The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead

Last Updated: Dec 4, 2018

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.

Children of Wrath

#1 - Children of Wrath

Season 3 - Episode 8

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 7.89
4,315 votes
Writers: Jami O'Brien
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The Good Man

#2 - The Good Man

Season 1 - Episode 6

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

star 7.88
4,646 votes
Writers: Robert Kirkman, Dave Erickson
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Wrath

#3 - Wrath

Season 2 - Episode 14

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

star 7.88
5,038 votes
Writers: Kate Barnow
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Brother's Keeper

#4 - Brother's Keeper

Season 3 - Episode 12

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

star 7.81
3,501 votes
Directors: Alrick Riley
Writers: Wes Brown
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#5 - 100

Season 3 - Episode 4

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

star 7.80
4,749 votes
Writers: Alan Page
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North

#6 - North

Season 2 - Episode 15

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 7.79
5,056 votes
Writers: Dave Erickson
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The Unveiling

#7 - The Unveiling

Season 3 - Episode 7

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 7.75
4,304 votes
Directors: Jeremy Webb
Writers: Mark Richard
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Sleigh Ride

#8 - Sleigh Ride

Season 3 - Episode 16

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

star 7.74
2,307 votes
Writers: Dave Erickson, Mark Richard
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Good Out Here

#9 - Good Out Here

Season 4 - Episode 3

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

star 7.72
2,174 votes
Directors: Dan Liu
Writers: Shintaro Shimosawa
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I Lose People...

#10 - I Lose People...

Season 4 - Episode 15

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

star 7.70
1,341 votes
Directors: David Barrett
Writers: Kalinda Vazquez
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Things Bad Begun

#11 - Things Bad Begun

Season 3 - Episode 15

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

star 7.69
3,124 votes
Writers: Jami O'Brien
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What's Your Story?

#12 - What's Your Story?

Season 4 - Episode 1

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

star 7.67
2,360 votes
Directors: John Polson
Writers: Scott Gimple, Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg
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This Land is Your Land

#13 - This Land is Your Land

Season 3 - Episode 13

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 7.66
3,433 votes
Directors: Meera Menon
Writers: Suzanne Heathcote
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Eye of the Beholder

#14 - Eye of the Beholder

Season 3 - Episode 1

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 7.64
5,311 votes
Writers: Dave Erickson
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Blackjack

#15 - Blackjack

Season 4 - Episode 13

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

star 7.63
1,365 votes
Directors: Sharat Raju
Writers: Ian Goldberg, Richard Naing
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Laura

#16 - Laura

Season 4 - Episode 5

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

star 7.62
2,000 votes
Writers: Anna Fishko
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No One's Gone

#17 - No One's Gone

Season 4 - Episode 8

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

star 7.60
1,815 votes
Writers: Ian Goldberg, Andrew Chambliss
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Another Day in the Diamond

#18 - Another Day in the Diamond

Season 4 - Episode 2

A troubled survivor finds allies in an unexpected place. The life Madison has fought to build comes under threat.

star 7.60
2,201 votes
Writers: Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg
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Blood in the Streets

#19 - Blood in the Streets

Season 2 - Episode 4

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 7.59
6,002 votes
Writers: Kate Erickson
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MM 54

#20 - MM 54

Season 4 - Episode 14

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

star 7.58
1,313 votes
Writers: Anna Fishko, Shintaro Shimosawa
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The Dog

#21 - The Dog

Season 1 - Episode 3

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

star 7.58
4,802 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Jack LoGiudice
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Do Not Disturb

#22 - Do Not Disturb

Season 2 - Episode 10

Travis struggles to connect with Chris while searching for shelter. Meanwhile, Alicia meets a lonely woman with a bloody past.

star 7.58
5,152 votes
Writers: Lauren Signorino
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Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame

#23 - Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame

Season 3 - Episode 5

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

star 7.58
4,548 votes
Directors: Daniel Stamm
Writers: Suzanne Heathcote
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So Close, Yet So Far

#24 - So Close, Yet So Far

Season 1 - Episode 2

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

star 7.57
5,057 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Marco Ramirez
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The New Frontier

#25 - The New Frontier

Season 3 - Episode 2

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 7.55
4,945 votes
Writers: Mark Richard
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