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Duck Dynasty

Duck Dynasty

A&E 2012

Duck Dynasty is an American reality television series on A&E. It shows the lives of the Robertson family, who became wealthy from their family-operated business, Duck Commander, operated in West Monroe, Louisiana, which makes products for duck hunters, primarily the duck call named Duck Commander. The Robertson men, brothers Phil and Si, and Phil's sons Jase, Willie, and Jep, are known for their long beards. The business began in a family shed, where Phil Robertson spent 25 years making duck calls from Louisiana cedar trees. His son Willie is now the CEO of the company. The family was previously featured on the series Benelli Presents Duck Commander and its spin-off Buck Commander, which still airs on the Outdoor Channel.The show has broken several ratings records on both A&E and cable television as a whole; the fourth season premiere drew 11.8 million viewers, the most-watched nonfiction cable telecast in history.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Duck Dynasty

Duck Dynasty - S3E11

#1 - Si-amese Twins (Season 3 - Episode 11)

Willie calls the team into work on a Saturday afternoon for an HR training session, but the seminar quickly dissolves from unproductive to complete disaster. When Phil and Kay set out on a long drive to purchase a brand new washer and dryer, they find themselves lost on the outskirts of town. Unwilling to ask for directions, the trip home becomes an epic journey.

The episode was rated 8.50 from 116 votes.

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Duck Dynasty - S4E1

#2 - Till Duck Do Us Part (Season 4 - Episode 1)

Everyone comes together to plan a surprise wedding for Phil and Kay, setting up a special ceremony on their land, which the whole family attends. Si distracts Phil and Kay by taking them on a “trip down memory lane” to different places that were meaningful in their relationship.

The episode was rated 8.43 from 151 votes.

Duck Dynasty - S5E10

#3 - Stand By Mia (Season 5 - Episode 10)

The Robertson family pulls together a family reunion to give Mia a big send-off before her surgery.

The episode was rated 8.38 from 127 votes.

Duck Dynasty - S4E6

#4 - John Luke After Dentist (Season 4 - Episode 6)

John Luke and Sadie are getting some dental work done, complete with sedation, and it's up to Willie and Korie to take care of them through the process--including getting them back home safely. Phil goes to DC to recruit Jase and Jep to help him take care of a cottonmouth den and finds them emptying the contents of the broken fridge into trash bags. They set out to dump the trash but keep running into problems.

The episode was rated 8.35 from 159 votes.

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Duck Dynasty - S2E4

#5 - Si-Yonara (Season 2 - Episode 4)

The Duck Commander assembly room gets an unexpected shakeup when a disgruntled Si decides to quit his job. But when Willie hires a replacement that clashes with the duck call room, Jase and the guys quickly become equally miserable at work. Meanwhile, Si turns to Phil for work out on the land, turning a routine levee repair into a complete disaster.

The episode was rated 8.34 from 111 votes.

Duck Dynasty - S6E9

#6 - Lake Boss (Season 6 - Episode 9)

Stumped on a way to celebrate Willie's birthday, Korie enlists the guys' help and Jase takes the reigns in planning a trip to the lake where Phil and Kay used to live. Meanwhile, when the women realize a raccoon is inside the lake house, they ask for Phil to take care of the problem and he enlists the help of his grandkids on a search for the critter.

The episode was rated 8.33 from 131 votes.

Duck Dynasty - S5E2

#7 - Willie's Number Two (Season 5 - Episode 2)

When Willie is looking to hire a new assistant, Korie insists he interview her cousin, JD. Willie is hesitant at first, but immediately hits it off with JD, who truly appreciates Willie's sense of humor; now, JD just has to win over the duck call room guys, who are wary of having another Willie in the office. Meanwhile, when Uncle Si spends the day over at Phil and Kay's, Jep stops by with the kids to keep them away from Jessica, who has taken ill. To entertain the kids, Si takes them outside for a treasure hunt on Phil and Kay's land. But, in typical Si fashion, the treasure hunt has some interesting twists and turns, leading them to the ultimate treasure--fun!

