The BEST Episodes of Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 4, 2019

Network: ABC (US)

Chloe is a New York party girl with the morals of a pirate. She causes trouble for her naive small town roommate, June, and Chloe's best friend, James Van Der Beek.

Sexy People ...

#1 - Sexy People ...

Season 2 - Episode 3

Chloe tries to get a magazine to declare James the sexiest man alive; June becomes enamoured with James.

star 8.02
361 votes
Directors: Lev L. Spiro
Writers: Corey Nickerson
The Wedding ...

#2 - The Wedding ...

Season 1 - Episode 4

When a wedding invitation leaves single June down in the dumps, Chloe tries to give her more confidence --but does too good of a job.

star 8.00
411 votes
Directors: Chris Koch
Writers: Casey Johnson, David Windsor
Daddy's Girl ...

#3 - Daddy's Girl ...

Season 1 - Episode 2

June begrudgingly lets Chloe set her up on a date; James teaches an acting class in which he can't escape his Dawson persona.

star 7.95
483 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Nahnatchka Khan
Love and Monsters ...

#4 - Love and Monsters ...

Season 2 - Episode 2

June tries to stop Chloe from ruining her favorite holiday with her elaborate tricks; James throws a Halloween party.

star 7.87
368 votes
Writers: Sally Bradford McKenna
Making Rent ...

#5 - Making Rent ...

Season 1 - Episode 5

After struggling to make ends meet, June comes up with a creative way to make extra money; James launches a line of super-skinny jeans.

star 7.87
394 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Corey Nickerson
Pilot

#6 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

When naive June is scammed by her new roommate Chloe, she decides to turn the tables on her and by doing so earns Chloe's respect.

star 7.86
563 votes
Directors: Jason Winer
Writers: Nahnatchka Khan
It's a Miracle ...

#7 - It's a Miracle ...

Season 2 - Episode 4

When June can't afford to fly home for Thanksgiving, Chloe invites her to her parents' house; James tries to get a photo-op at a soup kitchen.

star 7.85
349 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Casey Johnson, David Windsor
Shitagi Nashi ...

#8 - Shitagi Nashi ...

Season 1 - Episode 7

June tries to keep up with Chloe and her party lifestyle; James loses it when he finds out that Dean Cain has a bigger dressing room than he has.

star 7.84
372 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Casey Johnson, David Windsor
Original Bitch ...

#9 - Original Bitch ...

Season 2 - Episode 19

Chloe finally gets a chance to exact revenge on her ex-roommate... the original bitch.

star 7.80
262 votes
Directors: Nahnatchka Khan
Writers: Corey Nickerson
Paris ...

#10 - Paris ...

Season 2 - Episode 8

June is excited to meet a nice co-worker at her new job, but Chloe warns that the new person probably isn't being as friendly as she seems; Mark goes to James for help expressing his feelings to June.

star 7.80
312 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Walker
Writers: Laura McCreary
Monday June ...

#11 - Monday June ...

Season 2 - Episode 13

June has been so stressed and consumed with work that she has no time for anything else, including Chloe. Chloe's remedy for this is to slip June an herbal relaxant, but the next thing June knows, it's Tuesday and Monday is a complete blackout. As she tries to piece together what happened, June discovers some surprising things about herself. Meanwhile, James grapples with the idea that he may have impregnated June's friend, Crissy, on her wedding day.

star 7.76
307 votes
Directors: Fred Goss
Writers: David Hemingson
It's Just Sex ...

#12 - It's Just Sex ...

Season 1 - Episode 6

Chloe encourages June to try casual sex; an embarrassing video of James and Chloe leaks, causing James to worry about its effect on his likeability.

star 7.72
368 votes
Writers: Billy Finnegan
Parent Trap ...

#13 - Parent Trap ...

Season 1 - Episode 3

On top of a demanding internship and two jobs, June also must figure out how to clean up a mess created by one of Chloe's ill-conceived ideas; James is excited when he lands a role in a movie with Kiernan Shipka.

star 7.70
416 votes
Directors: Chris Koch
Writers: Sally Bradford
Ocupado ...

#14 - Ocupado ...

Season 2 - Episode 18

Chloe tells June that Benjamin is going to be in town to shoot a commercial with James. She is excited and has even moved him up to #1 in her guy rotation. June tells Chloe that she has to tell him about her rotation if she really likes him.

star 7.70
244 votes
Directors: David Hemingson
Writers: Casey Johnson & David Windsor
A Reunion ...

