The BEST Episodes of The Path
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2019
The Path follows a family at the center of a controversial cult movement as they struggle with relationships, faith and power. Each episode takes an in-depth look at the gravitational pull of belief and what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want. The series blends elements of mystery-thriller, romance and the supernatural.
#1 - Refugees
Season 1 - Episode 7
After Cal’s actions beckon a swarm of media attention to the compound, Sarah and the elders question his tactics. Cal discovers Eddie’s secret relationship with Alison. Feeling his control slip away, Cal spirals into a rage and leaves Sarah to address the congregation on her own.
#2 - The Shore
Season 1 - Episode 8
Eddie brings Hawk along on a journey of spiritual enlightenment, while Cal struggles with the ugly reality of his own violent tendencies. Nicole’s labor becomes troubled, and Sarah performs a miracle to save the child. Cal, in a moment of weakness, tells Sarah a secret about Eddie.
#3 - Spiritus Mundi
Season 2 - Episode 12
As the scope of The Movement’s misdeeds comes into focus, Eddie grows disillusioned with the future of Meyerism. Meanwhile, The Movement gains its newest member and loses one of its oldest, as Mary goes into labor and Cal & Sarah label Richard a Denier.
#4 - Mercy
Season 2 - Episode 13
Cal struggles to maintain control over The Movement, still haunted by Richard. Eddie must reconcile his love for his family with his newfound role as a leader. On Ascension Day, Meyerists are faced with a decision that could change The Movement forever.
#5 - The Era of the Ladder
Season 1 - Episode 2
Eddie and Sarah begin the Infidelity Rehab Program, while Hawk makes a new friend in Ashley, a popular girl his age who needs help with her family’s finances. Meanwhile, Cal offers to help a wealthy donor’s drug-addicted son.
#6 - The Future
Season 1 - Episode 4
The compound receives a visit from two of The Movement’s elders for its annual Ascension Day picnic. Their arrival calls Cal’s leadership and the future of The Movement into question. During the festivities, Abe learns of Mary Cox’s troubled past, and Hawk decides to take a step closer to Ashley.
#7 - The Hole
Season 1 - Episode 5
Upon learning about Hawk’s ongoing relationship with Ashley, Eddie and Sarah find themselves at odds. Meanwhile, Abe meets with Alison and suspects The Movement may be involved in criminal activity. Hawk tries to break up with Ashley. After confronting Sarah, Cal returns to the Ridge estate to declare his support for her actions.
#8 - The Red Wall
Season 2 - Episode 4
Sarah and Cal learn that the FBI is investigating The Movement. Hawk and Noa grow closer, while Mary and Sean deal with challenges to their relationship. After an outburst at the casino with Chloe, Eddie joins a support group for former cult members.
#9 - Why We Source
Season 2 - Episode 5
After Sarah breaks her agreement with Libby Dekaan, Hawk is arrested for eco-terrorism. While Abe gains Cal’s trust, Cal tries to uncover the FBI mole inside The Movement. Eddie and Sarah reconnect in the wake of the threats to their broken family.
#10 - Defiance
Season 2 - Episode 11
Eddie continues to climb the rungs with Felicia, and confronts Cal with startling revelations about Steve. Sean and Mary contemplate a new life in the outside world. Sarah wrestles with the splintering factions in both her family and The Movement.
#11 - A New American Religion
Season 3 - Episode 12
After Professor Jackson Neill releases an exposé on Meyerism and calls them a cult on National television, Cal is forced to decide whether to defend his faith and the man who abused him, or walk away. Eddie and Sarah go on a quest for the truth behind Steve, Lilith, and the origins of Meyerism, putting their faith into question.
#12 - The Miracle
Season 1 - Episode 10
Eddie faces exile after his crisis of faith is discovered by The Movement. Cal delivers the final three rungs of The Ladder to the congregation, while Sarah learns a dark secret about The Movement. Eddie, seeking answers, travels to Peru where he uncovers a shocking truth.
#13 - The Gardens at Giverny
Season 3 - Episode 7
Eddie travels to Paris to open Europe’s first Meyerist Center, and he brings Sarah along with the hope to restore her faith; but her insatiable search for Lilith may have taken her beyond the point of no return. Cal and Mary have their own plans.
