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The Best Episodes of Banshee

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

Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own interests.


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The best episode of "Banshee" is "A Fixer of Sorts", rated 9.5/10 from 4661 user votes. It was directed by Magnus Martens and written by Justin Britt-Gibson. "A Fixer of Sorts" aired on 1/23/2015 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Tribal".

  • A Fixer of Sorts
    9.5/10 4,661 votes

    #1 - A Fixer of Sorts

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-01-23

    Nola and Burton have a bloody confrontation. Tommy defies Chayton's orders and attacks Proctor's club. Hood's secret is threatened when a FBI agent shows up at his door, as someone close to him discovers the truth.

    Director: Magnus Martens

    Writer: Justin Britt-Gibson

  • Tribal
    9.5/10 3,688 votes

    #2 - Tribal

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-02-06

    Cadi becomes a war zone when Chayton and the Red Bones attack the station with Hood, Brock, Proctor, Siobhan and the others trapped inside.

    Director: Ole Christian Madsen

    Writer: Adam Targum

  • Requiem
    9.5/10 3,905 votes

    #3 - Requiem

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-05-20

    Resolved to leave Banshee, Lucas learns that the murder case he thought was finally closed may in fact be opening again. After a tense faceoff with Calvin and the Brotherhood, Proctor looks to finalize his deal with the Colombians. Carrie takes aim at one final act of vengeance. Brock demands allegiance from Bunker as Banshee braces for an uncertain future.

    Director: Ole Christian Madsen

    Writer: Jonathan Tropper

  • We All Pay Eventually
    9.4/10 3,253 votes

    #4 - We All Pay Eventually

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-03-13

    Lucas recalls a furtive chapter in his life and a fan of Job's work offers him special treatment. Later, Lucas is surprised when Gordon joins him for final negotiations with Stowe in Genoa, and Proctor and Rebecca pick up a new ally as they depart for Philadelphia to settle a score.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Jennifer Ames, Steve Turner

  • Bullets and Tears
    9.2/10 2,907 votes

    #5 - Bullets and Tears

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-03-14

    Lucas and Carrie steel themselves for a showdown with a vengeful Rabbit and his ruthless soldiers; Rebecca proves her allegiance.

    Director: Greg Yaitanes

    Writer: Jonathan Tropper

  • All the Wisdom I Got Left
    9.0/10 2,433 votes

    #6 - All the Wisdom I Got Left

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-02-27

    Lucas and Brock head to Louisiana and the infamous Underground fight club in search of Chayton. Stowe pieces together details about the Camp Genoa heist, and who might be responsible. Burton’s torment turns to resolve. Sugar looks to repay an old boxing debt. Rebecca’s initiatives put Proctor and Emily in harm’s way.

    Director: Greg Yaitanes

    Writer: Chris Kelley

  • A Mixture of Madness
    8.9/10 2,994 votes

    #7 - A Mixture of Madness

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-03-15

    Recalling a series of prison therapy sessions that fueled his hatred of Rabbit, and pressed by Xavier’s insistence that the FBI handle a kidnapping case, Lucas makes a decision that will change the collective fate of Carrie, her family, Sugar, Job, and the entire Banshee police force. A special delivery at Alex’s doorstep leads Nola to reconsider her future; Kai teaches Rebecca the power of telecommunications.

    Director: Miguel Sapochnik

    Writer: David Schickler, Jonathan Tropper

  • You Can't Hide from the Dead
    8.9/10 2,688 votes

    #8 - You Can't Hide from the Dead

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-02-20

    Despite Job’s reservations, Lucas and his team pull off a daring heist at Camp Genoa. Lucas and Chayton are haunted by their recent deadly encounter. Calling a truce, Gordon and Carrie attempt an unusual intervention with Deva. Unbeknownst to her uncle, Rebecca heads to Philly to work out a deal with a spurned Proctor client.

