The BEST Episodes of Mistresses (US)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 11, 2019

Network: ABC (US)

Meet Savi, a successful career woman working toward the next phase in her life -- both professional and personal -- simultaneously bucking for partner at her law firm while she and her husband, Harry, try to start a family of their own. Savi's free-spirited and capricious baby sister, Josselyn, couldn't be more different - living single, serial dating and partying, and regularly leaning on her big sister along the way. Their common best friend, April, a recent widow and mother of two, is rebuilding her life after tragedy and learning to move forward, with the support and guidance of her closest girlfriends. And friend Karen, a successful therapist with her own practice, reconnects with the girls after her involvement in a complicated relationship with a patient goes far too deep.

'Til Death Do Us Part

#1 - 'Til Death Do Us Part

Season 2 - Episode 13

The ladies prepare for Joss' engagement party; Karen awaits her test results; April relies on Daniel to keep Lucy and her safe; Savi considers revealing her change of heart.

star 8.29
165 votes
I Choose You

#2 - I Choose You

Season 1 - Episode 13

The ladies plan a lavish birthday getaway to Palm Springs for Savi, but the fates conspire against them, as Joss realizes Harry has stolen the test results that would reveal whether he or Dom fathered Savi's baby; April makes a choice on which man to keep in her life; and Elizabeth Grey decides to settle the score, once and for all, with Karen.

star 8.28
168 votes
Writers: K.J. Steinberg

#3 - Charades

Season 2 - Episode 10

April discovers who's been stalking her. Meanwhile, Karen volunteers to assist Anna; Toni's hidden agenda is revealed, and it affects Savi and Dom; and Harry rattles Joss' confidence as she prepares to meet Scott's large family.

star 8.21
155 votes

#4 - Choices

Season 2 - Episode 11

April deals with disloyalty in her life. Meanwhile, Joss shares a surprising revelation; Karen receives a tempting offer from Jacob; and Dom wants to turn the tables on Toni.

star 8.13
149 votes

#5 - Surprise

Season 2 - Episode 12

As April works with the FBI to help them find Paul, she tries to keep Lucy in the dark about what's going on between her and Daniel. Meanwhile, a former lover has startling news for Karen, who ends up doing some soul-searching; Savi's "real" date with Zack takes a turn for the unexpected; and Joss has a falling-out with Harry over his romancing their boss.

star 8.09
148 votes
Indecent Proposals

#6 - Indecent Proposals

Season 1 - Episode 10

As single mom-to-be Savi begins to grasp that Harry may never be coming back, Dom offers her a shoulder to lean on. April is furious when Paul shows up at Lucy's school and shares her frustration with Richard, who decides to take matters into his own hands. Karen and Sam reconnect after she realizes Savi won't give her information about Elizabeth's lawsuit against her; and at work Joss tries to win over Olivier by helping him impress new real estate clients.

star 7.95
164 votes
Directors: Bobby Roth
Writers: Chad Gomez Creasey, Dara Resnick Creasey
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

#7 - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Season 1 - Episode 9

When Savi and Joss’s free-spirited, open-minded and often absent mother, Janet, comes for an unexpected visit, she brings big news but also stirs up some long-simmering family tensions. Now that Karen realizes that Elizabeth Grey knew all along about her affair with Tom, she wonders if Elizabeth might have actually killed Tom because of her; and April questions whether she should tell her daughter she’s dating Richard, although she has yet to tell Richard about the return of her supposedly-dead husband.

star 7.93
169 votes
Writers: David Folwell
Friends With Benefits

#8 - Friends With Benefits

Season 2 - Episode 4

Savi finds a surprising connection with a man other than Dom. After a series of dating disasters, Karen hits rock bottom emotionally. April introduces Daniel to the gang. Joss shells out big bucks so she and Harry can attend a pricey charity event to drum up business, but ends up attracting something else instead, the attentions of a handsome plastic surgeon.

star 7.93
150 votes
Goodbye Girl

#9 - Goodbye Girl

Season 3 - Episode 13

Just as Joss gets her freedom, Harry is presented with an exciting new job opportunity that will impact a future with her. As soon as Scotty leaves Los Angeles, Marc disappears, causing April to finally realize her true feelings. Vivian‘s illness takes a turn for the worse, leaving Karen adrift and unsure of the future. Joss receives a confusing gift from Calista but when she denies sending it, Joss is sent down the rabbit hole to find out if the real killer might be on the loose.

star 7.89
216 votes
What Do You Really Want?

#10 - What Do You Really Want?

Season 2 - Episode 6

Karen's secret life gets the best of her when she meets a guy she likes. Joss gets shocking news from Harry that could impact both of their lives. With Daniel out of town, April has her reasons to decline a dinner invitation with the wealthy parents of her daughter's best friend. Before Savi and Harry sign their divorce papers, she has an epiphany that challenges her future with Dom.

star 7.88
157 votes
Full Disclosure

#11 - Full Disclosure

Season 1 - Episode 11

Karen begins her deposition into her possible role in the death and cover-up of her lover, Thomas Grey, where his son, Sam, has promised to be her alibi. Dominic surprises Karen when he brings in private detective Anthony Newsome to testify. After Joss tells Harry that Savi has yet to open up her paternity results, he decides to go to the clinic to find out for himself. And April and Richard, who have broken up, remember they made an amusement park date with their kids they have to keep. Meanwhile, Joss's feelings for Olivier are stirred up when Alex asks her if she misses sleeping with a man.

