Locke & Key

10 Best Episodes of Locke & Key - Season 1

Three siblings who move into their ancestral estate after their father's gruesome murder discover their new home's magical keys, which must be used in their stand against an evil creature who wants the keys and their powers.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 22, 2023.

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Locke & Key - S1E1

#10 - Welcome to Matheson (Season 1 - Episode 1)

After the Lockes move into Keyhouse, Bode makes a new acquaintance — and a startling discovery. Tyler and Kinsey try to start over at a new high school.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 1587 votes.

Locke & Key - S1E6

#9 - The Black Door (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Kinsey explores the sea cave with the Savini Squad in tow, Nina confronts Ellie over Joe, and Tyler sabotages his relationship with Jackie.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 1183 votes.

Locke & Key - S1E2

#8 - Trapper / Keeper (Season 1 - Episode 2)

While Nina uncovers details about Rendell's past, Kinsey helps out the Savini Squad, Tyler falls in with a bad crowd, and Bode finds another key.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 1383 votes.

Locke & Key - S1E4

#7 - The Keepers of the Keys (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Sporting a new hairdo and attitude, Kinsey takes a chance with Scot by sharing what's going on inside her head. Tyler tries to impress his crush.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 1256 votes.

Locke & Key - S1E3

#6 - Head Games (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Locating a powerful new key sends Bode's spirit soaring. Tyler's simmering rage boils over. Kinsey realizes just how much her fear is holding her back.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 1292 votes.

Locke & Key - S1E5

#5 - Family Tree (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Kinsey uses a key to seek vengeance on a school bully. A troubled Nina finds a sympathetic ear. A long-buried memory casts Rendell in a new light.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 1236 votes.

Locke & Key - S1E9

#4 - Echoes (Season 1 - Episode 9)

As pieces begin to click into place for the Locke siblings, Ellie opens up about her connection to Dodge, and Kinsey comes clean with her friends.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 1169 votes.

Locke & Key - S1E7

#3 - Dissection (Season 1 - Episode 7)


The Locke family faces their worst nightmare when the person responsible for shattering their lives resurfaces and demands one of the keys.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 1186 votes.

Locke & Key - S1E8

#2 - Ray of F**king Sunshine (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Tyler and Kinsey feel torn when they figure out why Nina is acting strangely. Bode meets Rufus and Ellie's houseguest. Dodge zeroes in on the Omega Key.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 1152 votes.

Locke & Key - S1E10

#1 - Crown of Shadows (Season 1 - Episode 10)


The battle over the Omega Key leads to decisions that can't be undone — and a dangerous door that promises plenty of trouble ahead.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 1190 votes.

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