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The Best Episodes of Sharpe

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Richard Sharpe is a British soldier who fights in the Napoleonic Wars yet still finds time for romance. The best episodes of Sharpe often focus on the title character leading his men in important tasks. Some good episodes of Sharpe also feature insight into Sharpe's love live which includes a lot of heartbreak.

What are the best episodes of Sharpe? “Sharpe's Challenge” is a fan favorite. This episode finds Sharpe, portrayed by Sean Bean, taking on a mission to find a man in India. The first installment of the series, “Sharpe's Rifles” is also a compelling episode of the Sharpe franchise.

“Sharpe's Enemy” is another good episode from Sharpe as is “Sharpe's Gold” which finds Sharpe fighting in Spain.

Do you have a favorite installment of Sharpe? Give the best episodes a vote up and vote down any episodes you may not have liked.

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    May 12 1993
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    Spain 1809 - Colonel Sir Henry Simmerson arrives with his new regiment, the South Essex, and Wellesley decides to keep in Simmerson's good graces by arranging for the South Essex to blow up the  ...more
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    June, 1813 - The South Essex is seriously short of men and when Wellingtion is informed that there are no recruits available, he orders Sharpe to go to England to investigate. When Sharpe and Harper  ...more
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    Sharpe 15: Sharpe's Challenge is an action/adventure film directed by Tom Clegg.  ...more
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    Jun 01 1994
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    Sharpe's Enemy is a British television drama, part of a series that follows the career of Richard Sharpe, a British soldier during the Napoleonic Wars. This episode is based on the novel of the same  ...more
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    Apr 26 1995
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    Sharpe's Sword is a 1995 British television drama, part of a series screened on the ITV network that follows the career of Richard Sharpe, a fictional British soldier during the Napoleonic Wars. It  ...more
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    May 08 1996
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    Winter 1913 - Wellington is informed by the debonair Comte de Maquerre that Bordeaux is ready to rise in rebellion against Napolean. Wellington's spy master, Ross, is suspicious and tests Maquerre by  ...more
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    May 15 1996
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    SeasonSharpe - Season 4

    Episode Number3

    SeriesSharpe

    France 1813 - The war is entering its final stages and the French formulate a desperate plan to capture Wellington's spy master, Major General Ross. Sharpe is ordered by Wellington to accompany
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    Jun 08 1994
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    Sharpe's Honour is a 1994 British television drama, part of a series screened on the ITV network that follows the career of Richard Sharpe, a fictional British soldier during the Napoleonic Wars. It  ...more
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    May 14 1997
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    The war over, Sharpe returns to England with his reputation restored. He is ordered to the North of England to command a local militia force in his home town which is troubled with unrest.Sharpe soon  ...more
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    Apr 19 1995
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    Sept 1813 - While in the Spanish hills, Sharpe and his men come across a scene of devastation in the town of Casa Antiga. The town has been sacked by the fearsome French commander, Brigadier General  ...more
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    SeasonSharpe - Season 7

    Episode Number2

    SeriesSharpe

    It's India, 1818 and Lt Col Richard Sharpe and Sergeant Major Patrick Harper are travelling across India, escorting the beautiful Marie-Angelique Bonnet to meet her fiancée. While in bandit-plagued
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    Oct 13 1997
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    SeasonSharpe - Season 0

    Episode Number1

    SeriesSharpe

    Sharpe The Legend, a reminisce which brings back the mysteriously departed Rifleman Cooper (Michael Mears) as he sits in a pub telling a friend (the viewer) about the stellar escapades of one Richard
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    May 07 1997
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    Sharpe's Revenge is a British television drama, part of a series that follows the career of Richard Sharpe, a British soldier during the Napoleonic Wars. The adaptation is based on the novel of the  ...more
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    Apr 12 1995
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    Summer 1813 - An angry Sharpe goes in search of the British infantry who failed to prevent the French retreat from a recent battle. Sharpe discovers that the infrantry men are deserting and is unable  ...more
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    May 05 1993
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    Portugal 1809 - After saving the life of Sir Arthur Wellesley, Sgt Richard Sharpe is rewarded with the field commission of lieutenant. His first mission is to go behind enemy lines to Casa Antiga to  ...more
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    May 25 1994
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    Spain 1812 - After victory at Ciudad Rodrigo, Wellesley (now Duke of Wellington) sets his sights on Badajoz. Sharpe is reunited with Teresa and learns that he is the father of a baby girl, but is  ...more
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    SeasonSharpe - Season 7

    Episode Number1

    SeriesSharpe

    It's India, 1818 and Lt Col Richard Sharpe and Sergeant Major Patrick Harper are travelling across India, escorting the beautiful Marie-Angelique Bonnet to meet her fiancée. While in bandit-plagued
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    A 25 minute documentary which gives us a behind the scenes look at one of the later episodes as it's filmed
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    Sharpe has settled down to an idyllic lifestyle with Lucille on her French farm, when the news of Napolean's escape from Elba compels him to return to the army to fight at Waterloo. There, he joins  ...more