The Best Episodes of James Clavell's Shogun

Part 2

#1 - Part 2 8.82

Season 1 - Episode 2

Political ploys lead to violence between the forces of Ishido and Toranaga, who discovers a clever ally in Blackthorne (Richard Chamberlain).

Directors: Jerry London
Part 1

#2 - Part 1 8.82

Season 1 - Episode 1

Debut: This miniseries, set in early 17th-century Japan, chronicles the adventures of shipwrecked English navigator John Blackthorne (Richard Chamberlain) who, in Part 1, finds intrigue and culture shock in a feudal society that puts a premium on honor.

Directors: Jerry London
Part 9

#3 - Part 9 8.71

Season 1 - Episode 9

Directors: Jerry London
Part 4

#4 - Part 4 8.71

Season 1 - Episode 4

Directors: Jerry London
Part 8

#5 - Part 8 8.66

Season 1 - Episode 8

Treachery, tragedy and surprising turns of events mark the conclusion of the miniseries, capped by a nocturnal battle in the Osaka Castle

Directors: Jerry London
Part 3

#6 - Part 3 8.66

Season 1 - Episode 3

Anjin-san (Richard Chamberlain) aids in Toranaga's escape from the Osaka Castle; Mariko tutors Anjin-san in the language and customs of Japan.

Directors: Jerry London
Part 5

#7 - Part 5 8.50

Season 1 - Episode 5

Anjin-san (Richard Chamberlain) proves his mettle during an earthquake and is honored by Toranaga for his bravery; Mariko's husband Buntaro (Hideo Takamatsu) arrives in Anjiro.

Directors: Jerry London
Part 7

#8 - Part 7 8.27

Season 1 - Episode 7

Anjin-san's assimilation of Japanese ways is evident in his relationship with Mariko (Yoko Shimada), his conduct as a samurai and his reunion with his crew.

Directors: Jerry London
Part 10

#9 - Part 10 8.25

Season 1 - Episode 10

Directors: Jerry London
Part 6

#10 - Part 6 7.92

Season 1 - Episode 6

Directors: Jerry London