The BEST Episodes of Below Deck Mediterranean
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 31, 2020
The series follows nine crew members living and working aboard a 150’ mega-yacht as it undertakes a new charter season in the Mediterranean. Providing unparalleled service to wealthy and uncompromising guests is made even more difficult as the team faces everything from love triangles to seeing fellow crew members shockingly cross the line with guests.
#1 - Welcome Back
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 24, 2020
Down a stew in the wake of Hannah’s departure, Bugsy fights to keep the interior afloat with a skeptical Jess by her side. Malia struggles to manage a frustrated deck team, while helping Tom navigate his first charter. Finally, the interior team is relieved when a new Second Stew arrives onboard.
#2 - Viva, Loss Vegas
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 27, 2020
On a crew night out, Alex reveals his feelings to Bugsy while Hannah struggles to connect with the group; Captain Sandy comes down on Jess for her performance in the laundry room; an incident with the water toys forces Malia into an emergency rescue.
#3 - Recipe For Disaster
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 10, 2019
The crew's first beach picnic of the season gets off to a very rocky start, ultimately leaving Colin shattered and empty-handed. Meanwhile, Chef Mila faces her biggest challenge yet, baking. And Hannah realizes Mila may not be up to the standard she's used to. Joao continues to have growing pains in his new leadership position as he attempts to get his deckhand Jack in line.
#4 - Something's Fishy
Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 21, 2020
Bugsy prepares a naughty-themed evening for the guests; tensions run high between Captain Sandy and Chef Tom; Alex questions Bugsy about the direction of their relationship; Rob and Jess spend a romantic night in the guest cabins.
#5 - One Million Percent
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 28, 2018
Adam rises to the occasion with his crew meals; on the final charter of the season, a group of self-proclaimed "Daddy's Girls" come on board; Hannah and Conrad deal with the stages of a boat breakup; Joao makes a shocking admission to Kasey.
#6 - Love, Love Me Stew
Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 23, 2019
The crew prepares for the final charter of the season; with Joao sidelined with a fever, Travis is forced to step up; bad weather rolls into the South of France; when Anastasia gets on Sandy's bad side, Hannah bears the brunt of the captain's fury.
#7 - Cool as a Cucumber
Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 14, 2020
After a tumultuous night in Ibiza, Rob and Jess struggle to reconcile; Capt. Sandy scrambles to avoid a catastrophic disaster; the new charter guests arrange a bet with Bugsy; a guest request sends a sleep-deprived Tom over the edge.
#8 - Definitely Not Prague
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 4, 2018
On the season finale, the Talisman crew pull out all the stops to end the season on a high note. Hannah picks a fight with Joao and Brooke, causing the mild mannered Brooke to fight back. Adam delivers a final dinner that leaves the guests speechless. Joao's feelings for Brooke are solidified after his shocking confession to Kasey. And Conrad's mission to avoid Hannah backfires when she gives him a proposition he can't refuse.
#9 - Sweet White Glove o' Mine
Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 16, 2019
The charter guests request a White Party for their final dinner, and Ben goes to great lengths in creating a menu for the theme; Joao’s ego gets him in hot water with Captain Sandy, while Jack enlists the crew to help him ask Aesha to be his girlfriend; And Hannah’s leadership skills are called into question after Sandy calls out the interior crew for a subpar performance in service.
#10 - It's Ben a Long Time
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 26, 2019
Colin faces a tough decision and Anastasia accepts her new role, but Sandy wonders whether if she’s now phoning her job in. An all-female group come on board and do their best to flirt with the deck crew. Jack and Aesha move in together making Travis feel isolated. And a familiar face returns that has Hannah on her toes.
#11 - Can I Get Fries With That?
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 12, 2018
The primary and her guests continue to turn up the heat on the crew causing tension between Adam and Hannah. Sad about missing her sister's wedding, Brooke tries to remain professional.
#12 - Docked and Loaded
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 5, 2019
Captain Sandy continues her on-going battle with Sirocco’s anchors, while Joao and Travis continue their deep dive to set the anchors free. Baseball star, Johnny Damon along with his family and friends not only go against the bad weather, but also a feisty neighboring yacht owner. Meanwhile, Aesha and June bond over their mutual losses. And as the guests depart, Sandy is faced with a big complaint making her second guess her decisions.
