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The Best Episodes of Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler

Every episode of Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler!

The origin story of Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company in 1960s London and goes to work with young billionaire Thomas Wayne and his wife Martha, before they become Bruce Wayne’s parents.

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The best episode of "Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler" is "Marianne Faithfull", rated 8.6/10 from 763 user votes. It was directed by Danny Cannon and written by Bruno Heller. "Marianne Faithfull" aired on 9/29/2019 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Pilot".

  • Marianne Faithfull
    8.6/10 763 votes

    #1 - Marianne Faithfull

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-09-29

    After a member of the British royalty is abducted, Alfred must take a side in the struggle. Meanwhile, Lord Harwood uses those closest to Alfred to remove him from the game.

    Director: Danny Cannon

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • Pilot
    8.2/10 1,324 votes

    #2 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-07-28

    Recently discharged from the British Special Air Service (SAS), Alfred Pennyworth finds himself at loose ends and endeavors to start a security company.

    Director: Danny Cannon

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • Paradise Lost
    8.2/10 363 votes

    #3 - Paradise Lost

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-04-04

    With less than 48 hours, Alfred, Thomas & Martha concoct a plan to infiltrate Raven headquarters with Daveboy and Lucius to steal Project Stormcloud.

    Director: Rob Bailey

    Writer: Hannah Boschi

  • Silver Birch
    8.2/10 265 votes

    #4 - Silver Birch

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-10-13

    After Thomas is thrown behind bars, Patrick offers Alfie and a hesitant Daveboy a hefty sum to break his son out of jail.

    Director: Jon East

    Writer: Hannah Boschi

  • Lady Penelope
    8.1/10 763 votes

    #5 - Lady Penelope

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-08-11

    Alfred and Martha Kane take a train ride into the countryside on an assignment, while tragedy strikes in London.

    Director: China Moo-Young

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • Sandie Shaw
    8.1/10 650 votes

    #6 - Sandie Shaw

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-09-15

    While Lord Harwood returns to take control of the Raven Society, Alfred, Dave Boy and Bazza form an unlikely alliance with the Sykes Sisters.

    Director: Jon East

    Writer: Danny Cannon

  • Alma Cogan
    8.1/10 631 votes

    #7 - Alma Cogan

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-09-22

    Alfred, Thomas and Martha become entangled in an assassination plot against Lord Harwood.

    Director: Rob Bailey

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • The Landlord's Daughter
    8.0/10 915 votes

    #8 - The Landlord's Daughter

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-08-04

    Alfred turns down an offer from billionaire businessman Bruce Wayne and instead accepts an assignment that puts him in the crosshairs of one of the East End's most dastardly figures.

    Director: Danny Cannon

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • Shirley Bassey
    8.0/10 715 votes

    #9 - Shirley Bassey

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-08-18

    John Ripper presents Alfred with an offer. Lord Harwood's fate takes a curious turn.

    Director: Rob Bailey

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • The Bloody Mary
    8.0/10 360 votes

    #10 - The Bloody Mary

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-03-21

    While Alfred prepares to depart England for good, Bet and Peggy Sykes set out to rescue their old friend Lord Harwood from imminent danger.

    Director: Catherine Morshead

    Writer: Jimmy Dowdall

  • Comply or Die
    8.0/10 264 votes

    #11 - Comply or Die

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-10-06

    While Pennyworth deals with an old friend, Daveboy grapples with his conscience in a very public way. As tensions run high in the Wayne household, Thomas plots with Patrick, and Martha receives a proposition… and warning.

    Director: Jon East

    Writer: Robert Hull

  • Highland Wedding
    8.0/10 221 votes

    #12 - Highland Wedding

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2022-11-24

    As the city further descends into a Lullaby-induced chaos, Alfie and Martha break into L7 to save Lucius – and the rest of the world.

    Director: Rob Bailey

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • The Hangman's Noose
    7.9/10 372 votes

    #13 - The Hangman's Noose

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-03-28

    While Salt sits down with the League to discuss peace, Alfred confronts Gully to do the same. And Martha finally comes clean to Thomas about her dilemma.

