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Season 4
You're The Worst Season 4
Season
Episodes

4
13
Aired
September 6, 2017 - November 15, 2017
Premiere
September 6, 2017 on FXX
"It's Been, Part 1"
Finale
November 15, 2017 on FXX
"It's Always Been This Way"

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Season 4 of You're the Worst premiered September 6, 2017 on FXX. It contained thirteen episodes, ending on November 15, 2017.

=Summary

After proposing to Gretchen and immediately abandoning her on a hilltop, Jimmy has gone into hiding in the middle of nowhere in an attempt to escape reality. Reality does not comply. Meanwhile, Gretchen takes the first baby steps toward reconstructing her life as Edgar and Lindsay struggle to find normalcy in their new post‐Jimmy/Gretchen world.

Cast

Main Cast

Recurring Cast


Episodes

No. in Series No. in Season Title Air Date Production code U.S. viewers
37 1 It's Been, Part 1 September 6, 2017 XYW04001 0.298
Jimmy has been living in a retirement motor-home community for the last 3 months. He spends his days ficing things and watching old TV shows with his 71 year old malcontent neighbor Burt.
38 2 It's Been, Part 2 September 6, 2017 XYW04002 0.246
Gretchen is hiding out with Lindsey and takes baby steps toward rebuilding her life. Edgar and Lindsey struggle to find normalcy during Jimmy's absence.
39 3 Odysseus September 13, 2017 XYW04003 0.224
After Jimmy returns to Los Angeles, he attempts to make amends with Gretchen, leading to their first confrontation. Lindsay and Edgar enjoy their new friends with benefits arrangement while Edgar tries to show Jimmy that Gretchen wasn't the only person he abandoned.
40 4 This Is Just Marketing September 20, 2017 XYW04004 0.261
Jimmy learns that his literary novel is being marketed as erotica. While doing Vernon's podcast, Gretchen realizes she's been letting Jimmy off easy. When Edgar and Lindsay babysit Tallulah, Lindsay learns for the first time that she's capable of love and Edgar tries a new technique to pick up women.
41 5 Fog of War, Bro September 27, 2017 XYW04005 0.221
Gretchen has moved back into the house and plays mind games with Jimmy, sabotaging his first interview for the new book. Seeing an opportunity in Gretchen's return to the house, Edgar and Lindsay plot to get Jimmy and Gretchen back together.
42 6 There's Always a Back Door October 4, 2017 XYW04006 0.256
Edgar takes Jimmy on a "man date" in an effort to emotionally bond with him while Gretchen discovers some startling news about the new guy she's seeing. Lindsay attempts to make friends at work.
43 7 Not a Great Bet October 11, 2017 XYW03007 0.206
Gretchen goes home for the birth of her brother's baby, but instead ends up reconnecting with a friend from her past who inadvertently reveals why Jimmy may have left her
44 8 A Bunch of Hornballs October 18, 2017 XYW04008 0.311
Jimmy goes out of town for a book convention; Gretchen decides to throw a divorce party for Lindsay, leading to an unsuspected visit from Paul; Edgar's friend encourages him to overspend on party planning.
45 9 Worldstar! October 25, 2017 XYW04009 0.139
Lindsay's mom comes to town, shedding light on the origin of Lindsay's issues, while Jimmy attempts to get over Gretchen by hooking up with someone from his past. Meanwhile, Edgar struggles to reconcile his new writer life with his old veteran life.
46 10 Dad-Not-Dad November 1, 2017 XYW04010 0.204
Jimmy spends a day with a woman from his past and attempts to fit in with her friends; Gretchen tries to impress Boone's ex-wife; Lindsay reconnects with a former father figure; Edgar buys a car that he cannot afford
47 11 From the Beginning, I Was Screwed November 8, 2017 XYW04011 0.205
Gretchen becomes a part of a family tradition with Boone and his daughter. Jimmy goes on an NPR game show. Lindsay's desire to help leads her back to Paul. Edgar attempts to make a deeper friendship with Max.
48 12 Like People November 15, 2017 XYW04012 0.282
Gretchen spends the day with Boone and his daughter in an attempt to distract herself from having slept with Jimmy the previous night, while Jimmy tries to prove to himself he's moved on. Lindsay attempts to save Olivia from getting too close to the unreliable Gretchen, and Edgar trails Max to figure out why they're no longer writing partners.
49 13 It's Always Been This Way November 15, 2017 XYW04013 0.188
Jimmy and Gretchen go for a long drive to force a conclusion on the confusing state of their relationship. Edgar finds closure with Max while Lindsay figures out a way to solve Becca, Vernon, and Paul's problems all at once.

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Critical Reception

The fourth season has received very positive reviews from critics.

  • On Metacritic, it has a score of 84 out of 100 based on 5 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim."
  • Rotten Tomatoes reported a 100% approval rating, based on 11 reviews, with an average rating of 8.42/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "You're the Worst remains smartly idiosyncratic in its fourth season, deftly balancing its dramatic elements against some of the sharpest laughs on television."