The BEST seasons of Defiance

Every season of Defiance ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best seasons of Defiance!

In the near future, planet Earth is permanently altered following the sudden—and tumultuous—arrival of seven unique alien races. In the boomtown of Defiance, the newly-formed civilization of humans and aliens must learn to co-exist peacefully.

Last Updated: 12/2/2023Network: SYFYStatus: Ended
Season 2
98 votes

#1 - Season 2

First Aired 6/20/2014

As the story of Defiance resumes, the lives of the townspeople are in drastic turmoil. The Earth Republic has assumed control of the town, with far-reaching consequences including a new mayor. Nolan traverses the badlands to find a lost Irisa, Amanda has an unexpected new role in the town as she searches for Kenya and the Tarr family desperately tries to keep control of their criminal empire in the midst of dramatic changes.

Season 1
126 votes

#2 - Season 1

First Aired 4/16/2013

In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth, the landscape is completely altered, terraformed nearly beyond recognition. To the town of Defiance, on what used to be St. Louis, comes the mysterious Nolan and his charge, Irisa.

Season 3
86 votes

#3 - Season 3

First Aired 6/13/2015

Following the events of the season two cliffhanger finale, season three of Defiance opens on the eve of an impending military siege upon the town, which has fallen on hard times following the collapse of its lucrative mines.