The BEST Episodes of Das Boot

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 8, 2021

Network: Sky Deutschland

An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.

Head to Head

#1 - Head to Head

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 15, 2020

Wrangel and von Reinhartz have a dramatic battle on the Atlantic. Margot is horrified by a betrayal. The seriously injured Hoffmann asks Cassandra to leave the city with him.

star 7.83
99 votes
On the Other Hand

#2 - On the Other Hand

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 15, 2020

Despite injury, Hoffmann made it to the agreed meeting point. In order to save the gold leaf from being transported, Margot implements her risky plan. U-822 approaches the US coast.

star 7.79
103 votes
Command to Kill

#3 - Command to Kill

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 8, 2020

Wrangel finally has U-822 in sight and now demands everything from his men. Von Reinhartz completely loses the backing of his team. Margot desperately tries to save Elias.

star 7.70
100 votes

#4 - Reckoning

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 14, 2018

The U-boat crew struggle with recent events and what lies ahead. A revelation in La Rochelle infuriates Forster spelling bad news for Simone.

star 7.66
257 votes
Writers: Johannes W. Betz, Tony Saint
Final Decisions

#5 - Final Decisions

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 8, 2020

Wrangel and von Reinhartz struggle with their teams at sea. Hoffmann's situation in New York comes to a head. The Jewish families from La Rochelle are due to be transported to Poland.

star 7.60
96 votes

#6 - Loyalty

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 7, 2018

A surprise new arrival takes Greenwood's place, causing a divide. Plus, Carla and Simone grow closer and a resistance fighter arrives at the safe house.

star 7.59
256 votes
Writers: Johannes W. Betz, Laura Grace, Tony Saint
Against the Clock

#7 - Against the Clock

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 7, 2018

Things look bleak for the crew of U-612, as they desperately try to work out their next move. Simone adjusts to her new position between Carla and Forster.

star 7.57
250 votes
Writers: Johannes W. Betz, Simon Allen, Tony Saint

#8 - Hell

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 14, 2018

Forster reveals to Simone that U-612 has gone missing. Meanwhile, the resistance endanger the innocent to further their cause.

star 7.53
254 votes
Writers: Johannes W. Betz, Tony Saint
The Dice Have Fallen

#9 - The Dice Have Fallen

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 1, 2020

In order to raise the mood on board, von Reinhartz invites his team to swim—with fatal consequences. Hoffmann trusts Cassandra. Margot finds an important ally in Duval.

star 7.43
106 votes
Inconvenient Alliances

#10 - Inconvenient Alliances

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

Wrangel starts pursuing his rival Reinhartz with U-612. In New York, lawyer Berger receives information that could enable Hoffmann's return trip. Forster searches for the gold leaf.

star 7.42
107 votes

#11 - Sabotage

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired May 1, 2020

While chasing U-822, Wrangel's frustration with his crew grows. Greenwood extorts more information from Hoffmann. Margot is stuck with the gold leaf in St. Rémy.

star 7.42
106 votes
Survival Strategies

#12 - Survival Strategies

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 24, 2020

December 1942: Submarine captain Johannes von Reinhartz receives an order for a secret mission. Simone is risking her life for a Jewish family. Hoffmann seeks justice and wants to leave New York.

star 7.41
123 votes

#13 - Doubt

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

Unity on U-612 has crumbled and Hoffman and Tennstedt's continued conflict could jeopardise the mission. On land, Simone wrestles with a difficult choice.

star 7.35
287 votes
Writers: Benedikt Röskau, Johannes W. Betz, Tony Saint
Incurred Losses

#14 - Incurred Losses

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 30, 2018

Tennstedt and Hoffmann continue to butt heads aboard U-612, while rebel Carla Monroe plans a mission in La Rochelle.

star 7.33
282 votes
Writers: Johannes W. Betz, Tony Saint
New Day

#15 - New Day

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 23, 2018

An inexperienced U-boat crew are plunged into a perilous secret mission, while new translator Simone starts work at the base.

star 7.27
342 votes
Writers: Johannes W. Betz, Tony Saint
Secret Mission

#16 - Secret Mission

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 23, 2018

Hoffmann insists on further training despite the crew's desire to head to battle. In La Rochelle, Simone pieces together the previous night's events.

star 7.24
301 votes
Writers: Johannes W. Betz, Tony Saint