The WORST episodes of Olive Kitteridge

Every episode of Olive Kitteridge ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Olive Kitteridge!

Olive Kitteridge tells the poignantly sweet, acerbically funny and devastatingly tragic story of a seemingly placid New England town wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, told through the lens of Olive , whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story, which spans 25 years over the four parts, focuses on Olive, a middle-school math teacher, and her relationships with Henry, the good-hearted town pharmacist, their son Christopher, who chafes at his mother's parenting style, and other denizens of their community.

Last Updated: 6/18/2024Network: HBOStatus: Ended
449 votes

#1 - Pharmacy

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/2/2014

Math teacher Olive Kitteridge attempts to help Kevin, a smart but timid student whose mother is suffering from depression. Her son Christopher isn't happy though. Henry goes on a hunting trip that concludes with a tragedy.

Directors: Lisa Cholodenko
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A Different Road
330 votes

#2 - A Different Road

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/3/2014

Christopher suggests counseling to Olive after she and Henry have a scary episode following dinner with friends. Later, Christopher confronts his mother about how she treated him as a child.

Directors: Lisa Cholodenko
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Incoming Tide
370 votes

#3 - Incoming Tide

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/2/2014

Kevin returns to Maine and Olive is able to convince him to stay over and attend Christopher's wedding-rehearsal dinner. Olive clashes with the bride's mother and scares the flower girl at the ceremony.

Directors: Lisa Cholodenko
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356 votes

#4 - Security

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/3/2014

Olive visits Christopher and his second wife in New York, but abruptly returns to Maine, where she gets some bad news about Henry, and ultimately befriends a lonely widower she meets while out for a walk.

Directors: Lisa Cholodenko
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