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The Best Episodes of Caprica

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

Set 58 years before Battlestar Galactica, Caprica follows two rival families - the Graystones and the Adamas - as they grow, compete, and thrive in the vibrant world of the peaceful 12 Colonies, living in a society close to our own. Entangled in the burgeoning technology of artificial intelligence and robotics that will eventually lead to the creation of the Cylons, the two houses go toe-to-toe, blending action with corporate conspiracy and sexual politics.

Genres:DramaSci-Fi & Fantasy

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The best episode of "Caprica" is "Apotheosis", rated 8.6/10 from 438 user votes. It was directed by Jonas Pate and written by Jane Espenson, Kevin Murphy. "Apotheosis" aired on 11/30/2010 and is rated 0.6 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "End of Line".

  • Apotheosis
    8.6/10 438 votes

    #1 - Apotheosis

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2010-11-30

    Daniel, Amanda, and Zoe race to stop Clarice's master plan and save thousands of lives before Caprica is changed forever.

    Director: Jonas Pate

    Writer: Jane Espenson, Kevin Murphy

  • End of Line
    8.0/10 427 votes

    #2 - End of Line

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2010-03-26

    When Daniel finally sets a deadline for resetting the U-87 Cylon - and unknowingly ending Zoe-A’s existence as she knows it - she makes a desperate attempt to save herself. But when her plan backfires, she finds herself out of time and out of options.

    Director: Roxann Dawson

    Writer: Michael Taylor

  • Pilot
    7.9/10 1,125 votes

    #3 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2010-01-22

    On the vibrant world of Caprica, in a culture recognizably close to our own, two dynamic families - the Graystones and the Adamas - live separately on opposite ends of society until they are brought together by tragedy.

    Director: Jeffrey Reiner

    Writer: Ronald D. Moore, Remi Aubuchon

  • Here Be Dragons
    7.9/10 324 votes

    #4 - Here Be Dragons

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2010-11-23

    The Graystones find Zoe with a vengeful Clarice closing in, while the Ha'La'Tha turns on the Adama brothers.

    Director: Michael Nankin

    Writer: Michael Taylor

  • Blowback
    7.8/10 326 votes

    #5 - Blowback

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2010-11-02

    Lacy's journey to Gemenon turns into a life or death race against the clock. The pressure on Amanda and Duram for evidence mounts as Clarice gets one step closer to Apotheosis.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: Kevin Murphy

  • There is Another Sky
    7.7/10 471 votes

    #6 - There is Another Sky

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2010-02-26

    The avatar of Tamara Adama wanders V-World, unaware that she died nearly a month ago in the MagLev bombing and discovers a new side to V-World -- New Cap City, a place where people live random lives of violence and crime in search of the game’s elusive meaning.

    Director: Michael Nankin

    Writer: Kath Lingenfelter

  • Ghost in the Machine
    7.6/10 397 votes

    #7 - Ghost in the Machine

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2010-03-19

    Daniel is beginning to suspect that Zoe-Avatar is in the robot, but his pleas for his daughter to reveal herself go ignored. In an effort to flush her out, he launches a campaign of psychological torture, resulting in escalating tests that force Zoe into a choice she cannot take back.

    Director: Wayne Rose

    Writer: Michael Taylor

  • The Dirteaters
    7.6/10 329 votes

    #8 - The Dirteaters

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2010-11-09

    Joseph and Sam Adama revisit their past on Tauron and must make a decision about where their loyalties lie. Daniel discovers Zoe's avatar has survived, while Duram is burned at the GDD.

    Director: John Dahl

    Writer: Matthew B. Roberts

  • The Heavens Will Rise
    7.6/10 317 votes

    #9 - The Heavens Will Rise

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2010-11-16

    The Graystones search New Cap City for Zoe, while Lacy uncovers a mystery about the Cylons. Clarice learns the truth about Amanda.

    Director: Michael Nankin

    Writer: Patrick Massett, John Zinman

  • Rebirth
    7.4/10 524 votes

    #10 - Rebirth

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2010-01-29

    Zoe's avatar tries to adapt to her new life inside a robot's body while the Graystones and the Adamas cope with their losses. Elsewhere, Lacy dines with Sister Clarice, and young Will Adama spends some quality time with his shady uncle.

    Director: Jonas Pate

    Writer: Mark Verheiden

  • Gravedancing
    7.4/10 444 votes

    #11 - Gravedancing

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2010-02-19

    Daniel preps himself to go on the popular Backtalk with Baxter Sarno to put a good spin on his daughter's role in the bombing tragedy, despite protests from Amanda who is unaware that Sam is waiting for his moment to carry out his brother's requested hit.

    Director: Michael W. Watkins

    Writer: Michael Angeli, Jane Espenson

  • Unvanquished
    7.4/10 374 votes

    #12 - Unvanquished

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2010-10-05

    Having lost both his wife and company, Daniel approaches the Ha'la'tha with a deal to capitalise on virtual avatars as a means of defeating grief.

    Director: Eric Stoltz

    Writer: Ryan Mottesheard

  • The Reins of a Waterfall
    7.3/10 462 votes

    #13 - The Reins of a Waterfall

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2010-02-05

    Following Amanda's public revelation that their daughter was responsible for the MAGLEV tragedy, the Graystones must face the wrath of angry Capricans.

    Director: Ronald D. Moore

    Writer: Michael Angeli

  • Know Thy Enemy
    7.3/10 405 votes

    #14 - Know Thy Enemy

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2010-03-05

    Tomas Vergis confronts Daniel over the theft of the meta-cognitive processor and the two workers who were murdered in the robbery. However, his means of revenge aren't quite what Daniel expects.

    Director: Michael Nankin

    Writer: Patrick Massett, John Zinman

  • Retribution
    7.3/10 350 votes

    #15 - Retribution

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2010-10-12

    Daniel's deal with the Ha'la'tha leads to some unpalatable choices.

    Director: Jonas Pate

    Writer: Patrick Massett, John Zinman

  • False Labor
    7.3/10 337 votes

    #16 - False Labor

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2010-10-26

    Sam Adama's illegal gun trade puts his life in danger, as he turns to an unlikely ally for assistance. Daniel's involvement with the Ha'La'Tha deepens.

    Director: John Dahl

    Writer: Michael Taylor

  • The Imperfections of Memory
    7.2/10 401 votes

    #17 - The Imperfections of Memory

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2010-03-12

    Amanda’s life spirals out of control as she begins to see visions of her brother, who died years earlier. As a result, Clarice sees an opportunity to gain her trust and we learn a dark secret from Amanda’s past that could have major implications for her life with Daniel.

    Director: Wayne Rose

    Writer: Matthew B. Roberts

  • Things We Lock Away
    7.2/10 338 votes

    #18 - Things We Lock Away

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2010-10-19

    Lines of loyalty have been drawn. Where do you stand?

    Director: Tim Hunter

    Writer: Drew Z. Greenberg