The BEST Episodes of The Alienist
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 28, 2020
Network: TNT (US)
Crime reporter, John Moore meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
#1 - Requiem
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 19, 2018
Kreizler mourns the loss of a friend. Sara pushes the team to forge ahead. Moore warns his friend the killer will strike again. Cyrus seeks revenge.
#2 - Psychopathia Sexualis
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 12, 2018
Kreizler and Moore travel to Washington D.C., Sara goes rogue in pursuit of the truth. Lucius tells Marcus a secret. Byrnes and Connor tighten their grip on the investigation.
#3 - Ascension
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 26, 2018
The team hatches a plan to catch the killer. Moore checks in on a friend. Kreizler faces his own self-doubt about the investigation. Roosevelt attends an event with the city’s elite. Sara looks into Kreizler’s past. Connor acts on impulse.
#4 - These Bloody Thoughts
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 12, 2018
Kreizler and Sara discuss the capacity to kill. Moore goes on a date. Byrnes and Captain Connor keep an eye on a potential suspect. Roosevelt finds himself under public scrutiny.
#5 - Castle in the Sky
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 26, 2018
Kreizler confronts the demons of his past. Moore tells Sara the truth. Connor takes matters into his own hands. The team closes in on the killer as time is running out.
#6 - Hildebrandt's Starling
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 19, 2018
The team learns more about the killer. Moore and Sara share an intimate moment. Kreizler seeks advice from an old mentor. Roosevelt takes action.
#7 - Silver Smile
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 5, 2018
Innovative evidence leads the team to discover a crucial element in the case has gone missing. Kreizler and Moore interview a witness to find out what happened to Moore at the Brothel. Sara attempts to live in a world outside the investigation. Kreizler challenges them to look within themselves.
#8 - A Fruitful Partnership
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 29, 2018
Sara finds a clue and Kreizler tries to connect the evidence left behind by the serial killer. Kreizler takes Moore, Sara, Marcus and Lucius to Delmonico's in New York and informs them they're working together to catch the killer.
#9 - Many Sainted Men
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 5, 2018
Kreizler and Moore follow a lead. Sara visits a hospital and is forced to confront her past. Cyrus, Kreizler’s carriage driver, recovers from his injuries. Byrnes and Connor plot against the team.
#10 - The Boy on the Bridge
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 22, 2018
New York City. 1896. The heart of America’s Gilded Age. When a young boy prostitute is found butchered on the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge, an alienist named Laszlo Kreizler, a newspaper illustrator by the name of John Moore, a secretary, Sara Howard and a police commissioner named Theodore Roosevelt begin an investigation outside the law to find the serial killer.