The BEST Episodes of Santa Clarita Diet

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 8, 2020

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.

The Cult of Sheila

#1 - The Cult of Sheila

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 10.00
26 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Victor Fresco
Halibut!

#2 - Halibut!

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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 8.42
778 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Victor Fresco
The Book!

#3 - The Book!

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 3, 2017

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 8.40
182 votes
Directors: Tamra Davis
Writers: Sarah Walker
A Change of Heart

#4 - A Change of Heart

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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 8.00
778 votes
Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Writers: Melissa Hunter
Suspicious Objects

#5 - Suspicious Objects

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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

star 7.97
727 votes
Directors: Jamie Babbit
Writers: Romi Barta
The Queen of England

#6 - The Queen of England

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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 7.92
789 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Chadd Gindin
Moral Gray Area

#7 - Moral Gray Area

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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 7.88
816 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Clay Graham
Knighttime

#8 - Knighttime

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 7.87
520 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Michael A. Ross
Strange or Just Inconsiderate?

#9 - Strange or Just Inconsiderate?

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 3, 2017

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 7.86
1,866 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Writers: Ben Smith
The Chicken and the Pear

#10 - The Chicken and the Pear

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 7.85
472 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz
Belle and Sebastian Protect the Head

#11 - Belle and Sebastian Protect the Head

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 7.84
511 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Melissa Hunter
Zombody

#12 - Zombody

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 7.84
485 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Clay Graham
Pasión

#13 - Pasión

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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
763 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz
Easels and War Paint

#14 - Easels and War Paint

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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 7.81
744 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Caitlin Meares
More of a Cat Person

#15 - More of a Cat Person

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 7.81
527 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Ben Smith
Coyote in Yoga Pants

#16 - Coyote in Yoga Pants

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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

star 7.77
811 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Michael A. Ross
Going Pre-med

#17 - Going Pre-med

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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

star 7.77
768 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Ben Smith
How Much Vomit?

#18 - How Much Vomit?

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 3, 2017

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

star 7.74
1,786 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
Writers: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz
Forever!

#19 - Forever!

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 7.73
496 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Michael A. Ross
No Family is Perfect

#20 - No Family is Perfect

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 23, 2018

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
933 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Victor Fresco
Wuffenloaf

#21 - Wuffenloaf

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 7.73
537 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Victor Fresco
We Let People Die Every Day

#22 - We Let People Die Every Day

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 7.73
521 votes
Directors: Geeta Patel
Writers: Clay Graham
Man Eat Man

#23 - Man Eat Man

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 3, 2017

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 7.71
1,961 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Chadd Gindin
A Specific Form of Recklessness

#24 - A Specific Form of Recklessness

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 29, 2019

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 7.69
475 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Caitlin Meares
Baka, Bile and Baseball Bats

#25 - Baka, Bile and Baseball Bats

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 3, 2017

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 7.68
1,778 votes
Directors: Dean Parisot
Writers: Clay Graham