Wentworth

The BEST episodes of Wentworth

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

Fans of the iconic Prisoner series which pushed boundaries over three decades ago and still today boasts a loyal following worldwide, will remember Bea Smith as gutsy and fearless, ruling Wentworth Correctional Center with an iron fist. But who was Bea Smith before prison? How did a wife and mother from the suburbs become a top dog without rival? Wentworth is a dynamic, often confronting, drama series that begins with Bea’s early days in prison. Set in the present day, it is a modern adaptation of Prisoner contemporising legendary characters and their stories for today’s audience. This ten-part series takes the viewer inside to an uncompromising environment exploring the politics of women in a world without men, and how such a threatening experience both challenges and often changes those confined and working behind the razor wire.

Last Updated: 11/10/2022Network:Fox Showcase
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Seeing Red
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8.71
817 votes

#1 - Seeing Red

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/26/2016

Bea awakes blissfully happy after a night with Allie but it is the eve of Ferguson's trial and the Freak has been relentless in putting the final touches to her scheme for freedom and exoneration. Liz becomes convinced of Sonia's innocence and then Don puts an offer to Liz which could change her life. Maxine is committed to the chemotherapy and her prison family rallies around her.

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Legacy
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8.68
174 votes

#2 - Legacy

Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/26/2021

In the final countdown, the fate of everyone is uncertain.

Directors: Kevin Carlin
Writer: John Ridley
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Under Siege (2)
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8.66
303 votes

#3 - Under Siege (2)

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/30/2019

The siege continues, and not everyone will make it out alive.

Directors: Kevin Carlin
Writer: Pete McTighe
Hell Bent
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8.59
722 votes

#4 - Hell Bent

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/20/2017

Franky and Allie put their escape plan into action. Liz takes desperate measures to protect herself. Ferguson suspects she's living on borrowed time.

Blood and Fire
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8.59
475 votes

#5 - Blood and Fire

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/23/2015

Ferguson is losing control, and the walls are closing in. Fletch and Vera band together in an attempt to overthrow the Governor, while Bea discovers the final piece of the puzzle to help solve Harry's murder. Meanwhile, Franky is preparing for her release. But when Jess makes a sudden, drastic move, all plans are thrown out the window and the stage is set for a dramatic showdown.

Directors: Steve Jodrell
Writer: Pete McTighe
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Plan Bea
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8.53
784 votes

#6 - Plan Bea

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/28/2016

As Bea and Allie take their illicit affair further, Bea finds herself uncharacteristically tentative and vulnerable. Neither is aware that Ferguson is tracking them carefully. Meanwhile, Maxine leaves the prison to undergo a double mastectomy leaving Boomer distraught.

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Under Siege (1)
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8.44
315 votes

#7 - Under Siege (1)

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/23/2019

Marie enacts her plan to bust out of Wentworth, while Liz spirals into a psychotic meltdown.

Directors: Kevin Carlin
Writer: John Ridley
Showdown
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8.41
328 votes

#8 - Showdown

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/4/2018

A shocked Vera finally discovers the identity of her stalker, who has one last ultimatum. Liz has a daunting favour to ask of Kaz.

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One Eye Open
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8.29
167 votes

#9 - One Eye Open

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/28/2021

Ferguson continues to manipulate Eve in her revenge plan on Jake, and Marie discovers Rita is a cop.

Directors: Mat King
Writer: John Ridley
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The Unknown Terrorist
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8.29
163 votes

#10 - The Unknown Terrorist

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/21/2021

Finally exposed as Allie's attacker, a desperate Judy makes an audacious play for Lou's protection, while Ferguson fuels Eve's obsession with Jake.

Directors: Mat King
Writer: Kim Wilson
Watch Now:Amazon
The Enemy Within
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8.26
199 votes

#11 - The Enemy Within

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/29/2020

Lou discovers her phone is missing and all the money for Reb's transition surgery has been stolen.

Directors: Kevin Carlin
The Living and the Dead
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8.25
404 votes

#12 - The Living and the Dead

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/16/2015

When Fletch follows Bea's instructions to use Jianna as a means to unsettle Ferguson, he unwittingly sets Vera up to take the fall. Vera, for her part, is consumed with a desire for revenge against Lucy for infecting her with Hep C. Meanwhile, Bea's manipulations of Fletch result in him finally recovering his memory and alerting Will, who is on the verge of being arrested for Harry's murder, to the truth behind Ferguson's manipulations. As the forces align against Ferguson, she begins to unravel, realising she is in a fight of her life, professionally and personally.

