The BEST episodes of Exosquad
Every episode of Exosquad ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Exosquad!
A future without hunger or need is torn to pieces when the genetically engineered servant race known as the Neo-Sapiens restarts a 50-year-old war of independence as a war of conquest, seizing control of the Earth and the Venus colony. Now the humans' only hope of freedom lies with the remains of the Exofleet, and their top unit: Able Squad.
#1 - Beyond Chaos
Season 2 - Episode 39 - Aired 11/3/1994
The Neosapien War is over and Neosapiens are surrendering all over the Solar system. Burns' mutation progresses even further. DeLeon is resurrected through combination of Neo Mega cloning technology and Algernon's mind-machine interface. Marsala convinces the Homeworlds Congress to create a final brood of Neosapiens capable of sexual reproduction. Mars is reconstructed with GRAF technology. Marsh travels to Chaos to help dismantling the Pirate base there and witnesses it being attacked by presumably alien (see episode 2.25) vessels and disappearing into thin space. He then follows the aliens as they make their way to the Inner Planets.
#2 - Mindset
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/19/1994
The Able Squad delivers Napier back to Earth and proceeds on a mission to extract members of former Homeworlds Congress, now imprisoned by Neosapiens. By accident, they meet Amanda Connor, Napier's ex-wife who is now collaborating with Neosapien propaganda machine. The mission is a success and Phaeton orders Connor imprisoned for her involvement with it.
#3 - A Traitor Among Us (Veil of Doom 2)
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/30/1993
Marsh and his men are ordered to continue their mission by blending in with the Terran "undesirables" about to be deported to Venus. En route, they discover a traitorous Resistance member but before they can do anything, the space barge they are on is purportedly sent into the Sun by the Neosapien pilots.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#4 - Blitzkrieg (Fall of the Human Empire 4)
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/9/1993
The Exofleet races back from Saturn to Earth, hoping to return in time to stop the Neosapien attack. The Able Squad CO Lt. Marsh is charged with mutiny when he disagrees with Captain Marcus' suicidal decision to split the fleet, sending the fastest ships ahead of the rest. Napier escapes from a labor camp and tries to organize a small resistance cell.
#5 - The Gathering
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/12/1994
Admiral Winfield sends Marsh and DeLeon to negotiate an alliance with the Pirate Clans against the Neosapiens. Meanwhile, the rest of the Able Squad extracts the Homeworlds Resistance cell leaders to meet the Admiral. General Typhonus lays siege on Io.
#6 - Ultimate Weapon
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/15/1994
En route to Io, Simbacca requests Marsh to teach several chosen Pirates (including Hallas) to pilot E-frames. Their first battle experience is an assault on Neosapien Fusion Pulse Cannon on Sinope, a superweapon which threatened both the Pirate Fleet and the Exofleet on Io. Winfield finally meets Simbacca in person.
#7 - Venus Rising
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/30/1994
Terrans gradually retake Venus. James Burns leads Resistance's assault on the capital city Vesta but is incapacitated by General Draconis. Before escaping, Draconis orders Thrax to detonate a hydrogen bomb beneath the city which Thrax disobeys, saving thousands of lives. Phaeton arrives to Venusian orbit with the gigantic battleship Olympus Mons II.
#8 - Abandon Hope (The Fall of the Neosapien Empire 5)
Season 2 - Episode 38 - Aired 11/2/1994
Phaeton informs Marsh of his plans to destroy the Earth but discovers that his most trusted General Livia sabotaged the doomsday device. This delay is just enough for E-frames and jumptroops to enter his bunker, where Nara Burns uses her mutated body's abilities to first paralyze and then kill Phaeton.
#9 - Target: Earth (Veil of Doom 1)
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/23/1993
After serving one year in the brig for insubordination, Marsh, DeLeon, and Marsala are dropped onto Earth again to deal with the Neosapiens' ultimate planetary defence weapon, the GRAF Shield. The newest Squad member, Alice Noretti, is killed during the atmospheric entry. Cooperating with the Resistance, Marsh captures the alleged inventor of the GRAF, only to discover that the real one is on Venus.
#10 - Miracle
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/3/1994
When Neosapiens launch a counter-offensive, Barca sabotages Resolute II, so the Able Squad has to board Olympus Mons II and cripple her, too, leaving her open for Resolute's main cannons. As Phaeton seemingly goes down with his ship, Draconis abandons him only to soon discover that he betrayed Phaeton's clone and the real one orders him executed.
#12 - The Perfect Warrior
Season 2 - Episode 30 - Aired 10/21/1994
With Galba's help, Marsh reunites with his squad and leads them and the jumptroops to attack the breeding complex. Chased by Neo Lords, he manages to enter the geothermal processing plant and destroys it along with the rest of the facility and all Neo Lords bred up to date.
