10 Best Episodes of Shrinking

Jimmy is struggling to grieve the loss of his wife while being a dad, friend, and therapist. He decides to try a new approach with everyone in his path: unfiltered, brutal honesty. Can he help himself by helping others? Will it bring him back into the light?

Written by Sophie and last updated on mar 26, 2023.

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Shrinking - S1E1

#10 - Coin Flip (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Jimmy, a therapist mourning his wife, takes a more proactive approach with his patients in the hopes that helping them will help himself.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 706 votes.

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#9 - Fortress of Solitude (Season 1 - Episode 2)


To get Sean out of legal trouble, Jimmy reconnects with his estranged best friend—while trying to hide it all from Paul.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 583 votes.

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#8 - Woof (Season 1 - Episode 5)

When Jimmy hits a roadblock with Sean, he doesn’t have Paul to consult for advice. Brian makes an announcement about his relationship.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 456 votes.

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#7 - Boop (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Paul and Brian come to Jimmy’s aid when Alice starts acting out. Liz and Sean support Gaby by accompanying her to an event.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 365 votes.

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#6 - Imposter Syndrome (Season 1 - Episode 6)

At Alice’s urging, Jimmy agrees to host a party. Gaby struggles with her post-divorce libido. Liz recommends medical marijuana to Paul.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 408 votes.

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#5 - Potatoes (Season 1 - Episode 4)


As things spiral at work, Jimmy confronts Liz for interfering in his life. Paul struggles with whether to tell his daughter his diagnosis.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 482 votes.

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#4 - Fifteen Minutes (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Jimmy witnesses Gaby in a compromising situation. Paul advises Alice on how to deal with her grief while facing a loss of his own.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 521 votes.

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#3 - Moving Forward (Season 1 - Episode 9)


Jimmy encourages an ambivalent Paul to accept a career achievement award. Sean approaches Liz with a business proposal.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 321 votes.

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#2 - Apology Tour (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Jimmy attempts damage control after his party. Paul’s daughter pays another visit. Liz and Sean discover they have something in common.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 379 votes.

Shrinking - S1E10

#1 - Closure (Season 1 - Episode 10)


As Brian’s wedding approaches, Alice takes issue with how Jimmy is living his life. Liz learns a secret.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 203 votes.

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