The BEST episodes of Black Bird

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

Inspired by actual events. As Jimmy Keene begins a 10-year prison sentence, he gets an incredible offer: If he can elicit a confession from suspected killer Larry Hall, Jimmy will be freed. Completing this mission becomes the challenge of a lifetime.

Last Updated: 4/5/2024Network: Apple TV+Status: Ended
You Promised
1590 votes

#1 - You Promised

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/5/2022

Jimmy reaches his breaking point. Larry becomes suspicious. McCauley and Miller talk to an important person in Larry’s life.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
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The Place I Lie
1596 votes

#2 - The Place I Lie

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/29/2022

Jimmy’s mounting fear and paranoia compel him to provoke Larry. McCauley and Miller have a breakthrough. Larry’s therapist grows concerned.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
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Hand to Mouth
1634 votes

#3 - Hand to Mouth

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/15/2022

Struggling with his transition to maximum security prison, Jimmy initiates a friendship with Larry. New holes in Larry’s stories are uncovered.

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We Are Coming, Father Abraham
1716 votes

#4 - We Are Coming, Father Abraham

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/8/2022

Agent McCauley prepares Jimmy for the mission. Detective Miller questions Larry about the missing women, leading to a polygraph test.

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1567 votes

#5 - WhatsHerName

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/22/2022

In the aftermath of a prison riot, Jimmy and Larry find themselves with time to learn more about each other.

Directors: Jim McKay
1860 votes

#6 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/8/2022

Jimmy Keene is living in the fast lane—until he gets a 10-year prison sentence. Behind bars, he’s approached about a high-stakes deal for freedom.

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