The BEST Episodes of What We Do in the Shadows

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2019

Network: FX

A documentary-style look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of three vampires in Staten Island who have “lived” together for hundreds and hundreds of years.

The Trial

#1 - The Trial

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 8, 2019

The vampires must defend themselves as an international vampire tribunal gathers to judge them for their transgressions.

star 8.45
606 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Jemaine Clement
Ancestry

#2 - Ancestry

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 29, 2019

Nandor visits one of his living descendants, and a lover from Nadja's past re-emerges.

star 8.11
518 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Jemaine Clement, Paul Simms, Stefani Robinson, Tom Scharpling
Baron's Night Out

#3 - Baron's Night Out

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 1, 2019

The Baron awakens from his slumber and demands to experience the wonders of the New World in a night out in the town.

star 8.06
561 votes
Directors: Jackie van Beek
Writers: Iain Morris
Citizenship

#4 - Citizenship

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 15, 2019

Nadja trains Jenna on how to take her first victim, and Nandor applies for American citizenship.

star 7.95
538 votes
Directors: Jason Woliner
Writers: Stefani Robinson
The Orgy

#5 - The Orgy

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 22, 2019

Tensions run high as the vampires prepare to host the Biannual Vampire Orgy.

star 7.85
544 votes
Directors: Jason Woliner
Writers: Marika Sawyer
Animal Control

#6 - Animal Control

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 24, 2019

Lazslo, in bat form, is captured by Staten Island Animal Control and must be rescued, while Nadja can no longer resist reconnecting with her reincarnated lover Gregor.

star 7.80
590 votes
Directors: Jackie van Beek
Writers: Duncan Sarkies
Werewolf Feud

#7 - Werewolf Feud

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 10, 2019

The fragile truce between the vampires and Staten Island’s werewolves is tested, and Colin Robinson finds romance with a new co-worker.

star 7.79
652 votes
Directors: Jemaine Clement
Writers: Josh Lieb
Manhattan Night Club

#8 - Manhattan Night Club

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 17, 2019

The vampires venture into Manhattan, to make an alliance with an old friend who is now the king of the Manhattan vampires.

star 7.74
601 votes
Directors: Jemaine Clement
Writers: Tom Scharpling
City Council

#9 - City Council

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 3, 2019

The vampires get embroiled in local Staten Island politics as their first step to world domination.

star 7.70
718 votes
Directors: Jemaine Clement
Writers: Paul Simms
Pilot

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 27, 2019

The vampires try to plan a lavish bloodfeast in honor of a visit by their ancient master from the Old Country.

star 7.48
935 votes
Directors: Taika Waititi
Writers: Jemaine Clement