The BEST episodes of Apparitions

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

Apparitions is a drama series starring Martin Shaw. The series is written by Joe Ahearne. Father Jacob is a Jesuit priest working for the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. He investigates strange occurrences.

Last Updated: 12/9/2022Network:BBC One
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Episode 6
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8.85
107 votes

#1 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/18/2008

After performing the reverse exorcism, Jacob is unable to complete Mass. Cardinal Bukovak calls in a psychologist to assess Jacob, but Jacob realises what is needed: he needs to be exorcised himself.

Directors: Joe Ahearne
Writer: Joe Ahearne
Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 5
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8.57
105 votes

#2 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/11/2008

When a young Muslim, Zaid, claims to see visions of the Virgin Mary, Jacob is sceptical. But when the boy also claims to have seen visions of his dead father suffering in hell, Jacob is convinced that Satan is tricking the boy. Zaid holds his imam hostage in order for Jacob to perform a reverse exorcism, to free Zaid's father from hell. Cardinal Bukovak advises they go ahead with the ritual, despite Jacob's misgivings and the potentially catastrophic consequences...

Directors: Joe Ahearne
Writer: Joe Ahearne
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Episode 3
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8.44
138 votes

#3 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/27/2008

Jacob visits a prisoner who could be possessed. Jacob is surprised though when he discovers the man might be possessed by a saint.

Directors: John Strickland
Writer: Joe Ahearne
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Episode 4
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8.28
107 votes

#4 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/4/2008

Father Jacob is called to a woman's health centre where supernatural forces appear to be at work.

Directors: John Strickland
Writer: Joe Ahearne
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Episode 1
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8.14
124 votes

#5 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/13/2008

Father Jacob is approached by a young girl who believes her father is possessed by the devil. Although he is initially skeptical, Jacob is forced to take extraordinary steps to ensure her safety by staging a dramatic exorcism, despite the misgivings of his church colleagues.

Directors: Joe Ahearne
Writer: Joe Ahearne
Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 2
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8.01
110 votes

#6 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/20/2008

Jacob realises that Vimal's friends could be next after he is found dead. Jacob realises that in able to exorcise the murderer he will have to meet him on his terms.

Directors: Joe Ahearne
Writer: Joe Ahearne
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