The BEST Episodes of After Life

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2022

Network: Netflix

The series follows Tony, who had a perfect life. But after his wife Lisa suddenly dies, Tony changes. After contemplating taking his own life, he decides instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on. He thinks it’s like a Super Power — not caring about himself or anyone else — but it turns out to be tricky when everyone is trying to save the nice guy they used to know.

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Episode 6

#1 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 14, 2022

An interview with a sick child hits Tony hard. Later, he makes a decision about Lisa's insurance money and joins his friends at the town fair.

star 8.76
55 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 6

#2 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

Grieving over another loss, Tony asks his friends and co-workers for space, not sympathy. Later, he wrestles with what it means to move on.

star 8.22
688 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode  6

#3 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 8, 2019

Making an earnest attempt to be happy -- or at least not miserable -- Tony gives some long overdue recognition to those who have stood by him.

star 8.14
984 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 5

#4 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 14, 2022

Anne gives Tony some advice on moving forward, Emma crosses paths with an old friend, Matt suffers a health scare, and James stands up for himself.

star 8.10
49 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 5

#5 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 8, 2019

Brian (finally) convinces Tony and company to visit his apartment for a story. Meanwhile, Matt receives a distressing call from his son's school.

star 7.99
981 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 4

#6 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 14, 2022

Matt searches for a sport at which he can beat Tony, Lenny asks Tony to be his best man, and Kath has dinner with a persnickety teacher.

star 7.94
62 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 5

#7 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

The curtains go up on the community theater revue and things go about as well as can be expected. Tony receives devastating news.

star 7.85
649 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 4

#8 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 8, 2019

Tony pushes back on Matt's idea to go on a blind date. Also, Tony makes an introduction and issues an uncharacteristic apology.

star 7.83
998 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 3

#9 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 14, 2022

Tony takes a trip with Matt to honor his father. James has second thoughts about his new living arrangements. Tony helps Kath score a date.

star 7.78
78 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 4

#10 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

Tony interviews a local woman addicted to corrective surgery. Later, he holds back the snark in hopes of cheering up Kath.

star 7.73
659 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 2

#11 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 8, 2019

Thinking he has nothing to lose, Tony contemplates trying heroin. He babysits his nephew and starts to bond -- just a bit -- with Sandy.

star 7.68
1,078 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 3

#12 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

A turn of events at the paper hits Sandy hard. Roxy and Pat share a meal, and Tony tries to support Matt's desire to get back out there.

star 7.66
674 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 3

#13 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 8, 2019

Tony hires a sex worker -- but it's not what you think. A trip to the comedy club turns awkward. The nurse gives Tony a piece of her mind.

star 7.64
1,020 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 2

#14 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

Lenny's girlfriend's son takes a position at the Gazette. Sandy contemplates writing a gossip column. Matt gets iffy advice from his therapist.

star 7.61
702 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 1

#15 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

Determined to be kind but still struggling to be happy, Tony attends a Zen meditation course with Matt, whose own marriage is on the rocks.

star 7.58
763 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 2

#16 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 14, 2022

The Tambury Gazette welcomes a gloomy new staffer. Meanwhile, Kath visits a psychic, and a restless James makes plans for his future.

star 7.57
106 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 1

#17 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 14, 2022

Tony, who continues to keep Emma at arm's length, reluctantly agrees to go to Matt's house for a round of drinks. Brian bumps into a familiar face.

star 7.56
137 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais
Episode 1

#18 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 8, 2019

Tony's cantankerous funk -- which he calls superpower -- is taking a toll on his co-workers. Meanwhile, a new writer starts at The Tambury gazette.

star 7.43
1,228 votes
Directors: Ricky Gervais
Writers: Ricky Gervais