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Glossary: M
First Air Date: September 23rd, 2013
Last Air Date: October 11th, 2018
Created By: Eddie Gorodetsky, Gemma Baker, Chuck Lorre
Star Casts: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Sadie Calvano, Blake Garrett Rosenthal, Beth Hall
Aired On: CBS
Episode Runtime: 30 minutes
Total Seasons: 6 Seasons
Total Episodes: 114 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Returning Series
Homepage: CBS - Mom

Last Updated: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 21:56:02 +0000

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Aan irreverent and outrageous take on true family love‐and dysfunction. Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in Christy's life and eager to share passive-aggressive insights into her daughter's many mistakes.

Seasons and Episodes

Season 1 (22 Episodes)

1: Pilot - Aired: 2013-09-23

Newly sober single mom Christy is challenged when her estranged, overly critical mother returns to her life in the series premiere of this comedy from executive producer Chuck Lorre.

2: A Pee Stick and an Asian Raccoon - Aired: 2013-09-30

Christy and Bonnie set aside their differences to deal with a family crisis together.

3: A Small Nervous Breakdown and a Misplaced Fork - Aired: 2013-10-07

Christy goes on her first date since she stopped drinking. Meanwhile, Bonnie teaches her grandson Roscoe to gamble.

4: Loathing and Tube Socks - Aired: 2013-10-14

Christy’s patience is tested by everyone she knows. Meanwhile, Bonnie runs into an old rival.

5: Six Thousand Bootleg T-Shirts and a Prada Handbag - Aired: 2013-10-21

Christy makes a new friend who has big problems. Meanwhile, Bonnie attempts to put someone else's needs ahead of her own.

6: Abstinence and Pudding - Aired: 2013-10-28

Christy is determined to take things slow in her relationship with Adam. Meanwhile, Bonnie and her rival from AA, Marjorie, disagree on what "taking it slow" means.

7: Estrogen and a Hearty Breakfast - Aired: 2013-11-04

Christy squares off against Luke's conservative parents, who are upset about Violet's pregnancy. Meanwhile, Bonnie is determined not to let menopause get the best of her.

8: Big Sur and Strawberry Lube - Aired: 2013-11-11

Christy is nervous about going on a romantic weekend getaway with Adam. Meanwhile, Gabriel's wife suspects he is cheating and seeks comfort from Christy.

9: Zombies and Cobb Salad - Aired: 2013-11-18

Bonnie struggles to keep her life together when she loses her job; Christy tries to help Bonnie get back on track.

10: Belgian Waffles and Bathroom Privileges - Aired: 2013-11-25

Christy has trouble accepting how much easier life is with Bonnie in the house. Meanwhile, Baxter sets up camp in the driveway.

11: Cotton Candy and Blended Fish - Aired: 2013-12-02

When Christy and Bonnie find out that Marjorie has cancer, they attempt to make their best to support her, while they try to apply her strength and patience their own lives.

12: Corned Beef and Handcuffs - Aired: 2013-12-16

When Bonnie starts dating chef Rudy, Christy winds up stuck in the middle.

13: Hot Soup and Shingles - Aired: 2014-01-13

Despite an injury, Christy refuses to admit that she needs Bonnie's help; Luke asks Baxter for advice about fatherhood.

14: Leather Cribs and Medieval Rack - Aired: 2014-01-20

Christy and Bonnie come clean about the secrets they've been keeping from each other. Meanwhile, Violet and Luke discover they have different ideas about parenting.

15: Fireballs and Bullet Holes - Aired: 2014-01-27

Christy tries to start a relationship with her father, Alvin, while Bonnie struggles to accept the fact that Christy wants him in her life.

16: Nietzsche and a Beer Run - Aired: 2014-02-03

Christy is tempted by her old vices when she dates an attractive, hard-partying man named David. Bonnie decides her advice is worth money and becomes a life coach.

17: Jail Jail and Japanese Porn - Aired: 2014-02-24

Bonnie must pick up the slack when Christy puts her new relationship with David ahead of family and friends.

18: Sonograms and Tube Tops - Aired: 2014-03-03

When Violet feels nervous about becoming a mom, Christy plans a baby shower for her; Bonnie lands a new client.

19: Toilet Wine and the Earl of Sandwich - Aired: 2014-03-17

Bonnie and Christy help Regina tie up loose ends before she goes to prison; Alvin gets acquainted with his grandchildren.

20: Clumsy Monkeys and a Tilted Uterus - Aired: 2014-03-24

Christy and Bonnie try to make sure everything goes smoothly when Violet finds the perfect couple to adopt her baby.

21: Broken Dreams and Blocked Arteries - Aired: 2014-03-31

Tensions are raised between Alvin and Bonnie, leaving Christy caught in the middle; Violet is worried about going to prom.

22: Smokey Taylor and a Deathbed Confession - Aired: 2014-04-14

Bonnie and Christy help Violet as she goes through labor; Christy thinks Bonnie still has feelings for Alvin.

Season 2 (22 Episodes)

1: Hepatitis and Lemon Zest - Aired: 2014-10-30

Bonnie is furious when Christy's poor financial decisions threaten the family's living situation. Meanwhile, Christy agrees to help out Jill, a woman who is newly sober.

2: Figgy Pudding and the Rapture - Aired: 2014-11-06

Christy convinces herself that everything is fine even though her family is basically homeless. Surprisingly, Bonnie is the one who tries to bring her back to reality.

3: Chicken Nuggets and a Triple Homicide - Aired: 2014-11-13

In order to get the family back together, Christy and Bonnie rent a house with a colorful past. Meanwhile, Bonnie tries to broker a peace between Christy and Alvin.

4: Forged Resumes and the Recommended Dosage - Aired: 2014-11-20

While Christy tries to get to the bottom of Violet's erratic behavior, Bonnie attempts to get a job.

5: Kimchi and a Monkey Playing Harmonica - Aired: 2014-11-27

Christy has mixed feelings about Candace and Baxter's relationship and things heat up between Alvin and Bonnie.

6: Crazy Eyes and a Wet Brad Pitt - Aired: 2014-12-04

Christy and Bonnie are in the lap of luxury when Christy's wealthy sponsee, Jill, asks them to keep her company on her first night out of rehab.

7: Soapy Eyes and a Clean Slate - Aired: 2014-12-11

Christy tries to make amends for her past deeds. Bonnie takes a cue from her and decides to make up for treating Alvin so poorly through the years.

8: Free Therapy and a Dead Lady's Yard Sale - Aired: 2014-12-18

Family secrets surface when Christy and Bonnie join Violet's therapy session.

9: Godzilla and a Sprig of Mint - Aired: 2015-01-08

Christy's evening alone takes an unexpected turn when she meets her attractive, single neighbor, Andy. Bonnie and Alvin's romantic plans are derailed by Alvin's ex-wife, Lorraine.

10: Nudes and a Six-Day Cleanse - Aired: 2015-01-15

Realizing she has been a waitress longer than she intended, Christy moves toward a career change; Bonnie and Alvin try to revisit their youth.

11: Three Smiles and an Unpainted Ceiling - Aired: 2015-01-22

An unexpected death rocks the Plunkett household.

12: Kitty Litter and a Class A Felony - Aired: 2015-01-29

Christy does damage control when Bonnie acts out after the death of a loved one.

13: Cheeseburger Salad and Jazz - Aired: 2015-02-05

Concerned about the way Bonnie is handling Alvin's death, Christy tries to get her mother professional help.

14: Benito Poppins and a Warm Pumpkin - Aired: 2015-02-12

When Christy gets promoted to manager of the restaurant, she discovers that being the boss comes with its own set of problems. Also, Bonnie has a nemesis in the building who wants her fired.

15: Turkey Meatballs and a Getaway Car - Aired: 2015-02-26

Christy makes a discovery about what excites her; Bonnie takes her new role as secretary a little too seriously.

16: Dirty Money and a Woman Named Mike - Aired: 2015-03-05

Christy and Bonnie are shocked when they discover how prison has changed their friend Regina.

17: Raw Cookie Dough and a Misshapen Head - Aired: 2015-03-12

Christy and Bonnie worry when they find out that Violet's new boyfriend is old enough to be her father.

18: Dropped Soap and a Big Guy on a Throne - Aired: 2015-04-02

Christy brings Bonnie to a handsome doctor after she injures her back.

19: Mashed Potatoes and a Little Nitrous - Aired: 2015-04-09

Bonnie goes to extremes to keep a major secret from Christy.

20: Sick Popes and a Red Ferrari - Aired: 2015-04-16

After Bonnie’s relapse, the women from her meeting rally around to help her through withdrawal from painkillers, but Christy wants no part of it.

21: Patient Zero and the Chocolate Fountain - Aired: 2015-04-23

Christy and Bonnie prove to be unwelcome guests wherever they go due to their testy relationship.

22: Fun Girl Stuff and Eternal Salvation - Aired: 2015-04-30

Christy blames Bonnie when Roscoe announces he wants to go live with his father, on the second season finale.

Season 3 (22 Episodes)

1: Terrorists and Gingerbread - Aired: 2015-11-05

Bonnie's estranged biological mother arrives, prompting Bonnie and Christy to clash over the notion of forgiveness.

2: Thigh Gap and a Rack of Lamb - Aired: 2015-11-12

Christy and Bonnie try to help Jodi, a teenage addict they met at their meeting.

3: Mozzarella Sticks and a Gay Piano Bar - Aired: 2015-11-19

After Christy and Bonnie get Jodi, a recovering drug addict, back on her feet, they find themselves addicted to the rush of helping others and take on a new “project,” Michelle.

4: Sawdust and Brisket - Aired: 2015-11-26

Christy is thrilled when Violet tells her she wants to spend more time together and improve their relationship. Also, Bonnie tries to make amends with her nemesis in the building, Beverly.

5: A Pirate, Three Frogs and a Prince - Aired: 2015-12-10

Christy feels threatened by Baxter's girlfriend in the wake of Roscoe's parent-teacher conference. Bonnie flirts with an unlikely target.

6: Horny-Goggles and a Catered Intervention - Aired: 2015-12-17

Regina doesn't think she's an alcoholic and Wendy encourages the ladies to attand a sober holiday dance.

7: Kreplach and a Tiny Tush - Aired: 2016-01-07

Christy hosts a dinner attended by Violet's future mother-in-law, who is hard to please. Steve wants to take his relationship with Bonnie to the next level.

8: Snickerdoodle and a Nip Slip - Aired: 2016-01-14

When Christy catches the eye of Candace's wealthy, charming father Fred, Candace and Baxter are outraged while Bonnie pushes Christy to give him a chance.

9: My Little Pony and a Demerol Drip - Aired: 2016-01-21

Christy's burgeoning relationship with Fred gets more and more difficult for Candace to handle. However, Bonnie enjoys the perks of Chrsty dating a wealthy man.

10: Quaaludes and Crackerjack - Aired: 2016-02-04

In order to avoid her ex-boyfriend, Bonnie drags Christy to a new AA meeting, only to run into her ex-girlfriend, Jeanine, from 30 years ago.

11: Cinderella and a Drunk MacGyver - Aired: 2016-02-11

Christy tries to help Julian (Joe Manganiello), a handsome, newly sober AA member, but her attraction to him complicates things. Meanwhile, Bonnie jumps at the chance to attend a lavish charity gala with Jill.

12: Diabetic Lesbians and a Blushing Bride - Aired: 2016-02-18

After Marjorie reveals her plans to get married, Christy and Bonnie want to make sure she has a really special day.

13: Sticky Hands and a Walk on the Wild Side - Aired: 2016-02-25

Christy, Jill and Wendy find themselves in a sticky situation when they agree to help Bonnie smuggle an illegal substance across the Canadian border.

14: Death, Death, Death and a Bucket of Chicken - Aired: 2016-03-03

Christy tries to be supportive when a health scare throws Bonnie into a tailspin.

15: Nazi Zombies and a Two-Hundred Pound Baby - Aired: 2016-03-10

Bonnie tries to get Christy to admit that she still has feelings for her ex-husband, Baxter.

16: Cornflakes and the Hair of Three Men - Aired: 2016-04-07

When the restaurant closes for renovations, Christy takes a job as Jill's personal assistant. Also, Bonnie answers a wrong number and falls for the guy on the other end of the line, Adam.

17: Caperberries and a Glass Eye - Aired: 2016-04-14

hristy encourages Bonnie to go out with a great new guy, Adam, only to find out he's not as great as she thought.

18: Beast Mode and Old People Kissing - Aired: 2016-04-21

When Jodi's boyfriend, Travis (Jesse Luken), who was with her when she overdosed, shows up at an A.A. meeting, Christy struggles to show him the compassion he needs. Also, Bonnie's new boyfriend, Adam (William Fichtner), feels left out because she spends so much time at A.A.

19: A Catheter and a Dipsy-Doodle - Aired: 2016-04-28

Despite being extremely ill, Christy insists on taking her final exams. Also, Bonnie is furious when she suspects her boyfriend, Adam, is cheating on her.

