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The Best Episodes of Saving Hope

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

When Charlie Harris ends up in a coma, he leaves the Hope-Zion Hospital in chaos - and his fiancée and fellow surgeon, Alex Reid, in a state of shock. As the staff of Hope-Zion races to save lives, comatose Dr. Harris wanders the halls of Hope-Zee in "spirit" form, not sure if he's a ghost or a figment of his own imagination.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDrama

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Saving Hope" is "All the Pretty Horses", rated 8.9/10 from 166 user votes. It was directed by David Wellington and written by Morwyn Brebner. "All the Pretty Horses" aired on 2/18/2015 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Broken Hearts".

  • All the Pretty Horses
    8.9/10 166 votes

    #1 - All the Pretty Horses

    Season 3 Episode 18 - Aired 2015-02-18

    At an off-site army base, Joel and Zach get in a precarious situation; a hypothermia victim fights for the life; Alex, Maggie and Rian write their Surgical Boards.

    Director: David Wellington

    Writer: Morwyn Brebner

  • Broken Hearts
    8.7/10 149 votes

    #2 - Broken Hearts

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 2014-02-27

    Alex is diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat but must care for the Great Randall; Charlie deals with the aftermath of the fight; one of the staff is attacked.

    Director: David Wellington

    Writer: Morwyn Brebner

  • Shattered
    8.6/10 73 votes

    #3 - Shattered

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-11-26

    Casualties of a bomb at a local charity run arrive at Hope Zion Hospital.

    Director: Charles Officer

    Writer: Malcolm MacRury

  • Shine a Light
    8.5/10 66 votes

    #4 - Shine a Light

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 2015-12-10

    During an ice storm on Christmas Eve, Alex and Dawn fight to keep a woman alive long enough for her family to say goodbye.

    Director: Peter Wellington

    Writer: Fiona Highet, Patrick Tarr

  • Change of Heart
    8.4/10 63 votes

    #5 - Change of Heart

    Season 5 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-06-08

    Alex tries to distract herself from her grief. Charlie and Shahir try to track down Alex's brother. Alex treats a young girl with kidney failure. Maggie and Sydney treat a young woman with an STI.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Days of Heaven
    8.3/10 95 votes

    #6 - Days of Heaven

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-12-17

    Celebrated neurosurgeon Thor MacLeod gives Alex an offer; Charlie deals with a fatigued spirit; Joel ends up in a fight at the clinic.

    Director: Peter Stebbings

    Writer: Malcolm MacRury, Amanda Fahey

  • Emotional Rescue
    8.3/10 73 votes

    #7 - Emotional Rescue

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-12-03

    Alex discovers that she unknowingly helped the bomber at the expense of a friend.

    Director: Gregory Smith

    Writer: Malcolm MacRury

  • All Down the Line
    8.3/10 65 votes

    #8 - All Down the Line

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2016-01-07

    Faced with a chef who refuses treatment, Alex is forced to confront how she feels about Dana's methods.

    Director: Steve DiMarco

    Writer: Jennifer Kassabian

  • Let Me Go
    8.3/10 85 votes

    #9 - Let Me Go

    Season 4 Episode 18 - Aired 2016-02-14

    Alex and Shahir struggle to save Charlie's life.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • All Our Yesterdays
    8.3/10 69 votes

    #10 - All Our Yesterdays

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-05-07

    The doctors rally together to try to save an unknown man who was struck by a subway train. Randal delivers a warning about Charlie's gift. Dr. Sydney Katz returns to town.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Defense
    8.2/10 93 votes

    #11 - Defense

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-07-16

    The doctors at Hope Zion Hospital are forced to deal with people from their past as Alex, Charlie and Joel take on the daunting task of operating on a malpractice lawyer known for suing every doctor in his path. Meanwhile, Zach is tested when the last person he wants to treat comes into his E.R. and a Season 1 patient returns with some difficult insight for Charlie and Alex.

    Director: Kelly Makin

    Writer: Malcolm MacRury

  • Wishbones
    8.2/10 99 votes

    #12 - Wishbones

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-08-27

    When Alex’s brother Luke is admitted to Hope Zion Hospital in critical condition, Joel and Charlie must work together to keep him alive while keeping his admittance a secret from Alex. Meanwhile, Alex figures out a way to remove a tumour from a patient pregnant with twins, while Maggie is thrown off her game by the patient’s gorgeous OB/GYN.

    Director: David Wellington

    Writer: Sherry White

  • Wide Awake
    8.2/10 89 votes

    #13 - Wide Awake

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2014-01-09

    Alex is surprised twice in one night – first when she realizes she's been tricked into a blind double date, and again when she has to rush her mystery man to the ER.

