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The Best Episodes of Dead to Me

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

A hotheaded widow searching for the hit-and-run driver who mowed down her husband befriends an eccentric optimist who isn't quite what she seems.


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The best episode of "Dead to Me" is "You Have to Go", rated 8.7/10 from 2058 user votes. It was directed by Geeta Patel and written by Abe Sylvia, Liz Feldman. "You Have to Go" aired on 5/3/2019 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "I Have to Be Honest".

  • You Have to Go
    8.7/10 2,058 votes

    #1 - You Have to Go

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-05-03

    Armed with the truth about her husband's death, Jen demands justice. Meanwhile, Judy's attempt to make amends causes all sorts of problems for Steve.

    Director: Geeta Patel

    Writer: Abe Sylvia, Liz Feldman

  • I Have to Be Honest
    8.6/10 1,884 votes

    #2 - I Have to Be Honest

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-05-03

    As Jen's life begins to crumble personally and professionally, she reveals her darkest secret to Judy, who does some confessing of her own.

    Director: Geeta Patel

    Writer: Rebecca Addelman

  • It's Not You, It's Me
    8.6/10 1,561 votes

    #3 - It's Not You, It's Me

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-05-08

    Filled with guilt and regret, Jen finds a civic-minded way to unleash some pent-up feelings. Judy revisits her past. The police uncover a new lead.

    Director: Silver Tree

    Writer: Kelly Hutchinson, Liz Feldman

  • Where Do We Go from Here
    8.6/10 1,623 votes

    #4 - Where Do We Go from Here

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-05-08

    Determined to protect her family, Jen tries to come clean about Steve's whereabouts, but the situation veers in an unexpected direction thanks to Judy.

    Director: Silver Tree

    Writer: Cara DiPaolo, Liz Feldman

  • We're Almost Out of Time
    8.3/10 856 votes

    #5 - We're Almost Out of Time

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2022-11-17

    Judy may be ready to face the future, but her BFF isn't. Hot on the heels of a tearful admission, Jen scrambles to secure a Hail Mary option.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • It's All My Fault
    8.1/10 2,055 votes

    #6 - It's All My Fault

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-05-03

    On what would have been her husband's 50th birthday, Jen clashes with her disapproving mother-in-law over the best way to mark the occasion.

    Director: Abe Sylvia

    Writer: Anthony King

  • I Can't Go Back
    8.1/10 1,905 votes

    #7 - I Can't Go Back

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-05-03

    When Jen discovers that her late husband harbored a devastating secret, she enlists Judy's help in tracking down more information.

    Director: Abe Sylvia

    Writer: Kate Robin

  • You Don't Have To
    8.1/10 1,432 votes

    #8 - You Don't Have To

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-05-08

    Jen scrambles to contain the fallout from Charlie's vehicular hijinks, Judy faces questions about Steve, and Henry experiences a case of stage fright.

    Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum

    Writer: Celeste Hughey

  • We've Reached the End
    8.1/10 1,124 votes

    #9 - We've Reached the End

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2022-11-17

    On an escape to Mexico, Jen and Judy face the past and make decisions about the future as they forever cement their ride-or-die friendship.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Oh My God
    8.0/10 1,775 votes

    #10 - Oh My God

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-05-03

    Jen realizes her sons aren't coping with their dad's death as well as she thought they were. Judy joins Nick as he investigates the hit-and-run.

    Director: Minkie Spiro

    Writer: Njeri Brown

  • We're Gonna Beat This Thing
    8.0/10 840 votes

    #11 - We're Gonna Beat This Thing

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-11-17

    Jen mobilizes to support Judy, drawing on everything she learned from her mother. Nick's tenacity over a piece of evidence raises concerns for Perez.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Pilot
    7.9/10 2,558 votes

    #12 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-05-03

    Overwhelmed by grief and anger after her husband's sudden death, acerbic real estate agent Jen meets tenderhearted Judy at a support group.

