The Best Episodes of Love

Last Updated: Nov 11, 2018

A program that follows a couple who must navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment and other things they were hoping to avoid.

Catalina

#1 - Catalina

Season 3 - Episode 12

As Mickey and Gus think seriously about their future, a spontaneous trip to Catalina Island brings together a motley group of their friends.

star 8.18
193 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Judd Apatow, Dave King, Paul Rust
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Anniversary Party

#2 - Anniversary Party

Season 3 - Episode 11

Gus scrambles to stop Mickey from skipping town before his parents' party. But the day only yields more embarrassing revelations about his past.

star 8.07
183 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Alexandra Rushfield, Paul Rust
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The End of the Beginning

#3 - The End of the Beginning

Season 1 - Episode 10

Troubles keep mounting for Gus as he gets a taste of life in the writers' room. Meanwhile, a new crisis pushes Mickey to the breaking point.

star 7.81
527 votes
Directors: Dean Holland
Writers: Judd Apatow, Lesley Arfin, Paul Rust
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Bertie's Birthday

#4 - Bertie's Birthday

Season 3 - Episode 5

After a disappointing start to her first birthday in America, Bertie winds up on an action-packed LA adventure with a kindred spirit.

star 7.80
205 votes
Directors: Janicza Bravo
Writers: Alexandra Rushfield, Ali Waller
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A Day

#5 - A Day

Season 2 - Episode 5

On a day of spontaneous adventures, Mickey and Gus open up about their pasts and begin to let go of their fears.

star 7.78
429 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers:
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Shrooms

#6 - Shrooms

Season 2 - Episode 4

A quiet night turns trippy when Mickey convinces Gus, Bertie and Randy to sample her leftover psychedelic mushrooms.

star 7.72
439 votes
Directors: Maggie Carey
Writers:
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Stunt Show

#7 - Stunt Show

Season 3 - Episode 8

A stunt audition inspires Chris to reconnect with Bertie. Dr. Greg begs for a spot on Stella’s show, and Gus asks Arya for a favor.

star 7.70
179 votes
Directors: Ryan McFaul
Writers: Dave King, Ali Waller
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One Long Day

#8 - One Long Day

Season 1 - Episode 2

After Gus steps in to help Mickey out of a jam, the two end up on a bizarre odyssey through the streets of L.A.

star 7.70
680 votes
Directors: Dean Holland
Writers: Lesley Arfin, Paul Rust, Brent Forrester
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The Date

#9 - The Date

Season 1 - Episode 5

As Mickey tries to get her life back on track, Gus takes his date with Bertie to hilarious extremes.

star 7.68
577 votes
Directors: Maggie Carey
Writers: Judd Apatow, Paul Rust
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The Cruikshanks

#10 - The Cruikshanks

Season 3 - Episode 10

Back in the land of guns, cornhole and pickle wheels, Gus makes a critical relationship blunder. A plumbing crisis turns awkward for Bertie.

star 7.67
179 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Brent Forrester, Paul Rust
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You're My Gran Torino

#11 - You're My Gran Torino

Season 3 - Episode 9

As Gus prepares for his band's first gig and a trip back home to South Dakota, Mickey wonders if it’s time for her to meet the Cruikshank clan.

star 7.63
181 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Max Brockman, Ali Waller
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Sarah from College

#12 - Sarah from College

Season 3 - Episode 7

When Gus bumps into an ex at a wedding, Mickey realizes there's a lot she still doesn't know about his past.

star 7.63
192 votes
Directors: Michael Lewen
Writers: Judd Apatow, Paul Rust
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Back in Town

#13 - Back in Town

Season 2 - Episode 12

With Gus back home, Mickey realizes she needs to make a decision. But her attempt to straighten out her love life only creates more chaos.

star 7.62
379 votes
Directors: Joe Swanberg
Writers: Judd Apatow, Lesley Arfin, Paul Rust
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Friends Night Out

#14 - Friends Night Out

Season 2 - Episode 2

While Gus heads to a bar with his guy friends, a restless Mickey stirs up trouble at a dinner party full of couples.

star 7.57
480 votes
Directors: Dean Holland
Writers:
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Directing

#15 - Directing

Season 3 - Episode 6

Gus struggles to keep the actors and crew on task as he starts shooting his movie. Mickey sets out to show an old friend she's changed.

star 7.57
189 votes
Directors: Ryan McFaul
Writers: Max Brockman, Alexandra Rushfield
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The Work Party

#16 - The Work Party

Season 2 - Episode 7

While Mickey schmoozes with her new corporate bosses at a radio station party, Gus strikes up an unlikely friendship with Dr. Greg.

star 7.56
413 votes
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Closing Title Song

#17 - Closing Title Song

Season 1 - Episode 8

As Mickey frets over the fallout from their date, a new guest shakes things up at Gus's movie night jam session.

star 7.55
519 votes
Writers: Ali Waller
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The Table Read

#18 - The Table Read

Season 1 - Episode 9

Gus gets exciting news at work, but a surprise visit from Mickey sends the day spiraling in a new direction.

star 7.55
508 votes
Directors: Dean Holland
Writers: Brent Forrester
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Party in the Hills

#19 - Party in the Hills

Season 1 - Episode 4

Mix-ups and meltdowns abound when Mickey invites Gus to a party and comes face-to-face with mistakes from her past.

star 7.54
579 votes
Directors: John Slattery
Writers: Alexandra Rushfield
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Palm Springs Getaway

#20 - Palm Springs Getaway

Season 3 - Episode 1

Randy pressures Mickey, Gus and Bertie into a couples weekend at his cousin's sweet Palm Springs pad. But nothing about the house is as advertised.

star 7.53
254 votes
Writers: Judd Apatow, Dave King, Paul Rust
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Arya and Greg

#21 - Arya and Greg

Season 3 - Episode 3

Gus helps a stressed-out Arya gear up for a big scene, while Mickey tries to salvage Dr. Greg's disastrous book-signing event.

star 7.51
203 votes
Directors: Judd Apatow
Writers: Judd Apatow, Brent Forrester, Rebecca Addelman
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Andy

#22 - Andy

Season 1 - Episode 6

A newly confident Gus turns heads on set, while a disturbing day at the radio station leaves Mickey feeling reckless.

star 7.43
551 votes
Directors: Joe Swanberg
Writers: Dave King
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The Long D

#23 - The Long D

Season 2 - Episode 11

Mickey bonds with her ex, while Gus makes a desperate bid to patch things up with the film director. Bertie has a revelation.

star 7.41
374 votes
Directors: Joe Swanberg
Writers:
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Marty Dobbs

#24 - Marty Dobbs

Season 2 - Episode 8

Gus joins Mickey for an outing with her dad but soon realizes the father-daughter dynamic is more complicated than she let on.

star 7.41
392 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers:
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Magic

#25 - Magic

Season 1 - Episode 7

Gus sets out to dazzle Mickey on their first real date, but the night doesn't go quite as he planned.

star 7.36
521 votes
Directors: Steve Buscemi
Writers: Lesley Arfin
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