    Director: Yon Motskin

    Writer: Waneta Storms

  • Heaven Can Wait
    8.2/10 101 votes

    #14 - Heaven Can Wait

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2014-09-22

    Alex was stabbed in the chest and Charlie sees her as ghost. Alex realizes she saw her father hang himself. Joel has issues with himself about Alex. Maggie end hers and Gavin's relationship. Alex end up in coma and remains ghost.

    Director: David Wellington

    Writer: Morwyn Brebner

  • Kiss Me Goodbye
    8.2/10 95 votes

    #15 - Kiss Me Goodbye

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-09-25

    Alex's spirit shares an emotional journey with Charlie in the spirit world. Joel treats a drug addicts necrotic leg and strikes up a unlikely close bond to the patient. Dr. Sydney Katz begins her new job throwing Maggie off her game.

    Director: Kelly Makin

    Writer: Morwyn Brebner

  • Joel 2:31 (AKA Apocalypse Now)
    8.2/10 98 votes

    #16 - Joel 2:31 (AKA Apocalypse Now)

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-10-23

    Alex, Maggie and Joel face a mystery; Charlie meets a patient with an usual link; an unexpected visitor has Zach questioning his abilities as a dad

    Director: T.W. Peacocke

    Writer: Amanda Fahey

  • Heart of Stone
    8.2/10 65 votes

    #17 - Heart of Stone

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-10-22

    A young motocross rider is diagnosed with Leukemia, forcing Dr. Alex Reid to navigate family secrets in order to put her young patient on the road to recovery.

    Director: David Wellington

    Writer: Waneta Storms

  • Ride Hard or Go Home
    8.1/10 104 votes

    #18 - Ride Hard or Go Home

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2012-09-06

    A last-resort operation is performed on Charlie, who must confront his past in order to awake from his coma. Elsewhere, Joel leads risky surgery on a female jockey, and Alex could potentially cross a line when working with an Alzheimer's patient.

    Director: Ken Girotti

    Writer: Adam Pettle, Marcus Robinson

  • I Watch Death
    8.1/10 123 votes

    #19 - I Watch Death

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-06-25

    Alex and Charlie are caught in the middle of a shooting on their way to their first shift back at Hope Zion. In the midst of the commotion, Alex treats a bullied teenager and deals with her own emotions about everything that’s happened in the past year. Meanwhile, Charlie is caught off guard when he realizes that he’s still able to see the spirits of deceased patients. As well, new Chief of Surgery Joel works alongside Charlie’s ex-wife Dawn to perform an intense surgery.

    Director: David Wellington

    Writer: Morwyn Brebner

  • Why Waste Time
    8.1/10 94 votes

    #20 - Why Waste Time

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-07-09

    Alex is trying to get her life back to normal with Charlie and at Hope Zion Hosital – but with Charlie’s head in the clouds and the pressure to find her medical niche – she’s struggling. Inspiration comes in the form of an immigrant doctor who needs Alex to save his wife’s life, and in return, helps her find her calling.

    Director: John Fawcett

    Writer: N/A

  • Defriender
    8.1/10 91 votes

    #21 - Defriender

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2013-08-13

    When Alex and Joel end up stranded in the middle of nowhere with a severely injured couple, they’re forced to use only what’s around them to stabilize the pair until paramedics arrive. Meanwhile, back at Hope Zion Hospital, Charlie must try to save the wounded leg of his former college roommate as Gavin attempts to help Shahir improve his bedside manner.

    Director: Jason Priestley

    Writer: Maggie Gilmour, Morwyn Brebner

  • Nottingham 7
    8.1/10 88 votes

    #22 - Nottingham 7

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-01-16

    Alex performs surgery on one of the hospital's own doctors; a routine checkup turns deadly; a medical conspiracy extends far beyond Hope Zion.

    Director: David Wellington

    Writer: John Krizanc

  • 43 Minutes
    8.1/10 97 votes

    #23 - 43 Minutes

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 2014-01-30

    Alex witnesses an accident involving a John Doe; Charlie and Gavin have a spiritual therapy session.

    Director: David Wellington

    Writer: Aubrey Nealon

  • Awakenings
    8.1/10 97 votes

    #24 - Awakenings

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2014-10-02

    Alex is awake but still not back to her old self, and Dawn has given strict orders for her recovery plan. Meanwhile, Charlie and Joel square‐off over differing treatment options when two fused-together burn victims are brought into the ER, and Maggie finds herself in a whirlwind of emotions triggered from the fallout of her miscarriage.

    Director: John Fawcett

    Writer: Morwyn Brebner

  • Miss You
    8.1/10 65 votes

    #25 - Miss You

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-10-15

    The man responsible for Alex's brother's drug problem is admitted to the hospital.

    Director: Peter Stebbings

    Writer: Ley Lukins