Season 1 of Mom aired from Monday, September 23, 2013 to Monday, April 14, 2014. It premiered with its "Pilot", and finished with its last episode entitled "Smokey Taylor and a Deathbed Confession". The season consisted of a total of 22 episodes.
Cast and Characters
For a breakdown of all characters' appearances in this season, check here.
- Anna Faris as Christy Plunkett (22/22)
- Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett (22/22)
- Sadie Calvano as Violet Plunkett (22/22)
- Blake Garrett Rosenthal as Roscoe Plunkett (20/22)
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- Ryan Cartwright as Jeff Taylor (3/22)
- Melissa Tang as Suzanne Taylor (3/22)
- Justin Long as Adam Henchy (3/22)
- Courtney Henggeler as Claudia (2/22)
- Nick Zano as David (2/22)
| After making a series of bad choices, Christy attempts to get her life together but finds it a challenge when her estranged mother, Bonnie, comes back into her life.|
|"A Pee Stick and an Asian Raccoon"|
| Christy and Bonnie put their differences aside and work together to deal with a family crisis.|
| "A Small Nervous Meltdown and a Misplaced Fork"
| Christy goes on her first date since she quit drinking, while Bonnie teaches Roscoe how to gamble.|
| "Loathing and Tube Socks"
| Everyone tests Christy's patience while Bonnie encounters an old rival.|
| "Six Thousand Bootleg T-Shirts and a Prada Handbag"
| Christy befriends a woman named Regina, who has a lot of problems; Bonnie tries to put someone else's needs before her own.|
| "Abstinence and Pudding"
| Christy tries to take things slow in her relationship with Adam, while Bonnie and Marjorie disagree on the meaning of "taking it slow".|
| "Estrogen and a Hearty Breakfast"
| Christy faces off against Luke's conservative parents who do not approve of Violet's pregnancy, while Bonnie deals with menopause.|
| "Big Sur and Strawberry Lube"
| Christy is nervous about a forthcoming romantic weekend getaway with Adam, while Claudia suspects Gabriel of cheating on her.|
| "Zombies and Cobb Salad"
| Christy and her fellow AA members try to help when Bonnie loses her job and apartment and hits rock bottom.|
| "Belgian Waffles and Bathroom Privileges"
| Christy has trouble accepting how much easier life is with Bonnie in the house. Meanwhile, Baxter sets up camp in the driveway.|
| "Cotton Candy and Blended Fish"
| Christy and Bonnie go above and beyond to help Marjorie, who has cancer. Meanwhile, Violet is frustrated by the realities of pregnancy.|
| "Corned Beef and Handcuffs"
| Christy gets stuck in the middle when Bonnie and Chef Rudy start dating.|
| "Hot Soup and Shingles"
| Christy has an accident and injures her ankle, but refuses to accept any help from Bonnie. Meanwhile, Luke bonds with Baxter about being a father.|
| "Leather Cribs and Medieval Rack"
| After Christy discovers Bonnie has been hiding $4,000, Bonnie feels guilty and also admits that she knows who Christy's father is.|
| "Fireballs and Bullet Holes"
| Christy attempts to bond with her newly-discovered father, Alvin (Kevin Pollak), with a little help from a highly-irritated Bonnie.|
| "Nietzsche and a Beer Run"
| An attractive fireman, David (Nick Zano) sweeps Christy off her feet, but his illicit behavior threatens her sobriety.|
| "Jail Jail and Japanese Porn"
|Bonnie has to fill in for her daughter when Christy puts her new boyfriend David first.|
| "Sonograms and Tube Tops"
|Christy plans a baby shower for Violet, who's nervous about becoming a mom; Bonnie scores a new life-coaching client.|
| "Toilet Wine and the Earl of Sandwich"
|Regina is sentenced to four years in a women's jail. Meanwhile, Alvin tries to act like a grandfather and talks to Roscoe and Violet about the bad decisions he's made.|
| "Clumsy Monkeys and a Tilted Uterus"
|Christy and Bonnie meet a lawyer to help with the adoption. Violet decides on the adoptive parents of her child.|
| "Broken Dreams and Blocked Arteries"
|Violet needs to be talked into going to prom in her full-term pregnancy state.|
| "Smokey Taylor and a Deathbed Confession"
|While Bonnie denies she's still in love with Alvin, Violet goes into labor.|
- The series received average ratings of 8.34 million viewers, placing it as the number 42 most-watched show of the 2013-2014 television season.
- The episodes are usually titled with two odd topics that are mentioned in that episode. The two odd topics are strung together with the words "and a" or "and the".
- This season of Mom consisted of 22 episodes and aired Mondays in the United States at 9:30 PM.
- Allison Janney won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards for her performance as Bonnie Plunkett.
- The series was also nominated for a People's Choice Award for Favorite New Comedy.
- Mom was renewed for a second season and set to premiere in the 2014–15 television season.
|2||A Pee Stick and an Asian Raccoon||7.00|
|3||A Small Nervous Meltdown and a Misplaced Fork||6.86|
|4||Loathing and Tube Socks||7.44|
|5||Six Thousand Bootleg T-Shirts and a Prada Handbag||7.28|
|6||Abstinence and Pudding||6.64|
|7||Estrogen and a Hearty Breakfast||7.38|
|8||Big Sur and Strawberry Lube||6.96|
|9||Zombies and Cobb Salad||6.82|
|10||Belgian Waffles and Bathroom Privileges||7.36|
|11||Cotton Candy and Blended Fish||7.68|
|12||Corned Beef and Handcuffs||7.44|
|13||Hot Soup and Shingles||8.50|
|14||Leather Cribs and a Medieval Rack||8.27|
|15||Fireballs and Bullet Holes||9.58|
|16||Nietzsche and a Beer Run||9.11|
|17||Jail Jail and Japanese Porn||7.25|
|18||Sonograms and Tube Tops||8.42|
|19||Toilet Wine and the Earl of Sandwich||7.05|
|20||Clumsy Monkeys and a Tilted Uterus||7.35|
|21||Broken Dreams and Blocked Arteries||7.27|
|22||Smokey Taylor and a Deathbed Confession||6.86|