The BEST Episodes of The Sinner

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 11, 2021

Network: USA Network

In a small New York town, a haunted detective hunts for answers about perplexing crimes while wrestling with his own demons.

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Part VIII

#1 - Part VIII

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 20, 2017

Cora's fate is determined.

star 7.94
3,367 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: Jesse McKeown, Tom Pabst
Part VII

#2 - Part VII

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 13, 2017

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

star 7.83
3,587 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: Liz W. Garcia
Part IV

#3 - Part IV

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 23, 2017

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

star 7.72
3,897 votes
Directors: Brad Anderson
Writers: Liz W. Garcia
Part V

#4 - Part V

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 30, 2017

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

star 7.70
3,761 votes
Directors: Cherien Dabis
Writers: Jesse McKeown
Part III

#5 - Part III

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 15, 2018

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

star 7.69
1,692 votes
Writers: Bradford Winters
Part VII

#6 - Part VII

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 12, 2018

Heather and Ambrose search for Julian.

star 7.66
1,524 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: Jesse McKeown
Part III

#7 - Part III

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 16, 2017

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

star 7.65
4,065 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Derek Simonds
Part VI

#8 - Part VI

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 6, 2017

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

star 7.64
3,611 votes
Directors: Jody Lee Lipes
Writers: Tom Pabst
Part I

#9 - Part I

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 1, 2018

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

star 7.63
1,942 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Derek Simonds
Part VIII

#10 - Part VIII

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 19, 2018

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

star 7.60
1,476 votes
Writers: Bradford Winters
Part II

#11 - Part II

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 8, 2018

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

star 7.60
1,732 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Ellen Fairey
Part IV

#12 - Part IV

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 22, 2018

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

star 7.59
1,646 votes
Directors: Jody Lee Lipes
Writers: Jesse McKeown
Part II

#13 - Part II

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 9, 2017

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

star 7.59
4,372 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Derek Simonds
Part VI

#14 - Part VI

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 5, 2018

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

star 7.56
1,558 votes
Directors: Brad Anderson
Writers: Nina Braddock
Part I

#15 - Part I

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 2, 2017

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

star 7.53
5,012 votes
Directors: Antonio Campos
Writers: Derek Simonds
Part I

#16 - Part I

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 6, 2020

Detective Ambrose investigates a tragic yet suspicious car accident on the outskirts of Dorchester.

star 7.49
1,177 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Derek Simonds
Part III

#17 - Part III

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 20, 2020

Ambrose investigates Jamie's past; Leela gives birth as Jamie's anxiety reaches a breaking point.

star 7.48
1,053 votes
Directors: Andrew McCarthy
Writers: Hannah Shakespeare
Part V

#18 - Part V

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 29, 2018

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

star 7.39
1,586 votes
Directors: Cherien Dabis
Writers: Samir Mehta
Part IV

#19 - Part IV

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 27, 2020

Ambrose pursues Jamie through New York City and tries to prevent another homicide.

star 7.37
981 votes
Directors: Andrew McCarthy
Writers: Jonathan Caren
Part II

#20 - Part II

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Ambrose looks into Jamie and Nick's relationship before the crash. Jamie begins to unravel.

star 7.36
1,070 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Nina Braddock
Part VII

#21 - Part VII

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 19, 2020

After a major turn in the case, Ambrose's tactics are scrutinized.

star 7.36
878 votes
Directors: Rachel Goldberg
Writers: Willie Reale
Part V

#22 - Part V

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 5, 2020

Ambrose urges the NYPD to investigate Jamie for a new crime; Jamie struggles to salvage his life.

star 7.35
952 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Ahmadu Garba
Part VI

#23 - Part VI

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 12, 2020

Jamie pays Sonya a surprise visit; Ambrose goes to extreme lengths to get a confession.

star 7.32
935 votes
Directors: Radium Cheung
Writers: Julie Siege
Part VIII

#24 - Part VIII

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 26, 2020

Jamie seeks vengeance, putting him on a collision course with Ambrose.

star 7.09
891 votes
Directors: Derek Simonds
Writers: Derek Simonds, Piero S. Iberti