The Best Episodes of Samantha Who?

Last Updated: Feb 4, 2019

Samantha "Sam" Newly is a corporate executive and hit-and-run victim who awakens after being in a coma for eight days, only to find she has amnesia. With no memories of the past, she must rediscover everything about her life and herself by looking for clues from her past.

The Car

#1 - The Car

Season 1 - Episode 8

Sam gets her father's car into an accident and pushes it into a lake, making him think it was stolen. He feels so bad for her that he ends up buying her a new car. Regina discovers clues about the accident and uses that as blackmail to force Sam to model at a party.

star 8.12
31 votes
Directors: Paul Lazarus
Writers: Jim Reynolds
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The Restraining Order

#2 - The Restraining Order

Season 1 - Episode 5

Sam learns that one of her ex-boyfriends has a restraining order out against her, while she is on a walk with Todd. She then wonders if her poor relationship with her father is the cause of her need for constant attention.

star 8.06
39 votes
Directors: Barnet Kellman
Writers: Alex Reid
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The Butterflies

#3 - The Butterflies

Season 1 - Episode 12

Samantha finds out about an endangered butterfly habitat and needs to stop her boss and the firm's construction project that would kill them. She decides to use Dena, who is clueless about Sam's plan, to go out with her boss and persuade him to stop the construction project. After Todd and Sam's passionate kiss, Sam is feeling ignored by him.

star 8.05
33 votes
Writers: Kim Duran
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The Wedding

#4 - The Wedding

Season 1 - Episode 3

Sam attends the wedding of one of her so called friends, only to realize that she forgot that she had been uninvited by the bride earlier.

star 8.04
41 votes
Writers: Christine Zander
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The Virgin

#5 - The Virgin

Season 1 - Episode 4

Since Samantha has no memories of the past, including her sexual experiences, she is faced with the decision of waiting this time for the right guy to come along, or to experiment.

star 7.98
44 votes
Directors: Barnet Kellman
Writers: Bob Kushell
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The Boss

#6 - The Boss

Season 1 - Episode 11

The guy that Andrea has a thing for, asks Samantha to marry him. He also turns out to be the wealthy owner of the real estate firm that they both work at. Samantha worries that it may harm their friendship more than anything else.

star 7.97
31 votes
Writers: Jenny Lee
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The Gallery Show

#7 - The Gallery Show

Season 1 - Episode 13

Sam is going to Todd's photo exhibit, but doesn't want to go alone, so she asks Craig, whom she thinks is a complete stranger, to join her. Sam soon gets the hint that they've met before and things doing go smoothly. Kevin discovers a demeaning picture of Sam in Todd's photo collection.

star 7.97
30 votes
Writers: Alex Reid
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The Affair

#8 - The Affair

Season 1 - Episode 14

Samantha is suspicious about Regina's action, which lead her to believe she is having an affair. But she's not alone. Todd is cheating on Chloe, who is none the wiser, with Samantha. Dena and Regina are contemplating opening up their own coffee shop.

star 7.97
29 votes
Directors: Paul Lazarus
Writers: Bob Kushell
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The Park

#9 - The Park

Season 2 - Episode 8

Sam tries to make herself appear to be an environmentalist, so Owen might like her more. Andrea doesn't fare well when the basketball player, Tony Dane, is looking for a date.

star 7.94
30 votes
Directors: Bob Berlinger
Writers: Bob Kushell
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The Job

#10 - The Job

Season 1 - Episode 2

It's Samantha's first day back to work and her first board meeting gives her a shocking look at just how cutthroat and competitive she really was.

star 7.91
54 votes
Writers: Donald Todd
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The Hypnotherapist

#11 - The Hypnotherapist

Season 1 - Episode 6

As a last ditch effort to try and regain some of her lost memory, Sam seeks professional help from a hypnotherapist, but doesn't get the help she expected. Sam hears a bombshell confession from Todd.

star 7.91
34 votes
Writers: Pamela Ribon
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The Dog

#12 - The Dog

Season 2 - Episode 11

When Sam feels her biological clock ticking away and realizes her desire to be a mother, she tries to probe her own motherly instincts by borrowing Dena's dog to find out if she's nurturing enough to care for and love it. Meanwhile, Regina attempts pilot lessons when she learns that Howard's late step-brother has willed them a plane, and Andrea continues to fuel the tabloid fires while she dates famous pro-basketball star Tony Dane.

