The BEST episodes of Pistol

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

"Pistol" is a six-episode limited series about a rock and roll revolution. The furious, raging storm at the center of this revolution are the Sex Pistols - and at the center of this series is Sex Pistols’ founding member and guitarist, Steve Jones. Jones’ hilarious, emotional and at times heart-breaking journey guides us through a kaleidoscopic telling of three of the most epic, chaotic and mucus-spattered years in the history of music. Based on Jones’ memoir Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol, this is the story of a band of spotty, noisy, working-class kids with “no future,” who shook the boring, corrupt Establishment to its core, threatened to bring down the government and changed music and culture forever.

Last Updated: 8/11/2022Network: Hulu
Track 6: Who Killed Bambi?
137 votes

#1 - Track 6: Who Killed Bambi?

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/31/2022

Malcolm tries to ruin the Pistols by touring in the South, where they're reviled; Sid becomes lead singer; Steve desperately tries to hold the band together, but Nancy is found murdered in a New York City hotel room, and Sid is the main suspect.

Directors: Danny Boyle
Watch Now:iTunes
Track 5: Nancy & Sid
130 votes

#2 - Track 5: Nancy & Sid

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/31/2022

As Nancy and Sid's love ignites, Sid becomes increasingly lost to heroin and violence; a plan is hatched to get rid of Nancy, but on a riverboat stunt during the Queen's Jubilee to promote "God Save the Queen," chaos takes hold.

Directors: Danny Boyle
Watch Now:iTunes
Track 4: Pretty Vaaaycunt
127 votes

#3 - Track 4: Pretty Vaaaycunt

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/31/2022

The idyllic moment where success is not yet fame, is soon obliterated when the band shock the nation out of its tea-time torpor. The resulting media frenzy causes egos to explode. Steve is emotionally blackmailed by Malcom into replacing bassist Glen Matlock with glorious looking, but musically inept, Sid Vicious.

Directors: Danny Boyle
Watch Now:iTunes
Track 3: Bodies
156 votes

#4 - Track 3: Bodies

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/31/2022

As Steve and Chrissie Hynde begin to make more than just music, the Pistols begin to wreak anarchy in the U.K. and Johnny Rotten takes deeper inspiration from a grieving young woman.

Directors: Danny Boyle
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Track 2: Rotten
156 votes

#5 - Track 2: Rotten

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/31/2022

As Steve grasps his final chance and attempts to learn guitar in five days, a fury named Johnny Rotten arrives on the scene and the Sex Pistols are born.

Directors: Danny Boyle
Watch Now:Amazon
Track 1: The Cloak of Invisibility
183 votes

#6 - Track 1: The Cloak of Invisibility

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/31/2022

Desperate to escape the bleak future that society has decreed for him, Steve Jones convinces Malcolm McLaren to manage his band, The Swankers; but Steve discovers that his Cloak of Invisibility cannot shield him from the audience's gaze.

Directors: Danny Boyle
Watch Now:iTunes

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