The BEST Episodes of The Watch (2021)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 22, 2021

Network: BBC America

The City Watch, an unlikely group of misfits, finds the guts to save the world, surprising even themselves in the process. The series pits trolls, werewolves, wizards and other improbable heroes against an evil plot to resurrect a great dragon, which would lead to the destruction of life as they know it. Inspired by many of Sir Terry Pratchett’s famous “Discworld” creations including the captain of The City Watch Sam Vimes, the last scion of nobility Lady Sybil Ramkin, the naïve but heroic Carrot, the mysterious Angua, and the ingenious forensics expert Cheery together with Pratchett’s iconic characterization of Death.

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Better to Light a Candle

#1 - Better to Light a Candle

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 14, 2021

Carcer's got everything he needs to control the Noble Dragon and destroy Ankh-Morpork. With hysteria on the streets and DEATH preparing himself for a very busy day, can The Watch, this band of misfits, step up and save the city from annihilation?

star 7.70
254 votes
Twilight Canyons

#2 - Twilight Canyons

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 17, 2021

Carcer is willing to do anything to find a sword; the Watch is close on his tail.

star 7.50
293 votes
Nowhere in the Multiverse

#3 - Nowhere in the Multiverse

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 7, 2021

Sam Vimes wakes up with more than the usual hangover. He's slipped into an alternate universe where he's a prisoner in the middle of a jailbreak. In Ankh-Morpork, the alternate-version of Vimes is leading The Watch straight into Carcer's trap.

star 7.49
242 votes
The What?

#4 - The What?

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 10, 2021

The Watch must rob the city's most secretive institution in a desperate effort to find the artifact.

star 7.48
305 votes
Directors: Brian Kelly
Writers: Simon Allen
Not on My Watch

#5 - Not on My Watch

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 24, 2021

The Watch must trek through the Unreal Estate to destroy the sword in a magical lake.

star 7.47
265 votes
The Dark in the Dark

#6 - The Dark in the Dark

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 31, 2021

In the race against Carcer for the second artifact, Cheery, Angua and Carrot go to the Mines of Tak.

star 7.38
251 votes

#7 - Ook

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 3, 2021

Using the policing know-how of Constable Carrot, the Watch connects Carcer's evil plan to strange goings-on at the magical institution called Unseen University. Perhaps a missing library book has something to do with the dragon attacks in the city.

star 7.31
374 votes
Directors: Craig Viveiros
Writers: Simon Allen
A Near Vimes Experience

#8 - A Near Vimes Experience

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 3, 2021

Captain Sam Vimes' life in the City Watch is changed forever when an impossible figure from his past returns to Ankh-Morpork. 20 years ago, Vimes watched his street brother and gang-leader Carcer Dun fall from a fatal height. Somehow, Carcer is back.

star 7.14
457 votes
Directors: Craig Viveiros
Writers: Simon Allen