The Alienist - Episode Guide

Season 1

The Boy on the Bridge

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jan 22, 2018

The Boy on the Bridge

New York City. 1896. The heart of America's Gilded Age. When a young boy prostitute is found butchered on the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge, an alienist named Laszlo Kreizler, a newspaper illustrator by the name of John Moore, a secretary, Sara Howard and a police commissioner named Theodore Roosevelt begin an investigation outside the law to find the serial killer.

A Fruitful Partnership

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Jan 29, 2018

A Fruitful Partnership

The investigation heats up as Sara gets her hands on a clue and Kreizler tries to connect the evidence left behind by the serial killer. Tensions rise within the police department. Kreizler takes Moore, Sara, Marcus and Lucius to Delmonico's in New York and informs them they are going to be working together as a team to catch the killer.

Silver Smile

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Feb 5, 2018

Silver Smile

Innovative evidence leads the team to discover a crucial element in the case has gone missing. Kreizler and Moore interview a witness to find out what happened to Moore at the Brothel. Sara attempts to live in a world outside the investigation. Kreizler challenges them to look within themselves.

These Bloody Thoughts

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Feb 12, 2018

These Bloody Thoughts

Kreizler and Sara discuss the capacity to kill. Moore goes on a date. Byrnes and Captain Connor keep an eye on a potential suspect. Roosevelt finds himself under public scrutiny.

Hildebrandt's Starling

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Feb 19, 2018

Hildebrandt's Starling

The team learns more about the killer. Moore and Sara share an intimate moment. Kreizler seeks advice from an old mentor. Roosevelt takes action.

Ascension

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Feb 26, 2018

Ascension

The team hatches a plan to catch the killer. Moore checks in on a friend. Kreizler faces his own self-doubt about the investigation. Roosevelt attends an event with the city's elite. Sara looks into Kreizler's past. Connor acts on impulse.

Many Sainted Men

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Mar 5, 2018

Many Sainted Men

Kreizler and Moore follow a lead. Sara visits a hospital and is forced to confront her past. Cyrus, Kreizler's carriage driver, recovers from his injuries. Byrnes and Connor plot against the team. Detectives Marcus and Lucius Isaacson work on a clue.

Psychopathia Sexualis

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Mar 12, 2018

Psychopathia Sexualis

Kreizler and Moore travel to Washington D.C., Sara goes rogue in pursuit of the truth. Lucius tells Marcus a secret. Byrnes and Connor tighten their grip on the investigation.

Requiem

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Mar 19, 2018

Requiem

Kreizler mourns the loss of a friend. Sara pushes the team to forge ahead. Moore warns his friend the killer will strike again. Cyrus seeks revenge.

Castle in the Sky

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Mar 26, 2018

Castle in the Sky

Kreizler confronts the demons of his past. Moore tells Sara the truth. Connor takes matters into his own hands. The team closes in on the killer as time is running out.