American Vandal

10 Best Episodes of American Vandal

A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 04, 2023.

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American Vandal - S2E2

#15 - #2 (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Peter and Sam highlight Kevin McClain and his friendships as they start to break down the version of events supported by the school and police.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 270 votes.

American Vandal - S1E2

#14 - A Limp Alibi (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Key witness Alex Trimboli's account of the incident comes under fire when other students doubt his boasts of drunkenness and sexual exploits.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 608 votes.

American Vandal - S2E3

#13 - Leaving a Mark (Season 2 - Episode 3)

As Peter learns more about basketball star DeMarcus Tillman, he uncovers evidence of athletes getting preferential treatment at St. Bernardine.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 260 votes.

American Vandal - S1E3

#12 - Nailed (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Peter scrutinizes the motives of Ms. Shapiro, the Spanish teacher who testified against Dylan. Another teacher makes a surprising accusation.

The episode was rated 7.40 from 548 votes.

American Vandal - S1E4

#11 - Growing Suspicion (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Peter takes a close look at the "Morning Show Nine," a group of students -- including Peter and Sam -- who had access to the missing security footage.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 509 votes.

American Vandal - S2E1

#10 - The Brownout (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Peter and Sam travel to a prestigious private high school in Bellevue, Washington, to document the story of a filthy vandal called the "Turd Burglar."

The episode was rated 7.46 from 297 votes.

American Vandal - S2E4

#9 - Sh*t Talk (Season 2 - Episode 4)

As Sam and Peter comb through digital clues, they hope a technology glitch might open up some new leads. But a low-tech discovery leaves them reeling.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 247 votes.

American Vandal - S2E5

#8 - Wiped Clean (Season 2 - Episode 5)


A former janitor becomes a potential key witness, but Peter and Sam struggle to track him down. Meanwhile, they examine a student trip to Costa Rica.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 242 votes.

American Vandal - S2E6

#7 - All Backed Up (Season 2 - Episode 6)

An interview with a former St. Bernardine student gives the guys confidence that they're on the right track with their most recent theory.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 237 votes.

American Vandal - S1E6

#6 - Gag Order (Season 1 - Episode 6)


As Peter and Sam continue to gather information, they run afoul of the school administration and could lose access. Dylan prepares for his trial.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 482 votes.

American Vandal - S1E5

#5 - Premature Theories (Season 1 - Episode 5)

After the documentary goes viral, Peter deals with publicity and sorts through various fan theories. Video evidence from a party provides new clues.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 497 votes.

American Vandal - S2E7

#4 - Sh*t Storm (Season 2 - Episode 7)


A student's sudden lack of cooperation slows the investigation, but an incident in the school parking lot sends Peter and Sam down a new path.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 236 votes.

American Vandal - S1E7

#3 - Climax (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Peter and Sam follow a lead that could reveal the vandal’s primary target, and a new theory gives them hope that they may finally solve the case.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 474 votes.

American Vandal - S1E8

#2 - Clean Up (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Peter is forced to reckon with his actions and attempts to learn lessons in the aftermath of the documentary. But the investigation might not be over.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 490 votes.

American Vandal - S2E8

#1 - The Dump (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Who is the Turd Burglar, and why did they do it? Are Peter and Sam still chasing the truth, or has it been right under their nose the whole time?

The episode was rated 8.11 from 258 votes.

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