Title: Spin City
Series: 6
Episodes: 145
First Transmission: 1996

Spin City presents a fictionalised version of the local government of New York City, and follows its mayor Randall Winston and his staff as they run the city,

Best Episode

Goodbye: Part 2 (2000) – Sheridan goes public about the Winston administration’s links to organised crime.  Mike decides to submit his resignation and take the flak for everyone.

2nd Best Episode

Back to the Future IV – Judgment Day (1999) – Mike’s mentor comes to City Hall to help with the Millennium project and he puts his Messianic complex on full display.

3rd Best Episode

Deaf Becomes Her (1997) – The hearing-impaired community bears the brunt of some accidental insults.

4th Best Episode

Goodbye: Part 1 (2000) – Sleaze investigating reporter called Wayne Sheridan wants to connect Randall’s administration to organised crime.

5th Best Episode

Internal Affairs (1999) – Nikki joins Mike for a hotel tryst, which goes awry when Mike decides to keep their relationship secret. Stacey plays a phone prank. Carter, James, and Stuart all go on a stakeout with Randall.

Worst Episode

The Image Maker (2001) – Caitlin wants to find out why Mayor Winston’s approval rating with women is so dire. Stuart’s overbearing ex-wife accidentally comes back into his life.

 

Notes & Comments

Info Updated: 2022-02-11

The data on this page is updated when any major changes occur to episode rankings (which is less common with older series), or when new episodes are added as is the case with current television series.

The overall spread in the rating distribution is equal to 2.8 rating points.

The top-rated episode, Goodbye: Part 2 (2000), differs from the second-rated episode, Back to the Future IV – Judgment Day (1999), by 14 percent of the overall spread.

The bottom-rated episode, The Image Maker (2001), differs from the second bottom-rated episode, Minor League (2001), by 0 percent of the overall spread.

The middle-rated episode is The Apartment (1996).

 

Episode Rating Graph for Spin City (1996)

