The BEST episodes of Waco

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

The harrowing true story of the 1993 standoff between the FBI, ATF and the Branch Davidians, a spiritual sect led by David Koresh in Waco, TX that resulted in a deadly shootout and fire.

Last Updated: 9/2/2022Network: Paramount Network
Day 51
769 votes

#1 - Day 51

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/28/2018

The standoff at the Mount Carmel compound comes to a violent and tragic end.

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Stalling for Time
779 votes

#2 - Stalling for Time

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/21/2018

For a moment, it seems like the end of the stalemate is nearing when the FBI’s tactical division turns up the heat with psy-ops on David Koresh and the Branch Davidians.

Directors: Dennie Gordon
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Operation Showtime
875 votes

#3 - Operation Showtime

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/7/2018

The ATF siege is in motion. Assault vehicles storm the Mount Carmel compound and gunfire is exchanged, which begins a 51-day standoff.

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Of Milk and Men
809 votes

#4 - Of Milk and Men

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/14/2018

Negotiations intensify as the Branch Davidians refuse to surrender. As David Koresh waits for a sign from God, the lack of food and medical treatment tests both the Davidians’ faith and law enforcement’s patience.

Directors: Dennie Gordon
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The Strangers Across the Street
866 votes

#5 - The Strangers Across the Street

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/31/2018

ATF agent Jacob Vasquez begins undercover surveillance on the Mount Carmel compound and befriends David Koresh in hopes of finding illegal weapons or other activity.

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Visions and Omens
1041 votes

#6 - Visions and Omens

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/24/2018

In the series premiere, the ATF gets a tip of suspicious activity involving weapons taking place among a small religious community led by David Koresh and located at the Mount Carmel Center just outside of Waco, Texas.

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