The BEST episodes of Noble House

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

Ian Struan Dunross is chairman of Struan & Co, the oldest and largest of the British-East Asia trading companies. To the Chinese, that also makes him "Tai-Pan" ("supreme leader") of the "Noble House". Unfortunately, with his power, he inherits ancient promises, dark secrets and deep financial problems on a small island full of people who want to see Struan's fall so they can become the Noble House. Dunross' worst enemy is the vicious Quillan Gornt, a lesser tai-pan, and he's doing everything in his power to bring the Noble House to ruin. Drawn into the fight between Gornt and Dunross is an upstart American billionaire who tries to gain a foothold on the Hong Kong market and has made a deal to steal something that will give him power, even over the Noble House. Unfortunately, that something has fallen into the hands of a powerful Chinese overlord. "Everybody was watching [and cheating on] everybody." Who will succeed in the end?

Last Updated: 6/18/2024Network: NBCStatus: Ended
Part 1
39 votes

#1 - Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/21/1988

Despite its impressive history and reputation, the international trading company Struan & Co (the Noble House of the title) is in trouble. Overextended by the previous management, new Tai-Pan Ian Dunross (Pierce Brosnan) has had to issue public stock to improve the company's financial standing. Even this, however, has not given him the capital he needs. As a result he is courting a private investor, American billionaire Linc Bartlett (Ben Masters).

Directors: Gary Nelson
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Part 2
37 votes

#2 - Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/22/1988

In Part 2, a kidnapping plot takes an insidious twist; a Communist mole is unearthed; Gornt and Bartlett (John Rhys-Davies, Ben Masters) conspire to make Struan stock plummet.

Directors: Gary Nelson
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Part 4
35 votes

#3 - Part 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/24/1988

Conclusion. Haunted by a tragedy at the race track, the tai-pan (Pierce Brosnan) travels to mainland China to seek financial aid and returns to face a climactic cataclysm.

Directors: Gary Nelson
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Part 3
38 votes

#4 - Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/23/1988

In Part 3, romance blooms between Linc and Orlanda (Ben Masters, Julia Nickson); and between the tai-pan and Casey (Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin), who frolic in Macao

Directors: Gary Nelson
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