Dr. Ken

2015 • ABC
298 reviews
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Season 1 episodes (23)

1 Pilot
Dr. Ken downloads an app to track his daughter after discovering that she's lied to him and might be at a rave.
2 The Seminar
Clark gets a promotion, but Ken doesn't even notice because of his selfishness, so Clark files a phony complaint that forces Ken to attend a seminar to correct his bedside manner, leaving Allison alone for dinner with Ken's parents.
3 Ken Helps Pat
A decree to work on Saturdays is met with contempt by the staff, so they choose Ken to talk Pat out of it, but the doctor is surprised to find his boss living on a boat in the driveway of his home. Meanwhile, Dave gets a new nickname at school that dredges up bad memories for Allison.
4 Kevin O'Connell
Ken is thrown when he finds out that Allison's ex-boyfriend is an incredibly hot, successful Korean doctor. Meanwhile, Damona helps Julie with her networking skills.
5 Halloween-Aversary
Ken attempts to give Allison the proposal she never had. Meanwhile Molly enlists Dave's help to reconstruct Ken's prized model skeleton. At work, Julie accidentally drugs Pat.
6 Ken Teaches Molly a Lesson
An overenthusiastic Ken goes overboard while attempting to teach Molly how to drink responsibly. Meanwhile, Allison comes to terms with the reality that she's not the fun parent. At work, Julie is frustrated that being a doctor is not like it is on TV.
7 Dr. Wendi: Coming to LA!
A visit from Ken's sister Wendi, a well-known doctor and TV host on a medical talk show, makes him secretly envious of her success, which brings out his petulant side when he's invited to be a guest on her program.
8 Thanksgiving Culture Clash
At Thanksgiving with both of their families, Ken accuses Allison of prioritizing her Japanese heritage over his Korean roots.
9 Ken Cries Foul
Ken's love of basketball hasn't rubbed off on Dave, who would rather attend a city council meeting about California's drought than play in a game. Meanwhile, Allison is skeptical of letting Molly dress more provocatively; and Damona schemes to get more vacation days.
10 Master Scheduler
As Allison is putting the final touches on a romantic Hawaiian holiday for two, Ken discovers that he never got his days off approved.
11 Delayed in Honolulu
Ken clashes with Dr. Oz at the airport when the Parks are on their way back from a vacation in Hawaii. Meanwhile, Allison hovers a bit too close to Molly's love life; and Dave gets drawn into a card game with some college students. Back at Welltopia, Julie is in charge on the clinic's busiest day of the year, but needs help from Damona and Clark to make sure things run efficiently.
12 Ken's Physical
Allison informs Ken that before they can buy life insurance, she'll need a record of his latest physical.  Ken sheepishly admits that he hasn't actually gotten a checkup in years.  Allison's upset, as Ken had always implied that he had been getting a checkup, but Ken assures her that everything's fine.  He's a doctor, and he'd know if anything were wrong.  Their fight is interrupted by Molly, who tells her parents that she's just been fired from her new job.
13 D.K. and the Dishwasher
Ken's dad arrives for a surprise visit and immediately begins to tackle tasks around the house that Ken has been avoiding, including buying a new dishwasher, which Ken promptly breaks on purpose. Meanwhile, Damona and Pat have a drunken one-night stand that Pat follows with a shocking announcement the next day.
14 Dave's Valentine
Dave asks a girl to a dance for Valentine's Day with some help from Ken, who is shocked to learn that her father is a wealthy malpractice lawyer with whom he's clashed in the past. Meanwhile, Julie alters the theme of her party to deal with a breakup, but she needs support from Damona and Clark when the ex shows up.
15 The Wedding Sitter
A colleague's wedding gives Ken a chance to show off his dance moves, but Allison is not impressed. Meanwhile, Dave hires a friend to impersonate him to fool his babysitter; and Damona, Julie and Clark go to the wrong wedding, but Clark meets Mr. Right.
16 Meeting Molly's Boyfriend
Molly has a boyfriend, but Allison realizes he's the son of one of her patients, and has quite a moral dilemma when she learns, via a therapy session, that he might have been unfaithful. Meanwhile, Pat changes his demeanor with the staff as his evaluation approaches.
17 Ken at the Concert
As Ken looks to stay involved in Molly's life, a birthday party accident sends Dave (Albert Tsai) to the doctor's office. Guest starring Emblem3.
18 Dicky Wexler's Last Show
Ken and Julie disagree over allowing a critically ill stand-up comic to perform at a benefit show. Allison has a crisis of confidence when she learns that her former patient is seeing a new therapist.
19 Ken's an Expert Witness
Ken's confidence soars when he's called as an expert witness at a trial, but plummets as soon as the plaintiff's lawyer mercilessly attacks his credibility and makes him question his qualifications as a doctor. Meanwhile, Allison helps Dave sew a fancy dress for Molly to gain her respect.
20 Dave's Sex Talk
Dave gets an impromptu birds-and-the-bees talk from Julie after Ken has been avoiding it, but he's not off the hook with Allison when she learns he took full credit. Meanwile, Clark gets dubious advice from Pat.
21 Korean Men's Club
Allison urges Ken to join a community group, but its civic-minded mission may be a front for something else.
22 Ken Tries Stand-Up
In the Season 1 finale, a visit from Ken's college friend who's a comedian inspires him to pursue a lifelong dream of comedy, but he discovers that the funny business isn't all it's cracked up to be.
101 Intro to Dr. Ken
Ken Jeong was once a doctor. Now he's back at it, only this time, on TV!

About this show

Doctor turned actor/comedian Ken Jeong plays Dr. Ken, a brilliant physician with no bedside manner. He is always trying to be a good doctor, as well as a good husband and dad to his two kids. Luckily, his therapist wife Allison is just the right partner to keep things sane.

Ratings and reviews

298 reviews
The Silk
October 11, 2015
I thought it was funny as a doctor in the movie knocked up... That's what I thought this is going to be like. About the first episode for $2 it was 21 minutes long and I turned it off after 4 minutes. it had a few quips and wasn't terrible.... I just hate overdramatized sitcoms the only person that can get away with overextended snappy dialogue is Aaron Sorkin and I couldn't even really stand the newsroom
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Ken R
October 11, 2015
Sorry, but this one of the worst shows I have ever seen. It is difficult to understand how it got on the air. Look for it to be pulled from the air before it airs 6 episodes.
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Pamela Darlene Woodward
March 25, 2022
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