#13 - I Like Big Boats and I Cannot Lie
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 1, 2020
Below Deck Mediterranean returns for its fifth season with Captain Sandy Yawn at the helm of the mega-yacht Wellington, cruising one of the most desired yachting locations in the Mediterranean: Mallorca, Spain. After earning the Lead Deckhand title in season 2, Malia returns as Captain Sandy’s first female Bosun, a role she hopes to grow into while commanding respect from her all-male deck team. Brazilian Chef, Kiko, tries to make a good first impression while having to overcome Captain Sandy’s skepticism from last charter season’s galley struggles. Hannah returns as Chief Stew in a new stage of her life, but immediately finds herself challenged by an experienced Second Stew. When the first guests arrive, cracks begin to surface as Hannah attempts to maintain control of her team.
#14 - Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 24, 2019
Joao confides in Capt. Sandy about his heartbreak; chef Mila continues to struggle; Hannah takes on double duty trying to please unhappy charter guests who teach Travis a valuable lesson -- that there are no pants in the South of France.
#15 - We Used to Be Friends
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 14, 2018
Hannah and Joao’s contempt for one another grows even stronger when Joao ruffles Hannah’s feathers. And, on the first day of charter, strong winds leave the boat stuck at the dock, and Adam must do everything in his power to keep the guests distracted with his cuisine. Meanwhile, Hannah’s leadership skills are challenged by Brooke and Kasey. And Colin finally gets the nerve to reveal his season-long feelings for Brooke.
#16 - Closing Time
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 3, 2020
Captain Sandy and Kiko find themselves at a crossroad after a critical dinner, while Hannah fights to maintain control under the weight of a stressful season. On a guest excursion into Valldemossa, Rob and Jess up the ante in their relationship.
#17 - Stew Coup
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 21, 2018
Hannah confronts Kasey and Brooke about the hierarchy of the interior. The primary charter guest asks the crew to participate in a trust exercise involving arrows that leaves everyone concerned for their safety. Adam not cooking for the crew finally comes to a head, while Colin gets a surprise visit that leaves him in tears. Hannah and Conrad’s relationship hits a tipping point, and Joao finds himself in hot water with Brooke when he gets called out for flirting.
#18 - All Chained Up and No Place to Go
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 23, 2017
Naked guests distract the crew; Hannah and Bobby hash out their differences; tension mounts between Lauren and Bobby; Bugsy deals with the loss of her grandmother; a twisted anchor chain leaves the crew and guests stranded at sea.
#19 - Ace of Stew Face
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 22, 2020
With bad weather rolling in and down her Second Stew, Hannah scrambles to manage the interior with only Jess to rely on. Captain Sandy and Malia draw a hard line with the deck team when they call the guys out for their questionable behavior. Kiko struggles to prepare a picnic lunch for the first off-boat excursion of the season. After surviving the charter, Hannah is rewarded with a Second Stew, but she quickly realizes the newest addition to her team may be more than she bargained for.
#20 - Bizarre Love Triangle
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 10, 2018
While the crew works hard to pull of a magical picnic for the guests on the island of Capri, Joao earns the praise of Captain Sandy for Putting out all the water toys as the solo deckie; Brooke throws Hannah a fake 30th birthday dock party.
#21 - Panic at the Deck-O
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 17, 2018
Joao solidifies the love triangle, leaving Kasey confused' Hannah feels slighted by Brooke when she pursues a relationship with Joao; Adam gets foraging for food.
#22 - Three's Company
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired May 9, 2017
After a mishap with the anchor, Sandy realizes her new deck crew has a lot to learn; Bobby develops a crush on Malia; as the guests enjoy a unique dinner, a slip of the tongue threatens to ruin a carefully planned surprise.
#23 - Take This Job And Stew It
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 7, 2018
Hannah and Conrad re-evaluate whether their opposite outlooks on life will be able to coexist off the boat. Brooke and Kasey start to air their grievances over Hannah's work ethic, while Jamie's hard work gets recognition. Kasey and Joao resume their friendship, leading Brooke to question his intentions. And when a group of Sandy's friends charter the yacht, its make or break for Hannah as she puts on her best stew face.
#24 - The Italian's Job
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 15, 2020
Romance is in bloom on the crew’s first night out of the season, as Pete makes his move while Rob and Jess find themselves connecting on a deeper level. The second charter kicks off when guests with ties to the music industry arrive, but unforeseen circumstances immediately put the Wellington crew behind the eight ball. Meanwhile, Pete’s attitude forces Malia into a difficult confrontation, and tensions between Hannah and Lara take a surprising new turn.
#25 - Mo' Euros, Mo' Problems
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 31, 2018
Captain Sandy's patience is tested when Hannah disobeys a direct order. Meanwhile, Adam concentrates on delivering another onion-less dinner to complete his redemption with Charter Guests Kenny and Amber. Joao feels betrayed when he overhears Kasey warning Brooke about his flirtatious ways. And, an argument erupts between Hannah and Conrad over their polar opposite lifestyles.