The Durrells

10 Worst Episodes of The Durrells

After moving to Corfu, the Durrell family struggles to adapt to the island’s lifestyle.

Written by Sophie and last updated on dec 24, 2022.

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The Durrells - S3E3

#10 - Episode 3 (Season 3 - Episode 3)

Larry and Louisa return to England. In Corfu, Leslie gets offered a job as a policeman, Gerry saves a donkey from an abusive farmer, and Spiro forbids Margo from seeing Zoltan.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 133 votes.

The Durrells - S1E1

#9 - Episode 1 (Season 1 - Episode 1)


In 1935, beleaguered Bournemouth mother Louisa Durrell decides to uproot her family and build a new life on the sun-drenched island of Corfu. However, with money problems and four unruly children to care for, even a new start might not be enough to banish her troubles.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 407 votes.

The Durrells - S3E6

#8 - Episode 6 (Season 3 - Episode 6)

The family plan a party to celebrate Gerry’s 13th birthday, but when a plague of mosquitoes descends, they are forced to hold it inside. As the party planning progresses, Louisa is finding it hard to accept that her youngest is growing up. Gerry insists that he doesn’t want a fuss, but gets frustrated and upset when the party is clearly aimed at someone much younger. Trying to pick up the mood, Margo’s transformation of an otherwise disastrous party results in hilarious antics as everyone but Spiros seems to join the party spirit. His distant behaviour concerns Louisa who wonders why he has locked himself in a room to sing sad love songs.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 132 votes.

The Durrells - S1E3

#7 - Episode 3 (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Margo takes great pride in her new job at the surgery, but after a chance encounter with a recluse, she begins to realise where her greatest talent lies. Louisa grows closer to Sven, but as Gerry befriends a convict and Leslie begins spending all his time in the local bars, she begins to suspect she has made a mistake bringing her children to Corfu.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 297 votes.

The Durrells - S3E2

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

There is a death in the house. Leslie decides that he wants to be with Dionisia, but gets unsettling news from Daphne. Gerry becomes fascinated by a wall in the back garden that is covered in insects.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 133 votes.

The Durrells - S4E1

#5 - Episode 1 (Season 4 - Episode 1)


Louisa throws herself into running her boarding house, but mysterious guest Lazaros Vangelatos places the villa under police scrutiny.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 124 votes.

The Durrells - S3E1

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

Louisa tries to help Leslie settle on one of his three different girlfriends. Theo gets to use his newly set-up x-ray unit. Gerry continues to grow his animal collection. Margo takes up a job as Theo's assistant. Aunt Hermione arrives in Corfu for good.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 148 votes.

The Durrells - S2E2

#3 - Episode 2 (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Louisa plots to expand her business selling traditional English food, ploughing all her emergency funds into the project and setting her children to work. Sven provides them with some goats, but is bemused by the prospect of spotted dick and toad in the hole, while Spiro offers some advice on how to sell things at market. Leslie embarks on a beekeeping project, but ends up getting badly stung.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 216 votes.

The Durrells - S3E5

#2 - Episode 5 (Season 3 - Episode 5)

Spiros spends time with a glamorous Italian family who have recently arrived on the island. Louisa is jealous of the attention he is paying their new neighbours and invites the new neighbours over to learn more about them. She ends up convinced they are hiding something, while Margo feels threatened by their eldest daughter. Larry joins the fire service, and Gerry falls in love.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 137 votes.

The Durrells - S4E2

#1 - Episode 2 (Season 4 - Episode 2)


Louisa finds herself fending off unexpected romanctic advances. Leslie's arranged hunt for new guest, Colonel Ribbindane, doesn't quite go to plan when his past revisits him.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 111 votes.

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