Season 1 of 12 Monkeys consists of 13 episodes, beginning on January 16 and concluding on April 10, 2015.

Season SummaryEdit

The year is 2043 and the world has been devastated by a horrific plague. James Cole is recruited by Katarina Jones to partake in Project Splinter, a highly experimental time travel program. Jones intends for Cole to travel back in time and prevent the plague from happening. Throughout Cole's journeys through time, he encounters a woman named Cassandra Railly. The two begin a partnership to stop the plague before its outbreak. Secondary plotlines delve into the future in 2043, including the struggles between the Project Splinter team and various groups battling for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland.


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Image Title Original Airdate Episode # Overall #
101Recap16 "Splinter" January 16, 2015 1 1
27 years after a virus wipes out most of humanity, scientists send a man back 2015 to stop the plague from ever happening. Cole's only lead is a virologist, who knows the dangerous source of the outbreak.
102Recap16 "Mentally Divergent" January 23, 2015 2 2
The trail of a mysterious organization called the “Army of the 12 Monkeys” leads Cole to a mental institution in 2015, where a patient holds the key to the plague that destroys the world. Meanwhile, despite warnings that her involvement may disrupt the course of history, Dr. Railly risks her life to help him.
103Recap18 "Cassandra Complex" January 30, 2015 3 3
A search for the location of the virus leads Cole to 2014, when Haiti once proved a devastating moment in Dr. Railly's life.
104Recap16 "Atari" February 6, 2015 4 4
A fight for the future ensues when a dangerous band of marauders hunting for Cole and Ramse threatens the mission to save the past.
105Recap12 "The Night Room" February 13, 2015 5 5
Cole and Dr. Railly face off with the Army of the 12 Monkeys when both discover the Night Room -- an off-site, black ops lab that houses the virus that will one day destroy the world.
106Recap5 "The Red Forest" February 20, 2015 6 6
After the tragic events of the Night Room create an alternate reality in 2043, Cole risks his future to save Dr. Railly.
107Recap4 "The Keys" February 27, 2015 7 7
Cole, Railly and Aaron race to stop the virus from being deployed as a bio-weapon in Chechnya.
108Recap21 "Yesterday" March 6, 2015 8 8
The Core that powers the time machine is fading. To get Cole back from the past, Jones must convince her former colleagues at the military operation “Spearhead” that her mission is worth saving.
109Recap17 "Tomorrow" March 13, 2015 9 9
Cole finds himself in 2017 at the height of the plague. Out of options, Jones faces an impossible choice to replace the Core.
110Recap10 "Divine Move" March 20, 2015 10 10
Forces come to a head when Ramse does what it takes to protect his newfound family, leaving Cole to deal with the aftermath.
111Recap8 "Shonin" March 27, 2015 11 11
Cole splinters to Tokyo, 1987 in a last chance effort to stop the Army of the 12 Monkeys.
112Recap16 "Paradox" April 3, 2015 12 12
With Cole dying from the effects of time-travel, Railly must find the one person who can save him.
113Recap17 "Arms of Mine" April 10, 2015 13 13
Cole and Railly attempt a final confrontation with their closest enemies, and Jones faces a new threat to all that she's accomplished.


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