The BEST episodes of Dark Angel
Every episode of Dark Angel ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Dark Angel!
Max is a genetically-enhanced human prototype hunted by her former military handlers through the edgy, underground street life of 21st Century America. Max is aided in her quest - both to avoid capture and reunite with her "siblings" scattered in the aftermath of their escape - by Logan Cale, an idealistic cyber-journalist battling repression and corruption in post-apocalypse..
#1 - And Jesus Brought a Casserole
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/22/2001
Lydecker realizes that he has lost control over Manticore, as Madame X is now clearly running the show. He would rather see the project destroyed than see it abused by others. He asks Max for help in bringing Manticore down. Together with Zack and other X5's, they storm the facility and destroy the DNA lab.
#2 - Freak Nation
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/3/2002
Max is forced to expose her true identity to the world, when she must defend her own kind during a potentially deadly hostage situation at Jam Pony, involving Joshua and Alec.
#3 - Meow
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/15/2001
Max is in heat again, ready to jump at any men, even Normal! She hates her condition and is ashamed of it. Meanwhile, she is avoiding Logan at all cost and decides to cancel their anniversary dinner. After the day is over, she confronts the still-confused Logan about her condition and the two finally admit their feelings towards each other. Just as they are kissing, Zack interrupts with bad news about Tinga. They must go rescue her from a secret government facility.
#4 - The Kidz are Aiight
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/20/2001
Zack manages to escape from Manticore and calls Max, she comes to his rescue. What they do not know is that this is planned by Lydecker in an attempt to find the escaped X5's. Once Max and Zack find this out, they have to find a way to warn their siblings without exposing them.
#5 - Designate This
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2001
After months of being imprisoned at Manticore, Max has resisted powerful attempts at re-programming and breeding and plans her escape from the genetics lab. She is aided in her breakout by the gentle but beast-like Joshua, an early Manticore creation, and together they release all the other Manticore creatures. Max attempts to reunite with Logan, only to discover that he is now number one on Manticore's most wanted list.
#6 - Brainiac
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/11/2002
When Asha's militant group comes under fire, Max figures that it's all because of a Manticore-engineered military strategist, another transgenic called Brain. Brain sets out to protect Max as best he can, after he's called upon to discover who really betrayed the group.
#7 - Gill Girl
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/7/2001
Alec and Max set out to rescue an aquatic transgenic caught at sea from White, but the creature's mate throws a wrench into Max's plans. Meanwhile, Logan has a brush with death after he and Max get a little too close while babysitting his niece.
#8 - Love Among the Runes
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/26/2002
Max begins to develop strange markings on her body while leading a transgenic resistance against White, when he attempts to capture one of her "brothers". However, the transgenics are stunned by revealed secrets about their "father" that threaten all that they believe and stir up many more questions. Meanwhile, the Terminal City dwellers mount a campaign to battle the humans hunting them down, and Alec learns why Logan has been keeping his distance from his former friends.
#9 - Rising
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/13/2001
A group of South African known as the Red Series is after Max's DNA in an attempt to improve their enhanced soldier. They take Original Cindy hostage to lure Max out. The rescue reveals Max's true identity to her best friend.Watch Now:Amazon
#10 - Fuhgeddaboudit
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/15/2002
A genetically enhanced hypnotist targets Logan and Max, who reveals her true identity and Logan's secret activities before realizing that she is being manipulated as part of a deadly plan - but luckily she doesn't remember doing it. Meanwhile, the transgenic, Mia, also sets her sights on Alec, raising the stakes, leading him back into the boxing ring to make some money for some not-so-good fellas.
#11 - Art Attack
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/6/2001
Logan asks Max to be his date for a cousin's wedding where she meets his snobbish uncle and aunt. She also gets to meet Logan's ex-fiancée. Back at Jam Pony, Normal is taken by the mob when there is a delivery mix-up. Original Cindy and Max decide to help him retrieve the right painting to save their boss' life.
