Succession

The BEST episodes of Succession

Every episode of Succession ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Succession!

A drama about a dysfunctional media family dynasty in the 21st century. The Roy family – Logan Roy and his four children – controls one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world. "Succession" tracks their lives as they contemplate what the future will hold for them once their aging father begins to step back from the company.

Last Updated: 10/7/2022Network: HBO
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This Is Not for Tears
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8.73
1525 votes

#1 - This Is Not for Tears

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/13/2019

Logan weighs whether a member of the family—or a top lieutenant—will need to be sacrificed to salvage the company's tarnished reputation. Roman shares his hesitations about a new source of financing, as Kendall suggests a familiar alternative.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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All the Bells Say
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8.61
1236 votes

#2 - All the Bells Say

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/12/2021

Matsson’s vision for the GoJo-Waystar relationship leads Shiv and Roman to manage the fallout, while Logan weighs his options.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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Nobody Is Ever Missing
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8.14
1592 votes

#3 - Nobody Is Ever Missing

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/5/2018

Logan finds himself in crisis mode as news of a hostile takeover breaks; Kendall's siblings are not happy when they find out about the takeover. Kendall turns to drugs to help him escape, with tragic consequences.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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DC
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8.12
1380 votes

#4 - DC

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/6/2019

With the shareholders meeting imminent and Waystar Royco in a precarious position after a whistleblower makes headlines, Logan, Kendall, Gerri and Tom testify before Congress and face tough questions from a determined Gil Eavis. Shiv speaks candidly to Kira, a victim who is set to be a key witness. In Turkey, Roman’s business pitch takes a chilling turn.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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Tern Haven
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8.12
1411 votes

#5 - Tern Haven

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/8/2019

Logan attempts to solidify his buyout of PGM at a weekend retreat at the Pierce family home, where Shiv, Roman and Connor veer from their carefully orchestrated roles. As the Pierces question whether an alliance with Waystar Royco will tarnish their legacy, Kendall makes his case to Naomi Pierce during a drug-filled night.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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Chiantishire
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8.05
1126 votes

#6 - Chiantishire

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/5/2021

At a luxe family wedding in Italy, Roman airs suspicions, Gerri draws a line, and the Waystar team grows concerned about rogue tweets.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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The Disruption
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8.02
1180 votes

#7 - The Disruption

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/31/2021

With the DOJ at the door, Logan summons his arsenal, while Tom makes a potentially life changing offer. Kendall becomes obsessed with his own takedown.

Directors: Cathy Yan
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Secession
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8.00
1268 votes

#8 - Secession

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/17/2021

Following his bombshell presser, a righteous Kendall scrambles to find a base of operations, while Logan’s team searches for safe harbor.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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Safe Room
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7.97
1429 votes

#9 - Safe Room

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/1/2019

Roman begins a six-week management training program in the Parks division and is irritated about spending so much time with “normals.” Logan brings Shiv in for a day at Waystar, raising suspicions with Kendall and Gerri. Connor and Willa attend the funeral of a family friend with a complicated past. Logan and Kendall arrange a covert meeting with PGM CEO Rhea Jarrell, as a controversy surrounding a star anchor leads to a day of chaos at ATN headquarters.

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Which Side Are You On?
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7.95
1685 votes

#10 - Which Side Are You On?

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/8/2018

With the vote of no confidence against Logan approaching, Roman attempts to sway a neutral board member, while Kendall frantically shores up his "yea" votes. Logan arrives in Washington to meet with the president, but worries he's been snubbed following a last-minute cancellation. After successfully thwarting a potential scandal, Tom introduces Greg to fine dining. Shiv explores her options in D.C.

Directors: Andrij Parekh
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Retired Janitors of Idaho
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7.93
1154 votes

#11 - Retired Janitors of Idaho

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/14/2021

Kendall and the Waystar team find themselves working together at the annual shareholders’ meeting, where Logan’s health takes a turn.

Directors: Kevin Bray
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Argestes
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7.92
1335 votes

#12 - Argestes

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/15/2019

As Logan looks to finalize a deal to buy the Pierce family's papers and TV stations at a media & banking retreat, a threat to the deal arises from an unexpected quarter. Tom worries about ATN's new slogan after learning some distressing news from Greg. Kendall, Shiv and Roman fail to see eye to eye on how to handle damage control ahead of a panel featuring the Roys.

Directors: Matt Shakman
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Dundee
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7.90
1323 votes

#13 - Dundee

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/29/2019

Shiv seeks backup in her battle against Rhea as the family gathers in Logan's hometown in Scotland to celebrate his 50 years of business.

