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The Best Episodes of Anatomy of a Scandal

Every episode of Anatomy of a Scandal ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Anatomy of a Scandal!

Sophie's privileged life as the wife of powerful politician James unravels when scandalous secrets surface — and he stands accused of a shocking crime.

Genre:Drama
Network:Netflix

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Anatomy of a Scandal" is "Episode 5", rated 7.5/10 from 641 user votes. It was directed by S.J. Clarkson and written by Melissa James Gibson. "Episode 5" aired on 4/15/2022 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode 3".

  • Episode 5
    7.5/10 641 votes

    #1 - Episode 5

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-04-15

    Ahead of a critical day in court, Kate confides in a friend as Sophie pieces together the night she attended a university party with James and Holly.

    Director: S.J. Clarkson

    Writer: Melissa James Gibson

  • Episode 3
    7.3/10 668 votes

    #2 - Episode 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-04-15

    Kate questions Olivia about what happened in the elevator as Sophie reels from new information about James and pressure mounts on the prime minister.

    Director: S.J. Clarkson

    Writer: Melissa James Gibson

  • Episode 4
    7.3/10 652 votes

    #3 - Episode 4

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-04-15

    Needing time to think, Sophie takes the kids to the countryside. Kate's off her game in court. Memories surface of James' long-ago encounter with Holly.

    Director: S.J. Clarkson

    Writer: Melissa James Gibson

  • Episode 1
    7.1/10 811 votes

    #4 - Episode 1

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-04-15

    James scrambles to mitigate the scandal's impact, while a devastated but determined Sophie remembers happier moments and Kate debates her next move.

    Director: S.J. Clarkson

    Writer: David E. Kelley, Melissa James Gibson

  • Episode 2
    7.1/10 707 votes

    #5 - Episode 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-04-15

    Sophie feels the fallout from the accusations swirling around James, who rallies a longtime friend for support. Kate prepares for her first witness.

    Director: S.J. Clarkson

    Writer: Melissa James Gibson

  • Episode 6
    6.8/10 672 votes

    #6 - Episode 6

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-04-15

    Sophie's suspicions crystallize after James discloses more details of that fateful night at Oxford. An apprehensive Kate awaits the verdict.

    Director: S.J. Clarkson

    Writer: Melissa James Gibson