Hell on Wheels - Season 1 Episodes

Hell on Wheels - Season 1

Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on a Confederate Soldier, who sets out to exact revenge on the men who have murdered his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous and lawless town that services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad.

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Episode 1

“Pilot”

The year is 1865 and after his wife is killed, Cullen Bohannon, a former Confederate solider decides to enact revenge on a group of corrupted Union officials. However, to do so, he will have to work and travel with the construction unit of the transcontinental railroad.

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Episode 2

“Immoral Mathematics”

Cullen fights for his life as he answers for his deadly actions. Lily struggles to survive in the wilderness, as Durant attempts to spin tragedy for political gain.

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Episode 3

“A New Birth of Freedom”

Cullen’s search for the sergeant is diverted by an unexpected obstacle. Durant organizes a search party to retrieve the missing Lily Bell.

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Episode 4

“Jamais je ne t'oublierai”

Cullen closes in on the Sergeant. Durant pursues a hidden agenda while helping Lily recuperate.

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Episode 5

“Bread and Circuses”

Durant’s answer to the railroad’s latest financial problems spurs a bare-knuckle brawl between Cullen and Elam.

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Episode 6

“Pride, Pomp and Circumstance”

Durant attempts to end ongoing negotiations with the Cheyenne by challenging them to a competition. Meanwhile Cullen and Elam scramble to prevent bloodshed in town.

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Episode 7

“Revelations”

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.

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Episode 8

“Derailed”

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

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Episode 9

“Timshel”

It’s all hands on deck as Cullen and Lily work to meet the railroad’s looming deadline. Elam and Joseph deal with the consequences of their violent mission.

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Episode 10

“God of Chaos”

Cullen's new life on the railroad is put in jeopardy when he is forced to choose between his past and his future.