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The Best Episodes of Maid

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

After fleeing an abusive relationship, a young mother finds a job cleaning houses as she fights to provide for her child and build them a better future.


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The best episode of "Maid" is "Sky Blue", rated 8.6/10 from 1518 user votes. It was directed by John Wells and written by Colin McKenna. "Sky Blue" aired on 10/1/2021 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Snaps".

  • Sky Blue
    8.6/10 1,518 votes

    #1 - Sky Blue

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-10-01

    Back at square one, Alex reaches out for a safe harbor and legal lifeline, realizing how much of herself she's lost along the way.

    Director: John Wells

    Writer: Colin McKenna

  • Snaps
    8.6/10 1,594 votes

    #2 - Snaps

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-10-01

    Gaining strength and support from a creative writing therapy group, Alex fights for her future by facing off with Sean over custody of Maddy.

    Director: John Wells

    Writer: Molly Smith Metzler

  • Bear Hunt
    8.2/10 1,445 votes

    #3 - Bear Hunt

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-10-01

    Amid a crushing series of setbacks, Alex explores the possibility of college while dealing with Paula's health crisis and offering Regina a helping hand.

    Director: Quyen Tran

    Writer: Molly Smith Metzler, Marcus Gardley

  • Dollar Store
    8.0/10 2,047 votes

    #4 - Dollar Store

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-10-01

    Fleeing in the night with Maddy, Alex seeks help from social services and lands a job with Value Maids, only to find her problems are just beginning.

    Director: John Wells

    Writer: Molly Smith Metzler

  • Ponies
    8.0/10 1,783 votes

    #5 - Ponies

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-10-01

    After a long night on the floor of a ferry terminal with Maddy, Alex finds shelter, but custody issues and an unhappy client push her to the edge.

    Director: John Wells

    Writer: Molly Smith Metzler

  • Thief
    8.0/10 1,549 votes

    #6 - Thief

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-10-01

    A job cleaning out the childhood home of a notorious local thief triggers memories for Alex, who also discovers what's causing Maddy's worrying cough.

    Director: Lila Neugebauer

    Writer: Colin McKenna

  • M
    7.9/10 1,505 votes

    #7 - M

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-10-01

    Determined to send Maddy to a better preschool, Alex desperately searches for a new place to live, a process complicated by her government benefits.

    Director: Helen Shaver

    Writer: Michelle Denise Jackson

  • String Cheese
    7.9/10 1,461 votes

    #8 - String Cheese

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-10-01

    Alex writes about her clients, including a couple living separate lives, as she juggles her tricky housing situation and Paula's fragile mental state.

    Director: Helen Shaver

    Writer: Bekah Brunstetter

  • Sea Glass
    7.8/10 1,619 votes

    #9 - Sea Glass

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-10-01

    While navigating the complex government assistance system, Alex wrangles with Sean over Maddy's care and tackles a cleaning job that nearly breaks her.

    Director: Nzingha Stewart

    Writer: Marcus Gardley

  • Cashmere
    7.8/10 1,621 votes

    #10 - Cashmere

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-10-01

    Cleaning Regina's gorgeous house on Thanksgiving, Alex imagines what it would be like to live in such luxury before taking the fantasy a step further.

    Director: Nzingha Stewart

    Writer: Bekah Brunstetter