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The Best Episodes of Zero Hour

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

As the publisher of Modern Skeptic Magazine, Hank Galliston has spent his career following clues, debunking myths and cracking conspiracies. But when his beautiful wife, Laila, is abducted from her antique clock shop, Hank gets pulled into one of the most compelling mysteries in human history, stretching around the world and back centuries.

Genres:DramaSci-Fi & Fantasy

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The best episode of "Zero Hour" is "Weight", rated 7.9/10 from 93 user votes. It was directed by Jean de Segonzac and written by Denitria Harris-Lawrence, Soo Hugh. "Weight" aired on 6/22/2013 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Suspension".

  • Weight
    7.9/10 93 votes

    #1 - Weight

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-06-22

    Still searching for answers to the secrets of his past, Hank confronts his parents about his birth and childhood. Realizing they can no longer stay silent but fearful about how the truth could affect him, they fess up. But Hank immediately senses his parents are not being fully transparent. White Vincent revisits memories of his own childhood and the parallel lives he and Hank have lived. Meanwhile, the hunt for Laila and the next clock brings Beck, Paige, Arron and Rachel to Istanbul, Turkey. Hank searches for more information about his "doppelganger," Commandant Korbin Sturm, and makes an unlikely connection with a man who holds the key to more than Hank could have ever imagined.

    Director: Jean de Segonzac

    Writer: Denitria Harris-Lawrence, Soo Hugh

  • Suspension
    7.8/10 107 votes

    #2 - Suspension

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2013-06-15

    Hank is frustrated and confused about his relationship with Laila, as more questions come to light about who she really is. With the next clue sending Hank and Beck to Asuncion, Paraguay, the duo find themselves one step behind White Vincent, who shares a startling piece of information with Hank about his past and their connection. Meanwhile Arron and Rachel meet Melanie Lynch.

    Director: Mario Van Peebles

    Writer: Jerome Schwartz

  • Winding
    7.7/10 81 votes

    #3 - Winding

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2013-07-06

    Hank and Laila are on the run in Strasbourg determined to beat the Pyrates in their quest for the True Cross, while Molars, still captive on a salvage ship with White Vincent, shares some of his findings with him, including a journal written by his doppelganger, Kriegskommandant Dietrich.

    Director: Jeff T. Thomas

    Writer: M. Scott Veach, Paul T. Scheuring

  • Balance
    7.7/10 83 votes

    #4 - Balance

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2013-07-13

    Hank, Beck and Laila accelerate their search for the True Cross to the Faroe Islands. With renewed hope that her husband, Theo "Molars", is alive, Beck sets out to find him. Meanwhile back home, the Gallistons sense that Hank is in trouble and know the time has come to tell him the truth about his early years.

    Director: Billy Gierhart

    Writer: Paul T. Scheuring

  • Sync
    7.6/10 83 votes

    #5 - Sync

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2013-06-29

    Laila reaches out to Hank to share her side of the story and hopes he will forgive her. Still not totally trusting his wife, Hank teams with Laila to achieve a major breakthrough in their search for the True Cross. The Shepherds also know Hank is too valuable an asset and that they must enlist his help to get to the True Cross before the Pyrates do. Meanwhile, White Vincent, still under the employment of "Mother," discovers a clue of his own that also brings him even closer to the end.

    Director: Jim McKay

    Writer: Jerome Schwartz, Tom Spezialy

  • Escapement
    7.5/10 74 votes

    #6 - Escapement

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-07-20

    Hank, Beck and Laila are in the Faroe Islands, unsure if they will live or die at the hands of the Pyrates. Rachel shares some surprising news with Hank about his parents and the 41 Trust. Hank’s mother finally discloses the deeply painful secret she’s been holding all these years, and a dumbfounded Hank realizes his father is the missing piece to the puzzle.

    Director: Kenneth Fink

    Writer: Jerome Schwartz

  • Chain
    7.4/10 122 votes

    #7 - Chain

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-06-15

    White Vincent, wounded and in trouble, is still in hiding and holding Laila captive. Sensing his weakness and vulnerability, Laila convinces White Vincent to let her help him with his wounds, all the while looking for an opportunity to escape. Realizing he needs help to get the next clock, White Vincent enlists Hank, bartering Laila's release for his service. As Hank risks his life and dodges ominous warnings from the Shepherds, he comes to realize that people aren't always who they seem to be when shocking new information regarding his wife - and the death of Beck's husband -- comes to light.

