The Best Episodes of Kingdom (2014)

Last Updated: Dec 6, 2018

A retired MMA fighter turned trainer juggles keeping his mixed martial arts gym running and keeping his family united.

Lie Down in the Light

#1 - Lie Down in the Light

Season 3 - Episode 10

Series Finale. Alvey's comeback fight couldn't come at a worse time as Navy St. comes to grips with tragedy. Roles are reversed when Ryan coaches Alvey, and Lisa begins a new chapter.

star 8.45
273 votes
Writers: Byron Balasco
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Cactus

#2 - Cactus

Season 3 - Episode 9

Dom dishes on Navy St. and forces Lisa to make an unexpected move. Alvey tries to connect with his mother while bonding with Nate and Jay in the desert.

star 8.22
295 votes
Writers: Byron Balasco
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Late to Leave

#3 - Late to Leave

Season 2 - Episode 19

Alicia makes a major career decision; and Ryan is reminded of just how unstable his roommate is.

star 8.22
366 votes
Directors: Byron Balasco
Writers: Byron Balasco
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No Sharp Objects

#4 - No Sharp Objects

Season 2 - Episode 20

Jay's rematch with Ryan comes at a bad time for Jay; and Alvey helps an old friend.

star 8.20
373 votes
Directors: Byron Balasco
Writers: Byron Balasco
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King Beast

#5 - King Beast

Season 1 - Episode 10

On fight night, everyone is focused on Jay and Ryan, leaving the rift between Alvey and Lisa for later. Lisa questions her role in their life. Christina's demons show signs of surfacing.

star 8.10
338 votes
Directors: Tim Iacofano
Writers: Byron Balasco, Tom Garrigus
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Animator/Annihilator

#6 - Animator/Annihilator

Season 1 - Episode 7

Tensions run high between Lisa and Alvey after Christina shows up at Navy St. Garo tries to find out how Ryan's training is coming along. Jay, building off the recent win, asks Garo to give him a chance. Christina wrestles with her emotions.

star 8.06
361 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Ryan Farley
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Living Down

#7 - Living Down

Season 2 - Episode 9

Christina searches for new living arrangements, Lisa realizes Alvey's home may not be the place for her, and Ryan and Jay cut weight as their respective title fights loom.

star 8.04
362 votes
Directors: Sidney Sidell
Writers: Peter Noah
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Traveling Alone

#8 - Traveling Alone

Season 2 - Episode 10

Ryan defends his lightweight title, while Nate and Jay discover Christina in a bad spot. Alvey gets a call from an old friend, and Lisa makes a final decision regarding her future.

star 8.04
371 votes
Directors: Sidney Sidell
Writers: Byron Balasco
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Woke up Lonely

#9 - Woke up Lonely

Season 2 - Episode 13

The day of Jay and Ryan's fight finds everyone taking on new roles: Nate corners for Jay; Alicia and Ava host the afterparty; and Alvey takes a breather. Of course, before that can happen, Ryan has to decide whether he's ready to fight.

star 8.02
386 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Alex Metcalf
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Please Refrain from Crying

#10 - Please Refrain from Crying

Season 1 - Episode 6

Ryan pleads with his father for forgiveness. Michael bullies Keith. Christina spends time with Nate, and opens up to him about her youth.

star 7.99
375 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Alex Metcalf
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Cut Man

#11 - Cut Man

Season 2 - Episode 18

A fight could change Alicia's career; and Lisa's return impacts Alvey's relationship with Roxanne.

star 7.99
367 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Peter Noah
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Please Give

#12 - Please Give

Season 3 - Episode 5

Dom pushes boundaries at the gym; Christina takes charge of Kayla and the girls; Jay continues to struggle with Amy and work; Lisa gets Nate a fight on short notice; and Ryan takes a break from training.

star 7.97
291 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Enzo Mileti, Scott Wilson
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Smoker

