The BEST Episodes of Chernobyl
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021
Chernobyl dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident — one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history — and the sacrifices made to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
#1 - Vichnaya Pamyat
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 3, 2019
Valery Legasov, Boris Shcherbina and Ulana Khomyuk risk their lives and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl.
#2 - Please Remain Calm
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 13, 2019
With untold millions at risk after the Chernobyl explosion, nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk makes a desperate attempt to reach Valery Legasov, a leading Soviet nuclear physicist, and warn him about the threat of second explosion that could devastate the continent.
#3 - Open Wide, O Earth
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 20, 2019
Lyudmilla Ignatenko, a Pripyat resident, ignores warning about her firefighter husband's contamination; Valery Legasov lays out a decontamination plan, complete with human risks.
#4 - The Happiness of All Mankind
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 27, 2019
Valery Legasov and Soviet Deputy Prime Minister Boris Shcherbina consider using lunar rovers to remove radioactive debris. Ulana Khomyuk faces government hurdles in determining the truth about the cause of the explosion.
#5 - 1:23:45
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 6, 2019
Plant workers and firefighters put their lives on the line to control a catastrophic 1986 explosion at a Soviet nuclear power plant.