The BEST Episodes of Cybill

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: CBS

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.

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Wedding Bell Blues

#1 - Wedding Bell Blues

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 18, 1996

Cybill's longtime rival Andrea beats her out for another job, then announces she is marrying Maryann's ex Dr. Dick, so the two plot revenge schemes to ruin the wedding reception. Nothing goes as planned, but a food fight puts an end to the reception anyway.

star 8.40
5 votes
Writers: James L. Freedman

#2 - Grandbaby

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 17, 1997

When Rachel goes into labor and Maryann has an appendicitis attack on the same day, Cybill finds herself stretched thin trying to care for each of them. After convincing a panicked Rachel that having a second child is a piece of cake, Cybill must reassure Maryann, who is delusional from pain-killing drugs, that her hallucinated dinner party is a smashing success.

star 8.33
3 votes
Writers: Linda Wallem, Michael Poryes
In Her Dreams

#3 - In Her Dreams

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 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.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Bob Myer
Cybill Does Diary

#4 - Cybill Does Diary

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 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.

star 8.22
9 votes
Writers: Michael Patrick King
A Hell of a Christmas

#5 - A Hell of a Christmas

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 9, 1996

Cybill's overbearing mom comes for a Christmas visit. Cybill welcomes her mom, Virginia, who's in town for the holidays, but 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, and Ira finds out that Zoey lost her virginity while in Europe.

star 8.22
9 votes
Writers: Jane C. O'Brien, Michael Poryes
From Boca, With Love

#6 - From Boca, With Love

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 10, 1997

No synopsis available.

star 8.20
10 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Erin A. Bishop, Maria A. Brown, Michael Poryes, Susan Nirah Jaffee
Going Out With a Bang

#7 - Going Out With a Bang

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired May 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.

star 8.13
8 votes
Writers: Maria A. Brown, Mike Langworthy
Little Bo Peep

#8 - Little Bo Peep

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 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. When Cybill makes an appearance at a local zoo to promote ""Lifeforms,"" she's bitten by a lamb while being interviewed on live television and reacts in politically incorrect fashion. Trying to save her career, Andy convinces her to be a guest speaker at an animal rights banquet. Meanwhile, while Cybill dates a younger man who seems too good to be true, Maryann desperately tries to cope with the fact that her new romantic interest shares something in common with her ex-husband - the same name.

star 8.13
8 votes
Writers: James L. Freedman
Buffalo Gals

#9 - Buffalo Gals

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 25, 1996

Maryann goes home to Buffalo for an uneasy reunion with her parents , and to attend a 25-year reunion of her high-school classmates - who treated her like dirt. When Maryann can't make her high school reunion, Cybill decides to pose as Maryann and go in her place. Cybill had convinced Maryann to attend her high school reunion and planned to accompany her, but when the pair returns to Maryann's home town of Buffalo, N.Y. to take on the former classmates who made Maryann's life intolerable, 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, not one to miss an opportunity, goes to the reunion as Maryann in order to claim sweet revenge on the classmates who made Maryann's high school experience a nightmare. Meantime, Cybill is also spearheading efforts to make Thanksgiving dinner plans.

star 8.11
9 votes
Writers: Alan Ball
True Confessions

#10 - True Confessions

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 24, 1997

Cybill stalks Maryann in order to research a new role and discovers a jaw-dropping secret. When Cybill decides to base her character in Ira's new play on Maryann, she immediately 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 that Maryann has been posing as a nude model.

star 8.11
9 votes
Writers: Erin A. Bishop, Linda Wallem, Maria A. Brown, Susan Nirah Jaffee
All of Me

#11 - All of Me

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 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 younger, thinner woman's ""waif"" body. Cybill decides to defend women of all shapes and sizes by defacing a billboard that depicts her face with someone else's waif-like figure. 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.

star 8.10
10 votes
Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writers: Linda Wallem, Maria A. Brown, Steve Young (II)
Pal Zoey

#12 - Pal Zoey

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 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, Marianne tries to make Ira jealous by flirting with Cybill's Arkansas cousin Lyle, who is obsessed with getting onto The Price is Right.

star 8.06
36 votes
Writers: Mike Langworthy
As The World Turns to Crap

#13 - As The World Turns to Crap

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 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.

star 8.00
14 votes
Directors: Tom Moore
Writers: Elaine Aronson
A Who's Who for What's His Name

