Kindred: The Embraced

The BEST episodes of Kindred: The Embraced

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

Kindred: The Embraced was a prime-time drama by Aaron Spelling that revolved around the lives and loves of the clan-based vampire society of San Francisco.

Last Updated: 6/8/2022Network: FOX
Cabin in the Woods
23 votes

#1 - Cabin in the Woods

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/8/1996

Julian hasn't been out of San Francisco in seven years. So when Caitlin asks him to go away with her for the weekend, Julian leaves Archon in charge and goes with her sans bodyguards to Manzanita Springs in Sonoma County where Caitlin has secured a secluded cabin in the woods. Unbeknown to Julian, the sole survivor of that bloodbath, a Brujah named Cameron, has reunited with the three remaining Manzanita Springs Brujah and has plans to take over Eddie's seat on the San Francisco conclave.

Directors: Ralph Hemecker
The Rise and Fall of Eddie Fiori
58 votes

#2 - The Rise and Fall of Eddie Fiori

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/24/1996

Lily is jealous of Caitlin and sends a P.I. to take photos of Julian and Caitlin together. The P.I. ends up capturing Eddie's assassination attempt on film. Frank ends up with a copy of the photos and shows them to Caitlin, so she breaks up with Julian. Lily, meanwhile, has sided with Eddie, who is still planning to kill Julian. Heads will roll, but not the ones Eddie plans.

Directors: Kenneth Fink
Live Fast, Die Young and Leave a Good Looking Corpse
60 votes

#3 - Live Fast, Die Young and Leave a Good Looking Corpse

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/17/1996

Zane, a rock star embraced by Lily, endangers the Masquerade, but she's having trouble admitting that he's a problem. Sasha embraces her Brujah blood.

Directors: James L. Conway
Prince of the City
69 votes

#4 - Prince of the City

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/3/1996

The feud with the Brujah is escalating. Against Masquerade policy, Eddie Fiori has ordered the death of Boyle, an informant of Detective Kohanek. Fortunately for Eddie, the vote by the ruling primogens is split, and Eddie is not sentenced to final death. Julian has fallen in love with reporter Caitlin Byrne, a human who wants to do an article on him because he is wealthy, powerful, and unseen. In order to control her, Julian buys the San Francisco Times and appoints her as the editor.

Directors: Peter Medak
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Romeo and Juliet
89 votes

#5 - Romeo and Juliet

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/10/1996

Cash and Sasha have become lovers and Julian grudgingly gives permission for Cash to "embrace" Sasha. He's too late, however, because the Brujah clan, trying to provoke a war between clans, has already embraced her.

Directors: Ralph Hemecker
Nightstalker (Unaired)
94 votes

#6 - Nightstalker (Unaired)

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/5/1996

A recently embraced and insane Kindred is making the news as a serial killer. Falling in love with human women is an issue for Julian, Cash, and Daedalus.

Directors: John Harrison
Bad Moon Rising
56 votes

#7 - Bad Moon Rising

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/1/1996

With Brujah primogen Eddie Fiori gone, fights are breaking out all over San Francisco to determine which Brujah will succeed him. This is to be expected. What isn't expected is the return of the Nosferatu Goth. Julian ran Goth out of town years ago, but he has returned, stronger than ever. And, when he performs the ritual and drinks the blood of the human infant he has just kidnapped, he will be unbeatable.

Directors: James L. Conway
The Original Saga
145 votes

#8 - The Original Saga

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/2/1996

A police detective, Frank Kohanek, has learned that vampires exist, but doesn't realise that he's surrounded by them. The businessman whom he suspects is a mobster, Julian Luna, is the Prince of the San Francisco "Kindred" clans. And Frank's girlfriend, Alexandra, is Julian's ex and also a vampire. When she reveals herself, breaking the Masquerade, her life is forfeit.

Directors: Peter Medak

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