TV Episodes The Best Episodes of You're the Worst  

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There are so many good episodes of You're the Worst, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Twenty-Two" the best, or is "There Is Not Currently a Problem" your favorite episode of You're the Worst? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of You're the Worst are, let's rank every You're the Worst episode from best to worst.

The American comedy-drama You're the Worst premiered on July 17, 2014 on FX, then switched to FXX starting with the second season. You're the Worst follows Jimmy Shive-Overly and Gretchen Cutler as they attempt to make a relationship work despite their self-involved and self-destructive character traits. At the 5th (and 6th) Critics' Choice Television Awards, the single-camera series was nominated for "Best Comedy Series." You're the Worst stars Chris Geere (as Jimmy), Aya Cash (as Gretchen), Desmin Borges, and Kether Donohue.

Vote up your favorite episodes of You're the Worst, 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 You're the Worst 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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Other Things You Could Be Doin... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Other Things You Could Be Doing Season 2 Episode 12: Gretchen's depression comes to a head, forcing Jimmy to make a tough choice. Lindsay finally lets Paul go. Edgar has his improv graduation show.

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Fists and Feet and Stuff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Fists and Feet and Stuff Season 1 Episode 10: Jimmy and Gretchen take their relationship to the next level.

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The Heart Is a Dumb Dumb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
The Heart Is a Dumb Dumb Season 2 Episode 13: Jimmy attends Becca and Vernon's baby gender reveal party. Gretchen takes care of some unfinished business. Edgar and Dorothy's relationship reaches a turning point. Lindsay confronts Paul.

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Twenty-Two is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Twenty-Two Season 3 Episode 5: Edgar spends the day trying to find some relief for his PTSD.

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You Knew It Was a Snake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
You Knew It Was a Snake Season 3 Episode 12: The three couples engage in day-long fights.

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There Is Not Currently a Probl... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
There Is Not Currently a Problem Season 2 Episode 7: The group tries to get rid of a mouse in Jimmy's house; Gretchen finally opens up to Jimmy.

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LCD Soundsystem is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
LCD Soundsystem Season 2 Episode 9: Gretchen becomes fascinated by a slightly older, cool couple that appears to have it all. Jimmy employs a punishment-based system to ensure he meets his writing deadline.

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It's Always Been This Way is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
It's Always Been This Way Season 4 Episode 13: Jimmy and Gretchen go for a long drive to force a conclusion on the confusing state of their relationship. Edgar finds closure with Max while Lindsay figures out a way to solve Becca, Vernon, and Paul’s problems all at once.

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No Longer Just Us is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
No Longer Just Us Season 3 Episode 13: Jimmy and Gretchen investigate a murder site. Lindsay sees a new side of Paul. Edgar makes a sacrifice with unforeseen consequences.

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It's Been: Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
It's Been: Part 1 Season 4 Episode 1: After proposing to Gretchen and immediately abandoning her on a hilltop, Jimmy has gone into hiding in the middle of nowhere in an attempt to escape reality. Reality does not comply.

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Odysseus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Odysseus Season 4 Episode 3: After Jimmy returns to Los Angeles, he attempts to make amends with Gretchen, leading to their first confrontation.

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Finish Your Milk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Finish Your Milk Season 1 Episode 8: Jimmy meets Gretchen's parents.

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Constant Horror and Bone-Deep ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Constant Horror and Bone-Deep Dissatisfaction Season 1 Episode 9: An episode spanning the course of nearly three years, we see the events that lead up to Gretchen and Jimmy meeting.

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The Last Sunday Funday is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
The Last Sunday Funday Season 3 Episode 6: The gang embark on a very special Sunday Funday.

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Keys Open Doors is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Keys Open Doors Season 1 Episode 3: Gretchen inadvertently asks Jimmy for a key to his house.

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Fog of War, Bro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Fog of War, Bro Season 4 Episode 5: Gretchen has moved back into the house and plays mind games with Jimmy, sabotaging his first interview for the new book. Seeing an opportunity in Gretchen’s return to the house, Edgar and Lindsay plot to get Jimmy and Gretchen back together.

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Born Dead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Born Dead Season 2 Episode 3: Gretchen makes an attempt to reconnect with her old group of friends by throwing herself a housewarming party.

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Bad News: Dude's Dead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Bad News: Dude's Dead Season 3 Episode 3: Everyone comes together to break some big news to Jimmy.

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Like People is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Like People Season 4 Episode 12: Gretchen spends the day with Boone and his daughter in an attempt to distract herself from having slept with Jimmy the previous night, while Jimmy tries to prove to himself he’s moved on.

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The Sweater People is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
The Sweater People Season 2 Episode 1: A newly co-habitating Jimmy and Gretchen avoid a life of domesticity by partying non-stop. Edgar obsesses over Lindsay while an oblivious Lindsay makes a desperate attempt to reconcile with her husband.

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Pilot Season 1 Episode 1: Jimmy and Gretchen find themselves falling for each other despite their better judgment.

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Side Bitch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Side Bitch Season 2 Episode 6: Jimmy discovers Gretchen's been sneaking out of the house at night and suspects she's having an affair. Lindsay's life spirals as she discovers she doesn't know how to live on her own. Edgar takes Dorothy out on a date.

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It's Been: Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
It's Been: Part 2 Season 4 Episode 2: Gretchen takes the first baby steps toward reconstructing her life. Meanwhile, Edgar and Lindsay struggle to find normalcy in their new post-Jimmy/Gretchen world.

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Try Real Hard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Try Real Hard Season 3 Episode 1: Jimmy and Gretchen adjust to life after saying I love you. Edgar and Dorothy have sexual problems. Lindsay and Paul start a new hobby.

