The Best Episodes of GLOW

Last Updated: Nov 19, 2018

A look at the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles.

Every Potato Has a Receipt

#1 - Every Potato Has a Receipt

Season 2 - Episode 10

Wedding bells are ringing as the wrestlers step through the ropes for the big finale. But last-minute twists catch everyone off guard.

star 8.54
331 votes
Directors: Jesse Peretz
Writers: Carly Mensch, Liz Flahive
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Nothing Shattered

#2 - Nothing Shattered

Season 2 - Episode 7

After an injury on set, Sam and the wrestlers rush to the hospital and wait anxiously for news. A long-simmering feud finally boils over.

star 8.17
339 votes
Directors: Sian Heder
Writers: Carly Mensch, Liz Flahive, Sascha Rothchild
Money's in the Chase

#3 - Money's in the Chase

Season 1 - Episode 10

On the day of the big taping, Sam attends to unfinished personal business, while Ruth scrambles to make last-minute changes to the lineup.

star 8.07
862 votes
Writers: Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch
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Work the Leg

#4 - Work the Leg

Season 2 - Episode 6

Facing new competition, the women vow to amp up their wrestling. A startling discovery changes Sam's outlook on the show.

star 8.02
333 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Marquita J. Robinson
Rosalie

#5 - Rosalie

Season 2 - Episode 9

As the ladies begin to plan for life after the show, Justine's mom shows up on Sam's doorstep, and Bash and Debbie scheme to woo buyers at a TV expo.

star 7.96
323 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: Carly Mensch, Liz Flahive, Sascha Rothchild
The Good Twin

#6 - The Good Twin

Season 2 - Episode 8

It's the moment you’ve been waiting for: A straight-to-the-airwaves episode of \"GLOW,\" complete with dream sequences, music videos and epic wrestling.

star 7.94
355 votes
Directors: Meera Menon
Writers: Nick Jones, Rachel Shukert
Mother of All Matches

#7 - Mother of All Matches

Season 2 - Episode 4

On the day of the big match between Welfare Queen and Liberty Belle, Tammé visits her son at Stanford, and Debbie hits an emotional wall.

star 7.84
348 votes
Writers: Kim Rosenstock
Live Studio Audience

#8 - Live Studio Audience

Season 1 - Episode 7

As the women prepare for their first live match, Debbie and Ruth seek outside help with their moves, and Rhonda gives Sam a good-luck gift.

star 7.68
889 votes
Directors: Jesse Peretz
Writers: Rachel Shukert
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The Liberal Chokehold

#9 - The Liberal Chokehold

Season 1 - Episode 9

With the show's future in jeopardy, Bash and the ladies search for creative way to drum up cash. A pair of revelations leaves Sam reeling.

star 7.60
855 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch
Perverts are People, Too

#10 - Perverts are People, Too

Season 2 - Episode 5

A request from the network puts the producers on edge, the wrestlers capitalize on their growing fan base, and Ruth receives a surprising invitation.

star 7.59
332 votes
Directors: Claire Scanlon
Writers: Rachel Shukert
Debbie Does Something

#11 - Debbie Does Something

Season 1 - Episode 5

Debbie attends her first wrestling match and has a major epiphany. Meanwhile, Ruth finally finds the inspiration for her alter ego.

star 7.56
922 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: Rachel Shukert
Viking Funeral

#12 - Viking Funeral

Season 2 - Episode 1

Nerves run high as the ladies return to work and meet a new cast member. To boost morale, Ruth takes the gang on a raucous outing to the mall.

star 7.51
408 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Carly Mensch, Liz Flahive
This Is One of Those Moments

#13 - This Is One of Those Moments

Season 1 - Episode 6

Sam searches for the perfect "heel" to fight Debbie, but she's tough to please. To hone her act, Ruth tags along with Gregory to a family function.

star 7.51
864 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Jenji Kohan
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Maybe It's All the Disco

#14 - Maybe It's All the Disco

Season 1 - Episode 8

Jenny whips up a party for Sheila's birthday while Sam helps Ruth deal with a new complication in her personal life. Mark changes his tune with Debbie.

star 7.49
861 votes
Directors: Sian Heder
Writers: Nick Jones
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Candy of the Year

#15 - Candy of the Year

Season 2 - Episode 2

The ladies get creative when Sam forces them to compete for airtime. Debbie discovers the producer life isn't quite what she'd hoped.

star 7.49
374 votes
Directors: Mark A. Burley
Writers: Nick Jones
The Wrath of Kuntar

#16 - The Wrath of Kuntar

Season 1 - Episode 3

Sam's flashy young producer drops in and whisks the girls off to Malibu to party. But artistic differences soon threaten to spoil the fun.

star 7.41
1,082 votes
Directors: Claire Scanlon
Writers: Nick Jones
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Concerned Women of America

#17 - Concerned Women of America

Season 2 - Episode 3

Ruth connects with a fellow film lover and helps Debbie cook up a PSA to appease an angry women's group. Cherry struggles on the set of her new show.

star 7.40
340 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Sascha Rothchild
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Pilot

#18 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

Desperate to jump-start her career, struggling actress Ruth heads to a casting call at an LA gym -- and quickly realizes it's not a typical audition.

star 7.40
1,543 votes
Directors: Jesse Peretz
Writers: Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch
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Slouch. Submit.

#19 - Slouch. Submit.

Season 1 - Episode 2

Cherry tries to whip the final group into shape, while Sam sets out in pursuit of a star for his show. Ruth acts out an uncomfortable scene.

star 7.37
1,244 votes
Writers: Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch
The Dusty Spur

#20 - The Dusty Spur

Season 1 - Episode 4

With just five weeks left to crank out a show, Sam and Bash move all the ladies into a motel. Ruth struggles to nail down a memorable character.

star 7.35
981 votes
Directors: Melanie Mayron
Writers: Sascha Rothchild