The BEST Episodes of The Bastard Executioner

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2020

Network: FX

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 - Aired Nov 17, 2015

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

star 7.52
445 votes
Directors: Ashley Way
Writers: Kurt Sutter
The Bernadette Maneuver / Cynllwyn Bernadette

#2 - The Bernadette Maneuver / Cynllwyn Bernadette

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 10, 2015

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

star 7.44
447 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Curtis Gwinn, Kurt Sutter, Robert Patino
Behold the Lamb / Gwel Yr Oen

#3 - Behold the Lamb / Gwel Yr Oen

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 20, 2015

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

star 7.42
471 votes
Directors: Ashley Way
Writers: Carly Wray, Kurt Sutter
Thorns / Drain

#4 - Thorns / Drain

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 13, 2015

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

star 7.37
506 votes
Directors: Billy Gierhart
Writers: John Barcheski, Kurt Sutter
Piss Profit / Proffidwyr Troeth

#5 - Piss Profit / Proffidwyr Troeth

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 6, 2015

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 7.36
591 votes
Directors: Kari Skogland
Writers: Roberto Patino
Broken Things / Pethau Toredig

#6 - Broken Things / Pethau Toredig

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 3, 2015

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

star 7.36
460 votes
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Ryan Scott
A Hunger / Newyn

#7 - A Hunger / Newyn

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 29, 2015

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 7.31
644 votes
Writers: Curtis Gwinn
Effigy / Delw

#8 - Effigy / Delw

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 22, 2015

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

star 7.23
677 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Charles Murray, Kurt Sutter, Nichole Beattie
Pilot (2)

#9 - Pilot (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 15, 2015

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 7.23
532 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Kurt Sutter
Pilot (1)

#10 - Pilot (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 15, 2015

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 7.18
1,116 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Kurt Sutter