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The Best Episodes of Scorpion

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

Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new think tank, O’Brien’s “Scorpion” team includes Toby Curtis, an expert behaviorist who can read anyone; Happy Quinn, a mechanical prodigy; and Sylvester Dodd, a statistics guru.

Genres:Action & AdventureDramaCrime
Network:CBS

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Scorpion" is "Arrivals and Departures", rated 8.6/10 from 814 user votes. It was directed by Sam Hill and written by Aadrita Mukerji, Nicholas Wootton. "Arrivals and Departures" aired on 11/23/2015 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Postcards from the Edge".

  • Arrivals and Departures
    8.6/10 814 votes

    #1 - Arrivals and Departures

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-11-23

    When Team Scorpion and Walter's parents visit Megan in the hospital as her health deteriorates, they are quarantined after a deadly fungus outbreak threatens to infect everyone.

    Director: Sam Hill

    Writer: Aadrita Mukerji, Nicholas Wootton

  • Postcards from the Edge
    8.4/10 854 votes

    #2 - Postcards from the Edge

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2015-04-20

    Scorpion, torn apart and uncertain about their future as a team, must come together for their most important mission yet – to save Walter’s life as his car teeters on the side of a cliff.

    Director: Milan Cheylov

    Writer: Nicholas Wootton, Nick Santora

  • Toby or Not Toby
    8.3/10 577 votes

    #3 - Toby or Not Toby

    Season 2 Episode 24 - Aired 2016-04-25

    Team Scorpion must outthink their unstable ex-Scorpion member, Mark Collins, after he kidnaps Toby and threatens to kill him unless his cunning demands are met.

    Director: Sam Hill

    Writer: Nicholas Wootton, Nick Santora

  • Something Burrowed, Something Blew
    8.3/10 525 votes

    #4 - Something Burrowed, Something Blew

    Season 3 Episode 23 - Aired 2017-05-01

    Team Scorpion help Toby and Happy race to the altar to say “I Do” after a simple job extinguishing a tunnel fire becomes catastrophic.

    Director: Christine Moore

    Writer: Aadrita Mukerji, Nick Santora

  • Cliffhanger
    8.1/10 800 votes

    #5 - Cliffhanger

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2015-04-13

    Walter finally learns Cabe’s long-kept secret regarding the Baghdad mission, and it threatens to tear Team Scorpion apart forever. Also, Paige’s world is rocked when Ralph puts his life in danger to help the team.

    Director: Sam Hill

    Writer: Nicholas Wootton, Nick Santora

  • US vs. UN vs. UK
    8.1/10 603 votes

    #6 - US vs. UN vs. UK

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-11-16

    Team Scorpion is blackmailed to break into the United Nations to assist in the assassination of a menacing arms dealer. Also, Sylvester makes a bold move to protect Megan's wishes.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: Scott Sullivan, Nick Santora

  • Don't Burst My Bubble
    8.1/10 497 votes

    #7 - Don't Burst My Bubble

    Season 3 Episode 18 - Aired 2017-02-27

    Following a severe storm, Happy’s friend Ada, who lives in a sterile bubble to protect her compromised immune system, is left with dangerous debris on the verge of puncturing the structure. Now, Team Scorpion works to safely move Ada to a more secure location without risking her life.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: April E. Brassard, Nicholas Wootton

  • Dominoes
    8.0/10 1,040 votes

    #8 - Dominoes

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-12-15

    On Christmas Eve, Team Scorpion races to find a way to save a young boy's life after he is trapped in a beachside cave and the rising tide threatens to drown him.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: Rob Pearlstein, Nick Santora

  • Tech, Drugs, and Rock 'n Roll
    8.0/10 640 votes

    #9 - Tech, Drugs, and Rock 'n Roll

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-10-26

    Walter’s attempt to “normalize” goes horribly wrong when a nefarious virus is uploaded to his computer, turning Team Scorpion’s new “smart” building project into a burning death trap with people locked inside.

    Director: Sam Hill

    Writer: Elizabeth Davis Beall, Nicholas Wootton

  • Crazy Train
    8.0/10 671 votes

    #10 - Crazy Train

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-11-02

    Team Scorpion must stop a sabotaged runaway subway train with Paige and Ralph on board. Also, in his attempt to impress Happy, Toby has his first boxing match.

    Director: Jeff T. Thomas

    Writer: Kevin J. Hynes, Nick Santora

  • Da Bomb
    8.0/10 542 votes

    #11 - Da Bomb

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2016-01-25

    Team Scorpion is tasked with helping NASA’s top secret rocket launch, but they must sabotage their own mission when Walter’s date from the previous night has a bomb strapped to her chest.

