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

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 7, 2020

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 - 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 8.28
613 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 8.20
599 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
1,523 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 7.94
593 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 7.86
1,652 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 7.77
603 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 7.74
627 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 7.72
576 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
1,500 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 7.66
568 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 7.62
1,556 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 7.61
1,466 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 7.59
1,429 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 1

#14 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

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
2,119 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 7.39
671 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 7.38
1,775 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell