The BEST Episodes of Damnation

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 17, 2020

Network: USA Network

Seth Davenport appears to be a small town Iowa preacher, but he harbors ambitions of starting a full-blown insurrection against the status quo. But he is unaware that an industrialist tycoon has hired a deadly professional strikebreaker named Creeley Turner to stop that insurrection by any means necessary. And unknown to those around them, these two men share a secret bloody past.

A Different Species

#1 - A Different Species

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 28, 2017

Creeley meets his master on an exclusive hunting retreat, but finds there is more than one game at play; Seth infiltrates a nearby factory.

star 7.78
153 votes
Directors: Alex Graves
Writers: Nazrin Choundhury
Sam Riley's Body

#2 - Sam Riley's Body

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 7, 2017

The premiere of the drama about a man masquerading as a preacher in the 1930s-era American heartland who leads an insurrection against the status quo. He soon butts heads with a professional strikebreaker hired by a tycoon to stop the uprising. Unbeknownst to those around them, the two men share a secret past.

star 7.76
270 votes
Directors: Adam Kane
Writers: Tony Tost
Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground

#3 - Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 11, 2018

Seth and the farmers take on the Black Legion with help from unlikely allies.

star 7.75
177 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Julia Cohen, Michael D. Fuller
In Wyoming Fashion

#4 - In Wyoming Fashion

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 21, 2017

Seth and Lew are presented with an unexpected opportunity when banker Calvin Rumple is run out of town.

star 7.73
182 votes
Directors: Eva Sorhaug
Writers: Kevin Lau
The Emperor of Ice Cream

#5 - The Emperor of Ice Cream

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 28, 2017

Negotiations commence between the farmers and the bank. But things turn bloody when Creeley divides the farmers.

star 7.72
168 votes
Directors: Rod Lurie
Writers: Michael D. Fuller
The Goodness of Men

#6 - The Goodness of Men

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 4, 2018

When Bessie discovers the grand industrial plans for Holden, Seth and Amelia must decide whether to protect her from the Black Legion.

star 7.71
181 votes
Directors: Katie Jacobs
Writers: Reyna McClendon
Den of Lost Souls

#7 - Den of Lost Souls

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 14, 2017

When a traveling carnival comes to Holden, a collection of new faces put Seth and Creeley on their toes, but it's a friend from the past that truly shakes things up.

star 7.69
166 votes
Directors: Eva Sorhaug
Writers: Julia Cohen
God's Body

#8 - God's Body

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 18, 2018

Seth and Creeley must confront the truth about their past and figure out a way to survive the rapidly arriving future.

star 7.60
150 votes
Directors: Adam Kane
Writers: Tony Tost
Which Side Are You On

#9 - Which Side Are You On

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 14, 2017

Seth and the farmers ward off the Black Legion vigilante group; Creeley tries to learn more about his brother's new life.

star 7.57
216 votes
Directors: Adam Kane
Writers: Tony Tost
One Penny

#10 - One Penny

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 21, 2017

When the local farms face foreclosure, Seth and Amelia try to win them back; Creeley and Bessie run afoul of the Black Legion.

star 7.44
178 votes
Directors: Rod Lurie
Writers: Tony Tost