The BEST Episodes of Dark

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 11, 2019

Network: Netflix

When two children go missing in a small German town, its sinful past is exposed along with the double lives and fractured relationships that exist among four families as they search for the kids. The mystery-drama series introduces an intricate puzzle filled with twists that includes a web of curious characters, all of whom have a connection to the town's troubled history -- whether they know it or not. The story includes supernatural elements that tie back to the same town in 1986.

Endings and Beginnings

#1 - Endings and Beginnings

Season 2 - Episode 8

On the day of the apocalypse, Clausen executes a search warrant at the power plant as Jonas and Claudia use the time machine to connect past and future.

star 8.69
939 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Daphne Ferraro
An Endless Cycle

#2 - An Endless Cycle

Season 2 - Episode 6

Armed with a plan to prevent the apocalypse, Jonas travels to 2019. During the Nielsens' anniversary party, Ulrich sneaks off with Hannah.

star 8.49
907 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Martin Behnke
The Travelers

#3 - The Travelers

Season 2 - Episode 4

Jonas meets an ominous figure. While the kids comb the cave for answers, the adults gather in the bunker to share what they know about the travelers.

star 8.42
923 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Martin Behnke
Lost and Found

#4 - Lost and Found

Season 2 - Episode 5

In 1987, Ulrich seizes an opportunity. The kids return to the cave with the time machine, and Jonas learns of a loophole that could change the future.

star 8.40
907 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk
Alpha and Omega

#5 - Alpha and Omega

Season 1 - Episode 10

Peter gets a shock. Jonas learns the truth about his family, but there are more surprises still to come. Helge makes a sacrifice.

star 8.37
1,894 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk
The White Devil

#6 - The White Devil

Season 2 - Episode 7

Martha meets the Stranger and learns his true identity. Claudia tries to prevent Egon's death in 1987. Hannah travels to 1954 to see Ulrich.

star 8.29
869 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng
As You Sow, so You Shall Reap

#7 - As You Sow, so You Shall Reap

Season 1 - Episode 8

In 1953, the disfigured bodies of two boys are exhumed at a construction site, the future location of Winden's nuclear power plant.

star 8.21
1,882 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Martin Behnke, Jantje Friese
Sic Mundus Creatus Est

#8 - Sic Mundus Creatus Est

Season 1 - Episode 6

Ulrich looks to the past for answers and dredges up disturbing family secrets. Armed with new tools, Jonas probes the cave's murky depths.

star 8.20
1,906 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk
Ghosts

#9 - Ghosts

Season 2 - Episode 3

In 1954, a missing Helge returns, but he'll only speak to Noah. In 1987, Claudia brings the time machine to Tannhaus, and Egon questions Ulrich again.

star 8.16
921 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng
Dark Matter

#10 - Dark Matter

Season 2 - Episode 2

Clausen and Charlotte interview Regina. The Stranger takes Hannah to 1987, where Claudia has an unnerving encounter and Egon visits an old nemesis.

star 8.11
964 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk
Truths

#11 - Truths

Season 1 - Episode 5

Hannah takes her obsession with Ulrich too far. The stranger asks Regina to deliver an important package. Martha is torn between Jonas and Bartosz.

star 8.11
1,953 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Martin Behnke, Jantje Friese
Crossroads

#12 - Crossroads

Season 1 - Episode 7

Ulrich questions a frail and frightened Helge in the nursing home. Jonas searches for Mikkel, but the stranger warns him about meddling with the past.

star 8.07
1,844 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng
Everything is Now

#13 - Everything is Now

Season 1 - Episode 9

Ulrich runs afoul of the law, Helge tries to dodge Egon Tiedemann, Claudia harnesses the cave's powers, and Katharina lashes out at Hannah.

star 8.07
1,816 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng
Beginnings and Endings

#14 - Beginnings and Endings

Season 2 - Episode 1

Six months after the disappearances, the police form a task force. In 2052, Jonas learns that most of Winden perished in an apocalyptic event.

star 7.99
1,090 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Daphne Ferraro
Past and Present

#15 - Past and Present

Season 1 - Episode 3

It's 1986, and Ulrich's brother, Mads, has been missing for a month. Confusion reigns as past and present intertwine.

star 7.88
2,066 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng
Double Lives

#16 - Double Lives

Season 1 - Episode 4

Bizarre occurrences give Charlotte a sense of déjà vu, and she suspects Peter is hiding something. Franziska snaps when Magnus confronts her.

star 7.77
1,941 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Martin Behnke, Jantje Friese
Lies

#17 - Lies

Season 1 - Episode 2

When a grim discovery leaves the police baffled, Ulrich seeks a search warrant for the power plant. A mysterious stranger checks into the hotel.

star 7.70
2,239 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk
Secrets

#18 - Secrets

Season 1 - Episode 1

In 2019, a local boy's disappearance stokes fear in the residents of Winden, a small German town with a strange and tragic history.

star 7.63
2,667 votes
Directors: Baran bo Odar
Writers: Jantje Friese