The BEST Episodes of Sharp Objects

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 3, 2019

Network: HBO

A reporter confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to cover a violent murder.

Milk

#1 - Milk

Season 1 - Episode 8

Concerned for the safety of Amma, Camille puts her own life in jeopardy as she gets closer to the truth behind the shocking mysteries surrounding the Wind Gap killings.

star 8.30
1,379 votes
Writers: Gillian Flynn, Marti Noxon
Falling

#2 - Falling

Season 1 - Episode 7

Camille crosses a line in her investigation of the prime suspect. Richard coaxes Jackie to offer up info about Marian Preaker’s death. Adora takes pains to keep an ailing Amma under her roof and in her care.

star 8.02
1,313 votes
Writers: Gillian Flynn, Scott Brown
Ripe

#3 - Ripe

Season 1 - Episode 4

Camille shows Richard some of Wind Gap’s crime scenes, opening up old wounds. Alan confronts Adora about her sharing confidences with Chief Vickery, who is concerned about the Crellins hosting the annual “Calhoun Day” attended by Wind Gap’s youth. John shares off-the-record revelations with Camille that raise fresh concerns for her.

star 7.73
1,330 votes
Writers: Vince Calandra
Closer

#4 - Closer

Season 1 - Episode 5

Despite a potential serial killer on the loose in the community, Wind Gap residents gather for Calhoun Day, an annual southern-pride festival hosted by Adora on the grounds of her house. As Amma and her friends act out a traditional play depicting the sacrifices made by the wife of a Confederate soldier, Adora shares confidences with Richard that may impact his relationship with Camille.

star 7.70
1,281 votes
Writers: Scott Brown
Fix

#5 - Fix

Season 1 - Episode 3

Camille relives a recent tragedy as she struggles to piece together the murders in Wind Gap. Richard grows frustrated with Chief Vickery’s assumptions regarding potential suspects. A defiant Amma shows off her wild side to Camille, while Adora admonishes Camille for meddling in the investigation and a town in mourning.

star 7.66
1,428 votes
Writers: Alex Metcalf
Cherry

#6 - Cherry

Season 1 - Episode 6

Adora provides Chief Vickery with a key piece of evidence in the Ann Nash murder case. Richard probes for details about Camille’s dark past. John’s girlfriend, Ashley, looks to make news for herself. Amma bonds with Camille during and after a wild party.

star 7.60
1,256 votes
Writers: Ariella Blejer, Dawn Kamoche
Dirt

#7 - Dirt

Season 1 - Episode 2

Camille searches for clues at the funeral and wake for Wind Gap’s latest victim, and clashes with her mother over Camille’s presence in the town. Richard finds a surprising way to arrive at a conclusion about the murderer’s profile. Camille pays a visit to the working-class home of a young boy who says he witnessed the abduction, and confronts Chief Vickery about why he ignored the boy’s claim.

star 7.46
1,556 votes
Writers: Gillian Flynn
Vanish

#8 - Vanish

Season 1 - Episode 1

Camille Preaker, a reporter for the St. Louis Chronicle, is sent to her rural hometown of Wind Gap by her editor, Curry, to file a story about two missing girls, one of whom was found dead and presumed murdered. The assignment, which reunites Camille with her overbearing mother, Adora, stepfather, Alan Crellin, and half-sister, Amma, brings back traumatic childhood memories, including the death of Camille’s younger sister, Marian, when both were schoolgirls. Tormented by her past and seeking refuge through alcohol, Camille joins Detective Richard Willis and Chief of Police Vickery in following leads around town that might shed light on the fate of the most recent missing girl.

star 7.44
1,863 votes
Writers: Marti Noxon