Jon & Kate Plus 8

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  • 2007
  • 5 Seasons
  • 4.4  (3,463)

This reality show gives you a look about the life of the Gosselin family from Indiana that had octuplets after she already had a set of twins. Much happened during the duration of this show, such as you got to go on vacation with the family and were also welcomed into their home. There are many who cannot fathom having this many kids, but you get to see how the parents actually did it. The best thing was that you got to watch the kids as they were growing up. The couple did invitro feterilization in order to concieve the six. The camera allowed people to be there from the very beginning. They learn first hand what the life as a mom and dad of this many kids all the same age is all about. The thing that many got to see was that there were many triumphs as well as a lot of tribulations with raising this number of children. During the show, the married couple started having marital issues. They tried to work things out within their marriage, but ended up divorcing which you learn about throughout the series. They took all sorts of trips and many learned that it was hard for them to do much of anything. They also had to have a big van when they went places. They watched the meltdowns that Kate sometimes had due to the stress of being a mother let alone of this many children. The one thing that many loved was how organized and healthy the family was. Kate was a nurse before she became a mom of this many children. She had things in order and fed her children only the healthiest food. In some episodes, they allowed the viewers to write in with questions that they might have for the couple. It was all about educating the viewers on a life that some question as many who don't agree with in vitro fertilization. In the end, the couple decided that it was too much exposure to the public that made them rethink the show and not sign for another season.

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Bonus: Jon & Kate Plus 8 Bike
25. Bonus: Jon & Kate Plus 8 Bike
June 11, 2009
Jon has commissioned the guys at OCC to build him a bike.
Jon & Kate Plus 8 S5: It's a Crazy Life
24. Jon & Kate Plus 8 S5: It's a Crazy Life
November 23, 2009
In the series finale Kate and the kids milk cows at a dairy farm. Jon and the kids learn about firefighting and help out at a firestation. Then, Jon and Kate speak about recent life events, the series and the ups and downs of the last few years.
Gymnastics & Baseball
23. Gymnastics & Baseball
November 16, 2009
For the Gosselin kids, it's time for some sporty fun! Kate enrolls all the kids in gymnastics classes and the tumbling begins. When it's Jon's turn, he takes the kids to a local minor league baseball game.
Never Before Seen
22. Never Before Seen
November 16, 2009
Kate shares never before seen footage from the cutting room floor. The family decides to get passports for a big trip, Kate celebrates her 10th wedding anniversary with the kids, Jon tries to train the dogs and Kate hits the road for her book signing.
Viewers' Top Moments
21. Viewers' Top Moments
November 9, 2009
Kate takes a walk down memory lane as she looks back at viewers' favorite moments from Jon & Kate plus 8 and helps the audience countdown some of the best moments on the show.
Kate: Her Story
20. Kate: Her Story
November 2, 2009
With the Gosselin children unable to film at this time, Kate sits down with NBC's Natalie Morales to discuss what life has been like - not only as a single mother of eight, but as a woman in the spotlight. Viewers will get a better understanding of where the show is going and whether or not Kate will continue in the television world without her kids' participation.
You Ask, Kate Answers
19. You Ask, Kate Answers
October 26, 2009
As Kate takes on tough audience questions, she relives memories of the show and gives honest answers, but will Kate be shocked by some things the audience wants to know? Will she ever get married again? Where does Kate see kids in 10 years? And more...
Balloon & Butterflies
18. Balloon & Butterflies
October 19, 2009
Kate and the little girls head south for some all girls fun in Florida. When they explore the world's largest butterfly house, Kate learns they have more than just butterflies.
School Days
17. School Days
January 1, 2009
It's time to go back to school and this year, for the first time, all 8 of the Gosselin children are heading to the classroom. With all the kids away, how will Kate handle an empty nest for the first time?
Time To Organize
16. Time To Organize
October 5, 2009
Kate has always had a love for organization, but with such a full schedule and a house full of kids, she's had less and less time to organize. With the guidance of an expert, Kate and the children attempt to give the basement some much needed order.
Tea Party
15. Tea Party
September 28, 2009
Kate's ready for some good old fashioned girl time! The girls spend a special afternoon out with Mommy taking a relaxing carriage ride and having tea at a local tearoom.
Farm to Table
14. Farm to Table
September 21, 2009
Kate takes the kids on a special trip to visit Henry, an Amish farmer and friend who has often supplied their family with fresh produce. After a satisfying and fresh organic meal together, it's time a family game night -- but will everyone play nicely?
Jon & Kate Plus 8 S5: Movie & Catch HD
13. Jon & Kate Plus 8 S5: Movie & Catch HD
September 14, 2009
While Kate's at home with the kids, she decides to have another movie night, but this time they're taking it outside in their own backyard! When it's Jon's opportunity to spend quality time with the kids, he decides to teach them how to fish.
Dude Ranch & Dress Up
12. Dude Ranch & Dress Up
August 31, 2009
Kate and the boys head out west to experience life on a real dude ranch, complete with cowboy boots and hats! Meanwhile, Jon and the girls have some fun of their own back at the house when they play dress up and have a unique scavenger hunt.
Battleship & Barber
11. Battleship & Barber
August 17, 2009
While away, Kate's planned a special day with the boys and takes them to explore the USS North Carolina battleship. After the battleship adventure, Kate sets out to find a barber shop as the boys are in desperate need of a haircut.
Beach & Kitchen Reveal
10. Beach & Kitchen Reveal
August 3, 2009
While Jon oversees the installation of new cabinets in the kitchen, Kate and the kids get into some fun in the sun at the beach. But soon enough, it's time to go home. Will the reveal of the new cabinets and kitchen meet Kate's expectations?
Renovations and Vacations
9. Renovations and Vacations
August 3, 2009
The thought of doing dishes in the bathtub while the kitchen is being renovated proves too much for Kate, so she decides to trade stress for relaxation by taking the kids to the beach while Jon manages the cabinet installations.
Camping Out
8. Camping Out
August 3, 2009
The kids can't wait to sleep under the stars, but Kate still has to figure out how to set up multiple tents and start a campfire by herself! Will the demands of outdoor camping be too much, or will a campout with eight kids prove to be surprisingly fun?
The First 10 Years
7. The First 10 Years
June 29, 2009
We re-visit the story of Jon and Kate Gosselin and their two sets of multiples. How did they end up where they are today? Newly discovered home video footage of Jon and Kate enlightens viewers on the struggles and triumphs of this entertaining family.
Houses & Big Changes
6. Houses & Big Changes
June 29, 2009
Changes are happening at the Gosselin home. Not only are the kids getting new play houses, but bigger changes are happening in their lives. After much discussion, Jon & Kate are ready to make an announcement about the future.
Bikes & Trikes
5. Bikes & Trikes
June 15, 2009
The guys from Orange County Chopper (of TLC's, American Chopper) arrive at the Gosselin home. How will the kids react when the gruff motorcycle moguls - Senior, Junior and Mikey - stop by to hang out and plan the design for Jon's custom chopper?
Bam! 100th Episode
4. Bam! 100th Episode
June 8, 2009
To celebrate the 100th episode, Emeril Lagasse stops by the Gosselin home for cooking lessons with the entire family. The kids lend a hand and help create a delicious meal that everyone can enjoy.
Sun, Seashells an Scrapes
3. Sun, Seashells an Scrapes
June 1, 2009
While Kate and Mady share some relaxing mother-daugher time in San Diego, Jon hangs with the other seven children back at home. The little kids are full of energy, but is the excitement too much when one of the sextuplets has to be rushed to the doctor?
Kate's Birthday Surprise
2. Kate's Birthday Surprise
January 1, 2009
The kids have a special surprise in store for Kate's birthday and they're soliciting the help of professional baker Duff Goldman! Will Kate enjoy this tasty, messy surprise? How will Duff handle the chaos of having eight little helpers join his bakery?
Turning 5 & The Future
1. Turning 5 & The Future
May 25, 2009
When we last saw Jon & Kate, they were on a different page. Where are they now? In this one-hour, up close and personal season premiere, side by side Jon and Kate address what the future holds for their family.
Description

