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

Last Updated: Oct 31, 2018

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 1 - Episode 8

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

star 8.12
1,161 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 3

#2 - 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 7.86
1,267 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 5

#3 - 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
1,134 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 6

#4 - 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 7.64
1,114 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 4

#5 - 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
1,199 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 7

#6 - 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
1,086 votes
Directors: Lucy Tcherniak
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 1

#7 - 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 7.41
1,680 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell
Episode 2

#8 - 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
1,379 votes
Writers: Charlie Covell