The Righteous Gemstones

10 Worst Episodes of The Righteous Gemstones

The story of a world-famous televangelist family with a history of deviance, greed and, yes, charitable work, all in the name of Jesus.

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The Righteous Gemstones - S1E5

#1 - Interlude (Season 1 - Episode 5)

In 1989, young Jesse, Judy and Baby Billy each deal with the news that Aimee-Leigh is pregnant in their own unique way, while Eli looks to grow his family’s prospects.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 603 votes.

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#2 - The Righteous Gemstones (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Upon returning from a baptism marathon in China, Jesse receives a video from blackmailers seeking to sully his reputation. Eli moves forward with plans to expand the Gemstone empire as he continues to mourn his late wife.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 768 votes.

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#3 - They Are Weak, But He Is Strong (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Aimee-Leigh's elderly brother Baby Billy returns to the Gemstone ministry, bringing along his much younger wife Tiffany. Jesse closes ranks on his co-conspirators to root out the identity of his blackmailers.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 658 votes.

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#4 - For He Is a Liar and the Father of Lies (Season 2 - Episode 3)


The Gemstone siblings seek to pull back the curtain on their father’s past. Eli shares a hard truth, and Kelvin grapples with an unruly God Squad.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 340 votes.

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#5 - Is This the Man Who Made the Earth Tremble (Season 1 - Episode 2)

After discovering Amber, Pontius and Abraham reminiscing about an estranged family member, Jesse tasks his friends with acquiring surveillance footage that could explain the strange events of the night before.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 694 votes.

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#6 - Now the Sons of Eli Were Worthless Men (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Jealous of Kelvin’s rising star, Judy seeks her moment in the spotlight under Baby Billy’s tutelage. Jesse procures a key piece of evidence he hopes will lead to the blackmailers.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 597 votes.

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#7 - Interlude II (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Christmas, 1993. While Eli considers a tempting offer from an old friend, Baby Billy crashes the Gemstones’ celebrations.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 336 votes.

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#8 - Wicked Lips (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Judy and Martin take Gideon behind-the scenes of the Gemstone enterprise. Eli tasks Kelvin with doing a “satanic sweep” for Dot, the rebellious teen daughter of the church’s biggest donors. Jesse and his friends are thrown for a loop when Chad’s wife finds some disturbing emails.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 620 votes.

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#9 - And Infants Shall Rule Over Them (Season 2 - Episode 7)

With Eli temporarily out of the picture, the Gemstone siblings are left to quarrel over who’s in charge – until some wise words help pave a way forward. As Tiffany tracks down Baby Billy, Gideon faces his future.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 327 votes.

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#10 - As to How They Might Destroy Him (Season 2 - Episode 4)


Still reeling from their father’s revelation, Kelvin and Jesse conspire to put Eli in his place. As BJ’s baptism approaches, Judy clashes with her in-laws, while Baby Billy struggles with his own growing family.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 358 votes.

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