The BEST Episodes of The Ranch (2016)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 7, 2019

Network: Netflix

Being a pro athlete didn't pan out for Colt. Now he's helping his dad and brother keep the ranch afloat, and figuring out how he fits into the family.

Change

#1 - Change

Season 3 - Episode 10

Nick confronts Rooster. Running out of options, Colt reaches out to Lisa Neumann. Joanne urges Beau to make peace with Colt.

star 8.08
251 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Don Reo, Jim Patterson, Jeff Lowell, Jamie Rhonheimer
Merry Christmas (Wherever You Are)

#2 - Merry Christmas (Wherever You Are)

Season 1 - Episode 20

Colt realizes what he wants for his future, Beau and Maggie find some closure, and the gang celebrates Christmas at the bar.

star 8.05
590 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Matt Ross, Max Searle, Don Reo, Jim Patterson
If Tomorrow Never Comes

#3 - If Tomorrow Never Comes

Season 2 - Episode 20

Beau leaves the boys hanging about the Peterson ranch. Rooster takes Jen on a date. Colt and Abby fight about their future.

star 8.02
304 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Don Reo, Jim Patterson, Matt Ross, Max Searle
Perfect Storm

#4 - Perfect Storm

Season 4 - Episode 10

Colt, Beau and Luke bond during a road trip to New Mexico. Back home, Abby runs into Mary and Nick.

star 8.02
104 votes
Tie Our Love (In a Double Knot)

#5 - Tie Our Love (In a Double Knot)

Season 3 - Episode 6

Colt and Mr. Phillips search for Abby. Heather warns Rooster about Nick. An unexpected celebration brings everyone together.

star 8.00
247 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Jamie Rhonheimer, Lisa K. Nelson, Bryce Vankooten, William Vallery
Welcome to the Future

#6 - Welcome to the Future

Season 4 - Episode 9

Colt tries to round up the other ranchers to give Neumann's Hill some competition. After another argument with Abby, Colt signs the divorce papers.

star 7.98
101 votes
The Cowboy Rides Away

#7 - The Cowboy Rides Away

Season 1 - Episode 18

Beau tries to make amends with the boys, but it may be too little, too late. A job offer drives a wedge between Rooster and Colt.

star 7.87
595 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Jim Patterson, Steve Leff, Nikki Schiefelbein, Nathan Chetty
Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up)

#8 - Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up)

Season 2 - Episode 19

Beau shrugs off the doctor's orders and resists the family's efforts to help him. Meanwhile, Colt lashes out at Maggie.

star 7.86
296 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Steve Tompkins, Max Searle, Jamie Rhonheimer, Nathan Chetty
Big Money

#9 - Big Money

Season 2 - Episode 18

Maggie takes a stand that lands her in hot water. Colt and Rooster come up with a plan to buy the Peterson ranch, but they need Beau's buy-in.

star 7.83
289 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Matt Ross, Nathan Chetty, Jeff Lowell, Nikki Schiefelbein
Waitin' on a Woman

#10 - Waitin' on a Woman

Season 4 - Episode 3

Beau gives Colt a taste of his own medicine. Mary asks Luke for help paying the mortgage. Colt confronts Abby about not getting to see Peyton.

star 7.83
123 votes
Can't Be Really Gone

#11 - Can't Be Really Gone

Season 2 - Episode 10

Colt's new responsibilities keep him away from Abby. After a memorable night, Maggie ponders what she wants for her future.

star 7.83
542 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Don Reo, Nathan Chetty, Jim Patterson, Jeff Lowell
It Ain't Fair that It Ain't Right

#12 - It Ain't Fair that It Ain't Right

Season 3 - Episode 9

Beau's at the end of his rope and decides to teach Colt and Rooster a lesson. Mary realizes she needs to choose between Rooster and Nick.

star 7.83
241 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Nathan Chetty, Jessica Kravitz, Jamie Rhonheimer, Matt Ross
Baby I'm Burning