20: Pure Evil and a Free Piece of Cheesecake - Aired: 2016-05-05

When Christy learns she made the Dean's List at school, she is disappointed by Bonnie's lackluster response.

21: Mahjong Sally and the Ecstasy - Aired: 2016-05-12

Christy and Bonnie don’t know who to believe when they hear conflicting stories about Violet and Gregory’s break-up,

22: Atticus Finch and the Downtrodden - Aired: 2016-05-19

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Season 4 (22 Episodes)

1: High-tops And Brown Jacket - Aired: 2016-10-27

In the fourth season opener, Bonnie and Adam's relationship is tested when he moves in with her and Christy for a few weeks. Also, Christy learns the hard way that it may be a mistake to try and meet men with Jill.

2: Sword Fights and a Dominican Shortstop - Aired: 2016-11-03

Christy considers giving up her dream of becoming a lawyer when Bonnie's ex-girlfriend, Jeanine, offers her a lucrative job in real estate. Also, Adam is very curious about Bonnie's past with women.

3: Sparkling Water & Ba-Dinkers - Aired: 2016-11-10

Bonnie fears she's become undesirable when she catches Adam smoking pot before sex, and Christy tries to smooth things over between them.

4: Curious George and the Big Red Nightmare - Aired: 2016-11-17

No overview available.

5: Blow And A Free Mcmuffin - Aired: 2016-11-24

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6: Xanax and a Baby Duck - Aired: 2016-12-01

Christy becomes overprotective and keeps a constant eye on 12-year-old son Roscoe after discovering he's been using drugs and alcohol.

7: Cornbread and a Cashmere Onesie - Aired: 2016-12-08

Christy and Bonnie worry about Jill after her cry for help on the anniversary of her mother's suicide.

8: Freckled Bananas and a Little Schwinn - Aired: 2016-12-15

No overview available.

9: Bad Hand and British Royalty - Aired: 2017-01-05

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10: A Safe Word and a Rib Eye - Aired: 2017-01-12

No overview available.

11: Good Karma and the Big Weird - Aired: 2017-01-19

Bonnie encourages Christy to pursue Marjorie's charming nephew, Nick, despite the fact that he's been declared off limits.

12: Wind Chimes and a Bottomless Pit of Sadness - Aired: 2017-02-02

Christy, Bonnie, Jill and Wendy accidentally eat pot-filled cookies.

13: A Bouncy Castle and an Aneurysm - Aired: 2017-02-09

Christy is worried Bonnie is jeopardizing her relationship with Adam when Bonnie connects with a handsome stranger.

14: Roast Chicken and a Funny Story - Aired: 2017-02-16

A heartbroken Bonnie drives everyone crazy, so Christy begs Adam to take Bonnie back.

15: Night Swimmin' and an English Muffin - Aired: 2017-02-23

No overview available.

16: Martinis and a Sponge Bath - Aired: 2017-03-09

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17: Black Mold and an Old Hot Dog - Aired: 2017-03-30

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18: Tush Push and Some Radishes - Aired: 2017-04-06

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19: Tantric Sex and the Sprouted Flute - Aired: 2017-04-13

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20: A Cricket and a Hedge Made of Gold - Aired: 2017-04-27

When Marjorie takes a break from the group, Bonnie becomes the go-to for everyone's problems and Christy tries to overcome a painful memory from her past.

21: A Few Thongs and a Hawaii Funeral - Aired: 2017-05-04

No overview available.

22: Lockjaw and a Liquid Diet - Aired: 2017-05-11

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Season 5 (22 Episodes)

1: Twinkle Lights and Grandma Shoes - Aired: 2017-11-02

Bonnie gets cold feet when considering her future with Adam; Christy risks failing a test to help a fellow alcoholic.

2: Fish Town and Too Many Thank You's - Aired: 2017-11-09

Bonnie is suspicious when her brother returns from rehab and befriends Adam; Christy and Bonnie have a brush with the law when they take Ray's fancy car for a joy ride.

3: A Seafaring Ancestor and a Bloomin' Onion - Aired: 2017-11-16

Christy discovers she and her younger classmate make a good team, both in and out of the classroom; Bonnie steps up when a newly sober Natasha fears she can't handle motherhood.

4: Fancy Crackers and a Nashville Minute - Aired: 2017-11-23

Bonnie suffers withdrawal after giving up cable TV to help Christy; the women rally around Jill after she has a breakdown in her favorite department store.

