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

A dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears.

Genres:ComedyDramaCrime
Networks:TBSHBO Max

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The best episode of "Search Party" is "The Infinite Loop", rated 8.8/10 from 266 user votes. It was directed by Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers and written by Andrew Pierce Fleming, Matt Kriete. "The Infinite Loop" aired on 1/28/2021 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The House of Uncanny Truths".

  • The Infinite Loop
    8.8/10 266 votes

    #1 - The Infinite Loop

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-01-28

    The real Lylah appears, and the gang finally gets a solid lead on Dory’s whereabouts.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Andrew Pierce Fleming, Matt Kriete

  • The House of Uncanny Truths
    8.7/10 397 votes

    #2 - The House of Uncanny Truths

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-11-25

    The crew heads to where they suspect Chantal is hiding, but when Dory is floored by a terrifying connection, things take a disastrous turn.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Charles Rogers

  • Irrefutable Evidence
    8.7/10 232 votes

    #3 - Irrefutable Evidence

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-06-25

    Alarming evidence surfaces that potentially obliterates Dory and Drew's chances of being acquitted. Elliott confronts his roots, and Portia attempts to make amends for testifying against her friends.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • Psychosis
    8.5/10 271 votes

    #4 - Psychosis

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-12-17

    The gang ties up loose ends before facing the reality that they might go to jail by midnight, leaving it up to Dory to figure something out.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • A Dangerous Union
    8.5/10 231 votes

    #5 - A Dangerous Union

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-06-25

    As the gang tries their best to put aside their differences at Elliott and Marc's epic wedding, Dory can't help but feel wary that a threatening presence looms nearby.

    Director: Carrie Brownstein

    Writer: Sabrina Jalees

  • The Reckoning
    8.5/10 226 votes

    #6 - The Reckoning

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-06-25

    It's the tensest day of the gang's lives as the jury deliberates over Dory and Drew's fate.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • The Shadows
    8.4/10 245 votes

    #7 - The Shadows

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-01-28

    The gang gets some much-needed closure.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • In God We Trust
    8.3/10 223 votes

    #8 - In God We Trust

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-06-25

    While Dory and Drew face their grueling first day in court, which begins with damning testimony from Portia, Elliott plays with fire by appearing on a conservative talk show.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Jordan Firstman

  • Rogue Witness
    8.3/10 213 votes

    #9 - Rogue Witness

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-06-25

    Elliott takes the stand to testify for the defense. Portia's faith deepens, as does her bond with her new Christian friends. Drew makes a dangerously self-sabotaging choice, and Dory receives a terrifying message.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Craig Rowin

  • The Inferno
    8.3/10 210 votes

    #10 - The Inferno

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-01-28

    After rescuing Dory, the gang’s left wondering if it was all worth it. Drew gets a huge surprise, and Chip finds the answers he's been searching for.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity-Jig
    8.2/10 214 votes

    #11 - Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity-Jig

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-01-21

    Chip drags Dory back to the house, where a nosy Paula Jo awaits. Drew rushes back to New York after seeing something strange on social, Portia has a bleak first day on set, and Elliott gains even more notoriety.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Jordan Firstman

  • The Imposter
    8.2/10 229 votes

    #12 - The Imposter

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-01-28

    After bringing her family to financial ruin, Chantal is inspired to tell her life story. Dory sees something on TV that reminds her who she is.

    Director: Alia Shawkat

    Writer: Starlee Kine

  • Murder!
    8.1/10 302 votes

    #13 - Murder!

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-11-19

    After finding the not-so-missing Chantal and killing the not-so-villainous Keith, the gang is faced with the horrifying task of trying to bury a body before the sun comes up.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • Paranoia
    8.1/10 259 votes

    #14 - Paranoia

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-12-03

    The gang is invited to Chappaqua where they receive the key to the city for finding Chantal, while a police woman named Joy begins to uncover their tracks.

    Director: Michael Showalter

    Writer: Christina Lee

  • Frenzy
    8.1/10 245 votes

    #15 - Frenzy

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-12-17

    The gang must get $60,000 to their blackmailer; Joy follows Fat Franky around town, which doesn't end as suspected.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • The Rookie Lawyer
    8.1/10 233 votes

    #16 - The Rookie Lawyer

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-06-25

    Pandemonium breaks loose when an anonymous tip is leaked to the press. Dory and Drew lawyer up, while Elliott and Portia head for the hills. Or, rather, the sand dunes of East Hampton.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Craig Rowin

  • Conspiracy
    8.0/10 281 votes

    #17 - Conspiracy

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-11-19

    The gang goes on a mission to cover up Keith's semi-accidental murder and return Chantal to her family, with just a few major roadblocks along the way.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • The Whistleblower
    8.0/10 219 votes

    #18 - The Whistleblower

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-06-25

    Given the mountains of evidence against them, Dory, Drew, and their uninspiring legal team struggle to come up with a half-decent defense strategy, while Portia and Elliott are aggressively interrogated under fluorescent lighting.

    Director: Jay Duplass

    Writer: Andrew Pierce Fleming, Matt Kriete

  • The Secret of the Sinister Ceremony
    7.9/10 334 votes

    #19 - The Secret of the Sinister Ceremony

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-11-23

    The crew drops in on a sinister cult tied to Chantal's disappearance, but they reassess their situation when Dory and Drew come home to a threatening note.

    Director: Ryan McFaul

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss

  • The Password to the Shadows
    7.9/10 306 votes

    #20 - The Password to the Shadows

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-11-25

    The crew wreaks havoc on Chantal's sister's rehearsal dinner and have no choice but to pay off an unlikely source for Chantal's possible whereabouts.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss

  • The Accused Woman
    7.9/10 229 votes

    #21 - The Accused Woman

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-06-25

    Dory's arrested and the friends are spiraling. What do they do now? Are the cops coming for them next? And more importantly, which one of them told the authorities?

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • Public Appeal
    7.9/10 214 votes

    #22 - Public Appeal

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-06-25

    Dory enlists her family to join her for a melodramatic TV interview, where they give the performance of a lifetime. Portia bonds with her new Christian friends, while Elliott and Marc's wedding plans become more and more extravagant.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

  • The Thoughtless Woman
    7.9/10 207 votes

    #23 - The Thoughtless Woman

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-01-21

    Dory’s finally at peace in her new home – but she doesn’t quite feel like herself anymore. The gang’s search takes them to the Lil Sticky’s factory, where owners Richard and Gertrude give them the red-carpet treatment.

    Director: John Lee

    Writer: Starlee Kine

  • Obsession
    7.8/10 234 votes

    #24 - Obsession

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-12-03

    As Elliott descends into insanity, the gang turns their backs on Dory, who begins working with Julian at a political campaign.

    Director: Michael Showalter

    Writer: Andrew Pierce Fleming, Matt Kriete

  • Escape to Nowhere
    7.8/10 208 votes

    #25 - Escape to Nowhere

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-01-14

    Dory escapes, Drew’s past resurfaces, Portia meets her movie’s director, and Elliott embraces his new role at the network.

    Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss, Charles Rogers

    Writer: Emily Heller