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List of TV episodes written by Joss Whedon, listed alphabetically. This list of television episodes written by Joss Whedon also includes any episodes that were co-written by Joss Whedon. Various bits of information are available for these episodes, such as what season the episode is from and when it originally aired. If you want to know more about a particular episode you can click on its name for additional details.

This list below has a variety of episodes in it, from Nightmares to Brain-Dead Poets Society.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV episodes were written by Joss Whedon?" and "What shows has Joss Whedon written for?"

Viewers rarely pay attention to who wrote a television episode, so use this list to further your appreciation for TV writers. Joss Whedon may not only be a writer, as there are potential producer and director credits as well. {#nodes}

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A Hole in the World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
A Hole in the World Angel Season 5 - After being breathed on by an ancient sarcophagus, Fred contracts a mystery illness and lies near death while Angel and his friends try to figure out what's wrong with her.

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Act 1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Act 1 Dr Horrible's Sing Along Blog Acts 1^! 2^! & 3 - Dr. Horrible is a low-rent super-villain whose main goal is to get into the Evil League of Evil. In his online video blog he talks about his arch-nemesis Captain Hammer and Penny, a girl from ...more

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Act 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Act 2 Dr Horrible's Sing Along Blog Acts 1^! 2^! & 3 - After accidentally introducing Penny and Captain Hammer in the first place, Dr. Horrible is devastated that they seem pretty close. He concentrates on his freeze ray heist but after another ...more

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Act 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Act 3 Dr Horrible's Sing Along Blog Acts 1^! 2^! & 3 - Bad Horse has insisted that only a murder will get Doctor Horrible into the Evil League of Evil, and now that Captain Hammer is dating Penny it seems that his death would be the perfect choice. ...more

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Amends is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Amends Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 3 - While the gang prepares for their Christmas vacation, Angel is haunted by visions of his violent past. A mysterious force called the First Evil takes the form of Jenny Calendar and tries to ...more

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Angel pitch tape is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon

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Anne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Anne Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 3 - "Anne" is the third season premiere of the WB Television Network's of the drama television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The 35th episode of the show, it was first broadcast ...more

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Becoming, Part One is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Becoming, Part One Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2 - Angelus' origins from being vamped by Darla in 1753, vamping Drusilla in 1860, being cursed by the Gypsies in 1898, and meeting a demon named Whistler in New York in 1996 who shows him a better ...more

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Becoming, Part Two is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Becoming, Part Two Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2 - After Drusilla's attack on her friends which resulted in the death of Kendra and Giles' abduction, Buffy is arrested for the murder but escapes from the police. She heads to the hospital where ...more

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Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Born to Be Wild Roseanne - Season 2 - Roseanne and Dan get a blast from the blast when old pal Ziggy cruises into Lanford on a motorcycle, prompting the Conners to resurrect their old bike.

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Brain-Dead Poets Society is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Brain-Dead Poets Society Roseanne - Season 2 - Darlene refuses to read her prize-winning poem on Culture Night at her school, preferring to stay home to watch a ballgame with Dan, until Roseanne lays down the law.

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Bushwhacked is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Bushwhacked Firefly Season 1 - On a salvage mission aboard a drifting colony ship, the Serenity crew find signs that the crew were killed by the cannibalistic Reavers. They find one survivor, but things take a turn for the ...more

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Chicken Hearts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Chicken Hearts Roseanne - Season 2 - Roseanne strains to treat her 17-year-old boss with respect so she can have weekends off to be with her family.

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Chosen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Chosen Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 7 - "Chosen" is the series finale of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the 22nd episode of season 7 and the 144th episode of the series. It was written and directed by series ...more

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City Of is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
City Of Angel Season 1 - "City Of" is the series premiere of the television series Angel. Written by co-creators Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt and directed by Whedon, it was originally broadcast on October ...more

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Conviction is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Conviction Angel Season 5 - Some old acquaintances come back into Angel's life as he and his friends begin running Wolfram and Hart and try to figure out why they've been selected to do so.

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Done the Impossible is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Done the Impossible Firefly - Season 0 - "Done the Impossible" is a documentary fan film of the TV series "Firefly". Its main focus is on the fans themselves, and how they came to love the show and, ultimately, ...more

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Doppelgangland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Doppelgangland Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 3 - While unknowingly participating in a spell with the wish-granting demon Anyanka in order for her to get her powers back, Willow accidentally brings forth the vampire Willow from Cordelia's ...more

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Echo (Unaired Pilot) is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Echo (Unaired Pilot) Dollhouse - Season 0 - Agent Ballard's investigation into the Dollhouse gains momentum when he gets a photo of Echo. Meanwhile Echo and some of the other Actives start to show signs of self-awareness, making Adelle ...more

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Epitaph One is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Epitaph One Dollhouse - Season 1 - It’s 2019 and the Dollhouse technology has been abused, causing the world to fall into a post-apocalyptic state.

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Family is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Family Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 5 - "Family" is the sixth episode of season 5 of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It was written and directed by series creator Joss Whedon and is the only episode of the ...more

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Fathers and Daughters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Fathers and Daughters Roseanne - Season 2 - In an attempt to bond with their daughters, Dan goes clothes shopping with Becky, and Roseanne watches basketball with Darlene.

