The WORST Episodes of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 15, 2020

Network: The CW

Rebecca Bunch is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: suburban West Covina, CA.

I Am Ashamed

#1 - I Am Ashamed

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 19, 2018

It’s Halloween in West Covina – Rebecca enlists Paula, Heather and Valencia in a séance after making a spooky discovery.Meanwhile, Darryl takes his parenting duties to an extreme, while Nathaniel is determined to prove to his father that he can run the law firm.

star 7.24
171 votes
Directors: Audrey Wauchope
Writers: Erin Ehrlich
All Signs Point to Josh… or Is It Josh's Friend?

#2 - All Signs Point to Josh… or Is It Josh's Friend?

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 4, 2016

Rebecca becomes torn between two men and doesn't know whether she is meant to be with Josh or Greg. Meanwhile, Paula struggles to make a big decision.

star 7.32
459 votes
Directors: Stuart McDonald
Writers: Audrey Wauchope, Rachel Specter
Josh Just Happens to Live Here!

#3 - Josh Just Happens to Live Here!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 12, 2015

Rebecca Bunch is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything – her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan – in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: suburban West Covina, Calif.

star 7.34
1,012 votes
Directors: Marc Webb
Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Rachel Bloom
I'm So Happy for You

#4 - I'm So Happy for You

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 9, 2018

Heather and Valencia both have changes in their lives which leaves Rebecca reeling. Meanwhile, Paula has to adjust to some good news/bad news from her eldest son.

star 7.34
160 votes
Directors: Erin Ehrlich
Writers: Ilana Peña
I'm Finding My Bliss

#5 - I'm Finding My Bliss

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 15, 2019

Rebecca tries out for the local community theater, while Paula is courted by various law firms.

star 7.38
130 votes
Directors: Kabir Akhtar
Writers: Elisabeth Kiernan Averick, Michael Hitchcock
I'm Making up for Lost Time

#6 - I'm Making up for Lost Time

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 2, 2018

Rebecca re-unites under unusual circumstances with half-brother Tucker and discovers they have many things in common. In an effort to connect with her kids, Paula plans an activity that requires they all to work together. Meanwhile, Nathaniel brainstorms a way to win Rebecca back.

star 7.40
154 votes
Directors: Stuart McDonald
Writers: Elisabeth Kiernan Averick
Where Is Josh's Friend?

#7 - Where Is Josh's Friend?

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 21, 2016

Season 2 begins with Rebecca being convinced that Josh is in love with her, and Greg is nowhere to be found. Meanwhile, Paula comes to terms with what drove her obsession with Rebecca's love life; and Darryl and White Josh try to navigate their new relationship.

star 7.41
523 votes
Directors: Marc Webb
Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Marc Webb, Rachel Bloom
I See You

#8 - I See You

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

Rebecca gets more than she bargained for during a day out with Darryl. Josh lends a helping hand to Paula, while Heather encourages Nathaniel to be a nice person.

star 7.42
153 votes
Directors: Dan Gregor
Writers: Jack Dolgen
When Will Josh See How Cool I Am?

#9 - When Will Josh See How Cool I Am?

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 28, 2016

Rebecca desperately wants Josh to think she's cool so she tries to impress him with her sporty skills. Meanwhile, Greg navigates his way through his new path and is sorely tested by someone close to him.

star 7.43
492 votes
Writers: Rene Gube
When Will Josh and His Friend Leave Me Alone?

#10 - When Will Josh and His Friend Leave Me Alone?

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 11, 2016

Heather comes to Rebecca’s rescue after a major mishap and Rebecca attempts to reinvent herself. Paula is left to pick up the pieces at work and finds herself at a crossroads.

star 7.44
447 votes
Directors: Paul Briganti
Writers: Erin Ehrlich
Nathaniel Needs My Help!

#11 - Nathaniel Needs My Help!

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 5, 2018

Rebecca wonders if history is repeating itself as Darryl embraces a newfound superpower and Paula schemes again, this time for good.

star 7.45
230 votes
Directors: Jude Weng
Writers: Audrey Wauchope, Rachel Specter
I Need Some Balance

#12 - I Need Some Balance

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

Rebecca decides that she needs to find a way to take her mind off her ex-boyfriends.

star 7.46
141 votes
Directors: Kimmy Gatewood
Writers: Elizabeth Kiernan Averick
Josh's Girlfriend Is Really Cool!

#13 - Josh's Girlfriend Is Really Cool!

