The BEST Episodes of Derry Girls

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 5, 2019

Network: Channel 4

Set in the early 1990s, this sitcom features the personal exploits of a 16 year old girl, her family and friends during the Troubles.

The President

#1 - The President

Season 2 - Episode 6

As Christmas nears, excitement in Derry is at fever pitch for President Bill Clinton's visit. James gets a surprise, and Granda Joe embarks on a mysterious plan.

star 8.20
235 votes
Directors: Michael Lennox
Writers: Lisa McGee
Episode 6

#2 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6

Erin is over the moon when she becomes editor of the school magazine, Orla's obsessed by step aerobics, and Da Gerry is in trouble with Ma Mary. And there's romance for Aunt Sarah.

star 8.06
279 votes
Across the Barricade

#3 - Across the Barricade

Season 2 - Episode 1

Erin and co are excited to attend an outdoor pursuits weekend as part of a peace initiative. But peace is the last thing on Michelle's mind once she finds out that there will be Protestant lads there!

star 7.98
248 votes
Directors: Michael Lennox
Writers: Lisa McGee
The Curse

#4 - The Curse

Season 2 - Episode 4

The Quinn family cause uproar at a family wedding, and the consequences of the girls' bad behaviour are very serious, especially for cousin Eammon.

star 7.92
229 votes
Directors: Michael Lennox
Writers: Lisa McGee
The Prom

#5 - The Prom

Season 2 - Episode 5

Jenny Joyce organises a 50s style prom, but the girls are more intrigued by the arrival of a new girl. Erin, Clare and Michelle are looking for prom dates, but Orla has got someone special in mind.

star 7.91
213 votes
Directors: Michael Lennox
Writers: Lisa McGee
Episode 4

#6 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4

Erin is so excited that teenage Katya 'a child of Chernobyl' is coming to stay, but Katya is not exactly grateful to be in Derry. And there's developments in Granda Joe's love life.

star 7.87
302 votes
The Concert

#7 - The Concert

Season 2 - Episode 3

Erin, Clare, Michelle, Orla and James are beside themselves with excitement as they have tickets to see Take That in Belfast. When Ma Mary forbids them to go they decide that they're going anyway.

star 7.79
233 votes
Directors: Michael Lennox
Writers: Lisa McGee
Episode 1

#8 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1

It's the early 90s, the first day of school and a terrible start for 16-year-old Erin as she wakes up to find her cousin Orla reading her diary. And Granda Joe announces there's a bomb on the bridge.

star 7.75
441 votes
Ms De Brún and the Child of Prague

#9 - Ms De Brún and the Child of Prague

Season 2 - Episode 2

A new English teacher arrives at Our Lady Immaculate and the gang find themselves inspired.

star 7.74
231 votes
Directors: Michael Lennox
Writers: Lisa McGee
Episode 2

#10 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2

Everyone is really excited when Sister Michael announces the school trip to Paris. Back at the Quinn house Uncle Colm is visiting and the whole family are losing the will to live.

star 7.73
379 votes
Episode 3

#11 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3

The girls are tense about a big exam and naturally jump at a dubious opportunity to get out of it, especially as it involves spending time with the beautiful Father Peter.

star 7.69
334 votes
Episode 5

#12 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5

It's the 12th July and the Quinn family are rushing to get out of Derry before the Orange Parades start. Aunt Sarah's tarot cards predict a disaster for this trip and, for once, she might be right.

star 7.63
291 votes