The BEST episodes of Roadies

Every episode of Roadies ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Roadies!

An insider’s look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of “roadies” who live for music and the de facto family they’ve formed along the way. The series chronicles the rock world through the eyes of music’s unsung heroes and puts the spotlight on the backstage workers who put the show on the road while touring the United States for the successful arena-level group, The Staton-House Band.

Last Updated: 2/3/2023Network:Showtime
The Load Out
307 votes

#1 - The Load Out

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/28/2016

A memorial for a rock and roll legend at the LA Forum brings together a star-studded lineup, while the crew faces an uncertain future. Season Finale!

Directors: Cameron Crowe
Watch Now:Amazon
The Corporate Gig
338 votes

#2 - The Corporate Gig

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/21/2016

The Staton-House Band's first-ever corporate gig sets the crew loose at a beachfront resort in San Diego, where several relationships take unexpected turns.

Directors: Jon Kasdan
Watch Now:Amazon
The All-Night Bus Ride
337 votes

#3 - The All-Night Bus Ride

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/14/2016

On an all-night bus ride, Phil regales the crew with a story from his past, while Reg arrives at a shocking conclusion about the future of the tour.

Directors: Sam Jones
Carpet Season
335 votes

#4 - Carpet Season

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/7/2016

Bill, Reg and Phil set off on a quest to find Christopher's stolen iPad. Meanwhile, a famously idiosyncratic rock photographer arrives to shoot the band and causes chaos backstage.

Watch Now:Amazon
Life Is a Carnival
684 votes

#5 - Life Is a Carnival

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/26/2016

The lives of a makeshift family of roadies are about to change with the sudden arrival of Reg Whitehead, a slick British financial advisor hired to overhaul the tour's finances.

Directors: Cameron Crowe
Watch Now:Amazon
Friends and Family
388 votes

#6 - Friends and Family

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/24/2016

Needy friends and family descend upon the crew when the band makes a stop in their hometown of Denver. Meanwhile, Christopher House's ex-girlfriend, Janine, appears and must be kept away from him at all costs.

Watch Now:Amazon
The Bryce Newman Letter
452 votes

#7 - The Bryce Newman Letter

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/10/2016

Notorious music blogger Bryce Newman (Rainn Wilson) sets his sights on the band, penning a post that eviscerates them as dull and irrelevant. When Reg invites him to the band's next show to smooth things over, the crew takes matters into their own hands. Rock legend Lindsay Buckingham appears as himself.

Directors: Cameron Crowe
Watch Now:Amazon
Longest Days
367 votes

#8 - Longest Days

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/31/2016

Janine shakes things up with the band and crew; Wes treats Winston to a guitar lesson from a rock legend.

Directors: Jonathan Kasdan
Watch Now:Amazon
What Would Phil Do?
547 votes

#9 - What Would Phil Do?

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/3/2016

An array of crises land on Bill after the band has a disastrous show.

Directors: Cameron Crowe
Watch Now:Amazon
The City Whose Name Must Not Be Spoken
389 votes

#10 - The City Whose Name Must Not Be Spoken

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/17/2016

The crew finds themselves the victims of a mythical rock and roll curse, and spends their day off completing odd and very specific tasks needed to break it. Meanwhile, Bill and Shelli search for the band's hard-living bassist.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Watch Now:Amazon

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