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The Best Episodes of 'Barry'

List RulesVote up your favorite episodes of Barry to air.

There are so many good episodes of Barry, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Know Your Truth" the best, or is "Make the Unsafe Choice" your favorite episode of Barry? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Barry are, let's rank every Barry episode from best to worst.

Barry follows former United States Marine Barry Berkman (Bill Hader) who works as a hitman in the Midwest until he begrudgingly travels to Los Angeles for a job and ends up finding a place in the community in a group of eager hopefuls within the LA theater scene. Barry premiered on HBO on March 25, 2018, and its first season received 30 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, winning three, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for lead Hader and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Henry Winkler.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Barry, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Barry episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    82 VOTES


    Season 2, Episode 5

    An encounter that Barry never could have predicted has surprising effects.

    • Original Airing: April 28, 2019
    Great episode?
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    25 VOTES

    Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast, and Keep Going

    Season 1, Episode 7

    After a deadly shootout at the airstrip, Barry is forced to make a difficult decision to evade capture; Sally fears her performance in the class production of "Macbeth" will be compromised.

    • Original Airing: May 6, 2018
    Great episode?
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    21 VOTES

    Chapter One: Make Your Mark

    Season 1, Episode 1

    Barry, a disillusioned hit man, is sent to Los Angeles to kill an aspiring actor who is having an affair with a Chechen mob leader's wife. After following his target to an acting class, Barry becomes inspired to begin a new life with the students.

    • Original Airing: March 25, 2018
    Great episode?
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    36 VOTES

    Chapter Eight: Know Your Truth

    Season 1, Episode 8

    Barry vows to give up his life of crime once and for all; Moss and her team close in on a major arrest, with hopes of finally cracking the Madison case.

    • Original Airing: May 13, 2018
    Great episode?