The BEST Episodes of The Path

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Network: Hulu

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.

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Spiritus Mundi

#1 - Spiritus Mundi

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 5, 2017

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.

star 8.15
474 votes
Directors: Sian Heder
Writers: Coleman Herbert
A New American Religion

#2 - A New American Religion

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 21, 2018

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.

star 7.93
164 votes
Writers: Julia Brownell
The Miracle

#3 - The Miracle

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 25, 2016

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.

star 7.90
620 votes
Directors: Michael Weaver
Writers: Jessica Goldberg

#4 - Mercy

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 12, 2017

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.

star 7.88
484 votes
Writers: Jessica Goldberg

#5 - Defiance

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 29, 2017

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.

star 7.83
485 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: Coleman Herbert
Blood Moon

#6 - Blood Moon

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 28, 2018

Despite everyone’s objections, Eddie is determined to reveal the truth about Stephen Meyer and the origins of the Movement. But a dark force plots to stop him, and end Meyerism, once and for all.

star 7.78
167 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: Jessica Goldberg
The Gardens at Giverny

#7 - The Gardens at Giverny

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 14, 2018

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.

star 7.77
166 votes
Directors: Peter Sollett
Writers: Jessica Goldberg
To Lift the Veil

#8 - To Lift the Veil

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 28, 2018

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.

star 7.75
177 votes
Directors: Michael Weaver
Writers: John O'Connor
A Room of One's Own

#9 - A Room of One's Own

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 18, 2016

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.

star 7.74
599 votes
Directors: Michael Weaver
Writers: Julia Brownell
The Door

#10 - The Door

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 21, 2018

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.

star 7.71
154 votes
Directors: Peter Sollett
Writers: Annie Weisman
The Shore

#11 - The Shore

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 11, 2016

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.

star 7.69
583 votes
Directors: Roxann Dawson
Writers: Annie Weisman

#12 - Refugees

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 4, 2016

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.

star 7.68
622 votes
Directors: Roxann Dawson
Writers: Jason Katims
The Strongest Souls

#13 - The Strongest Souls

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 7, 2018

Eddie tries to protect the movement by implementing legal contracts, which send his family and others on a battle against him. Eddie refuses to meet Lilith, but Vera makes a confession that could change his mind. Cal seeks therapy to unlock repressed memories from his past. Lilith has a new vision about the end of the world.

star 7.67
163 votes
Directors: Michael Weaver
Writers: Lorna Clarke Osunsanmi
Why We Source

#14 - Why We Source

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 14, 2017

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.

star 7.65
496 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: Jessica Goldberg

#15 - Oz

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 15, 2017

Guilty over blackmailing members to pay off their debts, Sarah enlists Cal to speak at the World Faith Conference with her. Eddie has an epiphany about the future of The Movement, and reaches out to another Denier in the family. Hawk grows closer to Noa.

star 7.65
499 votes
Writers: Coleman Herbert

#16 - Messiah

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 7, 2018

Sarah studies Steve’s secret journals trying to find out who wrote The Ladder, bringing her closer to Professor Neill. But a death in the family brings her and Eddie together, and it makes Sarah long for her faith. Harold discovers Mary stole his Championship rings, so he and Cal must find out who has them, and try to get them back.

star 7.65
189 votes
Directors: Stacie Passon
Writers: Andrew Hinderaker
The Beginning

#17 - The Beginning

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 17, 2018

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.

star 7.64
226 votes
Directors: Michael Weaver
Writers: Jessica Goldberg

#18 - Restitution

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 22, 2017

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.

star 7.64
482 votes
Writers: Jessica Goldberg

#19 - Locusts

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 17, 2018

Despite everyone’s fears and objections, Eddie wants to try and save the soul of the racist kid who’s been terrorizing the Compound. Vera struggles between her loyalty to her mother and her prophecy, and her growing feelings for Eddie. Cal cannot stay in denial and hide from his trauma, so he decides to drag his family back to the Compound, making Mary fear for their future together.

star 7.61
217 votes
Directors: Michael Weaver
Writers: Julia Brownell
A Beast, No More

#20 - A Beast, No More

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 17, 2018

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.

star 7.60
211 votes
Writers: Annie Weisman

#21 - Pageantry

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 31, 2018

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.

star 7.56
183 votes
Directors: Stacie Passon
Writers: Vanessa Rojas
The Red Wall

#22 - The Red Wall

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 8, 2017

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.

star 7.55
519 votes
Directors: Michael Slovis
Writers: John O'Connor
For Our Safety

#23 - For Our Safety

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 22, 2017

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.

star 7.54
499 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: Justin Doble

#24 - Return

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 8, 2017

Cal secretly travels to Los Angeles, fighting for a big donation from Noa’s mother Jackie. Sarah visits a dying Brenda, who reveals how disturbing Cal’s relationship with Steve was. Richard and Kodiak force Eddie to relive Steve’s death in his mind's eye.

star 7.53
508 votes
Directors: Michael Weaver
Writers: Annie Weisman
De Rerum Natura

#25 - De Rerum Natura

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 24, 2018

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.

star 7.53
203 votes
Writers: Coleman Herbert