The BEST Episodes of Earth 2

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 30, 2020

Network: NBC

Two hundred years into the future, Devon Adair embarks on a mission to save her son's life and to provide humanity with a second chance. After traveling through space for twenty-two years, Devon and her small Advance team are forced to crash-land onto the far-away planet known as G-889. They are thousands of miles from their destination: New Pacifica, where they're supposed to set up a colony for the 250 families that are following. The survivors start out on a long and perilous journey toward New Pacifica. During their journey they will learn a lot about the mysteries of their new home and themselves.

Flower Child

#1 - Flower Child

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Jun 4, 1995

Scouting in all directions, Danziger, Bess and Morgan come upon colorful flower buds which burst open throwing a golden powder in their faces. The flower pollen carries a sickness that causes them to emit a golden vapor.

star 7.97
135 votes
Better Living Through Morganite (2)

#2 - Better Living Through Morganite (2)

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 26, 1995

At the biosphere, the petrifying geo-lock came within 100 meters of the camp. The colonists need the reversing code. Morgan attempts to reverse geo-lock before all is lost.

star 7.80
198 votes
Directors: Frank DePalma
Writers: P.K. Simonds
After the Thaw

#3 - After the Thaw

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 2, 1995

Danziger, Julia and Walman discover and excavate a Terrian corpse frozen in ice and completely preserved. That night, both Alonzo and Morgan are confronted in their dreams by the unfrozen, half-decaying, but very much alive Terrian.

star 7.80
167 votes
Better Living Through Morganite (1)

#4 - Better Living Through Morganite (1)

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 19, 1995

Morganite, a pulsating mineral that glows, causes a great amount of anguish for Yale and frightening problems for the others.

star 7.80
201 votes
The Enemy Within

#5 - The Enemy Within

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 8, 1995

Julie continues to experiment with Uly's DNA on orders from Reilly, but her duplicity is discovered by True who now has to convince the rest of the colonists.

star 7.73
204 votes
Life Lessons

#6 - Life Lessons

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 20, 1994

Gaal seeks True's friendship but reveals himself as an enemy. Gaal sees young True's lack of attention from the others and turns to her to achieve his evil goals.

star 7.72
216 votes
Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Writers: Jennifer Flackett
The Church of Morgan

#7 - The Church of Morgan

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 18, 1994

The marriage of Bess and Morgan is threatened. Julia sees Uly's arm sink into the earth and senses an unknown power in him. Frightened he calls his mother, but in her presence the earth remains solid.

star 7.71
206 votes
Directors: Joe Napolitano
Writers: Michael Duggan
Redemption

#8 - Redemption

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 22, 1995

Julia has been left behind and it weighs on the minds of all the colonists as they move across the harsh terrain. Only Alonzo turns back for her.

star 7.68
205 votes
Water

#9 - Water

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 11, 1994

With the Grendlers stealing reserves, the colonists must scan for bodies of much needed water. Danziger decides to head out in search of water and Devon insists on joining him.

star 7.67
209 votes
Directors: Joe Napolitano
Writers: Carol Flint
The Greatest Love Story Never Told

#10 - The Greatest Love Story Never Told

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 12, 1995

Miles from nowhere, Danziger crosses the frozen tundra looking for food, severely unprotected from the harsh weather. Suddenly, a mysterious hooded figure appears.

star 7.64
171 votes
Directors: James Frawley
Writers: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
Moon Cross

#11 - Moon Cross

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 5, 1995

It is a chilly morning in the high desert as the group begins work. They think winter is their worst enemy but they are wrong.

star 7.59
174 votes
Directors: Sandy Smolan
Writers: Carol Flint
All About Eve

#12 - All About Eve

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 21, 1995

The colonists come upon a crashed Earth re-entry research module. The open the hatch of the 100-year-old craft and find there is still nuclear power.

star 7.57
197 votes
Directors: John Harrison
Writers: Robert Crais
Grendlers in the Myst

#13 - Grendlers in the Myst

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 5, 1995

Seeking warm clothing, Danziger and other are tracking a fast-moving scavenger Grendler in wintry terrain when they come upon a fur-covered figure. The fleeing man wears a strange steel mask.

star 7.52
196 votes
Promises, Promises

#14 - Promises, Promises

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 27, 1994

Alonzo Solace has often been visited by the Terrians through his dreams. This time it is a Terrian who needs the space pilot's help.

star 7.51
216 votes
Directors: Joe Napolitano
Writers: Carol Flint
Natural Born Grendlers

#15 - Natural Born Grendlers

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 28, 1995

Alonzo in Dreamscape steps from Julia's tent to an open cliff with a huge circular landing pad. A Terrian pulls him back, and Alonzo awakes in the tent, his leg still injured. Devon talks to Yale about their dwindling food rations while Morgan enjoys a five course meal, courtesy of virtual reality.

star 7.34
194 votes
First Contact (2)

#16 - First Contact (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 6, 1994

A new planet offers hope to Devon Adair's physically impaired son and others like him. Adair ignores government orders, assembles a crew and embarks on a journey to the unblemished planet 22 light years away.

star 7.31
194 votes
Survival of the Fittest

#17 - Survival of the Fittest

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 23, 1995

Danziger surveys an endless, forbidding vista as he returns to the dunerail where Julia, Morgan and Alonzo are waiting. There has been a serious direction error but he wants to go on in spite of Devon and Yale's warnings.

star 7.26
167 votes
Brave New Pacifica

#18 - Brave New Pacifica

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 26, 1995

Inside a cave two eager Grendlers interact as they rummage through an insulated box marked ""Eden Project."" Brushing away spider webs, they see the words ""Human Blood"" printed on the side.

star 7.23
198 votes
A Memory Play

#19 - A Memory Play

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 4, 1994

As the pioneers who crossed the American west, the colonists of Earth 2 know they will encounter many dangers and now, memo flashbacks remind them of the Eden Advance spaceship's harrowing final moments in space.

star 7.23
212 votes
Writers: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
The Boy Who Would Be Terrian King

#20 - The Boy Who Would Be Terrian King

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 23, 1995

The present and future are mixed as Devon tries to save Uly's life. It is the future and we are in Expansionist Territory. A man and a rebel Terrian tie off explosives lowered into a generator.

star 7.23
165 votes
Directors: Jim Charleston
Writers: Heather MacGillvray, Linda Mathious
First Contact (1)

#21 - First Contact (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 6, 1994

A new planet offers hope to Devon Adair's physically impaired son and others like him. Adair ignores government orders, assembles a crew and embarks on a journey to the unblemished planet 22 light years away.

star 7.10
453 votes
Writers: Carol Flint, Mark Levin, Michael Duggan
The Man Who Fell to Earth (Two)

#22 - The Man Who Fell to Earth (Two)

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 13, 1994

As the colonists begin their journey, John Danziger is the first to observe Gaal, who joins the group with the explanation that he was an astronaut explorer lost on the planet for years.

star 7.09
250 votes
Writers: Mark Levin