The BEST Episodes of Dirty John

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 2, 2020

Network: Bravo

This true crime anthology, based on the podcast of the same name, follows Orange County interior designer Debra Newell’s romance with John Meehan, a handsome and romantic charmer who sweeps Debra off her feet and pulls her into his web of lies.

This Young Woman Fought Like Hell

#1 - This Young Woman Fought Like Hell

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 13, 2019

John and Debra's relationship comes to a head in an unexpected way.

star 7.66
145 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Alexandra Cunningham
One Shoe

#2 - One Shoe

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 30, 2018

Debra makes a decision about John. In Ohio, John captures the attention of Detective Dennis Luken.

star 7.63
150 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Kevin J. Hynes
Chivalry

#3 - Chivalry

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 6, 2019

A look at how John operates while Debra tries to move forward.

star 7.58
149 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Alexandra Cunningham, Lex Edness
Remember It Was Me

#4 - Remember It Was Me

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 9, 2018

Debra discovers John’s criminal record. In the past, John starts his first family.

star 7.52
184 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Diana Son
Red Flags and Parades

#5 - Red Flags and Parades

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 2, 2018

Debra and John revel secretly in their newlywed bliss, as Veronica, Terra, and Toby hatch a plan to prove their suspicions about their mother's new man.

star 7.42
167 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Evan Wright
Shrapnel

#6 - Shrapnel

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 16, 2018

Debra confronts John in the present, while we learn more about Arlane's past.

star 7.24
159 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Alexandra Cunningham, Sinead Daly
Lord High Executioner

#7 - Lord High Executioner

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 23, 2018

John gets clean for Debra. Terra learns John's back. John puts his sister through the ringer.

star 7.22
147 votes
Approachable Dreams

#8 - Approachable Dreams

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 25, 2018

Debra Newell has a seemingly perfect life: she’s successful, beautiful and lives in one of California’s most desirable coastal cities, Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love. So when Debra finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan, she’s quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to her daughters’ dismay.

star 7.19
206 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Alexandra Cunningham