The BEST Episodes of Babylon Berlin

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 5, 2019

Network: Das Erste

Beneath the decadence of 1929 Berlin, lies an underworld city of sin. Police investigator Gareon Rath has been transferred from Cologne to the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.

Episode 16

#1 - Episode 16

Season 2 - Episode 8

The gripping noir reaches a climax as Rath faces a stand-off for train carriage TY 23-05, and the truth behind the Sorokin's gold is revealed.

star 8.24
192 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 15

#2 - Episode 15

Season 2 - Episode 7

Rath and Lotte race to stop the train robbery in time, while Greta's conscience is torn when she falls into an assassination plot.

star 8.05
191 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 14

#3 - Episode 14

Season 2 - Episode 6

Crucial evidence literally falls into Rath's hands, while Lotte unearths a conspiracy to murder an international envoy.

star 7.82
175 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 10

#4 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 2

Gereon is reunited with Helga, but his joy is short lived. With her mother dead, Lotte's situation at home worsens.

star 7.68
194 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 13

#5 - Episode 13

Season 2 - Episode 5

Lotte is kidnapped and held in an ominously familiar location, while Rath and Benda's case against the Black Reichswehr stalls.

star 7.63
190 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 12

#6 - Episode 12

Season 2 - Episode 4

After discovering one of his most trusted colleagues has been murdered, Rath comes to suspect that the killer was someone on the inside.

star 7.58
200 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 2

#7 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2

Rath attempts to interrogate Konig further about the missing film reel, and the Russian revolutionaries' location is revealed by an informant.

star 7.55
247 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 11

#8 - Episode 11

Season 2 - Episode 3

Rath undertakes a dangerous mission to recover evidence of the secret German airfield based in Russia.

star 7.53
200 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 8

#9 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8

Rath and Bruno finally get a lead to the location of the missing film reel, but after the truth come the consequences.

star 7.49
216 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 6

#10 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6

Kardakov seeks help in retrieving the Sorokins' gold. Rath faces a moral dilemma, and Bruno makes a power play.

star 7.48
233 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 1

#11 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1

Berlin, April 1929: Cologne police lieutenant Gereon Rath (Volker Bruch) joins his colleague Bruno Wolter (Peter Kurth) in the investigation against a porn ring in Berlin. After a raid his case turns into a new direction after stumbling over a photograph. He meets the stenographer Charlotte Ritter (Liv Lisa Fries) who feeds her family with work for the police. In a heist on a freight train russian revolutionaries append a wagon with explosive content to be smuggled to Berlin.

star 7.47
333 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 5

#12 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5

As Berlin becomes increasingly politically charged, those in charge look to change the discourse on the May Day violence.

star 7.47
242 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 9

#13 - Episode 9

Season 2 - Episode 1

Second season of the intoxicating German drama. Rath awakes after a long night to be faced with a new case - the massacre of the Red Fortress.

star 7.45
207 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 4

#14 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4

The May Day stand-off between communist protesters and police erupts in bloody violence.

star 7.42
234 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 3

#15 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3

Kardakov flees after the Soviet attack on The Red Fortress. Rath receives an uninvited guest in his apartment.

star 7.37
259 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries
Episode 7

#16 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7

Lotte's private investigation leads her to the depot where the hijacked train is held. Rath relives painful memories of the front.

star 7.36
229 votes
Writers: Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer, Achim von Borries