The BEST Episodes of Everything's Gonna Be Okay

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: Freeform

Nicholas is a neurotic 25-year-old visiting his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, one of whom is on the autism spectrum. He hasn’t been particularly present in his siblings’ lives, but when their dad reveals that he is terminally ill, the girls have to cope with not only a devastating loss but also the realization that Nicholas is the one who will have to rise to the occasion, move in, and hold it all together.

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Giant Asian Mantises

#1 - Giant Asian Mantises

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 23, 2020

Matilda wants to get white-girl-wasted! Genevieve’s low-key birthday party leaves Nicholas, Alex, and Matilda banished to the guest house. In the main house, Tellulah turns things up a notch. Nicholas is stuck being the responsible adult.

star 7.99
72 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Jess Meyer, Josh Thomas
Discoid Cockroaches

#2 - Discoid Cockroaches

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 12, 2020

Matilda is inspired for her future! The family navigates New York City, teaching Matilda to ride the subway. Genevieve has a thing she wants to do. It’s a big reveal. Nicholas starts to dream of a life with fewer responsibilities.

star 7.88
48 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Josh Thomas
Monarch Butterflies

#3 - Monarch Butterflies

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 5, 2020

C's C's C's across the board! Matilda focuses on her relationship. Nicholas faces a reality check at Matilda and Genevieve’s parent/teacher conference. He figures out how to get them to wake up and try.

star 7.75
51 votes
Writers: Jess Meyer, Josh Thomas
Blue Death-Feigning Beetles

#4 - Blue Death-Feigning Beetles

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 20, 2020

Matilda’s whole life forks between success and obscurity! It’s the most important night of her life. Nicholas juggles a house full of people and Penny on screen from her hospital bed in Australia.

star 7.71
45 votes
Writers: Marissa Berlin, Vivienne Walshe
Harvester Ants

#5 - Harvester Ants

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Nicholas has a very weird week! Genevieve promised Matilda she wouldn’t make a scene, but she ends up in the Principal’s office. Nicholas stands-off with another parent. Matilda demands answers but Nicholas struggles to give her any.

star 7.68
44 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Marissa Berlin
Cave Cockroaches

#6 - Cave Cockroaches

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 22, 2021

Genevieve decides to put herself out there and gets an unexpected result. Meanwhile, Drea and Matilda reunite, and Nicholas discovers the meaning of unconditional love.

star 7.62
34 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Josh Thomas
Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

#7 - Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 3, 2021

The Moss family gets ready for a big event, and nearly everyone has mixed feelings. Nicholas shares some eye-opening news with Alex.

star 7.53
30 votes
Directors: Josh Thomas
Writers: Josh Thomas, Thomas Ward
Seven-Spotted Ladybug

#8 - Seven-Spotted Ladybug

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 16, 2020

Nicholas’ single dad has very bad cancer and he’s going to die, soon. So Nicholas offers himself up to be the guardian for his two teenage half-sisters. They already know not to put their heads in the oven. What’s the worst that can happen?

star 7.53
97 votes
Directors: Rebecca Thomas
Writers: Josh Thomas
West African Giant Black Millipedes

#9 - West African Giant Black Millipedes

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 6, 2020

Nicholas has forgotten how to talk to grown-ups! He has a dinner party to meet Alex’s best friends. Matilda goes to her first high school party with a goal in mind. Genevieve and her friends get riled up and act in the name of justice.

star 7.49
49 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Catya Mcmullen
Maggots

#10 - Maggots

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 27, 2020

Alex puts Nicholas in the naughty corner! Nicholas and Alex work through their relationship issues at home. Matilda and Genevieve find themselves confronting sexuality at school in very different ways. Genevieve is forced to grow up.

star 7.49
49 votes
Writers: Vivienne Walshe
Greenbottle Blue Tarantula

#11 - Greenbottle Blue Tarantula

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 16, 2020

Nicholas wishes he could call an adult! After the death of their father, Nicholas, Matilda, and Genevieve struggle to return to their daily – and nightly – routines. Navigating the stay-at-home parent life is harder than Nicholas thought.

star 7.48
66 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Josh Thomas, Marissa Berlin, Vivienne Walshe
Banded Argiope Spider

#12 - Banded Argiope Spider

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 20, 2021

It’s Barb’s birthday and, of course, she’s depressed. Genevieve takes her to a party in the woods to attempt to turn things around.

star 7.47
30 votes
Directors: Josh Thomas
Writers: Marissa Berlin
Carolina Sphinx Moth

#13 - Carolina Sphinx Moth

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 27, 2021

Nicholas is having a rough day and finds solace in Suze, which leads Genevieve to test Nicholas.

star 7.44
27 votes
Directors: Rachael Holder
Writers: Allison Lyman, Josh Thomas
Silkmoths

#14 - Silkmoths

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 30, 2020

Nicholas is terrible at love! Genevieve’s ambivalence about Nicholas’ boyfriend Alex takes an unfortunate turn when the three go out together. Matilda wants to bake Luke a cake but takes her brother’s advice.

star 7.30
60 votes
Writers: Hye Yun Park
Jungle Centipede

#15 - Jungle Centipede

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 8, 2021

Nicholas thinks this calls for frozen mojitos. Matilda makes her girlfriend socially distance and it’s atypically weird. Alex doesn’t think Nicholas’ new friends are fun.

star 7.24
34 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Vivienne Walshe
Woolly Bear Caterpillar

#16 - Woolly Bear Caterpillar

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 13, 2021

Much to the chagrin of the family, Matilda announces big plans. Suze has plans of her own and wants to rope in Nicholas for help.

star 7.21
29 votes
Directors: Rachael Holder
Writers: Thomas Ward
Gray Bird Grasshopper

#17 - Gray Bird Grasshopper

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 8, 2021

The family tries to get through the day. They’re all bored of this. Matilda is in a dark place. Genevieve trespasses, digitally.

star 7.16
38 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Josh Thomas
Emperor Scorpion

#18 - Emperor Scorpion

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 15, 2021

The family burns letters to Dad on the anniversary of his death. Alex tries to help Nicholas with his feelings, and it surprisingly works, sort of.

star 7.03
33 votes
Directors: Silas Howard
Writers: Marissa Berlin
California Banana Slugs

#19 - California Banana Slugs

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 29, 2021

Genevieve gets a present from a boy while Matilda and Drea do some online shopping of their own. Nicholas and Drea have a heartfelt one-on-one.

star 7.00
33 votes
Directors: Rachael Holder
Writers: Vivienne Walshe
Regal Jumping Spider

#20 - Regal Jumping Spider

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 6, 2021

Matilda and Drea plan to spend the night in the woods to prove their independence. Genevieve goes on her first date with Oscar, and it is mostly not awkward.

star 6.93
29 votes
Directors: Rachael Holder
Writers: Dana Donnelly, Josh Thomas