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The Best Episodes of Carnival Row

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

In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and must find the real killer to clear his name.

Genres:CrimeDramaSci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:Prime Video

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The best episode of "Carnival Row" is "The Gloaming", rated 8.4/10 from 2592 user votes. It was directed by Jon Amiel and written by Travis Beacham. "The Gloaming" aired on 8/29/2019 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Kingdoms of the Moon".

  • The Gloaming
    8.4/10 2,592 votes

    #1 - The Gloaming

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-08-29

    As tensions rise on Carnival Row, Philo must confront both darkness incarnate and the evil that controls it. Vignette gleans the true nature of The Burgue. Imogen lets her feelings for Agreus go unbridled. Breakspear's secrets catch up to him.

    Director: Jon Amiel

    Writer: Travis Beacham

  • Kingdoms of the Moon
    8.2/10 2,811 votes

    #2 - Kingdoms of the Moon

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-08-29

    Once, as a Burguish soldier, Philo was tasked with protecting a faerish mimasery. While The Pact bears down on them, Philo meets Vignette and finds love in the most unlikely of places.

    Director: Anna Foerster

    Writer: Travis Beacham

  • The World to Come
    8.0/10 2,278 votes

    #3 - The World to Come

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-08-29

    Because he withheld evidence from his fellow detectives, Philo is accused of being the man behind the string of murders and is thrown in jail. There, he finds some unexpected help from Vignette. Elsewhere, Ezra takes exception to Imogen’s relationship with Agreus. Sophie offers Jonah a deal.

    Director: Jon Amiel

    Writer: N/A

  • Reckoning
    8.0/10 1,060 votes

    #4 - Reckoning

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-03-02

    Philo plots Vignette’s rescue with an unlikely ally. Jonah discovers Sophie’s treachery. The murderer strikes again.

    Director: Julian Holmes

    Writer: Tania Lotia

  • Unaccompanied Fae
    7.8/10 2,239 votes

    #5 - Unaccompanied Fae

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-08-29

    The pieces of the puzzle start to come together for Philo. Vignette finds home in a place she never expected. Jonah sneaks off to see someone he shouldn’t. Imogen and Agreus step out together in public.

    Director: Andy Goddard

    Writer: Stephanie K. Smith

  • Grieve No More
    7.7/10 2,377 votes

    #6 - Grieve No More

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-08-29

    Philo consults a Haruspex in an effort to find clues about the killer. Vignette grows closer with her newfound family. Upon Jonah’s return home, his parents cast a more watchful eye over him as a new player makes a splash in Parliament. Imogen brings Agreus into her circle.

    Director: Andy Goddard

    Writer: Ian Deitchman, Kristin Rusk Robinson

  • The Joining of Unlike Things
    7.6/10 2,382 votes

    #7 - The Joining of Unlike Things

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-08-29

    Philo investigates the murder of his childhood headmaster. Vignette ingratiates herself into the Black Raven. Imogen hatches a plan to help her brother. Breakspear goes on the offensive with Longerbane.

    Director: Thor Freudenthal, Anna Foerster

    Writer: Travis Beacham, Marc Guggenheim, Peter Cameron

  • Aisling
    7.5/10 2,710 votes

    #8 - Aisling

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-08-29

    Philo investigates the murder of a mysterious fae. Tourmaline introduces Vignette to a new group of faeries. Imogen tries to have Agreus removed from the neighborhood. Jonah disappears.

    Director: Thor Freudenthal

    Writer: René Echevarria

  • Some Dark God Wakes
    7.4/10 3,226 votes

    #9 - Some Dark God Wakes

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-08-29

    Rycroft “Philo” Philostrate investigates “Unseelie Jack”, a mysterious assailant with a grudge against the fae. Vignette Stonemoss barely escapes Tirnanoc with her life and arrives in The Burgue looking for a fresh start. Imogen Spurnrose meets her new neighbor. In Parliament, the fight over the critch heats up.

    Director: Thor Freudenthal

    Writer: N/A

  • Fight or Flight
    7.4/10 1,241 votes

    #10 - Fight or Flight

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-02-16

    Lovers Philo and Vignette risk their lives to help the oppressed Faefolk of Carnival Row.

    Director: Thor Freudenthal

    Writer: N/A

  • New Dawn
    7.4/10 1,112 votes

    #11 - New Dawn

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-02-16

    When Philo plots to challenge Jonah's hereditary claim to the Chancellorship, Vignette intervenes.

    Director: Thor Freudenthal

    Writer: Sarah Byrd

  • Facta Non Verba
    7.4/10 872 votes

    #12 - Facta Non Verba

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-03-09

    Reeling from the consequences of his choices, Philo rejects defining himself as either Human or Fae.

    Director: Andy Goddard

    Writer: Jim Dunn, Sam Ernst, Erik Oleson

  • Kindred
    7.3/10 874 votes

    #13 - Kindred

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-03-09

    Torn between his Human and Fae sides, Philo makes a choice.

    Director: Andy Goddard

    Writer: Sam Ernst

  • Battle Lines
    7.3/10 849 votes

    #14 - Battle Lines

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2023-03-16

    Justice later through peace, or now through blood?

    Director: Julian Holmes

    Writer: Tania Lotia, Amanda Krader

  • The Martyr's Hand
    7.2/10 964 votes

    #15 - The Martyr's Hand

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-02-23

    While Philo investigates the murders of the Black Raven’s leaders, Vignette plots revenge.

    Director: Wendey Stanzler

    Writer: Wesley Strick

  • An Unkindness of Ravens
    7.2/10 967 votes

    #16 - An Unkindness of Ravens

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-02-23

    Philo races to stop Vignette’s revenge before the Black Raven spark even worse violence.

    Director: Wendey Stanzler

    Writer: Dylan Gallagher, Mateja Božičević

  • Original Sins
    7.2/10 935 votes

    #17 - Original Sins

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-03-02

    A painful truth haunts Philo as Carnival Row faces reprisals for the horrific events at Bleakness Keep.

    Director: Julian Holmes

    Writer: Jim Dunn

  • Carnival Row
    6.7/10 1,289 votes

    #18 - Carnival Row

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2023-03-16

    The epic finale of “Carnival Row.”

    Director: Andy Goddard

    Writer: Sarah Byrd, Erik Oleson