The Sinner

The Sinner

  • Seasons:
  • 1
"The Sinner" follows a young mother (Jessica Biel) who, when on a day trip with her husband (Christopher Abbott) and son, commits a startling act of violence and, to her horror, has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the "who" or the "what" -- but the "why." When an investigator (Bill Pullman) finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive, together they travel a harrowing journey into the depths of her psyche and the violent secrets hidden in her past.
"The Sinner" follows a young mother (Jessica Biel) who, when on a day trip with her husband (Christopher Abbott) and son, commits a startling act of violence and, to her horror, has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the "who" or the "what" -- but the "why." When an investigator (Bill Pullman) finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive, together they travel a harrowing journey into the depths of her psyche and the violent secrets hidden in her past.

Season 1 (8 episodes)

  • 1. Part I

    Original air date: 08/02/2017 Runtime: 46:27 min.

    Original air date: 08/02/2017 Runtime: 46:27 min. An unassuming housewife violently stabs a beachgoer to death sparking an investigation by local police and sudden confusion in a small town.

  • 2. Part II

    Original air date: 08/09/2017 Runtime: 42:09 min.

    Original air date: 08/09/2017 Runtime: 42:09 min. Cora tries to block Ambrose’s continuing investigation, while Mason struggles to come to terms with secrets from Cora’s past.

  • 3. Part III

    Original air date: 08/16/2017 Runtime: 42:08 min.

    Original air date: 08/16/2017 Runtime: 42:08 min. Ambrose unearths a startling secret about Cora that changes the course of the investigation; Mason takes matters into his own hands.

  • 4. Part IV

    Original air date: 08/23/2017 Runtime: 42:09 min.

    Original air date: 08/23/2017 Runtime: 42:09 min. With Ambrose’s help, Cora struggles to recover missing memories, which lead Ambrose to a new suspect.

  • 5. Part V

    Original air date: 08/30/2017 Runtime: 42:09 min.

    Original air date: 08/30/2017 Runtime: 42:09 min. The discovery of a body in the woods leads to more questions for everyone.

  • 6. Part VI

    Original air date: 09/06/2017 Runtime: 41:52 min.

    Original air date: 09/06/2017 Runtime: 41:52 min. As Ambrose begins to waver, Cora convinces him to take his greatest risk yet for the case.

  • 7. Part VII

    Original air date: 09/13/2017 Runtime: 40:03 min.

    Original air date: 09/13/2017 Runtime: 40:03 min. Cora journeys into the past, finally remembering the night in question.

  • 8. Part VIII

    Original air date: 09/20/2017 Runtime: 42:08 min.

    Original air date: 09/20/2017 Runtime: 42:08 min. Cora’s fate is determined in the Season Finale of “The Sinner.”