The WORST episodes of Billions

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

U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king, Bobby "Axe" Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures.

Last Updated: 1/25/2024Network: ShowtimeStatus: Ended
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Rock of Eye
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7.39
765 votes

#1 - Rock of Eye

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/20/2022

With a new player at Prince Cap, the trading floor scrambles to stake out their turf. Meanwhile, Taylor makes a huge bet on a risky play and Chuck tries to bring home a worthy case but encounters an unexpected challenge.

Directors: Tara Nicole Weyr
Writer: Eli Attie
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STD
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7.40
826 votes

#2 - STD

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/6/2022

Prince works to secure a key supporter in his bid for the games but faces an unexpected challenge when news leaks that another player is honing in on the NYC bid. Chuck investigates a mysterious run on the NYAG land bank. Taylor is forced to weigh a different kind of cost when old friends get caught in a business crossfire.

Directors: Chloe Domont
Writer: Theo Travers
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Lyin' Eyes
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7.42
863 votes

#3 - Lyin' Eyes

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/30/2022

Prince instructs the trading floor on a new play but is met with skepticism. Taylor and Wendy try to nail down Prince’s intentions, while Wags struggles to hide a conflict of interest. Meanwhile, Chuck decides to go after the entire billionaire class, first tackling the plight of the New York City doormen.

Directors: Joshua Marston
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The Big Ugly
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7.44
745 votes

#4 - The Big Ugly

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/13/2022

In the aftermath of the Commission's decision, Prince encourages his team to find new investments, and Wendy prepares for the future. Feeling pressure from Philip, Taylor goes all-in on a questionable play. Rian, eager to escape work stress, comes to an unlikely arrangement with Wags. Meanwhile, Chuck uses New York politics to his advantage.

Directors: Sylvain White
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Napoleon's Hat
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7.46
760 votes

#5 - Napoleon's Hat

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/6/2022

As the Commission's announcement draws near, Prince must decide just how far he'll go to secure his bid. Chuck, determined to find wrongdoing in Prince's pursuit of the games, follows a lead. Mase Carb develops a new algorithm, and Taylor uses it to their advantage. Chuck and Wendy reconnect.

Directors: Shaz Bennett
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Johnny Favorite
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7.46
726 votes

#6 - Johnny Favorite

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/27/2022

Senior and Chuck's friends take Chuck on a retreat to regroup. Prince looks to consolidate his wins. Wendy tries to figure out Prince's bigger picture. Sacker reckons with some old skeletons in her closet.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
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The Owl
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7.47
498 votes

#7 - The Owl

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/1/2023

Chuck and Prince venture upstate to rub elbows with a new political force. Prince sacrifices pride to do a personal favor. Wendy helps Wags unpack his deepest desires.

Writer: Aiyana White
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DMV
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7.53
497 votes

#8 - DMV

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/24/2023

Prince's latest play promises to enhance his political platform but puts Philip in a tough position. Chuck and Wendy face a family crisis as a consequence of Senior's poor judgment. Wags and Scooter team up to boost employee morale at Prince Cap.

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Hostis Humani Generis
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7.53
745 votes

#9 - Hostis Humani Generis

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/27/2022

After a donation to the city of New York puts a strain on the firm, Prince must find fresh capital. Despite skepticism from his team, Chuck searches for a way to undermine Prince’s largesse. Sacker and a competitor size each other up.

Directors: Tara Nicole Weyr
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Burn Rate
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7.54
816 votes

#10 - Burn Rate

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/13/2022

Facing political headwinds against the Olympic Games, Prince turns to Wendy for help. Meanwhile, Scooter and Wags must work together to help secure the games. Taylor chases a holy grail play and Sacker makes a big decision.

Directors: Chloe Domont
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Cannonade
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7.57
903 votes

#11 - Cannonade

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/23/2022

Prince revamps the team in his image with mixed results, leading him to question if he wants to keep any of them at all. Chuck, clearing his head upstate, leads a crusade against a local blue blood. Meanwhile, Wags, Wendy and Taylor all try to wrap their heads around their new positions under Prince.

Directors: Joshua Marston
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Cold Storage
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7.58
746 votes

#12 - Cold Storage

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/10/2022

The discovery of Prince’s true plan pushes Chuck to undertake his most dangerous gambit yet, one final all-in gamble that will see the loser sent to prison.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
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The Gulag Archipelago
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7.59
524 votes

#13 - The Gulag Archipelago

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/10/2023

Prince clashes with his employees over who has ultimate authority. Ira turns to Chuck for help with an embarrassing problem. Wendy and Luke forge a connection. Sacker confronts a figure from her past who poses a threat to her future.

