The BEST Episodes of Demons

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Network: ITV1

A contemporary twist on the legacy of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, this series is set in modern-day London and focuses on the last descendant of the Van Helsing line - and his destiny.

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Nothing Like Nebraska

#1 - Nothing Like Nebraska

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 7, 2009

Luke becomes haunted by dreams about the car crash that killed his father and Galvin's connection to it. A visit to a psychic convinces him his godfather is not the man he seems and, with Gladiolus Thrip back on the scene and showing an unhealthy interest in Luke's past, the vampire-fighting duo look set to be torn apart.

star 8.44
106 votes
Directors: Matthew Evans
Writers: Peter Tabern

#2 - Suckers

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 24, 2009

When a bad boy vampire arrives on the scene and Mina starts behaving strangely, Galvin gets suspicious. Mina confesses that Quincey is back. He has come for her – he wants her to give in to her half-blood heritage. Galvin reassures her that he, of all people, understands – but they both know that sentiment has no place in the smiting game. One thing’s for sure - a battle of epic proportions is in the offing…

star 7.49
140 votes
Directors: Tom Harper
Writers: Lucy Watkins
They Bite

#3 - They Bite

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 3, 2009

Luke Rutherford is your average teenager – until his dead father's best friend, Rupert Galvin, turns up. Galvin has come to tell Luke his secret destiny: he's the real-life great-grandson of Abraham Van Helsing, the vampire hunter in Bram Stoker's Dracula. Luke is set to inherit the family mantle as a warrior against the supernatural entities swarming the earth. Unfortunately, powerful Half-Life, Gladiolus Thrip (Mackenzie Crook) is standing in his way.

star 7.46
192 votes
Directors: Tom Harper
Writers: Peter Tabern
The Whole Enchilada

#4 - The Whole Enchilada

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 10, 2009

Six-year-old Madge might think her sister has been ‘taken up to heaven by an angel’ but Galvin suspects otherwise. Everything points to half-life involvement and he thinks it’s the perfect project for Luke. A visit to zombie priest, Father Simeon (guest star Richard Wilson) confirms Galvin’s suspicions. Gilgamel is no angel – he’s a demon, a travesty demon, a Type 9 entity attracted by the odour of sanctity. Can Luke rise to the challenge?

star 7.06
173 votes
Directors: Tom Harper
Writers: Peter Tabern

#5 - Smitten

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 31, 2009

Mina and Galvin's investigation of a murder lead them to believe that Luke is in danger. Whilst Luke is lying low Mina starts having visions of a winged beast; Galvin and Ruby are concerned that Luke's new love interest is a low life who had taken the form of a beautiful female to trick its prey.

star 7.03
108 votes
Directors: Matthew Evans
Writers: Howard Overman
Saving Grace

#6 - Saving Grace

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 17, 2009

Galvin lets his emotions get the better of him when his wife's murderer, Mr Tibbs, arrives in town. Hell-bent on revenge and with no regard for his own safety, Galvin arms himself to the teeth and embarks on what amounts to little more than a suicide mission. The problem is, his thirst for vengeance leads him straight into rat-man's trap, putting more than his own life at risk.

star 6.18
142 votes
Directors: Matthew Evans
Writers: Lucy Watkins