The BEST episodes of Eleventh Hour

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

Follow the adventures of Professor Ian Hood, Special Advisor to the government's Joint Sciences Committee, who troubleshoots threats stemming from or targeting "scientific endeavour." He is joined by Rachel Young, a Special Branch operative who acts primarily as his bodyguard, as Hood has made powerful enemies through his work.

Last Updated: 9/3/2023Network: ITV1Status: Ended
33 votes

#1 - Miracle

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/9/2006

In this last episode Professor Hood (Patrick Stewart) sets out to discredit a doctor's claims that one of her patients has been cured of cancer by drinking ordinary spring water, convinced she's perpetrating a cynical hoax. To his surprise, she seems every bit as baffled and sceptical as him, and readily offers to help investigate the case. Unfortunately, just as an explanation seems within reach, she is found dead, having apparently committed suicide.

Directors: Roger Gartland
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104 votes

#2 - Resurrection

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/19/2006

Professor Ian Hood (Patrick Stewart) and his bodyguard Rachel Young (Ashley Jensen) have been tasked with investigating cases of science abuse throughout the UK. When a police chase leads to a field where almost 30 fetuses are buried, Hood suspects that ""Gepetto"" - a rogue clone maker - is at work in the country. They soon discover that not only must they try to find and stop Gepetto, but they must also locate a young pregnant girl who is carrying one of the cloned fetuses, and whose life is in danger from a complication with the pregnancy. They are not the only ones searching for the girl, though. One of Gepetto's men, a millionaire, and the girl's abusive ex-boyfriend all have their own reasons for wanting to find her.

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91 votes

#3 - Containment

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/26/2006

When a mysterious lethal virus claims the life of a crypt worker, Professor Ian Hood (Patrick Stewart) must contain the outbreak before a global pandemic ensues. Together with a group of volunteer scientists, he succeeds in locating the source and containing the outbreak, but Professor Ian Hood (Patrick Stewart) realises that his work is only just beginning when Rachel Young (Ashley Jensen) is put at risk.

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89 votes

#4 - Kryptos

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/2/2006

Professor Hood (Patrick Stewart) meets an old friend who believes his research into global warming is being sabotaged by persons unknown. He subsequently vanishes, having apparently destroyed all his work - and a few equations are all the clues he's left behind. The professor takes on the challenge of solving the puzzle, but he's forced to call on Rachel (Ashley Jensen) for protection as the mystery thickens.

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