Blood & Oil/Season One

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Season One
Blood & Oil
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Season Premiere September 27, 2015
Season Finale December 13, 2015
Episode Count 10
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Season One of Blood & Oil premiered on September 27, 2015.

Episodes

# # Title Written By Directed By Airdate Viewers 18-49 Rating Prod.
1 1 Pilot Josh Pate &
Rodes Fishburne
Jonas Pate September 27, 2015 6.363M 1.4% 101
After a rough start, Billy becomes increasingly eager to cash in on this modern day gold rush. When he tries his hand in the oil business, he crosses paths with the baron of the Bakken, Hap Briggs and his equally powerful wife, Carla, as they embark on expanding their empire into new territory. But tangling with titans is not for the faint of heart and when Billy bets big, it causes Cody to question his intentions, and ultimately their marriage.
2 2 The Ripple Effect Josh Pate Jonas Pate October 4, 2015 5.275M 1.3% 102
The aftermath of the robbery has suspicions flying as all signs indicate an inside job at Briggs Oil. Wick scrambles to do everything he can to hide his involvement, but his accomplice may prove to be too much of a wild card and expose Wick's part in the crime that nearly killed his father. Meanwhile, the arrival of Hap's daughter, Lacey, stokes a rivalry with Carla, Hap's wife. Also, Billy continues to be seduced by Hap's world and jumps into another deal with him without consulting his wife, Cody.
3 3 Hustle and Flow Matt Pyken Rod Holcomb October 11, 2015 3.908M 0.9% 103
No longer suspecting Wick of any wrongdoing in the oil heist, Hap extends an olive branch when he brings his son in on an exciting new venture. But when Billy attempts to join the deal, tensions soon reach a boil. However, we will soon learn that this deal isn't quite as rosy as Hap promised. Meanwhile, Sheriff Tip arrests a prime suspect in the robbery, creating additional pressure for Wick. And AJ's true motives are revealed as he attempts to use his growing relationship with Hap's daughter, Lacey, as a way to undermine Briggs Oil. Also, Hap rekindles his relationship with his son's girlfriend, Jules, as the stakes of the father-son love triangle heat up.
4 4 The Birthday Party Robert Rovner &
Cynthia Cidre
Mikael Salomon October 18, 2015 3.495M 0.9% 104
Broke and still reeling from being conned by Hap, Billy seeks revenge and turns to an unlikely ally, Clifton Lundegren, hoping to appeal to his mutual disgust towards the Briggs'. Wick defiantly ignores Hap's wishes and continues to see Jules even enlisting Carla's help in throwing her a huge birthday party at the house. And, things come to a head with Lacey and AJ leading to a confrontation that will force AJ to make a game changing decision.
5 5 Rocks and Hard Places Jon Harmon Feldman Michael Nankin October 25, 2015 3.768M 0.9% 105
Wick's shortcomings are magnified when his sister, and potential rival, Lacey officially joins the family business. Meanwhile, Billy attempts to blackmail Hap with information Cody shared with him in confidence, further putting their marriage on the line. Unable to shake suspicions about his son, Hap pays a visit to Sherriff Tip, who reveals that Wick may know more about the robbery than he's letting on. Later, Gary proves a continuing threat to Wick -- but when Wick tries to fight back -- it's Cody who is put in harm's way.
Teleplay by Jessica Queller
6 6 Convergence Jon Harmon Feldman Chris Grismer November 1, 2015 3.255M 0.8% 106
The brutal attack on Cody unites friends and enemies alike, as Hap takes the opportunity to try to pull a rival into the fold. A vengeful Billy is determined to uncover the person responsible for the crime and, against his better judgment, finds himself looking to Wick for help. Meanwhile, Wick is at his wits’ end when he learns of Gary’s involvement and decides it’s time to take matters into his own hands. And, Carla senses Hap is having an affair with Jules and she is not afraid to confront this head.
7 7 Fight or Flight Robert Rovner &
Dana Ledoux Miller
Cherie Nowlan November 8, 2015 3.404M 0.8% 107
After leaving Gary for dead, Wick and Billy form an unlikely alliance. Meanwhile, Hap becomes the target of Federal agents, who approach Wick to help them build the case against his father. Also, Billy and Emma make their own play to bring Hap down when they travel to Houston to present their proposal to Hap's ex-wife, Annie. And Carla, dealing with her own suspicions of her husband, masterminds a plan to expose his secret affair that holds devastating consequences for Wick.
8 8 Rats, Bugs and Moles Robert Rovner &
Matt Pyken
Brian Kelly November 29, 2015 3.203M 0.9% 108
Briggs Oil is celebrating its 30th Anniversary, and the party must go on, even in the wake of the intensified federal investigation into Hap's business dealings. Suspecting there's an informant in his ranks, Hap clamps down on security and nearly exposes his son, Wick, as the source of the leak. This leads Wick to recruit an unlikely accomplice in his desire to bring down his father. Meanwhile, Annie sets up shop in Rock Springs with her new partner, Billy, who finds himself increasingly preoccupied as his lies begin to catch up to him in the form of Gary Laframboise, who threatens to expose the truth about Billy.
9 9 The Art of the Deal Rodes Fishburne &
Pierluigi D. Cothran
Tim Hunter December 6, 2015 3.234M 0.9% 109
With Carla behind bars after taking the fall for the stolen report, Hap is more determined than ever to find the mole at Briggs Oil who put her there. But first, Annie pays Carla an unexpected visit to propose a deal that would give both women what they want. Meanwhile, Jules' brush with death brings both Briggs men rushing to her bedside, providing her with an opportunity to come clean with their secrets. Despite Billy's profuse apologies, his lies have pushed Cody over the edge, and Billy fears he may never be able to make things right. Later, Hap and Annie face off against each other as they prepare to make their biggest play yet. May the best Briggs win.
10 10 Departures Jon Harmon Feldman Andrew Bernstein December 13, 2015 3.129M 0.8% 110
Christmas is a time for coming together, but for the Lefevers, it's a time of difficult choices. Billy faces an ultimatum to either save his marriage by leaving Rock Springs forever or to stay in the oil game alone while Cody experiences temptation in the form of another man. With the Black Elks land deal slipping away, Annie and Hap consider doing the unthinkable - joining forces to help secure this once-in-a-lifetime oil acquisition. Fearing the fate of his son, AJ enlists Tip to help bring the child to safety. And finally, another father-and-son relationship is pushed to its limits when Hap and Wick finally lay it all out on the table at the Briggs Christmas Eve gathering.
Teleplay by Nicholas Schutt and David Renaud