Bless This Mess - Episode Guide

Season 1

Pilot

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Apr 16, 2019

Pilot

Newlyweds Rio and Mike drop everything (including their jobs and overbearing mother-in-law) to make the move from big city New York to rural Nebraska in search of a simpler life. They soon realize that becoming farmers isn't as easy as they planned as they are faced with unexpected challenges.

The Chicken and the Goat

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Apr 23, 2019

The Chicken and the Goat

After weeks of researching soil revitalization and coming up with a wonderful plan to make their farm successful, Rio and Mike are forced to find a new strategy when the weather forecast is not in their favor. As Mike tries to focus on addressing the dead soil, Rio attempts to connect with new neighbors at the Bowman's potluck but ends up spicing up her romantic relationship with Mike instead.

The Return of Short Shorts

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Apr 30, 2019

The Return of Short Shorts

Mike attempts to fit in with the Coffee Boys in order to get rid of his old nickname, "Short Shorts," by trying to prove to them that he's a "true farmer." Meanwhile, Rio finally gets Constance to open up to her, and she discovers that Constance has a liking for Rudy.

Predators

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: May 7, 2019

Predators

Rio is having trouble adjusting to social and cultural differences between New York and Nebraska, resulting in a few awkward encounters. Through their wild chase to catch an unwanted predator that is after their chickens, Mike and Rio soon convince Rudy and Beau to step out of their comfort zones by getting them to express their feelings.

In Hot Water

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: May 14, 2019

In Hot Water

In order to afford a new water heater, Rio and Mike must come up with ways to make money since Mike refuses to let Rio's mom, Donna, pay for it. Mike decides to sell their chickens' eggs at the local farmers market; and Rio tries to find new clients for therapy, but the town doesn't seem to want their business.

The Estonian Method

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: May 21, 2019

The Estonian Method

Mike and Rio enter the "best hen" competition at the county fair with their prized chicken Priyanka in order to prove themselves to the community. Meanwhile, romantic sparks fly between Rudy and Constance, only to be halted by a run-in with someone from Rudy's past; and Kay and Beau struggle with some marital issues.

Season 2

459

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Sep 24, 2019

459

Mike and Rio host the town's Huskers kickoff party, but no one in Bucksnort believes they can pull it off; Rio loses Portia, the pig that's been selected for the lucky pig race; Beau and Kay frantically try to hide the fact that they've split up.

Phase Two

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Oct 1, 2019

Phase Two

Mike and Rio attempt to reignite their love life, after getting pressure about it from Beau; Constance and Rudy grapple with how to unveil their relationship to Constance's son.

Omaha

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Oct 8, 2019

Omaha

The ladies head to Omaha for their annual exams, but the trip quickly goes off the rails; Kay is jealous of Beau's new dating profile; Mike, Rudy and Beau bond when an accident leaves them stranded in a tree.

Bang for Your Buck

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Oct 15, 2019

Bang for Your Buck

Mike decides to get back into journalism by reinvigorating the town newspaper, but ends up causing quite the stir when he discovers some town secrets and rivalries; a vindictive neighbor keeps Rio from playing the Maiden of Bucksnort.

Scare Night

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Oct 29, 2019

Scare Night

Mike and Rio first met on Halloween years ago, so now Mike loves to commemorate the holiday by scaring the wits out of Rio all night. Unbeknownst to Mike, Rio actually hates the scares but is afraid to tell Mike. When Rio turns the tables on Mike and tries to scare him into ending Scare Night, Mike gets bitten by a bat and the night escalates from there.

The Visit

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Nov 12, 2019

The Visit

Donna springs a last-minute trip to Nebraska on Mike and Rio, which she claims is to relax, but Mike and Rio soon find out she has other plans in mind when she steps into competitive mode to get them to participate in the harvest. Meanwhile, Constance's son Brandon is driving her crazy working at the store, so she pawns him off on Rudy.

Six Out of Six

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Nov 19, 2019

Six Out of Six

Mike and Rio get a taste of the parenting life when they are forced to take care of Portia's six piglets; Kay and Beau may have found common ground during the annual euchre tournament party.

The Grisham Gals

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Nov 26, 2019

The Grisham Gals

Rio tries to help Kay get over her jealousy of her sister Stacey who is in town visiting, but soon finds herself jealous of Kay's near-perfect sister when she learns that Mike and Stacey used to date. Meanwhile, Rudy and Constance want to take their releationship to the next Level.

Goose Glazing Time

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Dec 10, 2019

Goose Glazing Time

Mike and Rio are thrilled about having their first Christmas alone together as a married couple, but a wrench is thrown into their romanticized holiday plans as they are interrupted by crisis after crisis. Meanwhile, Kay invites Beau home for Christmas so that they can give Jacob a proper holiday.

Bad Seed

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Jan 21, 2020

Bad Seed

Mike and Rio must decide on what seed they want to start growing on their farm, but Rio is distracted with her own project - getting Beau and Kay's relationship to set sail after Kay gives Beau an ultimatum that he deeply fears. Meanwhile, Jacob shadows Constance for a school project, making Rudy a nervous wreck while they discuss catching criminals.

The Letter of the Law

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Jan 28, 2020

The Letter of the Law

Rio is bummed she can't afford to go to Iceland for her best friend's wedding, so the nuptials are moved and brought to the farm. Meanwhile, Rio is forced to take on Deb's mail route after she quits, and Mike and Jacob help Rudy get over Constance.

Bunker Down

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2020

Bunker Down

Rio is excited to plan the perfect farm wedding for her best friend Sierra, but when she arrives in Bucksnort, she shows a different side which could affect their friendship forever. Meanwhile, Constance keeps her mind off of Ruby after their break, and Mike is determined to figure out a way to calm things between Constance and Rudy.

Calm Down

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Feb 18, 2020

Calm Down

Rio comes up with a plan when Sierra confesses something big on her wedding day, while Mike and Rudy devise a plan to make money from the New Yorkers who are coming in for the wedding. Meanwhile, Beau and Kay fall back into their old arguments and soon find themselves at a crossroads.

Völsung and the Beef Boy

Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Feb 25, 2020

Völsung and the Beef Boy

When faced with choosing between meat judging (his dad Beau's preference) or playing music (his shared bond with Mike), Jacob realizes he must figure out what his passions are on his own. Meanwhile, Rio takes driving lessons from Kay, but their friendship hits a bump in the road when Kay learns that Rio has secretly been getting lessons from other townspeople.

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