7.4
1,992 votes
Salem

Salem

WGN America 2014

Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American history. In Salem, witches are real, but they are not who or what they seem.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Salem

Salem - S1E13

#1 - All Fall Down

8.14

Season 1 - Episode 13

Alden comes to learn Mary's biggest secret.

The episode was rated from 667 votes.

Salem - S1E12

#2 - Ashes Ashes

7.97

Season 1 - Episode 12

Alden’s trial begins, triggering a chain of events that breaks nearly every remaining allegiance left in Salem. While Mary arms the Malum for the Grand Rite, the coven elders urge her to use Alden as the final sacrifice. Increase seizes Mercy’s acolytes for information to use against Alden – an act that carries more consequences than anyone anticipated.

The episode was rated from 631 votes.

Salem - S2E13

#3 - The Witching Hour

7.96

Season 2 - Episode 13

Mary refuses to believe that her son is still alive while the Countess does everything she can to impress the boy. Ann tries to convince Cotton that she uses her powers for good and Alden balances between life and death.

The episode was rated from 583 votes.

Salem - S1E9

#4 - Children, Be Afraid

7.95

Season 1 - Episode 9

Salem sees a second death since Increase's arrival in town, and Mary struggles to get George back under her control. Mercy and her acolytes flex their growing power while Increase grows closer with Isaac, putting Isaac’s loyalty to Mary in question.

The episode was rated from 670 votes.

Salem - S1E11

#5 - Cat and Mouse

7.90

Season 1 - Episode 11

Increase’s warpath continues as Alden finds himself the target of fresh accusations – and at the mercy of the Selectmen, thanks to a surprise move by a healthier George Sibley – leading Mary to hatch a desperate plan to save him. Cotton finds himself frozen in a tug of war between his father and his loyalty to Alden. Meanwhile, Anne learns the truth about her father.

The episode was rated from 647 votes.

Salem - S2E10
#6 - Til Death Do Us Part
7.89
Season 2 - Episode 10

When Mary and Alden join forces, Alden gets his first test in fatherhood.

The episode was rated from 578 votes.
Salem - S1E10
#7 - The House of Pain
7.89
Season 1 - Episode 10

Increase gets closer to understanding who really runs things in Salem; at the same time, Anne finds herself in danger, and in need of Alden's help, while investigating a mystery.

The episode was rated from 649 votes.
Salem - S1E8
#8 - Departures
7.89
Season 1 - Episode 8

Increase Mather makes it his first order of business to catch a real witch, and starts by pinpointing a prominent figure from Salem’s most sinful district. Mary worries that Increase will detect that his old friend George is under a spell and enlists the help of Isaac to deter Increase from uncovering the truth. Meanwhile, accusations within Salem intensify and Cotton must deal with a painful turn of events – and Anne’s suspicions of her father reach a fever pitch.

The episode was rated from 679 votes.
Salem - S3E10
#9 - Black Sunday
7.88
Season 3 - Episode 10

The episode was rated from 676 votes.
Salem - S3E3
#10 - The Reckoning
7.88
Season 3 - Episode 3

Mary’s penance for her betrayal takes a deadly turn while Cotton is forced to perform an exorcism of his own.

The episode was rated from 794 votes.

Last updated: jun 22, 2021

Comments

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The last couple of episodes of the first season really stepped it up. Mainly because of the addition of Increase Mather. I hope they don't kill him off too soon or at all in the second season. The character's great. The middle was rather lackluster but the recent episodes make me eager to see where this is going.

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I really hope that they make a third season! I love this show!

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As someone who is interested in and knows a lot about witchcraft, I love how they took the approach to it in this show. I agree with many other commentors that the show indeed starts a little slow.. But there are just a ton of things that happen that many of us didn't expect or saw coming! I love how this show got me hooked, I just had to continue watching because I wanted to know what was going to happen. I can't wait till spring 2015 where there will probably be a witch war between all these different little parties.

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Great, watched the 1st ep and the plot is intriguing, engaging. Enjoying and waiting for the 3rd season

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alguem me sabe dizer se continua

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Haven't seen the plot twist like this since Saw franchise. Literally, one of the best plot twists ever written. Too bad it really end in such short period. Definitely worth a watch!

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Got cancelled too soon & I hated how often Mary "damp cheeks" Sibley teared up, but this is one of the best witch based series ever.

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Increase Mather is really awesome

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Mary Sibley cries in almost every single scene. Terrible, was the actress in pain during filming or what?

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This program started slowly, so much so that I at first failed to finish watching the first episode. After letting a couple of months pass, I decided to begin watching from the beginning once again and am now in the middle of the 10th episode of the first season. It has become addicting. WGN has been coming up with some pretty good shows lately, and this is one of them. Time to get back to it. 1692...

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