The BEST Episodes of The Slap (US)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Network: NBC

"The Slap" is a complex family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, begins to expose long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core American values of all who are pulled into it.

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#1 - Rosie

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 26, 2015

As the trial approaches, Rosie battles to strengthen her case against Harry, in the process, Rosie alienates what few sympathizers she has left, including her husband, Gary. But when Thanasis dismantles Rosie's testimony in court, Gary comes to her defense and informs the prosecution of Ritchie's incriminating photographs.

star 7.57
81 votes

#2 - Ritchie

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 2, 2015

The prosecution acquires Ritchie's photos of the slap - Harry and Thanasis discover and immediately leak a dark story from Ritchie's past, sending Ritchie into a suicidal spiral. Thankfully, Gary saves Ritchie and tells him to tell his truth, no matter who it hurts.

star 7.51
82 votes

#3 - Harry

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 19, 2015

As the situation escalates and the police visit Harry, Hector convinces him to apologize to Gary and Rosie, but his temper gets in the way.

star 7.45
101 votes
Directors: Ken Olin
Writers: Jon Robin Baitz

#4 - Manolis

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 5, 2015

In an effort to rebuild friendships, Manolis tries to convince Aisha to forgive Harry. When his plans fail, a night of drunken soul searching brings him to a dying friend.

star 7.35
82 votes
Directors: Ken Olin
Writers: Jon Robin Baitz

#5 - Aisha

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 19, 2015

Following Aisha's emotional business trip, Hector surprises her with a romantic getaway during which each of their secrets is finally revealed.

star 7.33
83 votes

#6 - Connie

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 12, 2015

Connie comes to believe her secretive relationship with Hector will help her escape her mundane life. A visit to her father’s former lover prompts Connie to profess her love to Hector, and she must deal with the consequences.

star 7.26
85 votes
Directors: Ken Olin
Writers: Jon Robin Baitz, Walter F. Parkes

#7 - Anouk

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 26, 2015

In the midst of attempting to balance her television show, ailing mother, and her much younger boyfriend, Anouk discovers she’s pregnant.

star 7.16
86 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Jon Robin Baitz

#8 - Hector

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 12, 2015

Aisha and Hector host a backyard birthday party to celebrate his 40th. Unfortunately, the party is anything but celebratory, as Hector wrestles with his attraction to the teenage babysitter, Connie, and his cousin slaps a child who is not his own.

star 6.89
141 votes
Directors: Lisa Cholodenko
Writers: Jon Robin Baitz