General Information

Glossary: E
First Air Date: February 15th, 2009
Last Air Date: November 17th, 2013
Created By: Ben Best, Jody Hill, Danny McBride
Star Casts: Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon, John Hawkes, Jennifer Irwin, Andrew Daly, Ben Best, Ike Barinholtz, Tim Heidecker, Jillian Bell
Aired On: HBO
Episode Runtime: 30 minutes
Total Seasons: 4 Seasons
Total Episodes: 29 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Ended
Homepage: HBO - Eastbound & Down

Last Updated: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:31:05 +0000

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Eastbound & Down

Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school.

Seasons and Episodes

Specials (8 Episodes)

1: Making Eastbound & Down - Aired: 2009-03-29

A making-of look at the show with cast and crews opinions on working on set.

2: Kenny Powers Greatest Hits - Aired: 2009-03-29

Audition tape of Powers displaying his wares to Major League Scouts.

3: Schaeffer Motors Commercial 1 - Aired: 2009-03-29

A commercial for Ashley Schaeffer Motors with Will Ferrell and others in character.

4: Schaeffer Motors Commercial 2 - Aired: 2009-03-29

Another commercial for Ashley Schaeffer Motors with Will Ferrell and others in character.

5: Outtakes - Aired: 2009-03-29

Outtake reel.

6: Deleted Scenes - Aired: 2009-03-29

Fifteen deleted scenes including a funny sequence with McBride and a middle school boy.

7: Stevie's Dark Secret - Aired: 2009-03-29

Stevie tells his dark secret of raping a 90 year old who's dating his grandfather.

8: K-Swiss - Aired: 2011-07-11

Kenny Powers exercises his stock options and becomes the new MFCEO of K-Swiss in this funnyordie short.

Season 1 (6 Episodes)

1: Chapter 1: Career Errors - Aired: 2009-02-15

Series premiere. Burned out and broke, former big-league pitcher Kenny Powers returns home to North Carolina to teach PE at the local middle school he once attended. Wreaking havoc at school, around town and at the home of his brother Dustin, Kenny settles into his role as the town's loose-cannon agitator, setting his sights on winning back his high-school flame April, now a teacher engaged to the school principal, Terrence Cutler.

2: Chapter 2: Training Day - Aired: 2009-02-22

Kenny tries to make extra money by pitching himself as spokesman for a luxury car dealership; Kenny and his driver make an appearance at the middle school dance.

3: Chapter 3: Out of the Box - Aired: 2009-03-01

Stevie gets a scoop on Kenny's possible competition when he hears of a promising young high school pitcher. Cassie wants to sell off all of Kenny's baseball memorabilia on the computer. Meanwhile, Kenny makes a commitment to a new exercise regimen.

4: Chapter 4: Kenny's Pitching Clinic - Aired: 2009-03-08

Kenny attends a BBQ at April and Terrence's house where his romantic feelings for April intensify. Later, Stevie puts together a DVD of Kenny's greatest moments in the hopes that the major leagues will notice.

5: Chapter 5: Beginning A New Audio Book - Aired: 2009-03-15

Kenny decides to give up on his dream of returning to professional baseball. Meanwhile, arrogant car dealer Ashley comes back into the picture.

6: Chapter 6: Getting It On With April - Aired: 2009-03-22

Kenny gets an offer from a professional team and is forced to say goodbye to his family and teaching job.

Season 2 (7 Episodes)

1: Chapter 7 - Aired: 2010-09-26

Kenny Powers heads to Mexico to lick his wounds and start a new, more anonymous life. Befriended by a neighboring Mexican family and a sultry bar singer named Vida, Kenny emerges from "the darkest hole I've ever been in" by planning a comeback.

2: Chapter 8 - Aired: 2010-10-03

Charros owner Sebastian Cisneros agrees to pull out all the stops in promoting Kenny Powers’ return to organized baseball, but Kenny loses motivation after learning a secret about April from an old friend.

