Ripper Street

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.

Last Updated: 6/18/2022Network: Amazon
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Edmund Reid Did This
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8.19
348 votes

#1 - Edmund Reid Did This

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/19/2016

The walls close in on Reid as a secret from his past threatens to destroy his future in Whitechapel.

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A Man of My Company
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8.18
913 votes

#2 - 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.

Directors: Colm McCarthy
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A Last Good Act
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8.17
340 votes

#3 - A Last Good Act

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/12/2016

With Reid imprisoned, Jackson and the others hatch a plot to free him and uncover Dove's crimes.

Directors: Ashley Way
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What Use Our Work?
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8.16
775 votes

#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.

Directors: Tom Shankland
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Our Betrayal (2)
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8.11
641 votes

#5 - 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.

Directors: Andy Wilson
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The Peace of Edmund Reid
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8.10
436 votes

#6 - The Peace of Edmund Reid

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/26/2014

When an American journalist is killed in Whitechapel, his story threatens the peace.

Directors: Saul Metzstein
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The Incontrovertible Truth
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8.09
362 votes

#7 - The Incontrovertible Truth

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/12/2014

The recovering Reid finds the unconscious Lady Vera Montacute in Whitechapel next to the corpse of a flower seller.

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The Beating of Her Wings
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8.09
434 votes

#8 - The Beating of Her Wings

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/14/2014

A curiosity shop is the scene of a murder, with signs of a secret dungeon and a girl held captive.

Directors: Andy Wilson
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Your Father, My Friend
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8.04
450 votes

#9 - Your Father, My Friend

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/28/2014

Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake investigate the latest criminal activity.

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Whitechapel Terminus
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8.02
504 votes

#10 - Whitechapel Terminus

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/14/2014

Reid and Long Susan are set on a collision course after a locomotive disaster.

Directors: Andy Wilson
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The Stranger's Home
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8.00
417 votes

#11 - The Stranger's Home

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/15/2016

Reid must return to Whitechapel to covertly re-investigate a case made by Drake and Jackson.

Directors: Kieron Hawkes
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The Dreaming Dead
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8.00
349 votes

#12 - The Dreaming Dead

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/12/2016

An unexpected source alerts Reid and Jackson to Nathaniel's handiwork, Shine receives information which he uses to his advantage, while Dove forms a plan to trap the fugitives.

Directors: Nick Rowland
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A Stronger Loving World
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7.97
586 votes

#13 - 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.

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Our Betrayal (1)
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7.95
637 votes

#14 - 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.

Directors: Andy Wilson
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Dynamite and a Woman
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7.94
660 votes

#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.

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No Wolves In Whitechapel
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7.91
355 votes

#16 - No Wolves In Whitechapel

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/12/2016

Drake's life unravels as he questions whether he sent an innocent man to the gallows.

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Live Free, Live True
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7.90
421 votes

#17 - Live Free, Live True

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/19/2014

The murder of a chemist lifts the lid on a backstreet abortion racket.

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The Good of This City
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7.89
1078 votes

#18 - 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.

Directors: Andy Wilson
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Closed Casket
star
7.87
365 votes

#19 - Closed Casket

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/12/2016

Following the death of Bennet Drake, the fugitives find themselves facing the power of Augustus Dove and his murderous brother, while a face from the past returns.

Directors: Daniel Nettheim
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Am I Not Monstrous?
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7.83
687 votes

#20 - 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.

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Some Conscience Lost
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7.83
383 votes

#21 - Some Conscience Lost

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/22/2016

Reid struggles to adapt on his first day back at H Division under Drake’s command.

Directors: Luke Watson
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Occurrence Reports
star
7.81
330 votes

#22 - Occurrence Reports

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/12/2016

As the full extent of Dove's criminal behavior comes to light, Reid, Jackson and Susan face their respective fates.

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Ashes and Diamonds
star
7.81
468 votes

#23 - 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.

Directors: Anthony Byrne
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Threads of Silk and Gold
star
7.80
595 votes

#24 - Threads of Silk and Gold

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/25/2013

Investigations into the brutal slaying of a telegraph boy lift the lid on a vice racket run from the offices of the GPO. The case leads Reid to the heart of the one of the city's most august financial institutions. Captain Jackson seeks ever more perilous means of ridding he and Long Susan of the suffocating debt they owe Silas Duggan.

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I Need Light
star
7.80
1547 votes

#25 - 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.

Directors: Tom Shankland
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