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A Rapidly Mutating Virus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
A Rapidly Mutating Virus Season 2 Episode 11: Jimmy gets closer to his bartender friend, Nina. Gretchen accompanies Sam to do a radio interview. Edgar attempts to make inroads with Dorothy's comedy friends.

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The Inherent, Unsullied Qualit... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
The Inherent, Unsullied Qualitative Value of Anything Season 3 Episode 11: At a wedding together for the first time since the day they met, Jimmy and Gretchen’s tensions come to a head. Edgar’s relationship is jeopardized by his newfound success. Lindsay is forced to come clean to Paul.

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Crevasses is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Crevasses Season 2 Episode 2: Gretchen, realizing she doesn't really have any adult belongings, takes the gang on a trip to the mall. Jimmy uses this opportunity to gain some writing inspiration. Meanwhile, a newly single Lindsay recruits a hesitant Edgar to help her pick up guys.

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Fix Me, Dummy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Fix Me, Dummy Season 3 Episode 2: Gretchen begins therapy. Jimmy’s confidence in his work wavers. Lindsay neglects a bedridden Paul.

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What Normal People Do is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
What Normal People Do Season 1 Episode 4: Gretchen makes Jimmy come over to her disaster of an apartment.

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Insouciance is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Insouciance Season 1 Episode 2: Jimmy attempts to take Gretchen on a date.

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There's Always a Back Door is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
There's Always a Back Door Season 4 Episode 6: Edgar takes Jimmy on a "man date" in an effort to emotionally bond with him while Gretchen discovers some startling news about the new guy she’s seeing. Lindsay attempts to make friends at work.

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Bunch of Hornballs, A is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Bunch of Hornballs, A Season 4 Episode 8: Jimmy goes out of town for a Romance/Erotica fiction convention while Gretchen throws a divorce party for Lindsay, leading to an unintended deepening of Gretchen’s relationship with Boone.

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Worldstar! is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Worldstar! Season 4 Episode 9: Lindsay’s mom comes to town, shedding light on the origin of Lindsay’s issues, while Jimmy attempts to get over Gretchen by hooking up with someone from his past. Meanwhile, Edgar struggles to reconcile his new writer life with his old veteran life.

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Dad-Not-Dad is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Dad-Not-Dad Season 4 Episode 10: Jimmy spends a day with a woman from his past and attempts to fit in with her friends while Gretchen attempts to impress Boone’s ex-wife. Lindsay reconnects to a former father figure and Edgar, prompted by Max, buys a fancy car he can’t afford.

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From the Beginning, I Was Scre... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
From the Beginning, I Was Screwed Season 4 Episode 11: Gretchen participates in a family tradition with Boone and his daughter while Jimmy competes on an NPR game show in an attempt to regain some literary cred.

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Sunday Funday is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Sunday Funday Season 1 Episode 5: Jimmy begrudgingly joins Gretchen, Edgar, and Lindsay on a "Sunday Funday."

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PTSD is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
PTSD Season 1 Episode 6: After Jimmy accidentally sleeps with an A-List celebrity, he and Gretchen embark on a sex arms race to even out their score.

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We Can Do Better Than This is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
We Can Do Better Than This Season 2 Episode 5: Jimmy questions his ability as a writer but finally zeroes in on his next project. Meanwhile, Gretchen and Lindsay discover all they do is talk about men and set out to change the status-quo. Edgar gets close to his improv teacher, Dorothy.

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All About That Paper is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
All About That Paper Season 2 Episode 4: Jimmy spends the day with an eccentric author on a day-long job interview. Gretchen deals with a work crisis. Edgar discovers the magic of improv comedy. And Lindsay gets served with divorce papers.

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Men Get Strong is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Men Get Strong Season 3 Episode 4: Gretchen helps Jimmy process a tragedy. Lindsay decides she wants to be a good mom.

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Equally Dead Inside is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Equally Dead Inside Season 1 Episode 7: Jimmy opens up emotionally, which completely freaks Gretchen out.

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The Only Thing That Helps is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
The Only Thing That Helps Season 3 Episode 7: Gretchen and Jimmy hold an unconventional funeral. Paul struggles to give Lindsay what she needs sexually. Edgar takes a stand against the VA.

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Genetically Inferior Beta Male... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Genetically Inferior Beta Males Season 3 Episode 8: Gretchen parents her friends with mixed results. Jimmy does Vernon’s podcast. Edgar embarks on an alternative therapy. Lindsay pushes Paul too far.

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The Seventh Layer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
The Seventh Layer Season 3 Episode 9: Vernon and Paul take a road trip.

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A Right Proper Story is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
A Right Proper Story Season 2 Episode 10: Jimmy's trashy family comes to visit from England, much to Jimmy and Gretchen's dismay. Lindsay finds herself with a job for the day. Edgar bonds with Jimmy's little sister.

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Not a Great Bet is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Not a Great Bet Season 4 Episode 7: In a Gretchen-focused episode, Gretchen goes home for the birth of her brother’s baby, but instead ends up reconnecting with a friend from her past, who inadvertently reveals why Jimmy may have left her.

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This Is Just Marketing is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
This Is Just Marketing Season 4 Episode 4: Jimmy learns that his literary novel is being marketed as erotica.

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Talking to Me, Talking to Me is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Talking to Me, Talking to Me Season 3 Episode 10: Jimmy builds a tree house. Gretchen accompanies Lindsay during a potentially emotional event. Edgar’s professional life flourishes to Dorothy’s dismay.

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Spooky Sunday Funday is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Episodes of You're the Worst
Spooky Sunday Funday Season 2 Episode 8: Jimmy spearheads a Halloween-themed Sunday Funday.