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

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Network: Channel 4

Teen outsiders James, a self-diagnosed a psychopath looking for a human victim, and Alyssa, the personification of existential angst, decide to escape from their families and embark on a road trip to find Alyssa’s estranged father. As the pair get caught up in a series of violent events, they find themselves on a journey of discovery that becomes progressively ominous, trailed by two similarly mismatched police detectives.

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Episode 8

#1 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 5, 2019

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 8.22
870 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 7

#2 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 5, 2019

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 8.19
848 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 8

#3 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

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

star 8.08
1,680 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 4

#4 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 5, 2019

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

star 7.88
834 votes
Directors: Lucy Forbes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 3

#5 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

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

star 7.85
1,807 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 3

#6 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 5, 2019

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

star 7.75
838 votes
Directors: Lucy Forbes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 2

#7 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 4, 2019

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

star 7.72
868 votes
Directors: Lucy Forbes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 6

#8 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 2019

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

star 7.71
808 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 5

#9 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

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

star 7.66
1,649 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 5

#10 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 5, 2019

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 7.61
805 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 4

#11 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

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

star 7.61
1,701 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 6

#12 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

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

star 7.60
1,613 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 7

#13 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

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

star 7.58
1,577 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 1

#14 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

Angsty Alyssa finds a potential partner-in-crime in James, oblivious to his dark intentions.

star 7.42
2,325 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 1

#15 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 4, 2019

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 7.40
921 votes
Directors: Lucy Forbes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 2

#16 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

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

star 7.37
1,947 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell