List of Melissa & Joey episodes
Melissa & Joey is an American television sitcom starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence. The series revolves around Melanie "Mel" Burke (Hart), an up-and-coming local politician who hires Joseph "Joe" Longo (Lawrence), a recently divorced commodities broker, as the nanny for her niece and nephew. The series premiered on August 17, 2010 on ABC Family. On October 8, 2010, ABC Family announced their order of an additional 18 episodes for the first season on top of the original 12. The mid-season finale for season one aired on October 26, 2010, with the series returned on June 29, 2011. Season 2 premiered on May 30, 2012. Season 3 premiered on May 29, 2013.
"Melissa & Joey" stood as Wednesday's No.1 cable TV telecast at 8 o'clock in Adults 18–34, Women 18–34, Women 18–49 and Females 12–34 Demographics. Season 2 also dominated its cable time period, ranking No.1 across key measures Adults 18–34, Women 18–34, Adults 18–49, Women 18–49, Viewers 12–34 and Females 12–34.
On May 28, 2013, ABC Family renewed Melissa & Joey for a 20-episode fourth season.
As of December 10, 2014[update], a total of 84 episodes of Melissa & Joey have aired.
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||30||12||August 17, 2010||October 26, 2010|
|18||June 29, 2011||September 14, 2011|
|2||15||May 30, 2012||August 29, 2012|
|3||37||May 29, 2013||June 18, 2014|
|4||22||October 22, 2014||TBA|
Season 1 (2010–11)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Production
|1||1||"Pilot"||Ted Wass||David Kendall & Bob Young||August 17, 2010||1001||2.15|
|Mel Burke is having trouble with her niece, Lennox. As she tries to juggle being a councilwoman and a guardian, she gets a little overwhelmed. Her assistant, Rhonda, suggests she get a nanny. Mel is hesitant to do so until she finds out Lennox wrote a poem about her principal, Miss Lunt (Vernee Watson), that wasn't so nice. Mel relents and decides to hire a nanny. Before leaving for a meeting, Joseph "Joe" Longo knocks on her door. He apologizes for an outburst (seen earlier in the episode) and asks if she can get him a job. Mel realizes he was the head of her brother-in-law's company. (It is mentioned that her brother-in-law ran off leaving the company in disarray and it is implied that he ran off with the millions Joe made for him and left his wife to take the blame. The result is her being in federal prison and the reason the children have to stay with Mel.) She explains that there is a hiring freeze downtown so she can't get him a job. Joe then offers to be her new nanny. Joe takes Ryder to school so Mel won't miss her meeting. Mel comes home later to take Lennox to school so she can apologize to Miss Lunt. If she doesn't apologize, Lennox cannot go back to school. Mel finds that Ryder is still at home and Lennox is gone. After leaving, Joe sees an online posting from Lennox and realizes she's on the roof. He convinces her to go eat her "big bowl of stink" instead of letting Mel eat it for her. Mel comes back impressed until she finds out Joe paid Lennox fifty dollars to go to the school and apologize. They later decide to give him being the nanny a try.|
|2||2||"Moving On"||Ted Wass||David Kendall & Bob Young||August 17, 2010||1002||2.18|
|Joe moves into Mel's basement with a meager amount of his belongings, with his ex-wife having most of the good stuff. Mel then convinces him to stand up for himself and get back his widescreen TV. But the presence of television in the living room ruins Mel's date with a fellow politician (Philipp Karner). Meanwhile, Mel encourages Lennox to make friends at her new school.|
|3||3||"Nanny Love"||Ted Wass||Seth Kurland||August 24, 2010||1004||1.92|
|Joe's newfound job ruins his dating life. But, when things start heating up with a sorority sister (Maïté Schwartz) of Mel's, Mel offers him some advice: lie. The truth becomes outrageously stretched, until it blows up in the dysfunctional family's face.|
|4||4||"Boy Toys 'R' Us"||Ted Wass||Jennifer Glickman||August 31, 2010||1003||1.60|
|Lennox's new relationship with a bad boy is no concern for her Aunt Mel, who becomes involved with a bartender/musician (Hal Ozsan). With the girls no longer thinking clearly, Joe must talk some sense into Mel, while managing to organize her closet. Hal and Mel eventually break up, as Joe finishes cleaning her closet, while Lennox gets caught with her bad boy.|
|5||5||"The Perfect Storm"||Steve Zuckerman||Larry Reitzer||September 7, 2010||1008||1.64|
|Mel's father Russell Burke (Christopher Rich) comes over and undermines Mel's authority concerning Lennox's studying and bribes Joe with a Rolex.|
|6||6||"Spies & Lies"||David Trainer||Brenda Hsueh||September 14, 2010||1006||1.40|
|Joe's suspicious behavior prompts Mel to assume that he is in a relationship, when in reality he has teamed up with a former co-worker in hopes of finding Mel's brother-in-law, Lewis. Meanwhile, Mel and Lennox team up to conquer what they think is Ryder's bully, after they discover him missing his new shoes and backpack. It turns out that Ryder himself gave his possessions to a friend, in hopes of repaying him since his family was impacted by Ryder's parents' dishonest investment.|
|7||7||"Up Close & Personal"||David Trainer||Miriam Trogdon||September 21, 2010||1007||1.32|
|Celeste Vega (Valery Ortiz), a TV reporter doing a story on Mel's life is more intrigued with Joe's duties as a nanny and is out to make Mel look like an incompetent councilwoman.|
|8||8||"Dancing With the Stars of Toledo"||Ted Wass||Matt Boren||September 28, 2010||1005||0.96|
|Mel agrees to appear at a Dancing with the Stars type charity event with Joe helping her to get ready for it. Mark Ballas and Finola Hughes guest star.|
|9||9||"Seoul Man"||Tim O'Donnell||David Kendall & Bob Young||October 5, 2010||1009||0.90|
|A crackdown on illegal domestic workers working for city council members begins and Mel pleads with Joe to get his birth certificate so he can continue working for her. But what Joe hasn't told Mel is that he wasn't actually born in America, he was born in an American army hospital in Korea and that finding his legal papers is a daunting task because of him moving around as a kid. Meanwhile, Lennox and her best friend Phoebe agree to go to the school dance together as friends but rumors soon escalate that they are going as a lesbian couple.|
|10||10||"In Lennox We Trust"||Steve Zuckerman||Jennifer Glickman||October 12, 2010||1011||1.28|
|Mel is pleased when she learns Lennox is dating the mayor's son. However, she learns that the boy's good nature is just a façade. Guest stars include Ted McGinley as the mayor and Katherine Helmond (who co-starred for eight years in the structurally similar series, Who's the Boss?) as the family's deceptively senile neighbor.|
|11||11||"A Fright in the Attic"||David Tranier||Seth Kurland||October 19, 2010||1010||1.52|
On Halloween, Joe hears noises in the attic and goes up there to check. He finds out that Mel's brother-in-law, Lewis (John Ross Bowie), who is still hiding from the law. Lennox and Ryder have been bringing him food and want to spend some time with him before he turns himself in. They end up fooling Mel and Joe, who follow Lewis and the children to a Halloween party. In the end Lewis is taken away by who they believe is a police officer when he was actually hired by Lewis, who escapes the law once again. Julia Duffy guest stars as Mirna Sherwood, Mel and Joe's neighbor.Allusion to Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Upon spotting a teenage witch at the party, Mel says to Joe, "Been there. Done that", referring to the titular character she played from 1996 to 2003.
|12||12||"Joe Knows"||Steve Zuckerman||Jennifer Glickman||October 26, 2010||1015||1.38|
|Joe and Mel create web episodes, titled "Joe Knows", to promote his financial advice. He quickly gains popularity, not by his initial premise, but rather Mel's branding. Lennox starts to develop a crush on her chemistry tutor, who turns her down.|
|13||13||"Enemies with Benefits"||Steve Zuckerman||Jordana Arkin||June 29, 2011||1012||1.54|
|Joe's ex-wife Tiffany (Megan Hilty) seeks a renewal of their relationship when she has a pregnancy scare; Lennox struggles with popularity issues.|
|14||14||"Don't Train on My Parade"||Steve Zuckerman||Matt Boren||July 6, 2011||1019||1.08|
|When Joe starts dating Mel's personal trainer (Jessalyn Wanlim), the two find it difficult to balance Joe's new romance and Mel's workout needs. Meanwhile, Lennox tries to maintain a friendship with Beckett, despite her feelings toward him.|
|15||15||"Lost in Translation"||Steve Zuckerman||Seth Kurland||July 13, 2011||1021||1.03|
Mel enlists Joe's translating services when a Japanese client comes to town, only to regret her decision after Joe interferes with a possibility of romance. Meanwhile, Ryder plays the role of mediator for Lennox and her ex-best friend, who must work on a project together.Guest star: Elizabeth Sarah McLaughlin
|16||16||"Joe Versus the Reunion"||Jeff Melman||Larry Reitzer||July 20, 2011||1020||0.98|
Mel, sympathizing for Joe's unfortunate year, pretends to be Joe's girlfriend at his college reunion. Meanwhile, Lennox and Ryder, left home alone, dream of throwing a wild party, only for it to be quite mild.Allusion to My Fake Fiancé: Joe accuses Mel of barging into his reunion and pretending to be his "fake fiancée", a nod to the 2009 ABC Family movie in which Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence both starred in.
|17||17||"Toledo's Next Top Model"||David Trainer||Jordana Arkin||July 27, 2011||1017||0.88|
|An encounter with a scout (Vivica A. Fox) leaves Lennox wanting to become a model, but her decision isn't final until she obtains Mel's permission. Meanwhile, Joe helps Ryder ask a girl named Holly (Rachel G. Fox) out, but she ends up controlling his life.|
|18||18||"The Mel Word"||Steve Zuckerman||Sarah Jane Cunningham & Suzie V. Freeman||August 3, 2011||1028||1.02|
|Mel plans her cousin's (Leslie Grossman) lesbian wedding, and is put in an awkward position when her soon to be cousin-in-law hits on both her and Joe. Lennox and Ryder attempt to create a documentary exposing the prejudice of the nuptials.|
|19||19||"Auction Hero"||David Trainer||Jennifer Glickman||August 3, 2011||1018||1.05|
|Mel auctions off Joe Longo in an auction for his cleaning services, but wonders about ulterior motives of the highest bidder. Lennox Scanlon has ten days to write a novel to prove her writing ability to her teacher.|
|20||20||"Waiting for Mr. Right"||David Trainer||Matt Boren||August 10, 2011||1014||1.04|
|Mel's last single friend gets engaged, so she feels pressured to find a husband, which leads to her continuing in a dull relationship, which Joe advises against.|
|21||21||"Young Love"||Ted Wass||Jennifer Glickman||August 17, 2011||1023||0.98|
|Mel starts dating a much younger man and lies about her age while Lennox deal with competition for the post of editor of the school's blog.|
|22||22||"Mel & Joe's Anniversary"||Ted Wass||Seth Kurland||August 17, 2011||1024||1.14|
|George has a party to introduce Mel to all of his friends. Meanwhile, Joe gets upset at his ex-wife, Tiffany, for disrespecting their anniversary.|
|23||23||"Going the Distance?"||Ted Wass||Jordana Arkin||August 24, 2011||1025||1.02|
|Mel reexamines her romance with George. Elsewhere, Holly introduces her parents (Sean O'Bryan and Wendy Makkena) to Ryder.|
|24||24||"All Politics is Local"||Shelley Jensen||David Kendall & Bob Young||August 24, 2011||1016||1.07|
|Mel's father comes back to town to support a bill Mel opposes. Meanwhile, Lennox's poetry proves popular with a classmate who's an aspiring singer.|
|25||25||"The Other Longo"||David Trainer||Seth Kurland||August 31, 2011||1013||0.89|
|Joe's younger brother (Matthew Lawrence) arrives in town and is attracted to Mel. Meanwhile, Lennox dodges a sick Ryder in order to ensure that she is able to attend a highly anticipated party.|
|26||26||"Teacher/Teacher"||Jeff Melman||Larry Reitzer||August 31, 2011||1029||0.96|
|Ryder lands in hot water with his teacher (Andrew Lawrence) because of Joe. Elsewhere, Mel gets Lennox into an over-18 concert.|
|27||27||"Play Ball"||Leonard R. Garner, Jr.||Ed Driscoll||September 7, 2011||1026||0.94|
|Mel recruits Joe to play on her office softball team, as she is determined to beat her rival's team (Tom Wilson). Meanwhile, Ryder wants Lennox to feature Holly's short story in the school blog.|
|28||28||"A House Divided"||Ted Wass||Sarah Jane Cunningham & Suzie V. Freeman||September 7, 2011||1022||0.83|
|Mel and Joe get into a property dispute with their neighbor (John Ratzenberger); Ryder films a public service announcement starring Lennox and a school jock (Blake Jenner).|
|29||29||"Do As I Say, Not As I Did"||David Trainer||Julie Brown||September 14, 2011||1027||1.27|
|Fearing that she will give into peer pressure, Mel and Joe follow Lennox to her all night after-party. Meanwhile, while studying with another girl, Ryder seizes the opportunity to stand up to Holly.|
|30||30||"The Settlement"||Jeff Melman||David Kendall & Bob Young||September 14, 2011||1030||1.39|
Joe considers newfound possibilities, when he comes into a large sum of money. Meanwhile, a water leak is found on the living room ceiling. When Joe comes into nearly $167,000 dollars, he decides to resign from being a nanny and moves. Mel visits him in his new apartment, and their feelings for each other are evident. After a hasty kiss and the awkward feeling, Mel and Joe don't talk about it. When Joe goes to collect his money, he doesn't receive it only because of his address which is the same as the Scanlon heirs. Despite this he doesn't tell them but moves back in and once again becomes their nanny.Allusion to Blossom: In a moment of shock, Joe utters "Whoa!" and notes "I haven't said that in a long time", referencing his famous catchphrase from the 1990s series in which he co-starred alongside Mayim Bialik.
Season 2 (2012)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Production
|31||1||"I Can Manage"||Jeff Melman||David Kendall & Bob Young||May 30, 2012||2001||1.21|
|In the second-season opener, Mel has her home renovated, but the construction work does not go smoothly. Meanwhile, Lennox's school puts on a play she wrote, but the audience reaction is not what she anticipated.|
|32||2||"If You Can't Stand the Heat"||Jeff Melman||Seth Kurland||May 30, 2012||2002||1.25|
|Mel and Joe attempt to respect each other's privacy after they have a quarrel about boundaries. Elsewhere, Lennox dreads working on the spirit committee at school, but her attitude changes after she meets the president of the club, Aidan (Cody Linley).|
|33||3||"Good to Go"||Rob Schiller||Jennifer Glickman||June 6, 2012||2003||1.07|
|When Mel and Joe walk in on Lennox and Aidan in bed together, they try to steer her away from sex, while Aidan's parents (Beth Littleford and David Starzyk) are delighted at the idea of the two being each other's "first". Holly tries to get Ryder to shave for the first time.|
|34||4||"All Up in My Business"||Melissa Joan Hart||Sarah Jane Cunningham & Suzie V. Freeman||June 6, 2012||2007||1.08|
|Joe thinks that Mel is having an affair with a married man after he overhears a phone conversation and seeks to expose her. Lennox's friend has a boyfriend, Haskell (Gregg Sulkin), that has been crushing on her and she tries to find the right words to tell Scarlett. Meanwhile, Ryder looks for a perfect birthday present for Holly.|
|35||5||"The Knockout"||Steve Zuckerman||Bob Young & David Kendall||June 13, 2012||2005||1.11|
|Mel punches a man after he insults Ryder at a movie theater and the encounter goes viral. She then plans on using her newfound fame in her campaign for an upcoming election. Lennox tries to befriend the new girl in school, but the girl only ends up taking advantage of her, as predicted by Joe.|
|36||6||"Breaking Up is Hard to Do"||Jeff Melman||Sarah Jane Cunningham & Suzie V. Freeman||June 20, 2012||2014||1.49|
Mel plans on breaking up with her insecure, out-of-work boyfriend, Donald (Tommy Dewey), but she feels bad, so she enlists Joe to give him employment tips, along with a makeover before she delivers the bad news. Mel is then smitten by his new look and regains interest, although Joe's tips have turned him into an egoistical jerk. Meanwhile, Holly confides to Lennox that she had accidentally kissed another boy at a party and tells her to not tell Ryder. Ryder, however, already knows the truth and plans on taking advantage of Holly's guilt for as long as he can. She then discovers this and is not amusedAllusion to Dancing with the Stars: Mel teases Joe about his "famous" ravioli, asking him if they went on "Dancing with the Stars", and he replies, "They placed higher than you did".
|37||7||"Mixed Doubles"||David Trainer||Jennifer Glickman||June 27, 2012||2009||1.42|
After a conversation about each other constantly seeing the wrong people, Mel and Joe agree to date someone that the other person set up for them. Joe goes on a date with Ariel (Dilshad Vadsaria), one of Mel's business colleagues, and it seemingly goes well until she refuses to partake in Joe's interests. Mel sees Clark (John Ducey), a friend of Joe's, who gets overly emotional when reminiscing about his ex-wife. Lennox is kicked off of the school blog and so she decides to create her own, devoting all of her free time to it. This annoys her new boyfriend, Haskell, whom she begins to ignore.Allusion to Clarissa Explains It All: Ryder suggests that Lennox call her blog "Lennox Explains It All" when she has difficulty picking out a fitting name. Lennox refers to the idea as "original", though the name refers to the 1990s teen sitcom starring Melissa Joan Hart.
