The BEST Episodes of The Returned (US)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2019

Network: A&E

A small town is turned upside down in the opener of this series, in which people who were thought to be dead suddenly reappear.


#1 - Helen

Season 1 - Episode 9

Someone unexpectedly shows up and puts Chloe in danger. Peter makes a startling announcement and Helen sets her deadly plan for the town in motion.

star 7.82
400 votes
Directors: Deran Sarafian
Writers: Graham Roland

#2 - Peter

Season 1 - Episode 10

Rowan and Tommy's celebration is overshadowed by a mysterious premonition. Julie makes Victor face his tragic past. Camille realizes she will never be normal and Helen's plan meets a mysterious end.

star 7.76
396 votes
Directors: Deran Sarafian
Writers: Raelle Tucker

#3 - Claire

Season 1 - Episode 8

Claire's secret is revealed and Lena returns home. Police arrest the suspected killer who makes a full confession. Victor goes to extreme measures to protect Julie. Camille discovers her attempt to help has led to a horrifying result.

star 7.70
450 votes
Writers: Raelle Tucker

#4 - Victor

Season 1 - Episode 4

Lena is rushed to the hospital because of her scar, accusing Camille of hurting her. Rowan grows closer to Simon and discovers Tommy has an obsessive secret. Julie learns Victor may be involved in a horrific death.

star 7.68
526 votes
Directors: Charles Martin
Writers: Regina Corrado

#5 - Lucy

Season 1 - Episode 6

Lucy miraculously recovers from the stabbing but realizes she is irrevocably changed. Claire and Jack scramble to find Lena as she receives help from Adam. Peter makes a frightening confession to Victor.

star 7.67
406 votes
Writers: Bronwyn Garrity

#6 - Rowan

Season 1 - Episode 7

Camille opens up to the parents of the support group and tries to help them. Victor comes between Julie and Nikki. Rowan lashes out at Simon and makes a surprising choice.

star 7.61
450 votes
Writers: Gianna Sobol
Tony and Adam

#7 - Tony and Adam

Season 1 - Episode 5

Victor's disappearance from the community center brings Julie and Nikki together to look for him. Tony makes a confession that has a profound impact on Adam and Helen suspects the town may be evil.

star 7.55
482 votes
Writers: Graham Roland

#8 - Julie

Season 1 - Episode 3

Jack and Claire want to move in order for Camille to avoid a life of hiding, but in the meantime she pretends to be a cousin to get out of the house. Elsewhere, Lena discovers a mysterious scar on her back; and Victor has a run-in with a nosy neighbor.

star 7.52
543 votes
Directors: Charles Martin
Writers: Raelle Tucker

#9 - Simon

Season 1 - Episode 2

Simon pursues Rowan, complicating her feelings for Tommy. Jack and Claire decide to hide Camille's return while Tommy investigates a brutal attack in town that has similarities to attacks that occurred years before.

star 7.51
555 votes
Directors: Vincenzo Natali
Writers: Raelle Tucker

#10 - Camille

Season 1 - Episode 1

Residents of the small mountain town of Caldwell, Washington grapple with the mysterious return of their dead loved ones. With no memory of their deaths, and no awareness of the time that has passed in their absence, the returned struggle to reintegrate into a world that has changed without them.

star 7.43
798 votes
Directors: Keith Gordon
Writers: Carlton Cuse