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The best episodes of Chernobyl

Explore the comprehensive ranking of Chernobyl episodes, meticulously evaluated through thousands of fan votes. Uncover the top-rated moments that define the brilliance of Chernobyl!

The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Vichnaya Pamyat

#1 - Vichnaya Pamyat

Season 1, Episode 5, 6/3/2019
Valery Legasov, Boris Shcherbina and Ulana Khomyuk risk their lives and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl.
Please Remain Calm

#2 - Please Remain Calm

Season 1, Episode 2, 5/13/2019
With untold millions at risk after the Chernobyl explosion, nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk makes a desperate attempt to reach Valery Legasov, a leading Soviet nuclear physicist, and warn him about the threat of second explosion that could devastate the continent.
Open Wide, O Earth

#3 - Open Wide, O Earth

Season 1, Episode 3, 5/20/2019
Lyudmilla Ignatenko, a Pripyat resident, ignores warning about her firefighter husband's contamination. Valery Legasov lays out a decontamination plan, complete with human risks.
The Happiness of All Mankind

#4 - The Happiness of All Mankind

Season 1, Episode 4, 5/27/2019
Valery Legasov and Soviet Deputy Prime Minister Boris Shcherbina consider using lunar rovers to remove radioactive debris, while Ulana Khomyuk faces government hurdles in determining the truth about the cause of the explosion.

#5 - 1:23:45

Season 1, Episode 1, 5/6/2019
April 26, 1986, Ukrainian SSR. Plant workers and firefighters put their lives on the line to control a catastrophic 1986 explosion at a Soviet nuclear power plant.