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The Best Episodes of The 4400

Every episode of The 4400 ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of The 4400!

4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained healing touch. A government agency is formed to track the 4400 people after one of them commits a murder.

Genres:DramaSci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:USA Network

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The 4400" is "The Fifth Page", rated 8.2/10 from 456 user votes. It was directed by Scott Peters and written by Craig Sweeny, Ira Steven Behr. "The Fifth Page" aired on 8/21/2005 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Great Leap Forward".

  • The Fifth Page
    8.2/10 456 votes

    #1 - The Fifth Page

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2005-08-21

    When 4400s around the world come down with life-threatening illnesses, Ryland comes back to NTAC and orders the sick - and even unaffected 4400s - to be quarantined. Tom and Diana race to find a cure and discover a shocking secret in the process.

    Director: Scott Peters

    Writer: Craig Sweeny, Ira Steven Behr

  • The Great Leap Forward
    8.2/10 471 votes

    #2 - The Great Leap Forward

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2007-09-16

    Paramedics try to resuscitate Susan Farrell. They believe that she took promicin and lost the 50/50 lotto that comes with it. Danny is certain that she did not take the shot. After arriving at the hospital with the paramedics, things get complicated as everyone around Danny start to die. Garrity and another NTAC agent are sent to the hospital to assess the situation.

    Director: Scott Peters

    Writer: Craig Sweeny, Ira Steven Behr

  • As Fate Would Have It
    8.1/10 548 votes

    #3 - As Fate Would Have It

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2005-07-10

    A morbid premonition from Maia threatens the future of the 4400 Center.

    Director: Nick Gomez

    Writer: Craig Sweeny

  • Terrible Swift Sword
    8.0/10 416 votes

    #4 - Terrible Swift Sword

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2006-08-20

    NOVA group members that were in the custody of NTAC escape from jail with outside help from Jordan Collier. Diana tells April about her relationship with Ben. Shawn and Richard learn that Isabelle is working with Dennis Ryland.

    Director: Scott Peters

    Writer: Bruce Miller, Craig Sweeny, Ira Steven Behr

  • The Marked
    7.9/10 339 votes

    #5 - The Marked

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2007-07-22

    Jordan wants Shawn to rejoin the movement. Meanwhile, a 4400 with an amazing ability disappears.

    Director: Leslie Libman

    Writer: Craig Sweeny

  • White Light
    7.8/10 580 votes

    #6 - White Light

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2004-08-08

    Diana helps Tom break Kyle out of NTAC quarantine, eventually leading them to discover the truth behind the 4400.

    Director: Tim Hunter

    Writer: Scott Peters

  • Gone (1)
    7.8/10 387 votes

    #7 - Gone (1)

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2006-06-25

    Someone is targeting young 4400's and Maia gets kidnapped. A mistake from Shawn's past comes back to haunt him. Richard is given a position of authority at the 4400 Center.

    Director: Morgan Beggs

    Writer: Bruce Miller

  • Try The Pie
    7.8/10 334 votes

    #8 - Try The Pie

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-07-15

    Tom tracks Jordan to a small town, where he meets a woman who can relieve people's stress by talking to them. Meanwhile, Marco and Diana have a nice talk. Maia's visions are giving her nightmares.

    Director: Craig Ross Jr.

    Writer: Michael Narducci

  • Pilot
    7.7/10 845 votes

    #9 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2004-07-11

    4400 people, assumed to be dead or missing over the past fifty years, reappear in a ball of light. None have any memory of where they've been, and some are manifesting paranormal abilities.

    Director: Yves Simoneau

    Writer: René Echevarria, Scott Peters

  • Lockdown
    7.7/10 403 votes

    #10 - Lockdown

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2005-08-14

    A 4400 terrorist releases a signal at NTAC that makes the men violent, forcing a lockdown of the facility. Lilly questions how the Centre is handling her daughter, and Shawn tries to recruit a familiar face.

    Director: Douglas Petrie

    Writer: Douglas Petrie

  • Being Tom Baldwin
    7.7/10 404 votes

    #11 - Being Tom Baldwin

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2006-06-18

    Tom is accused of murdering TJ Kim. 17 year old Boyd Gelder has the ability to change his appearance whenever he chooses. Meanwhile, Shawn and Isabelle grow closer.

    Director: Colin Bucksey

    Writer: James Morris

  • The Starzl Mutation
    7.7/10 354 votes

    #12 - The Starzl Mutation

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2006-08-06

    Tom and Diana's investigation into a series of gruesome murders leads them to uncover another conspiracy within the government. At the 4400 Center, Shawn receives a gift from another returnee that allows him to see his future.

