Hustle

The BEST episodes of Hustle

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

From the makers of Spooks and acclaimed writer Tony Jordan comes a slick and stylish new drama. An action-packed blend of humour and intrigue, following the fortunes of a gang of expert cons on the loose in London. They are specialists in the way of the grifter and all are keen to liberate cash from the amoral and undeserving. From faking film sets and expensive paintings to double-crossing the duplicitous head of a bank's security system... THE CON IS ON.

Last Updated: 6/27/2022Network: BBC One
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The Con is Off
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8.62
550 votes

#1 - The Con is Off

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/17/2012

Mickey believes that he has found the ultimate mark in multi-millionaire businessman Madani Wasem. The stakes end up being much higher than usual as Wasem is extremely dangerous and the kind of mark they usually try to avoid dealing with.

Directors: Alrick Riley
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Eye of the Beholder
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8.61
725 votes

#2 - Eye of the Beholder

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/3/2005

Mickey's got a plan and this one is like no other. They're going to steal the Crown Jewels. Will he be able to get the others to join him on such a dangerous mission?

Directors: John Strickland
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Law And Corruption
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8.59
637 votes

#3 - Law And Corruption

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/14/2006

The Hustle crew find themselves under the thumb of DCI York, an unconventional cop set on catching "The Ghost" - the legendary thief Adam Rice. DCI York blackmails the gang into helping him, so they make contact with Rice and talk their way into his latest scam. While stealing from a country-house, they try to arrange for Rice to get caught red-handed. Can the Hustle gang escape this dodgy copper, or will York nick them all?

Directors: S.J. Clarkson
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The Lesson
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8.53
651 votes

#4 - The Lesson

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/12/2005

Danny has found a potential new member of the gang, Trevor (played by Lee Ingleby). He's a short con artist, who's very good at what he does, but his marks are not always the greedy; he also targets the elderly and the poor...

Directors: Alrick Riley
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The Henderson Challenge
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8.40
715 votes

#5 - The Henderson Challenge

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/17/2006

After two seasons of clashes of methods, Mickey and Danny finally put it all on the line. In a head-to-head competition, the two men are dropped naked in the middle of London and must use all of their skills as con men to make it through the day - whomever has acquired the highest monetary value of goods wins. The rub is that if Mickey loses, he declares that he'll hand over the role of leader to Danny. Are big changes a foot? Will Danny's moxie ultimately win him control of the crew?

Directors: Otto Bathurst
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Price For Fame
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8.40
635 votes

#6 - Price For Fame

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/10/2006

The team plan to con a violent businessman out of a hundred grand by pretending to be music promoters interested in representing his young son.

Directors: Otto Bathurst
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The Last Gamble
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8.30
698 votes

#7 - The Last Gamble

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/30/2004

The crew picks a greedy fat-cat as their mark for a con using his two secret weaknesses- gambling and prostitutes- but the situation is complicated by a previous mark who seeks payback for them claiming to sell him the London Eye.

Directors: Robert Bailey
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Missions
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8.28
724 votes

#8 - Missions

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/19/2005

The team's plan to con an auction house with a comic book forgery goes awry when corrupt copper, Sam Phillips (played by Fay Ripley), decides she wants in on the play.

Directors: Alrick Riley
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Clearance from a Deal
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8.27
517 votes

#9 - Clearance from a Deal

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/21/2011

Mickey and Albert visit the first Wendell Casino to open in the country. The Wendell family are well known for their strict policy on cheaters, and have a rogues' gallery on show of anyone who has ever been caught. Albert isn't happy when he sees a picture of his grandfather Charlie Stroller up on the wall. Albert is determined to do whatever it takes to clear Charlie's name, even if it means that the whole team's pictures end up hanging on the wall.

Directors: Roger Goldby
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Old Acquaintance
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8.27
811 votes

#10 - Old Acquaintance

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/26/2005

When Stacie claps eyes on her estranged husband Jake who left her five years ago taking everything she owned with him, she's certain he is to be the gang's next mark. Having graduated from the short con world to the professional poker circuit, he's good and he won't be an easy target. But the team swears to exact revenge on him for Stacie. Is Stacie really prepared to leave her friends for love? Or has she really got another card up her sleeve....?

Directors: John Strickland
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Big Daddy Calling
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8.19
523 votes

#11 - Big Daddy Calling

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/23/2007

It's back to the US for the crew as they seek some revenge of their own. Mafia boss Johnny Maranzano has beaten up Albert and to settle things the gang decides to pick the apple of Johnny's eye - the Big Daddy fruit machine and its $5 Million dollar jackpot. Las Vegas may be grifter heaven, but it's going to take a miracle to devise a con to steal from a casino that never closes and is under 24/7 security. The stakes are high, because it's not about not getting caught, it's about not getting killed.

Directors: Alrick Riley
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The Hush Heist
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8.19
415 votes

#12 - The Hush Heist

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/8/2010

Just as the gang are about to close another successful deal, a cruel twist of fate reveals one of the marks to be an undercover police officer. It seems the team might be in a spot of bother. Mickey and the team are arrested and unceremoniously thrown in the slammer. Things look like they have gone from bad to worse when Nigel Chambers and the beautiful Jennifer Hughes from MI6 arrive to question Mickey. The pair has a proposition for him and, unfortunately for Mickey, these two don't play by the book.

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Cops and Robbers
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8.16
729 votes

#13 - Cops and Robbers

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/16/2004

Mickey crosses paths with Victor Maher, ex-fraud squad officer, now head of security at a bank. Victor blackmails Mickey into doing something he normally wouldn't do.

Directors: Minkie Spiro
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And This Little Piggy Had Money
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8.15
540 votes

#14 - And This Little Piggy Had Money

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/4/2010

Just as the team are finishing with one genius con where Emma is posing as pop princess Kylie, Albert is out finding and priming the next unsuspecting mark - ex-banker Piggy Richardson who has been hounded by the press after a very public pension scandal. However, just as the plan starts to fall into place, a mysterious woman enquires about Mickey's whereabouts and throws their plan into disarray. Mickey hasn't got a clue who she is or what she wants but when she invites him out for dinner, he's intrigued. That is until the mystery lady turns out to be the beautiful, DCI Lucy Britford. Never one to shy away from a challenge, Mickey is certain that he can outsmart Britford, after all, no one's managed to catch him yet!

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A Touch of Class
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8.11
639 votes

#15 - A Touch of Class

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/23/2004

Desperate for a lucrative con, the team decides to fleece a bitter, rich divorcee but Mickey's feelings for her begin to cloud the issue.

Directors: Minkie Spiro
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The Delivery
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8.11
487 votes

#16 - The Delivery

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/18/2011

Mickey and the team find themselves thrust into a daring, daylight heist to retrieve some stolen diamonds, which are buried beneath a busy police station.,Things look stacked against them when it turns out the jewels belong to a mafia boss who wants them back. Meanwhile, Albert is visited by a figure from his past who brings a shocking revelation.

Directors: Colin Teague
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Gold Mine
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8.08
681 votes

#17 - Gold Mine

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/29/2005

The gang are back and despite his better judgement, Mickey gives Danny a chance to run his own scam. However, the object of the scam has a habit of sending con men to jail so the risks for the gang are high. And it doesn't make them feel any better to discover that Danny plans to convince the man, a savvy property developer, that there's a goldmine in the heart of London.

Directors: Otto Bathurst
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The Hustlers News of the Day
star
8.07
694 votes

#18 - The Hustlers News of the Day

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/7/2006

After a completely false exposé in a newspaper, one of Stacie's friends attempts suicide out of shame the article caused. To help right this wrong, the Hustle crew decide to take down the men responsible - the editor Frances Owen and reporter Tim Millen. The con? To convince these two muck-rakers that they have the biggest Royal scoop ever and that they'll be making headlines. Of course if Mickey and the gang have their way, their headlines will be a little different than the way they intended.

Directors: S.J. Clarkson
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A Designer's Paradise
star
8.06
490 votes

#19 - A Designer's Paradise

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/9/2007

Billy finally gets his shot to play the inside man with Danny. Using the "Emperor's New Clothes" as inspiration, the crew are looking to con Clarissa Bartwell, an immoral "fashionista." While exploiting Clarissa's passion for fashion, Billy runs into trouble with someone from his past. Unless Billy can hand over 20,000 pounds, this certain someone threatens to blow their cover. Can Billy keep this threat away long enough to complete the con, or is his first long con going to be his last?

Directors: Stefan Schwartz
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As Good As It Gets
star
8.03
613 votes

#20 - As Good As It Gets

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

Mickey and his team have a wealth of potential marks lined up, but when Eddie's niece gets scammed by ruthless modelling agent Wendy Stanton, they put all that on hold to come to the rescue. Wendy is the ultimate ice-queen, and the team will need an ambitious plan to get her to pay out. With modelling shoots, lifestyle coaches and even a meeting at the Diplomatic Office of America, could this be the gang's toughest con yet?

Directors: John McKay
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Confessions
star
8.03
677 votes

#21 - Confessions

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/5/2005

The gang are on the verge of completing a job but Albert's gone AWOL. When he finally appears it's all too late because 'the mark' has pulled out - but Albert has a new plan.

Directors: Otto Bathurst
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Benny's Funeral
star
8.01
592 votes

#22 - Benny's Funeral

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/28/2011

Albert, Mickey, Ash, Sean and Emma attend the funeral of a fellow grifter called Benny. Benny had a history with the team, having helped Mickey out of a difficult situation years ago, and nearly taking Ash's place in the group. Ash bumps into a panicked man that looks like Benny after the funeral. Ash chases after him and learns that Benny is still alive. Benny explains to Ash why he had to fake his own death, and the team decide to help him.

Directors: Roger Goldby
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Whittaker Our Way Out
star
7.99
669 votes

#23 - Whittaker Our Way Out

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/24/2006

Fellow con-man James Whittaker Wright III enlists the help of the Hustle crew to avenge his legendary grifter grandfather's treatment by Cornfoots Merchant Bank. Posing as enterpreneurs and investors they try to get back at the bank by a massive con. But have the Hustle crew forgotten just how devious James Whittaker Wright III can be?

Directors: Colm McCarthy
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Faking It
star
7.97
856 votes

#24 - Faking It

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/2/2004

Danny makes a big mistake and blows a con, which makes Mickey question if Danny is right for his crew. Albert is viciously beaten after cheating in a card game and the team decide to wreak revenge the only way that they know how - by playing the long con. The stakes are higher than normal with Albert out of the picture. Can they pull off the con, or will the Mark, a ruthless and violent person, cause even more harm?

Directors: Bharat Nalluri
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The Con Is On
star
7.97
1070 votes

#25 - The Con Is On

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/24/2004

Long con expert Mickey reunites his old team with the promise of one last score. The target is a greedy businessman tempted by the chance to make a fast buck on the stock market. The operation goes like clockwork, but is there one thing Mickey's missed?

Directors: Bharat Nalluri
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