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The Best Episodes of Dark Matter

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

The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full of weaponry and a destination: a remote mining colony that is about to become a war zone. With no idea whose side they are on, they face a deadly decision. Will these amnesiacs turn their backs on history, or will their pasts catch up with them?

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDrama
Networks:SyfySpace

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The best episode of "Dark Matter" is "Sometimes in Life You Don't Get to Choose", rated 8.5/10 from 734 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Sometimes in Life You Don't Get to Choose" aired on 9/9/2016 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "All the Time in the World".

  • Sometimes in Life You Don't Get to Choose
    8.5/10 734 votes

    #1 - Sometimes in Life You Don't Get to Choose

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2016-09-09

    Four's loyalty is put to the test when he attempts to reclaim the throne of Ishida.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • All the Time in the World
    8.5/10 811 votes

    #2 - All the Time in the World

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-06-23

    Unbeknownst to the rest of the crew, Three has been trapped in a time loop, reliving the same day.

    Director: Ron Murphy

    Writer: Joseph Mallozzi

  • Isn’t That a Paradox?
    8.4/10 684 votes

    #3 - Isn’t That a Paradox?

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-07-28

    When the Blink Drive self activates during a diagnostic, the Raza and its crew are transported through space and time.

    Director: Craig David Wallace

    Writer: N/A

  • But First, We Save the Galaxy
    8.3/10 714 votes

    #4 - But First, We Save the Galaxy

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2016-09-16

    The crew of the Raza works to prevent the destruction of a space station and prevent an all out corporate war.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • My Final Gift to You
    8.3/10 512 votes

    #5 - My Final Gift to You

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2017-08-18

    Ryo takes a hostage to trade for the Blink Drive, but his former crew are not his only opponents.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Nowhere to Go
    8.3/10 593 votes

    #6 - Nowhere to Go

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2017-08-25

    The Raza's crew attempt to unite Ferrous' enemies and put an end to the corporate war before the new fleet can be used.

    Director: Ron Murphy

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode Thirteen
    8.2/10 923 votes

    #7 - Episode Thirteen

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2015-08-28

    Crew members are targeted, and paranoia mounts as they search for the perpetrator; the person responsible for the mind-wipe makes a move.

    Director: Andy Mikita

    Writer: Joseph Mallozzi, Paul Mullie

  • Episode Eleven
    8.1/10 834 votes

    #8 - Episode Eleven

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2015-08-21

    The crew plots to reclaim the ship from the mercenaries that are determined to deliver them to the Galactic Authority.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Kill Them All
    8.1/10 811 votes

    #9 - Kill Them All

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2016-07-08

    Imprisoned in Hyperion-8, the crew must negotiate attempted assassinations, extraditions, and behind-the-scenes machinations as they plot their escape.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Built, Not Born
    8.1/10 551 votes

    #10 - Built, Not Born

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-08-04

    A distress call from the Android's friend Victor leads to answers about Two's past.

    Director: Melanie Orr

    Writer: Joseph Mallozzi

  • The Dwarf Star Conspiracy
    8.0/10 502 votes

    #11 - The Dwarf Star Conspiracy

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2017-08-11

    One of the Android's newly discovered memories leads the crew to a suspicious Dwarf Star facility on Nova 17.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode Seven
    7.9/10 945 votes

    #12 - Episode Seven

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-07-24

    The crew finally gain access to the secret room in the ship's underbelly and among the items they find inside are a sunny android and a desperately ill woman who reveals a connection to Three.

    Director: Bruce McDonald

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode Twelve
    7.9/10 801 votes

    #13 - Episode Twelve

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2015-08-28

    The team's handler sends the crew on another mission to retrieve a scientist being held against his will.

    Director: Andy Mikita

    Writer: Joseph Mallozzi

  • We Voted Not to Space You
    7.9/10 698 votes

    #14 - We Voted Not to Space You

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-07-29

    The Android goes undercover to try and help the crew track a dangerous, yet familiar, foe.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Stuff to Steal, People to Kill
    7.9/10 663 votes

    #15 - Stuff to Steal, People to Kill

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-08-19

    A Blink Drive test goes awry, propelling the Raza to a parallel reality.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Going Out Fighting
    7.9/10 634 votes

    #16 - Going Out Fighting

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-08-26

    The crew takes a dangerous mission inside Dwarf Star Technologies in a desperate bid to save their ailing leader.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Wish I'd Spaced You When I Had the Chance
    7.9/10 622 votes

    #17 - Wish I'd Spaced You When I Had the Chance

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2016-09-09

    While Five is kidnapped and Three comes to her rescue, the rest of the Raza crew must face the Galactic Authority.

    Director: Mairzee Almas

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode Ten
    7.8/10 827 votes

    #18 - Episode Ten

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-08-14

    The crew takes on a job stealing a device from a rival corporation, but another team of mercenaries have the same goal.

    Director: John Stead

    Writer: N/A

  • Welcome to Your New Home
    7.8/10 833 votes

    #19 - Welcome to Your New Home

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2016-07-01

    The crew awakens to find themselves prisoners on the Hyperion-8 Maximum Security Galactic Detention Facility.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hot Chocolate
    7.8/10 546 votes

    #20 - Hot Chocolate

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-07-21

    While providing safe transport for some allies, the Raza comes under attack from within.

    Director: John Stead

    Writer: N/A

  • She's One of Them Now
    7.7/10 628 votes

    #21 - She's One of Them Now

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-08-12

    Three crew members infiltrate a highly secure facility with the help of their handler.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Take the Shot
    7.7/10 610 votes

    #22 - Take the Shot

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-09-02

    Mayhem on the ship sheds light on some crew members' dark pasts.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Being Better Is So Much Harder
    7.7/10 627 votes

    #23 - Being Better Is So Much Harder

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-06-09

    The scattered survivors of EOS-7 battle to regroup amidst the backdrop of corporate war. Ryo Ishida, now emperor of Zairon, makes an enemy of his former allies, while the past comes back to haunt the crew of the Raza.

    Director: Ron Murphy

    Writer: Joseph Mallozzi

  • It Doesn't Have to Be Like This
    7.7/10 589 votes

    #24 - It Doesn't Have to Be Like This

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-06-09

    The crew of the Raza target an Ishida research station in an attempt to take back the Blink Drive.

    Director: Bruce McDonald

    Writer: Paul Mullie

  • Episode Eight
    7.6/10 864 votes

    #25 - Episode Eight

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-07-31

    The crew stop at a space station to refuel and rest, but Six has a different agenda, which has to do with revenge. Meanwhile, One is taken aback by an unwelcome revelation.

    Director: T.W. Peacocke

    Writer: N/A