The BEST Episodes of Evil

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 1, 2021

Network: CBS

A skeptical female forensic psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a carpenter to investigate and assess the Church’s backlog of supposed miracles, demonic possessions and unexplained phenomena.

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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 7.88
835 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Ione Lloyd
7 Swans a Singin'

#2 - 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 7.81
830 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon
Room 320

#3 - 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
851 votes
Directors: Peter Sollett
Writers: Aurin Squire

#4 - 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 7.71
1,143 votes
Directors: Peter Sollett
Writers: Davita Scarlett
Exorcism Part 2

#5 - 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 7.71
875 votes
Writers: Louisa Hill
Vatican III

#6 - 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 7.69
873 votes
Directors: Jim McKay
Writers: Ione Lloyd
Let x = 9

#7 - 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 7.69
944 votes
Writers: Aurin Squire
Genesis 1

#8 - 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 7.67
1,513 votes
Directors: Robert King
Writers: Michelle King, Robert King
Justice x 2

#9 - 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 7.61
847 votes
Directors: Rob Hardy
Writers: Dewayne Darian Jones
3 Stars

#10 - 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 7.61
1,158 votes
Directors: Gloria Muzio
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon
2 Fathers

#11 - 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
900 votes
Writers: Davita Scarlett, Nialla LeBouef
October 31

#12 - 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 7.57
1,028 votes
Directors: Tess Malone
Writers: Dewayne Darian Jones
177 Minutes

#13 - 177 Minutes

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 3, 2019

Kristen, David and Ben are called to investigate a supposed miracle when Naomi Clark, a 17-year-old soccer player, comes back to life after she had been declared dead for almost two hours. Kristen meets with her former boss at the Queens District Attorney's office, where she runs into Leland Townsend.

star 7.45
1,329 votes
Directors: Ron Underwood
Writers: Michelle King, Robert King