List of See Dad Run episodes
See Dad Run is an American sitcom television series that premiered on Nick at Nite on October 6, 2012, after a one-hour premiere of the iCarly episode, "iShock America" with 1.6 millions viewers. The series is that after a decade on television, actor David Hobbs (Scott Baio) becomes a stay-at-home dad so his soap opera star wife (Alanna Ubach) can get back in the spotlight, but he quickly realizes that playing a dad on television is much different from the real thing. He has to take care of his three kids, Emily (Ryan Newman), Joe (Jackson Brundage) and Janie (Bailey Michelle Brown) with the help of his best friends, Marcus (Mark Curry) and Kevin (Ramy Youssef).  Baio also serves as an executive producer. Nickelodeon has ordered twenty episodes of the series. On December 19, 2012. Nick at Nite renewed the series for a second season of twenty episodes, which premiered on June 2, 2013. On October 21, 2013, the series was renewed for a third season of thirteen episodes. Each episode title begins with the phrase "See Dad..."
|Season||Episodes||Originally aired (U.S. dates)|
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||20||October 6, 2012||May 12, 2013|
|2||20||June 2, 2013||2014|
Season 1 (2012–13)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Production
|1||1||"See Dad Run Home"||Andrew D. Weyman||Tina Albanese & Patrick Labyorteaux||October 6, 2012||101||1.64|
|David Hobbs has spent the last decade playing a beloved father on one of TV's biggest sitcoms. When his series ends, he becomes into a stay-at-home dad watching over his children, Emily, Janie, and Joe. Meanwhile, his wife, Amy, returns to her television career. Now, David must accustom to tending to his kids' every need. His children worry since he is never around, and barely knows anything about being a parent. David soon realizes how challenging it is to be an actual father.|
|2||2||"See Dad Lose Janie"||Andrew D. Weyman||Tina Albanese & Patrick Labyorteaux||October 14, 2012||102||1.9|
|David has to take Emily and Joe to school and take Janie to Mommy and Me class and get everybody home in time for a much-anticipated piano lesson. Meanwhile, Emily has ruined Amy's favorite sweater and asks David to pay for it in exchange for finding Janie.|
|3||3||"See Dad Play Coach"||Andrew D. Weyman||Michael Feldman||October 21, 2012||103||1.51|
|David decides to coach Joe's baseball team, until his competitiveness overwhelms him. Emily tries to trick David and Amy by procrastinating on her psychology project.|
|4||4||"See Dad Rise from the Dead"||Victor Gonzalez||Paul Ciancarelli & David DiPietro||October 28, 2012||104||1.68|
|A paranoid Joe thinks David has been turned into a zombie after watching too many scary movies. Emily tries to get Janie to be dependent on David and Amy, so she can go out to parties and no longer have to babysit.|
|5||5||"See Dad Get Wah-Wah'd"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Perry Rein & Gigi McCreery||November 4, 2012||110||1.06|
|David and Marcus are producing a new TV show and try to get Ricky Adams (James Maslow), an actor who played David's son on his old TV show to star in it. However, Ricky's self-centered attitude annoys David. Amy is reluctant to get reading glasses.|
|6||6||"See Dad Meet Matthew Pearson"||Victor Gonzalez||Perry Rein & Gigi McCreery||November 11, 2012||105||1.16|
|Emily's latest crush Matthew Pearson (Luke Benward), is more interested in spending time with David than her.|
|7||7||"See Dad One Night Only"||Rich Correll||Matt Boren||November 18, 2012||106||1.64|
|David and Amy learn that Emily will be an extra in the school play. But after the director learns that Emily is David's daughter, she is then given the lead role, despite the fact that she is a terrible actress. Joe and Janie try to make a viral video.|
|8||8||"See Dad Catch a Rat"||Rich Correll||David DiPietro & Paul Ciancarelli||November 25, 2012||108||1.3|
|David tries to catch a rat loose in the house without the help of an exterminator. He also lies to Emily saying that he will catch it humanely since she is now a member of an animal rights group. Amy is not pleased with David having his reclining chair from his old TV show in the house, she then tries to get rid of it.|
|9||9||"See Dad Run Christmas Into the Ground"||Jonathan Judge||Tina Albanese & Patrick Labyorteaux||December 9, 2012||115||1.6|
|David, Marcus and the family spend all day in a warehouse club store to get a special dish for Christmas dinner. Amy must work on Christmas Eve dealing an unruly TV director. Kevin decorates the Hobbs' living room with Christmas decorations while they are away.|
|10||10||"See Dad Campaign"||Rich Correll||Matt Boren||February 17, 2013||117||1.46|
|Emily is running for class president against Xander (Jack Griffo), the son of David's old rival, Ted McGinley (Scott Baio's former Happy Days co-star), with David trying to find good ways to help her win. Meanwhile, Ricky Adams tries to apologize to David and Emily for his behavior but they won't forgive him. Emily gets worried about possibly losing the election and gets Ricky to help her sing the song "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)". She later ends up winning the election.|
