Season 1 of Mom, aired from Monday, September 23, 2013 to Monday, April 14, 2014. It premiered with it's Pilot, and finished with it's 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 the 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 (20/22)
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- Spencer Daniels as Luke (18/22)
- Nate Corddry as Gabriel (16/22)
- French Stewart as Chef Rudy (15/22)
- Matt Jones as Baxter (10/22)
- Reggie De Leon as Paul (10/22)
- Mimi Kennedy as Marjorie Armstrong (7/22)
- Kevin Pollak as Alvin Lester Biletnikoff (5/22)
- Octavia Spencer as Regina Tompkins (4/22)
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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 while 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 had an accident and injured her ankle, yet she denies 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 she feels guilty and also admits that she knows Christy's father. |
|"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 grandpa 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 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 p.m.
- Allison Janney won the 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 to premiere in the 2014–15 television season.
|2||A Pee Stick and an Asian Raccoon||7.00 million|
|3||A Small Nervous Meltdown and a Misplaced Fork||6.86 million|
|4||Loathing and Tube Socks||7.44 million|
|5||Six Thousand Bootleg T-Shirts and a Prada Handbag||7.28 million|
|6||Abstinence and Pudding||6.64 million|
|7||Estrogen and a Hearty Breakfast||7.38 million|
|8||Big Sur and Strawberry Lube||6.96 million|
|9||Zombies and Cobb Salad||6.82 million|
|10||Belgian Waffles and Bathroom Privileges||7.36 million|
|11||Cotton Candy and Blended Fish||7.68 million|
|12||Corned Beef and Handcuffs||7.44 million|
|13||Hot Soup and Shingles||8.50 million|
|14||Leather Cribs and Medieval Rack||8.27 million|
|15||Fireballs and Bullet Holes||9.58 million|
|16||Nietzsche and a Beer Run||9.11 million|
|17||Jail, Jail and Japanese Porn||7.25 million|
|18||Sonograms and Tube Tops||8.42 million|
|19||Toilet Wine and the Earl of Sandwich||7.05 million|
|20||Clumsy Monkeys and a Tilted Uterus||7.35 million|
|21||Broken Dreams and Blocked Arteries||7.27 million|
|22||Smokey Taylor and a Deathbed Confession||6.86 million|