#12 - Some Assembly Required
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/16/2001
Max discovers that Zack is not only alive but apparently benefiting from some cybernetic enhancements to his genetic engineering, however he does have memory problems. Knowing that Zack sacrificed his life for hers, Max puts herself at great risk, attempting to rescue him from his new "owners," a vicious Seattle gang but when an attempt is made on Logan's life, Max is faced with a very painful decision.
#13 - Bag 'Em
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/5/2001
Manticore sends out a signal ordering all the escapees to return to a site where unbeknownst to them, awaits their death. While harboring a group of muddle Manticore escapees, Max is captured by a man who job it is to exterminate the remaining fugitives, leaving only Alec and the X6's to rescue her. Meanwhile, Lydecker contacts Logan when he gains information about Max that could be dangerous if it falls into the wrong hands.
#14 - Dawg Day Afternoon
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/12/2002
Max must break her vow to avoid Logan after Joshua's friendship with the blind woman makes him a target of a transgenic manhunt in the sewers. Meanwhile, White leaks news of the human-looking X-5s to the media, leading to a wide-scale attack against the so-called "monsters" running amok and to the death of a someone dear to one of the transgenics.
#15 - Blah Blah Woof Woof
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/12/2000
Lydecker gets the local police to post "Wanted" posters of Max throughout the city, charging her with Vogelsang's murder. When Zack returns to beg Max to leave town, Logan offers both of them shelter in a countryside retreat. Meanwhile, Sketchy is put in charge at Jam Pony and Normal goes to the police about Max.
#16 - Pollo Loco
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/24/2001
A body with a barcode tattooed at the neck is sent to the morgue. Logan pulls some strings and Max gets to examine the body. Although the barcode matches that of Ben, one of the 12 escapees, the man is not an X5. More bodies with the same tattoo surface and Max is determine to find Ben to find out the truth.
#17 - Prodigy
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/21/2000
Max and Donald Lydecker are taken hostages at a convention. Logan decides to trade himself as a hostage for all the women. Max decides to stay and ends up helping Logan when the terrorists push him off the roof of the building. She also does the unexpected when she saves Lydecker from being shot in the head.
#18 - I and I am a Camera
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/1/2001
A suspicious-looking man takes pictures of Max. She follows him and is surprised that he seems to possess super-natural strength. Finding out that he is actually a good guy, the two team up with Logan and investigate the deaths of recently released prisoners. This leads to shocking discoveries about Logan's family business. Logan is left with a dilemma. If Eyes Only goes public about this finding, he would lose his source of income.
#20 - 411 on the DL
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/14/2000
Max hires a private detective to help her track down a fellow X-5 called Zack. She is about to receive vital information when the detective is found dead. Back at Logan's place, his ex-wife Valerie shows up unexpectedly with an obvious hidden agenda. Max decides to find out the truth about her.
#22 - C.R.E.A.M.
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/31/2000
Alina Herrero contacts Eyes Only and asks him to help her find out the truth about her father's disappearance years ago. Max breaks in to the police department to steal information about her father, who also happens to be Logan's mentor. At the same time, Sketchy loses the mob's money and has to return the full amount in 36 hours. Max uses her super skills to win the money through poker.
#23 - The Berrisford Agenda
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/18/2002
While being haunted by music from the past, Alec must revisit one of his Manticore missions that went bad and resulted in the loss of his one true love. Max attempts to put the pieces of Alec's past together and upon discovery of the truth sets out to help him as best she can.
#24 - Red
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/16/2001
Max takes on an army of superhuman soldiers in an episode amped up on action sequences. The trouble starts when Logan recruits his favorite biker chick to protect a Federal witness with vital info on local corruption. But the operation hits a snag after Max realizes that the guy she's guarding is a face from the not-so-distant---and very painful---past, and that those who want him dead may have plans for her as well.
#25 - Female Trouble
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/27/2001
Max discovers Logan is dealing with a back-alley medical clinic doctor who has agreed to perform experimental therapies to keep him out of his wheelchair, who Max realizes is also a former Manticore scientist. Meanwhile, Original Cindy returns to Jam Pony and continues to learn more about Max and her relationship to Logan.