Dead Like Me

The BEST episodes of Dead Like Me

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

18-year-old "George" (Georgia) Lass dies when a toilet from the MIR space station falls from the sky and hits her. However, soon she discovers the afterlife really does exist when she becomes a reaper - she helps in catching the souls of people moments before they're destined to die.

Last Updated: 5/18/2022Network: Showtime
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Rest in Peace
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8.01
781 votes

#1 - Rest in Peace

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/26/2003

On the first anniversary of George's death, Rube grants her the day off. Motivated to get her afterlife on track again, she returns to Happy Time to ask for her old job back. But after being bluntly rejected, George pouts through yet another drab day...until the universal powers-that-be intervene and inspire her to try to live her afterlife to the fullest.

Directors: Helen Shaver
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Reaper Madness
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7.90
810 votes

#2 - Reaper Madness

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/8/2003

George is romantically drawn to a schizophrenic who seems able to see death as she does. When Rube grows concerned George might be revealing too much to the young man, he forbids her from seeing him anymore. but George persists, tempting chaos of biblical proportions!

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The Escape Artist
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7.83
723 votes

#3 - The Escape Artist

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/12/2004

George is sent to a country club and is hugely attracted to the son of her reapee; Roxy and Mason are given tickets - and post-its - for Cancun, while Rube makes Daisy keep him company for his reap at Reggie's school. While Joy's mother continues to cause friction, Reggie meets Charlie, the pet reaper...

Directors: David Grossman
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Haunted
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7.72
787 votes

#4 - Haunted

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/31/2004

It's Halloween and reaper legend has it that the reapers can be seen as they were when alive. A serial killer stalks a neighborhood, the reapers collecting his victims as he goes, George getting the bad guy. Joy and Reggie pay a late night visit to George's grave. So does George.

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Death Defying
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7.72
579 votes

#5 - Death Defying

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/26/2004

George is in a foul mood, after Trip. Daisy makes a new friend which makes Mason jealous. Rube leaves, looking for a mysterious woman from his past.

Directors: David Grossman
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Rites of Passage
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7.66
802 votes

#6 - Rites of Passage

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/5/2004

George is assigned her first VIP Reap - a rock star - prompting envy from the gang; Mason messes up big time, while Roxy's day job comes to the fore in an unexpected way. Daisy confides in - then reaps - a priest and the arrival of Joy's mother creates friction in the Lass household.

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A Cook
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7.65
764 votes

#7 - A Cook

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/15/2003

When George decides to care for the beautiful golden retriever her latest victim has left behind, and Rube steps in as a grill cook to replace the man whose soul he recently took, both find themselves feeling lost and out of place. but as they boldly face their predicaments head-on, the two reapers finally figure out where they belong.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
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My Room
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7.65
889 votes

#8 - My Room

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/1/2003

When Daisy, a gorgeous but demanding actress, joins the group of reapers, Rube moves her in with George. Immediately, Daisy steamrolls over George's privacy and patience and a reluctant George must find the courage to speak up for herself.

Directors: David Grossman
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Pilot
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7.61
1552 votes

#9 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/27/2003

When smart, cynical 18-year-old George is killed by an errant toilet seat falling from space, she joins the ranks of an undead group of grim reapers. As she clumsily learns to adjust to her new role in the afterlife, George haphazardly hurtles towards her first dreaded assignment: to collect the soul of a little girl.

Directors: Scott Winant
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Always
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7.60
713 votes

#10 - Always

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/24/2004

George finds out that her mother was in Happy Time looking for her file. Rube goes to see his daughter after receiving upsetting news from Penny. Ray continues to cause problems even after his death and Mason runs into a bit of trouble with Kiffany.

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The Bicycle Thief
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7.58
690 votes

#11 - The Bicycle Thief

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/5/2003

George can't afford the new bicycle she wants so she gets a new job. Immediately, coworkers at her old job begin planning a farewell party. Meanwhile, Mason mingles with a gay couple and Daisy is stalked by the soul of a passionate painter. Soon, the reapers begin to realize just how important a part they play in people's lives.

Directors: Peter Lauer
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Business Unfinished
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7.55
725 votes

#12 - Business Unfinished

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/29/2003

As Daisy talks both George and Mason into swindling one of her wealthy victim's sons out of a lot of money, and Roxy mourns the anniversary of her own death, Rube keeps a careful eye on his minions. Soon, the con is on and the grief is great...and Rube's got valuable lessons about the afterlife for all.

Directors: David Straiton
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Dead Girl Walking
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7.53
1201 votes

#13 - Dead Girl Walking

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/4/2003

After a week of performing her duties as a grim reaper, George concludes that the job is not for her. So she decides to leave the soul of her most recent client inside his body. But when she witnesses the consequences of her actions, George finally begins to accept the fact that her new existence does serve an important purpose.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
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The Shallow End
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7.48
672 votes

#14 - The Shallow End

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/15/2004

Mason reaps an old man in the swimming pool and the troubles arise when the old man won't leave until he sees his own funeral. Roxy tackles baddies on the job as a policewoman. Daisy counsels her reap, a man who wished in his life to be a woman; George gets a new temp named Ethan and discovers that maybe the reason everyone likes her so much is because of her sarcasm and hostility.

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Hurry
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7.48
725 votes

#15 - Hurry

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/22/2004

Happy Time has a time-and-motion analyst in and Delores wants George to be on full alert. Daisy goes speed dating to take a soul from a man. Mason tracks a friend to reap him, while George and Roxy's reaps have very different reactions to their demise. Meanwhile, Rube queues patiently for a letter - which breaks his heart.

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Reaping Havoc
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7.42
817 votes

#16 - Reaping Havoc

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/25/2003

Since becoming a grim reaper, George has become quite friendly with Betty, a wildly glamorous co-reaper. But when the dazzling Betty becomes too curious about what lives on the other side of the undead, George learns yet another difficult lesson: Even in the afterlife, friends are hard to keep.

Directors: James Marshall
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Be Still My Heart
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7.41
690 votes

#17 - Be Still My Heart

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/19/2004

George goes looking for Trip at his father's funeral, with major consequences; Daisy is traumatized by her reap, a murder; Mason is the sensible one (seriously), while Rube places Roxy in temporary charge as he goes searching for something. Clancy has Reggie stay over. Many, many loose ends are left...

Directors: Tony Westman
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Last Call
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7.40
740 votes

#18 - Last Call

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/17/2004

Mason and Daisy try to keep Ray's death a secret. Mason receives a purple post-it, possibly his final reap before moving on. Roxy investigates Ray's disappearance, questioning Daisy . George attends another going-away party at Happy Time. Reggie accidentally lets J.D. out, and searches for the dog.

Directors: Steve Beers
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In Escrow
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7.39
691 votes

#19 - In Escrow

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/29/2004

George is given a new and hard responsibility at Happy Time, while Joy seems on the point of selling the house. Mason meets and reaps a hero from his youth, while Roxy tells Daisy that the relatives of the victim from which Daisy stole her cross want it back. Reggie is frightened by 'voices' after a babysitter abandons her - it makes her finally start talking to Joy about George.

Directors: Steve Beers
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Curious George
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7.38
996 votes

#20 - Curious George

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/11/2003

George misses her family, so she decides to pay them a visit. But when reaper boss Rube hears of George's sentimental journey, he forbids her from making it again. Despite the warning, George can't stop herself from going home...until she discovers the price the dead pay for hanging on to their past.

Directors: Peter Lauer
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Forget Me Not
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7.38
765 votes

#21 - Forget Me Not

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/10/2004

Ray and Mason fight for Daisy's affection, and their game turns into something worse when Daisy wants to breakup with Ray. In a hospital, George must convince an elderly woman of her death. Joy is looking for a job at Happy Time, where she finds out more information about the time George worked there. Rube seeks help from Penny, another reaper, to find his daughter.

Directors: Brad Turner
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The Ledger
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7.38
729 votes

#22 - The Ledger

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/1/2004

George is bummed when she finds out that her parents are selling the home she grew up in, her bike's been stolen and at work she is suspected of stealing office supplies. Daisy goes on her assignment to the jewelry shop, while Mason is trying to prove to everyone that he is not drinking anymore.

Directors: Jeff Woolnough
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Sunday Mornings
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7.38
793 votes

#23 - Sunday Mornings

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/22/2003

An assignment leads George to a college campus, where she befriends a fresh-faced coed with a curious fascination for a literature professor...who just happens to be George's dad! Sitting in class with her new friend, George gets to know her dad - and herself - in a way she never did in life.

Directors: Peter Lauer
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Vacation
star
7.37
826 votes

#24 - Vacation

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/19/2003

Death takes the day off. So Rube recruits the reapers to help him with some clerical work. As the soul-takers file their victims' last thoughts, they all realize what truly mattered to them in life. Especially George, who fondly remembers the summer vacations she spent with her family at the lake.

Directors: David Grossman
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Send in the Clown
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7.37
687 votes

#25 - Send in the Clown

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/25/2004

Rube and Mason go to a kids birthday party to collect their next appointment, but Mason is about to change his mind when he learns that his reap is a little girl. George gets a job from Delores to show a dumb Brennan, who is the nephew of one of The Happy Time owners, how to work. She ends up having a little fun of her own. Meanwhile, Joy and Clancy decide to divorce.

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