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Hell on Wheels

IMDB Logo8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo72%
Action & Adventure Drama 16+2011 - 20165 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Netflix 

Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, raucous, lawless melting pot of a town that travels with and services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, an engineering feat unprecedented for its time.Hell on Wheels featuring Anson Mount and Colm Meaney has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's an action & adventure and drama show with 58 episodes over 5 seasons. Hell on Wheels is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 72% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (43,351 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Pilot

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Nov 7, 2011
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Pilot Nov 7, 2011 A former confederate soldier journeys to the transcontinental railroad to seek vengeance.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Immoral Mathematics

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Nov 14, 2011
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Immoral Mathematics Nov 14, 2011 Lily encounters natives in the wilderness. Cullen is questioned in regards to his recent actions against others. Meanwhile, Durant continues his push for political gain through his persuasions.

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Season 01, Episode 03 A New Birth of Freedom

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Nov 21, 2011
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A New Birth of Freedom Nov 21, 2011 When Lily goes missing, Durant organizes a search party. A subsidiary request prevents Cullen from his continued search for the sergeant involved in the murder of his wife.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Jamais je ne t'oublierai

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Nov 28, 2011
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Jamais je ne t'oublierai Nov 28, 2011 Cullen's search for the sergeant nears its end; Durant keeps to his hidden agenda while assisting in Lily's recuperation.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Bread and Circuses

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Dec 5, 2011
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Bread and Circuses Dec 5, 2011 A bare-knuckle brouhaha between Elam and Cullen is spurred by Durant's latest attempt to deal with the railroad's financial crisis.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Pride, Pomp and Circumstance

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Dec 12, 2011
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Pride, Pomp and Circumstance Dec 12, 2011 Durant challenges the Cheyenne to a competition in an effort to bring a halt to ongoing negotiations. Meanwhile, Elam and Cullen try to prevent bloodshed in town.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Revelations

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Dec 19, 2011
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Revelations Dec 19, 2011 With Elam's life in the balance, Cullen must decide how much he’s willing to risk. Meanwhile Durant faces financial ruin as Lily confronts the family of her late husband.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Viva La Mexico

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Aug 13, 2012
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Viva La Mexico Aug 13, 2012 In the Season 2 premiere, Durant and Lily steer the railroad further west, while Cullen and Elam land on opposite sides of the law.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Durant, Nebraska

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Aug 20, 2012
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Durant, Nebraska Aug 20, 2012 Durant confronts a formidable threat to the rolling city, while a horrific crime leads Lily and Elam to join forces in order to attain justice.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Slaughterhouse

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Aug 27, 2012
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Slaughterhouse Aug 27, 2012 Cullen struggles to maintain order while Mickey's and Sean's lives are endangered; Lily and Elam clean up a mess of their own doing.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Scabs

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Sep 3, 2012
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Scabs Sep 3, 2012 A tragedy leads Cullen to defuse an internal threat to the railroad.

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Season 02, Episode 05 The Railroad Job

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Sep 10, 2012
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The Railroad Job Sep 10, 2012 Cullen's past catches up with him and threatens the fate of the railroad.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Purged Away with Blood

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Sep 17, 2012
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Purged Away with Blood Sep 17, 2012 Despite fighting to save his own life, Durant must try to keep the railroad from going under. Meanwhile, Cullen comes to the aid of an old comrade.

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Season 02, Episode 07 The White Spirit

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Sep 24, 2012
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The White Spirit Sep 24, 2012 In the aftermath of tragedy, Lily and Cullen struggle to maintain order in Hell on Wheels. Meanwhile, Elam makes plans for the future.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Big Bad Wolf

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Aug 11, 2013
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Big Bad Wolf Aug 11, 2013 After a hard winter, Cullen and Elam travel to New York to secure their positions on the railroad as Durant fights for his legacy from prison.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Eminent Domain

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Aug 11, 2013
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Eminent Domain Aug 11, 2013 An unexpected roadblock forces Cullen to make a difficult choice as a reporter arrives in Hell on Wheels. Elam struggles with his new boss.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Range War

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Aug 18, 2013
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Range War Aug 18, 2013 Cullen and Elam search for their stolen food on the prairie; a stranger's arrival threatens Elam's family.

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Season 03, Episode 04 The Game

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Aug 25, 2013
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The Game Aug 25, 2013 Cullen and Elam try to secure a new lumber source following a railroad accident; Durant tells Louise a secret about Cullen.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Searchers

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Sep 1, 2013
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Searchers Sep 1, 2013 Cullen helps Elam track down a dangerous criminal; the town prepares to move down the tracks.

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Season 03, Episode 06 One Less Mule

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Sep 8, 2013
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One Less Mule Sep 8, 2013 Durant files an injunction against Union Pacific, threatening Cullen's position; Elam deals with a dangerous newcomer.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Cholera

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Sep 15, 2013
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Cholera Sep 15, 2013 When a cholera epidemic hits Hell on Wheels, Cullen must find fresh water before his workers die. Durant faces political fallout.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 The Elusive Eden

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Aug 3, 2014
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The Elusive Eden Aug 3, 2014 Cullen awaits the birth of his baby, laboring under The Swede's thumb at Fort Smith. Durant deals with the fallout from a railroad accident.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Escape from the Garden

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Aug 10, 2014
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Escape from the Garden Aug 10, 2014 As Cullen plans an exit from Fort Smith, he challenges The Swede; when a new adversary arrives, Cheyenne feels his presence.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Chicken Hill

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Aug 17, 2014
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Chicken Hill Aug 17, 2014 Cullen goes back to work on the railroad and butts heads with his new boss. Durant and Campbell battle over a valuable piece of real estate.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Reckoning

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Aug 24, 2014
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Reckoning Aug 24, 2014 Cullen deals with trouble at home as he takes railroad matters into his own hands. Campbell makes a move against Durant and Mickey.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Life's a Mystery

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Aug 31, 2014
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Life's a Mystery Aug 31, 2014 Cullens's family is at risk when a stranger arrives, stirring up old feelings; The Swede faces the consequences.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Bear Man

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Sep 7, 2014
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Bear Man Sep 7, 2014 Following an attack by a bear, Elam struggles to survive in a Comanche village and find his way back to Cheyenne.

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Season 04, Episode 07 Elam Ferguson

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Sep 14, 2014
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Elam Ferguson Sep 14, 2014 Cullen attempts to reconnect with Elam upon his return. Durant takes matters into his own hands while putting an old problem to rest.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Chinatown

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Jul 19, 2015
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Chinatown Jul 19, 2015 Cullen is in California with the Central Pacific Railroad, and must deal with the new workers.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Mei Mei

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Jul 26, 2015
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Mei Mei Jul 26, 2015 Cullen and Fong find themselves in peril as they transport a locomotive over the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Swede gains Phineas' trust.

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Season 05, Episode 03 White Justice

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Aug 2, 2015
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White Justice Aug 2, 2015 Cullen contends with violence in Chinatown set off by disgruntled railroad workers. Meanwhile, the Swede manipulates Phineas in his plot against the Mormons.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Struck

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Aug 9, 2015
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Struck Aug 9, 2015 Cullen solves a Chinese labor strike in the wake of violence. Meanwhile, Durant pulls Mickey deeper into Union Pacific business.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Elixir of Life

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Aug 16, 2015
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Elixir of Life Aug 16, 2015 Unexpected violence erupts in Chinatown during the festival of Tin Hau Don; Cullen confronts the Swede; and Durant involves Maggie in his latest scheme.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Hungry Ghosts

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Aug 23, 2015
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Hungry Ghosts Aug 23, 2015 Cullen and Mei escort precious cargo through the California wilderness; Eva nurses Louise back to health.

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Season 05, Episode 07 False Prophets

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Aug 30, 2015
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False Prophets Aug 30, 2015 Cullen and Durant meet with President Grant to discuss the future of the railroad; the Swede puts his plan against the Mormons in action.

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