#13 - The Night Before Doomsday (The Fall of the Neosapien Empire 4)
Season 2 - Episode 37 - Aired 11/1/1994
Able Squad locates the facility where the doomsday device was built but it has been already transported to Phaeton City. They are ambushed by Neosapiens, resulting in Stavrogan's death and Marsh's captivity, and the latter is taken directly to Phaeton. Thrax disbands his Manausian garrison and is detained for execution by Neo Lords.
#14 - The Last Jump (The Fall of the Neosapien Empire 3)
Season 2 - Episode 36 - Aired 10/31/1994
Able Squad and C5 Jumptroop Squadron land in Washington, D.C. but Marsh's team is soon recalled to go after Phaeton's doomsday device at the Great Slave Lake. Meanwhile, the jumptroops are overwhelmed without proper E-frame support and have to be rescued by Bronsky in Winfield's personal shuttle. Capt. Avery Butler is severely wounded and passes command to Colleen O'Reilly.
#15 - Winged Fury
Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired 10/18/1994
Marsh and Marsala are shot down above New York and Marsala is captured by Neo Megas. Marsh is chased by Neo Warriors but receives help from local taxi driver Sidney. After a third-generation winged Neo Warrior kidnaps Sidney, Marsh has to outfly him in his damaged E-frame to save his benefactor.
#16 - Dragon's Rock
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/21/1994
Burns and Bronsky deliver weapons to the Venusian Resistance but are captured by Neosapiens. Together with imprisoned Resistance fighters, they are forced to participate in building General Draconis' secret stronghold, "Dragon's Rock". Able Squad arrives to free them and help Resistance seize Draconis' weapons stockpile.
#17 - Betrayal (Into the Heart of Darkness 3)
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/4/1993
Marsala seemingly betrays Terrans but this is revealed to be a mere pretense to get close enough to Phaeton and take him hostage. When the Able Squad is freed, General Typhonus sends in the E-frames to eliminate them. Meanwhile, the Exofleet remnants set course for Io.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#18 - The Embassy
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/13/1994
Phaeton learns about Marsh's mission from a Pirate traitor and orders Typhonus to prevent the alliance at all costs. Meanwhile, Winfield teams up with Sean Napier, who is appointed the Commander of entire Earth Resistance, and develops plans of coordinated assaults with other cell leaders. On Tethys, Marsh wins a ritual duel against Jubail but Pirate leader Simbacca is still reluctant to ally himself with Exofleet.
#19 - Expendable
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/16/1994
Typhonus learns that GRAF Shield on Io is not operational and forces Exofleet further away from the Homeworlds. However, a large Pirate fleet comes to Exofleet's aid, allowing it to escape to the secret Pirate stronghold of Chaos. Phaeton has Typhonus executed for his incompetence and replaced with his (Typhonus') clone.
#21 - Martian Luck
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 10/12/1994
Typhonus uses a captured spy to lure Able Squad into a trap, as they descend to Mars again. Torres is shot down and believed dead by her team but is, in fact, rescued by a group of ExoScouts (E-frame pilot cadets) stranded on Mars since their Scout Leader was killed.
#22 - Trial by Combat
Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired 10/20/1994
Exofleet's attack on a Neo breeding facility in Antarctica ends in a slaughter which only Yuri Stavrogan survives. Able Squad moves in but J.T. Marsh is soon captured by Neo Warriors and pretends to be Kaz Takagi to avoid unnecessary attention. Neosapiens return him his E-frame and pit against a newly created Neo Lord to test the latter's abilities.
#23 - The Art of War
Season 2 - Episode 33 - Aired 10/26/1994
Bronski and Takagi deliver explosives to Alaska and cooperate with local Resistance under Eve Hanley's command to plant them on a Neosapien transport train to Great Slave Lake. However, they soon discover that the train carries countless works of Terran art, which they manage to save before Neosapiens notice them. The Great Slave Lake facility is seemingly destroyed.
#24 - Fifth Column (The Fall of the Neosapien Empire 2)
Season 2 - Episode 35 - Aired 10/28/1994
Winfield orders all Resistance cells on Earth to attack Neosapiens at once and Napier's group manages to seize a factory worth of Neosapien heavy tanks. They proceed to Phaeton City but are pinned down at the Battle Creek. Meanwhile, Galba learns about Phaeton's doomsday device and attempts to warn Exofleet but is captured. The liberation of Earth begins.
#25 - Pirate Scourge (Fall of the Human Empire 1)
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/18/1993
A Pirate attack on a Homeworld freighter, led by the ruthless Jonas Simbacca, results in loss of lives and finally prompts the Homeworlds Congress to recognize the Pirate threat. A task force, consisting of most of the Exofleet, is assembled to neutralize the Pirate bases on the moons of Saturn. En route, it is caught in a Pirate trap.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV