How to Get Away with Murder

10 Worst Episodes of How to Get Away with Murder

A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 28, 2023.

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How to Get Away with Murder - S5E11

#10 - Be the Martyr (Season 5 - Episode 11)

Nate is on a mission to prove he was right about the culprit in his father’s murder. Bonnie begins to doubt herself. Annalise turns the tables in the courtroom.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 748 votes.

How to Get Away with Murder - S6E1

#9 - Say Goodbye (Season 6 - Episode 1)


Annalise struggles with the personal toll that Laurel and Christopher’s disappearance has taken on everyone. Meanwhile, the remaining Keating 4, Oliver, Frank and Bonnie disagree on the possible reasons behind Laurel’s disappearance. Tegan handles the aftermath of Emmett’s apparent poisoning, and Gabriel wants to take his budding relationship with Michaela to the next level.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 716 votes.

How to Get Away with Murder - S3E11

#8 - Not Everything's About Annalise (Season 3 - Episode 11)

Annalise reaches her breaking point as she struggles to adapt to her new reality behind bars, but a surprise confession to Wes’ murder could change everything. The K4 find their own freedom at risk as they discover the D.A.’s investigation is much bigger than they imagined.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 2486 votes.

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#7 - I'm Going Away (Season 4 - Episode 1)


In the wake of Wes’ tragic death, Annalise returns to her family home to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, and realizes that, in order to rebuild, she must make a tough and shocking decision. The “Keating 4” all face an uncertain future while Laurel becomes obsessed with finding out what actually happened to Wes the night he died. In a flash-forward, a terrifying crime is committed and everyone is a suspect.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 2146 votes.

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#6 - It's All Her Fault (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Annalise takes on a new client, Max St. Vincent, an eccentric millionaire who is the key suspect in his wife's brutal murder. All the clues point to St. Vincent as the killer, but Annalise challenges her students to prove he's innocent - whether that's the truth or not. Meanwhile, Annalise deals with issues in her own home when her growing suspicions that Sam is somehow involved in Lila's disappearance start to affect their marriage. In flash forwards, we go back to the night of the murder and learn that Wes might be hiding a few secrets of his own.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 1984 votes.

How to Get Away with Murder - S6E4

#5 - I Hate the World (Season 6 - Episode 4)


The FBI continues to interrogate Connor which leads him to panic under the pressure. Annalise, Tegan and the students defend a woman accused of violating a disabled man’s civil rights for developing a dating app that discriminates against him. Bonnie helps Nate get more intel on Tegan. Michaela and Gabriel travel to New York to track down her father.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 642 votes.

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#4 - What Happened to You, Annalise? (Season 2 - Episode 10)

A few weeks have passed since Wes shot Annalise. Wes and The Keating 5 deal with the fallout from that night, as Annalise is faced with a complicated road to recovery.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 2136 votes.

How to Get Away with Murder - S1E3

#3 - Smile, or Go to Jail (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Annalise helps Paula Murphy, a suburban soccer mom, get released from jail after she was arrested for a misdemeanor, but just as she’s about to walk free, she’s arrested again by the FBI in connection for felony murder. Annalise and her students are tasked with proving her innocence which will depend on the testimony from another suspect in the case. Meanwhile, the Middleton University president asks Annalise to represent Griffin O’ Reilly, the star quarterback who has also been linked to Lila’s disappearance but she’s unable to make a decision until she knows that Sam wasn’t involved in the case. In flash forwards, more clues are revealed and we discover someone else was also there besides the students during the night of the murder.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 1783 votes.

How to Get Away with Murder - S6E7

#2 - I'm the Murderer (Season 6 - Episode 7)

Gabriel is first chair on a case defending a teacher involved in a school shooting, and this case hits particularly close to home for both Gabriel and Annalise. Annalise attempts to discourage Tegan from her new quest to right a wrong. Oliver makes a shocking confession.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 560 votes.

How to Get Away with Murder - S5E9

#1 - He Betrayed Us Both (Season 5 - Episode 9)


Now that Connor and Oliver have tied the knot, the crew must deal with the consequences of the wedding night’s murder; and Annalise is forced to reckon with secrets from her past.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 798 votes.

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