The Best Episodes of Altered Carbon

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2018

After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.

The Killers

#1 - The Killers

Season 1 - Episode 10

As a cornered Kovacs braces for a final showdown in the sky, a new hero emerges and more buried secrets come to light.

star 8.25
2,972 votes
Directors: Peter Hoar
Writers: Laeta Kalogridis, Nevin Densham
Man with My Face

#2 - Man with My Face

Season 1 - Episode 6

With Ortega's fate hanging in the balance, Kovacs drops a bombshell on the Bancrofts. Later, he comes face to face with an unsettling opponent.

star 8.07
3,180 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Nevin Densham
Rage in Heaven

#3 - Rage in Heaven

Season 1 - Episode 9

After a devastating rampage, Kovacs and his allies hatch a bold -- and very risky -- scheme to infiltrate Head in the Clouds.

star 8.04
2,938 votes
Directors: Peter Hoar
Writers: Russell Friend, Garrett Lerner
Clash by Night

#4 - Clash by Night

Season 1 - Episode 8

His world rocked, Kovacs requests a dipper to help him sew up the Bancroft case quickly. Ortega races to identify the mystery woman from Fight Drome.

star 8.00
3,018 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Brian Nelson
The Wrong Man

#5 - The Wrong Man

Season 1 - Episode 5

After learning his sleeve's identity, Kovacs demands the full story from Ortega. A tip from Poe leads to a major breakthrough in the Bancroft case.

star 7.97
3,341 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Nevin Densham
Nora Inu

#6 - Nora Inu

Season 1 - Episode 7

As Kovacs reconnects with a figure from his past, his tangled history with the Protectorate, the Uprising and Quell plays out in flashbacks.

star 7.92
3,086 votes
Directors: Andy Goddard
Writers: Nevin Densham, Casey Fisher
Force of Evil

#7 - Force of Evil

Season 1 - Episode 4

Tortured by his captor, Kovacs taps into his Envoy training to survive. Ortega springs a surprise on her family for Día de los Muertos.

star 7.90
3,446 votes
Directors: Alex Graves
Writers: Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner
In a Lonely Place

#8 - In a Lonely Place

Season 1 - Episode 3

Kovacs recruits an unlikely partner to watch his back during a banquet at the Bancroft home, where Ortega oversees the night's grisly entertainment.

star 7.71
3,591 votes
Directors: Nick Hurran
Writers: Brian Nelson
Out of the Past

#9 - Out of the Past

Season 1 - Episode 1

Waking up in a new body 250 years after his death, Takeshi Kovacs discovers he's been resurrected to help a titan of industry solve his own murder.

star 7.62
4,623 votes
Writers: Laeta Kalogridis
Fallen Angel

#10 - Fallen Angel

Season 1 - Episode 2

While Kovacs tracks down a man who sent Bancroft a death threat, Lt. Ortega bends the rules to keep tabs on his whereabouts.

star 7.60
3,874 votes
Directors: Nick Hurran
Writers: Steve Blackman