Pose

The BEST episodes of Pose

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

Spotlights the legends, icons and ferocious house mothers of New York’s underground ball culture, a movement that first gained notice in the 1980s.

Last Updated: 7/6/2022Network: Star+
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Mother of The Year
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8.94
360 votes

#1 - Mother of The Year

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/22/2018

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.

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The Trunk
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8.75
188 votes

#2 - The Trunk

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/9/2021

After she is unjustly arrested, Elektra convinces Blanca to aid in disposing of the trunk in her closet before law enforcement finds it.

Directors: Tina Mabry
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In My Heels
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8.74
270 votes

#3 - In My Heels

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/20/2019

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.

Directors: Janet Mock
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Something Old, Something New
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8.68
170 votes

#4 - Something Old, Something New

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/30/2021

While the dust settles on their unforeseen life change, Papi adjusts to being a guardian and Angel seeks guidance from an unexpected source.

Directors: Janet Mock
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Series Finale (2)
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8.62
133 votes

#5 - Series Finale (2)

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/6/2021

When Blanca discovers an HIV clinical trial is denying access to people of color she joins ACT UP in an effort to get Pray Tell the medication.

Directors: Steven Canals
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Pilot
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8.50
478 votes

#6 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/3/2018

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.

Directors: Ryan Murphy
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Never Knew Love Like This Before
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8.49
321 votes

#7 - Never Knew Love Like This Before

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/9/2019

The Ballroom community is shaken to its core when a valued member is brutally attacked.

Directors: Ryan Murphy
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Series Finale (1)
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8.44
156 votes

#8 - Series Finale (1)

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/6/2021

When Blanca discovers an HIV clinical trial is denying access to people of color she joins ACT UP in an effort to get Pray Tell the medication.

Directors: Steven Canals
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Acting Up
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8.44
319 votes

#9 - Acting Up

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/11/2019

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.

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Love is the Message
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8.43
348 votes

#10 - Love is the Message

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/8/2018

Pray Tell organizes a cabaret for the AIDS ward at a local hospital.

Directors: Janet Mock
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Life's A Beach
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8.42
272 votes

#11 - Life's A Beach

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/13/2019

With Blanca reeling from an unexpected loss, Elektra organizes a girls trip to the shore.

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Revelations
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8.40
250 votes

#12 - Revelations

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/6/2019

Relationships are irreparably damaged when Damon reveals the secrets others have been hiding.

Directors: Steven Canals
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Giving and Receiving
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8.39
368 votes

#13 - Giving and Receiving

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/17/2018

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.

Directors: Nelson Cragg
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Worth It
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8.38
297 votes

#14 - Worth It

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/18/2019

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.

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The Fever
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8.33
353 votes

#15 - The Fever

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/24/2018

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.

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue
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8.29
160 votes

#16 - Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/23/2021

A visit from an old friend complicates Angel and Papi's wedding plans. Meanwhile, Elektra expands her business with the help of her new, shady, associates.

Directors: Steven Canals
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Mother's Day
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8.27
352 votes

#17 - Mother's Day

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/1/2018

Blanca is forced to reconnect with her estranged siblings after the death of her mother.

Directors: Silas Howard
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Butterfly/Cocoon
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8.26
328 votes

#18 - Butterfly/Cocoon

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/25/2019

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.

Directors: Janet Mock
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Access
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8.24
352 votes

#19 - Access

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/10/2018

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.

Directors: Ryan Murphy
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Take Me To Church
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8.17
170 votes

#20 - Take Me To Church

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/16/2021

After a startling health update, Pray Tell returns home to reconnect with his birth family.

Directors: Janet Mock
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Pink Slip
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8.16
331 votes

#21 - Pink Slip

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/15/2018

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.

Directors: Tina Mabry
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On The Run
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8.15
186 votes

#22 - On The Run

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/2/2021

1994. With the AIDS epidemic reaching fever pitch, Blanca finds purpose working as a nurse's aide at Roosevelt hospital alongside her new love, Christopher. But Blanca's history with a new patient leads to a challenging ordeal. Meanwhile, Lemar shakes up the ballroom community when he becomes father to the unruly House of Khan forcing the House of Evangelista to consider reassembling.

Directors: Janet Mock
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Intervention
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8.09
181 votes

#23 - Intervention

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/2/2021

When Pray Tell's alcoholism leads to expected consequences, Blanca stages a much-needed intervention. Meanwhile, Blanca nervously prepares to meet Christopher's parents.

Directors: Steven Canals
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Blow
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7.99
256 votes

#24 - Blow

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/30/2019

The House of Evangelista plan a large prank to antagonize Frederica. Meanwhile, Angel is introduced to the unsavory side of modeling.

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What Would Candy Do?
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7.92
270 votes

#25 - What Would Candy Do?

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/16/2019

Competition gets the best of Damon and Ricky as they audition for a spot on Madonna’s Blonde Ambition tour.

Directors: Tina Mabry
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