The BEST Episodes of Into the Dark

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 29, 2021

Network: Hulu

A horror anthology series from Blumhouse Productions, where each episode is inspired by a holiday from the month of its release.

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A Nasty Piece of Work

#1 - A Nasty Piece of Work

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 6, 2019

A mid-level employee at a large company finds out he's not getting the Christmas bonus or promotion he was expecting. But then his boss invites him over for dinner with a proposal for how he can climb the corporate ladder... by beating his professional rival in violent competition. (Holiday Theme: Christmas)

star 7.54
161 votes
Directors: Charles Hood
Writers: Paul Soter
The Body

#2 - The Body

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 5, 2018

Set in “the selfie culture of Los Angeles on Halloween night,” a sophisticated hitman with a cynical view on modern society finds his work made more difficult when he has to transport a body on Halloween night, but everyone is enamoured by what they think is his killer costume. (Holiday Theme: Halloween)

star 7.33
591 votes
Directors: Paul Davis
Writers: Paul Davis, Paul Fischer

#3 - Down

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 1, 2019

A pair of office workers get trapped in an elevator over a long Valentine's Day weekend, but what at first promises to be a romantic connection turns dangerous and horrifying. (Holiday Theme: Valentine's Day)

star 7.33
296 votes
Directors: Kent Kubena
Writers: Daniel Stamm
Uncanny Annie

#4 - Uncanny Annie

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 4, 2019

On Halloween night a group of college students get trapped in a mysterious board game that brings their darkest secrets and fears to life, where they must play to escape…and win to survive. (Holiday Theme: Halloween)

star 7.02
176 votes
Directors: Paul Davis
Writers: Alan Bachelor, James Bachelor
Flesh & Blood

#5 - Flesh & Blood

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 2, 2018

Kimberly, a teenager suffering from agoraphobia, has not left the house since her mother’s unsolved murder. On the eve of Thanksgiving, the anniversary of the murder, Kimberly begins to suspect that she is in danger in the home, but she can’t leave and doesn’t know who she can trust. (Holiday Theme: Thanksgiving)

star 7.01
440 votes
Directors: Patrick Lussier
Writers: Louis Ackerman
Good Boy

#6 - Good Boy

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 12, 2020

Maggie, a woman who gets an emotional support dog to help quell some of her anxiety. Only, she finds him to be even more effective than she could have imagined because, unbeknownst to her, he kills anyone who adds stress to her life. (Holiday Theme: Pet Appreciation Week)

star 6.93
105 votes
Directors: Tyler MacIntyre
Writers: Aaron Eisenberg, Will Eisenberg
I'm Just F*cking with You

#7 - I'm Just F*cking with You

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 1, 2019

A man and his sister on the way to a family wedding, who endure a night of increasingly frightening practical jokes during a one-night stay at a secluded motel. (Holiday Theme: April Fool's Day)

star 6.88
227 votes
Directors: Adam Mason
Writers: Gregg Zehenter, Scott Barkan

#8 - Pilgrim

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Pilgrim is inspired by true events and follows Ms Anna Barker, who invites Pilgrim re-enactors to her family's Thanksgiving in an effort to remind them of their privilege and help them bond. When the "actors" refuse to break character, the Barker family learns that there is such a thing as too much gratitude. (Holiday Theme: Thanksgiving)

star 6.87
156 votes
Directors: Marcus Dunstan
Writers: Marcus Dunstan, Noah Feinberg, Patrick Melton
Pooka Lives

#9 - Pooka Lives

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 3, 2020

It follows a group of thirty-something friends from high school who create their own creepypasta about Pooka for laughs, but are shocked when it becomes so viral on the internet that it manifests more murderous versions of the creature. (Holiday Theme: Easter Pooka Day)

star 6.83
113 votes
Writers: Ryan Copple
All That We Destroy

#10 - All That We Destroy

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 3, 2019

A geneticist who fears that her son may be becoming a serial killer and creates a group of clones in an attempt to cure him of his psychopathic tendencies. Therefore allowing him to relive the murder of his first victim. (Holiday Theme: Mother's Day)

star 6.81
217 votes
Directors: Chelsea Peters
Writers: Jim Agnew, Sean Keller
School Spirit

#11 - School Spirit

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 2, 2019

Arthur, a socially malformed outcast, has secretly lived inside the walls of the local high school since his Freshman year spending his days spying and obsessing over his former classmates…and one girl in particular – Wendy. When Wendy gets her heartbroken by the high school hotshot, Arthur sees his chance to swoop in and enact revenge on his enemies. Erica and Brett. (Holiday Theme: First day of School)

star 6.78
175 votes
Directors: Mike Gan
Writers: Josh Miller, Mike Gan, Patrick Casey
Culture Shock

#12 - Culture Shock

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 4, 2019

On Independence Day, a young Mexican woman in pursuit of the American Dream, who crosses illegally into the United States, only to find herself in an American nightmare. (Holiday Theme: Independence Day)

star 6.77
201 votes
Writers: Efren Hernandez, Gigi Saul Guerrero, James Benson
Blood Moon

