Yellowstone: Seasons Ranked From Best to Worst According to Reddit

Since the new season of Paramount’s ‘Yellowstone’ has been officially confirmed a couple of weeks ago, we believe it’s the perfect moment to gather our thoughts and vote for the best season so far!

While we prepare for season 5, which is announced to air in November 2022, here’s what fans think about Yellowstone’s seasons 1 to 4, according to the Reddit platform. 

What is “Yellowstone” about?

With its’ main filming location in Montana, “Yellowstone” is a fairly new TV series created by Paramount Network. 

Season 1 aired back in 2016, and its’ final episode reached 3 million views overnight!

The show focuses on the Dutton family and the events that occur on and around their family ranch, which is located in Yellowstone. 

Interestingly enough, almost all of the events that happen in the series are actually based on real events that happened in Yellowstone during the beginning of 20th century. 

The show covers all topics from complicated relationships, grief, happiness, political issues that affect Yellowstone ranchers, as well as the problems between the ranch families. 

Season 4’s final episode aired on January 2nd, 2022, and it broke all Paramount’s viewership records with its’ 9.3 million views. 

Seasons 1-4 ranked from best to worst

The rest of the text will contain spoilers from all released seasons of “Yellowstone”, so if you don’t want to read any spoilers, check this out: 

Let’s see how Redditers ranked the seasons of this great TV series, as well as discuss some reasons as to why the season got the ratings. 

First place goes to season 1. 

I don’t want to sound cliche, but Redditers are saying (and I agree) that the first season still remains the best one so far due to the amazing introduction of all of the important characters, as well as the amazing filming scenery and the unexpectedly great cast, which includes Kevin Costner and Luke Grimes. 

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Place #2 goes to Season 2. 

From the attack in Beth’s office to Rip getting a house and Tate getting kidnapped, season 2 is packed with action and suspense, which we love to see!

The action scenes are not solely fighting, these are the scenes where most of the characters show their true colors. 

Season 3 takes third place. 

Season 3 finally explained many of the puzzling events that had been going on throughout seasons 1 and 2, but other than wrapping up some important sequences, the season did not give us anything special to look forward to… 

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Hence, fourth place goes to season 4. 

Almost all the fans, me included, can agree that season 4 was as a setup for the upcoming spin-off series, and it doesn’t really focus on the ‘present’ stories and events. 

Other than the great cast and amazing cinematography, the season did not deliver as we expected. 

Do not let this ranking influence you in any way!
If you’re a fan of ranches, farms, cowboys, and/or you’re particularly interested in the history of the Native Americans, we definitely suggest you take a look at the series, since it addresses a lot of important issues. 

Bonus quotes from Reddit: 

Redditer 1: Season 2 is my favorite because:

Kayce: “what are we gonna do about these Beck brothers dad?”

John: “we’re gonna kill em son”

camera pans up over a the ranch as a storm brews and lightening cracks

Redditer 2:

Loved seasons 1 & 2 because of Rip!

Doesn’t hurt that he’s also super hot!!