Hell on Wheels
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 1Netflix | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Nov 7, 2011
Pilot Nov 7, 2011 A former confederate soldier journeys to the transcontinental railroad to seek vengeance.
S01 E02Nov 14, 2011
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.
S01 E03Nov 21, 2011
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.
S01 E04Nov 28, 2011
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.
S01 E05Dec 5, 2011
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.
S01 E06Dec 12, 2011
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.
S01 E07Dec 19, 2011
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.
Season 2Netflix | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Aug 13, 2012
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.
S02 E02Aug 20, 2012
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.
S02 E03Aug 27, 2012
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.
S02 E04Sep 3, 2012
Scabs Sep 3, 2012 A tragedy leads Cullen to defuse an internal threat to the railroad.
S02 E05Sep 10, 2012
The Railroad Job Sep 10, 2012 Cullen's past catches up with him and threatens the fate of the railroad.
S02 E06Sep 17, 2012
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.
S02 E07Sep 24, 2012
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.
Season 3Netflix | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Aug 11, 2013
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.
S03 E02Aug 11, 2013
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.
S03 E03Aug 18, 2013
Range War Aug 18, 2013 Cullen and Elam search for their stolen food on the prairie; a stranger's arrival threatens Elam's family.
S03 E04Aug 25, 2013
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.
S03 E05Sep 1, 2013
Searchers Sep 1, 2013 Cullen helps Elam track down a dangerous criminal; the town prepares to move down the tracks.
S03 E06Sep 8, 2013
One Less Mule Sep 8, 2013 Durant files an injunction against Union Pacific, threatening Cullen's position; Elam deals with a dangerous newcomer.
S03 E07Sep 15, 2013
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.
Season 4Netflix | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Aug 3, 2014
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.
S04 E02Aug 10, 2014
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.
S04 E03Aug 17, 2014
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.
S04 E04Aug 24, 2014
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.
S04 E05Aug 31, 2014
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.
S04 E06Sep 7, 2014
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.
S04 E07Sep 14, 2014
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.
Season 5Netflix | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Jul 19, 2015
Chinatown Jul 19, 2015 Cullen is in California with the Central Pacific Railroad, and must deal with the new workers.
S05 E02Jul 26, 2015
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.
S05 E03Aug 2, 2015
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.
S05 E04Aug 9, 2015
Struck Aug 9, 2015 Cullen solves a Chinese labor strike in the wake of violence. Meanwhile, Durant pulls Mickey deeper into Union Pacific business.
S05 E05Aug 16, 2015
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.
S05 E06Aug 23, 2015
Hungry Ghosts Aug 23, 2015 Cullen and Mei escort precious cargo through the California wilderness; Eva nurses Louise back to health.
S05 E07Aug 30, 2015
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.