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The Best Episodes of Derek

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

Derek is a loyal nursing home caretaker who sees only the good in his quirky co-workers as they struggle against prejudice and shrinking budgets to care for their elderly residents.

Genres:ComedyDrama
Network:Channel 4

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Derek" is "Episode 6", rated 9/10 from 1062 user votes. It was directed by Ricky Gervais and written by Ricky Gervais. "Episode 6" aired on 3/6/2013 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode 5".

  • Episode 6
    9.0/10 1,062 votes

    #1 - Episode 6

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-03-06

    A much-loved resident is in decline, which sets in motion a sequence of events culminating in the appearance of an unexpected visitor.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 5
    9.0/10 775 votes

    #2 - Episode 5

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-05-21

    The Meadway animal rescue centre comes to visit, and for Derek that means playing with Ivor. Kev exercises his artistic talents, winding up Hannah in the process, while Derek deals with sad news.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 6
    8.5/10 576 votes

    #3 - Episode 6

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-05-28

    Derek goes on a date with a girl from a dating website. He's excited but he's also worried about his dad's health. True to form, Geoff nearly ruins things for Derek, but Kev stands up to him.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 3
    8.2/10 697 votes

    #4 - Episode 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-02-13

    Derek is desperate to save the life of a baby bird that's fallen from a tree. Some of the residents attend a jumble sale. And Hannah forgets about her date with Tom.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 2
    7.9/10 717 votes

    #5 - Episode 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-02-06

    It's Derek's 50th birthday; what better way to celebrate than with a party at Broadhill retirement home?

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 5
    7.9/10 673 votes

    #6 - Episode 5

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2013-02-27

    Derek forms an entertainment committee to discuss plans for a cabaret show at Broadhill. Kev wants to produce a play of his Duran Duran film script, starring staff and residents as the band.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 1
    7.8/10 761 votes

    #7 - Episode 1

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-01-30

    A visit from the council sees Broadhill retirement home facing closure. Hannah, the home's manager, rallies together her troops, best mates Derek, Dougie and Kev.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 4
    7.8/10 511 votes

    #8 - Episode 4

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-05-14

    Derek and the Broadhill gang go on a trip to London Zoo. It's Derek's best day ever, as he meets giraffes, penguins and aardvarks, while Vicky meets the man of her dreams.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 4
    7.7/10 656 votes

    #9 - Episode 4

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-02-20

    Derek decides to sell some of his autographs to raise money for the retirement home. But it doesn't go too well when he can't remember who the autographs belong to.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 2
    7.7/10 541 votes

    #10 - Episode 2

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-04-30

    There are job opportunities at Broadhill so Kev decides to clean up his act. Vicky's taste in men worries Hannah, while a visit from city boy Pete stirs things up for Derek.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 1
    7.5/10 558 votes

    #11 - Episode 1

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-04-23

    All the old Broadhill faces are back, alongside some new ones. Derek's happy that his dad's moving in, while Tom and Hannah are taking things to another level.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais

  • Episode 3
    7.5/10 536 votes

    #12 - Episode 3

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-05-07

    Hannah and Tom have happy news, and Derek's dad Anthony goes on a date with Tom's nan. But matters of the heart are taking a downward turn for Kev, who calls on his brother Cliff for help.

    Director: Ricky Gervais

    Writer: Ricky Gervais