The BEST episodes of Modern Love
Every episode of Modern Love ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Modern Love!
Unique stories about the joys and tribulations of love, each inspired by a real-life personal essay from the beloved New York Times column "Modern Love."
#2 - When Cupid Is a Prying Journalist
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/18/2019
“I tossed out one last question: ‘Have you ever been in love?’ No one, he said, had ever asked him that in an interview. ‘Yes,’ he finally answered. ‘But I didn’t realize it until it was too late.’ Then he asked me to turn off my recorder. I hit Stop."Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#5 - On a Serpentine Road, with the Top Down
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/13/2021
A woman's only remaining connection to her late husband is her vintage car but now, 30-years later, she's confronted with the difficult choice of selling it – and saying goodbye to her old love forever.
#7 - Strangers on a Train
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/13/2021
Two strangers meet on a train from Galway to Dublin in March 2020 and decide to go old school: no numbers exchanged, only a promise that they will meet up on the train two weeks later. And then a worldwide pandemic shuts down all of Ireland.
#8 - Second Embrace, with Hearts and Eyes Open
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/13/2021
Two parents, after being divorced for several years, begin a casual fling and reignite their old flame, only for one of them to receive a life-changing medical diagnosis.
#9 - At the Hospital, an Interlude of Clarity
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/18/2019
“There is never a good time to fall off your couch onto a martini glass and begin losing a dangerous amount of blood, but having this happen in the middle of a promising date is an especially bad time.”Watch Now:Amazon
#11 - In the Waiting Room of Estranged Spouses
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/13/2021
After a chance meeting in a therapist's office, a former marine and a housewife develop an unlikely connection when they discover their respective spouses are having an affair with each other.
#12 - Rallying to Keep the Game Alive
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/18/2019
“We rallied, not with the adrenaline-pumping determination to win at all costs, but with the patience and control that came with not wanting it to be over: not the summer, not our son’s childhood, not this game, ever.”Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#13 - So He Looked Like Dad. It Was Just Dinner, Right?
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/18/2019
“He was very handsome. He wore gray turtleneck sweaters and smelled like mint aftershave and old books. He was 55 and recently divorced for the second time. He was my father. He wasn't really my father.”