The BEST Episodes of Kingdom (2014)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 24, 2021

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

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Lie Down in the Light

#1 - Lie Down in the Light

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 2, 2017

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 8.46
308 votes
Writers: Byron Balasco
Late to Leave

#2 - Late to Leave

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 27, 2016

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

star 8.22
390 votes
Directors: Byron Balasco
Writers: Byron Balasco

#3 - Cactus

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 26, 2017

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 8.21
326 votes
Writers: Byron Balasco
Living Down

#4 - Living Down

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 9, 2015

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 8.17
425 votes
Directors: Sidney Sidell
Writers: Peter Noah
No Sharp Objects

#5 - No Sharp Objects

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 3, 2016

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

star 8.17
400 votes
Directors: Byron Balasco
Writers: Byron Balasco

#6 - Animator/Annihilator

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 19, 2014

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 8.15
507 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Ryan Farley
Traveling Alone

#7 - Traveling Alone

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 16, 2015

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 8.15
431 votes
Directors: Sidney Sidell
Writers: Byron Balasco
King Beast

#8 - King Beast

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 10, 2014

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 8.13
429 votes
Directors: Tim Iacofano
Writers: Byron Balasco, Tom Garrigus

#9 - Smoker

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 2, 2015

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 8.08
410 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Bruce Rasmussen
Please Refrain from Crying

#10 - Please Refrain from Crying

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 12, 2014

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

star 8.04
494 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Alex Metcalf
Cut Day

#11 - Cut Day

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 3, 2014

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 8.03
450 votes
Directors: Tim Iacofano
Writers: Tom Garrigus
Woke Up Lonely

#12 - Woke Up Lonely

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 15, 2016

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 8.01
421 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Alex Metcalf
Cut Man

#13 - Cut Man

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 20, 2016

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

star 7.98
397 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Peter Noah
Please Give

#14 - Please Give

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 28, 2017

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
323 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Enzo Mileti, Scott Wilson
Eat Your Own Cooking

#15 - Eat Your Own Cooking

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 5, 2014

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 7.96
489 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Vladimir Cvetko

#16 - Flowers

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 29, 2014

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 7.94
503 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Fernanda Coppel

#17 - Halos

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 6, 2016

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 7.91
423 votes
Writers: Bruce Rasmussen
The Demon Had a Spell

#18 - The Demon Had a Spell

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 25, 2015

Alvey and Nate head off to a low-rent fight in Fresno, Jay grows feral as he deals with his weight cut and breakup with Laura, and Lisa hatches a plan to resurrect Ryan's image.

star 7.89
406 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Alex Metcalf, Byron Balasco
Happy Hour

#19 - Happy Hour

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 11, 2015

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 7.88
439 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Vladimir Cvetko
Wolf Tickets

#20 - Wolf Tickets

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired May 31, 2017

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 7.86
431 votes
Directors: Sidney Sidell
Writers: Byron Balasco
Take Pills

#21 - Take Pills

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 29, 2016

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 7.85
423 votes
Writers: Jon Frye
Piece of Plastic

#22 - Piece of Plastic

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 22, 2014

Ryan settles into a new job with fellow ex-cons while Alvey meets with Ryan's parole officer. Nate begins physical therapy. Keith is taunted by Michael. Ryan learns of Keith's past. Jay offers Christina a way out.

star 7.84
529 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Alex Metcalf
Help Wanted

#23 - Help Wanted

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 13, 2016

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 7.84
384 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Byron Balasco
Lay and Pray

#24 - Lay and Pray

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 1, 2016

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 7.83
435 votes
Directors: Gary Fleder
Writers: Byron Balasco
Glass Eye

#25 - Glass Eye

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 15, 2014

Lisa lays out the reality of their finances while Alvey tries to convince her his plan for Ryan is the solution. Ryan adjusts to life in a halfway house. Jay professes his desire to fight again, but Alvey refuses to help until he sees more dedication.

star 7.83
543 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Byron Balasco