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The Best Episodes of iZombie

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

A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

Genres:DramaCrimeSci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:The CW

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The best episode of "iZombie" is "Salivation Army", rated 9.1/10 from 1370 user votes. It was directed by Michael Fields and written by Diane Ruggiero. "Salivation Army" aired on 4/12/2016 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Dead Beat".

  • Salivation Army
    9.1/10 1,370 votes

    #1 - Salivation Army

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 2016-04-12

    Working together on a mission, Liv, Detective Babineaux and Major crash Vaughn’s Super Max Rager party, where Rob Thomas performs a song from his solo career. Meanwhile, Blaine reaches out to Peyton for help, which does not sit well with Ravi.

    Director: Michael Fields

    Writer: Diane Ruggiero

  • Dead Beat
    9.0/10 1,191 votes

    #2 - Dead Beat

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 2016-04-12

    Liv and Ravi are in need of help and find an unlikely ally in Blaine. Detective Babineaux and Dale Bozzio pursue a new lead on an old case. Meanwhile, when Major finds himself in a world of trouble, sleazebag Brant Stone comes to his rescue. Vaughn’s evil side reaches a whole new level of mean.

    Director: John T. Kretchmer

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Blaine's World
    8.8/10 1,617 votes

    #3 - Blaine's World

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2015-06-09

    As Liv and Clive try to track down Cameron and determine his connection to Max Rager, Blaine interrogates Major about the missing brains.

    Director: Michael Fields

    Writer: Rob Thomas

  • Dead Rat, Live Rat, Brown Rat, White Rat
    8.7/10 1,491 votes

    #4 - Dead Rat, Live Rat, Brown Rat, White Rat

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2015-06-02

    Four teenagers hit Sebastian shortly after he becomes a zombie, and he kills one of them. When the body turns up, Liv eats the brain and tries to find out who is responsible. Meanwhile, Ravi and Peyton plan a trip to San Francisco, but Liv gets a visitor who interrupts their plans.

    Director: Mairzee Almas

    Writer: Diane Ruggiero

  • Looking for Mr. Goodbrain (2)
    8.6/10 815 votes

    #5 - Looking for Mr. Goodbrain (2)

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2017-06-27

    Liv uncovers the shocking truth about the virus and the far-reaching consequences of the vaccine. Majors exams his future as a human. Blaine makes a business proposal.

    Director: Dan Etheridge

    Writer: Rob Thomas

  • Astroburger
    8.5/10 1,437 votes

    #6 - Astroburger

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2015-05-26

    When someone close to Major dies of an apparent suicide, Liv consumes the brains resulting in a mix of reality and paranoia. Clive questions Major and learns of a secret computer file that may contain important details in the investigation – and finding the killer.

    Director: Michael Fields

    Writer: Kit Boss

  • Spanking The Zombie
    8.5/10 855 votes

    #7 - Spanking The Zombie

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-05-02

    When Liv consumes the brains of a dominatrix, her bossy and controlling personality makes everyone a little uncomfortable, especially Clive. Meanwhile, Blaine and Peyton have a heart-to-heart.

    Director: Tessa Blake

    Writer: Sara Saedi

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Caffeinated Mind
    8.4/10 1,000 votes

    #8 - Eternal Sunshine of the Caffeinated Mind

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 2016-02-23

    While Liv and Clive investigate the murder of a coffee shop owner with an extremely sunny outlook on life, Ravi tests the new cure on a rat before administering it to Major. Meanwhile, Boss discovers who has been moving in on his turf.

    Director: Jason Bloom

    Writer: Kit Boss

  • Pour Some Sugar, Zombie
    8.4/10 972 votes

    #9 - Pour Some Sugar, Zombie

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2016-03-29

    Liv consumes the brain of a recently murdered stripper and uncovers some extremely useful information. Meanwhile, Blaine isn’t quite himself lately, and Ravi makes a startling discovery. Lastly, Major and Ravi are helping Peyton move back in with Liv when she receives a surprising phone call.

    Director: Mairzee Almas

    Writer: Diane Ruggiero

  • Looking for Mr. Goodbrain (1)
    8.4/10 776 votes

    #10 - Looking for Mr. Goodbrain (1)

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2017-06-20

    When Liv consumes the brains of someone from Ravi's past, not only does it have her wanting to sleep with every guy in Seattle, she also begins having some very intimate visions of Ravi. Meanwhile, Major is faced with a huge decision.

    Director: Michael Fields

    Writer: Diane Ruggiero, John Enbom

  • And He Shall Be a Good Man
    8.4/10 732 votes

    #11 - And He Shall Be a Good Man

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2018-05-28

    The outside world further isolates Seattle while Peyton, Ravi, Clive and Major race to save Liv from execution for her work as Renegade.

    Director: Dan Etheridge

    Writer: Rob Thomas

  • Patriot Brains
    8.3/10 1,462 votes

    #12 - Patriot Brains

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-05-12

    Means and opportunity coincide when Liv eats the brain of a murdered soldier... and the opportunity to shoot and kill Blaine arises. Meanwhile, Ravi nervously waits to see if the rat bite will turn him into a zombie, and Julien pays Major a visit.

    Director: Guy Norman Bee

    Writer: Robert Forman

  • Fifty Shades of Grey Matter
    8.3/10 1,035 votes

    #13 - Fifty Shades of Grey Matter

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2016-02-02

    A librarian is murdered and the investigation soon reveals that she was going to release her first erotic novel. Meanwhile, Peyton is forced to step in when Clive and Dale arrest Blaine for murder, and Major is forced to give up his dog.

