The BEST episodes of Power Book III: Raising Kanan

Every episode of Power Book III: Raising Kanan ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Power Book III: Raising Kanan!

Set in the 1990s, the series chronicles the early years of Kanan Stark and how he got into the drug game.

Last Updated: 5/21/2024Network: STARZStatus: Continuing
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MADE YOU LOOK
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8.41
208 votes

#1 - MADE YOU LOOK

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/9/2024

Desperation sets in as Howard tries to evade the Task Force and Ronnie goes on the attack, leaving Raq and Kanan to make some fateful choices.

Directors: Eif Rivera
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IF Y’DON’T KNOW, NOW Y’KNOW
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8.34
337 votes

#2 - IF Y’DON’T KNOW, NOW Y’KNOW

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/23/2022

Decidedly his own man, Kanan strays further from his mother and sets up shop on his own on the corners of South Jamaica. Worried about retaliation, Raq questions Unique. Lou’s rift with Raq grows when he makes a discovery.

Directors: Rob Hardy
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A HOUSE IS NOT A HOME
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8.10
311 votes

#3 - A HOUSE IS NOT A HOME

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/9/2022

The rift between Raq and Kanan grows and Kanan seeks comfort elsewhere. Marvin lies low, waiting for the consequences of his actions to blow over. Raq sees dark clouds on the horizon.

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BROTHERS AND KEEPERS
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8.01
206 votes

#4 - BROTHERS AND KEEPERS

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/29/2023

Tension between Ronnie and Unique comes to a head while Kanan clashes with both Raq and Famous. Juke bonds with her bandmate, and Lou works to revitalize Cafe Vous. Howard’s attempt to manipulate the Task Force backfires.

Directors: Joy Lane
Writer: Naja Rayne
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HOME TO ROOST
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8.01
202 votes

#5 - HOME TO ROOST

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/2/2024

Ronnie and Kanan’s feud with Raq intensifies as Marvin desperately searches for Lou. Famous and Jukebox both find themselves at potential turning points in their music careers.

Directors: Monty DeGraff
Writer: Kevin Fox
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PAID IN FULL
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8.01
341 votes

#6 - PAID IN FULL

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/26/2021

As the situation in the neighborhood turns dire, Raq scrambles to get Kanan out of harm’s way.

Directors: Rob Hardy
Writer: Kevin Fox
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RECKONINGS
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8.00
205 votes

#7 - RECKONINGS

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/26/2024

As a despondent Lou becomes a liability for the family, Raq and Marvin work to get the new heroin operation up and running amidst new competition from Kanan and Ronnie.

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ANTI-TRUST
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7.99
309 votes

#8 - ANTI-TRUST

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/16/2022

With his living situation threatened, Famous reaches out to Lou as a last-ditch effort. Raq receives a new business proposal and must eliminate a threat. Burke closes in on what really happened in Baisley Park.

Directors: Erica Watson
Writer: Kevin Fox
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PAY THE TOLL
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7.93
329 votes

#9 - PAY THE TOLL

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/4/2022

Kanan and Jukebox search for answers in family matters. When Raq’s push into new territory is stalled, she proposes a meeting. Crown helps Famous get settled. Still investigating Howard’s shooting, Burke questions Unique.

Directors: Monty DeGraff
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FLIPMODE
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7.92
227 votes

#10 - FLIPMODE

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/8/2023

Raq continues her farewell tour with one last job for the Mafia while Kanan dives further into the drug game with an innovative business idea. Howard faces a new threat at the precinct.

Directors: Brendan Walsh
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LEVEL UP
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7.92
315 votes

#11 - LEVEL UP

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/29/2021

Lou’s new artist showcase becomes the nexus of the rivalry between Raq and Unique. At the same time, Kanan cooks up a drug-selling scheme with Marvin.

Directors: Kieron Hawkes
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SLEEPING DOGS
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7.92
333 votes

#12 - SLEEPING DOGS

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/28/2022

A surprise encounter with Howard leaves Kanan rattled. Raq tries to expand into new territory, but when an associate and valuables go missing, she is reunited with an old adversary. Lou continues to butt heads with Crown.

