The BEST Episodes of The End of the F***ing World

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 12, 2019

Network: Channel 4

James is a 17-year-old who believes he is a psychopath. He kills animals as a hobby, but grows bored of the practice. He decides he wants to try killing a human. He settles on Alyssa, a mouthy, rebellious 17-year-old classmate with issues of her own. She proposes they run away together, hoping for an adventure away from her turbulent home-life, and James agrees with the intention of finding an opportunity to kill her. They embark on a road trip across England, and begin to develop a relationship after a series of mishaps.

Episode 8

#1 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8

Alyssa decides it's finally time to confront the past and lay her demons to rest. Could returning to a familiar place hold the key?

star 8.29
196 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 7

#2 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7

An unexpected incident at Alyssa's place of work threatens to spiral out of control, with a surprising revelation shaking her to the core.

star 8.22
191 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 8

#3 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8

As the outside world threatens to close in, will James and Alyssa make it as a couple?

star 8.10
1,365 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 4

#4 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4

Alyssa is forced to spend the night in a remote motel where they're not used to receiving guests.

star 8.01
210 votes
Directors: Lucy Forbes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 3

#5 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3

Alyssa and James decide to lie low, but their hideaway turns out not to be as safe as it first appears

star 7.85
1,479 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 3

#6 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3

Alyssa runs away from home in unlikely circumstances, finding herself distracted by a mysterious stranger.

star 7.79
233 votes
Directors: Lucy Forbes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 2

#7 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2

Alyssa claims to be fine after everything that happened, but events from her past are about to catch up with her.

star 7.77
266 votes
Directors: Lucy Forbes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 6

#8 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6

Alyssa finally gets home to make amends, but nothing seems to be going as she'd hoped.

star 7.76
186 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 5

#9 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5

With the fallout from last night plaguing her, Alyssa's journey home is interrupted by an unforeseen stop-off at a desolate strip mall.

star 7.66
193 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 5

#10 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5

James and Alyssa arrive at a rundown town. James is unable to block out a memory from his past.

star 7.65
1,338 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 4

#11 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4

In the fallout of their terrible act, real cracks begin to appear between James and Alyssa

star 7.63
1,397 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 6

#12 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6

Excited to be reunited, Alyssa and James get back on the road, where their outlaw status is put to the test

star 7.62
1,309 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 7

#13 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7

James and Alyssa make it to her father's place. But after the initial euphoria, cracks begin to show.

star 7.58
1,277 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 1

#14 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1

Alyssa is teen angst personified. She feels estranged from her mother, hates her stepfather and rejects pretty much everyone she meets - until one day she sees James sitting alone.

star 7.42
1,935 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 1

#15 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1

It's two years after the tragic events on the beach. Who is troubled outsider Bonnie and what is her mysterious link to Alyssa?

star 7.38
307 votes
Directors: Lucy Forbes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 2

#16 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2

Alyssa and James hit the road with a bang, but they soon realise how little they know each other

star 7.36
1,606 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell