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The Best Episodes of DAVE

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

A suburban neurotic man in his late 20s has convinced himself that he’s destined to be one of the best rappers of all time. Now he must convince his closest friends, because with their help, he might actually convince the world.


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The best episode of "DAVE" is "Jail", rated 9.5/10 from 1575 user votes. It was directed by Tony Yacenda and written by Lil Dicky. "Jail" aired on 4/29/2020 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Dave".

  • Jail
    9.5/10 1,575 votes

    #1 - Jail

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-04-29

    Dave finds himself trapped in a prison of his own making and must figure out a way to escape from it.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Lil Dicky

  • Dave
    9.5/10 1,400 votes

    #2 - Dave

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-08-11

    With pressure mounting as he records his debut album, Dave has some decisions to make about what he's willing to sacrifice.

    Director: Alma Har'el

    Writer: Lil Dicky

  • Looking for Love
    9.5/10 957 votes

    #3 - Looking for Love

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2023-05-31

    Dave’s quest for love reaches its epic conclusion.

    Director: Kitao Sakurai

    Writer: N/A

  • Hype Man
    9.2/10 1,413 votes

    #4 - Hype Man

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-03-25

    Dave has an opportunity to open for a big rapper, but his nerves cause him to spiral into an identity crisis. When Dave asks GaTa to act as his hype man, GaTa is forced to confront memories from his past and reveal his biggest secret to his friends.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Saladin K. Patterson

  • Hypospadias
    8.9/10 1,161 votes

    #5 - Hypospadias

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-03-11

    Ally tries to open Dave up to new sexual experiences but inadvertently exposes his deepest, darkest insecurities. Dave asks his friends for advice about satiating Ally's newfound appetites.

    Director: Greg Mottola

    Writer: Lil Dicky

  • Ally's Toast
    8.9/10 1,121 votes

    #6 - Ally's Toast

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-04-22

    Dave and Ally attend her sister's wedding in Napa, and Ally wants to impress her family with the perfect maid of honor speech. Dave struggles to be a good boyfriend while negotiating a record deal.

    Director: Ben Sinclair

    Writer: Vanessa McGee

  • Enlightened Dave
    8.8/10 923 votes

    #7 - Enlightened Dave

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-08-04

    Dave journeys to a legendary recording studio, hoping to break through his creative block, but he is forced to confront his greatest obstacle: his own ego.

    Director: Kitao Sakurai

    Writer: Luvh Rakhe, Lee Sung-jin

  • Harrison Ave
    8.8/10 618 votes

    #8 - Harrison Ave

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-04-05

    Back in his hometown of Philadelphia, Dave grapples with his romantic origin story - both in his art, and in real life.

    Director: Kitao Sakurai

    Writer: Jordan Mendoza

  • Dream Girl
    8.8/10 457 votes

    #9 - Dream Girl

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2023-05-24

    Dave straddles the line between fantasy and reality as he contemplates his dream girl.

    Director: Shannon Murphy

    Writer: Vanessa McGee

  • The Burds
    8.6/10 665 votes

    #10 - The Burds

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-07-28

    Dave has a professional set back and is forced to spend more time with his parents. Family time has never been more eye-opening.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Vanessa McGee

  • The Storm
    8.6/10 564 votes

    #11 - The Storm

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-04-26

    Dave gets a lesson in Southern hospitality, courtesy of his number one fan.

    Director: Shannon Murphy

    Writer: Rob Rosell

  • Somebody Date Me
    8.5/10 711 votes

    #12 - Somebody Date Me

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-07-14

    Dave joins an exclusive online dating app and matches with a pop star. Technological courtship ensues, as Dave gets caught up in the excitement of a modern day romance.

    Director: Tayarisha Poe

    Writer: Alex Russell

  • Hearsay
    8.5/10 537 votes

    #13 - Hearsay

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-04-12

    The tour continues in Atlanta where an encounter with Rick Ross causes a chain reaction that requires Dave and GaTa's full attention.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Biniam Bizuneh

  • Ad Man
    8.4/10 626 votes

    #14 - Ad Man

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-07-21

    Dave and Emma reminisce about their advertising days while battling present day identity crises, at one of hip hop's largest showcases.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: April Shih

  • Wisconsin
    8.4/10 488 votes

    #15 - Wisconsin

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-04-19

    Ally joins the tour to rekindle an old flame, while Dave looks to ignite a new one.

    Director: Ben Sinclair

    Writer: Emma Wisdom

  • #RIPLilDicky
    8.2/10 439 votes

    #16 - #RIPLilDicky

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-05-03

    Dave makes a big decision about tour, but it blows up in his face. 

    Director: Ben Sinclair

    Writer: Starlee Kine

  • Met Gala
    8.2/10 426 votes

    #17 - Met Gala

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-05-17

    Dave attends his first Met Gala, while Gata attends his first mental health panel.

    Director: Kitao Sakurai

    Writer: Niles Abston, Trevor Alper

  • Talent Shows
    8.1/10 788 votes

    #18 - Talent Shows

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-04-01

    Dave is in Philly for his first concert ever, and the gang stays with his parents. After reuniting with his overnight camp friends, Dave ponders his artistic roots.

    Director: Andrew DeYoung

    Writer: Lil Dicky

  • PIBE
    8.1/10 738 votes

    #19 - PIBE

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-04-15

    Dave meets with labels about a record deal, and ends up in the studio with Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco. After getting invited to his first Hollywood party, Dave rubs elbows with Kourtney Kardashian, while Ally and Elz get browned out.

    Director: Andrew DeYoung

    Writer: Max Searle

  • Rebirthday
    8.1/10 396 votes

    #20 - Rebirthday

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-05-10

    Dave’s got a new lease on life, a new house and a new house guest. But his friends have other plans…

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Jeanie Bergen

  • Texas
    8.0/10 516 votes

    #21 - Texas

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-04-05

    Dave and the gang are on tour! First stop, Texas. Dave is looking for love, but Texas is looking for Lil Dicky.

    Director: Brian Lannin

    Writer: Luvh Rakhe, Randall Valdez-Castillo

  • Dave's First
    7.9/10 950 votes

    #22 - Dave's First

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-03-04

    Dave books his first live performance, but it's in the worst place imaginable. Elz hesittantly agrees to DJ. Mike shows Dave a new skincare routine.

    Director: Greg Mottola

    Writer: Yamara Taylor

  • Bar Mitzvah
    7.9/10 609 votes

    #23 - Bar Mitzvah

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-07-07

    Dave and Elz's friendship is tested when they perform together at a Bar Mitzvah. GaTa has a night out.

    Director: Ben Sinclair

    Writer: Lil Dicky

  • The Gander
    7.8/10 1,089 votes

    #24 - The Gander

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-03-04

    Dave encounters GaTa for the first time and learns the social dynamics of the rap world and under her tutelage, he attempts to score a feature verse from YG.

    Director: Greg Mottola

    Writer: Lil Dicky, Jeff Schaffer

  • Somebody...
    7.6/10 792 votes

    #25 - Somebody...

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-03-18

    Exhausted from his soul crushing job, Mike takes a special interest in Dave's creative process. With nothing to lose, Dave adopts an extreme approach to gaining fame and recognition. GaTa introduces Elz to Trippie Redd.

    Director: Tony Yacenda

    Writer: Luvh Rakhe