The BEST Episodes of Hart of Dixie

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 7, 2022

Network: The CW

Fast-talking New Yorker and brand new doctor Zoe Hart has it all figured out - after graduating top of her class from medical school, she'll follow in her father's footsteps and become a cardio-thoracic surgeon. But when her dreams fall apart, Zoe decides to accept an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work with him at his small practice in Bluebell, Alabama. Zoe arrives in this small Gulf Coast town only to find that Harley has passed away and left his half of the medical practice to her in his will.

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#1 - Bluebell

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 27, 2015

Zoe makes a monumental decision, and Wade tries to fulfill her wishes before their baby arrives. Meanwhile, Lavon feels awful about misleading Lemon and tried to repair things, and George and Annabeth are faced with a big choice.

star 8.27
751 votes
Second Chance

#2 - Second Chance

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 16, 2014

Zoe tries to be a supportive friend to Wade, but when she makes a grand gesture, Wade is forced to make a tough decision about his future with the Rammer Jammer and BlueBell. Lavon and George meet their hero Don Todd, who helps them see things in their life more clearly. Grandma Bettie tries to convince Lemon that she has to take her search for a suitable husband more seriously. Meanwhile, AnnaBeth is trying to picture her future with Davis.

star 8.10
884 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Leila Gerstein
The Very Good Bagel

#3 - The Very Good Bagel

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 23, 2015

Wade and Zoe finally start to make progress after weeks of relationship issues.

star 7.94
536 votes
The Curling Iron

#4 - The Curling Iron

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 16, 2015

Zoe to tries ignore her problems with Wade and focus on work; Wade asks Lemon for advice about Zoe.

star 7.94
551 votes
The Big Day

#5 - The Big Day

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 14, 2012

With an impending storm about to hit Bluebell, George and Lemon prepare for their wedding day. Meanwhile, taking shelter from the storm, Zoe finds herself stranded in a barn with Wade.

star 7.92
1,319 votes
Directors: Tim Matheson
Writers: Leila Gerstein
Together Again

#6 - Together Again

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired May 2, 2014

While Wade is upset with Zoe over his relationship issues, she decides to lay low and help George out with his problems with Lemon. Meanwhile Lemon and Wade decide to play hooky from their respective problems. AnnaBeth is excited to introduce her new boyfriend to her parents, until they decide they would rather spend time with Lavon. Brick tries to help Wanda and Tom cope with infertility issues.

star 7.86
918 votes
Directors: Michael Schultz
Writers: Dan Steele, Sheila Lawrence

#7 - Stuck

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired May 9, 2014

When Wade's dad asks Zoe for help with his love life, she is happy to get involved, until Wade advises her that no good can come from it. Lavon recruits George to help persuade the city comptroller to change BlueBell's billing on an exit sign, but finds himself in competition against his rival, Mayor Gainey. Meanwhile, Lemon continues to try to raise Fancie's profile, but all her plans seem to go up in flames.

star 7.85
804 votes
Directors: Mary Lou Belli
Writers: Alex Taub
The Butterstick Tab

#8 - The Butterstick Tab

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 27, 2015

Zoe forces Wade to change his ways after seeing him flirting with some women.

star 7.84
553 votes
Gumbo & Glory

#9 - Gumbo & Glory

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2011

Zoe enters a gumbo contest in yet another attempt to prove she can fit in as a Bluebell resident; Lavon has a crush on Zoe and Brick's new receptionist, and the news sours Lemon; and Zoe and Brick must look past their differences to save someone's life.

star 7.83
1,556 votes
Directors: Andrew McCarthy
Writers: David Babcock
A Better Man

#10 - A Better Man

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 25, 2014

Zoe finds herself in the middle of Wade and Vivian’s relationship, putting her in an awkward position. Things between Lavon and AnnaBeth are getting worse and starting to affect the town. Lemon is upset when she receives a less-than-perfect health inspection grade and devises a plan to get it changed. Meanwhile, George needs a distraction and begrudgingly agrees to go on a date with a Bible School teacher.

star 7.82
903 votes
Directors: David Paymer
Writers: Jamie Gorenberg
In Havoc & In Heat

#11 - In Havoc & In Heat

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 2011

When a heat wave rolls through Bluebell, Zoe realizes that the hot weather is affecting everyone's behavior and lowering their inhibitions. In fact, Zoe struggles to fight her heat-induced attraction to Wade until she finally gives in. Meanwhile, Lemon is determined to win over George's parents when they come to town for a visit, but she is caught off guard when Lavon shows up to the same restaurant with his date, Didi.

star 7.81
1,529 votes
Directors: David Paymer
Writers: Rina Mimoun
I Fall to Pieces

#12 - I Fall to Pieces

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 2, 2012

After George confesses his feelings to Zoe, she finds herself having to make a tough decision between George and Wade, leaving the two guys at odds on how to handle the situation. In search of some much needed girl advice, Zoe makes a new fast friend in former BlueBell resident Ruby Jeffries, who no one is excited to see. Lemon decides it’s time to get her own apartment and a job, but it’s tougher than she thought. Continuing to forge ahead with her new life, Lemon proceeds to return the wedding presents, but a sudden detour to Zoe’s while holding a cake knife creates a stir with the townspeople.

star 7.81
1,399 votes
Directors: Tim Matheson
Writers: Leila Gerstein
Alabama Boys

#13 - Alabama Boys

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 20, 2015

Zoe and Wade feel unprepared for parenthood; a surprise shakes Brick to the core.

star 7.81
601 votes

#14 - Kablang

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 15, 2014

Zoe is happy that Wade has decided to stay in town, but struggles to get him to notice her romantic gestures; someone from Brick's past pays him a visit; Lavon and George want the same thing.

