Dr. Ken/Season One

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Season One
Dr. Ken
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Season Premiere October 2, 2015
Season Finale April 22, 2016
Episode Count 22
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Season One of Dr. Ken premiered on October 2, 2015.

Episodes

# # Title Written By Directed By Airdate Viewers 18-49 Rating Prod.
1 1 Pilot Jared Stern &
Ken Jeong &
John Fox
Scott Ellis October 2, 2015 6.714M 1.5% 100
Ken is stressed out at work over his "whining, complaining" patients so he needs a therapy session with Allison; while back at home, Ken is nervous about Molly's driving test.
Teleplay by Jared Stern & Ken Jeong & Mike O'Connell
2 2 The Seminar Mary Fitzgerald Scott Ellis October 9, 2015 5.716M 1.3% 103
When the office celebrates a promotion for Clark, Ken is oblivious since he lives in his own world... it's the last straw for Clark dealing with Ken's selfish ways. Clark writes a fake complaint comment card about Ken, so he's forced to attend a training seminar for better bedside manners, which leaves Allison at home to have dinner with Ken's parents.
3 3 Ken Helps Pat Daniel Libman &
Matthew Libman
Andy Cadiff October 16, 2015 5.759M 1.3% 102
Pat wants everyone to start working on Saturdays, so the workers in the office ask Ken to talk Pat out of it. When Ken visits Pat at home, he's shocked to find out he's living in a boat in the driveway. After Pat explains he's going through a divorce but still loves his wife, Ken thinks they've had a bonding moment. Meanwhile, Dave is given a new nickname at school and it brings up bad memories for Allison.
4 4 Kevin O'Connell Paul A. Kaplan &
Mark Torgove
Mark Cendrowski October 23, 2015 5.974M 1.2% 106
Ken is taken aback when he meets Allison's former boyfriend Kevin O'Connell, now a very hot and successful doctor. So when Ken is asked to speak at a banquet honoring Kevin, he uses the opportunity more as a roast. Meanwhile, Molly struggles with a school assignment asking for what she wants to be when she grows up.
5 5 Halloween–Aversary Erik Sommers Anthony Rich October 30, 2015 5.77M 1.2% 105
The episode opens with a flashback to Ken's botched marriage proposal on Halloween. Now 20 years later, Ken tries to arrange the perfect re-proposal for Allison. Meanwhile at the office, which is decorated for Halloween, Damona and Julie accidentally drug Pat and then take advantage of their boss' suddenly giving mood.
6 6 Ken Teaches Molly a Lesson Mike Sikowitz Andy Cadiff November 6, 2015 5.378M 1.2% 101
Molly admits to taking a sip of beer at a party, but insists she hated it and didn't drink the rest. While Allison is happy Molly is being honest with them, Ken is afraid of losing his little girl and uses the opportunity to explain to her what alcohol does to the body... in medical terms. His experiment goes awry when he accidentally gets blitzed and makes a fool of himself in front of her friends.
7 7 Dr. Wendi: Coming to LA! Hilary Winston Ken Whittingham November 13, 2015 5.262M 1.2% 104
Ken's sister Wendi, a successful doctor/TV host on a medical talk show, comes to visit the family and tension ensues... Ken can't admit that he's jealous of his sister's newfound success. So when Wendi invites Ken to be a guest on her show, he makes a mockery of it.
8 8 Thanksgiving Culture Clash Mike O'Connell Ken Whittingham November 20, 2015 6.072M 1.2% 107
Molly rebels and gets a Japanese tattoo, which spirals Ken and Allison into having a cultural face-off when Allison claims she is more Japanese than Ken is Korean. At a holiday dinner, they push their traditional dishes on their guests, while Dave documents the Thanksgiving events for a school project. Also, Julie, fearful of being alone due to a recent heartbreak, invites the office over to her place - but Damona and Clark try finding a way to leave early so they can make it to their other Thanksgiving plans.
9 9 Ken Cries Foul Mike Sikowitz Rob Schiller December 4, 2015 5.317M 1.2% 109
Ken continues to push basketball (his passion sport) on Dave, but his son is more interested in going to a city council meeting about the extreme drought in California rather than playing in a game. Meanwhile, Damona tries to work the system at the office to get more vacation days; and Molly tries to convince her mom to let her wear a skimpy outfit.
10 10 The Master Scheduler Paul O'Toole &
Andy St. Clair
Beth McCarthy-Miller December 11, 2015 4.795M 1.1% 108
When Allison gushes about how excited she is to go to Hawaii for the holidays, Ken realizes that he forgot to ask for those days off. So Ken, not wanting to admit he messed up, turns to lying, begging and bribing the master scheduler for the office (with whom no one has ever met), hoping he can give him the time off.
11 11 Delayed in Honolulu Mike Sikowitz Anthony Rich January 8, 2016 5.404M 1.1% 113
The Park family are in the airport on their way home from Hawaii when their flight is delayed for several hours. Ken has an interaction with Dr. Oz that goes awry - and then needs to get the famous TV doctor to switch airplane seats with him. Meanwhile, Allison gets overly involved in Molly's love life and accidentally breaks up with her boyfriend via text message, and Dave finds himself in a high-stakes card game with some college students. Back at Welltopia, it's "Black Monday," the clinic's busiest day of the year, and in Ken's absence, Julie is the doctor in charge, and Clark and Damona have to help her learn that thoroughness doesn't have to take forever.
