The BEST Episodes of Ash vs Evil Dead

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021

Network: Starz

Ash has spent the last thirty years avoiding responsibility, maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope.

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The Mettle of Man

#1 - The Mettle of Man

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 29, 2018

Series Finale. Elk Grove undergoes a major battle that takes place on the streets, Ash rides high in a military tank, speeding across shaky, post-apocalyptic Elk Grove. Ash fights the biggest battle of them all - a sixty foot tall Kandarian demon.

star 8.29
1,096 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Rick Jacobson
Ashy Slashy

#2 - Ashy Slashy

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 2016

Ruby, Kelly and Pablo go to look for Ash and Baal in an abandoned asylum and encounter some crazy characters. They are all players in Baal's attempt to break Ash and find the Necronomicon. But did his plan work?

star 8.17
2,201 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Suzanne Keilly
Second Coming

#3 - Second Coming

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 11, 2016

Ash, Ruby and Kelly battle the past to secure a future where Pablo is alive and the world is safe from evil, but the family from hell has other plans.

star 8.15
2,083 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Luke Kalteux
The Dark One

#4 - The Dark One

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 2, 2016

During a last-ditch effort to rid the world of the Evil, Ash receives an offer that could change his life forever.

star 8.14
2,370 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Craig DiGregorio
Last Call

#5 - Last Call

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 16, 2016

Local teens raise hell when they steal the Delta from Brock's house. Ash and his best buddy Chet devise a plan to throw a party at the bar, lure the thieves in, and get the Delta and the Necronomicon back .

star 8.11
2,550 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Noelle Valdivia
El Jefe

#6 - El Jefe

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 31, 2015

After 30 years, the Deadites track down Ash, the man who thwarted their efforts to consume the world in evil. Now they're back... and an aging Ash discovers that he must rise to the challenge whether he wants to or not.

star 8.11
4,052 votes
Directors: Sam Raimi
Writers: Ivan Raimi, Sam Raimi, Tom Spezialy
The Morgue

#7 - The Morgue

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 9, 2016

Pablo's grasp on reality is tested when Ruby reveals the Necronomicon has gifted him with premonitions. Meanwhile, in the morgue, Ash and Kelly discover Brock's date might not be the warm body he's banking on.

star 8.11
2,713 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Cameron Welsh

#8 - Home

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 2, 2016

Ash is forced to leave his cushy retirement in Jacksonville, return to his hometown of Elk Grove, Michigan, and mount up once again to face The Evil Dead. This time, he'll have to form an uneasy alliance with his former enemy Ruby as Elk Grove becomes the nucleus to the most dangerous horror Ash has faced to date.

star 8.08
2,887 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Craig DiGregorio
Judgement Day

#9 - Judgement Day

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 22, 2018

Pablo's role as Brujo Especiale has him straddle the worlds of good and evil to keep the rift open for Ash to save Brandy and Kelly, but they run into a snag; Ruby and Kaya faceoff with The Dark One.

star 8.06
1,072 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Rick Jacobson
Home Again

#10 - Home Again

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 4, 2016

Ash, distraught about losing Pablo is determined to bring him back! Ruby and Kelly tag along as they travel back in time to make sure Young Ash never sees the Necronomicon. But the butterfly effect they create is something no one can believe!

star 8.06
2,187 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Jennifer Ames, Steve Turner
Bound in Flesh

#11 - Bound in Flesh

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 26, 2015

Ash battles someone all too familiar, and later hears a message from the Necronomicon. Meanwhile, the deadliest Deadite attacks.

star 8.04
2,246 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Rob Wright
The Killer of Killers

#12 - The Killer of Killers

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 5, 2015

Thanks to his drug-induced vision, Ash knows what to do with the Necronomicon. Pablo and Kelly notice something ominous. Ash promises to visit Lem, but Fisher shows up for an almighty showdown with her former boss.

star 8.03
2,550 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Nate Crocker
Trapped Inside

