The BEST Episodes of Better Things

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2019

Network: FX

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

Eulogy

#1 - Eulogy

Season 2 - Episode 6

Sam demands satisfaction.

star 8.15
454 votes
Graduation

#2 - Graduation

Season 2 - Episode 10

Sam and fam are tilted in the Season 2 finale.

star 8.08
356 votes
White Rock

#3 - White Rock

Season 2 - Episode 9

Sam and the girls go on a trip.

star 7.79
365 votes
Shake the Cocktail

#4 - Shake the Cocktail

Season 3 - Episode 12

Sam searches and takes a breath.

star 7.72
169 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Blackout

#5 - Blackout

Season 2 - Episode 7

Sam does hard things.

star 7.66
424 votes
Only Women Bleed

#6 - Only Women Bleed

Season 1 - Episode 10

Sam has a tough day.

star 7.65
704 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
Future Fever

#7 - Future Fever

Season 1 - Episode 5

Sam has snack and Max thinks about things.

star 7.65
847 votes
Directors: Lance Bangs
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K., Cindy Chupack
September

#8 - September

Season 2 - Episode 1

Sam has people over.

star 7.64
589 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
What Is Jeopardy?

#9 - What Is Jeopardy?

Season 3 - Episode 6

Sam and fam get caught up in some gnar.

star 7.61
189 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Scary Fun

#10 - Scary Fun

Season 1 - Episode 8

Sam makes a point.

star 7.59
732 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
Sick

#11 - Sick

Season 2 - Episode 4

Sam is sick.

star 7.59
467 votes
Rising

#12 - Rising

Season 2 - Episode 2

Sam clears her head.

star 7.58
524 votes
No Limit

#13 - No Limit

Season 3 - Episode 5

Sam unleashes.

star 7.58
189 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Joe Hortua
Easter

#14 - Easter

Season 3 - Episode 8

Sam helps Max and bakes for Phil.

star 7.56
190 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Robin

#15 - Robin

Season 2 - Episode 3

Sam gets a new friend.

star 7.56
523 votes
Toilet

#16 - Toilet

Season 3 - Episode 7

Sam preps.

star 7.55
177 votes
Writers: Pamela Adlon
Phil

#17 - Phil

Season 2 - Episode 5

Sam is forced to look at some stuff.

star 7.55
438 votes
Brown

#18 - Brown

Season 1 - Episode 3

Sam brings home a colleague for dinner.

star 7.54
1,022 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Louis C.K
Woman Is the Something of the Something

#19 - Woman Is the Something of the Something

Season 1 - Episode 4

Sam gets really looked at.

star 7.53
918 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
Duke's Chorus

#20 - Duke's Chorus

Season 1 - Episode 7

Sam and fam go- to-meeting.

star 7.51
757 votes
Directors: Lance Bangs
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
The Unknown

#21 - The Unknown

Season 3 - Episode 9

Sam gets theatrical.

star 7.48
184 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Arnold Hall

#22 - Arnold Hall

Season 2 - Episode 8

Sam gets confronted.

star 7.46
382 votes
Chicago

#23 - Chicago

Season 3 - Episode 1

Sam and Max go on a trip.

star 7.46
245 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Pamela Adlon
Monsters in the Moonlight

#24 - Monsters in the Moonlight

Season 3 - Episode 4

Sam deals with monsters.

star 7.39
194 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Sarah Gubbins
Alarms

#25 - Alarms

Season 1 - Episode 6

Sam deals with some situations.

star 7.37
810 votes
Directors: Lance Bangs
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K., Gina Fallore