The BEST Episodes of I Am the Night

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 6, 2021

Network: TNT (US)

Fauna Hodel is a teenage girl who is given away at birth, and grows up outside of Reno, Nevada. Fauna lives more-or-less comfortably with the mysteries of her origin, until one day she makes a discovery that leads her to question everything. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets of her past, she meets a ruined reporter, haunted by the case that undid him. Together they follow a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Los Angeles gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel, a man involved in some of Hollywood's darkest debauchery, and possibly, its most infamous unsolved crime.

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#1 - Aloha

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 25, 2019

With an address in hand, Fauna and Jay head to Hawaii to find Tamar—where Fauna hopes to of find some answers about who she is. Jay hopes to discover why the Hodel story he wrote ruined his career.

star 7.78
329 votes
Directors: Carl Franklin
Writers: Monica Beletsky

#2 - Matador

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 18, 2019

As Jay edges closer to the truth, he begins to realise the MO for the case he's looking at has more than a passing resemblance to the Black Dahlia murder. Fauna receives a mysterious invitation to a 'Happening' and, hoping for further information about her mother, heads to it.

star 7.51
332 votes
Writers: Sam Sheridan
Queen's Gambit, Accepted

#3 - Queen's Gambit, Accepted

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 4, 2019

When Fauna hears what happened to Jimmy Lee, she frantically searches for a way home. As Watts explodes around her into chaotic riots, Fauna’s way out harbors a nightmarish trap. Jay stews in a cell that overflows with rioters, his options diminishing as the hours pass, until he hatches a desperate plan.

star 7.48
301 votes
Directors: Carl Franklin
Writers: Sam Sheridan
Dark Flower

#4 - Dark Flower

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 11, 2019

A visit from Billis and the LAPD leaves Jay wondering how close he's getting to the truth. Fauna must reconcile Corinna's revelations with the suspicion that Corinna is hiding Fauna's mother.

star 7.47
350 votes
Writers: Sam Sheridan

#5 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 28, 2019

Fauna Hodel, a naïve girl growing up in mid-sixties Reno, Nevada embarks on a quest to discover who she really is. In Los Angeles, a soldier recently-returned from the Korean war—and now a hack reporter—covers a gruesome murder.

star 7.42
563 votes
Directors: Patty Jenkins
Writers: Sam Sheridan
Phenomenon of Interference

#6 - Phenomenon of Interference

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 4, 2019

Fauna attempts to track down her family, including her mysterious grandfather, George Hodel. Jay continues his pursuit of the Bloody Romeo, but he can't let go of the story that ruined his career—a story that involved George.

star 7.37
406 votes
Directors: Patty Jenkins
Writers: Sam Sheridan