The Last Dance

The BEST episodes of The Last Dance

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

Charting the rise of the 1990's Chicago Bulls, led by Michael Jordan, one of the most notable dynasties in sports history.

Last Updated: 5/28/2022Network: ESPN
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Episode X
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8.86
865 votes

#1 - Episode X

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/17/2020

In June of 1998, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls face the Utah Jazz in an NBA Finals rematch, looking for a sixth championship and a perfect ending for "The Last Dance."

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Episode IX
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8.48
863 votes

#2 - Episode IX

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/17/2020

In May of 1998, nearly a year after Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls fought past Utah in the NBA Finals, their path to a sixth title only gets more challenging, as a brutal seven-game series against the Indiana Pacers decides the Eastern Conference.

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Episode VIII
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8.47
887 votes

#3 - Episode VIII

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/10/2020

Michael Jordan would famously use even the smallest slight imaginable to motivate himself against an opponent. And when his NBA comeback in 1995 fell short in the playoffs, he worked harder than ever to return to form.

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Episode VII
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8.34
907 votes

#4 - Episode VII

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/10/2020

As Michael Jordan pushes his teammates hard for a sixth NBA title, his intensity and hunger for basketball dominance is in stark contrast to his mindset in October 1993, when he stunned the world by walking away from the game.

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Episode V
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8.26
953 votes

#5 - Episode V

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/3/2020

As Michael Jordan's fame peaked to unparalleled levels in the early 1990s in the wake of consecutive NBA titles and a starring role on the Olympic Dream Team, his image as "Air Jordan" made him a profoundly significant cultural figure.

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:Amazon
Episode I
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8.26
1231 votes

#6 - Episode I

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/19/2020

In the fall of 1997, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls begin their quest to win a sixth NBA title in eight years. But "The Last Dance," as coach Phil Jackson called it, will be shadowed by tension with the club's front office.

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Episode II
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8.25
1071 votes

#7 - Episode II

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/19/2020

Michael Jordan is left to begin the 1997-98 season without his injured sidekick Scottie Pippen, whose contract dispute with the Bulls' front office reaches a fever pitch as the team gets off to one of the worst starts of its championship runs.

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:Amazon
Episode IV
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8.23
964 votes

#8 - Episode IV

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/26/2020

In what management insists is Phil Jackson's final season in Chicago as head coach of the Bulls, he continues to seem like the only one who can steer this unique, singular collection of talent to another title.

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Episode III
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8.19
1002 votes

#9 - Episode III

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/26/2020

Once a key member of the hated Detroit Pistons "Bad Boys" championship teams that brutalized Michael Jordan, Dennis Rodman is virtually all Jordan can count on in the early months of the 1997-98 season.

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:Amazon
Episode VI
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8.14
921 votes

#10 - Episode VI

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/3/2020

With Michael Jordan's extraordinary fame came extraordinary scrutiny, and in 1993, it all felt like it came to a head with the Chicago Bulls' pursuit of a third straight title shadowed by question marks about Jordan's gambling.

Directors: Jason Hehir
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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