The BEST Episodes of Outcast

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 30, 2020

Network: Cinemax

Kyle Barnes is a man whose life has been plagued since childhood by demonic possessions that have destroyed his family. Now an adult, with the help of a reverend, he tries to discover the lies behind the supernatural manifestations and the reason for carrying special peculiarities.

The Common Good

#1 - The Common Good

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 17, 2018

Kyle gets closer to finding Sidney, while Anderson discovers an unexpected potential ally. A prominent member of the Rome community is revealed to be an agent of the possessed, and few characters will escape his plan unscathed.

star 7.97
1,110 votes
Directors: Ti West
Writers: Adam Targum, Chris Black

#2 - Fireflies

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 24, 2018

Kyle's family and friends mourn the aftermath of a disaster – until a revelation from Reverend Anderson compels them to use Amber's unique powers. Allison rejoins her family in Rome.

star 7.90
1,079 votes
Writers: Sarah Byrd
Close to Home

#3 - Close to Home

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 5, 2016

star 7.89
2,074 votes
This Little Light

#4 - This Little Light

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 12, 2016

star 7.84
2,074 votes
To the Sea

#5 - To the Sea

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

In the season finale, Kyle reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious stranger in an attempt to end the possession threat once and for all, but fears the man may be hiding something. Megan struggles to escape her captors. Reverend Anderson shares an unexpected source of strength with his old friend, Chief Giles.

star 7.78
914 votes
Directors: Loni Peristere
Writers: Chris Black
Alone When It Comes

#6 - Alone When It Comes

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 31, 2018

Kyle attempts to get his family to safety as the town of Rome becomes increasingly overrun by the possessed. Anderson takes Megan under his wing, bringing her to find solace in an unlikely place. Chief Giles realizes his wife has been resorting to desperate measures.

star 7.77
1,015 votes
Writers: Helen Leigh
This Is How It Starts

#7 - This Is How It Starts

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

Kyle and Anderson face down Sidney – until an unexpected threat intervenes. Megan leaves the relative safety of the backwoods church, and danger quickly finds her. Tragedy strikes the Giles family. An unexpected stranger rivets Kyle's attention.

star 7.74
994 votes
Directors: Howard Deutch
Writers: Adam Targum
A Darkness Surrounds Him

#8 - A Darkness Surrounds Him

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 23, 2016

Kyle, a troubled and depressed man, is intrigued by the case of a local boy who is terrorizing his family, much like Kyle's mother did to him as a child.

star 7.74
3,941 votes
Directors: Adam Wingard
Writers: Robert Kirkman

#9 - Mercy

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Kyle faces the mysteries behind his powers. Reverend Anderson finally confronts Sidney as Doctor Park's plans grow in scale. Megan makes an unlikely friend – one who will prove dangerous. Chief Giles tries to defend himself and his wife from the tide of the possessed in Rome.

star 7.69
1,003 votes
Writers: Jeff Vlaming
What Lurks Within

#10 - What Lurks Within

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 29, 2016

star 7.65
2,183 votes
The Damage Done

#11 - The Damage Done

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 22, 2016

star 7.65
2,208 votes
The Road Before Us

#12 - The Road Before Us

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 8, 2016

Anderson tries to assure Kyle his exorcisms work. Chief Giles is discovering more and more about his pal Ogden in connection with the eerie camper in the woods. Meanwhile, Kyle worries for his estranged wife Allison, whose behaviour begs the question: is she a battered woman, or is a demon still inside her?

star 7.63
2,543 votes
Directors: Craig Zobel
Writers: Robin Veith
From the Shadows It Watches

#13 - From the Shadows It Watches

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 15, 2016

star 7.57
2,313 votes
Not My Job to Judge

#14 - Not My Job to Judge

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 3, 2018

Megan must face the consequences of her actions. Meanwhile, a disappearance in Rome leads Kyle and Anderson to a new and dangerous consequence of the rise in possessions.

star 7.57
1,229 votes
Directors: Howard Deutch
Writers: Jeff Vlaming
The One I'd Be Waiting For

#15 - The One I'd Be Waiting For

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 10, 2018

A dangerous fugitive on the loose threatens the town of Rome, as well as Reverend Anderson’s sanity. Kyle struggles with a new understanding of where his powers – and his curse – originated. Megan and Holly attempt to rebuild their lives.

star 7.57
1,170 votes
Directors: Alrick Riley
Writers: Rebecca Sonnenshine
(I Remember) When She Loved Me

#16 - (I Remember) When She Loved Me

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 10, 2016

Kyle begins to question his family history.

star 7.56
3,292 votes
Directors: Howard Deutch
Writers: Jeff Vlaming
The Day After That

#17 - The Day After That

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 27, 2018

With the help of Chief Giles, Kyle pursues a more aggressive strategy to deal with the possession problem in Rome – and discovers a new foe. Reverend Anderson faces the consequences of his rash choices. Megan resorts to desperate measures to deal with her grief over her husband.

star 7.51
1,394 votes
Directors: Loni Peristere
Writers: Adam Targum
All Alone Now

#18 - All Alone Now

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 17, 2016

Kyle and Reverend Anderson come up against an unusual possession.

star 7.51
2,889 votes
Directors: Howard Deutch
Writers: Chris Black
A Wrath Unseen

#19 - A Wrath Unseen

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 24, 2016

The intrigue in Rome intensifies; Reverend Anderson uncovers shocking information about someone close to him; Megan conceals a secret.

star 7.50
2,657 votes
Directors: Julius Ramsay
Writers: Robert Kirkman
Bad Penny

#20 - Bad Penny

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 20, 2018

Kyle finds the possession phenomenon to be more widespread than he had imagined, while Reverend Anderson struggles with guilt over his actions.

star 7.36
1,668 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: Chris Black