Directors: Steve Jodrell
Writer: John Ridley
Watch Now:Amazon
Collateral
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8.25
165 votes

#13 - Collateral

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/5/2021

Allie makes a pact with Vera and Will that has devastating personal consequences, while a crucial step in Boomer's quest for motherhood is achieved.

Directors: Beck Cole
Writer: John Ridley
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Fear Her
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8.24
447 votes

#14 - Fear Her

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/5/2014

The extent of Bea’s plan is revealed as she makes the final moves to avenge Debbie’s death. Meanwhile Franky realises she is losing the support of the women and is forced to consider a deal.

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Afterlife
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8.24
823 votes

#15 - Afterlife

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/5/2016

Bea struggles to recover in the wake of her attack. Ferguson returns from the burns unit and is placed in a medical hold under the supervision of Jake. Maxine is back after surgery and finds herself in the crossfire of huge tension between Boomer, Liz and Sonia.

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The Bitch is Back
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8.22
952 votes

#16 - The Bitch is Back

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/11/2017

Liz starts to regret her decision to testify against Sonia; Vera takes desperate measures to foil Ferguson's self-defence plea; Franky's trapped by her past.

Directors: Mat King
Watch Now:Amazon
Scars
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8.22
1002 votes

#17 - Scars

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/4/2017

Vera and Ferguson must deal with the fallout from the attack on Bea and Franky's past comes back to haunt her.

Directors: Mat King
Writer: John Ridley
Coup De Grace
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8.22
705 votes

#18 - Coup De Grace

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/13/2017

Ferguson delivers Vera her coup de grace, unleashing unforeseen consequences. Franky's escape plans are waylaid when Kaz persuades her to join forces to bring down the freak

Indelible Ink
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8.22
341 votes

#19 - Indelible Ink

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/28/2018

Allie learns that Marie is getting surveillance photographs smuggled in that show the attack on her son, and Ruby panics.

Shallow Grave
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8.22
372 votes

#20 - Shallow Grave

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/14/2018

Rita is caught in a trap set by Marie and Drago, and must compromise Ray in order to maintain her cover, while Ruby questions Allie’s loyalty when she believes her to be spying for Marie.

Screw Lover
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8.21
808 votes

#21 - Screw Lover

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/31/2016

Ferguson, having found protection in Kaz s crew, cunningly blames Will for her brutal ganging, a move which only strengthens Kaz's support for her. When Bea defends Will, it backfires dramatically. She is painted as a screw-lover , and rapidly begins to lose the support of the women. The first ever conjugal visit takes place at the prison, and Boomer shamelessly attempts to impregnate herself to her deadbeat ex-boyfriend, Daz. Meanwhile, Maxine is diagnosed with breast cancer and can t bring herself to tell the other women.

Directors: Steve Jodrell
Eleventh Hour
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8.21
790 votes

#22 - Eleventh Hour

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/19/2016

With Bea and Allie finally out as a couple, Kaz forms an alliance with Tina's Asian crew to help take Bea down. But when Jake smuggles a new batch of drugs into the prison for Tina, Bea gets wind of the stash and orders Tina to flush the gear. Tina refuses, citing Bea's weakening power-base, and her alliance with the RRH.

Karen
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8.20
313 votes

#23 - Karen

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/18/2019

Rita faces an impossible dilemma, while Kaz gets the better of Marie, and Vera learns the gender of her baby, casting doubt over her mothering skills.

Directors: Jonathan Brough
Writer: Pete McTighe
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Checkmate
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8.20
481 votes

#24 - Checkmate

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/3/2013

Vera and Matt sleep together but when Vera finds out the shocking truth - Matt and Meg were having an affair, she fell pregnant and had an abortion - Matt tells her to get out of his life. Determined to find out who killed Meg, Will makes a deal with Jacs, however he later discovers Meg's bracelet in Jacs' cell. After threatening to kill her, Will has Jacs charged with Meg's murder. Liz and Franky talk about what really happened the day of Meg's murder: Franky went to find Jacs, and grabbed a knife. When Meg grabbed her arm, Franky thought it was Jacs and stabbed her. Liz took her bracelet and put it in Jacs' cell. Bea discovers the truth behind Debbie's murder and confronts Jacs. After Jacs tries to condone it, Bea takes a pen and shoves it into Jacs' neck and pulls it out, killing her almost instantaneously. She then presses the duress button after Liz had told her to never touch it.

Directors: Kevin Carlin
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The Edge
star
8.20
361 votes

#25 - The Edge

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/31/2018

When Sonia is refused a move into protection, she sets up a plan to discredit Kaz and invalidate her position as top dog. With Marie onside, the plan is underway - but may have terrible repercussions for Allie.

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