The BEST Episodes of Drop Dead Diva

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 24, 2021

Network: Lifetime

Puts a uniquely compelling twist on the age-old battle between brains and beauty. The show tells the story of a shallow model-in-training who dies in a sudden accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, thoughtful and plus-size attorney.

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Change of Heart

#1 - Change of Heart

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 25, 2011

A respected judge requests Jane's help on the case of a man in death row who wants to donate his heart to his ill sister.

star 8.38
327 votes
Directors: Jamie Babbit
Writers: Alex Taub, Jeffrey Lippman
Last Year's Model

#2 - Last Year's Model

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 8, 2010

Jane brings in an age discrimination case only to have Parker hand it over to Kim. Grayson takes on a real estate case where his clients claim their house is haunted and gets closer to Vanessa. Fred decides to help Stacy with her money woes by hiring her to serve divorce papers.

star 8.29
492 votes
Directors: Jamie Babbit
Writers: Alex Taub, Jeffrey Lippman

#3 - Home

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 10, 2012

Jane and Grayson team up on a case involving a 16-year-old video game genius; Kim represents her father in an eviction case; the firm's new investor involves himself in Jane's personal life; Stacy and Nikki go into business together.

star 8.24
462 votes
Directors: Dwight Little
Writers: Alex Taub
Freeze the Day

#4 - Freeze the Day

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 29, 2010

Kim works on a case with Claire, who is determined to win at all costs; Stacy lands a commercial, but Fred grows jealous of the man playing her husband; and a case involving cryogenics has Jane and Grayson thinking about Deb.

star 8.11
295 votes
Directors: Michael Lange
Writers: Alex Taub, Jeffrey Lippman
Happily Ever After

#5 - Happily Ever After

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 1, 2012

Jane creates an international crisis when she seeks asylum for a young Bhutanese woman who is being forced to marry a prince. Meanwhile, Parker and Kim defend a teacher who is accused of making illicit online videos with his wife.

star 8.09
370 votes
Directors: Tim Matheson
Writers: Amy Engelberg, Wendy Engelberg
Bad Girls

#6 - Bad Girls

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 29, 2010

Jane works a case involving cyber bullying; Grayson meets Vanessa's parents; and Kim takes on a divorce case for Parker's former partner and discovers her client has ulterior motives.

star 8.07
397 votes
Directors: John Terlesky
Writers: Amy Engelberg, Wendy Engelberg
Senti-Mental Journey

#7 - Senti-Mental Journey

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 11, 2010

When Jane's mother is unexpectedly arrested, Jane must represent her in court before Judge Summers and reconnect with the father she has never known in order to help her mom. Meanwhile, things between Parker and Kim heat up, and Grayson gets heavily invested in a case involving a Ponzi scheme. Teri attempts to help Fred with driving and dating.

star 8.03
558 votes
Directors: Rick Rosenthal
Writers: Jeanette Collins, Mimi Friedman
The Real Jane

#8 - The Real Jane

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 30, 2013

Jane finds herself working side-by-side with “Old Jane”, who’s now in the body of a hot model named Brittney. Together they race the clock to defend a former client of “Old Jane’s” who’s on death row for killing a former classmate. Grayson and Kim take on the case of mild mannered father and mattress salesman, Cyd Pinar, who believes he is wrongfully terminated for dressing like a drag queen. Kim struggles with Parker’s absence.

star 8.00
337 votes
Writers: Josh Berman
Truth & Consequences

#9 - Truth & Consequences

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 23, 2014

Jane is forced to finally tell the truth to Grayson, but his reaction leaves her more lost than ever. Meanwhile Owen gets a visit from his estranged brother Charlie that puts his personal life and the firm at risk. As Jane buries herself in work once again to hide from the problems in her life, she discovers her new pro bono case has high stakes with the U.S. government. With Kim on maternity leave, a new lawyer, Belinda joins the firm and gives Jane a run for her money.

star 7.97
221 votes
Writers: Josh Berman
Back from the Dead

#10 - Back from the Dead

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 23, 2013

Jane frantically searches for Owen, who went missing after seeing her kiss Grayson just before their wedding. Luke tells Jane that “Old Jane” is back on earth and could be in anyone’s body, even Owen’s. Jane represents a desperate father trying to save his eight-year-old son who’s fighting T-cell Lymphoma when his drug treatment is abruptly terminated by a pharmaceutical company. Meanwhile, Kim takes on the case of a woman whose ex-boyfriend posted nude photos of her on website devoted to ex-girlfriend revenge. Luke is reprimanded for mishandling Jane and gets replaced. Finally, Jane gets an unexpected visitor.

star 7.96
330 votes
Writers: Josh Berman

#11 - Rigged

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 8, 2012

A faulty oil rig leads to the death of an engineer; Parker's ex-wife fights for sole custody of their son; Jane battles uncertainty about where Owen is and what it means for their upcoming nuptials.

star 7.96
401 votes
Directors: J. Miller Tobin
Writers: Lynne E. Litt, William N. Fordes
He Said, She Said

#12 - He Said, She Said

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 14, 2011

Jane and Grayson clash when Jane represents a college student who accuses someone from Grayson's alma mater of date rape; and Jenna tricks Kim into assisting in her divorce settlement.

star 7.94
353 votes
Directors: Tim Matheson
Writers: Amy Engelberg, Wendy Engelberg
Freak Show

#13 - Freak Show

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 17, 2012

Jane takes on a wrongful termination case; Kim and Parker represent Owen's sister in her divorce hearing; Grayson helps Stacy and Nikki with legal matters for their business.

star 7.93
404 votes
Directors: John Murray
Writers: Rob Wright
Jane's Secret Revealed

#14 - Jane's Secret Revealed

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 3, 2013

Jane offers to represent an Amish farmer in a life or death legal case against a big oil company. Grayson helps a dominatrix try to collect a debt from one of her clients. When Grayson and Jane finally reveal their feelings for each other, they’re interrupted by a visitor who threatens to reveal everything.

star 7.93
200 votes
Writers: Josh Berman
A Mother's Secret

#15 - A Mother's Secret

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 25, 2010

When Deb’s mom Bobbi requests Jane's help in a legal matter, Jane discovers Bobbi had secrets of her own while she takes on a case involving a lab technician who is accused of stealing lab secrets. Meanwhile, Kim and Grayson work on a custody case

star 7.93
467 votes
Directors: Arlene Sanford
Writers: Josh Berman

#16 - Crushed

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 15, 2012

Jane defends a former babysitting charge who is accused of murdering another teen. Meanwhile, Parker tries to woo a potential investor in the firm; and Teri and Stacy discover some news about Owen that leaves Jane devastated.

star 7.92
351 votes
Writers: Josh Berman

#17 - Hero

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 15, 2014

Kim and Owen are unsupportive about Jane's new romance; Kim is rescued from a mugging by a masked superhero; Jane represents a mother whose son died at a football camp.

star 7.89
184 votes
Directors: J. Miller Tobin
Writers: Eric Buchman
Queen of Mean

#18 - Queen of Mean

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 1, 2010

Jane meets the 'queen of mean' when she represents designer Ellie Tannen who is trying to stop the publication of a tell-all-book by her former assistant. Jane also decides to get back in the dating game and invites Hank the bailiff to a dinner party. Kim and Grayson represent a transgender woman who is feuding with her in-laws over her partner’s property.

star 7.88
522 votes
Writers: Amy Engelberg, Wendy Engelberg
Good Grief

#19 - Good Grief

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 22, 2010

Jane and Grayson work a case involving a man who dresses as a clown to deal with his wife's death; Parker and Kim represent a dating-show producer being sued by a participant; and Fred makes a decision about his relationship with Stacy.

star 7.87
460 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Jeanette Collins, Mimi Friedman
Welcome Back

#20 - Welcome Back

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 3, 2012

While Jane and Owen are enjoying their Roman Holiday in Italy, the firm is on shaky ground under Kim's leadership when she discovers they are in financial trouble. Kim reluctantly dispatches Teri to bring Jane home to take on a lucrative murder case while Grayson comes to terms with his new feelings for Jane. Meanwhile, following the devastating news of Grayson and Stacy kissing, Fred moves on with new girlfriend Ally. Stacy turns to famed relationship guru Nikki LePree, for love advice.

star 7.87
449 votes
Writers: Josh Berman
Begin Again

#21 - Begin Again

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 18, 2010

Jane & Grayson defend a member of a famous pop duo. Jane & Grayson think it would be a good idea to join forces with the lawyer defending Vanessa (who is the other half of the duo) soon after Grayson and Vanessa to have an affair both inside and outside the courtroom. This causes Jane to become distracted and have difficulty keeping her mind on the trial. Kim and Parker agree to help a bed and breakfast owner deal with a very discouraging review for the inn.

star 7.86
475 votes
Directors: Michael Lange
Writers: David Feige
No Return

#22 - No Return

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 1, 2014

Jane deals with the death of Grayson. Grayson meets Jane's old guardian angel Fred in Heaven, and pleads for his help to get him back to Jane.

star 7.85
179 votes
Writers: Josh Berman, Marty Scott

#23 - Surrogates

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 7, 2013

Jane struggles to keep her personal feelings aside while representing a jilted bride who’s suing the former groom for damages. Kim and Grayson represent a surrogate mother looking for the missing parents of the child she is about to deliver. Stacy gets discouraged when she seeks advice from business mogul Barbara Corcoran about The Pakery. Jane and Stacy have a new houseguest when Paul crashes at their apartment. Kim announces the new partner at the firm, shocking Jane and Grayson.

star 7.85
347 votes
Directors: J. Miller Tobin
Writers: David Feige, Jeffrey Lippman

#24 - Closure

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 31, 2011

Jane works pro bono on a murder case for the DA's office, where she learns that old Jane used to work and had a tryst with the current DA. Elsewhere, Grayson represents Stacy when a mother accuses her of persuading her teen to purchase products via her video blog; and Parker thinks Kim is dating, so he asks Fred to snoop.

star 7.84
383 votes
Writers: William N. Fordes
Lost and Found

#25 - Lost and Found

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 9, 2009

Deb is only 24 but faces Jane’s 32nd birthday on the horizon. When she takes on a pro-bono case for a man who was wrongfully incarcerated and freed 10 years later, she realizes she has lost of eight years of her own life. Kim and Grayson must defend a man who created a website for married couples looking to cheat.

star 7.82
484 votes
Directors: David Petrarca
Writers: Jeanette Collins, Mimi Friedman