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The Best Episodes of Marvel's Runaways

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

Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.

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The best episode of "Marvel's Runaways" is "Last Rites", rated 8.1/10 from 1303 user votes. It was directed by James Madigan and written by Quinton Peeples. "Last Rites" aired on 12/21/2018 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Split Up".

  • Last Rites
    8.1/10 1,303 votes

    #1 - Last Rites

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-12-21

    It’s time for the Runaways to stop Jonah, once and for all. But while the kids scramble to stall out Jonah’s plan, the parents unexpectedly arrive. Will PRIDE fight against their own kids or join their ranks against the powerful, and vengeful, Jonah?

    Director: James Madigan

    Writer: Quinton Peeples

  • Split Up
    8.1/10 1,292 votes

    #2 - Split Up

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2018-12-21

    Angry at his betrayal, the Runaways meet with Chase. He offers them a choice: surrender to PRIDE or face the consequences. As the kids attempt their escape, they’re separated and forced to survive against an enemy far more pernicious than they expected

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Quinton Peeples

  • Doomsday
    8.0/10 1,498 votes

    #3 - Doomsday

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2018-01-02

    The Runaways are feeling more fractured than ever when Molly arrives with a devastating message from her parents. Now the kids have to stop their parents before it’s too late.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Jiehae Park, Kendall Rogers

  • Hostile Takeover
    7.8/10 1,224 votes

    #4 - Hostile Takeover

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-12-21

    Leslie starts dismantling the cult she helped create, but Frank has other plans. AWOL uses Livvie as bait to confront the Runaways. The teens must protect Gert & Old Lace, who are sick, and AWOL’s team storms the hostel. Victor doesn’t feel like himself.

    Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd

    Writer: Ashley Wigfield

  • Kingdom
    7.7/10 1,488 votes

    #5 - Kingdom

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-12-05

    After their not-so-fearless leader is taken, our kids spring into action. Alex discovers long-buried secrets about his dad, as the kids uncover new truths about themselves.

    Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd

    Writer: Rodney Barnes, Michael Vukadinovich

  • Rock Bottom
    7.6/10 1,254 votes

    #6 - Rock Bottom

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-12-21

    When the kids discover that Topher may be more dangerous than they could have imagined, addicted to the rocks that give him superhuman abilities, will they help him or will they turn their backs on their new friend?

    Director: Scott Peters

    Writer: Jake Fogelnest

  • Hostile
    7.5/10 1,397 votes

    #7 - Hostile

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-01-09

    The Runaways face off with their parents. But when Jonah arrives unexpectedly with a new game plan, the kids realize they are in over their heads.

    Director: Marc Jobst

    Writer: Quinton Peeples

  • Double Zeros
    7.5/10 1,287 votes

    #8 - Double Zeros

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-12-21

    Alex, comfortable in Compton and falling hard for Livvie, is betrayed. Jonah gives Leslie a mission to retrieve his DNA from the Yorkeses while Catherine exacts vengeance against Darius. Janet decodes the Abstract and Molly sneaks out to fight crime.

    Director: Larry Teng

    Writer: Kirk A. Moore

  • Earth Angel
    7.5/10 1,206 votes

    #9 - Earth Angel

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2018-12-21

    Angry at his betrayal, the Runaways meet with Chase. He offers them a choice: surrender to PRIDE or face the consequences. As the kids attempt their escape, they’re separated and forced to survive against an enemy far more pernicious than they expected.

    Director: Stephen Surjik

    Writer: Warren Hsu Leonard

  • Devil's Torture Chamber
    7.5/10 533 votes

    #10 - Devil's Torture Chamber

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-12-13

    Nico convinces Cloak and Dagger to take the Runaways to the Dark Dimension to save Alex, but it’s Alex who ends up saving them all.

    Director: Jeff Woolnough

    Writer: Warren Hsu Leonard, Stu Selonick

  • The Broken Circle
    7.5/10 515 votes

    #11 - The Broken Circle

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-12-13

    The remaining PRIDE members unite with the kids to foil Morgan’s plans, but as a battle rages in the Hostel, one of the Runaways pays the ultimate price to defeat her.

    Director: Geeta Patel

    Writer: Kirk A. Moore, Russ Cochrane

  • Destiny
    7.4/10 1,582 votes

    #12 - Destiny

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-11-21

    The kids are reeling following last night’s events. As an investigation begins, they discover their parents may have more to hide than they could have imagined.

