The BEST Episodes of Better Things

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 24, 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
451 votes
Graduation

#2 - Graduation

Season 2 - Episode 10

Sam and fam are tilted in the Season 2 finale.

star 8.07
352 votes
White Rock

#3 - White Rock

Season 2 - Episode 9

Sam and the girls go on a trip.

star 7.79
360 votes
Shake the Cocktail

#4 - Shake the Cocktail

Season 3 - Episode 12

Sam searches and takes a breath.

star 7.79
159 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Blackout

#5 - Blackout

Season 2 - Episode 7

Sam does hard things.

star 7.67
419 votes
Only Women Bleed

#6 - Only Women Bleed

Season 1 - Episode 10

Sam has a tough day.

star 7.66
700 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
843 votes
Directors: Lance Bangs
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K., Cindy Chupack
September

#8 - September

Season 2 - Episode 1

Sam has people over.

star 7.65
582 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 7.64
181 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Sick

#10 - Sick

Season 2 - Episode 4

Sam is sick.

star 7.61
461 votes
Scary Fun

#11 - Scary Fun

Season 1 - Episode 8

Sam makes a point.

star 7.60
726 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
Rising

#12 - Rising

Season 2 - Episode 2

Sam clears her head.

star 7.60
519 votes
Toilet

#13 - Toilet

Season 3 - Episode 7

Sam preps.

star 7.59
169 votes
Writers: Pamela Adlon
Easter

#14 - Easter

Season 3 - Episode 8

Sam helps Max and bakes for Phil.

star 7.59
181 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
No Limit

#15 - No Limit

Season 3 - Episode 5

Sam unleashes.

star 7.59
183 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Joe Hortua
Robin

#16 - Robin

Season 2 - Episode 3

Sam gets a new friend.

star 7.57
517 votes
Brown

#17 - Brown

Season 1 - Episode 3

Sam brings home a colleague for dinner.

star 7.55
1,018 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Louis C.K
Phil

#18 - Phil

Season 2 - Episode 5

Sam is forced to look at some stuff.

star 7.55
433 votes
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 7.54
913 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
The Unknown

#20 - The Unknown

Season 3 - Episode 9

Sam gets theatrical.

star 7.53
171 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers:
Duke's Chorus

#21 - Duke's Chorus

Season 1 - Episode 7

Sam and fam go- to-meeting.

star 7.52
751 votes
Directors: Lance Bangs
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Louis C.K.
Arnold Hall

#22 - Arnold Hall

Season 2 - Episode 8

Sam gets confronted.

star 7.48
377 votes
Chicago

#23 - Chicago

Season 3 - Episode 1

Sam and Max go on a trip.

star 7.47
238 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Pamela Adlon
Show Me the Magic

#24 - Show Me the Magic

Season 3 - Episode 10

Sam winds down and reminisces.

star 7.42
158 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Pamela Adlon, Ira Parker
Monsters in the Moonlight

#25 - Monsters in the Moonlight

Season 3 - Episode 4

Sam deals with monsters.

star 7.40
188 votes
Directors: Pamela Adlon
Writers: Sarah Gubbins