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Hell on Wheels

All Episodes 2012 - 2016

  • Ended
  • AMC
  • 2011-11-06T00:00:00Z
  • 45 mins
  • 1 day, 17 hours, 25 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Western, Action, Adventure
Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on a Confederate soldier (Mount) who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who have killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, raucous, lawless melting pot of a town that travels with and services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, an engineering feat unprecedented for its time.

64 episodes

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

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

Special 5 The Golden Spike

  • 2016-07-24T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Explaining the importance of the golden spike.

Special 6 Series Wrap-up

  • 2016-07-24T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

A look back at season 5.

Special 7

  • no air date — 45 mins

1x01 Pilot

  • Series Premiere

    2011-11-07T02:00:00Z — 45 mins

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

1x02 Immoral Mathematics

  • 2011-11-14T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

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.

1x03 A New Birth of Freedom

  • 2011-11-21T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

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.

1x04 Jamais Je Ne T'oublierai

  • 2011-11-28T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

1x05 Bread and Circuses

  • 2011-12-05T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

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.

1x07 Revelations

  • 2011-12-19T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

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.

1x08 Derailed

  • 2012-01-02T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

1x09 Timshel

  • 2012-01-09T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

1x10 God of Chaos

  • 2012-01-16T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

2x01 Viva La Mexico

  • Season Premiere

    2012-08-13T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

2x02 Durant, Nebraska

  • 2012-08-20T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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.

2x03 Slaughterhouse

  • 2012-08-27T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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.

2x04 Scabs

  • 2012-09-03T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

2x05 The Railroad Job

  • 2012-09-10T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

2x06 Purged away with Blood

  • 2012-09-17T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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.

2x07 The White Spirit

  • 2012-09-24T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

2x08 The Lord's Day

  • 2012-10-01T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

2x09 Blood Moon

  • 2012-10-08T01:00:00Z — 87 mins

Cullen prepares for battle while the town celebrates.

2x10 Blood Moon Rising

  • 2012-10-08T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

Cullen fights to save Hell on Wheels.

3x01 Big Bad Wolf

  • Season Premiere

    2013-08-11T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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.

3x02 Eminent Domain

  • 2013-08-11T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

3x03 Range War

  • 2013-08-18T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

3x04 The Game

  • 2013-08-25T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

3x05 Searchers

  • 2013-09-01T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

3x06 One Less Mule

  • 2013-09-08T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

3x07 Cholera

  • 2013-09-15T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

3x08 It Happened in Boston

  • 2013-09-22T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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.

3x09 Fathers and Sins

  • 2013-09-29T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

3x10 Get Behind the Mule

  • 2013-10-06T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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.

4x01 The Elusive Eden

  • Season Premiere

    2014-08-03T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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.

4x02 Escape from the Garden

  • 2014-08-10T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

4x03 Chicken Hill

  • 2014-08-17T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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.

4x04 Reckoning

  • 2014-08-24T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

4x05 Life's a Mystery

  • 2014-08-31T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

4x06 Bear Man

  • 2014-09-07T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

4x07 Elam Ferguson

  • 2014-09-14T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

4x08 Under Color of Law

  • 2014-09-21T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

4x09 Two Trains

  • 2014-09-28T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

4x10 Return to Hell

  • 2014-10-05T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

4x11 Bleeding Kansas

  • 2014-11-09T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

4x12 Thirteen Steps

  • 2014-11-16T02:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

4x13 Further West

  • 2014-11-23T02:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

5x01 Chinatown

  • Season Premiere

    2015-07-19T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

5x02 Mei Mei

  • 2015-07-26T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

5x03 White Justice

  • 2015-08-02T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

5x04 Struck

  • 2015-08-09T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

5x05 Elixir of Life

  • 2015-08-16T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

5x06 Hungry Ghosts

  • 2015-08-23T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

5x07 False Prophets

  • 2015-08-30T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

5x08 Two Soldiers

  • 2016-06-12T01:00:00Z — 50 mins

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

5x09 Return to the Garden

  • 2016-06-19T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

5x10 61 Degrees

  • 2016-06-26T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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

5x11 Gambit

  • 2016-07-03T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

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

5x12 Any Sum Within Reason

  • 2016-07-10T01:00:00Z — 44 mins

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

5x13 Railroad Men

  • 2016-07-17T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

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.

5x14 Done

  • 2016-07-24T01:00:00Z — 45 mins

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