    Director: Steven A. Adelson

    Writer: Kim Rome

  • Little Boy Lost
    8.0/10 485 votes

    #12 - Little Boy Lost

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2016-10-17

    Team Scorpion must find a boy from Ralph’s class who goes missing on a field trip after he accidentally has a run-in with a deadly criminal. Also, Toby gets closer to finding out the identity of Happy’s husband.

    Director: Steven A. Adelson

    Writer: Rob Pearlstein, Nicholas Wootton

  • Fish Filet
    7.9/10 623 votes

    #13 - Fish Filet

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-10-05

    Sylvester goes undercover in a federal prison in order to save the lives of three judges, but the team must help him escape when his life is threatened.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: Paul Grellong, Nick Santora

  • Robots
    7.9/10 640 votes

    #14 - Robots

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-10-12

    Walter, Cabe and Happy are trapped with the crew in a top secret submarine when an explosion sends it to the bottom of the ocean with limited oxygen and a self-destruct function that will soon activate.

    Director: Sylvain White

    Writer: David Foster, Nicholas Wootton

  • Ticker
    7.9/10 488 votes

    #15 - Ticker

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 2016-03-14

    When Los Angeles’ blood supply is hacked and deemed unusable because of fear it’s been tainted, Team Scorpion must find the culprit in order to save a young girl in desperate need of a heart transplant.

    Director: Mel Damski

    Writer: Rob Pearlstein

  • It Isn’t the Fall That Kills You
    7.9/10 497 votes

    #16 - It Isn’t the Fall That Kills You

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2016-10-10

    When Walter is accidentally launched into space in a rocket, he hallucinates about Paige as his oxygen runs low, and Team Scorpion works feverishly to find a way to bring him home before he suffocates.

    Director: Sanford Bookstaver

    Writer: Scott Sullivan, Nick Santora

  • Who Let the Dog Out ('Cause Now It's Stuck in a Cistern)
    7.9/10 376 votes

    #17 - Who Let the Dog Out ('Cause Now It's Stuck in a Cistern)

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 2017-12-11

    As Team Scorpion anxiously awaits the verdict of Cabe’s trial which could send him to prison, they focus their nervous energy on trying to save a dog stuck in a cistern.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: David Foster, Nick Santora

  • True Colors
    7.8/10 954 votes

    #18 - True Colors

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-10-27

    The members of Team Scorpion must pass a mandated psych evaluation or face being disbanded after they're accused of destroying a priceless work of art in an attempt to protect an art exhibit. Paige enlists the help of the team when Ralph is reluctant to go to his school's Halloween party.

    Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt

    Writer: Rob Pearlstein

  • Super Fun Guys
    7.8/10 607 votes

    #19 - Super Fun Guys

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-10-19

    Team Scorpion goes undercover on the “Super Fun Guy” movie set in Kazakhstan in order to disable a soviet era nuclear missile being sold by terrorists.

    Director: Bobby Roth

    Writer: Adam Higgs, Nick Santora

  • White Out
    7.8/10 563 votes

    #20 - White Out

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2016-01-04

    The members of Team Scorpion brave subzero temperatures in Antarctica to save a United States Special Forces unit. Toby risks his life to save Happy.

    Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt

    Writer: David Foster, Nick Santora

  • Hard Knox
    7.8/10 469 votes

    #21 - Hard Knox

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2016-04-11

    Team Scorpion is hired by the Department of Defense to break into Fort Knox and “steal” a precious artifact in order to test their security, but they must break in a second time when they find something dangerous hidden inside the object.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: Scott Sullivan

  • Ice Ca-Cabes
    7.8/10 472 votes

    #22 - Ice Ca-Cabes

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2017-01-02

    When a mission in the desert results in exploding shrapnel that seriously wounds Cabe, Team Scorpion must freeze his body in order to save his life.

    Director: Jeff T. Thomas

    Writer: David Foster, Nick Santora

  • Maroon 8
    7.8/10 393 votes

    #23 - Maroon 8

    Season 3 Episode 24 - Aired 2017-05-08

    While en route to Toby and Happy’s honeymoon, Team Scorpion’s plane crash lands on a remote deserted island, leaving them all with little hope for rescue.

    Director: Milan Cheylov

    Writer: Paul Grellong

  • Sci Hard
    7.8/10 375 votes

    #24 - Sci Hard

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-10-23

    While attending a tech convention, Team Scorpion is taken hostage by a group attempting a virtual heist.

    Director: Dwight H. Little

    Writer: Rob Pearlstein, Nick Santora

  • Rogue Element
    7.7/10 828 votes

    #25 - Rogue Element

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-11-17

    Team Scorpion try to protect Cabe's ex-wife, after she uncovers evidence that suggests foul play in the death of a prominent congressman.

    Director: Jerry Levine

    Writer: Paul Grellong, Kim Rome