The Best Episodes of Master of None

Last Updated: Nov 21, 2018

The show follows the personal and professional lives of Dev, a 30-year-old actor who has trouble deciding what he wants to eat, much less the pathway for the rest of his life. Dev’s story takes him through subjects as diverse as the plight of the elderly, the immigrant experience, and how to find the most delicious pasta for dinner.

Thanksgiving

#1 - Thanksgiving

Season 2 - Episode 8

Over a series of Thanksgivings from the '90s to the present, Denise settles into her sexuality and faces the challenge of coming out to her family.

star 8.40
832 votes
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Lena Waithe
Amarsi un po'

#2 - Amarsi un po'

Season 2 - Episode 9

When Francesca returns to New York for a month, Dev plays tour guide and finds himself caught in a whirlwind of confusing emotions.

star 8.40
822 votes
Directors: Aziz Ansari
Writers: Aziz Ansari
Buona Notte

#3 - Buona Notte

Season 2 - Episode 10

Just as Dev's personal life reaches a tipping point, disturbing revelations throw his professional life into turmoil, too.

star 8.18
786 votes
Directors: Aziz Ansari
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Mornings

#4 - Mornings

Season 1 - Episode 9

Dev and Rachel discover that living together isn't always going to be a series of happy mornings free from conflict and dirty clothes on the floor.

star 8.04
925 votes
Directors: Eric Wareheim
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
First Date

#5 - First Date

Season 2 - Episode 4

Sucked into a popular dating app, Dev winds up on a string of awkward, fun and disorienting dates with very different women.

star 7.98
849 votes
Directors: Eric Wareheim
Writers: Sarah Schneider, Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
New York, I Love You

#6 - New York, I Love You

Season 2 - Episode 6

As Dev and friends head to a theater to see the hit movie "Death Castle," the lives of several ordinary New Yorkers intersect in subtle ways.

star 7.95
838 votes
Directors: Alan Yang
Writers: Cord Jefferson, Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Finale

#7 - Finale

Season 1 - Episode 10

After attending a wedding and a movie premiere, Dev and Rachel have to face up to all kinds of issues between them.

star 7.93
900 votes
Directors: Eric Wareheim
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
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The Dinner Party

#8 - The Dinner Party

Season 2 - Episode 5

After welcoming the Jabbawockeez to his show, Dev struggles to find the right date to take to a dinner party thrown by his celebrity chef boss.

star 7.89
819 votes
Directors: Eric Wareheim
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Old People

#9 - Old People

Season 1 - Episode 8

An unexpected death inspires Dev and Rachel to visit Rachel's grandmother, while Arnold contends with a strange inheritance.

star 7.87
924 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Nashville

#10 - Nashville

Season 1 - Episode 6

For his first official date with Rachel, Dev decides to go big and take her to Nashville for the weekend.

star 7.84
967 votes
Directors: Aziz Ansari
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Ladies and Gentlemen

#11 - Ladies and Gentlemen

Season 1 - Episode 7

Rachel and Denise school Dev and Arnold about the difficulties of being a woman in a world of creepy dudes. Dev is inspired to embrace feminism.

star 7.70
947 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Andrew Blitz, Sarah Peters, Zoe Jarman
The Thief

#12 - The Thief

Season 2 - Episode 1

While studying pasta making in Italy, Dev makes a serendipitous connection on his birthday, only to have his plans upended by a thief.

star 7.68
971 votes
Directors: Aziz Ansari
Writers: Andy Blitz, Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Hot Ticket

#13 - Hot Ticket

Season 1 - Episode 3

Dev's plan to score a date with a pretty waitress by inviting her to a concert doesn't have quite the result he wanted.

star 7.64
1,089 votes
Directors: James Ponsoldt
Writers: Harris Wittels, Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Le Nozze

#14 - Le Nozze

Season 2 - Episode 2

Arnold stops by on his way to a wedding to explore Modena with his Little Bud. But he hasn't told Dev the whole truth about his trip.

star 7.64
829 votes
Directors: Aziz Ansari
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
The Other Man

#15 - The Other Man

Season 1 - Episode 5

Dev has the chance to hook up with a woman he meets at a party, but the opportunity comes with a few complications.

star 7.62
997 votes
Directors: Eric Wareheim
Writers: Joe Mande, Aniz Ansari
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Religion

#16 - Religion

Season 2 - Episode 3

Back in New York, a visit from observant Muslim relatives puts Dev in a tricky position. He introduces his cousin to a forbidden pleasure: pork.

star 7.61
842 votes
Directors: Alan Yang
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Aniz Adam Ansari
Indians on TV

#17 - Indians on TV

Season 1 - Episode 4

Dev has a series of eye-opening experiences after he encounters some casual racism in TV auditions.

star 7.59
1,033 votes
Directors: Eric Wareheim
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Door #3

#18 - Door #3

Season 2 - Episode 7

A sweet job offer forces Dev to take stock of his priorities. Brian helps his dad with a romantic dilemma. A cupcake competition judge gets cold feet.

star 7.59
740 votes
Writers: Lakshmi Sundaram, Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Parents

#19 - Parents

Season 1 - Episode 2

First-generationers Dev and Brian try to show their appreciation for their immigrant parents at a joint family dinner.

star 7.46
1,239 votes
Directors: Aziz Ansari
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Plan B

#20 - Plan B

Season 1 - Episode 1

Dev hooks up with a girl named Rachel, though their night ends awkwardly after his condom breaks during sex. Later on, Dev and his friend Arnold attend the birthday party of their friend's one-year-old son. He runs into another friend and her kids there and babysits them for a while. Already 30, he begins to wonder if he might want kids someday. In the end, he decides that for now he enjoys being childless.

star 7.31
1,553 votes
Directors: James Ponsoldt
Writers: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang