10 Best Episodes of Industry

In the cutthroat world of international finance, a group of young graduates compete for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London. The boundaries between colleague, friend, lover, and enemy soon blur as they immerse themselves in a company culture defined as much by sex, drugs and ego as it is by deals and dividends.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 10, 2023.

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Industry - S2E1

#15 - Daddy (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Finally forced to return to the office, Harper confronts a rapidly intensifying atmosphere under Pierpoint’s new U.S. leadership, while Robert attempts to hook a client and Yasmin receives pushback from her young recruit.

The episode was rated 7.15 from 127 votes.

Industry - S1E5

#14 - Learned Behaviour (Season 1 - Episode 5)


As Pierpoint is shaken by a former employee's scathing exposé, Eric goes offsite for the day, prompting an unauthorized Gus to cover trades from his desk, while Harper maneuvers her way into a meeting with one of Eric's coveted, disgruntled ex-clients. But when Gus and Harper both cross the line, they risk compromising their futures at the bank. Following Robert's successful first business trip, Clement treats him to a special outing, while Yasmin works her connections to land a major client meeting.

The episode was rated 7.18 from 201 votes.

Industry - S1E7

#13 - Pre-Crisis Activity (Season 1 - Episode 7)

With Reduction in Force Day looming, the graduates do whatever it takes to secure final recommendations from their superiors and solidify vital client relationships. At a dinner party hosted by Yasmin and Sebastian, resentment and jealousy bubble to the surface, and Harper divulges confidential company business.

The episode was rated 7.19 from 188 votes.

Industry - S1E2

#12 - Quiet and Nice (Season 1 - Episode 2)


With Harper struggling to find her feet in a new city, Pierpoint throws a morale-boosting appreciation dinner which sees her challenging a drunken, irate Kenny, while Gus alienates senior management by discussing his team’s future. Meanwhile, Yasmin comes face to face with the culture of her new team and takes her flirtation with Robert to risky new heights.

The episode was rated 7.19 from 255 votes.

Industry - S2E5

#11 - Kitchen Season (Season 2 - Episode 5)

After learning of Yasmin and Jackie's impending trip to Berlin, Harper attempts to land an invite for more than just business reasons. Approached about a new government position, Aurore offers a conflicted Gus a spot on her team. Meanwhile, Danny asks Robert to pursue a recent grad for a position at Pierpoint.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 106 votes.

Industry - S1E1

#10 - Induction (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Five young graduates do whatever it takes to make themselves indispensable at preeminent London investment bank Pierpoint & Co. As hungry outsider Harper grapples with a decision that will gravely affect her future at the bank, she and party-boy Robert take very different approaches to their first few weeks in the bank. Meanwhile, Yasmin braves the unchecked disrespect of her superiors and Hari’s unhealthy work habits raise companywide red flags.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 329 votes.

Industry - S2E4

#9 - There Are Some Women... (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Reeling from the Felim fallout, Eric takes some time to reassess his next move — which later finds him on a plane to New York. While continuing to reap the rewards of closing Bloom as a client, Harper begins to grow closer to Danny. As she moves towards managing her family's money, Yasmin learns some startling truths about her father.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 102 votes.

Industry - S1E6

#8 - Nutcracker (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Sex, drugs, and secrets light up Pierpoint’s annual holiday party, where Maxim’s unexpected arrival aggravates tensions between Yasmin and Kenny, and Greg finds himself in a painful predicament after partying a little too hard with Robert and Usman. After confiding in Daria, Harper is blindsided by a meeting with Sara, the president of the London office.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 193 votes.

Industry - S1E4

#7 - Sesh (Season 1 - Episode 4)

After a wild birthday celebration with Robert, Yasmin, and Greg, Harper’s workday spirals out of control. As a discrepancy in one of her trades puts her team at risk for major losses, Harper seeks support from a surprising source, while unexpected trouble at a networking event brings Yasmin and Robert closer and Gus further alienates his coworkers.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 208 votes.

Industry - S1E8

#6 - Reduction in Force (Season 1 - Episode 8)


After a tumultuous few months at Pierpoint, the graduates take vastly different approaches as they stand before senior management to prove they’re worthy of permanent positions. Following an unexpected meeting with a familiar face, Harper contends with a decision that could transform the culture of Pierpoint.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 191 votes.

Industry - S2E6

#5 - Short to the Point of Pain (Season 2 - Episode 6)

When a group of online traders attempts a short squeeze of FastAide, Bloom takes it personally, while a recently AWOL Harper suddenly fears the future of their working relationship. As Gus grows increasingly conflicted about Aurore's job offer, Yasmin navigates a major transition.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 103 votes.

Industry - S2E2

#4 - The Giant Squid (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Harper’s decision to pursue Bloom over Felim exposes larger issues between her and Eric — and the account. Meanwhile, Yasmin pitches herself for an exciting new opportunity just as her estranged father Charles suddenly reemerges, and Robert takes his pursuit of Nicole to another level.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 120 votes.

Industry - S2E3

#3 - The Fool (Season 2 - Episode 3)

The high of landing Bloom soon wears off when Harper suddenly finds herself stuck between rivals at Rican Healthcare’s investor event — and at the mercy of Eric’s frustration. After attempting to lure her father’s business, Yasmin is forced to curry favor with Celeste. Meanwhile, unexpected doors open for Gus while tutoring Bloom’s son, Leo.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 116 votes.

Industry - S2E7

#2 - Lone Wolf and Cub (Season 2 - Episode 7)


After receiving confirmation that the London office will merge with New York, Harper, Eric, and Rishi team up to pitch their small global force to rival banks. Just as Yasmin readies herself for her first client meeting in her new role, she becomes engulfed in a pressing issue at Pierpoint. Meanwhile, Gus leverages an opportunity for Leo.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 101 votes.

Industry - S2E8

#1 - Jerusalem (Season 2 - Episode 8)

As she chases a life-changing opportunity at Shogun, Harper receives an unexpected test from Bloom. Still shocked by her response to Venetia, Yasmin has a reckoning with Celeste, her father, and the future she imagined for herself. Meanwhile, Gus pursues his next move, and Robert reaches out to a surprising source for help.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 101 votes.

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