10 Best Episodes of Sense8

One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as "Sensates."

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Sense8 - S2E11

#1 - You Want a War? (Season 2 - Episode 11)

At the gala, Sun braces for a showdown with her brother. Soon a dire new threat sends the Sensates scrambling to save another member of the cluster.

The episode was rated 8.74 from 1301 votes.

Sense8 - S2E12

#2 - Amor Vincit Omnia (Season 2 - Episode 12)


Passions run high as the Sensates and their closest allies fight to save the cluster and stop their enemies for good.

The episode was rated 8.66 from 1303 votes.

Sense8 - S1E12

#3 - I Can't Leave Her (Season 1 - Episode 12)

With Riley in the hands of Whispers, all of the Sensates' skills are needed to give them any chance at survival.

The episode was rated 8.42 from 2817 votes.

Sense8 - S2E10

#4 - If All the World's a Stage, Identity Is Nothing But a Costume (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Sun moves ahead with her undercover mission, while Lito heads to Hollywood for the audition of a lifetime. Capheus prepares for his first big speech.

The episode was rated 8.27 from 1681 votes.

Sense8 - S1E10

#5 - What Is Human? (Season 1 - Episode 10)

Will learns more about his origins and the threat to his future, while Wolfgang's actions catch up with him, even as his bond with Kala strengthens.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 2652 votes.

Sense8 - S2E1

#6 - Happy F*cking New Year. (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Scandals, surprises and celebrations deepen the Sensates' bond as they work to rebuild their lives and outmaneuver Whispers.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 2767 votes.

Sense8 - S1E11

#7 - Just Turn the Wheel and the Future Changes (Season 1 - Episode 11)

Riley's fate draws nearer, while Capheus and Sun are put to the test, and Wolfgang makes his boldest move yet.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 2604 votes.

Sense8 - S1E8

#8 - We Will All Be Judged by the Courage of Our Hearts (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Sun fights to adjust to her new life as Capheus tries to change his. Will and Nomi dig up disturbing information that could change everything.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 2673 votes.

Sense8 - S1E4

#9 - What's Going On? (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Nomi's fate draws nearer, Capheus and Wolfgang's fortunes seem to have turned, but Sun is faced with an impossible choice.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 3004 votes.

Sense8 - S2E8

#10 - All I Want Right Now Is One More Bullet (Season 2 - Episode 8)


A familiar face comes back from the dead, a depressed Lito turns to Sun for comfort, and Lila lures Wolfgang into a trap.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 1662 votes.

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    Sense8 - S2E2

    #11 - Who Am I? (Season 2 - Episode 2)

    Will and Whispers each race to piece together the other's location, while Lito heads to his first movie premiere since the photos leaked.

    The episode was rated 8.08 from 2206 votes.

    Sense8 - S2E9

    #12 - What Family Actually Means (Season 2 - Episode 9)


    A family wedding stirs up more trouble for Nomi. Daniela goes all out to land Lito the perfect role. One of the Sensates faces a devastating loss.

    The episode was rated 8.08 from 1669 votes.

    Sense8 - S2E7

    #13 - I Have No Room In My Heart For Hate (Season 2 - Episode 7)

    Will asks an old friend for help as Riley embarks on a risky journey. Kala makes a troubling discovery. Sun has an intense encounter in the cemetery.

    The episode was rated 8.06 from 1693 votes.

    Sense8 - S1E7

    #14 - W. W. N. Double D? (Season 1 - Episode 7)


    Nomi makes a shocking discovery about her former doctor, while Will gets closer to the truth behind his visions and Kala's doubts grow stronger.

    The episode was rated 8.04 from 2710 votes.

    Sense8 - S2E6

    #15 - Isolated Above, Connected Below (Season 2 - Episode 6)

    While Capheus enjoys a welcome surprise, Lito makes a splash at a high-profile event. Riley works to gain the trust of a Sensate she saw at the rave.

    The episode was rated 8.01 from 1737 votes.

    Sense8 - S2E3

    #16 - Obligate Mutualisms (Season 2 - Episode 3)


    The Sensates make contact with a key figure in BPO. Ripped from her prison cell, Sun sends out a plea for help. Wolfgang meets an intriguing stranger.

    The episode was rated 7.99 from 1972 votes.

    Sense8 - S2E5

    #17 - Fear Never Fixed Anything (Season 2 - Episode 5)

    Bug hits on a solution to Nomi's legal troubles, new cracks begin to appear in Kala's perfect life, and the Sensates consider a bold change of plans.

    The episode was rated 7.95 from 1814 votes.

    Sense8 - S2E4

    #18 - Polyphony (Season 2 - Episode 4)


    Kala and Capheus are caught in the middle of angry protests. Lito looks into a journalist's disappearance and uncovers new info on Angelica's cluster.

    The episode was rated 7.94 from 1883 votes.

    Sense8 - S1E5

    #19 - Art Is Like Religion (Season 1 - Episode 5)

    The Sensates struggle with intensifying connections, which results in some interesting days on set for Lito and a wedding day surprise for Kala.

    The episode was rated 7.83 from 2847 votes.

    Sense8 - S1E6

    #20 - Demons (Season 1 - Episode 6)


    While the Sensates bond, Nomi takes a bold move to gain her freedom and Sun makes a choice she might someday regret.

    The episode was rated 7.83 from 2777 votes.


    Last updated: jan 22, 2023

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