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Glossary: M
First Air Date: September 20th, 2010
Last Air Date: May 16th, 2016
Created By: Mark Roberts
Star Casts: Billy Gardell, Melissa McCarthy, Reno Wilson, Swoosie Kurtz, Katy Mixon, Louis Mustillo
Aired On: CBS
Episode Runtime: 22 minutes
Total Seasons: 6 Seasons
Total Episodes: 127 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Ended
Homepage: CBS - Mike & Molly

Last Updated: Wed, 22 Nov 2023 22:31:12 +0000

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Mike & Molly

A comedy about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.

Seasons and Episodes

Specials (7 Episodes)

1: Bloopers Season 1

All the outtakes from season 1's CBS hit show Mike and Molly.

2: Bloopers Season 2

All the hilarious gags and outtakes from the second season of the CBS hit show, Mike and Molly.

3: Mike and Molly's Wedding Video

Cast and crew discuss the series leading up to Mike and Molly's wedding

4: Play Acts

Behind the scenes view into Mike and Molly

5: More Play Acts

More behind the scenes views into Mike and Molly

6: Interview with Jim the Dog

Interview and facts about "Jim" the dog

7: Falling in Love with Mike and Molly

Cast answers submitted questions.

Season 1 (24 Episodes)

1: Pilot - Aired: 2010-09-20

When teacher Molly Flynn hears Officer Mike Biggs' "share" at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting, she's instantly smitten and invites him to come speak to her fourth grade class.

2: First Date - Aired: 2010-09-27

When Molly gets a cold before her first date with Mike, she takes cold medicine to feel better.

3: First Kiss - Aired: 2010-10-04

Mike's ego takes a hit during a bowling date with Molly.

4: Mike's Not Ready - Aired: 2010-10-11

Mike turns Molly down when she invites him in after a date.

5: Carl Is Jealous - Aired: 2010-10-18

Mike invites Carl on a double date when he becomes jealous of the time Mike is spending with Molly.

6: Mike's Apartment - Aired: 2010-10-25

Mikes invites Molly over to his apartment, but a call from his mother interrupts his plans for romance.

7: After the Lovin' - Aired: 2010-11-01

After spending the weekend with Molly, Mike tries to follow Carl's advice to play it cool.

8: Mike Snores - Aired: 2010-11-08

Mike gets a taste of living with Molly's mom and sister after Molly insists he spend the night at her place.

9: Mike's New Boots - Aired: 2010-11-15

Molly becomes jealous when Mike introduces her as his "friend" to a woman who is clearly flirting with him.

10: Molly Gets A Hat - Aired: 2010-11-22

When Mike's overbearing mother buys Molly a new hat as a gesture of goodwill, Molly feels obliged to invite her to spend Thanksgiving with her family.

11: Carl Gets A Girl - Aired: 2010-12-06

Mike allows Carl to bring a date to his apartment, so he decides to spend some time at Molly's house where he actually manages to bond with Molly's mother and sister.

12: First Christmas - Aired: 2010-12-13

Mike tries to find a perfect gift for his very first Christmas with Molly.

13: Mike Goes to the Opera - Aired: 2011-01-03

Mike's mom and Molly argue about who can take better care of him when he gets ill.

14: Molly Makes Soup - Aired: 2011-01-17

Molly isn't happy when Joyce's boyfriend Vince tries to become friends with Mike by inviting him to a basketball game.

15: Jim Won't Eat - Aired: 2011-02-07

When Mike's mom, Peggy, needs gallbladder surgery, she shocks Molly by asking her to take care of her dog. Meanwhile, Molly is thrown when Mike starts talking about being buried next to her when he dies.

16: First Valentine's Day - Aired: 2011-02-14

Mike's big plans for his first Valentine's Day with Molly are thrown into jeopardy after he accidentally runs into Molly's ex-boyfriend.

17: Joyce & Vince and Peaches & Herb - Aired: 2011-02-21

When Mike refuses to leave his comfortable couch, Molly decides to go out with her sister.

