The BEST episodes of Rectify

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

Rectify follows the life of Daniel Holden upon his release from jail after serving nineteen years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence disputed the State's original case. Holden, who was only eighteen years of age when convicted and sentenced to die for the brutal rape and murder of a sixteen year old girl, returns to his family and to his hometown where the murder occurred and where many still believe he is guilty. Daniel spent all of his adult life waiting to die. Now he must learn how to live again or decide if he even wants to while others choose whether or not he will have that chance.

Last Updated: 6/4/2022Network: SundanceTV
All I'm Sayin'
621 votes

#1 - All I'm Sayin'

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/14/2016

As he begins to realize what his new life may entail, Daniel starts to appreciate the progress he's made. Janet bonds with someone unexpected.

Directors: Ray McKinnon
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664 votes

#2 - Unhinged

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/21/2014

Daniel has a problem accepting Jon Stern's advice, while Tawney rethinks her options. Ted Jr seeks a favor. Amantha comes clean to Jon Stern.

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A House Divided
695 votes

#3 - A House Divided

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/26/2016

Daniel is navigating the complicated dynamics of group living at The New Canaan Project and learning to cope with his new normal.

Directors: Patrick Cady
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Until You're Blue
635 votes

#4 - Until You're Blue

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/14/2014

Recent events frustrate Ted Jr., while Ted Sr. attempts to protect the family. Daniel is faced with a tough decision. Amantha tries to sort some things out and lets off some steam.

Directors: Seith Mann
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The Source
610 votes

#5 - The Source

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/13/2015

Janet and Daniel take a road trip. Tawney returns home. Jon regrets not helping Daniel more. Amantha has dinner with an unexpected companion.

Directors: Ray McKinnon
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Happy Unburdening
614 votes

#6 - Happy Unburdening

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/7/2016

Daniel worries that his life has gotten a little too real. Janet is loosening her grip on the past while Teddy opens up to Ted, Sr. about his future.

Directors: Billy Gierhart
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The Future
601 votes

#7 - The Future

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/6/2015

Daniel tries to repair the pool. Daggett reveals a surprising theory about George Melton’s death. Tawney visits her former foster mother.

Directors: Nicole Kassell
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The Great Destroyer
690 votes

#8 - The Great Destroyer

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/7/2014

A reluctant Daniel seeks help. Unsettling news leads to an intense debate at the Talbots. CJ Pickens bears some startling news.

Directors: Billy Gierhart
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Pineapples In Paris
633 votes

#9 - Pineapples In Paris

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/23/2016

Daniel has a confrontation in group therapy that makes him question the possibility of adjusting to normal life.

Directors: Scott Teems
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Jacob's Ladder
821 votes

#10 - Jacob's Ladder

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/20/2013

As the town's anger hits the boiling point, Daniel's family goes on alert. Foulkes presses the D.A. for a retrial. Ted Jr. & Tawney recover from disturbing encounters. Trey Willis searches for the missing George Melton. Daniel must decide his future.

Directors: Ray McKinnon
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607 votes

#11 - Physics

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/30/2016

Ted Sr. seeks his own bliss. Janet and Daniel attempt to be honest with one another about what's between them.

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Go Ask Roger
611 votes

#12 - Go Ask Roger

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/16/2016

Daniel gets a temporary respite from the grind of the halfway house when he and Chloe set out on an adventure.

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Weird as You
614 votes

#13 - Weird as You

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/31/2014

Daniel continues to seek answers. Stern meets with the DA. Sen. Foulkes undertakes a disreputable task. Amantha and a coworker bond.

Directors: Sanaa Hamri
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Girl Jesus
603 votes

#14 - Girl Jesus

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/30/2015

Daniel struggles to follow the terms of his probation. Teddy pushes Tawney into making a painful confession. Janet loses her temper with Ted, Sr.

