The BEST Episodes of Industry

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 23, 2021

Network: HBO

In the cutthroat world of international finance, a group of young graduates compete for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London. The boundaries between colleague, friend, lover, and enemy soon blur as they immerse themselves in a company culture defined as much by sex, drugs and ego as it is by deals and dividends.


#1 - Sesh

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 30, 2020

After a wild birthday celebration with Robert, Yasmin, and Greg, Harper’s workday spirals out of control. As a discrepancy in one of her trades puts her team at risk for major losses, Harper seeks support from a surprising source, while unexpected trouble at a networking event brings Yasmin and Robert closer and Gus further alienates his coworkers.

star 7.37
126 votes
Directors: Ed Lilly
Writers: Konrad Kay, Mickey Down
Reduction in Force

#2 - Reduction in Force

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 21, 2020

After a tumultuous few months at Pierpoint, the graduates take vastly different approaches as they stand before senior management to prove they’re worthy of permanent positions. Following an unexpected meeting with a familiar face, Harper contends with a decision that could transform the culture of Pierpoint.

star 7.32
111 votes
Directors: Ed Lilly
Writers: Konrad Kay, Mickey Down

#3 - Nutcracker

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 14, 2020

Sex, drugs, and secrets light up Pierpoint's annual holiday party, where Maxim's unexpected arrival aggravates tensions between Yasmin and Kenny, and Greg finds himself in a painful predicament after partying a little too hard with Robert and Usman. After confiding in Daria, Harper is blindsided by a meeting with Sara, the president of the London office.

star 7.25
114 votes
Directors: Tinge Krishnan
Writers: Kate Verghese, Konrad Kay, Mickey Down

#4 - Induction

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 9, 2020

Five young graduates do whatever it takes to make themselves indispensable at preeminent London investment bank Pierpoint & Co. As hungry outsider Harper grapples with a decision that will gravely affect her future at the bank, she and party-boy Robert take very different approaches to their first few weeks in the bank. Meanwhile, Yasmin braves the unchecked disrespect of her superiors and Hari’s unhealthy work habits raise companywide red flags.

star 7.19
208 votes
Directors: Lena Dunham
Writers: Konrad Kay, Mickey Down
Pre-Crisis Activity

#5 - Pre-Crisis Activity

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 21, 2020

With Reduction in Force Day looming, the graduates do whatever it takes to secure final recommendations from their superiors and solidify vital client relationships. At a dinner party hosted by Yasmin and Sebastian, resentment and jealousy bubble to the surface, and Harper divulges confidential company business.

star 7.11
112 votes
Directors: Mary Nighy
Writers: Konrad Kay, Mickey Down
Learned Behaviour

#6 - Learned Behaviour

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 7, 2020

As Pierpoint is shaken by a former employee's scathing expose, Eric goes offsite for the day, prompting an unauthorized Gus to cover trades from his desk, while Harper maneuvers her way into a meeting with one of Eric's coveted, disgruntled ex-clients. But when Gus and Harper both cross the line, they risk compromising their futures at the bank. Following Robert's successful first business trip, Clement treats him to a special outing, while Yasmin works her connections to land a major client meeting.

star 7.10
124 votes
Directors: Ed Lilly
Writers: Konrad Kay, Mickey Down
Quiet and Nice

#7 - Quiet and Nice

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 16, 2020

With Harper struggling to find her feet in a new city, Pierpoint throws a morale-boosting appreciation dinner which sees her challenging a drunken, irate Kenny, while Gus alienates senior management by discussing his team’s future. Meanwhile, Yasmin comes face to face with the culture of her new team and takes her flirtation with Robert to risky new heights.

star 7.08
156 votes
Directors: Tinge Krishnan
Writers: Konrad Kay, Mickey Down
Notting Hill

#8 - Notting Hill

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 23, 2020

When Pierpoint loses a major client, the grads face their most challenging – and potentially rewarding – test to date: devising pitches to drive new business. After the dissolution of his team finds him reassigned to a disinterested new supervisor, a creative Gus partners with Robert to catch Clement’s attention. Meanwhile, as she navigates a complicated living situation with Yasmin, Harper attempts to juggle conflicting requests from Eric and Daria.

star 7.08
139 votes
Directors: Tinge Krishnan
Writers: Sam H. Freeman