The BEST Episodes of Search Party (2016)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019

Network: TBS

Search Party is a dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery. When a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears, it's time to form a Search Party.

Psychosis

#1 - Psychosis

Season 2 - Episode 10

The gang ties up loose ends before facing the reality that they might go to jail by midnight, leaving it up to Dory to figure something out.

star 7.96
105 votes
Writers: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers
The House of Uncanny Truths

#2 - The House of Uncanny Truths

Season 1 - Episode 10

The crew heads to where they suspect Chantal may be hiding, but when Dory is floored by a terrifying connection, things take a disastrous turn.

star 7.86
287 votes
Hysteria

#3 - Hysteria

Season 2 - Episode 8

Dory and Drew receive a visit from Officer Joy Hartman, make a shocking discovery, meet up with Elliott, and make it to Portia's play on time.

star 7.67
105 votes
Writers: Charles Rogers
Paranoia

#4 - Paranoia

Season 2 - Episode 5

The gang gets invited to Chappaqua, where they receive the key to the city for finding Chantal; a police officer named Joy begins to uncover their tracks.

star 7.61
120 votes
Writers: Christina Lee
Obsession

#5 - Obsession

Season 2 - Episode 6

As Elliott descends into insanity, the gang turns their back on Dory, who begins working with Julian at a political campaign.

star 7.59
111 votes
Writers: Andrew P. Fleming, Matt Kriege
Frenzy

#6 - Frenzy

Season 2 - Episode 9

The gang must get $60,000 to their blackmailer; Joy follows Fat Franky around town, which doesn't end as suspected.

star 7.58
110 votes
Writers: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers
Password to the Shadows

#7 - Password to the Shadows

Season 1 - Episode 9

The crew wreaks havoc on Chantal's sister's rehearsal dinner and have no choice but to pay off an unlikely source for Chantal's possible whereabouts.

star 7.54
292 votes
Writers: Sarah-Violet Bliss
Denial

#8 - Denial

Season 2 - Episode 7

Dory drops in on Keith's funeral; Drew investigates the threatening flowers left at his work; Portia severs ties with her mother; Elliot endures group therapy at rehab; Julian realizes Mary may be an imperfect role model.

star 7.54
108 votes
Writers: Sarah-Violet Bliss
Murder!

#9 - Murder!

Season 2 - Episode 1

After finding Chantal and killing the not-so-villainous Keith, the gang is faced with the horrifying task of trying to bury a body before the sun comes up.

star 7.48
155 votes
Writers: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers
The Mystery of the Golden Charm

#10 - The Mystery of the Golden Charm

Season 1 - Episode 5

Dory meets a handsome private investigator named Keith, who guides her through a risky adventure to probe deeper into Chantal's personal life.

star 7.48
322 votes
Directors: Ryan McFaul
Writers: Anthony King
The Return of the Forgotten Phantom

#11 - The Return of the Forgotten Phantom

Season 1 - Episode 8

The world discovers that Elliott is a liar, so he enlists Drew to help save face. Portia is given the opportunity to dazzle the set, and Dory and her boss Gail go undercover, which ends face-to-face with a prime suspect.

star 7.45
249 votes
Writers: Anthony King
Conspiracy

#12 - Conspiracy

Season 2 - Episode 2

The gang goes on a mission to cover up Keith's semi-accidental murder and return Chantal to her family, with a few major roadblocks along the way.

star 7.44
131 votes
Writers: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers
The Secret of the Sinister Ceremony

#13 - The Secret of the Sinister Ceremony

Season 1 - Episode 6

The crew drops in on a sinister cult tied to Chantal's disappearance, but they may have bitten off more than they can chew when Dory and Drew come home to a threatening note.

star 7.44
330 votes
Directors: Ryan McFaul
Writers: Lilly Burns, Christina Lee
The Captive Dinner Guest

#14 - The Captive Dinner Guest

Season 1 - Episode 4

It's the dinner party from Hell when Dory and Drew invite Portia and Chantal's intense ex-boyfriend over in an effort to get some answers out of him.

star 7.35
323 votes
Writers: Michael Showalter
The Riddle within the Trash

#15 - The Riddle within the Trash

Season 1 - Episode 7

Dory makes a huge connection in the case, while Drew is tempted by the fruits of another. Elliott's big charity launch ends disastrously when his integrity is challenged. Portia has an altercation with the star on the set of her show.

star 7.33
330 votes
Directors: Ryan McFaul
Writers: Christina Lee
Suspicion

#16 - Suspicion

Season 2 - Episode 4

The friends make choices fueled by paranoia; Keith's ex-wife confronts Dory; Portia gets cast in a play about the Manson murders; Drew begins a long con to escape to China, Elliott breaks out into hives.

star 7.26
117 votes
Directors: Lilly Burns
Writers: Anthony King
The Night of One Hundred Candles

#17 - The Night of One Hundred Candles

Season 1 - Episode 3

The crew makes waves at Chantal's vigil, where Dory is intent on telling the parents that she saw their daughter.

star 7.24
384 votes
Writers: Christina Lee
The Woman Who Knew Too Much

#18 - The Woman Who Knew Too Much

Season 1 - Episode 2

Dory begins to doubt whether she saw Chantal the night before, but an offbeat realtor claims she has the proof that Dory is looking for.

star 7.15
450 votes
Writers: Charles Rogers, Lilly Burns
Paralysis

#19 - Paralysis

Season 2 - Episode 3

Life after murder proves to be harder than expected as the friends readjust to their superficial Brooklyn lives.

star 7.08
131 votes
Writers: Jordan Firstman, Starlee Kine
The Mysterious Disappearance of the Girl No One Knew

#20 - The Mysterious Disappearance of the Girl No One Knew

Season 1 - Episode 1

When Dory discovers that her friend, Chantal, has gone missing, she becomes obsessed with finding out what happened, even though boyfriend Drew and friends Elliott and Portia could not care less.

star 6.97
639 votes
Writers: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers, Michael Showalter