The BEST Episodes of Why Women Kill

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 19, 2021

Network: Paramount+

An anthology series that follows women in different decades as they deal with infidelity and betrayals in their marriages, and depicts the events leading to deaths caused by them.

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Kill Me as If It Were the Last Time

#1 - Kill Me as If It Were the Last Time

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 17, 2019

Kill or be killed, that is the question. After learning the shocking truth about her daughter's death, Beth Ann devises a plan for revenge that could alter the course of many lives. As Karl's health worsens, Simone's commitment to their relationship is tested. With Jade out of the picture, Taylor and Eli are focusing on their love story, and are hopeful the past is far behind them.

star 8.49
399 votes
Directors: David Warren
Writers: Curtis Kheel, Marc Cherry
Dangerous Intruder

#2 - Dangerous Intruder

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 1, 2021

Alma takes matters into her own hands after persuading Bertram to ease Carlo's suffering. Meanwhile, Rita ensnares Scooter in her plot to blackmail Catherine and Vern's feelings for Dee grow.

star 8.10
173 votes
Directors: Larry Shaw
Writers: Stacey Harman
Marriages Don't Break Up On Account Of Murder – It's Just A Symptom That Something Else Is Wrong

#3 - Marriages Don't Break Up On Account Of Murder – It's Just A Symptom That Something Else Is Wrong

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 3, 2019

Beth Ann recruits Sheila to help pull off her faux diagnosis, taking her already far-fetched plan another step too far. As Simone and Tommy arrange their European rendezvous, a revelation may foil their plans. Taylor reaches out to Jade in hopes of helping Eli battle addiction, but his newfound riches have Jade only seeing green.

star 8.08
379 votes
Directors: Lucy Liu
Writers: Alexa Junge
I Was Just Wondering What Makes Dames Like You So Deadly

#4 - I Was Just Wondering What Makes Dames Like You So Deadly

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 10, 2019

As Beth Ann plots to remove April from Rob's life for good, a surprising confrontation reveals a secret that will shock Beth Ann to her core. Meanwhile, Naomi is reeling with anger and will do anything to protect her son, even if it means destroying Simone and Karl's reputation along the way. With some help, Taylor uncovers the dark truth about Jade's past and orchestrates a meeting with Eli in hopes to join forces before it's too late.

star 8.05
388 votes
Directors: Dawn Wilkinson
Writers: Mary Elizabeth Hamilton
The Lady Confesses

#5 - The Lady Confesses

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 29, 2021

In order to protect her glory, notoriety, and newly glamorous life, Alma concocts a desperate and dramatic scheme after Vern's investigation leads to his new in-laws.

star 7.99
179 votes
Directors: David Warren
Writers: Joe Keenan
The Unguarded Moment

#6 - The Unguarded Moment

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 22, 2021

Three weeks have passed and Alma, now very comfortable with her position in the Garden Club, decides to run for the vacated presidency. With Isabel's demise, Rita is freed from jail and Bertram grows more guilt-ridden and depressed, while Vern pursues the truth.

star 7.98
180 votes
Directors: Melanie Mayron
Writers: Joe Keenan
Practically Lethal in Every Way

#7 - Practically Lethal in Every Way

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 19, 2019

Beth Ann and Rob throw a housewarming party to introduce themselves to the neighborhood, but something seems to be amiss with neighbors Mary and Ralph. Hijinks ensue and secrets come to light when Simone and Karl have dinner with Amy's conservative future in-laws. Tensions rise in the throuple after Taylor begins to question the living arrangement and reveals a dark truth about Eli.

star 7.90
402 votes
Directors: David Warren
Writers: Joe Keenan
The Woman in Question

#8 - The Woman in Question

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 8, 2021

Newly widowed, Rita's elation is short-lived when Catherine questions her innocence in Carlo's death, much to Alma's delight. Dee introduces her parents to Vern at a dinner with multiple shocking revelations.

star 7.90
165 votes
Directors: Joanna Kerns
Writers: Curtis Kheel
Murder, My Sweet

#9 - Murder, My Sweet

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 15, 2021

As Alma celebrates finally being admitted into the Garden Club, Bertram mourns the loss of the old Alma. Isabel uses her recent discovery to her own advantage and Dee grows suspicious from conflicting information surrounding Mrs. Yost's disappearance.

star 7.86
177 votes
Directors: David Warren
Writers: Austin Guzman
The Woman In The Window

#10 - The Woman In The Window

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 3, 2021

A shaken Alma investigates Bertram's disturbing collection of "souvenirs," determined not to let this discovery complicate her Garden Club aspirations. Meanwhile, Rita is still suspicious of Scooter's devotion and is further aggravated by the arrival of Catherine, her ailing husband's daughter.

