The BEST Episodes of Outer Banks

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 31, 2020

Network: Netflix

On an island of haves and have-nots, teen John B enlists his three best friends to hunt for a legendary treasure linked to his father's disappearance.

The Phantom

#1 - The Phantom

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

An island crawling with law enforcement and a looming tropical storm are just two of the obstacles facing John B as he tries to make his escape.

star 8.10
134 votes
Midsummers

#2 - Midsummers

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

John B believes he's made a breakthrough in the hunt for the gold, but his desire to include Sarah in the quest causes friction among the friends.

star 8.01
135 votes
The Runway

#3 - The Runway

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

John B finally learns the truth about his dad — and sets off a chain of events that jeopardizes everything he and his friends have fought to accomplish.

star 8.01
136 votes
Parcel 9

#4 - Parcel 9

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

A spooky island legend, a broken friendship and John B’s new living situation keep the crew on their toes as they search high and low for the treasure.

star 7.91
134 votes
Dead Calm

#5 - Dead Calm

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

JJ's reckless behavior ramps up when the friends try to score some quick cash. Meanwhile, John B grows closer to Sarah — and makes her dad suspicious.

star 7.85
132 votes
The Bell Tower

#6 - The Bell Tower

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

With his options dwindling and enemies closing in, John B looks for an exit plan. Sarah feels pressured to pick a side. Pope lets his emotions out.

star 7.79
128 votes
The Forbidden Zone

#7 - The Forbidden Zone

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

As the gang hatches an illicit scheme to get to the bottom of the deep-sea mystery, John B confronts Sarah while Pope jumps at the chance for revenge.

star 7.67
153 votes
Spy Games

#8 - Spy Games

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

When John B's supervision-free home life catches up to him, he receives a well-timed assist — and some spiffing up — from the last person he expects.

star 7.66
152 votes
The Lucky Compass

#9 - The Lucky Compass

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

Convinced that the clue found onboard the boat connects to his missing father, John B leads his friends on an increasingly frantic search for answers.

star 7.46
157 votes
Pilot

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 15, 2020

After a hurricane, John B, JJ, Pope and Kiara plunge headlong into danger and adventure when they find a mysterious sunken wreck.

star 7.37
180 votes