The North Water

The BEST episodes of The North Water

Every episode of The North Water ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The North Water!

The series tells the story of Patrick Sumner, a disgraced ex-army surgeon who signs up as ship's doctor on a whaling expedition to the Arctic. On board he meets Henry Drax, the harpooner, a brutish killer whose amorality has been shaped to fit the harshness of his world. Hoping to escape the horrors of his past, Sumner finds himself on an ill-fated journey with a murderous psychopath. In search of redemption, his story becomes a harsh struggle for survival in the Arctic wasteland.

Last Updated: 7/19/2022Network: AMC+
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The Devils of the Earth
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7.73
313 votes

#1 - The Devils of the Earth

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/5/2021

Drax has a daring opportunity to escape, but must convince Cavendish to help him. Otto's vision coming to life, Sumner hunts a bear, but strays too far into icy oblivion.

Directors: Andrew Haigh
Watch Now:Amazon
Homo Homini Lupus
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7.68
301 votes

#2 - Homo Homini Lupus

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/29/2021

A discovery by Sumner sends Drax into a murderous rage. Cavendish proves crucial in Baxter and Brownlee's plan. An arctic storm rages and threatens the safety of the ship's crew.

Directors: Andrew Haigh
Watch Now:Amazon
To Live is to Suffer
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7.67
295 votes

#3 - To Live is to Suffer

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/12/2021

After healing in a missionary cabin, Sumner returns to Hull to demand money from Baxter to start a new life.

Directors: Andrew Haigh
Watch Now:Amazon
We Men Are Wretched Things
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7.52
313 votes

#4 - We Men Are Wretched Things

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/22/2021

Sumner’s adventure turns into a nightmare when one of the crew is murdered. There’s no proof, but Sumner can’t escape a feeling that Henry Drax is the true culprit.

Directors: Andrew Haigh
Watch Now:Amazon
Behold the Man
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7.41
419 votes

#5 - Behold the Man

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/15/2021

Hoping to escape the horrors of his past, Patrick Sumner finds himself on an ill-fated journey to the arctic that throws him into the path of brutish harpooner Henry Drax.

Directors: Andrew Haigh
Watch Now:Amazon

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