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The Best Episodes of Looking

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

Three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men.


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The best episode of "Looking" is "Looking for a Plot", rated 9.4/10 from 634 user votes. It was directed by Andrew Haigh and written by Jhoni Marchinko. "Looking for a Plot" aired on 3/1/2015 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Looking for Home".

  • Looking for a Plot
    9.4/10 634 votes

    #1 - Looking for a Plot

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-03-01

    After Doris learns of the sudden death of her father, Dom and Patrick travel with Doris to Dom and Doris' hometown of Modesto, where they revisit some old haunts and attend an emotional funeral.

    Director: Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Jhoni Marchinko

  • Looking for Home
    9.0/10 487 votes

    #2 - Looking for Home

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-03-22

    In the season two finale, Patrick makes a discovery that leads him to question what he wants in a relationship. Malik encourages Dom to try to patch things up with Doris. Agustin's nerves come out at the shelter's mural-unveiling event.

    Director: Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Andrew Haigh, John Robert Hoffman

  • Looking for the Future
    8.9/10 720 votes

    #3 - Looking for the Future

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-02-16

    Patrick calls in sick to work so he can spend the day exploring with Richie. They see the sights of San Francisco while discussing their pasts and what they want to do in their futures.

    Director: Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Andrew Haigh

  • Looking Glass
    8.9/10 590 votes

    #4 - Looking Glass

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-03-09

    Frank tells Agustín what is on his mind, Patrick tries fixing what is broken in his life, while Dom's restaurant pop-up event sees Patrick and Agustín show up, as does Lynn, with a surprising guest.

    Director: Reed Morano, Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Michael Lannan, Tanya Saracho

  • Looking for a Plus-One
    8.6/10 542 votes

    #5 - Looking for a Plus-One

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2014-03-02

    Patrick is nervous about Richie meeting his family at his sister's wedding. Unsure of himself, Agustín pulls out of an art exhibition and fights with Frank, while Dom ignores Lynn's advice as they prepare for the restaurant pop-up. opening.

    Director: Jamie Babbit

    Writer: John Robert Hoffman

  • Looking for Truth
    8.6/10 436 votes

    #6 - Looking for Truth

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-02-15

    On an excursion to San Leandro, Patrick gets to see where Richie grew up, and finally has a chance to apologize for the way things ended. Agustín decides to pay a visit to Eddie after hearing he's sick at home. Meanwhile, wrought over the situation with Patrick, Kevin considers what to do next.

    Director: Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Tanya Saracho

  • Looking for the Promised Land
    8.5/10 581 votes

    #7 - Looking for the Promised Land

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-01-11

    Patrick, Agustin, and Dom make their way to the Russian River for a short visit to Lynn's cabin and end up attending a party in the woods. Patrick thinks about what he wants. Dom looks for clues about Lynn's old life.

    Director: Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Andrew Haigh

  • Looking Top to Bottom
    8.5/10 453 votes

    #8 - Looking Top to Bottom

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-01-25

    Patrick gets ready for his first official overnight stay with Kevin. Kevin does not want Patrick's friends to know they are seeing one another. Agustin goes to see Richie to sort things out.

    Director: Ryan Fleck

    Writer: John Robert Hoffman

  • Looking Down the Road
    8.4/10 432 votes

    #9 - Looking Down the Road

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-02-08

    Patrick attempts to find out if he can still be friends with Richie. Patrick starts to question his relationship with Kevin. Agustin spends a day at a shelter with Eddie.

    Director: Ryan Fleck

    Writer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

  • Looking for Gordon Freeman
    8.4/10 442 votes

    #10 - Looking for Gordon Freeman

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-02-22

    Patrick throws a bash for Halloween and dresses up as his favorite video-game character, but he's distracted by Richie and his new boyfriend. Meanwhile, Agustín hopes to make after-party plans with Eddie; and Doris reluctantly agrees to a couples costume with Malik.

    Director: Jamie Babbit

    Writer: J.C. Lee

  • Looking for Glory
    8.4/10 419 votes

    #11 - Looking for Glory

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-03-08

    Patrick is eager to present his new game app with Kevin at the upcoming GaymerX convention, but soon worries their booth may not be 'sexy' enough. Dom shows Doris and Malik the progress on his chicken take-out window. Agustin is forced to confront his underlying fears about having protected sex with HIV-pos Eddie.

    Director: Jamie Babbit

    Writer: Michael Lannan, J.C. Lee

  • Looking for Results
    8.3/10 451 votes

    #12 - Looking for Results

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-01-18

    Patrick and Kevin attempt to create a gay game app. Patrick finds a small rash. Dom take a look around a location in the Tenderloin.

    Director: Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Michael Lannan

  • Looking for Sanctuary
    8.3/10 393 votes

    #13 - Looking for Sanctuary

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-03-15

    Patrick and Kevin look at a sleek new apartment for Kevin, and later, Patrick's mom convinces him to spend a day at the zoo with his judgmental sister Megan. Some bad financial news forces a wedge in Doris and Dom's friendship. Eddie convinces a resistant Agustin to take on an art project for the shelter.

    Director: Craig Johnson

    Writer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Tanya Saracho

  • Looking for $220/Hour
    8.2/10 548 votes

    #14 - Looking for $220/Hour

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-02-09

    Dom asks Lynn to lunch, but is unsure if it is for business or pleasure. Meanwhile, Patrick and Kevin's outing is interrupted by a call from the latter's boyfriend, and Agustín considers hiring help for an art project.

    Director: Ryan Fleck

    Writer: Allan Heinberg

  • Looking in the Mirror
    8.2/10 510 votes

    #15 - Looking in the Mirror

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-02-23

    Dom's feelings for Lynn grow as they discuss becoming business partners, a frustrated Agustín introduces CJ to Frank, and Patrick introduces Richie to his friends at Dom's 40th birthday party.

    Director: Joe Swanberg

    Writer: J.C. Lee, Tanya Saracho

  • Looking at Your Browser History
    8.0/10 573 votes

    #16 - Looking at Your Browser History

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-02-01

    Patrick goes to a party on an aircraft carrier for a video-game launch, where he meets his new boss. Meanwhile, Dom shares his plans for a Portuguese restaurant with Doris, and Agustín gets fired for criticizing a sculpture.

    Director: Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Michael Lannan, Andrew Haigh

  • Looking for Uncut
    7.7/10 627 votes

    #17 - Looking for Uncut

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-01-26

    Dom helps Agustín move into Frank's house in Oakland while discussing Patrick's love life. Back in San Francisco, Patrick goes on a date with Richie, and Dom has an encouraging reunion with Ethan.

    Director: Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Andrew Haigh

  • Looking for Now
    7.6/10 744 votes

    #18 - Looking for Now

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-01-19

    Patrick deals with news of his ex's engagement, Agustín prepares to move in with his boyfriend, and Dom considers reconnecting with an old flame.

    Director: Andrew Haigh

    Writer: Andrew Haigh