The BEST Episodes of The North Water
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2022
The North Water 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.
#1 - The Devils of the Earth
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 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.
#2 - To Live Is to Suffer
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 12, 2021
After healing in a missionary cabin, Sumner returns to Hull to demand money from Baxter to start a new life.
#3 - Homo Homini Lupus
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 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.
#4 - We Men Are Wretched Things
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 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.
#5 - Behold the Man
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 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.