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The Best Episodes of Roswell, New Mexico

Every episode of Roswell, New Mexico ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Roswell, New Mexico!

After reluctantly returning to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter of undocumented immigrants discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush who is now a police officer—he’s an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life. She protects his secret as the two reconnect and begin to investigate his origins, but when a violent attack and long-standing government cover-up point to a greater alien presence on Earth, the politics of fear and hatred threaten to expose him and destroy their deepening romance.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDrama
Network:The CW

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Roswell, New Mexico" is "Creep", rated 8.4/10 from 396 user votes. It was directed by Dawn Wilkinson and written by Christopher Hollier, Steve Stringer. "Creep" aired on 4/16/2019 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Recovering the Satellites".

  • Creep
    8.4/10 396 votes

    #1 - Creep

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2019-04-16

    When a major revelation comes to light, Max, Michael and Isobel clash over how to deal with the fallout. Elsewhere, Alex uncovers a secret about Project Shepard and enlists Kyle and Michael’s help looking into it.

    Director: Dawn Wilkinson

    Writer: Christopher Hollier, Steve Stringer

  • Recovering the Satellites
    8.4/10 439 votes

    #2 - Recovering the Satellites

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2019-04-23

    Max and Michael find themselves at an impasse over how to deal with the 4th alien. Liz has a dangerous encounter with an unexpected visitor. Kyle spirals after uncovering a dark secret about his father’s death. And Michael is forced to make a difficult decision about his future.

    Director: Julie Plec

    Writer: Carina Adly MacKenzie, Eva McKenna

  • Never Let You Go
    8.3/10 169 votes

    #3 - Never Let You Go

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2021-10-11

    The ultimate showdown with Jones is finally here and Liz must trust herself if she is going to the save the man she loves.

    Director: Lance Anderson

    Writer: Christopher Hollier

  • Smells Like Teen Spirit
    8.2/10 527 votes

    #4 - Smells Like Teen Spirit

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-02-26

    In a series of flashbacks to 2008, secrets are uncovered about Rosa’s final day, Isobel’s mysterious blackouts and Alex and Michael’s relationship in high school.

    Director: Tim Andrew

    Writer: Carina Adly MacKenzie, Eva McKenna

  • Champagne Supernova
    8.2/10 383 votes

    #5 - Champagne Supernova

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2019-04-09

    As the town prepares for the UFO Emporium Re-opening Gala, Liz and team find themselves on a collision course with an unlikely enemy.

    Director: Edward Ornelas

    Writer: Cori Uchida, Adam Lash

  • Songs About Texas
    8.1/10 458 votes

    #6 - Songs About Texas

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-03-19

    Max and Michael travel to Texas to visit a faith healer, who may be able to shed some light on the alien symbol Max has been researching. Meanwhile, Maria and Liz pay a visit to the same faith healer in hopes of finding a cure for Maria’s ailing mother. Elsewhere, Alex and Kyle look into what Sargent Manes may be hiding.

    Director: Shiri Appleby

    Writer: Sabir Pirzada, Miguel Nolla

  • I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
    8.1/10 422 votes

    #7 - I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-03-26

    Frustrated by her inability to remember what happened the night Rosa died, Isobel turns to Liz for help regaining her memories. Elsewhere, Max and Cameron investigate a series of strange deaths in the town, while Sheriff Valenti reveals information to Kyle about his father.

    Director: Lance Anderson

    Writer: Vincent Ingrao, Rick Montano

  • Barely Breathing
    8.0/10 441 votes

    #8 - Barely Breathing

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-03-12

    With Isobel’s life hanging in the balance, Liz and Michael frantically search for a way to help her. Max turns to his mom Ann about the origins of the alien symbol. Finally, Alex turns the tables on Sergeant Manes.

    Director: Ruba Nadda

    Writer: Glenn Farrington, Kamran Pasha

  • Goodnight Elizabeth
    8.0/10 153 votes

    #9 - Goodnight Elizabeth

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-09-06

    Liz's plan does not go as expected, putting herself, Isobel and Michael in danger. Meanwhile, Eduardo confides in Alex.

    Director: Heather Hemmens

    Writer: Christopher Hollier, Kristen Haynes

  • I Ain't Goin' Out Like That
    8.0/10 138 votes

    #10 - I Ain't Goin' Out Like That

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2021-10-11

    Isobel helps Kyle save a life. Jones needs something from Michael. Liz and Heath continue to work on the science in the hopes of stopping Jones. Everyone is working together to try and defeat the dictator.

    Director: Lance Anderson

    Writer: Isabel Nelson, Danny Tolli

  • Don't Speak
    7.9/10 523 votes

    #11 - Don't Speak

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-02-12

    Max and Michael begin to worry about Isobel after a series of mysterious blackouts cause her to spiral. Liz turns to Grant Green for help when she learns that he may have witnessed something strange on the night Rosa died. Meanwhile, Kyle and Alex uncover a secret that Kyle’s father had been keeping from everyone.

    Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt

    Writer: Cori Uchida, Adam Lash

  • Good Mother
    7.9/10 270 votes

    #12 - Good Mother

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-03-30

    Determined to regain control of her life in the aftermath of Noah's death, Isobel makes a risky choice despite its potential consequences. Alex and Michael work together to unravel the mystery surrounding the night Nora's spaceship crashed in 1947.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • What If God Was One of Us?
    7.9/10 257 votes

    #13 - What If God Was One of Us?

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-04-06

    On the verge of a breakthrough in her quest to save Max, Liz turns to Kyle for one last favor that could potentially land him in hot water. Michael and Alex's investigation into Nora leads them to a farm, where they meet a historian named Forrest.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • I'll Stand By You
    7.9/10 242 votes

    #14 - I'll Stand By You

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-04-13

    The discovery of some complications with Max's pod forces Liz, Michael and Isobel to confront the possibility that they may not be able to save him. Elsewhere, Maria and Alex make amends.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Diner
    7.9/10 229 votes

    #15 - The Diner

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-05-11

    After uncovering a surprising connection to their past, Michael and Isobel learn the painful truth about the night Tripp attacked their mothers. Meanwhile, Alex confronts his father about their troubled family history. Elsewhere, Kyle’s first date with Steph takes an awkward turn after Liz inadvertently becomes a third wheel.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • American Woman
    7.9/10 236 votes

    #16 - American Woman

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-05-18

    After uncovering a cryptic message from the past, Alex, Isobel, Max, Michael and Maria set out in search of answers at the reservation where Alex’s mother grew up. Meanwhile, Cameron encourages Liz to reach out to someone from her past after Auturo gets detained.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Crash Into Me
    7.9/10 228 votes

    #17 - Crash Into Me

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2020-06-08

    As the town prepares for CrashCon, Liz and Max attempt to piece together who may be behind a potentially deadly plan targeting the festival; Maria and Isobel take drastic measure to learn more about the night Mimi disappeared.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Black Hole Sun
    7.9/10 169 votes

    #18 - Black Hole Sun

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-08-09

    Liz confronts Max. Maria is desperate to figure out the mystery of her vision and Isobel is learning more about her abilities. Meanwhile, Kyle has a strange encounter and Michael is fueled by his anger.

    Director: Aprill Winney

    Writer: Eva McKenna, Onalee Hunter

  • Walk on the Ocean
    7.9/10 176 votes

    #19 - Walk on the Ocean

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-08-16

    Isobel and Maria take a trip together to look for answers. Kyle receives a message from his past. Michael makes a disturbing discovery.

    Director: Aprill Winney

    Writer: Christopher Hollier, Onalee Hunter

  • Angels of the Silences
    7.9/10 147 votes

    #20 - Angels of the Silences

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-09-27

    Liz and Max race to find Heath in the hopes that he can help find a way to get Jones out of Max's body. Meanwhile, Michael and Isobel try to get through to Dallas.

    Director: Lauren Petzke

    Writer: Danny Tolli, Onalee Hunter

  • Steal My Sunshine
    7.9/10 119 votes

    #21 - Steal My Sunshine

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-06-06

    With the threat of Jones behind them, in a peaceful Roswell we find Liz is busy teaching while Max lends an assist to his ex-partner on a string of recent bank robberies. Our couples are happy and thriving but a sudden storm, leaves everyone on edge about what is to come.

    Director: Lance Anderson

    Writer: Christopher Hollier

  • Dear Mama
    7.9/10 96 votes

    #22 - Dear Mama

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-06-27

    Liz's work to find out more about a found skin sample hits a roadblock. Meanwhile, Michael continues to gain Bonnie's trust, but Clyde may not be as easily persuaded. Also, Isobel finally finds the courage to be honest with Anatsa and Maria suffers a devastating loss.

    Director: Ben Hernandez Bray

    Writer: Onalee Hunter, Ashley Charbonnet

  • Say It Ain't So
    7.8/10 238 votes

    #23 - Say It Ain't So

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-05-04

    Despite promising Liz that he’ll take things easy with his new heart, Max sets out to find Cameron after learning that she’s gone missing. Michael grows concerned about Maria after a surprising discovery about her family history leaves her vulnerable. Elsewhere, ready to move on, Alex goes on a date with Forrest, and Rosa makes a decision about her future.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Free Your Mind
    7.8/10 173 votes

    #24 - Free Your Mind

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-09-13

    Liz needs Rosa's help. Maria learns what Jones wants from her. Michael and Alex team up to help save Max.

    Director: Ben Hernandez Bray

    Writer: Ashley Charbonnet, Joel Anderson Thompson

  • You Get What You Give
    7.8/10 94 votes

    #25 - You Get What You Give

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-07-11

    Max's secrets may have a devastating outcome for Liz meanwhile, Maria helps Dallas in his search for answers and Michael makes an unsettling discovery about himself.

    Director: Christine Swanson

    Writer: Christopher Hollier, Kristen Haynes