The WORST episodes of Yellowjackets

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

A wildly talented high school girl soccer team becomes the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the Canadian wilderness.

Last Updated: 5/22/2023Network:Showtime
1715 votes

#1 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/14/2021

On the eve of a fateful flight, a championship high school girls soccer squad celebrates being a team by betraying one another. 25 years later, the survivors do their best imitations of well-adjusted people. Season premiere.

Directors: Karyn Kusama
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Dollhouse
1390 votes

#2 - The Dollhouse

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/28/2021

The Yellowjackets debate the merits of probably dying while staying put or probably dying while looking for shelter. Taissa navigates a dirty attack ad and the other C-word. Shauna sees about a boy.

Directors: Eva Sørhaug
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
374 votes

#3 - Burial

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/14/2023

Sometimes the best therapy is cranking the hits to eleven, so today we’re exploring the hardcore kid-care revival movement, 11 o’clock theatrical birdcore numbers, some late hits of the renovationwave era (call us about a spinoff!), flower duets, and a classic live record. Out in the wilderness, Coach Scott does a great Karl Havoc impression for an unimpressed Misty.

Directors: Anya Adams
Watch Now:Amazon
549 votes

#4 - Digestif

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/9/2023

The girls experience an unusual hangover. Shauna learns the thrill of peer-to-peer car rentals. Natalie audits Lottie’s class in emotional apiology. Tai reflects, Misty hits the high seas, and you’ve never attended a baby shower like the one the Yellowjackets throw here.

Directors: Jeffrey W. Byrd
Watch Now:Amazon
Bear Down
1278 votes

#5 - Bear Down

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/5/2021

The girls play with guns to determine who is the most responsible. Natalie untangles a lifetime of piecing together broken men. Taissa greets the rich.

Directors: Deepa Mehta
Writer: Liz Phang
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Friends, Romans, Countrymen
728 votes

#6 - Friends, Romans, Countrymen

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/26/2023

Two months into winter the survivors cope with falling rations, low morale and their latest disastrous attempt to freeze a teammate out of the game. Shauna explores the secondary market for Yellowjackets memorabilia, while Taissa, Misty and Natalie all seek out best friends, both old and new. For those of you keeping the stat book: Lottie Matthews comes in off the bench.

Watch Now:Amazon
Blood Hive
1241 votes

#7 - Blood Hive

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/12/2021

Out in the wilderness, the girls ride the crimson wave and plan a dark arts slumber party. Natalie and Misty tame a stallion. On Halloween night, Shauna parties like it’s 1996.

Directors: Eva Sørhaug
Writer: Ameni Rozsa
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
No Compass
1190 votes

#8 - No Compass

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/26/2021

In the wilderness, Taissa leads a last desperate attempt to keep the team from starving to death, but the effort could get them killed regardless; the Yellowjackets are faced with the terrifying possibility of small talk during stressful times.

Directors: Eva Sørhaug
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
F Sharp
1450 votes

#9 - F Sharp

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/21/2021

As the teens get their bearings among the wreckage, Misty finds hell on earth quite becoming. In the present: revenge, sex homework and the policeman formerly known as Goth.

Directors: Jamie Travis
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
1178 votes

#10 - Saints

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/19/2021

The Yellowjackets tangle with the birds & the bees, navigating love, lust and DIY surgery. In the present : blackmail, bunnies and an icy reunion. Misty prepares for a surprise(d) houseguest.

Directors: Bille Woodruff
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Two Truths and a Lie
482 votes

#11 - Two Truths and a Lie

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/23/2023

Okay, Fellowjackets, rise and shine and don't forget your booties because it's coooold out there. Misty makes a leap of faith for her bestie, Natalie and Lottie play a game of surrender, Shauna finds herself unexpectedly randy, and Tai seeks out a movie recommendation.

Watch Now:Amazon
Old Wounds
516 votes

#12 - Old Wounds

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/16/2023

Relive your youth by hitting the road! Take a roadtrip with your child! Go on vacation with a new friend! Hitchhike, if you must! Just make sure you pack a good playlist for the ride. Some recommendations from us: “Anything You Can Do,” “You Get What You Give,” “Instinct,” a famous composition by Frank Comstock, but absolutely not anything from “Starlight Express”.

Directors: Scott Winant
Watch Now:Amazon
Edible Complex
611 votes

#13 - Edible Complex

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/2/2023

The Yellowjackets barely made it through summer in the woods, but now as winter begins to bite, we’ll see if hunger and desperation turn into full-on psychosis. While there may or may not be a dark and powerful force inhabiting the wilderness, their survival could depend upon what they choose to believe. Meanwhile, twenty-five years later, each survivor must ask themselves – Is the darkness coming for them, or is it coming from them?

Watch Now:Amazon
Flight of the Bumblebee
1166 votes

#14 - Flight of the Bumblebee

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/2/2022

While in triage after a vicious attack, the Yellowjackets are left to suss out the best of their worst ideas. Shauna dabbles in some light cyberstalking.

Directors: Ariel Kleiman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
1171 votes

#15 - Doomcoming

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/9/2022

On the brink of death, the Yellowjackets opt to throw one last rager before careening into oblivion. An increasingly paranoid Shauna struggles between keeping her cool and being Shauna.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
427 votes

#16 - Qui

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/7/2023

Trapped inside on a snow day, the Yellowjackets revisit the highlights, humiliations and traumas of “Health Class.” Tai and Van help each other kindly rewind, Misty explores joining a classic Cosmic American tribute band, Lisa helps Natalie carp the day, and Shauna gets a pop-quiz on her cookie-reading assignment.

Directors: Liz Garbus
Watch Now:Amazon
It Chooses
181 votes

#17 - It Chooses

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/21/2023

Shhh, it’s only going to get worse from here. Despite the whole “winter never’s gonna end” thing, the 1996 New Jersey state girls soccer champions decide to start their spring training early with an impromptu cardio session. Callie encounters an old flame, Van proves goalies never say die, most of the adults intentionally commune in the sharing shack, and, Lottie, baby, I hear the blues are calling for tossed salad and scrambled eggs. Mercy!

Watch Now:Amazon
Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
1187 votes

#18 - Sic Transit Gloria Mundi

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/16/2022

On the night of their 25-year class reunion, the Yellowjackets navigate damning evidence, false alibis and a dubious attempt to “heal.” In the wilderness, the Doomcoming fallout finds everything firmly off the rails as simmering resentments come to a head.

Directors: Eduardo Sánchez
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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