    Director: Catherine Morshead

    Writer: Seth Sinclair

  • Well To Do
    7.9/10 326 votes

    #14 - Well To Do

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-10-06

    1972. Hired to rescue a young woman believed to be under the spell of a dangerous hippie cult, Pennyworth seeks help from a preoccupied Bet, while Thomas and Martha field a surprise visit from Patrick.

    Director: Rob Bailey

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • Many Clouds
    7.9/10 267 votes

    #15 - Many Clouds

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-10-06

    While grappling with the true nature of Martha’s work, Thomas agrees to help his father – and seeks Alfie’s assistance. Meanwhile, after being questioned by Aziz, Pennyworth escalates his search for answers at the ashram.

    Director: Rob Bailey

    Writer: John Stephens

  • Hedgehunter
    7.9/10 226 votes

    #16 - Hedgehunter

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-10-27

    While Alfie forces his way into Khin’s rescue mission, Bet squares off against John Salt, and Thomas finds himself back in Gotham.

    Director: Jill Robertson

    Writer: John Stephens

  • Rag Trade
    7.9/10 207 votes

    #17 - Rag Trade

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2022-11-17

    Thomas’ hesitant return home is further complicated by Samantha’s kidnapping. Sally involves Daveboy in the aftermath of Foulkes’ dinner party. An increasingly concerned Lucius seeks to free the PWEs.

    Director: Rob Bailey

    Writer: Robert Hull

  • Martha Kane
    7.8/10 834 votes

    #18 - Martha Kane

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-08-11

    Alfred accepts an assignment from photojournalist Martha Kane that turns increasingly dangerous.

    Director: Bill Eagles

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • The Rose and Thorn
    7.8/10 361 votes

    #19 - The Rose and Thorn

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-03-14

    While Alfred is enlisted to help extract Lucius Fox from Raven headquarters, Prime Minister Aziz sets in motion a plan that pits Aleister Crowley against John Ripper.

    Director: Jon East

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • Cilla Black
    7.7/10 703 votes

    #20 - Cilla Black

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-08-25

    Martha and Patricia Wayne attend a debauched party with famed magician Aleister Crowley.

    Director: Bill Eagles

    Writer: Bruno Heller

  • The Belt and Welt
    7.7/10 433 votes

    #21 - The Belt and Welt

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-12-27

    While Crowley enacts his plan with unintended results, Alfred, Bazza and Daveboy set out to find out who had the nerve to steal from them.

    Director: Rob Bailey

    Writer: Jimmy Dowdall

  • The Bleeding Heart
    7.7/10 386 votes

    #22 - The Bleeding Heart

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-03-07

    While Alfred and Daveboy run one last job for Gully in order to buy tickets to America, tensions ratchet up at Raven Union HQ between Harwood and his lieutenants.

    Director: Jon East

    Writer: Hannah Boschi

  • Red Marauder
    7.7/10 209 votes

    #23 - Red Marauder

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2022-11-10

    After a power station attack, Alfie, Daveboy, and Martha attempt to help Gully Troy restore public opinion of PWEs. Meanwhile, Dr. Glubb tries to stop Foulkes’ reckless use of Lullaby.

    Director: Sheree Folkson

    Writer: Hannah Boschi

  • Julie Christie
    7.6/10 660 votes

    #24 - Julie Christie

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-09-08

    While Martha and Thomas confront Crowley over his strange party and the return of Patricia, Alfred and the lads track down the identity of a wanted killer.

    Director: Clare Kilner

    Writer: Seth Sinclair

  • Rhyme 'n’ Reason
    7.6/10 244 votes

    #25 - Rhyme 'n’ Reason

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-10-20

    As Martha and Thomas attempt to heal and rebuild, an unexpected visit from Patricia threatens to derail their progress. Meanwhile, Alfie is hired to keep an eye on Zahra Khin, the leader of a separatist group.

    Director: Jill Robertson

    Writer: Robert Hull