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The Best Episodes of The Circle

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

Status and strategy collide in this social experiment and competition show where online players flirt, befriend and catfish their way toward $100,000.

Genre:Reality
Network:Netflix

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The Circle" is "Finale", rated 8.4/10 from 82 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Finale" aired on 1/18/2023 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "And the Winner Is...".

  • Finale
    8.4/10 82 votes

    #1 - Finale

    Season 5 Episode 13 - Aired 2023-01-18

    A secret Superinfluencer blocks one last player before the final five put their cards on the table and Michelle Buteau crowns the season's winner.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • And the Winner Is...
    8.1/10 186 votes

    #2 - And the Winner Is...

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2021-05-05

    Host Michelle Buteau greets the finalists as they prepare for one last rating — and a face-to-face meetup. Who will take home the $100,000 prize?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Nobody Is Safe
    8.1/10 112 votes

    #3 - Nobody Is Safe

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-05-04

    The gang needs answers as two pop stars work to keep up their ruse. Will they score points or spark suspicions during the trivia challenge?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Circle Cyber Attack
    8.1/10 102 votes

    #4 - Circle Cyber Attack

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2022-05-11

    After the parties, the players return to bonding and scheming, until a mysterious and menacing glitch triggers more drama than ever before.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Player I'm Saving Is ...
    8.0/10 222 votes

    #5 - The Player I'm Saving Is ...

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-01-08

    Tension and tenderness intersect as the influencers deal with an elimination twist, and two players connect in person. A new face joins the fun.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Instant Block
    7.9/10 205 votes

    #6 - Instant Block

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-01-15

    How about another round of shake-ups? Sean shares a personal secret with the Circle, and a face-to-face meeting makes for an unusual bond.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Damage Control
    7.9/10 160 votes

    #7 - Damage Control

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-04-21

    Tensions mount as catfish accusations fly. Meanwhile, an anonymous round of Q&A stirs the pot, and a unique double block redefines the game.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Picking Teams
    7.8/10 208 votes

    #8 - Picking Teams

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-01-08

    Two new players settle into the Circle, just in time for trivia night. On the heels of a competitive match, Sammie makes an emotional reveal.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Last Rating
    7.8/10 206 votes

    #9 - The Last Rating

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2020-01-15

    As the experiment winds down, Sammie and Ed bond over similar suspicions. The players prepare to choose a winner -- and orchestrate one last block.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • 90's Party Surprise
    7.8/10 112 votes

    #10 - 90's Party Surprise

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-05-04

    A player bids farewell and shares parting advice. Two newbies join the game — armed with friendly banter and witch oil. Also, it's '90s party time!

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • An F-Boy Is Exposed
    7.8/10 83 votes

    #11 - An F-Boy Is Exposed

    Season 5 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-01-04

    Will one person's seductive strategy backfire? The claws come out for anonymous Savage Questions, just in time for a game-changing round of ratings.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bro Code
    7.8/10 21 votes

    #12 - Bro Code

    Season 6 Episode 2 - Aired 2024-04-17

    With two new players in the group, one takes catfishing to another level. Bold personalities show initiative and form alliances to improve their ratings.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • I'm Only Human…Or Am I?
    7.8/10 21 votes

    #13 - I'm Only Human…Or Am I?

    Season 6 Episode 3 - Aired 2024-04-17

    Mistrust breeds as the players absorb a recent revelation. After the group cracks jokes, a critical thinking test raises more questions than answers.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Anonymous Trolling
    7.7/10 209 votes

    #14 - Anonymous Trolling

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-01-08

    Mercedeze faces her toughest critics and makes a candid request. Two new influencers are picked, and one player must say goodbye.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Hunt For The Hacker
    7.7/10 73 votes

    #15 - The Hunt For The Hacker

    Season 5 Episode 10 - Aired 2023-01-11

    One person plays cupid for a smitten contestant. With the Hacker's chat wreaking havoc and a new block about to drop, nobody in The Circle feels safe.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • There's a Catfish Among Us
    7.6/10 224 votes

    #16 - There's a Catfish Among Us

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-01-01

    An anonymous game of “Ask Me Anything” leads to a series of accusations. Meanwhile, Miranda refines her cheeky strategy, and Shubham finds his voice.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Declare Your Rival
    7.6/10 198 votes

    #17 - Declare Your Rival

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-01-15

    The Circle dials up the drama with a cutthroat round of true confessions. The game’s first “superinfluencer” steps into power.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Spot The Bot
    7.6/10 20 votes

    #18 - Spot The Bot

    Season 6 Episode 4 - Aired 2024-04-17

    The presence of an AI bot puts the players on high alert as they share personal photos, open up private chats and plant seeds of doubt among the group.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Cake Me As I Am
    7.5/10 115 votes

    #19 - Cake Me As I Am

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-05-04

    On the heels of a spicy twist, a new competitor makes his way into the game, the crew gets crafty with a cake challenge, and alliances take shape.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Goodbye My Friends
    7.5/10 95 votes

    #20 - Goodbye My Friends

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-05-11

    A mission comes to a close-but was it a success? After saying goodbye to the pop icons, the group continues the search for catfish.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • A Winner Is Crowned
    7.5/10 99 votes

    #21 - A Winner Is Crowned

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2022-05-25

    Michelle Buteau reunites this season's players as the game comes to a close - and a winner is named. Who will take home the whopping cash prize?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Glam Party Twist
    7.5/10 77 votes

    #22 - Glam Party Twist

    Season 5 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-01-04

    The players go head-to-head in a trivia showdown, explore possible alliances during a virtual mixer and welcome a fabulous competitor to the chat.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • A Brutal Blocking
    7.5/10 72 votes

    #23 - A Brutal Blocking

    Season 5 Episode 12 - Aired 2023-01-11

    With two days left, all the players are feeling the love. But when a big move leads to a shocking Blocking, who will have to leave the party early?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Planting Doubt
    7.4/10 218 votes

    #24 - Planting Doubt

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-01-01

    Another tense elimination leads to an honest conversation, a casual connection evolves into an intimate bond, and a quirky new player joins the game.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bye, Bye, Bye!
    7.4/10 181 votes

    #25 - Bye, Bye, Bye!

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-04-14

    A new player sparks excitement and uncertainty. Savannah spills the tea — and targets a former ally. A game of Truth or Dare takes a tense turn.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A