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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Transparent'  

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This list features the best seasons of Transparent, listed from best to worst with pictures of season posters when available. Fans may debate which season of Transparent is the best, but each installment of the comedy-drama features memorable episodes. Some Transparent seasons focus on Maura embracing her journey while other good seasons find Shelly stepping into the spotlight.

This list of Transparent seasons has been voted on by fans from all over the world, helping to decide once and for all which collection of episodes starring Judith Light, Gaby Hoffman, and Jeffrey Tambor - the latter of whom won an Emmy for his portrayal of Maura - are the best. Season One focused on Maura's journey after coming out as a transgender woman while later seasons found the Pfefferman family reconnecting with faith.

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Transparent - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Transparent'
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The third season of Transparent premiered on September 23, 2016 and contains 10 episodes. This season still focuses on the Pfeffermans trying to connect with themselves as individuals and as a family.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "When the Battle Is Over," "If I Were a Bell," and "Exciting and New."

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

  • Shelly performs her one-woman show.
  • Josh sees Colton preach.
  • Maura comes to a conclusion about her surgery.
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Transparent - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Transparent'
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The first season of Transparent premiered on February 6, 2014 and contains 10 episodes. This season focuses on Maura's journey as a transgender woman as the Pfefferman family adjustts to a new dynamic.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Pilot," "Moppa," and "Why Do We Cover the Mirrors?."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Maura comes out to Ali.
  • Josh dates Rabbi Raquel.
  • The Pfeffermans attend a funeral.
     
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Transparent - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Transparent'
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The second season of Transparent premiered on November 30, 2015, and contains 10 episodes. This season continues to focus on the personal lives of the Pfeffermans.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Kina Hora," "Oscillate," and Grey Green Brown & Copper."

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • Colton moves in with Josh and Raquel.
  • Ali, Sarah, and Maura attend Idyllwild Wimmin's Music Festival.
  • A flashback of Rose giving birth.
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Transparent - Season 4 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Transparent'
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The fourth season of Transparent premiered on September 21, 2017 and contains 10 episodes. This season focuses on spirituality.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Standing Order," "They Is on the Way," and "House Call."

Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

  • The Pfeffermans journey to Israel.
  • Shelly discovers a love of improv.
  • Ali has an identity crisis.
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