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The Best Episodes of Santa Clarita Diet

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

They're ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way.


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The best episode of "Santa Clarita Diet" is "Halibut!", rated 9/10 from 1403 user votes. It was directed by Marc Buckland and written by Victor Fresco. "Halibut!" aired on 3/23/2018 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Cult of Sheila".

  • Halibut!
    9.0/10 1,403 votes

    #1 - Halibut!

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-03-23

    With their options dwindling and their paranoia rising, Joel and Sheila consider making a move. Eric and Abby come up with a fracking good plan.

    Director: Marc Buckland

    Writer: Victor Fresco

  • The Cult of Sheila
    8.8/10 1,128 votes

    #2 - The Cult of Sheila

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-03-29

    Joel and Sheila have a scary man's undivided attention. Abby and Eric are surprised by hungry visitors. A troublesome trio crashes the Hammonds' party.

    Director: Marc Buckland

    Writer: Victor Fresco

  • The Queen of England
    8.5/10 1,172 votes

    #3 - The Queen of England

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-03-23

    Eric's having girl problems, Abby's rage is showing, there's a talking head in the basement, and now -- sheesh -- the neighbor wants lasagna.

    Director: Adam Arkin

    Writer: Chadd Gindin

  • Suspicious Objects
    8.4/10 1,100 votes

    #4 - Suspicious Objects

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2018-03-23

    Joel and Sheila learn that the clampocalypse may hit sooner than they thought. Anne accepts constructive criticism like a pro.

    Director: Jamie Babbit

    Writer: Romi Barta

  • The Chicken and the Pear
    8.4/10 931 votes

    #5 - The Chicken and the Pear

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-03-29

    To stop the Knights of Serbia, one must become a Knight of Serbia. That's Joel's logic, anyway. Meanwhile, Sheila and Abby see another side of Jean.

    Director: Rebecca Asher

    Writer: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz

  • Moral Gray Area
    8.3/10 1,172 votes

    #6 - Moral Gray Area

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-03-23

    After an old nemesis asks for a favor, Joel and Sheila find themselves neck deep in Nazis, raffle tickets and surprisingly stunning woodwork.

    Director: Ken Kwapis

    Writer: Clay Graham

  • Belle and Sebastian Protect the Head
    8.3/10 927 votes

    #7 - Belle and Sebastian Protect the Head

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-03-29

    Joel and Sheila engage in a battle of wits (well, kind of) with Tommy. Ron shares his plans. Lisa is forced to -- ugh -- get serious.

    Director: Marc Buckland

    Writer: Melissa Hunter

  • Strange or Just Inconsiderate?
    8.2/10 1,448 votes

    #8 - Strange or Just Inconsiderate?

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-02-03

    With the cops looking for Dan, Sheila dines on the evidence. But that's a lot of evidence. Meanwhile, Joel stops to smell the coffee.

    Director: Lynn Shelton

    Writer: N/A

  • Coyote in Yoga Pants
    8.2/10 1,191 votes

    #9 - Coyote in Yoga Pants

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-03-23

    Eager to secure a lucrative new listing, Joel and Sheila brainstorm how to knock rival realtors out of contention ... without resorting to murder.

    Director: Marc Buckland

    Writer: Michael A. Ross

  • Pasión
    8.2/10 1,104 votes

    #10 - Pasión

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-03-23

    Is a colonel the clam connection? Joel’s on a stakeout to find out. Also, Abby has a date, and Sheila doesn't see eye to eye with her boss.

    Director: Steve Pink

    Writer: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz

  • A Change of Heart
    8.2/10 1,076 votes

    #11 - A Change of Heart

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-03-23

    007, he ain’t. Eric’s plan to go undercover as a seafood distributor hits a snag. Meanwhile, Joel and Sheila worry Abby is getting out of control.

    Director: Jaffar Mahmood

    Writer: Melissa Hunter

  • Forever!
    8.2/10 878 votes

    #12 - Forever!

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-03-29

    A twist in the FBI's investigation takes Eric and Abby by surprise. Sheila introduces Jean to a new diet. Joel tries to trick the ever-elusive Ron.

    Director: Adam Arkin

    Writer: Michael A. Ross

  • Zombody
    8.2/10 868 votes

    #13 - Zombody

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-03-29

    Joel's eager to nail his interview and become a Knight of Serbia, but Sheila keeps salting his game. Meanwhile, Abby hits the town with a new friend.

    Director: Steve Pink

    Writer: Clay Graham

  • No Family is Perfect
    8.1/10 1,270 votes

    #14 - No Family is Perfect

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-03-23

    OK, let’s see here: Joel’s stuck in an asylum, Sheila’s chained to a pole, and Abby’s on the hunt for Serbian bile. Yep, sounds about right.

    Director: Ken Kwapis

    Writer: Victor Fresco

  • Going Pre-med
    8.1/10 1,110 votes

    #15 - Going Pre-med

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-03-23

    A snarky online review comes back to haunt Joel. Meanwhile, Sheila's new friendship proves problematic, and Abby leans into her new persona.

    Director: Marc Buckland

    Writer: Ben Smith

  • Easels and War Paint
    8.1/10 1,054 votes

    #16 - Easels and War Paint

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-03-23

    Sheila and Joel piece together the previous night's events while dealing with a professional setback. Abby gets a bold new look, courtesy of Lisa.

    Director: Steve Pink

    Writer: Caitlin Meares

  • We Let People Die Every Day
    8.1/10 951 votes

    #17 - We Let People Die Every Day

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-03-29

    Sheila and Joel want Anne out of their business. Hey, good luck with that. Also, Eric laments his heroics, and a woman's life hinges on potato salad.

    Director: Geeta Patel

    Writer: Clay Graham

  • Man Eat Man
    8.0/10 1,482 votes

    #18 - Man Eat Man

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-02-03

    Abby discovers that parents can't be trusted (especially hers). Joel learns there might be a cure for Sheila, and Dan puts his cards on the table.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Wuffenloaf
    8.0/10 1,075 votes

    #19 - Wuffenloaf

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-03-29

    God, why me? That's what Sheila wants to know. Meanwhile, Joel feels a smidge threatened, Anne spreads the gospel, and Abby and Eric pretend to date.

    Director: Marc Buckland

    Writer: Victor Fresco

  • Knighttime
    8.0/10 955 votes

    #20 - Knighttime

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-03-29

    Sheila and Joel meet a knight and Anne lays down the law. Plus, there's a rumor going 'round that Eric and Abby are k-i-s-s-i-n-g. Ooooooh!

    Director: Ken Kwapis

    Writer: Michael A. Ross

  • More of a Cat Person
    8.0/10 940 votes

    #21 - More of a Cat Person

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-03-29

    Joel's feeling pressured to join the undead club. Meanwhile, Ramona wants Eric, the FBI wants answers, and poor Mr. Ball Legs wants some attention.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: Ben Smith

  • A Specific Form of Recklessness
    8.0/10 870 votes

    #22 - A Specific Form of Recklessness

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-03-29

    Sheila's got a plan: turn Jean undead so she'll be around to meet her grandkid. Joel's not on board, but this train has already left the station.

    Director: Ken Kwapis

    Writer: Caitlin Meares

  • Attention to Detail
    7.9/10 1,452 votes

    #23 - Attention to Detail

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-02-03

    Joel and Sheila try dividing up the tasks, Eric and Abby stumble onto something big, and Dan learns that a realtor can only be pushed so far.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • How Much Vomit?
    7.9/10 1,381 votes

    #24 - How Much Vomit?

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-02-03

    A new-look Loki takes Joel and Sheila by surprise while Abby and Eric learn the fine art of leaving well enough alone.

    Director: Steve Pink

    Writer: Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz

  • We Can Kill People
    7.8/10 1,595 votes

    #25 - We Can Kill People

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-02-03

    Sheila's tummy is growling and Joel needs to find her someone tasty ASAP. Meanwhile, Abby embraces her inner badass and helps out a friend in need.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A