Directors: Naomi Geraghty
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Succession
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7.59
716 votes

#14 - Succession

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/3/2022

Prince's plan is put in jeopardy when Chuck unleashes a new kind of attack. Meanwhile, a discovery sets off chaos at Michael Prince Capital. Prince makes an announcement that pushes the tension between Philip and Taylor to the boiling point.

Directors: Darren Grant
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Winston Dick Energy
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7.60
535 votes

#15 - Winston Dick Energy

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/27/2023

Prince attempts to leverage a past employee’s work for his own gain. Chuck rallies the troops at his old stomping grounds. A betrayal from within Prince Cap shakes Wendy’s confidence.

Directors: Darren Grant
Writer: Mae Smith
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Hurricane Rosie
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7.60
498 votes

#16 - Hurricane Rosie

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/3/2023

Chuck embarks on a case with ties to Prince in his latest attempt to bring down his foe. The Prince Cappers face an ethical dilemma when a crucial aspect of their latest play is revealed. Wendy finds herself asking for guidance.

Directors: John Dahl
Writer: Lio Sigerson
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Icebreaker
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7.62
1913 votes

#17 - Icebreaker

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/20/2018

Axe makes a bold play to secure capital from a controversial source. Taylor chafes against Axe’s recent moves. Chuck recruits the allies he needs to move forward with a new plan. Connerty seeks out a career opportunity.

Directors: Stacie Passon
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The Man in the Olive Drab T-Shirt
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7.63
507 votes

#18 - The Man in the Olive Drab T-Shirt

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/17/2023

Axe turns to Chuck for a favor involving a common adversary. Prince maneuvers to raise his public profile. Chuck seeks counsel from an out-of-the-box business mind. Wendy works to run employee feedback rounds, even at the cost of Prince's pride.

Directors: Shaz Bennett
Writer: Eli Attie
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Liberty
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7.63
930 votes

#19 - Liberty

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/19/2021

As Axe Cap returns to the office, Axe makes a surprise announcement, leaving the team’s futures in flux. Wendy’s divorce becomes complicated when Chuck sticks his nose in the Mase Carb financials. Meanwhile, Axe rings an unexpected ally to get intel on Chuck.

Directors: Neil Burger
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Original Sin
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7.63
554 votes

#20 - Original Sin

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/20/2023

Prince recruits campaign support and encourages the Prince Cappers to aim high under a new directive for big swings. Chuck negotiates with a ghost from his past to advance a new agenda. Axe shares a glimpse into his new life.

Directors: Darren Grant
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The Punch
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7.64
3396 votes

#21 - The Punch

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/6/2016

The pressure from the US Attorney starts to affect Axe, who gets into a physical altercation with an acquaintance over an incident involving his kids. Chuck continues to conceal his involvement with the case while using the past to get the upper hand. Wendy meets with an attractive headhunter to consider a career change - and more than just job opportunities arise. And the case against Axe Capital gains a powerful weapon when Connerty turns a member of Axe's inner circle into an informant.

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Contract
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7.65
1190 votes

#22 - Contract

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/31/2020

Axe must reckon with his past to secure his future. Chuck plots against Axe with the help of some old associates. Chuck and Wendy both try to move on, but get forced together by an emergency. Wendy and Taylor embark on a new venture.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writer: Theo Travers
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The New Decas
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7.66
1352 votes

#23 - The New Decas

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/3/2020

Bobby Axelrod reaches a major milestone. Chuck struggles to get his bearings, and he and Wendy navigate a new normal. Tensions are high at Axe Cap now that Taylor Mason is back. Axe faces off against new rival Mike Prince.

Directors: Matthew McLoota
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The Chris Rock Test
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7.66
1258 votes

#24 - The Chris Rock Test

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/10/2020

Axe chases a play at Mike Prince's conference. Chuck wrestles with his demons and chooses a new path. Wendy takes the lead as Axe Cap faces a threat. Taylor confronts a figure from their past.

Directors: Lee Tamahori
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Opportunity Zone
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7.67
1194 votes

#25 - Opportunity Zone

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/24/2020

Axe's latest move takes him back to his roots but puts him in Mike Prince's line of fire. Chuck steps into a new role and meets an intriguing colleague. Taylor tries to salvage a missed opportunity. Wendy takes an interesting new client.

Directors: Laurie Collyer
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