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The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'

Updated November 5, 2019 132 votes 20 voters30 items

There are so many good episodes of GLOW, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Money's in the Chase" the best, or is "Live Studio Audience" your favorite episode of GLOW? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of GLOW are, let's rank every GLOW episode from best to worst.

GLOW, an American comedy series on Netflix, is a period production set in 1985 and revolves around a fictionalized circuit of women's professional wrestling, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. GLOW stars Alison Brie as Ruth Wilder, Betty Gilpin as Debbie Eagan, Sydelle Noel as Cherry Bang, Britney Young as Carmen Wade, and Marc Maron as Sam Sylvia. The first season of GLOW received nominations from the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Writers' Guild of America Awards, and the Critics' Choice Television Awards.

 

Vote up your favorite episodes of GLOW, and downvote 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 GLOW 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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  • 1
    15
    4

    The Libertines

    August 9, 2019

    Season 3, Episode 9

    Ruth heads to LA for her big audition, Debbie helps Bobby take the Libertine Ball to the next level, and Rhonda plots to rekindle Bash's interest.

  • 2
    9
    1

    Live Studio Audience

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode 7

    As the women prepare for their first live match, Debbie and Ruth seek outside help with their moves, and Rhonda gives Sam a good-luck gift.

  • 3
    8
    0

    Work the Leg

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 6

    Facing new competition, the women vow to amp up their wrestling. A startling discovery changes Sam's outlook on the show.

  • 4
    8
    2

    The Good Twin

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 8

    It's the moment you’ve been waiting for: A straight-to-the-airwaves episode of “GLOW,” complete with dream sequences, music videos and epic wrestling.

  • 5
    6
    2

    Every Potato Has a Receipt

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 10

    Wedding bells are ringing as the wrestlers step through the ropes for the big finale. But last-minute twists catch everyone off guard.

  • 6
    5
    2

    Freaky Tuesday

    August 9, 2019

    Season 3, Episode 5

    Tammé's back problems lead to a major shake-up in the ring. An offer to extend the show divides the producers. Justine asks Sam to read her screenplay.

  • 7
    5
    2

    A Very GLOW Christmas

    August 9, 2019

    Season 3, Episode 10

    With morale running low, Carmen convinces the team to perform "A Christmas Carol" in the ring. Debbie and Bash strike up an unlikely new partnership.

  • 8
    2
    0

    Pilot

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode  1

    Desperate to jump-start her career, struggling actress Ruth heads to a casting call at an LA gym -- and quickly realizes it's not a typical audition.

  • 9
    0
    0

    Slouch. Submit.

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode 2

    Cherry tries to whip the final group into shape, while Sam sets out in pursuit of a star for his show. Ruth acts out an uncomfortable scene.

  • 10
    1
    0

    The Wrath of Kuntar

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode 3

    Sam's flashy young producer drops in and whisks the girls off to Malibu to party. But artistic differences soon threaten to spoil the fun.

  • 11
    1
    0

    The Dusty Spur

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode 4

    With just five weeks left to crank out a show, Sam and Bash move all the ladies into a motel. Ruth struggles to nail down a memorable character.

  • 12
    1
    0

    Debbie Does Something

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode 5

    Debbie attends her first wrestling match and has a major epiphany. Meanwhile, Ruth finally finds the inspiration for her alter ego.

  • 13
    2
    0

    This Is One of Those Moments

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode 6

    Sam searches for the perfect "heel" to fight Debbie, but she's tough to please. To hone her act, Ruth tags along with Gregory to a family function.

  • 14
    2
    0

    Maybe It's All the Disco

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode 8

    Jenny whips up a party for Sheila's birthday while Sam helps Ruth deal with a new complication in her personal life. Mark changes his tune with Debbie.

  • 15
    1
    0

    The Liberal Chokehold

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode 9

    With the show's future in jeopardy, Bash and the ladies search for creative way to drum up cash. A pair of revelations leaves Sam reeling.

  • 16
    1
    0

    Money's in the Chase

    June 23, 2017

    Season 1, Episode 10

    On the day of the big taping, Sam attends to unfinished personal business, while Ruth scrambles to make last-minute changes to the lineup.

  • 17
    1
    0

    Viking Funeral

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 1

    Nerves run high as the ladies return to work and meet a new cast member. To boost morale, Ruth takes the gang on a raucous outing to the mall.

  • 18
    1
    0

    Candy of the Year

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 2

    The ladies get creative when Sam forces them to compete for airtime. Debbie discovers the producer life isn't quite what she'd hoped.

  • 19
    2
    1

    Concerned Women of America

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 3

    Ruth connects with a fellow film lover and helps Debbie cook up a PSA to appease an angry women's group. Cherry struggles on the set of her new show.

  • 20
    4
    0

    Mother of All Matches

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 4

    On the day of the big match between Welfare Queen and Liberty Belle, Tammé visits her son at Stanford, and Debbie hits an emotional wall.

  • 21
    2
    0

    Perverts Are People, Too

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 5

    A request from the network puts the producers on edge, the wrestlers capitalize on their growing fan base, and Ruth receives a surprising invitation.

  • 22
    2
    0

    Nothing Shattered

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 7

    After an injury on set, Sam and the wrestlers rush to the hospital and wait anxiously for news. A long-simmering feud finally boils over.

  • 23
    2
    2

    Rosalie

    June 29, 2018

    Season 2, Episode 9

    As the ladies begin to plan for life after the show, Justine's mom shows up on Sam's doorstep, and Bash and Debbie scheme to woo buyers at a TV expo.

  • 24
    2
    2

    Up, Up, Up

    August 9, 2019

    Season 3, Episode 1

    Hours before GLOW's opening show at the Fan-Tan casino in Las Vegas, a national tragedy unfolds on live TV, leaving everyone spooked.

  • 25
    2
    1

    Hot Tub Club

    August 9, 2019

    Season 3, Episode 2

    On a day off, Sam teaches Ruth how to gamble, Bash struggles to take care of an ailing Rhonda, and Arthie and Yolanda face an intimate dilemma.