The BEST episodes of Under the Banner of Heaven

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

A devout detective's faith is tested as he investigates a brutal murder that seems to be connected to an esteemed Utah family's spiral into LDS fundamentalism and their distrust in the government.

Last Updated: 5/13/2024Network: HuluStatus: Ended
Blood Atonement
460 votes

#1 - Blood Atonement

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/2/2022

As the details of the murders become clear, Pyre and Taba embark on an interstate manhunt, hoping to catch the killers before they complete their list of those to be "blood atoned."

Directors: Thomas Schlamme
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459 votes

#2 - Revelation

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/26/2022

New details emerge about Brenda's attempt to reckon with some of the Lafferty family's most extreme members and beliefs, as Pyre and Taba hunt for those who killed Brenda before they can kill again.

Directors: Isabel Sandoval
Writer: Gina Welch
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One Mighty and Strong
478 votes

#3 - One Mighty and Strong

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/19/2022

With evidence now pointing squarely toward fundamentalist Mormonism, Pyre (Andrew Garfield) turns to LDS Church leaders for guidance but is met with roadblocks. Undeterred, he discovers a list of names Brenda's killers plan to murder next.

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Church and State
474 votes

#4 - Church and State

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/12/2022

The investigation intensifies after Pyre uncovers details of the Lafferty family's fundamentalist beliefs, sparking a search for missing Lafferty brothers, Ron and Dan, and putting Pyre at odds with his own church leaders.

Directors: Courtney Hunt
Writer: Gina Welch
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517 votes

#5 - Surrender

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/5/2022

The ongoing investigation leads Pyre and Taba into untrod woods where they unearth information that challenges Pyre's own faith, and draw more Laffertys into suspicion and custody.

Directors: Courtney Hunt
Rightful Place
577 votes

#6 - Rightful Place

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/28/2022

With a lead suspect in custody, the investigation uncovers more ominous questions than answers as the hidden history of the once admired Lafferty family is exposed.

Directors: David Mackenzie
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When God Was Love
666 votes

#7 - When God Was Love

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/28/2022

Detectives Jeb Pyre and Bill Taba investigate the brutal, sinister murders of an LDS woman, Brenda Wright Lafferty and her baby daughter in Utah’s typically serene Salt Lake Valley in 1984.

Directors: David Mackenzie
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