The BEST episodes of The English

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

An aristocratic Englishwoman, Lady Cornelia Locke, and a Pawnee ex-cavalry scout, Eli Whipp, come together in 1890 mid-America to cross a violent landscape built on dreams and blood.

Last Updated: 3/6/2024Network: BBC TwoStatus: Ended
397 votes

#1 - Cherished

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/15/2022

As Eli and Cornelia reach Powder River, a violent attack on his hayrick forces Trafford to make a difficult decision, and Marshall discovers the truth behind the branding. When Melmont finally returns to Wyoming, the stage is set for a violent confrontation.

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The Buffalo Gun
449 votes

#2 - The Buffalo Gun

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/8/2022

As Eli aims to make penance for his actions 15 years ago, Trafford desperately tries to feed his herd with an immense hayrick, Marshall continues to deal with the fallout of Flynn's death and a fresh attack on Trafford's cattle, and Cornelia has a run-in with the businesswoman Black-Eyed Mog.

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Vultures on the Line
502 votes

#3 - Vultures on the Line

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/24/2022

In Powder River, Wyoming, Sheriff Marshall is investigating the mysterious murder/suicide an ex-cavalry soldier and his homesteader wife. Eli waits for Cornelia’s return on the Clarkes' farm, but discovers a more sinister side to their business.

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Path of the Dead
571 votes

#4 - Path of the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/17/2022

In Wyoming, cattle baron Thomas Trafford struggles to maintain his empire when his pregnant cattle are killed. Eli and Cornelia encounter a victim of Captain Clegg’s bushwhackers.

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What You Want and What You Need
655 votes

#5 - What You Want and What You Need

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/10/2022

Eli Whipp, a retired Pawnee scout out to claim his birthright, meets Cornelia Locke, an Englishwoman hell-bent on revenge. With their paths fated to cross, they decide to travel north together.

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The Wounded Wolf
468 votes

#6 - The Wounded Wolf

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/1/2022

In 1875, on the Chalk River in Wyoming, Thomas Trafford arrives to establish his cattle ranch - unaware of the impact this will ultimately have on both Eli and Cornelia.

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