#13 - Trapped Inside

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 6, 2016

An angry mob corners Ash and the team in Brock's house while Ruby tries to summon the spell to send Baal back to hell. Ash finally proves to the townsfolk he is not a murderer but a hero, when a familiar deadite comes for him.

star 8.01
2,327 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: James Eagan
Ashes to Ashes

#14 - Ashes to Ashes

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 19, 2015

Ash attempts to bury the book to end the Evil, but first he must contend with other, more physical things from his past. Fisher faces a horrific change in Ash.

star 8.00
2,461 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Michael J. Bassett

#15 - DUI

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 23, 2016

Ash goes on the hunt for his beloved Delta, but becomes the hunted. Ruby and Kelly engage in a battle royale with the evil spawn while Pablo suffers from a new Necronomicon condition.

star 7.99
2,405 votes
Writers: Ivan Raimi

#16 - Confinement

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 30, 2016

Deadites are no match for our hero, but the Sheriff is, when Ash is brought up on charges. Ruby, Kelly, and Pablo go to break him out, but they discover some people are not who they seem to be. There's a new evil in town.

star 7.97
2,269 votes
Writers: William Bromell
Fire in the Hole

#17 - Fire in the Hole

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 12, 2015

Ash, Pablo, and Kelly—now joined by Fisher—arrive at the survivalist camp in the midst of chaos and must go to extreme measures to escape. Meanwhile, more is revealed of Ruby's mission.

star 7.97
2,484 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Dominic Dierkes, Ivan Raimi, Sean Clements

#18 - Family

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 25, 2018

After being the hero of Elk Grove by defeating evil and saving humanity, Ash settles in and opens a hardware store, but his peace is short lived when evil returns with a target close to his heart.

star 7.97
1,450 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Mark Verheiden
Books from Beyond

#19 - Books from Beyond

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 14, 2015

A mysterious woman finds the destruction at Kelly’s parents’ farm. Meanwhile, Ash, Pablo and Kelly reach Books from Beyond with the Necronomicon and Fisher finds herself in another terrifying, inexplicable situation.

star 7.92
2,770 votes
Writers: Sean Clements
Booth Three

#20 - Booth Three

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 4, 2018

Ruby gives birth to a form of evil and disguises herself to bond with Brandy. Kelly returns with a friend who is leading the search for The One to defeat The Dark One, while Ash realizes evil is out to get his daughter.

star 7.90
1,284 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Rob Fresco

#21 - Bait

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 7, 2015

Kelly goes to help her father and takes the Necronomicon with her, forcing Ash and Pablo to pursue. However, Roper arrives to give Ash his severance package... permanently. Meanwhile, Amanda continues her investigation into the forces responsible for Carson's death.

star 7.89
3,056 votes
Writers: Sam Raimi
Twist and Shout

#22 - Twist and Shout

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 8, 2018

Ruby's latest creation is her most diabolical plan yet to turn Brandy against Ash; Pablo suspects something isn't right with Kelly when she meets him and Ash at the school; chaos ensues when evil shows up at the dance.

star 7.87
1,117 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Caitlin Meares
The Host

#23 - The Host

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 28, 2015

Kelly’s current state puts others in jeopardy. This forces Pablo to make a brave move and Ash to reveal a new side to his character. Ruby and Fisher join forces in pursuit of Ash.

star 7.87
2,590 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Zoe Green
Rifting Apart

#24 - Rifting Apart

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 15, 2018

Ash and Pablo realize the rift in the cellar is the key to saving humanity and devise a plan to save the ones they love.

star 7.83
1,083 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Bryan Hill
Tales from the Rift

#25 - Tales from the Rift

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 1, 2018

Ash's bond with his daughter strengthens as more Knights of Sumeria join Pablo and him to defeat evil; Kelly decides to go after Ruby while Ash, team, and the knights enter the rift and face a battle of their own.

star 7.82
1,106 votes
Directors: Regan Hall
Writers: Aaron Lam