7.8
5,685 votes
iZombie

iZombie

The CW 2015

When over-achieving medical resident Liv Moore attends a party that turns into a zombie feeding frenzy, she ends up joining the ranks of the living dead. Determined to pass as human despite her pale appearance and newly listless demeanor, Liv forms a plan to resist her drive to consume fresh human brains by taking a job at a coroner's office, where she can secretly snack on the brains of corpses delivered there. Soon discovering that she absorbs the memories of those she feeds on, she finds new purpose by posing as a psychic and working with a detective to help solve their murders.

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The 10 Best Episodes of iZombie

iZombie - S2E19

#1 - Salivation Army

8.29

Season 2 - Episode 19

Working together on a mission, Liv, Detective Babineaux and Major crash Vaughn’s Super Max Rager party, where Rob Thomas performs a song from his solo career. Meanwhile, Blaine reaches out to Peyton for help, which does not sit well with Ravi.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of iZombie from 2054 votes.

iZombie - S1E13

#2 - Blaine's World

8.26

Season 1 - Episode 13

After discovering new evidence in the Max Rager case, Liv and Clive pay a visit to Vaughn Du Clark at Max Rager HQ. Ravi continues his search for a cure. Meanwhile, Blaine makes Liv an offer she can't refuse. Lastly, Major finds himself in an unbelievable situation.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of iZombie from 1711 votes.

iZombie - S3E13

#3 - Looking for Mr. Goodbrain (2)

8.17

Season 3 - Episode 13

Liv uncovers a shocking truth with far-reaching consequences. A reeling Major looks to the future, and Clive gets closure. Meanwhile, Blaine makes a business proposal.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of iZombie from 1752 votes.

iZombie - S2E18

#4 - Deadbeat

8.09

Season 2 - Episode 18

Liv and Ravi are in need of help and find an unlikely ally in Blaine. Detective Babineaux and Dale Bozzio pursue a new lead on an old case. Meanwhile, when Major finds himself in a world of trouble, sleazebag Brant Stone comes to his rescue. Vaughn’s evil side reaches a whole new level of mean.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of iZombie from 1938 votes.

iZombie - S4E13

#5 - And He Shall Be a Good Man

8.04

Season 4 - Episode 13

Clive, Ravi, Peyton and Major work together to help Liv.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of iZombie from 892 votes.

iZombie - S1E12

#6 - Dead Rat, Live Rat, Brown Rat, White Rat

8.03

Season 1 - Episode 12

A group of drunken teenagers take a late night joyride with disastrous consequences. As they cover up the accident, the man mysteriously comes back to life and attacks one of the girls. After Liv consumes the girl’s brain, she is taken back to high school as she and Clive investigate the case. A surprise death of one of the victim’s friends raises some serious questions about the case. Major believes Blaine’s deli is not all it seems to be.

The episode was rated #6 Best episode of iZombie from 1672 votes.

iZombie - S3E12

#7 - Looking for Mr. Goodbrain (1)

8.02

Season 3 - Episode 12

When Liv consumes the brains of someone from Ravi's past, not only does it have her wanting to sleep with every guy in Seattle, she also begins having some very intimate visions of Ravi. Meanwhile, Major is faced with a huge decision.

The episode was rated #7 Best episode of iZombie from 1831 votes.

iZombie - S1E11

#8 - Astroburger

7.94

Season 1 - Episode 11

When someone close to Major dies of an apparent suicide, Liv consumes the brains resulting in a mix of reality and paranoia. Clive questions Major and learns of a secret computer file that may contain important details in the investigation – and finding the killer.

The episode was rated #8 Best episode of iZombie from 1688 votes.

iZombie - S5E12

#9 - Bye, Zombies

7.92

Season 5 - Episode 12

Penultimate episode - Liv makes a devastating discovery.

The episode was rated #9 Best episode of iZombie from 523 votes.

iZombie - S4E11

#10 - Insane in the Germ Brain

7.91

Season 4 - Episode 11

Liv does Clive a solid and agrees to consume germaphobe brain during flu season. Ravi continues his role as surrogate father to Isobel. Major finally gets to the bottom of things, and Chase continues to spiral out of control. Lastly, Peyton struggles with a very important decision.

The episode was rated #10 Best episode of iZombie from 905 votes.

iZombie - S2E17
#11 - Reflections of the Way Liv Used to Be
7.91
Season 2 - Episode 17

Liv and Detective Babineaux are investigating the murder of Bailey Barker, a type-A, ambitious, hyper-competitive and driven student near the top of her class. After consuming Bailey’s brain we see Liv become very much like the girl she was before becoming a zombie. Meanwhile, things seem to be going from bad to worse for Major, and Blaine reaches out to Ravi for help.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of iZombie from 1862 votes.

iZombie - S2E16
#12 - Pour Some Sugar, Zombie
7.91
Season 2 - Episode 16

Liv consumes the brain of a recently murdered stripper and uncovers some extremely useful information. Meanwhile, Blaine isn’t quite himself lately, and Ravi makes a startling discovery. Lastly, Major and Ravi are helping Peyton move back in with Liv when she receives a surprising phone call.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of iZombie from 1891 votes.

iZombie - S3E5
#13 - Spanking the Zombie
7.90
Season 3 - Episode 5

When Liv consumes the brains of a dominatrix, her bossy and controlling personality makes everyone a little uncomfortable, especially Clive. Meanwhile, Blaine and Peyton have a heart-to-heart.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of iZombie from 2048 votes.

iZombie - S3E11
#14 - Conspiracy Weary
7.88
Season 3 - Episode 11

Liv and Blaine come to the rescue of one of their own. They consume the brains of a conspiracy theorist and paranoia ensues. Meanwhile, as they continue to search for conspiracy theories that may or may not exist, Liv researches Major’s new friend. Finally, Ravi makes a surprising discovery of his own.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of iZombie from 1745 votes.

iZombie - S3E10
#15 - Return of the Dead Guy
7.88
Season 3 - Episode 10

Peyton and Liv find themselves on a surprising wild goose chase. Ravi is terrified when the zombie truth hunters' plans are revealed. Elsewhere, Major finds comfort in an unexpected - and perhaps unwelcome - friend.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of iZombie from 1783 votes.

iZombie - S3E6
#16 - Some Like It Hot Mess
7.87
Season 3 - Episode 6

Liv becomes unpredictable after consuming the brain of an irresponsible narcissist. Ravi suffers a major setback in the search for a cure. Peyton receives some shocking news.

The episode was rated #6 Best episode of iZombie from 1968 votes.

iZombie - S5E13
#17 - All's Well That Ends Well
7.87
Season 5 - Episode 13

Series finale - The human versus zombie war finally comes to a head.

The episode was rated #7 Best episode of iZombie from 526 votes.

iZombie - S2E14
#18 - Eternal Sunshine of the Caffeinated Mind
7.86
Season 2 - Episode 14

When an incredibly optimistic coffee-shop owner is murdered, Liv uses her sunny outlook to help Clive solve the murder. Meanwhile, things begin to go from bad to worse for Blaine, and Drake is forced to cancel plans with Liv due to a run in with Seattle's finest.

The episode was rated #8 Best episode of iZombie from 1731 votes.

iZombie - S2E15
#19 - He Blinded Me... With Science
7.85
Season 2 - Episode 15

While investigating the murder of a research scientist who was recently demoted at her job, Liv and Detective Babineaux are shocked to learn where she had been employed. Meanwhile, Blaine pays Ravi a visit at the morgue, and Liv discovers something new about Drake. Lastly, Vaughn du Clark confronts Major.

The episode was rated #9 Best episode of iZombie from 1730 votes.

iZombie - S1E9
#20 - Patriot Brains
7.82
Season 1 - Episode 9

Liv and Clive investigate the mysterious death of a former sniper, Everett, who has been working as an instructor at a paintball facility. They begin questioning family members including Everett’s ex-wife and her new husband Sean and realize things are not what they seem. Meanwhile, Major continues to get closer and closer to the truth, and Blaine does the unthinkable.

The episode was rated #10 Best episode of iZombie from 1713 votes.

Last updated: apr 22, 2021

Comments

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I was pleasantly surprised by this. The synopsis makes it sound boring but once you watch it, its pretty entertaining.

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It's based on an existing comic, so somehow I don't think that's how that went down.

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### Synopsis The main character Liv Moore dies and comes back as a zombie. She changes her entire way of life and starts to work in a morgue where she can get all the brains she needs. Every time she eats a brain, she gets visions and abilities or properties from the deceased and with those she helps a detective solve cases where those original brain owners were involved in. Pretty straightforward synopsis and if you can accept the "_eat brain, get visions/abilities_" premise of this show you're in for a great treat. ### The Great Treat Most of all the writing is consistent. The plots aren't stupidity driven as they are on major network shows these days, nor are the plots dragged out with nonsense you don't care about. The acting is believable, the actors play likable characters and those have depth. They aren't cardboard characters or dull stereotypes, they all have their backstory and purpose. While this is an adaption of a comic there are apparently issues to overcome. For example filling the time that you have in a TV format with dialogues. I haven't read the comics and can't comment on how faithful the series is overall but it definitely delivers the concept very well without having to know the comic. Comedy is rather subtle here but usually very sweet. The humour comes often from the brains Liv eats and are situational. Matching that comedy you get here and there fitting popculture references, like a very dark humorous, self ironic and absolutely brilliant Fight Club reference. ### Oh, Another Show With Zombies... Especially shows with zombies are more and more frowned up on these days. People are slowly fed up with stories involving zombies. But this one takes a different approach. As of yet (S01E10) there is no humans vs zombies, no apocalypse, just a how does a zombie try to live a normal, daily live kind of situation. Spiced up with brain induced antics, murder cases and a plot involving the commercial exploitation of zombies, in a way at least. ;) Each episode involves therefore a new case, a case that usually in some way is linked to the overall plot and therefore a new piece to the puzzle of the show. On the other hand, because there's no apocalypse here, this show is not an action driven show. Nor is it a show where you can completely shut off your brain but I'd say it would work as a calm down kind of show. You had an exhausting/stressful day at work, school, university, etc. and need to calm down, get your minds off things in the evening? Watch iZombie. Due to the aforementioned, it is a rather lighthearted not too serious show but it definitely is very enjoyable. Personally this show, after the sad and undeserved cancellation of Forever, is my most favourite airing show. ### Although Since it is a lighthearted show that doesn't take itself very serious at times - in smart ways nontheless - it may not please everyone. The cast seems a tad too young but I wouldn't go as far as to say there are miscast persons on this show as there are on other, bigger shows. When you dislike the synopsis, or think it sounds cheesy, that may be your right to say or think, but I think you misjudge this TV show very much and miss out on an incredibly enjoyable show that doesn't insult your intelligence with plots that get more and more ludicrous with each episode. Something bigger networks try more and more these days with each new show. Charming shows like these are sadly a dying kind.

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great .... great.... i wish that cw continue ....

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at first I wasn't sure, but now it's one of my favorite shows *-*

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iZombie is way cooler than any other DC-adaptation TVshows, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow etc. Looking forward to the third season.

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This show is great! So glad CW decided to renew this for S3!!

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You wouldn't expect much of the show because of the silly name, but it is a really good show. It isn't the same vibe of twd but it's really good.

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A not so fresh... yet fresh approach. Zombies- definitely not fresh. Y'know, It's been a while since I discovered Zombies...and all I can do now is vomiting at the sight of a Zombie. But, this show is kinda fresh, I enjoy the comedy here. On my watchlist! Give it a try... you may have to force yourself in the first 5-10mins if you're not a fan of comedy/family drama, but it's worth it- at least I think it is.

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I can just hear the guys in the boardroom at The CW.. "We need a zombie show!" "OK How about this, this girl becomes a zombie, then to stay human she eats brains, but then gains the memories of the person she just ate the brain from, and uses those to solve crimes!" "GENIOUS, YOU GET A RAISE!" Honestly tho, it sounds fucking stupid..

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