3: Chapter 9 - Aired: 2010-10-10

Puzzled by the Mexican fans’ lukewarm reception, Kenny starts a grassroots PR campaign to burnish his image. But it takes a vintage Powers flare-up to bring the fans to their feet. Kenny makes inroads with Vida by inviting her to Sebastian’s yacht party.

4: Chapter 10 - Aired: 2010-10-17

Though Charros fans respond to Kenny, he is warned by Roger about the perils of showboating. Kenny finds he has serious competition in his courtship of Vida. Stevie finds short-lived romance.

5: Chapter 11 - Aired: 2010-10-24

Kenny considers a new full-time life working in Mexico.

6: Chapter 12 - Aired: 2010-10-31

Kenny settles his debt with Sebastian; later, he settles a score with Aaron and Hector, and bids adios to Vida. Kenny passes a final test with the Charros team.

7: Chapter 13 - Aired: 2010-11-07

Kenny confronts his future.

Season 3 (8 Episodes)

1: Chapter 14 - Aired: 2012-02-19

In the third-season premiere, Kenny finds himself in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as the closer for a minor-league baseball team, but he also has a reunion with April for his son's first birthday in his North Carolina hometown.

2: Chapter 15 - Aired: 2012-02-26

Kenny tracks down Stevie, who's working at Ashley Schaeffer's car dealership, when he heads north with the baby to find April.

3: Chapter 16 - Aired: 2012-03-04

Pro scout Roy McDaniel asks Kenny to take a promising Russian pitching prospect under his wing; Stevie takes stock of Shane's status while negotiating his return to Kenny's entourage.

4: Chapter 17 - Aired: 2012-03-11

Kenny thinks his son, Toby, is cursed, and might be to blame for a recent run of bad luck; and later tries to bond with Shane's puritanical family. Meanwhile, Stevie is racked with guilt.

5: Chapter 18 - Aired: 2012-03-18

Kenny gets surprise visitors, and tries to regain control of the team by throwing the mother of all Fourth of July parties. Meanwhile, Stevie frets over delivering bad news to Maria.

6: Chapter 19 - Aired: 2012-03-25

Kenny tries a new pitch while attempting to be a better man and more responsible father; Stevie can't shake his feelings of remorse.

7: Chapter 20 - Aired: 2012-04-08

Kenny hopes to get back on his coach's good side and return to his spot on the pitching staff, but his bumpy ride on the road to redemption continues. Meanwhile, Stevie tries to make things right with Maria.

8: Chapter 21 - Aired: 2012-04-15

As Kenny adjusts to the new realities of his life, a twist of fate alters his future with the Mermen.

Season 4 (8 Episodes)

1: Chapter 22 - Aired: 2013-09-29

In the Season 4 premiere, Kenny Powers is now a family man—with his wife, April, two little kids and a home in the suburbs—but a night out with a former teammate and current TV star has him yearning to get back in the limelight.

2: Chapter 23 - Aired: 2013-10-06

Kenny visits Guy Young to discuss a career change, and tries to convince Stevie to rejoin the Powers team.

3: Chapter 24 - Aired: 2013-10-13

Kenny takes his family and friends on a trip to the local water park.

4: Chapter 25 - Aired: 2013-10-20

Kenny follows through on a threat; Stevie finds Kenny a charity to promote during Guy's goodwill dragon boat race; Toby tries to find the courage to feed his new pet.

5: Chapter 26 - Aired: 2013-10-27

April gets Kenny to agree to undergo couples therapy; Kenny and Stevie plan a new business venture.

6: Chapter 27 - Aired: 2013-11-03

Kenny is rattled when Guy introduces a wildcard to the show; Stevie enlists Maria's help to promote Kenny's side business; April is frustrated with "Famous Kenny".

7: Chapter 28 - Aired: 2013-11-10

Kenny's personal life takes a toll on his work; Stevie keeps up appearances in the face of adversity; Kenny learns a valuable Christmas lesson.

8: Chapter 29 - Aired: 2013-11-17

Kenny returns a favor; Stevie offers revisions to Kenny's life story; April considers making a big decision.