The Best Episodes of Claws

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

Claws is a drama TV series airing on TNT, though it was originally slated for an HBO run. Claws stars Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, and Judy Reyes. In the series, a group of manicurists in Palmetto, Florida, enter the crime world after they begin laundering money for their next-door business neighbor. Season one of Claws won an NAACP Image Award for outstanding writing (Janine Sherman Barrois), and has received generally positive reviews overall.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Claws, 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 Claws episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

  • Bats**t
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    4 VOTES


    Season 1 Episode 5: Desna and Jennifer may be Dr. Ken's only hope, as Bryce wrongly accuses him of a heinous crime. Virginia and Desna go to Polly for help and Dean sees a disturbing billboard.
  • Quicksand
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    6 VOTES


    Season 1 Episode 3: As Virginia's lies deepen, Desna covers their tracks. Desna is determined to get her salon. Something goes awry at the clinic, putting Desna and Bryce in danger of Uncle Daddy.
  • Self Portrait
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    3 VOTES

    Self Portrait

    Season 1 Episode 6: Desna and crew compete in Florida's nail design competition and Virginia does something shocking to get some of life's finer things. Meanwhile, Jennifer finds out Desna’s secret.
  • Escape
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    1 VOTES


    Season 1 Episode 7: Desna may finally exit Uncle Daddy's grasp and Jennifer struggles with Desna’s dark secret. Meanwhile, Dean makes a discovery that threatens to destroy everyone he knows and loves.