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The Best Episodes of 'You' 

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Updated December 26, 2019 217 votes 50 voters 1.2k views 20 items

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Which episodes of You on Netflix really stand out? Do you like "Candace" the best, or is "The Last Nice Guy In New York" your favorite episode of You? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of You are, let's rank every You episode from best to worst.

You is a psychological thriller series based on the 2014 book of the same name by Caroline Kepnes. The story follows Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), a New York bookstore manager falls in love with a customer named Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail) and his obsession for her reveals his past. You premiered on Lifetime September 6, 2018. and even before the series became available on Netflix it was announced that You would move to Netflix as a Netflix Original series. Premiering the day after Christmas in 2019, the second season of You is based on Kepnes' follow-up novel Hidden Bodies.

Vote up your favorite episodes of You, 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 painful to put one You 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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Candace is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'You'
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Candace

Season 1, Episode 9

Beck can't shake the feeling that there's more to the story of Joe's lost former love, Candace. Determined to find out the truth, it's Beck's turn to go to shocking lengths to dig up the truth on Joe. But she might have gone too far.

Original Airing: November 4, 2018

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'You'
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Pilot

Season 1, Episode 1

Joe meets Beck, falls in love and goes down a social media rabbit hole to learn everything about her. He becomes so obsessed that he tracks her IRL (and they meet again!) This might be a real shot at real love. But there are some things standing in the way… like her ex, Benji. If Joe’s serious about Beck, he’s going to need to get serious about the problem of Benji.

Original Airing: September 9, 2018

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The Captain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'You'
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The Captain

Season 1, Episode 4

Beck heads out of town to rendezvous with the man she's been texting; Joe follows and is shocked by what he finds; Beck realizes she and Joe are going to have to bring a scary level of truth and authenticity to their connection.

Original Airing: September 30, 2018

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The Last Nice Guy in New... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'You'
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The Last Nice Guy in New York

Season 1, Episode 2

Beck and Joe have a real date! Joe does everything he can to win Beck over, but she's stuck on her ex, Benji. Benji isn't good for Beck. How far will Joe go to keep Benji out of Beck's equation?

Original Airing: September 16, 2018

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