“Teen Wolf” was a popular American supernatural drama television series that launched from 2011 to 2017. The show follows Scott McCall, a high school student who is bitten by a werewolf and must navigate the obstacles of being a supernatural being while also balancing the challenges of being a teenager in high school. The series has become a cult classic amongst the younger generation.
Without further ado, let’s dive into the top ten “Teen Wolf” episodes that have kept us howling with excitement over the years!
1. “Wolf Moon” (Season 1, Episode 1) – This was the first episode that started that began to put teen wolves on the map! Everything was coming together for the teenager we introduced to eleven years ago. Scott McCall (Tyler Posey) earned his lead spot on the lacrosse team and gets the girl of his dreams. The town is under a weighted blanket of fear due to there being a dead body found. One night when Scott decides to get curious to search for a body, he gets startled by an unknown figure and bitten. That one night changes his life and doesn’t prepare him for the ride of his life.
2. “Frenemy” (Season 2, Episode 6) – The name of this episode alone lives up to its expectations that are to come. This episode is memorable for its creepy atmosphere and thrilling action as Scott and his friends confront a supernatural serial killer that has been causing fear to rise. It also features a heartfelt moment between Scott and his best friend, Stiles ( Dylan O’Brien) as they discuss the overall state of their friendship.
3. “The Last Chimera” (Season 5, Episode 11) – This episode is still talked about for its intense action and emotional moments as Scott and his friends try to stop the Dread Doctors from creating more Chimera. It also features a somber moment between Scott and his mother, Melissa, as they discuss the sacrifices she has made for him.
4. “The Maid of Gévaudan” (Season 5, Episode 18) – This episode is known for its action-packed fight scenes and its exploration of the deep history of the werewolf myth. It also includes a somber moment between Scott and his mentor, Deaton as they discuss the responsibilities of what it takes to be a leader.
5. “A Promise to the Dead” (Season 4, Episode 11) – This episode is a standout for its emotional depth and character development as Scott and his friends try to save their fellow werewolf, Isaac, from being killed by the Alpha pack. It also includes a sensitive time between Scott and his love interest, Allison, as they discuss their complicated relationship.
6. “The Benefactor” (Season 4, Episode 4) – This episode is a standout for its suspenseful plot and intriguing mystery as Scott and his friends try to uncover the identity of the mysterious Benefactor who is targeting supernatural creatures. It also includes a touching moment between Scott and his mother as they discuss their strained relationship that has gone down in flames.
7. “Motel California” (Season 3, Episode 6) – This episode is known for its atmospheric setting, the abandoned hotel where Scott and his friends are trapped, and its intense fight scenes. It also includes a heartfelt moment between Scott and his mother ( Melissa Ponzio).
8. “The Last Chimera” (Season 5, Episode 11) – This episode is still talked about for its intense action and emotional moments as Scott and his friends try to stop the Dread Doctors from creating more Chimera. It also features a somber moment between Scott and his mother as they discuss the sacrifices she has made for him. In the final episodes of the show.
9.”Insatiable”(Season 3, Episode 23) Allison (Crystal Reed) is killed while protecting Scott and their friends from a group of supernatural villains. Her death was tough for not only the characters in the show but simply because of her character development throughout the show. Her last moments were spent in her boyfriend Scott’s arms. While tear-jerking music is playing in the background, Scott kisses his lover goodbye on her forehead. This Episode was the second to last before the final, talk about a heavy-hitting way to end the season!