The Best Episodes of Power

Last Updated: Nov 27, 2018

James "Ghost" St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that never sleeps. As its success grows, so do Ghost’s plans to build an empire. However, Truth hides an ugly reality. It’s a front for Ghost’s criminal underworld; a lucrative drug network, serving only the wealthy and powerful. As Ghost is seduced by the prospect of a legitimate life, everything precious to him becomes unknowingly threatened. Once you’re in, can you ever get out?

When This Is Over

#1 - When This Is Over

Season 5 - Episode 10

When the RICO case comes crashing down, Angela breaks ranks to form her own A-team. LaKeisha takes a stand of her own while “Ghost”, Tommy, Tasha, and Angela race against the clock to prove their innocence...but to what end?

star 8.37
766 votes
Directors: M.J. Bassett
Writers: Courtney A. Kemp, Gabriela Uribe
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There's a Snitch Among Us

#2 - There's a Snitch Among Us

Season 5 - Episode 9

When Angela's arrest of Jimenez gives her a solid win, she discovers plans that would undercut her career; Ghost tasks Tommy in killing a snitch, changing all of their lives; Tariq accepts the consequences of his choices.

star 8.32
786 votes
Directors: Gary Lennon
Writers: Gary Lennon
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You Can't Fix This

#3 - You Can't Fix This

Season 4 - Episode 10

When tragedy befalls the St. Patrick family, Ghost and Tommy seek retribution. Tasha tries to keep things together at home until she realises it will be on her to prevent further disaster, causing her to seek help from an unlikely ally. Meanwhile, Angela uses her own investigative skills and resources to figure out what Ghost is hiding and the return of an old friend heralds a call to war.

star 8.31
2,385 votes
Directors: Rob Hardy
Writers: Courtney A. Kemp, Monica Mitchell
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Help Me

#4 - Help Me

Season 3 - Episode 5

Tommy goes gunning for the culprit who tried to kill him; Greg pressures Ruiz to give up the "Ghost," as Angela tries to keep them at bay. Meanwhile, Proctor brings a new problem to the fore for Ghost to deal with.

star 8.27
2,560 votes
Writers: Damione Macedon, Raphael Jackson Jr.
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In My Best Interest

#5 - In My Best Interest

Season 3 - Episode 10

Ghost attempts to retrieve evidence while throwing the party of his career; Tasha forms an unlikely alliance in an effort to save her family; Tommy considers a move that could change everyone's lives.

star 8.25
2,518 votes
Writers: Courtney Kemp Agboh, Jeff Dix
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A Friend of the Family

#6 - A Friend of the Family

Season 5 - Episode 8

The AUSA turns up the heat on Ghost and implicates his inner circle in on a RICO; Ghost and Tommy plan to frame Dre for the murder of Raymond Jones, Raina's killer; Angela and Tasha enact a plan of their own.

star 8.22
829 votes
Directors: Hernán Otoño
Writers: Vladimir Cvetko, Safia M. Dirie
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Ghost Is Dead

#7 - Ghost Is Dead

Season 2 - Episode 10

Bodies from Ghost's organization drop left and right, each death inching closer to Ghost and Tommy.

star 8.19
1,745 votes
Writers: Courtney Kemp Agboh, Safia Dirie
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That Ain't Me

#8 - That Ain't Me

Season 4 - Episode 9

When Ghost realises he's getting screwed in his new business deal, he starts playing dirty in the clean world. After meeting her new boss, Angela explores her other options. Dre makes big moves against Tommy's organisation. Tommy gets proof about his family that paints Kate in a whole new light. And with people after him and his life spinning out of control, Tariq hatches a plan to escape.

star 8.16
2,443 votes
Writers: Safia M. Dirie
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New Man

#9 - New Man

Season 4 - Episode 6

Returning to Truth -- and life as a free man -- Ghost finds himself trapped in a new business venture. Meanwhile, Tasha and LaKeisha plan to reopen the weave shop. Tommy escapes to Chicago for a meeting with the suppliers that takes an unexpected turn. Dre and Cristobal set a plan in motion to get rid of Julio. And with Ghost released from prison, Jukebox and Kanan revisit their plan to kidnap Tariq, sending Ghost on a wild chase to save him.

star 8.15
2,424 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Gary Lennon
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Everyone Is Implicated

#10 - Everyone Is Implicated

Season 5 - Episode 1

James "Ghost" St. Patrick forms a dangerous alliance with his brother-in-arms, Tommy, and mortal enemy Kanan. Angela is implicated in murder and turns to an unlikely ally. Tasha enlists LaKeisha to protect Tariq.

star 8.14
1,099 votes
Writers: Courtney A. Kemp
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The Devil Inside

#11 - The Devil Inside

Season 5 - Episode 7

Ghost, Tommy and Kanan move forward with their task to kill the heads of the Jimenez Cartel. Donovan warns Angela that her own office is after her. LaKeisha lets slip that Teresi is Tommy's father.

star 8.14
848 votes
Directors: Rob Hardy
Writers: Heather Zuhlke
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Time's Up

#12 - Time's Up

Season 2 - Episode 9

Tommy is pressured to flip on Lobos or go to jail; Ghost tries to do the right thing.

