Men in Trees

Men in Trees

2006 - 2009, Comedy, Drama
Drama series, starring Anne Heche as relationship coach Marin Fist, who visits a small Alaskan town to attend a conference based on marriage and finding love.

Episode Guide

  • Men in Trees - Taking the Lead (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Taking the Lead

    Marin gets a large check for her latest book; Sam's budget-friendly ways frustrate Jane; Sara fantasizes about other men; Patrick goes to extremes to rekindle his relationship with Annie.

  • Men in Trees - Surprise, Surprise (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Surprise, Surprise

    Marin's celebratory trip to a spa lands her in a predicament when she sees Julia's husband with another woman; Patrick comes home with his memory restored and gets several surprises; Sam becomes an unlikely hero in New York.

  • Men in Trees - New Dogs, Old Tricks (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    New Dogs, Old Tricks

    Marin helps Jack prepare for his first lecture as a college professor; Annie thinks she might be falling for Ivan; Patrick is uncertain about Pilar's advances.

  • Men in Trees - Kiss and Don't Tell (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Kiss and Don't Tell

    Marin asks Jack if Cash can convalesce at their house; Patrick's journey of discovery takes him to New York; Buzz takes a job at the inn to pay off his gambling debt.

  • Men in Trees - Wander/Lust (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:


    Jack and Marin invite Julia and her husband, Jim, over for dinner; Jane has mixed feelings about the engagement ring that Sam gives her from the sanitation department's lost and found; Mai gets some disappointing news about Buzz.

  • Men in Trees - Get a Life (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Get a Life

    Actress Morgan Fairchild comes to town to sing at a hockey game and tries to buy the movie rights to Marin's life story.

  • Men in Trees - A Tale of Two Kidneys (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    A Tale of Two Kidneys

    Marin and Jack return from New York to find that Cash needs a kidney transplant; Terri feels guilty about Patrick having been struck by lightning; Ben's sexy new hockey player (Diego Klattenhoff) arrives in Elmo.

  • Men in Trees - Read Between the Minds (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Read Between the Minds

    Celia throws Patrick in jail after his adventure-seeking stunt; Marin, Jack and Jerome head to New York for Sam and Jane's wedding; Sam is surprised when he learns the truth about Jane's parents.

  • Men in Trees - Home, Seized Home (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Home, Seized Home

    Jack and Marin decide to move in together but have trouble merging their different lifestyles; after doing a favor for Sara, Theresa has a surprise announcement for her husband, Ben.

  • Men in Trees - Sonata in Three Parts (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Sonata in Three Parts

    After learning that Jack's life may be in danger, Marin tries to stay positive by focusing all of her energy on helping Cash through his illness; Eric's church group catches Sara in a compromising position.

  • Men in Trees - Charity Case (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Charity Case

    With Jack away at sea, Marin gets an unexpected visitor; Sara provides a temporary haven for Eric while he rebuilds his church.

  • Men in Trees - Sweatering It Out (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Sweatering It Out

    Marin, unaware that Jack's ship has gone down, is upset by his lack of communication; newlyweds Jane and Sam devise a unique living arrangement while at a snowplow convention.

  • Men in Trees - Sea Change (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Sea Change

    Marin questions the terms of her relationship with Jack when she finds a woman's phone number among his things; attempts to jog Patrick's memory fail; Theresa questions Ben's priorities; sparks fly between Jerome and Mary Alice.

  • Men in Trees - Nice Day for a Dry Wedding, Part 2 (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Nice Day for a Dry Wedding, Part 2

    Marin invites Jack to be her wedding date; dangerous and unforeseen events threaten Patrick and Annie's wedding; Jane has an impulsive reaction when she sees Sam with his date; Mary Alice develops a relationship with an unlikely Elmoian.

  • Men in Trees - The Girl Who Cried Wolf (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Girl Who Cried Wolf

    Wolves descend on Elmo, causing a heated fight between Marin and Jack; ill-fated events threaten to ruin Patrick and Annie's wedding; Annie's mother arrives to prepare for the wedding; Ben's purchase of a hockey team may lead to disaster.

  • Men in Trees - I Wood if I Could (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    I Wood if I Could

    Romance finds its way back into Marin's life by way of gifts from Jack; Marin juggles being both maid of honor and best man for Patrick and Annie.

  • Men in Trees - No Man Is an Iceland (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    No Man Is an Iceland

    Everyone assumes Marin and Jack will get back together after Lynn leaves town; when Mai's cousin visits from China, George offers to marry her; Annie and Patrick have trouble planning their wedding.

  • Men in Trees - Chemical Reactions (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Chemical Reactions

    Marin gets lost in the woods when she goes in search of stew ingredients to win a bet; Lynn wishes Jack would treat her more like Ben and Buzz treat their wives; Sara learns that her husband is seeking full custody of their son.

  • Men in Trees - A Tree Goes in Elmo (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    A Tree Goes in Elmo

    Cash takes Marin to visit a guru; an arctic cyclone strikes on the way down the mountain trail; Mai and Buzz argue over his first choice for a wife; engaged Patrick and Annie see her competitive spirit at work.

  • Men in Trees - The Indecent Proposal (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Indecent Proposal

    When Marin lets Cash temporarily move into her cabin, she must get used to his lifestyle; Marin finds herself unprepared for surprising news about Jack and Lynn; Patrick wants to propose to Annie by asking her father.

  • Men in Trees - Nice Girls Finish Frist (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Nice Girls Finish Frist

    Marin gets help on her cabin from an unlikely source; Buzz tries to be supportive of his son.

  • Men in Trees - Take It Like a Man (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Take It Like a Man

    Marin tries to be one of the guys on an overnight ski-trip with her publisher (Jason O'Mara); nervous Jack accompanies Lynn to a sonogram appointment.

  • Men in Trees - Bed, Bat & Beyond (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Bed, Bat & Beyond

    Marin discovers that her new cabin is not quite ready for her; Jane unintentionally neglects Sam to support Marin's new move; Patrick worries that he will not be able to to give Annie her dream wedding.

  • Men in Trees - History Lessons (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    History Lessons

    Marin, suffering from writer's block, volunteers to help at Elmo's fundraising rummage sale; Marin's publisher makes an unexpected visit to critique her book's second chapter.

  • Men in Trees - The Darkest Day (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Darkest Day

    With Jack admitting he is falling in love with Marin, she decides to wait for his ex-girlfriend (Justine Bateman) to leave Elmo; Celia's out-of-town boss visits her.

  • Men in Trees - New York Fiction (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    New York Fiction

    While waiting for Marin's return, Jack is caught off guard when someone from his past comes to town with a secret; Annie remains upset that Patrick neglected her at Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Men in Trees - New York Fiction (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    New York Fiction

    Marin is back in New York but misses her life in Elmo; Patrick must choose between spending Thanksgiving with Annie in New York or with his new family.

  • Men in Trees - The Menaissance (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Menaissance

    Jane leaks an excerpt from Marin's new book on men; singer Jewel stops into the Chieftain when her car breaks down; Patrick's mom and his new stepmother go head to head in a showdown for the role of "top mom."

  • Men in Trees - The Buddy System (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Buddy System

    Marin's help, building Patrick and Buzz's relationship, has mixed results when Celia tells them that they are related; Marin and Annie go in search of a beauty salon; Sarah prepares for her EMS exam.

  • Men in Trees - Ladies Frist (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Ladies Frist

    The town throws Marin a huge birthday celebration, but her fun-loving younger sister, Liza's (Ever Caradine), unexpected arrival brings up unexpected insecurities for Marin; tensions build between Theresa and Sara.

  • Men in Trees - The Caribou in the Room (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Caribou in the Room

    Marin explores if men and women can be friends after having slept together; Patrick does not understand why Annie wants to limit their romantic time together.

  • Men in Trees - Talk for Tat (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Talk for Tat

    The town experiences a record heat wave; Jack attracts Marin when she asks him for help after realizing her energy bars made a raccoon sick.

  • Men in Trees - Sink or Swim (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Sink or Swim

    A rumor circulates around New York that Marin has died; Elmo's town elder passes away; Marin's New York wardrobe ends up on every other woman in town.

  • Men in Trees - For What It's Worth ... (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    For What It's Worth ...

    Marin is the host at the town's charity bachelor-auction; Annie meets Patrick's overprotective mother; Ben and Theresa's relationship becomes more complicated.

  • Men in Trees - Power Shift (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Power Shift

    Marin adapts to the small town and a raccoon stalks her; Marin gets surprising relationship advice; Sara takes Marin to a sweat lodge; Jane helps Marin cancel her wedding in New York.

  • Men in Trees - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    When her relationship goes south, author Marin Frist heads north to Alaska, where she settles in to write her next book -- about men.