The Get Down

The BEST episodes of The Get Down

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

In 1977, a rag-tag crew of South Bronx teenagers are nothings and nobodies with no one to shelter them except each other. The series is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to hip-hop, punk and disco, told through the lives and music of the South Bronx kids who changed the city—and the world—forever.

Last Updated: 6/10/2022Network: Netflix
Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice
803 votes

#1 - Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/12/2016

Dizzee has a new experience at a secret party in the city. As the guys gear up for an explosive DJ battle, Zeke boards a political rollercoaster.

Directors: Ed Bianchi
Watch Now:Amazon
Only from Exile Can We Come Home
433 votes

#2 - Only from Exile Can We Come Home

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/7/2017

While the B-boy community rallies in defense of the get down. Mylene's musical fate hangs in the balance, and Zeke receives some life-altering news.

Directors: Ed Bianchi
You Have Wings, Learn to Fly
800 votes

#3 - You Have Wings, Learn to Fly

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/12/2016

The Get Down Boys apply their skills in a dicey situation as Zeke hurries to make a meeting. Mylene's quest for a contract takes an unexpected turn.

Directors: Michael Dinner
Gamble Everything
428 votes

#4 - Gamble Everything

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/7/2017

Mylene has a fateful encounter with her idol, the Cruz family reaches a critical juncture, a revelation strikes Ra-Ra, and Shao takes rash action.

Directors: Ed Bianchi
Watch Now:Amazon
Where There Is Ruin, There Is Hope for a Treasure
1227 votes

#5 - Where There Is Ruin, There Is Hope for a Treasure

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/12/2016

Zeke's resolve to woo a girl sends him into a dizzying, dangerous nightclub scene, where he crosses paths with a nimble local legend.

Directors: Baz Luhrmann
Seek Those Who Fan Your Flames
955 votes

#6 - Seek Those Who Fan Your Flames

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/12/2016

The guys seek spiritual advice from a grandmaster. Mylene's future might be in the hands of her father and politically powerful uncle.

Directors: Ed Bianchi
Forget Safety, Be Notorious
789 votes

#7 - Forget Safety, Be Notorious

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/12/2016

After a citywide blackout, Papa Fuerte takes a shine to mayoral candidate Ed Koch. Shao finds himself on the outs with Flash and tries to make amends

Directors: Ed Bianchi
Darkness Is Your Candle
870 votes

#8 - Darkness Is Your Candle

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/12/2016

Disgraced record producer Jackie Moreno wants to shepherd Mylene's singing career. Boo-Boo plays a rare bootleg tape at a party, inviting trouble.

Directors: Andrew Bernstein
The Beat Says, This Is the Way
456 votes

#9 - The Beat Says, This Is the Way

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/7/2017

Zeke's Ivy League meeting goes off the rails. Ra-Ra has a bold proposition for Fat Annie, resulting in an explosive musical showdown at Les Inferno.

Directors: Ed Bianchi
Watch Now:Amazon
One by One, Into the Dark
416 votes

#10 - One by One, Into the Dark

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/7/2017

Confronted by ultimatums, Zeke and Mylene each must make a tough choice. Annie Pitches a deal to skeptical a Shao and a resentful Cadillac.

Directors: Clark Johnson
Watch Now:Amazon
Unfold Your Own Myth
479 votes

#11 - Unfold Your Own Myth

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/7/2017

Tensions between Shao and the boys threaten to destabilize the group. With her star on the rise, Mylene faces new expectations and pressures.

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