The BEST Episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 3, 2021

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.

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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
225 votes
Grand Finale

#2 - Grand Finale

Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 23, 2017

RuPaul crowns America's Next Drag Superstar.

star 8.57
364 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 8.45
192 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
294 votes
RuPaul Roast

#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.

star 8.32
268 votes
Sissy That Walk!

#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.

star 8.31
270 votes
Sugar Ball

#7 - 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 8.27
206 votes
Grand Finale

#8 - 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 8.27
214 votes
Social Media Kings Into Queens

#9 - 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 8.25
197 votes
Makeovers: Crew Better Work

#10 - 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 8.23
397 votes
Madonna: The Unauthorized Rusical

#11 - 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.

star 8.23
175 votes
Superfan Makeover

#12 - 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.

star 8.22
152 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 8.22
251 votes
Grand Finale

#14 - 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 8.20
166 votes
Snatch Game

#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).

star 8.18
311 votes
Directors: Nick Murray
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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 8.18
234 votes
Super Troopers

#17 - 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
235 votes
Frenemies

#18 - 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 8.14
235 votes
Reunited!

#19 - Reunited!

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired May 6, 2013

The queens return to discuss the drama of the season.

star 8.14
217 votes
I'm That Bitch

#20 - 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 8.14
182 votes
Grand Finale

#21 - 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 8.13
222 votes
Category Is

#22 - 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
385 votes
Snatch Game at Sea

#23 - 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 8.12
177 votes
The Last Ball on Earth

#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.

star 8.12
210 votes
Drama Queens

#25 - 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 8.12
246 votes