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The Best Episodes of Barry

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

A listless hitman is enthralled by theatre acting and becomes eager to leave his old life behind in pursuit of a new career.

Genres:ComedyCrimeDrama
Network:HBO

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The best episode of "Barry" is "ronny/lily", rated 9.7/10 from 15173 user votes. It was directed by Bill Hader and written by Alec Berg, Bill Hader. "ronny/lily" aired on 4/28/2019 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "starting now".

  • ronny/lily
    9.7/10 15,173 votes

    #1 - ronny/lily

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-04-28

    An encounter that Barry never could have predicted has surprising effects.

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Alec Berg, Bill Hader

  • starting now
    9.5/10 6,313 votes

    #2 - starting now

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2022-06-12

    What the hell is that?!

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Alec Berg, Bill Hader

  • 710N
    9.4/10 5,664 votes

    #3 - 710N

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-05-29

    What kind of guy wouldn't want to put a hot tub up there?

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Duffy Boudreau

  • berkman > block
    9.3/10 5,703 votes

    #4 - berkman > block

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-05-19

    Barry is out for vengeance. Noho Hank faces the looming threat of being sent home. Sally makes a split-second decision on the night of the acting class' big performance. Fuches turns to an unexpected source for help. Season Two Finale.

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Alec Berg, Bill Hader

  • Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast, and Keep Going
    9.2/10 6,383 votes

    #5 - Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast, and Keep Going

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-05-06

    After a shootout at the airstrip, Barry must make a tough decision to avoid capture. Sally worries her performance in MacBeth will be compromised and ruin her chance at impressing a top talent agent.

    Director: Alec Berg

    Writer: Elizabeth Sarnoff

  • it takes a psycho
    9.2/10 4,852 votes

    #6 - it takes a psycho

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-04-30

    Damn...

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Taofik Kolade

  • What?!
    9.1/10 5,147 votes

    #7 - What?!

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-04-21

    Barry's patience is put to the test when a figure from Sally's past arrives in LA. Gene gets a pleasant surprise and encourages Barry to believe that change is possible.

    Director: Liza Johnson

    Writer: Duffy Boudreau

  • The Audition
    9.0/10 4,643 votes

    #8 - The Audition

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-05-12

    Barry prepares for his first audition under Gene's guidance. Sally takes a stand in a meeting with a major TV producer. Noho Hank bares all.

    Director: Alec Berg

    Writer: Elizabeth Sarnoff

  • you're charming
    9.0/10 4,431 votes

    #9 - you're charming

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-04-23

    What's wrong with you?

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Emma Barrie

  • Chapter Eight: Know Your Truth
    8.9/10 5,373 votes

    #10 - Chapter Eight: Know Your Truth

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-05-13

    In the season finale, Barry vows to give up his life of crime. Elsewhere, Pazar enlists a replacement to take care of Fuches. Detective Moss closes in on an arrest that they hope will crack the Madison homicide case.

    Director: Alec Berg

    Writer: Alec Berg, Bill Hader

  • wow
    8.8/10 6,893 votes

    #11 - wow

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-05-28

    That's it.

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Bill Hader

  • limonada
    8.6/10 4,178 votes

    #12 - limonada

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-05-01

    Say you're going to the Redlands.

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Alec Berg, Bill Hader

  • all the sauces
    8.6/10 3,893 votes

    #13 - all the sauces

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-05-15

    You're Thweetie?!

    Director: Alec Berg

    Writer: Jason Kim

  • candy asses
    8.6/10 3,821 votes

    #14 - candy asses

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2022-06-05

    Let's split up.

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Elizabeth Sarnoff

  • a nice meal
    8.6/10 3,858 votes

    #15 - a nice meal

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-05-21

    I was talking about office supplies!

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Elizabeth Sarnoff

  • Chapter Six: Listen With Your Ears, React With Your Face
    8.4/10 4,679 votes

    #16 - Chapter Six: Listen With Your Ears, React With Your Face

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-04-29

    Barry tries to fly solo at a remote airstrip, but Taylor still wants in. Vacha looks to exact revenge on the man who killed his brother, despite Pazar’s hands-off orders. Moss tries to end her association with Gene, but finds herself drawn to his classroom at a critical juncture. Sally lobbies for a major acting challenge.

    Director: Hiro Murai

    Writer: Emily Heller

  • Past = Present x Future Over Yesterday
    8.4/10 4,331 votes

    #17 - Past = Present x Future Over Yesterday

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-04-14

    As part of a class project, Gene tasks Barry with revisiting his past, and Sally reflects on her own personal history. Barry offers to provide training to NoHo Hank's men. Fuches finds Barry in an unexpected location.

    Director: Minkie Spiro

    Writer: Jason Kim

  • The Truth Has a Ring to It
    8.4/10 4,126 votes

    #18 - The Truth Has a Ring to It

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-05-05

    In preparation for his big scene with Sally, Barry works with Gene to help get into character. Sally resolves to embrace her truth. Noho Hank prepares for a big night with his newly-trained men. Fuches goes on a mission.

    Director: Alec Berg

    Writer: Emily Heller

  • forgiving jeff
    8.4/10 4,372 votes

    #19 - forgiving jeff

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-04-24

    What are you, some kind of psycho?

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Alec Berg, Bill Hader

  • crazytimesh*tshow
    8.4/10 3,728 votes

    #20 - crazytimesh*tshow

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-05-22

    This is just an example of bottling it up...

    Director: Alec Berg

    Writer: Emily Heller

  • bestest place on the earth
    8.4/10 3,788 votes

    #21 - bestest place on the earth

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-04-16

    Here it comes.

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Nicky Hirsch

  • yikes
    8.3/10 3,926 votes

    #22 - yikes

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-04-16

    Are you mad at me?

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Bill Hader

  • the wizard
    8.3/10 3,784 votes

    #23 - the wizard

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-05-14

    Lock the door.

    Director: Bill Hader

    Writer: Duffy Boudreau

  • Chapter Five: Do Your Job
    8.2/10 4,642 votes

    #24 - Chapter Five: Do Your Job

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-04-22

    Barry looks to hit the reset button with Sally, but a scene from “Macbeth” triggers a reaction that pushes them farther apart. Moss moves to interrogate members of Gene’s acting class after a shooting video surfaces. Barry finds himself in a quandary after teaming up with Taylor, a reckless new acquaintance, in a dangerous mission to wipe out a group of Bolivians.

    Director: Hiro Murai

    Writer: Ben Smith

  • The Show Must Go On, Probably?
    8.2/10 4,474 votes

    #25 - The Show Must Go On, Probably?

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-03-31

    Barry tries to convince Sally and the class to go ahead with a performance despite the absence of Cousineau, who's grief-stricken after the disappearance of Detective Moss. With Goran gone, NoHo Hank and Cristobal's new partnership faces growing pains and some jealousy issues. Back in Cleveland, Fuches learns that replacement hitmen don't come easy.

    Director: Hiro Murai

    Writer: Alec Berg, Bill Hader