Jon & Kate Plus 8 (sometimes styled as Jon & Kate Plus Ei8ht) is a reality television show produced in the United States by Figure 8 Films about the Gosselin family, consisting of parents Jon and Kate and their eight children—a set of fraternal twin girls and a set of sextuplets (three girls and three boys). The show follows the family through their daily lives, focusing on the challenges of raising multiple children. The show originally aired on Discovery Health but starting with Season 3, airs on TLC. The family originally appeared in a one-hour special titled Surviving Sextuplets and Twins. The family lives in Pennsylvania.
1x01 - 10 Little Pumpkins
The first season kicks off with the Gosselins day at the pumpkin patch. They each get a pumpkin of their own, and they carve them for Halloween.
1x02 - Housekeeper Hunt
Kate tries to find a housekeeper that meets her cleaning standards.
1x03 - Gosselins Go West
Jon and Kate are invited to speak at a church in California. They also prepare their will.
1x04 - Garage Makeover
Jon begins to remodel their garage, but the kids' need of attention proves challenging.
1x05 - Twins Turn 6
Jon and Kate take Cara and Mady to the American Girl in New York City for their sixth birthday.
1x06 - Shopping For 10
Jon and Kate share their shopping strategies for a family of ten, including grocery shopping and Christmas shopping.
1x07 - Pancakes and Potties
The Gosselins have their weekend pancake breakfast. Later, they begin to potty train the girls.
1x08 - Jon Turns 30
The first season concludes with Kate surprising Jon on his 30th birthday with a trip to Key West, Florida.