star 7.86
28 votes
Directors: Paul Lazarus
Writers: Pamela Ribon
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The Hockey Date

#13 - The Hockey Date

Season 1 - Episode 7

Regina sets Samantha up on a blind date with the man who is refinishing her floors. She turns to Todd for advice when she leads the guy to think she is an avid hockey fan.

star 7.81
37 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: Justin Adler
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My Best Friend's Boyfriend

#14 - My Best Friend's Boyfriend

Season 2 - Episode 10

Andrea has a new boyfriend and Sam wants the couple to actually go on a real date for once. Todd doesn't like being just the roommate. Dena has a new penpal in Iraq, but she wonders if it means she's cheating on Chase.

star 7.78
32 votes
Writers: Dawn DeKeyser
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The Birthday

#15 - The Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 15

In the season finale, Samantha is beginning to think that Chloe is using the sympathy card by saying her aunt is sick, just so Todd won't break up with her like he promised Samantha. Andrea and Regina are having several disagreements over how to plan Samantha's birthday party.

star 7.77
31 votes
Directors: Dennis Gordon
Writers: Donald Todd
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Pilot

#16 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

Wretched with amnesia after an accident, Samantha attempts to discover her life again. After being the victim of a hit and run, Sam awakens to the shock of everyone that she doesn't remember any of them, not even her parents who were standing over her bedside.

star 7.73
63 votes
Writers: Don Todd , Cecelia Ahern
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The Debt

#17 - The Debt

Season 2 - Episode 13

Sam loses big at the craps table in Vegas. But a chance meeting with her ex-boss, billionaire Winston Funk, could be the answer to her financial dilemma.

star 7.68
32 votes
Writers: Jim Reynolds
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The Amazing Racist

#18 - The Amazing Racist

Season 2 - Episode 12

Sam tries to become friends with Frank, once she thinks her old self was a racist. Andrea doesn't want to lose all the glamour of dating a celebrity, after Tony is outed as being gay.

star 7.67
28 votes
Writers: Marco Pennette
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The Ex

#19 - The Ex

Season 2 - Episode 6

Sam thinks it's all right for Todd to be in her life as a friend while dating Owen, but doesn't like the idea of Owen's ex, Willow, being Owen's best friend. Meanwhile, Andrea gets Dena to take pictures of her in hopes of landing a professional basketball player.

star 7.64
33 votes
Writers: Jessi Klein
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The Girlfriend

#20 - The Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 10

Sam is forced to move back in with Todd and his new girlfriend, Chloe, after she finds out she could face an eviction because she sublet her apartment to Todd. Regina and Dena bond when Sam misses a makeover night.

star 7.64
33 votes
Writers: Jessi Klein
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So I Think I Can Dance

#21 - So I Think I Can Dance

Season 2 - Episode 1

Sam finds out she was a dancer before she contracted amnesia, which prompts her to join her mother in the fight against her mother's nemesis (Cybil Shepherd) in the annual dance contest at the country club. Meanwhile, Todd drags his feet in vacating Sam's place because of his financial ability to secure a new place of his own.

star 7.62
30 votes
Directors: Wendy Stanzler
Writers: Marco Pennette
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The Building

#22 - The Building

Season 2 - Episode 4

After pointing out her serious cash-flow problem, Samantha's mother gets her to agree to get back into the real estate game, only this time with her mother. Andrea attempts to use Todd's friend to further her own gold-digging excursions.

star 7.61
31 votes
Writers: Jim Reynolds
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Help!

#23 - Help!

Season 2 - Episode 5

After being given community service for her altercation with a cop, Sam tries to help out Natalie, a wayward young woman, despite pleas from her friends not to. Howard tries to give Todd advice on how to win Sam back, even though he told Howard he wasn't interested anymore.

star 7.61
31 votes
Writers: Pamela Ribon
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The Farm

#24 - The Farm

Season 2 - Episode 7

Samantha invites Owen to dinner to meet her parents; Dena worries that Chase isn't spending enough time with her; Todd asks Samantha to stay at her parents' house while his mother is in town.

star 7.52
27 votes
Writers: Rafael Garcia
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Out of Africa

#25 - Out of Africa

Season 2 - Episode 2

The new Sam decides to take a trip to Africa in hopes of providing some help to people who desperately need it, but then chickens out when she finds out what it's going to take to get there.

star 7.50
32 votes
Writers: Donald Todd
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