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The Best Episodes of The Royals

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

Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with a price tag of duty, destiny and intense public scrutiny.

Genre:Drama
Network:E!

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The best episode of "The Royals" is "The Serpent That Did Sting Thy Father's Life", rated 9/10 from 230 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "The Serpent That Did Sting Thy Father's Life" aired on 1/17/2016 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Doubt Truth to Be a Liar".

  • The Serpent That Did Sting Thy Father's Life
    9.0/10 230 votes

    #1 - The Serpent That Did Sting Thy Father's Life

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-01-17

    The royal family faces the possibility of the abolition of the monarchy.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Doubt Truth to Be a Liar
    8.8/10 212 votes

    #2 - Doubt Truth to Be a Liar

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-12-20

    The twins have a birthday party in the palace and things get out of hand. Queen Helena and Prince Liam look to the past for answers about the future.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Our Wills and Fates Do So Contrary Run
    8.7/10 239 votes

    #3 - Our Wills and Fates Do So Contrary Run

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-05-17

    Secrets are revealed as Prince Liam and Princess Eleanor investigate Prince Robert’s death and the attack on the throne.

    Director: Mark Schwahn

    Writer: Mark Schwahn

  • And Then It Started Like a Guilty Thing
    8.7/10 176 votes

    #4 - And Then It Started Like a Guilty Thing

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-01-10

    Uncertainty abounds as questions of the King’s killer come to the forefront and the monarchy’s structure is challenged.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Forgive Me This My Virtue
    8.6/10 117 votes

    #5 - Forgive Me This My Virtue

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-04-22

    Eleanor enlists Jasper's help for one of her covert missions. Helena begins a new chapter at a royal event where the press attacks Willow. Cyrus meets an unlikely ally.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • In the Dead Vast and Middle of the Night
    8.6/10 125 votes

    #6 - In the Dead Vast and Middle of the Night

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-04-29

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    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • To Show My Duty in Your Coronation
    8.5/10 148 votes

    #7 - To Show My Duty in Your Coronation

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-02-19

    Liam finds himself in unexpected places, Helena's heart breaks over a recent loss and Jasper makes a final play for Eleanor's heart. Historic changes assure that nothing will ever be the same.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • There's Daggers in Men's Smiles
    8.5/10 120 votes

    #8 - There's Daggers in Men's Smiles

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-04-08

    Robert extends his power further than ever before and exiles a disloyal Cyrus. Eleanor undertakes a covert mission and Helena explores her romantic options.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • My News Shall Be the Fruit to That Great Feast
    8.5/10 131 votes

    #9 - My News Shall Be the Fruit to That Great Feast

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-04-15

    Tensions rise at a family dinner celebrating the queen's birthday, as Liam brings a surprising guest and Jasper finds out the identity of the man who shot him.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Foul Deeds Will Rise
    8.5/10 122 votes

    #10 - Foul Deeds Will Rise

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2018-05-06

    Liam's true intentions are revealed; Jasper helps Liam with a plan.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Great Man Down
    8.4/10 221 votes

    #11 - The Great Man Down

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-05-03

    The Royal Family is put on lockdown in a safe room at the palace after an assassination attempt.

    Director: Mark Schwahn

    Writer: Mark Schwahn

  • Be All My Sins Remembered
    8.4/10 162 votes

    #12 - Be All My Sins Remembered

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-01-03

    Relationships are forever changed when The Royals’ family history is called in to question.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune
    8.3/10 250 votes

    #13 - The Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-04-19

    A trip to Monaco helps Prince Liam and Ophelia's relationship blossom but a different side of Princess Eleanor is revealed.

    Director: Jean de Segonzac

    Writer: Mark Schwahn

  • Taint Not Thy Mind, nor Let Thy Soul Contrive Against Thy Mother
    8.3/10 162 votes

    #14 - Taint Not Thy Mind, nor Let Thy Soul Contrive Against Thy Mother

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-12-27

    Queen Helena and Princess Eleanor share some unexpected bonding time as Prince Liam investigates Domino.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Aye, There's the Rub
    8.3/10 141 votes

    #15 - Aye, There's the Rub

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2016-12-18

    While under the weather, Helena gets hooked on a reality television program. The true paternity of Liam and Eleanor is revealed at a time when the prince and princess are each focusing on passionate relationships.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • How Prodigal the Soul
    8.3/10 157 votes

    #16 - How Prodigal the Soul

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-03-11

    Robert gains popularity on his coronation tour, while Jasper and Liam have information that could end his reign; Eleanor must choose between returning to Jasper or working abroad with Sebastian.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Confess Yourself to Heaven
    8.3/10 139 votes

    #17 - Confess Yourself to Heaven

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-03-18

    Cyrus helps Liam gather intel on Robert. A contender emerges as Helena and Willow assess possible brides for Robert. Jasper goes rogue at a press conference, while Eleanor watches.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Unmask Her Beauty to the Moon
    8.2/10 247 votes

    #18 - Unmask Her Beauty to the Moon

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-04-12

    Prince Liam, Princess Eleanor and Queen Helena's romances are a popular topic at the annual masquerade ball.

    Director: Arlene Sanford

    Writer: Julia Cohen

  • In My Heart There Was a Kind of Fighting
    8.1/10 203 votes

    #19 - In My Heart There Was a Kind of Fighting

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-05-10

    When someone from Prince Robert's past pays them a visit, Prince Liam and Princess Eleanor must face their own personal demons.

    Director: Tom Vaughan

    Writer: Mark Schwahn

  • It Is Not, nor It Cannot Come to Good
    8.1/10 195 votes

    #20 - It Is Not, nor It Cannot Come to Good

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-11-15

    In the wake of King Simon’s death, King Cyrus’ new look monarchy is on full display at the Royal polo match, Prince Liam is hell-bent on revenge and receives some unexpected help, and Queen Helena maneuvers for power.

    Director: Mark Schwahn

    Writer: Mark Schwahn

  • Together With Remembrance
    8.1/10 176 votes

    #21 - Together With Remembrance

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2016-12-04

    In the wake of the death of King Simon's murderer, the royal family returns with a fresh perspective. Liam seeks solace in disreputable places, while Prince Robert is revealed to be alive.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Our (Late) Dear Brother's Death
    8.1/10 124 votes

    #22 - Our (Late) Dear Brother's Death

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-01-01

    Jasper and Eleanor immerse themselves in their relationship while Liam must reappraise his latest tryst, King Cyrus' past pays him a visit and the palace arranges a press conference to announce earth shattering news.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Sweet, Not Lasting
    8.0/10 250 votes

    #23 - Sweet, Not Lasting

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-04-05

    Prince Liam does his first PR tour as heir to the throne while Queen Helena forces Princess Eleanor to do a PR tour of London.

    Director: Jean de Segonzac

    Writer: Johnny Richardson

  • Your Sovereignty of Reason
    8.0/10 221 votes

    #24 - Your Sovereignty of Reason

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-04-26

    The King makes a decision that impacts the rest of the family while Ophelia struggles with the PR fallout from Monaco.

    Director: Tom Vaughan

    Writer: Scarlett Lacey

  • Born to Set it Right
    8.0/10 124 votes

    #25 - Born to Set it Right

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-01-08

    On the eve of a very public appearance, the family's private turmoil threatens to go public. Beck returns to the palace with his sights set on Eleanor, and a confrontation with Jasper ensues.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A