Season 2

September 9, 2015 - December 9, 2015
September 9, 2015 on FXX
"The Sweater People"
December 9, 2015 on FXX
"The Heart Is a Dumb Dumb"

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Season Two of You're the Worst premiered September 9, 2015 on FXX. It had 13 episodes.The final episode of Season Two was on December 9, 2015.


The second season of the quirky comedy opens with Jimmy and Gretchen forced to live together while trying to navigate their relationship. This proves to be a daunting task, especially after Jimmy gets a commission to write a novel and Gretchen starts spiraling down into depression. In the meantime, Lindsay and Paul are dealing with their own marital issues; Paul moves out of their home and tries to start a new life with another woman, while Lindsay can't accept the separation and tries to use the smitten Edgar to her to make her husband jealous. Vernon and Becca prove to be great couple.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast


No. in Series No. in Season Title Air Date Production code U.S. viewers
11 1 The Sweater People September 9, 2015 XYW02001 0.301
Gretchen and Jimmy adjust to living together, while Lindsay tries to win back Paul.
12 2 Crevasses September 16, 2015 XYW02002 0.267
The gang visit the mall so Gretchen can buy "grown-up" items and Jimmy uses the trip as inspiration for his writing.
13 3 Born Dead September 23, 2015 XYW02003 0.233
Gretchen makes an attempt to reconnect with her old group of friends by throwing herself a housewarming party.
14 4 All About That Paper September 30, 2015 XYW02004 0.294
Jimmy spends the day with an eccentric author on a day-long job interview. Gretchen deals with a work crisis. Edgar discovers the magic of improv comedy. And Lindsay gets served with divorce papers.
15 5 We Can Do Better Than This October 7, 2015 XYW02005 0.198
Jimmy questions his writing ability, but finally lands a new project. Elsewhere: Gretchen and Lindsay try to refrain from discussing men and Edgar becomes closer with his improv teacher.
16 6 Side Bitch October 14, 2015 XYW02006 0.132
Jimmy discovers that Gretchen has been sneaking out of the house at night and suspects she's having an affair. Lindsay's life spirals as she discovers she doesn't know how to live on her own. Edgar takes Dorothy out on a date.
17 7 There Is Not Currently a Problem October 21, 2015 XYW02007 0.182
The group tries to get rid of a mouse in Jimmy's house; Gretchen finally opens up to Jimmy about her mental issues.
18 8 Spooky Sunday Funday October 28, 2015 XYW02008 0.240
Jimmy spearheads a Halloween-themed Sunday Funday.
19 9 LCD Soundsystem November 4, 2015 XYW02009 0.234
Gretchen becomes fascinated by a slightly older, cool couple that appears to have it all. Jimmy employs a punishment-based system to ensure he meets his writing deadline
20 10 A Right Proper Story November 11, 2015 XYW02010 0.185
Jimmy's trashy family comes to visit from England, much to Jimmy and Gretchen's dismay. Lindsay finds herself with a job for the day. Edgar bonds with Jimmy's little sister.
21 11 A Rapidly Mutating Virus November 18, 2015 XYW02011 0.188
Jimmy gets closer to his bartender friend, Nina. Gretchen accompanies Sam to do a radio interview. Edgar attempts to make inroads with Dorothy's comedy friends.
22 12 Other Things You Could Be Doing December 2, 2015 XYW02012 0.175
Jimmy gets closer to his bartender friend, Nina. Gretchen accompanies Sam to do a radio interview. Edgar attempts to make inroads with Dorothy's comedy friends.
23 13 The Heart Is a Dumb Dumb December 9, 2015 XYW02013 0.269
Jimmy attends Becca and Vernon's baby gender reveal party. Meanwhile, Gretchen takes care of some unfinished business. Edgar and Dorothy's relationship reaches a turning point. While, Lindsay confronts Paul.

Critical Reception

  • The second season received a Metacritic score of 82 out of 100, based on 14 critics, indicating "universal acclaim".
  • Rotten Tomatoes reported a 96% approval rating, based on 28 reviews, with an average rating of 8.5/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Expertly balancing character growth against edgy humor, season two of You're the Worst elevates the show's excellent writing and talented cast to a new level."