10 Best Episodes of Younger - Season 1

Liza Miller, a suddenly single stay-at-home mother, tries to get back into the working world, only to find it’s nearly impossible to start at the bottom at 40-year old. When a chance encounter convinces her she looks younger than she is, Liza tries to pass herself off as 26 and lands a job as an assistant at Empirical Press. Now she just has to make sure no one finds out the secret only she and her best friend Maggie share.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 04, 2023.

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Younger - S1E4

#12 - The Exes (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Liza tries to keep Josh at arm’s length, but a surprise run-in leaves her reevaluating her feelings for him. Kelsey asks Liza to keep her in check as she celebrates her new author acquisition with innumerable shots of tequila.

The episode was rated 7.18 from 667 votes.

Younger - S1E6

#11 - Shedonism (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Liza gets to prove herself when Diana tasks her with running a book launch party for a notoriously demanding author. Maggie runs into an old crush, who’s finally single, while Kelsey starts to fall for her new author, who’s not.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 606 votes.

Younger - S1E1

#10 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)

40-year-old Liza passes herself off as 26 to land a job in the field of her dreams. Now she just has to make sure no one discovers her secret.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 971 votes.

Younger - S1E9

#9 - I'm With Stupid (Season 1 - Episode 9)


Liza returns to her New Jersey book club hoping to incite interest in an unpublished author she discovered at work. Meanwhile, Josh freezes Liza out when she insults his intelligence.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 551 votes.

Younger - S1E2

#8 - Liza Sows Her Oates (Season 1 - Episode 2)

While settling into life as a 26-year-old, Liza looks to date someone age-appropriate, and learn to market to a younger audience.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 768 votes.

Younger - S1E3

#7 - IRL (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Liza worries about sleeping with Josh and seeks help from Maggie; Kelsey works to land a hot new author. Diana tries online dating.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 720 votes.

Younger - S1E8

#6 - Sk8 (Season 1 - Episode 8)

As the grind of 20-something life continues to wear Liza down, she glimpses a more age-appropriate world when her publisher needs her to babysit. Kelsey’s affair with her author finally comes to a head at an award ceremony.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 553 votes.

Younger - S1E7

#5 - Broke and Pantyless (Season 1 - Episode 7)


When her ex comes up short on a tuition payment, Liza has to swallow her pride to earn some quick cash without arousing suspicion from Josh. Kelsey continues to blur the line between editor and mistress with her prize author.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 558 votes.

Younger - S1E5

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

After helping Kelsey, Liza joins Kelsey’s inner circle, neglecting Maggie at a bad time. Diana is excited by the arrival of a publisher.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 607 votes.

Younger - S1E10

#3 - The Boy With the Dragon Tattoo (Season 1 - Episode 10)


After a bedbug scare forces Liza into some uncomfortable and illuminating sleeping arrangements, she struggles to close the deal on her first literary find.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 553 votes.

Younger - S1E11

#2 - Hot Mitzvah (Season 1 - Episode 11)

Liza learns of a potential new career option while Lauren throws the outlandish bat mitzvah she never got to have. Kelsey deals with the fall-out from her affair.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 551 votes.

Younger - S1E12

#1 - The Old Ma'am and the C (Season 1 - Episode 12)


Liza’s lies come to a disastrous head on multiple fronts, threatening to ruin her professionally and romantically.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 532 votes.

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