18: Mike's Feet - Aired: 2011-02-28

When they spend way too much time working together during a snowstorm, Mike and Carl begin getting on each other's nerves.

19: Peggy Shaves Her Legs - Aired: 2011-03-21

When Peggy and Molly have lunch together, Mike worries that his mom is telling Molly unflattering stories about his childhood.

20: Opening Day - Aired: 2011-04-11

Mike breaks tradition and invites Molly to join him and Carl at opening day for the Chicago Cubs.

21: Samuel Gets Fired - Aired: 2011-04-18

When Samuel loses his job and apartment, Mike offers to let him stay at his place...with interesting results.

22: Cigar Talk - Aired: 2011-05-02

When Joyce invites Vince to attend her high school reunion, Vince confesses to Mike that he never graduated high school, and convinces Mike to help him study for his GED.

23: Victoria's Birthday - Aired: 2011-05-09

Victoria panics as her 30th birthday approaches, and drags Mike and Molly into her "life crisis".

24: Peggy's New Beau - Aired: 2011-05-16

Mike feels pressured when Peggy's new boyfriend asks whether he and Molly hear wedding bells in their future.

Season 2 (23 Episodes)

1: Goin' Fishin' - Aired: 2011-09-26

Following their engagement, Molly is anxious to start planning the wedding while Mike wants to go fishing with his friends.

2: Dennis's Birthday - Aired: 2011-10-03

Peggy gets a big surprise when she celebrates her boyfriend's birthday.

3: Mike in the House - Aired: 2011-10-10

Mike tries to adjust after he gives up his bachelor pad and moves in with Molly and her family.

4: '57 Chevy Bel Air - Aired: 2011-10-17

Molly wants to save money for their wedding, but Mike is lured into buying Vince’s 1957 Chevy Bel Air.

5: Victoria Runs Away - Aired: 2011-10-24

Despite Mike's good intentions, he adds fuel to the fire when Molly and her family get in a fight.

6: Happy Halloween - Aired: 2011-10-31

Mike is spooked when Molly's boss invites them to a party on Halloween, a holiday he dreads.

7: Carl Meets a Lady - Aired: 2011-11-07

Carl tries to get a date with an attractive woman (guest star Holly Robinson Peete) he meets at the diner.

8: Peggy Gets A Job - Aired: 2011-11-14

When Mike encourages his mom, Peggy, to get a job, he never imagines how it will interfere with Molly's life.

9: Mike Cheats - Aired: 2011-11-21

Mike starts cheating on his diet as Thanksgiving Day approaches, but attempts to hide it from Molly.

10: Molly Needs a Number - Aired: 2011-12-05

When Molly is swamped with Thanksgiving preparations and wedding planning, she asks Mike to help, with mixed results.

11: Christmas Break - Aired: 2011-12-12

After getting disappointing news at work, Molly goes into a bad state which threatens to ruin Christmas.

12: Carl Has Issues - Aired: 2012-01-02

Carl faces his fear of commitment when his relationship with Christina takes a serious turn.

13: Victoria Can't Drive - Aired: 2012-01-16

Molly and Joyce ask Mike for help when Victoria is arrested for a number of driving violations.

14: Joyce's Choices - Aired: 2012-02-06

When Joyce accepts an ex-boyfriend's dinner invitation, Vince goes crazy with jealousy.

15: Valentine's Piggyback - Aired: 2012-02-13

After forgetting to prepare for Valentine's Day, Mike takes advantage of Carl's elaborate plans with Christina (Holly Robinson Peete).

16: Surprise - Aired: 2012-02-20

Molly decides to throw Mike a birthday party to make up for the fact that he hasn't had one since he was 9-years-old; Samuel dates a girl he met online.

17: Mike Likes Lasagna - Aired: 2012-02-27

When Molly suggests that she and Mike write their own wedding vows, he finds it hard to swallow, until Carl provides him with some food for thought and tells him to just pretend he's describing his favorite meal - lasagna.