Directors: Kevin Bray
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Too Much Birthday
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7.88
1103 votes

#14 - Too Much Birthday

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/28/2021

At Kendall’s lavish birthday bash, Shiv and Roman try to arrange a meeting with Lukas Matsson, a tech mogul who recently snubbed Logan.

Directors: Lorene Scafaria
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Hunting
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7.87
1418 votes

#15 - Hunting

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/25/2019

Logan informs his skeptical management team of his plan to make another attempt to acquire Pierce, a rival media company and one of the most respected names in news, and brings back Frank to work on the deal. Convinced the acquisition is a terrible idea, Shiv asks Tom to deliver the message to Logan at a corporate retreat in Hungary. Greg worries his pre-meeting with a Logan biographer puts his standing with the family at risk. Connor’s presidential announcement irritates Logan.

Directors: Andrij Parekh
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Mass in Time of War
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7.82
1202 votes

#16 - Mass in Time of War

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/24/2021

Kendall tries to get his siblings, as well as Stewy and Sandi, on his side. Fearing his legal situation, Greg asks Ewan for help.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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Lion in the Meadow
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7.78
1127 votes

#17 - Lion in the Meadow

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/7/2021

Logan and Kendall have their first meeting together with Josh, a major investor worried about their family feud.

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Vaulter
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7.78
1430 votes

#18 - Vaulter

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/18/2019

Roman and Kendall do a “routine health check” of a new media brand to help Vaulter to determine the future of the company. Tom tasks Greg with sniffing out waste at ATN, as Greg wonders if the divisive media outlet is the right fit for him. Connor and Willa host a soiree to mark their return to New York. Shiv brings Tom in the loop about her future at Waystar and with Gil’s campaign.

Directors: Andrij Parekh
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Pre-Nuptial
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7.78
1550 votes

#19 - Pre-Nuptial

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/29/2018

The Roys assemble at Eastnor Castle in England to prepare for Shiv and Tom’s wedding. The children reunite with their mother, Caroline, who is every bit as acerbic as Logan. As guests mingle and clash, Kendall learns from Stewy and Sandy that their plot for a hostile takeover of Waystar has been fast-tracked in order to catch Logan off-guard.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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The Summer Palace
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7.76
1479 votes

#20 - The Summer Palace

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/11/2019

Still addled from the events in England, Kendall tries to make amends with his dad for his takeover attempt betrayal. Logan receives some unvarnished advice from his financial banker about the next best move for Waystar Royco. As Tom maneuvers for a new position in the company, Shiv tries to determine whether Logan is playing mind games regarding his successor.

Directors: Mark Mylod
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Return
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7.75
1336 votes

#21 - Return

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/22/2019

A trip to the UK finds the Roy kids negotiating with their mother. Logan turns to Rhea for advice. Greg and Tom get spooked by an internal investigation.

Directors: Becky Martin
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What It Takes
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7.72
1100 votes

#22 - What It Takes

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/21/2021

Logan and team head to Virginia for a conservative political conference, where Roman finds out surprising news about his mother.

Directors: Andrij Parekh
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Austerlitz
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7.70
1650 votes

#23 - Austerlitz

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/15/2018

In an effort to fix his public image, Logan agrees to a family therapy session at Connor's New Mexico ranch, intending it to double as a publicity stunt. Lying low, Kendall spends time with the locals and finds his sobriety tested. Shiv considers putting herself in a precarious situation when Nate pushes her to join the team of Gil Eavis, a potential presidential candidate who goes against everything her father stands for. As Willa spends more time with his family, Connor makes a hard-to-refuse proposal.

Directors: Miguel Arteta
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Prague
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7.64
1605 votes

#24 - Prague

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/22/2018

Tom has a bachelor party to remember. Kendall eyes a new business opportunity with a pair of idealistic entrepreneurs. Roman looks to land a deal for local TV stations with his father’s longtime nemesis. Logan tasks Greg with acting as Kendall’s babysitter during Tom’s party. Shiv and Gil get ambushed during a TV interview on a Waystar network.

Directors: S.J. Clarkson
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I Went to Market
star
7.61
1684 votes

#25 - I Went to Market

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/1/2018

After hearing Logan's plan to expand to local TV, Kendall begins to plot a vote of no confidence against his father. Greg drives his ornery grandfather from Canada to New York for a Thanksgiving reunion with Logan. Tom grows increasingly concerned about the terms of his prenuptial agreement with Shiv, and recruits Greg for a clandestine task. The family is surprised by Connor's choice of date at Thanksgiving dinner.

Directors: Adam Arkin
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