The BEST episodes of Cybill

Every episode of Cybill ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Cybill!

Cybill Shepherd stars as Cybill Sheridan, a woman who has it all: two spiteful daughters, two clingy ex-husbands, an outrageous best friend, an unstable future, and a house on an eroding LA hillside. But with humor and determination, Cybill braves each new challenge that comes her way, while having the time of her life discovering that life after forty is anything but downhill.

Last Updated: 6/29/2024Network: CBSStatus: Ended
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Little Bo Peep
star
8.14
7 votes

#1 - Little Bo Peep

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/20/1997

Provoked by Cybill's offensive reaction to a lamb attack on live television, animal activists - led by Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop (as themselves) - launch a campaign against Cybill. Trying to save her career, Andy convinces her to be a guest speaker at an animal rights banquet. Meanwhile, Cybill dates a younger man who seems too good to be true, while Maryann desperately tries to cope with the fact that her new romantic interest shares something in common with her ex-husband - the same name.

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Cybill Does Diary
star
8.00
8 votes

#2 - Cybill Does Diary

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/21/1996

After discovering Cybill's picture on an X-rated video, Cybill and Maryann decide to produce an erotic video intended for women. But when Cybill borrows Zoey's laptop to write the script and tries to e-mail it to a producer, she accidentally sends Zoey's European diary instead - and the producer loves the story of how Zoey lost her virginity.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
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True Confessions
star
8.00
10 votes

#3 - True Confessions

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/24/1997

When Cybill decides to base her character in Ira's new play on Maryann, she begins to shadow Maryann's every move. But, when Maryann tells Cybill that she's not welcome to accompany her one afternoon, Cybill secretly follows her anyway. When she spies Maryann suspiciously meeting a man at his apartment, Cybill assumes that her friend is having an affair, only to discover an even stranger truth.

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Pal Zoey
star
7.92
37 votes

#4 - Pal Zoey

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/6/1996

Cybill is disconcerted but delighted when a heartbroken Zoey decides she wants to be best friends; but Rachel storms off when Cybill and Kevin agree to sit in on a marriage counselling session, only to discover that Kevin slept with Rachel's therapist. Meanwhile, Maryann tries to make Ira jealous by flirting with Cybill's Arkansas cousin Lyle, who is obsessed with getting onto The Price is Right.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
All of Me
star
7.80
10 votes

#5 - All of Me

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/7/1997

Cybill puts her foot down when she's chosen as a model for a shoe campaign, only to see a billboard with her face on a thinner woman's body. Cybill decides to defend women of all shapes and sizes by defacing the billboard. Meanwhile, Maryann freaks when she discovers that her son, Justin, is two-timing Zoey, and Ira decides to give up caffeine, which creates some abnormal side effects.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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In Her Dreams
star
7.80
5 votes

#6 - In Her Dreams

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/3/1997

Kevin gets a job teaching third grade, while Cybill loses her job and flashes back to how she first met Maryann at an audition for Rocky. Maryann and Cybill argue about Maryann going for a mammogram, while Ira and Cybill are both audited by the IRS.

Writer: Bob Myer
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Buffalo Gals
star
7.78
9 votes

#7 - Buffalo Gals

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/25/1996

Maryann goes home to Buffalo N.Y. for an uneasy reunion with her parents, and to attend a 25-year reunion of her high-school classmates - who treated her like dirt. Maryann learns that her son - who she believed was traveling with Greenpeace - is actually living with her parents. When Maryann consequently opts to forgo the reunion to spend time with him, Cybill goes to the reunion as Maryann in order to claim sweet revenge on the classmates. Meantime, Cybill is also spearheading efforts to make Thanksgiving dinner plans. Zoey gets to try on her hideous bridesmaid's dress, and. as revenge, tricks Rachel into having to wear the outfit as well.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
Writer: Alan Ball
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Bringing Home the Bacon
star
7.75
8 votes

