The following is an episode guide of the NBC series, About a Boy. The series preview premiered on NBC on February 22, 2014. And the show returned once again on March 4, 2014. The first season will consist 13 episodes. On May 9, 2014 About a Boy was renewed for a second season.

Series overviewEdit

Season Episodes Originally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiere Season finale
  1 13 February 22, 2014 May 13, 2014
  2  ? October 14, 2014 Spring 2015

Season 1Edit

No. Ep. Title Original air date Prod.
U.S. viewers (in millions)
1 1 "Pilot" February 22, 2014 101 8.26
Successful songwriter and bachelor Will Freeman lives a carefree life as the "ultimate man-child". His perfect world is turned upside down when single mom Fiona and her 11-year-old son Marcus move in next door.
2 2 "About Total Exuberance" March 4, 2014 102 8.36
Andy guilts Will into agreeing to babysit Marcus so Fiona can go on a job interview, but the situation gets complicated when they receive a last-minute invitation to a once-in-a-lifetime charity pool party hosted by rap star Lil Jon. Meanwhile, Fiona discovers that honesty isn’t always the best policy when it comes to landing a job.
3 3 "About a Godfather" March 11, 2014 103 7.48
Will attempts a much-needed boy's night out with Andy, but complications arise, leaving Will to reach out to Marcus in hopes of salvaging the evening. When Andy later becomes available, he attempts to track down Will, but instead winds up bonding over the joys of parenting with Fiona. Meanwhile, Andy and his reluctant wife Laurie solicit Will to be godfather to their son Jonah.
4 4 "About a Girl" March 18, 2014 104 7.61
Marcus asks Will for advice on how he can get Hannah to invite him to her upcoming birthday party. When that proves unsuccessful, Fiona takes it to task with Joanne, Hannah's mother, who also happens to be the queen bee of a group of neighborhood moms that she is trying to win over.
5 5 "About a Plumber" March 25, 2014 105 7.41
When Marcus starts hinting that Will and Fiona should start dating each another, Will does everything in his power to set him straight. Meanwhile, Fiona gets advice from Dakota to get back into the dating scene, and with very little game, seizes the opportunity by asking out her plumber - with results she didn't quite anticipate.
6 6 "About a Buble" April 1, 2014 106 7.17
Marcus pays a visit to the emergency room where Will meets the girl of his dreams. With Fiona  putting in extra hours at work, Marcus finally gets his own house key, but he quickly loses his mom's trust when Will  has to rush him to the emergency room following an untimely incident with a knife. However, Marcus' misfortune has a silver lining for Will when he crosses paths with Dr. Samantha Lake , a beautiful and charming doctor who comes to Marcus' aid. Will is instantly smitten and stops at nothing in his attempts to win her over - even if it means bending the truth. 
7 7 "About a Poker Night" April 8, 2014 107 6.87
Fiona deals herself into Will's poker game when Marcus goest to his first sleepover.  Will  throws a poker night for his friends, including Andy , Crosby , TJ  and Richard , but the event is hijacked by Fiona , who has no problem making herself at home with the guys. Meanwhile, Marcus  goes on his first sleepover, but has a hard time staying the night when he finds the others aren't as nice to him as he had hoped.  
8 8 "About a Slopmaster" April 15, 2014 108 6.99
It's an abundance of riches for Will, who will stop at nothing to woo Sam. Fiona  volunteers to run a project for Marcus's class - a miniature society modeled after Dickensian London. Wanting to be King of the mock economy, Fiona instead selects him as the lowly slopmaster, much to his dismay, prompting him to figure out a clever yet questionable solution to turn things around. Meanwhile, Will  takes Marcus out on a spending spree, thanks to his latest royalty check and then does his best to throw the perfect party to impress Sam.  
9 9 "About a Kiss" April 22, 2014 109 6.86
Game night turns into anything but fun and games for Will-Andy and Laurie host a game night and Will  invites Sam , but things don't go exactly as planned when she arrives. When his friend TJ  asks Fiona  to join him for the festivities, Will goes to great lengths to discourage any sparks from flying. Meanwhile, Marcus  is uneasy when he discovers the mother of an older mean girl at school will be babysitting him.
10 10 "About a Boy's Dad" April 29, 2014 110 6.25
It's a family reunion for Marcus when his dad comes to town for a visit–Marcus is elated when his father, Hugh Womple takes a break from his penguin research in Antarctica to make a surprise visit. While Fiona does her best to mask her tormented attraction, she can’t help but notice how consumed Hugh is with his work and his indifference towards anything Marcus is interested in. At Fiona’s urging, Will steps in and does his best to encourage some much needed father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Sam’s demanding work schedule throws a wrench into their plans for romance.
11 11 "About a Birthday Party" May 6, 2014 111 6.04
Will does his best to throw the best birthday party ever, but learns that it is not as easy as it sounds. Marcus  is excited for his first ever big birthday party and Will  agrees to help plan it. But complications arise when Sam asks Will to a gala at the hospital, creating a scheduling problem. To make matters even worse, Will and Andy discover that one of Marcus’s popular classmates is having a birthday bash on the same day. Meanwhile, Fiona  and Sam get into a disagreement, and Will finds himself stuck in the middle. 
12 12 "About a Hammer" May 13, 2014 112 6.42
Will gets a temporary housemate when Sam is forced to move out of her place, But the situation isn't quite what he imagened.Will invites Sam to temporarily move in with him when she is forced to evacuate her apartment. However, when Andy (Al Madrigal) warns Will that his home will soon be transformed into her place, similar to what had transpired with him and Annie, Will starts to panic. Meanwhile, Fiona misreads a conversation and is under the false impression that Sam is pregnant and Will and Marcus build a treehouse together.
13 13 "About a Rib Chute" May 13, 2014 113 5.68
Will finds himself in unfamiliar territory when Sam drops a bombshell on him in the season finale. Will  is completely heartbroken when Sam  receives a job opportunity she can’t refuse in New York, prompting Fiona  and Marcus to try their best to comfort their friend. With her absence weighing on his mind, Will turns to Andy for his sage advice in figuring out how to best move forward. 

Season 2Edit

No. Ep. Title Original air date Prod.
U.S. viewers (in millions)
14 1 "About A Vasectomy" October 14, 2014 201
15 2 "About A House For Sale" 2014 202
16 3 "2x03" 2014 20?
17 4 "2x04" 2014 20?
18 5 "2x05" 2014 20?
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