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The Best Episodes of Crossbones

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

It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part shantytown, part marauder's paradise, this is a place like no other on earth - and a mounting threat to international commerce. To gain control of this fearsome society, Tom Lowe, a highly skilled undercover assassin, is sent to the buccaneers' haven to take down the brilliant and charismatic Blackbeard. But the closer Lowe gets, the more he finds that his quest is not so simple. Lowe can't help but admire the political ideals of Blackbeard, whose thirst for knowledge knows no bounds - and no law. But Lowe is not the only danger to Blackbeard's rule. He is a man with many villainous rivals and one great weakness - a passionately driven woman whom he cannot deny.

Genre:Drama
Network:NBC

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Crossbones" is "Blackbeard", rated 7.8/10 from 175 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Blackbeard" aired on 8/2/2014 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Crossbones".

  • Blackbeard
    7.8/10 175 votes

    #1 - Blackbeard

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-08-02

    Blackbeard risks everything against William Jagger's frenzied attack in the season finale. A torn Lowe must make crucial choices.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Crossbones
    7.7/10 156 votes

    #2 - Crossbones

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-08-02

    Crew loyalty is tested as Blackbeard sets sail and spins his endgame in motion. On Santa Compana, Tom Lowe receives a startling request from Kate.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hole in the Head
    7.5/10 157 votes

    #3 - Hole in the Head

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-07-18

    Lowe plans to kidnap Blackbeard and take him to English authorities, hoping the move will save the Santa Compana people from the unhinged wrath of William Jagger. Meanwhile, Jagger searches for the key to triumphing over Blackbeard.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Beggarman
    7.5/10 151 votes

    #4 - Beggarman

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2014-07-25

    Nenna plans an escape, putting Lowe in peril. Meanwhile, Balfour forms an unlikely alliance that could cost him and Lowe their lives.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Man Who Killed Blackbeard
    7.4/10 198 votes

    #5 - The Man Who Killed Blackbeard

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-06-20

    When Kate is captured on a trading voyage, Blackbeard and Lowe must work together in order to rescue her before she reveals the island's whereabouts to William Jagger. In the process, Lowe discovers that Blackbeard has an ulterior, deeply personal motive for keeping him on Santa Compana.

    Director: Steve Shill

    Writer: Neil Cross

  • The Return
    7.2/10 148 votes

    #6 - The Return

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2014-07-11

    Lowe plots to kidnap Blackbeard and deliver him to the English authorities, believing this to be the only way to save the people of Santa Compana from the mad wrath of William Jagger. Meanwhile, Jagger visits an insane asylum, believing a patient there will be the key to finally defeating Blackbeard.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Covenant
    7.1/10 223 votes

    #7 - The Covenant

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-06-06

    Blackbeard's plans are complicated when a popular Pirate Captain comes to town and violently disagrees with his grand design. For his master plan to survive, Blackbeard must weigh the risks of ridding himself of a dangerous old friend. Meanwhile, trying to gain insight into the Commodore's mysterious endgame, Tom Lowe finds himself an unlikely instrument of Blackbeard's will.

    Director: Ciaran Donnelly

    Writer: Blake Masters

  • Antoinette
    7.1/10 161 votes

    #8 - Antoinette

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2014-06-27

    Having learned of Blackbeard's plans to attack innocent civilians in Jamaica, Lowe devises a way to report back to his spymaster, William Jagger. But having done so, Lowe discovers that Jagger might be an even greater madman than the Commodore. The time has come to make a choice between two evils. Which way will he jump?

    Director: Daniel Attias

    Writer: Michael Oates Palmer

  • The Devil's Dominion
    6.9/10 327 votes

    #9 - The Devil's Dominion

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-05-30

    The Longitude Chronometer, a device that will change the world, is stolen from HMS Petrel by pirates working for the legendary but supposedly long dead Edward Teach - better known as Blackbeard. On board the Petrel is Tom Lowe, an English spy working undercover as ship's surgeon. Lowe's mission is to prevent the Chronometer from falling into the hands of pirates... and if the opportunity should arise, to assassinate Blackbeard.

    Director: David Slade

    Writer: Amanda Welles, James V. Hart, Neil Cross