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TV Episodes The Best Episodes of Louie  

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There are so many good episodes of Louie, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "In the Woods, Part 2" the best, or is "New Year's Eve" the funniest episode of Louie? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Louie are, let's rank every Louie episode from best to worst. This series is only lightly serialized at times, so don't be afraid to skip around and watch whichever episodes of Louie you think sound interesting.

Louie was a comedy-drama on FX created by Louis C.K. and loosely based on the comic's life. The series focused on Louie offstage, where he was a newly single father. Louie aired for five seasons from June 29, 2010 to May 28, 2015 and was nominated for multiple awards for acting, writing, and direction.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Louie, 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 Louie 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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Duckling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Duckling Season 2 Episode 11: Louie has an adventure in Afghanistan.

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Late Show Part 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Late Show Part 3 Season 3 Episode 12: The final in a 3 Episode story.

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Eddie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Eddie Season 2 Episode 9: Louie reunites with an old friend.

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Bully is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Bully Season 1 Episode 9: Louis remembers his sexual education.

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New Years Eve is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
New Years Eve Season 3 Episode 13: Louie struggles through the holidays.

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In the Woods Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
In the Woods Part 1 Season 4 Episode 11: Louie remembers his past.

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In the Woods Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
In the Woods Part 2 Season 4 Episode 12: Louie Remembers his past.

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So Did the Fat Lady is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
So Did the Fat Lady Season 4 Episode 3: Louie meets somebody new.

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Bummer / Blueberries is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Bummer / Blueberries Season 2 Episode 2: Louie has two memorable experiences.

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Untitled is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Untitled Season 5 Episode 5: Jane visits the doctor.

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Come on, God is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Come on, God Season 2 Episode 8: Louie explores one of his lifelong habits.

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Model is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Model Season 4 Episode 2: Louie does a benefit show.

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Sleepover is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Sleepover Season 5 Episode 6: Jane has some friends over.

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Daddy's Girlfriend, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Daddy's Girlfriend, Part 2 Season 3 Episode 5: Louie goes on a date.

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Late Show Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Late Show Part 2 Season 3 Episode 11: Louie begins a quest.

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Barney/Never is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Barney/Never Season 3 Episode 6: A guy dies, Louie meets a comedian, and has a bad day with a bad kid.

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Daddy's Girlfriend, Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Daddy's Girlfriend, Part 1 Season 3 Episode 4: Louie is looking for a mate.

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Subway / Pamela is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Subway / Pamela Season 2 Episode 6: Louie rides the subway and hangs out with his friend.

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Pot Luck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Pot Luck Season 5 Episode 1: Louie goes to a pot luck dinner.

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Heckler/Cop Movie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Heckler/Cop Movie Season 1 Episode 6: Louis reluctantly acts in a movie.

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Back is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Back Season 4 Episode 1: Louie has a typical day.

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Pamela Part 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Pamela Part 3 Season 4 Episode 14: Pamela & Louie.

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Cop Story is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Cop Story Season 5 Episode 3: Louie runs into an old acquaintance.

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New Jersey / Airport is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
New Jersey / Airport Season 2 Episode 13: Louie has a pretty bad time in general.

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Elevator Part 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Elevator Part 3 Season 4 Episode 6: Someone from Louie's past pops up again.

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Late Show Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Late Show Part 1 Season 3 Episode 10: Louie gets a break. Maybe.

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Poker/Divorce is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Poker/Divorce Season 1 Episode 2: Louis and friends play poker; his divorce is final.

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Miami is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Miami Season 3 Episode 3: Louie goes to Miami.

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Elevator Part 6 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Elevator Part 6 Season 4 Episode 9: Mother nature takes control of Louie's life.

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A La Carte is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
A La Carte Season 5 Episode 2: Louie hosts an open mic.

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Pamela Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Pamela Part 2 Season 4 Episode 13: Louie & Pamela go on a date.

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The Road Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
The Road Part 1 Season 5 Episode 7: Louie goes on the road.

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Double Date/Mom is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Double Date/Mom Season 1 Episode 7: Louis' brother has a weird request. Louis deals with his family.

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Pregnant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Pregnant Season 2 Episode 1: Louie gets a visit from one of his sisters.

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Country Drive is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Country Drive Season 2 Episode 5: Louie takes his kids to visit his great aunt.

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Pilot Season 1 Episode 1: Louis goes on a date, and a field trip with his daughters. Both go badly.

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Halloween / Ellie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Halloween / Ellie Season 2 Episode 10: Louie takes his girls trick-or-treating and meets a Hollywood mogul.

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Dr. Ben/Nick is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Dr. Ben/Nick Season 1 Episode 3: Louis goes to the doctor and argues with an old friend.

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Telling Jokes / Set-up is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Telling Jokes / Set-up Season 3 Episode 2: Louie has dinner at a friend's house.

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Dogpound is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Dogpound Season 1 Episode 8: Louie encounters a neighbor.

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The Road Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
The Road Part 2 Season 5 Episode 8: Louie continues his work on the road.

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Bobby's House is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Bobby's House Season 5 Episode 4: Bobby invites Louie over.

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Night Out is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Night Out Season 1 Episode 13: Louis goes out for the night.

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Elevator Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Elevator Part 2 Season 4 Episode 5: Louie takes his new friend to lunch.

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Dad is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Dad Season 3 Episode 8: Louie gets a rash.

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Gym is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Gym Season 1 Episode 12: Louis tries to get healthy.

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Dentist/Tarese is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Dentist/Tarese Season 1 Episode 10: Louis attempts to branch out. Louis visits the dentist.

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God is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
God Season 1 Episode 11: Louis explores religion.

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Pamela Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Pamela Part 1 Season 4 Episode 10: Louie on the rebound.

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Elevator Part 4 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Episodes of Louie
Elevator Part 4 Season 4 Episode 7: Louie and Janet seek professional help.