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The Best Episodes of Reaper

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

21 year-old slacker Sam Oliver learns that his parents sold his soul to the devil before he was born, and now Sam has to repay the debt by becoming the Devil's bounty hunter, retrieving souls that have somehow escaped from Hell.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDramaComedy
Network:The CW

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The best episode of "Reaper" is "Coming to Grips", rated 8.1/10 from 180 user votes. It was directed by Michael Grossman and written by Kevin Etten, Thomas Schnauz. "Coming to Grips" aired on 4/29/2008 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Rebellion".

  • Coming to Grips
    8.1/10 180 votes

    #1 - Coming to Grips

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2008-04-29

    Andi finally learns Sam's secret regarding the Devil after she is captured by a demon and the gang must rescue her. Unfortunately for Sam, the truth causes Andi to fear him and keep her distance. Meanwhile, Ben meets the woman of his dreams while chasing a demon at a hospital's maternity ward, but a major fact keeps them from being together.

    Director: Michael Grossman

    Writer: Kevin Etten, Thomas Schnauz

  • Rebellion
    8.0/10 193 votes

    #2 - Rebellion

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2008-04-22

    It's a demons world, as the gang encounters a demon support group with members who are trying to change their bad ways. However, not every demon is in for a change, as Sam and his friends must take down one who poses as a lawyer to unleash leeches on his victims.

    Director: Kevin Dowling

    Writer: Craig DiGregorio, Kevin Murphy

  • Cancun
    8.0/10 201 votes

    #3 - Cancun

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2008-05-20

    Sam is targeted by a demon revolution that ultimately leads to a revelation that can have serious effects on his future.

    Director: Stephen Cragg

    Writer: Michele Fazekas, Tom Spezialy

  • Acid Queen
    7.9/10 209 votes

    #4 - Acid Queen

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2008-03-27

    When Andi's life is threatened by an escaped soul from hell, Sam must go out of his way to protect her.

    Director: James Head

    Writer: Alan Cross

  • The Devil & Sam Oliver
    7.9/10 192 votes

    #5 - The Devil & Sam Oliver

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2009-05-26

    When Nina returns from Hell with the information Sam needs, he challenges the Devil to the game he's best at. However, when it comes to a draw, Andi is forced to make the ultimate sacrifice.

    Director: Kevin Dowling

    Writer: N/A

  • The Cop
    7.8/10 213 votes

    #6 - The Cop

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-11-13

    Sam gets a reward from the Devil for a job well done... but finds that he's being set up for murder. Meanwhile, Sock becomes obsessed with Gladys the DMV demon.

    Director: Peter Lauer

    Writer: N/A

  • The Leak
    7.8/10 178 votes

    #7 - The Leak

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2008-05-13

    After realizing that the latest escaped soul keeps surfacing back to Earth, the Devil informs Sam that a leak has sprung in Hell and tells his bounty hunter to find out how the souls are escaping back to Earth.

    Director: John Fortenberry

    Writer: Chris Dingess

  • The Sweet Science
    7.8/10 180 votes

    #8 - The Sweet Science

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2009-03-17

    Sam must capture a former boxer by using boxing gloves as a vessel. Meanwhile, Andi is awarded a promotion at the Work Bench.

    Director: Tom Cherones

    Writer: Chris Dingess, Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters

  • Unseen
    7.7/10 200 votes

    #9 - Unseen

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2008-03-20

    Sock and Sam move in together into a condo of their own and meet their new neighbors, Tony and Steve, a gay couple who is surprisingly friendly to the two slackers. However, Sam and Sock soon discover that there is more to the couple than meets the eye.

    Director: Michael Robison

    Writer: Treena Hancock, Melissa R. Byer

  • Episode IV: A New Hope
    7.7/10 201 votes

    #10 - Episode IV: A New Hope

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2009-03-03

    Sam, Ben and Sock encounter a few surprises on their return from a road trip; Andi refuses to speak to Sam; the Devil has a new assignment.

    Director: Stephen Cragg

    Writer: Craig DiGregorio

  • Pilot
    7.6/10 488 votes

    #11 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2007-09-25

    Sam Oliver has always been the slacker with no goals or purpose. However, his life takes an unprecedented new direction on his twenty-first birthday, when he discovers that his parents sold his soul to the devil and he must now become Satan's personal bounty hunter.

    Director: Kevin Smith

    Writer: Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters

  • No Reaper Left Behind
    7.6/10 150 votes

    #12 - No Reaper Left Behind

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2009-04-28

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    Director: Tom Spezialy

    Writer: Michele Fazekas, Tom Spezialy, Tara Butters

  • To Sprong, With Love
    7.6/10 148 votes

    #13 - To Sprong, With Love

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2009-05-12

    Sam, Sock, and Ben go after their old high school teacher, Mr. Sprong, assuming he is the current soul they are trying to catch. The only problem? Mr. Sprong is still alive, and none too happy when the boys take him hostage to try to convince him not to press charges.