5: Poodle Fuzz and a Twinge of Jealousy - Aired: 2017-11-30

An injury temporarily puts Bonnie in a wheelchair; Christy takes over as building manager and makes a surprising discovery.

6: Smooth Jazz and a Weird Floaty Eye - Aired: 2017-12-07

Bonnie insists on meeting Adam's estranged brother, Patrick; things get weird when Patrick takes a romantic interest in Christy.

7: Too Many Hippies and Huevos Rancheros - Aired: 2017-12-14

Christy and Bonnie rally around Marjorie when her husband has a stroke

8: An Epi-pen and a Security Cat - Aired: 2017-12-21

After their home is robbed at Christmastime, Christy and Bonnie’s hunt for the thief leads them to an unlikely door.

9: Teenage Vampires and a White Russian - Aired: 2018-01-04

Bonnie is upset when her brother, Ray is arrested and calls Adam instead of her to bail him out. Also, Christy gets fired from her job at the restaurant.

10: A Bear and a Bladder Infection - Aired: 2018-01-11

When Christy's long-distance relationship begins to fizzle, she seeks the company of a former fling. Also, Bonnie tries to give up coffee.

11: Bert and Ernie and a Blessing of the People - Aired: 2018-01-18

After Bonnie and Adam attend a traditional wedding, they discover they're not on the same page about their own wedding. Also, Christy and Patrick have trouble setting the mood for their "first time".

12: Push-Down Coffee And A Working Turn Signal - Aired: 2018-02-01

When Christy's car dies, Bonnie refuses to let Adam loan her money for a new one.

13: Pudding and a Screen Door - Aired: 2018-03-01

Jill returns from her wellness retreat a changed woman, but Bonnie is offended when she refuses to pay for lunch. Also, Christy's plans for the future are thrown off track following disappointing news.

14: Charlotte Brontë and a Backhoe - Aired: 2018-03-08

Bonnie locks horns with Jill's "inner strength" coach, Miranda. Also, Christy struggles to bounce back after being rejected from law school.

15: Esta Loca And a Little Klingon - Aired: 2018-03-29

Christy and Bonnie help Jill get sober again, and Christy's boyfriend, Patrick, is less than understanding when it ruins his birthday weekend.

16: Eight Cats and the Hat Show - Aired: 2018-04-05

Christy is blindsided by a surprising offer from her boyfriend, Patrick. Also, Bonnie struggles to be the stable one in her relationship after Adam experiences a devastating loss.

17: Crazy Snakes and a Clog to the Head - Aired: 2018-04-12

When the ladies bring a meeting to a women’s prison, Bonnie is attacked by an old acquaintance, Tammy, and Christy helps Bonnie make amends.

18: Spaghetti Sauce and a Dumpster Fire - Aired: 2018-04-19

Christy considers getting a new sponsor, Nora, after witnessing Marjorie have a major meltdown in a grocery store, and Bonnie tries her hand at being a supportive friend.

19: A Taco Bowl and a Tubby Seamstress - Aired: 2018-04-26

Christy is concerned that she and Bonnie might lose their apartment when Bonnie locks horns with the tough new building owner, Rita.

20: Ocular Fluid and Fighting Robots - Aired: 2018-05-03

Christy's sponsor challenges her to be nice to Bonnie at all costs, and Bonnie is convinced that Adam has stopped making an effort.

21: Phone Confetti and a Wee Dingle - Aired: 2018-05-10

Christy and Bonnie's relaxing trip to a spa takes a turn when Bonnie lands in jail.

22: Diamond Earrings and a Pumpkin Head - Aired: 2018-05-10

When Christy falls back into old habits, Bonnie worries about her well-being.

Season 6 (4 Episodes)

1: Pre-Washed Lettuce and a Mime - Aired: 2018-09-27

Christy has second thoughts about law school after a tough first day, and Bonnie is plagued by an upsetting dream.

2: Go-Go Boots and a Butt Cushion - Aired: 2018-10-04

When Christy decides she doesn’t need Gambler’s Anonymous anymore, Bonnie vehemently disagrees.

3: Ambulance Chasers and a Babbling Brook - Aired: 2018-10-11

Christy’s demanding law professor leans on her a little too hard for support, and Bonnie’s plan to trick Adam into choosing a wedding venue backfires.

4: Big Sauce and Coconut Water - Aired: 2018-10-18

Christy is certain that Bonnie is in over her head when she invites a freshly paroled Tammy to stay with them.