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Pilot (1996)
#2 The Great Pretender (1996)
#3 The Apartment (1996)
#4 Pride and Prejudice (1996)
#5 The Rivals (1996)
#6 A Star Is Born (1996)
#7 Grand Illusion (1996)
#8 The High and the Mighty (1996)
#9 Meet Tommy Dugan (1996)
#10 The Competition (1996)
#11 Dog Day Afternoon (1996)
#12 Criss Cross (1996)
#13 Bye Bye Love (1997)
#14 Starting Over (1997)
#15 Gabby’s Song (1997)
#16 Kiss Me, Stupid (1997)
#17 An Affair to Remember (1997)
#18 Snowbound (1997)
#19 Striptease (1997)
#20 Deaf Becomes Her (1997)
#21 Hot in the City (1997)
#22 Bone Free (1997)
#23 The Mayor Who Came to Dinner (1997)
#24 Mayor Over Miami (1997)
#25 Paul Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1997)
#26 Porn in the U.S.A. (1997)
#27 Wonder Woman (1997)
#28 The Goodbye Girl (1997)
#29 In the Heat of the Day (1997)
#30 Radio Daze (1997)
#31 The Thirty Year Itch (1997)
#32 My Life Is a Soap Opera (1997)
#33 Family Affair (1997)
#34 Family Affair: Part 2 (1997)
#35 They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (1997)
#36 Miracle Near 34th Street (1997)
#37 Same Time Next Year (1998)
#38 The Paul Lassiter Story (1998)
#39 Gentleman’s Agreement (1998)
#40 Deaf Man Walking (1998)
#41 The Marrying Men (1998)
#42 One Wedding and a Funeral (1998)
#43 A River Runs Through Me (1998)
#44 The Pope of Gracie Mansion (1998)
#45 Bye, Bye, Birdie (1998)
#46 The Lady or the Tiger (1998)
#47 Single White Male (1998)
#48 The Paul Bearer (1998)
#49 Dead Dog Talking (1998)
#50 There’s Something About Heidi (1998)
#51 Gone with the Wind (1998)
#52 The Deer Hunter (1998)
#53 It Happened One Night (1998)
#54 Three Men and a Little Lady (1998)
#55 An Officer and a Gentleman (1998)
#56 Quest for Fire (1998)
#57 The Kidney’s All Right (1998)
#58 Gobble the Wonder Turkey Saves the Day (1998)
#59 Local Hero (1998)
#60 Monkey Business (1998)
#61 Taxi Driver (1999)
#62 The Nutty Deputy Mayor (1999)
#63 Not in the Line of Fire (1999)
#64 Internal Affairs (1999)
#65 Dick Clark’s Rockin’ Make-Out Party ’99 (1999)
#66 Back to the Future IV – Judgment Day (1999)
#67 Politically Incorrect (1999)
#68 That’s Entertainment (1999)
#69 The Last Temptation of Mike (1999)
#70 Carter & Stuart & Bennett & Deirdre (1999)
#71 The Mayor with Two Brains (1999)
#72 Wall Street (1999)
#73 Klumageddon: Part 1 (1999)
#74 Klumageddon: Part 2 (1999)
#75 Catcher in the Bronx (1999)
#76 James and the Giant Speech (1999)
#77 All the Mayor’s Men (1999)
#78 These Shoes Were Made for Cheatin’ (1999)
#79 Rebel Without a Chair (1999)
#80 The Mayor May Not (1999)
#81 The Great Debate (1999)
#82 How to Bury a Millionaire (1999)
#83 The Thanksgiving Show (1999)
#84 The Doorman Always Rings Twice (1999)
#85 Mustang Mikey (1999)
#86 My Dinner with Caitlin (1999)
#87 A Tale of Two Sisters (2000)
#88 Casino (2000)
#89 The Marry Caitlin Moore Show (2000)
#90 Suffragette City (2000)
#91 Mike’s Best Friend’s Boyfriend (2000)
#92 The Pig Whisperer (2000)
#93 Uneasy Rider (2000)
#94 About Last Night (2000)
#95 Don’t Get on the Bus (2000)
#96 Airplane! (2000)
#97 An American Deputy Mayor in Paris (2000)
#98 The Commitments (2000)
#99 Goodbye: Part 1 (2000)
#100 Goodbye: Part 2 (2000)
#101 Hello Charlie (2000)
#102 Smile (2000)
#103 The Spanish Prisoner (2000)
#104 The Bone Collectors (2000)
#105 Blind Faith (2000)
#106 Balloons over Broadway (2000)
#107 Lost and Found (2000)
#108 All the Wrong Moves (2000)
#109 The Burgers of Wrath (2000)
#110 Toy Story (2000)
#111 The Perfect Dorm (2001)
#112 Hey Judith (2001)
#113 The Gambler (2001)
#114 In the Company of Dudes (2001)
#115 The Image Maker (2001)
#116 Trainstopping (2001)
#117 Rain on My Charades (2001)
#118 You’ve Got Male (2001)
#119 Minor League (2001)
#120 Science Friction (2001)
#121 Brotherly Love (2001)
#122 A Shot in the Dark: Part 1 (2001)
#123 A Shot in the Dark: Part 2 (2001)
#124 The Arrival (2001)
#125 A Tree Falls in Manhattan (2001)
#126 Wife with Mikey (2001)
#127 The Apartment (2001)
#128 Yet Another Stakeout (2001)
#129 Yeah Baby! (2001)
#130 Sleeping with the Enemy (2001)
#131 She’s Gotta Habit (2001)
#132 The Wedding Scammer (2001)
#133 Fight Flub (2001)
#134 Chinatown (2001)
#135 An Office and a Gentleman (2001)
#136 O Mother, Where Art Thou? (2002)
#137 Rags to Riches (2002)
#138 Sex, Lies and Video Date (2002)
#139 Eyes Wide Open (2002)
#140 Age Against the Machine (2002)
#141 An Affair Not to Remember (2002)
#142 Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About (2002)
#143 Look Who’s Not Talking (2002)
#144 A Tale of Four Cities (2002)
#145 A Friend in Need (2002)