The BEST episodes of Bad Banks

Every episode of Bad Banks ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Bad Banks!

Ambitious Jana is confronted with the unscrupulous machinations of the world of finance. Her working life is determined by egotism, the pressure to succeed and machismo. She soon has to decide how far she is prepared to go for her career.

Last Updated: 4/5/2024Network: ArteStatus: Ended
The Hardest Currency
113 votes

#1 - The Hardest Currency

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/2/2018

Against all odds Jana does everything necessary in order to make mega-project "Leipzig 2025" a reality. But the pressure on her increases. Fenger cannot and will not protect her any longer.

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Old Debts
107 votes

#2 - Old Debts

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/2/2018

There are growing signs that Jana's former employer and Deutsche Global Invest want to merge. But what is happening behind closed doors?

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Follow the Junk
111 votes

#3 - Follow the Junk

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/1/2018

Jana receives insider information from Christelle Leblanc: The multi-billion dollar city development project "Leipzig 2025" will be expedited.

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The Man from London
113 votes

#4 - The Man from London

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/1/2018

A protracted flu and work around the clock take a hard hit on Jana. Again Christelle Leblanc stands by Jana's side. But what does she really want?

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The Lion's Den
110 votes

#5 - The Lion's Den

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/2/2018

Events come thick and fast. Deutsche Global Invest is about to fold and Germany faces another financial crisis. Did Jana trigger it?

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143 votes

#6 - Fired

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/1/2018

Successful junior banker Jana's world collapses: She is dismissed without notice. But she gets one last chance.

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Today's Winners
55 votes

#7 - Today's Winners

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/7/2020

Difficulties are mounting for GreenWallet. Jana and Adam have to shelve their plan to hide their illicit earnings for the time being – they need the funds to stand up to the competition. But then the start-up is faced with shutdown because there are larger interests in play. Ben and Jana’s relationship is put to the test. Leblanc, on the other hand, benefits from the changes at the incubator. She wants to get rid of Ties Jacoby and Jana once and for all.

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Long Live the Queen
56 votes

#8 - Long Live the Queen

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/7/2020

The power struggle in Frankfurt is coming to a head. A clever move brings all the opponents around one table. But who has ultimately forged the best alliances? Whoever loses this game loses everything. For Jana, too, the tide has turned yet again. But she simply cannot manage to completely free herself of Leblanc's shackles. Adam has nothing left to lose and goes completely out of control. In the end Jana has to make a difficult decision after a troubled night - how far will she go to fight for her freedom?

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Collateral Damage
54 votes

#9 - Collateral Damage

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/6/2020

To beat the competition, GreenWallet needs to be internationally active. Adam flies to London to obtain a licence for the British financial market, but personal problems put a spoke in his wheel. Jana’s past also catches up with her when Fenger suddenly turns up and complicates her relationship with her colleague Ben. Jana finds out that for Ben, GreenWallet is about more than his career. Meanwhile, Leblanc’s plan of revenge enters the next round.

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Brave New World
71 votes

#10 - Brave New World

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/6/2020

Six months after the crash and the state bailout of Deutsche Global Invest, the cards are being reshuffled. Gabriel Fenger is in custody. The arch manipulator, Christelle Leblanc, has been side-lined as head of investment banking. People’s trust in the banks has been severely damaged, but the real masterminds of the crisis have escaped. But then Jana finally sees an opportunity to take revenge on Leblanc and at the same time move to the Berlin incubator, where new forms of banking are being developed.

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57 votes

#11 - Paranoia

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/7/2020

A dynamic new finance minister is shaking up the banking world. Regulations are to be relaxed, while at the same time the liability rules for bankers are to be tightened. While some panic, others are trying to forestall banking supervision. Jana and Adam breathe a sigh of relief. Their accounts on Mauritius have been erased and Leblanc has nothing on them anymore. At a high price, though. Adam is on the verge of losing his nerve and decides to go it alone, willing to go to extremes.

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Dying Banks
63 votes

#12 - Dying Banks

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/6/2020

No sooner has GreenWallet moved into the incubator than the start-up faces a huge problem. The team needs strengthening. An attempt to poach a top talent from competition.

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