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The Best Episodes of The Chair

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

At a major university, the first woman of color to become chair tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.


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The best episode of "The Chair" is "The Chair", rated 7.6/10 from 499 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "The Chair" aired on 8/20/2021 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Last Bus in Town".

  • The Chair
    7.6/10 499 votes

    #1 - The Chair

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-08-20

    As his hearing approaches, Bill's academic future comes into question. Ji-Yoon's revelation puts the board on the spot and shakes up the department.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Last Bus in Town
    7.5/10 444 votes

    #2 - The Last Bus in Town

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-08-20

    Ji-Yoon visits Pembroke's new lecturer as Bill joins in on a Korean tradition. The tenured professors band together, and Yaz receives an enticing offer.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Town Hall
    7.3/10 480 votes

    #3 - The Town Hall

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-08-20

    Bill hosts a town hall with the students that quickly takes a turn. Joan starts a fire. A dinner with the dean puts Ji-Yoon in an awkward position.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Faculty Party
    7.2/10 535 votes

    #4 - The Faculty Party

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-08-20

    Tired of the lack of diversity in Pembroke’s staff, Ji-Yoon makes a bold decision during a faculty soiree. A video from Bill's lecture causes a stir.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Don't Kill Bill
    7.2/10 440 votes

    #5 - Don't Kill Bill

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-08-20

    Pressure mounts for Ji-Yoon to turn the department around after Bill's suspension. The hiring of a new professor undermines Yaz's chance at tenure.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Brilliant Mistake
    7.1/10 635 votes

    #6 - Brilliant Mistake

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-08-20

    With the department facing budget cuts and low enrollment, Ji-Yoon vows to make some changes as chair while one professor struggles to keep it together.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Amanda Peet, Annie Julia Wyman