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The Best Episodes of Resident Alien

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

Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to assimilate into his new world. As he does, he begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his mission and asking the big life questions like: “Are human beings worth saving?” and “Why do they fold their pizza before eating it?”

Genre:Sci-Fi & Fantasy

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The best episode of "Resident Alien" is "Homecoming", rated 8.5/10 from 345 user votes. It was directed by Robert Duncan McNeill and written by Chris Sheridan, Robert Duncan McNeill. "Homecoming" aired on 4/3/2024 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Heroes of Patience".

  • Homecoming
    8.5/10 345 votes

    #1 - Homecoming

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2024-04-03

    Harry and Asta team up with an unlikely ally to try to save the Earth.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Chris Sheridan, Robert Duncan McNeill

  • Heroes of Patience
    8.3/10 1,873 votes

    #2 - Heroes of Patience

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-03-31

    On the verge of completing his mission, Harry faces his own humanity.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Chris Sheridan

  • Here Comes My Baby
    8.3/10 351 votes

    #3 - Here Comes My Baby

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2024-03-27

    Harry and Asta get surprise visits. Ben grows suspicious of Mike and Liv's private investigation.

    Director: Brennan Shroff

    Writer: Donald Todd

  • Love Language
    8.2/10 2,070 votes

    #4 - Love Language

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-02-24

    A surprise visitor gives Harry an introduction to marriage, a stressful human institution he needs to familiarize himself with.

    Director: Jay Chandrasekhar

    Writer: Sarah Beckett

  • Welcome Aliens
    8.2/10 1,763 votes

    #5 - Welcome Aliens

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-03-24

    Harry and Asta attend an alien convention.

    Director: Shannon Kohli

    Writer: Nastaran Dibai

  • Pilot
    8.1/10 3,090 votes

    #6 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-01-27

    An alien hiding in a small Colorado town meets the locals when they ask him to help solve a murder.

    Director: David Dobkin

    Writer: N/A

  • I Believe in Aliens
    8.1/10 912 votes

    #7 - I Believe in Aliens

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2022-09-28

    Harry comes face to face with his greatest enemy and makes a choice that may affect Earth forever.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Chris Sheridan

  • The Upper Hand
    8.1/10 449 votes

    #8 - The Upper Hand

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2024-02-21

    D'Arcy inserts herself into Harry's mission, while Kate grows more uncomfortable in her own home.

    Director: Lea Thompson

    Writer: Elias Benavidez

  • Birds of a Feather
    8.0/10 2,060 votes

    #9 - Birds of a Feather

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-02-17

    Harry travels to the Ute Reservation to help Asta's grandmother, and along the way, learns what it means to belong to a community.

    Director: Jay Chandrasekhar

    Writer: Tazbah Chavez

  • The Green Glow
    8.0/10 1,769 votes

    #10 - The Green Glow

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-03-10

    Fearing he's facing failure, Harry enlists an unlikely ally to help find his ship.

    Director: Jennifer Phang

    Writer: Elias Benavidez

  • End of the World as We Know It
    8.0/10 1,748 votes

    #11 - End of the World as We Know It

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-03-17

    Harry must rely on Asta and D'arcy for survival.

    Director: Shannon Kohli

    Writer: Christian Taylor

  • Best of Enemies
    8.0/10 813 votes

    #12 - Best of Enemies

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2022-09-21

    Harry has an unexpected partner as he tries to infiltrate a military base to find his alien baby. Meanwhile, Asta and Dan help D'arcy to recover and realize, that she's unwilling to leave her new comfort zone.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Nastaran Dibai

  • Avian Flu
    8.0/10 457 votes

    #13 - Avian Flu

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2024-03-06

    Harry gets distracted from his mission, while Mike and Liv make a huge discovery.

    Director: Kabir Akhtar

    Writer: N/A

  • Sexy Beast
    7.9/10 1,846 votes

    #14 - Sexy Beast

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-03-03

    Harry copes with jealousy when the mayor hires an annoyingly perfect new town doctor.

    Director: Jennifer Phang

    Writer: Emily Eslami, Jeffrey Nieves

  • Alien Dinner Party
    7.9/10 1,145 votes

    #15 - Alien Dinner Party

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2022-03-16

    It's a surprise party as everyone gathers to celebrate Harry, but some dangerous guests cause havoc.

    Director: Claudia Yarmy

    Writer: Chris Sheridan

  • 141 Seconds
    7.9/10 424 votes

    #16 - 141 Seconds

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2024-02-28

    Harry tags along on Ben, Kate and Max's family trip, hoping the mayor will lead him to answers.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Sarah Beckett

  • Homesick
    7.8/10 2,399 votes

    #17 - Homesick

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-02-03

    In his first week at the clinic, Harry struggles to diagnose a strange feeling: human emotion.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Chris Sheridan

  • Escape from New York
    7.8/10 1,107 votes

    #18 - Escape from New York

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2022-03-09

    Harry and Asta find what they are looking for but not what they need as danger closes in.

    Director: Claudia Yarmy

    Writer: N/A

  • Secrets
    7.7/10 2,168 votes

    #19 - Secrets

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-02-10

    Harry races to keep his secret safe as Asta is forced to face her own past.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Njeri Brown

  • The Alien Within
    7.7/10 868 votes

    #20 - The Alien Within

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2022-08-31

    Halloween comes to Patience, and Harry sheds his human mask. Meanwhile, Ben is trying to promote the new resort to the residents of Patience and meets some resistance.

    Director: Warren P. Sonoda

    Writer: Nastaran Dibai

  • Old Friends
    7.6/10 1,595 votes

    #21 - Old Friends

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-01-26

    Harry the alien is back on Earth and doesn't remember who he is, and only Asta can keep him safe.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Chris Sheridan

  • Autopsy
    7.6/10 897 votes

    #22 - Autopsy

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2022-08-10

    Asta is overwhelmed with guilt after she, Harry, and D'arcy get rid of the dead body.

    Director: Kabir Akhtar

    Writer: Cherry Chevapravatdumrong

  • Harry, a Parent
    7.6/10 802 votes

    #23 - Harry, a Parent

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2022-09-07

    After losing the alien baby, Harry learns which alien race is on Earth and it’s not what he expected.

    Director: Brennan Shroff

    Writer: Jenna Lamia

  • Lone Wolf
    7.6/10 567 votes

    #24 - Lone Wolf

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2024-02-13

    In an attempt to gather information on the Grey Aliens, Harry puts Asta in harm's way.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Chris Sheridan, Nastaran Dibai, Aaron Wiener

  • Lovebird
    7.6/10 366 votes

    #25 - Lovebird

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2024-03-13

    Asta and D'Arcy take a drastic step in an attempt to get Harry back on track.

    Director: Andrew Seklir

    Writer: Kelechi Urama