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The Best Episodes of The Returned

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

A small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have long been presumed dead, suddenly reappear; their presence creates both positive and negative consequences. As families are reunited, the lives of those who were left behind are challenged both physically and emotionally.

Genres:DramaSci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:A&E

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The Returned" is "Helen", rated 7.8/10 from 273 user votes. It was directed by Deran Sarafian and written by Graham Roland. "Helen" aired on 5/4/2015 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Claire".

  • Helen
    7.8/10 273 votes

    #1 - Helen

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-05-04

    Someone unexpectedly shows up and puts Chloe in danger. Peter makes a startling announcement and Helen sets her deadly plan for the town in motion.

    Director: Deran Sarafian

    Writer: Graham Roland

  • Claire
    7.7/10 277 votes

    #2 - Claire

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-04-27

    Claire's secret is revealed and Lena returns home. Police arrest the suspected killer who makes a full confession. Victor goes to extreme measures to protect Julie. Camille discovers her attempt to help has led to a horrifying result.

    Director: Stephen Williams

    Writer: Raelle Tucker

  • Lucy
    7.6/10 306 votes

    #3 - Lucy

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-04-13

    Lucy miraculously recovers from the stabbing but realizes she is irrevocably changed. Claire and Jack scramble to find Lena as she receives help from Adam. Peter makes a frightening confession to Victor.

    Director: Jennifer Getzinger

    Writer: Bronwyn Garrity

  • Camille
    7.4/10 564 votes

    #4 - Camille

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-03-09

    Residents of the small mountain town of Caldwell, Washington grapple with the mysterious return of their dead loved ones. With no memory of their deaths, and no awareness of the time that has passed in their absence, the returned struggle to reintegrate into a world that has changed without them.

    Director: Keith Gordon

    Writer: Carlton Cuse

  • Simon
    7.4/10 397 votes

    #5 - Simon

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-03-16

    Simon pursues Rowan, complicating her feelings for Tommy. Jack and Claire decide to hide Camille's return while Tommy investigates a brutal attack in town that has similarities to attacks that occurred years before.

    Director: Vincenzo Natali

    Writer: Raelle Tucker

  • Julie
    7.4/10 359 votes

    #6 - Julie

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-03-23

    Jack and Claire want to move so Camille doesn't have to hide, but Camille pretends to be a cousin so she can get out of the house. Lena discovers a mysterious scar on her back, and Victor has a run-in with a nosy neighbor.

    Director: Charles Martin

    Writer: Raelle Tucker

  • Victor
    7.4/10 335 votes

    #7 - Victor

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-03-30

    Lena is rushed to the hospital because of her scar, accusing Camille of hurting her. Rowan grows closer to Simon and discovers Tommy has an obsessive secret. Julie learns Victor may be involved in a horrific death.

    Director: Charles Martin

    Writer: Regina Corrado

  • Rowan
    7.4/10 284 votes

    #8 - Rowan

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-04-20

    Camille opens up to the parents of the support group and tries to help them. Victor comes between Julie and Nikki. Rowan lashes out at Simon and makes a surprising choice.

    Director: Stephen Williams

    Writer: Gianna Sobol

  • Tony and Adam
    7.2/10 310 votes

    #9 - Tony and Adam

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-04-06

    Victor's disappearance from the community center brings Julie and Nikki together to look for him. Tony makes a confession that has a profound impact on Adam and Helen suspects the town may be evil.

    Director: Jennifer Getzinger

    Writer: Graham Roland

  • Peter
    7.1/10 294 votes

    #10 - Peter

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-05-11

    Rowan and Tommy's celebration is overshadowed by a mysterious premonition. Julie makes Victor face his tragic past. Camille realizes she will never be normal and Helen's plan meets a mysterious end.

    Director: Deran Sarafian

    Writer: Raelle Tucker