The BEST Episodes of Difficult People
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2020
Difficult People stars Klausner and Eichner as best friends living in New York City whose typical, irreverent behavior lands them in some very awkward situations.
#1 - Italian Pinata
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 19, 2016
Mistaken perceptions about heritage and sexual orientation leads to Julie and Billy living double lives in New Jersey.
#2 - 36 Candles
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 9, 2016
As her birthday gets closer, Julie discovers that she enjoys her mom's company when they are drinking; Billy tries to date a guy he met through an app.
#3 - Unplugged
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 12, 2016
Julie works to impress Jewish TV writers as Billy strives to be his rich boyfriend's kept man; meanwhile, Marilyn makes a video will.
#4 - Blade Stallion
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 26, 2016
Time alone become elusive after Julie is caught watching porn and Billy's brother moves in with him.
#5 - Hashtag Cats
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 23, 2016
Billy and Julie gain their first famous fan, who tries to help them sell a sketch show to a TV network.
#6 - Patches
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 2, 2016
When Billy’s apartment is condemned, he moves in with Marilyn; a misunderstanding lands Julie a role on a TV show. Rachel Dratch guest stars as a casting director. Abby Elliot guest stars as an Internet executive who offers Billy and Julie a trial job.
#7 - Pledge Week
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 12, 2015
Billy hits it off with a new man, only to find out he's a "participator"; Julie's home life crumbles as Arthur cracks under the pressure of the PBS pledge drive.
#8 - Sweet Tea
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 19, 2017
Julie considers trading her showbiz dreams for a life of happy crafting as Billy sickens of New York City. Arthur is over his job, and Marilyn experiences writer’s block. Meanwhile a visit from Lola’s sorority may hold the answer to all of their problems.
#9 - High Alert
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 6, 2016
Julie writes an essay that is optioned for a movie, Billy helps with Matthew’s wedding. Julianne Moore stars as a development executive. Richard Kind stars as a writer who helps adapt Julie’s essay. Amy Sedaris and Deborah Harry return as roommates.
#10 - Kessler Epstein Foundation
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 12, 2016
Billy and Julie decide to create their own version of the Ice Bucket Challenge to gain internet fame.
#11 - The Silkwood
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 26, 2017
Billy moves to Los Angeles with Julie's help. Marilyn writes a best-selling memoir, also with Julie's help. Changes at the cafe include a new waiter, and eventually, new ownership. Arthur’s office in Florida meets an untimely demise.
#12 - Devil's Three-Way
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 5, 2015
Julie seeks out an old high school crush and brings him to bed with her and Arthur; Billy finds a father figure in Denise's husband, Nate.
#13 - Cedar Cove
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 30, 2016
Julie and Billy jeopardize their shot at becoming fashion elites when Julie gets sick and Billy gets cast as the lead in a children’s TV show. Christian Siriano guest stars as himself. Austin Pendleton guest stars as a tightly-wound television director.
#14 - Rabbitversary
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 15, 2017
Alone for the weekend, Julie hires a creepy handyman who overstays his welcome. Meanwhile, Billy feuds with a dickish advertising exec, and Marilyn gets a book deal.
#15 - Cindarestylox
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 22, 2017
After cut-rate facial filler leaves Julie's face frozen into a smile, she savors the unexpected benefits. Billy has the opportunity to teach acting after running into his favorite school teacher, and Marilyn wants Julie to freeze her eggs.
#16 - Code Change
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 8, 2017
Julie decides she has an addiction to her mother, and treats it by joining AA. Billy helps his sister-in-law Rucchel exorcise a Jewish demon from her basement. Arthur experiences frustration in the bedroom and at work, and takes both into his own hands.
#17 - Carter
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 16, 2016
Inspired by the success of Hamilton, Billy and Julie want to write and star in their own historical musical.
#18 - Premium Membership
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 9, 2015
Billy and Julie decide to create their own podcast, but it proves more difficult than anticipated; Billy has some unexpected fun at the dog park.
#19 - Bernie and Blythe
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 29, 2017
Julie and Arthur stumble into sexual roleplay, while Billy worries he's been miscast as a supportive spouse at Todd's work parties. Meanwhile, Julie's dogs become social media stars without Julie's consent, and Marilyn re-unites with a former lover.
#20 - Criminal Minds
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 12, 2017
Julie “Yes Ands” her way into a corner with her former improv teammates and ends up being caught in a significant lie. Billy and Todd can't fall asleep in the same bed together. Meanwhile, Arthur uncovers a secret at work and Marilyn and Matthew bond.
#21 - Strike Rat
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 8, 2017
Julie faces a moral dilemma when she gets cast in Woody Allen's new TV show; Billy and Marilyn scam their way through a government gay conversion therapy program. Matthew's ex-wife comes to town.
#22 - Passover Bump
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 8, 2017
Having maxed out on antidepressants, Julie faces a family Passover Seder armed only with a meditation app. Meanwhile, Billy gets a gig as a warm-up comic for Larry Wilmore's new late-night talk show and Arthur heads to Florida for work.
#23 - Difficult Christmas
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 16, 2015
Julie and Billy book a gig at The Cutting Room, but Billy's newfound obligation to family threatens to compromise their big break.
#24 - The Courage of a Soldier
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 19, 2015
Billy visits his very Jewish brother for Yom Kippur dinner; Julie attempts to befriend a veteran to prove to Marilyn's surrogate daughter that she's charitable.
#25 - Even Later
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 2, 2015
Billy and Julie prepare a portfolio for a writing job, but find it easier to procrastinate than write.