The BEST Episodes of PEN15

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 11, 2021

Network: Hulu

PEN15 is middle school as it really happened. Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds, where the best day of your life can turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen.

Opening Night

#1 - Opening Night

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 18, 2020

Hearts are exposed on opening night, forcing both Anna and Maya to grow up.

star 7.93
67 votes
Directors: Sam Zvibleman
Writers: Sam Zvibleman
Dance

#2 - Dance

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

It’s the night of their first school dance but Anna and Maya are on bad terms. They’ll have to navigate this unfamiliar terrain set to billboard hits, by themselves.

star 7.78
100 votes
AIM

#3 - AIM

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

Maya and Anna get their very first AIM screennames and their social world opens up. Maybe too much.

star 7.72
106 votes
Directors: Sam Zvibleman
Writers: Gabe Liedman
Anna Ishi-Peters

#4 - Anna Ishi-Peters

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

Anna gets to sleep over at Maya’s house on a school night and can’t wait to become part of the Ishii-Peter family. But things turn as Anna gets a little too comfortable.

star 7.60
100 votes
Wild Things

#5 - Wild Things

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

It’s a viewing party to watch the newly released VHS movie, Wild Things. The night gets sexy and Anna and Maya try to keep up.

star 7.52
110 votes
Directors: Sam Zvibleman
Writers: Sam Zvibleman
Posh

#6 - Posh

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

Maya gets a questionable nickname during a school project. Anna goes along with it, resulting in a test of their friendship and identities.

star 7.49
119 votes
Directors: Andrew DeYoung
Writers: Andrew Rhymer, Jeff Chan
Three

#7 - Three

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 18, 2020

Witnessing their daughters reach a new low, Kathy and Yuki rally around them. At school, Maya and Anna receive an opportunity at redemption but it will come with a range of influences.

star 7.47
64 votes
Directors: Sam Zvibleman
Writers: Vera Santamaria
Ojichan

#8 - Ojichan

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

Maya feels a tickle down there which becomes kind of an addiction, distracting her from her best friend who really needs her.

star 7.35
142 votes
Writers: Maya Erskine
Vendy Wiccany

#9 - Vendy Wiccany

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 18, 2020

Anna and Maya discover secret powers within, allowing them to control rocky aspects of their lives through magic.

star 7.30
63 votes
Directors: Sam Zvibleman
Writers: Anna Konkle
Community Service

#10 - Community Service

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

There’s an exclusive fashion show at the local nursing home. Somehow Anna and Maya make it in, but feelings of inadequacy lead them down a shady path.

star 7.27
112 votes
Directors: Andrew DeYoung
Writers: Jessica Watson
Pool

#11 - Pool

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 18, 2020

Two days after the dance, Maya and Anna reluctantly go to a lame pool party, where the surprising arrival of a crush causes them to question their sanity and reputations.

star 7.22
69 votes
Directors: Sam Zvibleman
Writers: Sam Zvibleman
Sleepover

#12 - Sleepover

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 18, 2020

Maura hosts a group sleepover at her house. The clock chimes late into the night as secrets and masks put friendships in jeopardy.

star 7.19
57 votes
Directors: Sam Zvibleman
Writers: Josh Levine
Play

#13 - Play

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 18, 2020

The school play has been cast. Maya might get her actual first kiss, whereas Anna struggles to find herself.

star 7.19
59 votes
Directors: Sam Zvibleman
Writers: Maya Erskine
Wrestle

#14 - Wrestle

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 2020

Maya zeros in on her crush, while Anna deals with the fallout from her parents’ divorce. Together they find outlets in an unexpected extracurricular activity.

star 7.17
71 votes
Directors: Sam Zvibleman
Writers: Gabe Liedman
Solo

#15 - Solo

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

Trailview’s Night of Amazing Music is coming up. Anna hopes to win Alex’s heart with a classical aria while Maya is consumed with a lie.

star 7.15
125 votes
Directors: Andrew DeYoung
Writers: Sam Zvibleman
Miranda

#16 - Miranda

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

Maya and Anna become fascinated with the mature girls in their class who smoke. They are faced with the age-old question: stay home and play pretend or go out and do drugs?

star 7.07
156 votes
Writers: Anna Konkle, Maya Erskine, Sam Zvibleman
First Day

#17 - First Day

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 8, 2019

It’s the first day of seventh grade in the year 2000. School rejects, Anna and Maya, get a lot of unexpected attention.

star 6.99
231 votes
Writers: Anna Konkle, Maya Erskine, Sam Zvibleman