star 7.80
595 votes
Friends in Low Places

#15 - Friends in Low Places

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 14, 2013

Trying to be hospitable to Joel, who is visiting BlueBell, Lavon and AnnaBeth invite him and Zoe over for a quiet dinner, but when Lemon meets Alabama's most eligible bachelor, Carter Covington, she invites herself along with Carter to the soiree. However, when some unexpected guests show up to the party, Lemon's ruse with Wade risks being exposed. Meanwhile, George makes a bad decision involving Lynly, which could ultimately ruin his friendship with Lavon.

star 7.80
1,063 votes
Directors: Elodie Keene
Writers: Alex Taub
61 Candles

#16 - 61 Candles

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 6, 2015

Zoe gets sad when she realizes she doesn’t have an heirloom to pass down to their child, Brick is disappointed when everyone forgets his birthday, Lemon and Zoe try to make plans to have a girls’ day, and George’s parents come to town.

star 7.80
674 votes
Directors: Brandi Bradburn
Writers: April Blair, Tamar Laddy
A Good Run of Bad Luck

#17 - A Good Run of Bad Luck

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 11, 2014

Zoe is convinced that she and Lavon are cursed and the only way to make things right is to fix the past. When Vivian’s son asks Wade for some advice, he is happy to help, but not everyone is excited about his methods. After an unplanned encounter, George and Lemon try to avoid each other, but it is more difficult now that they are business partners. Meanwhile, AnnaBeth is getting fed up with one of Brick’s patients, Davis, until she learns the real reason behind his ailments.

star 7.79
863 votes
Writers: Sarah Kucserka, Veronica West
Red Dye #40

#18 - Red Dye #40

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 30, 2015

Lavon organizes a talent show; Wade and Zoe wind up in a compromising situation.

star 7.79
528 votes
The Crush & The Crossbow

#19 - The Crush & The Crossbow

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 14, 2011

When Nascar’s Brian Vickers has to drop out of hosting Bluebell Junior League’s annual turtle race, Lemon is reluctantly convinced that the mayor is the perfect replacement as her co-host. Zoe is asked out on a date by a handsome local veterinarian, Dr. Judson Lyons. Wade has an unexpected visitor who stirs up all kinds of trouble for him.

star 7.76
1,490 votes
Directors: David Paymer
Writers: Leila Gerstein
Where I Lead Me

#20 - Where I Lead Me

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 26, 2013

With the sudden nuptials of Wanda and Tom in BlueBell, Zoe agrees to be maid of honor, which entails the difficult job of watching Wanda’s crafty mother. Zoe uses her wedding duties to try to avoid the awkwardness between her and Wade, but has a feeling something is wrong. Lemon faces the memory of being left at the altar and decides to take matters into her own hands. Meanwhile, Lavon hears about the neighboring town trying to build a shopping mall next to their local beach and he enlists George’s help to fight it, but an unexpected side of George rears its ugly head.

star 7.75
1,046 votes
Directors: Kevin Mock
Writers: Leila Gerstein, Len Goldstein
Help Me Make It Through The Night

#21 - Help Me Make It Through The Night

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 28, 2013

After Lemon's fallout with the Belles, she is blacklisted from the Junior League Halloween Masquerade party, so she calls her Grandma Bettie for help and lands herself a date with another of Alabama's most eligible bachelors. Lavon has a big surprise for his anniversary with AnnaBeth, but when she has a health scare, she turns to Zoe to help her out. Meanwhile, during the party, George has to do damage control with the town judges and Wade keeps finding himself in trouble with ineligible ladies.

star 7.74
1,064 votes
Directors: Tim Matheson
Writers: Jamie Gorenberg

#22 - Miracles

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 25, 2013

When Zoe finds herself treating her uncle, she takes a chance and invites him to the Hanukkah celebration that she is hosting. However, this lands her in trouble once again with Vivian Wilkes. Lemon enlists George and Lynly to help uncover crucial information about one of Brick's exes before he does anything rash. Meanwhile, Wade has a horrible toothache but refuses to go to the dentist, until Tansy intervenes and helps him to open his eyes to his future.

star 7.74
1,120 votes
Directors: David Paymer
Writers: Leila Gerstein
Act Naturally

#23 - Act Naturally

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 10, 2014

Zoe reluctantly agrees to allow Joel to throw her a birthday party at Lavon's to help cheer him up, but things go awry when her mom surprises her with a visit. Vivian wants to meet Wade's dad, but Wade is leery of how she might react. AnnaBeth gets an interesting request from the Belles that she was not expecting but, in light of recent developments might be the perfect distraction for her. Meanwhile, George is determined to prove to Tansy that his nemesis Scooter McGreevy has not changed and is fooling everyone.

star 7.73
915 votes
Writers: Dan Steele
Sweetie Pies & Sweaty Palms

#24 - Sweetie Pies & Sweaty Palms

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 6, 2012

Zoe decides that it’s too soon in her relationship with Judson to go to the annual Sweetie Pie Dance so instead she makes plans to have a sleepover with Rose, whose parents are going out of town. George misplaces the save the dates for his upcoming wedding which causes major trouble in Lemon paradise. Lemon wants her father to finally move on from her mother leaving him, so she secretly gets him a date for the dance.

star 7.73
1,452 votes
Writers: Leila Gerstein
Carrying Your Love With Me

#25 - Carrying Your Love With Me

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 4, 2014

Zoe and Joel are frustrated by all the snags they keep running into while trying to remodel their new home. Rose persuades Lavon to agree that BlueBell will be sister cities with a town in France. Lemon convinces George to help her out with a business venture, but in order for things to go smoothly, Wade has to play peacemaker. Meanwhile, Brick sees an opportunity to become BlueBell's Man of the Year, but he soon discovers he has some tough competition.

star 7.73
991 votes