Bored to Death: Season 3 (2011)
- Season 3 Episode 8: Nothing I Can't Handle by Running Away
Jonathan is taken hostage; Ray uses his fans; George throws a wedding.
- Season 3 Episode 7: Forget the Herring
Jonathan gets new leads; George and Ray beg for forgiveness.
- Season 3 Episode 6: Two Large Pearls and a Bar of Gold
Jonathan protects the wedding jewels of his ex; George and Ray become roommates.
- Season 3 Episode 5: I Keep Taking Baths Like Lady Macbeth
Jonathan and George see a counselor; George takes singing lessons; Ray becomes irresistible.
- Season 3 Episode 4: We Could Sing a Duet
Jonathan spends time with Emily; George faces restaurant competition; Ray finds himself drawn to an older woman.
- Season 3 Episode 3: The Black Clock of Time
Jonathan runs into his nemesis; George is surprised by Bernard and Emily's news; Ray sets off an AMBER alert.
- Season 3 Episode 2: Gumball!
When Jonathan and Ray go on the lam, George covers for them.
- Season 3 Episode 1: The Blonde in the Woods
Jonathan learns distressing familial news; George reunites with his daughter; Ray spends time with his son; Jonathan's case puts him in a precarious position.
Bored to Death: Season 2 (2010)
- Season 2 Episode 8: Super Ray Is Mortal!
Jonathan is distracted from an awkward moment with Nina by Ray, who has unexpectedly attracted a stalker. The friends enlist the help of troubled police officer Drake to track down the culprit - but are then forced to give chase across the rooftops. Meanwhile, George is outraged when he is told to attend a rehab centre. Comedy, guest starring series creator Jonathan Ames
- Season 2 Episode 7: Escape From the Castle!
Jonathan and his friends visit a health spa after he agrees to deliver a letter from a nervous dermatologist to his fiancee, whose family disapproves of their relationship. However, Ray is upset when he finds out the trip is not to celebrate his birthday, and a bizarre chase ensues when security guards realise what is going on
- Season 2 Episode 6: The Case of the Grievous Clerical Error!
Leah pleads with Jonathan to help find her missing dog, but the investigation takes an unexpected turn when they come perilously close to kissing - and the private eye's embarrassment deepens when Ray insists on helping with the case. At the hospital, George nervously awaits his prostate operation. Comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson
- Season 2 Episode 5: Forty-Two Down!
Ray is approached by actor Kevin Bacon, who wants to make a film about his comic-book alter ego Super Ray. He decides to use this piece of good fortune as a reason to get his life in order, and breaks up with Jennifer - but she is far from pleased with his chosen method of ending the relationship. Meanwhile, Jonathan tries to make peace between a restaurateur and her husband, a limousine-driving poet. With Ajay Naidu (Office Space)
- Season 2 Episode 4: I've Been Living Like a Demented God!
A college professor hires Jonathan to retrieve a valuable book from a drug dealer - forcing him to once more cross paths with the treacherous Louis Green. Ray has an unexpected spell of good fortune, while George frantically tries to cover up his marijuana use when his boss introduces mandatory drug tests. Guest starring F Murray Abraham (Amadeus), Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids) and Kate Micucci (Raising Hope)
- Season 2 Episode 3: The Gowanas Canal Has Gonorrhea!
Jonathan is left reeling when Stella dumps him, but his night gets even worse when he is kidnapped by thugs searching for the hard drive he stole from the sex dungeon. They then decide to use him to extort a ransom from George - who embarks on a rescue mission with Ray's help. Guest starring Domenick Lombardozzi (The Wire's Herc)
- Season 2 Episode 2: Make It Quick, Fitzgerald!
George's rival Richard Antrem hires Jonathan to spy on his wife, who he suspects is having an affair - but the private eye faces a dilemma when he discovers who the other man is. Elsewhere, Ray tries to impress Leah by creating a new comic-book character, and Stella decides to change the parameters of her love-life. With Jessica Hecht (Sideways) and Josh Gad (Love and Other Drugs)Sunday 2nd June 7:30pm EDT - HBO Comedy
- Season 2 Episode 1: Escape From the Dungeon!
A policeman hires Jonathan to retrieve incriminating evidence from a sex club he frequents. George is horrified when his new boss clamps down on expenses, and Ray makes a desperate bid to salvage his relationship. Comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis, with Mary Kay Place (Big Love) and Kristen Johnston (3rd Rock from the Sun)Sunday 2nd June 7:00pm EDT - HBO Comedy
Bored to Death: Season 1 (2009)
- Season 1 Episode 8: Take a Dive
The friends prepare to confront their opponents in the boxing ring, but Jonathan suspects sinister forces are conspiring against them after he receives a threatening phone call. Priscilla Antrem visits George to ask a favour of him - but the evening takes an unexpected turn. Comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman and Ted DansonSunday 26th May 7:30pm EDT - HBO Comedy
- Season 1 Episode 7: The Case of the Stolen Sperm
Ray searches for Lisa and Michelle after they disappear with his sperm donations - and when he discovers he has been conned, Leah insists he track down the thieves. At the Old Town Bar, George and Jonathan run into two of their bitterest enemies, leading to an unusual challenge. Comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson, with the Daily Show's John Hodgman and Samantha BeeSunday 26th May 7:00pm EDT - HBO Comedy
- Season 1 Episode 6: The Case of the Beautiful Blackmailer
Jonathan finally tells George that he has been moonlighting as a private eye - but is surprised when he insists on tagging along on an undercover mission to steal an incriminating tape from a seductive blackmailer. However, when the publisher and Ray discover they have a shared hobby, the case takes a chaotic turn for the worse. Comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis
- Season 1 Episode 5: The Case of the Lonely White Dove
A recently released convict asks Jonathan to help him find a nightclub singer with whom he fell in love before going to prison - and the novice private eye decides to use the mission as an excuse to have a night on the town with Suzanne. Elsewhere, George's therapist instructs him to explore his sexuality. Comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman and Ted Danson
- Season 1 Episode 4: The Case of the Stolen Skateboard
Leah refers radical vegan Allison to Jonathan - and the amateur sleuth soon becomes hopelessly smitten with his new client. He agrees to help retrieve her son's skateboard from a gang of bullies, but soon discovers he has greatly overestimated his powers of persuasion. Meanwhile, Ray agrees to donate sperm to a lesbian couple, and George's fascination with the female armpit is reawakened. Comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman, with Parker Posey (Best in Show, Josie and the Pussycats) and Bebe Neuwirth (Cheers, Frasier)
- Season 1 Episode 3: The Case of the Missing Screenplay
One of George's bitterest rivals takes a shine to Jonathan, and introduces him to film-maker Jim Jarmusch, who offers the young writer an opportunity to re-write a screenplay. However, an ill-advised fling with one of Jarmusch's fans ends with Jonathan mislaying his copy of the script - so the writer sends Ray on a perilous mission to retrieve it. Guest starring Oliver Platt (The Big C), Laila Robins (In Treatment) and Denis O'Hare (True Blood)
- Season 1 Episode 2: The Alanon Case
Jonathan makes another unsuccessful attempt to win Suzanne back, but finds relief when a new client asks him to investigate whether her boyfriend is being unfaithful. However, the novice sleuth is shocked by where the trail of evidence leads him. Meanwhile, Ray reluctantly heads to his first colonic irrigation appointment, and George tries to deal with an unsightly blister. Comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman and Ted Danson, with Kristen Wiig (Whip It, Saturday Night Live)
- Season 1 Episode 1: Stockholm Syndrome
A writer decides to escape his directionless life in New York by living out his fantasies of being a private detective. Despite having no experience or aptitude for the job beyond what he has read in pulp fiction novels, he advertises his services online - and is soon hired to find a missing woman. Comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis