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

Dex Parios is a strong, assertive, and unapologetically sharp-witted Army veteran working as a P.I. in Portland, Oregon. With a complicated personal history and only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a blind eye toward her own.


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The best episode of "Stumptown" is "All Hands on Dex", rated 8.3/10 from 379 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "All Hands on Dex" aired on 3/25/2020 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Bad Alibis".

  • All Hands on Dex
    8.3/10 379 votes

    #1 - All Hands on Dex

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2020-03-25

    To get justice, Dex takes matters into her own hands after finding herself at the forefront of a murder investigation where she’s the prime suspect. Meanwhile, Hoffman struggles to remain impartial in the investigation and could lose everything if he continues to help Dex. Elsewhere, Grey attempts to work on his budding relationship with his estranged father while a familiar face from the past makes a surprise visit. Season finale.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bad Alibis
    8.0/10 558 votes

    #2 - Bad Alibis

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-10-30

    Despite being ordered by Lieutenant Cosgrove to take time off, Hoffman enlists Dex’s help to investigate a case. Meanwhile, Tookie’s culinary skills come in handy at Bad Alibi, and Dex stresses over an interview to become a certified PI.

    Director: Brooke Kennedy

    Writer: Manuel Figueroa, Jordan Heimer

  • Dex Education
    8.0/10 458 votes

    #3 - Dex Education

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-12-11

    Dex goes undercover as a high school substitute teacher after an old classmate of hers enlists her help to find out who planted drugs on her daughter. Meanwhile, Dex and Liz’s relationship gets too close for comfort.

    Director: Lily Mariye

    Writer: Nicholas Wootton

  • Til Dex Do Us Part
    7.9/10 381 votes

    #4 - Til Dex Do Us Part

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2020-02-12

    Dex is hired to investigate a bride’s fiancé after suspicions arise regarding the motives behind the hurried nuptials. Dex asks Hoffman for help with the case and discovers there’s more to this couple than meets the eye. Meanwhile, Hoffman goes head-to-head with his father when he learns that he will be representing a suspect in Hoffman’s case. Back at The Bad Alibi, Tookie and Ansel propose a new business idea to a reluctant Grey.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • At All Costs: The Conrad Costas Chronicles
    7.9/10 375 votes

    #5 - At All Costs: The Conrad Costas Chronicles

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2020-02-19

    Dex and Grey venture to Los Angeles to help a client who believes her Hollywood script has been plagiarized by a former classmate. Reluctantly, Grey leaves Ansel and Tookie in charge of The Bad Alibi, and against his wishes, Tookie hosts a birthday party at the bar. Panic sets in when they discover a valuable is missing.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Dex Files
    7.9/10 348 votes

    #6 - The Dex Files

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2020-03-18

    Dex’s former client Jeremy introduces her to Major Elders who has intel on Benny’s death. Dex, suspicious of the information and looking for answers, investigates a potential cover up involving Benny’s unit in Afghanistan. Elsewhere, Hoffman and his partner, Lee, work closely on a sting operation which shockingly involves a familiar face. Meanwhile, Grey’s newfound relationship with his father is tested.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Missed Connections
    7.8/10 737 votes

    #7 - Missed Connections

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-10-02

    Dex is hired by a wealthy man to search for a woman whom he recently met, but she quickly learns that the task is not as simple as it seems. Meanwhile, Dex and Grey’s history unfolds.

    Director: James Griffiths

    Writer: Jason Richman, Matt Olmstead, Mike Weiss

  • The Other Woman
    7.8/10 476 votes

    #8 - The Other Woman

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-12-04

    Dex is confronted with unresolved feelings from her past when she is hired by Sue Lynn to investigate a case with the widow of Dex’s former flame. Meanwhile, Dex and Grey’s friendship is put to the test by his new romance with Liz.

