The Best Episodes of Santa Clarita Diet

Last Updated: Jan 27, 2019

Married couple Sheila and Joel are real estate agents in Santa Clarita, California. The couple's lives take a dark turn after Sheila goes through a dramatic change.


#1 - Halibut!

Season 2 - Episode 10

With their options dwindling and their paranoia rising, Joel and Sheila consider making a move. Eric and Abby come up with a fracking good plan.

star 8.49
619 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Victor Fresco
Suspicious Objects

#2 - Suspicious Objects

Season 2 - Episode 9

Joel and Sheila learn that the clampocalypse may hit sooner than they thought. Anne accepts constructive criticism like a pro.

star 7.99
574 votes
Directors: Jamie Babbit
Writers: Romi Barta
The Queen of England

#3 - The Queen of England

Season 2 - Episode 4

Eric's having girl problems, Abby's rage is showing, there's a talking head in the basement, and now -- sheesh -- the neighbor wants lasagna.

star 7.97
627 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Chadd Gindin
A Change of Heart

#4 - A Change of Heart

Season 2 - Episode 7

007, he ain’t. Eric’s plan to go undercover as a seafood distributor hits a snag. Meanwhile, Joel and Sheila worry Abby is getting out of control.

star 7.92
603 votes
Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Writers: Melissa Hunter
Moral Gray Area

#5 - Moral Gray Area

Season 2 - Episode 3

After encountering an undead Gary, Sheila and Joel attempt to fulfill his final request. Eric makes a shocking discovery after a date with Ramona.

star 7.90
656 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Clay Graham
Strange or Just Inconsiderate?

#6 - Strange or Just Inconsiderate?

Season 1 - Episode 7

With the cops looking for Dan, Sheila dines on the evidence. But that's a lot of evidence. Meanwhile, Joel stops to smell the coffee.

star 7.84
1,593 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Ben Smith

#7 - Pasión

Season 2 - Episode 6

Is a colonel the clam connection? Joel’s on a stakeout to find out. Also, Abby has a date, and Sheila doesn't see eye to eye with her boss.

star 7.83
609 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz
Easels and War Paint

#8 - Easels and War Paint

Season 2 - Episode 8

Sheila and Joel piece together the previous night's events while dealing with a professional setback. Abby gets a bold new look, courtesy of Lisa.

star 7.83
572 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Caitlin Meares
Going Pre-med

#9 - Going Pre-med

Season 2 - Episode 5

A snarky online review comes back to haunt Joel. Meanwhile, Sheila's new friendship proves problematic, and Abby leans into her new persona.

star 7.80
613 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Ben Smith
Coyote in Yoga Pants

#10 - Coyote in Yoga Pants

Season 2 - Episode 2

Eager to secure a lucrative new listing, Joel and Sheila brainstorm how to knock rival realtors out of contention ... without resorting to murder.

star 7.79
652 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Michael A. Ross
No Family is Perfect

#11 - No Family is Perfect

Season 2 - Episode 1

OK, let’s see here: Joel’s stuck in an asylum, Sheila’s chained to a pole, and Abby’s on the hunt for Serbian bile. Yep, sounds about right.

star 7.75
743 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Victor Fresco
How Much Vomit?

#12 - How Much Vomit?

Season 1 - Episode 8

A new-look Loki takes Joel and Sheila by surprise while Abby and Eric learn the fine art of leaving well enough alone.

star 7.68
1,532 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz
Attention to Detail

#13 - Attention to Detail

Season 1 - Episode 6

Joel and Sheila try dividing up the tasks, Eric and Abby stumble onto something big, and Dan learns that a realtor can only be pushed so far.

star 7.67
1,637 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Leila Cohan-Miccio
Man Eat Man

#14 - Man Eat Man

Season 1 - Episode 5

Abby discovers that parents can't be trusted (especially hers). Joel learns there might be a cure for Sheila, and Dan puts his cards on the table.

star 7.67
1,683 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Chadd Gindin
The Book!

#15 - The Book!

Season 1 - Episode 9

Joel and Eric seek out the mysterious Anton at a paranormal convention while Sheila and Abby bond over their shared love of bad behavior.

star 7.67
1,510 votes
Directors: Tamra Davis
Writers: Sarah Walker
Baka, Bile and Baseball Bats

#16 - Baka, Bile and Baseball Bats

Season 1 - Episode 10

Dr. Wolf is ready to get down to work, but with Sheila growing more aggressive by the minute, Joel worries it might be too late.

star 7.65
1,510 votes
Directors: Dean Parisot
Writers: Clay Graham
We Can Kill People

#17 - We Can Kill People

Season 1 - Episode 3

Sheila's tummy is growling and Joel needs to find her someone tasty ASAP. Meanwhile, Abby embraces her inner badass and helps out a friend in need.

star 7.58
1,905 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Clay Graham
The Farting Sex Tourist

#18 - The Farting Sex Tourist

Season 1 - Episode 4

Sheila inspires her friends and insults the principal. Joel bonds with Abby, and Dan makes a damning discovery while spraying for ants.

star 7.53
1,764 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Michael A. Ross
We Can't Kill People!

#19 - We Can't Kill People!

Season 1 - Episode 2

The Hammonds try to live with their new reality. Abby realizes something complicated when she takes a look at comic strips and Joel takes Sheila to a very expensive dinner.

star 7.45
2,140 votes
Writers: Victor Fresco
So Then a Bat or a Monkey

#20 - So Then a Bat or a Monkey

Season 1 - Episode 1

Joel and Sheila's marriage gets a jumpstart when Sheila debuts a truly killer new personality and an anything-goes menu. And they used to be so normal.

star 7.18
2,785 votes
Writers: Victor Fresco