The BEST episodes of Doctor Zhivago

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

Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives become intertwined with the drama of Russian revolution. Doctor Zhivago is still married when he meets Lara. Their love story is unfolding against the backdrop of revolution which affects the doctor's career, his family, and his love to Lara.

Last Updated: 1/16/2024Network: ITV1Status: Ended
Episode 2
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#1 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/8/2002

Yury returns to Moscow to find his house has been taken over by the Reds. He becomes a surgeon at a Moscow hospital but Mischa advises him to leave Moscow.

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Episode 1
62 votes

#2 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/24/2002

Yuri Zhivago is a young doctor and rising poet, about to be married to Anna. He meets Lara (the teenage mistress of a politician) when she tries to kill herself. Lara marries the Bolshevik Antipov, and as the Great War unfolds Yuri and Lara go off to war to tend the wounded, fall in love and lead a passionate affair as the old regime collapses.

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