The BEST Episodes of Altered Carbon

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 27, 2020

Network: Netflix

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 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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

star 8.26
3,669 votes
Directors: Peter Hoar
Writers: Laeta Kalogridis, Nevin Densham
Man with My Face

#2 - Man with My Face

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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 8.09
3,844 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Nevin Densham
The Wrong Man

#3 - The Wrong Man

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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 8.05
4,052 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Nevin Densham
Clash by Night

#4 - Clash by Night

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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 8.05
3,725 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Brian Nelson
Rage in Heaven

#5 - Rage in Heaven

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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

star 8.05
3,638 votes
Directors: Peter Hoar
Writers: Garrett Lerner, Russell Friend
Nora Inu

#6 - Nora Inu

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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

star 7.95
3,771 votes
Directors: Andy Goddard
Writers: Casey Fisher, Nevin Densham
Force of Evil

#7 - Force of Evil

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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 7.93
4,141 votes
Directors: Alex Graves
Writers: Garrett Lerner, Russel Friend
In a Lonely Place

#8 - In a Lonely Place

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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 7.74
4,334 votes
Directors: Nick Hurran
Writers: Brian Nelson
Out of the Past

#9 - Out of the Past

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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 7.65
5,520 votes
Writers: Laeta Kalogridis
Fallen Angel

#10 - Fallen Angel

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 2, 2018

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

star 7.65
4,711 votes
Directors: Nick Hurran
Writers: Steve Blackman