The BEST Episodes of Babylon Berlin

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 20, 2020

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 12

#1 - Episode 12

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 28, 2020

star 8.17
47 votes
Episode 11

#2 - Episode 11

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 28, 2020

star 8.06
48 votes
Episode 16

#3 - Episode 16

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 1, 2017

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 8.06
240 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 8

#4 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 14, 2020

star 7.87
55 votes
Episode 3

#5 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 31, 2020

Wendt makes every effort to ensure that Greta changes her statement regarding the attack on Benda. Despite Betty Winter's death, the filming continues. Helga makes a difficult decision.

star 7.84
74 votes
Episode 7

#6 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 14, 2020

star 7.78
58 votes
Episode 15

#7 - Episode 15

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 1, 2017

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 7.77
261 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 1

#8 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 24, 2020

It’s the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 in Berlin: speculators hang or shoot themselves, frantic small-time shareholders and savers try to storm the stock exchange and the banks to empty out their accounts.

star 7.68
87 votes
Episode 6

#9 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 7, 2020

star 7.67
61 votes
Episode 9

#10 - Episode 9

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 21, 2020

star 7.63
52 votes
Episode 14

#11 - Episode 14

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 24, 2017

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

star 7.62
253 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 2

#12 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 24, 2020

Greta stands for the assassination attempt on Benda in court. Rath tries to help her, but he has to avoid Wendt. The Armenian and his business partner Weintraub receive bad news.

star 7.61
83 votes
Episode 10

#13 - Episode 10

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 21, 2020

star 7.59
51 votes
Episode 4

#14 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 31, 2020

star 7.56
68 votes
Episode 10

#15 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 10, 2017

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

star 7.51
269 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 5

#16 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 7, 2020

star 7.50
62 votes
Episode 1

#17 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 13, 2017

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
425 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 13

#18 - Episode 13

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 24, 2017

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

star 7.46
267 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 12

#19 - Episode 12

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 17, 2017

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

star 7.45
273 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 2

#20 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 13, 2017

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

star 7.41
302 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 11

#21 - Episode 11

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 17, 2017

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

star 7.41
271 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 8

#22 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 3, 2017

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

star 7.41
293 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 6

#23 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 27, 2017

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

star 7.40
310 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 9

#24 - Episode 9

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 10, 2017

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 7.39
288 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 5

#25 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 27, 2017

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

star 7.38
319 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer