The BEST Episodes of Raised by Wolves (2020)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 22, 2021

Network: HBO Max

After Earth is torn apart by religious differences and the human race teeters on the edge of extinction, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. They attempt to raise human children in this mysterious virgin land, a treacherous and difficult task that’s jeopardized by the arrival of the Mithraic, a deeply devout religious order of surviving humans.

Lost Paradise

#1 - Lost Paradise

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 17, 2020

After reconnecting with her creator, Mother finds herself distracted by intense feelings she didn’t know she was capable of, leaving the settlement vulnerable to Marcus, Sue, and the Mithraic’s swift approach. As Campion continues to question his family’s principles, the other children’s loyalties are tested.

star 7.78
1,977 votes
Writers: Donald Joh
Infected Memory

#2 - Infected Memory

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 10, 2020

Under Marcus’ command, the Mithraic set out on a deceptive path to rescue the children, and along the way, encounter a fellow survivor from the Ark. Back at the settlement, Campion and Paul bond during a hunting expedition with Father, Mother attempts to learn more about her origins, and Tempest’s trauma continues to haunt her.

star 7.69
2,061 votes
Writers: Heather Bellson
Raised by Wolves

#3 - Raised by Wolves

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

After Earth is rendered uninhabitable, Androids Mother and Father start a new settlement and family with human embryos on the planet Kepler-22b. Twelve years later, only one child, Campion, remains, and the arrival of an Ark of surviving humans called the Mithraic presents a threat that Mother has no choice but to confront.

star 7.64
2,700 votes
Directors: Ridley Scott
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski

#4 - Pentagram

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

After a confrontation with Marcus, Mother discovers and takes five Mithraic children back to her settlement. While Mother, Father and Campion, adjust to living with a new group of Earth-born children, Marcus struggles to survive alone on Kepler-22b.

star 7.63
2,416 votes
Directors: Ridley Scott
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski
Virtual Faith

#5 - Virtual Faith

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

After the Mithraic kids fall sick, Campion believes Mother is poisoning them and plans an escape. As Mother and Father attempt to prove otherwise, Marcus and Sue work to convince the other surviving Mithraic to mount a rescue of the children, desperate to get their son Paul back.

star 7.62
2,238 votes
Directors: Luke Scott
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski

#6 - Umbilical

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 24, 2020

Determined to keep the children safe, Sue grapples with whether or not she can trust Mother. Meanwhile, Tempest confronts her trauma, Hunter continues his attempts to restore Father, and when a new threat arises, the Mithraic begin to question an increasingly erratic Marcus.

star 7.58
1,844 votes
Directors: James Hawes
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski
Nature's Course

#7 - Nature's Course

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 10, 2020

Determined to prove his utility to their family unit, Father tries to teach the children how to hunt some of Kepler-22b’s mysterious creatures for food. Meanwhile, after the Mithraic make a stunning discovery that potentially fulfills one of their prophecies, a debate about how to proceed ignites a conflict between Marcus and Ambrose, their leader.

star 7.57
2,173 votes
Directors: Luke Scott
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski

#8 - Faces

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 17, 2020

Struggling to maintain his clout as leader of the Mithraic, Marcus begins to make decisions that disturb his family, while Mother’s ability to see him for who he truly is threatens his power and puts her in a precarious position. With Tempest on his side, a strong-willed Campion finds himself at dangerous odds with the Mithraic.

star 7.56
1,934 votes
Directors: Alex Gabassi
Writers: Karen Campbell

#9 - Mass

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 24, 2020

As Marcus continues to embrace his Mithraic devotion, Sue and Paul’s distrust in him deepens. Meanwhile, Mother attempts to alleviate perceived malfunctions, Hunter works on a secret project with Father, and Campion and Paul devise an underground plan of their own.

star 7.52
1,853 votes
Directors: Alex Gabassi
Writers: Sinead Daly
The Beginning

#10 - The Beginning

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 1, 2020

Paul begins displaying troubling behavior not unlike that of Marcus, leading to a shocking discovery. Father struggles with human-like emotions. Mother and Father discover a startling secret about the planet they’re on, just as a new threat arrives on Kepler-22b.

star 7.28
1,851 votes
Directors: Luke Scott
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski