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The Best Episodes of 'Snowpiercer'

Updated March 30, 2021 55 votes 11 voters20 items

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There may not be many episodes of Snowpiercer yet but like the titular train, this show is going to be unstoppable. So, which Snowpiercer episodes already stand out? Do you like "Access is Power" the best, or is "First, The Weather Changed" your favorite episode of Snowpiercer? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Snowpiercer are, let's rank every Snowpiercer episode from best to worst.

Snowpiercer is based on both the 1982 French graphic novel Le Transperceneige and the 2013 Bong Joon-ho film of the same name. The series mixes elements of both works as it tells the story of a perpetually moving train, circling the frozen globe with the remnants of humanity and telling stories of class warfare and social justice. Snowpiercer premiered on TNT on May 17, 2020, already renewed for a second season.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Snowpiercer, 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 Snowpiercer 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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    First, the Weather Changed

    A grisly murder stokes class division on Snowpiercer, the Great Ark Train. Melanie Cavill, the powerful head of hospitality, deputizes a dangerous rebel to help solve the killing -- Andre Layton, the world's only surviving homicide detective.

    • Original Airing: May 17, 2020
    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 1
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    Prepare to Brace

    Layton uses his new position as train detective to investigate the murder while gathering intel for the revolution on the side. Meanwhile, Melanie faces a resource crisis, with potentially drastic consequences for the entire train.

    • Original Airing: May 24, 2020
    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 2
    2
    4
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    Access Is Power

    Layton descends into the black market with Till, searching for both the killer and a valuable commodity for his revolution. Melanie stages a prize fight to distract the passengers from mounting class tension.

    • Original Airing: May 31, 2020
    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 3
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    Without Their Maker

    A shocking twist in the murder investigation brings Layton and Till's manhunt to a cat-and-mouse climax. But Layton is getting too close to Melanie's big secret, which may prove the most dangerous game of all.

    • Original Airing: June 7, 2020
    • Season: 1
    • Episode Number: 4
    2
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