There are so many good episodes of 13 Reasons Why, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Bye" the best, or is "Tape 2, Side A" your favorite episode of 13 Reasons Why? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of 13 Reasons Why are, let's rank every 13 Reasons Why episode from best to worst. If you're all caught up with every episode, be sure to also check out more shows like 13 Reasons Why for something new to watch!
13 Reasons Why is an American teen drama web television series based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Jay Asher that revolves around the teenager Clay Jensen’s quest to uncover the story behind his classmate and crush, Hannah, and her decision to end her life. 13 Reasons Why premiered on Netflix on March 31, 2017. When the second season was released, Netflix also released a video featuring the cast cautioning viewers on the themes and topics of the show and provided information on crisis support. The series ended after four seasons, following the characters through to graduation.
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Season 4, Episode 10
Strengthened by the struggles they've endured, the friends say goodbye to high school and look toward the future in an emotional series finale.
Season 1, Episode 12
Hannah winds up at a party after an argument with her parents. The students are served with subpoenas, and Justin wrestles with conflicting loyalties.
Season 1, Episode 11
Clay and Hannah grow closer. While Clay spends a heartbraking night listening to his tape with Tony, tensions boil over at Bryce's house.
Season 1, Episode 13
Hannah seeks help from Mr. Porter, the school counselor. Clay plays the new tape for Tony and weighs what to do next.
Season 2, Episode 11
Chaos erupts at school in the aftermath of Bryce's testimony. Jessica tells Chloe about the clubhouse. Alex's memories come rushing back.
Season 4, Episode 9
When the dean begins a new investigation and threatens to cancel prom, the friends decide to confide in their parents ... but not about everything.
Season 2, Episode 13
One month later, Hannah's loved ones celebrate her life and find comfort in each other. Meanwhile, a brutal assault pushes one student over the edge.
Season 4, Episode 6
The school goes into lockdown, and Clay, Tony and Justin worry about Tyler's whereabouts.
Season 1, Episode 1
As the school mourns the death of Hannah Baker, her friend Clay receives a box of tapes with messages she recorded before she committed suicide.
Season 2, Episode 10
Tony opens up about his past. Sheri devises a plan to get into the clubhouse. Mr. Porter tries to help Justin. Zach and Bryce butt heads.
Season 1, Episode 5
Hannah and Clay connect at the school dance, but a crass rumor ruins the mood. Clay takes Courtney to visit Hannah's grave.
Season 2, Episode 6
Clay tries to figure out where the Polaroids were taken. Justin shows up at school. Zach's revelation about Hannah takes everyone by surprise.
Season 2, Episode 3
Worried about threats against them, Alex and Clay urge Jessica to testify about Bryce. Clay enlists Tony's help to find a potential witness.
Season 2, Episode 9
Tyler goes out with Cyrus's sister. Chloe confronts Bryce about the tapes. Jess wonders if she's ready to date again. Mr. Porter wrestles with regret.
Season 2, Episode 12
Threats against Clay and the others escalate. Tyler faces disciplinary action. Justin testifies about Bryce, putting his own future at risk.
Season 1, Episode 9
Hannah witnesses a traumatic event at a summertime party. Clay tries to reason with Justin, and Marcus warns him that the worst is yet to come.
Season 3, Episode 12
The pressure of Clay’s arrest leads his friends to make risky decisions, and the full story of the brawl that erupted at homecoming emerges.
Season 4, Episode 8
In the wake of the lockdown, the school is on edge — and a troubling abuse of power pushes the students to take action.
Season 1, Episode 7
Another student sabotages Hannah during a class project. Clay's nightmares about Hannah spill over into the daytime.
Season 4, Episode 5
The Jensens make the boys take a drug test. When the Liberty parents learn about an upcoming party, Clay suspects that they're tracking the students.
Season 1, Episode 10
A distraught Hannah gets a ride home from the party. Jessica's behavior grows increasingly erratic, and Clay learns the truth behind a tragedy.
Season 3, Episode 13
Clay is released on bail, Ani puts a plan to exonerate him into action, and the truth about Bryce's murder finally comes to light.
Season 4, Episode 3
As the school gears up for the Love Is Love dance on Valentine's Day, disturbing phone calls keep Clay from getting in the spirit.
Season 3, Episode 10
Hannah's mother returns to town. Urging Clay to protect himself, she reveals that there was more to Tony and Bryce's relationship than Clay knew.1
Season 2, Episode 5
Tyler and Cyrus embrace their outsider status. Alex fights to recover his lost memories. Ryan and Mrs. Baker look to Hannah's poems for clues.