18: Peggy Goes to Branson - Aired: 2012-03-19

Peggy goes on vacation and leaves Mike and Molly in charge of her dog, claiming that it's good practice for when they have children.

19: Molly Can't Lie - Aired: 2012-04-09

When Mike and Molly meet with the priest at Peggy's church, Molly's forthright nature winds up costing them their wedding chapel.

20: The Dress - Aired: 2012-04-16

Molly's dieting goes into overdrive when her wedding dress doesn't zip during her final fitting.

21: Bachelor/Bachelorette - Aired: 2012-04-30

Mike's dad comes to town early to attend Mike's bachelor party, which prompts Peggy to attend Molly's bachelorette event.

22: The Rehearsal - Aired: 2012-05-07

Two days before their wedding, Mike and Molly arrange their wedding rehearsal which turns into a disaster.

23: The Wedding - Aired: 2012-05-14

Mike and Molly have to deal with several problems as they make their way to the altar.

Season 3 (23 Episodes)

1: The Honeymoon is Over - Aired: 2012-09-24

Mike is inspired by their honeymoon trip to Paris to change his life and travel the world, while Molly worries how their family and friends fared at home without them.

2: Vince Takes A Bath - Aired: 2012-10-01

Joyce conveniently disappears after a back injury renders Vince practically immobile, and that leaves Mike and Molly to take care of him. Meanwhile, the newlyweds are still laboring over personalized thank-you notes for their wedding presents.

3: Mike Likes Cake - Aired: 2012-10-08

Molly gets upset when she reviews her wedding photos because in every picture Mike's mouth is open or his eyes are closed. Meanwhile, Carl gets jealous when Christina's ex-husband comes back into her life.

4: Molly in the Middle - Aired: 2012-10-15

Mike and Molly decide the time is right for them to start trying for a baby. Meanwhile, Carl gets upset when he learns that Molly is still spending time with Christina after their breakup.

5: Mike's Boss - Aired: 2012-10-29

Mike is forced to set up his mom with his boss, despite his many reservations.

6: Yard Sale - Aired: 2012-11-05

With the house feeling too cramped and crowded, Molly plans a family yard sale. Meanwhile, Mike and the guys take Carl on a fishing trip to help him forget his breakup with Christina.

7: Thanksgiving Is Cancelled - Aired: 2012-11-19

When Mike gets sick for Thanksgiving, Molly is excited that she doesn’t have to cook – until Vince invites his brother to town for a homemade Thanksgiving meal.

8: Mike Likes Briefs - Aired: 2012-11-26

When Mike gets nervous after Molly doesn’t get pregnant following weeks of trying, he turns to Carl and Samuel for advice.

9: Mike Takes a Test - Aired: 2012-12-03

With Molly's encouragement, Mike decides to take a shot at becoming a detective, but the stress of readying for the exam begins to impact their relationship.

10: Karaoke Christmas - Aired: 2012-12-17

Even while portraying Santa, Mike cannot contain his frustrations over Molly's Christmas spending and warns unsuspecting children about the dangers of maxing out credit cards to buy toys. Later, while Molly's family enjoys holiday festivities at home - complete with Christmas carols on Victoria's new karaoke machine - Mike and Molly get roped into spending Christmas Eve at church with Mike's mother and boss.

11: Fish for Breakfast - Aired: 2013-01-14

In an effort to boost their chances of getting pregnant, Molly encourages Mike to join her in giving up caffeine and eating healthier, causing them both to have major withdrawals.

12: Molly’s Birthday - Aired: 2013-01-21

Mike prepares to spoil Molly for her birthday, but his plans go awry after he eats psychedelic gelato made by Victoria’s friend Tom.

13: Carl Gets a Roommate - Aired: 2013-02-04

Mike puts his construction skills to use turning the basement into a living suite for him and Molly, but he may have gotten in over his head. Meanwhile, Carl asks Samuel if he would be interested in moving in with him.

14: The Princess and the Troll - Aired: 2013-02-11

On Valentine's Day, Mike and Molly play Cupid and prod Harry into asking Victoria out on a date, and to everyone's surprise she accepts. Meanwhile, Carl has a list of reasons why hanging out at the coin laundry on the holiday will help Samuel and him meet single women.

15: Mike the Tease - Aired: 2013-02-18

Wannabe-parent Mike takes a crash course in male fertility and heads to a clinic to ensure that he's potent enough to make a mother out of Molly. Meanwhile, Vince starts a job as a door-to-door vacuum-cleaner salesman.

16: Molly's New Shoes - Aired: 2013-02-25

After their verbal brawl at the mall, Mike goes off in a huff, so Molly goes off on a shopping spree.

17: St. Patrick's Day - Aired: 2013-03-18

Carl and Samuel hope for a little luck o' the Irish when it comes to picking up women at their St. Patrick's Day party, while Molly does a little Erin go bragging when she tells Mike about some of her holiday shenanigans.

18: Spring Break - Aired: 2013-03-25

Molly joins Victoria and her junior-college friends on a spring-fling getaway, while Mike works the Captain for some overtime assignments to earn some extra cash.

19: Party Planners - Aired: 2013-04-15

Mike’s birthday wish is to have his wife and mother get along, but Molly and Peggy butt heads more than ever as they try to plan his birthday party together. Meanwhile, Samuel and Carl compete for the same woman.

20: Mike Can't Read - Aired: 2013-04-29

After learning that Joyce gave up her artistic talents when she became a mother, Molly decides that she and Mike need to pursue new hobbies before becoming parents, so they take up roller skating.

21: Molly’s Out of Town - Aired: 2013-05-06

Mike goes on a junk food binge to cope with missing Molly while she is out of town for a teacher’s conference. Meanwhile, Carl contemplates leaving Chicago after learning heartbreaking news from James.

22: School Recital - Aired: 2013-05-13

Molly is so focused on directing a school recital that she doesn’t realize a fellow teacher is hitting on her. Meanwhile, Vince convinces Mike to join him in an unusual money-making scheme.

23: Windy City - Aired: 2013-05-30

Mike and Carl get stuck working at the Renaissance Faire after their boss, Patrick, gets dumped by Mike’s mother. Later, as a tornado descends on Chicago, Mike and Molly each confess important news to each other.

Season 4 (22 Episodes)

1: Molly Unleashed - Aired: 2013-11-04

When Molly finds herself at a crossroads with her career, she makes a huge decision.

2: The First and Last Ride-Along - Aired: 2013-11-11

When Molly decides to start a career as a crime novelist, she goes on a ride-along with Mike to research her first book.

3: Sex and Death - Aired: 2013-11-18

Molly has a “mind-blowing” experience when she goes to Victoria’s workplace, a funeral home, to research her novel. Meanwhile, Mike sneaks a peek at Molly’s writing when she’s out.

4: Careful What You Dig For - Aired: 2013-11-25

Budding author Molly meets her literary idol, whose cynical advice is to focus on what she wouldn't want people to know about, while Mike tries to cheer up his down-in-the-dumps mother by having her over for dinner.

5: Poker in the Front, Looker in the Back - Aired: 2013-12-02

Molly believes her suspicious next-door neighbor is up to no good and recruits Joyce to help her spy on him. Meanwhile, the guys get together for a poker game and end up sharing their dreams and aspirations.

6: Shoeless Molly Flynn - Aired: 2013-12-09

Molly needs to adjust her spending habits on shoes if she wants to maintain harmony in her marriage.

7: They Shoot Asses, Don't They? - Aired: 2013-12-16

Mike decides he needs to live everyday like it’s his last after being shot during a robbery. As a result, he tells Carl it’s time for him to quit the police force.

8: What Molly Hath Wrought - Aired: 2014-01-13

Molly accepts a job as a forklift driver at Vince's warehouse when she decides to take a break from writing her novel.

9: Mike & Molly's Excellent Adventure - Aired: 2014-01-20

Determined to change Mike's normal routine, Molly encourages him to try new things.

10: Weekend at Peggy's - Aired: 2014-01-27

After fighting with Joyce about money, Molly and Mike move into Mike's childhood bedroom at Peggy's place.