    Director: Jamie Babbit

    Writer: Michele Fazekas

  • Love, Bullets and Blacktop
    7.5/10 241 votes

    #14 - Love, Bullets and Blacktop

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-11-06

    Sam and the crew go after a thrill-seeking pair of escaped souls that engineer car wrecks to keep their relationship fresh. Meanwhile, the Devil tries to set Sam up with a new girl.

    Director: James Head

    Writer: N/A

  • Ashes to Ashes
    7.5/10 214 votes

    #15 - Ashes to Ashes

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2007-11-27

    Ben's mother and grandmother stop by the Work Bench for some supplies for their family reunion. However, things go sour when the grandmother accuses Sam of being evil and calls him Diablo. Meanwhile, Sam meets a lady who has been the Devil's girlfriend for over twenty years and wonders whether her daughter is the Devil's daughter or not.

    Director: Victoria Hochberg

    Writer: Thomas Schnauz

  • Hungry for Fame
    7.5/10 206 votes

    #16 - Hungry for Fame

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2008-03-13

    Sam desperately tries to stop an untalented musician when the latter tries to sell his soul to the Devil for rock star fame. Meanwhile, Sock is in for a big surprise when his mother returns from Las Vegas and announces that she is now married.

    Director: James Head

    Writer: N/A

  • The Favorite
    7.5/10 170 votes

    #17 - The Favorite

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2009-03-24

    The Devil takes Sam to the police station and introduces him to Morgan, whom he calls his son. Now, Sam and the gang are tasked with hanging out with Morgan and showing him the ropes.

    Director: Tom Spezialy, Kevin Dowling

    Writer: Michele Fazekas, Tom Spezialy

  • My Brother's Reaper
    7.5/10 148 votes

    #18 - My Brother's Reaper

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2009-05-05

    Morgan tells Andi that Sam is the Devil's son. An escaped soul leaves her baby behind, causing Sam, Sock, and Ben to turn to Tony for help.

    Director: Ron Underwood, John Fortenberry

    Writer: Chris Dingess, Thomas Schnauz

  • Business Casualty
    7.5/10 138 votes

    #19 - Business Casualty

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2009-05-19

    Sam gets into a confrontation in his new job that ends badly. Sock tries to date a demon who has the ability to be anything he desires.

    Director: Fred Gerber

    Writer: N/A

  • Cash Out
    7.4/10 211 votes

    #20 - Cash Out

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2007-12-04

    Sam starts dating a woman that he suspects may be the Devil's daughter. Meanwhile, it turns out that money is the root of all evil when the the guys argue over what to do with money recovered from an escaped soul.

    Director: Stephen Cragg

    Writer: N/A

  • Greg, Schmeg
    7.4/10 183 votes

    #21 - Greg, Schmeg

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2008-05-06

    When the Devil refuses to offer Sam any help on capturing the latest escaped soul, the gang turns to Gladys for help. Gladys then takes the guys to her demon friend Dennis who at first refuses to help but later on offers Sam a homemade vessel because he feels sorry that his parents sold his soul to the Devil. Meanwhile, Andi's ex-boyfriend Greg returns and Sam discovers that he has a plan to get her back.

    Director: Jeff Melman

    Writer: Jeff Vlaming, Chris Black

  • Underbelly
    7.4/10 152 votes

    #22 - Underbelly

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2009-04-07

    The Devil misleads Sam into thinking his next escaped soul is an easy catch and encourages him to take along the gang for a road trip. Unfortunately, when they arrive, they discover a tentacled beast has taken over a small town and is eyeing each of them as its next dinner. Meanwhile, Andi feels Sam is becoming too comfortable with this lifestyle, Ben struggles to not be so clingy with Nina, and Sock makes one last effort to sleep with his stepsister.

    Director: Stephen Cragg

    Writer: Jeff Vlaming

  • Leon
    7.3/10 232 votes

    #23 - Leon

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2007-10-30

    Sam discovers that demons don’t work on Halloween. Unfortunately, a depressed Devil decides to make Sam’s assignment even harder to cheer himself up. Sam and Sock capture one soul, Leon, an escapee who killed someone over a hundred years ago, but before Sam can return him Leon tries to convince them that he's changed. The Devil then sends Sam to recapture a second soul, a serial killer who plans on starting a new murder spree.

    Director: Victoria Hochberg

    Writer: Craig DiGregorio

  • The Home Stretch
    7.3/10 148 votes

    #24 - The Home Stretch

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2009-04-21

    Sam and Alan make a deal; Morgan and Sam are pitted against each other; Nina wants Ben to introduce her to his family.

    Director: Tom Cherones

    Writer: Craig DiGregorio, Chris Dingess, Kevin Etten

  • Magic
    7.2/10 246 votes

    #25 - Magic

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2007-10-16

    Sam requests some time off to go to a concert with Andi, but the Devil refuses and points out that vacation periods are not part of his contract. Therefore, Sam is given a white dove as his next vessel and is sent to capture an escaped magician who kills anyone who does not appreciate his act.

    Director: Ron Underwood

    Writer: Kevin Murphy