How to Get Away with Murder

The WORST episodes of How to Get Away with Murder

Every episode of How to Get Away with Murder ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of How to Get Away with Murder!

Brilliant criminal defense attorney and law professor Annalise Keating, plus five of her students, become involved in a twisted murder case.

Last Updated: 7/13/2022Network: ABC (US)
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He Betrayed Us Both
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7.40
909 votes

#1 - He Betrayed Us Both

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/17/2019

Now that Connor and Oliver have tied the knot, the crew must deal with the consequences of the wedding night’s murder; and Annalise is forced to reckon with secrets from her past.

Directors: John Terlesky
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I'm the Murderer
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7.52
749 votes

#2 - I'm the Murderer

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/7/2019

Gabriel is first chair on a case defending a teacher involved in a school shooting, and this case hits particularly close to home for both Gabriel and Annalise. Annalise attempts to discourage Tegan from her new quest to right a wrong. Oliver makes a shocking confession.

Directors: Lily Mariye
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It's All Her Fault
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7.55
2793 votes

#3 - It's All Her Fault

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/2/2014

Annalise takes on a new client, Max St. Vincent, an eccentric millionaire who is the key suspect in his wife's brutal murder. All the clues point to St. Vincent as the killer, but Annalise challenges her students to prove he's innocent - whether that's the truth or not. Meanwhile, Annalise deals with issues in her own home when her growing suspicions that Sam is somehow involved in Lila's disappearance start to affect their marriage. In flash forwards, we go back to the night of the murder and learn that Wes might be hiding a few secrets of his own.

Directors: Bill D'Elia
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Smile, or Go to Jail
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7.56
2498 votes

#4 - Smile, or Go to Jail

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/9/2014

Annalise helps Paula Murphy, a suburban soccer mom, get released from jail after she was arrested for a misdemeanor, but just as she’s about to walk free, she’s arrested again by the FBI in connection for felony murder. Annalise and her students are tasked with proving her innocence which will depend on the testimony from another suspect in the case. Meanwhile, the Middleton University president asks Annalise to represent Griffin O’ Reilly, the star quarterback who has also been linked to Lila’s disappearance but she’s unable to make a decision until she knows that Sam wasn’t involved in the case. In flash forwards, more clues are revealed and we discover someone else was also there besides the students during the night of the murder.

Directors: Randy Zisk
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I Hate the World
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7.63
821 votes

#5 - I Hate the World

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/17/2019

The FBI continues to interrogate Connor which leads him to panic under the pressure. Annalise, Tegan and the students defend a woman accused of violating a disabled man’s civil rights for developing a dating app that discriminates against him. Bonnie helps Nate get more intel on Tegan. Michaela and Gabriel travel to New York to track down her father.

Directors: Scott Printz
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What Happened to You, Annalise?
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7.67
2365 votes

#6 - What Happened to You, Annalise?

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/11/2016

A few weeks have passed since Wes shot Annalise. Wes and The Keating 5 deal with the fallout from that night, as Annalise is faced with a complicated road to recovery.

Directors: Laura Innes
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Say Goodbye
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7.68
908 votes

#7 - Say Goodbye

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/26/2019

Annalise struggles with the personal toll that Laurel and Christopher’s disappearance has taken on everyone. Meanwhile, the remaining Keating 4, Oliver, Frank and Bonnie disagree on the possible reasons behind Laurel’s disappearance. Tegan handles the aftermath of Emmett’s apparent poisoning, and Gabriel wants to take his budding relationship with Michaela to the next level.

Directors: Stephen Cragg
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Family Sucks
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7.68
755 votes

#8 - Family Sucks

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/31/2019

Annalise intervenes in Michaela’s relationship with her father and asks for his help in return. Because Nate still doesn’t trust Tegan, he attempts to get in good with someone who was once close to her. After Asher reunites and has an unpleasant conversation with his estranged mother, he shares a meaningful moment with Michaela. Connor finally learns why he was originally picked for the Keating 5.

Directors: Laura Innes
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Vivian's Here
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7.68
843 votes

#9 - Vivian's Here

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/3/2019

As Michaela, Asher and Connor gear up for their last semester of law school, they take on a weighty case involving an illegal immigrant who wants asylum. Meanwhile, Michaela boycotts going to class after a blowup with Annalise about her father. Elsewhere, in an unexpected confrontation, Annalise learns a shocking truth that makes her question everything she thought she knew.

Directors: Michael Smith
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Let's Get to Scooping
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7.68
2429 votes

#10 - Let's Get to Scooping

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/16/2014

Annalise and her students uncover a shocking truth while investigating the case of Marren Trudeau, founder and CEO of a major brokerage firm, who has recently been arrested for insider trading. Meanwhile, Wes discovers a cell phone hidden by Rebecca whose contents reveal an unsettling clue in the Lila Stangard murder case.

Directors: Laura Innes
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I'm Going Away
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7.69
2325 votes

#11 - I'm Going Away

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2017

In the wake of Wes’ tragic death, Annalise returns to her family home to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, and realizes that, in order to rebuild, she must make a tough and shocking decision. The “Keating 4” all face an uncertain future while Laurel becomes obsessed with finding out what actually happened to Wes the night he died. In a flash-forward, a terrifying crime is committed and everyone is a suspect.

