The Best Episodes of The Musketeers

We Are the Garrison

#1 - We Are the Garrison 8.29

Season 3 - Episode 10

Directors: Udayan Prasad
Trial and Punishment

#2 - Trial and Punishment 8.27

Season 2 - Episode 10

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.

Directors: Nicholas Renton
Musketeers Don't Die Easily

#3 - Musketeers Don't Die Easily 8.16

Season 1 - Episode 10

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.

Directors: Farren Blackburn
Knight Takes Queen

#4 - Knight Takes Queen 8.11

Season 1 - Episode 9

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.

Directors: Andy Hay
The Accused

#5 - The Accused 8.10

Season 2 - Episode 9

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.

Directors: Nicholas Renton
The Prize

#6 - The Prize 8.07

Season 3 - Episode 9

Directors: Sue Tully
Death of a Hero

#7 - Death of a Hero 8.00

Season 3 - Episode 6

Directors: Nicholas Renton
The Prodigal Father

#8 - The Prodigal Father 7.96

Season 2 - Episode 8

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?

Directors: Edward Bennett
A Rebellious Woman

#9 - A Rebellious Woman 7.96

Season 1 - Episode 7

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.

Directors: Richard Clark
The Challenge

#10 - The Challenge 7.92

Season 1 - Episode 8

The Musketeers are tasked with bringing the fearsome Labarge, a regional intendant under arrest for the murder of two Musketeers, to Paris. The Red Guards, resentful of the Musketeers' handling of him, initiate a vicious fight between the two regiments. Fed up with the disruptive rivalry between the Musketeers and the Red Guards, the King calls a contest to prove which group is the stronger. D'Artagnan is determined to be chosen to fight so that he can prove himself worthy to be a Musketeer.

Directors: Farren Blackburn
The Exiles

#11 - The Exiles 7.90

Season 1 - Episode 6

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.

Directors: Andy Hay
The Good Soldier

#12 - The Good Soldier 7.87

Season 1 - Episode 4

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.

Directors: Richard Clark
Through a Glass Darkly

#13 - Through a Glass Darkly 7.84

Season 2 - Episode 6

An astronomer gathers the royal party to see an eclipse, but events take a dramatic turn.

Directors: Andy Hay
Friends and Enemies

#14 - Friends and Enemies 7.81

Season 1 - Episode 1

Young swordsman d'Artagnan arrives in Paris seeking the man responsible for killing his father – a quest that brings him into conflict with one of the king's guards. But as he quickly discovers, when you take on one Musketeer, you take on them all. It's soon back to business when the swashbuckling heroes are ordered to find a missing soldier who was carrying important letters on behalf of King Louis, while the dastardly Cardinal Richelieu plots to increase his political power.

Directors: Toby Haynes
Fool's Gold

#15 - Fool's Gold 7.81

Season 3 - Episode 7

Directors: Sue Tully
An Ordinary Man

#16 - An Ordinary Man 7.80

Season 2 - Episode 2

D'Artagnan must protect King Louis when a notorious criminal kidnaps them both.

Directors: John Strickland
To Play the King

#17 - To Play the King 7.80

Season 3 - Episode 5

Directors: Roger Goldby
Prisoners of War

#18 - Prisoners of War 7.79

Season 3 - Episode 8

Directors: Udayan Prasad
Commodities

#19 - Commodities 7.78

Season 1 - Episode 3

The Musketeers are dispatched to Le Havre to collect the infamous merchant trader and explorer, Bonnaire and bring him back to Paris to be reprimanded for breaking France's trade treaty. This straightforward mission soon descends into a treacherous battle, as they must defeat Bonnaire's surprising number of enemies. Athos is forced to confront his past, which threatens to engulf him.

Directors: Saul Metzstein
Sleight of Hand

#20 - Sleight of Hand 7.78

Season 1 - Episode 2

Notorious criminal Vadim seeks to make life unbearable for the authorities that have imprisoned him. When he engineers a full-scale riot, it falls to the Musketeers to protect those whom he seeks to destroy.

Directors: Toby Haynes
Brother in Arms

#21 - Brother in Arms 7.76

Season 3 - Episode 3

Under orders, the Musketeers defend Louis’ traitorous brother Gaston after he slaughters a band of veteran soldiers in a Paris tavern.

Directors: Roger Goldby
The Queen's Diamonds

#22 - The Queen's Diamonds 7.75

Season 3 - Episode 4

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.

Directors: Nicholas Renton
The Homecoming

#23 - The Homecoming 7.71

Season 1 - Episode 5

Porthos wakes up from his drunken birthday celebrations with no memory of the night before, and with a dead body by his side. After being unjustly sentenced to death, he is abducted to the dangerous Court of Miracles. In their investigation to prove his innocence, the Musketeers uncover a tangled web of divided loyalties and greed, and they risk their lives to infiltrate the unruly slums of the Court of Miracles before it's too late.

Directors: Saul Metzstein
Spoils of War

#24 - Spoils of War 7.69

Season 3 - Episode 1

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.

Directors: Andy Hay
The Hunger

#25 - The Hunger 7.66

Season 3 - Episode 2

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.

Directors: Andy Hay