|38||8||"The Donor"||David Kendall||David Valliere||July 11, 2012||2015||1.21|
|Mel's friend Jackie (Christine Lakin) decides to have a baby with the help of a sperm donor and asks Mel to help her decide between two anonymous men. Mel quickly finds out that Jackie's top choice is none other than Joe, with him telling her that he had donated out of desperation for money right out of the Ponzi scheme. Mel then tries to get Jackie to pick someone else, to no avail. When she hears that Joe's donation has suddenly become unavailable, Jackie takes matters into her own hands, deciding to get Joe to do it "the old fashioned way". Lennox and Haskell have problems when Haskell wants to sell an old book that they found at a garage sale for a large sum of money, while Lennox sees the book as a symbol of their love.|
|39||9||"Eat, Pray, Date"||Leonard R. Garner, Jr.||Larry Reitzer||July 18, 2012||2004||1.01|
|Mel is dating a new guy named Travis (Travis Schuldt), who is under the impression that she is a fantastic cook after he tastes some of Joe's creations. Travis then insists on having a cooking date with Mel, which results in her asking Joe for help. He teaches her to create a chicken dish, but trouble arises when Travis brings over uncooked lobster instead. Lennox finds out that one of her popular friends, Noelle (Hayley Erin), has a crush on Ryder. Holly is out of town and Ryder considers leaving her for Noelle, so Lennox feels inclined to fix the mess in order to not ruin her reputation.|
|40||10||"Pretty Big Liars"||Steve Zuckerman||Seth Kurland||July 25, 2012||2006||1.25|
Ryder and Lennox inherit $1,000 each and Ryder wants to invest all of it into a new company that sells high-tech jumping shoes. Joe warns him against it with his experience in the stock market, but Ryder tells him to help invest it anyway. However, the stocks rise at a fast pace and Ryder thinks that he's rich, but in reality, Joe never invested any of the money because he was wary of the company. Meanwhile, Lennox and Haskell have broken up after she caught him making out with another girl. Mel meets Haskell's father, Sam (Shawn Christian), and the two start a secret affair in order to not upset Lennox.Title reference: Pretty Little Liars, which also airs on ABC Family.
|41||11||"A Pair of Sneakers"||Linda Mendoza||Kara Lee Burk||August 1, 2012||2012||1.23|
|Mel and Lennox are arguing over their driving lesson arrangements. They both think that the other person is the worse driver. Joe offers to give Lennox driving lessons instead, but Mel wants to be the one to teach her niece. He then goes behind her back and takes Lennox for a drive. She ends up hitting a mailbox and denting Mel's car, with Joe taking the blame for her. Meanwhile, Joe had stumbled into Ryder having a photo session with Mel's shoes and sticking his arm into her pantyhose, resulting in weird looks. It turned out that Mel had agreed to give Ryder community service hours in exchange for him going through her wardrobe for flawed clothing and they decided to keep it from Joe.|
|42||12||"Mother of All Problems"||Jeff Melman||Larry Reitzer||August 8, 2012||2013||1.09|
|Mel's mother, Monica (Rita Rudner), has come to visit and it's clear that she does not have a great relationship with Mel or her grandchildren, as she always criticizes everyone. Joe has a talk with her and accidentally convinces her to divorce Mel's father, who has been cheating on her with a much younger woman. Not wanting to participate in gym class, Lennox goes along with her teacher's (Julie Brown) assumption that she is pregnant, which gets out of hand.|
|43||13||"Wherefore Art Thou Lennox"||Joey Lawrence||Sarah Jane Cunningham & Suzie V. Freeman||August 15, 2012||2008||1.28|
|Mel is in a heated debate with Councilwoman Mueller (Jackie Hoffman). Lennox is her aunt's new intern, and she starts to hang out with Cameron (Jacob Artist), Mueller's intern. Mel disapproves, seeing it as hanging with the enemy due to their political differences. Lennox insists that's not what it's about and gets angry. Meanwhile, Joe hasn't been getting much sleep due to his new job as an online consultant to businessmen in Russia. He is also seeing a Russian woman, Elena (Anya Monzikova), who shows up in Toledo unexpectedly.|
|44||14||"From Russia With Love"||Rob Schiller||Jennifer Glickman||August 22, 2012||2010||1.22|
|While things are heating up between Joe and Elena, Mel dislikes this sudden interruption in her household, with Elena getting in the way of Joe's responsibilities. When Elena becomes angry at Joe, Joe depends on Mel to get through to her. In the process, Mel reveals some feelings for Joe that she never realized she had. Ryder volunteers to be Lennox's guinea pig for a study on what their school's vending machine junk food does to students. Later, Elena's business firm in Russia has been caught in a financial scandal similar to Joe's and she learns that she would be arrested as soon as she returns home. To save Elena, Joe asks her to marry him in order to become a U.S. citizen.|
|45||15||"Mel Marries Joe"||Rob Schiller||Stefanie Leder||August 29, 2012||2011||1.50|
|Wedding plans are coming into place for Joe and Elena, while Mel is still skeptical of their "green card marriage". When an immigration officer shows up at the house under suspicions of a scam, Mel tells him that she, as a councilwoman, is willing to perform the ceremony in order to make it look legitimate. She lends Elena an old wedding dress and it turns out that Mel had been engaged once before. On the big day, Mel is reluctant to go through with the ceremony, possibly due to a mix of her skepticism and her feelings for Joe. In the end, Joe marries Elena with the feeling that it is true love after all, but later, Elena receives a call that prompts her to fly back to Russia in order to testify for one of her innocent colleagues. Mel and Joe are left in the suite and the two toast to the next "Mrs. Longo", wherever she may be.|
Season 3 (2013–14)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Production
|46||1||"Works for Me"||Jeff Melman||David Kendall & Bob Young||May 29, 2013||3001||0.97|
|Distraught over the possibility of never re-entering the financial world, Joe seeks other venues with the neighbors, while Mel desperately attempts to demonstrate his importance to the family. Meanwhile, Lennox becomes obsessed with discovering the identity of a girl her artist boyfriend, Zander (Sterling Knight), has been drawing in his notebook. Elsewhere, Ryder goes on a camping trip and has a run-in with the law after he is the only one (of all of his friends) to admit that they smoked pot.|
|47||2||"Toxic Parents"||Rob Schiller||Sarah Jane Cunningham & Suzie V. Freeman||June 5, 2013||3002||0.81|
|When Mel and Joe discover that they are dating a divorced man and woman who were formerly married, they attempt to win over the affections of the ex-couple's child, with disastrous results as the child is trapped in a storm drain. The Parents then proceed to dump them both. Meanwhile, Lennox wants to rebel against her boyfriend Zander's sexist stereotype and considers getting a tattoo. Elsewhere, Ryder mopes around the house, missing his former high school life.|
|48||3||"Inside Job"||Rob Schiller||Bob Young & David Kendall||June 12, 2013||3003||1.02|
Mel gets Joe a government job, but problems arise when Joe is caught in another financial scandal, putting Mel's career on the line as it turns out their boss was behind the scandals and he is caught on a wire and is later arrested the news presenter then announces as Joe was allegedly involved in the scandal he loses his job. Elsewhere, Lennox must kiss an attractive classmate when she stars in the school play.Note: Alimi Ballard makes a cameo in this episode. He played 'The Quizmaster' in Melissa Joan Hart's long running hit show Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.
