The BEST Episodes of Babylon Berlin

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 1, 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 16

#1 - 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 8.04
266 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 12

#2 - Episode 12

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 28, 2020

Litten remembers a legal loophole that could save Greta's life. Charlotte visits the inn mentioned in her mother's love letters. Wall Street crashes.

star 8.03
116 votes
Episode 11

#3 - Episode 11

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 28, 2020

Benda's widow gives Wendt a piece of evidence. A crisis bonds Helga and Nyssen. Fingerprints are found on the knife, but Charlotte notices an oddity.

star 7.93
114 votes
Episode 7

#4 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 14, 2020

Rath picks up Richard for a lineup. Ullrich finds a hair in a locket Tilly wore. Nyssen presents a proposal to Gen. Seegers. The Phantom strikes again.

star 7.77
121 votes
Episode 15

#5 - 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
287 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 3

#6 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 31, 2020

Wendt finds a way to change Greta's testimony. Nyssen's aide asks bank clients about their stock purchases. A casting call is held to replace Betty.

star 7.67
140 votes
Episode 8

#7 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 14, 2020

Litten faces a setback in appealing Greta's conviction. Wendt talks economics with Gen. Seegers's daughter. An unconscious Weintraub is forced to talk.

star 7.64
115 votes
Episode 1

#8 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 24, 2020

An associate of the Armenian is released from prison. An act of sabotage kills an actress during filming. Helga secretly visits a doctor, as does Rath.

star 7.62
154 votes
Episode 14

#9 - 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 7.58
276 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 9

#10 - Episode 9

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 21, 2020

Nyssen finds a way to get his mother's money. Rath learns who Helga's benefactor is. Marie-Luise Seegers approaches Katelbach's landlady with an offer.

star 7.57
117 votes
Episode 2

#11 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 24, 2020

Rath hits an unexpected snag while investigating the Benda case, and later tracks down the movie set gaffer. Charlotte is visited by her older sister.

star 7.56
147 votes
Episode 10

#12 - Episode 10

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 21, 2020

Desperate to find Weintraub, the police consult a psychic. Toni's job takes an unexpected turn. Moritz's association with Horst puts him in danger.

star 7.54
114 votes
Episode 6

#13 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 7, 2020

Nazis storm Tempo's office in search of Katelbach. The name list leads Rath to identify the men behind Benda's murder. Charlotte catches Vera in a lie.

star 7.53
128 votes
Episode 10

#14 - 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
292 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 1

#15 - 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 7.46
464 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 13

#16 - 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 7.45
292 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 12

#17 - 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
299 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 4

#18 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 31, 2020

Evidence from Krempin's home reveals his and Rot's interest. A neighbor gives Charlotte something her mother left. Gräf accesses the Benda case file.

star 7.42
136 votes
Episode 2

#19 - 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
335 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 8

#20 - 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
317 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 5

#21 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 7, 2020

Rath, Charlotte and Böhm attend Rot's mysterious event. Nyssen visits Helga, who questions her recent actions. Greta returns to court for sentencing.

star 7.41
124 votes
Episode 11

#22 - 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 7.39
297 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 5

#23 - 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 7.39
350 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 6

#24 - 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 7.38
339 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer
Episode 9

#25 - 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 7.38
314 votes
Writers: Achim von Borries, Henk Handloegten, Tom Tykwer