The BEST Episodes of Abbott Elementary

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 18, 2022

Network: ABC (US)

A group of dedicated, passionate teachers and a slightly tone-deaf principal are brought together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life. Though these incredible public servants may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do, even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.

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New Tech

#1 - New Tech

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 18, 2022

When a new computer program is introduced at Abbott, Janine is excited to finally help Barbara out with something. However, Barbara is reluctant to accept change and finds herself in a tricky situation when she decides to lie about her students’ results rather than admit defeat. Elsewhere, Melissa surprises Jacob when she offers up a friend to assist with his lesson on unions, but she ends up teaching Jacob an important lesson herself.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Brian Rubenstein
Wishlist

#2 - Wishlist

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 11, 2022

It’s Wishlist Week at Abbott: a chance for teachers to ask the local community for new school supplies. Janine takes to TikTok and with Ava’s assistance, her video is a success and goes viral. Feeling confident, Janine and Ava make a video for Barbara behind her back after she declines their help. Later, Janine encourages Gregory to decorate his classroom.

star 7.63
43 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Morgan Murphy
Pilot

#3 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 7, 2021

A group of dedicated, passionate teachers — and a slightly tone-deaf principal — are brought together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life. Though these incredible educators may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do — even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.

star 7.55
104 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Quinta Brunson
Light Bulb

#4 - Light Bulb

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 4, 2022

Going against everyone’s advice, Janine takes it upon herself to fix every problem when she notices a flicking light bulb in the hallway. Despite the best intentions, Janine ends up causing new issues throughout the school. Elsewhere, Gregory asks Barbara for help talking to a parent, which leads him to spend his lunch period in an unexpected way.

star 7.30
63 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Quinta Brunson