The BEST Episodes of Alphas

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

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.

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Original Sin

#1 - Original Sin

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 26, 2011

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 8.16
3,088 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Ira Steven Behr, Michael Karnow, Robert Hewitt Wolfe, Zak Penn
God's Eye

#2 - God's Eye

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 22, 2012

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

star 7.94
1,941 votes
Directors: Matt Hastings
Writers: Bruce Miller
Need to Know

#3 - Need to Know

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 15, 2012

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

star 7.83
1,995 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Adam Levy, Michael Karnow
Bill & Gary's Excellent Adventure

#4 - Bill & Gary's Excellent Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 15, 2011

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

star 7.82
3,710 votes
Directors: Leslie Libman
Writers: Adam Levy
Anger Management

#5 - Anger Management

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 25, 2011

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 7.82
4,274 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Ira Steven Behr, Robert Hewitt Wolfe
The Unusual Suspects

#6 - The Unusual Suspects

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 19, 2011

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

star 7.78
3,275 votes
Directors: J. Miller Tobin
Writers: Marc Bernardin
Wake Up Call

#7 - Wake Up Call

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 23, 2012

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

star 7.77
2,884 votes
Directors: Matt Hastings
Writers: Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Catch and Release

#8 - Catch and Release

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 22, 2011

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

star 7.75
3,674 votes
Directors: Kevin Hooks
Writers: Michael Karnow
Gods and Monsters

#9 - Gods and Monsters

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 10, 2012

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

star 7.75
2,361 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Kira Snyder
If Memory Serves

#10 - If Memory Serves

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 8, 2012

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

star 7.75
2,217 votes
Directors: Allan Kroeker
Writers: Ron Milbauer, Terri Hughes Burton

#11 - Rosetta

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 1, 2011

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 7.75
3,782 votes
Directors: Karen Gaviola
Writers: Zak Penn
The Quick and the Dead

#12 - The Quick and the Dead

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 30, 2012

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

star 7.74
2,671 votes
Directors: Michael Nankin
Writers: Michael Karnow
When Push Comes to Shove

#13 - When Push Comes to Shove

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 13, 2012

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 7.67
2,449 votes
Directors: Omar Madha
Writers: Adam Levy

#14 - Falling

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 17, 2012

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

star 7.67
2,371 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: John Herrera, Nina Fiore
Alpha Dogs

#15 - Alpha Dogs

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 6, 2012

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

star 7.67
2,749 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Eric Tuchman
The Devil Will Drag You Under

#16 - The Devil Will Drag You Under

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 24, 2012

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

star 7.66
2,274 votes
Directors: Matt Hastings
Writers: Robert Hewitt Wolfe

#17 - Alphaville

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 27, 2012

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

star 7.65
2,613 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Michael Chamoy
Cause & Effect

#18 - Cause & Effect

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 18, 2011

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 7.63
4,691 votes
Writers: Julie Siege
Life After Death

#19 - Life After Death

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 1, 2012

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

star 7.62
2,151 votes
Directors: J. Miller Tobin
Writers: Eric Tuchman
A Short Time in Paradise

#20 - A Short Time in Paradise

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 29, 2011

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

star 7.62
3,267 votes
Writers: Michael Chamoy
Blind Spot

#21 - Blind Spot

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 12, 2011

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

star 7.57
3,176 votes
Directors: Michael Watkins
Writers: Ira Steven Behr, Robert Hewitt Wolfe

#22 - Gaslight

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 20, 2012

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

star 7.56
2,731 votes
Directors: Leslie Libman
Writers: Ron Milbauer, Terri Hughes Burton
Never Let Me Go

#23 - Never Let Me Go

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 8, 2011

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 7.53
3,957 votes
Directors: Jeffrey G. Hunt
Writers: Jordan Rosenberg

#24 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 11, 2011

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 7.43
5,516 votes
Directors: Jack Bender
Writers: Michael Karnow, Zak Penn