The BEST episodes of Away

Every episode of Away ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Away!

Commander Emma Green leaves behind her husband and daughter to lead an international crew of astronauts on a perilous three-year mission to Mars.

Last Updated: 9/26/2023Network: NetflixStatus: Ended
529 votes

#1 - Home

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/4/2020

With only hours to go before Atlas' planned touchdown on Mars, Emma is confronted with everything that could go wrong, while Lu receives new orders.

Directors: Jet Wilkinson
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506 votes

#2 - Spektr

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/4/2020

Emotions run high as rapidly dwindling water rations on the Atlas leave the crew and Mission Control scrambling to find a fix before time runs out.

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Vital Signs
503 votes

#3 - Vital Signs

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/4/2020

A problem with Atlas' supply ship jeopardizes the mission and sparks questions about Emma's commitment to landing on Mars.

Writer: Chris Jones
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A Little Faith
516 votes

#4 - A Little Faith

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/4/2020

Tempers flare on the Atlas over a water-system glitch and an act of betrayal. As Matt works on the ship's issue, he accidentally meets Lex's new friend.

Directors: David Boyd
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Negative Return
636 votes

#5 - Negative Return

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/4/2020

When a ship malfunction threatens the voyage before it's barely begun, Emma works with a wary Misha on a high-risk repair operation.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
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733 votes

#6 - Go

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/4/2020

As the mission launches, Emma finds her mettle as commander tested by an onboard accident, a divided crew and a family emergency back on Earth.

Directors: Edward Zwick
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Space Dogs
543 votes

#7 - Space Dogs

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/4/2020

As Christmas approaches, the crew prepares to make their final calls home before communication grows spotty. Matt and Lex adjust to their new normal.

Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writer: Jason Katims
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Goodnight Mars
517 votes

#8 - Goodnight Mars

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/4/2020

Emma's behavior becomes a cause for concern, Kwesi and Lu team up on a plant mystery, and Lex makes an impulsive decision with far-reaching consequences.

Directors: David Boyd
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Half the Sky
591 votes

#9 - Half the Sky

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/4/2020

A staff change at Mission Control upsets the usually unflappable Lu, and the fallout undermines Emma's command. Matt encourages Lex to return to school.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
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Excellent Chariots
553 votes

#10 - Excellent Chariots

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/4/2020

Emma puts herself in harm's way when Ram unwittingly endangers the lives of everyone on the Atlas. Matt must make a wrenching decision about his future.

Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writer: Ellen Fairey
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