The BEST episodes of Mary & George

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

The story about Mary Villiers, Countess of Buckingham, who in 17th Century England moulded her beautiful son, George, to seduce King James I and become his all-powerful lover. Through outrageous scheming, the pair rose from humble beginnings to become one of the richest, most titled, and influential mother and sons England had ever seen.

Last Updated: 4/18/2024Network: Sky Atlantic (UK)Status: Continuing
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Not So Much as Love as by Awe
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7.79
92 votes

#1 - Not So Much as Love as by Awe

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/19/2024

As Somerset puts George under pressure, Mary must find a way to persevere or risk losing everything.

Directors: Oliver Hermanus
Writer: D.C. Moore
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The Golden City
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7.63
65 votes

#2 - The Golden City

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/2/2024

A crisis is triggered when Sir Walter Raleigh returns, driving a wedge between Mary, George and King James.

Directors: Alex Winckler
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The Queen Is Dead
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7.60
62 votes

#3 - The Queen Is Dead

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/9/2024

George risks everything as he navigates the affairs of the state, while Mary faces her own dire consequences.

Directors: Florian Cossen
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The Second Son
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7.48
135 votes

#4 - The Second Son

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/5/2024

To change her family's fortunes, Mary Villiers convinces her son George to take action.

Directors: Oliver Hermanus
Writer: D.C. Moore
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The Hunt
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7.47
101 votes

#5 - The Hunt

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/12/2024

Mary resorts to drastic measures to help her son impress the king. George attempts to stand out from the crowd.

Directors: Oliver Hermanus
Writer: D.C. Moore
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The Wolf & the Lamb
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7.46
84 votes

#6 - The Wolf & the Lamb

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/26/2024

Mary goes head-to-head with Lady Hatton, while George faces a daunting and dangerous trip to Scotland.

Directors: Alex Winckler
Writer: D.C. Moore
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War
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7.25
44 votes

#7 - War

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/16/2024

George and Charles embark on a historical trip to Spain. Mary attempts one last throw of the dice to ensure absolute power.

Directors: Florian Cossen
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