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The Best Episodes of Power

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

A successful New York entrepreneur lives a double life as the head of a drug empire that serves only the rich and influential, all while wanting to escape the underworld and keep his family safe.


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The best episode of "Power" is "A Friend of the Family", rated 9.4/10 from 771 user votes. It was directed by Hernán Otaño and written by Vladimir Cvetko, Safia M. Dirie. "A Friend of the Family" aired on 8/26/2018 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "You Can't Fix This".

  • A Friend of the Family
    9.4/10 771 votes

    #1 - A Friend of the Family

    Season 5 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-08-26

    The AUSA turns up the heat on Ghost and implicates his inner circle in on a RICO; Ghost and Tommy plan to frame Dre for the murder of Raymond Jones, Raina's killer; Angela and Tasha enact a plan of their own.

    Director: Hernán Otaño

    Writer: Vladimir Cvetko, Safia M. Dirie

  • You Can't Fix This
    9.3/10 738 votes

    #2 - You Can't Fix This

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-09-03

    When tragedy befalls the St. Patrick family, Ghost and Tommy seek retribution. Tasha tries to keep things together at home. Meanwhile, Angela uses her own skills resources to figure out what Ghost is hiding.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Help Me
    9.2/10 757 votes

    #3 - Help Me

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-08-14

    Tommy searches for who made the attempt on his life. Greg leans on Ruiz to give up the true "Ghost", while Angela does all she can to keep them away. Proctor informs Ghost he may have a new problem.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Don't Thank Me
    9.2/10 702 votes

    #4 - Don't Thank Me

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-07-23

    With tensions high, Silver warns Ghost that Tasha may have to testify. Meanwhile, now aware of Ghost's innocence, Angela struggles to find a way to stop the prosecution. And Teresi sets a plan in motion to eliminate Ghost.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • There's a Snitch Among Us
    9.2/10 595 votes

    #5 - There's a Snitch Among Us

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2018-09-02

    When Angela's arrest of Jimenez gives her a solid win, she discovers plans that would undercut her career; Ghost tasks Tommy in killing a snitch, changing all of their lives; Tariq accepts the consequences of his choices.

    Director: Gary Lennon

    Writer: Gary Lennon

  • When This Is Over
    9.2/10 647 votes

    #6 - When This Is Over

    Season 5 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-09-09

    When the RICO case comes crashing down, Angela breaks ranks to form her own A-team. LaKeisha takes a stand of her own while “Ghost”, Tommy, Tasha, and Angela race against the clock to prove their innocence...but to what end?

    Director: M.J. Bassett

    Writer: Courtney Kemp Agboh, Gabriela Uribe

  • Deal With the Devil
    9.2/10 786 votes

    #7 - Deal With the Devil

    Season 6 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-10-13

    The Feds turn the heat up on Tommy and scare LaKeisha into cooperating. Ghost discontinues a relationship with an ally. Tasha confronts a snitch, which hits a little too close to home.

    Director: Bart Wenrich

    Writer: Monica Mitchell, Gabriela Uribe

  • Time's Up
    9.1/10 744 votes

    #8 - Time's Up

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-08-08

    Tommy's locked up as Angela and the feds push him to flip on Lobos or spend his life in jail. Ghost works to do the right thing - but the consequences of his actions are steep.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Ghost Is Dead
    9.1/10 778 votes

    #9 - Ghost Is Dead

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-08-15

    Bodies from Ghost's organization are dropping left and right, each death inching closer to Ghost and Tommy. Both the threat of Kanan and Angela's investigation are just as lethal.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • That Ain't Me
    9.1/10 687 votes

    #10 - That Ain't Me

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-08-20

    When Ghost realizes he's getting screwed, he starts playing dirty. After meeting the boss, Angela explores other options. Tommy gets proof that paints Kate in a new light. And with people after him, Tariq hatches a plan.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • King's Gambit
    9.1/10 724 votes

    #11 - King's Gambit

    Season 6 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-09-22

    Tasha revisits old habits when she begins to recruit soldiers for her new empire. Tariq pulls a ruse on Vincent. Proctor warns Tommy about a snitch. Ghost plans to take care of the snitch on his own terms.

    Director: Sanford Bookstaver

    Writer: Gabriela Uribe

  • It's All Your Fault
    9.1/10 905 votes

    #12 - It's All Your Fault

    Season 6 Episode 13 - Aired 2020-01-19

    Tommy is on a path to avenge LaKeisha's murder; Elisa Marie investigates what's on the USB stick given to her by her father; Tommy must destroy the evidence, and he may need Ghost's help to retrieve it.