|49||4||"Can't Hardly Wait"||Melissa Joan Hart||Christopher Luccy||June 12, 2013||3007||0.76|
|Joe dates his chiropractor, Dr. Chelsea Mullins (Marla Sokoloff), following a back injury. After Mel tells him about a book suggesting new couples abstain from sex, he decides he doesn't want to rush their new romance. Chelsea reveals that she is still a virgin, waiting for that perfect man, and as their relationship continues, Joe finds waiting unbearable. Elsewhere, Ryder and Zander team up to work on a graphic novel, but the project hits a sour note when Lennox becomes their editor.|
|50||5||"Oh Brother"||Jeff Melman||Seth Kurland||June 19, 2013||3004||1.05|
|Mel begins dating an old pal from childhood (Trevor Donovan), and Joe worries that Mel and her beau may be related and not know it. He and Mel plot to discover the truth. Elsewhere, Lennox learns that one of her blog sponsors engages in unfair labor practices, and struggles with the guilt of involving herself with the company while loving her new phone.|
|51||6||"The Truth Hurts"||Jeff Melman||Seth Kurland||June 26, 2013||3005||0.98|
|Mel and Austin's romantic weekend adventure gets ruined thanks to Joe, and they aren't allowed to have sex. Meanwhile, Ryder gets a classmate when Joe introduces him to a fellow home schooled student, but Ryder is annoyed by how much of a nerd he is.|
|52||7||"The Unkindest Cut"||Robbie Countryman||Jennifer Glickman||July 10, 2013||3006||0.82|
Mel starts to imagine having a family with Austin. However she learns Austin decided he never wanted children at 25 and had a vasectomy. This puts a strain on their relationship. Austin points out that Lennox and Ryder are basically her children, and Joe babysits the neighbor's baby, Tucker, bringing him over to the house so he can remind Mel of her dreams of wanting her own child. Meanwhile Lennox is faced with the challenge of writing her college admissions essay, and she hires Ryder to boss her around until she finishes.Note: The baby playing Tucker is actually Melissa Joan Hart's son, Tucker Wilkerson, in real life.
|53||8||"The Unfriending"||Rob Schiller||Sarah Jane Cunningham & Suzie V. Freeman||July 17, 2013||3008||0.91|
Joe encourages Mel to ditch her clingy friend, Anita, but when Mel thinks that Anita's finally out of her life for good, she and Joe begin dating. Mel is convinced Anita just wants to be back in her life, while Joe believes it is a genuine relationship, so they plot to uncover the truth.Meanwhile, Lennox tries to figure out why Zander won't share his SAT scores. Upon discovering he scored higher than her, Lennox gets angry and realizes just how competitive she is.
|54||9||"Something Happened"||Rob Schiller||Jennifer Glickman||July 24, 2013||3009||0.96|
|Mel and Joe discover through Lennox's blog that she recently lost her virginity to Zander. Mel is bothered that Lennox downplays sex and didn't feel she could share with her aunt, so she decides to help her niece have a more rewarding sex.life. Joe is completely against this idea, trying to deny the event. After Zander breaks up with Lennox soon after, Joe gets angry and goes to have a talk with him. Elsewhere, Ryder plays up his undeserved rebel reputation to impress his girlfriend, but this approach backfires with her parents, who insist that they stop seeing one another.|
"Good Morning Toledo"
|Adam Weissman||Julie Whitesell||July 31, 2013||3014||1.00|
|Mel and Joe cohost a local morning show and win over viewers, but their candor about Lennox's and Ryder's lives upsets the teens.|
|56||11||"Fast Times"||Jeff Melman||Jennifer Glickman||August 7, 2013||3011||0.91|
|After Mel's new boyfriend Noah's apartment floods, Mel tries to get their relationship progressing quickly by inviting him to live with her for the week. Elsewhere, Lennox encounters difficulty waking up in the morning for her new internship.|
|57||12||"Bad Influence"||Joey Lawrence||Stefanie Leder||August 14, 2013||3012||0.74|
|Joe and Ryder mistakenly sell an old video of Mel's at a garage sale, and Mel is desperate to get it back. Elsewhere, Lennox's pen pal looks forward to meeting her now that he's out of prison.|
|58||13||"Teach Your Children"||Jeff Melman||Stefanie Leder||August 21, 2013||3010||0.85|
|Joe works out an alternative payment plan when he begins dating the mother of one of his students, which unintentionally earns him a reputation among the other mothers in the neighborhood as a tutor-prostitute. Meanwhile, Zander and Lennox decide to skip college and drive around the country in a motor home—which doesn't sit well with "cool" aunt Mel. And Ryder introduces his vegan girlfriend to the joys of meat.|
|59||14||"What Happens in Jersey... (Part 1)"||David Kendall||David Kendall & Bob Young||August 28, 2013||3015||0.91|
|Joe is returning home to Jersey for the 99th birthday of his grandmother (Doris Roberts) but reveals that she doesn't know that he is divorced and that telling her might kill her. Joe, Ryder and Lennox convince Mel to pose as Joe's wife to keep his grandmother happy. Things get complicated, however, when the birthday girl treats Mel and Joe to a special "love potion". Meanwhile, Lennox may be falling for Joe's nephew (Kevin Fontayne) and Ryder fears he's been drafted into the Mafia.|
|60||15||"What Happens in Jersey... (Part 2)"||Phill Lewis||David Kendall & Bob Young||September 4, 2013||3016||1.13|
|After a night of heavy drinking, Joe and Mel end up sleeping together to their own shock. Ryder gets worked up about helping out Joe's mother with "the rat". Lennox finds out that Marco was only pretending to be into her to make his ex-girlfriend jealous. Mel, as Tiffany, mistakenly makes a deathbed promise to Nona that she and Joe will stay together forever. Joe tells Mel that they should take a shot at a relationship, though Mel insists that it would never work out due to their constant bickering and takes a plane back to Toledo alone. When Mel gets back, Austin arrives, telling her that he wants her back and wants a family with her someday. Joe returns shortly after and realizes that he might have missed his opportunity.|
|61||16||"A New Kind of Christmas"||Rob Schiller||Seth Kurland||December 11, 2013||3013||1.22|
Mel's sister, Meredith (Jaime Pressly), comes home from prison on furlough to celebrate Christmas with the kids and Mel, and seems unruffled by Joe's obvious animosity towards her.Note: Christmas special as part of ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas.
