The BEST Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2020

Network: AMC

In Los Angeles, a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, we follow this mysterious outbreak as it threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark and English teacher Travis Manawa have managed to assemble. The pressure of blending two families while dealing with resentful, escapist, and strung out children takes a back seat when society begins to break down. A forced evolution, and survival of the fittest takes hold, as our dysfunctional family finds they must either reinvent themselves or embrace their darker histories.

The Good Man

#1 - The Good Man

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 4, 2015

As civil unrest grows, and the dead take over, Travis and Madison try to devise ways to protect their families.

star 7.85
5,806 votes
Directors: Stefan Schwartz
Writers: Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman
Children of Wrath

#2 - Children of Wrath

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 9, 2017

In the conclusion of the midseason finale, Madison must negotiate the terms of an agreement in the midst of ranch-wide turmoil; and Nick and Alicia challenge their mother's motives.

star 7.84
4,848 votes
Writers: Jami O'Brien

#3 - Wrath

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 2, 2016

Travis is thrown off by new refugees; Nick must decide if he's going to stay at the Colonia with Luciana or leave.

star 7.83
5,876 votes
Directors: Stefan Schwartz
Writers: Kate Barnow
Brother's Keeper

#4 - Brother's Keeper

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 24, 2017

Nick and Jake set out to handle a delicate situation; the Ranch prepares for a threat greater than any they've faced before.

star 7.78
3,950 votes
Directors: Alrick Riley
Writers: Wes Brown

#5 - North

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 2, 2016

Season finale. When Travis' rage causes unrest at the hotel, Madison has to choose whether or not she will stand by him; Nick becomes leader of the Colonia as Narcos close in.

star 7.76
5,856 votes
Writers: Dave Erickson

#6 - 100

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 18, 2017

A mysterious character searches for purpose and soon becomes tied to the struggle over a key resource in the apocalypse.

star 7.75
5,285 votes
Writers: Alan Page
The Unveiling

#7 - The Unveiling

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 9, 2017

In part one of the midseason finale, a new arrival sows a divide within the ranch, while Alicia forms a new relationship in hopes of maintaining peace.

star 7.71
4,805 votes
Directors: Jeremy Webb
Writers: Mark Richard
Good Out Here

#8 - Good Out Here

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 29, 2018

Madison and Morgan try to help Nick find inner peace. A quest for revenge exacts its toll on the group.

star 7.66
2,679 votes
Directors: Dan Liu
Writers: Shintaro Shimosawa
What's Your Story?

#9 - What's Your Story?

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 15, 2018

A lone traveler’s wearying journey is interrupted by new acquaintances, some who become friend, others who become foe.

star 7.65
2,915 votes
Directors: John Polson
Writers: Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg, Scott M. Gimple

#10 - Laura

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired May 13, 2018

The arrival of a wounded visitor in John Dorie's life forces him to change his ways.

star 7.65
2,431 votes
Writers: Anna Fishko
Things Bad Begun

#11 - Things Bad Begun

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 15, 2017

Strand's motives are made clear when Nick discovers a new threat descending on the dam.

star 7.65
3,586 votes
Writers: Jami O'Brien
Sleigh Ride

#12 - Sleigh Ride

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 15, 2017

Madison faces a horrifying revelation and the Clark family is pushed to new extremes.

star 7.64
2,689 votes
Writers: Dave Erickson, Mark Richard
I Lose People...

#13 - I Lose People...

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 23, 2018

The group's hope falters as they seek a way out; Alicia and Charlie reunite with friends.

star 7.62
1,820 votes
Directors: David Barrett
Writers: Kalinda Vazquez
This Land is Your Land

#14 - This Land is Your Land

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 1, 2017

With the Ranchers trapped and without hope, Alicia is thrust into a position of leadership where she's forced to make life-changing decisions.

star 7.61
3,866 votes
Directors: Meera Menon
Writers: Suzanne Heathcote
Eye of the Beholder

#15 - Eye of the Beholder

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 4, 2017

In the third season opener, the Clark family find themselves in a dire predicament and must work together to discover a path to safety.

star 7.60
5,908 votes
Writers: Dave Erickson
The Dog

#16 - The Dog

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 13, 2015

After they escape a riot, Travis, Liza and Chris seek refuge with the Salazars. Madison defends her home.

star 7.58
6,130 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Jack LoGiudice

#17 - Blackjack

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 9, 2018

Strand and Dorie are marooned. Luciana aids a man in need. The group's efforts to help a stranger put everyone in danger.

star 7.57
1,857 votes
Directors: Sharat Raju
Writers: Ian Goldberg, Richard Naing
No One's Gone

#18 - No One's Gone

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 10, 2018

Madison fights to preserve the life she worked so hard to build. Morgan tries to do the right thing.

star 7.57
2,229 votes
Writers: Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg
Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame

#19 - Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 25, 2017

An oncoming threat disrupts peace; Madison and Troy search for answers; Alicia must reconcile with her past.

star 7.55
5,044 votes
Directors: Daniel Stamm
Writers: Suzanne Heathcote
So Close, Yet So Far

#20 - So Close, Yet So Far

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 30, 2015

While Madison struggles to keep Nick from crippling withdrawal, Travis ventures out to find his son before the city of Los Angeles falls.

star 7.55
6,528 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Marco Ramirez
Is Anybody Out There?

#21 - Is Anybody Out There?

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 21, 2019

Up against the clock, Morgan, Grace, and Alicia work to buy time as Dorie and Dwight race against the elements. Meanwhile, Sarah and Wendell get help from an unexpected source.

star 7.53
1,465 votes
The New Frontier

#22 - The New Frontier

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 4, 2017

Following a harrowing journey, the Clark family arrive at their new home; and Strand faces resistance as he attempts to hold power over his domain.

star 7.53
5,562 votes
Directors: Stefan Schwartz
Writers: Mark Richard
Blood in the Streets

#23 - Blood in the Streets

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 1, 2016

The group lets a family in distress board the Abigail. Strand's past begins to come to light. Nick looks for an associate of Strand.

star 7.53
6,994 votes
Writers: Kate Erickson

#24 - Cobalt

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 27, 2015

The National Guard's plan for the neighborhood is revealed. Meanwhile, Travis and Madison make a difficult decision.

star 7.53
5,719 votes
Directors: Kari Skogland
Writers: David Wiener
MM 54

#25 - MM 54

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 16, 2018

Difficult decisions lead the group into uncertainty; Alicia delivers on a promise to Charlie.

star 7.52
1,798 votes
Writers: Anna Fishko, Shintaro Shimosawa