The BEST Episodes of Impulse

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 19, 2019

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16-year-old Henry Coles is an outsider in her new town of Reston, New York. With a major chip on her shoulder and no friends, she remains withdrawn and isolated, but everything changes when a traumatic encounter with a classmate triggers something deep within Henry— unleashing a power she cannot control.

New Beginnings

#1 - New Beginnings

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

After a heart-to-heart with Cleo, Henry faces a life-altering decision: leave Reston for a fresh start, or stay with the Hope family and confront her enemies.

star 8.10
789 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Clare McQuillan
Making Amends

#2 - Making Amends

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

Nikolai makes a startling confession that drives Henry further away from her family and friends.

star 7.93
209 votes
The End of the World

#3 - The End of the World

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

Enjoying a newfound self-confidence, Henry attends the school dance, while Jenna and Townes are forced to confront their own emotional triggers.

star 7.80
228 votes
Vita/Mors

#4 - Vita/Mors

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

After finding herself in an unknown place, Henry seeks out Jenna and Townes in search of some answers.

star 7.77
933 votes
Directors: Mark Tonderai
Writers: John McCutcheon
They Know Not What They Do

#5 - They Know Not What They Do

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

As Henry sets out to find her mother, Cleo navigates an unwanted showdown between Bill Boone and his business associates.

star 7.75
789 votes
Writers: Clare McQuillan
A Moment of Clarity

#6 - A Moment of Clarity

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

Anna’s suspicions reach new heights as Henry grows increasingly desperate to evade exposure.

star 7.75
219 votes
Pilot

#7 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

When Cleo's boyfriend, Thomas, decides to sell Henry's car, Henry enlists the help of high school basketball star, Clay Boone, to steal it back. But when Henry experiences inexplicable seizures, things quickly escalate beyond her control.

star 7.72
1,102 votes
Writers: Clare McQuillan, Gary Spinelli, Jason Horwitch
Awakening

#8 - Awakening

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

As Cleo fights for her daughter's well-being, Henry battles her own inner demons.

star 7.67
794 votes
Directors: Rebecca Johnson
Writers: Clare McQuillan
Treading Water

#9 - Treading Water

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

Rattled by her newfound power, Henry tests her ability with the help of Thomas's daughter, Jenna Hope, and fellow outsider, Townes Linderman.

star 7.66
835 votes
Directors: Ed Fraiman
Writers: Clare McQuillan
Seven of Hearts

#10 - Seven of Hearts

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

After searching through her father’s belongings, Henry makes a meaningful discovery that puts pressure on Nikolai.

star 7.66
248 votes
The Tether

#11 - The Tether

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

As Henry gains a deeper understanding of her abilities, things at home reach a boiling point. Anna’s family pressures her to make a change.

star 7.65
218 votes
The Moroi

#12 - The Moroi

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

Young Nikolai struggles to control his newfound abilities.

star 7.63
257 votes
Mind on Fire

#13 - Mind on Fire

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

Still reeling from her violent encounter with Bill Boone, Henry tries to let off some steam at a party.

star 7.62
344 votes
Fight or Flight

#14 - Fight or Flight

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

Jenna and Townes help Henry prepare for her next meeting with the mysterious teleporter. Anna navigates local politics.

star 7.62
305 votes
He Said, She Said

#15 - He Said, She Said

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

After Henry and Clay have a fight, Cleo tries to make amends by inviting the Boones over for dinner. But the evening takes a devastating turn.

star 7.59
813 votes
Directors: Maggie Kiley
Writers: Clare McQuillan, Torrey Speer
Crossing the Threshold

#16 - Crossing the Threshold

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

Henry tries to conquer her past, while Jenna and Townes explore their futures, going on a college visit that offers unexpected opportunities. Anna faces an inquiry at work.

star 7.59
247 votes
State of Mind

#17 - State of Mind

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

After a visit with a neurologist, Henry hopes her new meds will fix everything. Meanwhile, Bill Boone attempts to identify his son Clay's attacker.

star 7.59
918 votes
Directors: Alex Kalymnios
Writers: Clare McQuillan
For Those Lost

#18 - For Those Lost

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

Henry and Cleo take a road trip, hoping to find information on Henry’s father. Anna begins an investigation of her own.

star 7.55
280 votes
The Eagle and the Bee

#19 - The Eagle and the Bee

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

Left with no one's support, Henry returns to the unknown place only to discover a startling connection to her past.

star 7.47
895 votes
Directors: Helen Shaver
Writers: Clare McQuillan, Matt Pitts
In Memoriam

#20 - In Memoriam

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 6, 2018

While Henry returns to Reston with someone from her past, Clay faces some harsh truths about his new reality.

star 7.44
832 votes
Directors: Valerie Weiss
Writers: Clare McQuillan, Michael Bhim