The BEST Episodes of Ted Lasso

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 24, 2021

Network: Apple TV+

Ted Lasso, an American football coach, moves to England when he’s hired to manage a soccer team—despite having no experience. With cynical players and a doubtful town, will he get them to see the Ted Lasso Way?

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The Hope That Kills You

#1 - The Hope That Kills You

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 2, 2020

Richmond plays a climactic match that will determine the fates of Ted and his club.

star 8.30
1,911 votes
Directors: M.J. Delaney
Writers: Brendan Hunt, Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly
Inverting the Pyramid of Success

#2 - Inverting the Pyramid of Success

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 8, 2021

Richmond gets their final chance to win promotion as Ted deals with the fallout of Trent Crimm’s painfully honest exposé.

star 8.18
1,287 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Writers: Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly
Rainbow

#3 - Rainbow

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 20, 2021

Nate learns how to be assertive from Keeley and Rebecca. Ted asks Roy for a favor.

star 8.15
1,505 votes
Directors: Erica Dunton
Writers: Bill Wrubel
Man City

#4 - Man City

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 10, 2021

Ted and Dr. Sharon realize they might have to meet each other halfway. Tensions are high as the team prepares for the semifinal.

star 8.14
1,451 votes
Directors: Matt Lipsey
Writers: Jamie Amanda Lee
Make Rebecca Great Again

#5 - Make Rebecca Great Again

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 11, 2020

Rebecca celebrates her first anniversary as a divorcée as the team plays a match in Liverpool.

star 8.09
2,011 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Writers: Brendan Hunt, Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly
The Signal

#6 - The Signal

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 27, 2021

Ted is fired up that the new team dynamic seems to be working. But will they have a chance in the semifinal?

star 8.01
1,480 votes
Directors: Erica Dunton
Writers: Brett Goldstein
All Apologies

#7 - All Apologies

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 25, 2020

After a series of mistakes on the pitch, pressure mounts to bench Roy. Rebecca finally reveals the truth to Ted.

star 8.00
1,917 votes
Directors: M.J. Delaney
Writers: Phoebe Walsh
Tan Lines

#8 - Tan Lines

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 28, 2020

With his wife and son visiting from America, Ted makes drastic changes to the lineup during a critical match.

star 7.99
2,033 votes
Directors: Elliot Hegarty
Writers: Brett Goldstein
The Diamond Dogs

#9 - The Diamond Dogs

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 18, 2020

Ted and Roy are both having relationship problems. Ted consults the Diamond Dogs. Roy lays it on the line with Keeley.

star 7.99
1,900 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Writers: Leann Bowen
Do the Right-est Thing

#10 - Do the Right-est Thing

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 6, 2021

Rebecca has a special visitor shadow her at work. A player’s return is not welcomed by the team.

star 7.98
1,542 votes
Directors: Ezra Edelman
Writers: Ashley Nicole Black
Trent Crimm: The Independent

#11 - Trent Crimm: The Independent

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 14, 2020

To arrange an in-depth exposé, Rebecca pairs cynical journalist Trent Crimm with Ted for a day. Ted and Roy venture into the community.

star 7.96
2,128 votes
Directors: Tom Marshall
Writers: Jane Becker
Carol of the Bells

#12 - Carol of the Bells

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 13, 2021

It’s Christmas in Richmond. Rebecca enlists Ted for a secret mission, Roy and Keeley search for a miracle, and the Higginses open up their home.

star 7.94
1,593 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Writers: Joe Kelly
Two Aces

#13 - Two Aces

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

When Jamie refuses to train, Ted turns to talented new signing Dani Rojas—and the team is struck by an age-old curse.

star 7.91
1,958 votes
Directors: Elliot Hegarty
Writers: Bill Wrubel
No Weddings and a Funeral

#14 - No Weddings and a Funeral

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 24, 2021

Rebecca is stunned by a sudden loss. The team rallies to show their support, but Ted finds himself grappling with a piece of his past.

star 7.90
1,355 votes
Directors: M.J. Delaney
Writers: Jane Becker
Midnight Train to Royston

#15 - Midnight Train to Royston

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 1, 2021

A billionaire football enthusiast from Ghana makes Sam an unbelievable offer. Ted plans something special for Dr. Sharon’s last day with the team.

star 7.89
1,316 votes
Directors: M.J. Delaney
Writers: Sasha Garron
For the Children

#16 - For the Children

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 21, 2020

Rebecca hosts the team’s annual charity benefit, where Ted stages a reconciliation between Roy and Jamie.

star 7.86
2,030 votes
Directors: Tom Marshall
Writers: Jamie Amanda Lee
Lavender

#17 - Lavender

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 30, 2021

Ted is surprised by the reappearance of a familiar face. Roy tries out a new gig.

star 7.73
1,554 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Writers: Leann Bowen
Biscuits

#18 - Biscuits

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 14, 2020

It’s Ted’s first day of coaching, and fans aren’t happy. He makes little headway but remains undeterred as the team plays its first match.

star 7.69
2,129 votes
Directors: Zach Braff
Writers: Brendan Hunt, Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly
Headspace

#19 - Headspace

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 3, 2021

With things turning around for Richmond, it’s time for everyone to work on their issues—like Ted’s discomfort, Nate’s confidence, and Roy’s attention.

star 7.62
1,420 votes
Directors: Matt Lipsey
Writers: Phoebe Walsh
Goodbye Earl

#20 - Goodbye Earl

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 23, 2021

AFC Richmond brings in a sports psychologist to help the team overcome their unprecedented seven game tie-streak.

star 7.60
1,729 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Writers: Brendan Hunt
Pilot

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 14, 2020

American football coach Ted Lasso is hired by a wealthy divorcée to coach the English soccer team AFC Richmond.

star 7.40
2,339 votes
Directors: Tom Marshall
Writers: Bill Lawrence, Brendan Hunt, Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly
Beard After Hours

#22 - Beard After Hours

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 17, 2021

After the semifinal, Beard sets out on an all-night odyssey through London in an effort to collect his thoughts.

star 7.16
1,458 votes