The BEST Episodes of Please Like Me

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 4, 2019

Network: ABC2

After breaking up with his girlfriend, Josh comes to the realization that he is homosexual. With the support of his now ex girlfriend Claire, and his best friend and house mate Tom, Josh must help his mother with her battle with depression and the rest of his family embrace his new found orientation.

Burrito Bowl

#1 - Burrito Bowl

Season 4 - Episode 5

Josh reconnects with his first boyfriend, Geoffrey, who shows Josh some surprising new tricks. As Dad gets excited about a low-carb diet, Ella has a health scare. She encounters an extremely hot doctor making Tom jealous.

star 8.86
184 votes

#2 - Margherita

Season 2 - Episode 10

Josh and Arnold go clubbing and run into an out-of-it Patrick. Tom orders a prostitute, Arnold has an anxiety attack, and Dad finally proposes to Mae.

star 8.60
163 votes
Simple Carbohydrates

#3 - Simple Carbohydrates

Season 3 - Episode 2

Bread causes friction between Josh and Tom. Arnold workshops his plan to come out to his parents. Mae and Dad have their biggest fight yet. Sick of staying at home, Mum and Hannah have a big night out.

star 8.57
176 votes

#4 - Eggplant

Season 3 - Episode 1

Josh is surprised to find he’s living in a romcom. Despite grand romantic gestures, elaborate dates and barely edible vegetarian meals, he still can’t seem to win Arnold over, even with the help of his friends and family.

star 8.50
179 votes
Natural Spring Water

#5 - Natural Spring Water

Season 3 - Episode 4

Josh, Tom and Arnold have a night to remember as they experiment with drugs, head to a nightclub, meet the intriguing Ella and end up spending a long and surprising night in hospital.

star 8.42
159 votes
Pancakes With Faces

#6 - Pancakes With Faces

Season 3 - Episode 6

As Tom & Ella make a nervous trip to the dentist, Josh & Claire have to deal with a decision that makes them realise they're growing up fast. Mum plots revenge when she learns Stuart is still seeing his wife.

star 8.42
141 votes
Horrible Sandwiches

#7 - Horrible Sandwiches

Season 1 - Episode 6

Josh's 21st birthday is lost among preparations for a funeral.

star 8.41
185 votes
Directors: Matthew Saville
Writers: Josh Thomas, Liz Doran, Thomas Ward

#8 - Scroggin

Season 2 - Episode 7

Mum and Josh go hiking in Tasmania. There are some funny and revealing times. Mum cries herself to sleep a lot and gets trapped in a waterhole.

star 8.36
176 votes
Christmas Trifle

#9 - Christmas Trifle

Season 3 - Episode 10

Christmas orphans Tom, Arnold, Ella, Claire and Hannah gather around the table at Josh's for a festive lunch. But warm punch and a vomiting John set the tone for a Christmas they'll never forget.

star 8.33
153 votes
Portuguese Custard Tarts

#10 - Portuguese Custard Tarts

Season 1 - Episode 3

Josh is off to church after God-fearing Aunty Peg catches him making out, and things are hotting up between best friend Tom and ex-girlfriend Claire.

star 8.32
217 votes
Directors: Matthew Saville
Writers: Josh Thomas, Liz Doran, Thomas Ward

#11 - Degustation

Season 4 - Episode 4

Josh takes his divorced Mum & Dad to a cutting edge degustation dinner. As they work their way through fifteen delicious & intimidating courses, wine is consumed, emotions run high & secrets are spilled.

star 8.32
168 votes
Coq au Vin

#12 - Coq au Vin

Season 3 - Episode 5

As the boys recover from their big night, Claire arrives home from Berlin. Josh finally admits that his pet chicken, Adele, is a rooster - but will this mean she ends up becoming the welcome home dinner?

star 8.31
153 votes

#13 - Champagne

Season 3 - Episode 9

Josh, Tom, Claire, Ella and Arnold find themselves stuck in the cabin of a giant observation wheel with only jealousy, tension, secrets and champagne to keep them company.

