There are so many good episodes of Vikings, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "All His Angels" the best, or is "To the Gates!" your favorite episode of Vikings? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Vikings are, let's rank every Vikings episode from best to worst.
Airing on the History channel, Vikings centers on the 9th-century exploits of Ragnar Lothbrok, a legendary Danish and Swedish Viking hero who would become king and whose tales are known from sagas and poetry. Created by Michael Hirst, Vikings stars Travis Fimmel and Lothbrok, Katheryn Winnick as Lagertha, and Clive Standen as Rollo. Vikings is an Irish-Canadian co-production and is filmed in Ireland.
Vote up your favorite episodes of Vikings, 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 Vikings episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.
Season 4 Episode 15
Ragnar and Ivar plot against the Saxons and reach a new level of understanding.
Season 3 Episode 10
With one last chance to take Paris, Ragnar, and his Vikings troops take a daring chance. Ragnar asks Bjorn for a favor that could change the course of Viking history.
Season 2 Episode 10
Ragnar and King Horik return to Kattegat; Ragnar places his trust in those who have stood by him.
Season 3 Episode 8
The Viking army embarks and Paris goes into lockdown as the army prepares the defence, overseen by Odo.
Season 4 Episode 10
A ferocious battle between the Vikings and the French eventually comes down to Ragnar against Rollo and the outcome seals the fates of the two brothers.
Season 4 Episode 18
Ragnar's plan comes to fruition, the Viking Army lands on the coast of Northumbria.
Season 2 Episode 7
Ragnar and King Horik clash over how to dispense justice to Jarl Borg. In Wessex, King Aelle arrives and Ecbert has an eye on a new alliance.
Season 5, Episode 15
Bishop Heahmund is wracked with guilt as he fights to renounce his passions. Viking will clash with Saxon on the battlefield leaving a key figure lost in the balance.
Season 4 Episode 9
The labors of the Vikings eventually bear fruit as, within sight of Paris, they re-launch their boats but this time along with some interesting structures that Floki has made. Aethelwulf and Alfred eventually arrive in Rome and honors are conferred by Pope Leo but relations are not so cordial in Wessex between King Ecbert and the disgruntled King Aelle.
Season 4 Episode 20
Prince Aethelwulf finds himself subject to the Vikings' battle master plan. Ecbert remains behind with a plan of his own.
Season 6, Episode 8
Bjorn faces a difficult decision; Ubbe and Torvi leave Kattegat in search of new lands and perhaps old friends; Oleg's plans for the invasion of Scandinavia take shape; King Harald is baffled by the origin of a mysterious raiding party.
Season 4 Episode 2
As Ragnar and Floki remain at odds in Kattegat, Rollo makes great efforts in Paris to win over his new bride, Princess Gisla. Bjorn's survival skills are put to the test in the wilderness, while King Ecbert sets the task for his son Aethelwulf to rescue Queen Kwenthrith from opposing forces in Mercia.
Season 4 Episode 14
Lagertha attempts to fulfill a long-held ambition. Ragnar negotiates an unexpected concession from King Ecbert.
Season 4 Episode 11
Ragnar has returned to Kattegat where he devises a plan to return to Wessex to right past wrongs.
Season 5, Episode 20
A new battle for Kattegat is on and only the gods know who will emerge victorious.
Season 1 Episode 6
A battered Ragnar vows revenge on Earl Haraldson and challenges him to a one-on-one duel which will dictate the town's future as well as who will be the next Earl.
Season 5, Episode 9
The army leaders consider their options in the aftermath of the battle. In Floki's camp, all hopes of binding the community together are dashed as tragedy unfolds.
Season 5, Episode 8
The battle for Kattegat begins and, as the two armies line up to fight, the Great Heathen Army must decide between a final plea for peace or all-out war. Floki faces discord among the settlers.
Season 5, Episode 7
Bjorn returns to Kattegat to learn that an attack will take place during the next full moon. Ivar must decide if he can place his trust in a former enemy on the battlefield.
Season 5, Episode 18
Hvitserk is severely tested. Floki makes an amazing discovery. Freydis gives Ivar a surprise. Ubbe negotiates with the three Danish Kings that have massed their armies in Reading, but the negotiations may have a perilous outcome.
Season 6, Episode 1
It’s six months after the battle of Kattegat and Bjorn is now King. As he struggles with the responsibilities of kingship, he finds he can’t rely on his mother. Ivar falls into the hands of the Kievan Rus, and in their ruthless and unpredictable ruler, Prince Oleg, he may finally have met his match.
Season 5, Episode 17
An unexpected turn amongst the settlers leaves Floki powerless. King Alfred confronts Judith. In York, Bjorn must strike a deal with Harald. Wessex is once again threatened by a Viking force, but who will lead the Saxon army to defend the Realm?
Season 5, Episode 16
Bjorn achieves one of Ragnar's dreams. Ivar hatches a new plan while preparing for a divine arrival. In Iceland, a settler returns in a terrible state. King Alfred faces his greatest threat yet.
Season 5, Episode 14
As the celebrations for Ivar continue in Kattegat, grief hits Iceland and Floki must now make a fated decision. Harald's army approaches Wessex. A conspiracy grows against King Alfred.
Season 5, Episode 13
Heahmund must try to convince King Alfred that his actions are in defense of the Crown. Ubbe and Torvi strengthen the position of the Vikings but not all in the Viking camp support their strategy. Another settler disappears in Iceland.