The BEST Episodes of MotherFatherSon

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 20, 2021

Network: BBC Two

A psycho-thriller set within systems of power in politics, media, and the police.

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Episode 6

#1 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 10, 2019

Having chosen their sides, everyone digs themselves in for the impending war. Caden finds Orla to warn her that she may be caught in the crossfire - her secrets deployed as ammunition against Caden. Kathryn and Caden meet with journalists to get Caden’s story on record – an expose of the practices at Max’s newspapers. Max conducts a root-and-branch reform of his newspapers, but how will he deal with the threat posed by Kathryn and Caden?

star 7.93
125 votes
Writers: Tom Rob Smith
Episode 4

#2 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 27, 2019

As Caden spirals downwards, Kathryn learns the dark secrets of Max’s media empire and has a fateful decision to make.

star 7.86
153 votes
Writers: Tom Rob Smith
Episode 5

#3 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 3, 2019

Kathryn, Max and Caden gather at a remote rural house to delve into personal and political revelations. Will the family fight take the world stage?

star 7.84
134 votes
Writers: Tom Rob Smith
Episode 8

#4 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 24, 2019

Caden leaves the rehabilitation centre, returning to London and an uncertain future. Kathryn ponders the offer that Max has made to her. How will Caden react to the news? Can she ever trust Max to keep his word? And where will the nation find itself after the most divisive of election campaigns?

star 7.80
122 votes
Directors: James Kent
Writers: Tom Rob Smith
Episode 3

#5 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 20, 2019

Kathryn dedicates herself to Caden’s recovery, while Max grapples with the ramifications of his son’s physical and mental changes.

star 7.71
160 votes
Writers: Tom Rob Smith
Episode 7

#6 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 17, 2019

Max is under the spotlight as a nation stands on the brink. And Kathryn must decide whether to sacrifice Caden for the sake of exposing Max.

star 7.67
123 votes
Directors: James Kent
Writers: Tom Rob Smith
Episode 2

#7 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 13, 2019

With their son fighting for his life in the hospital, the story of Max and Kathryn’s relationship and their battles for control over the future of their son are revealed.

star 7.52
173 votes
Directors: James Kent
Writers: Tom Rob Smith
Episode 1

#8 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 6, 2019

A fractured family at the heart of politics and power is pulled together under catastrophic circumstances.

star 7.24
229 votes
Directors: James Kent
Writers: Tom Rob Smith