The BEST Episodes of Tell Me a Story
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2020
Network: CBS All Access
An anthology series featuring beloved fairy tales interweaving into a subversive tale of love, loss, greed, revenge, and murder. Season 1 was set in modern-day New York featuring The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Hansel & Gretel. Season 2 is set in Nashville and features Beauty & the Beast, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella.
#1 - Ever After
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 6, 2020
Tucker and Maddie frantically try to escape Olivia’s clutches, resorting to desperate measures. Simone grows more suspicious of her step-brother but doesn’t want to further involve Jackson. Ashley, Rebecca, and Beau, back on the Force, prepare for her comeback concert, while a vindictive Taylor sets her final plan in motion.
#2 - Chapter 9: Deception
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 27, 2018
Hannah takes on Katrina's henchmen in her attempt to get Gabe to safety. Nick refuses to take no for an answer, seeing anyone in Kayla's life as a potential threat to their future happiness. Realizing he has an ally at the police department, Jordan tries to let go of his obsession for revenge.
#3 - Chapter 10: Forgiveness
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 3, 2019
Hannah takes the fight to Katrina, culminating in a final showdown as she tries to free Gabe. Afraid of what an unhinged Josh is capable of, Kayla breaks off from Tim and the police to try and save Colleen. Jordan reaches his breaking point with the third pig.
#4 - Chapter 6: Guilt
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 6, 2018
Kayla spends a day in the city with Nick, gaining a new perspective on not only their relationship but her future. Eddie nears a breaking point due to Jordan's relentless torment but Mitch offers Eddie a solution. A vulnerable Hannah and Gabe are blindsided.
#5 - New Pages
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 2, 2020
Ashley's instincts tell her she's not out of danger yet and Beau takes action to make her feel safe. Simone and Jackson attend an elegant ball to confront Veronica. Meanwhile, Tucker feels his relationship with Maddie is back on track while she has her doubts. Olivia begins to understand her captor.
#6 - Family Business
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 19, 2019
An anonymous delivery sends Ashley into a dark tailspin as Rebecca, Beau and the Nashville Police search for answers. Meanwhile, Jackson and Simone's deeply-rooted family troubles bring them closer together. Tucker continues to hold a terrified Olivia hostage while concealing his secret from Maddie.
#7 - Chapter 7: Betrayal
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 13, 2018
After a devastating betrayal, Hannah and Gabe find themselves lost in the woods and on the run from deadly assailants. Jordan's hunt for vengeance continues as he sets his sights on a new target. Increasingly worried about Nick's erratic behavior, Kayla and Laney decide to investigate his past. Meanwhile, Tim grows closer to colleague Katrina.
#8 - Writer's Block
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 12, 2019
Ashley struggles to adjust to her new reality but finds a moment of solace with Beau, who has his own burdens to bear. Maddie starts to second guess her upcoming wedding to Tucker as his distant behavior continues. Simone attends her estranged father’s funeral and learns her stepmother, Veronica, may be more evil than she thought.
#9 - Chapter 8: Truth
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 20, 2018
Jordan learns a shocking truth about the third pig. Hannah rushes back to New York City searching for Gabe, who is being held captive by an evil stranger. Kayla turns to her dad Tim when she discovers Nick's obsession may run deeper than she ever imagined.
#10 - Number One Fan
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 26, 2019
Ashley is inspired to make music again while others begin to notice her blossoming connection with Beau. Simone enlists Jackson's help as she seeks the truth behind her father's trust and Veronica's scheming. Olivia questions Tucker about his motives, ultimately resurfacing painful memories for both of them. Meanwhile, Susie's late night out with Kyle may prove to be more problematic than she thought.
#11 - Thorns and All
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 16, 2020
Simone's guilt and fear of her step-family hinder her relationship with Jackson, causing him to spiral. A doctor's appointment yields good news for Ashley and Rebecca, and the Nashville PD continue their investigation. Meanwhile, the tables have turned as Olivia interrogates a captive Tucker, forcing him to reckon with his past and present.
#12 - Chapter 5: Madness
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 29, 2018
Gabe leads Hannah to an unwelcome figure from their past. Armed with the identity of two of the pigs, Jordan presses on to find the third. Nick decides he must find a way to put an end to Ethan's meddling.
#13 - Lost and Found
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 9, 2020
Beau is determined to track down Ashley's assailant after the shootout. Jackson confronts Veronica about Simone's disappearance and gets help from an unlikely ally. Olivia makes her escape with Tucker in pursuit, while Maddie seeks some motherly advice from Rebecca about her fiancé.
#14 - Sweet Dreams
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 23, 2020
Both heartbroken, Jackson and Maddie find solace and clarity with each other. Ashley is determined to return to the stage, but Rebecca and Beau are worried about potential risks. Simone and Veronica reconcile and make an effort at being a family. Meanwhile, Olivia's scheming continues and Tucker has some troubling dreams.
#15 - The Curse
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 5, 2019
Rising country music star Ashley Rose Pruitt celebrates the launch of her debut album but a tragic event threatens to derail it all. Under the disapproving eye of his mother, Rebecca Pruitt, troubled musician Jackson Pruitt tries to break old habits when an intriguing stranger enters his life. Meanwhile, Maddie Pruitt attempts to hold her family together amidst a growing disconnect with her fiancée Tucker, a struggling novelist.
#16 - Favorite Son
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 30, 2020
Ashley faces mounting pressure to cancel her upcoming concert after Beau is targeted in a hit-and-run accident. Jackson takes a step forward in getting sober and making amends with Rebecca. The Nashville police question Veronica about Clay Calloway's death while Simone and Maddie separately search for answers.
#17 - Chapter 3: Greed
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 15, 2018
Fed up with the police's investigation, Jordan's need for answers quickly veers towards obsession. Kayla is determined to keep her and Nick's relationship a secret, but Ethan's jealousy threatens to derail her plans. Hannah makes a stunning discovery about Dan.
#18 - Chapter 4: Rage
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 22, 2018
When the police fail to act, Jordan takes matters in his own hands and pursues the littlest pig Eddie in hopes it will lead to the other two. While her relationship with Nick deepens, Kayla goes against her better judgment and decides to give friendship with Ethan another chance. After a series of disturbing incidents, Hannah and Gabe flee town.
#19 - Chapter 2: Loss
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 8, 2018
Jordan helps the police pinpoint one of the masked robbers of the jewelry heist. After their ill-advised one-night stand, Kayla tries to keep her distance from Nick but finds it hard to stay away. Hannah helps Gabe cover his tracks.
#20 - Chapter 1: Hope
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 31, 2018
Troubled teen Kayla and her dad, Tim, try to make a fresh start at grandmother Colleen's home. Estranged siblings Gabe and Hannah are reunited under extreme circumstances. Jordan and his girlfriend Beth can't see eye-to-eye on their future together.