Grandfathered/Season One

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Season One
Season Premiere September 29, 2015
Season Finale May 10, 2016
Episode Count 22
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Season One of Grandfathered premiered on September 29, 2015.


# # Title Written By Directed By Airdate Viewers 18-49 Rating Prod.
1 1 Pilot Danny Chun Chris Koch September 29, 2015 5.337M 1.5% 1AYY01
Successful restaurateur and man-about-town Jimmy Martino is used to being the most suave, most handsome and most single person in the room. But everything changes with the surprise appearance of Jimmy's adult son, Gerald, and his baby daughter, Edie. Now Jimmy has to unlearn a lifetime of blissful selfishness and grapple with the fact that he went straight from single to grandfather in six seconds flat.
2 2 Dad Face Danny Chun Chris Koch October 6, 2015 3.873M 1.2% 1AYY102
While Jimmy struggles to adjust to his new found family, Gerald surprises him with plans for the family's first trip to the beach, which excites everyone - except Jimmy. When he decides to bail on the outing in favor of a glamorous pool party nearby, he drags Gerald along, leaving Vanessa and Sara with a chance to get to know one another, for better or for worse.
3 3 Guys' Night Isaac Aptaker &
Elizabeth Berger
Chris Koch October 13, 2015 3.172M 1% 1AYY04
When Jimmy realizes that he doesn't know much about Gerald, he decides to take him out for a night on the town. Meanwhile, Annelise hires a new mixologist to spice things up at the restaurant.
4 4 Deadbeat Jeremy Bronson Christine Gernon October 20, 2015 3.329M 1% 1AYY03
After Jimmy misses Edie's second birthday party, he decides to throw her a big bash at his restaurant to make it up to the family. When Sara's brother shows up, he brings the party to a screeching halt by confronting Jimmy about leaving Sara to raise Gerald on her own.
5 5 Edie's Two Dads Dave Jeser &
Matt Silverstein
Rebecca Asher November 3, 2015 3.175M 1% 1AYY05
When Gerald can't make it in time for Edie's interview at the most elite pre-school in the area, Jimmy steps in to help out. But once he meets the admissions counselor, he accidentally starts a lie that takes on a life of its own.
6 6 My Amal Laura Krafft Chris Koch November 10, 2015 3.046M 1% 1AYY06
In a quest to find his own Amal Clooney, Jimmy goes out with Sara's co-worker, but when she is not impressed with his smooth moves, Jimmy turns to Sara for pointers. Meanwhile, Gerald and Vanessa decide to become friends with benefits.
7 7 Sexy Guardian Angel Greg Lisbe &
Jared Miller
Chris Koch November 17, 2015 2.978M 1% 1AYY09
In hopes of helping Gerald score with the ladies, Jimmy takes him out for a swanky night on the town. But when Gerald falls for a party girl, Jimmy fears she may be into Gerald for the wrong reasons. Meanwhile, Vanessa starts a mentorship with Annelise.
8 8 Gerald's Two Dads Sam Laybourne Claire Scanlon November 24, 2015 2.717M 0.9% 1AYY07
Jimmy plans his annual Malibu Thanksgiving day with one of the hottest stomach models on Instagram, but his plans get derailed when he swings by Sara's house for an obligatory holiday visit and feels threatened by the return of her ex-boyfriend, Bruce.
9 9 Jimmy & Son Laura Chinn Trent O'Donnell December 1, 2015 3.111M 0.9% 1AYY08
Jimmy hires Gerald as the new host at his restaurant and gives him a crash course in hospitality. Meanwhile, Vanessa teaches Sara how to take sexy photos for Bruce, and Annelise encourages Ravi to crack down on the comedy in the kitchen.
10 10 Perfect Physical Specimen Isaac Aptaker &
Elizabeth Berger
Tristram Shapeero January 5, 2016 2.951M 1% 1AYY11
After hearing that Jimmy hasn't been to the doctor in more than 10 years, Sara and Gerald trick him into seeing their family doctor for a routine physical, which results in an unsettling discovery. Meanwhile, Gerald and Vanessa stress over Edie's upcoming surgery, and Annelise and Ravi stumble upon Jimmy's secret safe.
