The BEST Episodes of American Ripper

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Network: History

American serial killer H.H. Holmes has a dark legacy. Now, through his grandson's research, it may be that Holmes and Jack the Ripper are one in the same.

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No Rest for the Wicked

#1 - No Rest for the Wicked

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 22, 2017

A trove of mysterious artifacts contain an unexpected link to the U.K. Later, while investigating Holmes' capture and final days on the run, Jeff and Amaryllis find evidence of the Holmes curse and the theory that the killer escaped his own death.

star 7.78
237 votes
The Butcher's Blade

#2 - The Butcher's Blade

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 18, 2017

While revealing the gruesome details of the murders committed in 1888 London by Jack the Ripper, Jeff and Amaryllis challenge Ripper myths in the hunt for a link to H.H. Holmes.

star 7.69
341 votes
Home Sweet Hell

#3 - Home Sweet Hell

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 1, 2017

An investigation into the gruesome details of Holmes' infamous Murder Castle leads to the discovery that he may have been killing victims all over Chicago and beyond; while a report surfaces that the Ripper may have killed in the U.S.

star 7.61
286 votes
The Grave

#4 - The Grave

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 29, 2017

H.H. Holmes' grave is exhumed in an attempt to prove that he pulled off one final swindle and escaped his own execution.

star 7.61
229 votes
Whitechapel Runs Red

#5 - Whitechapel Runs Red

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 25, 2017

The Jack the Ripper letters contain an unexpected link to H.H. Holmes; Scotland Yard’s list of credible suspects uncovers a key detail of the manhunt; and eyewitness accounts reveal the face of a killer.

star 7.59
312 votes
Black Heart, White City

#6 - Black Heart, White City

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 8, 2017

Jeff and Amaryllis discover an unexpected connection to the Ripper in police archives while investigating the 1893 World's Fair that turned Chicago into H.H. Holme's killing ground.

star 7.58
277 votes
Blood and Bone

#7 - Blood and Bone

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 15, 2017

Holmes goes on the run as his schemes unravel; the investigation picks up his trail and discovers a long lost crime scene that could hold the key to proving Holmes is the Ripper.

star 7.52
265 votes
Devil in the Details

#8 - Devil in the Details

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 11, 2017

Premiere of a series that investigates the possible connection between an American serial killer and England's Jack the Ripper

star 7.36
469 votes