Beauty and the Beast

The BEST episodes of Beauty and the Beast

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

Beauty and the Beast is a story that tells just how powerful love is. The show takes place in New York. Catherine Chandler is a wealthy woman who thinks that her life has no meaning beyond anything superficial. She longs for something more. Vincent is from a different world. He lives below the city in tunnels that have been forgotten. He must stay hidden because of his appearance. Though his appearance is different he has the heart of a man. He and Catherine share a bond that is stronger than friendship or love. Somehow they want to make their love work. Neither one of them knows how, but they are determined and refuse to give up.

Last Updated: 8/4/2022Network: CBS
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The Watcher
star
8.80
35 votes

#1 - The Watcher

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/7/1989

Catherine is harrassed by a peeping tom. The worst part is that this man has seen Vincent!

Directors: Victor Lobl
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Remember Love
star
8.30
10 votes

#2 - Remember Love

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/25/1988

Unable to visit Connecticut with Catherine, Vincent has visions of what life would have been like without him.

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Ashes, Ashes
star
8.30
10 votes

#3 - Ashes, Ashes

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/2/1988

Dimitri, a Russian sailor unknowingly brings the plague below.

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Brothers
star
8.18
11 votes

#4 - Brothers

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/3/1989

Devin, rescues a man who has elephant man's syndrome from a cruel circus man. The owner leaves the poor man locked in a cage like an animal. Devin, then brings him below where he knows that he will be safe.

Directors: Beth Hillshafer
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The Hollow Men
star
8.13
8 votes

#5 - The Hollow Men

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/5/1989

Rich kids kill young prostitutes for fun.

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What Rough Beast
star
8.11
9 votes

#6 - What Rough Beast

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/12/1989

An insistent reporter sets off Vincent's confrontation with himself.

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God Bless the Child
star
8.00
10 votes

#7 - God Bless the Child

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/16/1988

Catherine volunteers on a teen help line. While working she recieves a call from a young girl who is pregnant and living on the street. After meeting her Catherine talks to Vincent about her staying in the tunnels. Vincent talks to father and they agree to meet this woman. She moves into the tunnels as she awaits the birth of her child. The community tries to hide Vincent from her. She hears many stories of him, but because of his appearance they sheild her from him. When she goes to get water one day she runs into Vincent. Quickly he pulls up his hood to sheild his face. She pulls the hood off and begins to talk to him. She is not afraid at all. While they are talking she goes into labor. Vincent carries her to her chamber and alerts Mary and Father. After she has her daughter she sees Vincent more and more. She begins to fall in love with him. Vincent does not want to be cruel to her but he tells her that his heart belongs to Catherine. She runs away and leaves the baby. Vincent goes

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A Fair and Perfect Knight
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8.00
12 votes

#8 - A Fair and Perfect Knight

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/13/1989

Michael leaves to the tunnels to go to college above. Vincent deals with jealousy issues of not being able to go to college above. Catherine befriends him and helps him settle in. Michael eventually falls for Catherine and winds up kissing her. Then he is afraid of what Vincent will do when he finds out about the kiss.

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Orphans
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8.00
12 votes

#9 - Orphans

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/6/1989

Catherine's father dies and Vincent allows her to come below to grieve. He also makes her go back above because he knows that she does not belong there no matter how he feels. Catherine finally agrees and goes back above.

Directors: Victor Lobl
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A Distant Shore
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8.00
11 votes

#10 - A Distant Shore

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/14/1989

Catherine must travel to L.A. for information about a murder case. Even this far away, Vincent still has a sense of her. But because she is so far away there is nothing that Vincent can do if she does encounter danger. On the flight home Catherine remembers special moments with Vincent.

Directors: Michael Switzer
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Ceremony of Innocence
star
8.00
10 votes

#11 - Ceremony of Innocence

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/19/1989

Paracelsus' lie about Vincent's birth brings Vincent to the verge of madness.

Directors: Gus Trikonis
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Nor Iron Bars a Cage
star
7.95
20 votes

#12 - Nor Iron Bars a Cage

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/13/1987

Vincent is captured and held hostages by two scientists who stick him in a cage. Catherine considers a new job in Providence.

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An Impossible Silence
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7.92
12 votes

#13 - An Impossible Silence

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/18/1987

Laura, a deaf-mute tunnel dweller, witnesses the murder of a police officer, for which another man is framed. She goes above with Catherine, but is kidnapped by the real murderers, who are also police officers. Cuffed to a pipe in the basement of the murderer's house, Laura taps out an SOS, which is heard by Pascal and Vincent rescues her. She decides to return Above to live.

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Dead of Winter
star
7.91
11 votes

#14 - Dead of Winter

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/9/1988

Winterfest is a celebration of great importance to those who live below. This is Catherine's first Winterfest. But this year Winterfest is interrupted by Paracelsus.

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A Kingdom by the Sea
star
7.89
9 votes

#15 - A Kingdom by the Sea

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/28/1989

Elliot Birch is pursued by a death squad. Catherine puts her own life on the line to help him.

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No Way Down
star
7.88
16 votes

#16 - No Way Down

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/16/1987

Vincent is blinded after an explosion and must escape a street gang that is holding him hostage. Once he is free he must find his way home.

Directors: Thomas J. Wright
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The Rest Is Silence
star
7.88
8 votes

#17 - The Rest Is Silence

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 6/2/1989

A stress-aggravated illness triggers Vincent's collapse. Vincent goes far back through the catacombs of the tunnels to hide in a cave. While in there he continually growls and thrashes about as if he's gone mad. Catherine goes after him because she says that she can't stand to see him like that. After all he is the love of her life.

Directors: Victor Lobl
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A Gentle Rain
star
7.83
12 votes

#18 - A Gentle Rain

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/17/1989

Catherine must turn in Kanin. He is a tunnel dweller who is wanted for a past DWI vehicular homecide.

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Fever
star
7.78
9 votes

#19 - Fever

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/26/1988

While exploring a section of the tunnels Mouse discovers a treasure ship. Cullen's greed brings strife.

Directors: Thomas J. Wright
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Shades of Grey
star
7.77
13 votes

#20 - Shades of Grey

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/8/1988

Attempting to aid an injured child (Eric) in the Maze, a cave-in traps Vincent and Father. Catherine, after facing Elliott Burch, who has agreed to be a witness against an extortionist, senses something is wrong and rushes to the tunnels. When her attempts to contact someone fail, she wanders the tunnels, tripping a trapdoor which sends her tumbling down to Mouse's quarters. He leads her to the others. Mouse can save Vincent and Father, but needs demolition supplies. Catherine goes back to Elliott Burch, who gives them to her, no questions asked. Mouse succeeds; Vincent and Father are freed. Father is much more understanding of Vincent and Catherine's relationship. Catherine tells Vincent she loves him and he watches her as she returns to her world.

Directors: Thomas J. Wright
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Promises of Someday
star
7.77
13 votes

#21 - Promises of Someday

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/12/1988

Vincent's foster brother, who is also Father's son, Devin, returns to the tunnels after a 20 year absence.

Directors: Thomas J. Wright
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Once Upon a Time in the City of New York
star
7.77
95 votes

#22 - Once Upon a Time in the City of New York

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/25/1987

Catherine Chandler comes from a rich family. She works for her father at his law firm. Her life is full of people that are nothing more than acquaintences. She feels as if everything in her life is superficial. While at yet another party she decides to just leave. As she is walking through the park she is mistaken for someone else and is pulled into a van full of thugs. They slash her face and beat her up, then they push her out of the van and leave her for dead. A shadowy figure appears and carries her to secret set of forgotten tunnels below the city. There he bandages her wounds and helps to nourish her back to health. One day when Catherine is feeling better and has regained her some of her strength she begins to take the bandages off of her face. She walks to the wall and finds something to look into and she sees what the thugs have done to her face for the first time. Then she sees finally who her rescuer was. She screams at his apperance and throws what she was looking in at him

Directors: Richard Franklin
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Everything is Everything
star
7.75
8 votes

#23 - Everything is Everything

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/4/1988

After faking that Catherine hit him young Tony Ramos winds up living with Catherine. She tries to help him by talking to Vincent. Vincent tries to help as well. But it is Tony who winds up trying to reverse unjust banishment of his family before a Gypsy court.

Directors: Victor Lobl
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Ozymandias
star
7.75
8 votes

#24 - Ozymandias

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/1/1988

Construction of the Birch tower is causing many problems in the tunnels. To help the problems stop Catherine agrees to marry Elliot Birch. This should halt the construction of his tower and also leave the tunnels as a safe place once again.

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Trial
star
7.75
8 votes

#25 - Trial

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/21/1989

Catherine prosecutes a case of fatal child abuse. The wife won't testify against her husband.

Directors: Victor Lobl
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