The Terror

10 Best Episodes of The Terror

A chilling anthology series featuring stories of people in terrifying situations inspired by true historical events.

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

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#15 - Infamy: All the Demons Are Still in Hell (Season 2 - Episode 2)

After Pearl Harbor, the Terminal Islanders are evicted from their homes and must find shelter elsewhere. Separated from his family, Henry faces injustice at the hands of the government, while Chester engages in a paranoid search for answers.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 661 votes.

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#14 - Infamy: Into the Afterlife (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Henry and Asako look to the past to provide answers to their current turmoil; Chester and Luz grapple with their identities in hopes of saving those who are dearest to them; Amy and Yamato-san struggle to once again assimilate into American life.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 484 votes.

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#13 - Go for Broke (Season 1 - Episode 1)

The Royal Navy on a mission to find the Northwest Passage in 1847 is stalked by a mysterious predator. Two ships with brave captains and their crews of royal marines, all battle the elements and unknown adventure while remembering home and mission beginnings. An accident at sea cripples a Royal Navy expedition 200 miles from finding the Northwest Passage, forcing its captains to make a dire choice.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 2830 votes.

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#12 - Punished, as a Boy (Season 1 - Episode 4)


A series of cunning attacks on the ships proves to the men they are not battling an ordinary bear.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 1953 votes.

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#11 - Infamy: The Weak Are Meat (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Chester, in search of a better life, is treated with hostility by his fellow Americans; Luz hopes to be accepted by Henry and Asako in their new home as the Japanese American community celebrates Obon, a festival to commemorate the dead.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 554 votes.

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#10 - Infamy: Shatter Like a Pearl (Season 2 - Episode 5)


The Japanese Americans are forced to undertake a humiliating exercise that divides the community; Chester comes face to face with a man who forces him to question his very nature; Luz, stricken by grief, is forced to make an important choice.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 539 votes.

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#9 - Infamy: Taizo (Season 2 - Episode 6)

A story of the past provides insight into the present evil that stalks the Terminal Islanders; Chester returns home to his family; Henry and Asako are faced with a difficult decision.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 534 votes.

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#8 - First Shot a Winner, Lads (Season 1 - Episode 5)


A strange illness begins to show itself while another more familiar one jeopardizes the expedition's most valuable resource - its captain's judgment.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 1784 votes.

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#7 - Gore (Season 1 - Episode 2)

After a long winter trapped in the ice, scouting parties are sent out in search of open water; one of the teams makes a frightening discovery.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 2418 votes.

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#6 - A Mercy (Season 1 - Episode 6)


With the end of their provisions in sight, officers contemplate a tough, risky strategy while struggling to raise the men's worsening spirits.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 1698 votes.

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#5 - Horrible from Supper (Season 1 - Episode 7)

As the men make new attempts to find rescue, a series of shocking events underscores how vulnerable and exposed their situation has become.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 1670 votes.

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#4 - The Ladder (Season 1 - Episode 3)


With something now stalking the ships, the captains debate their options, testing their loyalty to one another against their duty to their crews.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 2203 votes.

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#3 - The C, the C, the Open C (Season 1 - Episode 9)

Hope comes in strange forms, and the question of what the men are willing to do to survive begins to be settled in both noble and horrifying ways.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 1552 votes.

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#2 - Terror Camp Clear (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Deaths under mysterious circumstances create paranoia among the men, and some of the crew may be considering mutiny.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 1595 votes.

The Terror - S1E10

#1 - We Are Gone (Season 1 - Episode 10)

The expedition's epic journey reaches its climax as men find themselves in a final confrontation with the Inuit mythology they've trespassed into.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 1533 votes.

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