The BEST Episodes of Cleverman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 2, 2019

Network: ABC (AU)

Set in the near future, Cleverman focuses on a group of non-humans battling for survival in a world where humans’ inferiority complexes make us want to silence, exploit and kill them. It is also a story of two estranged Indigenous brothers who are forced together to fight for their own survival.


#1 - Bindawu

Season 2 - Episode 2

Waruu takes a position in government for the Inclusion Initiative. Koen vows to do whatever he can to help the Hairy people.

star 7.83
247 votes
Terra Nullius

#2 - Terra Nullius

Season 1 - Episode 6

As the Containment Authority prepares to clear the city of Hairypeople, Koen must finally face his destiny as a Cleverman.

star 7.72
314 votes
Dark Clouds

#3 - Dark Clouds

Season 2 - Episode 3

Koen grows in power and understanding as he spends time with Uncle Jimmy. Meanwhile, Waruu discovers a dangerous new creature and is led by an old story to a substance he believes can vanquish the Cleverman.

star 7.69
229 votes

#4 - Skin

Season 2 - Episode 5

Koen targets Waruu's power base and confronts him, demanding he close the Inclusion Clinic. Waruu is unintimidated as he believes he has a very special weapon. Slade has Waruu's hair DNA tested and is stunned by the results.

star 7.68
199 votes

#5 - Muya

Season 2 - Episode 4

Koen fears his powers are diminishing; Darana is appalled by Jarli's actions; Waruu learns vital information about the nulla nulla.

star 7.66
217 votes
Borrowed Time

#6 - Borrowed Time

Season 2 - Episode 6

Allegiances are tested when Jarli takes action in the city. Waruu possesses the one thing that can kill Koen.

star 7.66
192 votes

#7 - Revival

Season 2 - Episode 1

Koen must unite the hairy and human people of the Zone, who have scattered and disappeared across the City after the demolishing of their home.

star 7.59
282 votes
A Man of Vision

#8 - A Man of Vision

Season 1 - Episode 5

Koen seeks help from Aunty Linda to try to restore Kora to her own dimension, while Slade persuades Charlotte to have one last attempt at IVF, but appears to be hiding something.

star 7.54
316 votes
Directors: Wayne Blair
Writers: Michael Miller
Sun and Moon

#9 - Sun and Moon

Season 1 - Episode 4

The Hairies are blamed for the continuing deaths. As tensions mount, Waruu demands Koen use his Cleverman powers to halt the murders.

star 7.45
368 votes

#10 - Containment

Season 1 - Episode 2

Koen is mystified by his strange new powers. Looking for answers, he heads into The Zone. Aunty Linda realizes there is a new Cleverman.

star 7.44
521 votes
A Free Ranger

#11 - A Free Ranger

Season 1 - Episode 3

Problems at the Containment Center create further panic; while both Waruu and Koen reject Slade’s offer to help in a mysterious laboratory.

star 7.41
395 votes
First Contact

#12 - First Contact

Season 1 - Episode 1

A series of unexplained violent attacks in the city are blamed on the newly discovered 'Hairypeople', who have been living and passing amongst us, without our knowledge.

star 7.26
768 votes
Directors: Wayne Blair
Writers: Michael Miller, Jon Bell