The BEST Episodes of Stumptown

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 4, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

Based on the graphic novel series, “Stumptown” follows Dex Parios – a strong, assertive and sharp-witted army veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debt and a brother to take care of in Portland, Oregon. Her military intelligence skills make her a great PI, but her unapologetic style puts her in the firing line of hardcore criminals and not quite in alliance with the police.

Dex Education

#1 - Dex Education

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 11, 2019

Dex goes undercover as a high school substitute teacher after an old classmate of hers enlists her help to find out who planted drugs on her daughter. Meanwhile, Dex and Liz’s relationship gets too close for comfort.

star 7.77
346 votes
Directors: Lily Mariye
Writers: Nicholas Wootton
Family Ties

#2 - Family Ties

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

Dex faces off against Artie Banks to take down wealthy real estate mogul Randall Tapper. Meanwhile, Detective Cosgrove leads an investigation to find Wallace Kane, a prisoner on the loose.

star 7.74
592 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Deirdre Shaw
Bad Alibis

#3 - Bad Alibis

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 30, 2019

Despite being ordered by Lieutenant Cosgrove to take time off, Hoffman enlists Dex's help to investigate a case. Meanwhile, Tookie's culinary skills come in handy at Bad Alibi, and Dex stresses over an interview to become a certified PI.

star 7.73
538 votes
Directors: Brooke Kennedy
Writers: Jordan Heimer, Manuel Figueroa
The Other Woman

#4 - The Other Woman

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 4, 2019

Dex is confronted with unresolved feelings from her past when she is hired by Sue Lynn to investigate a case with the widow of Dex’s former flame. Meanwhile, Dex and Grey’s friendship is put to the test by his new romance with Liz.

star 7.73
400 votes
Directors: Jessica Yu
Writers: Heidi Cole McAdams
Rip City Dicks

#5 - Rip City Dicks

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 9, 2019

In hopes of becoming a certified private investigator, Dex seeks mentorship from veteran PI Artie Banks. Meanwhile, Hoffman grows suspicious of Grey after evidence proves that he has a connection to a victim in his case.

star 7.68
632 votes
Directors: Dean White
Writers: Zahir McGhee
Dex, Drugs and Rock & Roll

#6 - Dex, Drugs and Rock & Roll

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 6, 2019

When Dex’s ex Fiona, a famous musician, comes into town for a performance, Dex must protect her from a stalker. Meanwhile, Grey continues to receive the cold shoulder from Dex, and Tookie and Lieutenant Cosgrove develop a new friendship.

star 7.61
478 votes
Missed Connections

#7 - Missed Connections

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 2, 2019

Dex is hired by a wealthy man to search for a woman whom he recently met, but she quickly learns that the task is not as simple as it seems. Meanwhile, Dex and Grey’s history unfolds.

star 7.57
714 votes
Directors: James Griffiths
Writers: Jason Richman, Matt Olmstead, Mike Weiss
Forget It Dex, It's Stumptown.

#8 - Forget It Dex, It's Stumptown.

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 25, 2019

Dex Parios - a strong, assertive and sharp-witted army veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debt and a brother to take care of - works as a PI in Portland, Oregon. With only herself to rely on, she solves other people's messes with a blind eye toward her own, finding herself at odds with the police and in the firing line of criminals.

star 7.56
893 votes
Directors: James Griffiths
Writers: Jason Richman
November Surprise

#9 - November Surprise

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 20, 2019

Dex goes undercover after she is hired by a local politician to dig up dirt on his political opponent. Meanwhile, Grey and Liz’s romance continues, and Dex celebrates Friendsgiving with the group.

star 7.54
423 votes