The BEST Episodes of Better Things

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 26, 2020

Network: FX

An actress raises her three daughters while juggling the pressures of working in Hollywood and being a single parent.

Graduation

#1 - Graduation

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 16, 2017

Sam and fam are tilted in the Season 2 finale.

star 8.30
411 votes
Eulogy

#2 - Eulogy

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 19, 2017

Sam demands satisfaction.

star 8.27
513 votes
White Rock

#3 - White Rock

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 9, 2017

Sam and the girls go on a trip.

star 8.00
421 votes
Blackout

#4 - Blackout

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 26, 2017

Sam does hard things.

star 7.85
482 votes
Future Fever

#5 - Future Fever

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 6, 2016

Sam has snack and Max thinks about things.

star 7.78
933 votes
Directors: Lance Bangs
Writers: Cindy Chupack, Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon
September

#6 - September

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 2017

Sam has people over.

star 7.78
649 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon
Scary Fun

#7 - Scary Fun

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 27, 2016

Sam makes a point.

star 7.78
822 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon
Only Women Bleed

#8 - Only Women Bleed

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 10, 2016

Sam has a tough day.

star 7.78
793 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon
Rising

#9 - Rising

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 21, 2017

Sam clears her head.

star 7.74
583 votes
Phil

#10 - Phil

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 12, 2017

Sam is forced to look at some stuff.

star 7.73
497 votes
Sick

#11 - Sick

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 5, 2017

Sam is sick.

star 7.71
526 votes
Shake the Cocktail

#12 - Shake the Cocktail

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired May 16, 2019

Sam searches and takes a breath.

star 7.70
178 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Arnold Hall

#13 - Arnold Hall

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 2, 2017

Sam gets confronted.

star 7.69
441 votes
Robin

#14 - Robin

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 28, 2017

Sam gets a new friend.

star 7.68
583 votes
Brown

#15 - Brown

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 22, 2016

Sam brings home a colleague for dinner.

star 7.67
1,135 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Louis C.K.
Duke's Chorus

#16 - Duke's Chorus

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 20, 2016

Sam and fam go- to-meeting.

star 7.67
844 votes
Directors: Lance Bangs
Writers: Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon
Woman Is the Something of the Something

#17 - Woman Is the Something of the Something

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 29, 2016

Sam gets really looked at.

star 7.66
1,008 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon
What Is Jeopardy?

#18 - What Is Jeopardy?

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 4, 2019

Sam and fam get caught up in some gnar.

star 7.56
197 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Toilet

#19 - Toilet

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 11, 2019

Sam preps.

star 7.55
185 votes
Writers: Pamela Adlon
No Limit

#20 - No Limit

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 28, 2019

Sam unleashes.

star 7.54
198 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Joe Hortua
Easter

#21 - Easter

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 18, 2019

Sam helps Max and bakes for Phil.

star 7.52
198 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Alarms

#22 - Alarms

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 13, 2016

Sam deals with some situations.

star 7.51
896 votes
Directors: Lance Bangs
Writers: Gina Fallore, Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon
Chicago

#23 - Chicago

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 28, 2019

Sam and Max go on a trip.

star 7.50
278 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Pamela Adlon
Hair of the Dog

#24 - Hair of the Dog

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 3, 2016

Sam makes moves.

star 7.49
801 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Pamela Adlon
The Unknown

#25 - The Unknown

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 25, 2019

Sam gets theatrical.

star 7.46
190 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: