The BEST Episodes of The Night Of

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 22, 2019

After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.

The Call of the Wild

#1 - The Call of the Wild

Season 1 - Episode 8

In the series finale, Stone finds himself in the spotlight thanks to a controversy enveloping Naz's defense team.

star 8.39
4,192 votes
Directors: Steven Zaillian
Writers: Richard Price
Ordinary Death

#2 - Ordinary Death

Season 1 - Episode 7

The trial of The State v. Nasir Khan moves to the defense phase.

star 8.14
4,232 votes
Directors: Steven Zaillian
Writers: Richard Price, Steven Zaillian
The Beach

#3 - The Beach

Season 1 - Episode 1

What starts as a perfect night for Pakistani-American student Nasir “Naz” Khan becomes a nightmare when he’s arrested for murder.

star 8.08
4,987 votes
Directors: Steven Zaillian
Writers: Richard Price
The Art of War

#4 - The Art of War

Season 1 - Episode 4

At Rikers, an inmate named Calvin takes Naz into his confidence as Freddy continues to make protection overtures. On the outside looking in, Stone plays detective and uncovers some important information about Andrea's troubled past. Alison and Helen discuss a possible plea deal for Naz as Chandra counsels the accused.

star 8.07
4,224 votes
Directors: James Marsh
Writers: Richard Price
The Season of the Witch

#5 - The Season of the Witch

Season 1 - Episode 5

Detective Box reconstructs Naz’s whereabouts on “the night of.”

star 8.00
4,251 votes
Directors: Steven Zaillian
Writers: Richard Price, Steven Zaillian
Samson and Delilah

#6 - Samson and Delilah

Season 1 - Episode 6

As prosecutor Helen Weiss prepares for trial, Naz’s alliance with Freddy deepens.

star 7.99
4,138 votes
Directors: Steven Zaillian
Writers: Richard Price, Steven Zaillian
A Dark Crate

#7 - A Dark Crate

Season 1 - Episode 3

Awaiting his formal arraignment at Rikers Island, Naz realizes that his survival, or perhaps his demise, rests with a particular inmate, Freddy.

star 7.97
4,362 votes
Directors: Steven Zaillian
Writers: Richard Price
Subtle Beast

#8 - Subtle Beast

Season 1 - Episode 2

As attorney John Stone counsels Naz, lead detective Dennis Box investigates the crime.

star 7.93
4,623 votes
Directors: Steven Zaillian
Writers: Richard Price