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The Best Episodes of Mare of Easttown

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

A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.

Genres:DramaMysteryCrime
Network:HBO

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The best episode of "Mare of Easttown" is "Illusions", rated 9.3/10 from 7813 user votes. It was directed by Craig Zobel and written by Brad Ingelsby. "Illusions" aired on 5/16/2021 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Sacrament".

  • Illusions
    9.3/10 7,813 votes

    #1 - Illusions

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-05-16

    In her mandated therapy, Mare opens up about her family’s history with mental health struggles. Meanwhile, Lori tries to get to the bottom of her son’s outburst at school, and later, Mare meets with a semi-retired source to help find a possible connection to her three cases.

    Director: Craig Zobel

    Writer: Brad Ingelsby

  • Sacrament
    9.0/10 6,124 votes

    #2 - Sacrament

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-05-30

    When her investigation takes a series of devastating turns, Mare's friends and family members process the fallout as she attempts to finally find her own way forward.

    Director: Craig Zobel

    Writer: Brad Ingelsby

  • Sore Must Be the Storm
    8.6/10 5,329 votes

    #3 - Sore Must Be the Storm

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-05-23

    After a heroic rescue lands her in the hospital, Mare awakes to the unshakeable pain of losing a friend. Then, given a second chance by Chief Carter, Mare reevaluates old suspects, which leads to a shocking clue. Meanwhile, Richard visits Mare in hopes of deepening their relationship, and Lori confides in her best friend about recent family troubles.

    Director: Craig Zobel

    Writer: Brad Ingelsby

  • Fathers
    8.5/10 6,135 votes

    #4 - Fathers

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-04-25

    Mare visits a grisly murder scene before informing the victim’s enraged father. As a video from the night of the crime surfaces, Mare questions suspects in the case and gives an icy welcome to County Detective Colin Zabel, who’s been called in to assist. Later, Mare bumps heads with locals and airs concerns about her grandson Drew in light of her late son’s mental health struggles.

    Director: Craig Zobel

    Writer: Brad Ingelsby

  • Poor Sisyphus
    8.2/10 5,434 votes

    #5 - Poor Sisyphus

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-05-09

    With Mare forced to take a backseat on the case, Colin presses a local priest about the vague circumstances that prompted his transfer to the parish. Meanwhile, an anonymous call gives Dawn hope that Katie might still be alive.

    Director: Craig Zobel

    Writer: Brad Ingelsby

  • Enter Number Two
    8.1/10 5,476 votes

    #6 - Enter Number Two

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-05-02

    As Mare and Colin parse new physical evidence, phone records lead to an unlikely suspect. After lashing out at Helen about a possible custody fight over Drew, Mare receives some unprompted advice from Richard on how to move forward with Carrie. Later, Kenny and Mare face the consequences of their misguided attempts to protect their families.

    Director: Craig Zobel

    Writer: Brad Ingelsby

  • Miss Lady Hawk Herself
    7.9/10 6,617 votes

    #7 - Miss Lady Hawk Herself

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-04-18

    After answering a call about a neighborhood prowler, Detective Mare Sheehan shoulders her chief’s directive to revive an unsolved missing person’s case amid increased community pressure. Later, while her loved ones celebrate her ex-husband Frank’s engagement, Mare attends a celebration for her legendary high school basketball win and connects with Richard, a professor who’s new in town.

    Director: Craig Zobel

    Writer: Brad Ingelsby