Directors: Shana Stein
Writer: Nina Manni
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NO LOVE LOST
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7.91
333 votes

#13 - NO LOVE LOST

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/2/2022

Raq searches for a new home. Lou finds himself on the other side of his partner’s unpaid debts. Burke gains traction in her investigation on Howard. A botched agreement with Marvin and an associate threatens everything.

Directors: Joy Lane
Writer: Josef Sawyer
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STAY IN YOUR LANE
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7.89
329 votes

#14 - STAY IN YOUR LANE

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/5/2021

Kanan and Marvin’s side hustle goes awry. Raq seeks revenge for the attack on Scrappy. Jukebox suffers a devastating blow.

Directors: Lisa Leone
Writer: Nina Manni
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LOYAL TO THE END
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7.88
321 votes

#15 - LOYAL TO THE END

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/19/2021

As Marvin seeks revenge, Raq turns to Kanan for assistance only he can provide.

Directors: Bart Wenrich
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IT’S A BUSINESS, MAN
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7.88
335 votes

#16 - IT’S A BUSINESS, MAN

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/18/2022

Raq assures everyone they need to follow orders and keep working as planned. Kanan takes on more responsibility, but things go wrong when he runs into neighborhood kids. Lou feels the pressure in his partnership with Crown.

Directors: Bart Wenrich
Writer: Mike Flynn
THE COST OF BUSINESS
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7.87
317 votes

#17 - THE COST OF BUSINESS

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/12/2021

Kanan struggles with a harsh truth after word gets back to Raq that he’s behind the bad crack on the streets.

Directors: Hernán Otaño
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WHERE ALL ARE GUILTY
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7.84
200 votes

#18 - WHERE ALL ARE GUILTY

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/19/2024

Lou’s drinking creates a problem for the whole family when Shantel goes looking for justice. Kanan assimilates into Ronnie’s crew, and Raq formulates a new plan for Unique’s former heroin operation.

Directors: Sascha Penn
Writer: Brian Walker
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MIND YOUR BUSINESS
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7.84
354 votes

#19 - MIND YOUR BUSINESS

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/21/2022

Raq learns she may have a snitch and tasks Marvin with confirming the rumor. Lou brings in a potential new artist, but he and Crown disagree. Kanan helps Famous sell mix tapes. Jukebox tracks down her estranged mother.

Directors: Eif Rivera
Writer: Santa Sierra
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INTO THE DARKNESS
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7.79
212 votes

#20 - INTO THE DARKNESS

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/12/2024

Dangerous secrets are revealed as Famous unburdens himself to Kanan, and Raq finally tries to make amends with Lou. Marvin struggles with his role as stage dad, and Howard attempts to get closer to the Task Force.

Directors: Cierra Glaude
Writer: Nina Manni
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WHAT HAPPENS IN THE CATSKILLS
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7.79
342 votes

#21 - WHAT HAPPENS IN THE CATSKILLS

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/11/2022

Raq turns to her attention to bonding with Kanan in the Catskills, but business follows them despite her best efforts; tension between Crown and Lou boils over; Burke snoops into Howard’s private life.

Directors: Hernán Otaño
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OPEN FOR BUSINESS
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7.79
210 votes

#22 - OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/15/2023

As paranoia sets in for Raq and Howard over the Task Force, Kanan and Famous launch their weed delivery business, Jukebox prepares for her audition, and Ronnie grows impatient with Unique.

Directors: Bobby Kennedy
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THE MORE THINGS CHANGE
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7.78
379 votes

#23 - THE MORE THINGS CHANGE

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/14/2022

Kanan returns to Queens where Raq is trying to mend the many fractures in the Thomas family. As Raq expands her empire, Kanan doubts his future in the drug game. Meanwhile, Detective Howard is released from the hospital.

Writer: Sascha Penn
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IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING
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7.77
207 votes

#24 - IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/22/2023

New business ventures take shape for the Thomas family, but the outlook is bleaker for the Mathis brothers as Ronnie’s patience runs out. Raq makes a risky move for Kanan’s obedience.

Directors: Monty DeGraff
Writer: Santa Sierra
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HOME SWEET HOME
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7.76
225 votes

#25 - HOME SWEET HOME

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/1/2023

Raq makes a life-changing decision in the aftermath of the Mafia’s ambush, but its too little, too late for Kanan, as he looks to pave his own path free of his mother’s lies.

Directors: Rob Hardy
Writer: Sascha Penn
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