The BEST Episodes of Queen Sugar

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2021

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.

As Promised

#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.

star 8.37
668 votes

#2 - Here

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 4, 2019

star 8.36
132 votes
Give Us This Day

#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.

star 8.36
593 votes
So Far

#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.

star 8.36
661 votes
Oh Mamere

#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.

star 8.35
123 votes
I Am

#6 - I Am

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 11, 2019

star 8.35
127 votes
I No Longer Imagine

#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.

star 8.31
122 votes
Where With All

#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.

star 8.30
678 votes
Far Too Long

#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.

star 8.29
633 votes
Pleasure Is Black

#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.

star 8.29
131 votes
Where My Body Stops or Begins

#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.

star 8.23
125 votes
In No Uncertain Terms

#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.

star 8.22
730 votes
Dream Variations

#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.

star 8.18
289 votes
Late-February 2020

#14 - Late-February 2020

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 16, 2021

star 8.18
22 votes
All The Borders

#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.

star 8.18
135 votes
Stare at the Same Fires

#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.

star 8.18
130 votes
Freedom's Plow

#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.

star 8.17
533 votes
Skin Transparent

#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.

star 8.16
134 votes
All Good

#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.

star 8.16
706 votes
Of Several Centuries

#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.

star 8.14
132 votes
Thy Will Be Done

#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.

star 8.12
794 votes
Line of Our Elders

#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.

star 8.11
553 votes
On These I Stand

#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.

star 8.11
355 votes
Face Speckled

#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.

star 8.10
133 votes

#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.

star 8.10
859 votes