|11||11||"See Dad Get Schooled"||Jonathan Judge||Perry Rein & Gigi McCreery||February 24, 2013||116||0.94|
|David is terrified about taking part in the History Bowl at Joe's school, due to him not knowing anything about American history and not wanting to let Joe down.|
|12||12||"See Dad Assist Kevin"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Earl Davis||March 3, 2013||112||1.23|
|The Hobbs family takes care of Kevin when he injures his back.|
|13||13||"See Dad Run, But He Can't Hide"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Mitchel Katlin & Nat Bernstein||March 10, 2013||111||1.30|
|The Hobbs family gets upset and embarrassed when the paparazzi keeps taking embarrassing photos of them and posting them online. Mitch (Bryan Callen), a TV show host keeps reporting false stories about them and David and Amy try to get revenge on him.|
|14||14||"See Dad Get Married and Married"||Rich Correll||Mitchel Katlin & Nat Bernstein||March 17, 2013||113||1.31|
|Amy becomes jealous after finding out that David had an exotic wedding with his first wife Nicole (Elaine Hendrix). David and the children set out to give Amy the wedding she deserves. Joe catches up with old friend of his, reuniting through Facebook.|
|15||15||"See Dad as The Great and Powerful Hobbs"||Victor Gonzalez||Michael Feldman||March 31, 2013||109||1.24|
|David installs a surveillance system in the house that monitors everything downstairs. David and Amy get angry when noticing that the kids are saying bad comments about them. Emily throws a party, David and Amy use the surveillance system to spy on her. At the party, Joe tries to impress Mary and Matthew asks Emily to the junior prom.|
|16||16||"See Dad Play Hard to Get"||Madeline Cripe||Lisa Parsons||April 7, 2013||114||1.24|
|David gives Emily advice on her relationship with Matthew. David plays hard to get while having his contract renewed to continue to endorse an orange juice brand.|
|17||17||"See Dad Get Janie Into Kindergarten"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Michael Feldman||April 14, 2013||119||1.28|
|David tries to get Janie into kindergarten. Marcus and Kevin audition for a globe-trotting reality show, with help from Emily.|
|18||18||"See Dad Host a Playgroup"||Rich Correll||Lisa Parsons||April 21, 2013||107||1.47|
|David hosts a playgroup, where he meets other mothers and their different parenting styles. David then decides to have his own parenting style, by taking away Dr. Monkey Chunks from Janie, makes Joe eat healthy muffins, and makes Emily study for more French.|
|19||19||"See Dad Get Attacked By Promzilla"||Anthony Rich||Paul Ciancarelli & David DiPietro||April 28, 2013||118||1.20|
|With Amy off to a soap opera fan convention, David is left helping Emily get ready for the junior prom. David and Marcus accompany their daughters to find the perfect prom dresses. Emily and Mary then fight over the same dress. Joe and Janie trick Kevin into taking care of their every need.|
|20||20||"See Dad See Through Grandma"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Tina Albanese & Patrick Labyorteaux||May 12, 2013||120||1.02|
|David's special Mother's Day plans for Amy get derailed when his self-centered mom, Maggie (Michele Lee) shows up.|
Season 2 (2013–14)
On December 19, 2012, Nick at Nite renewed the series for a second season of twenty episodes. The season premiered on June 2, 2013. Raven-Symoné guest starred in the episode "See Dad Run a Fever", as Whitney Gibbons, a morning talk show host who wants David to appear on her show. The episode reunited Raven-Symoné with Mark Curry, who previously worked together on the 1990s sitcom Hangin' with Mr. Cooper. Happy Days creator Garry Marshall reunited with Scott Baio in the episode "See Dad See Dad Run". Marshall played Bernie, David's TV father from his old sitcom. Marshall's son, Scott directed the episode.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Production
|21||1||"See Dad Swoon"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Tina Albanese & Patrick Labyorteaux||June 2, 2013||202||1.13|
|David becomes good friends with a famous golfer, who is also the father of Amanda (Bebe Wood), a girl who has a crush on Joe. However, Joe does not have reciprocating feelings for Amanda. Kevin teaches the Hobbs women self-defense.|
|22||2||"See Dad Get the Family to the Airport"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Michael Feldman||June 9, 2013||201||1.36|
|David tries to get the family to the airport on time to meet Amy for a family vacation.|
|23||3||"See Dad Be Normal.ish"||Jonathan Judge||Matt Boren||June 16, 2013||205||1.27|
|Joe is declared a hero after saving someone's life in a shoe store. Emily tries to hide from David that her and Xander McGinley are dating.|
|24||4||"See Dad Throw a Birthday Party"||Jonathan Judge||Lisa Parsons||September 8, 2013||206||1.22|
