The BEST episodes of 4400 season 1

Every episode of 4400 season 1, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of 4400 season 1!

4400 marginalized people who vanished without a trace over the last hundred years are all returned in an instant, having not aged a day and with no memory of what happened to them. As the government races to analyze the potential threat and contain the story, the 4400 themselves must grapple with the fact that they’ve been returned with a few upgrades, and the increasing likelihood that they were all brought back now for a specific reason.

Last Updated: 4/20/2024Network: The CWStatus: Ended
You Only Meant Well
176 votes

#1 - You Only Meant Well

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/31/2022

While Shanice helps to prepare the Bois Blanc for a celebration, others are preparing for war. LaDonna returns to the hotel and we learn what she has experienced out in the real world and what she knows about the 44orum. After a disturbing incident, Hayden realizes the comfort of Kaminsky home may not be what is safest for everyone. Jharrell reunites with his brother but is Manny to be trusted and what is his connection to Claudette? Meanwhile, an unfortunate misunderstanding might prove fatal for one of the 4400.

Directors: Daniel Willis
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Group Efforts
169 votes

#2 - Group Efforts

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/7/2022

Logan is the only witness to a savage crime, that, to all others does not seem to exist, meanwhile Claudette stands up to a group of anti-4400's. Mildred rallies the troops when she fears Milicent might be in trouble and we get a glimpse into the sisters' lives growing up and the mysterious Caleb.

Directors: Scott Peters
Writer: Sunil Nayar
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Present Is Prologue
156 votes

#3 - Present Is Prologue

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/14/2022

Tensions rise as an attack is made on the Bois Blanc, putting everyone’s life in danger. Shanice and Logan do their best to keep Hayden safe, while Claudette and Jharrell try to reason with Manny. Meanwhile, Mildred still believes her sister can be saved and LaDonna takes to the streets in an effort to end the threat against the 4400.

Directors: Cheryl Dunye
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That LaDonna Life
350 votes

#4 - That LaDonna Life

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/8/2021

LaDonna signs up for fifteen more minutes of fame but quickly realizes she doesn't have the clout she once had, so she turns to an unlikely source to help further her agenda. Jharrell picks an inopportune time to speak his truth. Andre is eager to get back to medicine while everyone is eager to feel a bit of normalcy again. Shanice takes a step towards repairing her relationship with her daughter. Hayden and Mildred enjoy an impromptu celebration.

Directors: Sheelin Choksey
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Great Expectations
208 votes

#5 - Great Expectations

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/17/2022

The scene is chaotic, and everyone is still reeling after Mildred’s on camera performance, meanwhile the government tries to figure out their next move. Rev is confused by his new ability, Jharrel get some unexpected news, and no one seems to know Ladonna’s whereabouts.

Directors: Rob Greenlea
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If You Love Something
270 votes

#6 - If You Love Something

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/29/2021

Jharrel and Keisha must earn the trust of the 4400 if they truly want to help keep them safe. Hayden convinces LaDonna and Andre to visit Ypsi Med. Rev continues to grow his flock.

Directors: Rachel Raimist
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All Things Are Possible
418 votes

#7 - All Things Are Possible

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/1/2021

As the 4400 become even more disenchanted with their accommodations, new rules have everyone on edge. Andre and LaDonna help Claudette push her new-found ability to new limits. Keisha and Jharrell explore a way to ease the tension for a small group of the returned and Shanice gets an unexpected visitor. Rev begins to believe he may be part of a higher calling.

Directors: Janice Cooke
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The Way We Were
296 votes

#8 - The Way We Were

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/22/2021

Keisha hears the truth about the day she lost her sister, moving her to take a chance. Shanice and Andre enjoy a day out. Hayden and Mariah grow closer.

Directors: Avi Youabian
Writer: Ashley Sims
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Give Up the Ghost
180 votes

#9 - Give Up the Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/24/2022

With everyone at the Bois Blanc still on edge, the government deals another blow to the 4400. Meanwhile, Jharrel gets some shocking information about his brother, Shanice and Andre continue to grow closer, and Mildred resurfaces.

Directors: Ayoka Chenzira
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The Kaminski Experiment
239 votes

#10 - The Kaminski Experiment

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/13/2021

Logan's adjustment to Shanice's return has been harder than he let on, meanwhile, Rev is beginning to see the light. Mildred lets her emotions get the better of her, possibly endangering the rest of the 4400.

Directors: Janice Cooke
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Empowered Women Empower Women
248 votes

#11 - Empowered Women Empower Women

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/6/2021

Claudette begins to assert her independence. Rev keeps his flock close, further raising Jharrel's suspicions. LaDonna considers her next move. Keisha has a date with Jessica. Andre is concerned by his latest discovery.

Directors: Kenny Leon
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Harlem's Renaissance Man
321 votes

#12 - Harlem's Renaissance Man

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/15/2021

There is finally some good news for a few of the 4400. Andre looks to study some of his new friends but mistakes from his past begin to affect him in present day. Rev learns some information about his son.

Directors: Tessa Blake
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Past Is Prologue
512 votes

#13 - Past Is Prologue

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/25/2021

Over the last century at least 4,400 who were overlooked, undervalued or otherwise marginalized vanished from the planet without a trace. One night, they were all inexplicably returned in an instant to Detroit, having not aged a day and with no memory of what happened to them. As the government races to understand the phenomenon, analyze the potential threat and contain the story, an empathetic social worker and a hardened community corrections officer, are among the civil servants called upon to deal with the uncanny refugees.

Directors: Janice Cooke
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