The WORST episodes of Exosquad
Every episode of Exosquad ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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 - Defying Olympus (Into the Heart of Darkness 4)
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/11/1993
The Able Squad takes Phaeton hostage and prepares the demolition of the breeding facility. Phaeton escapes and returns in his E-frame to stop them but is defeated by Marsh. As the Squad barely escapes from Mars, Olympus Mons erupts, destroying the brood chamber and shattering Phaeton's plans of domination through numbers. Phaeton himself is injured and contracts the Automutation Syndrome.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#2 - Call of the Unknown
Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 10/14/1994
The Able Squad enters the alien complex and has to fight off its security systems, as well as newly arrived Typhonus' troops. As soon as they finally manage to find their way out, the facility starts emitting undecipherable radio signals.
#3 - The First Step
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/26/1994
During Exofleet's reconquest of Mercury, Yuri Stavrogan, who is temporarily assigned to the Able Squad, rallies Kaz Takagi to go after the best pilot of the Neo Fleet, Thrax. Thrax eventually prevails but spares Takagi's life and leads the remaining Neosapien forces to Venus. This episode takes place at the same time as "Dogs of War."
#4 - The Dream War
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 10/7/1994
Extraction of survivors from Canberra fails and DeLeon and Weston are stranded in the desert, chased by Neo Warriors. Fortunately, they receive help in an aborigine camp and spend a night there. Napier escapes Australia.
#5 - Ultimatum
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/5/1994
Terran extremists on Venus kidnap Marsala, demanding that all Neosapiens, regardless of their loyalties, be deported from the planet. Knowing his sister's affection to Marsala, James Burns sneaks him out but they are ambushed by Neosapien guerrillas and James is killed while delivering Marsala to safety.
#6 - Under the Skin
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/4/1994
A Neosapien with Alice Noretti's (who was killed in episode 6) appearance and memories is sent to Venus, programmed to reunite with her squad and get close enough to Marsh and Winfield to assassinate the latter. However, the conflict between Neosapien programming and Terran personality eventually results in her death.
#7 - Inner Dark
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/22/1994
Traitorous Captain Barca persuades Hallas to assassinate Simbacca but he fails and is chased by the Able Squad. During the chase, the exotroopers discover a gigantic exocarrier built in secret by renegade Pirates and proceed to secure it. She is christened Resolute II, Exofleet's new flagship, and given to Simbacca who recovers and agrees to spare Hallas' life.
#8 - The Greatest Fear
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/27/1994
Exofleet sends the Able Squad to reconnoiter Venus preparatory to its reconquest. Marsala is captured and transported to an installation researching the Automutation Syndrome as a test subject. Nara Burns manages to save him before the facility is demolished and, in process, captures a Neo Mega Lysander.
#9 - Fire Ship
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 10/11/1994
Exofleet discovers a gigantic underground complex on Mars and sends E-frames to investigate it. They are ambushed by Neosapiens and the only survivors, Able Squad, are captured by Barca, who locks them in a fire ship provided by General Typhonus and sends her to Resolute II. With Hallas' help, the Squad manages to turn the vessel around and ram it into Barca's own ship. Hallas is severely injured.
#10 - Dark River
Season 2 - Episode 32 - Aired 10/25/1994
Able Squad lands in the vicinity of Manaus in Amazon Basin to extract Dr. Albrecht Ketzer, a genius geneticist who, they hope, can discover weaknesses in Neo Lords' genetic structure. However, Ketzer is unwilling to cooperate, more interested in his eugenical experiments, and even infuses Nara Burns with an unknown mutating agent before disappearing.
#11 - Resist! (Fall of the Human Empire 5)
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/16/1993
While Exofleet takes heavy losses in the engagement with the Neosapien fleet, the Able Squad frees Marsh and charges on the Neosapien flagship, allowing the main fleet to escape. With the fleet left for Outer Planets, the Squad lands on Earth and has to overcome the Resistance's initial anger and mistrust. Together, they broadcast a public speech, urging the Terrans to resist Phaeton's regime, after which the Able Squad escapes the planet on a shuttle.
#12 - Scorched Venus (Veil of Doom 3)
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/6/1993
Marsala manages to save the barge and crash-land it on Venus. There, the exotroopers are captured by the Venus Resistance who hope to trade them for food, as the Neosapiens have been starving Venusian Terrans out ever since the initial assault. Meanwhile, the rest of the Able Squad lands on Venus to search for Nara Burns who ran off to look for her parents. The Resistance traitor makes her way to the Neosapiens.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#13 - Flesh Crawls
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/28/1994
While transported to Chaos, Lysander is revealed to be a test subject of Automutation Syndrome experiments and uses his unusual abilities to kill most of the crew on the transport vessel. The survivors have to abandon and destroy the ship.
