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The Best Episodes of Kyle XY

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

A suburban family that takes in a mysterious teen naive to the world around him. As Kyle begins to show signs of brilliance, solving the mystery of his origin and potential abilities becomes the family's mission.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDrama
Network:ABC Family

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Kyle XY" is "Pilot", rated 8.4/10 from 597 user votes. It was directed by Gil Junger and written by N/A. "Pilot" aired on 6/26/2006 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Endgame".

  • Pilot
    8.4/10 597 votes

    #1 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2006-06-26

    A teenager is found disoriented in the middle of traffic and taken to a detention facility. Later, Nicole Trager, a psychologist, comes to examine him, and takes him home. He gets on the bad side of both Trager kids, Josh and Lori, and annoys Stephen, Nicole's husband. But one by one, Kyle influences them to accept him.

    Director: Gil Junger

    Writer: N/A

  • Endgame
    8.3/10 357 votes

    #2 - Endgame

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2006-08-28

    The Petersons, Kyle's real parents, arrive to take him home, but Kyle is skeptical about his biological ties, so he turns to Tom Foss for answers. Meanwhile, Steven has trouble accepting that Kyle may be leaving.

    Director: Michael Robison

    Writer: Julie Plec, Bryan M. Holdman

  • Memory Serves
    8.1/10 322 votes

    #3 - Memory Serves

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2006-08-14

    After an unusual hypnosis session, Kyle is determined to unlock his memory, so he accompanies Lori and Declan to the University of Washington to search for clues about the missing Professor Kern and how his relationship ties in with Kyle.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Michael Oates Palmer

  • This Is Not a Test
    8.0/10 331 votes

    #4 - This Is Not a Test

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2006-07-24

    Kyle, Lori and Josh experience difficulties on the first day of school while Nicole and Stephen receive a visit from Tom Foss.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Bryan M. Holdman

  • Ghost in the Machine
    8.0/10 255 votes

    #5 - Ghost in the Machine

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2007-08-06

    Lori, Kyle, Jessi, Declan and Amanda stumble upon the ruins of Zzyzx while on a camping trip in the woods. Andy shares a life-changing secret with Josh.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Tell-Tale Heart
    8.0/10 229 votes

    #6 - Tell-Tale Heart

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2009-03-02

    What Jessi and Kyle find in Cassidy's safe sends them searching for the truth about Sarah Emerson, but Jessi's unrelenting method may endanger her life. At home, Declan finally puts his foot down, and Josh already misses Andy.

    Director: Peter DeLuise

    Writer: Gayle Abrams

  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
    8.0/10 216 votes

    #7 - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2009-03-09

    Kyle risks losing Cassidy's trust when he begins a deception aimed at discovering Latnok's true purpose, and Jessi, devastated by their discovery, has a hard time putting aside her emotions. Elsewhere, Josh plans a perfect farewell for Andy.

    Director: James Head

    Writer: Daniel Arkin

  • Diving In
    7.9/10 358 votes

    #8 - Diving In

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2006-07-17

    Kyle attempts to figure his emotions and sudden attraction to next door neighbor Amanda, while Lori and Josh are also experiencing love pains of their own.

    Director: Mike Rohl

    Writer: Julie Plec

  • Blame It On The Rain
    7.9/10 304 votes

    #9 - Blame It On The Rain

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2006-07-31

    Kyle becomes frustrated when he experiences his first brief flashes of memory, and he ultimately finds comfort from Amanda. It's the day of Lori's birthday, but she's not excited about it while Kyle on the other hand, wishes he even knew the date of his birthday.

    Director: Michelle MacLaren

    Writer: N/A

  • Overheard
    7.9/10 322 votes

    #10 - Overheard

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2006-08-21

    Kyle discovers that he has the ability to read lips and listen to distant conversations, so he recruits Declan and uses the newfound abilities to investigate Tom Foss. Meanwhile, Josh stresses over his grades. Amanda's boyfriend has a terrible secret.

    Director: Michael Robison

    Writer: Bryan Wynbrandt, Steven Lilien

  • House of Cards
    7.9/10 254 votes

    #11 - House of Cards

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2007-08-13

    Kyle, Declan and Foss plot to retrieve Kyle's Latnok ring. Meanwhile, Lori begins to question Stephen's time at Madacorp.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Chad Fiveash, James Patrick Stoteraux

  • Leap of Faith
    7.9/10 266 votes

    #12 - Leap of Faith

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2007-09-03

    Kyle breaks quarantine to find Jessi and they use the photo from Baylin's lock box to search for answers. Meanwhile, the Trager's sort through all that they know about Kyle in order to make sense of who he really is.

    Director: Rachel Talalay

    Writer: N/A

  • Sleepless in Seattle
    7.8/10 384 votes

    #13 - Sleepless in Seattle

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2006-07-03

    Kyle encounters the concept of time and wonders why those around him focus on it. In an attempt to tire out Kyle, his family subjects him to running, sleeping pills and other activities. Josh suspects that Kyle may be an alien.

    Director: Mike Rohl

    Writer: N/A

  • Kyle Got Game
    7.8/10 321 votes

    #14 - Kyle Got Game

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2006-08-07

    Kyle links his memory to a missing professor, but finds a welcome distraction when he joins the basketball team. Meanwhile, Nicole gains a better understanding of Kyle's unique situation.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Bryan Wynbrandt, Steven Lilien

  • Does Kyle Dream of Electric Fish
    7.8/10 252 votes

    #15 - Does Kyle Dream of Electric Fish

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2007-07-16

    Kyle believes he can predict the future after having multiple visions, which all come true. Hedelves deeper into Baylin's research hoping to find an answer.

    Director: Chris Grismer

    Writer: N/A

  • To C.I.R. With Love
    7.8/10 231 votes

    #16 - To C.I.R. With Love

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 2008-01-14

    Believing Jessi is dead, Kyle returns to the Tragers and reveals the truth about Madacorp. He's now determined to take down MadaCorp and destroy all the information they have on Zzyzx.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Chad Fiveash, James Patrick Stoteraux

  • I've Had the Time of My Life
    7.8/10 230 votes

    #17 - I've Had the Time of My Life

    Season 2 Episode 23 - Aired 2008-03-17

    The teens scramble to make their prom night as perfect as possible, and Jessi makes a surprise announcement regarding her relationship with Sarah.

    Director: Michael Robison

    Writer: Julie Plec

  • The Lies That Bind
    7.7/10 359 votes

    #18 - The Lies That Bind

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2006-07-10

    Nicole has things to attend to, so other members of the family have to babysit Kyle, who's having trouble processing the little white lies that his family tell. Meanwhile, Steven learns that he'll have to lay off employees & Amanda freaks out over a fender bender.

    Director: Holly Dale

    Writer: Curtis Kheel

  • Free To Be You And Me
    7.7/10 262 votes

    #19 - Free To Be You And Me

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-07-23

    As Kyle and Amanda prepare for their first date, a cryptic warning about Tom Foss makes Kyle wonder whom he can trust. Meanwhile, Jessi chafes at Emily's restrictions.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Julie Plec

  • Primary Colors
    7.7/10 213 votes

    #20 - Primary Colors

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2008-02-25

    Kyle begins having cognitive malfunctions and is drawing pictures in his sleep due to the attention demands from the other students during his midterm exams. Meanwhile, Kyle's condition has Jessi creating her own tutoring service.

    Director: Peter DeLuise

    Writer: Bryan M. Holdman

  • Hello...
    7.7/10 216 votes

    #21 - Hello...

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2008-03-10

    Sarah asks Kyle to intervene with Jessi, but his method may prove disastrous; Brian Taylor hits a wall in his quest for Latnok's approval, and the prom has a serious cash-flow problem.

    Director: Peter DeLuise

    Writer: Michael Berns

  • The Prophet
    7.6/10 331 votes

    #22 - The Prophet

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2007-06-11

    With Adam Baylin's help, Kyle begins to realize the truth behind his existence but soon finds himself back at the Trager's house under the training of Tom Foss.

    Director: Michael Robison

    Writer: N/A

  • The List Is Life
    7.6/10 261 votes

    #23 - The List Is Life

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2007-06-25

    Kyle's attempts to return to a normal life at the Trager's house is complicated by Tom Foss' training. Meanwhile, Jessi (XX) begins her mission to get close to Kyle.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Julie Plec

  • Come to Your Senses
    7.6/10 253 votes

    #24 - Come to Your Senses

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-07-09

    Coming back to work, Nicole has a startling new patient: Jessi. Jessi was recommended by her "sister," Emily, because Jessi supposedly had a rough childhood. Meanwhile, Kyle's on a mission to find Amanda's stolen bracelet.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Chad Fiveash, James Patrick Stoteraux

  • Lockdown
    7.6/10 242 votes

    #25 - Lockdown

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2007-08-27

    An out-of-control and missing Jessi increases tensions within the Trager household, forcing Nicole to institute precautionary measures.

    Director: Michael Robison

    Writer: Julie Plec