The BEST Episodes of Pride and Prejudice

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 8, 2020

Network: BBC One

While the arrival of wealthy gentlemen sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.

Part 4

#1 - Part 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 15, 1995

Darcy defends himself against Elizabeth's accusations, and later they meet at his house, Pemberley. While there, Elizabeth makes an astonishing discovery about Darcy which changes her feelings about him.

star 8.81
463 votes
Directors: Simon Langton
Writers: Andrew Davies, Jane Austen
Part 6

#2 - Part 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 29, 1995

Lydia comes home in triumph with Wickham, who has married her. Lydia has been sworn to secrecy about the secret help from Darcy, but in her muddle-headed way she lets the secret slip to Elizabeth. Meanwhile, Bingley comes back to the Longbourne neighbourhood - and he wants to see Jane again. Bingley is followed by a very angry Lady Catherine, who reveals another secret. Finally, Elizabeth admits to Darcy that she has changed her view of him - and he gets the answer he is hardly hoping for.

star 8.79
485 votes
Directors: Simon Langton
Writers: Andrew Davies, Jane Austen
Part 3

#3 - Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 8, 1995

Bingley and his household return to London suddenly, leaving Jane to suppose he does not care about her after all. Lizzie discovers who was behind the separation and receives another surprising offer.

star 8.50
448 votes
Directors: Simon Langton
Writers: Andrew Davies, Jane Austen
Part 5

#4 - Part 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 22, 1995

Elizabeth meets Darcy's younger sister, Georgiana. Then news comes that Lydia has eloped with Wickham, and the Bennets fear she is lost. Darcy decides to help Lydia - but without telling the Bennet family or Elizabeth.

star 8.43
512 votes
Directors: Simon Langton
Writers: Jane Austen
Part 2

#5 - Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 1995

A visit from the Bennets' cousin, Mr Collins, throws the family into disarray, while Elizabeth's acquaintance with Wickham solidifies her distrust and dislike of Darcy.

star 8.21
543 votes
Directors: Simon Langton
Writers: Andrew Davies, Jane Austen
Part 1

#6 - Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 24, 1995

The Bennets have five daughters, all without dowries, so they have limited chances of marrying. Then the rich Charles Bingley arrives in the district and takes a keen interest in Jane Bennet. At Bingley's house, Jane's sharp-tongued sister Elizabeth sees more of his friend, Fitzwilliam Darcy - but she finds him too arrogant for her.

star 8.14
626 votes
Directors: Simon Langton
Writers: Andrew Davies, Jane Austen