#15 - A Reunion ...

Season 2 - Episode 1

Against Chloe's advice, James tries to facilitate a "Dawson's Creek" reunion.

star 7.70
390 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Nahnatchka Khan
Dating Games ...

#16 - Dating Games ...

Season 2 - Episode 11

June and Mark are obsessed with a reality dating show, and Chloe convinces June to get out and actually date; the plan goes awry when they ask out the same guy, and James orchestrates various dating challenges to win the guy's affection.

star 7.67
304 votes
Directors: Gail Mancuso
Writers: Erik Durbin
Teddy Trouble ...

#17 - Teddy Trouble ...

Season 2 - Episode 14

June is startled when a man she has never seen before jumps out of a door in the apartment that she has never seen before. It is Teddy, Chloe’s childhood friend from Camp C.U.T.S. (Callous Unemotional Trait Survivors) who visits her every year when he goes off his medications. His visit coincides with the Carter Marsh Annual Warehouse Sale, where Chloe uses psycho and manic Teddy to her advantage against all the vicious out of town women at the sale. Meanwhile, James is devastated when he finds out that his Beek Jeans have been relegated to the “cooling rack” at the sale where no one is buying them.

star 7.65
277 votes
Directors: Gail Mancuso
Writers: Billy Finnegan
The Seven Year Bitch ...

#18 - The Seven Year Bitch ...

Season 2 - Episode 16

James invites Chloe and June out to dinner to meet the girl he has been dating, Emily. At the dinner, Chloe after barely talking to Emily says “Veto”, forcing James to break up with her. Meanwhile, Chloe has begun working at a cell phone store, where she can fight with customers all day, and James has become fat, soft, and complacent.

star 7.65
256 votes
Directors: Stuart Bass
Writers: Tina Kil
Using People ...

#19 - Using People ...

Season 2 - Episode 17

June discovers that Chloe has been attending Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings, to share her crazy partying stories as well as take free booze from the alcoholics. Pepper sets Mark up on a date with one of her friends, and June struggles to hide her jealousy. Meanwhile, James learns that he is on the short list for Woody Allen’s film “Monte Carlo, Monte Carla” but he may not get the role because Woody does not think he is deep enough.

star 7.65
260 votes
Writers: Sally Bradford
A Weekend in the Hamptons ...

#20 - A Weekend in the Hamptons ...

Season 2 - Episode 7

Chloe tries to cheer her friends up by dragging them to the Hamptons, where she tries to crash the party of the year and hook up with its host.

star 7.65
333 votes
Directors: David Hemingson
Writers: Billy Finnegan
Whatever It Takes ...

#21 - Whatever It Takes ...

Season 2 - Episode 5

Chloe takes June drinking in the financial district, where she finds a hot broker and a job offer; James is paired with the worst dancer on "Dancing With the Stars."

star 7.62
333 votes
Directors: Henry Chan
Writers: David Hemingson
The D ...

#22 - The D ...

Season 2 - Episode 15

June receives her 1 year roommate evaluation from Chloe, in which she is shocked to find that she has been given a D. She eventually realizes that the only aspect in her life that she could possibly be slacking off in is her love life. Luther sets her up with James’ agent’s assistant, Will. Meanwhile, James is struggling to land an audition for a new Woody Allen film “Monte Carlo, Monte Carla.”

star 7.62
269 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Walker
Writers: Jeff Chiang & Eric Ziobrowski
Mean Girls...

#23 - Mean Girls...

Season 2 - Episode 10

June makes a real effort with Chloe to be BFFs, but Chloe is wary.

star 7.53
312 votes
Directors: Chris Koch
Writers: Sally Bradford McKenna
The Leak ...

#24 - The Leak ...

Season 2 - Episode 12

It is crunch time and James goes into serious training to be in top form for "Dancing with the Stars." Luther is tasked with the duty of keeping James on a strict regimen, but leave it to a jealous Chloe to try and sabotage it. Still, that's the least of their worries when embarrassing photos of James leak all over the internet.

star 7.52
299 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Tina Kil
Bar Lies ...

#25 - Bar Lies ...

Season 2 - Episode 6

While James is in Los Angeles, Chloe uses his penthouse for one of her scams; June tries to teach Chloe about honesty; James causes a stir.

star 7.52
334 votes
Directors: Aundre Johnson
Writers: Laura McCreary