#14 - No Surrender
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/10/1994
On Phaeton's orders, General Shiva offers to spare the lives of Terrans in Canberra if they surrender and hand over Marsh, which Tyree refuses. Shiva attacks but a jumptroop regiment arrives and takes him prisoner. In exchange for his life, the General lets the Resistance go.
#15 - The Price of Courage
Season 2 - Episode 31 - Aired 10/24/1994
Phaeton orders his best General Shiva to gather the remnants of the Neosapien fleet and retake Venus from the Terrans. Seeing through Winfield's tactics, Shiva attacks Venus but takes heavy losses and is eventually shot down himself. He is then captured by the group of ExoScouts first seen in episode 2.23 but dies of his wounds before they get him to a medic.
#16 - Night of the Traitor
Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired 10/19/1994
Neo Megas team up with Marsala to kidnap Phaeton and, thus, stop the war. As the Resistance discovers and storms Phaeton's recently built bunker in Phaeton City, Marsala confronts him in person but Phaeton is able to escape using abilities he acquired due to Automutation Syndrome. Discovering their treachery, Phaeton orders all Neo Megas in existence (save Galba) wiped out.
#17 - Behind the Shield
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/29/1994
The liberation of Venus begins with Able Squad destroying the GRAF Shield generator first seen in episode 9. However, the Neo Megas have covertly constructed another one and activate it as Exofleet approaches the planet. Fortunately, GRAF is useless against cloaked Pirate ships and jumptroops land safely on the surface.
#18 - Seeds of Deception (Fall of the Human Empire 2)
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/25/1993
In a fleet engagement, the Exofleet emerges victorious over the Pirate forces. On Earth, Sean Napier prevents the assassination of Phaeton, the Neosapien Governor of Mars, but is kicked off the police force for refusing to accept Phaeton's congratulations. The Exofleet prepares to attack the Pirate base on Enceladus.
#19 - One Small Step (The Fall of the Neosapien Empire 1)
Season 2 - Episode 34 - Aired 10/27/1994
Exofleet attacks the Moon and Phaeton throws all forces available on Earth to defend it. The battle slowly turns in Neosapiens' favor until Alec DeLeon kills Typhonus, himself mortally wounded, and uses the General's E-frame to announce that the Moon is lost. Most of the Neosapien E-frames self-destruct and DeLeon dies soon thereafter.
#20 - The Lost Patrol
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 10/13/1994
Torres attempts to take charge of the ExoScouts but they resent her and are eventually captured by Neo Warrior search party and Torres has to free them. Meanwhile, the Able Squad proceeds to their original destination from episode 2.22 and discovers that it is, in fact, an alien installation.
#21 - Warrior Brood
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 10/6/1994
Australian Resistance leader Nick Tyree launches liberation of Australia without permission from Napier, who travels there with the Able Squad. Before long, however, Phaeton dispatches the first generation of Neo Warriors to crush them and the survivors withdraw to Canberra.
#22 - The Brood (Into the Heart of Darkness 2)
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/27/1993
Captain Marcus' attack on Earth is a disaster, as Phaeton recalls all troops from Mars and Marcus has to sacrifice his flagship Resolute and his own life to let the rest of Exofleet escape again. Meanwhile, with their way cleared, the Able Squad proceeds to discover an enormous Neosapien breeding facility under the Olympus Mons.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#24 - Sabotage (Veil of Doom 4)
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/13/1993
Burns finds her brother, who is now the Resistance leader who captured Marsh and persuades him to cancel the "deal" with the Neosapiens. The Able Squad attacks the Venusian GRAF Shield installation and extracts Terran Professor Algernon, its real inventor. Algernon sabotages the Shield, making it possible for the Exofleet to approach Venus again.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#25 - The Dogs of War
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/23/1994
Sgt. Torres contacts Phaeton City Resistance cell on a mission to capture a Neo Mega for study. Anticipating that, Neo Mega Sulla allows himself to be taken prisoner and transmits data on the cell to General Shiva. Shiva attacks but Napier's timely arrival allows the Resistance fighters to escape. Phaeton replaces Shiva with Livia as the Commanding General of Earth.