The BEST Episodes of The Hunger

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021

Network: Showtime

These stories are steamy, erotic versions of Tales From The Dark Side and the like, with a touch of class, dealing as they do with power, sex, lust and driving urges.

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#1 - Sanctuary

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 10, 1999

A young drifter with a serious shoulder wound show up at an abandoned prison seeking help from a famous, but deranged, artist.

star 7.12
33 votes
Directors: Tony Scott
The Lighthouse

#2 - The Lighthouse

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 20, 1998

A heartbroken man takes up the job of a lighthouse keeper. During a hurricane, a beautiful rose brings back memories of his past affair.

star 7.10
31 votes
Writers: Bruce M. Smith

#3 - Replacements

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 28, 1999

A doctor discovers that the hospital where he works is breeding a horrid race of mutant shrieking babies.

star 7.09
32 votes
Directors: Bruce M. Smith
Nunc Dimittis

#4 - Nunc Dimittis

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 10, 1999

A royal servant discovers that he is dying. He volunteers for one last act of loyalty: finding a suitable replacement.

star 7.07
30 votes
Directors: Russell Mulcahy
The Sloan Men

#5 - The Sloan Men

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 28, 1997

When a young woman meets her husband's family for the first time, her mother-in-law reveals some disturbing and shocking news.

star 7.06
33 votes
Directors: Darrell Wassyk
Writers: Bruce M. Smith

#6 - Anaïs

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 17, 1997

An architect travels away from home city on business. To pass the time, he makes drawings featuring a woman he meets named "Anais". Eventually, Anais becomes part of his life.

star 7.03
35 votes
Writers: Terry Curtis Fox
Bridal Suite

#7 - Bridal Suite

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 3, 1997

Two newlyweds decide to spend their honeymoon at an isolated guest house that is rumored to be cursed. The groom disappears and the wife learns the true nature of the curse.

star 7.03
38 votes
Writers: Clair Noto

#8 - Necros

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 20, 1997

William Cobb comes to New Orleans during Mardi Gras and falls in love with a beautiful woman with has a strange old man as a companion. Here true nature is revealed after a night of passion.

star 7.00
99 votes
Writers: Audrey Thaler Salzberg, Steven Salzburg
No Radio

#9 - No Radio

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 24, 1997

A bored wife cheats on her wealthy husband with a sleazy guy. When a loan shark threatens him, the lover "kidnaps" her and demands ransom from her husband. This reveals the true nature of her and her husband's strange relationship.

star 7.00
34 votes
Writers: Marianne Ackerman
The Face of Helene Bournouw

#10 - The Face of Helene Bournouw

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 27, 1998

When three celebrities suffer tragedy, a reporter discovers that they were all involved with the same woman.

star 6.98
61 votes
Directors: Richard Ciupka
Writers: Harlan Ellison
The Other Woman

#11 - The Other Woman

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 13, 1998

The wife of a fashion designer promises vengeance against her husband if he commits adultery. Unfortunately, he cannot ignore the advances of his young assistant.

star 6.97
33 votes
A Matter of Style

#12 - A Matter of Style

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 26, 1997

A old and experience vampire attempts to teach her young male protégé how to seduce and kill.

star 6.97
32 votes
I'm Dangerous Tonight

#13 - I'm Dangerous Tonight

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 21, 1997

A Paris fashion designer makes a beautiful red dress out of fabric left behind by a demon. The dress casts a spell over anyone who sees it. Unfortunately, it is also cursed.

star 6.97
62 votes
Writers: Gerald Wexler
Plain Brown Envelope

#14 - Plain Brown Envelope

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 6, 1998

A hitchhiker gets a ride on a large truck that turns out to be carrying a load of sexual devices. When the truck breaks down, she and the driver need to stay in the back to keep warm.

star 6.95
59 votes
Writers: Terry Curtis Fox
But at My Back I Always Hear

#15 - But at My Back I Always Hear

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 31, 1997

A university professor rejects an advance made by one of his students and discovers that her twisted obsession with him does not end with her death.

star 6.88
34 votes
Writers: Marianne Ackerman, Patricia Rozema
Room 17

#16 - Room 17

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 10, 1997

A traveling salesman rents Room 17 at the Limbo Hotel. When he orders an adult channel on the cable television, he gets more than he bargained for.

star 6.87
38 votes
Directors: Erik Canuel
Writers: Craig Miller, Mark Nelson
The Seductress

#17 - The Seductress

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 13, 2000

A woman leaves her boyfriend after discovering he is part of a cult. After he commits suicide, the cult begins to stalk her.

star 6.85
34 votes
Writers: Mark Nelson
The Swords

#18 - The Swords

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 20, 1997

A man becomes involved with a woman who can be penetrated by swords.

star 6.75
120 votes
Directors: Tony Scott
Writers: Howard A. Rodman, Robert Aickman

#19 - Clarimonde

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 20, 1998

A newly ordained priest is tempted by a beautiful woman who appears in his dreams.

star 6.70
63 votes
Writers: Gerald Wexler
Menage a Trois

#20 - Menage a Trois

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 20, 1997

The new nurse of a wheel-chair bound woman becomes involved with the house's handyman.

star 6.64
102 votes
Directors: Jake Scott
Writers: F. Paul Wilson, Jordan Katz, Vincent Ngo
The River of Night's Dreaming

#21 - The River of Night's Dreaming

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 6, 1998

When a prison transport crashes into a river, a woman escapes. She later finds herself in an old mansion under the care of some unusual women.

star 6.58
59 votes
Writers: Bruce M. Smith
Red Light

#22 - Red Light

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 14, 1997

A photographer is delighted when his former lover and model returns. She warns him, however, not to take her picture since she's terrified that it's causing her to slowly lose her soul.

star 6.51
61 votes
Writers: David Schow
I'm Very Dangerous Tonight

#23 - I'm Very Dangerous Tonight

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 2, 2000

The stunning red dress from Season One - I'm Dangerous Tonight - is back for this episode. A man discovers a dress at a high-end fashion store. He buys it for his wife only to discover that the dress has powers to both seduce and kill.

star 6.44
34 votes
Week Woman

#24 - Week Woman

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 17, 1999

A man marries an unattractive lesbian in order to avoid deportation. Later he discovers that his new wife can transform into a new woman each week.

star 6.30
33 votes
Directors: Daniel Grou
Night Bloomer

#25 - Night Bloomer

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 24, 1999

A woman offers a man named Steve a solution to his career problems. The first thing he has do is plant a strange seed in front of his boss's house.

star 6.26
31 votes
Directors: Erik Canuel