The BEST Episodes of The Act
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2020
A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories. The first season follows Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother. Her quest for independence opens a Pandora's box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder.
#1 - Plan B
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 10, 2019
Gypsy and Nick scheme to meet in person and hope to win Dee Dee’s approval, but when their plan goes disastrously wrong, they’ll be pushed to make an extreme choice in order to be together.
#2 - Free
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 1, 2019
Gypsy fights for her life by defending her actions, while Mel & Lacey realize that behind closed doors things were not always as they seemed.
#3 - Bonnie & Clyde
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 24, 2019
Gypsy is excited to start over with Nick in Wisconsin, but their new life doesn't match the happily-ever-after she imagined, and her anxiety worsens as past transgressions begin to catch up with them.
#4 - Stay Inside
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 3, 2019
Gypsy’s getting older and Dee Dee is forced to new legal maneuvers to keep control of her “little girl.” But Dee Dee’s limited by her own health problems, and Gypsy goes to greater lengths than ever to connect with men and experience a sexual awakening.
#5 - Two Wolverines
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 27, 2019
Dee Dee makes Gypsy play dress up for a costume convention, where they each attract charming men who could dangerously complicate their insular relationship. And Gypsy is starting to question the lies her mother tells her — especially about how old she really is.
#6 - Teeth
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 20, 2019
Dee Dee is on a high since Gypsy will be given the “Child of the Year Award,” which makes Dee Dee feel like Mother of the Year. But before the big event, Gypsy has a dental emergency that gets the attention of a skeptical doctor who could expose Dee Dee’s secrets.
#7 - La Maison du Bon Rêve
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 20, 2019
Doting mother Dee Dee Blanchard and her sweet daughter Gypsy arrive in a new neighborhood, where Gypsy feels lonely due to a barrage of medical issues and eager to make friends. But their new neighbors can be nosy, and Dee Dee and Gypsy have secrets to hide.
#8 - A Whole New World
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 17, 2019
While Gypsy and Nick are on the run, flashbacks to a much younger Dee Dee reveal how trauma with her own mother set her up for conflict with Gypsy.