List of Get a Life episodes

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This is an episode list of the Fox television series Get a Life.

Season 1: 1990-1991[edit]

Prod. Code Airdate Title Writer(s) Director
1.01 September 23, 1990 Terror on the Hell Loop 2000 David Mirkin, Adam Resnick, Chris Elliott David Mirkin
Chris talks Larry into taking the day off for the world premiere of the Hell Loop 2000, a 360 degree looped rollercoaster, where they get stuck at the top of the loop.
1.02 September 30, 1990 The Prettiest Week of My Life Chris Elliott, Adam Resnick David Mirkin
Chris decides to enter the exciting world of male modeling when he joins the Handsome Boy School of Modeling.
1.03 October 7, 1990 Dadicus Marjorie Gross Tony Dow
Chris convinces his father to accompany him to the father-son competition at the annual newspaper boy picnic. James Hampton guest stars.
1.04 October 14, 1990 A Family Affair Ian Gurvitz Dwayne Hickman
Sharon's sister comes to visit and she is taken with Chris' charm, much to Sharon's chagrin.
1.05 October 21, 1990 Pile of Death Adam Resnick, Chris Elliott Peter Baldwin
Chris tries to raise money to help save a playground, so he tries to set a world record by having the most things piled on top of him.
1.06 November 4, 1990 Paperboy 2000 Bill Freiberger, Adam Markowitz Peter Baldwin
The newspaper fires all the paper boys and replaces them with the Paperboy 2000, a paper delivering robotic vehicle, so Chris challenges it in a paper delivering contest.
1.07 November 11, 1990 Drivers License David Mirkin David Mirkin
There's a new waitress at the local diner, and Chris wants to take her out, but he needs to drive a car for the date. His problem is he never got a license.
1.08 November 18, 1990 The Sitting Adam Resnick, Marjorie Gross, Miguel Furman David Steinberg
Chris becomes a house sitter in an old Victorian house that appears to be haunted.
1.09 December 2, 1990 Bored Straight Marjorie Gross David Mirkin
While delivering papers in the bad side of town, Chris meets a group of young hoodlums and he decides to "take back the streets" by helping the kids.
1.10 December 16, 1990 Zoo Animals on Wheels Adam Resnick Peter Baldwin
Much to Sharon's dismay, Chris auditions for and gets the lead part in a local community theatre production of Andrew Todd Keller's musical Zoo Animals on Wheels.
1.11 January 6, 1991 Roots Adam Markowitz, Bill Freiberger Dwayne Hickman
Chris finds proof that makes him think he is adopted, so he sets off to find his natural parents, an Amish couple.
1.12 February 3, 1991 The Counterfeit Watch Story Adam Resnick David Mirkin
Chris goes to work for the police in a sting operation after he buys a counterfeit watch, the Chronosynch 2000.
1.13 February 10, 1991 Chris vs. Donald Adam Resnick Dwayne Hickman
At the family reunion Chris is still struggling to get out from under the shadow of his cousin.
1.14 February 24, 1991 Chris Wins a Celebrity Adam Resnick Dean Parisot
Chris wins a weekend with his favorite talk show host, a contest the host first regrets he agreed to, but later Chris regrets he entered, when the host decides to stay. Martin Mull guest stars.
1.15 March 10, 1991 Houseboy 2000 Marjorie Gross Peter Baldwin
After destroying her kitchen, Chris becomes Sharon's slave to work off the $2000 in damage and she also breaks his will.
1.16 March 24, 1991 Married David Mirkin David Mirkin
During one day, Chris meets his soulmate, marries her and goes through an entire relationship with her.
1.17 March 31, 1991 Camping 2000 Steve Pepoon Dean Parisot
Chris and Larry join Mr. Peterson on a camping trip, when Mr. Peterson manages to lose them, the hungry boys eat some berries that cause them to hallucinate.
1.18 April 7, 1991 The Construction Worker Show Adam Resnick David Mirkin
Chris becomes a construction worker with the men who are renovating his parents kitchen. When they tell him one of their trade secrets, Chris has a problem with their dishonesty.
1.19 April 21, 1991 The Big City Marjorie Gross Peter Baldwin
Chris loses his wallet in the big city, and the big city gives him the key to the city and other perks to make him feel better.
1.20 April 28, 1991 Neptune 2000 Steve Pepoon David Mirkin
When Chris was 12 he got a job as a paperboy so he could buy a submarine from the back of a comic book. Four to six hundred weeks later when the kit arrives, Chris and his father put it together; however when they embark on the sub's maiden voyage (in Chris's bathtub) they become trapped.
1.21 May 12, 1991 The One Where Chris and Larry Switch Lives Edd Hall David Mirkin
Chris and Larry ignore an Indian curse and wind up switching places.
1.22 May 19, 1991 Psychic 2000 David Mirkin David Mirkin
Chris has a near death experience and is endowed with prescience and he sees a vision of Sharon being murdered.