#8 - Bringing Home the Bacon

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/16/1996

On the barnyard set of her new show (a parody of Babe), Cybill rescues a pig that was fired and doomed to the frying pan; then tries to keep an independent Zoey from flying the coop after she visits the greener pastures of Paris. Meanwhile, Maryann dresses as Little Bo Peep to entice a sheepish Ira.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
Writer: Russ Woody
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Sex, Drugs and Catholicism
star
7.75
8 votes

#9 - Sex, Drugs and Catholicism

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/4/1996

Ira is full of sexual energy thanks to the new hormones he's taking - but when he learns they are really placebos, he proposes to Holly. Cybill agrees to be Ira's best man, but when Zoey resists being a bridesmaid, Holly shows her true colours. Meanwhile, Maryann goes to confession.

Directors: Peter Baldwin
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As The World Turns to Crap
star
7.73
15 votes

#10 - As The World Turns to Crap

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/16/1995

Cybill competes with a wily colleague for the role of the producer's pet when she learns that one of their soap opera characters will die; meanwhile, she plans for the arrival of Rachel's prudish Boston in-laws.

Directors: Tom Moore
From Boca, With Love
star
7.73
11 votes

#11 - From Boca, With Love

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/10/1997

Ira's mother comes to visit, and uses Cybill's new-found fame to get one up on her friends. Maryann is panicking because Richard wants to meet her mother, and Maryann wants to avoid this. Ira's mother agrees to pretend to be Maryann's mother, as Betty White is unavailable.

Directors: David Trainer
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Name That Tune
star
7.71
7 votes

#12 - Name That Tune

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/3/1997

Cybill joins Ira at an open-mike night for his debut as a stand-up comic, which gets off to a rocky start when he faints from stage fright. Cybill's performance, however, results in an offer to sing in a new Name That Tune. Meanwhile, Maryann displays unusual behavior, but if she seems preoccupied (to the point of wearing the same outfit two days running), it's because she thinks she may be pregnant.

Directors: David Trainer
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Cybill, Get Your Gun
star
7.70
10 votes

#13 - Cybill, Get Your Gun

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/14/1996

After Cybill's house is burgled, she decides to fight back by taking a course in self-defense, installing an obnoxious house alarm, and acquiring a handgun. Meanwhile, the newly-available Ira finds that he has misrepresented himself when he meets a woman at one of Jeff's favorite hangouts - an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. Maryann becomes a suspect in the abrupt disappearance of Dr. Dick.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
Writer: Jeff Lowell
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Some Like it Hot
star
7.70
10 votes

#14 - Some Like it Hot

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/6/1997

The family take cover when Cybill's hormones rage after she opts to cope with menopause the "natural way" rather than with prescription drugs, while her visiting mother creates her own waves in the house and Ira tries to light a fire with Zoey's teacher Julia.

Directors: David Trainer
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Cybill Sheridan's Day Off
star
7.67
6 votes

#15 - Cybill Sheridan's Day Off

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/18/1998

Cybill and Maryann masquerade as ladies of the night to foil an evil prank by the dastardly Dr. Dick. The scheme conceived by Dr. Dick goes wrong when his hired thugs mistakenly drug Cybill instead of Maryann and deposit her in a seedy bus station in the middle of nowhere. To make matters worse, when Maryann comes to rescue Cybill, her car gets stolen and both women end up stranded. The two friends finally get a ride home when two unsuspecting high school boys looking for a good time mistake them for ladies of the night. Meanwhile, Ira tries to instill in Zoey a love for basketball when he gets her a job playing the organ at a Lakers' game.

Directors: David Trainer
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The Curse of Zoey
star
7.64
14 votes

#16 - The Curse of Zoey

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/27/1995

Maryann insists that it's no coincidence that Cybill's luck improved when Zoey moves out - especially after a psychic senses a ""negative energy"" in the house.

