Outer Banks

The BEST episodes of Outer Banks

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

Last Updated: 5/24/2022Network: Netflix
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The Coastal Venture
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8.03
204 votes

#1 - The Coastal Venture

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/30/2021

John B, Pope, JJ and Kiara brace for a showdown on board the ship, while Sarah realizes the harsh truth of her distressing family situation.

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The Phantom
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7.99
350 votes

#2 - The Phantom

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

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Parcel 9
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7.98
322 votes

#3 - Parcel 9

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

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The Runway
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7.95
340 votes

#4 - The Runway

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

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Midsummers
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7.90
337 votes

#5 - Midsummers

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

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The Darkest Hour
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7.84
213 votes

#6 - The Darkest Hour

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/30/2021

JJ cooks up a risky plan to help out John B. Pope hunts down information about the key. Kiara and Sarah both deal with family fallout over the Pogues.

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My Druthers
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7.84
208 votes

#7 - My Druthers

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/30/2021

John B bristles when Sarah reconnects with a former flame. Ward's web of lies starts to unravel. Pope discovers a shocking family secret.

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The Bell Tower
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7.82
332 votes

#8 - The Bell Tower

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

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Dead Calm
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7.82
334 votes

#9 - Dead Calm

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

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Trapped
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7.79
206 votes

#10 - Trapped

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/30/2021

The Pogues deal with a slew of setbacks — a medical emergency, a nosy neighbor, parental ultimatums — as they attempt to save Pope's family legacy.

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The Cross
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7.79
207 votes

#11 - The Cross

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/30/2021

Armed with new clues, the group braves perilous roads and swampland as they race to keep part of Pope's history from falling into the wrong hands.

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Spy Games
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7.66
361 votes

#12 - Spy Games

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

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Homecoming
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7.65
213 votes

#13 - Homecoming

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/30/2021

Low on gas and strapped for cash, John B and Sarah run into trouble. Pope's appointment in Charleston takes an ominous turn over a proposed trade.

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The Forbidden Zone
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7.62
357 votes

#14 - The Forbidden Zone

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

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Prayers
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7.59
210 votes

#15 - Prayers

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/30/2021

A desperate scramble for help lands John B and Sarah in questionable surroundings. Pope receives a mysterious summons to an out-of-town meeting.

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The Heist
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7.47
213 votes

#16 - The Heist

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/30/2021

With time running out, John B and Sarah strike an uneasy bargain, while Kiara, JJ and Pope search for evidence that could implicate Ward and Rafe.

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The Lucky Compass
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7.46
382 votes

#17 - The Lucky Compass

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/15/2020

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.

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The Bonfire
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7.44
212 votes

#18 - The Bonfire

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/30/2021

Reeling from Ward's actions, Sarah finds her loyalties to John B and the Pogues put to the test. At the annual bonfire, jealousies and tempers flare.

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The Gold
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7.42
250 votes

#19 - The Gold

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/30/2021

John B tries to evade capture as he zeroes in on the gold, but a promise to Sarah could derail his plans. Back home, his friends face life without him.

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Pilot
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7.33
442 votes

#20 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/15/2020

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

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