The BEST Episodes of Black Sails
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 2, 2019
The pirate adventure Black Sails centers on the tales of Captain Flint and his men and takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island”. Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his crew who goes by the name John Silver. Threatened with extinction on all sides, they fight for the survival of New Providence Island, the most notorious criminal haven of its day – a debauched paradise teeming with pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune seekers, a place defined by both its enlightened ideals and its stunning brutality.
#1 - XXVIII
Season 3 - Episode 10
Rogers and his forces come for the pirates. Rackham and Bonny face impossible odds. Silver demands answers from Flint. Billy crowns a king.
#2 - XVIII.
Season 2 - Episode 10
Flint acquires an unlikely ally. Vane's crew seeks a sea change. Silver makes a sacrifice.
#3 - XXXVIII
Season 4 - Episode 10
Flint makes a final push to topple England. Silver seals his fate. Rackham confronts Rogers. Nassau is changed forever.
#4 - XXXI
Season 4 - Episode 3
Max has a run-in with the law; Rogers reckons with the past; Flint and Madi come to an understanding; and Long John Silver returns.
#5 - XVII.
Season 2 - Episode 9
Flint and Miranda come to grips with their past. Bonny makes clear her intentions to Rackham. Vane collects a huge prize. Eleanor issues a declaration of war.
#6 - XXVII
Season 3 - Episode 9
Eleanor puts everything on the line to save Rogers. Billy recruits allies. Flint and Silver prepare for war.
#7 - XXXIV
Season 4 - Episode 6
Nassau is delivered; Silver makes a painful amends; Madi and Flint are separated; Rogers searches for Eleanor.
#8 - VIII.
Season 1 - Episode 8
The hunt for the Urca begins. Things change for Eleanor. Bonny and Rackham are haunted by their past sins.
#9 - XXXVII
Season 4 - Episode 9
Silver and his men hunt for Flint on Skeleton Island. Madi receives an offer. Billy casts his lot.
#10 - XXXIII
Season 4 - Episode 5
Silver takes Flint's life in his hands; Billy drives a wedge; Eleanor risks everything; Rogers makes a stunning appeal.
#11 - XXV
Season 3 - Episode 7
Flint and Silver return to Nassau, and a legend is born. A change in terms put Rackham and Bonny in jeopardy. Vane's mission evolves. Eleanor confides in Rogers.
#12 - XXIX
Season 4 - Episode 1
The invasion of Nassau results in catastrophe, while Teach and Rackham look to avenge the death of Charles Vane and Eleanor gets acclimated to her new role.
#13 - XXIII
Season 3 - Episode 5
Facing certain death, Silver pushes Flint to take action. Teach shows Vane a way forward. A new threat puts Eleanor and Rogers on notice. Max makes her play.
#14 - XXXVI
Season 4 - Episode 8
A rescue plan threatens to divide Flint and Silver. The true price of freedom becomes apparent to Max. Rackham seeks his prey. The Walrus enters uncharted territory.
#15 - XIX
Season 3 - Episode 1
Flint and his crew wage war against the world. Eleanor receives an offer of clemency. Vane objects to Rackham's methods. One of Nassau's most notorious returns.
#16 - XXIV
Season 3 - Episode 6
Flint challenges Teach over the future of piracy. Rogers makes an arrest. Rackham finds new purpose. Madi comes to Silver's aid.
#17 - XXXII
Season 4 - Episode 4
Violence engulfs Nassau; Silver demands answers from Billy; Eleanor comes to Max's aid; Bonny and Rackham endure hell.
#18 - XXI
Season 3 - Episode 3
Stranded at sea, Flint pushes Silver to his limit. As Nassau prepares to repel an invasion, Rackham takes the reins, while Max gets her house in order. To stave off defeat, Vane makes a difficult choice.
#19 - XXVI
Season 3 - Episode 8
Rogers comes under attack while moving a prisoner. Violence erupts on the Walrus. Silver and Madi are put to a test. Billy sees a new role for himself in the coming battle.
#20 - XVI.
Season 2 - Episode 8
Flint and Miranda prepare for the worst. Silver has his eyes opened. Eleanor discovers Max's secret. Vane makes his move.
#21 - XX
Season 3 - Episode 2
The Walrus crew battles the elements. Teach and Rackham have a disagreement. Rogers and Eleanor set terms for their partnership. Bonny fears for her future with Max.
#22 - XXXV
Season 4 - Episode 7
Flint urges caution on an angry Silver. Max leads Rackham and Bonny up river. Billy locates a survivor. Rogers learns the truth.
#23 - XXII
Season 3 - Episode 4
Civilization returns to Nassau, and sets its sights on Vane. Flint, Silver and Billy encounter a new enemy. Rackham takes a stand against his crew. Scott finds his place in the new regime.
#24 - X.
Season 2 - Episode 2
Flint gives Dufresne some advice. Silver must make himself indispensable. Eleanor is asked to depose a captain. Rackham gets ambitious.
#25 - V.
Season 1 - Episode 5
Bonny confesses. Rackham makes a life-altering decision. Richard forces Eleanor's hand. A chess match is organized for Flint and the Walrus crew.