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 19, 2015

When Rebecca learns that Josh has a gorgeous yoga instructor girlfriend named Valencia, she is determined to learn everything about her. Rebecca attempts to learn yoga, tries to get into the local nightclub Josh and Valencia go to, and finds herself becoming a little too obsessed with Valencia.

star 7.46
725 votes
Directors: Don Scardino
Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Rachel Bloom
Who Is Josh's Soup Fairy?

#14 - Who Is Josh's Soup Fairy?

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 6, 2017

Rebecca jumps at the chance to repair her relationship with Paula, which includes babysitting Tommy. Meanwhile, Josh has a revelation that forces him to re-evaluate things.

star 7.47
393 votes
Directors: Linda Mendoza
Writers: Audrey Wauchope, Rachel Specter
I Want to Be Here

#15 - I Want to Be Here

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 12, 2018

Rebecca confronts the consequences of her guilty plea while an angry Nathaniel seeks solace in a retreat and Josh searches for answers.

star 7.48
182 votes
Directors: Stuart McDonald
Writers: Rachel Bloom
I Can Work with You

#16 - I Can Work with You

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 18, 2019

Rebecca, agrees to help out Darryl by offering to babysit and an unexpected guest crashes the evening. Paula throws a game night.

star 7.52
140 votes
Directors: Kabir Akhtar
Writers: Audrey Wauchope, Rachel Specter
I Hope Josh Comes to My Party!

#17 - I Hope Josh Comes to My Party!

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 26, 2015

In an attempt to get closer to Josh, Rebecca throws a housewarming party despite her lack of social connections in West Covina and a childhood fear of hosting parties. When Paula finally convinces her, the party turns out to be nothing like they anticipated.

star 7.52
585 votes
Directors: Tamra Davis
Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Rachel Bloom
Getting Over Jeff.

#18 - Getting Over Jeff.

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 8, 2017

Rebecca continues her road to wellness while Paula comes to terms with her roots.

star 7.54
252 votes
Directors: Stuart McDonald
Writers: Erin Erlich
Nathaniel Gets the Message!

#19 - Nathaniel Gets the Message!

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 12, 2018

Rebecca discovers the powers and limitations of altruism as a new, unexpected bromance forms between two other characters.

star 7.55
217 votes
Directors: Kabir Akhtar
Writers: Elisabeth Kiernan Averick
Oh Nathaniel, It's On!

#20 - Oh Nathaniel, It's On!

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 26, 2018

Rebecca navigates major changes in her professional life and Heather gets a new opportunity.

star 7.58
219 votes
Directors: Jude Weng
Writers: Sono Patel
When Do I Get to Spend Time with Josh?

#21 - When Do I Get to Spend Time with Josh?

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 6, 2017

When Darryl sells the law firm, new boss Nathaniel threatens layoffs, which causes everyone to go into panic mode. Rebecca, however, goes to extreme measures in an attempt to save everyone's jobs.

star 7.58
377 votes
Directors: Kabir Akhtar
Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Rachel Bloom
Nathaniel and I Are Just Friends!

#22 - Nathaniel and I Are Just Friends!

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

Rebecca faces some fears in therapy while Paula brings a new friend to work.

star 7.60
213 votes
Directors: Erin Ehrlich
Writers: Rene Gube
Who's the Cool Girl Josh Is Dating?

#23 - Who's the Cool Girl Josh Is Dating?

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

Rebecca and Valencia investigate the new girl Josh has been dating and discover way more than they bargained for. Meanwhile, Paula gets pulled in different directions and feels disconnected from her husband Scott.

star 7.61
385 votes
Directors: Jude Weng
Writers: Michael Hitchcock
Josh Is a Liar.

#24 - Josh Is a Liar.

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 27, 2017

After encountering a major setback in her plan to get even with Josh, a panicked Rebecca starts a smear campaign to discredit Josh before he can turn everyone against her.

star 7.62
277 votes
Directors: Stuart McDonald
Writers: Michael Hitchcock
Josh and I Are Good People!

#25 - Josh and I Are Good People!

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 9, 2015

After Rebecca and Greg’s disastrous date, Greg accuses her of being a terrible person in front of Josh. Rebecca takes drastic measures to prove she is a good person, which includes helping Darryl with his messy divorce. Meanwhile, Paula takes over the office as the boss for the day.

star 7.63
476 votes
Directors: Alex Hardcastle
Writers: Michael Hitchcock