List of Gary Unmarried episodes

The following is a list of episodes of the television series Gary Unmarried, which originally ran on CBS from September 24, 2008 to March 17, 2010.

A total of 37 episodes of Gary Unmarried have been produced over two seasons.

Series overviewEdit

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 20 September 24, 2008 (2008-09-24) May 20, 2009 (2009-05-20)
2 17 September 23, 2009 (2009-09-23) March 17, 2010 (2010-03-17)


Season 1 (2008–09)Edit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
U.S. viewers
1"Pilot"Ted WassEd YeagerSeptember 24, 2008 (2008-09-24)1016.84
Painting contractor Gary (Jay Mohr) and his ex-wife (Paula Marshall) navigate kids and new relationships in this comedy, which opens with Allison announcing she is remarrying and Gary getting involved with a client who isn't convinced that he's ready to start dating again.
2"Gary Gets Boundaries"James BurrowsEd YeagerOctober 1, 2008 (2008-10-01)1026.97
When Gary changes clothes in front of Allison, they realize that they are acting the same way they did when they were married. They decide that they need to create some new boundaries in their relationship in order to hold onto their new relationships.
3"Gary Marries off His Ex"James BurrowsJanae BakkenOctober 8, 2008 (2008-10-08)1037.43
Gary realises that if he can stop paying spousal support, he can afford much that previously couldn't. He goes about trying to encourage Dr. Krandall to set a date which has implications for his own relationship...
4"Gary Gets His Stuff Back"James BurrowsMatt GoldmanOctober 15, 2008 (2008-10-15)1047.71
Gary wants his most prized possessions back but Allison isn't budging on anything. When he finds some risque photographs Allison once gave to him, she realises she has no choice but to let him have his pool table unless she can get the photo album back.
5"Gary Breaks Up His Ex-wife and Girlfriend"James BurrowsIra UngerleiderOctober 22, 2008 (2008-10-22)1057.85
When Allison and Vanessa start becoming good friends, Gary tries to break them up so Allison doesn't taint Vanessa's impression of him with stories he'd rather keep in the past.
6"Gary Meets The Gang"James BurrowsSusan McMartinNovember 5, 2008 (2008-11-05)1066.44
Gary decides it's time to get to know Vanessa's friends after Allison throws a party to meet all of Krandell's friends. They both fear that their first impressions didn't go over as well as they could have done and seek refuge with each other, making them realise things need to change.
7"Gary and Allison's Restaurant"James BurrowsBill DalyNovember 12, 2008 (2008-11-12)1076.71
Gary takes Vanessa out on a real date to a special restaurant after she complains that Allison is a constant presence in their lives. He finds out that it is the same one he and Allison used to go to on a regular basis and when Allison turns up he needs to keep her away from Vanessa.
8"Gary and Allison Brooks"James BurrowsEd Brown and Scott ParkinNovember 19, 2008 (2008-11-19)1088.14
Gary and Allison pretend that they are still married when attending their friend's vow renewal ceremony, after much begging from Allison. However, Gary has a hard time following through once he gets there after he is tempted by a beautiful new divorcee.
9"Gary Gives Thanks"James BurrowsMark GrossNovember 26, 2008 (2008-11-26)1097.72
Gary and Allison butt heads over where to host Thanksgiving. Allison tries to have everyone over her house including her parents, whereas Gary wants to have everyone at his house for his first Thanksgiving as a single dad.
10"Gary Goes First"James BurrowsJulie BeanDecember 10, 2008 (2008-12-10)1108.03
When Gary discovers that Allison is going to take the kids to their first concert, a not-so-friendly competition kicks off. Gary tries to out-do Allison by exposing the kids to other first experiences, such as Tommy's first shave and buying Louise her first bra.
11"Gary Toughens Up Tom"James BurrowsRic SwartzlanderDecember 17, 2008 (2008-12-17)1117.55
Gary decides to create a new bond with his son after seeing Krandall getting on so well with Tom.
12"Gary Dates Louise's Teacher"James BurrowsBarry LangerJanuary 14, 2009 (2009-01-14)1127.07
Gary decides to prove men don't only want to date pretty women by dating Louise's regular looking teacher.
13"Gary Moves Back In"James BurrowsBill Daly and Mark GrossJanuary 21, 2009 (2009-01-21)1137.07
After Allison accidentally floods the first floor of Gary's house, she allows him to temporarily move back in with her.
14"Gary and Dennis' Sister"James BurrowsJulie Bean and Susan McMartinFebruary 11, 2009 (2009-02-11)1146.86
Gary starts to panic after he and Dennis' sister start to spend much time together, and share a brief kiss, which prompts her to start to smother Gary and Dennis to start talking about the two of them getting married.
15"Gary's Ex-Brother-In-Law"James BurrowsMark Jordan Legan and Terry MulroyFebruary 18, 2009 (2009-02-18)1158.15
Gary learns a lesson about never mixing family with business when he gets faced with an audit from the IRS and needs to lean on Allison's brother for financial support.
16"Gary Uses His Veto"James BurrowsJana Hunter and Mitch HunterMarch 11, 2009 (2009-03-11)1168.82
Much to Allison's anger, Gary uses his 'veto', that he and Allison get to use once a year, to stop Louise from taking Chinese lessons because he feels she has to many extracurricular activities. But when Gary signs Louise up for golf lessons, Allison ends up using her veto.
17"Gary Hooks Up Allison"James BurrowsIra UngerleiderMarch 18, 2009 (2009-03-18)1177.57
Gary, annoyed with how much time Allison is spending with him at his house after breaking up with Krandall, plays match-maker and tries to find her a new boyfriend.
18"Gary and the Trophy"James BurrowsRob DesHotelApril 8, 2009 (2009-04-08)1187.30
When Gary's bowling team makes the championship, he tries to motivate them. But when one player quits the team right before the championship game, Gary struggles to find a replacement.
19"Gary and His Half Brother"James BurrowsScott Parkin and Ed BrownMay 6, 2009 (2009-05-06)1196.66
Gary is forced to become the adult when his half-brother Mitch moves in with him after returning from the war and causes him to lose control of the kids and the house.
20"Gary Fixes Allison's Garbage Disposal"James BurrowsEd Yeager and Ric SwartzlanderMay 20, 2009 (2009-05-20)1205.55
When Gary fixes Allison's garbage disposal, he and Allison find each other in the bedroom repeatedly.

Season 2 (2009–10)Edit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
U.S. viewers
21"Gary Has A Dream"James BurrowsMark GrossSeptember 23, 2009 (2009-09-23)2017.37
Gary decides to call up his old friend Curtis who works at a local radio station, and is thrilled that he is offered a job, thinking he is going to become the next sports newscaster. Allison asks Gary to set a better example for the kids when Tom is happy with his low scores on a career aptitude test. Louise is escorted to her first dance class by Gary's brother Mitch.
22"Gary Promises Too Much"James BurrowsSally BradfordSeptember 30, 2009 (2009-09-30)2037.08
When Allison's new boyfriend Howard, who happens to be very wealthy, offers to take Louise and her friends to New York for her birthday, Gary gets in over his head and promises Louise an unrealistic gift.
23"Gary's Demo"James BurrowsWil CalhounOctober 7, 2009 (2009-10-07)2027.17
Gary tries to get Sasha to listen to his demo tape in the hopes she will let him become the new sportscaster. Meanwhile, Louise protects Tom from a school bully.
24"Gary Shoots Fish in a Barrel"James BurrowsIra UngerleiderOctober 14, 2009 (2009-10-14)2047.38
Gary, Curtis and Mitch decide to have a boy's night out and go to a single's club. While there, Gary is determined to prove to his friends that he can handle a one night stand without getting attached
25"Gary on the Air"James BurrowsRob DeshotelOctober 21, 2009 (2009-10-21)2057.12
When the radio station's sportscaster is arrested, Sasha needs to replace him and give Gary his radio debut. Meanwhile, Louise makes a video of well-wishes for Uncle Mitch and his Marine Corps unit as a part of her schools volunteer week.
26"Gary Tries To Do It All"James BurrowsBill DalyNovember 4, 2009 (2009-11-04)2066.29
Gary finds out that dealing with two careers and two kids is harder to do than he thought it would be.
27"Gary and Allison's Friend"James BurrowsJulie BeanNovember 11, 2009 (2009-11-11)2077.70
Allison gets upset when her new friend Sophia prefers spending time with Gary than her.
28"Gary Apologizes"James BurrowsJill CargermanNovember 18, 2009 (2009-11-18)2087.17
Gary has to put his tail between his legs and go running to Allison, after he fails to properly prepare Thanksgiving dinner for his family and friends.
29"Gary Keeps a Secret"James BurrowsBrian Keith EtheridgeNovember 25, 2009 (2009-11-25)2096.80
Gary's hands are full when he allows Louise to attend a party with the "popular" kids at the skate ranch and is keeping it a secret from Allison. Meanwhile, Allison grounds Tom for using profane language. Sasha decides to go shopping with Gary when Louise asks for clothes.
30"Gary Gives Sasha His Full Attention"James BurrowsMark GrossDecember 9, 2009 (2009-12-09)2107.16
Sasha wonders whether dating a married man is worth the hassle, after Allison gets in the way on their date.
31"Gary Is A Boat Guy"James BurrowsWil CalhounDecember 16, 2009 (2009-12-16)2117.92
Gary helps Tom impress a girl by buying a boat. He begrudgingly has to go to Allison's boyfriend for help when it doesn't go as he had planned.
32"Gary Feels Tom Slipping Away"James BurrowsKevin LappinJanuary 13, 2010 (2010-01-13)2125.80
Tom begins mixing with people Gary and Allison don't approve of, so naturally they have to pry into his life. Sasha becomes fond of pro surfer Laird Hamilton.
33"Gary Has To Choose"James BurrowsSally BradfordJanuary 20, 2010 (2010-01-20)2135.89
Allison teaches Tom a life lesson about being responsible, and Gary and Sasha get more serious so Gary worries about the repercussions of dating his boss.
34"Gary Lowers the Bar"James BurrowsJill CargermanFebruary 10, 2010 (2010-02-10)2147.50[1]
After receiving a great Valentine's Day gift from Sasha, Gary tries to top his gift for her. Meanwhile, Allison tries, and fails, to bond with Louise and Tom.
35"Gary's Big Mouth"[2]James BurrowsBill DalyMarch 3, 2010 (2010-03-03)[2]2156.02
Gary turns to wrestling in order to settle a feud between him and the wrestling coach, after he fails to help Tom make the team.
36"Gary Tries to Find Something for Mitch"[3]James BurrowsSam JohnsonMarch 10, 2010 (2010-03-10)[3]2166.83
When Mitch returns home from overseas, Gary tries to help him figure out what he'll do for a living. Meanwhile, Curtis and Charleen hire Allison as their wedding planner.
37"Gary Unmarried?"[4]James BurrowsRob DesHotel and Ira UngerleiderMarch 17, 2010 (2010-03-17)[4]2175.70
When Gary finds out that he and Allison's divorce papers were never filed, he uses the information to manipulate her into giving him his stuff back. Meanwhile, Allison's sister Rachael comes to town and gives Mitch a makeover.


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