Cybill

The WORST episodes of Cybill

Every episode of Cybill ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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: 8/3/2022Network: CBS
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Dream Date
star
5.67
6 votes

#1 - Dream Date

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 6/8/1998

Maryann convinces a reluctant Cybill to go on the blind date with Bruce, who turns out to be an offensive jerk. Although Cybill is repulsed by Bruce's piggish behavior, after a storm straps him at Cybill's for the night along with Maryann, Zoey, Ira and his mother, she is determined to be nice to him after he saves the life of Ira's mother. Meanwhile, Maryann and Dick work on their co-dependency issues, and Ira tries to improve his relationship with his mother.

Directors: David Trainer
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There Was an Old Woman...
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6.44
9 votes

#2 - There Was an Old Woman...

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/5/1997

When a TV director takes his cat to see Maryann's Richard, Cybill drops by - dressed as an old woman - and becomes privy to Richard's intentions regarding Maryann.

Directors: David Trainer
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Local Hero
star
6.50
8 votes

#3 - Local Hero

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/26/1995

After she is replaced in a movie starring Kenny Rogers, Cybill thinks her career's a flop - until she takes a gamble on accepting an invitation to visit an immigrant family who collectively idolize her. Meanwhile, Rachel tries to counsel Ira out of his neurotic fear of the telephone.

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Mother's Day
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6.60
10 votes

#4 - Mother's Day

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/12/1997

Cybill doesn't realize that her mom, who's visiting for Mother's Day, is within earshot when she says she's worked her entire life trying not to become her mother.

Directors: Jonathan Weiss
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Call Me Irresponsible
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6.77
13 votes

#5 - Call Me Irresponsible

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/13/1995

Dateless on Valentine's Day, Cybill and Maryann feel unappreciated and bored unitl Maryann comes up with a plan - a trip to Vegas to max out her ex's credit card. Meanwhile, Ira has to look after Jeff in ways he'd rather not when Jeff gets his hands covered with poison oak.

Directors: Tom Moore
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Look Who's Stalking
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6.79
14 votes

#6 - Look Who's Stalking

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/23/1995

Cybill is attracted to a guy she meets while they walk their respective dogs, who turns out to be Ira's ex-psychiatrist; Maryann befriends her ex-husband's new girlfriend Sharon in her continuing scheme for revenge.

Directors: Tom Moore
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Nice Work If You Can Get It
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6.80
10 votes

#7 - Nice Work If You Can Get It

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/22/1995

Controlling Maryann comes to Cybill's financial rescue when the star of her new sitcom, Dick Van Patten, drops dead during a curtain call.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
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Show Me the Minnie
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6.80
5 votes

#8 - Show Me the Minnie

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/8/1997

When Cybill's garage roof collapses and requires expensive repairs, she tries to get a loan from the bank, only to discover that the loan officer turns out to be her disgruntled former fan, Minnie Arbogast. Adding to Cybill's troubles, Ira accuses Maryann of causing the breakup of his marriage to Cybill. After trying unsuccessfully to reconcile her two friends and resolve her own financial crisis, Cybill gets help from an unlikely source - her former enemy and new-found friend, Minnie.

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Cybill in the Morning
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6.80
5 votes

#9 - Cybill in the Morning

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired 7/6/1998

Cybill is thrilled when she gets a job hosting a popular morning talk show - until she discovers that her co-host is a prissy, jealous domestic goddess-type who enjoys playing live, on-air practical jokes on Cybill. Adding to her troubles, Cybill finds herself both sexually attracted to and morally repulsed by her deceitful new producer. Meanwhile, Ira stands in as Cybill's best friend and advisor while Maryann goes on a shopping spree in Paris.

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Zing!
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6.86
7 votes

#10 - Zing!

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/24/1995

Cybill tells Maryann that ""there's no zing anymore"" when she meets someone new. And it's still missing when Maryann sets her up on a blind date - until she meets the guy's sixty-something father.

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Lowenstein's Lament
star
6.86
7 votes

#11 - Lowenstein's Lament

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/11/1996

Cybill auditions to play herself in the film based on Ira's book, but she regards the written character as a ""needy doormat"" - which may be why her performance is flat; and she loses the role to Paula Abdul.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
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The Replacements
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6.92
12 votes

#12 - The Replacements

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/13/1995

Cybill feels neglected when Maryann becomes preoccupied with her new boyfriend Bob, a bassoonist with the Philharmonic. Lost without her best friend, Cybill tries spending more quality time with her family (who are not interested), then hooks up with old friend Patty, who unfortunately brings her two small children along to lunch. When Maryann spots Cybill with Patty, the jealousy is on the other foot....

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
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Cybill Discovers the Meaning of Life
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7.00
10 votes

#13 - Cybill Discovers the Meaning of Life

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/1995

Disturbed by feeling that her family all have lives separate from her own, Cybill drags Maryann into the desert in search of spiritual insights and, receiving an urgent psychic message from the universe, rushes back just in time for the birth of her grandson.

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Since I Lost My Baby
star
7.00
9 votes

#14 - Since I Lost My Baby

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/1/1995

Jeff's second ex-wife Terry is pregnant, and tells Cybil that Jeff is the unwitting father; Cybill and Maryann take William shopping, but return home with the wrong stroller and baby.

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The Big Apple Can Bite Me
star
7.00
8 votes

#15 - The Big Apple Can Bite Me

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/8/1996

A rotten experience in the Big Apple in 1969 took a chunk out of Cybill's self-esteem, so, for her birthday, Maryann, Rachel and Zoey take her to New York and teach her how to bite back.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
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The Love of Her Life
star
7.00
8 votes

#16 - The Love of Her Life

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/22/1997

Maryann is shocked when Cybill tells her she had an affair with a married man - and now wants to rekindle the romance. Maryann reels from Cybill's hypocrisy, since Cybill is always advising her not to even consider going back to the cheating Dr. Dick. But Cybill, head-over-heels in lust with Roger, refuses to admit to her own double standard. Meanwhile, Ira is hurt when he overhears Cybill wonder about what might have been if she had never become Mrs. Woodbine

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Farewell, My Sweet
star
7.00
6 votes

#17 - Farewell, My Sweet

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 6/15/1998

Cybill and Maryann each get a shock when Cybill discovers that she's allergic to chocolate and Maryann gets a surprise visit from her parents, who are in town for a bowling tournament.

Directors: David Trainer
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An Officer and a Thespian
star
7.09
35 votes

#18 - An Officer and a Thespian

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/17/1996

To land a movie role as a cop, Cybill prepares by riding with a cop on duty; but when his wife goes into labour, Cybill is left with the car, the siren and a call from Maryann in trouble. Meanwhile, Rachel's husband throws a party to suck up to his academic superior in hopes of landing tenure; and Zoey and Sean notice the academic's wife stealing the silver.

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Kiss Me, You Fool
star
7.09
11 votes

#19 - 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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The Big, Flouncy Thing
star
7.14
7 votes

#20 - The Big, Flouncy Thing

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/29/1997

Zoey rejects Cybill's advice about what to wear for her first piano competition, and Cybill mourns the loss of a mother-daughter moment. After having been brushed off by Zoey, Cybill meets a young girl who welcomes her mothering - and her father isn't bad either. But when he turns out to be a cad, Cybill and Maryann scheme to get revenge. In the meantime, Ira and Justin battle over whose good luck charm Zoey should wear for her competition.

Directors: David Trainer
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The Golden Years
star
7.17
6 votes

#21 - The Golden Years

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/1/1997

It's the year 2027, and Cybill and Maryann, now senior citizens, are still sipping martinis and insulting men. When they come across Cybill's diary from 97, Cybill begins to read aloud from the book, and one of the passages hurts Maryann's feelings - creating a rift between the two friends. Cybill and Maryann must travel 30 years into the past to resolve the issue and discover that their friendship has withstood the test of time for good reason.

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See Jeff Jump, Jump, Jeff, Jump!
star
7.18
11 votes

#22 - See Jeff Jump, Jump, Jeff, Jump!

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/20/1995

Cybill's efforts to end Jeff's overextended stay above her garage stall out when her ex gets fired from his job as her stunt double when he confesses he is afraid to do the required scene. A desperate Cybill tracks down Jeff 's mentor, Stitch Sullivan, in hopes that he will be able to help Jeff overcome his fears. Stitch reminds Jeff of the one and only reason any guy becomes a stunt man: ""world class Hollywood nookie."" Almost instantly Jeff is back on the job. However, Jeff has another case of the jitters on his next job, a film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Cybill tries to lend Jeff some moral support. When that doesn't work, she starts telling him everything she hated about him when they were married. Within seconds, Jeff jumps off the balcony, completing the stunt in perfect form. The director is thrilled; that is, until he learns that none of the cameramen got it on film because Maryann had the whole crew engrossed in the proceedings of ""the trial of the century"" on the monitor.

Directors: Robert Berlinger
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Valentine's Day
star
7.20
10 votes

#23 - Valentine's Day

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/10/1997

Maryann is acting more bizarre than usual during a Valentine's Day outing with Richard and her visiting son. Meanwhile, Zoey moves in with Ira to spite her mother. Sparks fly between Zoey and Maryann's son, Justin. Maryann arranges a Valentine's Day dinner with her son and her new flame but panics and shows up on Cybill's doorstep with Justin and her beau, looking for moral support - just as Zoey is leaving to meet Ira. When Zoey and Justin see each other again - after years apart - they begin spending time together, and, although Maryann loves Zoey like a daughter, she fears that Zoey may break her son's heart. Meanwhile, Cybill spends Valentine's Day with the special guy in her life - her grandson, William.

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When You're Hot, You're Hot
star
7.23
39 votes

#24 - When You're Hot, You're Hot

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/29/1996

Cybill's hot flashes and herbal treatments don't make her feel any younger, nor does Ira's visiting mother Ruth, who has traded in pantsuits for trendy clothes and an herbal pleasure of her own (or, as she calls it, ""a little sweet wheat""). But Ruth is a hit with Zoey, since she arrives in a pink Cadillac that's a present for her granddaughter, much to Cybill and Ira's dismay.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
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Virgin, Mother, Cheater
star
7.24
38 votes

#25 - Virgin, Mother, Cheater

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/31/1996

Kevin's preoccupation with getting tenure looks like an affair to Rachel, who decides that two can play that game; Zoey and Sean lie about their celibacy to stop their friends' questions.

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