The BEST Episodes of Dave

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2022

Network: FXX

A neurotic suburbanite in his mid-20s is convinced he’s destined to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Now he has to prove it to everyone else.

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#1 - Jail

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 29, 2020

In the season finale, Dave is trapped in a prison of his own creation. Will he escape?

star 8.47
319 votes

#2 - Dave

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 11, 2021

Dave releases his debut album Penith. The rest is history.

star 8.33
184 votes
Directors: Alma Har'el
Writers: Dave Burd

#3 - Hypospadias

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 11, 2020

Ally tries to open Dave up to new sexual experiences but inadvertently exposes his deepest, darkest insecurities. Dave asks his friends for advice about satiating Ally's newfound appetites.

star 8.08
368 votes
Directors: Greg Mottola
Writers: Dave Burd
Ally's Toast

#4 - Ally's Toast

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 22, 2020

Dave and Ally attend her sister's wedding in Napa, and Ally wants to impress her family with the perfect maid of honor speech. Dave struggles to be a good boyfriend while negotiating a record deal.

star 7.91
304 votes
Hype Man

#5 - Hype Man

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 25, 2020

Dave has an opportunity to open for a big rapper, but his nerves cause him to spiral into an identity crisis. When Dave asks GaTa to act as his hype man, GaTa is forced to confront memories from his past and reveal his biggest secret to his new friends.

star 7.91
322 votes
Directors: Tony Yacenda
Writers: Saladin K. Patterson

#6 - PIBE

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

Dave meets with labels about a record deal, and ends up in the studio with Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco. After getting invited to his first Hollywood party, Dave rubs elbows with Kourtney Kardashian, while Ally and Elz get browned out.

star 7.77
295 votes
Directors: Andrew DeYoung
Writers: Max Searle
Enlightened Dave

#7 - Enlightened Dave

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 4, 2021

Dave journeys to a legendary recording studio, hoping to break through his creative block, but he is forced to confront his greatest obstacle: his own ego.

star 7.67
178 votes
Directors: Kitao Sakurai
Writers: Luvh Rakhe, Sung-Jin Lee
The Gander

#8 - The Gander

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 4, 2020

Dave meets GaTa for the first time and gets educated on the social dynamics of the rap world. Under GaTa's tutelage, Dave tries to score a feature verse from YG.

star 7.67
452 votes
Directors: Greg Mottola
Writers: Dave Burd, Jeff Schaffer
Somebody Date Me

#9 - Somebody Date Me

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 14, 2021

Dave joins an exclusive online dating app and matches with a pop star. Technological courtship ensues, as Dave gets caught up in the excitement of a modern day romance.

star 7.65
185 votes
Directors: Tayarisha Poe
Writers: Alex Russell
Ad Man

#10 - Ad Man

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 21, 2021

Dave and Emma reminisce about their advertising days while battling present day identity crises, at one of hip hop’s largest showcases.

star 7.64
174 votes
Directors: Tony Yacenda
Writers: April Shih
Talent Shows

#11 - Talent Shows

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 1, 2020

Dave is in Philly for his first concert ever, and the gang stays with his parents. After reuniting with his overnight camp friends, Dave ponders his artistic roots.

star 7.63
307 votes
Directors: Tony Yacenda
Writers: Saladin K. Patterson
The Burds

#12 - The Burds

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 28, 2021

Dave has a professional setback and is forced to spend more time with his parents. Family time has never been more eye-opening.

star 7.58
161 votes
Directors: Tony Yacenda
Writers: Vanessa McGee
Bar Mitzvah

#13 - Bar Mitzvah

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 7, 2021

Dave and Elz's friendship is tested when they perform together at a Bar Mitzvah. GaTa has a night out.

star 7.55
196 votes
Directors: Ben Sinclair
Writers: Dave Burd
Dave's First

#14 - Dave's First

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 4, 2020

Dave books his first-ever live performance, but it's in the worst setting imaginable. Elz reluctantly agrees to DJ, and Mike introduces Dave to a new skincare routine.

star 7.53
388 votes
Directors: Greg Mottola
Writers: Yamara Taylor
What Wood You Wear?

#15 - What Wood You Wear?

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 8, 2020

Emma's car is broken into, and Elz tries to help her recover her laptop. In an effort to play his beats for Trippie, Elz ends up taking on a precarious task.

star 7.50
316 votes
Directors: Andrew DeYoung
Writers: Alex Russell

#16 - Somebody...

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 18, 2020

Exhausted from his soul crushing job, Mike takes a special interest in Dave's creative process. With nothing to lose, Dave adopts an extreme approach to gaining fame and recognition. GaTa introduces Elz to Trippie Redd.

star 7.43
324 votes
Directors: Tony Yacenda
Writers: Luvh Rakhe

#17 - Antsy

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 16, 2021

Back home, Dave is trying to hold his own feet to the creative fire, but the world has conspired to throw every possible distraction at him — especially the fact that he’s going to see Ally for the first time since they broke up.

star 7.43
205 votes
Directors: Ben Sinclair
Writers: Luvh Rakhe
International Gander

#18 - International Gander

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 16, 2021

Dave’s making a video that will vault him to global success, but he’s forced to face reality as the project threatens to implode — and create an international incident.

star 7.36
229 votes
Directors: Jake Schreier
Writers: Sung-Jin Lee
The Observer

#19 - The Observer

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 23, 2021

Dave and Benny's friendship blossoms in strange and unexpected ways, leading them to confront questions of privilege, race, sexuality, and dermatology. Meanwhile, Mike's isolation deepens, and a chance encounter sheds light on the root of his anger.

star 7.28
202 votes
Directors: Ben Sinclair
Writers: Max Searle
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

#20 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 30, 2021

Dave meets NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, but gaining his affection is not exactly a lay up.

star 7.22
190 votes
Directors: Kitao Sakurai
Writers: Biniam Bizuneh