11: Dips & Salsa - Aired: 2014-02-03

Mike asks Carl to fill in for him as Molly's dance partner, but gets jealous when he thinks they are having too much fun.

12: Mind Over Molly - Aired: 2014-02-24

At Mike's urging, Molly begrudgingly goes to a therapist (John Michael Higgins).

13: Open Mike Night - Aired: 2014-03-03

Samuel wants to be a standup comic; Molly offers advice to Harry which leads to him challenging his protective mother.

14: Rich Man, Poor Girl - Aired: 2014-03-10

The entire family wonders if Victoria has finally met the one when she brings a new boyfriend home.

15: Three Girls and an Urn - Aired: 2014-03-17

Molly meets the friend of her dreams when Peggy's childhood pal (Kathy Bates) visits, but Peggy isn't fond of sharing.

16: The Dice Lady Cometh - Aired: 2014-03-24

Molly tries to win some extra cash during a trip to a riverboat casino with the girls; Vince and Mike watch college basketball with the guys.

17: McMillan and Mom - Aired: 2014-04-14

Mike, Samuel and Carl go on a road trip to Memphis, Tenn., to meet Carl's mother.

18: Mike's Manifold Destiny - Aired: 2014-04-21

When Mike's car breaks down, he must decide if he should accept a loan from Carl to fix it.

19: Who's Afraid of J.C. Small? - Aired: 2014-04-28

Carl and Mike arrest Molly's literary hero (Susan Sarandon) for a DUI.

20: Sex, Lies and Helicopters - Aired: 2014-05-05

Molly wonders if she should tell Mike when she sees Carl coming out of Victoria's room late at night.

21: This Old Peggy - Aired: 2014-05-12

After Peggy's bathtub falls through the ceiling, Mike wants Peggy to go to a doctor.

22: Eight Is Enough - Aired: 2014-05-19

Molly is ecstatic to be accepted into a prestigious eight-week writer's workshop, but Mike isn't thrilled about having his wife gone for the entire summer.

Season 5 (22 Episodes)

1: The Book of Molly - Aired: 2014-12-08

Mike smiles with joy after seeing Molly's advance check after she returned home from an eight week writing shop telling him she's been published.

2: To Have and Withhold - Aired: 2014-12-15

Molly has writer’s block, and she might lose her big advance if she doesn’t cure it fast

3: 'Tis the Season to Be Molly - Aired: 2014-12-22

Mike promises Molly he will be home in time for dinner on Christmas Eve--until he and Carl find themselves in the back of a stolen truck; Molly is upset with Vince for trying to alter Christmas traditions.

4: Gone Cheatin' - Aired: 2014-12-29

Mike thinks Carl is out of line when he invites Victoria to go on what is supposed to be a men-only fishing trip.

5: Molly's Neverending Story - Aired: 2015-01-05

When Molly starts writing multiple drafts of her book, she starts to irritate Mike and the rest of the family.

6: The Last Temptation of Mike - Aired: 2015-01-12

Guilt sets in for Mike when he flirts with a rookie cop and she reciprocates.

7: Support Your Local Samuel - Aired: 2015-01-19

Samuel contemplates moving back to Africa when he receives a letter from his parents saying they’re struggling financially.

8: Mike Check - Aired: 2015-02-02

Molly urges Mike to go to the doctor when she learns he hasn’t been in over a decade, on the 100th episode.

9: Hack to the Future - Aired: 2015-02-09

Molly faces a dilemma when her publisher asks her to make a provocative change to her book.

10: Checkpoint Joyce - Aired: 2015-02-16

Mike is forced to arrest Joyce for a DUI after she refuses to take a breathalyzer at a checkpoint.

11: Immaculate Deception - Aired: 2015-02-23

Mike and Molly are excited to finally have the house to themselves for the whole weekend.

12: The World According to Peggy - Aired: 2015-03-02

Molly plans a party after hearing that Peggy is suddenly retiring.