star 7.86
162 votes
Directors: Jeff Bleckner
Writers: Josh Reims
Open House

#12 - Open House

Season 2 - Episode 3

Joss is caught in the middle as mediator when Savi and Harry - still not talking to each other - clash over selling their home. Back at the office, Toni continues to be a thorn in Savi's side. When April learns she has to throw a lavish party for the parents at Lucy's expensive new private school, it's Mickey to the rescue with a bash that no one will soon forget.

star 7.83
147 votes
What Could Have Been

#13 - What Could Have Been

Season 3 - Episode 10

Joss envisions what her life with Scott would have been like. Meanwhile, Karen makes a monumental decision; unable to visit Joss in jail, Harry tries to assist Ari; April and Daniel sleep together; and Daniel possesses a tape that could benefit Joss.

star 7.81
195 votes
Coming Clean

#14 - Coming Clean

Season 2 - Episode 9

April's haunted by her past, as well as by a mysterious man. Meanwhile, Savi contacts her estranged father, Karen finds it difficult to get Anna to be honest. Elsewhere, Toni shares some news with Dom.

star 7.77
164 votes
When One Door Closes...

#15 - When One Door Closes...

Season 1 - Episode 12

The judge delivers a shocking ruling in Grey Vs Kim. While the case is closed, there is even more trouble on the horizon for Karen; Paul helps a frantic April search for Lucy after the school reports that she's gone missing; Joss tries to salvage her relationship with Alex after she learns Joss slept with Olivier; and Savi is receptive to Dom's advances, and accepts the fact that Harry is no longer part of her life... until she learns some disturbing news about the state of Harry's restaurant.

star 7.77
161 votes
Writers: Rina Mimoun
An Affair to Surrender

#16 - An Affair to Surrender

Season 2 - Episode 8

Savi bids adieu to her house with help from her pals. Meanwhile, Joss plots to keep Harry in the U.S.; Karen faces a challenging predicament regarding Jacob and her client. April's roles as a mom and a mistress result in unexpected conflict.

star 7.77
151 votes
Into The Woods

#17 - Into The Woods

Season 3 - Episode 4

Joss pushes her new relationship with Harry faster than she should. A misunderstanding between Karen and Vivian leads to a deepening of their friendship and a surprising act of intimacy. Lucy’s sexy headmaster, Blair, teaches April a thing or two about parenting while on a school camping trip. Calista finds herself getting pulled back in by Luca, but just as she lets her guard down it’s clear that Luca has ulterior motives.

star 7.77
184 votes
Murder She Wrote

#18 - Murder She Wrote

Season 3 - Episode 8

Vivian uncovers a lie; as April's connection with Blair deepens, Lucy sees a strict side of him; Marc's self-esteem takes multiple blows; Calista's actions cause Joss to become the prime suspect.

star 7.75
187 votes
Decisions, Decisions

#19 - Decisions, Decisions

Season 1 - Episode 5

Savi is anxious to find out her paternity test results, while trying to hide her pregnancy from Harry. Meanwhile the friendship between Joss and her gay client, Alex, takes an interesting turn when Alex breaks up with her girlfriend; April and Richard are brought closer together when their 10-year-old daughters don't show up for school; and after Karen receives a visit from a private investigator seeking answers surrounding her lover's death, she meets with his widow, Elizabeth Grey.

star 7.75
179 votes
Directors: Cherie Nowlan
Writers: Jordan Budde
All In

#20 - All In

Season 1 - Episode 7

Joss, terribly hurt that Savi hid her pregnancy and her illicit affair from her, moves in with April; Harry and Dominic angrily face off at a social event; Karen meets up again with Detective Newsome, but this time it's personal; and April struggles to put memories of her dead husband behind her so she can move on with a relationship with Richard.

star 7.75
162 votes
Directors: John Scott
Writers: Jenna Richman
Reasonable Doubt

#21 - Reasonable Doubt

Season 3 - Episode 12

Joss considers taking the plea deal and what that would mean for a future with Harry; Karen helps Vivian keep her secret from Alec; Marc's sister surprises him and April.

star 7.74
179 votes
Why Do Fools Fall in Love?

#22 - Why Do Fools Fall in Love?

Season 2 - Episode 7

April tells Daniel the truth and prepares for his reaction. Meanwhile, Dom discovers Savi is lying about Zack, Scott's job causes complications in his relationship with Joss and Jacob has some promising news for Karen.

star 7.74
155 votes

#23 - Ultimatum

Season 1 - Episode 8

Savi wants to fight for her relationship with Harry, even if the baby is Dom's; April is still reeling from the revelation that her supposedly dead husband, Paul, is actually alive; Karen is surprised when Sam hires her business partner as his therapist and seeks out his mother, Elizabeth, to express her concern; and after an uncomfortable run-in with Alex's ex, Joss wants to redefine her relationship with Alex.

star 7.74
159 votes
Directors: Holly Dale
Writers: Justin W. Lo

#24 - Rebuild

Season 2 - Episode 1

Savi takes advantage of her second chance. Karen struggles with loss. April's friend Mickey returns. Joss acts as a party planner for Angelenos.

star 7.74
167 votes
Unreliable Witness

#25 - Unreliable Witness

Season 3 - Episode 9

A visit to the doctor leaves Karen stunned; Blair and April's relationship moves forward; Harry helps Marc battle his demons; Joss desperately needs evidence against Calista.

star 7.72
188 votes