|62||17||"A Decent Proposal"||David Kendall||David Kendall & Bob Young||January 15, 2014||3017||1.25|
|Joe rushes home to tell Mel that he has feelings for her after their romantic night together in New Jersey. When he arrives, he's shocked to find Austin (Trevor Donovan) has shown up and wants to give his relationship with Mel another try. Deciding he can't stay and watch them fall in love all over again, Joe quits. Meanwhile, Lennox plots to get Joe and Mel together and Ryder gets sick from his own cooking.|
|63||18||"Independence Day"||Rob Schiller||Jennifer Glickman||January 22, 2014||3018||1.21|
|Mel decides that she wants to take it slow with Joe, but it backfires when he decides to move out so that he can properly "court" her. Joe finds an apartment, but ends up taking a ridiculous amount of shifts at his new job to afford it after declining Mel's help. When Mel accidentally gets Joe fired, she sees it as a good thing until Joe is hired as a new live-in nanny for one of the neighbors. Meanwhile, Lennox finds it hard to collaborate with Zander on a creative project amidst their relationship pause.|
|64||19||"The New Deal"||Rob Schiller||Stefanie Leder||January 29, 2014||3019||1.36|
|Joe's new job is taking away his time with Mel. So, she sneaks over there and almost gets him fired. He later quits for something his boss says to him.|
|65||20||"Feel the Burn"||Robbie Countryman||Seth Kurland||February 5, 2014||3020||1.13|
|Mel pressures Joe to teach an exercise class, which he kicks her out of. They later go to a dinner, still fighting. Lennox and Zander sell their web series.|
|66||21||"Plus One"||Melissa Joan Hart||Christopher Luccy||February 12, 2014||3021||1.06|
|Mel takes Joe to a work dinner, where he shares his and her opinions, getting bad press for Mel.|
|67||22||"House Broken"||Jeff Melman||David Valliere||February 26, 2014||3022||0.89|
|Mel gets a dog against Joe's wishes. After a day of hanging out, the dog (Wendell) forms an attachment for Joe and Mel gets jealous when Wendell sneaks into Joe's room and sleeps with him overnight. Joe tries to show Mel how much Wendell loves her by hiding dog treats under the pillows on the couch. While talking to Lennox, Mel realises that she wants a baby. Mel tries to tell Joe that she wants a baby but has trouble and says she wants Wendell micro-chipped. Lennox finds out that Wendell has an owner (Paxton) because one of the 9,000 followers on Instagram had proof but that he ran away. Joe admits to Mel that he was so against the idea of getting a dog because it was so similar to raising a baby and that he was intimidated. Ryder starts seeing Stella, a teen mom, who is highly motivated, responsible, and wants to get into a good college. She tells Ryder that now isn't a good time for her to have sex, especially since she made some poor decisions last year, he seems bummed, but respects her decision and they sit in Joe's car looking up at the stars.|
|68||23||"Couples Therapy"||Joey Lawrence||Julie Whitesell||March 5, 2014||3023||0.99|
Joe and Mel decide to join couples therapy. The counselor, Dr. Kathryn Miller, turns out to be Joe's ex girlfriend. Lennox has complications dating her teacher's assistant when Zander shows up at her doorstep.Guest star: Elizabeth Berkley Lauren as Dr. Kathryn Miller
|69||24||"To Tell The Truth"||Jeff Melman||Jennifer Glickman||March 12, 2014||3024||0.86|
Mel and Joe go to couple's night with friends.Guest star: Tamera Mowry as Gillian
|70||25||"My Roof, My Rules"||Jeff Melman||Julie Whitesell||March 19, 2014||3025||0.98|
Lennox's romance with Emerson is exposed, so Mel follows Joe's advice and forbids the relationship, leading Lennox to move out. Elsewhere, Ryder forgets his passport and gets stuck at the Canadian border.Guest star: Jack DeSena
|71||26||"Chaperones"||Rob Schiller||David Kendall & Bob Young||March 26, 2014||3026||1.01|
|Mel and Joe chaperone a dance at Ryder's school, but they "misbehave" and get thrown out. Meanwhile, Ryder plans to end his relationship with Stella, but he changes his mind after he helps her take care of an ill Isabel.|
|72||27||"I'll Cut You"||Rob Schiller||Michael Curtis & Roger S.H. Schulman||April 2, 2014||3027||0.91|
|Joe is rear-ended by Mel's hairdresser and Mel struggles to choose sides. Ryder seeks advice from Lennox.|
|73||28||"Catch & Release"||Melissa Joan Hart||Stefanie Leder||April 9, 2014||3028||0.95|
|David Lascher and Elisa Donovan (both of whom acted in both Blossom and Sabrina, the teenage witch)|
|74||29||"Born To Run"||Joey Lawrence||Seth Kurland||April 16, 2014||3029||0.99|
|Mel's father is back and causes trouble when an embarrassing text of his goes public, threatening her bid for an upcoming election.|
|75||30||"More Than Roommates"||Stuart Bass||Holly Hester||April 23, 2014||3030||0.87|
|Joe inherits his grandmother's old chair and wants it placed in the living room. Mel has trouble telling Joe that she doesn't think it fits. Nona then appears to her in a dream and gets her to sit in the chair. When Joe sees the wine stain that Mel created, the two argue, but end up finding out that Nona had hid $10,000 in the chair for Joe. Meanwhile, Ryder offers moving help to Zander's roommates and ends up hooking up with one of them.|
|76||31||"Accidents Will Happen"||Robbie Countryman||Christopher Luccy||April 30, 2014||3031||0.89|
Mel thinks that she is pregnant after taking a home pregnancy test. When Joe finds the test, Lennox says it's hers to cover for Mel. Meanwhile, Ryder needs to pass a math test and enlists the school nerd to tutor him and a popular girl in their class.Guest stars: Beth Broderick (who also played 'Aunt Zelda' in Sabrina, the Teenage Witch), Sterling Knight, Zedrick Restauro, and Denyse Tontz.
