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The Best Episodes of Marvel's The Punisher

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

A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.

Genres:Action & AdventureCrimeDrama

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The best episode of "Marvel's The Punisher" is "Home", rated 9.5/10 from 11126 user votes. It was directed by Jet Wilkinson and written by Dario Scardapane. "Home" aired on 11/17/2017 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Danger Close".

  • Home
    9.5/10 11,126 votes

    #1 - Home

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2017-11-17

    Frank makes a damning confession. A shootout leaves Sarah wondering what to believe. Rawlins goes in for the kill, once and for all.

    Director: Jet Wilkinson

    Writer: Dario Scardapane

  • Danger Close
    9.2/10 8,702 votes

    #2 - Danger Close

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2017-11-17

    As danger knocks on Sarah's door, Frank takes his quest for vengeance to the next level with some help from an unexpected ally.

    Director: Kevin Hooks

    Writer: Felicia D. Henderson

  • Virtue of the Vicious
    9.1/10 8,188 votes

    #3 - Virtue of the Vicious

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-11-17

    An attack on a high-profile politician is examined (and reexamined) through different perspectives. Madani faces a painful truth.

    Director: Jim O'Hanlon

    Writer: Ken Kristensen

  • Memento Mori
    9.1/10 8,755 votes

    #4 - Memento Mori

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2017-11-17

    As the authorities close in, an exhausted but unbroken Frank vows to put an end to the war that has consumed his life.

    Director: Stephen Surjik

    Writer: Steve Lightfoot

  • The Whirlwind
    9.0/10 5,629 votes

    #5 - The Whirlwind

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2019-01-18

    Frank, Pilgrim, Madani, Russo, Amy, Curt and the Schultz family. No bullet is left unspent as season two comes to an explosive conclusion.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Steve Lightfoot

  • Front Toward Enemy
    8.9/10 7,180 votes

    #6 - Front Toward Enemy

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-11-17

    Following a deadly explosion, Karen lands in a bomber's crosshairs -- and Frank isn't happy about it. Meanwhile, Curtis makes a grisly discovery.

    Director: Marc Jobst

    Writer: Angela LaManna

  • Roadhouse Blues
    8.9/10 6,720 votes

    #7 - Roadhouse Blues

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-01-18

    While driving through Michigan, Frank stops for a beer at a roadside bar. But staying out of trouble has never been his strong suit.

    Director: Jim O'Hanlon

    Writer: Steve Lightfoot

  • Trouble the Water
    8.8/10 5,477 votes

    #8 - Trouble the Water

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-01-18

    As Pilgrim's past comes into focus, Frank and Rachel find themselves in police custody, where they're anything but safe.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Ken Kristensen

  • Cold Steel
    8.7/10 6,984 votes

    #9 - Cold Steel

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-11-17

    Russo opens up to Madani about his past, Sarah shares her concerns about her son with Frank, and a decoy operation takes a turn.

    Director: Antonio Campos

    Writer: Felicia D. Henderson

  • Collision Course
    8.7/10 4,636 votes

    #10 - Collision Course

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2019-01-18

    Buckle up -- Mahoney and Frank are about to take a ride to remember. Amy makes an entrance, Russo cashes out, and Madani comes clean to Krista.

    Director: Stephen Kay

    Writer: Dario Scardapane

  • Gunner
    8.6/10 7,181 votes

    #11 - Gunner

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-11-17

    Frank and Micro go looking for answers from a reluctant witness. Madani and Sam learn of a looming investigation. Rawlins sees a ghost.

    Director: Dearbhla Walsh

    Writer: Michael Jones-Morales

  • Crosshairs
    8.6/10 6,887 votes

    #12 - Crosshairs

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-11-17

    Lewis struggles with the ramifications of his actions. Frank and Micro pursue another face from the past. Madani and Sam go bug hunting.

    Director: Andy Goddard

    Writer: Bruce Marshall Romans

  • The Dark Hearts of Men
    8.6/10 4,738 votes

    #13 - The Dark Hearts of Men

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-01-18

    As Madani and Krista debate who's worth saving, Frank prepares to storm Russo's territory. A brutal encounter pushes Pilgrim back into old habits.

    Director: Alex Garcia Lopez

    Writer: Steve Lightfoot, Angela LaManna

  • 3AM
    8.5/10 9,361 votes

    #14 - 3AM

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-11-17

    Former Marine Frank Castle takes the law into his own hands while struggling to come to terms with his traumatic past.

    Director: Tom Shankland

    Writer: Steve Lightfoot

  • Kandahar
    8.3/10 7,635 votes

    #15 - Kandahar

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-11-17

    Frank skips the subtlety while interrogating Micro. Brutal memories of top-secret missions shed light on Frank's past.

    Director: Andy Goddard

    Writer: Steve Lightfoot

  • Resupply
    8.3/10 7,195 votes

    #16 - Resupply

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-11-17

    Madani and Sam plan a delicate operation, Curtis tries to connect with Lewis, and Frank encourages Micro to get his hands dirty.

    Director: Kari Skogland

    Writer: Dario Scardapane

  • The Abyss
    8.3/10 4,353 votes

    #17 - The Abyss

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2019-01-18

    Amy rushes to protect Frank, who lies defenseless in a hospital. Pilgrim gets some crushing news, and Karen Page calls in a favor.

    Director: Meera Menon

    Writer: Laura Jean Leal

  • One-Eyed Jacks
    8.2/10 4,659 votes

    #18 - One-Eyed Jacks

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-01-18

    It's not a trap if you know it's coming: That's Frank's philosophy. Madani opens up and Pilgrim plans a visit to an unholy land.

    Director: Stacie Passon

    Writer: Dario Scardapane

  • One Bad Day
    8.2/10 4,475 votes

    #19 - One Bad Day

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-01-18

    Madani's quest to ID Pilgrim hits a wall. Russo and his crew put their plan into action. Frank encounters someone from the past.

    Director: Jet Wilkinson

    Writer: Felicia D. Henderson

  • Two Dead Men
    8.1/10 7,948 votes

    #20 - Two Dead Men

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-11-17

    A mysterious phone call forces Frank's hand. Meanwhile, Madani goes digging for suspects and Curtis delivers a message.

    Director: Tom Shankland

    Writer: Steve Lightfoot

  • The Judas Goat
    8.1/10 6,866 votes

    #21 - The Judas Goat

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-11-17

    With Frank in bad shape, Micro calls on Curtis for help. Madani and Russo continue to mix business with pleasure. Lewis stands up for his rights.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Christine Boylan

  • Fight or Flight
    8.1/10 5,179 votes

    #22 - Fight or Flight

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-01-18

    Frank and a reluctant Rachel go on the run as a menacing adversary gives chase. Meanwhile, Madani pays Russo an unwelcome visit.

    Director: Jim O'Hanlon

    Writer: Steve Lightfoot

  • Flustercluck
    8.1/10 4,335 votes

    #23 - Flustercluck

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-01-18

    A big bounty inspires New York's worst to pursue the Punisher. A restless Amy seeks help from a fellow grifter. Russo and Krista consider the future.

    Director: Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Writer: Steve Lightfoot, Ken Kristensen

  • My Brother's Keeper
    8.0/10 4,427 votes

    #24 - My Brother's Keeper

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-01-18

    Painful memories take ahold of Russo. Frank's frustration frightens those closest to him. Madani receives a visitor bearing a warning.

    Director: Michael Offer

    Writer: Bruce Marshall Romans

  • Nakazat
    7.9/10 4,500 votes

    #25 - Nakazat

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-01-18

    Amy (formerly Rachel) develops photographs that point to a conspiracy. Russo reads his own report. Madani's story about Russo comes under fire.

    Director: Jamie M. Dagg

    Writer: Christine Boylan