11 11 The Sat Pack Dan Klein Alex Reid January 12, 2016 2.646M 1% 1AYY10
When Jimmy reunites with his old buddies in the "Sat Pack," Ronnie gives him a hard time about his new life as a family man. Meanwhile, Bruce springs big news on Sara, and Gerald is blindsided by Frankie's confession.
12 12 Baby Model Isaac Aptaker &
Elizabeth Berger
Alex Reid January 19, 2016 2.509M 0.9% 1AYY13
Vanessa and Jimmy get Edie involved in baby modeling - without Gerald or Sara finding out. Meanwhile, at the restaurant, Annelise loses her composure when she falls for a restaurant staff member.
Teleplay by Jhoni Marchinko
13 13 Tableside Guacamole Greg Lisbe &
Jared Miller
Jim Hensz January 26, 2016 2.52M 0.9% 1AYY12
In an effort to beef up the cool factor of his restaurant, Jimmy throws a party for Chason Fairwick - one of the biggest pop stars around - which includes decking out his restaurant in full '80's garb. Meanwhile, Ravi believes the secret to boosting reservations lays in tableside guacamole.
14 14 Budget Spa Laura Chinn Chris Koch February 2, 2016 2.533M 1% 1AYY14
In an effort to prove that he doesn't always need validation from women, Jimmy spends an evening at a Korean spa with Ravi, Gerald and a few guys from the restaurant. Meanwhile, Sara, Vanessa and Annelise go out for a girls' night at the hottest new bar in Los Angeles.
15 15 The Biter Sam Laybourne Stuart McDonald February 9, 2016 2.419M 0.9% 1AYY15
When Edie is bitten at school, Jimmy and Sara go to great lengths to find out who did it. Meanwhile, Ravi sets up a meeting for Gerald and Vanessa to meet a flashy tech investor named Kirk, but once they meet him, they are not so sure they'd like to do business with him.
16 16 Gerald Fierce Dan Klein Chris Koch February 16, 2016 2.225M 0.8% 1AYY16
When Gerald starts getting online threats from a bully, Jimmy tries to protect him. Meanwhile, Sara and Vanessa take matters into their own hands and pay a visit to the bully's mother - which only makes things worse.
17 17 The Boyfriend Experience Greg Lisbe &
Jared Miller
Rebecca Asher February 23, 2016 2.166M 0.8% 1AYY17
When Sara invites Jimmy to accompany her to an ex's party and play the role of her "boyfriend," Jimmy realizes his feelings for Sara may be deeper than he thought. At home, Gerald and Vanessa panic about their parenting abilities when Edie starts acting out.
18 18 Catherine Sanders Jeremy Hall John Fortenberry March 1, 2016 2.025M 0.8% 1AYY18
Jimmy finds himself out of his element when he falls for a stunning, powerhouse CEO who always manages to be one step ahead.
19 19 Some Guy I'm Seeing Jeremy Bronson &
Laura Krafft
Michael McDonald March 8, 2016 1.937% 0.8% 1AYY19
Jimmy navigates the realities of being in a real relationship, while Gerald and Vanessa try to find work/life balance.
20 20 Jimmy's 50, Again Dan Fogelman Ken Whittingham April 26, 2016 1.782M 0.6% 1AYY20
When Jimmy has trouble admitting that he's 51, he throws himself a second 50th birthday party. The party triggers flashbacks of where he was a year ago, showing Jimmy what a difference his family has made in his life.
Teleplay by Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger
21 21 The Memorial Isaac Aptaker &
Elizabeth Berger
Rebecca Asher May 3, 2016 1.837M 0.7% 1AYY21
Jimmy plans an emotional memorial service while processing a painful loss. Meanwhile, Sara is faced with a difficult decision after Craig asks her to take the next step in their relationship.
Teleplay by Dan Fogelman
22 22 The Cure Jeremy Bronson &
Danny Chun
Chris Koch May 10, 2016 1.642M 0.6% 1AYY22
Jimmy and Sara wonder if they should give their relationship another shot, but Sara is hesitant to put herself in a position to get hurt again. Meanwhile, Gerald plans an elaborate proposal for Vanessa.