The BEST episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race

Every episode of RuPaul's Drag Race ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race!

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.

Last Updated: 5/19/2024Network: MTVStatus: Continuing
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The Finale
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8.69
203 votes

#1 - The Finale

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 5/19/2014

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.

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Grand Finale
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8.59
324 votes

#2 - Grand Finale

Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/23/2017

RuPaul crowns America's Next Drag Superstar.

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Jocks in Frocks
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8.43
182 votes

#3 - Jocks in Frocks

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/4/2011

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.

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RuPaul Roast
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8.33
246 votes

#4 - RuPaul Roast

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/11/2013

(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.

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Sissy That Walk
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8.31
254 votes

#5 - Sissy That Walk

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/5/2014

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.

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Grand Finale
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8.29
259 votes

#6 - Grand Finale

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/16/2016

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

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Superfan Makeover
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8.25
170 votes

#7 - Superfan Makeover

Season 12 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/1/2020

The queens must makeover Drag Race superfans. But there’s one thing… the superfans have no idea what’s about to happen to them. Actress Daisy Ridley (Star Wars) guest judges.

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Grand Finale
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8.25
202 votes

#8 - Grand Finale

Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/1/2015

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.

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Drag Queens of Comedy
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8.21
234 votes

#9 - Drag Queens of Comedy

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/7/2014

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

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Madonna: The Unauthorized Rusical
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8.20
191 votes

#10 - Madonna: The Unauthorized Rusical

Season 12 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/10/2020

The queens get into the groove in a Queen of Pop inspired musical. U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and supermodel Winnie Harlow guest judge.

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Sugar Ball
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8.20
187 votes

#11 - Sugar Ball

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/15/2013

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.

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Social Media Kings Into Queens
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8.20
202 votes

#12 - Social Media Kings Into Queens

Season 10 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/24/2018

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.

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Grand Finale
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8.18
178 votes

#13 - Grand Finale

Season 11 - Episode 14 - Aired 5/30/2019

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

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Grand Finale
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8.17
213 votes

#14 - Grand Finale

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/22/2009

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.

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Makeovers: Crew Better Work
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8.17
339 votes

#15 - Makeovers: Crew Better Work

Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/26/2017

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

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10s Across the Board
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8.15
285 votes

#16 - 10s Across the Board

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/22/2018

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.

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Category Is
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8.14
333 votes

#17 - Category Is

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/9/2017

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

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Grand Finale
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8.14
130 votes

#18 - Grand Finale

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/25/2011

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."

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Frenemies
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8.12
224 votes

#19 - Frenemies

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/19/2012

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.

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Snatch Game
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8.12
291 votes

#20 - Snatch Game

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/24/2014

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

Directors: Nick Murray
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Reunited
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8.12
278 votes

#21 - Reunited

Season 9 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/16/2017

The Queens bring all the shade, fashion, and drama to the stage as they kiki their way through Season 9.

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Grand Finale
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8.11
123 votes

#22 - Grand Finale

Season 14 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/22/2022

RuPaul crowns America’s Next Drag Superstar in an epic Las Vegas drag revue show.

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Black Swan: Why It Gotta Be Black?
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8.10
212 votes

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

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/18/2013

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

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RuPaul Book Ball
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8.09
288 votes

#24 - RuPaul Book Ball

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/25/2016

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.

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The Last Ball on Earth
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8.09
211 votes

#25 - The Last Ball on Earth

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/12/2018

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

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