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The Best Episodes of Defying Gravity

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

In the very near future, a team of eight astronauts embarking on a six-year journey to explore Venus and other planets in the solar system, find their lives and destinies intertwined and carefully directed, not only by Mission Control officials on Earth, but also by an unseen force which is much closer and far more powerful.

Genres:DramaMysterySci-Fi & Fantasy

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The best episode of "Defying Gravity" is "Kiss", rated 8.1/10 from 196 user votes. It was directed by Sturla Gunnarsson and written by James D. Parriott. "Kiss" aired on 10/23/2009 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Venus".

  • Kiss
    8.1/10 196 votes

    #1 - Kiss

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2009-10-23

    After landing on the burning surface of Venus, Zoe walks toward a sound only she can hear, drawn by her destiny into almost certain destruction.

    Director: Sturla Gunnarsson

    Writer: James D. Parriott

  • Venus
    7.9/10 164 votes

    #2 - Venus

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2009-10-16

    The day of the landing on Venus has come. The day that will change their lives eventually.

    Director: Sturla Gunnarsson

    Writer: James D. Parriott

  • Love, Honor, Obey
    7.8/10 176 votes

    #3 - Love, Honor, Obey

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2009-09-11

    An impending solar flare puts the crew in danger; the strange force in Pod 4 sends out an irresistible siren call.

    Director: Fred Gerber

    Writer: Susan Nirah Jaffee

  • Eve Ate the Apple
    7.7/10 162 votes

    #4 - Eve Ate the Apple

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2009-09-18

    The crew of the Antares learns about Pod 4 and the real reason for their mission to Venus.

    Director: Peter Howitt

    Writer: N/A

  • H2IK
    7.5/10 206 votes

    #5 - H2IK

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2009-08-16

    The Antares crew loses control over power, heat and gravity after a series of system failures and has to face its first major crisis.

    Director: Fred Gerber

    Writer: N/A

  • Deja Vu
    7.4/10 158 votes

    #6 - Deja Vu

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2009-10-02

    It's election day but the crew aboard the Antares is still processing the news about their real mission on Venus.

    Director: Mike Rohl

    Writer: N/A

  • Fear
    7.3/10 178 votes

    #7 - Fear

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2009-09-04

    Hallucinations put crew members' lives in danger just as they are about to start a promotional event.

    Director: Jeff Woolnough

    Writer: Chris Provenzano

  • Rubicon
    7.2/10 191 votes

    #8 - Rubicon

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2009-08-23

    The Antares crosses a point of no return and turning back to Earth is no longer an option. In the meantime, each of the crew members has to cope with a personal point of no return.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bacon
    7.2/10 183 votes

    #9 - Bacon

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2009-08-30

    While getting closer to Venus, some crew members are confronted with memories of past actions and struggle with guilt. When one of them gets into a life-threatening situation, the team unites to save her.

    Director: Sturla Gunnarsson

    Writer: N/A

  • Solitary
    7.2/10 152 votes

    #10 - Solitary

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2009-10-09

    The Antares crew has to face the isolation and loneliness of space during the final hours before the Venus landing.

    Director: David Straiton

    Writer: N/A

  • Pilot
    7.1/10 257 votes

    #11 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2009-08-02

    Eight Astronauts-four men and four women-prepare for a six year journey aboard the Antares.

    Director: David Straiton

    Writer: James D. Parriott

  • Natural Selection
    7.1/10 226 votes

    #12 - Natural Selection

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2009-08-02

    A secret element in Storage Pod 4 affects the crew which leads to a dangerous crisis. Meanwhile, Ted's wife Eve Shaw reveals the true nature of the mission to him.

    Director: Peter Howitt

    Writer: James D. Parriott

  • Threshold
    6.8/10 205 votes

    #13 - Threshold

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2009-08-09

    Personal and professional relationships get more intense on Earth and aboard the Antares. In the meantime, the Antares' crew undergoes cellular and psychological transformations which is caused by the unseen power behind the mission.

    Director: Peter Howitt

    Writer: N/A