The BEST Episodes of Pose
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 7, 2019
Set in the 1980s, Pose is a dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene.
#1 - Mother of The Year
Season 1 - Episode 8
The ultimate showdown takes places at the Princess Ball, when the House of Evangelista battles against the House of Ferocity and Mother of the Year is decided.
#2 - In My Heels
Season 2 - Episode 10
After a medical set back, Blanca struggles to reassemble the House of Evangelista. Meanwhile, Pray Tell confronts old traumas when an exciting new category is proposed.
#3 - Acting Up
Season 2 - Episode 1
Convinced Madonna's "Vogue" will lead to mainstream acceptance, Blanca encourages the House of Evangelista to follow their dreams despite putting her own on the backburner. Meanwhile, Pray Tell joins an activist organization fighting for the rights of HIV positive people.
#4 - Love is the Message
Season 1 - Episode 6
Pray Tell organizes a cabaret for the AIDS ward at a local hospital.
#5 - Never Knew Love Like This Before
Season 2 - Episode 4
The Ballroom community is shaken to its core when a valued member is brutally attacked.
#6 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
In 1987 New York, Blanca Rodriguez pursues her dream of becoming a house mother after receiving a devastating medical diagnosis. Alongside the members of her newly formed House of Evangelista, Blanca competes in the House Ballroom scene against her former mother and recent rival, Elektra Abundance. Meanwhile, Damon Richards moves to New York City with aspirations of joining a dance company.
#7 - Worth It
Season 2 - Episode 2
Determined to be an example to her children, Blanca launches a business venture with unexpected results. Meanwhile, Ricky’s travels have unpredicted consequences for his relationship with Damon, and Elektra shocks the ballroom community with a bold move.
#8 - Giving and Receiving
Season 1 - Episode 3
The House of Evangelista celebrates the holidays and prepares for the Snow Ball in spite of Angel’s lack of holiday spirit. Elektra contemplates undergoing an affirming medical procedure.
#9 - Butterfly/Cocoon
Season 2 - Episode 3
A fatal mishap with a client leads Elektra to seek out the counsel of Blanca and Candy. Meanwhile, moving from friends to lovers proves to be a challenge for Angel and Lil Papi.
#10 - Revelations
Season 2 - Episode 8
Relationships are irreparably damaged when Damon reveals the secrets others have been hiding.
#11 - Mother's Day
Season 1 - Episode 5
Blanca is forced to reconnect with her estranged siblings after the death of her mother.
#12 - The Fever
Season 1 - Episode 4
Candy's insecurities about her appearance are heightened when she is criticized at a ball. Blanca worries when Damon and Ricky have a medical scare that threatens to tear them apart.
#13 - Life's A Beach
Season 2 - Episode 9
With Blanca reeling from an unexpected loss, Elektra organizes a girls trip to the shore.
#14 - Access
Season 1 - Episode 2
Blanca is denied access to a popular bar leading to a purposeful feud. Meanwhile, inexperienced Damon learns the truth about love and sex when he is asked on a date.
#15 - Pink Slip
Season 1 - Episode 7
Blanca makes a startling revelation about Lil Papi that changes the House of Evangelista forever. Meanwhile, Elektra rethinks her means of survival when the House of Abundance is evicted from their apartment.
#16 - Blow
Season 2 - Episode 7
The House of Evangelista plan a large prank to antagonize Frederica. Meanwhile, Angel is introduced to the unsavory side of modeling.
#17 - What Would Candy Do?
Season 2 - Episode 5
Competition gets the best of Damon and Ricky as they audition for a spot on Madonna’s Blonde Ambition tour.
#18 - Love's in Need of Love Today
Season 2 - Episode 6
After falling ill while organizing his annual AIDS Cabaret, PrayTell lands in the hospital leading to a series of unexpected visitors.