The BEST Episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 29, 2020

Network: VH1

RuPaul's Drag Race and Untucked return with more sickening styles, fierce challenges and backstage drama. Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, Ross Mathews and celeb guest judges join RuPaul as she sets out to crown America's Next Drag Superstar in this Emmy Award-winning show.

Reunited!

#1 - Reunited!

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired May 19, 2014

Wigs fly as the Queens return to discuss the drama of the season. Plus both "America's Next Drag Superstar" and "Miss Congeniality" are crowned.

star 8.68
213 votes
Grand Finale

#2 - Grand Finale

Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 23, 2017

RuPaul crowns America's Next Drag Superstar.

star 8.58
353 votes
Jocks in Frocks

#3 - Jocks in Frocks

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 4, 2011

The queens must transform a group of All-American straight jocks into their drag sisters. RuPaul is joined by extra special guest judges Sharon Osbourne & Margaret Cho.

star 8.48
181 votes
Grand Finale

#4 - Grand Finale

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired May 16, 2016

Wigs fly as the queens discuss the drama of the season. Plus, both "America's Next Drag Superstar" and "Miss Congeniality" are crowned.

star 8.36
288 votes
Sugar Ball

#5 - Sugar Ball

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 15, 2013

The race gets sticky and sweet, when the queens compete in a pageant of candy inspired couture. With guest judges CSI's Marg Helgenberger, and legendary designer Bob Mackie.

star 8.34
195 votes
RuPaul Roast

#6 - RuPaul Roast

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 11, 2013

(Absolut Episode) The dolls comedy skills are put on the spot as they must roast RuPaul and the celebrity judges in front of a live audience. With guest judges The Help's Leslie Jordan and Absolut Image Czar Jeffrey Moran.

star 8.31
255 votes
Grand Finale

#7 - Grand Finale

Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 1, 2015

Tensions run high as the Queens return to discuss the drama of the season. Plus, both 'America's Next Drag Superstar' and 'Miss. Congeniality' are crowned.

star 8.30
206 votes
Sissy that Walk

#8 - Sissy that Walk

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired May 5, 2014

The queens compete in their final challenge - starring in the music video for RuPaul's hit 'Sissy That Walk'. With special guests Jamal Sims and Mathu Andersen.

star 8.29
258 votes
I'm That Bitch

#9 - I'm That Bitch

Season 12 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 28, 2020

Nicki Minaj guest judges the new cast of queens competing for $100,000 and the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar. The first step toward the crown is having to write and perform an original rap number.

star 8.28
129 votes
Social Media Kings Into Queens

#10 - Social Media Kings Into Queens

Season 10 - Episode 10 - Aired May 24, 2018

The queens go from fishy femme to super macho in this body spray mini challenge, and Ru brings out social media stars for a makeover.

star 8.26
186 votes
Makeovers: Crew Better Work

#11 - Makeovers: Crew Better Work

Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired May 26, 2017

The queens makeover members of the "Drag Race" crew. Kesha and Zaldy guest judges.

star 8.24
386 votes
Drag Queens of Comedy

#12 - Drag Queens of Comedy

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 7, 2014

The queens must write and perform a stand-up comedy routine in front of a live audience.

star 8.24
238 votes
Grand Finale

#13 - Grand Finale

Season 11 - Episode 14 - Aired May 30, 2019

RuPaul crowns America’s Next Drag Superstar in an epic lip-sync smack-down for the crown.

star 8.21
153 votes
Grand Finale

#14 - Grand Finale

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 22, 2009

The last 3 queens face their final challenge while shooting the music video for RuPaul's new single "Cover Girl (Put The Bass In Your Walk)." Out artist Cazwell stops by to help the judges cast their final vote.

star 8.21
207 votes
Frenemies

#15 - Frenemies

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 19, 2012

Paired up with their best "frenemies," the dolls struggle through their differences to pull off live runway duets. With extra special guest stars Pamela Anderson & Jennifer Tilly.

star 8.19
219 votes
Black Swan: Why It Gotta Be Black?

#16 - Black Swan: Why It Gotta Be Black?

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 18, 2013

The dolls enter the world of classical ballet, coached by Shaping Sound choreographer Travis Wall.With guest judges Chaz Bono and Travis Wall.

star 8.19
221 votes
Snatch Game

#17 - Snatch Game

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 24, 2014

The queens impersonate celebrities in a quick-witted TV game show. With guest judges Gillian Jacobs (Community) and Heather McDonald (Chelsea Lately).

star 8.18
295 votes
Directors: Nick Murray
Writers:
Snatch Game at Sea

#18 - Snatch Game at Sea

Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 18, 2019

The queens compete in a nautical-themed version of the legendary Snatch Game. Veep co-stars Tony Hale and Clea DuVall guest judge. Drag queen Jinkx Monsoon makes a guest appearance.

star 8.18
169 votes
Reunited

#19 - Reunited

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired May 6, 2013

The queens return to discuss the drama of the season.

star 8.16
210 votes
Conjoined Queens

#20 - Conjoined Queens

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 20, 2015

The queens must pair up to create conjoined drag-twin makeovers; with LeAnn Rimes and Nelsan Ellis.

star 8.16
246 votes
The Last Ball on Earth

#21 - The Last Ball on Earth

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 12, 2018

The queens cook up global warming friendly looks for the last ball ever! Actresses Tisha Campbell Martin and Logan Browning guest judge.

star 8.16
200 votes
Super Troopers

#22 - Super Troopers

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 8, 2013

The dolls get patriotic, as they are paired up with gay veterans for a drag runway makeover. With guest judges What Not to Wear's Clinton Kelly and Fashion Police's George Kotsiopoulos.

star 8.15
227 votes
Grand Finale

#23 - Grand Finale

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 25, 2011

The remaining three queens face their final challenge when they're asked to transform into video vixens for the music video to Ru's latest single, "Champion."

star 8.15
127 votes
Category Is

#24 - Category Is

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 9, 2017

The queens must write and perform a rap on RuPaul's new hit single, and guest RuPaul's podcast with Michelle Visage.

star 8.13
375 votes
RuPaul Book Ball

#25 - RuPaul Book Ball

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 25, 2016

The queens compete in a pageant of book inspired couture, and perform a musical tribute to Jerri Blank from Strangers With Candy. Siblings Amy Sedaris and David Sedaris guest judge.

star 8.12
327 votes