The BEST episodes of Will

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

A drama about the lost years of young William Shakespeare after his arrival to London in 1589 -- when theatre was like rock and roll and a young man with a dream changed the world with his words.

Last Updated: 8/4/2022Network: TNT (US)
Once, Bright Angel
105 votes

#1 - Once, Bright Angel

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/4/2017

Will and the company are shocked by a terrible discovery; they must risk everything in a life and death struggle for survival.

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Your Houses
100 votes

#2 - Your Houses

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/21/2017

Will is shocked to learn of Alice's new passion. Haunted by his inability to write, Marlowe embarks on a self-destructive path. Plague haunts London, and Richard discovers what he believes in.

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What Dreams May Come
118 votes

#3 - What Dreams May Come

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/14/2017

With the theatre in jeopardy, Will enlists the help of a beautiful and talented friend. Alice turns to Southwell for comfort and an existential crisis leads Marlowe back to the dubious Edward Kelly.

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Play the Devil
103 votes

#4 - Play the Devil

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/28/2017

To write his new play, Will must confront Topcliffe. To achieve greatness Richard must tell his father a harsh truth. Alice contemplates a perilous mission.

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Something Wicked This Way Comes
122 votes

#5 - Something Wicked This Way Comes

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/7/2017

Tensions rise as Will and Alice continue to collaborate, while Anne attempts to adjust to London life. Love forces Marlowe to confront his darkest fears. Presto is forced to confront true evil.

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The Two Gentlemen
158 votes

#6 - The Two Gentlemen

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/17/2017

Will has an epiphany that could bring him success, yet he needs Alice's help. A magnetic fugitive from Will's past comes forth with a dangerous obligation.

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The Marriage of True Minds
118 votes

#7 - The Marriage of True Minds

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/31/2017

An unexpected arrival from out-of-town sends Will's world spinning. A transcendental experience leads Marlowe to deal with his past. Topcliffe deciphers a code that throws Will into a life and death situation.

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Cowards Die Many Times
189 votes

#8 - Cowards Die Many Times

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/10/2017

Will is plagued with guilt over the arrest of a rival playwright, and he makes a dangerous confession to the sightly, rebellious Alice. The future of the theatre is jeopardized when another playhouse tempts a popular actor.

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The Play's the Thing
242 votes

#9 - The Play's the Thing

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/10/2017

It's 1589, a time of religious turmoil in Protestant England when to be Catholic could be a death sentence - Will Shakespeare arrives from a small town to the wild streets of London with little more than a dream and a treacherous letter.

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Brave New World
136 votes

#10 - Brave New World

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/24/2017

Marlowe introduces Will to the decadent elite of London but things take a macabre turn. Alice is disillusioned and Will must fight for all that he holds dear.

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