Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

2006 - 2011,
A small Texas town has high expectations for its top-ranked football team.

Episode Guide

  • Friday Night Lights - Always (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:


    The Taylors' face several decisions that could change their lives forever; Coach and Tami are caught off guard by Julie's future plans; The Lions go to state.

  • Friday Night Lights - Texas Whatever (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Texas Whatever

    Coach Taylor receives an offer he can't refuse; Tim reassesses his future plans when an old flame returns to Dillon; the fate of East Dillon's football program is decided.

  • Friday Night Lights - The March (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    The March

    Coach Taylor feels threatened by budget cuts; Tami flies to Pennsylvania for an opportunity; the Lions embark on their quest for state.

  • Friday Night Lights - Don't Go (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Don't Go

    An elite college program courts Coach Taylor; Vince works to earn his starting spot back; friends and family speak at Tim's parole hearing.

  • Friday Night Lights - Gut Check (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Gut Check

    Coach threatens to suspend Vince; Billy receives some surprising news from Mindy; Becky begins a new job; Tami and Epyck's relationship grows.

  • Friday Night Lights - Fracture (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:


    Coach worries he is losing his grip on the team; Tami thinks one of her students is being neglected at home; Vince's arrogance alienates his teammates; Becky enters a pageant.

  • Friday Night Lights - Perfect Record (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Perfect Record

    A website makes an embarrassing revelation about the Lions players; Vince gets caught between Coach and Ornette; Billy mentors Luke.

  • Friday Night Lights - Swerve (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:


    A popular magazine praises Coach; Vince's past catches up to him; Luke faces the truth about TMU; a car accident delays Julie's return to college.

  • Friday Night Lights - Kingdom (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:


    Coach talks to Vince and his father about recruitment regulations; four of the Lions make a lifelong pact; Julie's relationship becomes more complicated.

  • Friday Night Lights - Keep Looking (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Keep Looking

    Coach must mediate when tensions erupt in the locker room; the Lions welcome a new player; Buddy deals with the trials of fatherhood; Tami counsels a troubled student.

  • Friday Night Lights - The Right Hand of the Father (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    The Right Hand of the Father

    Coach Taylor has difficulty disciplining his players; someone from Vince's past returns; Julie bonds with a member of the faculty; Buddy gets some disturbing news.

  • Friday Night Lights - On the Outside Looking In (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    On the Outside Looking In

    Not everyone is happy with how the team played in the season's first game; Vince discovers stardom comes with benefits; Luke pays for his aggressive play; Tami tries to start a tutoring program.

  • Friday Night Lights - Expectations (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:


    Coach Taylor tempers high expectations for the upcoming season; Tami is frustrated with her new job; two alumni prepare to leave for college.

  • Friday Night Lights - Thanksgiving (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:


    The Taylors host Thanksgiving dinner; Julie and Landry receive an interesting proposition; Tim makes a difficult decision; East Dillon rallies around the Lions.

  • Friday Night Lights - Laboring (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:


    Tensions in town run high as the Panthers-Lions game approaches; Coach has bad news for Luke; Tami considers a public apology; Vince is persuaded to seek revenge.

  • Friday Night Lights - Injury List (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Injury List

    Tami has to defend her actions and her job; Julie receives an unexpected phone call; Luke becomes more desperate to alleviate his pain.

  • Friday Night Lights - I Can't (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    I Can't

    Big Mary urges Eric to find a new way to coach; Tim puts Tami in an uncomfortable situation; Vince's mother has a medical emergency; Luke's parents want to help him.

  • Friday Night Lights - The Lights in Carroll Park (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Lights in Carroll Park

    Coach Taylor and Buddy try to make a park safer for the East Dillon players; Tami feels distant from her distracted husband; Julie makes a new friend while volunteering; Becky faces the consequences of her one-night stand with Luke.

  • Friday Night Lights - Toilet Bowl (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Toilet Bowl

    The Lions play the worst team in the league; Tami and Julie go on a college tour in Boston; Tim helps Luke make a poor decision.

  • Friday Night Lights - In the Bag (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    In the Bag

    Coach suspects that Vince brought a gun to school; Tami unwinds at a party with colleagues; Julie and Landry try to put the past behind them; Luke misses practice to work on his family's ranch.

  • Friday Night Lights - Stay (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:


    Coach searches for a strategy to shut down their toughest opponent yet; Tim reconnects with Lyla; Vince discovers he has a gift for car theft; Julie and Matt attend a concert in Austin and reach a critical juncture in their relationship.