Directors: Robert Berlinger
Cybill and Maryann Go to Japan
star
7.63
8 votes

#17 - Cybill and Maryann Go to Japan

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/30/1996

As the spokeswoman for a Japanese car company, Cybill (along with Maryann) visits Japan, where both are embraced - until they take a stuffy exec's wife out to greet the rising sun. Meanwhile, Ira mediates a dispute between Zoey and Sean.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
Writer: Linda Wallem
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The Piano
star
7.63
8 votes

#18 - The Piano

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/28/1997

When Cybill discovers that Dr. Dick's wife, Andrea (Morgan Fairchild) can get Zoey a piano audition that's otherwise unobtainable, she grudgingly agrees to give a speech at an awards banquet honoring Andrea. But when Cybill finds out that Zoey got the audition on her own, she decides to tell the awards committee what she really thinks of Andrea.

Directors: Jonathan Weiss
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Once, Twice, Three Times a Lady
star
7.63
8 votes

#19 - Once, Twice, Three Times a Lady

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/18/1998

In a fit of romantic nostalgia, Cybill writes a letter to her first love, Bobby Ray, and is pleasantly surprised when he flies in from Memphis to take her out on a date. After spending a wonderfully romantic evening with Bobby Ray, Cybill's faith in love is restored - until she realizes that his criminal history extends beyond being just a thief of hearts. Meanwhile, when Zoey's first love, Gianni, visits from Italy, she worries that seeing him will destroy the magic of their short-lived but passionate romance.

Directors: David Trainer
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Going Out With a Bang
star
7.60
10 votes

#20 - Going Out With a Bang

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/20/1996

Children's show host Major Milo proposes to Cybill on the air; but she's much more interested in a hunky cable technician. Meanwhile, Ira and Maryann have a steamy dinner date that ends in disaster.

Like Family
star
7.57
7 votes

#21 - Like Family

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/1997

Cybill throws herself into her role when she is cast to play the mother of a sweet teenage girl on a network sitcom. In reality, the girl turns out to be a tough-talking, ultra-hip teen, but Cybill is determined to mentor the difficult youth. The pending birth of Rachel's baby has everyone wondering who will be the godmother, and Maryann is hurt when no one even considers her as a possible choice.

Directors: David Trainer
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Kiss Me, You Fool
star
7.55
11 votes

#22 - Kiss Me, You Fool

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/17/1997

Cybill and Jeff co-star in a new action film. Just as Cybill is complaining to her photographer friend, DaVolio that her career is going nowhere, Jeff pulls some strings to get her the co-starring role in his new action film. Cybill must then return the favor when she learns that Jeff's future as the next action hero is on the line because he's unable to keep a straight face during intimate scenes. Now that Jeff's making more money than he knows what to do with, he gives Rachel and Kevin a down-payment for a new house.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
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Regarding Henry
star
7.50
8 votes

#23 - Regarding Henry

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/15/1997

The series begins its fourth season with a trip back in time to the 16th century, as Cybill undergoes past-life regression treatment on the advice of her therapist when she begins having erotic dreams about Maryann's jilted beau Richard. She discovers that Maryann's poor choice in men goes back to the days of Henry VIII, when Maryann was Anne Boleyn, and returns to the present just in time to head off a close encounter between Maryann and the despised Dr. Dick. Joining Cybill in the Court of King Henry VIII are Zoey as Ariel's father, Ira as her brother the poet, and Justin as a serving wench.

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A Hell of a Christmas
star
7.50
10 votes

#24 - A Hell of a Christmas

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/9/1996

Cybill's overbearing mother Virginia comes for a Christmas visit. Tensions arise when "Me-Maw" showers Rachel with affection while virtually ignoring Zoey. When Cybill confronts her about the favoritism, she learns that Virginia feels a responsibility to compensate for Cybill's own partiality towards Zoey. Meanwhile, Maryann volunteers to be Cybill's personal holiday shopper while Cybill deals with the fact that her show's time slot has been moved - opposite 60 Minutes. Ira finds out that Zoey lost her virginity while in Europe.

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Where's Zoey?
star
7.50
8 votes

#25 - Where's Zoey?

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/4/1996

Cybill refuses to let Zoey stay home alone while she travels to Vancouver to film a science fiction series, so Maryann offers to let the "demon seed" stay with her. But Maryann gets into a pickle when she goes out for olives and Zoey disappears.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman