The BEST Episodes of The Royals (2015)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 6, 2020

Network: E!

The series depicts the lives of a fictional monarchy in modern times where power is everything, limits do not exist, and trust is a luxury this family can’t afford.

The Serpent That Did Sting Thy Father's Life

#1 - The Serpent That Did Sting Thy Father's Life

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 17, 2016

The royal family faces the possibility of the abolition of the monarchy.

star 8.29
242 votes
My News Shall Be The Fruit To That Great Feast

#2 - My News Shall Be The Fruit To That Great Feast

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 15, 2018

Tensions rise at a family dinner celebrating the Queen’s birthday, as Liam brings a surprising guest and Jasper finds out the identity of the man who shot him.

star 8.18
189 votes
Our Wills And Fates Do So Contrary Run

#3 - Our Wills And Fates Do So Contrary Run

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 17, 2015

Not knowing that Cyrus manipulated the paternity announcement, Liam asks Ophelia to run away with him. Eleanor drops the charges against Jasper and enlists his aid in meeting Robert's killer. Helena does a television interview. Cyrus finally gets his wish.

star 8.16
244 votes
Directors: Mark Schwahn
Writers: Mark Schwahn
To Show My Duty in Your Coronation

#4 - To Show My Duty in Your Coronation

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 19, 2017

Liam finds himself in unexpected places; Helena's heart breaks over a recent loss; Jasper makes a final play for Eleanor's heart; historic changes assure that nothing will ever be the same.

star 8.14
378 votes
There's Daggers In Men's Smiles

#5 - There's Daggers In Men's Smiles

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 8, 2018

Robert extends his power further than ever before and exiles a disloyal Cyrus. Eleanor undertakes a covert mission and Helena explores her romantic options.

star 8.13
203 votes
How Prodigal The Soul

#6 - How Prodigal The Soul

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 11, 2018

Robert gains popularity on his coronation tour, while Jasper and Liam have information that could end his reign; Eleanor must choose between returning to Jasper or working abroad with Sebastian.

star 8.10
202 votes
In The Dead Vast And Middle Of The Night

#7 - In The Dead Vast And Middle Of The Night

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 29, 2018

Eleanor throws Willow a party that spirals out of control, while Robert forms a sinister alliance. Liam proves his loyalty to his brother, but at what cost?

star 7.98
157 votes
The Slings And Arrows Of Outrageous Fortune

#8 - The Slings And Arrows Of Outrageous Fortune

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 19, 2015

A trip to Monaco helps Prince Liam and Ophelia's relationship blossom but a different side of Princess Eleanor is revealed.

star 7.97
273 votes
Writers: Mark Schwahn
Confess Yourself To Heaven

#9 - Confess Yourself To Heaven

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 18, 2018

Cyrus helps Liam gather intel on Robert. A contender emerges as Helena and Willow assess possible brides for Robert. Jasper goes rogue at a press conference, as Eleanor watches.

star 7.97
201 votes
Forgive Me This My Virtue

#10 - Forgive Me This My Virtue

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 22, 2018

Eleanor enlists Jasper’s help for one of her covert missions. Helena begins a new chapter at a royal event where the press attacks Willow. Cyrus meets an unlikely ally.

star 7.96
155 votes
Foul Deeds Will Rise

#11 - Foul Deeds Will Rise

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired May 6, 2018

Liam’s true intentions are revealed and the family come together to try and navigate the hard path that has been set for them. Jasper helps Liam with a plan and Willow and Robert hit a rough patch.

star 7.96
148 votes
And Then It Started Like a Guilty Thing

#12 - And Then It Started Like a Guilty Thing

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 10, 2016

Questions of the King's killer come to the forefront and the monarchy's structure is challenged.

star 7.95
261 votes
Our (Late) Dear Brother's Death

#13 - Our (Late) Dear Brother's Death

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 1, 2017

Jasper and Eleanor immerse themselves in their relationship while Liam is forced to reappraise his latest tryst. Enduring his cancer, King Cyrus is visited by his past, while the palace arranges a press conference to announce earth shattering news.

star 7.93
396 votes
The Great Man Down

#14 - The Great Man Down

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 3, 2015

The Royal Family is put on lockdown in a safe room at the palace after an assassination attempt.

star 7.91
252 votes
Directors: Mark Schwahn
Writers: Mark Schwahn
Aye, There's the Rub

#15 - Aye, There's the Rub

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 18, 2016

While under the weather, Helena gets hooked on a reality television program. The true paternity of Liam and Eleanor is revealed at a time when the prince and princess are each focusing on passionate relationships.

star 7.91
411 votes
Your Sovereignty Of Reason

#16 - Your Sovereignty Of Reason

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 26, 2015

The king makes a decision that affects the family; Ophelia must deal with the fallout from the PR tour in Monaco.

star 7.91
271 votes
Directors: Tom Vaughan
Writers: Scarlett Lacey
O, Farewell, Honest Soldier

#17 - O, Farewell, Honest Soldier

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 12, 2017

Eleanor and Queen Helena consider romantic invitations; a Privy Council meets to determine who will reign as the one true King of England; Jasper reveals to Liam information that presents a new mystery for the monarchy.

star 7.88
366 votes
Black As His Purpose Did The Night Resemble

#18 - Black As His Purpose Did The Night Resemble

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 1, 2018

A total blackout in London sparks chaos. Willow’s feelings for Robert grow stronger. Eleanor opens the palace to the public and Jasper finds himself in the middle of a riot.

star 7.86
169 votes
In The Same Figure, Like The King That's Dead

#19 - In The Same Figure, Like The King That's Dead

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 29, 2017

Jasper tries to strike a bargain to protect his past and secure his future; Helena slips away for a romantic trip to Paris; Eleanor participates in a nearly naked tiger run; Liam and Willow try to navigate emotional waters.

star 7.84
358 votes
The Counterfeit Presentment of Two Brothers

#20 - The Counterfeit Presentment of Two Brothers

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 22, 2017

The royals prepare for the People's Gala; each member of the family is auctioned off for charity; Cyrus initiates a plan to retain his crown; Liam and Robert square off in a charity boxing match.

star 7.80
354 votes
With Mirth In Funeral And With Dirge In Marriage

#21 - With Mirth In Funeral And With Dirge In Marriage

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired May 13, 2018

The finale culminates in a day that will change the family and the nation forever. A burgeoning uprising has Robert suspicious of everyone, as the rest of the family unites to combat a formidable foe.

star 7.79
134 votes
Born to Set it Right

#22 - Born to Set it Right

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 8, 2017

On the eve of a very public appearance, the family’s private turmoil threatens to go public; Beck returns to the palace with his sights set on Eleanor, and a confrontation with Jasper ensues.

star 7.79
398 votes
Directors: James Lafferty
Writers:
Together with Remembrance of Ourselves

#23 - Together with Remembrance of Ourselves

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 4, 2016

In the wake of the death of King Simon's murderer, the royal family returns with a fresh perspective. Liam seeks solace in disreputable places, while Prince Robert is revealed to be alive, but is he well?

star 7.77
450 votes
Directors: Mark Schwahn
Writers:
Be All My Sins Remembered

#24 - Be All My Sins Remembered

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 3, 2016

Relationships are changed forever when The Royals' family history is called into question.

star 7.75
243 votes
Directors: Mark Schwahn
Writers: Mark Schwahn
Passing Through Nature to Eternity

#25 - Passing Through Nature to Eternity

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 11, 2016

Queen Helena, along with her new Lord Chamberlain, devises a plan to secure proof of Prince Liam and Princess Eleanor's paternity. Liam begins a new but complicated relationship, while Jasper and Eleanor look to the past to inspire their future together.

star 7.74
410 votes
Directors: James Lafferty
Writers: