The BEST Episodes of Difficult People

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 28, 2019

Network: Hulu

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 - Patches

Season 2 - Episode 5

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.

star 8.02
104 votes
36 Candles

#2 - 36 Candles

Season 2 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.94
97 votes
Italian Pinata

#3 - Italian Pinata

Season 2 - Episode 3

Mistaken perceptions about heritage and sexual orientation leads to Julie and Billy living double lives in New Jersey.

star 7.90
97 votes

#4 - Unplugged

Season 2 - Episode 1

Julie works to impress Jewish TV writers as Billy strives to be his rich boyfriend's kept man; meanwhile, Marilyn makes a video will.

star 7.88
109 votes
Hashtag Cats

#5 - Hashtag Cats

Season 2 - Episode 8

Billy and Julie gain their first famous fan, who tries to help them sell a sketch show to a TV network.

star 7.76
89 votes
Sweet Tea

#6 - Sweet Tea

Season 3 - Episode 9

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.

star 7.76
58 votes
High Alert

#7 - High Alert

Season 2 - Episode 10

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.

star 7.75
83 votes

#8 - Carter

Season 2 - Episode 7

Inspired by the success of Hamilton, Billy and Julie want to write and star in their own historical musical.

star 7.71
94 votes
Blade Stallion

#9 - Blade Stallion

Season 2 - Episode 4

Time alone become elusive after Julie is caught watching porn and Billy's brother moves in with him.

star 7.69
95 votes
The Silkwood

#10 - The Silkwood

Season 3 - Episode 10

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.

star 7.69
62 votes
Cedar Cove

#11 - Cedar Cove

Season 2 - Episode 9

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.

star 7.65
80 votes
Premium Membership

#12 - Premium Membership

Season 1 - Episode 7

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.

star 7.64
104 votes

#13 - Rabbitversary

Season 3 - Episode 4

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.

star 7.64
70 votes
Code Change

#14 - Code Change

Season 3 - Episode 3

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.

star 7.58
65 votes

#15 - Cindarestylox

Season 3 - Episode 5

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.

star 7.58
65 votes
Kessler Epstein Foundation

#16 - Kessler Epstein Foundation

Season 2 - Episode 2

Billy and Julie decide to create their own version of the Ice Bucket Challenge to gain internet fame.

star 7.53
103 votes
Bernie and Blythe

#17 - Bernie and Blythe

Season 3 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.51
73 votes
Criminal Minds

#18 - Criminal Minds

Season 3 - Episode 8

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.

star 7.48
60 votes
Even Later

#19 - Even Later

Season 1 - Episode 6

Billy and Julie prepare a portfolio for a writing job, but find it easier to procrastinate than write.

star 7.48
110 votes
Pledge Week

#20 - Pledge Week

Season 1 - Episode 3

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.

star 7.46
149 votes
Strike Rat

#21 - Strike Rat

Season 3 - Episode 2

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.

star 7.45
77 votes
Passover Bump

#22 - Passover Bump

Season 3 - Episode 1

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.

star 7.40
77 votes
Difficult Christmas

#23 - Difficult Christmas

Season 1 - Episode 8

Julie and Billy book a gig at The Cutting Room, but Billy's newfound obligation to family threatens to compromise their big break.

star 7.37
100 votes
Fuzz Buddies

#24 - Fuzz Buddies

Season 3 - Episode 7

Lifelong dreams come true when Julie gets hired to write on a TV show, Micky Dolenz answers Billy's childhood fan letter, and Marilyn throws herself a Bat Mitzvah.

star 7.36
67 votes
The Courage of a Soldier

#25 - The Courage of a Soldier

Season 1 - Episode 4

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.

star 7.33
136 votes