The BEST Episodes of Ash vs Evil Dead

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2019

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.

The Mettle of Man

#1 - The Mettle of Man

Season 3 - Episode 10

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 8.37
912 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Rick Jacobson
Ashy Slashy

#2 - Ashy Slashy

Season 2 - Episode 8

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 8.15
1,930 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Suzanne Keilly
Second Coming

#3 - Second Coming

Season 2 - Episode 10

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 8.14
1,868 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Luke Kalteux
The Dark One

#4 - The Dark One

Season 1 - Episode 10

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

star 8.12
1,943 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Craig Digregorio
El Jefe

#5 - El Jefe

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 8.10
3,287 votes
Directors: Sam Raimi
Writers: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Tom Spezialy
Last Call

#6 - Last Call

Season 2 - Episode 3

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 8.07
2,225 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Noelle Valdivia
Bound in Flesh

#7 - Bound in Flesh

Season 1 - Episode 9

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

star 8.07
1,875 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Rob Wright
Judgement Day

#8 - Judgement Day

Season 3 - Episode 9

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 8.05
891 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Rick Jacobson

#9 - Home

Season 2 - Episode 1

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 8.03
2,590 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Craig DiGregorio
Trapped Inside

#10 - Trapped Inside

Season 2 - Episode 6

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 8.03
2,036 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: James E. Eagan
The Morgue

#11 - The Morgue

Season 2 - Episode 2

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 8.02
2,339 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Cameron Welsh
Home Again

#12 - Home Again

Season 2 - Episode 9

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 8.02
1,915 votes
Directors: Rick Jacobson
Writers: Jennifer Ames, Steve Turner

#13 - Family

Season 3 - Episode 1

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 8.00
1,237 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Mark Verheiden
Ashes to Ashes

#14 - Ashes to Ashes

Season 1 - Episode 8

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 7.98
2,006 votes
Directors: Tony Tilse
Writers: Michael J. Bassett

#15 - DUI

Season 2 - Episode 4

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 7.97
2,108 votes
Writers: Ivan Raimi
The Killer of Killers

#16 - The Killer of Killers

Season 1 - Episode 6

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 7.97
2,066 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Nate Crocker
Twist and Shout

#17 - Twist and Shout

Season 3 - Episode 7

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 7.93
928 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Caitlin Meares

#18 - Confinement

Season 2 - Episode 5

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 7.92
2,006 votes
Writers: William Bromell
Fire in the Hole

#19 - Fire in the Hole

Season 1 - Episode 7

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 7.91
2,034 votes
Directors: Michael Hurst
Writers: Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Ivan Raimi
Books from Beyond

#20 - Books from Beyond

Season 1 - Episode 3

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 7.91
2,278 votes
Writers: Sean Clements
Booth Three

#21 - Booth Three

Season 3 - Episode 2

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
1,094 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Rob Fresco

#22 - Bait

Season 1 - Episode 2

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 7.88
2,535 votes
Writers: Sam Raimi
Tales from the Rift

#23 - Tales from the Rift

Season 3 - Episode 6

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 7.85
925 votes
Directors: Regan Hall
Writers: Aaron Lam
The Host

#24 - The Host

Season 1 - Episode 5

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 7.84
2,080 votes
Directors: David Frazee
Writers: Zoe Green
Rifting Apart

#25 - Rifting Apart

Season 3 - Episode 8

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 7.84
892 votes
Directors: Mark Beesley
Writers: Bryan Hill