The Best Episodes of Santa Clarita Diet

Last Updated: May 26, 2018

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 8.44
448 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
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 7.96
423 votes
Directors: Jamie Babbit
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 7.95
480 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
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
449 votes
Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
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
507 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
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 7.83
1,524 votes
Directors: Lynn Shelton
Easels and War Paint

#7 - 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
428 votes
Directors: Steve Pink

#8 - 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 7.82
455 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
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
467 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
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 7.76
511 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
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 7.72
592 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
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
1,469 votes
Directors: Steve Pink
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 7.66
1,557 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
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 7.66
1,605 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
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 7.65
1,437 votes
Directors: Tamra Davis
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 7.64
1,434 votes
Directors: Dean Parisot
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 7.57
1,820 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
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 7.52
1,684 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
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 7.44
2,046 votes
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
2,667 votes