The BEST episodes of Manhunt

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

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.

Last Updated: 12/13/2022Network:Spectrum
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Lincoln
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8.00
140 votes

#1 - Lincoln

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/5/2017

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.

Directors: Greg Yaitanes
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
UNABOM
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8.00
140 votes

#2 - UNABOM

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/1/2017

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.

Directors: Greg Yaitanes
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Pure Wudder
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7.80
112 votes

#3 - Pure Wudder

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/1/2017

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.

Directors: Greg Yaitanes
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Ted
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7.80
140 votes

#4 - Ted

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/29/2017

In a letter to his brother, Ted recounts the key events from his past that informed his decision to engage in terrorist activities.

Directors: Greg Yaitanes
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
USA vs Theodore J. Kaczynski
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7.80
168 votes

#5 - USA vs Theodore J. Kaczynski

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/12/2017

When Ted fails to have the evidence against him invalidated, Fitz makes one last appeal to him to plead guilty.

Directors: Greg Yaitanes
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Publish or Perish
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7.70
168 votes

#6 - Publish or Perish

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/15/2017

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.

Directors: Greg Yaitanes
Writer: Nick Towne
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fruit of the Poisonous Tree
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7.70
168 votes

#7 - Fruit of the Poisonous Tree

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/8/2017

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.

Directors: Greg Yaitanes
Writer: Max Hurwitz
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Abri
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7.40
140 votes

#8 - Abri

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/22/2017

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.

Directors: Greg Yaitanes
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Open Season
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0.00
0 votes

#9 - Open Season

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Michael Dinner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Don't Tread on Me
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#10 - Don't Tread on Me

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Michael Dinner
Writer: Nick Schenk
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Join or Die
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0.00
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#11 - Join or Die

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Ali Selim
Writer: Nick Towne
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Eric
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#12 - Eric

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Ali Selim
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Army of God
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0 votes

#13 - Army of God

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Janice Cooke
Writer: Nick Schenk
Watch Now:Amazon
Land of the Noonday Sun
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#14 - Land of the Noonday Sun

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Janice Cooke
Watch Now:Amazon
Run Rudolph Run
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#15 - Run Rudolph Run

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Jon Avnet
Writer: Nick Towne
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bombingham
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#16 - Bombingham

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Jon Avnet
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Unabubba
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0.00
0 votes

#17 - Unabubba

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Michael Dinner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Centbom
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#18 - Centbom

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/3/2020

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.

Directors: Michael Dinner
Watch Now:iTunes

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