#13 - Baby I'm Burning

Season 3 - Episode 4

Four months later, wildfires rage in Colorado. Abby wants to postpone the wedding, but her parents don't approve. Joanne stands up to a stubborn Beau.

star 7.82
259 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Steve Leff, Jessica Kravitz, Jeff Lowell, Jamie Rhonheimer
Fresh Out of Forgiveness

#14 - Fresh Out of Forgiveness

Season 3 - Episode 8

When Colt lands in trouble covering for Rooster, he tries to cash in a favor. Beau invites Joanne to stay at the ranch. Colt plans a surprise for Abby.

star 7.81
251 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Matt Ross, Nathan Chetty, Don Reo, Jim Patterson
Remind Me

#15 - Remind Me

Season 4 - Episode 4

Joanne shares difficult news with Beau. Abby helps Colt with a business idea. When Mary goes missing, Heather takes drastic measures.

star 7.80
111 votes
Changes Comin' on

#16 - Changes Comin' on

Season 3 - Episode 14

One month later, tensions run high as Colt and Abby scramble to get ready for the baby. Lisa Neumann makes Beau an offer.

star 7.80
206 votes
When You Come Back to Me Again

#17 - When You Come Back to Me Again

Season 2 - Episode 16

Back in town, Maggie frets about how Rooster's been running the bar. Abby considers a career change.

star 7.80
287 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Bryce VanKooten, William Vallery, Matt Ross, Max Searle
Telling Me Lies

#18 - Telling Me Lies

Season 3 - Episode 7

The Bennetts return to the ranch. Beau gets a business proposition from Neumann's Hill. A face from Maggie's past arrives with news.

star 7.79
252 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Nikki Schiefelbein, Carla Filisha, Steve Leff, Brian Keith Etheridge
Without a Fight

#19 - Without a Fight

Season 4 - Episode 8

Abby and Beau pressure Colt to take Lisa's deal, but support from the local ranchers leads him to waver. Stress causes Luke to lash out.

star 7.77
109 votes
If I Could Just See You Now

#20 - If I Could Just See You Now

Season 3 - Episode 13

Beau intervenes to keep Colt out of trouble. Abby and Colt follow a lead. Maggie returns to Garrison, and Mary wrestles with guilt.

star 7.75
204 votes
Rodeo and Juliet

#21 - Rodeo and Juliet

Season 2 - Episode 13

Beau ponders a lucrative business offer. Rooster runs afoul of the liquor board. Colt tries to make peace with Abby's dad.

star 7.75
314 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Don Reo, Max Searle, Carla Filisha, Steve Leff
I Know She Still Loves Me

#22 - I Know She Still Loves Me

Season 1 - Episode 15

Beau and Maggie come to a decison about their relationship, but they don't see eye to eye about the ranch. the boys take Kenny out drinking.

star 7.75
619 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Jeff Lowell, Max Searle, Don Reo, Jim Patterson
A Gamble Either Way

#23 - A Gamble Either Way

Season 3 - Episode 3

Torn between the ranch and a job opportunity, Colt wonders what's best for his family's future. Mary offers to work at Maggie's bar.

star 7.74
276 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Brian Keith Etheridge, Carla Filisha, Jeff Lowell, Nikki Schiefelbein
Find Out Who Your Friends Are

#24 - Find Out Who Your Friends Are

Season 2 - Episode 6

Emotions run high when Abby and Heather fight, leaving Colt caught in the middle. Rooster faces the consequences of blowing off work.

star 7.73
520 votes
Directors: David Trainer
Writers: Max Williger, Don Reo, Jeff Lowell
I Wish You'd Stay

#25 - I Wish You'd Stay

Season 4 - Episode 2

Back in Colorado, Luke works to win back Colt and Beau's trust. Abby invites Colt to a teachers' mixer. Mary struggles to stay clean.

star 7.73
129 votes