    Director: Nina Lopez-Corrado

    Writer: Kalinda Vazquez

  • Fifteen
    7.4/10 1,504 votes

    #13 - Fifteen

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-11-28

    The parents try to find a solution to PRIDE’s problem, and the kids grapple with a new discovery that yields more questions than answers.

    Director: Ramsey Nickell

    Writer: Tamara Becher

  • Metamorphosis
    7.4/10 1,416 votes

    #14 - Metamorphosis

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-12-12

    During PRIDE’s gala, the kids set in motion a new plan to take down their parents for good. As the evening unfolds, everyone’s personal drama threatens to derail their plans.

    Director: Patrick R. Norris

    Writer: Kalinda Vazquez

  • Radio On
    7.4/10 1,320 votes

    #15 - Radio On

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-12-21

    Karolina, Nico, and Molly try to retrieve the Staff of One, but Tina puts up a fight. Karolina grows closer to Jonah while Alex and Livvie share a kiss.

    Director: Chris Fisher

    Writer: Warren Hsu Leonard

  • Old School
    7.4/10 1,255 votes

    #16 - Old School

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-12-21

    Topher helps the kids break into Atlas Academy, but the plan is blown when Dale and Stacey trigger an earthquake and the parents rush to the scene. Jonah’s body continues to break down as he leads Karolina into the hole.

    Director: Patrick R. Norris

    Writer: Tracy McMillan

  • Bury Another
    7.4/10 1,232 votes

    #17 - Bury Another

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-12-21

    PRIDE grapples with the moral implications of Jonah’s latest offer: freedom. Jonah, weakening, begins to eye his next target. After learning that Jonah is after another sacrifice, the Runaways realize they have to stop him before he kills another kid.

    Director: Ami Canaan Mann

    Writer: Ashley Wigfield

  • Past Life
    7.4/10 1,214 votes

    #18 - Past Life

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-12-21

    In the aftermath of the battle against Jonah, Karolina searches for answers about Jonah and the others help Alex and Livvie try to prove Darius’s innocence in Destiny’s murder. But Livvie’s curiosity just might catch up with her.

    Director: Anna Mastro

    Writer: Kendall Rogers

  • Last Waltz
    7.4/10 1,211 votes

    #19 - Last Waltz

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2018-12-21

    The Runaways are falling apart. Needing a break, they throw Molly a quinceanera. PRIDE ramps up their new arsenal. Frank puts Leslie in a facility to bring her back to the faith. Meanwhile, the mysterious voice Karolina has been hearing becomes real.

    Director: Ramsey Nickell

    Writer: Tracy McMillan

  • Smoke and Mirrors
    7.4/10 605 votes

    #20 - Smoke and Mirrors

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-12-13

    The Runaways spring a trap to rescue their missing friends from Jonah and his family.

    Director: Larry Teng

    Writer: Tracy McMillan

  • Rite of Thunder
    7.4/10 524 votes

    #21 - Rite of Thunder

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-12-13

    The kids search for Leslie and Alien Alex. Meanwhile, Leslie gives birth and Xavin fulfills her prophecy. The kids go head to head in a final battle against the aliens.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Russ Cochrane

  • Cheat the Gallows
    7.4/10 582 votes

    #22 - Cheat the Gallows

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-12-13

    Two years after defeating Morgan, visitors from the future send the Runaways back through time to prevent their own murders and even save a friend thought lost forever.

    Director: Ramsey Nickell

    Writer: Quinton Peeples

  • Reunion
    7.3/10 1,955 votes

    #23 - Reunion

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-11-21

    A group of six Los Angeles teens, fractured by a tragic loss, reunite only to discover that their parents may be hiding a terrible secret that turns their world upside down.

    Director: Brett Morgen

    Writer: Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage

  • Refraction
    7.3/10 1,373 votes

    #24 - Refraction

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-12-19

    At Atlas’ Open House, our parents and kids are thrown together following the revelations of the gala. But for one family, the school event is only the beginning of the drama.

    Director: Peter Hoar

    Writer: Quinton Peeples

  • Tsunami
    7.3/10 1,355 votes

    #25 - Tsunami

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-12-26

    PRIDE tries desperately to clean up their latest mess without involving Jonah. But can they handle this on their own?

    Director: Millicent Shelton

    Writer: Rodney Barnes, Michael Vukadinovich