#13 - Smoker

Season 2 - Episode 8

Alvey and Lisa open Navy St. up for a showcase, inviting sponsors into the gym to see Alicia in action. Ryan and Jay, knowing this could be their last opportunity to evade Alvey's attention, enjoy a cheat day.

star 7.91
350 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Bruce Rasmussen
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Halos

#14 - Halos

Season 2 - Episode 16

Nate returns to the cage looking for an end to his losing streak and to prove to Alvey and everyone else that he's still a viable fighter. Mac brings something into Navy St. that threatens the gym's operations.

star 7.90
391 votes
Writers: Bruce Rasmussen
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Eat Your Own Cooking

#15 - Eat Your Own Cooking

Season 1 - Episode 5

Alvey fantasizes about revenge and questions his self control; Lisa's father comes to town; Nate's love life heats up; Keith and Ryan struggle with loneliness during Family Day at the halfway house; Alvey advises Lisa to forgive Ryan.

star 7.89
370 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Vladimir Cvetko
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Help Wanted

#16 - Help Wanted

Season 2 - Episode 17

Lisa returns to Los Angeles, but she's unsure of what life is waiting for her there. Ryan demonstrates his dominance of the gym while Nate attempts to drag Jay away from his new life with Ava.

star 7.87
352 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Byron Balasco
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Wolf Tickets

#17 - Wolf Tickets

Season 3 - Episode 1

Nate looks to prove himself in the cage, and Ryan defends his title. Jay seeks balance in his new life. With plans to take King Beast to the next level, Garo presents Alvey with a lucrative offer.

star 7.87
396 votes
Directors: Sidney Sidell
Writers: Byron Balasco
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Flowers

#18 - Flowers

Season 1 - Episode 4

Christina wants a fresh start. Jay has other ideas on how to save her. Alvey is on edge after potential investors send unwelcome gifts to the gym. Lisa reveals she's going to help Jay. Nate finally speaks with Detective Gaines about his case.

star 7.86
380 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Fernanda Coppel
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Take Pills

#19 - Take Pills

Season 2 - Episode 15

An unexpected visitor upends Jay and Ava's plans; Ryan breaks up Alicia's living situation; and questions surface about why Ryan lost the championship fight.

star 7.83
394 votes
Writers: Jon Frye
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Lay and Pray

#20 - Lay and Pray

Season 2 - Episode 11

Jay and Ryan promote their championship bout; Alvey receives tragic news; and Alicia preps for her first professional fight as a member of Navy St.

star 7.82
405 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Byron Balasco
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Cut Day

#21 - Cut Day

Season 1 - Episode 9

It's cut day for Ryan and Jay. With the weigh-in only hours away, the two struggle through the agony of cutting weight while Lisa tries to reach Alvey. Nate, determined to get back into the ring quickly, asks Mac for help.

star 7.82
333 votes
Directors: Tim Iacofano
Writers: Tom Garrigus
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No Fault

#22 - No Fault

Season 2 - Episode 12

The arrival of a family member surprises Alicia; Ryan sees a doctor after his drunken brawl; and Nate takes a job with unexpected demands.

star 7.79
385 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Byron Balasco
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Do Not Disturb

#23 - Do Not Disturb

Season 2 - Episode 14

Alvey believes that an offer Alicia received is better than it is; Jay and Ava celebrate his championship; and Alvey makes amends for a past accident.

star 7.79
379 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Patrick Aison
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Happy Hour

#24 - Happy Hour

Season 2 - Episode 5

Ryan heads to his dad's house to check on him, where a new relationship seems possible. Jay agrees to Alvey's plan for a new direction and Nate eyes a quick return to the cage.

star 7.78
348 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Vladimir Cvetko
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Platinum Level

#25 - Platinum Level

Season 3 - Episode 7

Ryan checks in with Keith while Alvey looks for a distraction from his pain. A new boss moves in with Christina. Jay gets back in the gym, and Lisa considers a tempting offer.

star 7.78
269 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Jon Frye
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