    Director: Steven DePaul

    Writer: Tom Spezialy, Paul T. Scheuring

  • Pendulum
    7.2/10 148 votes

    #8 - Pendulum

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2013-02-28

    With a renewed determination to find Laila, Hank returns from India, searching for new clues while Laila, who is being held hostage by White Vincent, is tasked with repairing the next clock for him. Knowing she needs to help Hank find her, she starts leaving a trail of clues for him to follow. In another face-to-face showdown with White Vincent, Hank begins to realize there is more to this connection than meets the eye -- or in this case White Vincent's eyes. Meanwhile, Hank's parents seem to be hiding a secret, and with help from the FBI, Hank, Arron and Rachel discover that a famous historical figure holds the key to unlocking the next clock.

    Director: Stephen Williams

    Writer: Zack Estrin

  • Ratchet
    7.2/10 75 votes

    #9 - Ratchet

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2013-08-03

    Everyone is on high alert, but their search for Rachel has met a dead end. However Hank has a dream which may contain clues that will guide the team to her remote location, and, hopefully help them stop the devious plan that "Mother" / Lynch has initiated in her "New Jerusalem.

    Director: Stephen Williams

    Writer: Paul T. Scheuring

  • Hands
    7.1/10 70 votes

    #10 - Hands

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2013-07-27

    Injured and disoriented from his recent car accident, Hank awakens on Plum Island in the hands of Melanie Lynch, a.k.a "Mother", and the 41 Trust. With the stakes higher than ever, Hank's father agrees to continue his work for "Mother" to ultimately save his son's life. While Beck frantically assembles a rescue team in an attempt to find Hank, Laila is impatient and secretly heads out on her own.

    Director: Clark Johnson

    Writer: Soo Hugh

  • Strike
    7.0/10 335 votes

    #11 - Strike

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-02-14

    It's a race against time for Hank Galliston after his wife, Laila, is abducted by the international terrorist "White Vincent". As the publisher of a paranormal enthusiast magazine, Modern Skeptic, Hank has spent his career debunking myths and investigating conspiracies. Now, seemingly out of nowhere, he is thrust into the middle of one of the biggest conspiracies in human history, sparked by his wife's discovery of an antique clock at a Brooklyn flea market -- a clock that possesses much more than the power to tell time. With help from FBI Agent Rebecca "Beck" Riley and his two young magazine staffers, Rachel and Arron, they set out on a journey to find Laila, but soon find their mission is much bigger than just saving one woman.

    Director: Pierre Morel

    Writer: Paul T. Scheuring

  • Face
    6.8/10 182 votes

    #12 - Face

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-02-21

    An explosive start to Hank's search for his wife, Laila, brings him and "Beck" to a near-death confrontation with White Vincent, who slips away in the Canadian Tundra. Now faced with more questions than answers - not just about his wife, but about his own existence - the search is on for the next clock. Determined to unlock the next clue in the hope that it will bring him closer to understanding his past and the woman he loves, Hank and Beck set course for India, where Hank is confronted with a bombshell discovery. Meanwhile, Rachel and Arron chase another path, which reveals the final journey of the mysterious Rose Commandant.

    Director: Pierre Morel

    Writer: Paul T. Scheuring

  • Spring
    6.8/10 82 votes

    #13 - Spring

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2013-08-03

    Arriving at the entrance to New Jerusalem, Hank, Beck, Arron and the Shepherds know it's now or never to find Rachael and stop "Mother" / Lynch's plan before it's too late. But when the team unlock the doors, what they find is unimaginable. With faith shaken and time running out, can Hank and the team take down Lynch before it's too late? Or will life as we know it end in an instant? With everything resting on his shoulders, it's up to Hank Galliston to save the world.

    Director: Stephen Williams

    Writer: Zack Estrin, Jerome Schwartz