    Director: Allison Liddi-Brown

    Writer: Craig Sweeny, Amy Berg

  • Till We Have Built Jerusalem
    7.7/10 332 votes

    #13 - Till We Have Built Jerusalem

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-07-29

    Jordan Collier's movement takes a huge step forward when his followers settle in the heart of Seattle.

    Director: Scott Peters

    Writer: Robert Hewitt Wolfe

  • Suffer the Children
    7.6/10 438 votes

    #14 - Suffer the Children

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2005-06-26

    Tom and Diana investigate a 4400 junior high school teacher accused of child abuse.

    Director: Vincent Misiano

    Writer: Frederick Rappaport

  • The New World (1)
    7.6/10 439 votes

    #15 - The New World (1)

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2006-06-11

    Ryland and other government officials are on trial for withholding vital information that they discovered about the returnees when a disturbing sound is heard the courtroom. Tom and Diana, with the help of Gary Navarro, try and track down T.J Kim, who they believe is responsible for the piercing sound heard in the courtroom. Richard and Lily are forced to deal with a now grown Isabelle While Lily also suffers from a rapid aging disease that Shawn is unable to heal. Tom and Diana also investigate a radical organisation called the Nova Group that appears to have ties with Shawn and the 4400 Center.

    Director: Vincent Misiano

    Writer: Craig Sweeny, Ira Steven Behr, Frederick Rappaport

  • Tiny Machines
    7.6/10 338 votes

    #16 - Tiny Machines

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2007-09-09

    Meghan and Diana learn how to remove the entity from Tom, but the procedure is dangerous. Meanwhile, Shawn finds help in his attempt to rescue Kevin from Promise City; and Jordan is betrayed by someone close.

    Director: Allison Liddi-Brown

    Writer: Craig Sweeny, Ira Steven Behr

  • The New & Improved Carl Morrissey
    7.5/10 657 votes

    #17 - The New & Improved Carl Morrissey

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2004-07-18

    Tom and Diana investigate a 4400 who has used his ability of enhanced reflexes to become a vigilante.

    Director: Helen Shaver

    Writer: Ira Steven Behr

  • Wake Up Call (1)
    7.5/10 524 votes

    #18 - Wake Up Call (1)

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2005-06-05

    Tom and Diana investigate a mysterious structure being built at a psychiatric hospital, based on the drawings of one of their patients who's a 4400.

    Director: Leslie Libman

    Writer: Craig Sweeny, Ira Steven Behr

  • Hidden
    7.5/10 409 votes

    #19 - Hidden

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2005-08-07

    NTAC is keen to find Jordan Collier's killer as Tom is desperate to find Kyle.

    Director: Vincent Misiano

    Writer: Frederick Rappaport

  • Audrey Parker's Come and Gone
    7.5/10 339 votes

    #20 - Audrey Parker's Come and Gone

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2007-07-01

    Audrey Parker, an elderly woman, takes promicin and develops the ability to astral project. Meanwhile, Shawn decides to start publicly healing people again despite threats from the government to shut him down. And Ben and Maia return to Seattle to visit Diana.

    Director: Colin Bucksey

    Writer: Nick Wauters

  • The Truth and Nothing But the Truth
    7.5/10 325 votes

    #21 - The Truth and Nothing But the Truth

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2007-07-08

    Diana locates her sister, April, who took promicin and developed an ability that puts her life in jeopardy.

    Director: Scott Peters

    Writer: Mark Kruger

  • No Exit
    7.5/10 349 votes

    #22 - No Exit

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-08-05

    Tom, Diana, Jordan, Shawn, Kyle, Isabelle, Maia, Meghan, Marco, PJ and Brady all wake up inside NTAC without any memory of how they got there.

    Director: Tony Westman

    Writer: Adam Levy

  • One of Us
    7.5/10 332 votes

    #23 - One of Us

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2007-08-19

    Tom has trouble focusing on the hunt for Richard Tyler because of dreams he's having about the future.

    Director: Scott Peters

    Writer: Craig Sweeny, Michael Narducci

  • Becoming
    7.4/10 603 votes

    #24 - Becoming

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2004-07-25

    Tom and Diana investigate Oliver Knox, a 4400 suspected of being a serial murderer.

    Director: David Straiton

    Writer: Craig Sweeny

  • Trial by Fire
    7.4/10 575 votes

    #25 - Trial by Fire

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2004-08-01

    NTAC races against the clock to stop a group of fanatics targeting 4400s.

    Director: Nick Gomez

    Writer: Robert Hewitt Wolfe