The Best Episodes of Flash Gordon (2007)

Last Updated: Dec 5, 2018

Placing a 21st century spin on a science fiction classic, SCI FI's contemporized version of Flash Gordon follows the all-new adventures of Flash and his companions, Dale Arden, Baylin and Dr. Hans Zarkov. Ordinary people thrust into extraordinary circumstances, they find themselves as Earth's last line of defense against the forces of the merciless dictator Ming.

Revolution (1)

#1 - Revolution (1)

Season 1 - Episode 20

Ming orders Rankol's execution after he learns that Rankol is a Celetroph. Terek builds a force to rebel against Ming, while Flash is shocked by a discovery he makes in the mainframe room of the Citadel. Dale and Norah, who are being chased by "men in black," escape to Mongo.

star 7.55
18 votes
Directors: Paul Shapiro
Writers: James Thorpe
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Ebb and Flow

#2 - Ebb and Flow

Season 1 - Episode 17

Flash and the gang visit Mongo after Rankol steals a body of water from Earth.

star 7.55
18 votes
Directors: Pat Williams
Writers: Sheryl J. Anderson
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Thicker Than Water

#3 - Thicker Than Water

Season 1 - Episode 16

Flash and Aura are kidnapped by a Deviate after he returns to Mongo with Baylin and Zarkov in search of the rift blaster that Joe lost before Rankol does.

star 7.49
20 votes
Directors: Matt Hastings
Writers: James Thorpe
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Cold Day In Hell

#4 - Cold Day In Hell

Season 1 - Episode 19

Flash heads to Frigia, a cold area of Mongo, to free the region's queen.

star 7.46
17 votes
Writers: Gillian Horvath
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Sorrow

#5 - Sorrow

Season 1 - Episode 13

Flash and Dale accompany Baylin back to Mongo for Honor Day, a day of remembrance for the lives lost during an environmental catastrophe known as "The Sorrow."

star 7.46
17 votes
Writers: Melody Fox
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Blame

#6 - Blame

Season 1 - Episode 18

Flash and Aura search for an antidote for a canton whose water supply is contaminated.

star 7.45
20 votes
Directors: Rachel Talalay
Writers: Melody Fox
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Random Access

#7 - Random Access

Season 1 - Episode 11

Joe learns Flash and Dale's secret after he and Flash fall through a rift while fighting. Elsewhere, Baylin and Dale help bring a child into the world.

star 7.45
20 votes
Writers: David Tynan
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Stand and Deliver

#8 - Stand and Deliver

Season 1 - Episode 14

Flash must help Baylin rescue the Verden who have been sold into slavery.

star 7.42
19 votes
Directors: Mick McKay
Writers: Gillian Horvath
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Revolution (2)

#9 - Revolution (2)

Season 1 - Episode 21

The attack against Ming has begun, though Azura offers Ming assistance in repelling Terek's forces. Dr. Gordon is freed from a mind prison, leading to a brief reunion between father and son.

star 7.41
17 votes
Directors: Paul Shapiro
Writers: Peter Hume
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Possession

#10 - Possession

Season 1 - Episode 15

Joe steals a rift blaster which he uses to visit Mongo. Joe intends to secure photographic evidence of the planet's existence.

star 7.39
15 votes
Writers: Andrea Stevens
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Assassin

#11 - Assassin

Season 1 - Episode 4

Flash is shocked after witnessing a familiar face, his father, exit a rift.

star 7.29
28 votes
Directors: Neill Fearnley
Writers: James Thorpe
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Revelations

#12 - Revelations

Season 1 - Episode 8

Zarkov becomes stranded on Mongo and is arrested in Nascent City. While imprisoned he meets Kreb, somebody who has information about Flash's father.

star 7.26
19 votes
Directors: Mick Mackay
Writers: James Thorpe
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Secrets and Lies

#13 - Secrets and Lies

Season 1 - Episode 12

Flash and Zarkov become deeply involved in a complicated clash between two clans of Mongo. Meanwhile, Joe begins to talk about his "adventures," jeopardising his career.

star 7.26
19 votes
Directors: Mick MacKay
Writers: Peter Hume
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Ascension

#14 - Ascension

Season 1 - Episode 5

Flash, Dale and Baylin travel to Mongo and learn about the Dactyl ascension ceremony. Meanwhile, Rankol is pressured into opening a rift.

star 7.24
25 votes
Directors: T. J. Scott
Writers: Scott Murphy
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Alliances

#15 - Alliances

Season 1 - Episode 7

Flash, Baylin and Zarkov visit the Verden on Mongo, where Flash learns more about his father from their leader, Barin; Ming has plans for Barin and Aura.

star 7.23
22 votes
Directors: Grant Harvey
Writers: Gillian Horvath
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Infestation

#16 - Infestation

Season 1 - Episode 3

Flash and Baylin travel to Mongo to acquire an antidote after Nick is bitten by an alien parasite.

star 7.20
35 votes
Directors: Paul Shapiro
Writers: Melody Fox
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Til Death

#17 - Til Death

Season 1 - Episode 9

Flash falls for Ming's daughter, Aura, after she drugs him with a love potion as part of a scheme to derail her upcoming nuptials with Barin.

star 7.15
20 votes
Directors: Morgan Beggs
Writers: Lisa Klink
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Conspiracy Theory

#18 - Conspiracy Theory

Season 1 - Episode 10

Zarkov is abducted by Rankol's bodyguard, Genessa, in a bid to enlist the scientist's help in controlling the rifts.

star 7.11
18 votes
Directors: Rick Stevenson
Writers: Sheryl J. Anderson
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Pride

#19 - Pride

Season 1 - Episode 2

Baylin is Ming's best bounty hunter, but she is stranded on Earth; Tyrus is sent by Ming to fetch her.

star 6.86
56 votes
Directors: Paul Shapiro
Writers: Derick Martini
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Life Source

#20 - Life Source

Season 1 - Episode 6

Ming sends a hunter to Earth on a mission. Meanwhile, Flash, Baylin and Zarkov find a dead soldier.

star 6.84
19 votes
Directors: T.J. Scott
Writers: Melody Fox
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Pilot

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

This 65 minute version of the pilot which was aired on The Sci-Fi Channel and released as a Best Buy exclusive DVD drastically differs from the 2-part, 87 minute version that was released on DVD in Canada. The episode opens with Flash Gordon running a marathon and winning. His mother and his best friend Nick congratulate him. Meanwhile, on Mongo, Ming and Rankol open a rift to Earth and send in a probe. A rift is shown opening on Earth and the probe exits from it and flies away.

star 6.76
88 votes
Directors: Rick Rosenthal
Writers: Peter Hume
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