star 8.13
1,770 votes
Directors: Jim McKay
Writers: Raphael Jackson Jr., Damione Macedon
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Don't Thank Me

#13 - Don't Thank Me

Season 4 - Episode 5

With tensions high, Silver warns Ghost that Tasha may have to testify. Also: now aware of Ghost's innocence, Angela struggles to find a way to stop the prosecution; and Teresi sets a plan in motion to eliminate Ghost.

star 8.10
2,481 votes
Writers: Raphael Jackson, Jr., Damione Macedon
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We're in This Together

#14 - We're in This Together

Season 4 - Episode 4

Mak brings Angela back onto the prosecution team where she comes face-to-face with Tasha; Julio struggles to manage the primeras below him and Tommy's behavior; Tariq continues running with Kanan.

star 8.09
2,597 votes
Writers: Warren Hsu Leonard
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Things Are Going to Get Worse

#15 - Things Are Going to Get Worse

Season 4 - Episode 2

Proctor works to protect his client as Ghost faces harassment; the team discusses its strategy for taking down St. Patrick; Tommy struggles to let go of his old duties; Tasha talks to the children about what is going on.

star 8.05
2,668 votes
Writers: Heather Zuhlke
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The Right Decision

#16 - The Right Decision

Season 3 - Episode 6

Ghost and Tommy reunite to take out a dangerous enemy and enlist Tasha to help them escape detection by Angela and her team; Ghost loses control at a critical moment.

star 8.05
2,667 votes
Writers: Vladimir Cvetko, Safia M. Dirie
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You Lied to My Face

#17 - You Lied to My Face

Season 4 - Episode 7

As Ghost moves forward with his new business venture, the entire St. Patrick family is thrust into a new role in the public eye. Tasha seeks out Silver's help and their relationship deepens. When Tommy returns to New York, Dre talks himself into a promotion. And when Mak tells the whole prosecution team they're suspended, they start to form new alliances to find and take down Greg's real killer.

star 8.02
2,561 votes
Writers: Vladimir Cvetko
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It's Done

#18 - It's Done

Season 4 - Episode 8

When Ghost sees that the location for his new business is in a gang-infested area, he has to re-team with Tommy to clean it up. As Tommy threatens war with the Jimenez, his organization starts to destabilize. Feeling the clock ticking, Mike makes a last ditch effort to pin Greg's murder on someone else as Angela tries to rally a team to take him down. Tommy learns the truth about his family. And, unhappy at home, Tariq looks to some old friends for excitement.

star 8.02
2,466 votes
Directors: Hernán Otoño
Writers: Raphael Jackson, Jr., Damione Macedon
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Three Moves Ahead

#19 - Three Moves Ahead

Season 2 - Episode 8

Ghost attempts to distance himself from Lobos before Angela gets to him.

star 8.01
1,727 votes
Directors: Rob Hardy
Writers: Randy Huggins
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Don't Worry, Baby

#20 - Don't Worry, Baby

Season 3 - Episode 4

Ghost is spread even thinner between Angela, the children, business and Tommy as the opportunity to expand the clubs evolves; Tommy struggles with a decision, Kanan re-enters the life; Angela has doubts.

star 8.00
2,448 votes
Writers: Heather Zuhlke
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Why Her?

#21 - Why Her?

Season 2 - Episode 6

Angela learns that Jamie and Ghost are the same person; the drug syndicate welcomes a new member.

star 8.00
1,714 votes
Writers: Gary Lennon
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Best Laid Plans

#22 - Best Laid Plans

Season 1 - Episode 8

Ghost plans a huge party at Truth, hoping to expand out of NYC and the drug world. Ghost makes a big decision in an attempt to achieve his dream of going legit.

star 7.98
1,563 votes
Directors: Kari Skogland
Writers: Courtney Kemp Agboh, Vladimir Cvetko
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Call Me James

#23 - Call Me James

Season 3 - Episode 1

Out of the drug game and with new nightclubs, James St. Patrick is ready to leave “Ghost” behind and begin his new life with Angela. Just one problem: someone knows the truth about Vladimir, Drifty, Ruiz, and Lobos. Angela learns of a shocking discovery at work, and now must decide where to draw the line between love and honor. Without her husband by her side, Tasha reels from the death of Shawn while having an unsettling theory as to the identity of his killer. On his own in the underworld, Tommy is forced to make some bold moves while he receives a gruesome reminder of his assignment to kill Ghost.

star 7.97
2,761 votes
Writers: Courtney Kemp Agboh
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When I Get Out

#24 - When I Get Out

Season 4 - Episode 1

Ghost faces threats from all sides following his arrest for the murder of Agent Knox; Tasha scrambles to get bail as the Feds begin to build their case; Tommy navigates his new role and enlists help in recovering Tariq.

star 7.97
2,785 votes
Writers: Courtney A. Kemp
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A Changed Man

#25 - A Changed Man

Season 5 - Episode 6

After his spiritual awakening with Rev. Macedon, Ghost confesses his sins to Angela. Angela preps Tasha for Federal questioning, and Ghost must break his business deal with Tommy when Truth is audited by the IRS.

star 7.96
844 votes
Writers: Monica Mitchell
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