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The Best Episodes of Taboo

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

Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.

Genres:DramaMystery
Network:BBC One

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Taboo" is "Episode 8", rated 9/10 from 4900 user votes. It was directed by Anders Engström and written by Steven Knight. "Episode 8" aired on 2/25/2017 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode 7".

  • Episode 8
    9.0/10 4,900 votes

    #1 - Episode 8

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-02-25

    As James Delaney conspires to escape, an enraged Prince Regent unleashes one final plan to destroy him.

    Director: Anders Engström

    Writer: Steven Knight

  • Episode 7
    8.7/10 4,006 votes

    #2 - Episode 7

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-02-18

    A devastating betrayal puts James Delaney’s freedom in jeopardy, handing his enemies the opportunity they've been longing for.

    Director: Anders Engström

    Writer: Steven Knight

  • Episode 4
    8.6/10 4,465 votes

    #3 - Episode 4

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-01-28

    Blacklisted, James Delaney sets out to protect his business by any means necessary.

    Director: Kristoffer Nyholm

    Writer: Steven Knight

  • Episode 6
    8.6/10 3,882 votes

    #4 - Episode 6

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-02-11

    The East India Company declares war on James Delaney, whilst a family revelation drives him into dark and haunted places.

    Director: Anders Engström

    Writer: Chips Hardy, Steven Knight

  • Episode 1
    8.4/10 6,752 votes

    #5 - Episode 1

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-01-07

    James Delaney returns to 1814 London after 10 years in Africa to claim a mysterious legacy left to him by his father.

    Director: Kristoffer Nyholm

    Writer: Steven Knight

  • Episode 2
    8.2/10 5,110 votes

    #6 - Episode 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-01-14

    As James Delaney assembles his league of the damned, an unexpected arrival threatens to disrupt his plans.

    Director: Kristoffer Nyholm

    Writer: Steven Knight

  • Episode 5
    8.2/10 3,894 votes

    #7 - Episode 5

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-02-04

    James Delaney is blackmailed into a dangerous mission, whilst animosity between the Crown and Company escalates to a new level.

    Director: Anders Engström

    Writer: Ben Hervey, Steven Knight

  • Episode 3
    8.1/10 4,387 votes

    #8 - Episode 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-01-21

    James Delaney decides to take radical action in order to safeguard himself from those intent on his demise.

    Director: Kristoffer Nyholm

    Writer: Steven Knight