The Best Episodes of Scream: The TV Series

Last Updated: May 31, 2019

What starts as a YouTube video going viral soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past.

When a Stranger Calls

#1 - When a Stranger Calls

Season 2 - Episode 12

Emma and Audrey must make a daring move. Finally facing off with the Killer, they unmask Piper’s final surprise.

star 8.14
575 votes
Directors: Patrick Lussier
Writers: Eoghan O'Donnell
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Revelations

#2 - Revelations

Season 1 - Episode 10

Season Finale- Emma races to save another loved one; the killer's identity is revealed.

star 8.14
675 votes
Directors: Jamie Travis
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Meredith Glynn, Jaime Paglia
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In the Trenches

#3 - In the Trenches

Season 1 - Episode 7

Emma races to save a friend from the killer's dangerous game of hide-and-seek.

star 7.99
686 votes
Directors: Leigh Janiak
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Jordan Rosenberg, Meredith Glynn
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The Vanishing

#4 - The Vanishing

Season 2 - Episode 10

Audrey and Emma are driven further apart, Maggie and Acosta worry about secrets from their past and Noah's affection for Zoe is used against him.

star 7.91
559 votes
Writers: Eoghan O'Donnell
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Dawn of the Dead

#5 - Dawn of the Dead

Season 2 - Episode 5

The death of a loved one hits everyone hard and GW High goes into lockdown; suspicions rise among the Lakewood Five.

star 7.88
634 votes
Directors: Oz Scott
Writers: Heath Corson
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Happy Birthday to Me

#6 - Happy Birthday to Me

Season 2 - Episode 4

Brooke is worried about Jake's sudden disappearance until a gift arrives in time for Kieran's birthday party.

star 7.88
658 votes
Directors: Daniel Stamm
Writers: Brian Sieve
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The Dance

#7 - The Dance

Season 1 - Episode 9

Emma, who doubts that the actual killer has been captured, teams with Piper to find answers at the Halloween dance.

star 7.84
634 votes
Directors: Ti West
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Meredith Glynn
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Jeepers Creepers

#8 - Jeepers Creepers

Season 2 - Episode 6

Emma starts to question her friendships when tensions rise between her and her friends. Meanwhile, Noah reveals his latest theory about the identity of Piper's accomplice. Noah takes his investigations further.

star 7.82
601 votes
Directors: Evan Katz
Writers: Anna Christopher
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Heavenly Creatures

#9 - Heavenly Creatures

Season 2 - Episode 11

In the wake of another murder, Emma and Audrey find themselves primes suspect when evidence appears implicating them both in the killing spree.

star 7.79
559 votes
Directors: Jamie Travis
Writers: Anna Christopher
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The Orphanage

#10 - The Orphanage

Season 2 - Episode 9

Emma and Audrey learn why they are being targeted while Noah loses something that is dear to him and a long missing body of evidence is located.

star 7.73
563 votes
Directors: Leigh Janiak
Writers: Brian Sieve
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Village of the Damned

#11 - Village of the Damned

Season 2 - Episode 8

The killer forces Emma through deadly games during the Lakewood carnival and Brooke launches an attack on the town.

star 7.69
574 votes
Directors: Gil Kenan
Writers: Meredith Glynn
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Wanna Play a Game?

#12 - Wanna Play a Game?

Season 1 - Episode 3

Emma discovers that her mom is keeping additional secrets; and the killer challenges her to a dangerous game.

star 7.69
778 votes
Directors: Tim Hunter
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Jordan Rosenberg, Meredith Glynn
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Ghosts

#13 - Ghosts

Season 1 - Episode 8

Emma reels from yet another death; a secret from the past is uncovered.

star 7.65
621 votes
Directors: Rodman Flender
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Erin Maher, Kay Reindl, Meredith Glynn
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Let the Right One In

#14 - Let the Right One In

Season 2 - Episode 7

Eli takes Emma on a criminal adventure while Noah’s relationship with Zoe escalates and the Killer lures Brooke and Audrey into a deadly trap.

star 7.62
568 votes
Directors: Rodman Flender
Writers: Steve Yockey
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Hello, Emma.

#15 - Hello, Emma.

Season 1 - Episode 2

The death of another teen raises questions and leads to a rift between Emma and Audrey. A podcaster arrives in town to report on the past and present murders.

star 7.60
834 votes
Directors: Tim Hunter
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall
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Betrayed

#16 - Betrayed

Season 1 - Episode 6

The new prime suspect is someone close to Emma.

star 7.58
693 votes
Directors: Julius Ramsay
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Meredith Glynn, Jaime Paglia
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Vacancy

#17 - Vacancy

Season 2 - Episode 3

Emma works through the implications of her father's return; a bloody gift proves Audrey's stalker is progressing; Branson returns to Lakewood.

star 7.56
676 votes
Directors: Jamie Travis
Writers: Steve Yockey
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I Know What You Did Last Summer

#18 - I Know What You Did Last Summer

Season 2 - Episode 1

In the Season 2 premiere, Emma hopes she can move on with her life after returning to Lakewood, but she's soon haunted by a dream. In other events, an unknown someone threatens to expose Audrey's connection to Piper.

star 7.55
859 votes
Directors: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, Michael Gans, Richard Register
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Aftermath

#19 - Aftermath

Season 1 - Episode 4

A mysterious message sends Emma and Audrey in search of answers.

star 7.50
727 votes
Directors: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Erin Maher, Kay Reindl
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Psycho

#20 - Psycho

Season 2 - Episode 2

Tension results when Maggie shares too much about Emma's past; Emma tries to control her fears when someone unexpected arrives in town; and Noah investigates a new lead for his podcast.

star 7.43
691 votes
Directors: Scott Speer
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, Meredith Glynn, Steve Yockey, Brian Sieve, Anna Christopher, Heath Corson
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Red Roses

#21 - Red Roses

Season 1 - Episode 1

After a Cyber-bullying video goes viral, the creator of the video and her boyfriend are murdered. While a group of friends mourn their friends' death they also fear that the murder's were done by a copy cat of a murderer twenty years before or maybe even the original killer himself.

star 7.36
1,026 votes
Directors: Jamie Travis
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, Kevin Williamson
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Exposed

#22 - Exposed

Season 1 - Episode 5

Emma learns a heartbreaking secret after a scandalous video leak.

star 7.33
680 votes
Directors: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Meredith Glynn
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