#14 - To Lift the Veil
Season 3 - Episode 9
Without Vera to do his dirty work, Eddie must face the dark side of being a leader to a religious movement. Vera converts to Meyerism, bringing her closer to Eddie, but the ODE test may bring out a secret that could affect the whole Movement. Outside of Meyerism, Sarah dives deep into Lilith’s prophecy, challenging everything she’s ever believed on.
#15 - The Door
Season 3 - Episode 8
After the chaos in Paris, Sarah searches for the mysterious man who may help her find Lilith. Eddie forces the whole congregation to “Refine,” asking them to give up things they care for the most and upsetting most of them in the process. After getting fired, Vera tries a life outside of Meyerism and away from her mom.
#16 - A Room of One's Own
Season 1 - Episode 9
Sarah meets with Alison Kemp after discovering Eddie’s burner phone. Eddie and Hawk return home, and Sarah confronts Eddie about his crisis of faith. Cal asks Sarah to be his second- in-command. Someone from the organization’s past returns.
#17 - The Beginning
Season 3 - Episode 1
Eddie is the new Guardian of the light, and with the help of his sleek new publicist Vera, Eddie removes security and opens up the doors of the movement; but when blood appears on the Compound, even his supporters will question his decision. After one of her blackmail victims commits suicide, Sarah seeks to be punished. For that she goes to Cal, who is living his own version of torture in Florida, along with Mary and his son Forest.
#18 - Restitution
Season 2 - Episode 10
The Meyerists participate in Restitution, atoning for their worst sins of the year. Mary is pressured to leave The Movement with Sean. Eddie upsets Sarah’s family by bringing back an estranged family member, and learns the truth about Cal and Sarah.
#19 - A Beast, No More
Season 3 - Episode 2
When the family of a novice publicly bashes Eddie, he must choose between turning the other cheek and using Vera as a weapon to fire back. An old Meyerist ritual brings out repressed memories for Cal, and as much as he wants to forget, destiny, and Mary, won’t let him. Sarah’s faith crisis deepens when she meets a College Professor of Religion who challenges everything she’s ever believed in.
#20 - Pageantry
Season 3 - Episode 5
After learning about Steve’s darkest secrets, Sarah forces her daughter out of the Meyerist pageant despite Gaby and Hawk’s protests. To help Lilith’s prophecy come to fruition, Vera plans a US tour to spread Meyerism. But when visiting a town where they’re not welcomed, the future of the movement, and Eddie’s, may be jeopardized.
#21 - De Rerum Natura
Season 3 - Episode 4
A bomb threat on the Compound has everyone on edge, especially Eddie who feels responsible for it. Back with a vengeance, Cal uses information that may affect Vera personally to blackmail her into naming him CEO of Meyerism. In questioning her faith, Sarah discovers that The Ladder may have had another author, a woman, and she was forcefully silenced.
#22 - Providence
Season 2 - Episode 7
With the compound facing foreclosure, Sarah & Cal try to raise money for The Movement, putting the city center at risk. Hawk takes on a leadership role, as Cal targets Noa's wealthy mother. Eddie bonds with Chloe’s son, unaware that he's being followed.
#23 - Dead Moon
Season 2 - Episode 2
With Meyerism facing dire financial straits, Cal and Sarah attend a fundraiser thrown by the Ridges for their wealthy friends. Eddie goes on a date with Chloe, the old girlfriend of his brother Johnny. Hawk experiences a transformation on a 1R retreat.
#24 - The Father and the Son
Season 2 - Episode 3
Newly committed to his faith, Hawk rejects Eddie and finds a new father figure in Cal. Sarah's investigation increases political scrutiny for Meyerism. Abe’s undercover work hurts his family. Kodiak & Richard close in on what happened to Steve in Peru.
#25 - For Our Safety
Season 2 - Episode 6
Eddie & Sarah can't resist feelings for each other, even though he's dating Chloe. Against Sarah’s wishes, Hawk moves to the city to climb The Ladder with Cal as his guide. Abe takes over security for The Movement. Kodiak wants revenge for Steve's death.