Bringing Up Bates

Bringing Up Bates

9 Seasons

When Gil and Kelly Jo Bates married in 1987, they didn't plan to have kids, but something changed over time; now they're parents to 19 children -- yes 19! When they range from toddler to 20-something and live under one roof, challenges abound, even for a tight-knit family like the Bates brood. Among those are the parents' strict rules, which include everyone's chores, watching little to no TV, and the girls wearing only dresses. Gil runs a tree service that employs some of his sons, while Kelly Jo stays home to make the meals and do the laundry, home schooling and other tasks. As the eldest child gets older, new issues -- including romance, careers and babies -- enter the picture.

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Bringing Up Bates
  • 900 - I Love You Day Special!

    Episode 1

    Get all the feels in this special HEARTfelt episode of Bringing Up Bates! Weíll take a look at all the very best "I Love You Day" moments from past seasons, feel the love! TV-G

  • 901 - A First Time for Everything!

    Episode 2

    Carlin and Evan head off on their honeymoon. Trace's friend|Chaney|is in town and he introduces her family to the Bates. Josie experiences a difficult labor with her first baby|Willow. TV-G

  • 902 - A Busy Business and a Baby Bombshell

    Episode 3

    As their dress business booms|Whitney|Carlin and Erin build a new work space. Michaella gets highlights|and Katie reveals a new crush. Erin has an ultrasound|and Carlin and Evan have big news!TV-G

  • 903 - First Home and Strict Chaperones!

    Episode 4

    New homeowners Josie and Kelton bring home baby Willow and call on family favors for renovations to their fixer-upper. Traceís date with Chaney is put to the test when Jud and Jeb are chaperones! TV-G

  • 904 - Happy News and Health Concerns

    Episode 5

    At their first ultrasound|Carlin and Evan discover that Carlin has the same blood disorder as Erin|and Carlin worries. Gil and Kelly Jo visit an orthopedic surgeon|and now Tori has big news! TV-PG