The BEST Episodes of Back to Life

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: BBC Three

When Miri Matteson returns home after eighteen years, can she integrate back into her old life? With a terrible event from her past hanging over her, it won’t be easy.

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Episode 6

#1 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 31, 2021

Knowing she must go to the police, Miri's final day with Billy is interrupted by his domineering mother.

star 8.21
14 votes
Episode 5

#2 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 31, 2021

With the former police chief still missing, Miri takes her driving test. Oscar enlists Dom to help with his environmental activism.

star 7.85
13 votes
Episode 3

#3 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 31, 2021

While the town prepares for Lara's vigil, Miri is unwittingly taken to meet Billy's family for the first time, and attempts to reinvent herself.

star 7.81
16 votes
Episode 6

#4 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 15, 2019

After being locked in a cell once again, Miri gets out determined to tell her side of the story and to finally get the town on her side.

star 7.80
103 votes
Episode 4

#5 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 15, 2019

Miri and Caroline embark on a road trip to visit Oscar’s aunt. But, when an accident stalls them, they are forced to discuss how Caroline truly feels about Miri’s time in prison.

star 7.63
108 votes
Episode 3

#6 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 15, 2019

Miri and her neighbour Billy escape to an amusement park for the day but Miri’s past continues to chase her. Caroline attempts to end things with Dom for good.

star 7.58
110 votes
Episode 4

#7 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 31, 2021

A series of disasters threaten to derail Miri's first date with Billy. Caroline & Oscar find a visitor on their doorstep and must finally reckon with Caroline's affair.

star 7.56
16 votes
Episode 2

#8 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 15, 2019

Miri is excited for her first day working at Nathan’s Fish & Chip shop, but the community aren’t taking kindly to her return.

star 7.53
114 votes
Episode 5

#9 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 15, 2019

A terrible coincidence puts Miri back in the community’s firing line as she becomes the key suspect in a new crime. Caroline and Oscar attempt to revive their relationship.

star 7.49
109 votes
Episode 1

#10 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 31, 2021

Miri is moving on with her life with a new job and a date with Billy, but her past returns to trouble her with the arrival of a surprise visitor.

star 7.34
29 votes
Episode 2

#11 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 31, 2021

Between modern day sex and bank accounts, Miri is once again baffled by the world today as she navigates both her new job and her budding relationship with Billy.

star 7.32
19 votes
Episode 1

#12 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 15, 2019

When Miri Matteson returns home after eighteen years, she stumbles back into adult life in the coastal town she once knew, while the shadow of her past looms large.

star 7.09
150 votes