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The Best Episodes of Dark

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

A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.

Genres:CrimeDramaSci-Fi & FantasyMystery
Network:Netflix

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Dark" is "The Paradise", rated 9.6/10 from 24715 user votes. It was directed by Baran bo Odar and written by Jantje Friese. "The Paradise" aired on 6/27/2020 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "An Endless Cycle".

  • The Paradise
    9.6/10 24,715 votes

    #1 - The Paradise

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-06-27

    Claudia reveals to Adam how everything is connected — and how he can destroy the knot.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese

  • An Endless Cycle
    9.5/10 15,784 votes

    #2 - An Endless Cycle

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-06-21

    Armed with a plan to prevent the apocalypse, Jonas travels to 2019. During the Nielsens' anniversary party, Ulrich sneaks off with Hannah.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Martin Behnke

  • The Travelers
    9.4/10 13,798 votes

    #3 - The Travelers

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-06-21

    Jonas meets an ominous figure. While the kids comb the cave for answers, the adults gather in the bunker to share what they know about the travelers.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Martin Behnke

  • Endings and Beginnings
    9.4/10 15,428 votes

    #4 - Endings and Beginnings

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-06-21

    On the day of the apocalypse, Clausen executes a search warrant at the power plant as Jonas and Claudia use the time machine to connect past and future.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Daphne Ferraro

  • Between the Time
    9.4/10 18,103 votes

    #5 - Between the Time

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-06-27

    Across three centuries, Winden's residents continue their desperate quest to alter their fate and save their loved ones.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese

  • Lost and Found
    9.2/10 12,606 votes

    #6 - Lost and Found

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-06-21

    In 1987, Ulrich seizes an opportunity. The kids return to the cave with the time machine, and Jonas learns of a loophole that could change the future.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk

  • Life and Death
    9.2/10 14,424 votes

    #7 - Life and Death

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-06-27

    In 2020, a visitor delivers a warning to Claudia. The day before the apocalypse, Jonas begins to question Eva's motives.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese

  • As You Sow, So You Shall Reap
    9.1/10 13,143 votes

    #8 - As You Sow, So You Shall Reap

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-12-01

    In 1953, the disfigured bodies of two boys are exhumed at a construction site, the future location of Winden's nuclear power plant.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Martin Behnke

  • Alpha and Omega
    9.1/10 13,751 votes

    #9 - Alpha and Omega

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-12-01

    Peter gets a shock. Jonas learns the truth about his family, but there are more surprises still to come. Helge makes a sacrifice.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk

  • The White Devil
    9.1/10 12,482 votes

    #10 - The White Devil

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-06-21

    Martha meets the Stranger and learns his true identity. Claudia tries to prevent Egon's death in 1987. Hannah travels to 1954 to see Ulrich.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng

  • Sic Mundus Creatus Est
    9.0/10 13,280 votes

    #11 - Sic Mundus Creatus Est

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-12-01

    Ulrich looks to the past for answers and dredges up disturbing family secrets. Armed with new tools, Jonas probes the cave's murky depths.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk

  • Ghosts
    9.0/10 12,572 votes

    #12 - Ghosts

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-06-21

    In 1954, a missing Helge returns, but he'll only speak to Noah. In 1987, Claudia brings the time machine to Tannhaus, and Egon questions Ulrich again.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng

  • Light and Shadow
    9.0/10 13,850 votes

    #13 - Light and Shadow

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-06-27

    Adam holds Martha captive in 2020. On the day of the apocalypse, an increasingly frantic Martha begs Bartosz for his help.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng

  • The Origin
    8.9/10 13,202 votes

    #14 - The Origin

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-06-27

    Martha and Jonas travel to 2052 and get a glimpse of a grim future. In 1954, two residents of Winden go missing, and Hannah receives surprising news.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese

  • Truths
    8.8/10 13,514 votes

    #15 - Truths

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-12-01

    Hannah takes her obsession with Ulrich too far. The stranger asks Regina to deliver an important package. Martha is torn between Jonas and Bartosz.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Martin Behnke

  • Dark Matter
    8.8/10 12,632 votes

    #16 - Dark Matter

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-06-21

    Clausen and Charlotte interview Regina. The Stranger takes Hannah to 1987, where Claudia has an unnerving encounter and Egon visits an old nemesis.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk

  • Deja-vu
    8.8/10 14,561 votes

    #17 - Deja-vu

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-06-27

    In 2019, Jonas emerges from the cave into a strange but familiar world: the town of Winden, reeling from the recent disappearance of a young boy.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese

  • Beginnings and Endings
    8.7/10 13,540 votes

    #18 - Beginnings and Endings

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-06-21

    Six months after the disappearances, the police form a task force. In 2052, Jonas learns that most of Winden perished in an apocalyptic event.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Daphne Ferraro

  • Crossroads
    8.6/10 12,323 votes

    #19 - Crossroads

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-12-01

    Ulrich questions a frail and frightened Helge in the nursing home. Jonas searches for Mikkel, but the stranger warns him about meddling with the past.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng

  • Everything Is Now
    8.6/10 12,116 votes

    #20 - Everything Is Now

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-12-01

    Ulrich runs afoul of the law, Helge tries to dodge Egon Tiedemann, Claudia harnesses the cave's powers, and Katharina lashes out at Hannah.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng

  • The Survivors
    8.6/10 13,271 votes

    #21 - The Survivors

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-06-27

    Martha travels to 1888 to warn her friends about the 2020 disaster. Winden residents past and present search for their missing loved ones.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng

  • Adam and Eva
    8.6/10 13,018 votes

    #22 - Adam and Eva

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-06-27

    Charlotte and Ulrich try to piece together what happened in the bunker. In different times and worlds, Jonas and Martha work to gain each other's trust.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese

  • Past and Present
    8.5/10 13,576 votes

    #23 - Past and Present

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-12-01

    It's 1986, and Ulrich's brother, Mads, has been missing for a month. Confusion reigns as past and present intertwine.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Marc O. Seng

  • Secrets
    8.2/10 15,859 votes

    #24 - Secrets

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-12-01

    In 2019, a local boy's disappearance stokes fear in the residents of Winden, a small German town with a strange and tragic history.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese

  • Double Lives
    8.2/10 12,823 votes

    #25 - Double Lives

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-12-01

    Bizarre occurrences give Charlotte a sense of déjà vu, and she suspects Peter is hiding something. Franziska snaps when Magnus confronts her.

    Director: Baran bo Odar

    Writer: Jantje Friese, Martin Behnke