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The Best Episodes of Ben 10

Every episode of Ben 10 ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Ben 10!

When 10-year-old Ben Tennyson discovers a mysterious device, he gains the power to change into ten different alien heroes, each with uniquely awesome powers. With such abilities at his disposal, Ben realizes a greater responsibility to help others and stop evildoers, but that doesn't mean he's above a little superpowered mischief now and then.

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The best episode of "Ben 10" is "Goodbye and Good Riddance", rated 9.4/10 from 379 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by Tom Pugsley, Greg Klein. "Goodbye and Good Riddance" aired on 4/15/2008 and is rated 0.4 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Back With a Vengeance".

  • Goodbye and Good Riddance
    9.4/10 379 votes

    #1 - Goodbye and Good Riddance

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2008-04-15

    The summer finally ends. Ben and Gwen have to go back to their normal lives. Grandpa Max tells Ben to keep the Omnitrix a secret from everyone, even his parents. Ben agrees, but Vilgax arrives and he'll stop at nothing to get the Omnitrix.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Tom Pugsley, Greg Klein

  • Back With a Vengeance
    9.0/10 675 votes

    #2 - Back With a Vengeance

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2006-10-09

    The Megacruiser flies solo in space, and inside Kevin examines the giant ice block found in space. Inside the mass, held Vilgax, and Kevin underestimated his current situation. He was very much alive and well, and they soon create a partnership after learning that they were both after the same person. On Earth, Ben plays around with the Omnitrix, hoping to find a better way of controlling it. Eventually, he finds the master control of the Omnitrix, giving him the ability to alternate between aliens, as well as prolong his duration with a form. Although his discovery has given him a stronger advantage, will it be enough to stop the danger that lies ahead?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Marty Isenberg

  • Ben 10 vs. Negative 10 (1)
    8.9/10 405 votes

    #3 - Ben 10 vs. Negative 10 (1)

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 2008-03-09

    Ben, Gwen, Cooper and Grandpa Max face their last battle ever against the villains they have encountered and they will battle to get the world's most powerful energy source.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: Tom Pugsley, Greg Klein

  • Secrets
    8.8/10 668 votes

    #4 - Secrets

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2006-03-25

    Vilgax tries to get the Omnitrix for himself while Grandpa Max's strange past becomes known, causing a showdown between Vilgax and the Tennyson family.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: Marty Isenberg

  • Ben 10 vs. Negative 10 (2)
    8.8/10 373 votes

    #5 - Ben 10 vs. Negative 10 (2)

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2008-03-09

    The Forever King sets his plan in motion and recruits the most powerful enemies Ben has ever faced in order to steal the world's most powerful energy source.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Ben 10,000
    8.7/10 636 votes

    #6 - Ben 10,000

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2006-11-25

    When Gwen is abducted, Ben as XLR8 follows her abductor to the future where they discovered that her abductor is the future Gwen and they discover his future version of Ben and Grandpa Max. In the future, Dr. Animo revives Vilgax and plots to open the Null Void chamber. Both Bens must work together to stop them.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Greg Weisman

  • Benwolf
    8.6/10 552 votes

    #7 - Benwolf

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-02-17

    Ben, as Wildvine, is fighting against an evil werewolf and is bitten. The Omnitrix times out and Ben turns back to his human form. Then, when the werewolf hits the Omnitrix, it starts to mess up and act weird. After all of this, Ben starts to get a crush on a girl that he meets. But things change, as Ben slowly starts to turn into a werewolf himself.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: James Taylor Phillips

  • Framed
    8.5/10 577 votes

    #8 - Framed

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2006-05-31

    At a city, Ben, Gwen, and Grandpa Max are waiting outside a video game store to purchase the newly-released Sumo Slammer video game. Gwen and Grandpa Max go the book store, but when they return to check on him, Four Arms comes out of the store by force. They return to the RV, and find that Ben is already there. Gwen yells at Ben for what he's done, but he has no clue of what she's talking about. But as she gives direct evidence that Four Arms was attacking the city, Ben heads out to find the perpetrator, using the identity of his aliens to ruin his current reputation as a hero.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Tom Pugsley

  • Be Afraid of the Dark
    8.5/10 505 votes

    #9 - Be Afraid of the Dark

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2007-04-14

    Ghostfreak's return spells disaster for our heroes. Grandpa Max and Gwen must deal with the mummy alien in space while Ben deals with Ghostfreak and Dr. Vicktor on Earth. Ghostfreak then reveals his master plan: he plans to blanket the Earth with Coronium so that sunlight will not reach the planet so that he may rule. With the power of a new alien in the watch, can Ben stop Ghostfreak, and save Grandpa and Gwen?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Marty Isenberg

  • Ghostfreaked Out
    8.4/10 583 votes

    #10 - Ghostfreaked Out

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2006-07-25

    A terrorizing nightmare of Ghostfreak is half the trouble for an unnerved Ben, as a tour of an important academy that Gwen wishes to attend is disturbed by the uncanny alien's manifestations and the antics of Acid Breath, Frightwig, and Thumbskull.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Tom Pugsley

  • Secret of the Omnitrix (3)
    8.4/10 508 votes

    #11 - Secret of the Omnitrix (3)

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-08-04

    During a battle with Dr. Animo, the Omnitrix is accidentally set to self-destruct. In order to stop it, Ben, Gwen, and Tetrax travel across space to track down the Omnitrix's creator, Azmuth.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Kevin 11
    8.3/10 675 votes

    #12 - Kevin 11

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2006-02-11

    Ben meets a mutant who can absorb any form of energy and may be after the Omnitrix.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: Greg Klein

  • Grudge Match
    8.3/10 565 votes

    #13 - Grudge Match

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2006-06-07

    In the middle of nowhere, Ben, as Diamond Head, fights Kevin 11, who is still in his mutated form. As they fight, they are taken to a ship, where a battle between different aliens are held. But when a mechanical droid named Slix decides to create a bond with Ben and Kevin as a team, they immediately turn his idea down. But with no choice, they must find a way out. Will Ben and Kevin learn the importance of teamwork?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Marty Isenberg

  • Hunted
    8.2/10 659 votes

    #14 - Hunted

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2006-01-28

    Ben is pursued by three bounty hunters sent by Vilgax to steal the Omnitrix.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: Adam Beechen

  • The Return
    8.2/10 493 votes

    #15 - The Return

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2007-04-07

    While driving on a Florida highway, a bus of escaped felons rams into the RV. Ben transforms into Stinkfly (though not intentionally) and tries to stop them. With a little help from Grandpa's handy driving, and a magic spell from Gwen, the felons are put back in jail. On the news, the Tennyson's hear about purple lightning delaying a space shuttle launch. Remembering the lightning from the encounter with the werewolf and mummy aliens, they head to Cape Canaveral. At the Space Center, Ben comes under attack by the werewolf and mummy aliens, and new Frankenstein alien. However, why is the purple lightning occurring, and what ties does it have to an old "friend"?

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: Tom Pugsley, Greg Klein

  • Perfect Day
    8.2/10 494 votes

    #16 - Perfect Day

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2007-07-07

    Enoch and the Forever Knights return, putting Ben in a dream world where he's tricked into having the perfect day. However, his dream quickly turns into a nightmare.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: Michael Jelenic

  • Ben 4 Good Buddy
    8.2/10 468 votes

    #17 - Ben 4 Good Buddy

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-09-22

    While on a desert highway, the RV gets stolen by a group of modern-day pirates, who use it to go on a robbery.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: Amy Wolfram

  • Ready to Rumble
    8.2/10 474 votes

    #18 - Ready to Rumble

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2007-09-29

    When Ben accidentally breaks Gwen's laptop, he participates in the "Ultimate Wrestling Competition" as Four Arms to get the prize money for a new laptop to replace Gwen's broken one.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: N/A

  • Last Laugh
    8.1/10 623 votes

    #19 - Last Laugh

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2006-02-25

    Ben discovers an evil circus that's headed by a psychic vampire clown named Zombozo.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: N/A

  • Game Over
    8.1/10 529 votes

    #20 - Game Over

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2007-02-24

    The Tennysons stay in as it rains outside, and Ben plays a video game to pass the time by. When Gwen decides to join in, Ben is jealous of how she's a far superior player. Instead, Ben decides to transform to Upgrade, and merges with the game console. Gwen makes an attempt at shaking him off, but suddenly, a lightning strike causes them to transfer into the video game itself. The only way Ben can use the Omnitrix is to find coins with the different aliens on it. To get out, they must find the Upgrade coin before an evil being uses it to escape into the real world.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: Marty Isenberg

  • Ken 10
    8.1/10 467 votes

    #21 - Ken 10

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2007-10-06

    In the future, Ben gives his son, Ken, an Omnitrix for his 10th birthday. However, Ben will have to learn to trust him with that power.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Greg Weisman

  • And Then There Were 10
    8.0/10 986 votes

    #22 - And Then There Were 10

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2005-12-27

    Average kid, ten year old Ben Tennyson, his Grandpa Max and his cousin Gwen's summer of adventure takes an odd turn when Ben discovers a watch like object that has been jettisoned from alien spacecraft high above the Earth.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: Tom Pugsley

  • A Change of Face
    8.0/10 497 votes

    #23 - A Change of Face

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2006-12-09

    Dressed as Pilgrims, to honor their history, while in the streets of Salem, MA, Ben, Gwen, and Grandpa Max witness an explosion of a nearby building. But when Ben rushes to the rescue, Charmcaster is there waiting with a spell to take over Ben's body and the Omnitrix. Only things go awry and Gwen and Charmcaster switch bodies. Gwen goes to prison and the sorceress is brewing a plan to gain the Omnitrix. Now Gwen must find the way to get out of prison, alert her family against Charmcaster, and get her own body back using every trick up her sleeve... or Charmcaster's.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: N/A

  • Under Wraps
    7.9/10 478 votes

    #24 - Under Wraps

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-03-10

    In order for Ben and Gwen to learn the value of hard work, Grandpa Max takes them to a farm. Meanwhile, an alien mummy arrives to uncover a rare and dangerous element.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Greg Weisman

  • Lucky Girl
    7.8/10 588 votes

    #25 - Lucky Girl

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2006-03-04

    Ben battles a sorcerer who possesses a number of charms, and Gwen suddenly becomes a superhero when one of the charms falls into her hands.

    Director: Scooter Tidwell

    Writer: N/A