13: Buy The Book - Aired: 2015-03-09

Molly’s excited her book is finally out and available for purchase, but worries obsessively that no one will buy it.

14: Whatever Happened to Baby Peggy - Aired: 2015-03-16

Peggy makes Molly do chores in exchange for sharing tantalizing stories from her past for Molly’s second book.

15: Pie Fight - Aired: 2015-03-23

When Mike reaches a weight-loss goal -- his personal best -- he decides to celebrate by indulging in a slice of pie.

16: Cocktails and Calamine - Aired: 2015-03-30

Molly is nervous about Mike attending a celebratory party her publisher puts on for her and Peggy.

17: Mudlick or Bust - Aired: 2015-04-13

Molly surprises Peggy by reuniting her with her estranged sister, Rosemary, when they take a road trip to Peggy’s hometown of Mudlick. Also, Vince and Mike experience father-son bonding when they work together to fix the water heater.

18: No Kay Morale - Aired: 2015-04-20

When a despondent Kay returns to town, Peggy is thrilled to welcome her back to coexist in her mundane existence. However, Molly is determined to find a way to restore Kay’s joie de vivre. Also, Mike and Carl work crowd control at a rally for public breast feeding

19: Mother From Another Mudlick - Aired: 2015-04-27

Mike meets his Aunt Rosemary for the first time and is instantly smitten by her warmth and positive attitude – which is the polar opposite of his mother

20: Fight To The Finish - Aired: 2015-05-04

Molly gets angry at Mike for not listening to her vent about writing with Peggy and they go their separate ways for a day.

21: Near Death Do Us Part - Aired: 2015-05-11

After Carl has a near-death experience while on duty, he tells Mike he’s going to propose to Victoria.

22: The Bitter Man and the Sea - Aired: 2015-05-18

Mike is forced to uninvited Carl to his anniversary cruise after Carl’s nasty break-up with Victoria.

Season 6 (13 Episodes)

1: Cops on the Rocks - Aired: 2016-01-06

Mike and Carl go to couples counseling to try to reconcile their partnership. Also, Molly decides to do a promotional radio interview on her own after Peggy decides not to participate.

2: One Small Step for Mike - Aired: 2016-01-13

Molly gives Mike a device that will track his activity in hopes of helping him get healthier and take better care of himself, but Mike has other plans.

3: Peg O' My Heart Attack - Aired: 2016-01-20

Mike blames Molly for Peg's heart attack following a heated argument and now Molly wants to make amends.

4: Super Cop - Aired: 2016-01-27

Mike becomes hypervigilant after his wallet is stolen from the squad car while taking a nap.

5: Joyce's Will Be Done - Aired: 2016-02-03

Molly is shocked when Joyce reveals she's leaving the house to Victoria in her will.

6: The Good Wife - Aired: 2016-02-10

Molly's leisure activities between novels become an issue when Mike wants her to be the perfect homemaker.

7: Weekend With Birdie - Aired: 2016-04-25

Mike brings home a stray puppy for the weekend but Molly has difficulty warming up to it.

8: The Wreck of the Vincent Moranto - Aired: 2016-05-02

Mike is upset when Vince bails on finishing a Do-It-Yourself project they started together.

9: Baby, Please Don't Go - Aired: 2016-05-02

Molly brings home a pregnant former student she discovers is homeless.

10: Baby Bump - Aired: 2016-05-09

When Mike and Molly realize Frannie (Juliette Goglia) doesn't have a plan in place for after the baby is born, Molly decides to help by reuniting her with her estranged sister, Maura (Jessy Hodges).

11: The Adoption Option - Aired: 2016-05-09

Mike and Molly need everyone to be on their best behavior when the adoption agency schedules a home visit.

12: Curse of the Bambino - Aired: 2016-05-16

Carl convinces Mike to go with him to see his psychic and Peggy drags Molly to her church to pray for something they’ve all been waiting for,

13: I See Love - Aired: 2016-05-16

Mike and Molly gather with family and friends for a momentous occasion and reminisce about everything that led to this point.