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The Best Episodes of 'Billions'

Updated October 1, 2021 839 votes 132 voters 8k views60 items

There are so many good episodes of Billions, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Short Squeeze" the best, or is "The Oath" your favorite episode of Billions? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Billions are, let's rank every Billions episode from best to worst. 

Billions debuted on Showtime in 2016, and is currently renewed for its fifth season. The drama stars Paul Giamatti as Chuck Rhoades, a cutthroat attorney who tries his best to not be overshadowed by his very successful wife (Maggie Siff). Billions has received generally favorable reviews, thanks to a great supporting cast featuring Damian Lewis, Malin Akerman, and Dan Soder.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Billions, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Billions episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like. Once you've finished, You can also check out more drama shows like Billions.

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  • 1
    April 30, 2017
    72
    13

    Season 2, Episode 11

    Chuck finds he has much at stake in a venture; Axe takes out a huge short.

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  • 2
    April 9, 2017
    38
    9

    Season 2, Episode 8

    Axe faces opposition investigating Sandicot. Chuck digs up dirt on a rival.

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  • 3
    April 10, 2016
    39
    10

    Season 1, Episode 12

    Chuck goes in search of Axe and an explosive confrontation. Season finale.

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  • 4
    February 21, 2016
    25
    7

    Season 1, Episode 6

    Wendy facilitates a deal that hinges on a meeting between Chuck and Axe.

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  • 5
    February 7, 2016
    27
    10

    Season 1, Episode 4

    Axe deals with a betrayal. Chuck learns the inner workings of Axe Capital.

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  • 6
    May 7, 2017
    32
    18

    Season 2, Episode 12

    Axe receives unexpected news; Chuck finalizes his long game. Season finale.

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  • 7
    February 26, 2017
    21
    5

    Season 2, Episode 2

    Axe initiates a new financial play. Chuck tries to save his sinking status.

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  • 8
    January 24, 2016
    24
    11

    Season 1, Episode 2

    Chuck's probe is temporarily derailed. Axe makes an aggressive move.

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  • 9
    March 26, 2017
    19
    6

    Season 2, Episode 6

    Axe negotiates with a timid seller. Chuck's deal with a defendant fails.

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  • 10
    January 31, 2016
    16
    2

    Season 1, Episode 3

    Axe makes an activist play in a move that reverberates back to Chuck.

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  • 11
    February 14, 2016
    26
    15

    Season 1, Episode 5

    Axe unceremoniously disappears. Chuck intensifies his investigation.

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  • 12
    January 17, 2016
    23
    11

    Season 1, Episode 1

    An inside tip sparks a high stakes game of cat and mouse. Series premiere.

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  • 13
    March 13, 2016
    21
    11

    Season 1, Episode 8

    A tip throws the case into jeopardy. Secrets surface from Axe's past.

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  • 14
    April 3, 2016
    13
    3

    Season 1, Episode 11

    Axe loses big on a bad trade. Chuck finds proof that could save the case.

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  • 15
    March 27, 2016
    24
    20

    Season 1, Episode 10

    Axe and Wendy do some soul searching. Chuck suffers a devastating setback.

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  • 16
    March 6, 2016
    11
    3

    Season 1, Episode 7

    The pressure starts to affect Axe. Chuck uses the past to his advantage.

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  • 17
    March 5, 2017
    16
    11

    Season 2, Episode 3

    Axe considers buying an NFL team. Chuck cultivates a low-level informant.

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  • 18
    April 2, 2017
    13
    7

    Season 2, Episode 7

    Axe assembles a war room after a setback. Chuck capitalizes on a victory.

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  • 19
    March 19, 2017
    16
    11

    Season 2, Episode 5

    Chuck must rely on an anxious insider. Axe scouts ideas for a quick play.

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  • 20
    April 16, 2017
    13
    8

    Season 2, Episode 9

    Axe is offered inside information. Chuck is pushed to end an investigation.

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  • 21
    March 12, 2017
    14
    10

    Season 2, Episode 4

    Chuck develops a new strategy. Axe considers a major charitable pledge.

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  • 22

    Season 1, Episode 9

    A sudden and mysterious disappearance sends both Axe and Chuck spinning.

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  • 23
    February 19, 2017
    8
    2

    Season 2, Episode 1

    Chuck faces scrutiny from the AG. Axe weighs his options. Season premiere.

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  • 24
    June 10, 2018
    5
    0

    Season 3, Episode 12

    Axe dominates a capital raise event, but is soon challenged by an unexpected competitor. Chuck looks to strike the ultimate blow on an enemy. Wendy reckons with past decisions, and chooses a side. Connerty confronts Sacker about Chuck's activities. Taylor takes a big position.

  • 25
    April 23, 2017
    15
    15

    Season 2, Episode 10

    Axe deals with a family disturbance. Chuck gets vetted for advancement.

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