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The parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th century America.

Genre:Drama
Network:HBO

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The best episode of "I Know This Much Is True" is "Episode Six", rated 8.7/10 from 1009 user votes. It was directed by Derek Cianfrance and written by Derek Cianfrance, Anya Epstein. "Episode Six" aired on 6/13/2020 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode Two".

  • Episode Six
    8.7/10 1,009 votes

    #1 - Episode Six

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-06-13

    A lifetime of animosity between Dominick and Ray spills over in public at an inopportune time. After an unexpected tragedy, Dominick seeks reconciliation with those he has hurt. Series finale.

    Director: Derek Cianfrance

    Writer: Derek Cianfrance, Anya Epstein

  • Episode Two
    8.3/10 1,116 votes

    #2 - Episode Two

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-05-16

    Tensions rise between Dominick and his live-in girlfriend, Joy, as the media begins to take an interest in Thomas' case. In his attempt to have Thomas released from the Hatch forensic institute for the criminally insane, Dominick finds a potential ally in social worker Lisa Sheffer, but learns that helping his brother may be more difficult than he thought.

    Director: Derek Cianfrance

    Writer: Derek Cianfrance

  • Episode Three
    8.3/10 1,019 votes

    #3 - Episode Three

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-05-23

    Sheffer preps Dominick for a pivotal hearing with Hatch’s review board that could decide Thomas’ fate. A chance encounter with an old classmate brings painful childhood memories to the surface. Dominick reflects on his and Thomas’ time together at college, during which he met Dessa and the signs of his brother’s illness first began to manifest. Joy attempts to remedy the problems in her and Dominick’s relationship.

    Director: Derek Cianfrance

    Writer: Derek Cianfrance

  • Episode Four
    8.3/10 955 votes

    #4 - Episode Four

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-05-30

    Despite the protestations of those closest to him, Dominick returns to work before fully recovering from his accident. Heavily medicated, Dominick recalls the disturbing incident that lead to Thomas’ first hospitalization while counting down the hours to Thomas’ hearing with the Hatch review board.

    Director: Derek Cianfrance

    Writer: Derek Cianfrance

  • Episode Five
    8.2/10 909 votes

    #5 - Episode Five

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-06-06

    Upon learning the details of his Sicilian grandfather's arrival in the early 1900s to Three Rivers, Dominick becomes convinced his family is cursed. A startling update on Thomas from an unlikely source prompts Dominick to take drastic action.

    Director: Derek Cianfrance

    Writer: Derek Cianfrance, Anya Epstein

  • Episode One
    7.9/10 1,375 votes

    #6 - Episode One

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-05-09

    After paranoid schizophrenic Thomas Birdsey has a violent public breakdown, Dominick Birdsey finds himself stepping up to defend his identical twin brother in unexpected ways. As he navigates the fallout, Dominick reflects on their childhood growing up under the tyrannical rule of their volatile stepfather, Ray, and their desire to know the identity of their biological father.

    Director: Derek Cianfrance

    Writer: Derek Cianfrance