10 Best Episodes of 1883

Follow the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. A stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America’s promised land β€” Montana.

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1883 - S1E10

#1 - This Is Not Your Heaven (Season 1 - Episode 10)

James and Margaret face a heavy decision. Shea and Thomas take bold action to help one of their own.

The episode was rated 8.39 from 1101 votes.

1883 - S1E5

#2 - The Fangs of Freedom (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Shea and Thomas cope with the aftermath of the river crossing, but there is little time to grieve and no shortage of challenges ahead. Elsa and Ennis share a romantic moment.

The episode was rated 8.31 from 1240 votes.

1883 - S1E9

#3 - Racing Clouds (Season 1 - Episode 9)

A misunderstanding leads to a battle with serious consequences.

The episode was rated 8.30 from 1084 votes.

1883 - S1E7

#4 - Lightning Yellow Hair (Season 1 - Episode 7)


Elsa makes an unlikely friend. The group faces a harrowing challenge from mother nature. The camp searches for one of their own.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 1163 votes.

1883 - S1E8

#5 - The Weep of Surrender (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Elsa makes a big decision. Shea faces doubts as winter looms.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 1118 votes.

1883 - S1E2

#6 - Behind Us, A Cliff (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Thomas and Shea recruit James and some local cowboys to corral a herd of cattle. As they begin their journey, the caravan is confronted with some of the many dangers they will face along the way.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 1358 votes.

1883 - S1E1

#7 - 1883 (Season 1 - Episode 1)

The Dutton family embarks on a journey west through the last bastion of untamed America. James arrives in Texas, where he and his family prepare to make their way through The Great Plains in search of a new home and the promise of opportunity.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 1459 votes.

1883 - S1E6

#8 - Boring The Devil (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Shea helps Elsa cope with her loss. The group crosses another river and prepares to enter Indian territory. Thomas buys Noemi a gift.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 1181 votes.

1883 - S1E3

#9 - River (Season 1 - Episode 3)

James butts heads with Shea and Thomas about an important decision. Tensions rise in camp when an accusation is made. Elsa begins a flirtation with a cowboy.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 1348 votes.

1883 - S1E4

#10 - The Crossing (Season 1 - Episode 4)


The group faces the harrowing task of crossing the river with their wagons and supplies. Thomas and Noemi grow closer.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 1304 votes.

Last updated: feb 04, 2023

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