The BEST episodes of The Musketeers

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

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.

Last Updated: 12/19/2022Network:BBC One
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Trial and Punishment
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8.41
203 votes

#1 - Trial and Punishment

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/27/2015

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.

Directors: Nicholas Renton
Writer: Simon Allen
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The Prodigal Father
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8.30
319 votes

#2 - The Prodigal Father

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/6/2015

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?

Directors: Edward Bennett
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Death of a Hero
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8.20
261 votes

#3 - Death of a Hero

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/9/2016

It's the day of reckoning, as Grimaud vows to kill the Musketeers in a series of savage co-ordinated attacks and puts Feron to the ultimate test in his bid for power. The furious battle for survival sparks a series of revelations that threaten to destroy Paris. Before the day is out, a hero falls, there’s a traitor on the rise and the Musketeers will be changed forever.

Directors: Nicholas Renton
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The Hunger
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8.10
290 votes

#4 - The Hunger

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/11/2016

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.

Directors: Andy Hay
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Fool's Gold
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8.09
261 votes

#5 - Fool's Gold

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/16/2016

Chasing Grimaud, the Musketeers make a troubling discovery in a village ruled by women.

Directors: Sue Tully
Writer: Kelly Jones
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We Are the Garrison
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8.01
174 votes

#6 - We Are the Garrison

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/6/2016

Following Treville's funeral the musketeers survive an attempt by Grimaud to kill them when their garrison is torched, leaving many casualties, and gunpowder and weapons stolen. To lure the musketeers into a trap Grimaud takes hostages including Sylvie but the four comrades stage a rescue, and the queen and Dauphin are restored to the palace with Milady as the royal spy master, her first task being to take care of Gaston. However the mortally wounded Grimaud escapes and the musketeers must stop him from blowing up the city with the stolen gunpowder.

Directors: Udayan Prasad
Writer: Simon Allen
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The Prize
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8.01
203 votes

#7 - The Prize

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/30/2016

When death strikes the Louvre, Treville takes controversial steps to protect the Dauphin from the unholy alliance of Grimaud, Gaston and the Duke of Lorraine. His secretive tactics isolate the Queen and threaten to drive even his loyal Musketeers apart.

Directors: Sue Tully
Writer: Dusty Hughes
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The Accused
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7.91
203 votes

#8 - The Accused

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/20/2015

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.

Directors: Nicholas Renton
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The Return
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7.91
348 votes

#9 - The Return

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/13/2015

Athos must confront his past to protect the people he left behind.

Directors: Marc Jobst
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Prisoners of War
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7.90
232 votes

#10 - Prisoners of War

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/23/2016

The Queen's reputation is on the line after Grimaud kidnaps Aramis.

Directors: Udayan Prasad
Writer: James Payne
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The Good Traitor
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7.90
261 votes

#11 - The Good Traitor

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/16/2015

The Musketeers help rescue an enemy's daughter in exchange for a deadly gunpowder formula.

Directors: Marc Jobst
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Spoils of War
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7.90
319 votes

#12 - Spoils of War

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/28/2016

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.

Directors: Andy Hay
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Emilie
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7.90
348 votes

#13 - Emilie

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/30/2015

A woman claims to have visions from God which instruct her to start a war with Spain.

Directors: Andy Hay
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The Queen's Diamonds
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7.89
290 votes

#14 - The Queen's Diamonds

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/25/2016

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.

Directors: Nicholas Renton
Writer: Jeff Povey
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To Play the King
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7.79
319 votes

#15 - To Play the King

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/3/2016

The Musketeers battle to restore order in Paris after Grimaud and Feron stage an ambitious Châtelet breakout, setting free a lunatic with murderous designs on the Louvre.

Directors: Roger Goldby
Writer: Ellen Taylor
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A Marriage of Inconvenience
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7.70
290 votes

#16 - A Marriage of Inconvenience

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/27/2015

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?

Directors: Edward Bennett
Writer: Steve Bailie
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An Ordinary Man
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7.70
348 votes

#17 - An Ordinary Man

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/9/2015

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

Directors: John Strickland
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Keep Your Friends Close
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7.70
377 votes

#18 - Keep Your Friends Close

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/2/2015

The Musketeers must rescue a French general from an impenetrable Spanish prison.

Directors: John Strickland
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Brothers In Arms
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7.60
319 votes

#19 - Brothers In Arms

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/20/2016

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

Directors: Roger Goldby
Writer: Simon Allen
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Through a Glass Darkly
star
7.51
290 votes

#20 - Through a Glass Darkly

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/20/2015

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

Directors: Andy Hay
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A Rebellious Woman
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7.51
434 votes

#21 - A Rebellious Woman

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/9/2014

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.

Directors: Richard Clark
Writer: James Payne
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Musketeers Don't Die Easily
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7.50
464 votes

#22 - Musketeers Don't Die Easily

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/30/2014

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.

Directors: Farren Blackburn
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The Good Soldier
star
7.50
579 votes

#23 - The Good Soldier

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/9/2014

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.

Directors: Richard Clark
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Commodities
star
7.41
493 votes

#24 - Commodities

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/2/2014

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
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Knight Takes Queen
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7.40
521 votes

#25 - Knight Takes Queen

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/23/2014

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.

Directors: Andy Hay
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