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The Best Episodes of Ghosts

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

A cash-strapped young couple inherits a grand country house, only to find it is both falling apart and teeming with the ghosts of former inhabitants.

Genres:ComedySci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:BBC One

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The best episode of "Ghosts" is "The Thomas Thorne Affair", rated 8.6/10 from 797 user votes. It was directed by Tom Kingsley and written by Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick. "The Thomas Thorne Affair" aired on 10/12/2020 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Part of the Family".

  • The Thomas Thorne Affair
    8.6/10 797 votes

    #1 - The Thomas Thorne Affair

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-10-12

    Thomas goes down memory lane with Alison, however, the truth is muddied when the other ghosts tell their version of events. Mike struggles with his own memories of Alison’s past.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick

  • Part of the Family
    8.6/10 580 votes

    #2 - Part of the Family

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-09-13

    While Alison and Mike gear up to make a big investment, the Captain and Kitty work together with the other ghosts to solve an unfolding mystery before it’s too late.

    Director: Nick Collett

    Writer: Mathew Baynton, Ben Willbond

  • Carpe Diem
    8.6/10 314 votes

    #3 - Carpe Diem

    Season 5 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-11-03

    Robin has a revelation that unnerves the ghosts and prompts them to consider their legacies. Alison and Mike decide to have a spontaneous wild night out.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Gone Gone
    8.5/10 404 votes

    #4 - Gone Gone

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-10-14

    Shocking news rocks Button House and a booking mix-up sees Mike and Alison forced to host a last-minute children’s party that they are utterly unprepared for.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bump in the Night
    8.4/10 709 votes

    #5 - Bump in the Night

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-10-19

    It’s a nervous Mike’s first night alone in the house when some uninvited guests set the ghosts on a mission to defend their treasured home.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Laurence Rickard, Martha Howe-Douglas

  • Last Resort
    8.3/10 275 votes

    #6 - Last Resort

    Season 5 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-11-10

    Mike and Alison receive an incredible offer far beyond their expectations. They must make a decision, the result of which will change their lives forever.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Perfect Day
    8.2/10 689 votes

    #7 - Perfect Day

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-10-26

    The big day at Button House has arrived, but some freak weather disrupts everyone’s plans.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick

  • Pineapple Day
    8.2/10 263 votes

    #8 - Pineapple Day

    Season 5 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-10-20

    Alison and Mike invite Barclay to discuss the land sale but are quickly forced to play hardball. Meanwhile, the ghosts become fixated on solving the mystery of Kitty’s death.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Redding Weddy
    8.1/10 688 votes

    #9 - Redding Weddy

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-10-05

    Alison and Mike grapple with the latest obstacle to nailing down an event booking, but they’re stymied by the Captain’s past coming back to haunt him.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Ben Willbond, Simon Farnaby

  • The Woodworm Men
    8.1/10 526 votes

    #10 - The Woodworm Men

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-08-23

    While Button House is being fumigated for woodworm, Alison and Mike decide to save some money and camp in the grounds, sending the ghosts’ routines off kilter.

    Director: Nick Collett

    Writer: Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick

  • Something To Share?
    8.1/10 499 votes

    #11 - Something To Share?

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-09-06

    When the ghosts try to sabotage Alison’s makeshift therapy session for Kitty, they unwittingly face their own demons. And Mike’s desire to see the ghosts yields surprising results

    Director: Nick Collett

    Writer: Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick

  • The Hardest Word
    8.0/10 343 votes

    #12 - The Hardest Word

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-10-07

    Can the Ghosts get back into Alison’s good books after she gives them the biggest telling off of their lives/deaths? Alison and Mike learn that relaxation is harder than it looks.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Fools
    8.0/10 307 votes

    #13 - Fools

    Season 5 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-10-06

    With the B&B gone, Mike anxiously strives to fix their finances, but it’s April Fools' Day, and a distracted Alison is out for revenge. The couple receive some life-changing news.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Moonah Ston
    7.9/10 793 votes

    #14 - Moonah Ston

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-05-13

    Alison’s attempt to win over their posh new neighbours with a swanky dinner party are thrown into chaos by Mary’s woeful catering and Robin’s desire to celebrate the lunar eclipse.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Laurence Rickard, Martha Howe-Douglas

  • The Bone Plot
    7.9/10 551 votes

    #15 - The Bone Plot

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-08-09

    When a documentary team comes to Button House to investigate a historical assassination plot, Alison and the ghosts are shocked to discover that it involved one of their own.

    Director: Nick Collett

    Writer: Laurence Rickard

  • En Français
    7.9/10 263 votes

    #16 - En Français

    Season 5 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-10-27

    Having lost their appetite for Food Club, the ghosts trial some new entertainment inspired by Pat. Disaster strikes as Mike and Alison host an important guest at Button House.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Gorilla War
    7.8/10 902 votes

    #17 - Gorilla War

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-04-22

    When the ghostly visions return to haunt Alison, Mike must reassure her that there is a rational, medical explanation – a comforting theory about which he could not be more wrong.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Laurence Rickard

  • Happy Death Day
    7.8/10 838 votes

    #18 - Happy Death Day

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-04-29

    With Pat’s family coming to commemorate his death, Pat begs Alison to pass on a message from beyond the grave, while she attempts to befriend the new builder.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Ben Willbond

  • Free Pass
    7.8/10 805 votes

    #19 - Free Pass

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-05-06

    Desperate for cash, Mike and Alison rent the house to a film crew making a period drama – a move that pushes both Thomas and the old house’s floorboards to breaking point.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick

  • Getting Out
    7.8/10 760 votes

    #20 - Getting Out

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-05-20

    When Mike and Alison consider selling Button House to a hotel chain, the ghosts come up with some get-rich-quick schemes to help the cash-strapped couple.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick

  • About Last Night
    7.8/10 689 votes

    #21 - About Last Night

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-09-28

    After a night of partying, Alison and Mike scramble to clean up the house for a venue viewing, and Alison tries to find out why the ghosts are acting so strangely.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick

  • Speak as ye choose
    7.8/10 350 votes

    #22 - Speak as ye choose

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-09-30

    Mary tells Julian how she finally found her voice, while Thomas decides he must finally kick his Alison addiction. Old friends of Mike share the surprising secret to their success.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Not Again
    7.8/10 318 votes

    #23 - Not Again

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-10-28

    Mike and Alison reach boiling point over the B&B. Julian aims to prove he is more selfless than people think. A new addition triggers frightening flashbacks for Robin.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Grey Lady
    7.7/10 722 votes

    #24 - The Grey Lady

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-09-21

    Alison and Mike are trying to find a semi-harmonious routine with the ghostly housemates of Button House. The ghosts have found a way to make their new situation work for them, while the couple are working towards a new money-making venture.

    Director: Tom Kingsley

    Writer: Laurence Rickard, Martha Howe-Douglas

  • A Lot to Take In
    7.7/10 512 votes

    #25 - A Lot to Take In

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-08-16

    A mysterious visitor arrives at Button House with a revelation that leaves Alison reeling. Mike has an epiphany on his first day at a new job, which causes Julian to remember his first day as a ghost.

    Director: Nick Collett

    Writer: Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick