The BEST episodes of Psychoville

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

The series revolves around five different characters from different parts of Britain: David Sowerbutts, a serial killer obsessed man-child who still lives with his mother Maureen; Mr. Jelly, an embittered one-handed children's entertainer; Oscar Lomax, a blind millionare who collects Beanies; Joy Aston, a midwife who treats a practice doll as if it is her real child; and Robert Greenspan, a telekinetic panto dwarf in love with his Snow White. All five are connected by a mysterious blackmailer who has sent them a letter each, all of which contains the same message: "I know what you did…"

Last Updated: 3/12/2024Network: BBC TwoStatus: Ended
Andrews Nanotech
411 votes

#1 - Andrews Nanotech

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/6/2011

The secret of the missing locket is finally exposed and the enormity of what is at stake revealed. But are there enough characters left alive to care?

Directors: Matt Lipsey
Dinner Party
328 votes

#2 - Dinner Party

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/12/2011

The search for the missing locket continues with the investigation turning to Christopher Biggins for answers. Meanwhile, we find out what happened to Robert and Kerry as we return to the mysterious cottage in the woods.

Directors: Matt Lipsey
392 votes

#3 - Lomax

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/25/2009

Mr Lomax enlists the help of his care worker in the quest to complete his unusual collection. Things go from bad to worse when a misunderstanding leads David and his mum to cover up for his incompetence at the murder mystery evening. Robert is surprised when Debbie asks him out on a dinner date and midwife Joy enlightens the morning group with the perils of choosing a water birth.

Directors: Matt Lipsey
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278 votes

#4 - Hancock

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/19/2011

Mr Lomax reveals more about his past and his hatred for Tony Hancock becomes clear. Meanwhile Mr Jelly arrives at a booking meant to be for Mr Jolly and hopes no one will tell the difference.

Directors: Matt Lipsey
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307 votes

#5 - Joy

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/16/2009

Midwife Joy is left alone with her demonstration doll Freddy when a Pinocchio-like miracle happens. David and his mum lure their next victim to a waxwork museum, and Mr Jolly explains to Mr Jelly the reason for the blackmail letters.

Directors: Matt Lipsey
250 votes

#6 - Ravenhill

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/30/2009

All of the characters are drawn back to the scene of their crime. Who has summoned them there and for what terrible purpose? Meanwhile, Kerry takes Robert from the theatre to the heart of the deep, dark woods. Will anyone survive the great day of judgement?

Directors: Matt Lipsey
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406 votes

#7 - Jelly

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/2/2009

This episode reveals the story of how Mr Jelly, the one-handed children's entertainer, ended up the way he is. Mr Lomax travels to the private auction of Snappy the Crocodile in Dudley. David and his mum dispatch their next victim disguised as beauticians, and Robert wreaks his revenge on Debbie during a midweek matinee of Snow White.

Directors: Matt Lipsey
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332 votes

#8 - Sunnyvale

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/26/2011

Desperate measures are called for as Jeremy Goode searches for the missing library book. Mrs Wren is in peril from several parties and only one man can save her. But will he be bothered?

Directors: Matt Lipsey
309 votes

#9 - Robert

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/23/2009

Robert uses Debbie's amnesia for his own ends. A battle of wills ensues with more than cross words flying through the air. Mr Jelly is entertaining an old people's home when a phone call from Mr Jolly plunges him back into danger. Maureen learns the truth about her killing spree. Mr Lomax has acquired a new home help.

Directors: Matt Lipsey
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360 votes

#10 - Survivors

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/5/2011

The survivors of the explosion at Ravenhill Psychiatric Hospital reunite to bury one of their number killed in the blast, but there is to be no rest for the wicked.

Directors: Matt Lipsey
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The Hunt
410 votes

#11 - The Hunt

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/2/2011

With danger mounting and few witnesses left, Tealeaf, with the help of Peter Bishop, tries to solve the mystery of the locket. Things don't quite go to plan. Elsewhere, once again Jelly becomes Jolly with unexpected results.

Directors: Matt Lipsey
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David and Maureen
321 votes

#12 - David and Maureen

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/9/2009

David and his mum are mid-murder when an unexpected visitor throws them into panic. Who is the mystery caller? What will happen to the body in the trunk? And will Maureen finally get to try one of those pyramid teabags?

Directors: Matt Lipsey
Black Mail
504 votes

#13 - Black Mail

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/18/2009

A blind recluse with an unusual hobby, a telekinetic pantomime dwarf, an embittered hook-handed clown, a serial killer-obsessed man-child and a deranged but caring midwife all receive the ominous message 'I know what you did'. The past catches up with these five seemingly unconnected characters as they go about their darkly comic present-day lives.

Directors: Matt Lipsey