The Best Episodes of Girls

Two Plane Rides

#1 - Two Plane Rides 8.01

Season 3 - Episode 12

Hannah receives some news; Marnie divulges a secret to Shoshanna; Jessa's boss asks her for a favor.

I Love You Baby

#2 - I Love You Baby 7.97

Season 5 - Episode 10

Elijah and Loreen help Hannah with her plan to participate in the Moth Story Slam. Marnie prepares to go on tour with Desi. Shoshanna's idea for an "anti-hipster" Ray's takes off. After helping take care of the baby, Jessa and Adam have an epic fight.

Directors: Jenni Konner
Goodbye Tour

#3 - Goodbye Tour 7.95

Season 6 - Episode 9

After an important meeting, Hannah reaches out to friends for advice, but has trouble reaching Marnie.

Directors: Nisha Ganatra
It's a Shame About Ray

#4 - It's a Shame About Ray 7.87

Season 2 - Episode 4

Hannah concentrates on preparing to host her first dinner party and Marnie confronts her ex-boss, Audrey. Meanwhile, Jessa meets her new in-laws and Shoshanna takes her relationship with Ray to the next phase.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
Welcome to Bushwick a.k.a. The Crackcident

#5 - Welcome to Bushwick a.k.a. The Crackcident 7.86

Season 1 - Episode 7

At a raging party, Hannah sees a different side of Adam. Jessa lures the sender of an anonymous text message. Marnie finds out what Charlie's been up to recently. Shoshanna gets a hand from Ray when she needs it most.

Directors: Jody Lee Lipes
Hannah's Diary

#6 - Hannah's Diary 7.82

Season 1 - Episode 4

Adam's risqué text message sends Hannah over the edge. Jessa gets distracted while babysitting. Shoshanna reunites with a guy she knew at camp. Ray and Charlie stick their noses where they don't belong.

Directors: Richard Shepard
Weirdos Need Girlfriends Too

#7 - Weirdos Need Girlfriends Too 7.80

Season 1 - Episode 8

While Hannah delves deeper into Adam's life, an unemployed Jessa and a down-and-out Marnie end up forming an unexpected bond before coming face to face with an eligible bachelor who is pretending to be something he is not.

Directors: Jody Lee Lipes
What Will We Do This Time About Adam?

#8 - What Will We Do This Time About Adam? 7.80

Season 6 - Episode 8

Adam comes to Hannah with surprising news. Jessa spends a day off on her own. Shoshanna slogs through helping Ray with his oral-history project, until a fortuitous run-in with Abigail, her old boss, infuses the venture with new energy.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
Beach House

#9 - Beach House 7.80

Season 3 - Episode 7

Hannah and her friends go on a weekend getaway; Hannah runs into Elijah and invites him to the beach house.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
The Panic in Central Park

#10 - The Panic in Central Park 7.77

Season 5 - Episode 6

Needing space after a fight with Desi, Marnie goes for a walk and has an unexpected run-in with someone from her past.

Directors: Richard Shepard
The Bounce

#11 - The Bounce 7.73

Season 6 - Episode 7

Elijah prepares for an open-call audition for a new Broadway musical, but is thrown off his game by an unexpected visitor. In need of cash, Marnie tries to pawn a family heirloom and gets a wakeup call from an unlikely source. Hannah reconnects with Paul-Louis.

Directors: Richard Shepard
All Adventurous Women Do

#12 - All Adventurous Women Do 7.73

Season 1 - Episode 3

Hannah meets up with her erstwhile college flame to find out how she contracted HPV, uncovering much more in the process. Marnie's art-gallery boss introduces her to a cocky artist who piques her interest. Jessa gets a babysitting gig.

Directors: Lena Dunham
Bad Friend

#13 - Bad Friend 7.73

Season 2 - Episode 3

On a freelance writing assignment to get out of her comfort zone, Hannah befriends the junkie downstairs and parties hard with Elijah, who reveals an explosive secret. Meanwhile, Marnie has a long awaited run-in with artist Booth Jonathan.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
Together

#14 - Together 7.72

Season 2 - Episode 10

In the Season 2 finale, Hannah attempts to write her book in one day so her publisher doesn't sue her. Meanwhile, Ray tries to impress Shoshanna with a bold career move; and Marnie gets the wrong idea about Charlie.

Directors: Lena Dunham
I Saw You

#15 - I Saw You 7.71

Season 3 - Episode 11

Hannah and Elijah have dinner with Patti LuPone; Jessa looks for a job; Hannah, Shoshanna and Elijah attend Marnie's performance.

Flo

#16 - Flo 7.70

Season 3 - Episode 9

Hannah gets a strange request from her mother while visiting her grandmother in the hospital; Hannah has a drink with her cousin.

She Did

#17 - She Did 7.68

Season 1 - Episode 10

Hannah begins questioning her romantic relationship with Adam. Marnie decides to embrace her free-spirited nature during a mystery party that Jessa is hosting. Shoshanna benefits from her unique personality and characteristics.

Directors: Lena Dunham
Painful Evacuation

#18 - Painful Evacuation 7.64

Season 6 - Episode 4

Hannah interviews influential writer Ode Montgomery, who offers eye-opening advice on being a woman and a writer. When Adam storms off the set of his latest acting job, Jessa suggests they embark on a creative endeavor of their own. Ray considers the course of his life after a regular at the coffee shop dies suddenly. Marnie is confronted with her narcissism.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
Hard Being Easy

#19 - Hard Being Easy 7.63

Season 1 - Episode 5

Hannah tries a different tack with her boss to counter his inappropriate office behavior.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
Females Only

#20 - Females Only 7.63

Season 3 - Episode 1

Shoshanna tries to balance her time at college between sex and studying, while Marnie must accept she and Charlie are through. Also, Adam and Hannah and host a dinner party.

Directors: Lena Dunham
One Man's Trash

#21 - One Man's Trash 7.62

Season 2 - Episode 5

Even Hannah is surprised when she's attracted to a fortysomething doctor and his life of unspectacular stability.

Directors: Richard Shepard
Full Disclosure

#22 - Full Disclosure 7.62

Season 6 - Episode 6

Marnie tries to convince a resistant Desi to follow through with their planned gig at her mom’s birthday party in New Jersey. After rebuffing Adam’s request to watch his film, Hannah gets advice on an important decision from her dad and his new partner, Keith. Elijah’s thespian talents are rekindled when he helps a coworker run lines for an audition.

Directors: Jamie Babbit
Sit-In

#23 - Sit-In 7.61

Season 4 - Episode 5

Friends try to help Hannah through a crisis; Hannah and Adam have an honest conversation about the status of their relationship.

Directors: Richard Shepard
All I Ever Wanted

#24 - All I Ever Wanted 7.60

Season 6 - Episode 1

Riding a wave of newfound career success, Hannah gets an assignment to write a story about a female surf camp in the Hamptons, where she meets Paul-Louis, an uncomplicated waterski instructor. Hoping to break her old patterns post-divorce, Marnie tells Ray he needs to spend more time at his own place, but Adam and Jessa’s intensity drives him out of the apartment.

Directors: Lena Dunham
Japan

#25 - Japan 7.58

Season 5 - Episode 3

Thriving at her new job in Japan, Shoshanna flirts with the boss, but reminds her work friends that she has a “kind of” boyfriend back in America. Hannah makes a shocking discovery on Fran’s phone and struggles with how to react. After viewing Adam’s performance on a TV police procedural, Jessa shares her insights into his character.

Directors: Jesse Peretz