The WORST Episodes of The Mindy Project

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 5, 2021

Network: Hulu

New York-based OB/GYN Mindy Lahiri can quote every romantic comedy starring Meg Ryan that exists. She loves the good ones and the bad ones, because the girl always gets the guy. Mindy is determined to be more punctual, spend less money, lose weight and read more books – all in pursuit of becoming a well-rounded perfect woman…who can meet and date the perfect guy.

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Is That All There Is?

#1 - Is That All There Is?

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 12, 2017

Shulman & Associates is buzzing with drama! As Mindy adjusts to married life with Ben, Jeremy tries to take things to the next level with Anna, while Tamra makes a life-changing decision.

star 7.00
397 votes
Doctors Without Boundaries

#2 - Doctors Without Boundaries

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 31, 2017

Annette is furious when Mindy uncovers a secret about her and decides to get involved. Jody attempts to keep his new girlfriend from taking a job overseas, while Tamra dives head- first into Morgan’s religion.

star 7.00
305 votes
Directors: Marco Fargnoli
Writers: Guy Branum
A Romantical Decouplement

#3 - A Romantical Decouplement

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 19, 2017

Mindy and Ben’s relationship is put to the test when Ben gets an interview for a job in Philadelphia. Meanwhile, Anna gets the girls of the office together for an ill-fated girls’ night where Tamra realizes she might have feelings for a co-worker

star 7.13
366 votes
Girl Gone Wild

#4 - Girl Gone Wild

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

Mindy is forced to go solo on the honeymoon that Ben had planned for them. Hoping for relaxation and a new romance, Mindy instead finds herself on a vegan wellness retreat with her ex-fiancé Casey (Anders Holm) and his hot new wife.

star 7.14
304 votes
Directors: David Rogers
Writers: Miranda Berman
Anna & Jeremy's Meryl Streep Costume Party

#5 - Anna & Jeremy's Meryl Streep Costume Party

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 10, 2017

Jeremy’s hosting a party the office is actually excited for! Adding to the intrigue, Mindy invites a handsome stranger (Yassir Lester) who has an unexpected interest in Shulman and Associates. Jody competes with a beautiful doctor (Ana Ortiz) after she steals one of his patients.

star 7.16
327 votes
Jody Kimball-Kinney Is My Husband

#6 - Jody Kimball-Kinney Is My Husband

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 10, 2015

Mindy becomes convinced that she must get Leo into the best pre-school in Manhattan. However, with Danny out of town, she must enlist the help of her work nemesis, Jody, to impress the admissions committee.

star 7.17
381 votes
Mindy Lahiri Is a Racist

#7 - Mindy Lahiri Is a Racist

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 19, 2013

One of Danny's patients is a mommy blogger, so he invites her to write about Schulman & Associates on her website, only to find out that she is actually a white supremacist and paints the practice in a racist light. Desperate to control the situation, the team hires PR guru Priscilla, who begins to give Danny media training but ends up seducing him.

star 7.19
642 votes
Directors: Greg Daniels
Writers: David Stassen, Ike Barinholtz
The Midwife’s Tale

#8 - The Midwife’s Tale

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 17, 2017

Shulman and Associates is turned upside down when Mindy hires a down-on-his-luck Brendan Deslaurier (Mark Duplass). Meanwhile, rumors fly about who’s the father of Tamra’s baby.

star 7.19
292 votes
Road Trip

#9 - Road Trip

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 20, 2015

Danny goes on a road trip with Morgan to California that includes a surprise stop.

star 7.22
384 votes
Directors: David Stassen
Writers: David Stassen
Nurses' Strike

#10 - Nurses' Strike

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 11, 2016

A nurses' strike spearheaded by a new male nurse shakes Shulman & Associates to its core. Meanwhile, Mindy cares for a sick Leo; Jody puts the upstairs apartment on the market; and Brendan asks Mindy for help with a new project.

star 7.22
526 votes
Directors: David Rogers
Writers: Matt Warburton
Decision 2016

#11 - Decision 2016

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 4, 2016

Finding herself in a love triangle, Mindy must choose between Jody and Danny.

star 7.23
563 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Mindy Kaling
May Divorce Be with You

#12 - May Divorce Be with You

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 26, 2017

Mindy turns to her ex Cliff for help navigating her messy divorce. But Peter is back in town to help pull Mindy out of her slump with an epic office karaoke party!

star 7.24
351 votes
Girl Next Door

#13 - Girl Next Door

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 29, 2014

Danny offers Mindy the opportunity to buy the other condo he owns in his building, but gets jealous when she begins to date Charlie, the police officer. Meanwhile, Peter dates a brain surgeon whom he fears may be too mature for him.

star 7.25
536 votes
Directors: Michael Weaver
Writers: Alina Mankin, Tracey Wigfield

#14 - L.A.

