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The Best Episodes of Lovecraft Country

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

The anthology horror series follows 25-year-old Atticus Freeman, who joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America to find his missing father. They must survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the malevolent spirits that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.

Genres:DramaMysterySci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:HBO

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The best episode of "Lovecraft Country" is "Rewind 1921", rated 8.4/10 from 2061 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Rewind 1921" aired on 10/11/2020 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Sundown".

  • Rewind 1921
    8.4/10 2,061 votes

    #1 - Rewind 1921

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-10-11

    With Hippolyta at the helm, Leti, Tic, and Montrose travel to 1921 Tulsa in an effort to save Dee.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Sundown
    8.3/10 5,015 votes

    #2 - Sundown

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-08-16

    Veteran and pulp-fiction aficionado Atticus Freeman travels from the Jim Crow South to his South Side of Chicago hometown in search of his missing father Montrose. After recruiting his uncle George and childhood friend Letitia to join him, the trio sets out for Ardham, Massachusetts, where they think Montrose may have gone looking for insight into Atticus’ late mother’s ancestry. As they journey across the Midwest, Tic, Leti, and George encounter dangers lurking at every turn, especially after sundown.

    Director: Yann Demange

    Writer: N/A

  • Meet Me in Daegu
    8.3/10 2,753 votes

    #3 - Meet Me in Daegu

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-09-20

    In the throes of the Korean War, nursing student Ji-Ah crosses paths with a wounded Atticus, who has no recollection of their violent first encounter.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Jig-a-Bobo
    8.2/10 2,180 votes

    #4 - Jig-a-Bobo

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-10-04

    A distraught Diana finds herself in Captain Lancaster's crosshairs. When a visitor from his past arrives at the boarding house, Atticus and Leti each take steps to protect their future.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Holy Ghost
    7.6/10 3,042 votes

    #5 - Holy Ghost

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-08-30

    Hoping to mend her relationship with her sister Ruby, Leti turns a ramshackle Victorian on Chicago’s North Side into a boarding house – an endeavor that stokes neighborhood racism and awakens dormant spirits stuck in the house. Meanwhile, Atticus remains burdened by a guilty conscience as George’s wife Hippolyta presses him for the full story of what happened in Ardham.

    Director: Daniel Sackheim

    Writer: N/A

  • A History of Violence
    7.5/10 2,600 votes

    #6 - A History of Violence

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-09-06

    After Christina mysteriously shows up at her doorstep, Leti confronts Atticus about his plan to surreptitiously return to Florida. Later, in search of missing pages to a crucial text, Leti, Tic, and Montrose head to Boston, with Hippolyta and Diana along for the ride. Back in Chicago, a handsome stranger nurses Ruby's disappointment over a squandered job opportunity.

    Director: Victoria Mahoney

    Writer: N/A

  • Whitey's on the Moon
    7.2/10 3,724 votes

    #7 - Whitey's on the Moon

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-08-23

    Inexplicably recovered from their terrifying night, Leti and George luxuriate in their new surroundings, while Atticus grows suspicious of their Ardham Lodge hosts – Christina Braithwhite and her elusive father Samuel – who unveil cryptic plans for Atticus’ role in their upcoming “Sons of Adam” ceremony. Later, after Tic, Leti, and George stumble upon a clue that could lead them to Montrose, each takes an unwelcome walk down memory lane.

    Director: Daniel Sackheim

    Writer: N/A

  • Strange Case
    7.2/10 2,686 votes

    #8 - Strange Case

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-09-13

    After making a devil’s bargain with William, Ruby steps into the charmed shoes of a white woman, but her transformation only fortifies her resentment of the racial divide. A betrayal by Montrose unleashes Atticus’ pent up rage, leaving Leti deeply disturbed and sending Montrose into the comforting arms of his secret lover.

    Director: Cheryl Dunye

    Writer: N/A

  • I Am.
    7.1/10 2,476 votes

    #9 - I Am.

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-09-27

    Hippolyta's relentless search for answers takes her on a multidimensional journey of self-discovery and Atticus heads to St. Louis to consult an old family friend.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Full Circle
    6.7/10 1,834 votes

    #10 - Full Circle

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-10-18

    After uncovering the origins of the Book of Names, the gang heads back to Ardham to cast the ultimate spell.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A