The Terror

10 Worst 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.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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The Terror - S2E4

#10 - 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.

The Terror - S1E4

#9 - 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.

The Terror - S1E1

#8 - 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.

The Terror - S2E10

#7 - 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.

The Terror - S2E2

#6 - 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.

The Terror - S2E7

#5 - Infamy: My Perfect World (Season 2 - Episode 7)


The Nakayamas have been torn apart; Chester searches for the person he believes can help, by any means necessary; an outbreak in the community forces Amy to act, though she's caught between doing what she's told and doing what's right.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 505 votes.

The Terror - S2E9

#4 - Infamy: Come and Get Me (Season 2 - Episode 9)

The Terminal Islanders return home to find that things have changed since they left; the Nakayamas, still tense from the pain they've inflicted on one another, must come together to battle the spirit that threatens their future.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 466 votes.

The Terror - S2E1

#3 - Infamy: A Sparrow in a Swallow's Nest (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Individuals of Japanese descent encountering a cultural monster during the Japanese internment camps of WW2 (1941).

The episode was rated 7.30 from 840 votes.

The Terror - S2E8

#2 - Infamy: My Sweet Boy (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Chester and Luz have reached a turning point in their relationship; Amy must take matters into her own hands as she's tormented by a powerful nemesis; Chester meets a boy who gives him answers.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 486 votes.

The Terror - S2E3

#1 - Infamy: Gaman (Season 2 - Episode 3)


As the Terminal Islanders adjust to their new surroundings, Chester tries to provide for his family, while fending off the evil that follows him; Henry reels from the trauma of his imprisonment; Asako sees bad omens; Amy takes up a new job.

The episode was rated 7.26 from 588 votes.

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