The episode was rated 8.32 from 133 votes.

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Duck Dynasty - S1E6

#8 - Too Close for Comfort (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Jase feels being COO of Duck Commander entitles him to a new office. When Willie refuses, Jase hatches a plan to build one anyhow. Willie takes Ms. Kay and the grandkids to the petting zoo where Ms. Kay decides she needs Willie to buy her goats, just like she had growing up on a farm. But Willie's patience is put to the test when he returns to the warehouse to find that Jase has made some changes.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 134 votes.

Duck Dynasty - S1E8

#9 - A Big Duck-ing Call (Season 1 - Episode 8)

It's the 40-year anniversary of Duck Commander and the Robertsons celebrate with a redneck-style shindig. To top off the event, Willie decides to construct the world's largest duck call, to be revealed at the party.On the home-front, Ms. Kay is tired of the constant upkeep of their house and decides it's high time they spend some of their hard earned money on a brand new home, but house hunting is not Phil's kind of hunting.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 128 votes.

Duck Dynasty - S1E4

#10 - Frog in One (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Phil and Si fill in for Willie at his kids' career day in school and give the children some lessons they'll never forget by telling gory Vietnam stories and dismembering a duck right in front of them. Meanwhile, Jase and the guys have fun with some late-night frog hunting at Willie's country club--until club security shows up.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 150 votes.

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Duck Dynasty - S2E9

#11 - Samurai Si (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Willie receives a special gift from a Japanese business associate – a “priceless” samurai sword, which Willie keeps out of the hands of Jase and the guys. But when Willie leaves the office, Jase and Si can’t help but put the weapon to the test and soon they find themselves searching for a repair shop that can handle ancient Japanese steel. Back home, Willie and Phil decide to take his daughter Sadie out for some shooting lessons.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 100 votes.

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Duck Dynasty - S3E13

#12 - Aloha, Robertsons! (Season 3 - Episode 13)

After all their hard work, Willie decides to take the entire Robertson clan on a family vacation to Hawaii. But Willie's daily itinerary for the trip gets constantly undermined by the family's desire to participate in their own island activities.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 114 votes.

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Duck Dynasty - S2E3

#13 - Truck Commander (Season 2 - Episode 3)

After Willie's son (John Luke) leaves Willie's pickup in the driveway with a bone-dry gas tank, Willie and Korie decide that it's time to get the kid his own car. But without a car of his own for the day, Willie is forced to let Uncle Si drive them on their journey to find the perfect vehicle for the teenaged boy. Back on the family land, Jase, Martin, and Godwin make a mess of their fishing trip when a mishap puts Phil's boat at the bottom of the swamp.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 111 votes.

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Duck Dynasty - S2E5

#14 - Fowl Play (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Willie finds his office in shambles and alerts the authorities that the warehouse has had a break-in. But soon Willie discovers that the culprit was his brother Jase, who needed supplies for an early morning frog hunt. Disturbed by his brother's ability to break in so easily, Willie installs a state-of-the-art surveillance system that he uses to become Big Brother to the duck call room throughout the day. At Phil and Ms. Kay's house, Willie's daughter, Sadie is sent to do house chores to help her unplug from her constant texting issues.

The episode was rated 8.27 from 113 votes.

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Duck Dynasty - S3E9

#15 - Ring Around the Redneck (Season 3 - Episode 9)

Though Jase lost his wedding ring long ago, Missy decides it's time for Jase to replace it with a new one. When Jase is duck hunting, once again, he loses the ring and is forced to come up with a game plan to approach and appease Missy. Trying to help Jase find the ring, Si goes back to retrieve his metal detector. But Si is distracted when he believes he found the treasure he buried in his yard years back when he returned from Vietnam.

The episode was rated 8.27 from 119 votes.

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Last updated: jan 22, 2023

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