The Terror: Season 1

The Terror: Season 1

The Terror: Season 1

AMC's horror anthology series tells a different tale every season, each influenced by real-life mysteries in history. Season one follows the crew of a Royal Naval expedition in the mid-19th Century, stuck in the desolate Arctic after the water freezes their boats in place. If the cold doesn't kill them first, a predator in the blizzard might.

2018USAAMC
HorrorHistorical

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EPISODE 1.1
26 March 2018

Go for Broke

An accident at sea cripples a Royal Navy expedition 200 miles from finding the Northwest Passage, forcing its captains to make dire choices.

EPISODE 1.2
27 March 2018

Gore

After a long winter trapped in the ice, scouting parties are sent out in search of open water. One of the teams makes a frightening discovery.

EPISODE 1.3
3 April 2018

The Ladder

With something now stalking the ships, the captains debate their options, testing their loyalty to one another against their duty to their crews.

EPISODE 1.4
3 April 2018

Punished, as a Boy

A cunning attack on the ships proves the men are not battling an ordinary bear and that the region's Inuit culture may hold a key to their survival.

EPISODE 1.5
3 April 2018

First Shot a Winner, Lads

A strange illness begins to show itself while another more familiar one jeopardizes the expedition's most valuable resource: its captain's judgment.

EPISODE 1.6
10 April 2018

A Mercy

With the end of their provisions in sight, officers contemplate a tough, risky strategy while struggling to raise the men's worsening spirits.

EPISODE 1.7
10 April 2018

Horrible from Supper

As the men make new attempts to find rescue, a series of shocking events underscores how vulnerable and exposed their situation has become.

EPISODE 1.8
10 April 2018

Terror Camp Clear

Deaths under mysterious circumstances create paranoia among the men, and some of the crew may be considering mutiny.

EPISODE 1.9
10 April 2018

The C, the C, the Open C

Hope comes in strange forms, and the question of what the men are willing to do to survive begins to be settled in both noble and horrifying ways.

EPISODE 1.10
10 April 2018

We Are Gone

The expedition's epic journey reaches its climax as men find themselves in a final confrontation with the Inuit mythology they've trespassed into.

The Terror: Season 1 / Reviews

We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered

With the casting solidly in place, this execution falls on the series’ directors. Edward Berger admirably handles three of the first four episodes and Sergio Mimica-Gezzan helms the third.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The Terror is like many polar expeditions: long, educational, full of interesting things to look at and not completely successful.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

There's an impressive confidence to the storytelling that will grab viewers with a taste for sophisticated horror. All-round terrific acting is a huge part of it, notably from Harris in his best role since Mad Men.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

AMC's well-acted series recalls John Carpenter's snowy monster freak-out, though it's less interested in creatures than the shifting power dynamics of desperate men.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

The Terror is an exceptional series of surviving in the face of real yet unimaginable horrors.

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Vox

Vox

The storytelling here, from a team led by David Kajganich and Soo Hugh, gains strength from its slow burn. The utter desolation and horror of the series’ back half is made more potent by how relatively normal things are for the first few episodes, before reality starts to buck and heave like the ever-shifting ice.

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