The Worst Episodes of Pose: When the Fabulous Ballroom Drama Falls Flat.

Hey there fellow TV show enthusiasts! If you’re a fan of Pose, then you know just how powerful and moving this dance musical can be. With its exploration of the ball culture world and the social and political issues of 1980s New York, it’s a show that has captured our hearts and minds. But let’s be real, not every episode can be a winner. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the worst episodes of Pose, so you can avoid the disappointment and skip straight to the good stuff. So, grab your popcorn and get ready to cringe, because we’re diving deep into the episodes that missed the mark.
Series Finale: Part 2

Series Finale: Part 2

Season 3 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2021-06-06

When Blanca discovers an HIV clinical trial is denying access to people of color she joins ACT UP in an effort to get Pray Tell the medication.

What Would Candy Do?

What Would Candy Do?

Season 2 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2019-07-16

Competition gets the best of Damon and Ricky as they audition for a spot on Madonna’s Blonde Ambition tour.

Love's in Need of Love Today

Love’s in Need of Love Today

Season 2 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2019-07-23

After falling ill while organizing his annual AIDS Cabaret, PrayTell lands in the hospital leading to a series of unexpected visitors.

Take Me To Church

Take Me To Church

Season 3 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2021-05-16

After a startling health update, Pray Tell returns home to reconnect with his birth family.

Access

Access

Season 1 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2018-06-10

Blanca is denied access to a popular bar leading to a purposeful feud. Meanwhile, inexperienced Damon learns the truth about love and sex when he is asked on a date.

Worth It

Worth It

Season 2 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2019-06-18

Determined to be an example to her children, Blanca launches a business venture with unexpected results. Meanwhile, Ricky’s travels have unpredicted consequences for his relationship with Damon, and Elektra shocks the ballroom community with a bold move.

Butterfly/Cocoon

Butterfly/Cocoon

Season 2 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2019-06-25

A fatal mishap with a client leads Elektra to seek out the counsel of Blanca and Candy. Meanwhile, moving from friends to lovers proves to be a challenge for Angel and Lil Papi.

Blow

Blow

Season 2 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2019-07-30

The House of Evangelista plan a large prank to antagonize Frederica. Meanwhile, Angel is introduced to the unsavory side of modeling

Intervention

Intervention

Season 3 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2021-05-02

When Pray Tell’s alcoholism leads to expected consequences, Blanca stages a much-needed intervention. Meanwhile, Blanca nervously prepares to meet Christopher’s parents.

Revelations

Revelations

Season 2 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2019-08-06

Relationships are irreparably damaged when Damon reveals the secrets others have been hiding.

Pink Slip

Pink Slip

Season 1 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2018-07-15

Blanca makes a startling revelation about Lil Papi that changes the House of Evangelista forever. Meanwhile, Elektra rethinks her means of survival when the House of Abundance is evicted from their apartment.

Pilot

Pilot

Season 1 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2018-06-03

Blanca pursues her dream of becoming a house mother after receiving a devastating medical diagnosis, and Damon moves to New York City with aspirations of joining a dance company.

Never Knew Love Like This Before

Never Knew Love Like This Before

Season 2 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2019-07-09

The Ballroom community is shaken to its core when a valued member is brutally attacked.

Life's a Beach

Life’s a Beach

Season 2 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2019-08-13

With Blanca reeling from an unexpected loss, Elektra organizes a girls trip to the shore.

On The Run

On The Run

Season 3 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2021-05-02

1994. With the AIDS epidemic reaching fever pitch, Blanca finds purpose working as a nurse’s aide, but Blanca’s history with a new patient leads to a challenging ordeal. Lemar shakes up the community when he becomes father to the unruly House of Khan.

Giving and Receiving

Giving and Receiving

Season 1 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2018-06-17

The House of Evangelista celebrates the holidays and prepares for the Snow Ball in spite of Angel’s lack of holiday spirit. Elektra contemplates undergoing an affirming medical procedure.

The Fever

The Fever

Season 1 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2018-06-24

Candy’s insecurities about her appearance are heightened when she is criticized at a ball. Meanwhile, Blanca worries when Damon and Ricky have a medical scare that threatens to tear them apart.

Mother's Day

Mother’s Day

Season 1 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2018-07-01

Blanca is forced to reconnect with her estranged siblings after the death of her mother.

Mother of The Year

Mother of The Year

Season 1 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2018-07-22

The ultimate showdown takes places at the Princess Ball, when the House of Evangelista battles against the House of Ferocity and Mother of the Year is decided

In My Heels

In My Heels

Season 2 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2019-08-20

After a medical set back, Blanca struggles to reassemble the House of Evangelista. Meanwhile, Pray Tell confronts old traumas when an exciting new category is proposed.