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The Best Episodes of Away

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

American astronaut Emma Green must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission. A series about hope, humanity and how we need one another if we are to achieve impossible things.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDrama

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The best episode of "Away" is "Home", rated 7.9/10 from 813 user votes. It was directed by Jet Wilkinson and written by Andrew Hinderaker. "Home" aired on 9/4/2020 and is rated 0.7 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Negative Return".

  • Home
    7.9/10 813 votes

    #1 - Home

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-09-04

    With only hours to go before Atlas' planned touchdown on Mars, Emma is confronted with everything that could go wrong, while Lu receives new orders.

    Director: Jet Wilkinson

    Writer: Andrew Hinderaker

  • Negative Return
    7.2/10 935 votes

    #2 - Negative Return

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-09-04

    When a ship malfunction threatens the voyage before it's barely begun, Emma works with a wary Misha on a high-risk repair operation.

    Director: Jeffrey Reiner

    Writer: Jessica Goldberg

  • Spektr
    7.1/10 686 votes

    #3 - Spektr

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-09-04

    Emotions run high as rapidly dwindling water rations on the Atlas leave the crew and Mission Control scrambling to find a fix before time runs out.

    Director: Charlotte Brändström

    Writer: Jessica Goldberg

  • Go
    7.0/10 1,109 votes

    #4 - Go

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-09-04

    As the mission launches, Emma finds her mettle as commander tested by an onboard accident, a divided crew and a family emergency back on Earth.

    Director: Edward Zwick

    Writer: Andrew Hinderaker

  • A Little Faith
    7.0/10 698 votes

    #5 - A Little Faith

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-09-04

    Tempers flare on the Atlas over a water-system glitch and an act of betrayal. As Matt works on the ship's issue, he accidentally meets Lex's new friend.

    Director: David Boyd

    Writer: Janine Nabers

  • Vital Signs
    7.0/10 654 votes

    #6 - Vital Signs

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-09-04

    A problem with Atlas' supply ship jeopardizes the mission and sparks questions about Emma's commitment to landing on Mars.

    Director: Charlotte Brändström

    Writer: Chris Jones

  • Half the Sky
    6.9/10 901 votes

    #7 - Half the Sky

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-09-04

    A staff change at Mission Control upsets the usually unflappable Lu, and the fallout undermines Emma's command. Matt encourages Lex to return to school.

    Director: Jeffrey Reiner

    Writer: Andrew Hinderaker

  • Space Dogs
    6.8/10 745 votes

    #8 - Space Dogs

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-09-04

    As Christmas approaches, the crew prepares to make their final calls home before communication grows spotty. Matt and Lex adjust to their new normal.

    Director: Bronwen Hughes

    Writer: Jason Katims

  • Goodnight Mars
    6.7/10 695 votes

    #9 - Goodnight Mars

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-09-04

    Emma's behavior becomes a cause for concern, Kwesi and Lu team up on a plant mystery, and Lex makes an impulsive decision with far-reaching consequences.

    Director: David Boyd

    Writer: Aditi Brennan Kapil

  • Excellent Chariots
    6.6/10 761 votes

    #10 - Excellent Chariots

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-09-04

    Emma puts herself in harm's way when Ram unwittingly endangers the lives of everyone on the Atlas. Matt must make a wrenching decision about his future.

    Director: Bronwen Hughes

    Writer: Ellen Fairey