The BEST episodes of Our Flag Means Death

Every episode of Our Flag Means Death ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Our Flag Means Death!

Stede Bonnet's career as "The Gentleman Pirate" may represent the worst midlife crisis in history. In 1717, Bonnet, a retired British army major with a large plantation in Barbados, abandoned his family and fortune, bought a ship, and joined the infamous Blackbeard for a life, albeit a brief one, of piracy on the high seas.

Last Updated: 3/17/2023Network:HBO Max
Wherever You Go, There You Are
402 votes

#1 - Wherever You Go, There You Are

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/24/2022

While Stede attempts to reenter his old life, Blackbeard tends to a wounded heart.

Directors: Andrew DeYoung
Watch Now:Amazon
We Gull Way Back
408 votes

#2 - We Gull Way Back

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/17/2022

The arrival of Blackbeard’s old buddy leaves Stede feeling like the odd man out. As Oluwande mourns a loss, Jim seeks answers from Spanish Jackie.

Directors: Bert, Bertie
Watch Now:Amazon
Act of Grace
391 votes

#3 - Act of Grace

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/24/2022

Captured and facing trial, Stede and Blackbeard face tough choices and an uncertain future.

Directors: Bert, Bertie
Watch Now:Amazon
The Best Revenge Is Dressing Well
460 votes

#4 - The Best Revenge Is Dressing Well

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/10/2022

Blackbeard and Stede attend a fancy party. Oluwande and Frenchie embrace false identities. Izzy and Lucius go head-to-head.

Directors: Fernando Frías
Writer: John Mahone
Watch Now:Amazon
The Art of F**kery
436 votes

#5 - The Art of F**kery

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/10/2022

Stede and crew stage a spectacle. Blackbeard struggles to carry out his plan.

Directors: Fernando Frías
Watch Now:Amazon
This Is Happening
402 votes

#6 - This Is Happening

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/17/2022

A trip to St. Augustine reveals more about Jim’s past. Stede leads Blackbeard on an adventure.

Directors: Fernando Frías
Writer: Zayre Ferrer
Watch Now:Amazon
Discomfort in a Married State
462 votes

#7 - Discomfort in a Married State

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/10/2022

As the threat of attack looms, Blackbeard and Stede finally meet. Jim fields questions from an overly curious crew.

Directors: Nacho Vigalondo
Watch Now:Amazon
A Gentleman Pirate
505 votes

#8 - A Gentleman Pirate

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/3/2022

Stede (a.k.a. “The Gentleman Pirate”) conducts business in the Republic of Pirates. Oluwande and Jim face their past.

Directors: Nacho Vigalondo
Writer: Adam Stein
Watch Now:Amazon
A Damned Man
577 votes

#9 - A Damned Man

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/3/2022

Stede battles feelings of guilt while hunting for missing hostages. Lucius makes a surprising discovery.

Directors: Nacho Vigalondo
Watch Now:Amazon
704 votes

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/3/2022

Aristocrat-turned-pirate-captain Stede Bonnet is put to the test when his crew encounters a British naval vessel.

Directors: Taika Waititi
Watch Now:Amazon

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