star 8.31
151 votes
Skinny Latte

#14 - Skinny Latte

Season 2 - Episode 9

At Josh's first day on the job, tempers rise. Dad tells Josh he wants to propose to Mae. Arnold's psychiatrist insists Josh and Arnold can only go on a 'safe date'. Complications ensue.

star 8.26
165 votes

#15 - Croquembouche

Season 3 - Episode 3

At Arnold's birthday party, Josh, Tom and Hannah finally meet Arnold's rich and charming parents, but Arnold's coming out announcement doesn't go as planned. Dad tries to deal with Mae's revelation.

star 8.25
151 votes

#16 - Souvlaki

Season 4 - Episode 6

It's the end of an era as Josh, Tom & Ella move out of their share house & find domestic bliss is hard to come by. Josh confronts Claire & weighs up whether a pasta maker or a therapist will best solve his problems.

star 8.22
169 votes
Spanish Eggs

#17 - Spanish Eggs

Season 1 - Episode 5

Rose confronts Alan about his younger girlfriend, Mae - which sparks a heated argument. Geoffrey surprises Josh with tickets for the footy. Josh tries to be polite and involved, but it's clear that he is out of his depth.

star 8.20
187 votes
Directors: Matthew Saville
Writers: Josh Thomas, Liz Doran, Thomas Ward
Sausage Sizzle

#18 - Sausage Sizzle

Season 2 - Episode 5

A plumbing misadventure leaves Josh short of cash. Claire returns home. Mum and Ginger have a fight and Jenny's school play provides a backdrop for romance and humiliation.

star 8.17
169 votes

#19 - Porridge

Season 4 - Episode 2

A camping trip to celebrate Hannah's birthday goes pear-shaped. Josh and his friends face stormy weather, dampened spirits, a treasure hunt, a dead body and fireworks - both in the sky and in their tent.

star 8.16
176 votes
Lapin a La Cocotte

#20 - Lapin a La Cocotte

Season 2 - Episode 6

Patrick stomps on Josh's heart. A funeral leads to a disturbing encounter for Tom and Josh takes the psych patients on a trip to the zoo.

star 8.12
176 votes

#21 - Parmigiana

Season 2 - Episode 3

Josh is in a tizz as he prepares for a surprise date with Geoffrey; Arnold checks into mum's hospital; dad and Mae panic over Grace's poo, and Tom finds himself in a bizarre love triangle.

star 8.11
170 votes

#22 - Amoxicillin

Season 3 - Episode 8

Josh agrees to visit Ben in hospital before his brain surgery, but keeps it a secret from Arnold. Tom discovers he has chlamydia and goes to ridiculous lengths to try and treat Ella without losing her.

star 8.09
148 votes
Truffled Mac and Cheese

#23 - Truffled Mac and Cheese

Season 2 - Episode 8

Patrick moves out. Tom eats Josh's truffled mac and cheese, so Josh barricades him in his room all day. Arnold reveals something personal to Josh. Dad forces Josh to find a job.

star 8.07
159 votes
All You Can Eat

#24 - All You Can Eat

Season 1 - Episode 4

Josh has decided that Geoffrey is just too intense for him and has broken up with him. Meanwhile, Rose has decided she wants to try online dating. With some tips from Josh, it doesn't take her long to land a date.

star 7.99
194 votes
Directors: Matthew Saville
Writers: Josh Thomas, Liz Doran, Thomas Ward
French Toast

#25 - French Toast

Season 1 - Episode 2

Josh's dad, Alan, is so convinced that he's responsible for his ex-wife’s predicament that he insists on dropping his younger girlfriend Mae at the corner store before visiting Josh at the family home, in case he upsets Rose.

star 7.98
228 votes
Directors: Matthew Saville
Writers: Josh Thomas, Liz Doran, Thomas Ward