The Best Episodes of The Bastard Executioner

Last Updated: Oct 28, 2018

Wilkin Brattle's life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set in northern Wales during a time rife with rebellion and political upheaval, Wilkin must walk a tight rope between protecting his true identity while also serving a mysterious destiny.

Blood and Quiescence / Crau a Chwsg

#1 - Blood and Quiescence / Crau a Chwsg

Season 1 - Episode 10

Wilkin and Milus lead an unlikely band of brothers on a life-threatening rescue mission.

star 7.69
319 votes
Directors: Ashley Way
Writers: Kurt Sutter
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The Bernadette Maneuver / Cynllwyn Bernadette

#2 - The Bernadette Maneuver / Cynllwyn Bernadette

Season 1 - Episode 9

Ventrishire encounters an old French foe as Wilkin learns new insight into his holy destiny.

star 7.59
323 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Robert Patino, Curtis Gwinn, Kurt Sutter
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Behold the Lamb / Gwel Yr Oen

#3 - Behold the Lamb / Gwel Yr Oen

Season 1 - Episode 7

Wilkin and Lady Love come to grips with condemning an innocent man to death.

star 7.55
345 votes
Directors: Ashley Way
Writers: Carly Wray, Kurt Sutter
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Broken Things / Pethau Toredig

#4 - Broken Things / Pethau Toredig

Season 1 - Episode 8

Wilkin, Milus and Toran team up to hunt down a fugitive.

star 7.45
339 votes
Writers: Ryan Scott, Kurt Sutter
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Piss Profit / Proffidwyr Troeth

#5 - Piss Profit / Proffidwyr Troeth

Season 1 - Episode 5

The King's right hand visits Ventrishire on official Royal business. Milus enlists Wilkin to go on a covert mission to retrieve a valuable artifact.

star 7.43
407 votes
Directors: Kari Skogland
Writers: Roberto Patino
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Thorns / Drain

#6 - Thorns / Drain

Season 1 - Episode 6

Wilkin and Toran encounter a new timeline for their revenge. Lady Love gets a surprise visit from an unlikely ally.

star 7.43
356 votes
Directors: Billy Gierhart
Writers: John Barcheski, Kurt Sutter
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A Hunger / Newyn

#7 - A Hunger / Newyn

Season 1 - Episode 4

Lady Love journeys to Windsor to learn the fate of Ventrishire from King Edward II. Back at Castle Ventris, Milus and company welcome a visit from Baron Pryce.

star 7.39
459 votes
Writers: Curtis Gwinn
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Pilot (2)

#8 - Pilot (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2

Wilkin Brattle, a warrior knight in the charge of King Edward I, trades his sword for a peaceful farming life — until the violence of his past finds him and forces him to pick up the bloodiest sword of all.

star 7.29
398 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Kurt Sutter
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Pilot (1)

#9 - Pilot (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1

Wilkin Brattle, a warrior knight in the charge of King Edward I, trades his sword for a peaceful farming life — until the violence of his past finds him and forces him to pick up the bloodiest sword of all.

star 7.26
810 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Kurt Sutter
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Effigy / Delw

#10 - Effigy / Delw

Season 1 - Episode 3

When an unlikely suspect is charged with treason, Wilkin must carry out his duties as the new executioner.

star 7.20
549 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Charles Murray, Nichole Beattie
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