The BEST Episodes of Emma: A Victorian Romance

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

In late 19th century London, William Jones, a member of the gentry, meets and falls in love with Emma, and she with him. This chance meeting overturns both their lives - for Emma is a maid, and the barriers of class and wealth stand between them.

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Past

#1 - Past

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 12, 2005

William's father is scheming with Mrs. Campbell to set up William and Eleanor. Meanwhile, William goes to look for Emma and ends up hearing her childhood story from Al.

star 8.40
5 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Lily of the Valley

#2 - Lily of the Valley

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 19, 2005

William leaves a surprised Eleanor behind to go to the train station and stop Emma from leaving. However, he arrives too late.

star 8.40
5 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Embrace

#3 - Embrace

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 14, 2007

Mrs. Molders and Emma are out shopping when they come across Mrs. Trollope. Mrs. Molders insists on Emma attending Mrs. Trollope to an engagement party for her eldest son. Meanwhile, William and Eleanor plan their engagement party.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Evening Waves

#4 - Evening Waves

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 28, 2007

After spending the night with William, Emma flees to Mrs. Jones first thing in the morning and tells her the whole story. William chases after her but arrives just too late. He decides to cancel the engagement with Eleanor. Emma, full of regrets, runs off from the Mölders household after overhearing the other maids gossiping about the cancelled engagement and Hans is sent to bring her back.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Flower

#5 - Flower

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 2, 2007

Emma tries to save the handkerchief which William gives to her but is stopped by Hans. William continues to find more investors. Finally, he collect enough money for his company. He rushes to the Crystal Palace. Emma runs to the Crystal Palace after knowing her true desire. Again, William asks Emma to marry him. Emma agrees and is later blessed with 4 children.

star 8.25
4 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Two Worlds

#6 - Two Worlds

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 10, 2005

William meets Eleanor as she debuts in society at a ball he is forced to attend by his father. When he buys a parasol for Emma later on when together with Eleanor, Grace, Vivi and Eleanor misunderstand, thinking the parasol is for Eleanor.

star 8.00
7 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Crystal Palace

#7 - Crystal Palace

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 15, 2005

Emma takes time off from work and goes to visit the Crystal Palace together with William. They end up missing the closing time and have to stay at the pavilion overnight.

star 8.00
8 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Pocketwatch

#8 - Pocketwatch

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 22, 2005

Emma takes Kelly's pocket watch for repair. However, when she returns, Kelly has already passed away. William tells his father about Emma and meets with strong opposition.

star 8.00
7 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Cool Rain

#9 - Cool Rain

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 30, 2007

Dorothea Mölders visits her friend Mrs. Trollope together with Emma. William, scolded by his father for neglecting his duties, attends a charity performance of Romeo and Juliet in Grace's stead, not knowing that Eleanor will be there too. Eleanor chases after William.

star 7.80
5 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
The Gift

#10 - The Gift

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 3, 2005

William Jones meets the maid Emma at his old governess', Kelly Stownar's house. William falls in love with Emma and looks for opportunities to meet her again, wanting to give her a present.

star 7.75
8 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Success and Loss

#11 - Success and Loss

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 21, 2007

Emma and Mrs. Trollope attend the engagement party for her son, who turns out to be William, Mrs. Trollope's real name being Mrs. Jones. When Emma, not wearing her glasses, finds out whats going on, she faints in front of William.

star 7.75
4 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Whereabouts

#12 - Whereabouts

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 4, 2007

Emma runs away from Hans. Hans follows Emma to the place she has born.They spend the night together. Eleanor goes to Williams' house with Prince Hakim. Eleanor cries and runs away after talking to William. After returning home, Emma and Hans are called. Hans covered up Emma.

star 7.75
4 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Missing One Another

#13 - Missing One Another

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 5, 2005

Emma comes to visit William at his estate, but he is out searching for her. Just as she is about to leave, William returns, and the situation turns into a scandal with his father.

star 7.60
5 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Mudie's

#14 - Mudie's

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 24, 2005

Hakim and William meet Emma while browsing the erotic literature section at Mudie's. William coaches Eleanor in tennis.

star 7.57
7 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Dinner Party

#15 - Dinner Party

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 1, 2005

Kelly is fixing up her apartment in preparation for visitors, but ends up having dinner with Emma and Al as the Knoxes had to cancel their appointment.

star 7.43
7 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
By the Window

#16 - By the Window

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 18, 2007

William tries hard to save his father's company. William visits Emma and sends her letters. Emma does not meet and open his letters. Hans brings Emma to town on her day off. Hans ask Emma to marry him. William visits Emma again. He talks to Emma through the windows of her neighbour. He wants Emma to meet him in Crystal Palace in one weeks time to give him answer.

star 7.40
5 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
The Visit

#17 - The Visit

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 8, 2005

As William continues to court Emma, his father decided to pay Mrs. Stownar an appreciation visit together with William.

star 7.29
7 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Alone

#18 - Alone

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 29, 2005

Kelly Stownar's funeral is being held, and Emma reminiscences about their life together while cleaning up the apartment. Meanwhile, William attends a dinner party with Eleanor.

star 7.20
5 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
A New House

#19 - A New House

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 16, 2007

Eleanor, still in love with William, runs into him at an outdoor party. Meanwhile Emma, who has taken up work at a large countryside estate belonging to the Mölders family, immigrants from Germany, is being falsely accused of theft.

star 7.17
6 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Resolution

#20 - Resolution

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 11, 2007

Mrs. Trollope visits Mrs.Molders and asks about Emma. Eleanor tries to forget about William. Viscount Campbell formally annul the engagement between William and Eleanor. William visits her mother, Mrs. Trollope,asking where Emma is. William finds Emma and ask her to marry him.

star 7.00
5 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Moonlight

#21 - Moonlight

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 23, 2007

William visits the Crystal Palace with Eleanor and his siblings, but memories from his last visit together with Emma prevent him from concentrating on Eleanor. Meanwhile, the Mölders celebrate Ilse's birthday. That evening, the servants of the estate have a private feast.

star 6.83
6 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Confession

#22 - Confession

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 17, 2005

Prince Hakim comes to visit William in London. On an elephant ride through town, William becomes motion sick and ends up recuperating at Kelly Stownar's house. Hakim also falls in love with Emma, and confesses to her.

star 6.75
8 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Courtship

#23 - Courtship

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 7, 2007

The Molders plan on visiting London and intend on taking Emma. Emma tries to get out of it. William begins to court Eleanor. Eleanor's fiery, older sister, Monica, comes to London for vacation.

star 6.60
5 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori
Time

#24 - Time

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 25, 2007

Viscount Campbell push on to the investors, making Jones Company facing hardship. However, William tries to finds more investors for the sake of his family. After visiting her former employer,Kelly Stowner's house, she finds that Molders house is on fire. She runs back to the house.

star 6.25
4 votes
Writers: Kaoru Mori