|David agrees to throw a princess-themed birthday party for Janie. Kevin pretends to be Australian to date Chelsea (Gracie Dzienny), a pizza parlor employee.|
|25||5||"See Dad McLivin' with the McGinleys"||David DeLuise||David DiPietro & Paul Ciancarelli||September 15, 2013||204||1.01|
|Ted McGinley, his wife Gigi and their family pick the Hobbs family to take part their reality show McLivin' with the McGinleys, in which the Hobbs have to endure the McGinleys living in their house for three whole days. Meanwhile, Kevin and Marcus are accidentally locked in David's recording studio in the basement, where David recorded his old cheesy pop music.|
|26||6||"See Dad Prove He Has Chemistry"||Rich Correll||Earl Davis||September 29, 2013||207||1.05|
|Marcus casts both David and Janie in a father and daughter commercial that he is directing, however, Janie ends up being the one impressing Marcus' client, with another actor playing the dad in the commercial. Emily tries to prove to a judgmental student, that she is not a predictable person. Joe's friends all have crushes on Amy, after seeing an old film of hers.|
|27||7||"See Dad Run a Fever"||Victor Gonzalez||David L. Moses & Clay Lapari||October 6, 2013||209||1.15|
|The family is stricken with the flu and David tries not to get sick to appear on Whitney Gibbons' (Raven-Symoné) talk show.|
|28||8||"See Dad Send Emily Flowers"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Perry Rein & Gigi McCreery||October 13, 2013||216||1.08|
|David sending Emily flowers with the card missing, leads to Emily thinking that she has a secret admirer. Now, David must scramble to find someone to be Emily's admirer. David's mom gets Joe and Janie new cell phones, much to Amy's chagrin.|
|29||9||"See Dad Run Halloween"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Earl Davis||October 20, 2013||214||1.4|
|David tries to get the kids in the Halloween spirit by plotting the ultimate Halloween prank.|
|30||10||"See Dad Dance Around the Truth"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Tina Albanese & Patrick Labyorteaux||November 3, 2013||218||1.40|
|David has a hard time telling Janie that she is a terrible ballerina. Amy's soap opera character starts to become a bad influence on Emily and her friends. Joe and Marcus try to get Kevin to fess up about an old VHS tape that David told him to get rid of years ago.|
|31||11||"See Dad See Dad Run"||Scott Marshall||Mitchel Katlin & Nat Bernstein||November 10, 2013||213||1.15|
|David's TV dad, Bernie (Garry Marshall) visits, then ditches, leaving David to take care of his newborn baby. Emily must take care of fake baby for her home economics class.|
|32||12||"See Dad Have a Career"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Matt Boren||November 24, 2013||215||0.94|
|Joe films a documentary on David's life as a stay-at-home dad, but when David sees some of Joe's shot footage, he starts to realize how dull his life has become, compared to the parents of Joe's friends. Emily tries to convince her friend Bea to face her shyness and anchor the news for the school's television news program. Amy is excited about the new things her character will do on her soap opera.|
|33||13||"See Dad See Joe Sleepwalk"||Rich Correll||Scott Marshall & Garry Marshall||January 5, 2014||219||1.50|
|Joe's nervousness about kissing Amanda, causes him to sleepwalk. Marcus stays over the Hobbs' house, while his wife is away in Europe. Amy becomes anxious about the family's safety at home, particularly concerning David's attitude about the carbon monoxide detector.|
|34||14||"See Dad Run Until He Drops"||Jonathan Judge||David DiPietro & Paul Ciancarelli||January 12, 2014||220||1.20|
|Marcus' wife Alicia (Wendy Raquel Robinson), returns from her three-month stay in Europe in a completely slim figure. She then pushes her weight-loss regimine on Marcus, David and Amy, forcing David and Marcus to lie that they are working on a new sitcom to get out of exercising. Joe and his friends take part in a hip hop dance competition, but their lack of effort makes Joe join another competing group. Janie begins her imaginary friend phase, which makes Emily reminisce about her own phase.|
|35||15||"See Dad Roast the Toast"||Jonathan Judge||Nat Bernstein & Michael Katlin||January 19, 2014||217|
|David's freeloading cousin Fred (Paul Hipp) and his wife Mandy (Kelly Coffield Park), invites the Hobbs family to a hotel vacation, with David being the one to pay for all the expenses.|
|36||16||"See Dad Nail Valentine’s Day"||Jody Margolin Hahn||Earl Davis||February 9, 2014||301|
|Joe hears about a Valentine's Day curse on the Hobbs family men and fears that one will be put on him on his date with Amanda. Marcus entrusts David to watch over a necklace that he will give to Alicia for Valentine's Day, but when Amy sees the gift, she thinks it is her's, causing a predicament with David and Marcus. Emily helps Janie make Valentine's Day cards.|
|37||17||"TBA"||April 3, 2014||210|
On October 21, 2013, the series was renewed for a third season of thirteen episodes.
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