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: 6/29/2024Network: MaxStatus: Ended
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Wherever You Go, There You Are
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7.91
520 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
The Innkeeper
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7.87
323 votes

#2 - The Innkeeper

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/5/2023

While the Revenge crew gleefully reunites under Zheng’s reign, Stede attempts to bring back Blackbeard, who must face his own difficult truths.

Directors: Andrew DeYoung
Watch Now:Amazon
Mermen
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7.74
287 votes

#3 - Mermen

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/26/2023

After watching the Republic of Pirates crumble, Stede and Zheng pursue Prince Ricky Barnes, the Revenge crew schemes to escape imprisonment, and Blackbeard plots a return to piracy… leading to triumph and a devastating loss.

Directors: Fernando Frias
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We Gull Way Back
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7.73
539 votes

#4 - 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.

Watch Now:Amazon
Fun and Games
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7.73
306 votes

#5 - Fun and Games

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/12/2023

After he’s banished from the Revenge, Blackbeard unwittingly receives relationship advice from some dysfunctional old friends.

Directors: Andrew DeYoung
Watch Now:Amazon
The Best Revenge Is Dressing Well
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7.69
598 votes

#6 - 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 Frias
Writer: John Mahone
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Act of Grace
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7.69
523 votes

#7 - 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.

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The Curse of the Seafaring Life
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7.69
294 votes

#8 - The Curse of the Seafaring Life

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/12/2023

As Blackbeard remains plagued by the distrust of his crew, Izzy schools Stede on how to be an effective captain.

Directors: Andrew DeYoung
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Calypso's Birthday
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7.68
305 votes

#9 - Calypso's Birthday

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/19/2023

While the crew celebrates Calypso’s birthday, Blackbeard faces a violent party-crasher seeking revenge.

Directors: Fernando Frias
Writer: Zayre Ferrer
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The Art of F**kery
star
7.63
564 votes

#10 - 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 Frias
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Discomfort in a Married State
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7.57
604 votes

#11 - 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
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This Is Happening
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7.57
520 votes

#12 - 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 Frias
Writer: Zayre Ferrer
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Impossible Birds
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7.54
351 votes

#13 - Impossible Birds

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/5/2023

While Stede adjusts to his new normal, a heartbroken Blackbeard fills the void with daily raids – sparking concern amongst Izzy and the crew.

Directors: David Jenkins
Watch Now:Amazon
Red Flags
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7.53
325 votes

#14 - Red Flags

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/5/2023

Aboard Zheng’s ship, Stede, Olu, and Black Pete have surprising revelations while Blackbeard’s crew plots their revenge.

Directors: David Jenkins
Writer: Adam Stein
Watch Now:Amazon
Man on Fire
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7.49
279 votes

#15 - Man on Fire

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/19/2023

As Blackbeard reevaluates his life, Stede revels in his newfound infamy. With some help from Jim, Oluwande reunites with a hesitant Zheng.

Directors: Fernando Frias
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A Gentleman Pirate
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7.41
655 votes

#16 - 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
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A Damned Man
star
7.30
736 votes

#17 - 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
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Pilot
star
7.07
905 votes

#18 - 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
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