Season 2: 1991-1992[edit]

Prod. Code Airdate Title Writer(s) Director
2.01 November 9, 1991 Chris Moves Out Adam Resnick, David Mirkin David Mirkin
Chris turns 31 and decides it's time to move out, so he goes in search of a new place to live and he moves into Gus' garage.
2.02 November 16, 1991 Larry on the Loose Bob Odenkirk David Mirkin
Larry takes off after listening to Chris reminding him of everything wrong with his life. So Chris goes in search of Larry and when he fails, he goes in search of a new best friend.
2.03 November 23, 1991 Meat Locker 2000 Jace Richdale David Mirkin
Chris and Sharon show their true feelings when they become trapped in a meat locker together.
2.04 November 30, 1991 Health Inspector 2000 Steve Pepoon Dean Parisot
After finding a dead rat in his carton of milk, Chris decides to become a food inspector.
2.05 December 7, 1991 Chris Gets His Tonsils Out Eileen Conn, Andrew Gordon David Mirkin
Chris must deal with the fact he is ready to undergo "major" surgery and he begins by trying to make peace with Sharon.
2.06 December 14, 1991 Prisoner of Love Charlie Kaufman David Mirkin
When his pen-pal gets released from prison, she comes to stay with Chris. She takes him hostage when the police come after her when she starts criminal activities under Chris' nose. Nora Dunn guest stars.
2.07 December 21, 1991 Chris Becomes a Male Escort Adam Resnick John Fortenberry
Chris decides on a whim to become a male escort, hoping for free plays and dates with young women. What he gets is an elderly woman who is hard up.
2.08 January 12, 1992 Girlfriend 2000 David Mirkin David Mirkin
After getting hit by her car, Chris falls for (and stalks) a doctor, later while stalking her, he starts getting stalked by the girl from the drugstore who has fallen for him. Emma Samms guest stars.
2.09 January 19, 1992 Chris' Brain Starts Working Steve Pepoon John Fortenberry
Exposure to toxic waste, found under Gus' house, turns Chris into a genius and with Gus he proceeds to enter and win spelling bees.
2.10 February 2, 1992 Bad Fish Bob Odenkirk David Mirkin
After eating bad shellfish, Sharon and Gus get amnesia, and Chris seizes the opportunity to convince them that they are his best friends.
2.11 February 9, 1992 SPEWEY and Me Jace Richdale David Mirkin
When an alien crashes in Gus' front yard, Chris tries to keep it from the government, but this alien is nothing like E.T. or ALF.
2.12 March 1, 1992 1977 2000 Charlie Kaufman David Mirkin
Chris time travels to save Gus' career as a law enforcement officer. However he soon discovers the trouble with messing with the past which includes two-headed zombies named Sharon.
2.13 March 8, 1992 Clip Show David Mirkin David Mirkin
In this clip show, while on his first jet airplane flight, Chris falls out, and is disappointed when his life flashes before his eyes and it only covers the past eighteen months.