American Gods

10 Worst Episodes of American Gods

An ex-con becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities. Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel.

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American Gods - S2E8

#1 - Moon Shadow (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Shadow is tormented by recent events and Wednesday has disappeared. Those that remain witness the power of New Media as she is unleashed, and the nation is enveloped in a state of panic brought on by Mr. World.

The episode was rated 7.34 from 1498 votes.

American Gods - S2E4

#2 - The Greatest Story Ever Told (Season 2 - Episode 4)


While Shadow and Mr. Wednesday take a secret meeting in St. Louis, Bilquis arrives at the funeral home in Cairo, where she engages in a debate with Mr. Nancy and Mr. Ibis. Laura rejoins Mad Sweeney, and Tech Boy pays a visit to his first worshipper.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 1697 votes.

American Gods - S2E5

#3 - The Ways of the Dead (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Shadow learns the ways of the dead with the help of Mr. Ibis and Mr. Nancy. In New Orleans, Mad Sweeney introduces Laura to old friends who share their world of voodoo healing. Mr. Wednesday embarks on a road trip with Salim and the Jinn.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 1616 votes.

American Gods - S2E6

#4 - Donar the Great (Season 2 - Episode 6)


Shadow and Mr. Wednesday seek out Dvalin to repair the Gungnir spear. But before the dwarf is able to etch the runes of war, he requires a powerful artifact in exchange. On the journey, Wednesday tells Shadow the story of Donar the Great.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 1534 votes.

American Gods - S2E3

#5 - Muninn (Season 2 - Episode 3)

As he is tracked by Mr. World, Shadow makes his way to Cairo, thanks to a ride from Sam Black Crow. Mr. Wednesday slyly gains Lauraโ€™s help in forging an alliance with a powerful god. Mr. World introduces Technical Boy to New Media and assigns them a very important task.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 1783 votes.

American Gods - S3E1

#6 - A Winter's Tale (Season 3 - Episode 1)


A meeting with the god Wisakedjak leaves Shadow with a prophecy about his destiny.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 446 votes.

American Gods - S1E1

#7 - The Bone Orchard (Season 1 - Episode 1)

When Shadow Moon is released from prison early after the death of his wife, he meets Mr. Wednesday and is recruited as his bodyguard. Shadow discovers that this may be more than he bargained for.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 10422 votes.

American Gods - S1E2

#8 - The Secret of Spoons (Season 1 - Episode 2)


As Mr. Wednesday begins recruitment for the coming battle, Shadow Moon travels with him to Chicago and agrees to a very high stakes game of checkers with the old Slavic god, Czernobog.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 8024 votes.

American Gods - S1E3

#9 - Head Full of Snow (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Shadow questions the terms of his employment when Mr. Wednesday informs him of his plan to rob a bank (because, naturally, every army needs a source of funding). And just when Shadow thought his life couldnโ€™t get any more complicated, he returns to his motel room to a surprising discovery.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 7165 votes.

American Gods - S2E2

#10 - The Beguiling Man (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Promising vengeance for the death of a beloved old god, Mr. Wednesday begins preparation for a great battle. Meanwhile Laura and Mad Sweeney chase Shadowโ€™s diminishing light after his disappears. The Jinn and Salim set out to retrieve the Gungnir spear, and Shadow encounters an associate of Mr. World.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 1926 votes.

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