The BEST Episodes of Those Who Kill (US)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 29, 2021

Network: A&E

Based on the Danish TV crime series inspired by bestselling author Elsebeth Egholm, "Those Who Kill" stars Chloë Sevigny as Catherine Jensen, a brilliant police detective who tracks down serial killers. Jensen is also investigating her stepfather, who may be a serial killer, while searching for her missing brother. She enlists the help of Thomas Schaffer (James D’Arcy), a forensic psychiatrist, to help her understand the minds of serial killers, all the while luring Schaffer into her own personal investigation. Both characters possess a deep psychological understanding that connects them to the killers' victims and to the killers themselves.

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#1 - Surrender

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 18, 2014

Thomas and Bisgaard try to keep Catherine calm after Molbeck is attacked; Catherine and Thomas face their greatest foes.

star 8.27
227 votes

#2 - Untethered

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 11, 2014

As Catherine comes to terms with the death of her mother, Thomas struggles to keep her under his control. The killer who is abducting people, continues to abduct couples.

star 8.19
253 votes

#3 - Souvenirs

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 13, 2014

Thomas' decision to stop working on active cases causes Catherine to investigate his past, leading her to an unexpected family history. Catherine takes Thomas to the scene of her childhood trauma where she finally reveals all the details that still haunt her.

star 8.12
308 votes
Directors: David Petrarca
Writers: Darin Morgan, Glen Morgan
A Safe Place

#4 - A Safe Place

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 27, 2014

Catherine takes on a unlikely role when she looks at Thomas' profile and the killer strikes another family.

star 8.05
263 votes
Always After

#5 - Always After

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 20, 2014

Catherine dives into a new case to distract herself from the revelation she heard from Thomas regarding her mother's knowledge. Meanwhile, Thomas ventures too deeply into the mind of a killer.

star 7.93
273 votes
Directors: Stefan Schwartz
Writers: Jeff Eckerle, Marilyn Osborn
Rocking the Boat

#6 - Rocking the Boat

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 30, 2014

As the killing escalates, Catherine uses the investigation of the two victims to push Thomas to research her allegations further.

star 7.86
266 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: Chris Levinson

#7 - Insomnia

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 4, 2014

Thomas becomes obsessed about an ominous letter that puts his career and family in serious jeopardy. Catherine works to overcome a personal loss.

star 7.81
253 votes
Directors: John Coles
Writers: Andrew Wilder

#8 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 3, 2014

Detective Catherine Jensen teams with college professor Thomas Schaeffer to catch a serial killer. Both have troubled histories, and, although brilliant, their flaws may outweigh the positives as they try to track down the killer before he strikes again.

star 7.80
523 votes
Directors: Joe Carnahan
Writers: Glen Morgan

#9 - Sunday

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 6, 2014

Catherine is forced go to Howard for more information on the case, while Thomas has a real conversation with John about getting inside the minds of murderers. Using Thomas' narrowing profile, Catherine closes in on the killer.

star 7.73
344 votes
Writers: Glen Morgan
The Way Home

#10 - The Way Home

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 10, 2014

While Catherine waits to be cleared for duty by the D.A.'s office, and Thomas secretly investigates Catherine's past, a brutal murder and a John Doe suicide are discovered.

star 7.51
391 votes
Directors: David Petrarca
Writers: Glen Morgan