The BEST Episodes of Queen Sugar
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2021
Network: Oprah Winfrey Network
The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
#1 - As Promised
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 5, 2016
Nova's public comments about Charley's marriage causes a rift between the two; Ralph Angel tries to get out of an illegal arrangement; Charley learns what Davis did during the night in question.
#2 - Here
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 4, 2019
#3 - Give Us This Day
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 30, 2016
Charley continues to make calculated decisions about Davis' basketball career and her desire to secure an investor in the farm. Davis attempts to repair his relationship with his son, Micah, but he faces resistance. Meanwhile, Nova and Calvin finally reunite; however, their relationship causes controversy in the community. Violet learns of Hollywood's departure and tries to make amends, and Ralph Angel makes a shocking discovery that changes everything.Tune in to the gripping season finale of Queen Sugar.
#4 - So Far
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 9, 2016
Charlie searches for a new mill; and realizes that there's more to the story of the land than originally thought. In other events, Hollywood again tries to mend his relationship with Aunt Violet.
#5 - Oh Mamere
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 21, 2019
Blue's trauma is triggered when Micah takes him to the park. Darla learns the truth about the night Blue was conceived.
#6 - I Am
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 11, 2019
#7 - I No Longer Imagine
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 19, 2019
Ralph Angel confronts Nova, and Micah has a physical altercation with another student, which leads to a charged conversation with Charley.
#8 - Where With All
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 26, 2016
As the Bordelons prepare for a hurricane, many of the family's underlying issues are brought to the surface. The incoming storm threatens the farm, and while preparing to protect their property, Remy calls into question Charley's treatment of her staff.
#9 - Far Too Long
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 23, 2016
The Bordelons continue to look for a new mill in time for harvest, and Charley's search for an investor motivates her to make a cunning decision in relation to Davis basketball career. Meanwhile, Ralph Angel devises his own solution to the Bordelons dilemma, and Charley's objection creates friction.
#10 - Pleasure Is Black
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 12, 2019
Ralph Angel learns that his parole has concluded, Charley and Romero enjoy each other's company and the Bordelon family celebrate the opening of Vi's Prized Pies and Diner.
#11 - Where My Body Stops or Begins
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 26, 2019
Violet is surprised by someone from her past who arrives at her diner.
#12 - In No Uncertain Terms
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 12, 2016
Charley deals with the state of her marriage; Ralph Angel decides to farm full time; Aunt Violet finds out information about Hollywood that threatens their relationship.
#13 - Dream Variations
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 15, 2017
Charley's shocking plan to save her business puts her relationship with Remy in jeopardy. Hollywood proposes to Violet. Nova and Remy share an unexpected moment. Ralph Angel decides if he can forgive Darla.
#14 - Late-February 2020
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 16, 2021
#15 - All The Borders
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 7, 2019
Charley learns some devastating news about her mill, Violet calls in a favor from Sam Landry. Nova has an intense conversation with a past lover. Meanwhile, Ralph Angel and Darla comfort one another while Romero and Charley's relationship hits a roadblock.
#16 - Stare at the Same Fires
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 14, 2019
Violet confesses a hard truth to Hollywood; Micah turns to Ralph Angel for advice about his relationship; Nova helps Charley when she hits a low point; and the community comes together at the Queen Sugar Mill to say enough is enough.
#17 - Freedom's Plow
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 2, 2017
Darla reaches out to her family to share her big news. Violet's condition worsens. Nova's Zika story causes concern in the community. Micah finally comes to terms with his emotions. Charley receives an unexpected visit from her mother, and the two have an honest conversation about Charley's upbringing.
#18 - Skin Transparent
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 3, 2019
Nova remains estranged from her family, Charley learns more about the Landry's plans, and Ralph Angel launches a re-entry program. Plus, Charley and Romero start their makeshift clinic and Nova reveals a disturbing family secret at her book launch.
#19 - All Good
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 16, 2016
The Bordelons must find a new mill, but with mounting expenses, they need a feasible solution. Charley makes a big step in putting her past with Davis behind her, but when Micah accidentally learns about Charley and Remy’s new relationship, she is overwhelmed with guilt. Too Sweet returns with doubts about his future, and Nova encourages him to change his point of view. Ralph Angel and Darla unite to help Blue navigate issues at school, and Violet makes changes to the diner.
#20 - Of Several Centuries
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 31, 2019
Nova's press tour continues, and she reconnects with Calvin. Violet's diner is vandalized, and Charley discovers the perpetrator. Darla continues to struggle. Ralph Angel's re-entry program is in jeopardy. Plus, Charley receives devastating news.
#21 - Thy Will Be Done
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 14, 2016
Charley, Ralph Angel and Nova discover the contents of their father's will and consider running their newly inherited farm together; Ralph Angel is pushed to his limits when someone tries to take one of his father's possessions.
#22 - Line of Our Elders
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 19, 2017
Charley's opening celebration for the Queen Sugar Mill suffers a setback, and Nova learns a surprising fact about her late father. Plus, Ralph Angel has a run-in with someone he previously robbed, prompting a huge confession to his family.
#23 - On These I Stand
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 1, 2017
Ralph Angel is left devastated by Darla's news; Charley's business is threatened. Micah has an issue with his school. Nova receives a new opportunity. Violet reveals her diagnosis to Hollywood.
#24 - Face Speckled
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 10, 2019
Remy reveals he's leaving town, Davis turns to Charley for advice when Nova's book impacts his job, and Charley and Romero's clinic is raided by ICE agents. Plus, Ralph Angel explains to Blue that they are connected by their souls, not by their blood.
#25 - Evergreen
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 7, 2016
The Bordelon siblings try to plan their father's funeral but tensions arise between Charley and Nova; Ralph Angel argues with Aunt Violet about inviting his son; Charley meets someone interested in buying the farm.