The BEST Episodes of 7 Days

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2021

Network: UPN

"Ever wish you could live your last week all over again? Well, my name's Frank B. Parker, and I do it all the time. I work for a secret government project experimenting in time travel. When things really get screwed up, I'm the guinea pig they send back to take care of it. The catch is, I can only go back 7 days."

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Pope Parker

#1 - Pope Parker

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 26, 2000

When the Pope is assassinated, a mixed-up Backstep occurs and Parker finds himself occupying the body of the Holy Pontiff.

star 8.01
73 votes
Directors: John McPherson
Writers: Paulette Polinski
Time Gremlin

#2 - Time Gremlin

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 12, 2000

A doctor in California destroys the entire state by experimenting with explosive fault line devices, and Parker must prevent a tidal wave from killing over ten million people. Complications arise when he Backsteps and ends up with a strange creature capable of generating temporal disruptions that is intent on destroying Backstep.

star 7.96
50 votes
Directors: Kenneth Johnson
Writers: Tom Ropelewski
Two Weddings and a Funeral

#3 - Two Weddings and a Funeral

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 3, 1999

A falling scaffolding hurts Parker, and as Olga keeps vigil over him in his coma, she professes her love for him just as he wakes up to hear her. Through an increasing series of dares they end up getting married . . . but all is not what it seems.

star 7.85
143 votes
Writers: Tamara Shaw, Tim Finch
Olga's Excellent Vacation

#4 - Olga's Excellent Vacation

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 8, 2000

Olga and Parker get romantically involved when he backsteps to save her life after she encounters terrorists blowing up an oil line in the wilderness area she's vacationing in.

star 7.79
100 votes
Directors: John McPherson
Writers: Harry Cason
Adam & Eve & Adam

#5 - Adam & Eve & Adam

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 10, 2001

When a neutron bomb accident obliterates all other life on Earth, Parker, Olga, Owsley, and an army officer undertake an arduous journey to reach Project Backstep and reverse things before their 7-day window of opportunity expires.

star 7.79
100 votes
Directors: John McPherson
Writers: Peter Farriday
Walk Away

#6 - Walk Away

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 10, 1999

An alien implant cures Dr. Ballard's paralysis, but results in his mind being taken over by Adam, the Roswell alien (from ""Lifeboat"").

star 7.59
80 votes
Writers: Brad Markowitz, Tom Ropelewski
Deja Vu All Over Again

#7 - Deja Vu All Over Again

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 23, 2000

Parker must save Talmadge, who is captured by commandos who intend to torture and kill him for information on Operation Backstep. But when he fails, only his newfound ability to loop time lets him complete the mission.

star 7.57
105 votes
Directors: Charlie Correll
Writers: Alfonse Ruggiero Jr.
The Cure

#8 - The Cure

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired May 24, 2000

A scientist comes up with a cure for cancer, unaware it will unleash a deadly plague. The NSA of 168 years in the future send back an assassin to kill her before her ""cure"" wipes out the world.

star 7.54
130 votes
Directors: John McPherson
Writers: Richard Blade
The Final Countdown

#9 - The Final Countdown

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 4, 2001

Parker must prevent an overzealous officer from launching a nuclear missile during a crisis with Korea.

star 7.54
71 votes
Writers: David Aaron Freed, Howard Salus
Vegas Heist

#10 - Vegas Heist

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired May 5, 1999

As the team vacations in Las Vegas, a group tries to rob a casino to save their African village.

star 7.48
168 votes
Directors: Kenneth Johnson
Writers: Dan York
Come Again?

#11 - Come Again?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 21, 1998

Talmadge decides to authorize the use of Backstep in order to save Dr. Jonathan Axelrad, a man with the secret to cold fusion. But everything is not what it seems...

star 7.43
182 votes
Directors: Aaron Lipstadt
Writers: Evan Katz

#12 - Raven

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 7, 2001

A missile test disaster sends Parker back in time to find a beautiful revenge-minded thief who has stolen the device that will cause the disaster.

star 7.41
101 votes
Directors: Kenneth Johnson
Writers: Stephen Beck
For the Children

#13 - For the Children

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 20, 1999

Parker quits when a Backstep is cancelled that would have saved children on a subway train from being killed, and the team must question whether they obey NSA orders or act on their consciences.

star 7.39
112 votes
Directors: Don Kurt
Writers: Ann Lewis Hamilton
Head Case

#14 - Head Case

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 31, 2001

Parker must prevent the U.S. President from being blackmailed after agents of a South American dictator steal his private psychiatric tapes.

star 7.37
97 votes
Writers: Harry Cason

#15 - Kansas

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 28, 2001

A power surge sends Parker into a mirror universe where his colleagues now play threatening roles.

star 7.35
100 votes
Directors: Charlie Correll
Writers: Michael King
Space Station Down

#16 - Space Station Down

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 1, 2000

Parker must prevent the Global Space Station from exploding in space and releasing large amount of plutonium into Earth's atmosphere...but due to the narrow threshold he must dock with it in space.

star 7.35
103 votes
Directors: William Graham
Writers: Stephen Beck
Love and Other Disasters

#17 - Love and Other Disasters

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 15, 1999

A wiring problem causes an explosion at the wedding of Princess Lisette, and Parker must Backstep to protect the Princess and Olga, after discovering terrorists were responsible.

star 7.34
79 votes
Writers: Paulette Polinski
Pinball Wizard

#18 - Pinball Wizard

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 6, 1999

Teens playing video games are actually being used to pilot missiles.

star 7.31
138 votes
Directors: Charlie Correll
Writers: Dan York
Witch Way to the Prom

#19 - Witch Way to the Prom

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired May 3, 2000

Parker Backsteps to prevent three high school girls from accidentally blowing up a hotel, but it turns out to be a bit more involved then that.

star 7.30
102 votes
Directors: Don Kurt
Writers: Tamara Shaw, Tim Finch
The Backstepper's Apprentice

#20 - The Backstepper's Apprentice

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 16, 2000

Parker Backsteps to save a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, but passes through the side of an airline flight, causing it to crash. A boy on board the plane is taken along with Frank into the past, and he must save the Peace Prize winner, stop the crash, and help the boy save his grandfather.

star 7.29
77 votes
Directors: John McPherson
Writers: Dan York
As Time Goes By

#21 - As Time Goes By

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 25, 1998

Just as Parker and Olga start to become romantically involved, Olga's husband Josef returns from the future to claim his wife and join the team.

star 7.28
177 votes
Directors: John McPherson
Writers: Tamara Shaw, Tim Finch
Shadow Play

#22 - Shadow Play

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 18, 1998

A young secretary, Rebecca, goes underground after the NAS office she works for is destroyed in an explosion and it is believed that she is the one responsible.

star 7.27
121 votes
Writers: B.B. Smickers

#23 - Sleepers

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 16, 1998

When Parker and Donovan are to be honored at the White House, they are caught up in an intricate assassination scheme.

star 7.25
204 votes
Directors: Charles Picerni
Writers: Cannon Kenney

#24 - Vows

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 28, 1998

A tanker truck filled with a deadly acid explodes killing 86 people and devastating the North Korean embassy and threatening to trigger a war.

star 7.21
125 votes
Directors: John McPherson
Writers: Tom Ropelewski
Sister's Keeper

#25 - Sister's Keeper

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 17, 1999

Parker backsteps to save Olga's sister, Svetlana, from the Russian mafia.

star 7.20
75 votes
Directors: Kenneth Johnson
Writers: Brad Markowitz