The Son

The BEST episodes of The Son

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

Based on the New York Times best seller and Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel, The Son is a sweeping family saga that spans 150 years and three generations of the McCullough family. The story of Eli McCullough’s transformation from good-natured innocence to calculated violence, as he loses everything on the wild frontier, setting him on the path to building a ranching-and-oil dynasty of unsurpassed wealth and privilege. The Son deftly explores how Eli’s ruthlessness and quest for power triggers consequences that span generations, as the McCulloughs rise to become one of the richest families reigning in Texas.

Last Updated: 8/20/2022Network: AMC
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Scalps
star
8.11
886 votes

#1 - Scalps

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/10/2017

In the season finale, the tribe faces an unexpected return; Eli's plan for the future forces Pete into a life-or-death decision about his loyalties.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Legend
star
7.84
248 votes

#2 - Legend

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/29/2019

In 1852, Young Eli is forced into a life-changing decision; in 1916, Eli wages a final war with Standard Oil, forcing a confrontation with Pete.

Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Prophecy
star
7.67
978 votes

#3 - The Prophecy

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/3/2017

Young Eli must trust a strange ally to survive; Eli's past guides him to a choice that puts him and Phineas at odds.

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Scalped a Dog
star
7.66
280 votes

#4 - Scalped a Dog

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/18/2019

A new danger reveals old wounds in Young Eli's tribe in 1852; in 1916, Eli and Phineas try to fight off Standard Oil as Maria Garcia returns.

Directors: Omar Madha
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
No Prisoners
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7.66
1203 votes

#5 - No Prisoners

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/29/2017

An enemy forces Young Eli to question his loyalties in 1849. In 1915, the McCulloughs' past comes back to haunt them with deadly results.

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The Bear
star
7.65
239 votes

#6 - The Bear

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/22/2019

In 1852, Young Eli's tribe encounters soldiers that make an unexpected offer; in 1916, Pete makes a decision that could tear the family apart.

Directors: Jeremy Webb
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Somebody Get a Shovel
star
7.65
256 votes

#7 - Somebody Get a Shovel

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/8/2019

The Comanches go to war in 1852; in 1916, the McCulloughs' fight with Standard Oil reaches a breaking point; Eli takes a scalp.

Directors: Ellen Kuras
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Honey Hunt
star
7.60
1066 votes

#8 - Honey Hunt

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/20/2017

Prairie Flower est déchirée entre amour et devoir en 1849. En 1915, Pete se rapproche de Maria tandis qu'Eli fait découvrir à Phineas un secret dangereux.

Directors: John David Coles
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Blue Light
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7.59
251 votes

#9 - The Blue Light

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/1/2019

In 1852, Young Eli must protect Ingrid; in 1916, a new attack from Standard Oil forces the McCullough family to come together.

Directors: Ellen Kuras
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Buffalo Hunter
star
7.59
1127 votes

#10 - The Buffalo Hunter

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/6/2017

Young Eli makes a choice with dangerous consequences in 1849. In 1915, the McCulloughs deal with a tragedy while Jeannie seeks to save the family.

Directors: Jeremy Webb
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Marriage Bond
star
7.57
1111 votes

#11 - Marriage Bond

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/13/2017

Young Eli must navigate tribal politics in 1849. In 1915, a crisis forces Pete and Sally into a decision that will change the family forever.

Directors: Jeremy Webb
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
All Their Guilty Stains
star
7.56
250 votes

#12 - All Their Guilty Stains

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/15/2019

In 1852, Young Eli's Comanche band are forced to survive on their own; in 1916, the McCulloughs search for Maria; Jeannie discovers a devastating secret.

Directors: Jeremy Webb
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Death Song
star
7.53
1214 votes

#13 - Death Song

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/22/2017

Young Eli faces a life-or-death test of survival in 1849. In 1915, the McCulloughs enact a dangerous plan to take the fight to their enemy.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Hot Oil
star
7.52
266 votes

#14 - Hot Oil

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/25/2019

In 1852, Young Eli is forced hide a deadly secret; in 1916, Maria's return brings devastating consequences for the McCullough's oil business.

Directors: Omar Madha
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Plum Tree
star
7.49
1479 votes

#15 - The Plum Tree

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/8/2017

Young Eli must learn how to live among the Comanches; Eli and Peter clash over how to respond to an unexpected attack on their home.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Numunuu
star
7.48
351 votes

#16 - Numunuu

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/27/2019

Young Eli leads a daring Comanche raid into Mexico in 1852; in 1915, the McCullough family confronts a threat to their growing oil business.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Second Empire
star
7.47
1359 votes

#17 - Second Empire

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/15/2017

Young Eli trains as a warrior, but makes enemies in 1849. In 1915, Eli and Phineas struggle to help the family in Austin, while Pete faces his demons.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
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The Blind Tiger
star
7.46
272 votes

#18 - The Blind Tiger

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/11/2019

Young Eli's Comanches must survive a dangerous journey in 1852; in 1915, Eli and Pete are forced to work together to deal with a new enemy.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
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Ten Dollars and a Plucked Goose
star
7.39
297 votes

#19 - Ten Dollars and a Plucked Goose

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/4/2019

After a devastating attack, Young Eli must help the Comanches regroup in 1852; in 1915, Pete's return causes fractures in the McCullough family.

Directors: Kevin Dowling
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
First Son of Texas
star
7.35
1907 votes

#20 - First Son of Texas

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/8/2017

Eli McCollough must survive a frontier Comanche attack in 1849, and in 1915, leads his family empire through difficult times.

Directors: Tom Harper
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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