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The Best Episodes of Almost Human

Every episode of Almost Human ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Almost Human!

The year is 2048. By mandate, every cop must partner with a robot. Detective John Kennex returns to work after waking up from a 17-month coma. As he adjusts to working with his new partner, Dorian, a discontinued android with unexpected emotional responses, John also must learn to get along with his new colleagues.

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Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Almost Human" is "Unbound", rated 8.3/10 from 862 user votes. It was directed by Jeffrey G. Hunt and written by Graham Roland. "Unbound" aired on 2/3/2014 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Pilot".

  • Unbound
    8.3/10 862 votes

    #1 - Unbound

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-02-03

    A refurbished, advanced DRN (Gina Carano) that operates like a soldier goes on a rampage, resulting in casualties; Dorian and Kennex ask a genius roboticist and DRN creator for help.

    Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt

    Writer: Graham Roland

  • Pilot
    8.2/10 1,625 votes

    #2 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-11-17

    In the year 2048, an unprecedented increase in the crime rate has made being a cop only more dangerous than it is today, necessitating that every police officer partner with an android. John Kennex, a detective and sole survivor of a devastating police ambush, and his robot partner, Dorian, solve cases and fight to keep the lid on dangerously evolved criminals in this futuristic landscape.

    Director: Brad Anderson

    Writer: J.H. Wyman

  • Straw Man
    8.2/10 709 votes

    #3 - Straw Man

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2014-03-03

    A series of murders are committed by someone copying a serial killer who was put in jail by Kennex's father.

    Director: Sam Hill

    Writer: Alison Schapker, Graham Roland

  • Are You Receiving?
    8.1/10 1,150 votes

    #4 - Are You Receiving?

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-11-25

    The thrilling action continues in another all-new, adrenaline-fueled episode. Detective Kennex and Dorian battle an intense and futuristic hostage situation, while Captain Maldonado (Lili Taylor) attempts to meet the terrorist’s demands, hoping to protect innocent people.

    Director: Larry Teng

    Writer: Justin Doble

  • Skin
    8.0/10 1,267 votes

    #5 - Skin

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-11-18

    Detective John Kennex and Dorian are dispatched to investigate a murder and high-profile missing persons case that lead them into the highly profitable world of IRCs – Intimate Robot Companions – also known as sexbots. Meanwhile, Kennex looks to reconcile a part of his troubled past.

    Director: Michael Offer

    Writer: Cheo Hodari Coker

  • Simon Says
    8.0/10 839 votes

    #6 - Simon Says

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2014-01-06

    Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate Simon, a psychopathic killer who is strapping bombs to his victims' neck and broadcasting their final moments over the internet. When Simon targets Kennex, the team is in a nail-biting race against time to save his life. Meanwhile, a power deficiency affects Dorian's energy level, causing him to have unexpected outbursts

    Director: Jeannot Szwarc

    Writer: Alison Schapker

  • Beholder
    8.0/10 713 votes

    #7 - Beholder

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-02-24

    When Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate the murder of a “chrome,” there are no signs of trauma, other than a very small pinprick on the back of his neck. As the investigation unfolds, it’s revealed that the murder suspect is tapping into the DNA of his victims in pursuit of perfection.

    Director: Fred Toye

    Writer: Joe Henderson, Chris Downey

  • Blood Brothers
    7.9/10 922 votes

    #8 - Blood Brothers

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2013-12-09

    Kennex and Dorian must protect a witness in a major murder trial; Capt. Maldonado butts heads with a defendant.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: Cole Maliska

  • Arrhythmia
    7.9/10 870 votes

    #9 - Arrhythmia

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-12-16

    Detective John Kennex and Dorian respond to a suspicious death at a hospital where - before having a fatal cardiac arrest - a man claimed someone was trying to kill him, and inexplicably knew his exact time of death. As the investigation unfolds, a black market for vital organs is uncovered in which bio-mechanical hearts can be resold and remotely "shut off." As the team fights to find the pulse of this 2048 tech-centric crime, Dorian reconnects with a decommissioned DRN

    Director: Jeff T. Thomas

    Writer: Alison Schapker

  • Disrupt
    7.8/10 690 votes

    #10 - Disrupt

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2014-02-17

    Kennex and Dorian investigate when a smart home turns on its occupants.

    Director: Thomas Yatsko

    Writer: Sarah Goldfinger

  • The Bends
    7.7/10 946 votes

    #11 - The Bends

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-12-02

    An old cop friend of Detective Kennex's goes undercover, posing as a "cook" of a highly addictive street drug called "The Bends." But his cover is blown. As the scope of the intense drug investigation unfolds, a determined Kennex and Dorian call on Rudy Lom for assistance.

    Director: Kenneth Fink

    Writer: Daniel Grindlinger

  • Perception
    7.7/10 708 votes

    #12 - Perception

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-02-10

    When Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate the simultaneous and sudden deaths of two genetically-enhanced - or "chrome" - children, a fatal dose of the perfect designer drug appears to be the cause. As the investigation unfolds and a recent drowning victim is mysteriously connected, the case takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, Kennex endures painful flashes from the past and pays a visit to the recollectionist

    Director: Mimi Leder

    Writer: Sarah Goldfinger

  • You Are Here
    7.6/10 796 votes

    #13 - You Are Here

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-01-13

    Det. Kennex and Dorian investigate a crime scene involving a self-guided bullet that can track, target and kill specific people at any moment. Meanwhile, Maldonado revisits the deadly ambush that almost killed Kennex.

    Director: Sam Hill

    Writer: Naren Shankar, J.H. Wyman