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 14, 2014

Jeremy sends Mindy, Danny, Peter and Morgan to Los Angeles to receive cosmetic injectables certification. Once they arrive, Peter attempts to track down the object of his affection, Maria Menounos, and Mindy runs into Casey.

star 7.25
624 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Mindy Kaling, Tracey Wigfield
Will They or Won't They?

#15 - Will They or Won't They?

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 12, 2016

Mindy and Jody host a group of wild college girls, in town for spring break to get their eggs frozen. When Mindy gets distracted by a romantic night with Danny, the girls wreak havoc on New York City.

star 7.26
465 votes
Fertility Bites

#16 - Fertility Bites

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 3, 2015

Mindy's fertility clinic opens, but with zero track record in the fertility field, attracting new patients is tougher than she imagined. Meanwhile, at Shulman & Associates, the nurses try to raise money for obese nurses while trying to get to know Dr. Bergdahl.

star 7.27
355 votes
Directors: Nisha Ganatra
Writers: Chris Schleicher, Jeremy Bronson
Mindy Lahiri Is a Misogynist

#17 - Mindy Lahiri Is a Misogynist

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 25, 2016

The practice needs a doctor until Jeremy is back on his feet following his heart attack, but Mindy has reservations about the new ob-gyn's gender. Meanwhile, Ben's living situation could be a deal breaker for Mindy.

star 7.27
501 votes
San Francisco Bae

#18 - San Francisco Bae

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 13, 2015

While trying to make friends in her new city, Mindy runs into a nerd-turned-billionaire ex-flame from Princeton. She imagines the life of riches she could have had with him and questions her relationship with Danny. Meanwhile, back in New York, Danny and Morgan think they witness Lauren cheating on Jeremy with Peter, so they devise a way to spy on Peter

star 7.28
413 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Chris Schleicher
Take My Ex-Wife, Please

#19 - Take My Ex-Wife, Please

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 28, 2017

A visit from Ben's ex-wife doesn't bring out Mindy's best side. Meanwhile, Anna is reluctant to ask her colleagues for help.

star 7.29
514 votes
Revenge of the Nurse

#20 - Revenge of the Nurse

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 15, 2016

Ben goes on a morning talk show to host a segment on medical matters, but his disinterest in becoming a celebrity makes Mindy worry that they don't share the same ambitions.

star 7.29
502 votes
Leland Breakfast Is the Miracle Worker

#21 - Leland Breakfast Is the Miracle Worker

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 2016

When Mindy discovers that she and Ben aren't exclusive, she decides to go on a date with a dashing theater actor. The nurses try to cheer up a still-dejected Jody.

star 7.30
508 votes
So You Think You Can Finance

#22 - So You Think You Can Finance

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 26, 2016

Mindy realizes she needs help to get her finances in order so she enlists the help of Whitney, Jeremy's ex-girlfriend. Meanwhile, Jeremy begins dating a much older woman.

star 7.30
417 votes
Directors: Ryan Case
Writers: Landon Young
Think Like a Peter

#23 - Think Like a Peter

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 15, 2014

Peter encourages Mindy to think more like a man. To test his advice, they head out to a bar, where they meet Lee, a smooth-talking first-grade teacher who is up to no good. Meanwhile, Danny tries to give relationship advice to Tamra.

star 7.30
481 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Charlie Grandy
The Lahiris and the Castellanos

#24 - The Lahiris and the Castellanos

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 24, 2015

Mindy and Danny’s parents meet for the first time and their clashing personalities make for an awkward engagement party. Meanwhile, Mindy must confront Danny with a secret.

star 7.31
380 votes
Indian BBW

#25 - Indian BBW

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 1, 2014

Mindy discovers an incriminating video of herself that is floating around the internet, and she enlists the help of Peter to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.

star 7.31
596 votes
Directors: Michael Spiller
Writers: Jeremy Bronson