    Director: Hernán Otaño

    Writer: Theo Travers

  • The Right Decision
    8.9/10 602 votes

    #13 - The Right Decision

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-08-21

    Tommy and Ghost reunite to take out a dangerous foe, enlisting Tasha in a plan to escape detection by Angela and her team. While Tommy soldiers forward, Ghost loses control at a crucial moment.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • New Man
    8.9/10 572 votes

    #14 - New Man

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-07-30

    Returning to Truth - Ghost finds himself trapped in a new business venture. Tommy escapes to Chicago for a meeting that takes a turn. And with Ghost released, Jukebox and Kanan revisit their plan to kidnap Tariq.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • It's Done
    8.9/10 535 votes

    #15 - It's Done

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-08-13

    When Ghost sees the location for the business is in a gang-infested, he re-teams with Tommy to clean it up. As Tommy threatens war, his organization starts to destabilize. And, unhappy, Tariq looks to some old friends.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • In My Best Interest
    8.8/10 597 votes

    #16 - In My Best Interest

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-09-25

    Ghost races to retrieve evidence, while he throws the party of his career. Tasha forms an unlikely alliance in an attempt to save her family. But will Tommy make a move that will change everyone's life forever?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Best Laid Plans
    8.7/10 784 votes

    #17 - Best Laid Plans

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-08-02

    Ghost plans a huge party at Think, hoping to expand out of NYC and the drug world. Pink Sneakers attempts to murder Ghost. Ghost makes a big decision in an attempt to achieve his dream of going legit.

    Director: Kari Skogland

    Writer: N/A

  • Inside Man
    8.7/10 573 votes

    #18 - Inside Man

    Season 6 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-09-29

    After being duped by Tariq, Vincent holds Tariq hostage. Ghost and Tommy call a temporary truce in order to face a common enemy. Tasha puts her differences to the side and turns to an unlikely ally for help.

    Director: Shana Stein

    Writer: Eric Haywood

  • Scorched Earth
    8.7/10 541 votes

    #19 - Scorched Earth

    Season 6 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-10-27

    As Ghost and Tommy move forward with their plan to kill Jason, Tommy enacts a plan of his own. Dre uses a ruse to force Tommy's organization to rebel against him. Tommy battles the kin of one of his past victims.

    Director: Gary Lennon

    Writer: Gary Lennon

  • Who You Are and Who You Want to Be
    8.6/10 610 votes

    #20 - Who You Are and Who You Want to Be

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-07-11

    Ghost and Tommy work to sell all of the product in time to pay Lobos, unaware that Holly is being questioned by the FBI. With every passing hour, Angela grows closer to the truth.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Why Her?
    8.6/10 618 votes

    #21 - Why Her?

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-07-18

    After learning that Ghost and Jamie are the same man, Angela looks for proof. A new member joins the drug syndicate. Tasha makes a wife's ultimate sacrifice to protect her future.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Three Moves Ahead
    8.6/10 587 votes

    #22 - Three Moves Ahead

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-08-01

    Danger closes in on Ghost and Tommy as Lobos fends off a rival drug cartel and the feds. Ghost scrambles to get from underneath Lobos before Angela gets to him first.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Things Are Going To Get Worse
    8.6/10 562 votes

    #23 - Things Are Going To Get Worse

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-07-02

    Proctor works to protect his client as Ghost faces harassment. The team discusses their strategy for taking down St. Patrick. Tommy struggles to let go of his old duties. Tasha talks to the kids about what's going on.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • We're in This Together
    8.6/10 524 votes

    #24 - We're in This Together

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-07-16

    Mak brings Angela back onto the prosecution team and gives her a task that brings her face-to-face with Tasha. Julio struggles to manage the primeras below him and Tommy's behavior. Tariq continues running with Kanan.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Everyone Is Implicated
    8.5/10 657 votes

    #25 - Everyone Is Implicated

    Season 5 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-07-01

    James "Ghost" St. Patrick forms a dangerous alliance with his brother-in-arms, Tommy, and his mortal enemy, Kanan; Angela is implicated in murder and turns to an unlikely ally; Tasha enlists LaKeisha to protect Tariq.

    Director: Stefan Schwartz

    Writer: Courtney Kemp Agboh