Boss

The BEST episodes of Boss

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

Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

Last Updated: 7/8/2022Network: Starz
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True Enough
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7.97
560 votes

#1 - True Enough

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/19/2012

Miller publishes a story that could destroy Kane, but Kane's biggest threat is Kitty's alliance with Doyle. As Meredith forms a new relationship, Kane goes to the greatest lengths yet to stay on top.

Directors: Jean de Segonzac
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Choose
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7.89
801 votes

#2 - Choose

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/9/2011

Election Day. The race is close, and while the candidates campaign, Kane and Stone must do their part to turn the gears of the political machine. Emma's world is turned upside-down while Meredith must go to great lengths to prove her allegiance to Kane.

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Stasis
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7.81
935 votes

#3 - Stasis

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/2/2011

Just days away from the election, Kane slowly regains control over City Hall. Though a swift political move will help identify his adversaries, will doing the unthinkable improve his public image in time?

Directors: Jean de Segonzac
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Clinch
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7.77
512 votes

#4 - Clinch

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/12/2012

Chicago's bankruptcy crisis means a loss of power for Kane as emergency measures are put in place, but threats by his enemies to expose him could be of even greater concern.

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Mania
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7.71
564 votes

#5 - Mania

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/14/2012

Kane's corruption sweep threatens his political hold over the City Council. His mental symptoms begin to spiral out of control - Kane can no longer tell what is a hallucination and what is reality.

Directors: Jean de Segonzac
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Louder Than Words
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7.68
805 votes

#6 - Louder Than Words

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/17/2012

Tom Kane cements his mayoral legacy with a lavish ceremony celebrating the groundbreaking of the new modernized O'Hare terminals. Now Kane looks to the future, setting his sights on reviving a subsidized housing project. While his political future seems bright, Kane continues to battle for control over his disease.

Directors: Jim McKay
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The Conversation
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7.61
552 votes

#7 - The Conversation

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/28/2012

Kane's alternative treatment seems to have worked and he is back in control of his city. Now he must remedy his public perception, even if it means making an old friend collateral damage.

Directors: Nelson McCormick
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Spit
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7.59
850 votes

#8 - Spit

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/25/2011

Kane takes an unannounced break from City Hall as his political image hits an all-time low. The election looms and he'll need to enlist the help of others to weather this storm. Kitty, at an emotional impasse, makes a bold move while Meredith, increasingly suspect of Kane's behavior, seeks opportunities of her own.

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Swallow
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7.57
878 votes

#9 - Swallow

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/4/2011

With Zajac's campaign gathering steam, Kane needs to adjust to his health situation; Miller digs deep to come up with some embarrassing dirt on Gov. Cullen.

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Backflash
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7.57
592 votes

#10 - Backflash

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/21/2012

Kane's moves with the housing project escalate tensions from unrest to rioting and looting. As Chicago burns, Kane secretly seeks treatment at an alternative clinic, where his past haunts him.

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Consequence
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7.56
528 votes

#11 - Consequence

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/5/2012

Kane reluctantly enters an alliance with a longtime foe on City Council, but he soon realizes that more serious measures must be undertaken to stave off bankruptcy.

Directors: Jean de Segonzac
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Redemption
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7.54
540 votes

#12 - Redemption

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/7/2012

Kane attempts to clean house and deep-sixes longtime political cronies, while at home, Meredith and Emma want no part of a family reunion with him.

Directors: Phil Abraham
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Ablution
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7.53
576 votes

#13 - Ablution

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/31/2012

Kane's increasing infatuation with his new aide Mona leads him to get swept up in her enthusiasm for a housing-redevelopment project.

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Slip
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7.50
914 votes

#14 - Slip

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/11/2011

Kane finds himself starting to lose control, both politically and personally, as his supporters begin to question their confidence in him. Zajac ventures into uncharted territory while campaigning as Miller continues to dig for answers.

Directors: Jim McKay
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Reflex
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7.47
1027 votes

#15 - Reflex

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/28/2011

With a new, powerful entry in the race, Kane and his people flex their political muscles to maintain their hold. Meanwhile, a worried Meredith suspects her husband is keeping something from her.

Directors: Jim McKay
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Listen
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7.42
1239 votes

#16 - Listen

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/21/2011

After being diagnosed with a degenerative neurological disorder, Chicago Mayor Tom Kane must set aside his personal issues as he attempts to run the city with an iron fist, while also dealing with the upcoming gubernatorial primary.

Directors: Gus Van Sant
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Through and Through
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7.42
692 votes

#17 - Through and Through

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/24/2012

Kane uses personal tragedy to further his agenda, poaches his nemesis's aide, Mona, and hires ambitious newcomer Ian - but will they be enough to fill the void that Stone left behind?

Directors: Jean de Segonzac
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Remembered
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7.42
860 votes

#18 - Remembered

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/18/2011

After long-buried information resurfaces, Kane and his camp find themselves battling the media for control of public perception. With the primary just around the corner, they'll have to pull out all the stops to contain the situation and keep the upper hand.

Directors: Jean de Segonzac
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