The BEST Episodes of You're the Worst

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 10, 2019

"You're the Worst" isn't a typical romantic comedy. Narcissist Jimmy Shive-Overly thinks all relationships are doomed from the start, while stubborn cynic Gretchen Cutler is certain that amorous bonds aren't her thing. When the two meet at a wedding, though, there's a sea change: They go home together and find they're beginning to fall for each other. Jimmy and Gretchen navigate fear, heartbreak, ardor and other feelings, while their situation seems to establish that non traditionalists sometimes make great partners.

Pancakes

#1 - Pancakes

Season 5 - Episode 13

On the day of their wedding, Jimmy and Gretchen grapple with the meaning of marriage.

star 8.49
221 votes
Directors: Stephen Falk
Writers: Stephen Falk
The Heart Is a Dumb Dumb

#2 - The Heart Is a Dumb Dumb

Season 2 - Episode 13

Jimmy attends Becca and Vernon’s baby gender reveal party. Gretchen takes care of some unfinished business. Edgar and Dorothy’s relationship reaches a turning point. Lindsay confronts Paul.

star 8.22
721 votes
Directors: Matt Shakman
Writers: Stephen Falk
Fists and Feet and Stuff

#3 - Fists and Feet and Stuff

Season 1 - Episode 10

Jimmy and Gretchen take their relationship to the next level.

star 8.22
740 votes
Directors: Matt Shakman
Writers: Stephen Falk
Bachelor/Bachelorette Party Sunday Funday

#4 - Bachelor/Bachelorette Party Sunday Funday

Season 5 - Episode 9

Edgar and Lindsay plan the most epic Sunday Funday yet.

star 8.00
206 votes
Directors: Alex Hardcastle
Writers: Stephen Falk
It's Always Been This Way

#5 - It's Always Been This Way

Season 4 - Episode 13

Jimmy and Gretchen go for a long drive to force a conclusion on the confusing state of their relationship. Edgar finds closure with Max while Lindsay figures out a way to solve Becca, Vernon, and Paul’s problems all at once.

star 7.93
380 votes
Directors: Stephen Falk
Writers: Eva Anderson, Stephen Falk
Other Things You Could Be Doing

#6 - Other Things You Could Be Doing

Season 2 - Episode 12

Gretchen’s depression comes to a head, forcing Jimmy to make a tough choice. Lindsay finally lets Paul go. Edgar has his improv graduation show.

star 7.91
753 votes
Directors: Matt Shakman
Writers: Stephen Falk
We Were Having Such a Nice Day

#7 - We Were Having Such a Nice Day

Season 5 - Episode 12

The day before the wedding, Gretchen’s mom comes to town and Edgar takes Jimmy on an epic best-man date.

star 7.87
196 votes
Writers: Sarah Carbiener, Erica Rosbe
There Is Not Currently a Problem

#8 - There Is Not Currently a Problem

Season 2 - Episode 7

The group tries to get rid of a mouse in Jimmy's house; Gretchen finally opens up to Jimmy.

star 7.84
729 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Stephen Falk, Philippe Iujvidin
Finish Your Milk

#9 - Finish Your Milk

Season 1 - Episode 8

Jimmy meets Gretchen's parents.

star 7.83
788 votes
Directors: Matt Shakman
Writers: Eva Anderson
No Longer Just Us

#10 - No Longer Just Us

Season 3 - Episode 13

Jimmy and Gretchen investigate a murder site. Lindsay sees a new side of Paul. Edgar makes a sacrifice with unforeseen consequences.

star 7.82
696 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Stephen Falk, Franklin Hardy, Shane Kosakowski
You Knew It Was a Snake

#11 - You Knew It Was a Snake

Season 3 - Episode 12

The three couples engage in day-long fights.

star 7.82
678 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Eva Anderson
The Last Sunday Funday

#12 - The Last Sunday Funday

Season 3 - Episode 6

The gang embark on a very special Sunday Funday.

star 7.77
745 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Stephen Falk
It's Been (2)

#13 - It's Been (2)

Season 4 - Episode 2

Gretchen takes the first baby steps toward reconstructing her life as Edgar and Lindsay struggle to find normalcy in their new post‐Jimmy/Gretchen world.

star 7.77
299 votes
Directors: Stephen Falk
Writers: Stephen Falk
Odysseus

#14 - Odysseus

Season 4 - Episode 3

After Jimmy returns to Los Angeles, he attempts to make amends with Gretchen, leading to their first confrontation. Lindsay and Edgar enjoy their new friends‐with‐benefits arrangement while Edgar tries to show Jimmy that Gretchen wasn’t the only person he abandoned.

star 7.76
564 votes
Directors: Stephen Falk
Writers: Alison Bennett
Keys Open Doors

#15 - Keys Open Doors

Season 1 - Episode 3

Gretchen inadvertently asks Jimmy for a key to his house.

star 7.76
902 votes
Directors: Alex Hardcastle
Writers: Stephen Falk
Spooky Sunday Funday

#16 - Spooky Sunday Funday

Season 2 - Episode 8

Jimmy tries to stealthily help Gretchen with her depression by planning a Halloween-themed Sunday Funday.

star 7.74
714 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Stephen Falk
Try Real Hard

#17 - Try Real Hard

Season 3 - Episode 1

Jimmy and Gretchen adjust to life after saying I love you. Edgar and Dorothy have sexual problems. Lindsay and Paul start a new hobby.

star 7.73
855 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Stephen Falk
Zero Eggplants

#18 - Zero Eggplants

Season 5 - Episode 7

Gretchen and Jimmy make “couple friends.”

star 7.71
223 votes
Directors: Alex Hardcastle
Writers: Stephen Falk
Twenty-Two

#19 - Twenty-Two

Season 3 - Episode 5

Edgar spends the day trying to find some relief for his PTSD.

star 7.71
746 votes
Directors: Stephen Falk
Writers: Stephen Falk
Fog of War, Bro

#20 - Fog of War, Bro

Season 4 - Episode 5

Gretchen has moved back into the house and plays mind games with Jimmy, sabotaging his first interview for the new book. Seeing an opportunity in Gretchen’s return to the house, Edgar and Lindsay plot to get Jimmy and Gretchen back together.

star 7.71
495 votes
Directors: Stephen Falk
Writers: Eva Anderson
Sunday Funday

#21 - Sunday Funday

Season 1 - Episode 5

Jimmy begrudgingly joins Gretchen, Edgar, and Lindsay on a "Sunday Funday."

star 7.70
818 votes
Writers: Stephen Falk
PTSD

#22 - PTSD

Season 1 - Episode 6

After Jimmy accidentally sleeps with an A-List celebrity, he and Gretchen embark on a sex arms race to even out their score.

star 7.70
794 votes
Writers: Franklin Hardy, Shane Kosakowski
The Sweater People

#23 - The Sweater People

Season 2 - Episode 1

Although they're now living together, Jimmy and Gretchen try to avoid domesticity by partying all the time -- a lifestyle that's harder than it looks. Meanwhile, Edgar is smitten with Lindsay, who attempts a desperate reconciliation with Paul.

star 7.69
839 votes
Directors: Alex Hardcastle
Writers: Stephen Falk
Equally Dead Inside

#24 - Equally Dead Inside

Season 1 - Episode 7

Jimmy opens up emotionally, which completely freaks Gretchen out.

star 7.66
792 votes
Writers: Alison Bennett
Insouciance

#25 - Insouciance

Season 1 - Episode 2

Jimmy attempts to take Gretchen on a date.

star 7.64
985 votes
Directors: Alex Hardcastle
Writers: Stephen Falk