The BEST Episodes of Apparitions

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 29, 2020

Network: BBC One

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.

Episode 6

#1 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 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.

star 8.90
110 votes
Directors: Joe Ahearne
Writers: Joe Ahearne
Episode 5

#2 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 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...

star 8.59
109 votes
Directors: Joe Ahearne
Writers: Joe Ahearne
Episode 3

#3 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 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.

star 8.43
142 votes
Directors: John Strickland
Writers: Joe Ahearne
Episode 4

#4 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 4, 2008

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

star 8.28
110 votes
Directors: John Strickland
Writers: Joe Ahearne
Episode 1

#5 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 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.

star 8.18
126 votes
Directors: Joe Ahearne
Writers: Joe Ahearne
Episode 2

#6 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 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.

star 8.07
113 votes
Directors: Joe Ahearne
Writers: Joe Ahearne