    Director: Amy York Rubin

    Writer: Liz Feldman

  • Try to Stop Me
    7.9/10 1,743 votes

    #13 - Try to Stop Me

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-05-03

    Jen makes a reckless decision after Nick narrows down the list of potential suspects, and Judy feels renewed hope over her relationship with Steve.

    Director: Kat Coiro

    Writer: Kelly Hutchinson

  • If Only You Knew
    7.9/10 1,367 votes

    #14 - If Only You Knew

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-05-08

    Judy receives a rude awakening after a romantic night, while Jen looks to make a positive contribution to the community — and a client.

    Director: Jennifer Getzinger

    Writer: Dan Dietz

  • It Had to Be You
    7.9/10 1,354 votes

    #15 - It Had to Be You

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-05-08

    Jen feels conflicted over a real estate deal. The damage from Charlie's joyride piles up. Judy reaches out to Michelle and runs into Detective Perez.

    Director: Jennifer Getzinger

    Writer: Emma Rathbone

  • Can We Be Honest?
    7.9/10 767 votes

    #16 - Can We Be Honest?

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2022-11-17

    Reeling from the doctor's visit, a poncho-clad Jen wrestles with how to tell Judy. Ben looks to make amends by coming clean, and Nick confronts Perez.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • We'll Find a Way
    7.9/10 765 votes

    #17 - We'll Find a Way

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2022-11-17

    Jen juggles selling the house next door with anxiety over the FBI investigation as Judy tries to live in denial for a little while longer.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Maybe I'm Crazy
    7.8/10 2,146 votes

    #18 - Maybe I'm Crazy

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-05-03

    Amid her escalating rage over the stalled investigation into her husband's death, Jen becomes more entangled in Judy's messy personal life.

    Director: Amy York Rubin

    Writer: Liz Feldman

  • I've Gotta Get Away
    7.8/10 1,896 votes

    #19 - I've Gotta Get Away

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-05-03

    A grief retreat in Palm Springs gives Jen a chance to move on and cut loose under the watchful eye of Judy, who soon follows her friend's lead.

    Director: Minkie Spiro

    Writer: Abe Sylvia

  • I Can Handle It
    7.8/10 1,749 votes

    #20 - I Can Handle It

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-05-03

    A break in the case and a crushing business setback leave Jen shaken. Judy and Steve take care of unfinished business.

    Director: Kat Coiro

    Writer: Emma Rathbone

  • You Know What You Did
    7.8/10 1,595 votes

    #21 - You Know What You Did

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-05-08

    As Jen and Judy grapple with the distressing events of the night before, Jen soon realizes that eyes — and ears — are everywhere in her neighborhood.

    Director: Liza Johnson

    Writer: Liz Feldman

  • We Didn't Think This Through
    7.8/10 783 votes

    #22 - We Didn't Think This Through

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-11-17

    Jen deals with plumbing problems and an impromptu party. Judy keeps a life-changing decision to herself. Ben falls headlong into a grief spiral.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Between You and Me
    7.7/10 1,420 votes

    #23 - Between You and Me

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-05-08

    Jen and Judy try to dig their way out of trouble during a trip out of town, but their cathartic weekend away comes to an abrupt end over tragic news.

    Director: Tamra Davis

    Writer: Jessi Klein

  • The Price You Pay
    7.7/10 1,374 votes

    #24 - The Price You Pay

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-05-08

    A sore back, money worries and a busybody neighbor push Jen to seek relief from the last person she expects. Judy connects with a kindred spirit.

    Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum

    Writer: Kelly Hutchinson

  • Where Have You Been
    7.6/10 1,458 votes

    #25 - Where Have You Been

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-05-08

    Rattled when an old acquaintance of Judy's turns up asking questions about Steve, Jen prepares for the worst. Detective Perez's suspicions grow.

    Director: Liza Johnson

    Writer: Elizabeth Benjamin