The BEST Episodes of Dirt
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2021
Courteney Cox stars in this new drama from FX, and also acts as an executive producer. The series follows the exploits of Lucy Spiller, an executive editor at two tabloid magazines. Lucy possesses the power to manipulate the lives of celebrities through the articles she prints in the magazine. 13 episodes have been ordered for the first season. Dirt is co-produced by FX, Touchstone Television, and Coquette.
#1 - In Lieu of Flowers
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 13, 2008
In the second season finale, an overweight sitcom actor goes out of his way to avoid being DirtNow's latest cover story. Meanwhile, Willa and Farber find their relationship tested by a former child star, and Lucy is forced to examine her romances due to recent circumstances.
#2 - And the Winner Is
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 6, 2008
Brent goes out of his way to impress his new boss. Meanwhile, the staff learns that the real gossip is backstage while covering an awards show.
#3 - Blogan
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 9, 2007
Lucy sends Don to shoot Kira Klay's corpse, but Kira looks all too lively to him. Don also gets a visit from Prince Tyreese, but it's not exactly a courtesy call. Meanwhile, Holt looks for ways to help Julia, and Willa shows journalistic spunk in tracking down dirt on a Hollywood power couple known as “Blogan.”
#4 - Come Together
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 13, 2007
When her source takes back her story, Willa's excitement over her first story fades. In the meantime Lucy's relationship with Leo and her coming with DirtNow are jeopardized by Jack Dawson's lawsuit. Don becomes involved with a waitress.
#5 - Dirty Slutty Whores
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 9, 2008
Lucy is on the lookout for answers when a celebrity is released from jail early. Meanwhile, Willa and Farber search for the source a self-destructive star's video.
#6 - Pap Smeared
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 13, 2007
Lucy's stalker embarrasses her at work with pictures of her and Holt's intimacy, and a young photographer learns from Don.
#7 - Ovophagy
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 16, 2007
"Dirt Now" is about to launch, and Lucy needs a cover story. Lucy suspects that drugs made an ailing Christian-pop star sick and dispatches Don to get the dirt. Meanwhile, Holt is courted by a major producer while Julia has a hard time back on the set of her sitcom.
#8 - Caught On Tape
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 20, 2007
Julia and Johnny's sex tape is released onto the internet.
#9 - Welcome to Normal
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 2, 2008
Picking up right where the finale left off, Lucy is unconscious after a brutal attack by Julia Mallory, who blames DirtNow for the destruction of her career. Don has a hard time after finding Lucy and his schizophrenia begins taking a toll. Holt's fame is rising as Willa begins to rise at DirtNow.
#10 - The Secret Lives of Altar Girls
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 6, 2007
To assist Willa in her investigation of a teenage girl's murder in a small California town, Lucy delegates her onetime mentor to help. In the meantime, Holt and Lucy's growing attraction towards each other comes to a boil. Meanwhile Julia slumps into the arms of Garbo and deeper into drugs.
#11 - The Thing Under the Bed
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 20, 2007
Lucy has trouble sleeping. Willa teams up with Don to uncover a secret celebrity wedding. Julia deals with rehab while Holt deals with his career.
#12 - Ties That (Don't) Bind
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 23, 2008
The dynamic duo of Willa and Farber score again as they uncover the dirty secrets behind a hit television series. Meanwhile, one of Holt's relatives appears and gives negative press about him, and Lucy decides to get back to a relationship with a powerful studio executive.
#13 - You Don't Know Jack
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 30, 2007
Lucy publishes photos of action-movie star Jack Dawson in the arms of her brother Leo; menacing visitors threaten Brent Barrow to reveal Lucy's source about the murder of Aundre G; Julia interrupts a photo shoot for Holt.
#14 - The Sexxx Issue
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 6, 2007
Lucy proposes a sex-themed issue as a means of getting the staff to relax after the hostage situation. In the meantine, Brent and Willa find themselves in a compromising position with a girl whose father wishes to turn into a star, and Don faces his intimacy problem with Abby.
#15 - Ita Missa Est
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 27, 2007
Jennifer Aniston guest stars as a lesbian and an editor from a rival tabloid magazine, and Lucy's stalker's identity is revealed.
#16 - What to Expect When You're Expecting
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 23, 2007
Lucy blackmails basketball star Prince Tyreese into helping her track down a missing rap star; Lucy and Leo's mother announces her plans to re-marry on the anniversary of their father's suicide.
#17 - God Bless the Child
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 16, 2008
Brent decides it's time to make the fact that he's the boss known to Lucy. In the meantime, Lucy embarks on the mission of bringing down a music mogul's empire. Finally, Don uncovers the hidden secrets of a famous politician.
#18 - What Is This Thing Called
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 30, 2008
Lucy and Holt make serious decisions about their love affair. Meanwhile, Don's friendship with a pop icon reaches new levels, and Willa and Farber explore the love lives of top celebrities and reveal some very juicy secrets about them.
#19 - This Is Not Your Father's Hostage Situation
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 27, 2007
A former child star takes the magazine staff hostage, forcing them to produce an entire issue about him. In the meantime, Lucy wonders if he is really a threat or simply a harmless has-been looking for publicity.
#20 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 2, 2007
Courteney Cox stars as ruthless tabloid editor Lucy Spiller, who's masterful at using threats and manipulation to dig up dirt, aided by resourceful paparazzo Don Konkey. Lucy zeroes in on struggling actor Holt McLaren, who needs favorable publicity and whose rising-star girlfriend, Julia Mallory, is well-connected.