|77||32||"Right Time, Right Place"||Jeff Melman||Jennifer Glickman||May 7, 2014||3032||0.82|
|Mel has planned the perfect wedding for her friend, but when the wedding is abruptly cancelled, Mel suggests that she and Joe take the next step and get married instead. Joe turns her down the first time because he doesn't think that they're ready. Ryder later spots Joe at a jewelry store and everyone assumes that he's planning a proposal. This leads to Mel becoming increasingly frustrated throughout their date night when she keeps looking for the signs. However, Joe does end up proposing to Mel in front of the family and she says yes.|
|78||33||"Don't Look Back in Anger"||David Kendall||Christopher Luccy and Julie Whitesell||May 14, 2014||3037||0.89|
|Mel and Joe have a marriage ceremonial expert (Tim Conway) come to their house. They look back at all the things in the past.|
|79||34||"Uninvited"||Jeff Melman||Stefanie Leder||May 28, 2014||3033||1.02|
|Joe's mother visits unexpectedly, which irks Mel, but Joe saves his anger for another unplanned guest: his estranged brother. Elsewhere, Lennox and Ryder aren't on the same page with her plans for his future.|
|80||35||"You're the One That I Want"||Rob Schiller||Seth Kurland||June 4, 2014||3034||0.97|
|Mel and Joe get ready to tie the knot. The guys go dirtbiking and Joe hurts his leg because of Ryder. Meanwhile Joey's nephew has the hots for Lennox which creates problems for her. Joey makes it to the alter, but finds out he has a 13 year old daughter he never knew about during the vows.|
|81||36||"Maybe I'm Amazed"||Rob Schiller||David Kendall & Bob Young||June 11, 2014||3035||0.96|
Mel & Joe never finish the vows after Joe hears about his daughter Dani. They go to her hometown and meet her, then Dani comes to Toledo in a cab to see her father get married. Meanwhile, Lennox and Zander break up again, and Ryder announces to his aunt that he doesn't plan to go to college.Guest stars: Brooke Burke-Charvet as Felicia Mancini
|82||37||"At Last"||David Kendall||Jennifer Glickman||June 18, 2014||3036||1.29|
|Problems arise when Joey tells Dani that she can move in without consulting Mel first. Lennox pursues Marco as a rebound after breaking it off with Zander. After the wedding minister quits, Ryder gets ordained online so he can perform the ceremony himself. When the wedding is finally set to occur, Mel falls off the roof and lands in the hospital. Not wanting to prolong their vows any longer, Mel and Joe are married in front of their loved ones in her hospital room.|
Season 4 (2014)
On May 28, 2013, ABC Family renewed Melissa & Joey for a 20-episode fourth season.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Production
|83||1||"Witch Came First"||Melissa Joan Hart||Jennifer Glickman||October 22, 2014||HS||1.19|
Mel's doctor drops by on Halloween to convince Mel she was once a teenage witch and needs to battle the evil Dark Lord. At first Mel and Joe don't believe her, but then Joe's Halloween robot comes to life, and Mel accidentally turns Lennox into a cat.
Guest stars: Beth BroderickNote: Halloween special as part of ABC Family's 13 Nights of Halloween.
|84||2||"A Melanie & Josiah Christmas"||Rob Schiller||Julie Whitesell||December 10, 2014||CS||1.00|
Mel and Joe are about to celebrate their first Christmas as a married couple, which leads to a competition over whose family ornament should take the top spot on the tree.Note: Second Christmas special as part of ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas.
