Ray Donovan

The WORST episodes of Ray Donovan

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players. He is the go-to guy who makes the problems of the city's celebrities, superstar athletes, and business moguls disappear. This powerful drama unfolds when his father is unexpectedly released from prison, setting off a chain of events that shakes the Donovan family to its core.

Last Updated: 5/30/2022Network: Showtime
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Shabbos Goy
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7.38
2493 votes

#1 - Shabbos Goy

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/10/2017

Ray's therapy is at odds with the high-stakes power struggle between Sam and her opponents. Mickey - at Frank's behest - seeks out an old friend of the Donovan's. Meanwhile, Terry takes Damon to New York to train for a fight; Bunchy is confronted by sins from the Donovan past; and Bridget tries to reconcile with Smitty - until a major crisis forces them together.

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Shelley Duvall
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7.46
2396 votes

#2 - Shelley Duvall

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/17/2017

Abby makes a shocking decision that reverberates throughout the family. Ray runs interference for Natalie, while Sam shows him the lengths she'll go to protect her empire. In his attempt to free Bunchy, Mickey finds himself caught in the middle of someone else's war. Terry visits with Bridget and discovers a truth that shakes him to his core.

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Abby
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7.49
3095 votes

#3 - Abby

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/6/2017

Ray begins court-ordered anger management after a family tragedy sparks a bar fight. Mickey, Bunchy and Daryll prepare for Terry and Maureen's wedding. Bridget looks up a mysterious acquaintance in New York. Conor grows accustomed to military school. Sam Winslow, a powerful new employer, comes into Ray's life.

Directors: David Hollander
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Sold
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7.49
2670 votes

#4 - Sold

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/27/2017

Mickey's screenwriting dreams stall out - until he's pulled into a gruesome fix for Daryll's movie star client. Abby starts construction on the new bar while Ray searches for a solution to their problem. Terry tries to win back Maureen one last time; Bunchy's quest for financial independence gets derailed; and Bridget tells her boyfriend who her father really is.

Directors: Tucker Gates
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Dogwalker
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7.52
2689 votes

#5 - Dogwalker

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/20/2017

Ray cleans up Natalie's mess, but at home he struggles to reconnect with his family and complete anger management. Unable to reach Maureen, Terry visits Conor at military school. A surprise visit from Frank Barnes threatens to sink Mickey back into a life of violence. Bunchy happens upon the business opportunity of a lifetime to provide for Teresa and Maria.

Directors: John Dahl
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Black Cadillac
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7.55
3854 votes

#6 - Black Cadillac

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/21/2013

Ray, Abby, and the kids visit Bel Air Academy, hoping Bridget will get into the prestigious school, but the day is interrupted when Ray has to take care of a case at a Beverly Hills hotel. Mickey, Bunchy and Daryll drive out to Palm Springs to visit Mickey's ex-girlfriend, Claudette. Terry starts a romance with his nurse, Frances. Ray finds out that the murder investigation against Mickey has been shut down.

Directors: John Dahl
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Twerk
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7.56
3984 votes

#7 - Twerk

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/14/2013

Mickey spends time with Bunchy and Terry, insinuating himself back into their lives. Ray "buys" a talented hip-hop artist for his rapper neighbor. Ray's mentor, Ezra Goldman, holds a fundraiser in honor of his late wife, but he's haunted by the sins of his past. Meanwhile, Mickey is approached by an FBI agent with a Hollywood obsession.

Directors: Greg Yaitanes
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The Bag or the Bat
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7.56
5407 votes

#8 - The Bag or the Bat

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/30/2013

Ray's life is thrown into absolute turmoil when his father Mickey unexpectedly gets out of prison five years early, kills a priest, and arrives in LA, vowing to take revenge on Ray for framing him. Meanwhile, Ray's mentor, Ezra Goldman, and his law partner, Lee Drexler, need Ray to find a way to get a married action star out of a scandal with a transgender woman. Ray must also protect a beautiful singer from a stalker, but the case leads to tension between him and his wife, Abby.

Directors: Allen Coulter
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Marisol
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7.62
3226 votes

#9 - Marisol

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/3/2016

Ray helps Hector handle a person from his past who risks unearthing a secret that could ruin his career. As Bunchy attempts to please a very pregnant Teresa, Abby offers him a lesson in marital compromise. Meanwhile, an act of petty larceny leads to a renewed sense of purpose for Terry - and Detective Muncie uses evidence against the Donovans to force Ray's hand.

Directors: John Dahl
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Breakfast of Champions
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7.66
2329 votes

#10 - Breakfast of Champions

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/2/2015

Ray puts out fires as Paige tries to broker a deal. Abby goes to Boston.

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New Birthday
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7.66
3328 votes

#11 - New Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/11/2013

Ray forbids Bridget from seeing Marvin but she visits him anyway and has a frightening encounter. Meanwhile, Ray flies to Boston to search for Sully. Abby and Deb commiserate over drinks and get themselves into trouble. Frank tries to shut down Van Miller's investigation. Mickey manipulates Sean into working with him on a movie project.

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Hispes
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7.66
856 votes

#12 - Hispes

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/8/2019

Mayor Feratti ups the ante in his negotiations with the Sullivans, and Ray must step in to finish the deal. Bridget and Smitty are called in to fix Jonathan Walker Hanson’s unsavory publicity scandal. Claudette offers Daryll an opportunity to leave the Donovans once and for al. Bunchy grapples with the consequences of his drugstore violence. Terry struggles with the realities of his illness.

