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The Best Episodes of American Vandal

Every episode of American Vandal ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of American Vandal!

A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.

Genres:ComedyCrime
Network:Netflix

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The best episode of "American Vandal" is "The Dump", rated 9.2/10 from 934 user votes. It was directed by Tony Yacenda and written by Kevin McManus, Matthew McManus. "The Dump" aired on 9/14/2018 and is rated 0.5 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Sh*t Storm".

  • The Dump
    9.2/10 934 votes

    #1 - The Dump

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-09-14

    Who is the Turd Burglar, and why did they do it? Are Peter and Sam still chasing the truth, or has it been right under their nose the whole time?

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Kevin McManus, Matthew McManus

  • Sh*t Storm
    8.7/10 636 votes

    #2 - Sh*t Storm

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-09-14

    A student's sudden lack of cooperation slows the investigation, but an incident in the school parking lot sends Peter and Sam down a new path.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Jessica Meyer

  • Climax
    8.6/10 901 votes

    #3 - Climax

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-09-15

    Peter and Sam follow a lead that could reveal the vandal’s primary target, and a new theory gives them hope that they may finally solve the case.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Lauren Herstik

  • Clean Up
    8.5/10 936 votes

    #4 - Clean Up

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-09-15

    Peter is forced to reckon with his actions and attempts to learn lessons in the aftermath of the documentary. But the investigation might not be over.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Kevin McManus, Matthew McManus

  • Premature Theories
    8.3/10 864 votes

    #5 - Premature Theories

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-09-15

    After the documentary goes viral, Peter deals with publicity and sorts through various fan theories. Video evidence from a party provides new clues.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Amy Pocha, Seth Cohen

  • All Backed Up
    8.2/10 579 votes

    #6 - All Backed Up

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-09-14

    An interview with a former St. Bernardine student gives the guys confidence that they're on the right track with their most recent theory.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Jaboukie Young-White

  • The Brownout
    8.0/10 738 votes

    #7 - The Brownout

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-09-14

    Peter and Sam travel to a prestigious private high school in Bellevue, Washington, to document the story of a filthy vandal called the "Turd Burglar."

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Tony Yacenda, Dan Perrault

  • Leaving a Mark
    8.0/10 616 votes

    #8 - Leaving a Mark

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-09-14

    As Peter learns more about basketball star DeMarcus Tillman, he uncovers evidence of athletes getting preferential treatment at St. Bernardine.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Kevin McManus, Matthew McManus

  • Growing Suspicion
    7.9/10 854 votes

    #9 - Growing Suspicion

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-09-15

    Peter takes a close look at the "Morning Show Nine," a group of students -- including Peter and Sam -- who had access to the missing security footage.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Kevin McManus, Matthew McManus

  • Gag Order
    7.9/10 825 votes

    #10 - Gag Order

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-09-15

    As Peter and Sam continue to gather information, they run afoul of the school administration and could lose access. Dylan prepares for his trial.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Jessica Meyer

  • Sh*t Talk
    7.9/10 586 votes

    #11 - Sh*t Talk

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-09-14

    As Sam and Peter comb through digital clues, they hope a technology glitch might open up some new leads. But a low-tech discovery leaves them reeling.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Mark Stasenko

  • Wiped Clean
    7.9/10 572 votes

    #12 - Wiped Clean

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-09-14

    A former janitor becomes a potential key witness, but Peter and Sam struggle to track him down. Meanwhile, they examine a student trip to Costa Rica.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Amy Pocha, Seth Cohen

  • A Limp Alibi
    7.8/10 946 votes

    #13 - A Limp Alibi

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-09-15

    Key witness Alex Trimboli's account of the incident comes under fire when other students doubt his boasts of drunkenness and sexual exploits.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Dan Lagana

  • Nailed
    7.8/10 884 votes

    #14 - Nailed

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-09-15

    Peter scrutinizes the motives of Ms. Shapiro, the Spanish teacher who testified against Dylan. Another teacher makes a surprising accusation.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Mike Rosolio

  • #2
    7.8/10 641 votes

    #15 - #2

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-09-14

    Peter and Sam highlight Kevin McClain and his friendships as they start to break down the version of events supported by the school and police.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Dan Lagana

  • Hard Facts: Vandalism and Vulgarity
    7.6/10 1,087 votes

    #16 - Hard Facts: Vandalism and Vulgarity

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-09-15

    When senior class clown Dylan Maxwell is expelled for vandalism, sophomore Peter Maldonado begins an investigation that questions Dylan's guilt.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Tony Yacenda, Dan Perrault