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The Best Episodes of Black Bird

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

As Jimmy Keene begins a 10-year prison sentence, he gets an incredible offer: If he can elicit a confession from suspected killer Larry Hall, Jimmy will be freed. Completing this mission becomes the challenge of a lifetime.

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Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Black Bird" is "You Promised", rated 8.8/10 from 3038 user votes. It was directed by Joe Chappelle and written by N/A. "You Promised" aired on 8/4/2022 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Place I Lie".

  • You Promised
    8.8/10 3,038 votes

    #1 - You Promised

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-08-04

    Jimmy reaches his breaking point. Larry becomes suspicious. McCauley and Miller talk to an important person in Larry's life.

    Director: Joe Chappelle

    Writer: N/A

  • The Place I Lie
    8.6/10 2,941 votes

    #2 - The Place I Lie

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-07-28

    Jimmy's mounting fear and paranoia compel him to provoke Larry. McCauley and Miller have a breakthrough. Larry's therapist grows concerned.

    Director: Joe Chappelle

    Writer: N/A

  • Hand to Mouth
    8.2/10 2,749 votes

    #3 - Hand to Mouth

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-07-14

    Struggling with his transition to maximum security prison, Jimmy initiates a friendship with Larry. New holes in Larry's stories are uncovered.

    Director: Michaël R. Roskam

    Writer: N/A

  • WhatsHerName
    8.0/10 2,635 votes

    #4 - WhatsHerName

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-07-21

    In the aftermath of a prison riot, Jimmy and Larry find themselves with time to learn more about each other.

    Director: Jim McKay

    Writer: N/A

  • Pilot
    7.9/10 3,217 votes

    #5 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-07-07

    Jimmy Keene is living in the fast lane—until he gets a 10-year prison sentence. Behind bars, he's approached about a high-stakes deal for freedom.

    Director: Michaël R. Roskam

    Writer: N/A

  • We Are Coming, Father Abraham
    7.9/10 2,870 votes

    #6 - We Are Coming, Father Abraham

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-07-07

    Agent McCauley prepares Jimmy for the mission. Detective Miller questions Larry about the missing women, leading to a polygraph test.

    Director: Michaël R. Roskam

    Writer: N/A