The BEST Episodes of Jesus of Nazareth

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 2, 2021

Network: ITV

Jesus of Nazareth is a 1977 Anglo-Italian television miniseries dramatizing the birth, life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus based on the accounts in the four New Testament Gospels. A reverent and beautiful retelling of the biblical tale with an all-star cast, winning Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Drama (1977-78) and for James Farentino as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama.

Watch Now
Part One

#1 - Part One

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 27, 1977

The life of Christ is chronicled in this 1977 TV-biography directed by Franco Zeffirelli, who imbues the drama with sensitivity and reverence.

star 8.94
31 votes
Part Four

#2 - Part Four

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 10, 1977

The drama concludes with powerful scenes of Christ's condemnation, His agony on the cross and the Resurrection.

star 8.91
22 votes
Part Three

#3 - Part Three

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 10, 1977

Judas implores Zerah to let Jesus appear before the Sanhedrin in Jerusalem, where "He will be handed over to the unbelievers."

star 8.80
20 votes
Part Two

#4 - Part Two

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 27, 1977

Christ's teachings and miracles bring Him new followers and John the Baptist is imprisoned by Herod Antipas.

star 8.70
30 votes