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Season 1

  • S01E01 Pilot

    • November 6, 2011
    • AMC

    A former confederate soldier journeys to the transcontinental railroad to seek vengeance.

  • S01E02 Immoral Mathematics

    • November 13, 2011
    • AMC

    Lily encounters natives in the wilderness. Cullen is questioned in regards to his recent actions against others. Meanwhile, Durant continues his push for political gain through his persuasions.

  • S01E03 A New Birth of Freedom

    • November 20, 2011
    • AMC

    When Lily goes missing, Durant organizes a search party. A subsidiary request prevents Cullen from his continued search for the sergeant involved in the murder of his wife.

  • S01E04 Jamais Je Ne T'oublierai

    • November 27, 2011
    • AMC

    Cullen's search for the sergeant nears its end; Durant keeps to his hidden agenda while assisting in Lily's recuperation.

  • S01E05 Bread and Circuses

    • December 4, 2011
    • AMC

    A bare-knuckle brouhaha between Elam and Cullen is spurred by Durant's latest attempt to deal with the railroad's financial crisis.

  • S01E06 Pride, Pomp and Circumstance

    • December 11, 2011
    • AMC

    Durant challenges the Cheyenne to a competition in an effort to bring a halt to ongoing negotiations. Meanwhile, Elam and Cullen try to prevent bloodshed in town.

  • S01E07 Revelations

    • December 18, 2011
    • AMC

    With Elam's life in the balance, Cullen must decide how much he’s willing to risk. Meanwhile Durant faces financial ruin as Lily confronts the family of her late husband.

  • S01E08 Derailed

    • January 1, 2012
    • AMC

    Durant dispatches Cullen and Elam on a mission of vengeance. Lily struggles to find her place.

  • S01E09 Timshel

    • January 8, 2012
    • AMC

    A looming railroad deadline throws Cullen and Lily together; Joseph and Elam deal with what their violent mission has wrought.

  • S01E10 God of Chaos

    • January 15, 2012
    • AMC

    In the Season 1 finale, Cullen's past and future collide, impacting his life on the railroad.

Season 2

  • SPECIAL 0x1 Inside Hell on Wheels: Where Season 1 Left off

    • July 19, 2012
    • AMC
  • S02E01 Viva La Mexico

    • August 12, 2012
    • AMC

    In the Season 2 premiere, Durant and Lily steer the railroad further west, while Cullen and Elam land on opposite sides of the law.

  • S02E02 Durant, Nebraska

    • August 19, 2012
    • AMC

    Durant confronts a formidable threat to the rolling city, while a horrific crime leads Lily and Elam to join forces in order to attain justice.

  • S02E03 Slaughterhouse

    • August 26, 2012
    • AMC

    Cullen struggles to maintain order while Mickey's and Sean's lives are endangered; Lily and Elam clean up a mess of their own doing.

  • S02E04 Scabs

    • September 2, 2012
    • AMC

    A tragedy leads Cullen to defuse an internal threat to the railroad.

  • S02E05 The Railroad Job

    • September 9, 2012
    • AMC

    Cullen's past catches up with him and threatens the fate of the railroad.

  • S02E06 Purged away with Blood

    • September 16, 2012
    • AMC

    Despite fighting to save his own life, Durant must try to keep the railroad from going under. Meanwhile, Cullen comes to the aid of an old comrade.

  • S02E07 The White Spirit

    • September 23, 2012
    • AMC

    In the aftermath of tragedy, Lily and Cullen struggle to maintain order in Hell on Wheels. Meanwhile, Elam makes plans for the future.

  • S02E08 The Lord's Day

    • September 30, 2012
    • AMC

    A new arrival stirs things up in Hell on Wheels, while Eva gets caught between Elam and Mr. Toole.

  • S02E09 Blood Moon

    • October 7, 2012
    • AMC

    Cullen prepares for battle while the town celebrates.

  • S02E10 Blood Moon Rising

    • October 7, 2012
    • AMC

    Cullen fights to save Hell on Wheels.

Season 3

  • SPECIAL 0x2 Inside Hell on Wheels: Where Season 2 Left off

    • July 15, 2013
    • AMC

    Anson Mount and the cast of Hell on Wheels analyze the unanswered questions from season 2.

  • SPECIAL 0x3 Inside Hell on Wheels: A Look at Season 3

    • July 22, 2013
    • AMC

    Anson Mount and the cast of Hell on Wheels give us a taste of what's in store for season 3.

  • S03E01 Big Bad Wolf

    • August 10, 2013
    • AMC

    After a hard winter, Cullen and Elam travel to New York to secure their positions on the railroad as Durant fights for his legacy from prison.

  • S03E02 Eminent Domain

    • August 10, 2013
    • AMC

    An unexpected roadblock forces Cullen to make a difficult choice as a reporter arrives in Hell on Wheels. Elam struggles with his new boss.

  • S03E03 Range War

    • August 17, 2013
    • AMC

    Cullen and Elam search for their stolen food on the prairie; a stranger's arrival threatens Elam's family.

  • S03E04 The Game

    • August 24, 2013
    • AMC

    Cullen and Elam try to secure a new lumber source following a railroad accident; Durant tells Louise a secret about Cullen.

  • S03E05 Searchers

    • August 31, 2013
    • AMC

    Cullen helps Elam track down a dangerous criminal; the town prepares to move down the tracks.

  • S03E06 One Less Mule

    • September 7, 2013
    • AMC

    Durant files an injunction against Union Pacific, threatening Cullen's position; Elam deals with a dangerous newcomer.

  • S03E07 Cholera

    • September 14, 2013
    • AMC

    When a cholera epidemic hits Hell on Wheels, Cullen must find fresh water before his workers die. Durant faces political fallout.

  • S03E08 It Happened in Boston

    • September 21, 2013
    • AMC

    After his workers defect to the Mormons, Cullen recruits Durant to help get them back. Meanwhile, Sean and Mickey's past comes back to haunt them.

  • S03E09 Fathers and Sins

    • September 28, 2013
    • AMC

    With General Grant's deadline only two days away, a gang of riders attacks Cheyenne while Cullen and Elam pay Durant a visit.

  • S03E10 Get Behind the Mule

    • October 5, 2013
    • AMC

    Cullen grapples with consequences while Elam mounts a rescue attempt. Durant receives Gen. Grant and the U.P. board in Cheyenne ahead of the deadline.

Season 4

  • S04E01 The Elusive Eden

    • August 2, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullen awaits the birth of his baby, laboring under The Swede's thumb at Fort Smith. Durant deals with the fallout from a railroad accident.

  • S04E02 Escape from the Garden

    • August 9, 2014
    • AMC

    As Cullen plans an exit from Fort Smith, he challenges The Swede; when a new adversary arrives, Cheyenne feels his presence.

  • S04E03 Chicken Hill

    • August 16, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullen goes back to work on the railroad and butts heads with his new boss. Durant and Campbell battle over a valuable piece of real estate.

  • S04E04 Reckoning

    • August 23, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullen deals with trouble at home as he takes railroad matters into his own hands. Campbell makes a move against Durant and Mickey.

  • S04E05 Life's a Mystery

    • August 30, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullens's family is at risk when a stranger arrives, stirring up old feelings; The Swede faces the consequences.

  • S04E06 Bear Man

    • September 6, 2014
    • AMC

    Following an attack by a bear, Elam struggles to survive in a Comanche village and find his way back to Cheyenne.

  • S04E07 Elam Ferguson

    • September 13, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullen attempts to reconnect with Elam upon his return. Durant takes matters into his own hands while putting an old problem to rest.

  • S04E08 Under Color of Law

    • September 20, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullen makes a decision to ensure his family's safety. Campbell hires a new federal marshal to clean up the streets.

  • S04E09 Two Trains

    • September 27, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullen goes head to head with the new marshal to recover his arrested railroad workers. Campbell confronts Louise over a story.

  • S04E10 Return to Hell

    • October 4, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullen, Durant, and Campbell try to negotiate a settlement on how the streets will be policed; an act of terror strikes Cheyenne.

  • S04E11 Bleeding Kansas

    • November 8, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullen and Durant work to save the life of a criminal; Louise supports Ruth as she copes with a loss.

  • S04E12 Thirteen Steps

    • November 15, 2014
    • AMC

    Cullen grapples with Ruth's unexpected decision; Louise jeopardizes her reputation to fight for a story she believes in.

  • S04E13 Further West

    • November 22, 2014
    • AMC

    As the railroad prepares to leave Cheyenne behind in the Season 4 finale, Cullen returns to Fort Smith to retrieve his family.

Season 5

  • S05E01 Chinatown

    • July 18, 2015
    • AMC

    Cullen is in California with the Central Pacific Railroad, and must deal with the new workers.

  • S05E02 Mei Mei

    • July 25, 2015
    • AMC

    Cullen and Fong find themselves in peril as they transport a locomotive over the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Swede gains Phineas' trust.

  • S05E03 White Justice

    • August 1, 2015
    • AMC

    Cullen contends with violence in Chinatown set off by disgruntled railroad workers. Meanwhile, the Swede manipulates Phineas in his plot against the Mormons.

  • S05E04 Struck

    • August 8, 2015
    • AMC

    Cullen solves a Chinese labor strike in the wake of violence. Meanwhile, Durant pulls Mickey deeper into Union Pacific business.

  • S05E05 Elixir of Life

    • August 15, 2015
    • AMC

    Unexpected violence erupts in Chinatown during the festival of Tin Hau Don; Cullen confronts the Swede; and Durant involves Maggie in his latest scheme.

  • S05E06 Hungry Ghosts

    • August 22, 2015
    • AMC

    Cullen and Mei escort precious cargo through the California wilderness; Eva nurses Louise back to health.

  • S05E07 False Prophets

    • August 29, 2015
    • AMC

    Cullen and Durant meet with President Grant to discuss the future of the railroad; the Swede puts his plan against the Mormons in action.

  • S05E08 Two Soldiers

    • June 11, 2016
    • AMC

    The Swede's murderous rampage on the Hatch homestead results in a long overdue showdown with Cullen.

  • S05E09 Return to the Garden

    • June 18, 2016
    • AMC

    Cullen faces life-changing decisions in Utah as Truckee adapts to life without him.

  • S05E10 61 Degrees

    • June 25, 2016
    • AMC

    Cullen's nitroglycerin experiment provides an explosive backdrop for the railroad life in Truckee. Durant's plan turns deadly.

  • S05E11 Gambit

    • July 2, 2016
    • AMC

    Durant's plot to ransom himself takes an unexpected turn when Campbell arrives in town with the Cavalry to coordinate a rescue operation.

  • S05E12 Any Sum Within Reason

    • July 9, 2016
    • AMC

    Chang force Mei to leave Truckee after discovering her secret; Cullen exorcises some old demons during his search.

  • S05E13 Railroad Men

    • July 16, 2016
    • AMC

    The race to finish the railroad comes down to inches, forcing all parties to contemplate the end of the line, and what the future holds for them.

  • SPECIAL 0x4 Inside the Final Episode

    • July 23, 2016
    • AMC

    Preview of the final episode.

  • S05E14 Done

    • July 23, 2016
    • AMC

    The golden spike, government hearings and unpredictable actions mean new beginnings and endings for the survivors.