The Best Episodes of 'Succession'  

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

Succession centers around the fictional Roy family who control Waystar Royco, one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world. The show explores the tensions in the family as their patriarch begins to step back from the company. Succession premiered on HBO on June 3, 2018, and received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series.

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

This Is Not for Tears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Succession'
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This Is Not for Tears

Season 2, Episode 10

In the season two finale, Logan weighs whether a member of the family, or a top lieutenant, will need to be sacrificed to salvage the company's tarnished reputation. Roman shares his hesitations about a new source of financing, as Kendall suggests a familiar alternative.

Original Airing: October 13, 2019

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DC is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Succession'
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Season 2, Episode 9

Logan, Kendall, Gerri and Tom testify before Congress. Shiv speaks candidly to Kira, a victim who is set to be a key witness. In Turkey, Roman's business pitch takes a chilling turn.

Original Airing: October 6, 2019

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Prague is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Succession'
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Season 1, Episode 8

Tom has a bachelor party to remember. Kendall eyes a new business opportunity with a pair of idealistic entrepreneurs. Roman looks to land a deal for local TV stations with his father’s longtime nemesis. Logan tasks Greg with acting as Kendall’s babysitter during Tom’s party. Shiv and Gil get ambushed during a TV interview on a Waystar network.

Original Airing: July 22, 2018

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Tern Haven is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Succession'
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Tern Haven

Season 2, Episode 5

Logan attempts to solidify his buyout of PGM at a weekend retreat at the Pierce family home, where Shiv, Roman and Connor veer from their carefully orchestrated roles. As the Pierces question whether an alliance with Waystar Royco will tarnish their legacy, Kendall makes his case to Naomi Pierce during a drug-filled night.

Original Airing: September 8, 2019

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