The BEST Episodes of Impulse

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 28, 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 With a major chip on her shoulder and no friends, she remains withdrawn and isolated, but everything changes when a traumatic encounter with a classmate triggers something deep within Henry— unleashing a power she cannot control.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

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 8.02
728 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Clare McQuillan
Making Amends

#2 - Making Amends

Season 2 - Episode 10

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

star 7.93
92 votes
The End of the World

#3 - The End of the World

Season 2 - Episode 7

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

star 7.90
109 votes
A Moment of Clarity

#4 - A Moment of Clarity

Season 2 - Episode 9

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

star 7.89
98 votes
The Tether

#5 - The Tether

Season 2 - Episode 8

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 7.81
100 votes
Seven of Hearts

#6 - Seven of Hearts

Season 2 - Episode 6

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

star 7.76
123 votes
They Know Not What They Do

#7 - They Know Not What They Do

Season 1 - Episode 9

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

star 7.76
723 votes
Writers: Clare McQuillan
The Moroi

#8 - The Moroi

Season 2 - Episode 4

Young Nikolai struggles to control his newfound abilities.

star 7.76
151 votes
Vita/Mors

#9 - Vita/Mors

Season 1 - Episode 4

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

star 7.75
867 votes
Directors: Mark Tonderai
Writers: John McCutcheon
Crossing the Threshold

#10 - Crossing the Threshold

Season 2 - Episode 5

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 7.69
134 votes
Mind on Fire

#11 - Mind on Fire

Season 2 - Episode 1

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

star 7.69
244 votes
Awakening

#12 - Awakening

Season 1 - Episode 8

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

star 7.69
732 votes
Directors: Rebecca Johnson
Writers: Clare McQuillan
Fight or Flight

#13 - Fight or Flight

Season 2 - Episode 2

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

star 7.67
198 votes
Pilot

#14 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 7.67
1,026 votes
Writers: Jason Horwitch, Clare McQuillan, Gary Spinelli
Treading Water

#15 - Treading Water

Season 1 - Episode 3

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
792 votes
Directors: Ed Fraiman
Writers: Clare McQuillan
He Said, She Said

#16 - He Said, She Said

Season 1 - Episode 7

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 7.62
752 votes
Directors: Maggie Kiley
Writers: Clare McQuillan, Torrey Speer
State of Mind

#17 - State of Mind

Season 1 - Episode 2

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 7.61
848 votes
Directors: Alex Kalymnios
Writers: Clare McQuillan
For Those Lost

#18 - For Those Lost

Season 2 - Episode 3

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

star 7.56
165 votes
The Eagle and the Bee

#19 - The Eagle and the Bee

Season 1 - Episode 5

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

star 7.49
824 votes
Directors: Helen Shaver
Writers: Clare McQuillan, Matt Pitts
In Memoriam

#20 - In Memoriam

Season 1 - Episode 6

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

star 7.47
766 votes
Directors: Valerie Weiss
Writers: Clare McQuillan, Michael Bhim