Almost Human

10 Best Episodes of Almost Human

The year is 2048. By mandate, every cop must partner with a robot. Detective John Kennex returns to work after waking up from a 17-month coma. As he adjusts to working with his new partner, Dorian, a discontinued android with unexpected emotional responses, John also must learn to get along with his new colleagues.

Written by Sophie and last updated on nov 14, 2022.

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Almost Human - S1E8

#13 - You Are Here (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Detective Kennex and Dorian investigate a crime scene involving a self-guided bullet that can track, target and kill specific people at any moment. Also, Kennex makes a mockery of his anger management classes.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 1695 votes.

Almost Human - S1E10

#12 - Perception (Season 1 - Episode 10)


When Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate the simultaneous and sudden deaths of two genetically-enhanced - or "chrome" - children, a fatal dose of the perfect designer drug appears to be the cause. As the investigation unfolds and a recent drowning victim is mysteriously connected, the case takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, Kennex endures painful flashes from the past and pays a visit to the recollectionist.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 1591 votes.

Almost Human - S1E4

#11 - The Bends (Season 1 - Episode 4)

An old cop friend of Detective Kennex's goes undercover, posing as a "cook" of a highly addictive street drug called "The Bends." But his cover is blown. As the scope of the intense drug investigation unfolds, a determined Kennex and Dorian call on Rudy Lom for assistance.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 1921 votes.

Almost Human - S1E11

#10 - Disrupt (Season 1 - Episode 11)


A deadly crime from the future occurs when a "smart home" goes terribly bad and turns on its occupants. Detective Kennex and Dorian lead the investigation that forces them to interface with a house that is represented by a mysterious hologram character.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 1553 votes.

Almost Human - S1E12

#9 - Beholder (Season 1 - Episode 12)

When Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate the murder of a "chrome," there are no signs of trauma, other than a very small pinprick on the back of his neck. As the investigation unfolds, it’s revealed that the murder suspect is tapping into the DNA of his victims in pursuit of perfection.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 1543 votes.

Almost Human - S1E6

#8 - Arrhythmia (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Detective John Kennex and Dorian respond to a suspicious death at a hospital where – before having a fatal cardiac arrest – a man claimed someone was trying to kill him, and inexplicably knew his exact time of death. As the investigation unfolds, a black market for vital organs is uncovered in which bio-mechanical hearts can be resold and remotely "shut off." As the team fights to find the pulse of this 2048 tech-centric crime, Dorian reconnects with a decommissioned DRN.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 1766 votes.

Almost Human - S1E2

#7 - Skin (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Detective John Kennex and Dorian are dispatched to investigate a murder and high-profile missing persons case that lead them into the highly profitable world of IRCs – Intimate Robot Companions – also known as sexbots. Meanwhile, Kennex looks to reconcile a part of his troubled past.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 2161 votes.

Almost Human - S1E5

#6 - Blood Brothers (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Detective John Kennex and Dorian are tasked with protecting the only remaining witness in a major murder trial, while Captain Maldonado faces off with the defendant.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 1822 votes.

Almost Human - S1E7

#5 - Simon Says (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate Simon, a psychopathic killer who is strapping bombs to his victims' neck and broadcasting their final moments over the internet. When Simon targets Kennex, the team is in a nail-biting race against time to save his life. Meanwhile, a power deficiency affects Dorian's energy level, causing him to have unexpected outbursts.

The episode was rated 8.11 from 1728 votes.

Almost Human - S1E3

#4 - Are You Receiving? (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Detective Kennex and Dorian battle an intense and futuristic hostage situation, while Captain Maldonado attempts to meet the terrorist’s demands, hoping to protect innocent people.

The episode was rated 8.12 from 2055 votes.

Almost Human - S1E9

#3 - Unbound (Season 1 - Episode 9)

There are consequences and casualties when Danica, an advanced DRN that operates more like a soldier than a cop, is rebuilt and on a rampage. With few clues about her mission, location and innocent lives being lost, Kennex and Dorian look to Nigel, a genius roboticist and DRN creator, in attempt to track her down.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 1688 votes.

Almost Human - S1E1

#2 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)


In the year 2048, an unprecedented increase in the crime rate has made being a cop only more dangerous than it is today, necessitating that every police officer partner with an android. John Kennex, a detective and sole survivor of a devastating police ambush, and his robot partner, Dorian, solve cases and fight to keep the lid on dangerously evolved criminals in this futuristic landscape.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 2500 votes.

Almost Human - S1E13

#1 - Straw Man (Season 1 - Episode 13)

Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate a string of murders by a copycat of a serial killer whom Kennex’s father put in jail. As the investigation unfolds, biotechnology from the future sheds light on crimes of the past. Meanwhile, Dorian receives his performance evaluation since being reactivated.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 1544 votes.

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