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The Best Episodes of Alphas

Every episode of Alphas ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Alphas!

Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDramaAction & Adventure
Network:Syfy

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Alphas" is "Original Sin", rated 8.1/10 from 359 user votes. It was directed by Nick Copus and written by Ira Steven Behr, Robert Hewitt Wolfe, Zak Penn, Michael Karnow. "Original Sin" aired on 9/26/2011 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Unusual Suspects".

  • Original Sin
    8.1/10 359 votes

    #1 - Original Sin

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2011-09-26

    Rosen and his team find out about a secret red flag meeting. Things come to ahead for the team and the future is cloudy.

    Director: Nick Copus

    Writer: Ira Steven Behr, Robert Hewitt Wolfe, Zak Penn, Michael Karnow

  • The Unusual Suspects
    7.9/10 303 votes

    #2 - The Unusual Suspects

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2011-09-19

    The DoD imprisons Rosen and his team after they suspect that one of the members is a Red Flag traitor.

    Director: J. Miller Tobin

    Writer: Marc Bernardin

  • God's Eye
    7.9/10 305 votes

    #3 - God's Eye

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2012-10-22

    Rosen seeks a final confrontation with Alpha leader Stanton Parish.

    Director: Matthew Hastings

    Writer: Bruce Miller

  • Catch and Release
    7.8/10 373 votes

    #4 - Catch and Release

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2011-08-22

    The team is ordered to find and protect Skylar, an Alpha with skills that could be dangerous in the wrong hands.

    Director: Kevin Hooks

    Writer: Michael Karnow

  • Blind Spot
    7.8/10 327 votes

    #5 - Blind Spot

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2011-09-12

    The team finds themselves under siege by an undetectable Alpha when they bring in a potential Red Flag member for questioning.

    Director: Michael W. Watkins

    Writer: Ira Steven Behr, Robert Hewitt Wolfe

  • Wake-up Call
    7.8/10 321 votes

    #6 - Wake-up Call

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-07-23

    The episode starts 10 months after the events in "Original Sin" and circumstances have changed for the main characters (for some more than for others). Two of them are pretty different from the last time we saw them, and the team might be missing a member or two. Or more.

    Director: Matthew Hastings

    Writer: Robert Hewitt Wolfe

  • When Push Comes to Shove
    7.8/10 265 votes

    #7 - When Push Comes to Shove

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2012-08-13

    While investigating a string of crimes, the team realizes that they are looking for Nina, who had gone AWOL, and try to stop her before she hurts herself.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: Adam Levy

  • Gods and Monsters
    7.7/10 235 votes

    #8 - Gods and Monsters

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-09-10

    The team is confronted with evidence of Parish's evil agenda; a young Alpha reveals a deadly ability.

    Director: Mairzee Almas

    Writer: Kira Snyder

  • The Devil Will Drag You Under
    7.7/10 225 votes

    #9 - The Devil Will Drag You Under

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-09-24

    Hicks turns defector and begins working for Parish; the team uncovers a plot to cause a massive, deadly blackout.

    Director: Matthew Hastings

    Writer: Robert Hewitt Wolfe

  • If Memory Serves
    7.7/10 212 votes

    #10 - If Memory Serves

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2012-10-08

    Hicks and Kat transport a valuable Parish asset; Roland holds the strategic intel they need to stop Parish.

    Director: Allan Kroeker

    Writer: Terri Hughes, Ron Milbauer

  • Need to Know
    7.7/10 209 votes

    #11 - Need to Know

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2012-10-15

    Rosen kidnaps and interrogates an Alpha prisoner; Harken and Gary search for Skylar.

    Director: Nick Copus

    Writer: Michael Karnow, Adam Levy

  • Rosetta
    7.6/10 367 votes

    #12 - Rosetta

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2011-08-01

    The Alpha team closes in on Red Flag and rescues an autistic woman, Anna, with the ability to translate any language. The team tries to figure out Red Flag’s plan while Gary bonds with Anna.

