The BEST Episodes of Love Life (2020)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 15, 2021

Network: HBO Max

A romantic comedy anthology series about the journey from first love to last love, and how the people we're with along the way make us into who we are when we finally end up with someone forever.

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The Person

#1 - The Person

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 11, 2020

Now an overextended gallery owner, Darby relishes some much-needed alone time during a friend's New Year's Eve wedding. The ceremony fosters a new appreciation for her perfectly imperfect life.

star 7.68
140 votes
Directors: Sam Boyd
Writers: Bridget Bedard, Sam Boyd
Magnus Lund Part II

#2 - Magnus Lund Part II

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 4, 2020

It's 2016 and Darby's now hitched. As her marriage becomes increasingly distant, Darby reconnects with someone from her past who's determined to make amends for his callous behavior. Meanwhile, Sara and Jim struggle to reconcile their paradoxical visions for the future.

star 7.49
149 votes
Writers: Brigitte Liebowitz, Jack Moore
Augie Again

#3 - Augie Again

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 11, 2020

After a "serendipitous" reunion, Darby and Augie find themselves falling into a comfortable, full-blown relationship (again). However, Darby is soon left wondering whether "comfortable" is enough.

star 7.37
144 votes
Directors: Stephanie Laing
Writers: Franklin Hardy
Claudia Hoffman

#4 - Claudia Hoffman

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 11, 2020

When Darby has a medical scare, her overbearing mom, Claudia, comes to town to help. As mother-daughter tensions rise, we learn that Claudia's past relationship struggles may have rubbed off on Darby. Despite their differences, the two try their best to connect.

star 7.35
148 votes
Directors: Anu Valia
Writers: Megan Mercier
Luke Ducharme

#5 - Luke Ducharme

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 4, 2020

When a therapist encourages her to address her fear of rejection, Darby recalls being 15 and applying to boarding school to get her parents' attention. When she's stranded there for Thanksgiving break, an encounter in the dining hall plunges young Darby into a blissful week with too-cool-for-school Luke Ducharme. But Luke becomes aloof when the student body returns to campus.

star 7.34
157 votes
Directors: Stephanie Laing
Writers: Sam Boyd
Sara Yang

#6 - Sara Yang

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 11, 2020

The girls head upstate to celebrate Mallory's engagement. At the cabin, Darby struggles to get through to Sara as their paths continue to diverge.

star 7.29
140 votes
Directors: Stephanie Laing
Writers: Ali Liebegott
Magnus Lund

#7 - Magnus Lund

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 4, 2020

Feeling empowered after her experience with Danny, Darby embarks on a noncommittal hookup bender, until she falls for up-and-coming chef Magnus. The new couple seem to be a fairytale match until Darby scores a career win while Magnus faces a setback.

star 7.28
155 votes
Directors: Craig Johnson
Writers: Brigitte Liebowitz
Danny Two Phones

#8 - Danny Two Phones

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 27, 2020

After Darby runs into an old flame and his new girlfriend, her best friend Sara, who's eager to bail on her long-term boyfriend Jim's family obligation, convinces Darby to join her at a coworker's rooftop party. After hours spent stalking her ex's new girl on social media, she winds up connecting with an overeager, romantically bruised.

star 7.28
182 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: Ali Liebegott
Bradley Field

#9 - Bradley Field

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 27, 2020

A year later, Darby's life and career feel stagnant. When sparks fly with Bradley, her former boss who's recently divorced and highly successful, Darby feels pressure to revisit her half-baked dream of becoming a photographer, but soon gets swept up into girlfriend duties instead.

star 7.22
180 votes
Directors: Craig Johnson
Writers: Bridget Bedard
Augie Jeong

#10 - Augie Jeong

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 27, 2020

Following her parents' divorce, Darby Carter struggled to make connections as an adolescent and, later, as a NYU student, until she meets Augie Jeong at a karaoke party. After their whirlwind night together and several days spent waiting by the phone for Augie's follow-up "WYD" text, Darby quickly finds herself in a comfortable, full-blown relationship.

star 7.05
246 votes
Directors: Sam Boyd
Writers: Sam Boyd