The BEST Episodes of Fear Itself
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 15, 2021
Fear Itself was a horror/suspense anthology television series on NBC channel. Its title is derived from the famous Franklin D. Roosevelt quote "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself". The anthology was born out of Masters of Horror and shares several of the same creative elements: self-contained horror/thriller stories directed by the biggest horror directors working in features today.
#1 - The Sacrifice
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 5, 2008
On the lam from the authorities, four criminals find themselves held up at a decrepit fort inhabited by three alluring women.
#2 - Eater
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 3, 2008
A new cop is left to guard a serial killer dubbed "The Eater". Things take a turn for the worst when her fellow cops begin to act strangely.
#3 - In Sickness and in Health
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 26, 2008
A bride learns from a mysterious note that her soon-to-be-husband is possibly a serial killer.
#4 - The Circle
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 31, 2009
Each Halloween a group of friends get together to tell each other horror stories; however, the group finds that they're living one of their stories.
#5 - Skin & Bones
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 31, 2008
After being missing for days in the forest, a herder returns home and must battle an inner demon that is possessing him.
#6 - Family Man
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 19, 2008
A near-death experience causes a likeable family man to switch bodies with an incarcerated serial killer.
#7 - Community
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 24, 2008
A married couple moves to a Stepford-like neighborhood. They learn that their new neighbours will go to any length to keep their neighbourhood "perfect".
#8 - The Spirit Box
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 17, 2009
A dead schoolgirl—thought to have committed suicide—speaks to her classmates, Becca and Shelby, from beyond the grave. The dead girl reveals that she was in fact murdered, and that she wants her classmates' help in seeking revenge.
#9 - Spooked
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 12, 2008
A private eye is forced to confront the demons from his past while staking out a haunted house.
#10 - Echoes
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 24, 2009
Sam believes that he was a sadistic murderer in a previous life. Fearful, Sam attempts to stop his previous life from bleeding into the present.
#11 - Something With Bite
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 3, 2009
Wilbur Orwell finds himself turning into a werewolf in this modern re-imagining of the classic tales.
#12 - New Year's Day
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 17, 2008
In a post-apocalyptic world, a woman discovers that the planet has been taken over by zombies.