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The Best Episodes of The Get Down

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

In 1977 New York City, the talented and soulful youth of the South Bronx chase dreams and breakneck beats to transform music history.

Genre:Drama
Network:Netflix

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The best episode of "The Get Down" is "Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice", rated 9.1/10 from 791 user votes. It was directed by Ed Bianchi and written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Sam Bromell. "Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice" aired on 8/12/2016 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "You Have Wings, Learn To Fly".

  • Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice
    9.1/10 791 votes

    #1 - Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-08-12

    Dizzee has a new experience at a secret party in the city. As the guys gear up for an explosive DJ battle, Zeke boards a political rollercoaster.

    Director: Ed Bianchi

    Writer: Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Sam Bromell

  • You Have Wings, Learn To Fly
    8.8/10 636 votes

    #2 - You Have Wings, Learn To Fly

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-08-12

    The Get Down Boys apply their skills in a dicey situation as Zeke hurries to make a meeting. Mylene's quest for a contract takes an unexpected turn.

    Director: Michael Dinner

    Writer: Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

  • Gamble Everything
    8.6/10 358 votes

    #3 - Gamble Everything

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-04-07

    Mylene has a fateful encounter with her idol, the Cruz family reaches a critical juncture, a revelation strikes Ra-Ra, and Shao takes rash action.

    Director: Ed Bianchi

    Writer: Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

  • Only from Exile Can We Come Home
    8.6/10 353 votes

    #4 - Only from Exile Can We Come Home

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2017-04-07

    While the B-boy community rallies in defense of the get down. Mylene's musical fate hangs in the balance, and Zeke receives some life-altering news.

    Director: Ed Bianchi

    Writer: Sam Bromell, Jacqui Rivera

  • Where There is Ruin, There is Hope for a Treasure
    8.4/10 989 votes

    #5 - Where There is Ruin, There is Hope for a Treasure

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2016-08-12

    Zeke's resolve to woo a girl sends him into a dizzying, dangerous nightclub scene, where he crosses paths with a nimble local legend.

    Director: Baz Luhrmann

    Writer: Baz Luhrmann, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

  • Seek Those Who Fan Your Flames
    8.2/10 632 votes

    #6 - Seek Those Who Fan Your Flames

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2016-08-12

    The guys seek spiritual advice from a grandmaster. Mylene's future might be in the hands of her father and politically powerful uncle.

    Director: Ed Bianchi

    Writer: Sam Bromell, Sinead Daly, Jacqui Rivera

  • Darkness is Your Candle
    8.2/10 599 votes

    #7 - Darkness is Your Candle

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2016-08-12

    Disgraced record producer Jackie Moreno wants to shepherd Mylene’s singing career. Boo-Boo plays a rare bootleg tape at a party, inviting trouble.

    Director: Andrew Bernstein

    Writer: Stephen Adly Guirgis, T Cooper, Allison Glock-Cooper

  • Forget Safety, Be Notorious
    8.2/10 537 votes

    #8 - Forget Safety, Be Notorious

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2016-08-12

    After a citywide blackout, Papa Fuerte takes a shine to mayoral candidate Ed Koch. Shao finds himself on the outs with Flash and tries to make amends.

    Director: Ed Bianchi

    Writer: Aaron Rahsaan Thomas

  • The Beat Says, This Is the Way
    8.2/10 301 votes

    #9 - The Beat Says, This Is the Way

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-04-07

    Zeke's Ivy League meeting goes off the rails. Ra-Ra has a bold proposition for Fat Annie, resulting in an explosive musical showdown at Les Inferno.

    Director: Ed Bianchi

    Writer: Aaron Rahsaan Thomas

  • One by One, Into the Dark
    8.1/10 281 votes

    #10 - One by One, Into the Dark

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-04-07

    Confronted by ultimatums, Zeke and Mylene each must make a tough choice. Annie Pitches a deal to skeptical a Shao and a resentful Cadillac.

    Director: Clark Johnson

    Writer: Nelson George

  • Unfold Your Own Myth
    7.9/10 320 votes

    #11 - Unfold Your Own Myth

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-04-07

    Tensions between Shao and the boys threaten to destabilize the group. With her star on the rise, Mylene faces new expectations and pressures.

    Director: Lawrence Trilling

    Writer: Stephen Adly Guirgis