The BEST Episodes of Defying Gravity

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 6, 2022

Network: CTV

Defying Gravity is a sexy, provocative thriller set in the very near future against the backdrop of our solar system, in which the eight astronauts from five countries undertake a mysterious six-year international space mission on the spaceship Antares. They can't run from karma, however, as their past actions reveal intimate and interconnected relationships that have a strange effect on the present. As the astronauts travel towards Venus, we travel into their past with flashbacks to earlier years from the grueling selection and training process. What could have happened? Maybe there is something to this fate thing after all.

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#1 - Kiss

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 23, 2009

After landing on the burning surface of Venus, Zoe walks toward a sound only she can hear, drawn by her destiny into almost certain destruction.

star 7.99
1,363 votes
Writers: James D. Parriott
Love, Honor, Obey

#2 - Love, Honor, Obey

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 11, 2009

An impending solar flare puts the crew in danger; the strange force in Pod 4 sends out an irresistible siren call.

star 7.90
1,284 votes
Directors: Fred Gerber
Writers: Susan Nirah Jaffee
Eve Ate the Apple

#3 - Eve Ate the Apple

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 18, 2009

The crew of the Antares learns about Pod 4 and the real reason for their mission to Venus.

star 7.90
1,420 votes
Directors: Peter Howitt
Writers: Blythe Robe

#4 - Fear

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 4, 2009

Hallucinations put crew members' lives in danger just as they are about to start a promotional event.

star 7.88
1,224 votes
Directors: Jeff Woolnough
Writers: Chris Provenzano

#5 - Venus

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 16, 2009

The day of the landing on Venus has come. The day that will change their lives eventually.

star 7.70
1,474 votes
Writers: James D. Parriott

#6 - Rubicon

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 23, 2009

The Antares crosses a point of no return and turning back to Earth is no longer an option. In the meantime, each of the crew members has to cope with a personal point of no return.

star 7.60
1,180 votes
Directors: Marcie Ulin
Writers: Marcie Ulin, Meredith Lavender
Natural Selection

#7 - Natural Selection

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 2, 2009

A secret element in Storage Pod 4 affects the crew which leads to a dangerous crisis. Meanwhile, Ted's wife Eve Shaw reveals the true nature of the mission to him.

star 7.60
1,569 votes
Directors: Peter Howitt
Writers: James D. Parriott

#8 - H2IK

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 16, 2009

The Antares crew loses control over power, heat and gravity after a series of system failures and has to face its first major crisis.

star 7.59
1,293 votes
Directors: Fred Gerber
Writers: Brett Conrad

#9 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 2, 2009

Eight Astronauts-four men and four women-prepare for a six year journey aboard the Antares.

star 7.50
1,616 votes
Directors: David Straiton
Writers: James D. Parriott

#10 - Bacon

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 30, 2009

While getting closer to Venus, some crew members are confronted with memories of past actions and struggle with guilt. When one of them gets into a life-threatening situation, the team unites to save her.

star 7.42
1,342 votes
Writers: Dave Erickson

#11 - Solitary

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 9, 2009

The Antares crew has to face the isolation and loneliness of space during the final hours before the Venus landing.

star 7.41
1,385 votes
Directors: David Straiton
Writers: Marcie Ulin, Meredith Lavender

#12 - Threshold

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 9, 2009

Personal and professional relationships get more intense on Earth and aboard the Antares. In the meantime, the Antares' crew undergoes cellular and psychological transformations which is caused by the unseen power behind the mission.

star 7.39
1,361 votes
Directors: Peter Howitt
Writers: Sheri Elwood
Deja Vu

#13 - Deja Vu

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 2, 2009

It's election day but the crew aboard the Antares is still processing the news about their real mission on Venus.

star 7.31
1,361 votes
Directors: Mike Rohl
Writers: Sheri Elwood