Directors: Scott Teems
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Mazel Tov
665 votes

#15 - Mazel Tov

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/24/2014

Daniel heads out on a strange errand and mysteriously disappears. Meanwhile, the family surprises Janet with unexpected birthday presents.

Directors: Jim McKay
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Bob & Carol & Ted Jr & Alice
616 votes

#16 - Bob & Carol & Ted Jr & Alice

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/9/2016

Daniel continues to adjust to group living which is further complicated by his new roommate. Meanwhile, Amantha continues to reexamine her past by reconnecting with a former high school classmate.

Directors: Keith Boak
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Charlie Darwin
788 votes

#17 - Charlie Darwin

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/3/2014

Still recovering from his injuries, Daniel makes a startling decision. Amantha is outraged by Daniel’s choice and hurt when Janet takes his side.Teddy asks Janet for help and ends up forced into an awkward situation with Tawney. Bobby Dean has an unexpected conversation with Sheriff Daggett. Jon Stern gains a valuable, but disturbing insight into a client's case and Daniel bends a few rules.

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Donald the Normal
646 votes

#18 - Donald the Normal

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/10/2014

A recovered Daniel embarks on a day trip to explore Atlanta and enjoy a taste of big-city anonymity, but even in a crowd, Daniel draws attention. He returns to Paulie, troubled by the way his past follows him. Taking her mother's advice, Amantha begins packing up her apartment, in anticipation of moving back to Atlanta. On a quest for moving supplies, Amantha confronts the depressing realities of a small town and realizes that she needs more in her life than just her brother's legal troubles. Tawney and Ted, Jr. enjoy a fun and somewhat boozy afternoon entertaining their friends Kent and Joon Benny. After their guests leave, Teddy tries to reconnect with his wife, only to be pushed away by a frustrated and overwhelmed Tawney. Stung and humiliated, Ted, Jr. seeks understanding from an unexpected quarter.

Directors: David Lowery
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Sleeping Giants
728 votes

#19 - Sleeping Giants

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/26/2014

Amantha dreads the worst as she prepares for Daniel to awaken from his induced coma. Teddy's business plans are thwarted by his dad, and he gets some unwelcome news from Tawney. Jared learns more about his older brother and the late Hanna Dean.

Directors: Dennie Gordon
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Drip, Drip
901 votes

#20 - Drip, Drip

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/13/2013

Daniel begins to lose his grip on reality as he struggles to adjust to life on the outside; Ted Jr. starts to question Daniel's innocence.

Directors: Romeo Tirone
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Sown With Salt
570 votes

#21 - Sown With Salt

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/23/2015

Daniel discovers some new, unpleasant restrictions on his life. Daggett investigates George’s death. Amantha endures Thrifty Town management training.

Directors: Billy Gierhart
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628 votes

#22 - Yolk

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/2/2016

Back in Paulie, the Holden/Talbot family adjusts to daily life without Daniel's influence and Janet frets over Daniel's life away from home.

Directors: Kate Woods
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Running with the Bull
776 votes

#23 - Running with the Bull

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/19/2014

Daniel's family fears he won't recover from his injuries and his attackers will escape justice. Judy Dean shows Bobby some unexpected affection. Ted, Jr. hides a shameful secret from his wife. Sheriff Daggett investigates Daniel’s beating.

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Act as If
676 votes

#24 - Act as If

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/17/2014

Daniel meets Lezley, an unusual local entrepreneur who makes Daniel an unlikely offer. Amantha struggles to adapt to a challenging new environment. Ted, Jr. bonds with Tawney, only to learn she's made a surprising decision. Ted, Sr.'s patience is tested as he copes with the aftermath of Daniel's disastrous new project, but when he tries to address the situation, Janet curtly shoots him down. Daniel explores a little-known side of Paulie while Amantha reconnects with Jon Stern.

Directors: Andrew Bernstein
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663 votes

#25 - Hoorah

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/9/2015

Surprise and dismay spread in the aftermath of Daniel’s confession. DA Sondra Person has some questions. Sheriff Daggett finds George Melton.

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