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The Best Episodes of 'Altered Carbon' 

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Updated February 28, 2020 94 votes 26 voters 18 items

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The cyberpunk noir world of Altered Carbon has already given us so many good episodes of this Netflix series, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Nora Inu" the best, or is "Rage In Heaven" your favorite episode of Altered Carbon? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Altered Carbon are, let's rank every Altered Carbon episode from best to worst.

Altered Carbon is cyberpunk web television series based on the Richard K. Morgan's Takeshi Kovacs novels. Altered Carbon premiered on Netflix on February 2, 2018. Taking place over 360 years in the future, a person’s memories and self can be moved between bodies, called “sleeves.” The protagonist, Takeshi Kovacs, is played by Joel Kinnamen in season 1 and is played by Anthony Mackie in season 2.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Altered Carbon, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Altered Carbon episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Rage in Heaven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Altered Carbon'
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Rage in Heaven

Season 1, Episode 9

After a devastating rampage, Kovacs and his allies hatch a bold -- and very risky -- scheme to infiltrate Head in the Clouds.

Original Airing: February 2, 2018

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In a Lonely Place is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Altered Carbon'
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In a Lonely Place

Season 1, Episode 3

Kovacs recruits an unlikely partner to watch his back during a banquet at the Bancroft home, where Ortega oversees the night's grisly entertainment.

Original Airing: February 2, 2018

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Out of the Past is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Altered Carbon'
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Out of the Past

Season 1, Episode 1

Waking up in a new body 250 years after his death, Takeshi Kovacs discovers he's been resurrected to help a titan of industry solve his own murder.

Original Airing: February 2, 2018

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Nora Inu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Altered Carbon'
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Nora Inu

Season 1, Episode 7

As Kovacs reconnects with a figure from his past, his tangled history with the Protectorate, the Uprising and Quell plays out in flashbacks.

Original Airing: February 2, 2018

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