The BEST episodes of Impulse

Every episode of Impulse ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Impulse!

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 With a major chip on her shoulder and no friends, she remains withdrawn and isolated, but everything changes when a traumatic encounter with a classmate triggers something deep within Henry— unleashing a power she cannot control.

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New Beginnings
839 votes

#1 - New Beginnings

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/6/2018

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.

Directors: Mairzee Almas
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Making Amends
362 votes

#2 - Making Amends

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/16/2019

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

They Know Not What They Do
841 votes

#3 - They Know Not What They Do

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/6/2018

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

Directors: Cherien Dabis
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
995 votes

#4 - Vita/Mors

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/6/2018

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

Directors: Mark Tonderai
Watch Now:iTunes
1175 votes

#5 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/6/2018

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.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A Moment of Clarity
366 votes

#6 - A Moment of Clarity

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/16/2019

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

Watch Now:Amazon
The End of the World
374 votes

#7 - The End of the World

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/16/2019

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

Watch Now:Amazon
839 votes

#8 - Awakening

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/6/2018

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

Directors: Rebecca Johnson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Treading Water
898 votes

#9 - Treading Water

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/6/2018

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

Directors: Ed Fraiman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Seven of Hearts
385 votes

#10 - Seven of Hearts

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/16/2019

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

Watch Now:Amazon
Fight or Flight
440 votes

#11 - Fight or Flight

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/16/2019

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

Watch Now:Amazon
He Said, She Said
860 votes

#12 - He Said, She Said

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/6/2018

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.

Directors: Maggie Kiley
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Mind on Fire
490 votes

#13 - Mind on Fire

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/16/2019

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

State of Mind
991 votes

#14 - State of Mind

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/6/2018

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.

Directors: Alex Kalymnios
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Crossing the Threshold
395 votes

#15 - Crossing the Threshold

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/16/2019

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.

The Tether
359 votes

#16 - The Tether

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/16/2019

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.

The Moroi
412 votes

#17 - The Moroi

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/16/2019

Young Nikolai struggles to control his newfound abilities.

For Those Lost
422 votes

#18 - For Those Lost

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/16/2019

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

The Eagle and the Bee
949 votes

#19 - The Eagle and the Bee

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/6/2018

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

Directors: Helen Shaver
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
In Memoriam
885 votes

#20 - In Memoriam

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/6/2018

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

Directors: Valerie Weiss
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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