The BEST episodes of Heimat
Every episode of Heimat ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Heimat!
Spanning 1919 to 1982, in the fictional village of Schabbach, lives Maria Simon and her family, whose lives and community are changed by historical events around them.
#4 - Up and Away and Back (1938–1939)
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/8/1984
Paul writes from the United States that he is visiting, forcing his ex-wife Maria to break up with Otto. However without proof of his Aryan lineage Paul is unable to enter Germany.
#12 - A Time Of Many Words
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/11/1993
How Stefan goes to Berlin to shoot his first film. How Helga "modifies" the shooting of the film. How Schnüsschen becomes a student late in life and has a "self-realization". How Clarissa discovers singing with an American girlfriend. How Hermann leaves Schnüsschen and flies to Katrin in Berlin. How a Hollywood producer, unwittingly, pays for the whole revolt against Stefan. How Hermann is confronted with the rubble of his past.
#13 - Art Or Life
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/11/1993
How Hermann becomes the crown prince of Isarfilm, and the childless consul wants to create a permanent bond between him and Hermann, how Hermann looks for advice from friends and how he can't find any of his friends anymore. How Hermann follows Clarissa and finally finds her in Amsterdam. How he experiences Clarissa's "Witches' Passion" and spends a long night with her. How he returns to his small town Hunsrück, in order to learn how to wait.
#20 - Heimat Fragments: The Women
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/28/2006
An addendum to Edgar Reitz's epic 'Heimat' trilogy, this surrealist, avant-garde drama employs a series of dreamlike sequences to portray the subconscious of a young woman and her female antecedents. Nicola Schossler stars as Lulu, the daughter of an eminent musician, who is searching for something that she feels is missing from her life. As she turns to the past for answers, she tunes in to the varied experiences of female relations from different periods of her family history, from emotional wartime upheavals to everyday family life on the farm.
#21 - Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision: Part 1
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2013
German historical drama. Jakob Simon dreams of emigrating from his poverty-stricken life as the son of a blacksmith in Schabbach, a village in rural Rhineland.
#22 - Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision: Part 2
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/2013
Jakob Simon fervently dreams of emigrating from his poverty-stricken life as the son of a blacksmith in Schabbach, a small village in rural Rhineland. As he studies the languages of tribal South America, the return from military service of his more worldly brother Gustav fails to break him from his daydream, but day-to-day living in Prussian feudal society means that his dreams have to be put on hold. In German with English subtitles. Black and white with colour sequences.
#23 - Time Of Silence
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/8/1993
How Rob, the cameraman, meets Esther. How he develops a film technology. How Esther visits the concentration camp in Dachau with her father and loses all trace of her mother. How Hermann meets Consul Handschuh. How Clarissa and Hermann attempt to come to grips with day-to-day life. How Clarissa stops playing the cello. How Hermann cheats on Clarissa and how he and Rob get lost in experiments. How Helga becomes politcally active and fights against the artists. How Rob loses his sight for a while during the premiere presentation of VariaVision.
#24 - The End Of The Future
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/4/1993
How Reinhard comes back from Mexico and can't find the villa of his friends. How he tries, together with Rob, to depict the disappearance of the house in a film. How Hermann composes a requiem for the torndown house and how the friends have a fight on the construction site. How Clarissa becomes a mother. How Reinhard goes to Venice in order to write a screenplay, how he meets Esther there and how he becomes a charachter in his own film. How he drowns in Lake Ammer near Munich.
#25 - The Eternal Daughter
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/1/1993
How Mrs. Cerphal finds out that her father will die soon. How she must realize that the villa doesn't belong to her at all and how she surpresses the past. How Hermann and Schnüsschen do everything for their child and try to be happy. How Clarissa returns from California and her cello breaks. How Volkert becomes a great pianist and gets closer to Clarissa. How old Mr. Cerphal dies and thus a period of time for all concerned ends.