The BEST Episodes of Batwoman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2019

Network: The CW

Kate Kane never planned to be Gotham’s new vigilante. Three years after Batman mysteriously disappeared, Gotham is a city in despair. Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate soars through the shadowed streets of Gotham as Batwoman. But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, she must first overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham’s symbol of hope.

Crisis on Infinite Earths (2)

#1 - Crisis on Infinite Earths (2)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 9, 2019

The group uses Ray's invention to track new recruits to help save the universe. The Monitor sends Iris, Clark and Lois in search of a mysterious Kryptonian, while Kate and Kara head out to find Bruce Wayne. In addition, Mia challenges Sara, Rory discovers a hidden talent, and Lex Luthor returns.

star 7.92
801 votes
Directors: Laura Belsey
Writers: Don Whitehead, Holly Henderson
Down, Down, Down

#2 - Down, Down, Down

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 20, 2019

As the city waits impatiently for another visit from who they think is Batman, Alice continues to taunt Kate with a secret but also sets her sights on Jacob and Catherine. Kate is visited by Tommy Elliot, a childhood friend of her cousin who has finally realized his lifelong dream of being wealthier than Bruce Wayne and throws a party so all of Gotham can celebrate his success. Mary gets an unexpected new bestie when Sophie is assigned to protect her. Luke and Kate work together to uncover who may have taken a valuable weapon from Batman’s arsenal. And as Batwoman faces a new enemy, Kate realizes she must either walk away from her new role or fully embrace the mantle as Gotham’s new hope.

star 7.50
1,129 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Don Whitehead, Holly Henderson
Mine Is a Long and Sad Tale

#3 - Mine Is a Long and Sad Tale

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 3, 2019

Alice takes Kate down the sad, winding road of her life in the days after the accident as Jacob and Sophie attempt to track them. Mary has an argument with Catherine which sends her looking for Kate at Wayne Tower, but instead she becomes unwelcome company for Luke.

star 7.47
872 votes
Directors: Carl Seaton
Writers: Ebony Gilbert, Jerry Shandy
A Mad Tea-Party

#4 - A Mad Tea-Party

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 1, 2019

Kate and Alice continue their sister/nemesis dance, while Alice and Mouse construct their most evil plan yet. Mary invites Kate to a special event honoring Catherine and Jacob makes a decision that leaves Kate perplexed.

star 7.45
609 votes
Directors: Holly Dale
Writers: Nancy Kiu
The Rabbit Hole

#5 - The Rabbit Hole

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 13, 2019

Back in Gotham, battling Alice and the Wonderland Gang from the shadows, Kate Kane continues to be haunted by the events surrounding her sister’s death 15 years earlier. While the city holds on to hope that Batman has returned, Jacob Kane and the Crows up the stakes trying to take down the villainous crew. Kate continues to look to Bruce Wayne’s legacy for guidance as Luke Fox inadvertently gets pulled into Batwoman’s vigilante heroics. Sophie and Kate are forced to team up, while Mary finds herself in Alice’s crosshairs.

star 7.34
1,350 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: Caroline Dries
Who Are You?

#6 - Who Are You?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 27, 2019

A new villain with an eye for all things that sparkle drops in on the city. Kate attempts to find a balance between her personal life and her new role as Gotham's guardian. Catherine has an uncomfortable encounter with Alice who always seems to be one step ahead of the Kane family. Batwoman pays fangirl Mary a visit to ask for a favor. Meanwhile, Jacob and Sophie try to piece together who was after their prisoner. Luke continues to finetune Batwoman's arsenal of weapons as the pair track their unwelcome visitor and discover she has more sinister plans than snatching shiny objects.

star 7.33
1,005 votes
Directors: Holly Dale
Writers: Denise Harkavy, Nancy Kiu
I'll Be Judge, I'll Be Jury

#7 - I'll Be Judge, I'll Be Jury

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 10, 2019

A disturbing death has Gotham reeling and the city reaches out for their new vigilante hero. Luke confides in Kate, while Sophie asks Jacob for a special assignment. Alice continues her nefarious plot against the Kanes, with Catherine being a conduit to part of her plan. Batwoman pays another visit to Mary.

star 7.32
775 votes
Directors: Scott Peters
Writers: Chad Fiveash, James Patrick Stoteraux
Tell Me the Truth

#8 - Tell Me the Truth

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 17, 2019

Kate and Sophie must reconcile with their past as Kate questions just how much she can trust her former lover. Kate and Luke have an encounter with an old friend. Mary grapples with the fate of the Kane family as Catherine seeks Jacob’s help. Alice and a new cohort are in on yet another nefarious plan, but her motives are more than they seem.

star 7.30
665 votes
Writers: Caroline Dries, Natalie Abrams
Pilot

#9 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 6, 2019

After years of training, Kate Kane returns to Gotham to become a member of her father Jacob's security team, the Crows. Batman disappeared three years ago, and Gotham is just now beginning to adjust to his absence. When the Wonderland Gang abducts Kate's former lover Sophie, Kate discovers a secret about her cousin Bruce that will change her life... and the lives of everyone in Gotham.

star 7.26
1,739 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: Caroline Dries