The BEST Episodes of Alphas

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2019

Network: Syfy

Alphas is an action-packed thriller about five ordinary people who are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas -- people with the unique power to stretch the capabilities of the human mind giving them superhuman physical and mental abilities.

Original Sin

#1 - Original Sin

Season 1 - Episode 11

Rosen and his team find out about a secret red flag meeting. Things come to ahead for the team and the future is cloudy.

star 8.58
351 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Ira Steven Behr, Michael Karnow, Robert Hewitt Wolfe, Zak Penn
The Unusual Suspects

#2 - The Unusual Suspects

Season 1 - Episode 10

The DoD imprisons Rosen and his team after they suspect that one of the members is a Red Flag traitor.

star 8.46
333 votes
Directors: J. Miller Tobin
Writers: Marc Bernardin
Catch and Release

#3 - Catch and Release

Season 1 - Episode 7

The team is ordered to find and protect Skylar, an Alpha with skills that could be dangerous in the wrong hands.

star 8.23
353 votes
Directors: Kevin Hooks
Writers: Michael Karnow
Blind Spot

#4 - Blind Spot

Season 1 - Episode 9

The team finds themselves under siege by an undetectable Alpha when they bring in a potential Red Flag member for questioning.

star 8.20
319 votes
Directors: Michael Watkins
Writers: Ira Steven Behr, Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Wake Up Call

#5 - Wake Up Call

Season 2 - Episode 1

When two of their own team are taken hostage, the team must come back together to save their lives.

star 8.19
406 votes
Directors: Matt Hastings
Writers: Robert Hewitt Wolfe

#6 - Rosetta

Season 1 - Episode 4

The Alpha team closes in on Red Flag and rescues an autistic woman, Anna, with the ability to translate any language. The team tries to figure out Red Flag’s plan while Gary bonds with Anna.

star 8.18
374 votes
Directors: Karen Gaviola
Writers: Zak Penn
Alpha Dogs

#7 - Alpha Dogs

Season 2 - Episode 3

While going undercover at a Fight Club, Harken and Hicks rescue Kat from the bad guys and invite her to join their family.

star 8.13
356 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Eric Tuchman
God's Eye

#8 - God's Eye

Season 2 - Episode 13

Rosen starts having hallucinations about his daughter; Rosen seeks a final confrontation with Alpha leader Stanton Parish.

star 8.11
338 votes
Writers: Bruce Miller
When Push Comes to Shove

#9 - When Push Comes to Shove

Season 2 - Episode 4

While investigating a string of crimes, the team realizes that they are looking for Nina, who had gone AWOL, and try to stop her before she hurts herself.

star 8.09
350 votes
Directors: Omar Madha
Writers: Adam Levy

#10 - Falling

Season 2 - Episode 8

Rosen discovers the identity of the mole; Kat tracks a mysterious new street drug that makes users temporarily invincible.

star 8.08
328 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: John Hererra, Nina Fiore
Gods and Monsters

#11 - Gods and Monsters

Season 2 - Episode 7

The team is confronted with evidence of Parish's evil agenda; a young Alpha reveals a deadly ability.

star 8.08
319 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Kira Snyder
If Memory Serves

#12 - If Memory Serves

Season 2 - Episode 11

Hicks and Kat transport a valuable Parish asset; Roland holds the strategic intel they need to stop Parish.

star 8.07
319 votes
Directors: Allan Kroeker
Writers: Ron Milbauer, Terri Hughes Burton
Bill and Gary's Excellent Adventure

#13 - Bill and Gary's Excellent Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 6

While Bill and Gary take on a case of their own, Nina and Cameron grow closer.

star 8.05
363 votes
Directors: Leslie Libman
Writers: Adam Levy
The Devil Will Drag You Under

#14 - The Devil Will Drag You Under

Season 2 - Episode 9

Hicks turns defector and begins working for Parish; the team uncovers a plot to cause a massive, deadly blackout.

star 8.04
322 votes
Writers: Robert Hewitt Wolfe
The Quick and the Dead

#15 - The Quick and the Dead

Season 2 - Episode 2

On the hunt for a killer, the team realizes the search has lead him directly to them with a deadly consequences.

star 8.04
367 votes
Directors: Michael Nankin
Writers: Michael Karnow
Anger Management

#16 - Anger Management

Season 1 - Episode 3

The team moves to new offices following the attack on Rosen; violent riots break out on the east coast, which are linked to a runaway teen.

star 8.02
405 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Ira Steven Behr, Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Need to Know

#17 - Need to Know

Season 2 - Episode 12

Rosen kidnaps and interrogates an Alpha prisoner; Harken and Gary search for Skylar.

star 8.01
302 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Adam Levy, Michael Karnow

#18 - Alphaville

Season 2 - Episode 6

Rosen enlists Skylar's help to decode Parish's Alpha technology and endangers her life and the life of her daughter.

star 8.00
341 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Michael Chamoy

#19 - Gaslight

Season 2 - Episode 5

An Alpha loses his mind and kidnaps Rachel; the team loses touch with reality while trying to find Rachel.

star 7.96
340 votes
Directors: Leslie Libman
Writers: Ron Milbauer, Terri Hughes Burton
Cause & Effect

#20 - Cause & Effect

Season 1 - Episode 2

A problematic former patient of Rosen's escapes as Rosen is getting acquainted with his Department of Defense liaison, and the rest of the team tries to balance their normal lives with their work as Alphas.

star 7.92
469 votes
Writers: Julie Siege
Never Let Me Go

#21 - Never Let Me Go

Season 1 - Episode 5

Rachel goes on a date that ends with a powerful kiss; Rosen's team officially joins the Defense Criminal Investigation Service, and their first case is to probe a series of deaths linked to a high school in Pennsylvania.

star 7.81
348 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Hunt
Writers: Jordan Rosenberg
A Short Time in Paradise

#22 - A Short Time in Paradise

Season 1 - Episode 8

Hicks and Nina are entranced by a deadly cult leader named Jonas.

star 7.78
323 votes
Directors: John Showalter
Writers: Michael Chamoy
Life After Death

#23 - Life After Death

Season 2 - Episode 10

Rosen and the team grasp for lifelines; Rosen tries to find a way through his grief.

star 7.76
313 votes
Directors: J. Miller Tobin
Writers: Eric Tuchman

#24 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

Operating within the Defense Criminal Investigation Service of the U.S. Department of Defense and led by preeminent neurologist and psychiatrist Dr. Lee Rosen, an expert in Alpha phenomena, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities. As they work against the clock to solve this new brand of crime, they must prevent their own personality differences and disparate backgrounds from interfering with their ultimate mission to catch the enemy.

star 7.65
620 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Michael Karnow, Zak Penn