    Director: Karen Gaviola

    Writer: Zak Penn

  • Alpha Dogs
    7.6/10 259 votes

    #13 - Alpha Dogs

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2012-08-06

    An investigation leads Harken and Hicks to go undercover in a secret, underground Alphas-only Fight Club.

    Director: Nick Copus

    Writer: Eric Tuchman

  • Bill and Gary's Excellent Adventure
    7.5/10 335 votes

    #14 - Bill and Gary's Excellent Adventure

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2011-08-15

    While Bill and Gary take on a case of their own, Nina and Cameron grow closer.

    Director: Leslie Libman

    Writer: Adam Levy

  • Alphaville
    7.5/10 238 votes

    #15 - Alphaville

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2012-08-27

    Rosen enlists Skylar's help to decode Parish's Alpha technology and endangers her life and the life of her daughter.

    Director: Nick Copus

    Writer: Michael Chamoy

  • Falling
    7.5/10 207 votes

    #16 - Falling

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-09-17

    Rosen discovers the identity of the mole; Kat tracks a mysterious new street drug that makes users temporarily invincible.

    Director: Nick Copus

    Writer: Nina Fiore, John Herrera

  • Gaslight
    7.4/10 243 votes

    #17 - Gaslight

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2012-08-20

    An Alpha loses his mind and kidnaps Rachel; the team loses touch with reality while trying to find Rachel.

    Director: Leslie Libman

    Writer: Terri Hughes, Ron Milbauer

  • Cause & Effect
    7.3/10 413 votes

    #18 - Cause & Effect

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2011-07-18

    A problematic former patient of Rosen's escapes as Rosen is getting acquainted with his Department of Defense liaison, and the rest of the team tries to balance their normal lives with their work as Alphas.

    Director: Constantine Makris

    Writer: Julie Siege

  • The Quick and the Dead
    7.3/10 254 votes

    #19 - The Quick and the Dead

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2012-07-30

    On the hunt for a killer, the team realizes the search has lead him directly to them with a deadly consequences.

    Director: Michael Nankin

    Writer: Michael Karnow

  • Life After Death
    7.3/10 209 votes

    #20 - Life After Death

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2012-10-01

    While the team tries to cope with Danielle's death, a mysterious woman drops a baby off at the office and Gary is strangely drawn to protecting it.

    Director: J. Miller Tobin

    Writer: Eric Tuchman

  • Anger Management
    7.2/10 400 votes

    #21 - Anger Management

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2011-07-25

    The team moves to new offices following the attack on Rosen; violent riots break out on the east coast, which are linked to a runaway teen.

    Director: Nick Copus

    Writer: Ira Steven Behr, Robert Hewitt Wolfe

  • Pilot
    7.1/10 580 votes

    #22 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2011-07-11

    Operating within the Defense Criminal Investigation Service of the U.S. Department of Defense and led by preeminent neurologist and psychiatrist Dr. Lee Rosen, an expert in Alpha phenomena, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities. As they work against the clock to solve this new brand of crime, they must prevent their own personality differences and disparate backgrounds from interfering with their ultimate mission to catch the enemy.

    Director: Jack Bender

    Writer: Zak Penn, Michael Karnow

  • Never Let Me Go
    7.0/10 347 votes

    #23 - Never Let Me Go

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2011-08-08

    Rachel goes on a date that ends with a powerful kiss; Rosen's team officially joins the Defense Criminal Investigation Service, and their first case is to probe a series of deaths linked to a high school in Pennsylvania.

    Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt

    Writer: Jordan Rosenberg

  • A Short Time in Paradise
    6.9/10 337 votes

    #24 - A Short Time in Paradise

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2011-08-29

    Hicks and Nina are entranced by a deadly cult leader named Jonas.

    Director: John F. Showalter

    Writer: Michael Chamoy