  • Friday Night Lights - The Son (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The Son

    Julie, Landry, Coach, and Tami rally around Matt in a time of crisis; Vince endangers his rising star as a football player by engaging in criminal activity in order to support his family; Becky and Tim grow closer.

  • Friday Night Lights - A Sort of Homecoming (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    A Sort of Homecoming

    Homecoming at the newly reopened school prompts Eric to investigate East Dillon's history; Tami feels the wrath of the boosters; Matt and Tim go on a spur-of-the-moment hunting trip.

  • Friday Night Lights - In the Skin of a Lion (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    In the Skin of a Lion

    Coach betrays Tami's trust over a financial decision; tensions between Vince and Luke threaten the team's chances on the field; Tim helps Coach condition his players; Julie doesn't want to go to church.

  • Friday Night Lights - After the Fall (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    After the Fall

    A controversy at West Dillon puts a star player on the Lions' roster; Eric tries to re-energize his demoralized team; Tim finds a new living situation in an unlikely place.

  • Friday Night Lights - East of Dillon (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    East of Dillon

    Coach Taylor struggles to pull the East Dillon Lions together; Tami navigates the new politics at West Dillon; Matt experiences life as a townie; a college lecture inspires Tim.

  • Friday Night Lights - Tomorrow Blues (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Tomorrow Blues

    Matt prepares for college; Lyla's dreams are in the hands of an estranged uncle; coach Taylor feels uncertain about the future.

  • Friday Night Lights - Underdogs (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:


    The McCoys' and Taylors' friendship is on thin ice after Joe and J.D.'s scuffle; Buddy tries to make amends with Lyla; Tyra and Landry try to rekindle their romance.

  • Friday Night Lights - A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall

    Saracen's grandmother's mental health rapidly deteriorates; Lyla learns that she has been accepted to her dream college; tensions between Joe and J.D. escalate.

  • Friday Night Lights - The Giving Tree (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The Giving Tree

    Buddy Garrity is forced to tell Lyla about his financial troubles; when J.D. meets a girl at school, his father worries he is losing his focus on football.

  • Friday Night Lights - Game of the Week (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Game of the Week

    Dillon is in the spotlight when the Panthers' game is selected as the nationally televised game of the week; Riggins decides whether to meet with a college coach; Tyra sees the truth about Cash and finds herself in a desperate situation.

  • Friday Night Lights - New York, New York (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    New York, New York

    In hopes of getting his family back, Jason follows a job opportunity to New York; Tyra is torn between following Cash on his rodeo tour and her college dream; Tami tries to talk Coach Taylor into buying a new house.

  • Friday Night Lights - Keeping Up Appearances (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Keeping Up Appearances

    J.D.'s skills are put to the test at Friday night's rival game; Landry thinks he is over Tyra when he meets Devin, who seems to be the perfect girl.

  • Friday Night Lights - It Ain't Easy Being J.D. McCoy (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    It Ain't Easy Being J.D. McCoy

    The new quarterback, J.D. McCoy, becomes a victim of hazing; Matt and Julie get closer after spending some time together at the lake; a woman claims that Cash owes her child support.

  • Friday Night Lights - Every Rose Has Its Thorn (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Every Rose Has Its Thorn

    Cash's dark side comes to light; Jason thinks he knows how to bring him and Erin back together; coach Taylor makes a decision that leaves Matt debating the future of his football career.

  • Friday Night Lights - Hello, Goodbye (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Hello, Goodbye

    The new bad boy in town woos Tyra; Saracen's mother tries to re-enter his life; Smash leaves Dillon for the first time.

  • Friday Night Lights - How the Other Half Lives (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    How the Other Half Lives

    Coach Taylor is pressured to make some changes to his team for an upcoming game; Saracen feels the heat as fans lose faith in him; Tim tries to get out of debt.

  • Friday Night Lights - Tami Knows Best (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Tami Knows Best

    Smash has confidence issues as he works with Coach Taylor to prepare for college tryouts; Tami finds that the community cares more about a new screen on the field than education; Matt faces a tough decision about his grandmother's care.

  • Friday Night Lights - I Knew You When (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    I Knew You When

    Coach Taylor is unsure how strong his team will be without Smash; a new star player (Jeremy Sumpter) arrives on the scene; a season-ending injury results in Smash losing his college scholarship.

  • Friday Night Lights - May the Best Man Win (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    May the Best Man Win

    Brian is determined to get a football scholarship despite recent events; Tami runs into her high-school boyfriend, now a real estate mogul; Jason must decide if he is willing to change his life completely; Tim continues his pursuit of Lyla.

