The Serpent

The BEST episodes of The Serpent

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A hidden darkness on Asia's hippie trail. The twisting, real-life story of a murderer, thief and seductive master of disguise.

Last Updated: 5/25/2022Network: BBC One
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Episode 8
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7.95
417 votes

#1 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/14/2021

The net begins to close around Charles and Marie-Andrée in India, but the final chapter of Herman’s pursuit of Sobhraj stretches long into the future.

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Episode 7
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7.68
407 votes

#2 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/7/2021

Charles and Marie-Andrée arrive in Paris and attempt to set up a new life. Meanwhile, Herman makes a dangerous gamble in his investigation which finally brings a breakthrough.

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Episode 3
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7.59
448 votes

#3 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/10/2021

Young Frenchman Dominique Renelleau tries to escape Charles Sobhraj’s terrifying lair. As he listens to Nadine and Remi’s testimony, Herman realises the scale of Charles’s crimes.

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Episode 5
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7.56
424 votes

#4 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/24/2021

Herman and Charles engage in an exhausting battle of wits as Herman continues to pile pressure on the Thai police to prosecute the suspects, while Charles perfects his escape plan.

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Episode 6
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7.49
418 votes

#5 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/31/2021

The fallout from Gautier’s escape threatens Herman’s diplomatic career. Charles attempts to set up business in France, a place that holds powerful memories for him.

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Episode 4
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7.48
429 votes

#6 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/17/2021

Charles embarks on a terrifying trail of destruction in Nepal, while Nadine helps Herman gather the final evidence he needs for the police to act.

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Episode 2
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7.38
494 votes

#7 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/3/2021

Marie-Andrée Leclerc leaves her life behind for the love of Charles Sobhraj but discovers the chilling cost. Herman vows to investigate the murders of the Dutch couple.

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Episode 1
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7.12
607 votes

#8 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/1/2021

Bangkok, 1975. Dutch diplomat Herman Knippenberg investigates the disappearance of a young couple who were last seen alive at the apartment of gem dealer Charles Sobhraj.

Directors: Tom Shankland
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