The BEST Episodes of Ghosts (2019)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 13, 2022

Network: BBC One

A cash-strapped young couple inherits a grand country house, only to find it is both falling apart and teeming with the ghosts of former inhabitants.

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Part Of The Family

#1 - Part Of The Family

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 13, 2021

As Alison spends more and more time with Lucy, she has to have a frank talk with Kitty about her feelings of jealousy. The Captain offers Kitty a shoulder to cry on, but in doing so unearths an inconsistency that needs explaining. Luckily Lady Button has recently become a sleuthing expert, so the Captain recruits her to help uncover the truth. While Alison and Mike gear up to make a big investment, the Captain and Kitty work together with the other ghosts to solve an unfolding mystery before it’s too late and all at Button House is lost.

star 8.10
147 votes
Directors: Nick Collett
Writers: Ben Willbond, Mathew Baynton
The Thomas Thorne Affair

#2 - The Thomas Thorne Affair

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 12, 2020

Thomas goes down memory lane with Alison, however the truth is muddied when the other ghosts tell their version of events. Mike struggles with his own memories of Alison’s past.

star 7.99
209 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton
Perfect Day

#3 - Perfect Day

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 26, 2020

The big day at Button House has arrived, but some freak weather disrupts everyone’s plans.

star 7.88
209 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton
Gorilla War

#4 - Gorilla War

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 22, 2019

When the ghostly visions return to haunt Alison, Mike must reassure her that there is a rational, medical explanation – a comforting theory about which he could not be more wrong.

star 7.86
399 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Laurence Rickard
Bump in the Night

#5 - Bump in the Night

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 19, 2020

It’s a nervous Mike’s first night alone in the house, when some uninvited guests set the ghosts on a mission to defend their treasured home.

star 7.86
208 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Laurence Rickard, Martha Howe-Douglas
The Woodworm Men

#6 - The Woodworm Men

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 23, 2021

While Button House is being fumigated for woodworm, Alison and Mike decide to save some money and camp in the grounds, sending the ghosts’ routines off kilter.

star 7.81
159 votes
Directors: Nick Collett
Writers: Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton
Something To Share?

#7 - Something To Share?

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 6, 2021

When the ghosts try to sabotage Alison’s makeshift therapy session for Kitty, they unwittingly face their own demons. And Mike’s desire to see the ghosts yields surprising results.

star 7.79
147 votes
Directors: Nick Collett
Writers: Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton
Getting Out

#8 - Getting Out

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 20, 2019

When Mike and Alison consider selling Button House to a hotel chain, the ghosts come up with some get-rich-quick schemes to help the cash-strapped couple.

star 7.75
305 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton
The Bone Plot

#9 - The Bone Plot

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 9, 2021

When a documentary team comes to Button House to investigate a historical assassination plot, Alison and the ghosts are shocked to discover that it involved one of their own.

star 7.70
177 votes
Directors: Nick Collett
Writers: Laurence Rickard
Happy Death Day

#10 - Happy Death Day

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 29, 2019

With Pat’s family coming to commemorate his death, Pat begs Alison to pass on a message from beyond the grave, while she attempts to befriend the new builder.

star 7.66
365 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Ben Willbond
Redding Weddy

#11 - Redding Weddy

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 5, 2020

Alison and Mike grapple with the latest obstacle to nailing down an event booking, but they’re stymied by the Captain’s past coming back to haunt him.

star 7.65
211 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Ben Willbond, Simon Farnaby
Moonah Ston

#12 - Moonah Ston

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 13, 2019

Alison’s attempt to win over their posh new neighbours with a swanky dinner party are thrown into chaos by Mary’s woeful catering and Robin’s desire to celebrate the lunar eclipse.

star 7.64
305 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Laurence Rickard, Martha Howe-Douglas
About Last Night

#13 - About Last Night

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 28, 2020

After a night of partying, Alison and Mike scramble to clean up the house for a venue viewing, and Alison tries to find out why the ghosts are acting so strangely.

star 7.62
224 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton
The Grey Lady

#14 - The Grey Lady

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 21, 2020

Alison and Mike are trying to find a semi-harmonious routine with the ghostly housemates of Button House. The ghosts have found a way to make their new situation work for them, while the couple are working towards a new money-making venture.

star 7.61
221 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Laurence Rickard, Martha Howe-Douglas
Free Pass

#15 - Free Pass

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 6, 2019

Desperate for cash, Mike and Alison rent the house to a film crew making a period drama – a move that pushes both Thomas and the old house’s floorboards to breaking point.

star 7.53
329 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton
I Love Lucy

#16 - I Love Lucy

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 30, 2021

Alison has invited Lucy to come to Button House for a sleepover, but after a concerning meeting with the solicitor, Alison must work out if Lucy is really who she says she is.

star 7.51
155 votes
Directors: Nick Collett
Writers: Ben Willbond, Laurence Rickard
Who Do You Think You Are?

#17 - Who Do You Think You Are?

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 15, 2019

A young couple, struggling to buy a first home, think their prayers are answered when a distant relative bequeaths them a vast country house. The catch? It’s riddled with ghosts…

star 7.50
462 votes
Directors: Tom Kingsley
Writers: Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton
A Lot to Take In

#18 - A Lot to Take In

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 16, 2021

A mysterious visitor arrives at Button House with a revelation that leaves Alison reeling, while Mike has an epiphany on his first day at a new job.

star 7.49
166 votes
Directors: Nick Collett
Writers: Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton