12 Monkeys

The BEST episodes of 12 Monkeys

Every episode of 12 Monkeys ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of 12 Monkeys!

Using a dangerous and untested method of time travel, Cole arrives from a post-apocalyptic future in the present day. His mission is to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate 93.6% of the human race.

Last Updated: 10/22/2022Network:Syfy
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The Beginning (2)
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8.68
855 votes

#1 - The Beginning (2)

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/6/2018

When all hope is lost, Cole must complete his cycle so that his younger self will one day arrive at the end with the answer.

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The Beginning (1)
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8.34
1021 votes

#2 - The Beginning (1)

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/6/2018

The final battle against the Witness as the fate of time and mankind hangs in the balance. All the pieces finally come together to mark the end of the beginning.

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Witness
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8.19
1768 votes

#3 - Witness

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/21/2017

Every imaginable threat descends upon Railly and Cole. With Titan looming - and ally fighting ally - The Witness finds himself on the threshold of destiny.

Directors: Grant Harvey
Watch Now:Amazon
One Minute More
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8.15
1014 votes

#4 - One Minute More

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/29/2018

The beginning of the end approaches as Cole and Cassie embark on their final mission.

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Memory of Tomorrow
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8.15
2280 votes

#5 - Memory of Tomorrow

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/18/2016

Cole and Railly have finally found peace living in the past. When a mysterious woman with apocalyptic visions of the future tells Cole it's not over, he must do the unthinkable to save the world... and the woman he loves.

Directors: David Grossman
Watch Now:Amazon
Blood Washed Away
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8.05
2242 votes

#6 - Blood Washed Away

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/11/2016

Cole and Railly attempt to stop the final paradox in the past while Ramse, Jennifer and Deacon struggle to survive the apocalypse in a last ditch effort to find the Witness.

Directors: David Grossman
Writer: Sean Tretta
Watch Now:Amazon
Thief
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8.03
1757 votes

#7 - Thief

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/21/2017

Cole and Railly finally learn the heart-breaking life story of the man who calls himself The Witness, the reason why he wants to destroy time and all reality is revealed.

Directors: David Grossman
Writer: Sean Tretta
Watch Now:Amazon
Lullaby
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8.00
2212 votes

#8 - Lullaby

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/6/2016

Jones comes to the disheartening realization that time travel is humanity's true enemy and that as its architect she needs to be stopped, and so she sends Railly back to the year 2020 with orders to undo all of it.

Writer: Sean Tretta
Watch Now:Amazon
Resurrection
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7.96
2200 votes

#9 - Resurrection

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/27/2016

With the temporal facility on the verge of destruction, Cole and Jones find themselves in the middle of a coup. After a violent encounter ends in an unexpected tragedy, Cole is sent back to 1957 in a last-ditch effort to save humanity while the rest embark on a caravan across the apocalypse to find Titan -- the stronghold of the Witness.

Directors: Kevin Tancharoen
Watch Now:Amazon
Demons
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7.95
996 votes

#10 - Demons

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/29/2018

Everything changes when the team finally climbs the steps and rings the bell in the Middle Ages.

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Die Glocke
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7.92
1017 votes

#11 - Die Glocke

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/22/2018

The team infiltrates a Nazi gala to steal an artifact known as "Die Glocke"; their operation comes undone when French Resistance interferes and an unexpected guest arrives.

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Nurture
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7.90
1808 votes

#12 - Nurture

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/20/2017

Cole and Railly find themselves at opposite ends of an unspeakable decision. Jones grows suspicious while Railly turns to an emotional ally for advice. All hell breaks loose during a massive fire-fight.

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After
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7.85
1025 votes

#13 - After

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/22/2018

A clue to breaking the cycle leads Cole and Cassie to the 1960s.

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Brothers
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7.84
1900 votes

#14 - Brothers

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/19/2017

Ramse and Cole splinter to 2007 expecting either a trap - or a final chance to kill The Witness. But when Cole discovers a heartbreaking truth, he’ll discover that the mission was both.

Directors: Joe Menendez
Watch Now:Amazon
Causality
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7.83
1893 votes

#15 - Causality

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/20/2017

Out of time and in need of answers, Jennifer and Deacon are sent to 1989 to steal a sacred document. Can Railly and Cole get to the Word first before it reveals the one secret they want kept?

Directors: David Greene
Watch Now:Amazon
One Hundred Years
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7.82
2421 votes

#16 - One Hundred Years

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/2/2016

Despite the growing tension between them, Cole and Cassie time travel to New York during World War II to track down a dangerous member of the Twelve.

Directors: David Grossman
Watch Now:Amazon
45 RPM
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7.79
1041 votes

#17 - 45 RPM

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/15/2018

Cassie travels back in time to confront a younger Olivia while Cole helps Jennifer find the meaning behind her final Primary vision.

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Daughters
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7.79
1009 votes

#18 - Daughters

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/29/2018

Jones sends Hannah back in time to 2007 on a personal mission that could be the key to everything.

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Masks
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7.79
1697 votes

#19 - Masks

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/21/2017

Friends and enemies converge in Victorian London to await the arrival of The Witness. Cole and Railly lead their pursuers on a manhunt through time.

Directors: David Grossman
Watch Now:Amazon
Arms of Mine
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7.79
2678 votes

#20 - Arms of Mine

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/10/2015

Cole and Railly attempt a final confrontation with their closest enemies, while Jones faces a new threat to all that she's accomplished.

Directors: David Grossman
Watch Now:Amazon
Immortal
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7.79
2363 votes

#21 - Immortal

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/23/2016

Cole's partnership with Ramse is put to the test when they travel back to the 1970s to try to prevent the Twelve from murdering a disturbed Vietnam veteran with a connection to the Witness.

Directors: David Greene
Watch Now:Amazon
Emergence
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7.78
2383 votes

#22 - Emergence

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/9/2016

When Cole and Cassie are stranded in 1944, Jones must turn to the person she trusts the least to bring them home -- Ramse. For Ramse, this mission will give him a chance to atone for his sins -- but can he mend the broken relations between Cole and Railly? Meanwhile, Jones visits Old Jennifer Goines to explore the true nature of Time - and the Twelve’s method to destroy it.

Directors: David Grossman
Watch Now:Amazon
Nature
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7.77
1773 votes

#23 - Nature

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/20/2017

In 1953, Cole and Railly reunite with Agent Gale at the birth of the Army of the 12 Monkeys.

Directors: Kat Candler
Watch Now:Amazon
Paradox
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7.77
2604 votes

#24 - Paradox

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/3/2015

With Cole dying from the effects of time-travel, Railly must find the one person who can save him.

Directors: Dennie Gordon
Watch Now:Amazon
Bodies of Water
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7.76
2333 votes

#25 - Bodies of Water

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/16/2016

In the present, Cassie and Jennifer Goines run from the 12 Monkeys; in 2044, Cole and Ramse face off against Deacon.

Directors: Mairzee Almas
Watch Now:Amazon

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