star 7.85
211 votes
Directors: David Warren
Writers: Joe Keenan
You Had Me at Homicide

#11 - You Had Me at Homicide

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 5, 2019

Beth Ann takes a walk on the wild side with April, leading to an interesting evening at a dinner party with Rob's boss. Tommy wants to put a label on his relationship with Simone but a visit from Simone's daughter Amy threatens to derail everything. Life in the throuple gets rocky for Taylor, Jade and Eli when they get mixed up with Jade's crazy ex-boyfriend.

star 7.85
402 votes
Directors: Valerie Weiss
Writers: Greg Malins
They Made Me A Killer

#12 - They Made Me A Killer

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 24, 2021

Alma learns how cruel a wounded Rita can be, but quickly realizes she can use the situation to her advantage. Bertram feels tempted to resume his "hobby," leading him to seek counsel with a trusted figure from his past.

star 7.84
175 votes
Directors: Larry Shaw
Writers: Mary Elizabeth Hamilton
There's No Crying in Murder

#13 - There's No Crying in Murder

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 12, 2019

Beth Ann’s budding friendship with April leaves her feeling conflicted, just as she is beginning to win back Rob’s attention. Simone and Tommy get stuck in a precarious situation, leaving Simone to call on an unexpected source -- Karl -- for help. With Taylor out of town, Eli and Jade’s relationship enters new territory when she helps him with his script.

star 7.82
380 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Brendan Stephan, Jeff Strauss
Scene Of The Crime

#14 - Scene Of The Crime

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 17, 2021

After Alma is tipped off that the Garden Club will make a surprise visit to her home, she persuades Bertram to help her prepare despite the police investigation of their missing neighbor next door. Heartbroken, Dee seeks comfort in Vern.

star 7.78
186 votes
Directors: Eva Longoria
Writers: Hannah Schneider
Murder Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry

#15 - Murder Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 15, 2019

In 1963, Beth Ann's life as a doting housewife is upended when she learns of her husband Rob's infidelity. In 1984, socialite Simone is blindsided by her husband Karl's devastating secret. In present day, high-powered lawyer Taylor has an open marriage with husband Eli.

star 7.78
553 votes
Directors: Marc Webb
Writers: Marc Cherry
I Found Out What the Secret to Murder Is: Friends. Best Friends.

#16 - I Found Out What the Secret to Murder Is: Friends. Best Friends.

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 26, 2019

Beth Ann is elated when Rob ends his affair, but that feeling is short-lived when Beth Ann learns that everything is not as she thinks. While Simone and Karl work to find common ground in their relationship, conflict ensues as Naomi grows suspicious of Tommy's erratic behavior. Eli, Taylor and Jade try to work out their issues by heading to a polyamory retreat but Eli's relapse with addiction may derail everything.

star 7.78
371 votes
Writers: Hannah Schneider
I'd Like To Kill Ya, But I Just Washed My Hair

#17 - I'd Like To Kill Ya, But I Just Washed My Hair

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 22, 2019

A usually reserved Beth Ann attempts to spice up her marriage. Simone turns to Naomi's son Tommy for solace after finding out Karl hasn't been as good at covering his adulterous tracks as he let on. Eli checks an item off of his sexual bucket list, but his happiness is short lived when he realizes there's more to Taylor and Jade's relationship than he initially thought.

star 7.73
472 votes
Directors: Marc Webb
Writers: Austin Guzman
I Killed Everyone He Did, But Backwards and in High Heels

#18 - I Killed Everyone He Did, But Backwards and in High Heels

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 29, 2019

Beth Ann comes up with a scheme to keep Rob away from April but ends up growing closer to her husband's mistress in the process. Simone and Karl try to keep up appearances at a gala but cooler heads do not prevail when Tommy gets jealous. Taylor and Eli run into Jade's former lovers, forcing Taylor to confront the true nature of her feelings.

star 7.72
421 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Randi Mayem Singer
Lady In The Lake

#19 - Lady In The Lake

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 10, 2021

Alma and Bertram devise a plan to bury a potential setback. Their daughter, Dee, enlists Vern's services when she suspects Scooter of lying, meanwhile Rita attempts to clear the air with Catherine.

star 7.72
198 votes
Writers: Joshua Michael Stern
Secret Beyond The Door

#20 - Secret Beyond The Door

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 3, 2021

With dreams of status and glamour, Alma Fillcot hopes to fill a recently vacated seat in her local Garden Club, led by the intimidating Rita Castillo. However, when Alma discovers her loving husband Bertram's shocking secret, all of that preparation and hard work is jeopardized.

star 7.70
223 votes
Directors: David Warren
Writers: Marc Cherry