Dead Like Me

10 Worst Episodes of Dead Like Me

When her life comes to an abrupt end, George discovers that death is nothing like she thought it would be. Recruited to collect the souls of others as they die, she suddenly finds herself an unwilling participant in a line of work she never knew existed: Grim Reaping!

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#1 - Nighthawks (Season 1 - Episode 12)

Taking souls is taking its toll on George. Unable to sleep, she wanders to the Waffle Haus, where she's angry to find she wasn't invited to take the self-examination test currently occupying the other reapers. But George's anger quickly turns to panic when she learns that Rube has an assignment to take a soul at her family's house that night!

The episode was rated 7.32 from 175 votes.

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#2 - Ashes to Ashes (Season 2 - Episode 11)


George tries to pass herself off as the relative of a homeless man, while Daisy performs as a temptress on Ray's reality show - much to Mason's disgust. Reggie, meanwhile, tries Goth on for size.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 117 votes.

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#3 - Sunday Mornings (Season 1 - Episode 9)

An assignment leads George to a college campus, where she befriends a fresh-faced coed with a curious fascination for a literature professor...who just happens to be George's dad! Sitting in class with her new friend, George gets to know her dad - and herself - in a way she never did in life.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 173 votes.

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#4 - Vacation (Season 1 - Episode 13)


Death takes the day off. So Rube recruits the reapers to help him with some clerical work. As the soul-takers file their victims' last thoughts, they all realize what truly mattered to them in life. Especially George, who fondly remembers the summer vacations she spent with her family at the lake.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 160 votes.

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#5 - Dead Girl Walking (Season 1 - Episode 2)

After a week of performing her duties as a grim reaper, George concludes that the job is not for her. So she decides to leave the soul of her most recent client inside his body. But when she witnesses the consequences of her actions, George finally begins to accept the fact that her new existence does serve an important purpose.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 285 votes.

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#6 - The Ledger (Season 2 - Episode 2)


George is bummed when she finds out that her parents are selling the home she grew up in, her bike's been stolen and at work she is suspected of stealing office supplies. Daisy goes on her assignment to the jewelry shop, while Mason is trying to prove to everyone that he is not drinking anymore.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 142 votes.

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#7 - Curious George (Season 1 - Episode 3)

George misses her family, so she decides to pay them a visit. But when reaper boss Rube hears of George's sentimental journey, he forbids her from making it again. Despite the warning, George can't stop herself from going home...until she discovers the price the dead pay for hanging on to their past.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 214 votes.

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#8 - Reapercussions (Season 1 - Episode 4)


After discovering a loophole in the "reaper rules," George decides to test fate and help a man miss his appointment with destiny. But when she sees the devastating domino effect of her actions - and receives a drastic punishment - George learns a lesson about fate she won't soon forget.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 210 votes.

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#9 - Business Unfinished (Season 1 - Episode 10)

As Daisy talks both George and Mason into swindling one of her wealthy victim's sons out of a lot of money, and Roxy mourns the anniversary of her own death, Rube keeps a careful eye on his minions. Soon, the con is on and the grief is great...and Rube's got valuable lessons about the afterlife for all.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 181 votes.

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#10 - Reaping Havoc (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Since becoming a grim reaper, George has become quite friendly with Betty, a wildly glamorous co-reaper. But when the dazzling Betty becomes too curious about what lives on the other side of the undead, George learns yet another difficult lesson: Even in the afterlife, friends are hard to keep.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 198 votes.

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