The BEST episodes of Emmerdale
Every episode of Emmerdale ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Emmerdale!
The lives of several families in the Yorkshire Dales revolve around a farm and the nearby village. With murders, affairs, lies, deceit, laughter and tears, it's all there in the village.
#1 - Episode 7989 (15th November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 264 - Aired 11/15/2017
Rhona, Marlon and Vanessa prepare the village hall for the bake sale. Zak requests Eric looks over the letter Belle has written to the council contesting the compulsory purchase order. Eric makes excuses. Paddy has bought some cakes as his offerings ended up burnt.
#2 - Episode 7974 (27th October 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 249 - Aired 10/27/2017
Hungover Cain is surprised to wake up on the sofa at Butlers Farm. Faith suggests Cain stays to give Isaac a feed, hoping to push Cain and Moira into acting more like a family. Moira tells Cain it's time he left now. Chas and Paddy are still keeping their romance secret. Charity tries to fix the till without Chas noticing but Chas catches her and demands an explanation. Charity explains she thought she found herself a meal ticket but instead Hugo robbed the till as well as the takings that hadn't been banked.
#3 - Episode 7975 (30th October 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 250 - Aired 10/30/2017
Chrissie and Lachlan move their belongings out of Jacobs Fold. Lawrence arrives with Lachlan's new car - a rust bucket Robert found at the scrapyard. Debbie packs for her business trip. Sarah moans about not being able to tag along but is delighted when Debbie reveals they'll be moving into Jacobs Fold. Pete stands at Finn's grave and talks to his little brother.
#4 - Episode 7976 (31st October 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 251 - Aired 10/31/2017
Lawrence has barely slept. He believes he overreacted yesterday and worries about Lachlan. Lawrence has had enough of lying and concludes he owes his family the truth about him and Robert but Robert tries to talk him out of saying anything. Gabby isn't in the mood for Halloween, claiming there's enough scary things in real life. Kerry wonders what to gift Rebecca for her baby shower whilst Tracy is only attending for the free booze.
#5 - Episode 7977 (1st November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 252 - Aired 11/1/2017
Over breakfast, Arthur asks Gabby if she thinks about what they did to Emma. Gabby admits she does. Bernice has arranged for Doug to chaperone Gabby to and from school. Vanessa catches Paddy on the phone to a woman and concludes he's online dating again. Rhona receives the news that Leo's teaching assistant has been made redundant so arranges to meet Paddy at the café later to discuss it.
#6 - Episode 7978 (2nd November 2017) (Part 1)
Season 46 - Episode 253 - Aired 11/2/2017
Bernice bursts into Mulberry Cottage and questions if Gabby is there but Laurel and Arthur haven't seen her. They realise Gabby has run away. Ross wonders why Pete is so keen to pin Emma's murder on Gabby.
#7 - Episode 7979 (2nd November 2017) (Part 2)
Season 46 - Episode 254 - Aired 11/2/2017
After Paddy cleans himself up, he and Rhona squabble. Paddy insists he was just trying to sort things for Leo. At the police station, Bernice tells DS Benton that Gabby has told him everything.
#8 - Episode 7983 (8th November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 258 - Aired 11/8/2017
Pete finds Ross packing his bags. Pete reminds his brother that running away will make things worse; Ross knows that but leaves anyway. Adam appears at Dale View and suggests Ross and Pete are cahoots to stitch him up. Aaron orders Gerry to clean the flat and then lend a hand at the scrapyard. Kath calls in at Home Farm to see Robert and they head out for coffee. Rodney shows Nicola the necklace he hopes will win back Faith. Morris appears in the pub to collect the money from Eric.
#9 - Episode 7986 (10th November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 261 - Aired 11/10/2017
Doug insensitively talks about the baby in front of Aaron. Rebecca is knackered. She yet to name her newborn son as she wants to make the decision with Robert. Bernice can't stop thinking about Mrs Dumphreys. Nicola tries to persuade Bernice to cash in the betting slip.
#10 - Episode 7987 (13th November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 262 - Aired 11/13/2017
Rodney informs Faith that the police are taking no further action against him. He suggests they go to the coast to celebrate but can see Faith isn't keen. Rhona has a meeting with the school PTA to ask about fundraising to keep Leo's teaching assistant. Rebecca suggests they name the baby Storm but Robert hates it. Instead she puts forward the name Sebastian which gets the green light.
#11 - Episode 7988 (14th November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 263 - Aired 11/14/2017
The Dingles are in disbelief as they try to come up with a solution to save Wishing Well Cottage. Sam suggests Faith asks Eric to have a word with some of his council cronies. Stressed Rhona has had to stop baking for the fundraising bake sale as her oven has packed in. Paddy jokes it's for the best as he's tasted her baking but allows Rhona to use the kitchen at Tall Trees. The Dingles enlist Eric's help to fight the compulsory purchase order. Robert offers to take Sebastian off Rebecca for a few hours. Lachlan believes the doting dad routine is a con but Robert insists all he wants is to be a good dad.
#12 - Episode 7973 (26th October 2017) (Part 2)
Season 46 - Episode 248 - Aired 10/26/2017
Megan rushes to Holdgate Farm where a paramedic assures her Eliza is fine. He advises that if it happens again, she should talk to Eliza's GP about reviewing her medication.