|85||3||"The Honeymooners"||January 14, 2015||4002|
|Mel is less than thrilled when her honeymoon to Tahiti gets cancelled due to her broken leg, so Joe surprises her with a cabin getaway. But things go awry, and their dream vacation quickly becomes a nightmare. Meanwhile, Lennox tries to hide her relationship with Marco (guest star Kevin Fonteyne) from everyone, not realizing Joe had wired the house with cameras before he and Mel left.|
|No.||Title||Original air date||Viewers
|1||"Pilot"||August 17, 2010||2.15||1.0|||
|3||"Nanny Love"||August 24, 2010||1.92||0.9|||
|4||"Boy Toys 'R' Us"||August 31, 2010||1.60||0.7|||
|5||"The Perfect Storm"||September 7, 2010||1.64||0.7|||
|6||"Spies & Lies"||September 14, 2010||1.40||0.7|||
|7||"Up Close & Personal"||September 21, 2010||1.32||0.7|||
|8||"Dancing With the Stars of Toledo"||September 28, 2010||0.96||0.3|||
|9||"Seoul Man"||October 5, 2010||0.90||0.4|||
|10||"In Lennox We Trust"||October 12, 2010||1.28||0.5|||
|11||"A Fright in the Attic"||October 19, 2010||1.52||0.6|||
|12||"Joe Knows"||October 26, 2010||1.38||0.6|||
|13||"Enemies with Benefits"||June 29, 2011||1.54||0.6|||
|14||"Don't Train on My Parade"||July 6, 2011||1.08||0.4|||
|15||"Lost in Translation"||July 13, 2011||1.03||0.4|||
|16||"Joe Versus the Reunion"||July 20, 2011||0.98||0.4|||
|17||"Toledo's Next Top Model"||July 27, 2011||0.88||0.4|||
|18||"The Mel Word"||August 3, 2011||1.02||0.4|||
|20||"Waiting for Mr. Right"||August 10, 2011||1.04||0.5|||
|21||"Young Love"||August 17, 2011||0.98||0.4|||
|22||"Mel & Joe's Anniversary"||1.14||0.5|||
|23||"Going the Distance?"||August 24, 2011||1.02||0.5|||
|24||"All Politics is Local"||1.07||0.5|
|25||"The Other Longo"||August 31, 2011||0.89||0.4|||
|27||"Play Ball"||September 8, 2011||0.94||0.4|||
|28||"A House Divided"||0.83||0.4|
|29||"Do As I Say, Not As I Did"||September 14, 2011||1.27||0.7|||
|No.||Title||Original air date||Viewers
|1||"I Can Manage"||May 30, 2012||1.21||0.7|||
|2||"If You Can't Stand the Heat"||1.25||0.7|
|3||"Good to Go"||June 6, 2012||1.07||0.5|||
|4||"All Up in My Business"||1.08||0.5|
|5||"The Knockout"||June 13, 2012||1.11||0.5|||
|6||"Breaking Up is Hard to Do"||June 20, 2012||1.49||0.7|||
|7||"Mixed Doubles"||June 27, 2012||1.42||0.7|||
|8||"The Donor"||July 11, 2012||1.21||0.6|||
|9||"Eat, Pray, Date"||July 18, 2012||1.01||0.3|||
|10||"Pretty Big Liars"||July 25, 2012||1.25||0.6|||
|11||"A Pair of Sneakers"||August 1, 2012||1.23||0.5|||
|12||"Mother of All Problems"||August 8, 2012||1.09||0.5|||
|13||"Wherefore Art Thou Lennox"||August 15, 2012||1.28||0.6|||
|14||"From Russia With Love"||August 22, 2012||1.22||0.5|||
|15||"Mel Marries Joe"||August 29, 2012||1.50||0.7|||
|No.||Title||Original air date||Viewers
|1||"Works for Me"||May 29, 2013||0.97||0.5|||
|2||"Toxic Parents"||June 5, 2013||0.82||0.3|||
|3||"Inside Job"||June 12, 2013||1.02||0.5|||
|4||"Can't Hardly Wait"||0.76||0.3|||
|5||"Oh Brother"||May 19, 2013||1.05||0.5|||
|6||"The Truth Hurts"||June 26, 2013||0.98||0.5|||
|7||"The Unkindest Cut"||July 10, 2013||0.81||0.4|||
|8||"The Unfriending"||July 17, 2013||0.91||0.5|||
|9||"Something Happened"||July 24, 2013||0.96||0.4|||
"Good Morning Toledo"
|July 31, 2013||1.00||0.4|||
|11||"Fast Times"||August 7, 2013||0.91||0.5|||
|12||"Bad Influence"||August 14, 2013||0.74||0.4|||
|13||"Teach Your Children"||August 21, 2013||0.85||0.5|||
|14||"What Happens in Jersey... (Part 1)"||August 28, 2013||0.91||0.5|||
|15||"What Happens in Jersey... (Part 2)"||September 4, 2013||1.13||0.6|||
|16||"A New Kind of Christmas"||December 11, 2013||1.22||0.6|||
|17||"A Decent Proposal"||January 15, 2014||1.25||0.6|||
|18||"Independence Day"||January 22, 2014||1.21||0.5|||
|19||"The New Deal"||January 29, 2014||1.36||0.7|||
|20||"Feel the Burn"||February 5, 2014||1.13||0.6|||
|21||"Plus One"||February 12, 2014||1.07||0.5|||
|22||"House Broken"||February 26, 2014||0.90||0.5|||
|23||"Couples Therapy"||March 5, 2014||0.99||0.5|||
|24||"To Tell The Truth"||March 12, 2014||0.86||0.4|||
|25||"My Roof, My Rules"||March 19, 2014||0.98||0.4|||
|26||"Chaperones"||March 26, 2014||1.01||0.5|||
|27||"I'll Cut You"||April 2, 2014||0.91||0.4|||
|28||"Catch & Release"||April 9, 2014||0.95||0.4|||
|29||"Born To Run"||April 16, 2014||0.99||0.5|||
|30||"More Than Roommates"||April 23, 2014||0.87||0.4|||
|31||"Accidents Will Happen"||April 30, 2014||0.89||0.4|||
|32||"Right Time, Right Place"||May 7, 2014||0.82||0.3|||
|33||"Don't Look Back in Anger"||May 14, 2014||0.89||0.4|||
|34||"Uninvited"||May 28, 2014||1.02||0.5|||
|35||"You're the One That I Want"||June 4, 2014||0.97||0.5|||
|36||"Maybe I'm Amazed"||June 11, 2014||0.96||0.4|||
|37||"At Last"||June 18, 2014||1.29||0.6|||
|No.||Title||Original air date||Viewers
|1||"Witch Came First"||October 22, 2014||1.19||0.6|||
|2||"A Melanie & Josiah Christmas"||December 10, 2014||1.00||0.5|||
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