12 12 Ken's Physical Paul A. Kaplan &
Mark Torgrove
Victor Gonzalez January 15, 2016 5.227M 1% 111
Allison is upset to find out that Ken hasn't had a physical in years and urges him to do so. Ken asks Julie to sign that he's had a physical, but Julie insists on doing the real thing due to her professionalism. After the physical, Julie learns that Ken is suffering from moments of high stress - he blames Allison at first, but then they both realize it's due to their kids and their growing concerns. Meanwhile, Molly is having trouble holding down a job to earn money to go to skiing, but uses her entrepreneurial spirit to make the den's bathroom available to a nearby film crew - much to her parents' dismay.
13 13 D.K. and the Dishwasher Mary Fitzgerald Scott Ellis January 29, 2016 5.128M 1.1% 114
After Ken's dad arrives for an impromptu stay, he starts taking on chores that Ken hasn't gotten around to doing -- like buying and installing a much needed new dishwasher, but then Ken purposefully breaks it. Meanwhile, Damona and Pat hook-up after a drunken night together. But instead of clinging to Damona the next day, Pat makes an announcement that takes Damona by complete surprise.
14 14 Dave’s Valentine Paul O'Toole &
Andy St. Clair
Anthony Rich February 5, 2016 4.811M 1.1% 116
After Ken helps Dave in asking a girl he likes to go with him to the Valentine's Day dance, the plan quickly goes awry when Ken finds out that her dad is the well-known and rich malpractice lawyer whom he's had issues with in the past. Meanwhile, Julie changes her Valentine's Day party into a Presidents' Day party to cover up her rejection from Topher. So when Topher suddenly shows up, Damona and Clark provide their support.
15 15 The Wedding Sitter Daniel Libman &
Matthew Libman
Anthony Rich February 19, 2016 4.894M 1.1% 112
Ken and the office staff are invited to a colleagues wedding, but things don't go as smoothly as they'd all like. Allison shows her dislike for weddings, but it turns out she just really doesn't like Ken's dancing - he's selfish on the floor. Meanwhile back at home, Molly hires someone to babysit Dave, but Dave wants to sneak out so he hires a friend to impersonate him. Also in the episode, Damona, Julie and Clark attend the wrong wedding, but Clark meets his dream guy there.
16 16 Meeting Molly's Boyfriend Nicole Sun Victor Gonzalez February 26, 2016 5.121M 1% 110
When Molly brings home her boyfriend, Allison has a conflict of interest when she realizes that he's the son of one of her patients. Through a therapy session, Allison concludes that Molly's boyfriend is cheating on her, but when Ken and Allison try to pry it out of him, it's actually Molly who admits to cheating. This leads Allison to reveal her own overlapping romance when she first started dating Ken. Meanwhile, Pat begins kissing up to the staff, knowing that his evaluation is coming up.
17 17 Ken at a Concert Nicole Sun Scott Ellis March 4, 2016 4.754M 1.1% 115
Ken feels that Molly is pulling away as a teenager and tries to reconnect by taking her and her friends to a concert for Emblem3. Though she is embarrassed by her dad's antics at the concert, Molly does appreciate the effort and finally warms up to her dad -- just a little. Meanwhile, Allison takes Dave to a birthday party, but after he cuts his foot, he wreaks havoc on the Welltopia team when he is forced to face a big fear - a needle for the tetanus shot. Also, Damona struggles with how to break things off with Pat.
18 18 Dicky Wexler's Last Show Erik Sommers Mark Cendrowski March 11, 2016 4.526M 0.9% 117
Ken is delighted when a long-time favorite patient/comedian comes in for a checkup. Unfortunately, tests reveal that Dicky's cancer has come back and he must stay at the hospital, keeping him from performing what was going to be his last stand-up show. But Ken is determined to get Dicky what he wants! Meanwhile, Allison runs into an old-time patient at another therapist's office, causing her to question her own abilities and friendship with the woman.
19 19 Ken's an Expert Witness Mike O'Connell Jean Sagal March 18, 2016 5.227M 1% 118
When Ken is invited to be a medical expert witness at a trial, his confidence level, normally quite high, goes through the roof. However, when the plaintiff's lawyer hammers him and shreds his credibility on the stand, Ken's confidence as a doctor wavers. But, with the help of the HMO staff, Ken regains his swag, both in and out of the court room. Meanwhile at home, Allison helps Dave sew a replica designer dress for Molly, in the hopes of winning her respect and appreciation.
20 20 Dave’s Sex Talk Hilary Winston Eric Dean April 8, 2016 4.684M 0.9% 119
When Ken avoids giving Dave "the talk," Julie inadvertently does it herself. But then Ken has to fix things when Allison finds out that he took credit for doing it. Meanwhile, Clark takes questionable advice from Pat.
21 21 Korean Men's Club Farhan Arshad Anthony Rich April 15, 2016 4.7% 1% 121
Ken, at the insistence of Allison, reluctantly joins a civics-minded community group - but it may not be what it seems.
22 22 Ken Tries Stand-Up Richard Lowe Anthony Rich April 22, 2016 4.591M 0.9% 120
A visit from Ken's college friend, a touring stand-up comedian, ultimately spurs Ken to pursue his own lifelong dream of stand-up comedy. But when he does it, suddenly it's not as easy as he thought, nor does it go as he planned.

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