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The Worst Episode Of What We Do In The Shadows Season 3

By almost any measure, the FX mockumentary "What We Do in the Shadows" is one of the best shows on television, and certainly among the best sitcoms. On Rotten Tomatoes, it currently boasts a near-perfect 97% Fresh rating among the critics, and a nearly as good 92% Fresh among the fans. Clearly, a fake documentary about four loser vampire roommates living together in Staten Island resonates with people.

But even when a show is as critically acclaimed as "What We Do in the Shadows," it's still going to have one episode that's considered the worst among the bunch. That's true for any sitcom. Often, these "worst episodes" are flawed in similar ways. They might ditch the show's established format and try an unfamiliar story, or they might temporarily split up the show's ensemble and send them off in different directions. Or maybe there's nothing really "wrong" with the episode per se, it just gets chosen by default.

With Season 3 officially in the books as of October 28, 2021, fans have had time to digest the third season of "What We Do in the Shadows," and they've decided which one is the worst.

Episode 5 is the low point of "What We Do in the Shadows" Season 3, relatively speaking

On IMDb, the lowest-ranked episode from "What We Do in the Shadows" Season 3 is the fifth, titled "The Chamber of Judgment." In the episode, Nandor (Kayvon Novak) and Nadja (Natasia Demetriou) get assigned to their first Vampiric Council, along with Guillermo (Harvey Guillén), where they pass judgment on a variety of vampire-related crimes. One of their cases involves judging a vampire, Derek (Chris Sandiford), who's been breaking the rules of secrecy. Nandor and Nadja sentence him to death. Problem is, Guillermo is responsible for Derek becoming a vampire and he feels responsible for him.

Meanwhile, Laszlo (Matt Berry) and Colin Robinson (Mark Proksch) go to small claims court with their neighbor Sean (Anthony Atamaniuk), who's being sued over a large amount of unsold "Guy Pillows." In the court scene, Laszlo represents Sean even though his legal expertise is centuries out of date. In the end, Guillermo saves Derek, and Derek helps Sean sell the Guy Pillows – under vampiric hypnosis, naturally.

"The Chamber of Judgment" might be the lowest-rated episode of the season, but it still boasts a solid 7.6 out of 10 stars, based on almost 1,000 reviews. The highest-rated episode, "The Portrait," averages 8.8 out of 10. It's not surprising that all episodes of "What We Do in the Shadows" Season 3 are rated so high, considering how well-regarded the show is.