What are the best RuPaul's Drag Race seasons?

After 15 sickening seasons, RuPaul's Drag Race has slowly dug its well-manicured claws onto mainstream TV. But the phenomenon is nowhere near over: Drag Race UK is currently in the works. Let's take a look back at the craziest and most dramatic seasons evah! Start your engines, and may the best season, win! 

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    #1RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2

    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2

    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2 premiered on the Logo TV on August 25, 2016. The season features 10 returning All-Star queens chosen from the 2nd to the 7th regular season, including Alaska, Detox, Katya, Tatianna, and Alyssa Edwards. 

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    Mary Walters
    Written on May 27, 2019
    "Best Rupaul's drag race season ever! It got so many iconic moments. The first time lip-sync for your legacy happened (and the only time it worked 'coz it was a GAG), the Alyssa/Tatianna lip-sync, Rolaskatox saving Roxxxy's a** several times, PhiPhi losing her s**t. Back when an All-Star season was good. AS4 was good for the most part, but when Manila got eliminated it just went downhill. But AS2 is the gold standard of a great drag race season. If only Katya won, it would have been totally perfect. Hey, Alaska deserved her spot in the Hall of Fame, but Katya is my mom. "
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    #2RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5 premiered on January 28, 2013. The cast includes narcoleptic queen Jinkx Monsoon, comedy queen Alaska Thunderfuck (who dated previous winner Sharon Needles), and pageant queens Alyssa Edwards and Coco Montrese.

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    Jennifer Soto
    Written on May 27, 2019
    "I really thought Alaska was gonna win season 5. Don't get me wrong... I like Jinx, but she wasn't polished enough and Alaska was playing on a different level than the rest of the queens. Well, At least Miss Thunderf**k won AS2 so all is good in the world. RuPaul Drag Race Season 5 was so good because it gave us all the drama, momma. Everyone versus Serena Chacha was a particular highlight. That Untucked moment will forever be a part of drag race herstory. Too bad drag race is so mainstream now recent queens have lost their cattiness. I miss the good ol' days when a queen can be messy like Detox and Roxxxy and not get a sh*t storm of backlash on social media. There's a reason why half of AS2 is filled with S5 girls. "
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    #3RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 aired on February 24, 2014. The season features 14 contestants. Unlike previous seasons, Season 6 had 2 premiere episodes, splitting the queens into 2 groups. The cast includes Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano.

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    Patricia Amador
    Written on May 27, 2019
    "Three words: BIANCA DEL RIO! She's the greatest winner ever and no one - NO ONE - could ever touch Bianca's talent, razor-sharp wit, and shadiness. Too bad 'coz all the succeeding seasons after season 6 will never be good enough. The b***h never lip synced for her life! I love Adore and Dela too but Bianca is a freaking goddess. 🤡"
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    #4RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4 premiered on January 30, 2012. This season, Santino Rice and Billy Brasfield took turns on the judging table. The cast includes Sharon Needles, Chad Michaels, Phi Phi O'Hara, Latrice Royale, and Willam.

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    Luis Alberto Galván
    Written on May 27, 2019
    "Season 4 gave us Sharon Needles and changed drag race herstory forever. Because of her, a queen can be a complete weirdo and have a chance to win the crown. Oooops...spoiler alert! 😜 No one was like her. That apocalyptic zombie gown that she made, with blood spewing from her mouth - that was high drag. "
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    #5RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 aired on March 24, 2017, on VH1. This is the first season to have a Lip Sync for the Crown format in the finale. Lady Gaga appears as a guest judge in episode 1. The cast includes Sasha Velour, Shea Coulee, and Trinity Taylor.

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    Ralph Allen
    Written on May 27, 2019
    "RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 is the mothertucking tea, henny. It gave us that stunning Shea Coulee and Sasha Velour showdown and I still get chills whenever I think about it. Aja's reaction was all of us. That lip-sync was jaw-dropping. The reveal worked because it was truly unexpected and it enhanced the song. Queens nowadays will do any ruveal just for the heck of it and it feels inorganic and desperate. Sasha in drag race S9 finale will never be topped! 🌹🌹🌹"
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    #6RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 started airing on February 28, 2019. Miley Cyrus guest judges on the premiere episode. The cast includes Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, who returns after being eliminated first in Season 10, Yvie Oddly, and Brooke Lynn Hytes. 

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    Luz María Zárate
    Written on May 27, 2019
    "S11 isn't over yet but it's proving to be one of the best Rupaul's drag race seasons ever. Vanjie's back, we have Scarlet feeling her oats in the Werk room, and that Brooke and Yvie lip sync! I mean, come on! Looking forward to the finale. I hope Silky gets murdered by either Miss Heights or Miss Oddly! "
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    #7RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 4

    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 4

    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 4 aired on November 9, 2018, on VH1. 10 All Stars queens returned to compete. The season was the first ever to crown 2 winners. The cast includes Manila Luzon, Monét X Change, Trinity The Tuck, and Monique Heart.

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    Shirley Torres
    Written on May 27, 2019
    "Before the Manila Luzon tomfoolery, robbery and f**kery, AS4 was awesome. F**k Naomi Smalls! She deserved all the hate that she got! And WTF is up with that double win? Mama Ru is desperate for good press. Monet didn't deserve the crown! It should have been Trinity and Monique!!!"
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    #8RuPaul's Drag Race Season 3

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 3

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 3 started airing on January 24, 2011. This season has the most number of episodes (16) and where Michelle Visage becomes a regular judge. Competing queens include Raja, Manila Luzon, Alexis Mateo, and Yara Sofia. 

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    Verónica Orozco
    Written on May 27, 2019
    "This season was the hardest one ever. Three Balls! No wonder poor Yara Sofia broke down. At least we got introduced to Manila, Raja, and Shangela and her sugar daddy speech lol. Halleloo! "
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    #9RuPaul's Drag Race Season 10

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 10

    RuPaul's Drag Race Season 10 premiered on March 22, 2018, on VH1, just a week after the finale of All Stars 3. The cast includes Eureka O'Hara, who makes a come back after sustaining an injury in Season 9. Other queens include Aquaria and Asia O'Hara. 

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    Ankita Rao
    Written on May 27, 2019
    "The finale's lip sync was a complete and utter mess but I still live for Cracker, Monique, Monet, and Eureka. Yes, I love the Elephant Queen! She doesn't deserve the hate she's been getting. Honestly, the drag race fandom has become so toxic and blatantly racist it makes me sick. "

Summary

Best What are the best RuPaul's Drag Race seasons
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2 TV Shows 19 Paid
2RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5TV Shows 12 Paid
3RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6TV Shows 11 Paid
4RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4TV Shows 6 Paid
5RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9TV Shows 3 Paid
6RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11TV Shows 3 Paid
7RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 4TV Shows 2 Paid
8RuPaul's Drag Race Season 3TV Shows 2 Paid
9RuPaul's Drag Race Season 10TV Shows 1 Paid
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