The BEST Episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2020
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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#17 - Reunited
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired May 6, 2013
The queens return to discuss the drama of the season.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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).
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.