The Head

10 Best Episodes of The Head

In an isolated and inaccessible Antarctic research station in which winter has fallen on the South Pole and the sun will soon disappear for the next six months, a small team, known as the Winterers, remain at the Polaris VI Antarctic Research Station to continue their innovative research. Renowned biologist Arthur Wilde is determined to find a solution to climate change, but his quest turns into a nightmare when several of his esteemed scientists suddenly begin to die.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 08, 2023.

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#12 - Episode VIII (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Zach goes missing before he can release the DNA results from Kowalski’s murder. Yuto brings Wilde the surprising results of his web search. Olivia escalates her search for the famous scientist.

The episode was rated 7.09 from 35 votes.

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#11 - Episode I (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Winter has fallen on the South Pole. A small team, known as the Winterers, will remain at the Polaris VI Antarctic Research Station to continue their innovative research, a crucial part in the fight against climate change. After the winter, Johan Berg returns to base, finding most of the team dead or missing. Only Maggie remained at the station.

The episode was rated 7.14 from 286 votes.

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#10 - Episode XII (Season 2 - Episode 6)

As the Alexandria threatens to explode, the remaining scientists jump ship and onto the only life boat – putting them face-to-face with the real killer.

The episode was rated 7.21 from 24 votes.

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#9 - Episode IV (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Arthur reveals that the body found by the team was that of Sarah Jackson's. Meanwhile, Maggie discloses that Sarah's death was not an accident. She was murdered.

The episode was rated 7.22 from 224 votes.

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#8 - Episode II (Season 1 - Episode 2)

The summer team tries to find clues of what could have happened during the winter, unveiling a first possible suspect.

The episode was rated 7.25 from 244 votes.

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#7 - Episode V (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Jolted by the revelation of Sarah's death, Maggie reveals that the killer was looking for something which Maggie found and kept with her.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 213 votes.

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#6 - Episode XI (Season 2 - Episode 5)

After another scientist turns up dead, the mole reveals their true identity – and asks for a favor in return.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 23 votes.

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#5 - Episode VII (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Far from land, Arthur Wilde and his team of scientists celebrate the culmination of decades of research: a solution to climate change. Then, a gruesome murder – eerily similar to Wilde’s South Pole nightmare – occurs onboard.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 42 votes.

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#4 - Episode IX (Season 2 - Episode 3)

With Charlie locked up, Amy brings lingering doubts to Wilde, confirming his greatest fears. In the U.K., Olivia and her sister are attacked while plotting their revenge.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 27 votes.

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#3 - Episode III (Season 1 - Episode 3)


As Maggie begins to recount details of how the members of the team were killed, the search team discovers a frozen hand peeking out from the snow near the base.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 231 votes.

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#2 - Episode X (Season 2 - Episode 4)

After breaking out of his confinement, Charlie cuts the ship’s power once again and embarks on a murderous rampage. As Olivia finds herself one step closer to Rachel, Gloria pulls away from Wilde.

The episode was rated 7.40 from 25 votes.

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#1 - Episode VI (Season 1 - Episode 6)


In the middle of the winter, a small group of scientists in charge of an international base in the Antartica during the long polar nights stops communicating with the outside world.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 220 votes.

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