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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Peaky Blinders'  

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While following the exploits of the Shelby crime family, fans may debate which season of Peaky Blinders is the best - but each installment of the crime drama series features memorable episodes. This list features all seasons of Peaky Blinders, listed from best to worst. Some Peaky Blinders seasons focus on gambling operations and other good seasons explore the dysfunction of the Shelby family.

This list of all Peaky Blinders seasons has been voted on by fans from all over the world, helping to decide once and for all which collection of episodes starring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, and Sam Neill are the best. Season One found Tommy hiding guns while later seasons highlighted a war with the Sicilian mafia. The fifth season explores how the changes in the world and economy affect the titular Peaky Blinders gang.

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Peaky Blinders - Season 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Peaky Blinders'
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The fourth season of Peaky Blinders premiered on November 15, 2017, on BBC Two and contains 6 episodes. This season still focuses on Shelby family dysfunction.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "The Company," "The Noose" and "The Duel."

Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

  • The Shelby family members receive death threats.
  • Tommy is double-crossed.
  • Tommy runs for Parliament.
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Peaky Blinders - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Peaky Blinders'
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The second season of Peaky Blinders premiered on October 2, 2014, on BBC Two and contains 6 episodes. This season still focuses on the bloody dealings of the Shelby crime family.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Episode 1," "Episode 3" and "Episode 6."

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • Michael reunites with Polly.
  • Tommy is kidnaped.
  • Aunt Polly takes matters into her own hands.
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Peaky Blinders - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Peaky Blinders'
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The first season of Peaky Blinders premiered on September 12, 2013, on BBC Two and contains 6 episodes. This season introduces the audience to the workings of the Shelby crime family.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Episode 1," "Episode 2" and "Episode 4."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Tommy obtains some guns.
  • Tommy gets a betting license.
  • The Peaky Blinders engage in a shoot out.
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Peaky Blinders - Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Peaky Blinders'
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The fifth season of Peaky Blinders premiered on Netflix on October 4, 2019, after premiering on BBC One on August 25, 2019, and contains 6 episodes. This season continues to focus on the personal and professional lives of the Shelby crime family.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Black Tuesday," "The Loop" and "Mr Jones."

Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

  • Tommy makes a possibly treacherous new partnership.
  • The Shelby family is affected by the Wall Street Crash.
  • Winston Churchill hears of Tommy's activities.
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