The BEST episodes of NYC Epicenters 9/11-2021½

Every episode of NYC Epicenters 9/11-2021½ ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of NYC Epicenters 9/11-2021½!

An unprecedented, sweeping portrait of New Yorkers as they rebuild and rebound, from a devastating terrorist attack through the ongoing global pandemic, weaving together visual imagery and first-hand accounts from a variety of New Yorkers.

Last Updated: 2/16/2023Network:HBO
Episode 3
9 votes

#1 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/5/2021

Lee explores the attacks of 9/11, hearing from survivors, frontline workers, and boat captains who launched a historic maritime rescue. ​

Episode 1
15 votes

#2 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/22/2021

As COVID rips through NYC, ravaging Spike Lee's beloved Brooklyn at a devastating rate, New Yorkers come together to support doctors and nurses while navigating public school shutdowns. Also unfolding are the NYC demonstrations in support of Black Lives Matter as the nation contends with pent-up frustration and police violence in the wake of George Floyd's murder.

Episode 2
10 votes

#3 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/29/2021

After inflammatory rhetoric emboldens the January 6 insurrection, Spike hears from the New York Representatives who were in or near the U.S. Capitol Building that day. With the Biden-Harris administration inheriting a country fractured by racial inequalities and with COVID deaths reaching half a million in January, the nation's first vaccine recipient provides hope.

Episode 4
8 votes

#4 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/11/2021

A range of interviewees reflect on 9/11, the ongoing hardships they’ve faced, and the city’s determination to emerge stronger than ever.

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