The BEST Episodes of Red Band Society

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 8, 2019

Red Band Society is a provocative, inspiring and, at times, comic young ensemble drama told through the eyes of a group of teenagers who meet as patients in the pediatric ward of Ocean Park Hospital in Los Angeles.

Waiting for Superman

#1 - Waiting for Superman

Season 1 - Episode 13

The group copes with the loss of one of their own, which results in new hope for one of them. Love is in the air as Nurse Jackson and Dr. Naday take things to a new level, however Dash's love interest could cost him his life. Shocking news leads to new hope and Emma and Kara start facing their family issues

star 8.31
97 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: Jeannine Renshaw
Pilot

#2 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

Adults at the Los Angeles' Ocean Park Hospital lead an unlikely group of rebellious friends through adolescence.

star 8.28
350 votes
Writers: Margaret Nagle
We'll Always Have Paris

#3 - We'll Always Have Paris

Season 1 - Episode 12

The group copes with the loss of one of their own, which results in new hope for one of them. Love is in the air as Nurse Jackson and Dr. Naday take things to a new level, however Dash's love interest could cost him his life. Shocking news leads to new hope and Emma and Kara start facing their family issues.

star 8.08
98 votes
Writers: Gina Fattore, Anna Frickle, Alison McDonald
The Guilted Age

#4 - The Guilted Age

Season 1 - Episode 11

Someone's unexpected return reveals a betrayal, while another "red bander" fights for freedom. Then, a battle is lost.

star 8.02
104 votes
Directors: Dan Lerner
Writers: Robert Sudduth
Sole Searching

#5 - Sole Searching

Season 1 - Episode 2

Leo goes into a tailspin when Jordi's surgery doesn't proceed as expected; family members turn to their connections in hope of procuring a donor heart for Kara.

star 8.02
251 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: Margaret Nagle
Liar, Liar Pants on Fire

#6 - Liar, Liar Pants on Fire

Season 1 - Episode 3

A visitor from Jordi's past throws the hospital into chaos; Dr. McAndrews unintentionally betrays a patient; Kara tests Nurse Jackson.

star 8.01
219 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: David Zabel, Alison McDonald, Robert Sudduth
So Tell Me What You Want What You Really Really Want

#7 - So Tell Me What You Want What You Really Really Want

Season 1 - Episode 5

The truth about Charlie's accident comes out, while Nurse Jackson crosses a line in order to keep her promise to him. Then, Jordi is in the driver's seat as he gets the freedom he wants.

star 8.00
194 votes
Directors: Dan Lerner
Writers: Anna Frickle
There's No Place Like Homecoming

#8 - There's No Place Like Homecoming

Season 1 - Episode 4

True friendships are revealed when Jordi starts treatment, Kara returns to high school, Emma attends her first dance and Leo is put in the middle.

star 7.96
193 votes
Writers: Bill Krebs, Natalie Krinsky
What I Did For Love

#9 - What I Did For Love

Season 1 - Episode 10

Emma goes home and learns a secret that throws her into a tailspin, as Jordi debates breaking the law to get what he wants. Meanwhile, betrayal abounds as Leo and Kara hit the road and leave Ocean Park Hospital. Then, Hunter receives the news he has been waiting for and approaches a life-altering medical procedure with Dash by his side. Also, love is in the air as Nurse Jackson and Dr. Naday try to get Charlie to respond.

star 7.92
139 votes
Directors: Todd Holland
Writers: Rina Mimoun
Know Thyself

#10 - Know Thyself

Season 1 - Episode 7

Kara, Hunter, Jordi and Dash band together in support of Nurse Jackson, whose actions have caught up with her. Emma meets Leo's friends from home and one Red Bander's circumstances change dramatically.

star 7.92
155 votes
Directors: Griffin Dunne
Writers: Rachel Shukert
Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car

#11 - Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car

Season 1 - Episode 8

At the behest of Nurse Jackson, Dr. Naday comes to Ocean Park Hospital, although his approach to treatment has her questioning that decision. Meanwhile, Emma, Dash and Jordi venture out of the hospital in search of the perfect gift, and Kara learns the truth about Hunter.

star 7.77
156 votes
Directors: Mark Piznarski
Writers: Bill Krebs
How Did We Get Here?

#12 - How Did We Get Here?

Season 1 - Episode 9

Romance is in bloom at Ocean Park Hospital, as things heat up between Kara and Hunter. Also, Leo and Emma get romantic, as Emma gets unexpected news. Meanwhile, Dr. McAndrew tries to win Dr. Grace back.

star 7.73
139 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: Gina Fattore
Ergo Ego

#13 - Ergo Ego

Season 1 - Episode 6

Jordi makes his move after Leo abandons Emma. Then, Hunter, a new patient at the hospital, puts Kara off balance. Meanwhile, Nurse Jackson does all she can to keep Charlie at Ocean Park and, in doing so, sides with Dr. Grace, Dr. McAndrew's ex.

star 7.70
169 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: Jeannine Renshaw