The BEST Episodes of Scream: The TV Series

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 11, 2019

Scream is a serialized anthology series that follows a group of teenagers being stalked and targeted by a masked serial killer. The first two seasons follow the story of a teenage girl, Emma Duval, who is linked to the horrific events of Lakewood's past. As the killer's main obsession starts to take a hold after a brutal murder in the present, Emma finds herself in the center of imminent peril. With both her family and friends in danger, she sets out to uncover the town's dark mysteries and unmask the identity of the Lakewood Slasher. The third season follows the story of Deion Elliot, a local football star in Atlanta, who is tormented by the events of his tragic past. As Ghostface uses his darkest secrets against him and continues with a killing spree, Deion not only stands to lose his future, but also, the lives of his friends and family members, who might end up being potential victims of the notorious and infamous killer.

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 8.15
577 votes
Directors: Patrick Lussier
Writers: Eoghan O'Donnell
Revelations

#2 - Revelations

Season 1 - Episode 10

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

star 8.15
677 votes
Directors: Jamie Travis
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Meredith Glynn, Jaime Paglia
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 8.00
687 votes
Directors: Leigh Janiak
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Jordan Rosenberg, Meredith Glynn
Blindspots

#4 - Blindspots

Season 3 - Episode 5

As suspicions sharpen and loyalties fray, the Deadfast Club desperately searches for the man behind GhostFace’s mask only to be disturbed by what they find.

star 8.00
4 votes
Directors: Darren Grant
Writers: Sherman Payne
The Vanishing

#5 - 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 7.92
560 votes
Writers: Eoghan O'Donnell
Dawn of the Dead

#6 - 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 7.89
636 votes
Directors: Oz Scott
Writers: Heath Corson
Happy Birthday to Me

#7 - 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 7.89
660 votes
Directors: Daniel Stamm
Writers: Brian Sieve
The Dance

#8 - 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 7.85
636 votes
Directors: Ti West
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Meredith Glynn
Jeepers Creepers

#9 - 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 7.83
603 votes
Directors: Evan Katz
Writers: Anna Christopher
Heavenly Creatures

#10 - 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 7.80
560 votes
Directors: Jamie Travis
Writers: Anna Christopher
The Orphanage

#11 - 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 7.74
564 votes
Directors: Leigh Janiak
Writers: Brian Sieve
Village of the Damned

#12 - 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 7.70
575 votes
Directors: Gil Kenan
Writers: Meredith Glynn
Wanna Play a Game?

#13 - 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
779 votes
Directors: Tim Hunter
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Jordan Rosenberg, Meredith Glynn
Ghosts

#14 - Ghosts

Season 1 - Episode 8

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

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

#15 - 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 7.63
569 votes
Directors: Rodman Flender
Writers: Steve Yockey
Hello, Emma.

#16 - 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 7.61
835 votes
Directors: Tim Hunter
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall
Betrayed

#17 - Betrayed

Season 1 - Episode 6

The new prime suspect is someone close to Emma.

star 7.59
695 votes
Directors: Julius Ramsay
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Meredith Glynn, Jaime Paglia
Vacancy

#18 - 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 7.57
678 votes
Directors: Jamie Travis
Writers: Steve Yockey
I Know What You Did Last Summer

#19 - 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
862 votes
Directors: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, Michael Gans, Richard Register
Aftermath

#20 - Aftermath

Season 1 - Episode 4

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

star 7.51
728 votes
Directors: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Erin Maher, Kay Reindl
Psycho

#21 - 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 7.44
693 votes
Directors: Scott Speer
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, Meredith Glynn, Steve Yockey, Brian Sieve, Anna Christopher, Heath Corson
Red Roses

#22 - 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
1,029 votes
Directors: Jamie Travis
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, Kevin Williamson
Exposed

#23 - Exposed

Season 1 - Episode 5

Emma learns a heartbreaking secret after a scandalous video leak.

star 7.34
682 votes
Directors: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Jill E. Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, David Coggeshall, Meredith Glynn
The Deadfast Club

#24 - The Deadfast Club

Season 3 - Episode 1

GhostFace is back! When a shadowy figure from Deion's past returns to haunt his present at the worst possible time, it threatens the lives of him and his newfound friends. And raises a deadly question... who’s behind the mask?

star 7.19
75 votes
Writers: Brett Matthews
Ports in the Storm

#25 - Ports in the Storm

Season 3 - Episode 4

Following GhostFace’s latest, bloody game, the Deadfast Club fractures; when their tormenter puts them to another test, each member of the group is forced to choose who they trust the most.

star 7.18
22 votes
Directors: Tanya Hamilton
Writers: Penny Cox