#13 - Episode 7991 (16th November 2017) (Part 2)
Season 46 - Episode 266 - Aired 11/16/2017
As Victoria holds Isaac, Adam tries to get to the bottom of what's going on. Moira states she doesn't want the baby but Adam thinks she's just sleep deprived. Journalist Molly continues to take photographs as Belle grabs the golf club from Zak to prevent him causing any more damage. Lachlan asks Molly to leave but she already has enough material to write her story.
#14 - Episode 7992 (17th November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 267 - Aired 11/17/2017
Adam and Victoria try to get Moira to tend to Isaac but Moira is in a world of her own. Faith asks Adam and Victoria not to start thinking of Isaac as their child.They assure her they aren't trying to take him. Faith speeds down to the garage and orders Cain to come with her immediately as there is something up with Moira.
#15 - Episode 7993 (20th November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 268 - Aired 11/20/2017
Cain collects Isaac from Butlers Farm. Moira has an appointment with Dr Cavanagh later. Chrissie is upset Lachlan is ignoring her texts. Loved up Debbie returns from her jaunt with Tom. Leyla is concerned for Pete. Charity inquires how Debbie's trip went. Debbie lies it was all work so there was no time for pleasure.
#16 - Episode 7995 (22nd November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 270 - Aired 11/22/2017
Sarah's reveals she saw Debbie kissing Tom yesterday. Debbie tries to explain but Sarah walks off. Lachlan turned Home Farm's CCTV off before he went missing which is making it harder to locate him. Worried Chrissie suggests the police talk to Gerry but they already have. Megan and Frank are back together but Megan continues to sneeze in the presence of Frank's stray dog.
#17 - Episode 7996 (23rd November 2017) (Part 1)
Season 46 - Episode 271 - Aired 11/23/2017
Sarah lies to Debbie that she isn't feeling well. When Debbie suggests they go to the doctors, Sarah admits she's fine, she wants to hang out with Debbie and Tom. Nicola is annoyed to see Bernice has spent more money since they agreed not to touch it so she heads off to the shops to spend some too. The police think Lachlan is avoiding his family and Chrissie is starting to believe it.
#18 - Episode 8000 (28th November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 275 - Aired 11/28/2017
Rebecca assures Chrissie that Lachlan will return home. Chrissie wishes her son could see how much his family miss him, unaware he's watching her. Lachlan tells Gerry that his stint in hiding is nearly over. As Doug puts up the Christmas lights, he and Diane remind Bernice she needs to tell Dee Dee the truth as the longer she leaves it, the worse it'll get.
#19 - Episode 8001 (29th November 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 276 - Aired 11/29/2017
Liv is annoyed that battered and bruised Robert has spent the night on the sofa. Aaron can't believe it was Lawrence who beat Robert up. Chrissie is delighted to have Lachlan home. He claims he's sorry for the worry he's caused and apologises to Rebecca for losing it with Seb. Lachlan pretends to be surprised there was something going on between Lawrence and Robert and jokes he's the only family member Robert hasn't tried it on with.
#20 - Episode 8002 (30th November 2017) (Part 1)
Season 46 - Episode 277 - Aired 11/30/2017
Sarah is excited to attend the Christmas lights switch on with Tom later. Robert has been released without charge. He insists all that matters now is finding his son. Diane makes Robert aware how disappointed she is. Lisa reveals to Eric that the appeal date will be confirmed in a few days. She worries the effect all of this is having on Zak.
#21 - Episode 8004 (1st December 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 279 - Aired 12/1/2017
Charity inquires who Tom's mystery woman is. Despite Debbie explaining she was a colleague, Charity still believes Tom is dodgy. Debbie allows Charity to meet Tom later. Sam notices Alfie isn't himself so asks Lisa to keep an eye on him.
#22 - Episode 8005 (4th December 2017)
Season 46 - Episode 280 - Aired 12/4/2017
Leyla prepares to set Pete straight on their future - or lack thereof. Frank dresses up as Santa ahead of hosting a grotto in the shop. Jai brings along Tip, who's wearing a reindeer costume. Liv is annoyed when Robert calls round at Mill Cottage with a letter Aaron left in the port-a-kabin. She decides to feign an injury in a bid to bring Alex into Aaron's orbit. Lisa has spent the night at the B&B. Now that she's calmed down, Belle encourages Lisa to speak to Zak.
#23 - Episode 7959 (12th October 2017) (Part 1)
Season 46 - Episode 235 - Aired 10/12/2017
Finn's coffin is brought into Dale View ahead of his funeral. Ross and Pete struggle to hold it together. Belle doesn't think Zak and Lisa should tell Aaron about what went on yesterday until they find out all the facts. Leyla finds Pete having a quiet moment at the playground.
#24 - Episode 7948 (28th September 2017) (Part 1)
Season 46 - Episode 224 - Aired 9/28/2017
Gabby notices her necklace is missing so Arthur suggests she may have left it in the church. Emma isn't pleased that Finn passed out on the sofa after watching films she views as blasphemous. She tells her son he shouldn't waste his days. Vanessa and Pearl find Paddy tied to the cages in the surgery.
#25 - Episode 7949 (28th September 2017) (Part 2)
Season 46 - Episode 225 - Aired 9/28/2017
Gabby hides in the wardrobe as panicked Emma looks around her trashed bedroom. Emma is relived to find the memory card still there. Arthur rings the doorbell and knocks on the door before running off, so whilst Emma answers it, it gives Gabby the opportunity to retrieve the memory card and sneak out of Dale View.