Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Aug 16, 2020
Veteran and pulp-fiction aficionado Atticus Freeman travels from the Jim Crow South to his South Side of Chicago hometown in search of his missing father Montrose. After recruiting his uncle George and childhood friend Letitia to join him, the trio sets out for "Ardham," MA, where they think Montrose may have gone looking for insight into Atticus' late mother's ancestry. As they journey across the Midwest, Tic, Leti, and George encounter dangers lurking at every turn, especially after sundown.
Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Aug 23, 2020
Inexplicably recovered from their terrifying night, Leti and George luxuriate in their new surroundings, while Atticus grows suspicious of their Ardham Lodge hosts – Christina Braithwhite and her elusive father Samuel – who unveil cryptic plans for Atticus' role in their upcoming "Sons of Adam" ceremony. Later, after Tic, Leti, and George stumble upon a clue that could lead them to Montrose, each takes an unwelcome walk down memory lane.
Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Aug 30, 2020
Hoping to mend her relationship with her sister Ruby, Leti turns a ramshackle Victorian on Chicago's North Side into a boarding house – an endeavor that stokes neighborhood racism and awakens dormant spirits stuck in the house. Meanwhile, Atticus remains burdened by a guilty conscience as George's wife Hippolyta presses him for the full story of what happened in Ardham.
Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Sep 6, 2020
After Christina mysteriously shows up at her doorstep, Leti confronts Atticus about his plan to surreptitiously return to Florida. Later, in search of missing pages to a crucial text, Leti, Tic, and Montrose head to Boston, with Hippolyta and Diana along for the ride. Back in Chicago, a handsome stranger nurses Ruby's disappointment over a squandered job opportunity.
Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Sep 13, 2020
After making a devil's bargain with William, Ruby steps into the charmed shoes of a white woman, but her transformation only fortifies her resentment of the racial divide. A betrayal by Montrose unleashes Atticus' pent up rage, leaving Leti deeply disturbed and sending Montrose into the comforting arms of his secret lover.
Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Sep 20, 2020
In the throes of the Korean War, nursing student Ji-Ah crosses paths with a wounded Atticus, who has no recollection of their violent first encounter.
Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Sep 27, 2020
Hippolyta's relentless search for answers takes her on a multidimensional journey of self-discovery as Atticus heads to St. Louis to consult an old family friend.
Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Oct 4, 2020
Diana winds up getting some potentially dangerous attention from Capt. Lancaster; Atticus and Leti find themselves trying to protect their future upon the arrival of an unexpected visitor from Atticus' past at the boarding house.
Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2020
Hippolyta sends Atticus, Montrose and Letitia back in time to the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 to retrieve the Book of Names, so they can save Diana's life.
Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Oct 18, 2020
After uncovering the origins of the Book of Names, the gang heads back to Ardham to cast the ultimate spell.
Episode: S01 Special | Airdate: Oct 26, 2020 (30 min)
Featuring exclusive interviews with showrunner and executive producer Misha Green, along with the series cast and crew, the special will give audiences a look inside the production of Lovecraft Country. The behind-the-scenes presentation also dives into Green's ambitions and processes, explores the adaptation of the novel and examines the historical references woven in the show.