The BEST episodes written by Jane Anderson

341 votes

#1 - Security

Olive Kitteridge - Season 1 - Episode 4

Olive visits Christopher and his second wife in New York, but abruptly returns to Maine, where she gets some bad news about Henry, and ultimately befriends a lonely widower she meets while out for a walk.

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Incoming Tide
353 votes

#2 - Incoming Tide

Olive Kitteridge - Season 1 - Episode 2

Kevin returns to Maine and Olive is able to convince him to stay over and attend Christopher's wedding-rehearsal dinner. Olive clashes with the bride's mother and scares the flower girl at the ceremony.

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A Different Road
315 votes

#3 - A Different Road

Olive Kitteridge - Season 1 - Episode 3

Christopher suggests counseling to Olive after she and Henry have a scary episode following dinner with friends. Later, Christopher confronts his mother about how she treated him as a child.

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429 votes

#4 - Pharmacy

Olive Kitteridge - Season 1 - Episode 1

Math teacher Olive Kitteridge attempts to help Kevin, a smart but timid student whose mother is suffering from depression. Her son Christopher isn't happy though. Henry goes on a hunting trip that concludes with a tragedy.

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The Gold Violin
2352 votes

#5 - The Gold Violin

Mad Men - Season 2 - Episode 7

Don buys a new car; Pete, Harry and Ken strategize to attract new business; Don's secretary makes a grave error; Cooper has a new piece of art in his office.

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How I'm Spending My Summer Vacation
184 votes

#6 - How I'm Spending My Summer Vacation

The Wonder Years - Season 2 - Episode 17

It's the end of seventh grade for Kevin and a summer full of changes in his life. Mr. and Mrs. Cooper are breaking up and Miss White announces she is going to get married.

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The Apartment
8 votes

#7 - The Apartment

The Facts of Life - Season 7 - Episode 24

Natalie and Tootie find that privacy is at a premium in their one-room apartment, which doubles as a roach resort.

Ready or Not
11 votes

#8 - Ready or Not

The Facts of Life - Season 8 - Episode 3

Beverly Ann is concerned that Tootie is getting much too serious about her new boyfriend.

Write and Wrong
7 votes

#9 - Write and Wrong

The Facts of Life - Season 8 - Episode 11

A furious Natalie is determined to identify and sue the plagiarist who sold her short story to a magazine.