The BEST episodes of Dear...

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

An inventive and cinematic approach to biographies of the most iconic figures in society today, using letters written by those whose lives have been changed through their work.

Last Updated: 5/21/2024Network: Apple TV+Status: Continuing
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Jane Fonda
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8.50
4 votes

#1 - Jane Fonda

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/4/2022

The outspoken activist’s TED Talk on life’s third act encourages a woman on the verge of 60 to forge ahead in a new career instead of retiring.

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Selena Gomez
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8.50
2 votes

#2 - Selena Gomez

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/10/2023

Selena’s honesty about her mental health gives two people the courage to speak out about their own challenges.

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Sandra Oh
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8.50
4 votes

#3 - Sandra Oh

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/4/2022

Emboldened by Oh’s “it’s an honor just to be Asian” proclamation at the Emmys®, a journalist starts an Asian American pride movement.

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Spike Lee
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7.86
21 votes

#4 - Spike Lee

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/5/2020

Lee’s film School Daze propels and educator to become the president of a historically black college.

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Viola Davis
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7.75
4 votes

#5 - Viola Davis

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/4/2022

The Oscar® winner’s advocacy for women of color inspires a Nigerian woman to start an organization to help women and young girls in her country.

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Malala Yousafzai
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7.75
4 votes

#6 - Malala Yousafzai

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/4/2022

The Nobel Peace Prize winner meets a young Syrian refugee and inspires her to fight for girls’ education and freedom from child marriage.

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Stevie Wonder
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7.57
7 votes

#7 - Stevie Wonder

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/5/2020

Discovering Wonder’s music restores the faith of a woman who woke up blind and helps her reconnect with the world.

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Billy Porter
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7.50
4 votes

#8 - Billy Porter

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/4/2022

Porter’s tireless efforts to break barriers in show business help a fellow stage performer create a platform to celebrate Black actors on Broadway.

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Gloria Steinem
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7.43
7 votes

#9 - Gloria Steinem

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/5/2020

A woman is emboldened by Steinem’s feminist activism to become a doctor at a time when society expected her to be a homemaker.

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Ava DuVernay
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7.25
4 votes

#10 - Ava DuVernay

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/4/2022

Inspired by the award-winning director’s work, four Black female judges create a nonprofit to educate kids about the criminal justice system.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda
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7.23
13 votes

#11 - Lin-Manuel Miranda

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/5/2020

The Hamilton creator inspires a father and daughter to overcome the challenges of fighting cancer.

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Misty Copeland
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7.20
5 votes

#12 - Misty Copeland

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/5/2020

The groundbreaking African American ballerina motivates an aspiring aerospace engineer to triumph over racial and gender boundaries.

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Jane Goodall
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7.17
6 votes

#13 - Jane Goodall

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/5/2020

The animal welfare activist’s struggles and triumphs inspire two Balinese teenagers to start a movement of their own.

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Oprah Winfrey
star
7.00
6 votes

#14 - Oprah Winfrey

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/5/2020

Winfrey’s trailblazing journey motivates a Georgia man to confront racism and run for elected office in his hometown.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
star
7.00
4 votes

#15 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/4/2022

An op-ed written by the NBA legend leads a Latino activist to create an organization devoted to uniting communities of color in L.A.

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Aly Raisman
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6.80
5 votes

#16 - Aly Raisman

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/5/2020

The perseverance young Raisman displayed in her Olympic quest helps a young gymnast who lost her leg defy the odds.

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Laird Hamilton
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6.75
4 votes

#17 - Laird Hamilton

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/4/2022

Hamilton’s surfing innovations give a triple amputee encouragement to adapt the sport to his body.

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Big Bird
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6.33
6 votes

#18 - Big Bird

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/5/2020

The beloved Sesame Street Star helps a young Indian American immigrant feel less alone in her new country.

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André Leon Talley
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5.25
4 votes

#19 - André Leon Talley

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/4/2022

The late fashion editor and style icon who broke long-standing racial barriers mentored an up-and-coming Black designer.

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Yara Shahidi
star
4.50
6 votes

#20 - Yara Shahidi

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/5/2020

Shahidi’s commitment to social justice issues empowers a community organizer who grew up in foster homes to change the system.

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