The BEST episodes of Last Chance U

Every episode of Last Chance U ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Last Chance U!

Elite athletes with difficult pasts turn to junior college football for a last shot at turning their lives around and achieving their dreams.

Last Updated: 4/9/2023Network:Netflix
It Is What It Is
158 votes

#1 - It Is What It Is

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/29/2016

The regular season comes to an explosive end, and the team must deal with the fallout from their actions. The players prepare for life after EMCC.

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Blood Makes the Grass Grow
162 votes

#2 - Blood Makes the Grass Grow

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/29/2016

DJ faces choices that will make or break his future. John hopes for a chance to impress Auburn coaches. Bad blood builds in the regular-season finale.

168 votes

#3 - Homecoming

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/29/2016

Players, other students and the community prepare for homecoming weekend. Tensions rise at the homecoming game, prompting Buddy to lose his cool.

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Plan B
182 votes

#4 - Plan B

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/29/2016

The coaches and players deal with unfamiliar adversity. DJ and others struggle with school. Ollie faces tough times and seeks comfort back home.

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Most Dangerous Game
222 votes

#5 - Most Dangerous Game

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/29/2016

The starting quarterback battle rages on. Brittany worries about the players' academic progress. EMCC's winning streak is threatened by a rival.

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Last Chance U
274 votes

#6 - Last Chance U

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/29/2016

Desperate for an opportunity at a major school, the players at East Mississippi Community College prepare for a season that's crucial to their future.

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Garden City
52 votes

#7 - Garden City

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/19/2019

Hard feelings from last year rise to the surface in a rematch between ICC and Garden City, as coaches Jason Brown and Jeff Sims butt heads yet again.

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Dust in the Wind
59 votes

#8 - Dust in the Wind

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/20/2018

As a game against rival Coffeyville caps off the regular season, the ICC players and coaches reflect on the season and weigh their next moves.

Last Man Standing
89 votes

#9 - Last Man Standing

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/21/2017

It's crunch time as the players take finals and weigh scholarship offers while still holding aspirations of winning a national championship at EMCC.

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Half a Team
92 votes

#10 - Half a Team

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/21/2017

Buddy makes changes in response to the publicity the show brought to the EMCC program. The Lions are forced to play short-handed in the season opener.

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The Curse
92 votes

#11 - The Curse

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/21/2017

EMCC hopes to maintain its focus against winless Coahoma, a program tying to overcome a deficiency in talent, facilities and support.

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Jimmys and Joes
62 votes

#12 - Jimmys and Joes

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/20/2018

Bad blood with his old boss fuels Brown's fire as the newly confident Pirates welcome defending national champion Garden City to Independence.

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Dream U
54 votes

#13 - Dream U

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/19/2019

Jason Brown copes with his celebrity status. Bobby Bruce tries to rebound from bad decisions. Brown considers bringing back a polarizing player.

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Hustlers Survive
47 votes

#14 - Hustlers Survive

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/19/2019

The season finale presents a chance to end the season on a positive note. Markiese makes a big mistake, and Brown faces criticism over a text message.

The Eye in the Skye
53 votes

#15 - The Eye in the Skye

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/19/2019

Bobby gets close with Kailon, who tries to keep Bobby on the right path. Assistant coach Jason Martin talks about moving his family into a dorm room.

Bigger and Better Things
95 votes

#16 - Bigger and Better Things

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/21/2017

As the state playoffs loom, tensions rise between several players and the coaches. Brittany ponders her future at EMCC.

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For My Momma
93 votes

#17 - For My Momma

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/21/2017

As EMCC prepares for the No. 1 team in the country, defensive linemen Chauncey, Kam and Tim continue their battle to atone for their past actions.

Can't Make the Club in the Tub
94 votes

#18 - Can't Make the Club in the Tub

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/21/2017

Brittany and Davern try to motivate Kam on and off the field. Isaiah's health concerns continue into a rivalry game against Itawamba.

The Hangover
47 votes

#19 - The Hangover

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/19/2019

Jay’s injuries cause him frustration. Malik tries to make the most of his opportunities. Tensions run high after a game against Fort Scott.

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Football Saved My Life
89 votes

#20 - Football Saved My Life

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/21/2017

De'Andre gears up for his first game since he was kicked out of Florida State. Isaiah and his brother open up about their difficult childhood.

Get Outta Dodge
64 votes

#21 - Get Outta Dodge

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/20/2018

Despite ICC's winning streak, tensions start to boil over as Brown gets fed up with his players and coaches before and during a game in Dodge City.

S Show
47 votes

#22 - S Show

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/19/2019

As players and coaches start to prioritize themselves over the team, Brown tries to regain control -- but a sideline outburst proves costly.

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Ain't it a Sin
91 votes

#23 - Ain't it a Sin

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/21/2017

Faith takes center stage as Buddy, Dakota and others explore the role of religion in their football journey. A much-awaited rematch approaches.

Home on the Range
49 votes

#24 - Home on the Range

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/19/2019

The town of Independence gets ready for the highly anticipated home opener. Visits with Chance’s and Kailon’s families shed light on their upbringings.

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49 votes

#25 - QB4

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/28/2020

After 40 years, coach John Beam's legacy in Oakland is unmatched. Injuries lead to an unorthodox solution at QB as Laney looks to get back on track.

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