The BEST Episodes of Dirty John
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 6, 2021
Network: USA Network
A true-crime anthology that exposes the dark underbelly of romantic relationships gone terribly wrong.
#1 - The Twelfth of Never
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 30, 2020
Betty faces Dan in divorce court and is crushingly defeated, sending her past a point of no return.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - More To It Than Fun
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 16, 2020
Dan gaslights Betty until the truth comes out and she sees her life has been a sham for years.
#5 - Scream Therapy
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 23, 2020
Fighting her new reality, Betty goes on the offense, hurting everyone—but most of all, herself.
#6 - Chivalry
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 6, 2019
A look at how John operates while Debra tries to move forward.
#7 - The Shillelagh
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 7, 2020
Having lost her sense of identity, Betty can only see her own pain—and turn it outward.
#8 - Perception is Reality
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 14, 2020
Empathy from strangers allows Betty to avoid facing what she's done, until she can't any more.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - Marriage Encounter
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 9, 2020
A worried Betty takes a desperate step to save her marriage, and it works. Until it doesn't.
#12 - Shrapnel
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 16, 2018
Debra confronts John in the present, while we learn more about Arlane's past.
#13 - 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.
#14 - The Turtle and the Alligator
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 2, 2020
Through med school and law school and many pregnancies, Betty supports Dan until he hits it big.
#15 - 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.
#16 - No Fault
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 2, 2020
Betty thinks she can't be divorced by her rich lawyer husband Dan without her consent. She's wrong.