The BEST episodes of A Small Light

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

Follows the remarkable story of Miep Gies, a Dutch woman who risked her life to shelter Anne Frank's family from the Nazis for more than two years during World War II.

Last Updated: 5/27/2024Network: National GeographicStatus: Ended
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Legacy
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8.43
175 votes

#1 - Legacy

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/22/2023

With the end of the war near, Miep fights to keep Otto's business running in hopes the Franks will return home; after the Allies liberate Amsterdam, Miep and Jan dedicate themselves to finding the Franks and the other Jewish residents of The Annex.

Directors: Tony Phelan
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What Can Be Saved
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7.98
166 votes

#2 - What Can Be Saved

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/22/2023

Miep's worst fear comes true when the Nazis raid the annex.

Directors: Tony Phelan
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Boiling Point
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7.82
176 votes

#3 - Boiling Point

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/15/2023

As Nazi crackdowns increase, Miep must hide an innocent student from her Nazi neighbor.

Directors: Tony Phelan
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The Butterfly
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7.82
184 votes

#4 - The Butterfly

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/8/2023

Miep tries to reconcile her old life with her new one but is forced to choose between the two.

Directors: Leslie Hope
Writer: Ben Esler
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Welcome to Switzerland
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7.71
194 votes

#5 - Welcome to Switzerland

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/1/2023

Everything seems to be under control until Miep's dentist asks her if she knows a place to hide.

Directors: Susanna Fogel
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Scheißfeld
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7.68
172 votes

#6 - Scheißfeld

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/15/2023

Jan refuses to abandon a dangerous mission, and Miep fears for his life.

Directors: Leslie Hope
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Motherland
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7.67
185 votes

#7 - Motherland

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/8/2023

Laws against Jews are intensifying, landing two small children in Miep and Jan's care.

Directors: Susanna Fogel
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Pilot
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7.58
243 votes

#8 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/1/2023

Miep Gies, who believes she is just a secretary, is asked to hide the Franks from the Nazis.

Directors: Susanna Fogel
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