The BEST Episodes of Evil

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 22, 2021

Network: Paramount+

A psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses on a skeptical female psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a carpenter as they investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and hauntings. Their job is to assess if there is a logical explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

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Book 27

#1 - Book 27

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 30, 2020

David, Kristen and Ben assess whether a pregnant woman is possessed when she claims one of the twins she’s carrying is evil. Their investigation leads to a fertility clinic where they discover a connection to all of their encounters throughout the season. Kristen questions one of her daughters’ capacity for evil upon realizing that she also used the same fertility clinic.

star 7.87
963 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Patricia Ione Lloyd
S Is for Silence

#2 - S Is for Silence

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 29, 2021

The team is dispatched to a monastery to investigate the corpse of Father Thomas, whose body has not decayed in the year following his death.

star 7.84
468 votes
Directors: Robert King
Writers: Michelle King, Robert King
E Is for Elevator

#3 - E Is for Elevator

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 11, 2021

The team is sent to investigate the disappearance of a teenage boy, Wyatt.

star 7.80
528 votes
Directors: Alethea Jones
Writers: Michelle King, Robert King
7 Swans a Singin'

#4 - 7 Swans a Singin'

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 12, 2019

Kristen, David and Ben are called to investigate an insidiously addictive Christmas song that's spreading among an increasing number of students, and the dangerous relationship between online influencers and their impressionable young followers.

star 7.79
930 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon
I Is for IRS

#5 - I Is for IRS

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 26, 2021

The IRS taps the team to investigate the legitimacy of a new organization seeking religious status for tax exemption.

star 7.78
385 votes
Writers: Dewayne Darian Jones
N Is for Night Terrors

#6 - N Is for Night Terrors

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 20, 2021

The team is given the task of evaluating the likelihood of Leland being possessed, which if decided true, would require them to exorcise him.

star 7.78
611 votes
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon
D Is for Doll

#7 - D Is for Doll

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 3, 2021

At Dr. Boggs' request, the team is introduced to a recently widowed Catholic named Nathan, and his teenage son, Elijah.

star 7.74
367 votes
Writers: Davita Scarlett
Room 320

#8 - Room 320

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 9, 2020

After David is badly wounded, he is determined to fight off the menacing presence of death from his hospital bed.

star 7.72
958 votes
Directors: Peter Sollett
Writers: Aurin Squire
U Is for U.F.O.

#9 - U Is for U.F.O.

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 12, 2021

Bishop Marx tasks the team to investigate a UFO sighting, spotted by an air force pilot.

star 7.71
407 votes
Directors: Clark Johnson
Writers: Nialla LeBouef
Exorcism Part 2

#10 - Exorcism Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 5, 2019

David is shocked to learn he is being sued for inflicting severe psychological harm on Caroline Hopkins, after he assisted in her exorcism. The accusation leads him to question his future as a priest, especially once he develops a very close connection with his defense attorney, Renée Harris.

star 7.70
984 votes
Writers: Louisa Hill

#11 - Rose390

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 2019

Kristen, Ben and David are hired to evaluate Eric, a seemingly psychopathic 9-year-old boy. Eric takes a liking to David, which leaves them hopeful they can curb his violent behavior. Also, Kristen is most affected by this investigation as she worries about her young daughters who lied about a horror game their grandmother, Sheryl, bought behind her back.

star 7.68
1,274 votes
Directors: Peter Sollett
Writers: Davita Scarlett
Vatican III

#12 - Vatican III

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 14, 2019

When Bridget confesses to murder during her exorcism, Monsignor Korecki asks Kristen, David and Ben to investigate if the details match any open cases and if the woman really is possessed by a demon.

star 7.67
987 votes
Directors: Jim McKay
Writers: Patricia Ione Lloyd
A Is for Angel

#13 - A Is for Angel

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 27, 2021

The team is charged with investigating a man who claims that he is hearing an angel.

star 7.67
554 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Davita Scarlett
Let x = 9

#14 - Let x = 9

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 7, 2019

The Catholic Church asks Kristen, David and Ben to assess the veracity of a local prophetess, Grace Ling, and they are shaken when they see one of her visions come to life. Also, David struggles with jealousy when he sees God speaking with the prophetess, and to Kristen's dismay, her mother, Sheryl, and Leland begin a relationship.

star 7.66
1,067 votes
Writers: Aurin Squire
Genesis 1

#15 - Genesis 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 2019

Forensic psychologist Kristen Bouchard is hired by the Catholic Church to work with David Acosta, a priest-in-training, and contractor Ben Shakir, to determine whether a serial killer is possessed by a demon or merely a psychopath. Kristen finds that she has a taste for the work and is invited to join the team on a permanent basis.

star 7.64
1,707 votes
Directors: Robert King
Writers: Michelle King, Robert King
B Is for Brain

#16 - B Is for Brain

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 5, 2021

Kristen, David, and Ben are sent to Cornell University, at the request of Bishop Marx, to investigate an electrode-based experiment.

star 7.63
428 votes
Writers: Louisa Hill
C Is for Cannibal

#17 - C Is for Cannibal

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 10, 2021

The team is sent to meet on campus with Mitch Jasper, a student with a growing compulsion to eat human flesh.

star 7.63
348 votes
Directors: Alethea Jones
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon
F Is for Fire

#18 - F Is for Fire

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 4, 2021

The team encounters a nine-year-old girl, Mathilda, who is seemingly haunted by a Jinn, a spirit in the Islamic faith.

star 7.63
529 votes
Writers: Dewayne Darian Jones
Justice x 2

#19 - Justice x 2

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 16, 2020

Leland assists Orson Leroux with having his conviction overturned. Kristen is called into court to testify while her daughter undergoes emergency heart surgery. While paying a visit to a woman in need of spiritual advice, David fears for his safety after witnessing her evil instincts firsthand.

star 7.62
965 votes
Directors: Rob Hardy
Writers: Dewayne Darian Jones
O Is for Ovaphobia

#20 - O Is for Ovaphobia

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 19, 2021

Ben, David, and Kristen investigate the RSM Fertility clinic - since so many of their past cases have led back to the ominous clinic.

star 7.59
391 votes
Directors: Stacey K. Black
Writers: Aurin Squire
C Is for Cop

#21 - C Is for Cop

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 25, 2021

After the shooting of an unarmed woman, the team is tasked with investigating the police officer who pulled the trigger.

star 7.59
474 votes
Directors: Ron Underwood
Writers: Aurin Squire
Z Is for Zombies

#22 - Z Is for Zombies

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 18, 2021

Father Mulvehill asks the team for a confidential evaluation, as he fears that he might be the victim of diabolical oppression.

star 7.58
502 votes
Writers: Patricia Ione Lloyd
3 Stars

#23 - 3 Stars

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2019

After a high-strung theater producer's behavior turns from demanding to what is believed to be demonic, Kristen, David and Ben are called in to assess the situation. Kristen discredits Townsend before he can ruin a 17-year-old boy's life.

star 7.58
1,290 votes
Directors: Gloria Muzio
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon
2 Fathers

#24 - 2 Fathers

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 21, 2019

When David recognizes one of the sigils in his father Leon's artwork, he and Kristen journey to a remote art commune to investigate its meaning and how it's related to David's family.

star 7.57
1,014 votes
Writers: Davita Scarlett, Nialla LeBouef
October 31

#25 - October 31

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 24, 2019

On Halloween night, Kristen and David are sent to assess an exorcism, but once the pair analyzes the situation, they are at odds while trying to determine whether it is a supernatural demonic possession, or severe mental disease escalated by physical and mental distress. Also, Ben goes on his favorite show, "Demon Hunters," where he debunks their supernatural finds with fellow unbeliever Vanessa.

star 7.56
1,148 votes
Directors: Tess Malone
Writers: Dewayne Darian Jones