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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Ghost Dollhouse - Season 1 - Echo is one of the "Actives" in the elite and illegal Dollhouse. Through different personality downloads, she plays the role of a lovestruck girl on a romantic weekend, and then a ...more

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Gil vs. the Deck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Gil vs. the Deck Parenthood (1990) - Season 1 - Tod's stripper mother visits; Frank locks horns with Nathan over child-rearing.

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Graduation Day, Part One is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Graduation Day, Part One Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 3 - The gang receive some valuable information from old enemy Anya who has actually witnessed an Ascension. She reveals that the Mayor plans to transform himself into pure demon, something that has ...more

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Graduation Day, Part Two is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Graduation Day, Part Two Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 3 - After their ultimate 'Fight-to-the-Death' Faith escapes from Buffy, albeit in a coma, so Buffy offers her own blood to Angel to rid his body of the poison. When she recovers the gang finally ...more

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Hair is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Hair Roseanne - Season 2 - Roseanne applies for a job at a beauty salon doing the same domestic chores that she does at home.

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Happy Anniversary is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Happy Anniversary Angel Season 2 - Angel and The Host search for a physicist who, with the aid of to Lubber demons, plans to freeze time so the he and his girlfriend will live in eternal happiness. Meanwhile, Wesley, Cordelia and ...more

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Hollow Halloween is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Hollow Halloween Parenthood (1990) - Season 1 - Helen finds Garry kissing a girl in his room; Gil and Karen try to get rid of a pesky raccoon.

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Hush is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Hush Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 4 - "Hush" is the tenth episode in the fourth season of the supernatural drama television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It was written and directed by series creator Joss Whedon and ...more

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I Fall to Pieces is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
I Fall to Pieces Angel Season 1 - A desperate young woman pleads for Angel's help, as her disembodied stalker grows more violent. Meanwhile Doyle goes to work with Melissa.

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Innocence is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Innocence Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2 - Angel is still in the street in pain but suddenly the pain stops and his first act is to kill a human. Angelus has returned as a result of he and Buffy making love. Meanwhile The Judge is ...more

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Judgment is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Judgment Angel Season 2 - "Judgment" is episode 1 of season 2 of the television show Angel, broadcast on September 26, 2000 on the WB network. The episode was written by David Greenwalt, with a story from ...more

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Lessons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Lessons Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 7 - The re-opening of Sunnydale High School is not without trouble for Buffy as some undead students and faculty are raised, and blame the Slayer for failing to protect them. Dawn and Buffy, ...more

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Lie to Me is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Lie to Me Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2 - "Lie to Me" is the seventh episode of the second season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It originally aired on November 3, 1997.

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Man On The Street is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Man On The Street Dollhouse - Season 1 - Imprinted as a visually impaired woman, Echo must infiltrate a heavily guarded cult in order to rescue a woman held against her will.

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My Dad Can Beat Up Your BMW is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
My Dad Can Beat Up Your BMW Parenthood (1990) - Season 1 - The kids get chicken pox.

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Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Nightmares Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 1 - "Nightmares" is the tenth episode of the first season of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The episode's teleplay was written by David Greenwalt, with a story by Joss ...more

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Not Fade Away is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Not Fade Away Angel Season 5 - Angel and his friend's prepare for their "suicide" attack on the circle of the Black Thorn.

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Objects in Space is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Objects in Space Firefly Season 1 - A bounty hunter boards the Serenity to capture River for the Alliance.

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Once More, With Feeling is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Once More, With Feeling Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Season 6 - A mysterious force causes everyone in Sunnydale to reveal all of their innermost thoughts and feelings in song. Buffy tells the gang the truth about where she was when she was dead and they are ...more

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Our Mrs. Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Our Mrs. Reynolds Firefly Season 1 - While completing a job on a backwater world, Mal is married to a village girl without his knowledge. The girl, Saffron, gets onboard and the crew does not find her until they're already in the ...more

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Out of Mind, Out of Sight is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Out of Mind, Out of Sight Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 1 - When a seemingly evil invisible force centers around Cordelia, Buffy investigates and discovers that a student who was ignored by all her classmates, including Willow and Xander; became ...more

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Prophecy Girl is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Prophecy Girl Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 1 - With the help of Angel, Giles discovers an ancient prophecy which foresees that Buffy will die if she fights The Master. Upon hearing of her doom, Buffy is met with the biggest decision of her ...more

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Restless is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Restless Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 4 - Buffy, Xander, Giles and Willow sit down to watch videos after defeating Adam. They enter a bizarre dream world where they are pursued by a primitive force that they released via their enjoining ...more

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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Sanctuary Angel Season 1 - Everyone, including Buffy Summers, is out to get Faith, and Angel is the only man who can stop them.

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School Hard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
School Hard Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 2 - When a cool, badass vampire named Spike comes to Sunnydale intent to use the Hellmouth's power to save his lover, Drusilla, he attacks Sunnydale High on Parent-Teacher Night to destroy the ...more

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Serenity is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Serenity Firefly Season 1 - Serenity continues to travel through space conducting illegal runs across the star system, which is under the control of The Alliance. A powerful and fearsome mobster named Adelei Niska demands ...more

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Serenity is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Serenity Firefly - Season 0 - In the future, when a passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find ...more

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Smile Time is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Episodes Written By Joss Whedon
Smile Time Angel Season 5 - While Nina the werewolf show romantic interest in Angel, he investigates a demon-infested children's television program and gets turned into a puppet; Gunn makes a deal to keep his newly ...more