The 10 Best Episodes of Jessie (2024)

An idealistic teen from rural Texas embarks on the adventure of a lifetime when she decides to leave behind starry nights for big city lights. Thrilled to be on her own and determined not to be intimidated by New York City, she accepts a job as nanny for a high-profile couple with four kids. Helping to keep her moral compass in check are Bertram, the family's butler, and Tony, the building's 20-year-old doorman.

Written by Sophie and last updated on dec 24, 2022.

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#15- Zombie Tea Party 5 (Season 1 - Episode 4)

After Jessie embarrasses Luke in front of a bully, he doesn't want her to help him with anything in public. When the mean kid faces off with Luke in the neighborhood paintball contest, Luke has no one to be his partner. Upset, Jessie arrives at the park to prove to Luke that she can help him win the paintball war. Meanwhile, Zuri invites Emma to her tea party, but Emma turns down the invitation when her friend Jasmine gives her a free pass to a fashion show. Zuri invites Bertram instead but doesn't think he's a very good guest during the party, which upsets her. On the day of the fashion show, Jasmine un-invites Emma, so Emma decides to attend her Zuri's tea party to cheer her up. Jessie helps Luke win the paintball competition.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 179 votes.

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#14- We Are So Grounded (Season 1 - Episode 22)


Jessie, Bertram and the kids head to Bali for a family vacation, but when their private jet starts to experience difficulties, Jessie takes control of the co*ckpit and makes an emergency landing on a tropical island. Jessie must figure out how to get the kids home safely, all while recovering from poisonous bug bites, escaping scary monsters and tracking down Mr. Kipling.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 76 votes.

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#13- Christmas Story (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Jessie and Bertram are left in charge of bringing the Christmas spirit to Ravi, Emma, Luke, and Zuri. Lukes wants to kiss Jessie under the mistletoe. At the toy store, Jessie, Emma & Luke get caught in Toy Jail. But when their parents are stranded because of a blizzard, things go wrong. Zuri tells Ravi about Santa and Ravi gets petrified by him. The parents make it home for Christmas and Luke quickly kisses Jessie.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 130 votes.

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#12- Take the A-Train... I Think? (Season 1 - Episode 11)


Jessie and Zuri go on a train ride. Emma and Ravi get left at the station. Bertram and Luke hunt a spider.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 105 votes.

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#11- The Talented Mr. Kipling (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Jessie comes to the rescue when the condominium board wants Ravi's pet lizard Mr. Kipling out of the building. Zuri brings home another imaginary friend and Luke and Emma compete against each other in a school photo class.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 235 votes.

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#10- Creepy Connie's Curtain Call (Season 1 - Episode 23)


Jessie directs a play she's written and casts Luke as the male lead; the play is a love story, and 'Creepy Connie' is the female lead. Meanwhile, Zuri job-shadows Bertram for her school report.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 63 votes.

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#9- The Secret Life of Mr. Kipling (Season 1 - Episode 26)

Mr. Kipling has been acting strangely for some time. He is mean to Ravi and is having wild food cravings. It is revealed that Mr. Kipling is a female lizard guarding her twelve babies, and this startles the entire Ross family. Meanwhile, Zuri is upset when she announces that Millie the Mermaid has died (she accidentally got stabbed by a swordfish). The mailman accidentally ships Mr. Kipling's eggs to a restaurant. Jessie, Ravi, and Luke pretend to be waiters and try to get them back. At the restaurant, the eggs hatch and twelve little lizards are born. The episode ends with the entire family, including Bertram, attending Millie the Mermaid's funeral.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 74 votes.

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#8- One Day Wonders (Season 1 - Episode 5)


After a music producer spots Jessie and Luke performing in the park, he promises them fame and gets them to his studio to shoot a music video. However, Jessie and Luke fight over the spotlight, causing problems. Meanwhile, Bertram enlists Emma to help style him for his social network profile photo, and Zuri and Ravi take Tony's place at the reception desk to prove to Tony that his job is not as hard as he makes it seem. When Tony finds out about Jessie and Luke, he warns them that the "manager" is a fraud who fools people for their money. Jessie and Luke resolve their problems and abandon the manager, and Tony shoots a new music video for Jessie's song with Jessie and all of the children starring in it.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 150 votes.

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#7- Cattle Calls & Scary Walls (Season 1 - Episode 24)

Jessie decides to pursue acting, so she auditions for a TV show.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 71 votes.

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#6- Badfellas (Season 1 - Episode 17)


Jessie has her hands full trying to keep a watchful eye on Emma, who has a major crush on bad boy with a bad reputation, Vincent. Meanwhile, Zuri becomes too protective of her favorite tree in Central Park.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 77 votes.

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#5- Gotcha Day (Season 1 - Episode 25)

While the Ross Family has their traditional "Gotcha Day", Jessie is left in charge to help celebrate the time when Zuri was first welcomed home in New York City. When Ravi tells the story when he first arrived in the United States, he tells Jessie that they thought Mr. Kipling was supposed to be a baby because his room was decorated as a nursery. Jessie accidently blurts out that Morgan and Christina were probably expecting a baby. Ravi gets incredibly upset; Christina gets infuriated with Jessie. The huge reveal almost ruins "Gotcha Day". Later on, Morgan and Christina tells them that his birth certificate had a typo and instead of Ravi being born in the year 2001, it said 2011, so that is why the Ross' were expecting a baby. In the end, Ravi forgives Morgan and Christina, and they give Zuri a zebra as a "Gotcha Day" present.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 88 votes.

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#4- The Kid Whisperer (Season 1 - Episode 15)


Jessie thinks Luke needs strict discipline to keep him from misbehaving and enlists the help of fellow nanny, Samantha, who winds up being a dog nanny. Meanwhile, the kids break into Bertram’s cluttered room and Jessie makes them help clean it up after all of it fell and turned into a huge pile of Bertram's things which Ravi gets stuck in.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 77 votes.

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#3- Evil Times Two (Season 1 - Episode 19)

Nanny Agatha’s twin sister, Angela, is in town and Jessie suspects she is trying to steal her job and also catch Tony’s eye. Meanwhile, Emma copes with a giant zit on her nose.

The episode was rated 8.02 from 94 votes.

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#2- A Doll's Outhouse (Season 1 - Episode 21)


After the girls watch a scary movie, Jessie tries to help Zuri conquer her fear of dolls by confessing her own fear of porta-potties. Meanwhile, Cameron teaches Ravi how to impress a girl and Bertram listens to opera non-stop to win a radio contest.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 80 votes.

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#1- Tempest In a Teacup (Season 1 - Episode 20)

Emma and Zuri plan a romantic mystery-filled fifth first date for Jessie and Tony. Meanwhile, Ravi, Cameron and Bertram get stuck in a giant teacup on a billboard, after their failed attempt to rescue Ravi’s toy helicopter.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 67 votes.

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