The WORST episodes of Love Island (US)

Every episode of Love Island (US) ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Love Island (US)!

A group of single islanders compete for a chance at love and friendship in a gorgeous villa. Every few days, participants must find a partner, and those who fail to do so risk being cast out from the island, while the remaining couples must win over not only each other, but viewers, to take home the cash prize.

Last Updated: 6/18/2024Network: PeacockStatus: Continuing
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#1 - Episode 8

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/18/2024

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5.57
7 votes

#2 - Episode 5: Aftersun

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/15/2024

Maura Higgins discusses the first week in the villa with special guests, including Ariana Madix.

Episode 5: Unseen Bits
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5.76
17 votes

#3 - Episode 5: Unseen Bits

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/22/2023

Narrator Iain Stirling presents unseen clips and exclusive action from Week 1 in the villa.

Episode 11: Unseen Bits
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5.92
13 votes

#4 - Episode 11: Unseen Bits

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/29/2023

Unseen moments from Week 2 including behind-the-scenes action of VIP guest Ariana Madix.

Episode 24: Unseen Bits
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6.18
11 votes

#5 - Episode 24: Unseen Bits

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired 8/12/2023

The very best unseen action from Week 4, including outtakes from Maura Higgins playing “Face Facts.”

Episode 29
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6.36
28 votes

#6 - Episode 29

Season 3 - Episode 29 - Aired 8/15/2021

The Islanders settled in for their last day in The Villa. After the girls make breakfast, the Islanders play "Race To The Altar" and the winning couple scores a bonus night in The Hideaway. The next morning, the four couples gather for a brunch and reflect on the relationships they've formed in the Villa. Soon after, the girls are whisked away to find their picture perfect dress for that night's ceremonies and all Islanders work on their Declarations of Love. That night, the girls rejoin the boys in The Villa, all of them dressed to the nines, and share their words of love before indulging in the celebration of being the final four couples. Arielle Vandenberg returns for the finale and announces the winners of Love Island 2021 and the $100,000 prize!

Episode 17: Unseen Bits
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6.50
10 votes

#7 - Episode 17: Unseen Bits

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 8/5/2023

Unseen fun, fooling around, fallouts and flirty chat from the nation's favorite villa during week 3.

Episode 5: Week 1 Recap
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6.52
21 votes

#8 - Episode 5: Week 1 Recap

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/23/2022

Recapping the Islanders’ first week at the villa coupling up and participating in sexy challenges.

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6.56
16 votes

#9 - Episode 18: More to Love

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/12/2020

The weekly show takes a look at the islanders' best moments from the previous week and features never-before-seen footage, hilarious commentary, exclusive interviews and more.

Episode 1
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6.61
98 votes

#10 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/9/2019

The sizzling summer of love and drama is officially underway! Host Arielle Vandenberg welcomes 10 sexy single Islanders to their beautiful beachside villa and it doesn't take long for them to couple up, but when a surprise Islander moves in, ready to turn heads, someone might go home before they have time to unpack.

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6.63
16 votes

#11 - Episode 11: More to Love

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/5/2020

From Lauren driving all the boys crazy to MacKenzie putting her crazy on full display. Weekly recap and never before seen footage

Episode 26
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6.68
25 votes

#12 - Episode 26

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired 8/11/2021

Family Day at The Villa comes as a surprise for the Islanders. Each Islander gets a personal one on one chat with their family members while also getting time to introduce the other half of their couple. The Islanders' families are, for the most part, 100 percent approving and ready to welcome new faces into their homes. However, Kyra's father expresses some doubts that leave Kyra even more shaken by the sudden change in her view on her and Will's relationship.

Episode 23
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6.77
30 votes

#13 - Episode 23

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 8/6/2021

After her date with Andre, Olivia starts to feel torn between him and Korey - a fact that excites Islander Bailey. A panic settles over The Villa when Korey gets a text about the upcoming Recoupling and when Cashay tries to get a straight answer from Charlie he only works to confuse her more by confessing an "infatuation" towards Alana. At the Recoupling that night, shocking decisions are made and one Islander says a final goodbye to Love Island.

Episode 2
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6.82
84 votes

#14 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/10/2019

After Kyra chooses the guy she wants to couple up with, one female Islander is left riding solo while some of the other pairs start to rethink their choices.

Episode 13
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6.83
24 votes

#15 - Episode 13

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/31/2023

There is tension in the villa as the new arrivals choose which Islanders to take on dates.

Episode 36: Unseen Bits
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6.83
18 votes

#16 - Episode 36: Unseen Bits

Season 4 - Episode 36 - Aired 8/27/2022

One last round of the best and funniest unseen moments from the Islanders’ final days in the villa.

Episode 27
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6.84
31 votes

#17 - Episode 27

Season 3 - Episode 27 - Aired 8/12/2021

Kyra and Will struggle with the fact that Kyra's family isn't 100 percent approving of Will. The next morning the Islanders wake up from a text. After a heavy and sweaty workout, the Islanders are plunged into a challenge that tests whose pheromones they're most attracted to. After that, the Islanders enter Couples Therapy and get to ask their most burning questions while the others watch on and vote on if the responses are Truth or Lies. That night, Arielle Vandenberg returns, to The Villa, and the Islanders say goodbye to one couple.

Episode 15
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6.84
25 votes

#18 - Episode 15

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/3/2023

After America’s vote, two new bombshells each go on two dates; the hideaway opens for one couple.

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6.84
19 votes

#19 - Episode 5: More to Love

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/29/2020

From budding romances to an unexpected dumping, catch up with Love Island: More to Love, two hour recap of the week's hottest gossip and never before seen footage

Episode 5
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6.84
32 votes

#20 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/13/2021

After the events of the previous night's recoupling, our Islanders welcome new boy Isaiah into the Villa. With Shannon and Josh's relationship sitting in rocky territory, Isaiah makes his interest in her known immediately. The Cashay, Cinco, and Trina love triangle gets even more complicated as the girls wonder: When will Cinco make a decision?

Episode 7
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6.87
31 votes

#21 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/15/2021

After choosing Trina, Cinco has a hard time talking to Cashay. Cashay feels disrespected by both Trina and Cinco and puts up necessary barriers. Our new Islanders choose what boys they want to take out on a date and at night the Islanders play a steamy game of Unboxed.

Episode 11
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6.88
49 votes

#22 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/23/2019

Not everyone in the Villa is excited to welcome three new girls and three new boys into their abode, but nerves seem to settle after all the Islanders play a game that results in truths and tonsil hockey. Meanwhile, Weston can't deny his attraction to Kelsey, while Eric makes a beeline for Caro...and Kyra.

Episode 30: Unseen Bits
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6.89
9 votes

#23 - Episode 30: Unseen Bits

Season 5 - Episode 30 - Aired 8/19/2023

The funniest and sauciest antics from the Islanders in week 5, introduced by narrator Iain Stirling.

Episode 1
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6.90
41 votes

#24 - Episode 1

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/18/2023

Sarah Hyland unveils the Islanders looking to find love, but with a surprise twist.

Episode 8
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6.91
32 votes

#25 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/16/2021

After an emotionally exhausting past few days, the Islanders get to relax and have fun with a new challenge, "All Lubed Up." Important talks and last minute efforts all lead up to the night's recoupling ceremony hosted by Arielle Vandenberg. Which girls will have the chance to keep looking for love and which will get dumped from the island?