The BEST Episodes of Jekyll

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 25, 2021

Network: BBC One

London, 2007. Tom Jackman is the only living descendent of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He has made a deal with his dark side: a body share. What Mr. Hyde doesn't know is that Tom has a family. There is a wife and two children that he'll do anything to protect from his dark side. With all the resources of modern technology, and the best surveillance hardware, he's determined to keep his dark side in line. He's done a deal with his own devil. What neither of them knows is that an ancient organisation, with limitless wealth and power, is monitoring their every move, and a plan over a century in the making is coming to fruition.

Episode One

#1 - Episode One

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 16, 2007

The last living descendent of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is Tom Jackman. From time to time his alter ego Hyde wakes. Tom's wife hires a private investigator to find out why Tom left his family life six months previous.

star 8.09
463 votes
Writers: Steven Moffat
Episode Three

#2 - Episode Three

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 30, 2007

The wall between Tom and Hyde gets thinner and thinner and trying to suppress Hyde starts to affect the environment. Tom learns about the motivation of the organisation hunting him and Peter's part in the whole game. The involvement of Tom's wife Claire makes things a bit more complicated.

star 7.88
375 votes
Writers: Steven Moffat
Episode Five

#3 - Episode Five

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 21, 2007

The home of Dr Henry Jekyll, Edinburgh 1886. Robert Louis Stevenson presents his business card, armed with a manuscript. With the appearance of fiction but the substance of fact, the story lacks only an ending. Jekyll's dying because he can no longer control the changes and his last secret will die with him as he tosses a vital piece of paper into the fire. London 2007. The casket's opened up and Tom calls out, chained up, unable to move. But is it really Tom?

star 7.78
342 votes
Directors: Matt Lipsey
Writers: Steven Moffat
Episode Six

#4 - Episode Six

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 28, 2007

Series finale: Claire's boys are locked in mini caskets and before she can save them, a nurse injects her with a sedative. In a big country house, Peter descends in an old-fashioned lift to a dusty, forgotten gentleman's club. There are six floors hewn deep into the ancient building's foundations - hell is on the lowest floor. They are hiding a secret; the building needs to be a fortress - and a trap for a man who can rip out a lion's throat.

star 7.71
367 votes
Directors: Matt Lipsey
Writers: Steven Moffat
Episode Two

#5 - Episode Two

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 23, 2007

Katherine drugs her employer after Tom takes it upon himself to discover the facts about Mr Hyde's personal life. The separation between Tom and Hyde gets weaker after an incident at the zoo. More secrets about Tom are revealed, when he meets a person connected to his past.

star 7.49
359 votes
Writers: Steven Moffat
Episode Four

#6 - Episode Four

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 14, 2007

Tom has been locked into a mysterious box by the organisation hunting him and his wife Claire finds out the motivation of the organisation from Peter. Flashbacks show how Tom and Claire met, the birth of their children and the first manifestations of Hyde.

star 7.39
375 votes
Directors: Matt Lipsey
Writers: Steven Moffat