#14 - A Who's Who for What's His Name

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 18, 1996

Cybill decides to fire her agent Arthur—who drops dead behind Cybill and Maryann while they are toasting ""new beginnings."" Cybill offers her sympathies to Evelyn, Arthur's widow, ends up arranging the entire funeral, and learns that Arthur was not the big time Hollywood agent he claimed to be: most of the people in Arthur's Rolodex have never heard of him. A desperate Cybill arranges for celebrity look-alikes to attend Arthur's funeral. Meanwhile, Maryann confesses to Cybil that she has fantasized about Ira.

star 8.00
4 votes
Writers: James L. Freedman
Bringing Home the Bacon

#15 - Bringing Home the Bacon

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 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.

star 8.00
7 votes
Writers: Russ Woody
Sex, Drugs and Catholicism

#16 - Sex, Drugs and Catholicism

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 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.

star 8.00
10 votes
Directors: Peter Baldwin
Writers: James L. Freedman
Going to Hell in a Limo (2)

#17 - Going to Hell in a Limo (2)

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 18, 1996

Cybill retaliates when her obnoxious co-star Jack mysteriously fires his friend, the executive producer, Buddy, and apologizes to Cybill for his rude - and crude - behavior. Smelling a rat, Cybill, Maryann and Cybill's producer friend Amy devise a sting operation to trick Buddy into revealing the truth behind Jack's sudden change of heart. Meanwhile, Zoey is having second thoughts about being maid of honor at the wedding of her father, Ira, and Holly after overhearing Holly remark to a friend that Zoey threw her a tacky wedding shower.

star 8.00
7 votes
Writers: Erin A. Bishop, Maria A. Brown, Susan Nirah Jaffee
Name That Tune

#18 - Name That Tune

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 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.

star 8.00
6 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Alan Ball, Linda Wallem, Mike Langworthy
Let's Stalk

#19 - Let's Stalk

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired May 19, 1997

With Cybill as the organizer, Maryann's bachelorette party turns out to be one last evening stalking Dr. Dick. Realizing their stalking days are almost behind them, Cybill and Maryann agree that one last act of torment is in order. Zoey and Rachel join the duo in a rented van, equipped with the latest in surveillance technology, staking out Dr. Dick's house. Their mission: to inject Dr. Dick's water supply with a barrel of liposuctioned fat stolen from his office. But mid-execution, Cybill and Maryann overhear ""Mrs. Dr. Dick"" Andrea tell Dr. Dick that she's leaving him, causing Maryann to rethink her own marriage plans.

star 8.00
6 votes
Writers: Erin A. Bishop, James L. Freedman, Stephanie Arasim Portnoys, Susan Nirah Jaffee
Once, Twice, Three Times a Lady

#20 - Once, Twice, Three Times a Lady

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 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.

star 8.00
7 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Joey Murphy, John Pardee
Cybill Sheridan's Day Off

#21 - Cybill Sheridan's Day Off

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 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.

star 8.00
6 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Linda Wallem, William Lucas Walker
Some Like it Hot

#22 - Some Like it Hot

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 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 durgs, while her visiting mother creates her own waves in the house and Ira tries to light a fire with Zoey's teacher Julia.

star 7.90
10 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Kim Friese, Linda Wallem, Michael Poryes
Cybill, Get Your Gun

#23 - Cybill, Get Your Gun

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 14, 1996

After Cybill is robbed, she decides to fight back by taking a course in self defense. Cybill decides to take action with tactics that include an obnoxious house alarm, self-defense courses taught by Vicki Lawrence (guest starring as herself), and her very own ""Safety Man,"" a role she bestows on an unenthusiastic Zoey. Meanwhile, the newly available Ira finds that he has misrepresented himself when he meets a woman at one of Jeff's favorite hangouts - an Alcoholic's Anonymous meeting. And, Maryann becomes a suspect in the abrupt disappearance of Dr. Dick

star 7.89
9 votes
Writers: Jeff Lowell
Cybill and Maryann Go to Japan

#24 - Cybill and Maryann Go to Japan

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 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

star 7.86
7 votes
Writers: Linda Wallem
The Piano

#25 - The Piano

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired Apr 28, 1997

Cybill needs a favor from Dr. Dick's wife, Andrea (guest star Morgan Fairchild, reprising the role), so in return, she grudgingly agrees to give a speech at an awards banquet honoring Andrea. When Cybill discovers that Andrea can get Zoey a piano audition that's otherwise unobtainable, she agrees to give the testimonial speech for the charity award, which deservedly belongs to Maryann. 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.

star 7.86
7 votes
Directors: Jonathan Weiss
Writers: Joey Murphy, John Pardee, Michael Poryes