The BEST Episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 8, 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.

Drag School of Charm

#1 - Drag School of Charm

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 2, 2009

The contestants make over a group of female extreme fighters into their drag daughters. Xena herself, Lucy Lawless, makes a guest appearance to judge the girls' combat prowess.

star 9.00
26 votes
Grand Finale

#2 - 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 9.00
52 votes
Once Upon a Queen

#3 - Once Upon a Queen

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 22, 2010

The dolls must sell their tales as they pose for a book cover photoshoot and hit the press junket circuit. E!'s Marc Malkin is joined by best-selling authors Jackie Collins & Gigi Levangie Grazer & Absolut Vodka's Jeffrey Moran.

star 9.00
26 votes
Draggle Rock

#4 - Draggle Rock

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 11, 2013

The queens connect with their inner child as they star in a fun-filled kids TV show.With guest judges Coco and supermodel Paulina Porizkova.

star 9.00
52 votes
Reunited!

#5 - 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 8.67
211 votes
Snatch Game

#6 - Snatch Game

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 27, 2012

The queens compete in a star-studded TV game show featuring their most fabulous & funny celebrity impersonations. With extra special guest judges comedian Ross Mathews & original Dreamgirl Loretta Devine.

star 8.50
52 votes
Jocks in Frocks

#7 - 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 8.49
179 votes
Grand Finale

#8 - 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
286 votes
Sugar Ball

#9 - 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 8.33
192 votes
Grand Finale

#10 - 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 8.31
204 votes
Casting Extravaganza

#11 - Casting Extravaganza

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 24, 2011

What does it really take to become America's next drag superstar? From fabulous divas to outrageous flops, RuPaul gives a behind-the-scenes look at casting for Drag Race.

star 8.30
78 votes
Sissy that Walk

#12 - 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
256 votes
Drag Queens of Comedy

#13 - 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 8.23
236 votes
Black Swan: Why It Gotta Be Black?

#14 - 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 8.18
220 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 8.18
216 votes
The Last Ball on Earth

#16 - 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
199 votes
Reunited

#17 - Reunited

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired May 6, 2013

The queens return to discuss the drama of the season.

star 8.15
208 votes
Conjoined Queens

#18 - 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 8.15
242 votes
Category Is

#19 - 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
374 votes
RuPaul Book Ball

#20 - 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
325 votes
Scream Queens

#21 - Scream Queens

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 10, 2014

The queens put the “fear” in “fierce” as they act in a drag horror movie franchise. With guest judges Lena Headey (Game Of Thrones) and Linda Blair (The Exorcist).

star 8.11
242 votes
Directors: Nick Murray
Writers:
 10s Across The Board

#22 - 10s Across The Board

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 22, 2018

Christina Aguilera stunts on the mainstage. Plus, fan favorite queens from the past decade of Drag Race return as 14 new queens compete to become America’s Next Drag Superstar and win $100,000.

star 8.11
280 votes
Reunion

#23 - Reunion

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 30, 2012

See who took home the crown and the title of 'America's Next Drag Superstar' on the reunion.

star 8.10
203 votes
Drama Queens

#24 - Drama Queens

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 1, 2013

The competition gets spicy as the queens star in a sexy Latin telenovela acting challenge, Casa de Locos. Ay Dios Mio! With guest judges Maria Conchita Alonso and The Sopranos' Jamie-Lynn Sigler.

star 8.09
232 votes
Gayest Ball Ever

#25 - Gayest Ball Ever

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 2, 2017

The queens compete in a queer culture pageant, and design outfits inspired by the Village People. Actress Andie MacDowell and supermodel Joan Smalls guest judges.

star 8.08
347 votes