The BEST Episodes of The Village (2019)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 5, 2021

Network: NBC

Welcome to The Village, an apartment building in Brooklyn that appears like any other from the outside - but is quite unique inside. The people who reside here have built a bonded family of friends and neighbors. Sarah's a nurse and single mom raising a creative teen; Gabe's a young law student, who just got a much older and unexpected roommate; Ava must secure the future of her young, U.S.-born son when ICE comes knocking; Nick's a veteran, who's just returned from war; and the heart and soul of the building, Ron and Patricia, have captivating tales all their own. These are the hopeful, heartwarming and challenging stories of life that prove family is everything, even if it's the one you make with the people around you.

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I Have Got You

#1 - I Have Got You

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 21, 2019

An unexpected event brings Katie, Sarah, and Nick back into each other's orbits. Patricia deals with her diagnosis, which leads to an unexpected chance at re-connection for Ron. Enzo enlists Gabe to pull off a grand gesture. Ben faces his future and his past.

star 8.34
105 votes
Directors: Cheryl Dunye
Writers: Mike Daniels, Wolfe Coleman
I Am Defiant

#2 - I Am Defiant

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 14, 2019

The Village residents face individual fears while supporting Ava on the day of her immigration hearing. Gabe and Ava prepare for their day in court. Katie takes a birthing class. Nick attempts to gain closure with the help of Sarah.

star 8.26
112 votes
Writers: Terrence Coli
Yes or No

#3 - Yes or No

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 23, 2019

The first Gospel Brunch at Smalls not only introduces Ron and Patricia to people from their past, but also inspires the residents of The Village to come to terms with the various dilemmas in their lives: Enzo and Gabe discuss Ava's case with young lawyer, Sofia, Liam introduces Katie to her potential future, and Amy discovers surprising news about Nick and Sarah, leading to a revelation that none of them are ready to tackle.

star 8.20
123 votes
Writers: Wolfe Coleman
Choosing to Hope

#4 - Choosing to Hope

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 7, 2019

With Christmas approaching, Ron tries to reunite the splintered village family. Nick visits an old haunt and makes an important discovery; Patricia glimpses a new life after receiving bad news. A surprise guest stirs up emotions between Ben and Ava.

star 8.01
113 votes
Directors: Minkie Spiro
Writers: Natalie Smyka
Couldn't Not Love You

#5 - Couldn't Not Love You

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 30, 2019

As the dust settles on last night's revelation, the residents of the Village find themselves trying to put together the pieces: Ron and Patricia welcome two surprise houseguests with familial problems, Enzo enlists Ben to help him find Gwendolina, leading Ben back to someone from his past, Gabe finally faces his father when Ava's case gets messy, and Katie and Sarah temporarily bury the hatchet when meeting with a wealthy couple interested in adoption... However, when one door closes, another opens, and yet another revelation about Nick sends things over the edge.

star 7.99
121 votes
Writers: Elizabeth Laime
In Your Bones

#6 - In Your Bones

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 2, 2019

The Village family is made whole again when Ava returns. Sarah and Katie deal with unexpected reactions from the family of her baby's father; the strain of Patricia's cancer threatens her relationship with Ron; Gabe gets a surprise visit from his overbearing father; Nick confesses to a war friend's widow and makes a deep connection.

star 7.84
135 votes
Directors: Peter Sollett
Writers: Erika L. Johnson
Heart on Fire

#7 - Heart on Fire

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 9, 2019

Two months have passed at The Village, where Katie faces key pregnancy decisions while tracking down a mysterious art thief. Sarah and Patricia spend a night out to clear their minds. Nick's memory plays tricks on him. Gabe and Ava both look for outside help with her case, and Enzo lets a lovely lady slip away.

star 7.83
120 votes
Directors: Steven DePaul
Writers: Anne McGrail
Laid Bare

#8 - Laid Bare

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 16, 2019

Katie sees Sarah in a new light during her tumultuous first day of work at the nursing home. Nick makes a startling discovery in therapy while helping Enzo pursue a second chance at love. Ron and Patricia host an Open Mic night with a surprise performance from their past.

star 7.80
127 votes
Directors: Steven DePaul
Writers: Regina Corrado
Good Thing

#9 - Good Thing

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 26, 2019

Sarah uncovers more of Katie's secret and has a confrontation with Nick. Enzo struggles with a disappointing new roommate. Ava makes progress with her case.

star 7.80
152 votes
Directors: Peter Sollett
Writers: Mike Daniels
Pilot

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 19, 2019

Sarah, a single mom, navigates life with her teenage daughter. Ava is thrown into crisis when she's arrested by ICE. Nick returns home from war to discover everything he's left behind. Ron and Patricia work to keep the Village family intact.

star 7.80
180 votes
Directors: Minkie Spiro
Writers: Mike Daniels