The BEST Episodes of Manhunt
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2020
Inspired by actual events, this true crime anthology series takes a deep dive into the dark, twisted minds of terrorists and follows the brave souls who hunt them down.
#1 - USA vs Theodore J. Kaczynski
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 12, 2017
When Ted fails to have the evidence against him invalidated, Fitz makes one last appeal to him to plead guilty.
#2 - Lincoln
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 5, 2017
FBI profiler Jim Fitzgerald is under the gun to amass the evidence needed to secure a search warrant for Ted Kaczynski’s cabin. Why the extreme sense of urgency? Because the plan was originally for a small surveillance team on the ground in Montana to build a case for a warrant over months, but after CBS News learns that the Unabomber has been identified, the FBI has just 24 hours until the network reports it. Now it’s up to Fitz to find a linguistic “smoking gun” that will tie Kaczynski to the Manifesto in the eyes of a Federal judge.
#3 - Ted
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 29, 2017
In a letter to his brother, Ted recounts the key events from his past that informed his decision to engage in terrorist activities.
#4 - Open Season
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
Eric, starving and bereft of allies, is finally captured. But as his day in court—and Richard's exoneration—approaches, he has another dangerous secret in store for law enforcement.
#5 - Abri
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 22, 2017
Fitz receives linguistic proof that Ted is the Unabomber. He tracks down Ted's brother David, who is astonished at the accuracy of Fitz's profile.
#6 - Publish or Perish
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 15, 2017
The Unabomber will stop bombing if his Manifesto is published. Fitz pushes for publication with S.A.C. Ackerman, who presents Fitz's argument to Attorney General Janet Reno.
#7 - Fruit of the Poisonous Tree
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 8, 2017
Linguist Natalie Rogers helps Fitz find clues about the Unabomber's identity in the Manifesto, but their findings face skepticism at the UTF. In 1997, Ted claims he can invalidate all of the evidence against him.
#8 - Pure Wudder
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 1, 2017
When the elusive Unabomber threatens to blow up a jetliner, Fitz must determine if the threat is real. In 1997, Fitz confronts Ted for the first time.
#9 - UNABOM
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 1, 2017
In 1995, FBI profiler Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald joins the Unabom Task Force. Fitz recommends new methods of profiling but finds no allies among the agents in charge. In 1997, Fitz is tasked with confronting Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.
#10 - Eric
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
Eric manipulates locals, militia, and FBI alike as he plans a major counterattack. Meanwhile, Richard appears on "60 Minutes" in a high-stakes gamble to save his reputation once and for all.
#11 - Run Rudolph Run
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
The FBI identifies serial bomber Eric Rudolph and gives chase, but Eric escapes into the forest. Richard and Watson discover powerful evidence that could exonerate Richard and contemplate turning to the press for help.
#12 - Unabubba
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
When the media gets wind of the FBI's "hero-bomber" theory, a media firestorm erupts, engulfing Richard and his family. Meanwhile, ATF agents raise doubts as bombings continue.
#13 - Join or Die
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
FBI agent Brennan realizes he needs to change course radically to catch Eric and allies with Embry to do so. In Atlanta, Kathy Scruggs comes face to face with Richard for the first time ever.
#14 - Army of God
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
Viewing him as a freedom fighter under siege, local militias rally around Eric and attack the FBI. As Embry continues to investigate, he learns that Eric is not who he claims to be.
#15 - Land of the Noonday Sun
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
The FBI search for Eric spins out of control as anti-government locals and Eric's family push back. Meanwhile, Richard must confront his inner demons as he prepares for a pivotal press conference.
#16 - Centbom
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
Security guard Richard Jewell saves hundreds of lives when he discovers a bomb at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. But his heroic act quickly comes under the scrutiny of law enforcement as pressure mounts to catch the killer.
#17 - Bombingham
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
While Richard fights back against the FBI and the media, ATF Agent Embry investigates a serial bomber terrorizing the Southeast and discovers a crucial link to the Olympic bomb.
#18 - Don't Tread on Me
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 3, 2020
Risking everything, Brennan and Embry appeal to a powerful local militia leader with the truth about Eric, and a call for unity and moral courage.