19 Kids and Counting Season 1
S01 E01Sep 30, 2008
Big Family Meets Big Apple Sep 30, 2008 The Duggars are heading to New York City to be featured on NBC's Today Show as part of Mother's Day. However, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar have a big secret – Michelle is expecting baby #18, and the Duggars are trying to keep the news a secret until they can surprise the other 17 children on national television.
S01 E02Sep 30, 2008
Duggars Do New York Sep 30, 2008 The Duggar's visit to New York City continues, as they visit Central Park and Times Square.
S01 E03Oct 7, 2008
Josh Gets Engaged Oct 7, 2008 This episode features the Duggars rules about dating and courtship and includes a hidden camera view of oldest son Josh popping the big question to his fiancee Anna on her 20th birthday.
S01 E04Oct 7, 2008
Duggar Dating Rules Oct 7, 2008 Josh brings Anna to Arkansas after the engagement in the last episode. The Duggars explain their beliefs about relationships with the opposite sex, where hand holding is a privilege, chaperones always accompany the couple and (in addition to their opposition to premarital sex) saving your first kiss for your wedding day is a must.
S01 E05Oct 14, 2008
When Big Families Collide Oct 14, 2008 The Bates clan, a fellow mega-family from Tennessee (Gil, Kelly and their 16 children, with another on the way), decide to pay the Duggars a visit to their new Arkansas home. The episode centers around the logistical challenges of nearly 40 people in one house, as well as the similarities and differences between the two families.
S01 E06Oct 14, 2008
Bates vs. Duggars Smackdown Oct 14, 2008 The Bates and Duggars compete in paintball and dare each other to jump out of an airplane.
S01 E07Oct 21, 2008
Cheaper by the Duggars Oct 21, 2008 The Duggars explain their ways of thriftiness -- they do not use credit cards, only debit cards or cash; they purchase clothing from second hand stores, groceries from Aldi, grow their own vegetables, use firewood (from trees on their property) to heat their home and even have a recipe to make their own laundry detergent.
S01 E08Oct 28, 2008
Trading Places, Duggar Style Oct 28, 2008 Each Duggar has his/her own chores (or jurisdictions, as they call them), which are somewhat gender-specific. However, Jim Bob decides that, on this day, the jurisdictions will switch and the boys will do the cooking, laundry and cleaning, while the girls learn the basics about car repairs.
S01 E09Nov 4, 2008
Big Family Reunion Nov 4, 2008 The Duggars take a trip to Ohio for Michelle's family reunion. On the way, the family visits the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky where animatronic dinosaurs roam the earth with Adam and Eve. Prior to the trip Michelle goes in for an ultrasound, whereby the family learns that baby #18 is a girl.
S01 E10Nov 11, 2008
Duggars Learn to Drive Nov 11, 2008 Jinger successfully passes her driving test. The Duggars also celebrate Michelle's birthday and discuss their upcoming book.
S01 E11Dec 23, 2008
...And Baby Makes 18! Dec 23, 2008 The family prepares for the arrival of the newest Duggar, Jordyn-Grace Makiya who will be delivered by Caesarean.
S01 E12Jan 26, 2009
Once a Bride, Always a Duggar Jan 26, 2009 Everyone knows planning a wedding has its challenges. But what about when you have 20 different Duggar opinions? Josh Duggar and his fiance Anna plan the details of their nuptial - from the dress, to the cake, to the marriage license - the Duggar way!
S01 E13Jan 26, 2009
A Very Duggar Wedding Jan 26, 2009 Think a house with 20 people is a zoo? What about a safari? Watch as Jim Bob and the Duggar children make friends with the animals while volunteering at the Wild Wilderness Safari. Lions, tigers, and...Duggars! Oh my!
S01 E14Jan 28, 2009
I Left My Duggar in San Francisco Jan 28, 2009 Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar leave the kids at home for a trip to San Francisco to celebrate 25 years of marriage (not to mention 18 children!) But what exactly will the Duggar children do while mom and dad honor their silver anniversary?
S01 E15Jan 28, 2009
Duggars on Safari Jan 28, 2009 The Duggars are on the road again - or should we say in the air! This time the Duggars take a trip to El Salvador for sun, jungle, and service.
S01 E16Feb 4, 2009
A Duggar in the Rough Feb 4, 2009 The Duggars don't mind getting dirty in the name of fun and family! Watch as they go to Crater of Diamonds State Park to play in the dirt while digging up diamonds. Will the family strike diamonds or just cubic zirconia?
S01 E17Feb 4, 2009
O Come All Ye Duggars Feb 4, 2009 It's Christmas with the Duggars! Watch as the Duggars celebrate one of their favorite holidays. Join them as they decorate and ride on a float in the Christmas parade, Duggar style. Will they take first place in the competition?
S01 E18Feb 18, 2009
Duggars in El Salvador Feb 18, 2009
S01 E19Feb 18, 2009
Duggars on a Mission Feb 18, 2009 The Duggars are in El Salvador! In this continuation of their trip, the Duggars visit two orphanages to bring aid and presents. Watch as Jim Bob struggles with the Spanish language in an episode that make you laugh and cry.