The BEST episodes of Ripper Street
Every episode of Ripper Street ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Ripper Street!
A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic streets of Whitechapel. Ripper Street explores the lives of characters trying to recover from the Ripper's legacy, from crimes that have not only irretrievably altered their lives, but the very fabric of their city. At the drama's heart our detectives try to bring a little light into the dark world they inhabit.
#3 - A Man of My Company
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/17/2013
An international shipping magnate arrives in town, with a retinue of Pinkerton Agency bodyguards, to complete the acquisition of an ailing London shipping line. Meanwhile, the murdered body of a brilliant engineer draws Reid's attention just as Jackson and Susan's forgotten past returns to claim them.
#4 - What Use Our Work?
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/24/2013
Reid is adrift, his team in pieces and Leman Street shaken to its foundations following recent events. A kidnapping offers him cause to assemble his men and tackle the white slavery ring operating in their midst. But Reid is gripped by a growing obsession that this leads back to the terrible secret from his own past.
#6 - Our Betrayal (2)
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/16/2013
Death and violence comes to Whitechapel once again. Some decayed and murdered bodies are discovered in a slum tenement, and the advanced stages of the police divisional boxing championship reveals the vengeful ferocity to be seen within the ranks of the police force.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#13 - Our Betrayal (1)
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/9/2013
A valuable symbol of the British Empire’s wealth shows up in the form of an uncut diamond. It is a jewel ‘freed’ from the diamond monopoly of De Graal by one Daniel Judge, Captain Jackson’s untrustworthy older brother. Reid and Flight find themselves being drawn to the plight of a local craftsman defrauded of his work and income by a scam that is set to return H Division to the malign influence of Detective Inspector Jedediah Shine.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#14 - A Stronger Loving World
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/2/2013
Churches and synagogues are being burnt and desecrated in Whitechapel and Reid suspects the same hand behind the various attacks. Meanwhile, the all-too-brief domestic happiness that Sergeant Drake has enjoyed is disrupted by the arrival of a friend from his wife Bella's past, the mysterious and charismatic scholar, Gabriel Cain.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#15 - Dynamite and a Woman
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/18/2013
An Irish bomber is sprung from prison and barely a day later a prominent opponent of the Home Rule movement is murdered. Chief Inspector Abberline is convinced that the Irish Republican Brotherhood is active once more and orders Reid to send the Irish DC Flight undercover into Whitechapel's Irish community.
#17 - The Good of This City
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/20/2013
The brutal clearing of a local slum for the underground railway reveals an almost indecipherable murder scene and an unreliable slum girl witness. Lucy Eames, beautiful and disturbed, is the unlikely key to a Byzantine web of conspiracy.
#21 - Ashes and Diamonds
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/21/2014
Alex le Shayne, a mysterious clairvoyant is found dead at the local performance place. Jackson presumes poison has a part to play. As Reid is missing Drake steps in to investigate. Elsewhere Susan continues to care for Mathilda and plans to send her to Switzerland.
#22 - Am I Not Monstrous?
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/4/2013
A young woman is found murdered at the London Hospital and the only clue to her identity is an unusual deformity. The hunt for her killer takes Reid and the team into the shadowy netherworld of the freakshows, where they must seek the help of Joseph Merrick, aka the Elephant Man. Reinforcements for H-Division arrive in the form of DC Albert Flight.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#23 - I Need Light
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/30/2012
A young woman is found brutally murdered, the hallmark signs of the Ripper upon her. One-time H Division boss Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline believes that Jack has returned, but Reid - the precinct's new master - suspects a different evil at work.
#25 - A Brittle Thread
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/12/2016
The fugitives take drastic action in order to trick the authorities, which leads to a press battle between Reid and Dove for the hearts and minds of the people of Whitechapel.