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The Best Episodes of The Messengers

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

When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDramaAction & AdventureMystery
Network:The CW

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The Messengers" is "Death Becomes Her", rated 8.2/10 from 265 user votes. It was directed by Larry Shaw and written by Oanh Ly. "Death Becomes Her" aired on 6/12/2015 and is rated 0.6 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Why We Fight".

  • Death Becomes Her
    8.2/10 265 votes

    #1 - Death Becomes Her

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-06-12

    The Man informs the Messengers one of their own has betrayed them and another is in imminent danger, while Amy's drawings predict the arrival of someone who could change the course of everyone's destinies.

    Director: Larry Shaw

    Writer: Oanh Ly

  • Why We Fight
    7.6/10 195 votes

    #2 - Why We Fight

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-06-19

    The team travels to California to stop two brothers, one of whom may be the Horseman of Famine.

    Director: Tim Hunter

    Writer: Joe Peracchio

  • Houston, We Have A Problem
    7.6/10 201 votes

    #3 - Houston, We Have A Problem

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2015-07-24

    A battle between the Messengers and the Four Horsemen takes place as the Horsemen try to break the fifth seal in the series finale.

    Director: Duane Clark

    Writer: Trey Callaway

  • Deus Ex Machina
    7.5/10 228 votes

    #4 - Deus Ex Machina

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-05-29

    As the Messengers race to stop the next Horseman, they uncover a cyber plot to kill thousands. Meanwhile, Joshua finds he can no longer escape his past.

    Director: James L. Conway

    Writer: Clark Perry

  • Harvest
    7.4/10 170 votes

    #5 - Harvest

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2015-07-10

    Based on contradictory clues, the Messengers make clashing predictions about who will be the Horseman of Famine. Meanwhile, Vera almost unearths the Horsemen's master plan.

    Director: Oz Scott

    Writer: Carl Binder

  • Spark of Hope
    7.4/10 180 votes

    #6 - Spark of Hope

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2015-07-17

    The Messengers' powers are tested as they attempt to rescue someone from government lockup. Meanwhile, Joshua has a vision foreshadowing the arrival of a deceptive new adversary.

    Director: Fred Toye

    Writer: Eoghan O'Donnell

  • Awakening
    7.3/10 515 votes

    #7 - Awakening

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-04-17

    In the white-hot sun of the New Mexico desert, scientist Vera Buckley watches in fascination as a mysterious object plummets to Earth and explodes in a blinding flash, sending out a shock wave that briefly stops Vera’s heart and panics her techie coworker Alan Harris.

    Director: Stephen Williams

    Writer: Eoghan O'Donnell

  • Strange Magic
    7.3/10 377 votes

    #8 - Strange Magic

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-04-24

    Drawn together by destiny, Vera, Erin, Joshua, Raul and Peter convene together where they meet the mysterious Rose. Rose reveals that they are angels and their mission is to find and stop the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse from bringing about the Rapture. Meanwhile, The Man’s real identity is revealed and he continues to tempt Vera with clues about her missing son.

    Director: Duane Clark

    Writer: Eoghan O'Donnell, Trey Callaway

  • Drums of War
    7.2/10 279 votes

    #9 - Drums of War

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-05-08

    The friends need to identify the Horseman of War and his victim whilst at an international energy summit.

    Director: Guy Norman Bee

    Writer: Carl Binder

  • Eye in the Sky
    7.2/10 248 votes

    #10 - Eye in the Sky

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-05-15

    Erin wants peace as Amy celebrayes her birthday. Joshua tries to jumpstart his visions.

    Director: Eriq La Salle

    Writer: Matt Pitts

  • Metamorphosis
    7.2/10 239 votes

    #11 - Metamorphosis

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-05-22

    As the fully united Messengers work to track down the Second Horseman of the Apocalypse, Alan and Vera continue their quest to uncover the genesis stone’s secrets. Meanwhile, Erin begins to discover the price of her gift.

    Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt

    Writer: Dre Alvarez, Anna Fishko

  • A House Divided
    7.2/10 217 votes

    #12 - A House Divided

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-06-05

    The Messengers struggle to stay together and on mission when an unforeseen setback causes them to question whether being an Angel is causing them more harm than good. In the process of pursuing their own desires, the Messengers discover that destiny has a strange way of bringing them back together.

    Director: Paul A. Kaufman

    Writer: Harrison Weinfeld, Daniel Zucker

  • Path to Paradise
    7.1/10 321 votes

    #13 - Path to Paradise

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-05-01

    On the hunt for the Horseman of War, Joshua, Erin and Peter make great strides for the group. Raul and Vera are more hesitant to believe and when they stray, there are unforeseen consequences. But when Vera discovers her gift, she finally starts to rethink her purpose.

    Director: Cherie Nowlan

    Writer: N/A