  • Friday Night Lights - Leave No One Behind (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Leave No One Behind

    Matt reaches a point where nothing seems to matter anymore; Landry's potential love interest could shake up his relationship with Tyra; Brian begins his three-game suspension and turns to Coach Taylor for advice.

  • Friday Night Lights - Humble Pie (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Humble Pie

    When charges are filed against Brian, he must decide whether to swallow his pride or stand up for what he believes; Jason finds a new career; Tami is hired as the girl's volleyball coach; Tim tries to express his feelings to Lyla.

  • Friday Night Lights - Who Do You Think You Are? (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Who Do You Think You Are?

    Tami and Coach Taylor look into day care for Gracie; Lyla starts a job at a Christian radio station; Matt discovers he is in love with an in-home nurse.

  • Friday Night Lights - Jumping the Gun (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Jumping the Gun

    Colleges pressure Brian for a verbal commitment; tension is high between Coach Taylor and Tim Riggins with regard to Julie; Tami and her sister continue to see things differently.

  • Friday Night Lights - There Goes the Neighborhood (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    There Goes the Neighborhood

    A tornado hits the Dillon County area, damaging a rival high school; coach Taylor welcomes Laribee; Julie and Tami adjust to Tim Riggins' living in their house; tension builds between Landry and Tyra.

  • Friday Night Lights - The Confession (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Confession

    Landry continues to struggle with his conscience when he confesses to the murder of Tyra's attacker; Street contemplates his future as Herc sets him up with an online dating service; tension continues to build between Tami and Julie.

  • Friday Night Lights - Seeing Other People (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Seeing Other People

    An unexpected incident occurs at the end of Smash's first recruiting trip; Saracen asks his girlfriend for an open relationship; Tami explodes on a teacher she thinks is getting too close to Julie; the brother of Tyra's attacker wants to meet her.

  • Friday Night Lights - Pantherama! (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    Smash learns his college football options on the first day of recruiting; Coach Taylor has his attention on a new player; Saracen has a new cheerleader girlfriend; jealous Julie confides in a new teacher; Tami brings together Lyla and Tyra.

  • Friday Night Lights - How Did I Get Here? (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    How Did I Get Here?

    Key evidence implicates Landry; Tami's sister stirs up things in the house; Riggins must prove to coach Taylor that he wants to be a part of the team.

  • Friday Night Lights - Let's Get It On (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Let's Get It On

    Coach Taylor returns to Dillon, but it is not an easy homecoming; the team must deal with conflict between Saracen and Smash; Riggins turns to Lyla for help in changing Street's mind about surgery.

  • Friday Night Lights - Backfire (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    Riggins and Street go to Mexico, as Street hopes to explore experimental surgery; Lyla tries to help a newcomer to Dillon; coach Taylor makes a big career move; a development in a police search instills trepidation in the lives of Tyra and Landry.

  • Friday Night Lights - Are You Ready for Friday Night? (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Are You Ready for Friday Night?

    The first Friday night of the season holds surprises for the Panthers; Smash and Saracen's problems get the best of them; Eric returns to see his old team in shambles; Riggins faces a scary situation.

  • Friday Night Lights - Bad Ideas (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Bad Ideas

    The first day of school brings many changes; Tami's new life as the mother of a newborn proves to be difficult; Saracen's "perfect" life slowly slips away; Landry tries to embrace his new lifestyle; coaches, scouts and fans praise Smash.

  • Friday Night Lights - Last Days of Summer (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Last Days of Summer

    Summer comes to an end, and the team hopes to continue its success despite many changes taking place; Eric begins his career as TMU head coach; Tami goes into labor; someone from Tyra's past visits her; Matt and Landry struggle with new lifestyles.

  • Friday Night Lights - State (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:


    The Panthers prepare for the state championship; gossip spreads about whether or not Taylor will leave Dillon to coach a college team; Tami gets a surprise 10 years in the making.

  • Friday Night Lights - Best Laid Plans (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Best Laid Plans

    Coach Taylor makes a rash decision that alters his future at Dillon and upsets the women in his life.

  • Friday Night Lights - Mud Bowl (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Mud Bowl

    Envelopes of cash mysteriously appear in players' lockers; an accident threatens the team's home-field advantage in the final game before the state championships.

  • Friday Night Lights - Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:


    Julie makes it clear to her parents that she does not want to move out of Dillon and away from Matt; Jason gets bad news from the quad-rugby recruiters; Riggins befriends a single mother and her son.

  • Friday Night Lights - Extended Families (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Extended Families

    Buddy finds himself in the doghouse when his affair is discovered; with her family falling apart, Lyla turns to Jason; Waverly takes Smash for a midnight swim; coach Taylor has a meeting with TMU.

  • Friday Night Lights - Mensonge, sexe et caméra vidéo (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Mensonge, sexe et caméra vidéo

    With the team deep in the playoffs, the players feel untouchable; Julie drops a bombshell on unsuspecting Matt; Tami sees Matt buying condoms at the supermarket; Tim's relationship with his father takes a turn for the worse.

  • Friday Night Lights - I Think We Should Have Sex (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    I Think We Should Have Sex

    With the team deep in the playoffs, the players feel untouchable; Julie drops a bombshell on unsuspecting Matt; Tami sees Matt buying condoms at the supermarket; Tim's relationship with his father takes a turn for the worse.

  • Friday Night Lights - Black Eyes & Broken Hearts (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Black Eyes & Broken Hearts

    The black players on the Panthers refuse to play unless Mac is fired for his comments; Julie's friendship with Tyra becomes more destructive; Jason makes a life-changing decision; Matt tries to win back Julie.

  • Friday Night Lights - Blinders (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    Mac makes racial statements that test the team's bond; Tim and Billy adjust to having their father back in their lives; Tami worries about Julie's new friendship with Tyra; the girls play a game of powder-puff football.

  • Friday Night Lights - Upping the Ante (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Upping the Ante

    Team members prepare for their first playoff game; coach Taylor struggles between readying for the game and dealing with Smash's situation; Tyra and Julie start an unlikely friendship; Riggins reconnects with his estranged father.

  • Friday Night Lights - Little Girl, I Wanna Marry You (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Little Girl, I Wanna Marry You

    One game away from the playoffs, the Panthers work hard to get their minds back into game mode; Smash's mom discovers something that could destroy his football dreams.

  • Friday Night Lights - What to Do While You're Waiting (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    What to Do While You're Waiting

    The Panthers anxiously wait for the results of a game between two opponents; the Street family continues with its lawsuit against Taylor; Matt's father tries to adjust to life at home.

  • Friday Night Lights - Nevermind (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:


    The Panthers prepare for another game that they cannot afford to lose; Jason finds it difficult to adjust to life at home; Matt's father returns from Iraq, but the homecoming is not what he expected.

  • Friday Night Lights - It's Different for Girls (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    It's Different for Girls

    The cheerleaders are the focus of the town's attention as they prepare for the Championship Classic; Lyla's affair with Riggins makes her the victim of high-school harassment; coach Taylor tries to keep Matt and Julie apart.

  • Friday Night Lights - Full Hearts (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Full Hearts

    Emotions intensify as the game against intimidating Gatling High nears; rumors alienate Lyla and Tim from their friends; Smash puts his health at risk to improve his on-field performance.

  • Friday Night Lights - Crossing the Line (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Crossing the Line

    As Tim and the team celebrate a victory, a frustrated Smash takes drastic measures to improve his on-field performance; Coach Taylor's daughter considers going on a date with rookie quarterback Matt Saracen.

  • Friday Night Lights - Homecoming (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:


    The team prepares to take on the undefeated Laribee Lions for the homecoming game; Tyra and Billy plan the ultimate after-game party; Smash feels the pressure when he gets a chance to impress a college recruiter.

  • Friday Night Lights - El Accidente (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    El Accidente

    The possibility of last week's win being overturned due to Ray Tatum's recruitment frustrates the Panthers; police interrupt a practice with an arrest warrant for a star defensive tackle, who viciously assaulted another student.

  • Friday Night Lights - Git 'Er Done (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Git 'Er Done

    Fearing job insecurity, coach Taylor must choose between starting the eager second-string quarterback or new recruit Ray Tatum (Aldis Hodge); Tim and Lyla's relationship heats up.

  • Friday Night Lights - Who's Your Daddy (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Who's Your Daddy

    Coach Taylor must find a way to bring the team together against its biggest rival; Jason Street's new roommate at the rehab center makes him realize his recovery potential.

  • Friday Night Lights - Wind Sprints (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Wind Sprints

    The town turns on coach Taylor following a difficult loss; emotion and frustration culminate in a fight, as the team's injured quarterback begins rehabilitation.

  • Friday Night Lights - Eyes Wide Open (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Eyes Wide Open

    The second-string quarterback finds himself in the spotlight in the wake of Jason Street's serious injury; as game day approaches, the team appears united, pledging to win the game for a teammate.

  • Friday Night Lights - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    A Texas high-school football team holds the hopes of the town, as the players prepare for the season opener.