The BEST episodes of Rehab with Dr. Drew

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

"Celebrity Rehab" is the first television series to chronicle the dramatic, unscripted real life experiences of a group of actual celebrities as they make the life-changing decision to enter themselves into a drug, alcohol and addiction treatment program with the sincere desire to achieve true rehabilitation and recovery. This compelling true account of addiction, healing, and redemption is being supervised with great compassion and insight by renowned addiction and recovery expert Dr. Drew Pinsky, Medical Director of the Department of Chemical Dependency Services at Southern California's Las Encinas Hospital, and host of the long-running radio and television advice series LOVELINE". This inspirational journey begins inside one of Southern California's private addiction and recovery treatment facilities, the Pasadena Recovery Center, where a group of well-known celebrities make the brave decision to commit themselves to a legitimate protocol of supervised medical treatment over a period of several weeks At every step in this challenging process, viewers at home will witness the real true life struggles of these celebrity patients, who ultimately appear in their sincerest human form as regular people in need of a helping hand and earnestly striving for recovery, health and future happiness.

Last Updated: 2/2/2023Network:VH1
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Intake
star
9.59
32 votes

#1 - Intake

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/16/2012

A new group of non-celebrity addicts in their 20s and 30s arrive at the Pasadena Recovery Center, and share their stories of addiction. The first five, Eric, Ashleigh, Erika, Michael and Deanna, arrive in the season premiere.

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Intake
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8.57
7 votes

#2 - Intake

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/10/2008

Brigitte Nielsen, Joanie "Chyna Doll" Laurer, Jeff Conaway, Daniel Baldwin, Seth "Shifty" Binzer, Mary Carey, Jaimee Foxworth & Jessica Sierra, all "celebs" in their own right, check into rehab for care with Dr. Drew. While analyzing and accessing each paient, Dr. Drew is pulled away when Jeff Conaway laps into a drunken and doped up seizure.

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Graduation
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8.50
2 votes

#3 - Graduation

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/5/2010

Kari Ann returns to treatment, and at the final process group patients write emotional goodbye letters to their addictions and consider if they will continue on in sober living or not.

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Preparing for the Real World
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8.50
2 votes

#4 - Preparing for the Real World

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/11/2012

Continuing from the previous episode, Drew takes a walk with Drewbee outside the clinic, and returns with him. As the patients discuss their aftercare plans on Day 17, Erika breaks up with Stefanos. On Day 18, to illustrate that moderation does not work, Drew introduces the patients to guest speakers Audrey Kishline and Sheryl Maloy. The patients are also tasked to address the legal and financial "wreckage of their past", during which Bob accompanies Erika to Stefano's apartment for her things. After Drewbee again leaves the clinic, Drew and Dr. Sharp, believing he has an irreversible mental problem stemming from his prior head injuries, have him transferred to a hospital for a psychiatric hold.

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Retreat
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8.33
3 votes

#5 - Retreat

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/21/2008

Having revealed their problems to their loved ones, some group members believe the session was a success, while others find it necessary to check themselves out of the facility.

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Episode 209
star
8.33
3 votes

#6 - Episode 209

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/18/2008

Graduation is near, but Jeff will not be a part of it. After kicking his girlfriend, Vikki, in the chest, she forgives him and Jeff is told he has to leave rehab. The rest of the group discuss sober living and their decisions after graduation.

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Bye Bye Baldwin
star
8.20
5 votes

#7 - Bye Bye Baldwin

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/7/2008

An emotionally charged group-therapy session has the patients showing some progress.

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Episode 6
star
8.03
31 votes

#8 - Episode 6

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/22/2010

As the patients reach the half way point in treatment and the fog of addiction begins to dissipate, they become aware of the damage drugs and alcohol have done to their loved ones.

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Finale
star
8.00
2 votes

#9 - Finale

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/20/2011

The patients are released to the outside world, however, Dr. Drew sternly warns them that sobriety will be much more difficult in the outside world.

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Acting Out
star
8.00
2 votes

#10 - Acting Out

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/25/2010

As rehab nears an end, the patients become apprehensive about their ability to stay sober outside the safety of rehab, and many wrestle with the idea of continuing their journey in sober living.

Episode 203
star
8.00
2 votes

#11 - Episode 203

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/6/2008

Day 4 of rehab finds the patients emerging from their painful withdrawal sickness, and Dr. Drew begins exploring what made the addicts misuse drugs and alcohol in the first place.

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Graduation
star
8.00
3 votes

#12 - Graduation

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/6/2008

In the conclusion of the first series, the celebrities and Dr. Drew recap the experiences from their stay and prepare for their release and trip home.

