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The BEST episodes of Virgin River

Every episode of Virgin River ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Virgin River!

After seeing an ad for a midwife, a recently widowed big-city nurse moves to the redwood forests of northern California, where she meets an intriguing man.

Last Updated: 11/25/2022Network:Netflix
The Long Goodbye
155 votes

#1 - The Long Goodbye

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/20/2022

Mel and Jack finally receive the results they've been waiting on. Lizzie organizes a send-off for Ricky before speaking to Denny about his secret.

Blown Away
213 votes

#2 - Blown Away

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/27/2020

Mel tracks down Brady to find out more about Spencer. Hope answers Doc's question. Preacher makes a life-changing decision.

Writer: Sue Tenney
A Wedding, No Funeral and a Baby
205 votes

#3 - A Wedding, No Funeral and a Baby

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/9/2021

Jack makes a momentous decision as Mel grapples with how to share surprising news. Doc is plagued with concern. Preacher meets with Paige's friend.

Into the Light
270 votes

#4 - Into the Light

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/2019

A storm causes a town power outage and everybody gets together at Jack's bar. Mel grapples with her revelation. Preacher investigates Paige.

Directors: Gail Harvey
Life and Death
188 votes

#5 - Life and Death

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/9/2021

Heartbroken, Mel heads to LA to support Joey at her divorce hearing. More of Jack's memories return. Lily asks her friends to care for her children.

Hazards Ahead
219 votes

#6 - Hazards Ahead

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/2020

Mel searches desperately for Jack, who has stumbled upon disturbing news. Jamie makes Preacher an enticing job offer. Hope questions Doc's loyalty.

Everybody Has a Secret
271 votes

#7 - Everybody Has a Secret

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/6/2019

Hope urges Jack to read Charmaine's letter. Preacher confronts Paige with his new knowledge. Mel and Doc work together on a pressing case.

Directors: Tim Matheson
Under Fire
288 votes

#8 - Under Fire

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/6/2019

Under pressure, Mel and Jack respond to a medical emergency on a remote illegal pot farm. Charmaine and Hope exchange words.

Directors: Martin Wood
Unexpected Endings
275 votes

#9 - Unexpected Endings

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/6/2019

Charmaine tells a stunned Jack to make a decision while Mel is left reeling and Hope is filled with guilt. Meanwhile, Paige opens up to Preacher.

Directors: Tim Matheson
Be My Baby
184 votes

#10 - Be My Baby

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/20/2022

Mel seeks medical care, with a nervous Jack by her side. Hope's confusion puts Doc in a tough position. A new doctor joins the practice.

Fire and Rain
158 votes

#11 - Fire and Rain

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/20/2022

Charmaine asks Jack for support at the baby shower. Mel has a tough conversation with Cassandra. Preacher worries about Christopher after their call.

Taken by Surprise
218 votes

#12 - Taken by Surprise

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/27/2020

Despite Mel's efforts, Charmaine's stay at Hope's house gets off to a rocky start. A situation involving Paige's past intensifies unexpectedly.

Jack and Jill
191 votes

#13 - Jack and Jill

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/9/2021

Jack and Mel argue about their relationship and their future while competing in the Lumberjack Games. Brie opens up about her painful breakup.

The Sun Also Rises
202 votes

#14 - The Sun Also Rises

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/9/2021

The town says goodbye to a dear friend. Brie suffers a loss of her own. Mel and Jack discuss what should happen with their relationship.

Once Again
151 votes

#15 - Once Again

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/20/2022

Vernon and Hope argue about seeking in-home care, Mel confronts Cameron about his odd behavior, and Jack gets his glamping Airstream up and running.

If Truth Be Told
277 votes

#16 - If Truth Be Told

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/6/2019

Preacher happens upon a secret. Mel's memories threaten to overwhelm her. Jack has a sincere talk with Charmaine about their relationship.

Directors: Gail Harvey
Writer: Patrick Moss
Out of the Past
198 votes

#17 - Out of the Past

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/27/2020

Mel grapples with how to honor Mark ahead of the anniversary of his death. Jack's stress leads him to bad decisions. Hope apologizes with pie.

Writer: Sue Tenney
A Wounded Heart
292 votes

#18 - A Wounded Heart

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/6/2019

Hope's health scare prompts a difficult conversation with Doc. Charmaine asks Mel uncomfortable questions. Paige keeps secrets.

Directors: Andy Mikita
Writer: Sue Tenney
158 votes

#19 - Bombshells

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/20/2022

Mel deals with the aftermath of Jack's disappearance while also getting troubling news from Stacie. Mike and Brie continue their search for Calvin.

Can't Let Go
203 votes

#20 - Can't Let Go

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/27/2020

Jack's war memories haunt him when he reunites with his Marine friends. Mel struggles to handle conflict with her sister-in-law.

183 votes

#21 - Kindling

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/9/2021

Mel is taken aback by Doc's news after they interview a new doctor. To Jack's chagrin, Todd makes a bold request. Lily makes a difficult revelation.

New Beginnings
222 votes

#22 - New Beginnings

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/27/2020

Jack asks Mel for help when Charmaine experiences a complication in her pregnancy. Hope insists that Doc keep their relationship a secret.

Writer: Sue Tenney
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Take My Breath Away
192 votes

#23 - Take My Breath Away

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/9/2021

Doc and Mel help Christopher and Preacher with a medical emergency. After an angry confrontation, Jack focuses his energy on a romantic gesture.

All's Faire...
153 votes

#24 - All's Faire...

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/20/2022

The Renaissance Fair kicks off. Mel worries about Jack after a familiar face triggers painful memories. Denny watches Lizzie and Ricky perform.

Talk to Me
159 votes

#25 - Talk to Me

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/20/2022

Mel plans a surprise for Joey but is distracted by her concern for Jack. Lizzie struggles with telling Doc what she saw in Denny's drawer.

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