Isabel

The BEST episodes of Isabel

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

Charting the life of Isabella I of Castile, one of the most important women in Spain’s history, Isabel follows her passionate story from childhood to being crowned Queen. From her political struggles within King Henry IV's court to her wedding to Ferdinand of Aragon, the drama encapsulates the passions, emotions and sacrifices of a woman who refused to just be a figurehead and whose outlook was ahead of her time.

Last Updated: 7/12/2022Network: TVE
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Episode 13
star
8.43
23 votes

#1 - Episode 13

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/1/2014

Queen Isabel's health shows no signs of improvement. Those in power continue to jockey for their place in a future Spain that may be forced to go on without her.

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Election
star
8.31
70 votes

#2 - Election

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/26/2012

As the Pope dies and a new holyman takes his place. King John of Aragon seizes his chance to lay the problems surrounding Isabel and Ferdinand's papal bull to rest.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Birth
star
8.13
76 votes

#3 - Birth

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/12/2012

Isabel and Ferdinand welcome a child into the world. But their happiness doesn't last for long as Pacheco sends his troops to capture them.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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The figure of the king
star
8.02
43 votes

#4 - The figure of the king

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/15/2012

Empowered by a discovery about her half-brother, Isabel tries to cut a deal with Henry. However, the king also has a plan up his sleeve

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Royal wedding
star
7.98
43 votes

#5 - Royal wedding

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/5/2012

As the wedding approaches, Isabel and Ferdinand meet for the first time. Bad news throws their big day into jeopardy, leaving King Henry overjoyed.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Episode 10
star
7.96
23 votes

#6 - Episode 10

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/27/2014

As Juana is named the official heir of Aragon and Castile, Isabel and Ferdinand grapple with how to protect their reign against the influence of her husband, Philip, especially in his allegiance to the French.

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New war?
star
7.87
47 votes

#7 - New war?

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/29/2012

Disguised as a servant, Ferdinand begins his secret journey to meet Isabel at the altar. Forced to take perilous backroads, his route is fraught with terrible dangers.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Episode 12
star
7.87
68 votes

#8 - Episode 12

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/25/2013

Just as the Granada War nears its end, Prince Juan's sudden illness threatens to give Isabel and Fernando's kingdoms to the Portuguese. Columbus retouches his plan, and Torquemada investigates a murder.

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The new queen
star
7.85
72 votes

#9 - The new queen

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/3/2012

A sudden death and a twist of events sees King Henry flee to Madrid. Later, Castile prepares to crown a new Queen.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Isabel - Season 1 - Episode 7
star
7.75
44 votes

#10 -

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/22/2012

Isabel deceives King Henry over her ambitions to marry. But while she may be able to fool her brother, nothing gets past Pacheco.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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The negotiation
star
7.72
53 votes

#11 - The negotiation

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/24/2012

As the Civil War brings chaos and anarchy to Castille, Isabel learns that her half-brother Henry has promised her to a man she doesn't love

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Episode 3
star
7.70
30 votes

#12 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/8/2014

Colombus has gone missing, and word travels back that his brothers are abusing the natives. Desperate to defeat the French, Isabel and Ferdinandmust decide whether to use their children tools in their tactical negotiations.

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The pact of Guisando
star
7.69
49 votes

#13 - The pact of Guisando

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/8/2012

Isabel seeks comfort for the death of her brother in his friend Gonzalo. Meanwhile, the Queen receives news that forces her to flee the court.

Directors: Jordi Frades
Episode 6
star
7.67
39 votes

#14 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/14/2013

The King's long absence throws Portugal in confusion, but Isabel and Fernando are no less divided over their next move. Rome pressures Castile to adopt the Inquisition. In Granada, the jealous Aixa plots against the Emir.

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Episode 13
star
7.66
65 votes

#15 - Episode 13

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/2/2013

The ultimatum to Boabdil expires. Isabel and Fernando decide on the future of Granada, the Jews, the dispute with France and Columbus' enterprise.

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Wedding bells
star
7.66
64 votes

#16 - Wedding bells

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/17/2012

The drama and intrigue continue as the nobles begin to put their plot to dethrone Isabel's half-brother Henry into action.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Isabel, the queen
star
7.62
80 votes

#17 - Isabel, the queen

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/10/2012

As the series begins, Isabel and her brothers' lives are turned upside down when they are forced into the hostile environment of the court.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Episode 1
star
7.61
66 votes

#18 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/9/2013

Isabel's decision to take the Crown while Fernando is in Aragon angers him, a division that Carrillo is eager to use. Meanwhile, Diego Pacheco seeks support from Portugal and the nobles to dethrone Isabel in favor of Juana.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Episode 4
star
7.60
30 votes

#19 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/15/2014

Queen Isabel copes with loss on multiple levels, including Princess Juana's departure for Flanders to live with her husband.

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Episode 10
star
7.60
67 votes

#20 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/11/2013

Fernando makes his authority in Aragon clear. Isabel receives a foreign sailor with a bold proposal. El Zagal rallies all Muslims to make common front against the Christians.

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Episode 1
star
7.56
32 votes

#21 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/25/2014

Philip goes to France to negotiate, while Aragon recuperates its army under this guise of diplomacy. Juana grows madder with the absence of her husband.

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Tragedy at court
star
7.56
52 votes

#22 - Tragedy at court

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/1/2012

Tragedy strikes Isabel's family, forcing her to finally make her choice. Should she obey Henry or rise against him?

Directors: Jordi Frades
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The beginning of the end
star
7.55
44 votes

#23 - The beginning of the end

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/19/2012

Pacheco persecutes all those who chose to support Isabel and Ferdinand. Plus, with her marriage already under strain, Isabel overhears a secret about her husband.

Directors: Jordi Frades
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Episode 3
star
7.53
62 votes

#24 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/23/2013

Fernando besieges Burgos while the Portuguese try to send a relief column to the rebels. Meanwhile, Isabel balances the conflicting interests of the Aristocracy, the Church and the Jews to finance the war.

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Episode 8
star
7.49
63 votes

#25 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/28/2013

It's time to visit Aragon to nominate Prince Juan as heir to the kingdom, but this is the least of Isabel and Fernando's problems. Granada invades Zahara, Catalonia is divided and the royals must face their most dangerous pregnancy yet.

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