The BEST Episodes of Another Life (2019)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 22, 2022

Network: Netflix

Astronaut Niko Breckenridge and her young crew face unimaginable danger as they go on a high-risk mission to explore the genesis of an alien artifact.

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D-Day

#1 - D-Day

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

As the Achaia close in, the crew moves quickly to create a new weapon and save Earth. The time has come for the heroic to make the ultimate sacrifice.

star 7.71
335 votes
Directors: Metin Hüseyin
Writers: Aaron Martin
What's Bourne / What's Left Behind

#2 - What's Bourne / What's Left Behind

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

Eager to go home by any means necessary, Niko and Richard head to a planet with an artifact. Erik and Cas go undercover. William brokers a deal.

star 7.55
315 votes
Directors: Metin Hüseyin
Writers: Sean Reycraft
Just a Rat in a Cage

#3 - Just a Rat in a Cage

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

In a flash, Niko and Richard's world takes a terrifying turn as they wake up in a cold, cruel trap. On Earth, the team grapples with memory gaps.

star 7.44
317 votes
Directors: Avi Youabian
Writers: Maggie Gilmour
Hello

#4 - Hello

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

When the Salvare finally reaches its destination, Niko and her crew are staggered by what awaits them on the surface.

star 7.41
593 votes
Directors: Allan Arkush
Writers: Aaron Martin
Will to Power

#5 - Will to Power

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

Under suspicion for severing a lifeline, Iara now finds her life on the line. William discovers a surprise within. A habitable planet calls to Cas.

star 7.32
342 votes
Directors: Kellie Cyrus
Writers: Lucie Pagé
A Better Earth

#6 - A Better Earth

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

The new planet holds promise—and unexpected threats in the brush. The tables turn as Richard reaches out to Iara. The Achaia open up to Erik.

star 7.31
331 votes
Directors: Shannon Kohli
Writers: Alejandro Alcoba
My Own Worst Enemy

#7 - My Own Worst Enemy

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

Left behind but holding on, Niko and Cas each tangle with the Achaia in their own way. At the Salvare, the crew uncovers a key alien vulnerability.

star 7.29
356 votes
Directors: Kellie Cyrus
Writers: Alex Levine
Living the Dream

#8 - Living the Dream

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

Erik's new approach with the artifact leads to a shocking development—and grave consequences. Sasha digs for information on the Salvare's defenses.

star 7.28
551 votes
Directors: Allan Arkush
Writers: Lucie Pagé
Gift from the Gods

#9 - Gift from the Gods

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

Salvare's team faces a rough ride home—and a cautious reentry. Erik tests Achaian tech, then asks for a favor.

star 7.25
319 votes
Directors: Shannon Kohli
Writers: Romeo Candido
Smoke and Mirrors

#10 - Smoke and Mirrors

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

Venturing into the ring to negotiate with the Achaia, Niko sees the unimaginable. Cas risks everything by sending Iara on a mission. Jana stuns Erik.

star 7.21
368 votes
Directors: Kevin Dowling
Writers: Lauren Gosnell
Never Gonna Give You Up

#11 - Never Gonna Give You Up

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

Niko hatches a plan and spars with Richard. The chase is on when the crew tries to stand strong, and noises rattle nerves.

star 7.20
316 votes
Directors: Avi Youabian
Writers: Aaron Martin
Heart and Soul

#12 - Heart and Soul

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

The battle for control of the ship reaches critical mass as Sasha's endgame becomes clear. Erik interrogates Harper after her close encounter.

star 7.20
559 votes
Directors: Sheree Folkson
Writers: Jackie May
Nervous Breakdown

#13 - Nervous Breakdown

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

Niko flies blind as she contends with a damaged ship and an onboard contagion. Renowned reporter Harper Glass hounds Erik for information.

star 7.19
654 votes
Directors: Metin Hüseyin
Writers: Alex Levine
How the Light Gets Lost

#14 - How the Light Gets Lost

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

Emotions run high during the Salvare's strange trip through a dark matter field. Sasha zeroes in on William's weakness. Erik receives devastating news.

star 7.12
564 votes
Directors: Sheree Folkson
Writers: Sean Reycraft
I Think We're Alone Now

#15 - I Think We're Alone Now

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

Niko races against the clock to save her ship and crew, she remembers the first time she met Cas. Sasha fears his mental state is deteriorating.

star 7.06
579 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Alejandro Alcoba
Live to Fight Another Day

#16 - Live to Fight Another Day

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

Shock waves hit a Salvare struggling in the aftermath of an epic act of destruction. Niko questions William's judgment as Erik looks to the Achaia.

star 7.04
407 votes
Directors: Kevin Dowling
Writers: Aaron Martin
A Mind of Its Own

#17 - A Mind of Its Own

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

On an expedition to a mysterious moon, Sasha attempts to make first contact with a second artifact as Niko and Cas get brutally honest with each other.

star 6.94
610 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Romeo Candido
Through the Valley of Shadows

#18 - Through the Valley of Shadows

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

As tempers fray aboard the ship, the crew suits up for an expedition to an uncharted planet. On Earth, Erik tries to decode a clue from the artifact.

star 6.92
716 votes
Directors: Omar Madha
Writers: Naledi Jackson
Guilt Trip

#19 - Guilt Trip

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

A ship malfunction leaves Niko trapped in a state of deep sleep, where she dreams again and again about the worst day of her life.

star 6.76
638 votes
Directors: Metin Hüseyin
Writers: Amanda Fahey
Across the Universe

#20 - Across the Universe

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 25, 2019

After saying goodbye to her family on Earth, Niko wakes in space to find the Salvare off course and divided loyalties among her young crew.

star 6.72
873 votes
Directors: Omar Madha
Writers: Aaron Martin