The BEST episodes of The Sandman

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

After years of imprisonment, Morpheus — the King of Dreams — embarks on a journey across worlds to find what was stolen from him and restore his power.

Last Updated: 6/18/2024Network: NetflixStatus: Continuing
The Sound of Her Wings
2167 votes

#1 - The Sound of Her Wings

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/5/2022

Feeling a bit rudderless, Morpheus shadows his hard-working big sister, who offers him advice and encourages him to reconnect with an old acquaintance.

Directors: Mairzee Almas
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A Hope in Hell
2111 votes

#2 - A Hope in Hell

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/5/2022

A lead on the whereabouts of his helm compels Morpheus to seek an audience with Lucifer. A confused John receives a helping hand from a good Samaritan.

Directors: Jamie Childs
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Lost Hearts
1797 votes

#3 - Lost Hearts

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/5/2022

As the Dream vortex grows more powerful and the walls between the realms weaken, Rose must make a difficult choice. Morpheus confronts The Corinthian.

Directors: Louise Hooper
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2141 votes

#4 - 24/7

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/5/2022

With Morpheus caught off guard, John settles in at a diner to watch the people around him — and put his theory about truth and lies to a terrifying test.

Directors: Jamie Childs
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Dream a Little Dream of Me
2161 votes

#5 - Dream a Little Dream of Me

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/5/2022

Morpheus tracks down the last-known person in possession of his sand — and receives an unexpected lesson on humanity. Ethel pays a visit to her son.

Directors: Jamie Childs
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Sleep of the Just
2595 votes

#6 - Sleep of the Just

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/5/2022

While searching for an escaped nightmare in the waking world, Morpheus falls prey to Roderick Burgess, an occultist looking to summon and imprison Death.

Directors: Mike Barker
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1785 votes

#7 - Collectors

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/5/2022

Odd disturbances shake up The Dreaming, Rose sets out on a road trip with a new friend, and The Corinthian arrives with a guest at a creepy convention.

Directors: Coralie Fargeat
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Dream of a Thousand Cats/Calliope
1547 votes

#8 - Dream of a Thousand Cats/Calliope

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/19/2022

In this two-part story collection, a Siamese cat dreaming of a new world and a writer in desperate need of inspiration cross paths with Morpheus.

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Imperfect Hosts
2260 votes

#9 - Imperfect Hosts

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/5/2022

Morpheus begins his quest to find his tools of power — his sand, ruby and helm — by paying a visit to a pair of notoriously dysfunctional brothers.

Directors: Jamie Childs
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Playing House
1817 votes

#10 - Playing House

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/5/2022

As Morpheus closes in on one of his missing creations, Rose ramps up efforts to locate her brother — and unwittingly makes a friend's dream come true.

Directors: Andrés Baiz
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The Doll's House
1897 votes

#11 - The Doll's House

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/5/2022

Lucienne comes to Morpheus with disturbing news. Rose Walker goes in search of family. Admirers of the Corinthian's work scheme to get his attention.

Directors: Andrés Baiz
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