The BEST episodes of Das Boot

Every episode of Das Boot ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Das Boot!

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.

Last Updated: 9/12/2023Network: Sky DeutschlandStatus: Continuing
The Sailor’s Psalm
93 votes

#1 - The Sailor’s Psalm

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/11/2022

Klaus Hoffmann pursues the German agent Weiss and discovers valuable information. U-949 is under heavy fire from Swinburne's destroyer - until Commander Buchner dares a manoeuvre.

Head to Head
156 votes

#2 - Head to Head

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/15/2020

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.

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A Real Submarine Man
90 votes

#3 - A Real Submarine Man

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/11/2022

The U-949 reaches Portugal and unloads the gold. When Ehrenberg returns to Kiel, he finds Greta with her husband again. Klaus Hoffmann and Forster reach their goal through blackmail.

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305 votes

#4 - Reckoning

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/14/2018

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

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On the Other Hand
164 votes

#5 - On the Other Hand

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/15/2020

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.

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Command to Kill
158 votes

#6 - Command to Kill

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/8/2020

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.

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304 votes

#7 - Loyalty

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/7/2018

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.

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Final Decisions
153 votes

#8 - Final Decisions

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/8/2020

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.

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Nick of Time
295 votes

#9 - Nick of Time

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/7/2018

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.

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298 votes

#10 - Damned

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/14/2018

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

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95 votes

#11 - Encircled

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/28/2022

Swinburne's destroyer sinks two submarines on the Atlantic, then he hunts U-949. Forster observes a secret meeting between consul Gruber and the American Gardiner.

The Dice Have Fallen
167 votes

#12 - The Dice Have Fallen

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/1/2020

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.

Inconvenient Alliances
167 votes

#13 - Inconvenient Alliances

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/24/2020

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.

In Depth
94 votes

#14 - In Depth

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/28/2022

After Wilhelm Hoffmann learned the truth about his son Klaus, he gets into a fight with Hannie. Ehrenberg has to say goodbye to Greta. In Portugal, Forster's plan gets out of hand.

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The Enemy of My Enemy
98 votes

#15 - The Enemy of My Enemy

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/4/2022

U-949 meets a Japanese boat to take over heavy cargo - gold. Wilhelm Hoffmann receives an invitation to Lisbon. Forster betrays Klaus Hoffmann under duress what he knows.

Survival Strategies
193 votes

#16 - Survival Strategies

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/24/2020

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.

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Fool’s Gold
95 votes

#17 - Fool’s Gold

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/4/2022

After a bomb explosion, Forster and Klaus Hoffmann hide with the Portuguese Ines, while Wilhelm Hoffmann arrives in Lisbon. U-949 is heading for their new destination.

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166 votes

#18 - Sabotage

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/1/2020

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.

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338 votes

#19 - Doubts

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/30/2018

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.

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338 votes

#20 - Casualties

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/30/2018

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

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New Paths
410 votes

#21 - New Paths

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/23/2018

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

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War By Other Means
95 votes

#22 - War By Other Means

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/21/2022

While Swinburne sets sail with a technologically upgraded ship, Ehrenberg makes a serious decision in Kiel. Forster has to create a traitor out of the country.

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Secret Missions
363 votes

#23 - Secret Missions

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/23/2018

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.

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The Tide Is Turning
99 votes

#24 - The Tide Is Turning

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/21/2022

The U-949 is in danger during a test drive due to Commander Buchner's orders. Forster comes across a trail in a casino and makes the acquaintance of the German Bettina Gruber.

A Second Chance
114 votes

#25 - A Second Chance

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/14/2022

Spring 1943: L.I. Ehrenberg prepares submarines for use in Kiel. Minors are recruited as crews. Wilhelm Hoffmann attends a reception at the request of his son-in-law.

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