Hell on Wheels

Hell on Wheels

2011-2013TV-143 Seasons

Average of 1,015,401 ratings:

4.3 stars

Former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon sets out on a quest to find his wife's killer as post-Civil War America struggles to rebuild its identity.



Summary (2011)

After the Civil War, a Confederate soldier's quest to avenge his wife's murder leads him to join the effort to build the Transcontinental Railroad.

  • 1Pilot

    Season 1 : Episode 1 45 minutes


    A former Confederate soldier journeys to the Transcontinental Railroad to seek vengeance.

  • 2Immoral Mathematics

    Season 1 : Episode 2 42 minutes

    Immoral Mathematics

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

  • 3A New Birth of Freedom

    Season 1 : Episode 3 42 minutes

    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.

  • 4Jamais je ne T'oublierai

    Season 1 : Episode 4 43 minutes

    Jamais je ne T'oublierai

    Cullen gets closer than ever to the sergeant. Durant pursues a hidden agenda while helping Lily recuperate.

  • 5Bread and Circuses

    Season 1 : Episode 5 43 minutes

    Bread and Circuses

    Durant's answer to the railroad's latest financial problems spurs a bareknuckle brawl between Cullen and Elam.

  • 6Pride, Pomp and Circumstance

    Season 1 : Episode 6 42 minutes

    Pride, Pomp and Circumstance

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

  • 7Revelations

    Season 1 : Episode 7 43 minutes


    With Elam's life in jeopardy, Cullen must decide what he's willing to risk. Durant faces financial ruin as Lily confronts her late husband's family.

  • 8Derailed

    Season 1 : Episode 8 43 minutes


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

  • 9Timshel

    Season 1 : Episode 9 42 minutes


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

  • 10God of Chaos

    Season 1 : Episode 10 42 minutes

    God of Chaos

    Durant and Lily try to recruit investors. Cullen attempts to track down Sgt. Harper. Sean and Mickey go after the Swede.



Show Details

Joe Gayton
Tony Gayton
Anson Mount
Colm Meaney
Dominique McElligott
Eddie Spears
Ben Esler
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Parents strongly cautioned. May be unsuitable for children ages 14 and under.
Common Sense Media Rating: Pause for kids 15 & under

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