The BEST Episodes of Dickinson

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021

Network: Apple TV+

Emily Dickinson. Poet. Daughter. Total rebel. In this coming-of-age story, Emily’s determined to become the world’s greatest poet.

'Faith' is a fine invention

#1 - 'Faith' is a fine invention

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

During a solar eclipse, Emily confronts the Shadow of Death in her home.

star 8.00
130 votes
Writers: Darlene Hunt
Before I got my eye put out

#2 - Before I got my eye put out

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 8, 2021

Emily’s insular poetic world is rocked when Sue introduces her to Sam Bowles, a newspaper editor with a strong interest in publishing women.

star 7.88
69 votes
Writers: Alena Smith
I felt a Funeral, in my Brain

#3 - I felt a Funeral, in my Brain

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Emily's relationships are challenged as she moves into a new chapter of life.

star 7.82
138 votes
Writers: Alena Smith, Ali Waller
There's a certain Slant of light

#4 - There's a certain Slant of light

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

On Christmas, Emily tries to be the “good little woman.”

star 7.79
121 votes
Directors: Stacie Passon
Writers: Hayes Davenport
A brief, but patient illness

#5 - A brief, but patient illness

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Emily takes a “sick day” to write and finds a connection with her father’s law clerk.

star 7.76
134 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Rachel Axler
We lose - because we win

#6 - We lose - because we win

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

On her father’s election day, Emily defiantly attempts to publish another poem.

star 7.64
133 votes
Directors: Stacie Passon
Writers: Alena Smith, Robbie Macdonald
Fame is a fickle food

#7 - Fame is a fickle food

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 8, 2021

Her participation in an Amherst baking contest gives Emily a taste of fame and celebrity, but she questions the benefits.

star 7.56
63 votes
Writers: Rachel Axler
I am afraid to own a Body

#8 - I am afraid to own a Body

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Emily confronts tough issues at a meeting of the local Shakespeare Club.

star 7.55
141 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Alena Smith, Ken Greller
The Daisy follows soft the Sun

#9 - The Daisy follows soft the Sun

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 15, 2021

After some time without news from Sam, Emily begins to suffer from writer’s block. To rediscover her inspiration, she ventures into the landscape.

star 7.54
41 votes
Alone, I cannot be

#10 - Alone, I cannot be

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Emily seeks help from an author when her favorite tree is threatened.

star 7.49
142 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Alena Smith
I have never seen 'Volcanoes'

#11 - I have never seen 'Volcanoes'

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Women are forbidden at Amherst, so Emily and Sue get creative to attend a lecture.

star 7.49
193 votes
Writers: Alena Smith, Rachel Axler
Wild nights

#12 - Wild nights

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Emily and Austin throw a party, and their mutual love for Sue causes tension.

star 7.44
165 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Alena Smith, Ali Waller
Because I could not stop

#13 - Because I could not stop

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Emily’s attempt to publish a poem sparks backlash.

star 7.33
282 votes
Writers: Alena Smith
The only Ghost I ever saw

#14 - The only Ghost I ever saw

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 8, 2021

Torn about whether to allow Sam to publish her work, Emily hosts a séance in search of guidance.

star 7.32
53 votes
Writers: Alena Smith, Sophie Zucker