#13 - Blood Moon

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 26, 2021

Esme and her 10-year-old son, Luna, move to a small desert town looking for a fresh start, but soon attract all the wrong kinds of attention. As the locals begin to probe, Esme must battle to protect her son and a terrifying secret before the next full moon threatens their very existence. (Holiday Theme: Spring Full Moon)

star 6.68
74 votes
Directors: Emma Tammi
Writers: Adam Mason, Simon Boyes
They Come Knocking

#14 - They Come Knocking

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 7, 2019

After losing his wife to cancer, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip where he finds his family in the crosshairs of terrifying supernatural entities. (Holiday Theme: Father's Day)

star 6.57
221 votes
Directors: Adam Mason
Writers: Carey Van Dyke, Shane Van Dyke

#15 - Treehouse

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 1, 2019

Celeb-chef, Peter Rake, who tries to escape a recent wave of negative tabloid exposure by retreating to his family's vacation estate in the woods. But the ghosts of Peter's past are everywhere and debts will be settled. Soon, he realizes that a woman's place is anywhere that she chooses to be. (Holiday Theme: International Women's Day Ides of March)

star 6.53
251 votes
Writers: James Roday Rodriguez

#16 - Pure

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 6, 2019

Several teen girls at a Purity Retreat participate in a secret ritual, and they start to see a supernatural entity. The girls need to focus on the demon that they have unleashed, as well as their fathers' expectations. (Holiday Theme: Father-Daughter Day)

star 6.53
179 votes
Writers: Hannah Macpherson, Paul Davis, Paul Fischer

#17 - Tentacles

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 12, 2021

A young Los Angeles couple Tara and Sam who fall head over heels into a new romance, entwining their lives — until their intimacy transforms into something terrifying. (Holiday Theme: Valentine's Day)

star 6.49
83 votes
Directors: Clara Aranovich
Writers: Alexandra Pechman, Nick Antosca

#18 - Pooka!

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 7, 2018

A struggling actor gets a holiday season job as a Christmas character in a plush suit to promote the hottest toy of the year, “Pooka.” At first, it’s a fun and friendly distraction, but he slowly develops two personalities–one when he’s in the suit, and one that’s outside it-as Pooka slowly starts to take possession of him. (Holiday Theme: Christmas)

star 6.45
343 votes
Directors: Nacho Vigalondo
Writers: Gerald Olson
New Year, New You

#19 - New Year, New You

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 28, 2018

In the era of “self-care” mania, a group of millennial friends gather for a girls’ night reunion on New Year’s Eve to reconnect and reminiscence. But as they begin to rehash old memories and revisit an old party game of “Never, Have I Ever,” gripes and secrets they’ve been harbouring manifest in nefarious and surprising ways. (Holiday Theme: New Year's Eve)

star 6.39
310 votes
Directors: Sophia Takal
Writers: Adam Gaines, Sophia Takal

#20 - Crawlers

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 6, 2020

On St. Patrick's Day - a night of wild parties and drunken revelry - and follows three unlikely friends who band together to save a college town from a vicious horde of body-switching aliens. (Holiday Theme: St Patrick's Day)

star 6.34
125 votes
Directors: Brandon Zuck
Writers: Catherine Wignall, Mike Gan

#21 - Delivered

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 8, 2020

A pregnant woman’s life gets upended by an unexpected threat aimed at taking her unborn baby. (Holiday Theme: Mother's Day)

star 6.34
99 votes
Directors: Emma Tammi
Writers: Dirk Blackman
The Current Occupant

#22 - The Current Occupant

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 17, 2020

Trapped in a mysterious psychiatric ward, a man with no memory comes to believe that he’s the President of the United States and the subject of a diabolical political conspiracy. As the asylum’s soul-crushing forces bear down on him, he fights to preserve his sanity and escape so that he can return to power. (Holiday Theme: Independence Day)

star 6.30
94 votes
Directors: Julius Ramsay
Writers: Alston Ramsay
My Valentine

#23 - My Valentine

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 7, 2020

A pop singer’s songs and artistic identity have been stolen by her ex-boyfriend/manager – and shamelessly pasted onto his new girlfriend/protégé. Locked together in a small concert venue after hours, the three of them confront the emotional abuses of the past…until things turn violent. (Holiday Theme: Valentine's Day)

star 5.44
129 votes
Directors: Maggie Levin
Writers: Maggie Levin
Midnight Kiss

#24 - Midnight Kiss

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 27, 2019

A group of gay best friends and their gal pal head to a desert home to celebrate New Year’s Eve. But when a sadistic killer wants in on the party, relationships are tested and secrets are exposed as the night turns into a fight for survival. (Holiday Theme: New Year's Eve)

star 5.32
137 votes
Directors: Carter Smith
Writers: Erlingur Thoroddsen