List of Hiccups episodes

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Hiccups is a Canadian television series created by Brent Butt, the rights to which are owned by CTV and The Comedy Network. It aired from March 1, 2010, to August 28, 2011.

Entertainment One released Season One on DVD in Region 1 on January 11, 2011.[1]

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 13 March 1, 2010 June 28, 2010
2 13 May 30, 2011 August 28, 2011

Season 1 (2010)[edit]

Number Title Director Writer(s) Original airdate Production Code
1 "Millie, Meet Stan" David Storey Brent Butt March 1, 2010 (2010-03-01) 101
After causing a public disturbance at a coffee shop, children's author Millie Upton seeks help from Stan Dirko, an inexperienced but enthusiastic life coach. Despite his ineptitude, Stan manages to gain Millie's trust as a client, just as her publisher Joyce threatens to cancel an important event unless Millie finds the help she needs.
2 "Strata's Fear" Robert de Lint Brent Butt March 8, 2010 (2010-03-08) 102
Stan aids Millie when she gets in trouble with her condo council. At Haddison House, Joyce promises to look at some of Taylor's clients if he promises to find someone to save her dying plants.
3 "Office Clothes" David Storey Brent Butt March 15, 2010 (2010-03-15) 103
Millie wreaks havoc on Haddison House when Joyce makes her work in the office until her latest manuscript is finished. Stan enlists Taylor's help in proving to Anna that he has good fashion sense.
4 "Speed Ball" David Storey Dylan Wertz March 22, 2010 (2010-03-22) 104
Stan helps Millie expand her social circle by introducing her to speed-dating, but she takes the "7-minute date" concept to a whole new level. Joyce and Crystal plan a party at Haddison House but can't decide on the budget.
5 "Hot Luv" James Dunnison Andrew Carr March 28, 2010 (2010-03-28) 105
Stan is concerned with Millie's competitiveness when she and Taylor go head-to-head in a hot-food-eating rivalry. Meanwhile, since Joyce isn't a good judge of fantasy-romance manuscripts, she hands the job of picking their next book to Crystal, who proclaims herself an expert on the genre.
6 "Carry on Camping" David Storey Chris Finn April 5, 2010 (2010-04-05) 106
Joyce books Millie on her favourite daytime talk show but soon regrets her decision when Millie speaks before thinking. Stan takes a reluctant Anna on a camping trip and she deals with his lack of wilderness skills.
7 "Thanks For Nuttin" David Storey Andrew Carr April 12, 2010 (2010-04-12) 107
Millie becomes disillusioned after not being thanked for returning a lost wallet and Stan tries to convince her that doing a good deed is its own reward. At Haddison House, Crystal stocks up on Joyce's favourite snack to prevent her from turning into a total witch and Taylor wrangles Anna into helping him buy a bobblehead online.
8 "Watch and Learn" Brent Butt Brent Butt April 19, 2010 (2010-04-19) 108
When Millie hires Crystal to re-decorate her condo she gets into another tiff with her neighbour Lewis and vows to beat him at his own persnickety game. Stan attempts to help Joyce with one of her issues in order to prove that he's capable of being Millie's life coach.
9 "Hippy Anniversary" Carl Bessai David Moses April 26, 2010 (2010-04-26) 109
Stan is in the doghouse with Anna after refusing to accept an extravagant anniversary gift from Millie. Meanwhile, Joyce and Taylor have to deal with a head shop that's selling illegal Grumpaloo merchandise, and Crystal is up to her neck in Millie's fan mail.
10 "Model Patient" David Storey Dylan Wertz & David Moses June 7, 2010 (2010-06-07) 110
Taylor is having personal issues so Millie happily recommends that he see Stan. But she soon realizes that the more time Stan spends with Taylor the less he spends with her. Joyce must find a model for an upcoming book cover and her choice to use Anna does not sit well with Crystal.
11 "Autograph Hound" Robert De Lint Dan Redican June 14, 2010 (2010-06-14) 111
Stan accompanies Millie on a mission to give a young fan an autograph. Joyce and Taylor negotiate Millie's contract, and Anna and Crystal see this as a golden opportunity to mess with Taylor's head.
12 "Dream Gig" James Dunnison Dylan Wertz June 21, 2010 (2010-06-21) 112
Stan attempts to analyze Millie's dreams but he grows concerned when they depict him in a negative light. Joyce is nervous when Taylor signs her uncle to be the first client at his new talent agency.
13 "You Schmooze, You Lose" Brent Butt Andrew Carr June 29, 2010 (2010-06-29) 113
Stan tries to teach Millie how to be successful at losing when she's nominated for a Literary Award. Taylor shows Joyce a thing or two about schmoozing a potential client while Anna and Crystal spend the evening over-embellishing stories about their lives to strangers.

Season 2 (2011)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Director Writer(s) Original airdate[2] Production Code Viewers
14 1 "Hollywood Makeup" David Storey Brent Butt May 30, 2011 (2011-05-30) 201 574,000[3]
When Stan and Millie travel to Hollywood to preview a Grumpaloo movie, Millie beats up a guy dressed in a Grumpaloo costume for being drunk and crabby. Anna and Crystal test homemade skin-care products from Joyce. Trying to get bids from other studios, Taylor learns he's speaking to low-totem-pole people.
15 2 "Talking Points" David Storey Andrew Carr June 6, 2011 (2011-06-06) 202 386,000[4]
When Millie is turned off from speaking publicly, Stan must dig up a coaching trick to help her. Taylor tries to convince Joyce and other Haddison House employees to buy into his scheme.
16 3 "Gym Dandy" Carl Bessai Brent Butt June 19, 2011 (2011-06-19) 203 344,000[5]
Millie makes a gym in her condo and invites others to join her. Taylor reacts to Joyce questioning his masculinity.
17 4 "Commercial Success" David Storey Brent Butt June 26, 2011 (2011-06-26) 204 370,000[6]
Taylor and Millie venture to make a television commercial. Stan doesn't like Anna helping Joyce with her business.
18 5 "Hypnofish" David Storey David Moses July 3, 2011 (2011-07-03) 205 465,000[7]
Millie encourages Stan to learn the art of hypnotism so he can make her quack like a duck. Anna cares for Haddison House's new aquarium, and Taylor turns the whole office against Joyce and her fish.
19 6 "Novel Idea" Carl Bessai Chris Finn July 10, 2011 (2011-07-10) 206 193,000[8]
After being insulted by a mystery author, Millie tries to write a novel to prove her worth as a writer, and Anna proves more helpful than Stan at coming up with story ideas. An older Frenchwoman teaches Taylor a lesson in sex appeal.
20 7 "Flirt Locker" James Dunnison David Moses July 17, 2011 (2011-07-17) 207 294,000[9]
Millie discovers a storage locker at her condo and decides to use it for a clubhouse; Joyce and Anna try to stop Taylor's latest scheme: getting girls to do him favours.
21 8 "Sexual Healing" Rachel Talalay Andrew Carr July 24, 2011 (2011-07-24) 208 326,000[10]
Joyce and Anna ask Millie to detoxify her system with a cleanse; they join as a sign of support but suffer the consequences. Taylor asks Stan for help with his sex addiction.
22 9 "Home Swapping" James Dunnison Dylan Wertz July 31, 2011 (2011-07-31) 209 439,000[11]
Millie moves in with Stan and Anna when her ant farm is destroyed, but she doesn't fit in and must go elsewhere. Taylor helps Joyce find the perfect receptionist.
23 10 "Moving Pictures" Brent Butt Dylan Wertz August 7, 2011 (2011-08-07) 210 296,000[12]
Millie insults a celebrity dog, which embarrasses Joyce. A new couch takes over Stan and Anna's apartment; and Stan tries to get Taylor to move furniture without taking advantage of, or bonding with, him.
24 11 "Car Pool" David Storey Andrew Carr August 14, 2011 (2011-08-14) 211 314,000[13]
Seeking revenge on her neighbour Lewis for beating her at billiards, she turns to Taylor and Anna to improve her game. Stan gets involved when Joyce's carpool buddies criticize her driving skills.
25 12 "Welcome Back Potter" David Storey Andrew Carr, David Moses & Dylan Wertz August 21, 2011 (2011-08-21) 212 492,000[14]
Crystal returns to work and takes advantage of Millie's good nature; meanwhile a file Joyce needs gets shredded. Stan and Taylor attend a pottery class with Anna.
26 13 "Wake the Baby" Brent Butt David Moses & Dylan Wertz August 28, 2011 (2011-08-28) 213 341,000[15]
Attending her mentor's funeral makes Millie want a living funeral for herself; offering to help struggling Crystal and her boyfriend gets Stan stuck babysitting.

Webisodes[edit]

A series of 10 webisodes was produced and premiered on the official Hiccups YouTube channel.

# Title Director Writer(s)
1 "Choco Bell" Brent Butt Andrew Carr
Stan attempts to get a point across to Millie using Pavlovian reinforcement.
2 "Light Bright" Brent Butt Andrew Carr
Stan suspects that Seasonal Affective Disorder may be affecting Millie, and conducts a light therapy session with her.
3 "Vanity Unfair" Brent Butt Andrew Carr
Millie tries out positive affirmation, to much success.
4 "Meditation Blues" Brent Butt David Moses
Millie participates in an abruptly short meditation session.
5 "Coming Up Rosie" Brent Butt Brent Butt
Millie's new crimson glasses relieve stress from her daily life.
6 "In Stan We Trust" Brent Butt David Moses
Stan attempts to regain Millie's trust, after a failed trust fall.
7 "Shock And Flaw" Brent Butt Dylan Wertz
In attempt to reduce her use of profanity, Millie decides to treats herself with the use of a shock collar.
8 "Placebo Domingo" Brent Butt Dylan Wertz
Millie begins hallucinating immediately after taking a pill from Stan.
9 "Guilt by Word Association" Brent Butt Dylan Wertz
Stan attempts to help Millie through a case of writer's block through Word Association.
10 "Ink Stink" Brent Butt Shannon Komra Eert
Stan administers an ink blot test to a preoccupied Millie.

References[edit]

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