Dirty John

10 Worst Episodes of Dirty John

Anthology series in which each season is based on a true crime story featuring an epic tale of love gone wrong.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 06, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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Dirty John - S1E3

#10 - Remember It Was Me (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Debra discovers John’s criminal record. In the past, John starts his first family.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 279 votes.

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#9 - Perception is Reality (Season 2 - Episode 8)


Empathy from strangers allows Betty to avoid facing what she's done, until she can't any more.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 190 votes.

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#8 - Chivalry (Season 1 - Episode 7)

A look at how John operates while Debra tries to move forward.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 234 votes.

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#7 - Red Flags and Parades (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Debra and John revel secretly in their newlywed bliss, as Veronica, Terra, and Toby hatch a plan to prove their suspicions about their mother’s new man.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 263 votes.

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#6 - Marriage Encounter (Season 2 - Episode 3)

A worried Betty takes a desperate step to save her marriage, and it works. Until it doesn’t.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 206 votes.

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#5 - The Turtle and the Alligator (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Through medical school, law school and many pregnancies, Betty supports Dan until he hits it big.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 219 votes.

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#4 - Lord High Executioner (Season 1 - Episode 5)

John gets clean for Debra. Terra learns John’s back. John puts his sister through the ringer.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 234 votes.

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#3 - Shrapnel (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Debra confronts John in the present, while we learn more about Arlane’s past.

The episode was rated 7.19 from 252 votes.

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#2 - Approachable Dreams (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Debra Newell has a seemingly perfect life: she’s successful, beautiful and lives in one of California’s most desirable coastal cities, Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love. So when Debra finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan, she’s quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to her daughters’ dismay.

The episode was rated 7.14 from 316 votes.

Dirty John - S2E1

#1 - No Fault (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Betty thinks she can't be divorced by her rich lawyer husband without her consent.

The episode was rated 7.07 from 257 votes.

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