despite fearing the meanest and most unrelenting dermatologist in town, Dr. Amy Evans (Lisa Kudrow), Jules and Ellie are willing to endure the harsh ridicule and wrath for an appointment with the best in the business. But when Jules learns Dr. Evans is seeing Bobby, she's determined to stand up to her and protect him. Meanwhile, Travis gets a job working for Barb that turns out to be more than he bargained for.

  • Scare Easy

    season 1: episode 12: Scare Easy

    Jules freaks out when things when things heat up with her boyfriend (Scott Foley guest stars as Jeff), while Laurie seeks diversion sex with an unsuspecting friend and Andy spills the beans about his big secret.

  • Stop Dragging My Heart Around

    season 1: episode 13: Stop Dragging My Heart Around

    In the aftermath of her breakup with Jeff, Jules turns to Bobby for some solace. When a bottle of wine leads to a passionate kiss, will they both agree it was casual and meaningless? Meanwhile, Laurie discovers a common thread between Jules and Grayson, and Travis' plans for a night with girlfriend Kylie don't go exactly as planned.

  • All the Wrong Reasons

    season 1: episode 14: All the Wrong Reasons

    A hot tennis instructor gets between Ellie and Jules, Laurie turns to Travis to be her conscience, and Andy and Grayson try to comfort Bobby who is nursing a fresh heartbreak over his ex-wife.

  • When A Kid Goes Back

    season 1: episode 15: When A Kid Goes Back

    Jules looks to avoid spending Valentine's Day alone. When everyone else makes plans for Valentine's Day, Jules looks to Grayson for company, only to learn he hates the holiday. Meanwhile, Bobby and Jules are at an impasse over letting Travis go to a party where he'll undoubtedly be drinking, Ellie is determined to triumph as alpha dog over Grayson, and Laurie meets Smith's dad (Barry Bostwick).

  • What Are You Doin' In My Life?

    season 1: episode 16: What Are You Doin' In My Life?

    Laurie needs a co-signer to buy her first condo and finds her less than stellar, absentee mother (guest starring Beverly D'Angelo as Sheila) no help at all. Meanwhile, Bobby is mugged by a woman and Travis comes to Barb's aid after her latest cosmetic surgery procedure.

  • Counting On You

    season 1: episode 17: Counting On You

    Jules is determined to prove to Grayson that women and men can be friends without any sexual undertones. Meanwhile, with Jules' encouragement, Andy buys a motorcycle from Laurie - to Ellie's dismay - and Travis joins Bobby on a man-trip for some "noodling," only to be mortified by his discovery of what noodling actually is.

  • Turn This Car Around

    season 1: episode 18: Turn This Car Around

    Sara (guest star Sheryl Crow), a confident wine rep sets her sights on Grayson; but is he strong enough to be her man? Meanwhile, when Ellie tells Jules she can't change past a certain age, Jules is determined to prove her wrong by giving up wine ... for a month; and Bobby's new dog poses some unwanted competition for Andy.

  • Everything Man!

    season 1: episode 19: Everything Man!

    Grayson introduces girlfriend Sara to Jules and company. Jules and Sara hit it off, but when Grayson is overly attentive to his new girl, Jules warns him to back off before Sara pulls away. Meanwhile, Jules' perfect new bathroom - complete with a "talking toilet" - becomes the main attraction in her home; and Grayson finds inspiration for a new song with a little help from Sara.

  • Wake Up Time

    season 1: episode 20: Wake Up Time

    Jules is thrilled for the chance to take care of Travis after his first big break-up. But when Jules discovers the truth about the break-up, she comes to an unwelcome realization about herself. Meanwhile, Sara considers whether Jules threatens her relationship with Grayson and turns to Ellie for guidance; and Andy searches for any resemblance between himself and son Stan.

  • Letting You Go

    season 1: episode 21: Letting You Go

    Jules has mixed feelings when Travis gets accepted to two of his choice colleges. Now he must decide between schools in California or one just 20 minutes from home. As Jules struggles with the thought of Travis moving away, Grayson is there for her. Meanwhile, Laurie considers her feelings for Smith when he returns from law school, and Andy longs for the freedom to do whatever he wants around the house, free of Ellie's rules.

  • Feel A Whole Lot Better

    season 1: episode 22: Feel A Whole Lot Better

    Jules and Grayson consider the notion of FWB, friends with benefits. Meanwhile, Andy hires a nanny for Ellie, and Travis benefits from Bobby's unconventional plans to make some extra cash.

  • Breakdown

    season 1: episode 23: Breakdown

    Jules encourages Travis to submit a graduation speech. Despite Grayson's warning, a curious Jules reads the speech without permission and is left crushed when she finds she's not been acknowledged. Meanwhile, Ellie uncharacteristically does something nice for Laurie, and Bobby tries to restrain himself from embarrassing Travis on his big day.

  • Finding Out

    season 1: episode 24: Finding Out

    Jules and Grayson hatch an elaborate plan to break the news to Bobby that they're officially dating, and Travis sees the wrath of a truly angry woman for the first time when he forgets his momentous seven-month anniversary with Kylie.