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The Best Episodes of Derry Girls

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

Amidst the political conflict of Northern Ireland in the 1990s, five secondary school students square off with the universal challenges of being a teenager.

Genres:ComedyDrama
Network:Channel 4

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Derry Girls" is "The Agreement", rated 9.1/10 from 1563 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "The Agreement" aired on 5/18/2022 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The President".

  • The Agreement
    9.1/10 1,563 votes

    #1 - The Agreement

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2022-05-18

    The highlight of the year, Erin and Orla’s joint 18th birthday party, threatens to be overshadowed.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The President
    8.8/10 1,332 votes

    #2 - The President

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-04-09

    As Christmas nears, excitement in Derry is at fever pitch for President Bill Clinton's visit. James gets a surprise, and Granda Joe embarks on a mysterious plan.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • The Curse
    8.5/10 1,194 votes

    #3 - The Curse

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-03-26

    The Quinn family cause uproar at a family wedding, and the consequences of the girls' bad behaviour are very serious, especially for cousin Eammon.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • The Prom
    8.5/10 1,114 votes

    #4 - The Prom

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-04-02

    Jenny Joyce organises a 50s style prom, but the girls are more intrigued by the arrival of a new girl. Erin, Clare and Michelle are looking for prom dates, but Orla has got someone special in mind.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • Episode 6
    8.4/10 1,421 votes

    #5 - Episode 6

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-02-08

    Erin is over the moon when she becomes editor of the school magazine, Orla's obsessed by step aerobics, and Da Gerry is in trouble with Ma Mary. And there's romance for Aunt Sarah.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • Across the Barricade
    8.3/10 1,242 votes

    #6 - Across the Barricade

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-03-05

    Erin and co are excited to attend an outdoor pursuits weekend as part of a peace initiative. But peace is the last thing on Michelle's mind once she finds out that there will be Protestant lads there!

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • The Concert
    8.3/10 1,136 votes

    #7 - The Concert

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-03-19

    Erin, Clare, Michelle, Orla and James are beside themselves with excitement as they have tickets to see Take That in Belfast. When Ma Mary forbids them to go they decide that they're going anyway.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • The Affair
    8.2/10 965 votes

    #8 - The Affair

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-04-19

    Jenny Joyce has big plans for the school talent show: can our gang spice up the competition? Sister Michael had better brace herself... Meanwhile, a weary Ma Mary finds salvation in an unlikely place.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Haunting
    8.2/10 938 votes

    #9 - The Haunting

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-05-03

    James's driving skills are put to the test as the gang set off in a van full of hooch and high hopes to an adult-free house in Donegal. And the Quinns visit a psychic.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Halloween
    8.2/10 923 votes

    #10 - Halloween

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-05-17

    There is no bigger night in Derry than Halloween, and the gang have miraculously secured tickets to the gig of the century and the chance to meet their idol, Fatboy Slim. But when Da Gerry arrives unannounced, it becomes clear that life will never be the same again for the friends.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 1
    8.1/10 1,768 votes

    #11 - Episode 1

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-01-04

    It's the early 90s, the first day of school and a terrible start for 16-year-old Erin as she wakes up to find her cousin Orla reading her diary. And Granda Joe announces there's a bomb on the bridge.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • The Night Before
    8.1/10 1,102 votes

    #12 - The Night Before

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-04-12

    Tomorrow is GCSE results day, and while passions run high, confidence is at rock bottom. They definitely need a plan. Back home, a new member of the Quinn household is causing chaos in the neighbourhood.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 2
    8.0/10 1,478 votes

    #13 - Episode 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-01-11

    Everyone is really excited when Sister Michael announces the school trip to Paris. Back at the Quinn house Uncle Colm is visiting and the whole family are losing the will to live.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • Episode 3
    8.0/10 1,395 votes

    #14 - Episode 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-01-18

    The girls are tense about a big exam and naturally jump at a dubious opportunity to get out of it, especially as it involves spending time with the beautiful Father Peter.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • Episode 4
    7.9/10 1,301 votes

    #15 - Episode 4

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-01-25

    Erin is so excited that teenage Katya 'a child of Chernobyl' is coming to stay, but Katya is not exactly grateful to be in Derry. And there's developments in Granda Joe's love life.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • Stranger on a Train
    7.9/10 916 votes

    #16 - Stranger on a Train

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-04-26

    The Quinn household is buzzing ahead of the annual day trip to Barry's Amusements in Portrush. Surely an unfeasible amount of sandwiches and a surfboard is all they need?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Ms De Brún and the Child of Prague
    7.8/10 1,134 votes

    #17 - Ms De Brún and the Child of Prague

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-03-12

    A new English teacher arrives at Our Lady Immaculate and the gang find themselves inspired.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee

  • The Reunion
    7.8/10 989 votes

    #18 - The Reunion

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-05-10

    Ma Mary and Aunt Sarah go all out to prepare for the school reunion. Will the truth come out about what really happened on leavers night 20 years ago?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 5
    7.6/10 1,290 votes

    #19 - Episode 5

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-02-01

    It's the 12th July and the Quinn family are rushing to get out of Derry before the Orange Parades start. Aunt Sarah's tarot cards predict a disaster for this trip and, for once, she might be right.

    Director: Michael Lennox

    Writer: Lisa McGee