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Episode Information
Series U.S. TV Series
Season # 1
Episode # 8
Original Airdate(s) 12 December 2013
Writer(s) Phil Klemmer and Alex Katsnelson
Director Rob Bailey
Previous "Limbo"
Next "Death's Door"

"Thanatos" is the eighth episode of season 1 of The Tomorrow People U.S. TV Series.

Official Synopsis Edit

Stephen is determined to uncover what he hopes is the key to finding his father, and crafts a plan with the Tomorrow People that involves getting inside Jedikiah's head.

Meanwhile, Cara and Russell encounter an uninvited visitor in the subway tunnel base. Stephen takes a risky opportunity and snoops around Ultra.[1]

Guest Cast Edit

Reception Edit

  • Jim McMahon of gave a mixed review, calling the episode "repetitive" and "monotonous", with the final verdict being "An eventful episode still doesn't quite add up to an exciting hour for The Tomorrow People."[2]
  • Michelle Carlbert of wrote: "Okay, now this episode was more like it." She rated the episode 4.7 / 5.0.[3]
  • Morgan Jeffery of gave a more positive review, calling it "the best episode of the 21st century Tomorrow People that we've yet seen - a game-changing installment on practically every level."[4]
  • Andy Behbakht of was similiarly positive, calling it "a great returning episode".[5]

Ratings Edit

The episode earned a 0.7 rating and a 2 share in the 18-49 demo, with 1.8 million viewers (live + same day DVR).[6]

Episode Details Edit

  • The title of the episode refers to the ancient Greek mythological personification of Death, and also to the nickname of Aldus Crick.
  • Ultra was founded by Jedikiah, Roger, and Crick.
  • Shortly after undergoing the Annex Project treatment, John killed Roger on orders from Jedikiah.

Preview Edit

The Tomorrow People 1x08 Extended Promo "Thanatos" (HD)

The Tomorrow People 1x08 Extended Promo "Thanatos" (HD)

References Edit

  1. Scoop: THE TOMORROW PEOPLE on THE CW - Wednesday, December 4, 2013,, retrieved 14 November 2013
  2. The Tomorrow People: "Thanatos" Review,, retrieved 05 December 2013
  3. The Tomorrow People Review: Like Father, Like Son,, retrieved 05 December 2013
  4. The Tomorrow People episode 8 review: Classic cameo in best episode yet,, retrieved 05 December 2013
  5. The Tomorrow People 1.08 Review: "Thanatos",, retrieved 06 December 2013
  6. TV Ratings Wednesday: 'Arrow', 'Survivor' & 'The Tomorrow People' Rise as 'Modern Family' & 'The Middle' Hit Lows,, retrieved 05 December 2013