The BEST Episodes of Days of our Lives
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 22, 2021
"Like sands through the hourglass... so are the Days of our Lives." These words, spoken by late cast member Macdonald Carey, open every episode of this daytime drama, chronicaling the trials and tribulations of the citizens of the fictional city of Salem.
#1 - One Stormy Night
Season 27 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 10, 1992
#2 - Wednesday 1/21/2015
Season 50 - Episode 85 - Aired Jan 21, 2015
#3 - Friday November 20, 2015
Season 51 - Episode 45 - Aired Nov 20, 2015
#4 - Monday December 5, 2016
Season 52 - Episode 54 - Aired Dec 5, 2016
Ciara's date isn't what she expected; Hope gets help from a surprising source; Hattie tells Hope her story; Shawn and Rafe turn to Kate for help; Theo asks Valerie to go Christmas tree shopping.
#5 - Thursday, September 3, 2020
Season 55 - Episode 246 - Aired Sep 3, 2020
Ben recalls a key piece of information. Vincent makes a shocking confession to Ciara. Belle and Sami have a huge showdown. Kristen returns to Salem.
#6 - Friday, September 4, 2020
Season 55 - Episode 247 - Aired Sep 4, 2020
Eli is upset to learn Lani is helping Kristen. Steve and Kayla are surprised by an intruder. Kristen and Brady argue about her coming to Salem. Gwen tries to play on Chad's sympathies.
#7 - Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Season 55 - Episode 248 - Aired Sep 8, 2020
Abigail’s return prompts a shocking reveal; Tripp informs Steve why he’s back in Salem; Jack and Shawn uncover the truth about Vincent; Ciara turns the tables on Vincent
#8 - Thursday, September 10, 2020
Season 55 - Episode 250 - Aired Sep 10, 2020
Philip’s reunion with Belle doesn’t go as planned; Ben struggles to rescue Ciara; A devious Gwen attempts to finish what she started; Abigail is livid over Chad’s confession.
#9 - Friday, September 11, 2020
Season 55 - Episode 251 - Aired Sep 11, 2020
Eric and Nicole anxiously await the judge’s ruling regarding custody of Allie’s baby; Eli shares upsetting news with Lani; Marlena scolds Sami for her actions; Kristen and Brady argue about Victor.
#10 - Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Season 55 - Episode 254 - Aired Sep 16, 2020
Xander discovers a way to solve his Philip problem; Eric receives a life-changing offer; Belle is horrified to find Claire with Jan; John lashes out at Sami.
#11 - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 22, 2020
Brady convinces Victor to back up his confession. Sami realizes she needs to act fast to keep custody of her grandson. Lani struggles to forgive Eli for his deception. Marlena, Roman, Belle, and Brady say goodbye to Eric.
#12 - Thursday, September 24, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 24, 2020
John lashes out at Steve. Justin confides in Jack about Bonnie. Gwen plots against Abigail. Ben faces life without Ciara.
#13 - Friday, September 25, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 25, 2020
Abigail makes plans for her future. Sami and Nicole have one last argument before Sami’s departure. Tripp asks for Kayla’s blessing. Claire tells Ben about Hope’s search for Vincent.
#14 - Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 13, 2020
Chad offers Jake an olive branch. Lani makes an emotional plea to Melinda on Kristen’s behalf. Gwen sets a new plan into action. Eli comes clean with Kristen.
#15 - Wednesday; October 14, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 14, 2020
Hope and Shawn receive new evidence regarding Ciara. Kristen makes a shocking decision. Eli confides in Abe. Belle has second thoughts about representing Philip.
#16 - Monday, November 2, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 29 - Aired Nov 2, 2020
Eli wakes up to find himself in the hospital with Lani; Tripp bears his soul to Ciara’s grave; Kayla then urges Steve to tell Tripp about the test
#17 - Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 30 - Aired Nov 3, 2020
Kate tells Roman how Allie was raped in London; Shawn persuades Ben he must find some way to carry on; Gwen interrupts a romantic moment between Chad and Abigai
#18 - Friday, November 6, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 33 - Aired Nov 6, 2020
Jack and Jennifer’s friends and family help them celebrate their anniversary; Theo comes home and surprises Abe; John and Marlena reminisce about their years of marriage.
#19 - Thursday, November 12, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 37 - Aired Nov 12, 2020
Belle proposes to Shawn, Claire and Charlie clear things up, and Xander and Sarah wonder if Philip is working for someone.
#20 - Monday, November 30, 2020
Season 56 - Episode 48 - Aired Nov 30, 2020
Jake admits his feelings for Kate, Gabi decides to leave town, and Charlie and Claire make a decision about their relationship.
#21 - Monday, January 11, 2021
Season 56 - Episode 78 - Aired Jan 11, 2021
, Brady offers to help Philip if he stays away from Chloe, Allie learns Charlie could be her rapist, and Ava has another terrifying vision.
#22 - Friday, February 12, 2021
Season 56 - Episode 101 - Aired Feb 12, 2021
Ciara attempts to reach out to her grieving husband Ben. Kate sets out to thwart one of longtime rival Vivian’s schemes. Charlie threatens Ava.
#23 - Monday, February 15, 2021
Season 56 - Episode 102 - Aired Feb 15, 2021
Ciara manages to get a message through to Ben. Allie has a run-in with Charlie. Nicole urges Rafe to consider taking Ava into protection.
#24 - Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Season 56 - Episode 104 - Aired Feb 17, 2021
Xander proposes to Sarah. Jake questions Gwen. Gabi decides to pay Philip a visit. Tragedy strikes the Deveraux family.
#25 - Thursday, February 18, 2021
Season 56 - Episode 105 - Aired Feb 18, 2021
Abigail and Gwen wind up getting into a heated exchange. Rhodes tells Ciara a bit of potentially disturbing news about her future. Ben gets a new lead to Ciara's whereabouts, from Clyde!