The Alienist

The Alienist

Set in New York City in 1896, a journalist and an investigative team assembled by police Commissioner Teddy Roosevelt try to solve a series of murders; based on the novel by Caleb Carr.

Episode Guide

  • The Alienist - The Alienist (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Alienist

    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.

  • The Alienist - The Alienist (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Alienist

    A psychologist, a newspaper illustrator, a secretary and a police commissioner begin an investigation outside the law to find a serial killer targeting boy prostitutes in 1896 New York City.

  • The Alienist - Ascension (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:


    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.

  • The Alienist - Hildebrandt's Starling (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    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.

  • The Alienist - These Bloody Thoughts (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    These Bloody Thoughts

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

  • The Alienist - Silver Smile (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    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.

  • The Alienist - Sneak Peek (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Sneak Peek

    A preview of the upcoming series.