This reality show gives you a look about the life of the Gosselin family from Indiana that had octuplets after she already had a set of twins. Much happened during the duration of this show, such as you got to go on vacation with the family and were also welcomed into their home. There are many who cannot fathom having this many kids, but you get to see how the parents actually did it. The best thing was that you got to watch the kids as they were growing up.

The couple did invitro feterilization in order to concieve the six. The camera allowed people to be there from the very beginning. They learn first hand what the life as a mom and dad of this many kids all the same age is all about. The thing that many got to see was that there were many triumphs as well as a lot of tribulations with raising this number of children.

During the show, the married couple started having marital issues. They tried to work things out within their marriage, but ended up divorcing which you learn about throughout the series.

They took all sorts of trips and many learned that it was hard for them to do much of anything. They also had to have a big van when they went places. They watched the meltdowns that Kate sometimes had due to the stress of being a mother let alone of this many children.

The one thing that many loved was how organized and healthy the family was. Kate was a nurse before she became a mom of this many children. She had things in order and fed her children only the healthiest food.

In some episodes, they allowed the viewers to write in with questions that they might have for the couple. It was all about educating the viewers on a life that some question as many who don't agree with in vitro fertilization. In the end, the couple decided that it was too much exposure to the public that made them rethink the show and not sign for another season.

Jon & Kate Plus 8 is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (119 episodes). The series first aired on April 10, 2007.

Where to Watch Jon & Kate Plus 8

Jon & Kate Plus 8 is available for streaming on the TLC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Jon & Kate Plus 8 on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, TLC and FuboTV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 10, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    4.4  (3,463)