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The Best Episodes of Outcast

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

Kyle Barnes has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a spiritual journey to find answers, but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it.

Genres:MysteryDramaSci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:Cinemax

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Outcast" is "This Little Light", rated 8.4/10 from 693 user votes. It was directed by Loni Peristere and written by Chris Black. "This Little Light" aired on 8/12/2016 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Close to Home".

  • This Little Light
    8.4/10 693 votes

    #1 - This Little Light

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-08-12

    Rev. Anderson resorts to drastic measures in an attempt to finally rid the town of the devil.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Chris Black

  • Close to Home
    8.3/10 699 votes

    #2 - Close to Home

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-08-05

    Kyle enlists Mark's help to find out where Allison has gone; Anderson fights to keep his grip on his church and the town.

    Director: Howard Deutch

    Writer: Adam Targum

  • The Common Good
    8.1/10 325 votes

    #3 - The Common Good

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-05-01

    Kyle gets closer to finding Sidney, while Anderson discovers an unexpected potential ally. A prominent member of the Rome community is revealed to be an agent of the possessed, and few characters will escape his plan unscathed.

    Director: Ti West

    Writer: Adam Targum, Chris Black

  • A Darkness Surrounds Him
    8.0/10 1,576 votes

    #4 - A Darkness Surrounds Him

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2016-06-03

    Kyle Barnes confronts a possession case and begins to delve into the secrets of his past.

    Director: Adam Wingard

    Writer: Robert Kirkman

  • Fireflies
    8.0/10 297 votes

    #5 - Fireflies

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-05-08

    Kyle's family and friends mourn the aftermath of a disaster – until a revelation from Reverend Anderson compels them to use Amber's unique powers. Allison rejoins her family in Rome.

    Director: Fernando Coimbra

    Writer: Sarah Byrd

  • What Lurks Within
    7.8/10 625 votes

    #6 - What Lurks Within

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-07-29

    Rev. Anderson finds himself increasingly alienated; Kyle has a stunning revelation from Sidney.

    Director: Scott Winant

    Writer: Tony Basgallop

  • This is How It Starts
    7.8/10 265 votes

    #7 - This is How It Starts

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-05-29

    Kyle and Anderson face down Sidney – until an unexpected threat intervenes. Megan leaves the relative safety of the backwoods church, and danger quickly finds her. Tragedy strikes the Giles family. An unexpected stranger rivets Kyle's attention.

    Director: Howard Deutch

    Writer: Adam Targum

  • The Road Before Us
    7.7/10 718 votes

    #8 - The Road Before Us

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-07-08

    Kyle presses his estranged wife, Allison, to meet; a suspicious Chief Giles shadows his best friend.

    Director: Craig Zobel

    Writer: Robin Veith

  • The Damage Done
    7.7/10 635 votes

    #9 - The Damage Done

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-07-22

    Kyle and Allison revisit their past; Rev. Anderson gets carried away during Remembrance Day.

    Director: Leigh Janiak

    Writer: Nathaniel Halpern

  • (I Remember) When She Loved Me
    7.6/10 1,046 votes

    #10 - (I Remember) When She Loved Me

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2016-06-10

    Kyle questions his family history.

    Director: Howard Deutch

    Writer: Jeff Vlaming

  • All Alone Now
    7.6/10 868 votes

    #11 - All Alone Now

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2016-06-17

    Kyle and Reverend Anderson confront an unusual possession.

    Director: Julius Ramsay, Howard Deutch

    Writer: Chris Black

  • A Wrath Unseen
    7.6/10 782 votes

    #12 - A Wrath Unseen

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2016-06-24

    The intrigue intensifies in town as Anderson uncovers startling news about someone close to him. Megan holds fast to her secret.

    Director: Julius Ramsay

    Writer: Robert Kirkman

  • From The Shadows It Watches
    7.6/10 666 votes

    #13 - From The Shadows It Watches

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-07-15

    Rev. Anderson finds his powers sorely tested; Patricia reaches out to Kyle; Sidney delivers a warning.

    Director: Tricia Brock

    Writer: Joy Blake

  • Alone When It Comes
    7.6/10 273 votes

    #14 - Alone When It Comes

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-05-15

    Kyle attempts to get his family to safety as the town of Rome becomes increasingly overrun by the possessed. Anderson takes Megan under his wing, bringing her to find solace in an unlikely place. Chief Giles realizes his wife has been resorting to desperate measures.

    Director: Josef Kubota Wladyka

    Writer: Helen Leigh

  • Mercy
    7.6/10 265 votes

    #15 - Mercy

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-05-22

    Kyle faces the mysteries behind his powers. Reverend Anderson finally confronts Sidney as Doctor Park's plans grow in scale. Megan makes an unlikely friend – one who will prove dangerous. Chief Giles tries to defend himself and his wife from the tide of the possessed in Rome.

    Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer

    Writer: Jeff Vlaming

  • To the Sea
    7.5/10 297 votes

    #16 - To the Sea

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-06-05

    Kyle reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious stranger in an attempt to end the possession threat once and for all, but fears the man may be hiding something. Megan struggles to escape her captors. Reverend Anderson shares an unexpected source of strength with his old friend, Chief Giles.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Chris Black

  • The Day After That
    7.4/10 331 votes

    #17 - The Day After That

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-04-10

    The mystery of the supernatural manifestations and why they are drawn to Kyle continues. As the possessions grow, Kyle struggles to protect those he holds most dear.

    Director: Loni Peristere

    Writer: Adam Targum

  • Not My Job to Judge
    7.4/10 313 votes

    #18 - Not My Job to Judge

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-04-17

    Megan must face the consequences of her actions. Meanwhile, a disappearance in Rome leads Kyle and Anderson to a new and dangerous consequence of the rise in possessions.

    Director: Howard Deutch

    Writer: Jeff Vlaming

  • The One I'd Be Waiting For
    7.4/10 300 votes

    #19 - The One I'd Be Waiting For

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-04-24

    A dangerous fugitive on the loose threatens the town of Rome, as well as Reverend Anderson’s sanity. Kyle struggles with a new understanding of where his powers – and his curse – originated. Megan and Holly attempt to rebuild their lives

    Director: Alrick Riley

    Writer: Rebecca Sonnenshine

  • Bad Penny
    7.2/10 410 votes

    #20 - Bad Penny

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-04-10

    Kyle finds the possession phenomenon to be more widespread than he had imagined, while Reverend Anderson struggles with guilt over his actions.

    Director: Tricia Brock

    Writer: Chris Black