Directors: Jet Wilkinson
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Everything We Did Was for Nothing
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7.70
1403 votes

#12 - Everything We Did Was for Nothing

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/25/2018

As Laurel struggles to come to terms with what happened on that tragic night, Annalise and Frank work together to do what they believe is best for the group. Details involving a past murder come to light as Annalise continues to build her class action.

Directors: Jonathan Brown
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Be the Martyr
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7.70
854 votes

#13 - Be the Martyr

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/31/2019

Nate is on a mission to prove he was right about the culprit in his father’s murder. Bonnie begins to doubt herself. Annalise turns the tables in the courtroom.

Directors: Alrick Riley
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Not Everything's About Annalise
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7.70
2678 votes

#14 - Not Everything's About Annalise

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/2/2017

Annalise reaches her breaking point as she struggles to adapt to her new reality behind bars, but a surprise confession to Wes’ murder could change everything. The K4 find their own freedom at risk as they discover the D.A.’s investigation is much bigger than they imagined.

Directors: Nicole Rubio
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We're All Gonna Die
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7.70
772 votes

#15 - We're All Gonna Die

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/24/2019

During therapy, a young Annalise is forced to acknowledge a very emotional and pivotal reality that makes her admit a hard truth. A brutally beaten Frank returns home with a secret to share about Laurel’s disappearance. In an attempt to get to know her father, Michaela accepts an offer to work alongside him but quickly learns that it’s not all that it’s cracked up to be.

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Freakin' Whack-a-Mole
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7.72
2218 votes

#16 - Freakin' Whack-a-Mole

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/30/2014

A case gets personal for Annalise and the team when their client is a man from the projects who was sentenced to death by Asher’s father several years ago. Meanwhile, Wes is still angry at Annalise for hiding information about Lila’s case, so Annalise must convince him to get back in line. In flash-forwards, we find out exactly where Asher was on the night of the murder.

Directors: Bill D'Elia
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Pilot
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7.73
3199 votes

#17 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/25/2014

Annalise Keating is everything you hope your Criminal Law professor will be - brilliant, passionate, creative and charismatic. She's also everything you don't expect - sexy, glamorous, unpredictable and dangerous. As fearless in the courtroom as she is in the classroom, Annalise is a defense attorney who represents the most hardened, violent criminals - people who've committed everything from fraud to arson to murder - and she'll do almost anything to win their freedom. Each year, Annalise selects a group of the smartest, most promising students to come work at her law firm. Working for Annalise is the opportunity of a lifetime, one that can change the course of our students' lives forever, which is exactly what happens when they find themselves involved in a murder plot that will rock the entire university.

Directors: Michael Offer
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Don't Go Dark on Me
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7.74
886 votes

#18 - Don't Go Dark on Me

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/24/2019

As the investigation into Miller’s murder intensifies, Bonnie and Nate formulate their alibis while Annalise devises a plan to ensure Gabriel never learns the truth about his father.

Directors: Cherie Nowlan
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Your Funeral
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7.74
1159 votes

#19 - Your Funeral

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/2018

Annalise selects students for her new legal clinic and juggles job offers from competing firms. the Keating 4 attempt to move on from last semester’s turmoil. A new mystery is introduced and it shakes things up for everyone.

Directors: Stephen Cragg
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We're Not Friends
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7.74
2209 votes

#20 - We're Not Friends

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/23/2014

Annalise takes on a tough case defending a minor who fatally shoots his police officer father. Meanwhile, Annalise and Sam continue to argue over his relationship with Lila, and Wes and Rebecca begin to question Annalise’s motives. In flash-forwards, we learn more about Laurel’s relationship with Frank and why he was calling her the night of Sam’s death.

Directors: Michael Listo
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Whose Blood Is That?
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7.75
1044 votes

#21 - Whose Blood Is That?

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/4/2018

Annalise preps to defend her first class action plaintiff and adjusts to the politics of the new job. Frank is suspicious of Gabriel and does some investigating of his own. Asher complicates Bonnie's new life away from Annalise.

Directors: Mike Smith
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I Got Played
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7.75
923 votes

#22 - I Got Played

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/8/2018

Connor and Oliver attempt to secure a church for their wedding to appease their moms. Annalise and Nate continue their quest for justice in the face of endless obstacles. Annalise begins to doubt the governor’s dedication to her cause.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
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He's a Bad Father
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7.75
1360 votes

#23 - He's a Bad Father

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/1/2018

An important person in Laurel’s life comes to town to help her as private details regarding her past are revealed. Annalise encounters an obstacle involving a potential plaintiff for her class action.

Directors: Marta Cunningham
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Do You Think I'm a Bad Man?
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7.76
844 votes

#24 - Do You Think I'm a Bad Man?

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/10/2019

After Michaela’s courtroom tactics do more harm than help, Annalise draws on memories of Sam to guide Michaela back to the winning path. Connor bites off more than he can chew in his effort to reunite a family, forcing Tegan to call in a favor and fix his mess. Frank enlists Oliver’s help to follow a lead on Laurel. Gabriel learns new information about Michaela’s birth father.

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We Can Find Him
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7.78
961 votes

#25 - We Can Find Him

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/1/2018

Annalise receives a call from Governor Birkhead, and she’s forced to weigh an interesting offer, while Bonnie reunites with her sister looking for answers from what happened years ago. Connor and Oliver try to keep their cool while their mothers are in town helping with wedding plans, and Tegan surprisingly enlists Laurel’s help on a big case at the firm.

Directors: Jonathan Brown
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