Directors: Tucker Gates
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A Mouth is a Mouth
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7.67
4328 votes

#13 - A Mouth is a Mouth

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/7/2013

Ray activates a plan to send his father Mickey back to prison. Meanwhile, Abby defies Ray and spends the day with Mickey and her kids. Ray handles two crises involving movie star clients: A-list actor Sean Walker receives a threatening message at home, and action hero Tommy Wheeler is blackmailed with a sex video.

Directors: Allen Coulter
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Family Pictures
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7.67
869 votes

#14 - Family Pictures

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/1/2019

Ray gets closer with Molly Sullivan when he realizes their family connection. Claudette comes to New York and discovers that Daryll is on Detective Perry’s radar. Bunchy tries to leverage his heroism for a pay raise. Bridget gets closer with her music producer boss. Terry goes on a trip with his new spiritual guide.

Directors: Nick Gomez
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Bob the Builder
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7.68
2149 votes

#15 - Bob the Builder

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/15/2017

Ray and Terry put their differences aside to try and fix Bunchy's problem once and for all. Meanwhile, Jay asks for a secret meeting with Daryll to decide the future of the movie and their relationship; Bridget's last-ditch effort to save Smitty lands her in an unexpected place; and in the wake of a tragedy, Ray turns on Sam - consequences be damned.

Directors: Stephen Williams
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Las Vegas
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7.68
2850 votes

#16 - Las Vegas

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/13/2017

Movie star, Natalie James hires Ray to protect her from an abusive husband/manager, which draws him deeper into Sam Winslow's web. Hopes for a beautiful day are dashed at Terry and Maureen's wedding as tensions flare between the Donovans and the Dohertys.

Directors: John Dahl
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Little Bill Primm's Big Green Horseshoe
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7.68
3172 votes

#17 - Little Bill Primm's Big Green Horseshoe

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/10/2016

An intruder breaks into the Donovan household, forcing the family closer together as Bridget struggles to maintain her independence. In Primm, Mickey schemes to rob a casino with the help of a lounge singer and a man named Ed. Meanwhile, with a baby due at any minute, Bunchy and Teresa navigate their marital woes under lockdown, and Ray visits Belikov in prison to strike a deal.

Directors: Michael Apted
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Handshake Deal
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7.68
2289 votes

#18 - Handshake Deal

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/9/2015

Ray's new mission drives a wedge between Finney and Paige.

Directors: Colin Bucksey
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Federal Boobie Inspector
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7.70
3075 votes

#19 - Federal Boobie Inspector

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/17/2016

Looking for leverage to get the Russian mob off his back, Ray pays a visit to a Hollywood power-player and unearths a secret Ezra shared in the past. Lena and an ex-girlfriend take Abby for a night on the town to help her confront her fears over a recent health diagnosis. After returning from Primm to see his new grandchild, Mickey offers his boys a job prospect while trying to assimilate back into the family.

Directors: Phil Abraham
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Who Once Was Dead
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7.70
1170 votes

#20 - Who Once Was Dead

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/16/2018

Ray works to make things right with Sam, but she has her own ideas about controlling damage. Bunchy comes back to New York with some missing goods. Terry spends the night with someone from his past. Bridget pays the price for her father’s actions.

Directors: Tarik Saleh
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An Irish Lullaby
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7.70
837 votes

#21 - An Irish Lullaby

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/15/2019

After Feratti’s display of force, Ray and Terry travel to Coney Island to track down Ray’s missing car. Mickey, Daryll and Sandy continue their quest for the truth about the 1977 heist. Bunchy uses a few tricks he learned at the pharmacy to make some quick cash. Smitty seeks revenge on Adam Rain.

Directors: Dash Mihok
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Irish Spring
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7.71
2619 votes

#22 - Irish Spring

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/10/2014

Ray gets compromising information on Cochran. Avi follows Kate as she investigates, but Ray will need to give her a new story. Meanwhile, Abby tries to have fun with her prospective new neighbors, and gets closer to Jim, her cop friend. Marvin takes Bridget to a party at the house of ex-con/hip-hop mogul Cookie Brown. And Conor apologizes to Alex - but it doesn't go well.

Directors: Daniel Attias
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Bridget
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7.72
3279 votes

#23 - Bridget

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/18/2013

Ray, Terry, and Bunchy toast the anniversary of their sister Bridget's death. Frances shows up with a black eye, and Terry goes after her husband. Ray and Avi use force to get Bunchy's house money back. Mickey meets a former starlet at a spa. Meanwhile, Lena and Avi go after Van's investigations, and Lena has an altercation with her girlfriend.

Directors: Guy Ferland
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Staten Island (1)
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7.73
1264 votes

#24 - Staten Island (1)

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/28/2018

Ray being pulled from the East River by Police Officer Sean “Mac” McGrath. Taken over the bridge into Staten Island, Ray finds a chance at a new life, but the peace he comes to find is interrupted when Sam Winslow comes calling. With the ghosts of his past returning, and his father Mickey plotting something in prison, Ray may not have a choice but to return to his roots.

Directors: Allen Coulter
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Viagra
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7.73
2489 votes

#25 - Viagra

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/17/2014

Ashley asks Ray to go to bat for her friend Steve Knight, a self-help guru who beat up a waiter. Avi and Lena help Ray make contact with Volcheck to seek his aid in taking down Cochran. Mickey gets a stipend from Ray, but hopes for a bigger payday when he meets with movie exec Debra Gerson. And Bridget argues with Ray and Abby about a gift from Marvin.

Directors: John Dahl
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