Welcome to Wrexham

10 Best Episodes of Welcome to Wrexham

Documentary series tracking the dreams and worries of Wrexham, a working-class town in North Wales, UK, as two Hollywood stars (Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds) take ownership of the town’s historic yet struggling football club.

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#1 - Do or Die (Season 1 - Episode 18)

For the first time in 14 years, Wrexham has a chance to be promoted out of the National League. Can they do it?

The episode was rated 8.03 from 86 votes.

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#2 - A Hollywood Distraction (Season 1 - Episode 14)


Ryan Reynolds surprises the team with a visit as Wrexham prepares for the biggest match of the season against Stockport County, their rivals for promotion.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 121 votes.

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#3 - Daggers (Season 1 - Episode 15)

With one match left to play in the regular season, Wrexham has a chance to win the league and promotion.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 121 votes.

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#4 - Hello Wembley (Season 1 - Episode 16)


Hollywood stars and Wrexham residents descend on London for the Red Dragons' big match at legendary Wembley Stadium.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 103 votes.

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#5 - Sack the Gaffer (Season 1 - Episode 11)

Fans grumble about Wrexham's lackluster performance and aim their ire at manager Phil Parkinson. Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney debate his future with the club.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 133 votes.

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#6 - Hamilton! (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney try to fulfill one of their biggest promises to Wrexham as a previous owner’s dark shadow still lingers.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 181 votes.

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#7 - Reality (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Wrexham Football Club attempts to qualify for the playoffs as their new owners try to (very quickly) learn the ins and outs of a game and an industry they know nothing about.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 234 votes.

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#8 - Wins and Losses (Season 1 - Episode 12)


Wrexham AFC begin to play up to their potential while off the field challenges put match play in perspective.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 129 votes.

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#9 - Away We Go (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Wrexham Chairmen Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney make a surprise appearance at an away game to watch Wrexham play in person for the very first time.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 155 votes.

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#10 - Rebuilding (Season 1 - Episode 3)


With just weeks before the season begins, Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds find themselves having to convince star football players and executives to take a chance on Wrexham.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 205 votes.

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#11 - Worst Team in the League (Season 1 - Episode 13)

Roster changes threaten Wrexham's momentum as they prepare to face the worst team in the league.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 125 votes.

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#12 - Home Opener (Season 1 - Episode 4)


The first Wrexham home opener of the new era arrives, whether Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds are ready for it or not.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 197 votes.

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#13 - Welcome Home (Season 1 - Episode 9)

After a year of cheering from afar due to Covid, Co-Chairmen Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney finally get to visit Wrexham and spend time with their team and the town.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 149 votes.

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#14 - Dream (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney attempt a takeover of the world’s third oldest professional football (a.k.a. soccer) club, located in Wrexham, a working class town in northern Wales in the United Kingdom.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 270 votes.

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#15 - Fearless (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney land an important partnership as the Wrexham goalies - and fans - face some tough contests.

The episode was rated 7.40 from 187 votes.

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#16 - Hooligans (Season 1 - Episode 10)


Unfortunate occurrences at the first home game attended by the Co-Chairmen lead to a police investigation and raise the ugly specter of football Hooliganism.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 141 votes.

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#17 - Wromance (Season 1 - Episode 17)

An inside look at the unusual beginnings and dynamics of Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney's football friendship.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 90 votes.

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#18 - Wide World of Wales (Season 1 - Episode 7)


In this "very special episode", Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney take us through on a tour of Wales - and TV show formats.

The episode was rated 6.98 from 164 votes.


Last updated: feb 10, 2023

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