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The Best Episodes of Project Blue Book

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

A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book”.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyMysteryDrama
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The best episode of "Project Blue Book" is "Operation Mainbrace", rated 8.8/10 from 517 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Operation Mainbrace" aired on 3/24/2020 and is rated 0.5 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Washington Merry-Go Round".

  • Operation Mainbrace
    8.8/10 517 votes

    #1 - Operation Mainbrace

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-03-24

    Strange interlopers in the sky and sea, and the actions of a rogue admiral, threaten to turn a naval exercise into World War III. It's up to Hynek and Quinn to stop the rogue admiral.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Washington Merry-Go Round
    8.3/10 636 votes

    #2 - The Washington Merry-Go Round

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-03-12

    Washington D.C. is invaded by UFOs, and Hynek and Quinn must uncover the true nature of the threat before it's too late.

    Director: Alex Graves

    Writer: David O'Leary

  • Area 51
    8.3/10 516 votes

    #3 - Area 51

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-02-04

    Hynek and Quinn investigate reports of a soldier who was allegedly taken inside a flying saucer at a remote military base in Nevada, where they subsequently learn about the several reasons why the secrets contained in Area 51 should not be released.

    Director: Pete Travis

    Writer: N/A

  • The Roswell Incident (2)
    8.2/10 499 votes

    #4 - The Roswell Incident (2)

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-01-28

    Hynek and Quinn nearly reach a potential culprit, which could take them to just where they need to be to discover the truth behind the famous Roswell incident.

    Director: Deran Sarafian

    Writer: Sean Jablonski

  • What Lies Beneath
    8.2/10 429 votes

    #5 - What Lies Beneath

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-03-10

    When sensitive material is stolen from Generals Harding and Valentine, Hynek and Quinn realize that their culprit is far closer to home than they could imagine, but so is undeniable evidence of a UFO conspiracy.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Broken Arrow
    8.2/10 426 votes

    #6 - Broken Arrow

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-03-17

    When Hynek and Quinn track down a mysterious plane that has vanished in the Canadian wilderness, they must embark on a dangerous mission to recover its missing cargo.

    Director: Norma Bailey

    Writer: N/A

  • Close Encounters
    8.1/10 482 votes

    #7 - Close Encounters

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-02-25

    While reminiscing on the set of `Close Encounters of the Third Kind', Hynek recounts his experiences with the infamous Robertson Panel and the eccentric alien contactee for whom he put everything on the line.

    Director: Wendey Stanzler

    Writer: N/A

  • Abduction
    8.0/10 619 votes

    #8 - Abduction

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-03-05

    Hynek is drawn into a case from which he literally can't escape when a man arrives at Blue Book headquarters with his wife. The man claims he was abducted by aliens, and he plans to hold Hynek and Quinn hostage until he learns the truth.

    Director: Alex Graves

    Writer: David O'Leary, Sean Jablonski

  • The Roswell Incident (1)
    8.0/10 565 votes

    #9 - The Roswell Incident (1)

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-01-21

    Hynek and Quinn follow General Harding to Roswell, New Mexico, where an anonymous townsperson has threatened to expose evidence to the world of an extraterrestrial crash-landing six years ago.

    Director: Deran Sarafian

    Writer: David O'Leary

  • The Lubbock Lights
    7.9/10 822 votes

    #10 - The Lubbock Lights

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-01-22

    When the citizens of Lubbock, Texas witness a mysterious V-shaped craft in the night sky, Hynek and Quinn are brought in to investigate the mass sighting. Based on the “Lubbock Lights” case.

    Director: Pete Travis

    Writer: David O'Leary, Harley Peyton

  • Operation Paperclip
    7.9/10 752 votes

    #11 - Operation Paperclip

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-01-29

    Quinn and Hynek are lead into a secret program involving the Operation Paperclip.

    Director: Pete Travis

    Writer: David O'Leary, Thania St. John

  • Foo Fighters
    7.8/10 691 votes

    #12 - Foo Fighters

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-02-05

    Quinn and Hynek follow clues that lead them to a secret group who have witnessed strange lights.

    Director: Norma Bailey

    Writer: David O'Leary, Emily Brochin

  • The Flatwoods Monster
    7.7/10 912 votes

    #13 - The Flatwoods Monster

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-01-15

    Dr. Hynek and Captain Quinn investigate a West Virginia case of a woman and her two children who witnessed a flying saucer crash near their farm and an alien being emerge from the fiery wreck; based on the Flatwoods Monster case.

    Director: Robert Stromberg

    Writer: Sean Jablonski

  • The Green Fireballs
    7.7/10 675 votes

    #14 - The Green Fireballs

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-02-12

    Mysterious green fireballs nearly cause a nuclear disaster during a weapons test, and Hynek and Quinn must investigate how it could have occurred.

    Director: Norma Bailey

    Writer: David O'Leary

  • The Scoutmaster
    7.7/10 627 votes

    #15 - The Scoutmaster

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-02-19

    After a Scoutmaster vanishes when he and his troop witness a strange craft hovering in the woods, Hynek is sent to investigate for Project Blue Book, while Quinn is pulled into a rogue mission for General Harding.

    Director: Thomas Carter

    Writer: David O'Leary, Stewart Kaye, Aaron Rapke

  • War Games
    7.7/10 617 votes

    #16 - War Games

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-02-26

    When a film emerges documenting an Army platoon under UFO attack, the Generals send Hynek and Quinn in to investigate, where they find the soldiers not only suffer from physical effects of war, but psychological ones as well.

    Director: Thomas Carter

    Writer: David O'Leary, Thania St. John

  • Hopkinsville
    7.7/10 461 votes

    #17 - Hopkinsville

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-02-11

    A supposed alien invades a rural home in Kentucky, which prompts the CIA to give Hynek and Quinn access to their top-secret program known as MK Ultra, which asserts that the alien attack has the potential to be the beginning of a larger plan.

    Director: Pete Travis

    Writer: Harley Peyton

  • The Men in Black
    7.7/10 443 votes

    #18 - The Men in Black

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-02-18

    The mysterious Man in Black kidnaps Hynek, which sends Quinn on a mission with the CIA to follow him and rescue Hynek.

    Director: Wendey Stanzler

    Writer: N/A

  • Curse of the Skinwalker
    7.7/10 445 votes

    #19 - Curse of the Skinwalker

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-03-03

    Hynek and Quinn head to a Utah ranch to investigate a young family’s claims of unexplainable and dangerous phenomena.

    Director: Norma Bailey

    Writer: N/A

  • The Fuller Dogfight
    7.6/10 1,115 votes

    #20 - The Fuller Dogfight

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-01-08

    Ohio State astrophysicist Dr. Allen Hynek is recruited by the Air Force into their top-secret program investigating UFOs called Project Blue Book. Partnered with Captain Michael Quinn, they investigate the case of a military pilot who survived a dogfight with an alien craft. Based on the "Gorman Dogfight" case.

    Director: Robert Stromberg

    Writer: David O'Leary