The BEST Episodes of The Son
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2022
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.
#1 - Scalps
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 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.
#2 - Legend
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 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.
#3 - Scalped a Dog
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 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.
#4 - The Prophecy
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 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.
#5 - No Prisoners
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 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.
#6 - Somebody Get a Shovel
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 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.
#7 - The Bear
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 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.
#8 - Honey Hunt
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 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.
#9 - The Buffalo Hunter
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 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.
#10 - The Blue Light
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 1, 2019
In 1852, Young Eli must protect Ingrid; in 1916, a new attack from Standard Oil forces the McCullough family to come together.
#11 - Marriage Bond
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 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.
#12 - All Their Guilty Stains
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 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.
#13 - Death Song
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 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.
#14 - Hot Oil
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 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.
#15 - The Plum Tree
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 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.
#16 - Numunuu
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 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.
#17 - Second Empire
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 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.
#18 - The Blind Tiger
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired May 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.
#19 - Ten Dollars and a Plucked Goose
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired May 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.
#20 - First Son of Texas
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 8, 2017
Eli McCollough must survive a frontier Comanche attack in 1849, and in 1915, leads his family empire through difficult times.