    Director: Mairzee Almas

    Writer: Deirdre Mangan, Graham Norris

  • He Blinded Me... With Science
    8.3/10 957 votes

    #14 - He Blinded Me... With Science

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2016-03-22

    After a scientist is murdered, Liv and Babineaux are surprised to learn where she worked; Ravi gets a visit from Blaine at the morgue; Liv finds out something about Drake; Major is confronted by Vaughn du Clarke.

    Director: Dan Etheridge

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Reflections of the Way Liv Used to Be
    8.3/10 965 votes

    #15 - Reflections of the Way Liv Used to Be

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 2016-04-05

    Liv and Babineaux investigate the death of a highly competitive student; Liv becomes more like the girl she used to be after consuming the victim's brain; Blaine looks to Ravi for help.

    Director: Michael Fields

    Writer: Bob Dearden

  • Zombie Knows Best
    8.3/10 918 votes

    #16 - Zombie Knows Best

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-04-11

    When Liv, Clive and Ravi arrive at the scene to investigate a fatal car accident, they begin to suspect foul play was involved. Both starving, Liv and Major consume the brains of the accident victims, a well-meaning father and his angsty teenage daughter. Meanwhile, when Clive is brought in for questioning about a family that was murdered, he’s forced to reveal his past history with them. Lastly, Peyton extends an olive branch to Ravi, and Major hits a road block in his search for Natalie.

    Director: Jason Bloom

    Writer: Diane Ruggiero

  • Bye, Zombies
    8.3/10 567 votes

    #17 - Bye, Zombies

    Season 5 Episode 12 - Aired 2019-07-25

    While Major faces a changing of the tide in Seattle, Liv, Clive and Ravi undertake a mission impossible in Atlanta to retrieve the final zombie cure.

    Director: Michael Wale

    Writer: Diane Ruggiero

  • Twenty-Sided, Die
    8.2/10 790 votes

    #18 - Twenty-Sided, Die

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-05-30

    When a Dungeon Master is killed, Liv and Clive discover he was up to more than just playing in his mother's basement. Meanwhile, Blaine's experiment does not go as planned. Lastly, Ravi stumbles across some new information that could prove deadly.

    Director: Jason Bloom

    Writer: Kit Boss

  • Return of the Dead Guy
    8.2/10 741 votes

    #19 - Return of the Dead Guy

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-06-06

    Peyton and Liv find themselves on a surprising wild goose chase. Ravi is terrified when the zombie truth hunters' plans are revealed. Elsewhere, Major finds comfort in an unexpected - and perhaps unwelcome - friend.

    Director: Viet Nguyen

    Writer: Talia Gonzalez, Bisanne Masoud

  • Insane in the Germ Brain
    8.2/10 685 votes

    #20 - Insane in the Germ Brain

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 2018-05-14

    Liv does Clive a solid and agrees to consume germaphobe brain during flu season. Ravi continues his role as surrogate father to Isobel. Major finally gets to the bottom of things, and Chase continues to spiral out of control. Lastly, Peyton struggles with a very important decision.

    Director: Jude Weng

    Writer: Dean Lorey

  • All's Well That Ends Well
    8.2/10 754 votes

    #21 - All's Well That Ends Well

    Season 5 Episode 13 - Aired 2019-08-01

    As Liv, Ravi and Clive race to finalize the cure, Peyton faces a showdown with Blaine, and Major takes a bold gamble to save Seattle once and for all.

    Director: Jason Bloom

    Writer: Rob Thomas

  • Zombie Bro
    8.1/10 1,161 votes

    #22 - Zombie Bro

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-10-13

    Liv and Detective Babineax investigate the murder of a hard-partying frat boy whose death shocks everyone. After consuming his brains, Liv attends a fraternity party in an attempt to search for clues, but ends up ruling the beer pong table instead. Still desperate to find the cure, Ravi takes matters into his own hands and brings Major along for the ride. Meanwhile, Blaine meets with Angus, a mysterious person from his past.

    Director: John T. Kretchmer

    Writer: Diane Ruggiero

  • Cape Town
    8.1/10 1,030 votes

    #23 - Cape Town

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-12-08

    Liv is called in on the case of a shop teacher who pursues criminals at night as a costumed vigilante... and turns up dead. Meanwhile, Major makes the acquaintance of a new zombie.

    Director: Mairzee Almas

    Writer: Diane Ruggiero

  • Conspiracy Weary
    8.1/10 734 votes

    #24 - Conspiracy Weary

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2017-06-13

    Liv and Blaine come to the rescue of one of their own. They consume the brains of a conspiracy theorist and paranoia ensues. Meanwhile, as they continue to search for conspiracy theories that may or may not exist, Liv researches Major's new friend. Finally, Ravi makes a surprising discovery of his own.

    Director: Mark Piznarski

    Writer: Bob Dearden

  • Pilot
    8.0/10 2,497 votes

    #25 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-03-17

    Medical resident Liv Moore becomes a zombie and loses her ambition until she begins working at the city morgue to gain access to brains that give her sustenance and allow her to maintain her humanity. She also learns that her new diet enables her to experience a victim's memories that can be used to help solve the person's murder.

    Director: Rob Thomas

    Writer: Rob Thomas, Diane Ruggiero