The BEST Episodes of Sex Education

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021

Network: Netflix

Insecure Otis has all the answers when it comes to sex advice, thanks to his therapist mom. So rebel Maeve proposes a school sex-therapy clinic.

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Episode 8

#1 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 17, 2021

As a new day dawns, Moordale's fate hangs in the balance. Aimee spills. Eric confesses. Otis haunts the hospital. Honesty matters now, more than ever.

star 8.67
12 votes
Episode 3

#2 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 17, 2021

Self-expression is out as uniforms sweep the student body. Aimee opens up about the assault while Jackson bonds with cool nonbinary student Cal.

star 8.41
49 votes
Episode 7

#3 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

Welcome to the morning after. "Sex kid" has made a huge mess – and just can't stop barfing. Chaos comes to class, and in detention, the girls bond.

star 8.29
1,246 votes
Directors: Ben Taylor
Writers: Laurie Nunn
Episode 5

#4 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 17, 2021

Vivid history collides with real awkwardness in France as the poo hits a windshield and friends slam on the brakes. A spark reignites. Jean explodes.

star 8.26
23 votes
Episode 1

#5 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 17, 2021

Moordale's friskiest come together again — in more ways than one. Otis sports a 'stache but hides a secret. Jean comes clean. A head teacher arrives.

star 8.24
146 votes
Episode 8

#6 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

Otis feels violated by Jean's new book, and Maeve takes the fall for her brother. Eric serves detention with an old foe, while Lily's body betrays her.

star 8.20
1,485 votes
Directors: Kate Herron
Writers: Laurie Nunn
Episode 8

#7 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

The talking cure may be failing Otis and Jean as they sort out their issues. A wary Maeve makes the finals. Sexy Shakespeare never goes out of style.

star 8.17
1,247 votes
Directors: Ben Taylor
Writers: Laurie Nunn
Episode 2

#8 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 17, 2021

Makeovers take over when Ruby gives Otis a magnetic revamp and Hope tones the school down. Way down. Elsewhere, Eric and Adam look to level up.

star 8.11
75 votes
Directors: Ben Taylor
Writers: Laurie Nunn
Episode 7

#9 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

The big dance brings out the best, and the drama, in Moordale's student body. Otis finds a date, Maeve gets her dress, and Eric returns with style.

star 8.08
1,464 votes
Directors: Kate Herron
Writers: Sophie Goodhart
Episode 4

#10 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 17, 2021

In the cold light of day, can sex turn into intimacy, and vice versa? Ruby recoils from Otis. Maeve connects with Isaac. Abstinence roils Moordale.

star 8.06
32 votes
Directors: Alice Seabright
Writers: Laurie Nunn, Rosie Jones
Episode 5

#11 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

An explicit pic puts a mean girl on the spot. Maeve wants to track down the shaming culprit, forcing Otis to make a tough choice on an important day.

star 8.03
1,493 votes
Directors: Kate Herron
Writers: Laura Hunter, Sophie Goodhart
Episode 6

#12 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

Bouncing back is the only option, so Otis throws a small gathering that turns rowdy, and Jackson deals with the healing. Who can handle the truth?

star 7.92
1,174 votes
Directors: Ben Taylor
Writers: Sophie Goodhart
Episode 4

#13 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

Eric realizes Otis has fallen for Maeve. But the young sex therapist finds himself torn when hot guy Jackson seeks help with his secret crush.

star 7.89
1,500 votes
Directors: Ben Taylor
Writers: Laura Neal, Laurie Nunn
Episode 3

#14 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

Otis' clinic achieves liftoff, as does his attraction to Maeve, who unexpectedly asks him for help. Eric swings off on his own and fields a come-on.

star 7.87
1,536 votes
Directors: Ben Taylor
Writers: Sophie Goodhart
Episode 3

#15 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

On her way to surprise Maeve, Aimee gets a horrible shock on the bus. Rahim connects with Eric as a Milburn family dinner gets seriously awkward.

star 7.86
1,189 votes
Directors: Sophie Goodhart
Writers: Sophie Goodhart
Episode 6

#16 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

Eric's trauma isolates him, and Maeve's essay wins a prize. Otis tries to hook up with Lily, but his deep-seated issues get in the way.

star 7.83
1,425 votes
Directors: Kate Herron
Writers: Freddy Syborn, Laurie Nunn
Episode 2

#17 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

After Jean makes a cringey appearance at school, Otis tries his hand at pleasing Ola – and advising a hapless teacher. Fearless Maeve buckles.

star 7.83
1,206 votes
Directors: Sophie Goodhart
Writers: Laurie Nunn, Mawaan Rizwan
Episode 1

#18 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

Masturbation turns out to be Otis's secret talent, but can he master his unruly desires for Ola? A chlamydia outbreak distracts the student body.

star 7.81
1,336 votes
Directors: Ben Taylor
Writers: Laurie Nunn
Episode 2

#19 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

Egged on by Maeve -- and finding that dispensing sex tips is tougher than he thought -- Otis tries offering free advice at a classmate's house party.

star 7.77
1,612 votes
Directors: Ben Taylor
Writers: Laurie Nunn
Episode 4

#20 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

Ola wants to go all the way, but Otis is on edge. Jean and Maeve need their space. Jackson has performance worries, and star-crossed lovers reconnect.

star 7.75
1,196 votes
Directors: Alice Seabright
Writers: Laurie Nunn, Rosie Jones
Episode 5

#21 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 17, 2020

Otis and Eric get away from romance and retreat to the woods with Remi. But parents aren't perfect, as Maeve knows. Later, Ola follows her heart.

star 7.73
1,158 votes
Directors: Alice Seabright
Writers: Laurie Nunn, Richard Gadd
Episode 6

#22 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 17, 2021

The truth is out there: Maeve gets the news, Aimee reveals her vulva cupcakes and more, and Eric navigates Nigerian life. Hope goes to new extremes.

star 7.65
17 votes
Episode 1

#23 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 11, 2019

Despite the ministrations of sex therapist mom Jean and encouragement from pal Eric, Otis worries that he can't get it on. He's not the only one.

star 7.64
1,869 votes
Directors: Ben Taylor
Writers: Laurie Nunn
Episode 7

#24 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 17, 2021

Home is where the heat is. Jean contends with a hot mess and a cold shoulder. Maeve deals with a mum on the run. The "sex school" finally goes public.

star 7.33
15 votes