The BEST Episodes of The Son
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2019
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 - Legend
Season 2 - Episode 10
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.
#2 - Scalps
Season 1 - Episode 10
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.
#3 - No Prisoners
Season 1 - Episode 5
An enemy forces Young Eli to question his loyalties in 1849. In 1915, the McCulloughs' past comes back to haunt them with deadly results.
#4 - The Bear
Season 2 - Episode 9
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.
#5 - Somebody Get a Shovel
Season 2 - Episode 7
The Comanches go to war in 1852; in 1916, the McCulloughs' fight with Standard Oil reaches a breaking point; Eli takes a scalp.
#6 - Scalped a Dog
Season 2 - Episode 4
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.
#7 - Honey Hunt
Season 1 - Episode 8
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.
#8 - The Blue Light
Season 2 - Episode 6
In 1852, Young Eli must protect Ingrid; in 1916, a new attack from Standard Oil forces the McCullough family to come together.
#9 - The Prophecy
Season 1 - Episode 9
Young Eli must trust a strange ally to survive; Eli's past guides him to a choice that puts him and Phineas at odds.
#10 - All Their Guilty Stains
Season 2 - Episode 8
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.
#11 - Marriage Bond
Season 1 - Episode 7
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 - The Buffalo Hunter
Season 1 - Episode 6
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.
#13 - Hot Oil
Season 2 - Episode 5
In 1852, Young Eli is forced hide a deadly secret; in 1916, Maria's return brings devastating consequences for the McCullough's oil business.
#14 - Death Song
Season 1 - Episode 4
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.
#15 - Numunuu
Season 2 - Episode 1
Young Eli leads a daring Comanche raid into Mexico in 1852; in 1915, the McCullough family confronts a threat to their growing oil business.
#16 - The Plum Tree
Season 1 - Episode 2
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.
#17 - Second Empire
Season 1 - Episode 3
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
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
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
Eli McCollough must survive a frontier Comanche attack in 1849, and in 1915, leads his family empire through difficult times.