Get Shorty

10 Best Episodes of Get Shorty

Miles Daly works as muscle for a murderous crime ring in Nevada and attempts to change professions and become a movie producer, laundering money through a Hollywood film with the help of washed-up filmmaker Rick Moreweather. Based on Elmore Leonard’s 1990 New York Times bestselling novel.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 10, 2023.

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Get Shorty - S3E5

#15 - The Stick (Season 3 - Episode 5)

Miles nearly brings his long term plan to fruition, Rick gives Amara an ultimatum and Louis surprises Gladys in New York.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 142 votes.

Get Shorty - S2E5

#14 - Fifteen to Thirty Minutes (Depending on Weight) (Season 2 - Episode 5)


After a bombshell revelation about Rick, Miles and Louis visit an abandoned water treatment facility to figure out their next move. Back at the FBI, Agent Dillard looks into a hunch.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 213 votes.

Get Shorty - S2E7

#13 - Banana Split (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Escalating tension between Amara’s crew and a rival gang could spell trouble for Miles’s movie. On the home front, Miles fights Katie for custody of Emma while nurturing a new romance.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 189 votes.

Get Shorty - S1E4

#12 - From Stamos With Love (Season 1 - Episode 4)


As Miles' Hollywood producer facade becomes more legitimate, those associated with him become more disgruntled. Louis feels left out, April feels duped and Rick feels uneasy as he confronts his past artistic endeavors and the business deal with Amara.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 331 votes.

Get Shorty - S3E6

#11 - Tomorrow They Light Me On Fire (Season 3 - Episode 6)

A botched hit puts Capotillo in danger and everyone seems worried except Amara. Detectives investigate a supposed suicide, putting Miles on edge.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 148 votes.

Get Shorty - S3E2

#10 - Dark Roast, Oat Milk, Two Splendas (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Miles settles into his assistant job at Budd E. Boy Productions, arousing suspicion and fear in Laurence. Rick calls Miles, Louis and Yago to a secret meeting.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 159 votes.

Get Shorty - S2E9

#9 - Safe Space (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Miles navigates the fallout of the FBI raid while Louis fights to keep his relationship with Gladys afloat. April takes control at work while Rick faces a difficult decision.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 183 votes.

Get Shorty - S1E7

#8 - Grace Under Pressure (Season 1 - Episode 7)


Budget problems threaten production of The Admiral's Mistress as on-set relationships take a surprising turn.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 300 votes.

Get Shorty - S1E8

#7 - Shot on Location (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Miles struggles to keep production challenges at bay before a studio executive’s visit. Rick and Louis navigate their own relationships and the issues they pose to the film.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 298 votes.

Get Shorty - S1E9

#6 - Turnaround (Season 1 - Episode 9)


When an unforeseen event halts production, Miles and Louis rush to Los Angeles to attempt to save their film while Rick flees to the mountains for protection.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 293 votes.

Get Shorty - S2E8

#5 - Curtains (Season 2 - Episode 8)

A new development from the FBI throws Miles into survival mode. Rick asks Amara to commit to him, and Louis helps Gladys with her career.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 191 votes.

Get Shorty - S3E7

#4 - Should Not Throw Stones (Season 3 - Episode 7)


Miles is questioned by detectives. Rick connects with a long-lost friend and finds comfort at a very 'loving' commune. Yago and Ed search out Amara's hidden stash. Season finale.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 135 votes.

Get Shorty - S3E1

#3 - What To Do When You Land (Season 3 - Episode 1)

News travels fast that Miles Daley has been released from prison. And he has a plan for revenge.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 167 votes.

Get Shorty - S2E10

#2 - Pickle (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Facing dire circumstances, Miles fights to maintain a presence on “Wylderness” and salvage a relationship with Emma. Louis and Gladys prepare to be parents.

The episode was rated 8.02 from 184 votes.

Get Shorty - S1E10

#1 - Blue Pages (Season 1 - Episode 10)

Miles faces a final reckoning with his family and must face his past, present and future head on as the film and those associated with it begin to unravel.

The episode was rated 8.11 from 261 votes.

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