The BEST episodes of Crusoe

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

Based on the classic Daniel Defoe novel, Crusoe tells the story of young Robinson Crusoe as he leaves the love of his life to set out on an adventure. When the trip takes a turn for the worst, Crusoe ends up shipwrecked on a tropical island, detached from the only life he's known. Stranded, his friendship with Friday and memories of his wife keep him sane as he battles enemies, braves the elements, and learns how to survive on the island for over 28 years.

Last Updated: 12/24/2022Network:NBC
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Smoke and Mirrors
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7.87
99 votes

#1 - Smoke and Mirrors

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/10/2009

Crusoe is overjoyed--and somewhat mystified--when Susannah appears on the island. Later, while searching for Friday, Crusoe and Susannah's lives are endangered after coming across someone else on the island.

Directors: Alex Chapple
Writer: Debbie Oates
Gunpowder
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7.56
96 votes

#2 - Gunpowder

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/17/2008

Crusoe leaves his family to head out to the new world in hopes of finding new riches and getting out of debt. However, when an assassin gets aboard the ship, Crusoe wakes up to find himself stranded on a deserted island. There saves a native man from a band of cannibals and makes a friend for life. Together they must struggle to survive the harsh terrain.

Directors: Duane Clark
Long Pig
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7.34
129 votes

#3 - Long Pig

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/14/2008

Crusoe is racked with guilt as he contemplates stealing the boat of cannibals that have arrived on the island because of the two surprising captives that they would be leaving behind with them.

Directors: Michael Robison
Writer: Nick Fisher
Heroes and Villains
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7.31
131 votes

#4 - Heroes and Villains

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/2008

Now that the mutineers' ship has been fixed, he must think of a new plan to get on it and off the island, once someone discloses his plan to the ship's captain.

Directors: Michael Robison
High Water
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7.24
157 votes

#5 - High Water

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/7/2008

Crusoe and Friday find hope on the deserted island, when they stumble upon an old abandoned boat that is stuck up in a tree. As they begin to repair it, they find a compass, which they believe will aid them on their finding their way home.

Directors: Jeff Woolnough
Writer: James Moran
Watch Now:Amazon
Sacrifice
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7.22
161 votes

#6 - Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/24/2008

After attempting to fix the water source to the tree house, Crusoe loses his wedding ring. Meanwhile, Friday has an unusual dream about a young woman who is lost and yearning for the sea. Crusoe and Friday attempt to discover the truth and set her spirit free.

Directors: Jeff Woolnough
Watch Now:Amazon
Rum
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7.22
167 votes

#7 - Rum

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/17/2008

Crusoe leaves his family to head out to the new world in hopes of finding new riches and getting out of debt. However, when an assassin gets aboard the ship, Crusoe wakes up to find himself stranded on a deserted island. There saves a native man from a band of cannibals and makes a friend for life. Together they must struggle to survive the harsh terrain.

Directors: Duane Clark
The Return
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7.22
96 votes

#8 - The Return

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/31/2009

Crusoe and Friday struggle to fend off the men from the sunken boat, once they realize that Mr. Blackthorn and his men are there to harm them and steal their belongings from the treehouse. Crusoe finds out what Mr. Blackthorn is up to from an unwilling Samuel Tuffley.

Directors: Michael Robison
Watch Now:Amazon
The Name of the Game
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7.04
99 votes

#9 - The Name of the Game

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/20/2008

Crusoe helps Friday by trying to bring back some of the bad things from his past, so he can help Friday get through them. Friday's past helps him in making the treehouse safer from intruders.

Directors: Helen Shaver
Writer: Jack Lothian
Watch Now:Amazon
The Mutineers
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6.88
156 votes

#10 - The Mutineers

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/31/2008

Crusoe and Friday need to find a way to outsmart a group of mutineers, who have landed on their island in search of supplies. Crusoe contemplates forming an alliance with the ship's trapped captain in hopes that he can lead Crusoe and Friday back home.

Directors: Michael Robison
The Hunting Party
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6.85
97 votes

#11 - The Hunting Party

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/17/2009

A mysterious warrior steals a lock of Crusoe's hair and he later finds out that people are looking for him. Friday has to decide to save Crusoe or himself after he is defeated by three warriors.

Directors: Helen Shaver
Writer: Rohan Gavin
Bad Blood
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6.46
100 votes

#12 - Bad Blood

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/21/2008

Friday has become severly ill and insane, and it's up to Olivia and Crusoe to find the rare plant that will cure him.

Directors: Alex Chapple
Writer: Debbie Oates
Watch Now:Amazon
The Traveler
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6.30
153 votes

#13 - The Traveler

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/24/2009

Friday and Crusoe help rescue men from the water after another boat sinks their tiny ship. Crusoe is puzzled to find Mr. Blackthorn among the men, and Friday wonders what he is up to.

Directors: Michael Robison
Watch Now:Amazon

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