The Best Episodes of Rectify
Last Updated: May 25, 2019
Rectify follows the life of Daniel Holden upon his release from jail after serving nineteen years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence disputed the State's original case. Holden, who was only eighteen years of age when convicted and sentenced to die for the brutal rape and murder of a sixteen year old girl, returns to his family and to his hometown where the murder occurred and where many still believe he is guilty. Daniel spent all of his adult life waiting to die. Now he must learn how to live again or decide if he even wants to while others choose whether or not he will have that chance.
#3 - Jacob's Ladder
Season 1 - Episode 6
As the town's anger hits the boiling point, Daniel's family goes on alert. Foulkes presses the D.A. for a retrial. Ted Jr. & Tawney recover from disturbing encounters. Trey Willis searches for the missing George Melton. Daniel must decide his future.
#5 - Until You're Blue
Season 2 - Episode 9
Recent events frustrate Ted Jr., while Ted Sr. attempts to protect the family. Daniel is faced with a tough decision. Amantha tries to sort some things out and lets off some steam.
#17 - Donald the Normal
Season 2 - Episode 4
A recovered Daniel embarks on a day trip to explore Atlanta and enjoy a taste of big-city anonymity, but even in a crowd, Daniel draws attention. He returns to Paulie, troubled by the way his past follows him. Taking her mother's advice, Amantha begins packing up her apartment, in anticipation of moving back to Atlanta. On a quest for moving supplies, Amantha confronts the depressing realities of a small town and realizes that she needs more in her life than just her brother's legal troubles. Tawney and Ted, Jr. enjoy a fun and somewhat boozy afternoon entertaining their friends Kent and Joon Benny. After their guests leave, Teddy tries to reconnect with his wife, only to be pushed away by a frustrated and overwhelmed Tawney. Stung and humiliated, Ted, Jr. seeks understanding from an unexpected quarter.
#18 - Running with the Bull
Season 2 - Episode 1
Daniel's family fears he won't recover from his injuries and his attackers will escape justice. Judy Dean shows Bobby some unexpected affection. Ted, Jr. hides a shameful secret from his wife. Sheriff Daggett investigates Daniel’s beating.
#19 - Bob & Carol & Ted Jr & Alice
Season 4 - Episode 3
Daniel continues to adjust to group living which is further complicated by his new roommate. Meanwhile, Amantha continues to reexamine her past by reconnecting with a former high school classmate.
#20 - Sleeping Giants
Season 2 - Episode 2
Amantha dreads the worst as she prepares for Daniel to awaken from his induced coma. Teddy's business plans are thwarted by his dad, and he gets some unwelcome news from Tawney. Jared learns more about his older brother and the late Hanna Dean.
#21 - Charlie Darwin
Season 2 - Episode 3
Still recovering from his injuries, Daniel makes a startling decision. Amantha is outraged by Daniel’s choice and hurt when Janet takes his side.Teddy asks Janet for help and ends up forced into an awkward situation with Tawney. Bobby Dean has an unexpected conversation with Sheriff Daggett. Jon Stern gains a valuable, but disturbing insight into a client's case and Daniel bends a few rules.
#22 - Modern Times
Season 1 - Episode 3
Daniel retreats from the stress of recent events; Tawney reaches out to Daniel, unbeknownst to her husband; Amantha fears that the town's anger could erupt at any moment.