Mistresses (US)

The WORST episodes of Mistresses (US)

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

Last Updated: 6/2/2022Network: ABC (US)
The Morning After
356 votes

#1 - The Morning After

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/10/2013

While Karen counsels Savi to hold a beat before confessing to husband Harry about her night with Dominic, Savi gets an entirely different reaction from April. Meanwhile, April investigates a woman's shocking claims that her late husband, Paul, had another life; Joss finds a friend in new client Alex, and Karen warily agrees to meet with Sam Grey.

Directors: Chris Misiano
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575 votes

#2 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/3/2013

As Savannah and her husband are faced with fertility issues, Savannah finds herself attracted to a flirtatious colleague; recent widow April becomes convinced that her husband is actually still alive; Karen deals with the ramifications of an affair.

Directors: Cherie Nowlan
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Breaking and Entering
392 votes

#3 - Breaking and Entering

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/17/2013

Tensions escalate at work between Savi and Dom; Joss's new boss Olivier -- very French and very unimpressed with her -- gives her an impossible assignment; and Karen continues to be drawn into the dysfunctional Grey family orbit.

Directors: Rob Lagomarsino
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A Kiss Is Just a Kiss?
296 votes

#4 - A Kiss Is Just a Kiss?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/24/2013

Savi finds out she's pregnant and knows there's a good chance the baby is indeed Harry's and not a result of the one-time affair she had with Dom. Joss finds herself befriending her gay real estate client, Alex, who has a controlling significant other. April is pressured by the woman who claims she had a child by April's dead husband. Also, despite Savi's advice to the contrary, Karen continues to find herself drawn to the company of Sam Grey, the college-aged son of her dead lover.

Directors: David Paymer
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Bridge Over Troubled Water
349 votes

#5 - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/8/2016

April's mom pays her a visit, which stirs up trouble; Karen is unsure about her new nanny; Harry struggles with fame; Joss discovers her ex-fiancee is dating Kate.

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275 votes

#6 - Ultimatum

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/22/2013

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.

Directors: Holly Dale
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All In
278 votes

#7 - All In

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/15/2013

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.

Directors: John Scott
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Full Disclosure
305 votes

#8 - Full Disclosure

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/26/2013

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.

Directors: Jeff Bleckner
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When One Door Closes...
250 votes

#9 - When One Door Closes...

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/2/2013

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.

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Lean In
332 votes

#10 - Lean In

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/4/2016

Karen's agent is unimpressed with her new book proposals; April quits her job after being kissed by Michael; Joss and Harry struggle with their new working relationship.

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Under Pressure
343 votes

#11 - Under Pressure

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/20/2016

Kate soon realizes dating in Los Angeles is a little harder than she expected. Harry has an exciting new job venture while April finally realizes what her passion is with a little help from Marc. The boundaries between Karen and her many, Robert, become complicated. Meanwhile, Joss is still trying to figure out how to deal with the aftermath of the past year.

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Indecent Proposals
281 votes

#12 - Indecent Proposals

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/19/2013

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.

Directors: Bobby Roth
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The Root of All Evil
311 votes

#13 - The Root of All Evil

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/15/2016

April’s mom extends her stay at April and Marc’s place, but puts more of a rift in their relationship. Unbeknownst to Karen, Lydia creates an online dating profile using Karen’s photo, which leads to Karen meeting up with a guy. Kate decides to move out of Harry and Joss’ place, and Harry becomes furious when he discovers Joss knew about Scott and Kate’s relationship and deliberately withheld it. Joss begins taking pills to deal with her anxiety and stress, which leads her down a dangerous path.

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I Choose You
256 votes

#14 - I Choose You

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/9/2013

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.

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
285 votes

#15 - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/29/2013

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.

Directors: Tawnia McKiernan
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Odd Couples
191 votes

#16 - Odd Couples

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/25/2015

Karen receives a house call from Alec after her medical procedure proves to be more painful than expected. Paul’s past transgressions continue to haunt April. When the insurance company demands that she pay back the insurance settlement, April turns to Savi’s old nemesis Toni for legal counsel. Meanwhile, Marc helps her through the crisis by revealing a secret of his own. Will this secret scare her away or bring the duo closer together? Joss helps Calista out of a business bind, and a little distraction is exactly what she needs as she struggles with her feelings for Harry.

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250 votes

#17 - Payback

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/8/2013

Savi desperately tries to make things right with Harry, but he continues to avoid her and discussion of their future; Karen is frightened when, on the heels of the insurance investigation, someone breaks into her office and may have accessed her patient files; April and Richard's romance heats up; and Olivier continues to make Joss's life miserable at the office.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
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Decisions, Decisions
295 votes

#18 - Decisions, Decisions

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/1/2013

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.

Directors: Cherie Nowlan
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The New Girls
407 votes

#19 - The New Girls

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/30/2016

Joss testifies at Wilson's murder trial a year after her perilous encounter with him. Marc has employment problems. Karen thinks her male nanny is making advances toward her. April fears Lucy is growing up too fast.

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Blurred Lines
339 votes

#20 - Blurred Lines

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/27/2016

Karen realizes she’s very happy to be back working with her clients again, despite putting her love life on hold. April’s new client gets a little too close for comfort, while someone from Marc’s past becomes very present. Kate struggles after learning her ex-fiancé is dating someone else, while Joss plays dirty to get a new client.

Directors: Sharat Raju
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306 votes

#21 - Confrontations

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/22/2016

April makes an important decision about her future; Lydia tries to sabotage Karen and Adam’s new relationship; Joss attends a funeral.

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Love Is an Open Door
193 votes

#22 - Love Is an Open Door

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/16/2015

Karen struggles with her feelings as she, Vivian and Alec navigate their relationship; Marc makes a bad judgment call that upsets April, pushing her closer to Blair; Harry and Joss cope in different ways; Calista seeks revenge on Luca.

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164 votes

#23 - Boundaries

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/9/2014

April has a blissful affair with an attractive artist. Harry and Joss clash over everything when a wealthy housewife hires them to throw a lavish party. Savi must share an office with an attorney who lacks boundaries.

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Survival of the Fittest
294 votes

#24 - Survival of the Fittest

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/2/2016

Alec threatens for full custody of Vivian, sending Karen into a panic. April and Marc find a condom in Lucy’s jacket, forcing April to give “the talk.” Kate doesn’t tell Joss and Harry about her new boyfriend, as it could have serious recuperations. Joss’ actions put Jonathan’s nephew in the hospital and later causes tension in her and Harry’s relationship.

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Fight or Flight
329 votes

#25 - Fight or Flight

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/29/2016

Despite April trying to win Marc back, he ends things between them for good, but there may be a surprise in store for them. Karen is furious when she finally discovers that Lydia was posing as her online and ends up firing her. Harry juggles two potential business opportunities, but it ends up backfiring. Meanwhile, Joss, along with her impact class friends, goes to find the man who killed their friend and teach him a lesson. After so much fighting, Joss finally tells Harry the truth about a past incident.

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