About a Boy (Season 1)

1.06 – About a Buble

(April 1, 2014)
Directed by: Adam Davidson | Written by: Cara DiPaolo



With Fiona (Minnie Driver) putting in extra hours at work, Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) finally gets his own house key, but he quickly loses his mom’s trust when Will (David Walton) has to rush him to the emergency room following an untimely incident with a knife. However, Marcus’ misfortune has a silver lining for Will when he crosses paths with Dr. Samantha Lake (guest star Adrianne Palicki), a beautiful and charming doctor who comes to Marcus’ aid. Will is instantly smitten and stops at nothing in his attempts to win her over – even if it means bending the truth.


1.08 – About a Slopmaster

(April 15, 2014)
Directed by: Jeff Melman | Written by: Carrie Kemper



Fiona runs a school project for Marcus’ class; Will takes Marcus on a shopping spree.


1.09 – About a Kiss

(April 22, 2014)
Directed by: Eric Appel | Written by: Matt Wolpert



Will invites Sam to a game night; Marcus feels apprehensive about his new baby sitter.


1.10 – About a Boy’s Dad

(April 29, 2014)
Directed by: Wendey Stanzler | Written by: Sarah Watson



Marcus is thrilled when his father, Hugh, visits unexpectedly; Sam’s work schedule impedes romance.


1.11 – About a Birthday Party

(May 6, 2014)
Directed by: Michael Weaver | Written by: David M. Israel



Will is torn between two commitments; going to Marcus’s birthday party or attending Samantha’s gala.


1.12 – About a Hammer

(May 13, 2014)
Directed by: Dylan K. Massin | Written by: Mark Kunerth



When Sam is forced to evacuate her apartment, Will lets her stay with him.


1.13 – About a Rib Chute

(May 13, 2014)
Directed by: Lawrence Trilling | Written by: Jason Katims



Will (David Walton) is completely heartbroken when Sam (guest star Adrianne Palicki) receives a job opportunity she can’t refuse in New York, prompting Fiona (Minnie Driver) and Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) to try their best to comfort their friend. With her absence weighing on his mind, Will turns to Andy (Al Madrigal) for his sage advice in figuring out how to best move forward.