The BEST Episodes of Hacks (2021)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: HBO Max

The series explores the dark mentorship that forms between Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and the entitled, outcast 25-year-old who is hired to write for her.

Watch Now
I Think She Will

#1 - I Think She Will

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 10, 2021

As her final performance at the Palmetto approaches, Deborah must decide whether to put it all on the line.

star 8.30
213 votes
Directors: Lucia Aniello
Writers: Ariel Karlin, Jen Statsky
1.69 Million

#2 - 1.69 Million

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 3, 2021

With a little encouragement from Ava, Deborah’s unpolished set sparks a career-defining moment.

star 8.06
216 votes
Directors: Paul W. Downs
Writers: Pat Regan
New Eyes

#3 - New Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 27, 2021

While Deborah recovers from surgery, she and Ava have a unique bonding experience when Deborah dispels a major misperception about her past.

star 7.93
219 votes
Directors: Lucia Aniello
Writers: Jen Statsky, Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs
Falling

#4 - Falling

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 27, 2021

Deborah blackmails Marty. Ava has a wild night to remember in Vegas that puts everything in perspective.

star 7.77
222 votes
Directors: Paul W. Downs
Writers: Andrew Law
Interview

#5 - Interview

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 10, 2021

Ava pursues an opportunity while Deborah nervously anticipates her final show.

star 7.75
207 votes
Directors: Lucia Aniello
Writers: Samantha Riley
D’Jewelry

#6 - D’Jewelry

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 20, 2021

At DJ’s jewelry expo, Ava comes to better understand Deborah and DJ’s complicated mother-daughter relationship. Deborah receives an unexpected piece of ammunition against Marty.

star 7.66
232 votes
Directors: Desiree Akhavan
Writers: Joanna Calo
Tunnel of Love

#7 - Tunnel of Love

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 3, 2021

DJ’s birthday party becomes a surprise dual function. Meanwhile, Deborah and Marty reconnect.

star 7.59
217 votes
Directors: Desiree Akhavan
Writers: Katherine Kearns
Primm

#8 - Primm

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 13, 2021

Deborah tests Ava’s limits.

star 7.53
251 votes
Directors: Lucia Aniello
Writers: Paul W. Downs
There Is No Line

#9 - There Is No Line

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 13, 2021

An entitled young writer and a waning comedy legend put aside their differences to save their careers.

star 7.52
275 votes
Directors: Lucia Aniello
Writers: Jen Statsky, Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs
A Gig’s A Gig

#10 - A Gig’s A Gig

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 20, 2021

Ava gains insight into Deborah’s past.

star 7.52
237 votes
Directors: Lucia Aniello
Writers: Lucia Aniello