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The Best Episodes of Penny Dreadful: City of Angels

Every episode of Penny Dreadful: City of Angels ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Penny Dreadful: City of Angels!

Rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the Devil, this saga explores an exciting mix of the supernatural and the combustible reality of 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDramaCrimeMystery
Network:Showtime

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The best episode of "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" is "Sing, Sing, Sing", rated 7.4/10 from 456 user votes. It was directed by Daniel Attias and written by John Logan. "Sing, Sing, Sing" aired on 6/21/2020 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Josefina and the Holy Spirit".

  • Sing, Sing, Sing
    7.4/10 456 votes

    #1 - Sing, Sing, Sing

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-06-21

    In danger, Tiago and Lewis must make bold decisions. With Townsend at the end of his rope, he’s forced to turn to a last resort. Spurred by Elsa, Peter decides to take Tom, Trevor and Frank to the movies. Lewis oversees the prison transfer of Diego Lopez as Tiago and Molly go dancing at the Crimson Cat, where they confront the rest of the Vega family.

    Director: Daniel Attias

    Writer: John Logan

  • Josefina and the Holy Spirit
    7.3/10 558 votes

    #2 - Josefina and the Holy Spirit

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-05-17

    Tiago scours Sister Molly's beach house for clues. Peter Craft invites Elsa to a party at his home. Lewis asks a gangster to help battle the growing Nazi menace in LA. Josefina Vega has a harrowing encounter with the police.

    Director: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan

    Writer: John Logan

  • Hide and Seek
    7.3/10 453 votes

    #3 - Hide and Seek

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-06-14

    Lewis confronts Townsend in his office. Rio implores Mateo embrace her and the Pachucos. Peter visits Linda at the asylum. Townsend and Kurt go on a dangerous outing. Maria fights to protect the Craft boys from Frank.

    Director: Sheree Folkson

    Writer: Tatiana Suarez-Pico

  • How it is with Brothers
    7.2/10 489 votes

    #4 - How it is with Brothers

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-05-31

    Tiago and Lewis interrogate Diego, seeking a confession, while Lewis senses Tiago is hiding something from him. Adelaide warns Molly about her personal desires jeopardizing the Temple's future. Townsend learns of Kurt's surprising past. Peter Craft makes a dramatic decision about his marriage with Linda. Maria tracks down Mateo and pleads with him to come home.

    Director: Roxann Dawson

    Writer: Vinnie Wilhelm

  • Day of the Dead
    7.2/10 469 votes

    #5 - Day of the Dead

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-06-28

    Peter Craft, Elsa and the boys are trapped amidst a riot. Townsend celebrates the rise of his political fortune. Tiago and Molly face reality about their relationship. Lewis and Tiago protect Brian. The Vegas celebrate the Day of the Dead.

    Director: Richard J. Lewis

    Writer: John Logan

  • Santa Muerte
    7.1/10 1,044 votes

    #6 - Santa Muerte

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-04-26

    Los Angeles, 1938. LAPD detective Tiago Vega and his partner, Lewis Michener, investigate a murder. While at City Hall, Tiago’s activist brother Raul Vega battles with the fiery Councilman Charlton Townsend over the construction of California’s first freeway. Meanwhile, Peter Craft, the head of the German-American Bun, meets Elsa, the mysterious mother of one of his patients. Sensing danger, Tiago’s mother Maria pleads with Santa Muerte to protect her family as the rising tensions in the city threaten to explode.

    Director: Paco Cabezas

    Writer: John Logan

  • Wicked Old World
    7.1/10 619 votes

    #7 - Wicked Old World

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-05-10

    Tiago and Molly try escaping their complicated lives. Lewis interrogates a Cal-Tech student. Townsend and Alex's agenda is jeopardized by a Councilwoman. Peter Craft discovers a dark truth at Elsa's home. Mateo visits a Chicano dance hall.

    Director: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan

    Writer: John Logan

  • Children of the Royal Sun
    7.1/10 488 votes

    #8 - Children of the Royal Sun

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-05-24

    Josefina confides in Sister Molly, who's shocked to discover Josefina is Tiago's sister. Tiago and Lewis's investigation takes them to the Vega House. Townsend is lectured about his personal life. Tiago confronts Mateo.

    Director: Roxann Dawson

    Writer: Jose Rivera

  • Maria and the Beast
    7.1/10 437 votes

    #9 - Maria and the Beast

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-06-07

    Molly visits Tiago at his apartment. Dottie and Lewis confront Brian. Elsa and Frank move in with the Crafts. Alex and Townsend discuss how to defeat Councilwoman Beck. Maria summons Santa Muerte.

    Director: Sheree Folkson

    Writer: Colin S. Liddle

  • Dead People Lie Down
    6.8/10 689 votes

    #10 - Dead People Lie Down

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-05-03

    Raul Vega lies on the brink of death. Tiago and Lewis meet radio evangelist Sister Molly Finnister. Councilman Townsend furthers his political goals. Peter Craft runs into Elsa at the beach.

    Director: Paco Cabezas

    Writer: John Logan