The BEST Episodes of The Musketeers
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 2, 2020
Network: BBC One
Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D’Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted an believed in to do the right thing, regardless of personal risk.
#1 - Trial and Punishment
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 27, 2015
The Musketeers must risk everything to save France from Rochefort’s treacherous plan. While Porthos seeks to lure the Spanish spy-master to Paris to prove Rochefort’s betrayal to the King, Athos and d’Artagnan must save Constance from certain death. But will they be able to protect Aramis and the Queen before Rochefort gets to them? The fate of France and their closest comrades lies in the Musketeers’ hands.
#2 - We Are the Garrison
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 6, 2016
#3 - The Prodigal Father
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 6, 2015
Porthos uncovers the truth about his parentage and demands answers from his new found father. As he learns more about his past, Porthos questions his place in the Musketeers regiment. However the Musketeers have suspicions about Porthos’ new family, wondering whether he should trust them. Can they save Porthos from the dangers that lie ahead and where do his true loyalties lie?
#4 - Death of a Hero
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 9, 2016
#5 - The Prize
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 30, 2016
#6 - The Accused
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 20, 2015
The Musketeers must put their lives on the line when the Queen is accused of treason. They have no choice but to steal her away from the Palace to safety, while they search for evidence to prove that Rochefort is a Spanish spy. However it soon transpires that nobody is safe from Rochefort’s grasp, not even the King, with devastating consequences.
#7 - Fool's Gold
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 16, 2016
#8 - Prisoners of War
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 23, 2016
#9 - The Queen's Diamonds
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 25, 2016
The future of the English monarchy rests on the Musketeers’ shoulders when Louis orders them to recover his sister the Queen of England’s missing crown jewels. It’s a daunting mission, made more complicated when they unmask the thief - the irrepressible Emile Bonnaire.
#10 - The Hunger
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 11, 2016
The corrupt Governor of Paris conspires with the Duke de Beaufort, primary provider of food for Paris, to stage a robbery of the city's granary and pin it on the refugees, only to later sell the stolen grain back to the King at an inflated price. D'Artagnan is taken captive along with the rioting refugees, and the other Musketeers (along with D'Artagnan's wife Constance, now in charge of the Musketeer garrison) must rescue them from the hands of the Red Guard before they are executed.
#11 - Musketeers Don't Die Easily
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 30, 2014
Athos takes a woman hostage in the square and the Musketeers are amazed to discover he is threatening none other than Milady. Athos is furious when he finds out that D’Artagnan knows her, testing their friendship to its limits. The Cardinal, fearful the Musketeers will prove he masterminded the attempt on the Queen’s life, compels Milady to kill them by any means. Milady has no choice but to revisit her dark past and in doing so puts Constance into danger. The Musketeers must use all their wits and courage to outsmart her and save Constance.
#12 - Spoils of War
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired May 28, 2016
Athos, Porthos and D'Artagnan are fighting on the battlefront while Aramis has trouble living in contemplation as a monk. The Musketeers' search for missing gunpowder lead them to follow bandits to Aramis' monastery, where circumstance force them to collaborate to save the monastery's children and brothers. Aramis' finally accepts his true calling as a Musketeer and rejoins his brothers-in-arms in Paris.
#13 - Emilie
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 30, 2015
A woman claims to have visions from God which instruct her to start a war with Spain.
#14 - To Play the King
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 3, 2016
#15 - The Return
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 13, 2015
Athos must confront his past to protect the people he left behind.
#16 - An Ordinary Man
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 9, 2015
D'Artagnan must protect King Louis when a notorious criminal kidnaps them both.
#17 - The Good Traitor
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 16, 2015
The Musketeers help rescue an enemy's daughter in exchange for a deadly gunpowder formula.
#18 - A Rebellious Woman
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 9, 2014
Following the tragic death of a young girl underneath the royal carriage, The Musketeers’ investigations into her missing friend lead them into the world of a high-born and enlightened woman. The Musketeers are forced to put aside their animosity towards the Cardinal when his life is placed in danger and they must rescue this extraordinary woman.
#19 - Knight Takes Queen
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 23, 2014
Queen Anne’s taking of the waters is cut short when her life is put in mortal danger. King Louis dines with wealthy German banker Count Mellendorf, who is looking for a French match for his beautiful daughter. As the Musketeers try to spirit Anne back to Paris, they’re forced to seek refuge in a fortified convent, where Aramis comes face to face with his past.
#20 - Keep Your Friends Close
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 2, 2015
The Musketeers must rescue a French general from an impenetrable Spanish prison.
#21 - A Marriage of Inconvenience
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 27, 2015
The King’s cousin is ambushed while under Musketeer escort as she travels from Mantua to Sweden to make a political marriage that will be advantageous to France. The Musketeers must quickly discover who is targeting her to keep both her and the alliance between countries protected. However it emerges that other important figures at Court also appear to be in danger. Who is the killer and could he already be inside the Palace walls?
#22 - Through a Glass Darkly
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 20, 2015
An astronomer gathers the royal party to see an eclipse, but events take a dramatic turn.
#23 - Brothers In Arms
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 20, 2016
Under orders, the Musketeers defend Louis’ traitorous brother Gaston after he slaughters a band of veteran soldiers in a Paris tavern.
#24 - The Good Soldier
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 9, 2014
When Aramis's old friend and former musketeer, Marsac, unexpectedly returns to Paris, the musketeers are thrown into turmoil, fully aware that they should report him for desertion. His appearance coincides with the royal visit of the King's beloved sister and her husband, the Duke of Savoy, whom the musketeers must protect. Marsac believes he finally knows the truth behind the infamous massacre which killed his troop, and wants Aramis's help to prove it.
#25 - The Exiles
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 2, 2014
Aramis and D’Artagnan have troubles transporting a young woman and her baby from a village outside Paris. The King’s royal hunting party is disrupted by the appearance of Louis’ banished mother seeking royal protection from an unknown assassin.