Girls (2012)

The WORST episodes of Girls (2012)

Every episode of Girls (2012) ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Girls (2012)!

The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.

Last Updated: 11/26/2022Network:HBO
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Pilot
star
7.11
2596 votes

#1 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/15/2012

Struggling writer Hannah gets cut off financially; free-spirited friend Jessa returns to NYC and moves in with her unsuspecting cousin Shoshanna; Type-A roommate Marnie hosts a welcome-back dinner.

Directors: Lena Dunham
Writer: Lena Dunham
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Video Games
star
7.14
968 votes

#2 - Video Games

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/24/2013

Hannah goes along with Jessa to visit her estranged father, his alternative girlfriend and her teen son in Upstate New York.

Directors: Richard Shepard
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Boys
star
7.15
1133 votes

#3 - Boys

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/17/2013

Marnie is asked to act as hostess for an art party thrown by Booth Jonathan and Hannah signs a publishing contract for e-books. Meanwhile, Adam manages to convince Ray to join him on an adventure.

Directors: Claudia Weill
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It's About Time
star
7.18
1325 votes

#4 - It's About Time

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/13/2013

Hannah throws a housewarming party with brand-new roommate Elijah, but it’s hard to move on when she’s still playing nurse to Adam. Marnie gets bad news at work and a visit from her mom; Shoshanna avoids Ray at the party; and sun-kissed Jessa returns from her honeymoon.

Directors: Lena Dunham
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I Get Ideas
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7.18
1109 votes

#5 - I Get Ideas

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/20/2013

Hannah gets unsolicited musical attention from heartbroken Adam and displeasing opinions on her writing from Sandy. Elijah questions his sexuality; Marnie makes a career compromise when her curatorial dreams are crushed; Jessa revels in married life; Shoshanna and Ray make magic; and Elijah and Marnie harbor a secret.

Directors: Lena Dunham
Writer: Jenni Konner
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On All Fours
star
7.21
1006 votes

#6 - On All Fours

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/10/2013

Hannah's deadline worries and pressure from her publisher weigh heavily on her mind; Adam and his new girlfriend have a misunderstanding; Shoshanna avoids Ray at Charlie's work party; Marnie makes a move toward her future.

Directors: Lena Dunham
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Vagina Panic
star
7.25
1820 votes

#7 - Vagina Panic

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/22/2012

Hannah reveals her AIDS phobia when she realizes Adam might not be monogamous. Marnie lives in denial of her growing boredom with her long-term boyfriend. Jessa avoids Marnie's meticulously planned day at a womenʼs health clinic, where Shoshanna confesses a humiliating secret.

Directors: Lena Dunham
Writer: Lena Dunham
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Good Man
star
7.26
692 votes

#8 - Good Man

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/28/2016

An erratic roommate causes Fran to move in with Hannah. Hannah receives an urgent call from her father.

Directors: Lena Dunham
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It's Back
star
7.27
933 votes

#9 - It's Back

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/3/2013

Hannah tries to hide mounting anxiety about her book from her visiting parents; Marnie is stunned to learn that Charlie has started a successful app company; while at AA, Adam meets a boisterous woman who coaxes him into dating her daughter, Natalia; and Ray’s aversion to college parties gives Shoshanna pause.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
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Together
star
7.27
944 votes

#10 - Together

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/17/2013

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
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Cubbies
star
7.28
571 votes

#11 - Cubbies

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/8/2015

Hannah is confronted by her classmates after leaving a non-apology apology letter in their cubbies. After being rejected at yet another job interview, a frustrated Shoshanna spends a day with Ray. Creative and romantic tensions between Marnie and Desi reach a breaking point.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
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She Did
star
7.29
1380 votes

#12 - She Did

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/17/2012

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
Writer: Lena Dunham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dead Inside
star
7.30
888 votes

#13 - Dead Inside

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/26/2014

Hannah tries to process an untimely death; Jessa tracks down an old friend; Marnie discovers a video that Charlie posted online.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
Writer: Lena Dunham
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The Return
star
7.31
1449 votes

#14 - The Return

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/20/2012

Hannah visits her parents in Michigan for their 30th anniversary, and winds up going on a date to a fund-raiser for a local family who suffered a tragic loss.

Directors: Lena Dunham
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Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz
star
7.33
627 votes

#15 - Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/8/2015

Hannah spends an afternoon with a new friend; Marnie and Desi argue over money; Jessa gives Shoshanna advice; Loreen and Tad have a tense dinner party with their friends.

Directors: Jamie Babbit
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Female Author
star
7.34
518 votes

#16 - Female Author

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/25/2015

Hannah has a lot of free time but nothing to do with only one class a week, while Elijah makes his mark on the Iowa social scene. Back in New York City, Ray warns Marnie about Desi's intentions before they meet with a record label; Shoshanna has a job interview; and Adam gets mixed up in Jessa's world after an AA meeting.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
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One Man's Trash
star
7.35
1156 votes

#17 - One Man's Trash

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/10/2013

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

Directors: Richard Shepard
Writer: Lena Dunham
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Leave Me Alone
star
7.37
1395 votes

#18 - Leave Me Alone

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/10/2012

Feeling resentful of an old classmate's success and unable to make rent, Hannah is forced to take a job at a café. Marnie has trouble handling Hannah's emotional and financial needs. Jessa runs into her old boss. Shoshanna meets her online match.

Directors: Richard Shepard
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Hello Kitty
star
7.37
734 votes

#19 - Hello Kitty

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/3/2016

The school principal reprimands Hannah; Jessa worries about seeing Hannah at Adam's play; Marnie shares news with Ray; Elijah attends a swanky party at Dill's apartment. Meanwhile, Hannah feels that Fran is judging her.

Directors: Richard Shepard
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It's a Shame About Ray
star
7.37
1155 votes

#20 - It's a Shame About Ray

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/2/2013

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
Writer: Lena Dunham
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Only Child
star
7.38
975 votes

#21 - Only Child

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/1/2014

Hannah attends the funeral of her editor; Hannah tries to help Adam and Caroline work through their issues; Jessa makes some positive changes; Ray gives Marnie advice.

Directors: Tricia Brock
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Bad Friend
star
7.38
1201 votes

#22 - Bad Friend

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/27/2013

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
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Ask Me My Name
star
7.39
599 votes

#23 - Ask Me My Name

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/1/2015

Hannah goes for drinks with Fran, a new coworker, before attending an unusual art show. Later, she spends some time alone with Mimi-Rose, while Adam is unnerved by Mimi-Rose's friend, Ace.

Directors: Tricia Brock
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Daddy Issues
star
7.39
668 votes

#24 - Daddy Issues

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/15/2015

Hannah is confronted with a family dilemma and Marnie makes an announcement at Ray's campaign party.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
Writer: Paul Simms
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Homeward Bound
star
7.39
712 votes

#25 - Homeward Bound

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/10/2016

Hannah becomes stranded after her road trip with Fran gets cut short; Adam stops by Laird's place and stays to help with the baby; Shoshanna gets a wake up call; while recording a new song, Marnie receives parameters for her relationship with Desi.

Directors: Jamie Babbit
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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