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The Best Episodes of MINDHUNTER

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

An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.

Genres:DramaCrime
Network:Netflix

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The best episode of "MINDHUNTER" is "Episode 10", rated 9.1/10 from 8024 user votes. It was directed by David Fincher and written by N/A. "Episode 10" aired on 10/13/2017 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode 5".

  • Episode 10
    9.1/10 8,024 votes

    #1 - Episode 10

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-10-13

    The team cracks under pressure from an in-house review. Holden's bold style elicits a confession but puts his career, relationships and health at risk.

    Director: David Fincher

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 5
    8.9/10 6,265 votes

    #2 - Episode 5

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-08-16

    Bill's devastating family situation spills over during his interview with Holden's holy-grail subject: Charles Manson. Wendy's new romance heats up.

    Director: Andrew Dominik

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 9
    8.7/10 5,797 votes

    #3 - Episode 9

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-08-16

    The investigation zeroes in on a prime suspect who proves surprisingly adept at manipulating a volatile situation to his advantage.

    Director: Carl Franklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 5
    8.6/10 6,874 votes

    #4 - Episode 5

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Holden and Bill return to a perplexing case in Pennsylvania where a set of clues leading in multiple directions leaves no shortage of suspects.

    Director: Tobias Lindholm

    Writer: Jennifer Haley

  • Episode 2
    8.6/10 5,799 votes

    #5 - Episode 2

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-08-16

    To glean insight into the elusive BTK killer, Bill and Holden interview the Son of Sam, who makes a startling admission.

    Director: David Fincher

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 2
    8.5/10 8,051 votes

    #6 - Episode 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Holden interviews the eerily articulate murderer Ed Kemper, but his research provokes negative feedback at the Bureau.

    Director: David Fincher

    Writer: Joe Penhall

  • Episode 9
    8.5/10 6,352 votes

    #7 - Episode 9

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Holden's methods during a disturbing interview with mass murderer Richard Speck create dissension among the team and kick off an internal FBI probe.

    Director: David Fincher

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 4
    8.5/10 5,458 votes

    #8 - Episode 4

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-08-16

    Holden develops a controversial profile in the Atlanta slayings. Wendy conducts her first interview and finds being on the front lines suits her well.

    Director: Andrew Dominik

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 8
    8.5/10 4,914 votes

    #9 - Episode 8

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-08-16

    Red tape hinders Holden's plan to narrow his suspect pool. A weary and heartsick Bill tries to connect with his son. Wendy rethinks her relationship.

    Director: Carl Franklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 3
    8.2/10 7,193 votes

    #10 - Episode 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Dr. Wendy Carr joins Holden and Tench in their first success, when their insights lead to an arrest.

    Director: Asif Kapadia

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 4
    8.2/10 6,818 votes

    #11 - Episode 4

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Bill and Holden consult with Dr. Wendy Carr to begin classifying their subjects. They receive surprising news.

    Director: Asif Kapadia

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 7
    8.2/10 6,297 votes

    #12 - Episode 7

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Wendy takes a career risk to relocate and join the team full time. Holden and Bill find it harder to keep the emotional intensity of work at bay.

    Director: Andrew Douglas

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 3
    8.2/10 5,431 votes

    #13 - Episode 3

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-08-16

    Bill gets drawn into a horrifying crime that hits close to home. Holden receives an intriguing offer while in Atlanta to interview a pair of killers.

    Director: David Fincher

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 8
    8.1/10 6,212 votes

    #14 - Episode 8

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Bill and Wendy interview candidates for a fourth member of the team. Holden is intrigued by complaints about a school principal's odd habit.

    Director: Andrew Douglas

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 1
    8.1/10 6,106 votes

    #15 - Episode 1

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-08-16

    Amid sweeping changes at the BSU, Holden deals with severe repercussions from his close encounter with Ed Kemper.

    Director: David Fincher

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 6
    8.1/10 4,917 votes

    #16 - Episode 6

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-08-16

    The FBI officially sends the BSU to Atlanta to investigate the missing and murdered children. Wendy second-guesses her interview methods.

    Director: Carl Franklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 7
    8.1/10 4,871 votes

    #17 - Episode 7

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-08-16

    Hitting a dead end, Holden suggests a bold plan to draw the killer out. Bill's family faces more scrutiny. Wendy chafes as her job begins to shift.

    Director: Carl Franklin

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 6
    7.9/10 6,392 votes

    #18 - Episode 6

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-10-13

    Wendy considers an offer. Holden and Bill struggle to communicate the meaning of their findings to the judicial system in the baffling Altoona case.

    Director: Tobias Lindholm

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 1
    7.8/10 9,126 votes

    #19 - Episode 1

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-10-13

    In 1977, frustrated FBI hostage negotiator Holden Ford finds an unlikely ally in veteran agent Bill Tench and begins studying a new class of murderer.

    Director: David Fincher

    Writer: Joe Penhall