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The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'  

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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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Live Studio Audience is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

2
The Libertines is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

3
Work the Leg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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
Keep Ridin' is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
Keep Ridin' August 9, 2019

Season 3, Episode 8

As Ruth grapples with major doubts about her path in life, Bash and Rhonda go on a spending spree, and Cherry and Carmen pick up a new side gig.

5
Every Potato Has a Receipt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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
Outward Bound is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
Outward Bound August 9, 2019

Season 3, Episode 6

A camping trip in the desert canyons outside Vegas spirals into a night of soul-searching, bitter showdowns and bombshell revelations.

7
Freaky Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

8
Hollywood Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
Hollywood Homecoming August 9, 2019

Season 3, Episode 7

Sam takes Justine to meet with studio execs, Birdie arrives in Las Vegas to spend time with her daughter-in-law, and Debbie makes a new friend.

9
A Very GLOW Christmas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

10
This Is One of Those Moments is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

11
Maybe It's All the Disco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

12
Concerned Women of America is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

13
Perverts Are People, Too is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

14
Hot Tub Club is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

15
Desert Pollen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
Desert Pollen August 9, 2019

Season 3, Episode 3

Fed up with the ladies' sloppy performances and lack of training, Cherry takes them to a showgirl dance class, which stokes Debbie's insecurities.

16
Say Yes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
Say Yes August 9, 2019

Season 3, Episode 4

Fed up with the ladies' sloppy performances and lack of training, Cherry takes them to a showgirl dance class, which stokes Debbie's insecurities.

17
The Good Twin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

18
Rosalie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

19
Up, Up, Up is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

20
Pilot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

21
Slouch. Submit. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

22
The Wrath of Kuntar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

23
The Dusty Spur is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

24
Debbie Does Something is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.

25
The Liberal Chokehold is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of 'GLOW'
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.