Aquarius - Episode Guide

Season 1

Everybody's Been Burned

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: May 28, 2015

Everybody's Been Burned

In the premiere episode, LAPD Detective Sam Hodiak and undercover officer Brian Shafe begin the search for a missing teenage girl, Emma Karn, who has fallen under the spell of infamous cult leader Charles Manson




The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: May 28, 2015

The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game

Hodiak and Shafe clash when they investigate the murder of an elderly woman. Meanwhile, Manson coerces Emma's father to introduce him to a music executive.

Never Say Never to Always

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Jun 4, 2015

Never Say Never to Always

Drug dealer Art Gladner is found murdered, and the chief suspect is Shafe's snitch, Mike Vickery. Hodiak agrees to help Shafe exonerate Vickery. In exchange, Shafe takes rookie Charmain Tully undercover into the Manson Family to find out where Manson has Emma. They succeed, but not without consequences, especially for Charmain. Michaela McManus,

Home Is Where You're Happy

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Jun 11, 2015

Home Is Where You're Happy

Hodiak investigates Art Gladner's murder through his late wife Lucille, who runs a burlesque club. Manson hides Emma but Hodiak, under pressure from Grace, ultimately finds her and brings her home.

A Change Is Gonna Come

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Jun 18, 2015

A Change Is Gonna Come

Emma runs away from home in the midst of the chaos and Hodiak pays Manson a visit and gives him a near-fatal beating.

A Whiter Shade of Pale

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Jun 25, 2015

A Whiter Shade of Pale

Charlie recovers from his beating; Charmain finds a case; Hodiak seeks the man who's been harassing Shafe's family; Shafe helps Hodiak get a message to his son.

Cease to Resist

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Jul 2, 2015

Cease to Resist

Hodiak investigates the murder of a Hollywood star but hits a wall when the powerful movie studio wants the case to remain unsolved. Emma and Sadie meet a special person from Manson's past.

Sick City

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Jul 9, 2015

Sick City

Karn goes to great lengths to bury his secrets; failing to impress a record producer, Manson takes his disappointment out on his family; Shafe catches a tough break; Hodiak loses an old friend.

Why?

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Jul 18, 2015

Why?

Charmain's first ride-along ends when her fellow officers are gunned down, the first in a series of cop killings. Her resolve is put to the test as Hodiak and Shafe enlist the Panthers to help find the shooter.

It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Jul 25, 2015

It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

Charlie tests Emma's loyalty; Shafe passes muster on the Guapo case; after his first acid trip, courtesy of Manson, Hodiak helps a fellow detective with a secret.

Your Mother Should Know

Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Aug 1, 2015

Your Mother Should Know

Trust is an issue when Bunchy asks Hodiak to solve his brother's murder; the Hodiak family comes together to help Walt; Guapo puts Shafe to work; Charlie's mother visits; Sadie sets up Emma.

Old Ego Is a Too Much Thing

Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Aug 15, 2015

Old Ego Is a Too Much Thing

In the Season 1 finale, Emma returns to the family just as Mary goes into labor; Hodiak's deal for Walt goes south; the conclusion to Hodiak and Shafe's murder investigation has unforeseen consequences; Karn takes care of an old problem.

Season 2

Helter Skelter

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Jun 16, 2016

Helter Skelter

Hodiak receives some disturbing fan mail as Charmain takes a dangerous plunge undercover and Brian discovers Roy's true intentions. Ken takes aim at Hal as Charlie fears an old prison mate is back to collect a debt.

Happiness Is a Warm Gun

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jun 16, 2016

Happiness Is a Warm Gun

Charlie cooks up a plan for Ralph and his crew; Hal wakes to a nightmare; and Hodiak gets leverage for his son.

Why Don't We Do It in the Road

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Jun 16, 2016

Why Don't We Do It in the Road

Charlie bonds with a Beach Boy, while "Tex" joins the Manson Family. Hodiak and Grace tread familiar territory as Brian takes a stab at a killer and gets rewarded for his sharp work.

Revolution 1

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Jun 23, 2016

Revolution 1

Hodiak tries to prevent a riot as he probes a murder in a black neighborhood on the day of Martin Luther King's assassination. Meanwhile, Kristin's Black Panther involvement creates tension in her marriage, and Charmain's drug case concludes.

Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Jun 30, 2016

Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey

Internal affairs turns up the heat on Hodiak, but a tragedy interrupts the investigation. Meanwhile, Dennis Wilson's courtship with Emma ignites jealousy in Manson. Dennis takes Emma and Manson to meet a record producer who lives at 10050 Cielo Drive- the future home of the Tate family.

Revolution 9

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Jul 7, 2016

Revolution 9

Shafe's addiction troubles escalate. Meanwhile, Hodiak helps an old war buddy track down his blackmailer, Karn amasses information against Bobby Kennedy, and Grace finds a newfound passion for politics.

Piggies

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Jul 14, 2016

Piggies

Manson and the Family receive two surprises: one a blessing, one a threat. As Hodiak tries to investigate a new clue in the case of the photographer killer, a series of roadblocks forces him to take a proactive measure. Meanwhile, Grace makes plans for Emma. A shootout between the Black Panthers and LAPD reverberate in Shafe and Kristin's marriage.

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Aug 27, 2016

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Shafe, alone at the bloody Tate crime scene, is confronted by his own demons. As Manson searches for a missing Emma, he ends up on Hodiak's doorstep. Meanwhile, Ken Karn goes to new levels for international diplomacy.

Sexy Sadie

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Aug 27, 2016

Sexy Sadie

Sharon Tate begs for her life but Sadie has no mercy. Manson tries to track down Dennis Wilson. Meanwhile Hodiak finds Emma in a sanatorium, but will need help to get her out. While, an unemployed Ken Karn reunites with an old friend.

Blackbird

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Sep 3, 2016

Blackbird

Ken and Emma reconcile; Emma wants to find Charlie; Hodiak resolves to get to the truth behind Bunchy's murder; Shafe finds an old friend at rehab.

Can You Take Me Back?

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Sep 3, 2016

Can You Take Me Back?

Hodiak is in trouble with internal affairs, forcing him to the sidelines in the precinct; Terry Melcher arrives and wants to record Charlie Manson's music.

Mother Nature's Son

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Sep 10, 2016

Mother Nature's Son

Hodiak decides to take matters into his own hands and shows up on the doorstep of the mysterious serial killer who has been sending him obscene pictures. Meanwhile, Manson sends Bobby, Mary and Sadie to go to extreme measures to get money from Gary Hinman.

I Will

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Sep 10, 2016

I Will

A newly "retired" Hodiak tracks down the serial killer who has been tormenting him for months, without the protection and authority of his police position. Manson sends Tex, Sadie, Emma and Patty to 10050 Cielo Drive, where they are swept up in one of the most infamous crimes in the country's history.