Warrior

The BEST episodes of Warrior

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

Set against the backdrop of San Francisco's Chinatown in the aftermath of the Civil War, Warrior tells the story of a young martial arts prodigy, newly arrived from China, who finds himself caught up in the bloody Chinatown Tong wars.

Last Updated: 11/23/2022Network:Cinemax
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Enter the Dragon
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8.42
629 votes

#1 - Enter the Dragon

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/2020

After Bill and his men are confronted by an angry mob, Chinatown erupts into chaos, forcing the tongs to work together to protect their streets. As Chao and Mai Ling seek shelter, Mai Ling tends to an ailing Ah Toy. Sophie opens her eyes to Leary's world. Lee decides which side he's on.

Directors: Dennie Gordon
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Man on the Wall
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8.22
620 votes

#2 - Man on the Wall

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/4/2020

Young Jun faces a crucial decision after Mai Ling tries to drive a wedge between him and Ah Sahm, who has emerged as a hero in Chinatown and takes the opportunity to go on the offensive against Leary. Determined to take Buckley down, Penny goes to the press. Bill reckons with what he's become, and Lee seeks out a familiar face. Mai Ling finally plays her hand against the Hop Wei.

Directors: Dennie Gordon
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The Blood and the Shit
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8.03
1066 votes

#3 - The Blood and the Shit

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/3/2019

Transporting precious cargo via stagecoach through the Sierra Nevada, Ah Sahm and Young Jun are forced to spend the night with three strangers at a frontier saloon in the middle of nowhere. The detour turns perilous when Harlan French, a notorious outlaw, shows up with his henchmen, looking for a lucrative payday.

Directors: Kevin Tancharoen
Writer: Kenneth Lin
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To a Man with a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail
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8.03
615 votes

#4 - To a Man with a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/6/2020

Ah Sahm, Young Jun, and Hong travel with Vega to Rooker's Mill, a U.S.-Mexico border town owned by Elijah Rooker, the wealthy host of a lucrative fight tournament that Ah Sahm is determined to win. As he learns more about Vega, Ah Sahm draws the attention of another fighter, Dolph, and later, Rooker himself.

Directors: Dustin Nguyen
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If You're Going to Bow, Bow Low
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8.01
915 votes

#5 - If You're Going to Bow, Bow Low

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/7/2019

Ah Sahm rejects his warrior roots and retreats into the netherworld of the Chinese working class. A guilty Big Bill stands vigil for Lee at the hospital. Zing and the Fung Hai make a show of force to compel Mai Ling to honor her partnership.

Directors: Loni Peristere
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If You Wait by the River Long Enough…
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7.97
584 votes

#6 - If You Wait by the River Long Enough…

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/13/2020

Change is afoot for the Hop Wei after Father Jun, Ah Sahm, and Young Jun face off. Ah Toy decides that Nellie may be the answer to her problems and takes matters at a sadistic rival brothel into her own hands. Leary is urged by both Buckley and Sophie to utilize his political influence. Just as his heroics are trumpeted, Bill is faced with another swordsman murder. A fatal clash unfolds at the Blake household.

Directors: Omar Madha
Writer: Kenneth Lin
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All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic
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7.91
586 votes

#7 - All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/20/2020

The police shut down Chinatown in their hunt for a killer, just as the Hop Wei make a move that puts Mai Ling on edge. Buckley steps into a new role and considers a proposition from Leary, who faces questions from the Irish workingmen. Ah Toy fights for her life, while Chao faces a major dilemma.

Directors: Omar Madha
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Not for a Drink, a Fuck, or a Goddamn Prayer
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7.91
636 votes

#8 - Not for a Drink, a Fuck, or a Goddamn Prayer

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/30/2020

A guilty Mai Ling tries to make things right with Ah Sahm, who's more intent than ever on seeking revenge. Penny finds her business in trouble and learns that Ah Sahm has been using her. Leary gets a warning and offers one of his own. Ah Toy pays an emotional visit to Nellie's Sonoma winery. Bill and Chao put their plot against the Fung Hai into action.

Directors: Loni Peristere
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Not How We Do Business
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7.90
668 votes

#9 - Not How We Do Business

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/16/2020

With their new enterprise going well, Young Jun shares his worries with Ah Sahm about the new men Father Jun has brought over from China, and later, the partners are impressed by Hong, an enthusiastic recruit with a secret. Meanwhile, Chao goes to Mai Ling for help keeping Zing away from his business, Sophie grows closer to Leary, Nellie’s politics raise questions from her peers, and things take a deadly turn at Bill’s home.

Directors: David Petrarca
Writer: Brad Kane
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Chinese Boxing
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7.89
947 votes

#10 - Chinese Boxing

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/31/2019

Chinatown gathers to witness a “prize fight” between elite warriors from the Hop Wei and Long Zii. Buckley plays a bluff in hopes of getting Mercer to lower his fee. Ah Sahm remembers his roots as a fighter, as Ah Toy warns him of the dangers that await. Bill and Lee question Wang Chao about the recent series of sword killings in San Francisco.

Directors: Loni Peristere
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The Tiger and the Fox
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7.82
947 votes

#11 - The Tiger and the Fox

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/17/2019

Ah Sahm faces a dilemma when Father Jun sends Bolo to hunt down Long Zii and Mai Ling . Ah Toy recruits a special girl from a whore monger, and takes on a business partner for a land deal. Penny is faced with an unsavory choice in order to save her home. Lee’s past catches up with him.

Directors: Lin Oeding
Writer: Brad Kane
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If You Don't See Blood, You Didn't Come to Play
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7.74
628 votes

#12 - If You Don't See Blood, You Didn't Come to Play

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/2020

As the police prepare for retribution, Chao comes to Bill with a mutually beneficial proposal. A sympathetic Sophie offers Leary a new plan. Ah Sahm and Penny have a moment when he confides his plans for the future. Buckley urges Blake to take a stand against the Chinese, Lee seeks to ease his pain, Mai Ling invests in a legitimate business, and Nellie urges Ah Toy to imagine a different kind of life for her sex workers.

Directors: Loni Peristere
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Chewed Up, Spit Out, and Stepped On
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7.74
972 votes

#13 - Chewed Up, Spit Out, and Stepped On

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/10/2019

Tensions escalate between the Hop Wei and Long Zii after an assassination attempt during a boisterous Chinatown parade. Big Bill sets out to pay his debt to Jack Damon, leaving Lee to keep watch over Lucy and the kids. Mayor Blake and Deputy Mayor Buckley get a mandate from Robert Crestwood, a senator with eyes on the White House.

Directors: David Petrarca
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They Don't Pay Us Enough to Think
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7.74
959 votes

#14 - They Don't Pay Us Enough to Think

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/24/2019

The Hop Wei and Long Zii consider a novel way to end hostilities. Ah Toy and her real-estate business partner hit a bump in the road in their effort to buy a valuable piece of land. After promising jobs to Leary’s Irish workers, Mercer toasts Crestwood at a fundraiser, while Penny struggles to hold her tongue. Mai Ling warns her brother against waging a battle he may not win.

Directors: Lin Oeding
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Learn to Endure, or Hire a Bodyguard
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7.73
706 votes

#15 - Learn to Endure, or Hire a Bodyguard

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/2/2020

Back with the Hop Wei, Ah Sahm spends his nights at the Barbary Coast fight pit, confronting a new anti-Chinese group, Teddy’s Boys. While Ah Toy accuses him of just looking for another fight, an empowered Mai Ling worries about her brother’s next steps. Meanwhile, Bill finds it hard to break out of his role as enforcer for Zing; Penny is determined to continue running Mercer Steel, much to Blake’s dismay; and Chao offers Ah Sahm some advice for his future with Young Jun.

Directors: Jonathan Tropper
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John Chinaman
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7.72
1088 votes

#16 - John Chinaman

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/19/2019

Leary pressures gentleman industrialist Byron Mercer, who is Penny’s father, to hire his men for a cable-car track job — despite the fact that Mayor Blake hasn’t yet awarded Mercer the contract. Accused of assault and perhaps worse, Ah Sahm gets a cold shoulder from the Hop Wei, with his fate in the hands of an unexpected ally. Buckley urges Mai Ling to eschew restraint and start a war with the Hop Wei.

Directors: Loni Peristere
Writer: Adam Targum
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The Itchy Onion
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7.67
1426 votes

#17 - The Itchy Onion

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/5/2019

San Francisco, 1878. Ah Sahm, a newly arrived Chinese immigrant with serious fighting skills, is introduced to Chinatown’s most ruthless tong, the Hop Wei, by Chao, a fixer. After impressing Young Jun, son of tong leader Father Jun, Ah Sahm is branded and taken to a brothel, where he befriends Ah Toy, a courtesan with connections.

Directors: Assaf Bernstein
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There's No China in the Bible
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7.67
1165 votes

#18 - There's No China in the Bible

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/12/2019

Intercepting a shipment of opium at the docks, Young Jun, with Ah Sahm and his Hop Wei lieutenant Bolo in tow, decides to send a message to Long Zii. Big Bill and Lee investigate a grisly murder scene in an alley next to an Irish bar, The Banshee. Penny Blake, the young wife of San Francisco's mayor, finds herself in a bind while visiting the wharf with her Chinese manservant Jacob. Ah Sahm pays a steep price for playing the hero. The Long Zii clean up a mess, and brace for more bloodshed.

Directors: Loni Peristere
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The Chinese Connection
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7.67
660 votes

#19 - The Chinese Connection

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/9/2020

Ah Sahm and Young Jun search for a discreet place to hide their product after striking a deal with a new opium supplier. As Lee becomes increasingly dependent on laudanum, he and Bill continue to investigate the swordsman murders. Mai Ling sends Li Yong and Zing to deliver a message to a rival tong. Penny asks for Ah Sahm’s help in protecting her factory. Sophie continues to pique Leary’s interest. Ah Toy receives a visit from Nellie Davenport, a wealthy widow committed to ending the exploitation of Chinese women.

Directors: David Petrarca
Writer: Brad Kane
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The White Mountain
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7.62
1033 votes

#20 - The White Mountain

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/26/2019

Big Bill finds himself compromised by his gambling excesses, but discovers a possible solution after an opium-den raid. Penny reveals the circumstances that prompted her to marry Mayor Blake, who’s determined to show voters he won’t tolerate San Francisco’s “Yellow Peril.” After meeting with leaders of the Fung Hai tong, Mai Ling offers Ah Sahm a way out of a protracted — and bloody — tong war.

Directors: David Petrarca
Writer: Kenneth Lin
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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