    Director: Jessica Yu

    Writer: Heidi Cole McAdams

  • The Past and the Furious
    7.8/10 406 votes

    #9 - The Past and the Furious

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2020-01-15

    With Sue Lynn’s help, Dex works to find a fellow veteran’s birth parents after he discovers that he’s adopted. Meanwhile, Ansel creates a birthday bucket list for turning twenty-one and enlists Grey’s help to complete each item. Elsewhere, Grey continues to work with Hoffman and goes undercover to infiltrate a car ring operation.

    Director: Stacey K. Black

    Writer: N/A

  • The Dex Factor
    7.8/10 405 votes

    #10 - The Dex Factor

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2020-02-05

    Dex goes under cover as a potential buyer to help Hoffman and Grey with the next phase of their drug case; Dex becomes close to a fellow veteran support group member; Ansel struggles to maintain order at Bad Alibi and enlists Tookie's help.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Forget It Dex, It's Stumptown.
    7.7/10 950 votes

    #11 - Forget It Dex, It's Stumptown.

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-09-25

    Dex Parios – a strong, assertive and sharp-witted army veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debt and a brother to take care of – works as a PI in Portland, Oregon. With only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a blind eye toward her own, finding herself at odds with the police and in the firing line of criminals.

    Director: James Griffiths

    Writer: Jason Richman

  • Rip City Dicks
    7.7/10 635 votes

    #12 - Rip City Dicks

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-10-09

    In hopes of becoming a certified private investigator, Dex seeks mentorship from veteran PI Artie Banks. Meanwhile, Hoffman grows suspicious of Grey after evidence proves that he has a connection to a victim in his case.

    Director: Dean White

    Writer: Zahir McGhee

  • Family Ties
    7.7/10 571 votes

    #13 - Family Ties

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-10-16

    Dex faces off against Artie Banks to take down wealthy real estate mogul Randall Tapper. Meanwhile, Detective Cosgrove leads an investigation to find Wallace Kane, a prisoner on the loose.

    Director: Marc Buckland

    Writer: Deirdre Shaw

  • Dirty Dexy Money
    7.7/10 397 votes

    #14 - Dirty Dexy Money

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2020-01-22

    Dex becomes fast friends with a new client, the owner of a male strip club who has been mysteriously losing money, but Dex soon learns not everything is as it seems. Elsewhere, Grey continues to help Hoffman and his new partner on the car-jacking case while going deeper undercover.

    Director: Marc Buckland

    Writer: N/A

  • All Quiet on the Dextern Front
    7.7/10 376 votes

    #15 - All Quiet on the Dextern Front

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2020-03-04

    Dex takes on a new case helping a mother who has lost custody of her children, which triggers parallels to her time in Afghanistan. After memories of Afghanistan reemerge, Dex spirals and must face the reasons behind Benny’s death. Back at The Bad Alibi, Grey and Tookie coach Ansel on how to ask a girl out on a date.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Reality Checks Don't Bounce
    7.6/10 420 votes

    #16 - Reality Checks Don't Bounce

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-01-08

    Dex is hired by a famous TV judge to help find his prodigal brother but soon finds that she is not the only one looking for him. Elsewhere, after a carjacking under his watch, Hoffman enlists Grey’s help in tracking down the carjackers. Back at home, Dex isn’t prepared for Ansel’s unexpected news.

    Director: Alex Zakrzewski

    Writer: N/A

  • November Surprise
    7.5/10 483 votes

    #17 - November Surprise

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-11-20

    Dex goes undercover after she is hired by a local politician to dig up dirt on his political opponent. Meanwhile, Grey and Liz’s romance continues, and Dex celebrates a tense Friendsgiving at Bad Alibi.

    Director: David Rodriguez

    Writer: Mike Weiss

  • Dex, Drugs and Rock & Roll
    7.0/10 650 votes

    #18 - Dex, Drugs and Rock & Roll

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-11-06

    When Dex’s ex Fiona, a famous musician, comes into town for a performance, Dex must protect her from a stalker. Meanwhile, Grey continues to receive the cold shoulder from Dex, and Tookie and Lieutenant Cosgrove develop a new friendship.

    Director: Marc Buckland

    Writer: Jason Richman, William Jehu Garroutte