The BEST episodes of Claws season 1

Every episode of Claws season 1, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Claws season 1!

Follow the life and crimes of five diverse and treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures.

Last Updated: 5/20/2024Network: TNT (US)Status: Ended
482 votes

#1 - Avalanche

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/13/2017

In the season finale, following a harrowing escape from Roller's grasp, Desna is on the run with Roller close behind, running from the Russians. Dean, Polly, and Virginia frantically search for Desna before time runs out. Meanwhile, Jennifer gets more involved with Hank.

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512 votes

#2 - Ambrosia

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/6/2017

With the clock ticking, Desna is scrambling to get out of her worst trouble yet. Determined, she goes searching for the truth with her crew right behind her, save for Jennifer, who is learning how to cope as a Dixie Mafia wife.

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607 votes

#3 - Self-Portrait

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/16/2017

All of our girls go to their new fancy salon for the first time. They aren't met with the kindness of strangers. Desna and crew decide to compete in Florida's premiere nail design competition for a big cash prize. Feeling left out of the crew, Virginia does something shocking to get some of life's finer things. Jennifer finds out an agonizing secret of Desna's that may destroy their friendship forever.

Directors: Leila Gerstein
Writer: Tricia Brock
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579 votes

#4 - Escape

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/23/2017

After the big nail competition, Desna may finally get out from Uncle Daddy's grasp. Jennifer struggles knowing Desna's dark secret, while Polly discovers her previously unknown maternal instincts. Meanwhile, Dean may have found his first feelings of romantic love and makes a discovery that threatens to destroy everyone he knows and loves.

Directors: Shira Piven
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659 votes

#5 - Batshit

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/9/2017

Desna and Jennifer may be Dr. Ken's only hope, as Bryce wrongly accuses him of a heinous crime. Dean sees a disturbing billboard ad that hits too close to home, leaving Desna to cope with the dark aftermath. Meanwhile, Virginia and Desna are forced to go to Polly for help to rid the world of two horrible birds from Desna's past, with one well-aimed stone.

Directors: Howard Deutch
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545 votes

#6 - Teatro

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/30/2017

With a shocking revelation affecting the entire crew, Jennifer finds unexpected solace in her square-dancing instructor, Hank. Polly uses all of her powers of bad for good, for the first time.

Directors: Nicole Kassell
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642 votes

#7 - Fallout

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/2/2017

Haunted by recent events with Roller, Desna is doubly desperate to get out from under Uncle Daddy's thumb. Meanwhile, Bryce drifts deeper into the Dixie Mafia, which Jennifer isn't happy about. Polly reunites with her former gold-digging "friend", while Quiet Ann is in a lady-mess of her own. Meanwhile, Dr. Ken finds himself in a world of trouble.

Directors: Victoria Mahoney
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809 votes

#8 - Funerary

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/18/2017

Following their entanglement with Roller, Desna and Virginia desperately prepare a cover story to tell the girls and the Dixie Mafia. Desna's dream salon is falling out of her grasp.

Directors: Howard Deutch
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726 votes

#9 - Quicksand

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/25/2017

As Virginia's lies deepen, Desna plays catch-up covering their tracks. Desna still has a small shot at her dream salon, and with the help of her crew, she is determined to get it.

Directors: Jamie Travis
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954 votes

#10 - Tirana

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/11/2017

In the opener of this series, Desna and her girls take pride in doing nails at the Nail Artisans of Manatee County, but amidst painting hooves and dreaming of a better life, she finds herself entangled in a money laundering scheme with the Dixie Mafia.

Directors: Nicole Kassell
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