Power Book III: Raising Kanan

10 Worst Episodes of Power Book III: Raising Kanan

Set in South Jamaica, Queens, in 1991, this prequel to "Power" revolves around the coming of age of Kanan Stark.

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#1 - Stick and Move (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Still reeling from a shocking death, Kanan pushes his way into the drug game with Marvin’s help while Raq plots to take down her competition.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 311 votes.

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#2 - Reaping and Sowing (Season 1 - Episode 2)


After a rival crew member is killed, Raq does whatever is necessary to get the target off Kanan's back.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 323 votes.

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#3 - Don't Sleep (Season 1 - Episode 4)

All bets are off when a police raid clears out Raq's competition. Promises are broken, secrets are revealed, and revenge is swift.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 297 votes.

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#4 - Choose Your Battles (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Eager to transform her business after the stash house is hit, Raq overhauls her operation. Meanwhile, Kanan is detained after a fight with Scrappy.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 298 votes.

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#5 - Back in the Day (Season 1 - Episode 1)

It's 1991 in South Jamaica, Queens, and 15-year-old Kanan Stark is eager to join his family's growing drug business, led by his mother, "Raquel Raq" Thomas.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 353 votes.

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#6 - What Happens in the Catskills (Season 2 - Episode 5)


Raq focuses on mother-son bonding with Kanan in the Catskills, but they’re interrupted when business follows them. Crown disrespects Lou, bringing their simmering beef to a boil. Burke digs into Howard’s personal life.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 280 votes.

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#7 - The More Things Change (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Kanan returns to Queens where Raq is trying to mend the many fractures in the Thomas family. As Raq expands her empire, Kanan doubts his future in the drug game. Meanwhile, Detective Howard is released from the hospital.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 306 votes.

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#8 - The Cost of Business (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Kanan struggles with a harsh truth after word gets back to Raq that hes behind the bad crack on the streets. Jukebox learns the troubling facts behind Nicoles death. Lou finds himself caught in a crossfire.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 272 votes.

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#9 - Mind Your Business (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Raq learns she may have a snitch and tasks Marvin with confirming the rumor. Lou brings in a potential new artist, but he and Crown disagree. Kanan helps Famous sell mix tapes. Jukebox tracks down her estranged mother.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 295 votes.

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#10 - Loyal to the End (Season 1 - Episode 9)


As Lou recovers in the hospital, Marvin seeks revenge. Feeling the pressure, Raq turns to Kanan to take out the biggest threat to their family.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 279 votes.

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