The Best Episodes of The Sinner

Last Updated: Jun 14, 2019

A young mother is overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage and commits a startling act of violence and to her horror has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the “who” or the “what” -- but the “why” -- as an investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive. Together they travel a harrowing journey into the depths of her psyche and the violent secrets hidden in her past.

Part VIII

#1 - Part VIII

Season 1 - Episode 8

Cora's fate is determined.

star 7.94
2,848 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: Jesse McKeown, Tom Pabst
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Part VII

#2 - Part VII

Season 1 - Episode 7

Cora journeys into the past, finally remembering the night in question.

star 7.83
3,044 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: Liz W. Garcia
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Part IV

#3 - Part IV

Season 1 - Episode 4

With Ambrose's help, Cora struggles to recover missing memories, which lead Ambrose to a new suspect.

star 7.73
3,358 votes
Directors: Brad Anderson
Writers: Liz W. Garcia
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Part III

#4 - Part III

Season 2 - Episode 3

Heather makes a startling realization about Marin. Vera and Julian are dealt a hard blow.

star 7.71
1,240 votes
Writers: Bradford Winters
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Part V

#5 - Part V

Season 1 - Episode 5

The discovery of a body in the woods leads to more questions for everyone.

star 7.71
3,208 votes
Directors: Cherien Dabis
Writers: Jesse McKeown
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Part I

#6 - Part I

Season 2 - Episode 1

After a startling double murder, Heather Novack, a young detective, calls on Ambrose for guidance.

star 7.69
1,440 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Derek Simmonds
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Part VII

#7 - Part VII

Season 2 - Episode 7

Heather and Ambrose search for Julian.

star 7.69
1,069 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: Jesse McKeown
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Part II

#8 - Part II

Season 2 - Episode 2

Ambrose and Heather begin to unravel where Julian is from. Julian is thrust into a new world.

star 7.68
1,273 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Ellen Fairey
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Part III

#9 - Part III

Season 1 - Episode 3

Ambrose unearths a startling secret about Cora that changes the course of the investigation. Mason takes matters into his own hands.

star 7.65
3,450 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Derek Simonds
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Part VI

#10 - Part VI

Season 1 - Episode 6

When Ambrose begins to waver, Cora convinces him to take a risk for the case.

star 7.65
3,090 votes
Directors: Judy Lee Lipes
Writers: Tom Pabst
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Part IV

#11 - Part IV

Season 2 - Episode 4

Ambrose returns to Mosswood to confront Vera about the commune's work.

star 7.63
1,189 votes
Directors: Jody Lee Lipes
Writers: Jesse McKeown
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Part VI

#12 - Part VI

Season 2 - Episode 6

Vera reveals Mosswood's past to Ambrose, leading to a turn in Julian's case.

star 7.61
1,135 votes
Directors: Brad Anderson
Writers: Nina Braddock
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Part II

#13 - Part II

Season 1 - Episode 2

Cora tries to block Ambrose's continuing investigation. Mason struggles to come to terms with secrets from Cora's past.

star 7.60
3,740 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Derek Simonds
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Part VIII

#14 - Part VIII

Season 2 - Episode 8

Heather and Ambrose continue their search for Julian as Marin's past is unraveled.

star 7.56
1,015 votes
Writers: Bradford Winters
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Part I

#15 - Part I

Season 1 - Episode 1

An unassuming housewife stabs a beachgoer to death, which sparks an investigation and creates confusion in a small town.

star 7.53
4,331 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Derek Simonds
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Part V

#16 - Part V

Season 2 - Episode 5

As Ambrose zeroes in on a new suspect, a rift develops between him and Heather.

star 7.44
1,154 votes
Directors: Cherien Dabis
Writers: Samir Mehta
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