The BEST Episodes of The Whispers

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 4, 2019

Network: ABC (US)

We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them, too ? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. An unseen alien force has figured this human weakness out. They have invaded earth and are using our most unlikely resource to achieve world domination – our children.

Traveller in the Dark

#1 - Traveller in the Dark

Season 1 - Episode 12

One of the children is taken over by Drill, but not everyone is sure which one it is, leading to confusion and fear.

star 7.91
531 votes
Directors: P.J. Pesce
Writers: Daniel C. Connolly, Soo Hugh
Game Over

#2 - Game Over

Season 1 - Episode 13

Season Finale- Drill’s mysterious end game is put into motion and the team must do their utmost to stop it before it reaches its final – and possibly deadly – conclusion,

star 7.90
536 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Ubah Mohamed, Zack Estrin
A Hollow Man

#3 - A Hollow Man

Season 1 - Episode 8

Claire and Sean track down a man who had his own deadly encounter with Drill — over 30 years ago.

star 7.89
577 votes
Directors: Ken Fink
Writers: Daniel C. Connolly

#4 - Meltdown

Season 1 - Episode 4

While Minx tries to persuade a disillusioned Henry to play one more game for Drill, the race is on for Claire and Wes to thwart John Doe from causing a major incident that could potentially kill millions of people.

star 7.80
626 votes
Writers: Zack Estrin
What Lies Beneath

#5 - What Lies Beneath

Season 1 - Episode 5

Claire speaks with Sean, who has no memories of her or their life together, and tries to get him to remember something…anything about his past; Wes has an epiphany and heads back to Mali to take another look at the fulgurite, and Lena keeps a watchful eye on Minx to make sure that her conversations with Drill have ceased.

star 7.78
577 votes
Writers: Holly Harold
The Archer

#6 - The Archer

Season 1 - Episode 6

An astonishing breakthrough is made about Drill while Claire gathers together and talks to a group of children who have been contacted by it, and Wes makes a chilling discovery about Drill’s possible mission.

star 7.78
611 votes
Directors: P.J. Pesce
Writers: Alison Tatlock
X Marks the Spot

#7 - X Marks the Spot

Season 1 - Episode 1

FBI child specialist Claire Bennigan investigates when kids are persuaded to play dangerous games.

star 7.78
844 votes
Writers: Soo Hugh
Broken Child

#8 - Broken Child

Season 1 - Episode 9

Claire, Sean, Wes and Lena attempt to unravel the past of a man who first encountered Drill over 30 years ago, which could lead to a way to kill it -- before Drill finds a way to murder the man first.

star 7.76
547 votes
Directors: Brad Turner
Writers: Ubah Mohamed

#9 - Homesick

Season 1 - Episode 11

Thinking they might actually be able to defeat this unseen foe, Wes convinces the President to let him round up all of the children in a protected zone in the hopes that Drill will weaken.

star 7.75
516 votes
Directors: Ken Fink
Writers: Alison Tatlock, Michael Russell Gunn
Whatever it Takes

#10 - Whatever it Takes

Season 1 - Episode 7

While Wes meets with the President of the United States to discuss what his team has discovered about the mysterious rock - and whether or not it should be destroyed - Drill sets his sights on a member of the President's family. Meanwhile, Sean reunites with his family, but the reunion could be short-lived as he faces a possible prison sentence for his collaboration with Drill, and Lena attempts to communicate with Drill, with the help of daughter Minx.

star 7.73
604 votes
Directors: Holly Dale
Writers: Michael Russell Gunn
Darkest Fears

#11 - Darkest Fears

Season 1 - Episode 10

A plan is put into place to trap Drill and attempt to drain away its energy, thus killing it in the process. But if unsuccessful, Drill could seek retribution in a most deadly way.

star 7.64
528 votes
Directors: Ed Ornelas
Writers: Dean Widenmann, Holly Harold

#12 - Collision

Season 1 - Episode 3

John Doe holds Dr. Maria Benavidez hostage as an unknown entity continues to blindly lead him to an undisclosed location, and Claire and Wes further their investigation into John Doe’s past whereabouts and begin to uncover what his next target is.

star 7.57
669 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Dean Widenmann
Hide & Seek

#13 - Hide & Seek

Season 1 - Episode 2

As John pursues his mission, Claire looks into his identity. Drill keeps playing a dangerous game.

star 7.55
717 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Soo Hugh