The BEST Episodes of Santa Clarita Diet

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 29, 2019

Network: Netflix

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.

Halibut!

#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 8.48
721 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Victor Fresco
The Cult of Sheila

#2 - The Cult of Sheila

Season 3 - Episode 10

Joel and Sheila have a scary man's undivided attention. Abby and Eric are surprised by hungry visitors. A troublesome trio crashes the Hammonds' party.

star 8.18
468 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Victor Fresco
Suspicious Objects

#3 - 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 8.00
672 votes
Directors: Jamie Babbit
Writers: Romi Barta
The Queen of England

#4 - 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 7.94
729 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Chadd Gindin
A Change of Heart

#5 - 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
699 votes
Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Writers: Melissa Hunter
Moral Gray Area

#6 - 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
758 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Clay Graham
Pasión

#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 7.84
706 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz
The Chicken and the Pear

#8 - The Chicken and the Pear

Season 3 - Episode 6

To stop the Knights of Serbia, one must become a Knight of Serbia. That's Joel's logic, anyway. Meanwhile, Sheila and Abby see another side of Jean.

star 7.84
456 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz
Strange or Just Inconsiderate?

#9 - 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 7.83
1,684 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Ben Smith
Easels and War Paint

#10 - 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 7.82
665 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Caitlin Meares
Zombody

#11 - Zombody

Season 3 - Episode 9

Joel's eager to nail his interview and become a Knight of Serbia, but Sheila keeps salting his game. Meanwhile, Abby hits the town with a new friend.

star 7.81
446 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Clay Graham
Belle and Sebastian Protect the Head

#12 - Belle and Sebastian Protect the Head

Season 3 - Episode 5

Joel and Sheila engage in a battle of wits (well, kind of) with Tommy. Ron shares his plans. Lisa is forced to -- ugh -- get serious.

star 7.81
469 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Melissa Hunter
Knighttime

#13 - Knighttime

Season 3 - Episode 2

Sheila and Joel meet a knight and Anne lays down the law. Plus, there's a rumor going 'round that Eric and Abby are k-i-s-s-i-n-g. Ooooooh!

star 7.81
486 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Michael A. Ross
Coyote in Yoga Pants

#14 - 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
753 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Michael A. Ross
Going Pre-med

#15 - 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 7.78
712 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Ben Smith
More of a Cat Person

#16 - More of a Cat Person

Season 3 - Episode 4

Joel's feeling pressured to join the undead club. Meanwhile, Ramona wants Eric, the FBI wants answers, and poor Mr. Ball Legs wants some attention.

star 7.74
487 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Ben Smith
No Family is Perfect

#17 - 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 7.73
853 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Victor Fresco
Wuffenloaf

#18 - Wuffenloaf

Season 3 - Episode 1

God, why me? That's what Sheila wants to know. Meanwhile, Joel feels a smidge threatened, Anne spreads the gospel, and Abby and Eric pretend to date.

star 7.72
521 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Victor Fresco
Forever!

#19 - Forever!

Season 3 - Episode 8

A twist in the FBI's investigation takes Eric and Abby by surprise. Sheila introduces Jean to a new diet. Joel tries to trick the ever-elusive Ron.

star 7.72
456 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Michael A. Ross
We Let People Die Every Day

#20 - We Let People Die Every Day

Season 3 - Episode 3

Sheila and Joel want Anne out of their business. Hey, good luck with that. Also, Eric laments his heroics, and a woman's life hinges on potato salad.

star 7.70
485 votes
Directors: Geeta Patel
Writers: Clay Graham
How Much Vomit?

#21 - 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 7.69
1,628 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz
A Specific Form of Recklessness

#22 - A Specific Form of Recklessness

Season 3 - Episode 7

Sheila's got a plan: turn Jean undead so she'll be around to meet her grandkid. Joel's not on board, but this train has already left the station.

star 7.68
459 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Caitlin Meares
The Book!

#23 - 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
1,601 votes
Directors: Tamra Davis
Writers: Sarah Walker
Man Eat Man

#24 - 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
1,780 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Chadd Gindin
Attention to Detail

#25 - 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
1,734 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Leila Cohan-Miccio