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The Best Episodes of 'Stumptown'  

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There may not be that many yet - but even so, there are so many good episodes of Stumptown, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Missed Connections" the best, or is the first episode, "Forget It Dex, It’s Stumptown" holding its place as your favorite episode of Stumptown? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Stumptown are, let's rank every Stumptown episode from best to worst.

Stumptown is a crime drama series set in the titular Portland, Oregon, following the escapades of private investigator Dex Parios (Cobie Smulders). The show is based on the comic book series of the same name, created by Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth, and Justin Greenwood – a series published by Portland’s own Oni Press. Stumptown premiered on ABC on September 25, 2019. After the premiere, it garnered a 94% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Stumptown, 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 tough to put one Stumptown episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

Forget It Dex, It's Stumptown... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Stumptown'
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Season 1, Episode 1

Dex Parios – a strong, assertive and sharp-witted army veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debt and a brother to take care of – works as a PI in Portland, Oregon. With only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a blind eye toward her own, finding herself at odds with the police and in the firing line of criminals.

Original Airing: September 25, 2019

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Rip City Dicks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Stumptown'
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Season 1, Episode 3

In hopes of becoming a certified private investigator, Dex seeks mentorship from veteran PI Artie Banks. Meanwhile, Hoffman grows suspicious of Grey after evidence proves that he has a connection to a victim in his case.

Original Airing: October 9, 2019

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Dex, Drugs and Rock & Roll is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Stumptown'
Photo:  Stumptown/ABC

Season 1, Episode 6

When Dex’s ex Fiona, a famous musician, comes into town for a performance, Dex must protect her from a stalker. Meanwhile, Grey continues to receive the cold shoulder from Dex, and Tookie and Lieutenant Cosgrove develop a new friendship.

Original Airing: November 6, 2019

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Missed Connections is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Stumptown'
Photo:  Stumptown/ABC

Season 1, Episode 2

Dex is hired by a wealthy man to search for a woman whom he recently met, but she quickly learns that the task is not as simple as it seems. Meanwhile, Dex and Grey’s history unfolds.

Original Airing: October 2, 2019

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