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The Disease Is Winning
star
8.00
3 votes

#13 - The Disease Is Winning

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/28/2008

The celebrities try to test their newfound ability to cope concerning personal matters in the Outbound Program as they near the end of their stay in rehab. The final results will be assessed when they return home with their families.

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New Arrival
star
8.00
7 votes

#14 - New Arrival

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/24/2008

While some of the celeb patients are going along nicely with the program, others battle Dr. Drew and his staff. The subject of detoxing is discussed in the group meeting.

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Episode 202
star
8.00
3 votes

#15 - Episode 202

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/30/2008

Although the patients have just entered the rehab there are already rumblings. Gary Busey doesn't like that he's been placed in with the patients instead of a source of inspiration in which he believed he had signed up for. Dr. Drew sets him up a psychological exam and an amazing discovery is revealed. Jeff and Vikki can't seem to stay away from each other as ordered. Nikki, Jeff and Amber seem to be having the toughest time in the detoxifying portion of the program. Steven had recently detoxed at a hospital and is having nightmares as he starts coming out of the fog. Rodney uses exercise to help clear away his demons. Tawny is having trouble sleeping since her meds have been taken away. But family and friends are finally let in for the day to help ease their pains, except for Jeff who is having troubles again with Vikki. As the guests leave Gary gets out of hand and nearly shoves Steven's wife out the door and gives "secret" conversations to Tawny and Amber, shoving the cameraman when he realizes the talks were being filmed.

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Triggers and Regret
star
7.97
30 votes

#16 - Triggers and Regret

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/17/2011

Amy Fisher's refusal to openly confess her addiction issues with everyone else seeking treatment quickly draws unwanted attention from one of the other patients, and when Dr. Drew attempts to settle the issue, someone considers leaving the center.

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Episode 7
star
7.87
31 votes

#17 - Episode 7

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/29/2010

Jason Davis is confronted about his failed escape attempt, and Eric Roberts finally reconciles with his estranged stepson.

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Detox
star
7.83
6 votes

#18 - Detox

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/17/2008

Seth faces a struggle as he tries to cleanse the opiates from his body. Also, Jessica confronts the issues she had with her late mother. Later, Jeff returns to the hospital, but he still shows signs of substance withdrawal.

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Intake
star
7.75
4 votes

#19 - Intake

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/7/2010

Seven of this season's patients, Mackenzie Phillips, Mindy McCready, Lisa D'Amato, Joey Kovar, Heidi Fleiss, Dennis Rodman, and Mike Starr, arrive at the Pasadena Recovery Center, where Dr. Drew interviews them to assess their individual situations. Mike is treated for an abscess stemming from his drug use. Dennis, who claims he is only there because a court ordered it, is not forthcoming in interviews, nor in the first group session

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Episode 2
star
7.75
8 votes

#20 - Episode 2

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/1/2010

Dr. Drew is able to calm Janice down after her panic attack, but Jason Davis continues verbally attacking her despite numerous warnings from the staff.

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Episode 207
star
7.75
4 votes

#21 - Episode 207

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/4/2008

It's day 15 in the rebab facility and Dr. Drew arranges for some of the patients to do volunteer work at a homeless mission. As therapy continues, Jeff worries about what he will do with his life once outside of rehab. Later, Dr. Drew is called by season one participant, Seth "Shifty" Binzer's sponsor and is brought in to coach "Shifty" out of a crack binge.

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Friends and Family
star
7.75
4 votes

#22 - Friends and Family

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/14/2008

The patients are offered the choice of staying or being discharged from the facility. Meanwhile, the family of the celebrities join in the group therapy sessions while there for a visit.

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The Reunion
star
7.67
3 votes

#23 - The Reunion

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/13/2008

The cast of celebrities regroup to discuss their experiences at the rehab.

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Episode 208
star
7.67
3 votes

#24 - Episode 208

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/11/2008

It's day 18 in rehab and Shifty from season one has had a relapse and has returned to rehab. A discussion about sober living progresses, Steven has a violent outburst. Dr. Drew reveals that he wants all of the patients to live at a sober house after rehab is over. Later, the group heads out to a comedy club to get their mind off of rehab.

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Dealing with the Past
star
7.67
3 votes

#25 - Dealing with the Past

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/21/2010

Mindy is rushed to the hospital following her seizure, and learns of brain damage stemming from past domestic abuse. As the group begins to get past the effects of withdrawal, they talk about the effect that money and friendship have on their happiness. After a run-in with the police, Tom Sizemore finally arrives at the clinic, but is not fully committed to remaining. Both he and Heidi, who were previously in relationship that included domestic abuse, react to seeing each other

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