    Director: Greg Yaitanes

    Writer: Chris Kelley

  • Even God Doesn't Know What to Make of You
    8.9/10 2,314 votes

    #9 - Even God Doesn't Know What to Make of You

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-03-06

    Lucas recalls the history of his friendship with Job, while pondering the future – if there indeed will be one. Proctor and Emily pay the price for Rebecca’s recklessness. Carrie and Gordon pick up the pieces of their shattered relationship. Stowe and Leo land a big fish. Bunker reconnects with his skinhead past. Deva gets a lesson about crime and punishment.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Jennifer Ames, Steve Turner

  • Truths Other Than the Ones You Tell Yourself
    8.9/10 2,144 votes

    #10 - Truths Other Than the Ones You Tell Yourself

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-05-13

    Fearing for Dawson’s safety, Lucas and Brock ramp up their efforts to hunt down Bode. With the Brotherhood poised to go to war with Proctor, Kurt looks to keep Maggie safe while Calvin takes out his frustrations at the office. Job settles a score with Leo Fitzpatrick, a Camp Genoa adversary.

    Director: Ole Christian Madsen

    Writer: Adam Targum

  • Homecoming
    8.8/10 2,124 votes

    #11 - Homecoming

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-03-07

    While in New York, Job visits a priest with ties to Rabbit; Carrie's relationship with Gordon faces a new test following another revelation.

    Director: Greg Yaitanes

    Writer: Jonathan Tropper

  • The Book of Job
    8.8/10 2,101 votes

    #12 - The Book of Job

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2016-04-15

    Lucas and Carrie enlist Fat Au in a last-ditch attempt to track down Job.

    Director: Everardo Gout

    Writer: Liz Sagal

  • Meet the New Boss
    8.7/10 3,268 votes

    #13 - Meet the New Boss

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-01-25

    A mixed martial arts title bout is being planned at the local Kinaho Moon Casino, run by tribe leader Benjamin Longshadow and his son Alex. Huge profits are anticipated for Banshee investors, but the enterprise is threatened when the champion angers Lucas.

    Director: Ole Christian Madsen

    Writer: David Schickler, Jonathan Tropper

  • The Thunder Man
    8.7/10 2,365 votes

    #14 - The Thunder Man

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-01-17

    Spurned by Deva and Gordon, Carrie is forced to take up a new residence. With his leadership abilities questioned by rival George Hunter and the tribal council, Alex ramps up his efforts to recover the money stolen in the casino heist. Siobhan relives a nightmare when her ex-husband, Breece Connors, shows up looking to reconnect. Lucas is asked to return Proctor's favor.

    Director: Greg Yaitanes

    Writer: David Schickler

  • Armies of One
    8.7/10 2,294 votes

    #15 - Armies of One

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-02-14

    When Jason’s past catches up to him, Lucas decides to make a deal to save the boy’s life, and maybe his own. In the absence of Carrie, Gordon and Deva’s lives spin out of control. Proctor teaches Rebecca a hard lesson in allegiance.

    Director: Babak Najafi

    Writer: John Romano

  • Only One Way a Dogfight Ends
    8.7/10 1,994 votes

    #16 - Only One Way a Dogfight Ends

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-05-06

    With help from Lucas, Dawson narrows her search for Declan Bode, a Satanist “person of interest” in Banshee’s serial murders. An emboldened Calvin throws down a gauntlet to Proctor and Kurt. Carrie’s recent vigilantism ends up putting both her and Deva in peril.

    Director: Jonathan Tropper

    Writer: Chad Feehan

  • Wicks
    8.6/10 2,768 votes

    #17 - Wicks

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-02-15

    Wicks, an ex-con from Lucas’ past, passes through Banshee, triggering memories about the Albino, a brutal insider enlisted by Rabbit to make Lucas’ prison life a living hell. Proctor turns to extortion when a reverend refuses to sell his home to make room for a casino hotel.

    Director: Ole Christian Madsen

    Writer: David Schickler, Jonathan Tropper

  • Evil For Evil
    8.6/10 2,039 votes

    #18 - Evil For Evil

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-02-28

    An illegal search warrant helps Lucas bust Proctor, at a cost. Sharp and his skinheads look for payback against Emmett, testing the limits of the deputy’s patience. Carrie provides the cash for Max’s treatments and takes a small step towards thawing out her relationship with Gordon and Deva. Job finally gets a lead on Rabbit.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Doug Jung

  • Real Life Is the Nightmare
    8.6/10 2,320 votes

    #19 - Real Life Is the Nightmare

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-01-30

    Carrie quits her job at the diner. Deva steals from a video game store. After Siobhan's discovery, Lucas decides to kill Proctor before leaving Banshee for good, with unforeseen consequences.

    Director: Magnus Martens

    Writer: Justin Britt-Gibson

  • The Warrior Class
    8.5/10 2,159 votes

    #20 - The Warrior Class

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-01-24

    A shocking murder near an Amish farm fractures relations between the Kinaho tribe and the Amish, who are forced to rely on Proctor to fend off a vengeful mob. Investigating the crime on Kinaho turf, Lucas and his deputies find themselves confronted by uncooperative gang members and their imposing leader, Chayton Littlestone. Meanwhile, Carrie welcomes an unexpected visitor, while Lucas deals with the sudden appearance of a most unwelcome one.

    Director: Ole Christian Madsen

    Writer: Evan Dunsky

  • Bloodlines
    8.5/10 2,079 votes

    #21 - Bloodlines

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-01-31

    Following a lead from Brock, Lucas visits a strict Amish schoolteacher who might have insights into the murder of Kinaho tribe member Lana Cleary and the disappearance of Solomon Bowman. Emmett and Siobhan find transferring a captive Chayton more difficult than expected. Rebecca copes with the pain of her parents' rejection. Proctor offers Alex a peace offering, and Nola delivers a final blow for justice.

    Director: Ole Christian Madsen

    Writer: Evan Dunsky

  • Ways to Bury a Man
    8.5/10 2,033 votes

    #22 - Ways to Bury a Man

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2014-02-21

    In an effort to bring down Proctor, an enraged Lucas looks for trees to shake. After rattling the regulars and strippers at the Savoy, Lucas and his deputies rough up Sharp, a junkyard skinhead, for info on Proctor’s ecstasy operation. A family crisis brings Carrie, Deva and Gordon together; Alex (Anthony Ruivivar) faces a vote of no-confidence at the tribal council; Job shows off his explosive side.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Doug Jung

  • Something Out of the Bible
    8.5/10 2,174 votes

    #23 - Something Out of the Bible

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2016-04-01

    With his inability to find Job, Lucas returns to Banshee two years later to look for a serial murderer on the loose.

    Director: Ole Christian Madsen

    Writer: Jonathan Tropper

  • We Shall Live Forever
    8.4/10 2,451 votes

    #24 - We Shall Live Forever

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2013-03-01

    Carrie urges Lucas to let go of the past, even as an increasingly suspicious Gordon is hell-bent on uncovering hers. Cast out of her Amish home, Rebecca turns to Proctor to give her a new start in Banshee. A surprise visit from Rabbit’s lieutenant, Olek, a.k.a. Widow’s Peak, brings back a flood of memories for Carrie. As his family keeps vigil for the ailing Benjamin Longshadow, Alex gets a surprise visit from his sister Nola.

    Director: Greg Yaitanes

    Writer: Jonathan Tropper

  • Always the Cowboy
    8.4/10 2,336 votes

    #25 - Always the Cowboy

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2013-03-08

    As Rabbit closes in on Carrie and Lucas, Carrie flees the hospital in a desperate attempt to collect her family and get them out of town. Kai introduces Rebecca to the business world, and sends Lucas a message about fooling around with his niece. Alex Longshadow recruits a Proctor thug with gambling issues to deal with a work-stoppage problem at the casino.

    Director: Miguel Sapochnik

    Writer: David Schickler, Jonathan Tropper