The BEST Episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 21, 2021
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 - 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.
#2 - Grand Finale
Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 23, 2017
RuPaul crowns America's Next Drag Superstar.
#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.
#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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - Madonna: The Unauthorized Rusical
Season 12 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 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.
#8 - Superfan Makeover
Season 12 - Episode 10 - Aired May 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.
#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 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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).
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#19 - 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.
#20 - 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.
#21 - 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.
#22 - Reunited!
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired May 6, 2013
The queens return to discuss the drama of the season.
#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."
#24 - 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.
#25 - 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.