The BEST Episodes of EastEnders
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2021
Network: BBC One
The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough.
#1 - 1985-03-07
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 7, 1985
Detective Sergeant Rich questions Mark about a German badge that he sold to Lofty, which belonged to Reg Cox.
#2 - 2010-02-18
Season 26 - Episode 30 - Aired Feb 18, 2010
Whilst Janine is released without charge insisting she's been framed, the murder investigation makes greater progress as Becca rings the police with what she knows, after finding out that Stacey and Bradley had a secret wedding. Plus it's the wedding day, but with Bianca and Carol feuding, will the wedding go off without a hitch?
#3 - 01/04/2011
Season 27 - Episode 52 - Aired Apr 1, 2011
#4 - 12/04/2011
Season 27 - Episode 58 - Aired Apr 12, 2011
#5 - 2004-02-03
Season 20 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 3, 2004
Ricky confides in Gus about his problems and makes a decision about his future. Mickey urges Tariq to tell the truth and help the Ferreiras, realising that he may be Ronny's last chance. Finding himself in the middle of a desperate situation, Mickey knows that he should act. Charlie tries to remain positive and the Slaters rally round.
#6 - 1986-12-25 (2)
Season 2 - Episode 104 - Aired Dec 25, 1986
That night everyone took to street dancing while Angie drank alone in the Vic
#7 - 1994-10-25
Season 10 - Episode 113 - Aired Oct 25, 1994
#8 - 17/02/2015
Season 31 - Episode 28 - Aired Feb 17, 2015
It is the week of EastEnders’ 30th anniversary and it is a week of revelations, secrets and surprises. Peggy Mitchell is back in Albert Square, but why has she returned? It is the night of Ian and Jane’s wedding, but with secrets set to be exposed, will everything go to plan? This episode contained some scenes broadcast live.
#9 - 2000-09-25
Season 16 - Episode 118 - Aired Sep 25, 2000
#10 - 06/08/2019
Season 35 - Episode 126 - Aired Aug 6, 2019
Jay is shocked when he witnesses Ben at his worst, and Kat puts her plan into action.
#11 - 01/01/2011
Season 27 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2011
Arriving home, Alfie’s swept up in the Vic’s New Year celebrations. Fed up of hospital, Kat pulls out her drip, commandeers a taxi and heads home. Every time Alfie tries to get upstairs to see Tommy, something stops him. He finds Charlie slumped in a corner, drunk. After sorting out Fat Boy, Kim and the sound system, Alfie finally makes it upstairs. When Kat arrives home, she’s surprised by the quiet atmosphere in the bar. Excited, Kat bursts into the bedroom, but stops when she sees paramedics with a sombre Alfie, Charlie and Mo. Kat realises her baby’s dead. Ronnie returns to the flat holding a baby. Roxy arrives and finds Ronnie shaking and tearful. Roxy asks what’s wrong, Ronnie tells her it’s James. Roxy’s relieved to find a perfectly healthy baby in the cot and doesn’t realise it’s Tommy, not James. Ronnie’s about to tell Roxy what’s happened but Christian interrupts them, guilt ridden after kissing the piper. Roxy leaves, promising she’ll come back in the morning. Ronnie suddenly realises what she’s done, she has to give Tommy back now. On her way across the Square, Ronnie realises she’s too late when she sees an ambulance and Kat arriving home. Just then Jack gets out of a taxi – he’s finally home and is thrilled to see his wife and new son. Carol agrees Connor can stay, but when Bianca rings to say Whitney’s on the way home, she sends him away. Connor passes Whitney in the Square. She invites him home, but he claims he’s not feeling well. Whitney’s upset so Connor kisses her. Everyone’s drunk at the Vic. Kim flirts with Fat Boy, Jane falls into Masood’s lap and Jodie tells Darren he’s lovely when he nearly proposes. Ricky tries to find Whitney a new man.
#12 - 09/03/2020
Season 36 - Episode 39 - Aired Mar 9, 2020
Gray’s day goes from bad to worse, Jean is on a mission to uncover the truth, and Jay makes a big decision about his future.
#13 - 18/09/2020
Season 36 - Episode 78 - Aired Sep 18, 2020
Chantelle is determined to find a way out.
#14 - 25/12/2013 (1)
Season 29 - Episode 208 - Aired Dec 25, 2013
#15 - 02/08/2019
Season 35 - Episode 124 - Aired Aug 2, 2019
With Phil’s life hanging in the balance, tensions grow in the Square. Habiba confronts Adam about their future, and Denise gets a shock.
#16 - 05/08/2019
Season 35 - Episode 125 - Aired Aug 5, 2019
Following the events of last week, people begin to panic and get their alibis in order. Linda takes her anger out on Ruby, and Denise’s irritation grows with her new house guest.
#17 - 19/08/2019
Season 35 - Episode 133 - Aired Aug 19, 2019
Kat and Jean fear the worst as Phil returns home, Callum breaks some difficult news to Stuart, and Max ignores Jack’s advice about Ruby.
#18 - 1986-12-25 (1)
Season 2 - Episode 103 - Aired Dec 25, 1986
Christmas Day at the Vic has unexpected consequences for Angie after Den gives her an important letter. Pauline begins to suspect the identity of Vicky's father, while Christmas cracks Arthur up.
#19 - 11/07/2013
Season 29 - Episode 112 - Aired Jul 11, 2013
#20 - 16/07/2013
Season 29 - Episode 115 - Aired Jul 16, 2013
The speed dating night brings with it mixed fortunes for the residents of Albert Square.
#21 - 23/07/2013
Season 29 - Episode 119 - Aired Jul 23, 2013
Ian is on a mission to find out who is responsible for damaging his livelihood.
#22 - 13/08/2013
Season 29 - Episode 131 - Aired Aug 13, 2013
Lauren discovers that two people she trusted have stabbed her in the back.
#23 - 10/10/2013
Season 29 - Episode 165 - Aired Oct 10, 2013
Faced with a huge dilemma, Dexter faces Sam, Ava and Cora and finally makes a life-changing decision. Enjoying the power, Michael manages to wind Janine up.