The BEST Episodes of For All Mankind

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 15, 2021

Network: Apple TV+

The depiction of an 'alternate history' of the global space race after the USSR succeeds in achieving the first manned Moon landing.

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The Grey

#1 - The Grey

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 23, 2021

Season finale. Tensions between the U.S. and the Soviet Union reach an all-time high on the moon, throwing multiple missions into jeopardy.

star 8.64
862 votes
Writers: Ben Nedivi, Matt Wolpert
A City Upon a Hill

#2 - A City Upon a Hill

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 20, 2019

Season finale. Ed handles a trespasser. Ellen and Deke chart a new course without Mission Control.

star 8.27
1,115 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Ben Nedivi, Matt Wolpert
Triage

#3 - Triage

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 16, 2021

The rivalry between American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts intensifies as last-minute changes impact the Pathfinder mission plan.

star 8.23
800 votes
Writers: Bradley Thompson, David Weddle
Bent Bird

#4 - Bent Bird

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 13, 2019

A crisis in space puts the Apollo 24 and 25 crews in peril.

star 8.03
1,092 votes
Directors: John Dahl
Writers: Bradley Thompson, David Weddle
Into the Abyss

#5 - Into the Abyss

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 15, 2019

Ed and the crew change Apollo 15’s landing site after lunar ice is detected.

star 7.95
1,160 votes
Writers: Bradley Thompson, David Weddle
And Here’s to You

#6 - And Here’s to You

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 9, 2021

Gordo returns to space. Molly faces an upsetting new reality. Aleida confronts her first major hurdle at work.

star 7.89
772 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Ronald D. Moore
Rupture

#7 - Rupture

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 6, 2019

NASA preps a Jamestown relief mission, while Karen waits for news at the hospital.

star 7.86
1,103 votes
Directors: Meera Menon
Writers: Nichole Beattie
Don’t Be Cruel

#8 - Don’t Be Cruel

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 2, 2021

Ellen is challenged by her new role. Margo’s allegiances are put to the test. Karen explores new opportunities—personally and professionally.

star 7.83
773 votes
Directors: Dennie Gordon
Writers: Nichole Beattie
Pathfinder

#9 - Pathfinder

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 12, 2021

With a little help from Molly, Ed plans a career change—as his old Jamestown crewmates Gordo and Danielle struggle.

star 7.77
826 votes
Directors: Andrew Stanton
Writers: Bradley Thompson, David Weddle
Hi Bob

#10 - Hi Bob

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

Ed, Gordo, and Danielle struggle with an extended Jamestown mission.

star 7.75
1,108 votes
Directors: Meera Menon
Writers: Ronald D. Moore
Every Little Thing

#11 - Every Little Thing

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 19, 2021

Nearly a decade later, technology and lunar exploration have taken huge strides—but a solar storm threatens the astronauts on Jamestown.

star 7.71
926 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Ronald D. Moore
Nixon’s Women

#12 - Nixon’s Women

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Deke must recruit female astronauts after Russia lands a woman on the moon.

star 7.71
1,262 votes
Directors: Allen Coulter
Writers: Nichole Beattie
Rules of Engagement

#13 - Rules of Engagement

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 5, 2021

A dispute on the moon prompts NASA officials to consider arming astronauts. Ed’s past comes back to haunt him.

star 7.69
852 votes
Directors: Andrew Stanton
Writers: Stephanie Shannon
Home Again

#14 - Home Again

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 22, 2019

A launchpad accident leads to delayed missions and FBI background checks.

star 7.69
1,107 votes
Writers: Stephanie Shannon
Prime Crew

#15 - Prime Crew

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

A training accident spurs a national debate about women astronauts.

star 7.65
1,193 votes
Directors: Allen Coulter
Writers: Naren Shankar
Best-Laid Plans

#16 - Best-Laid Plans

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 26, 2021

American astronauts and NASA leadership prepare for a new mission with unlikely partners. Ellen gets in touch with an old friend.

star 7.63
762 votes
Directors: Meera Menon
Writers: Joe Menosky
He Built the Saturn V

#17 - He Built the Saturn V

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

Director von Braun opposes President Nixon’s directive, with dire consequences.

star 7.58
1,347 votes
Directors: Seth Gordon
Writers: Ben Nedivi, Matt Wolpert
The Weight

#18 - The Weight

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 19, 2021

Ed’s reckless behavior at NASA shakes the foundation of the Baldwin family. Tracy attempts to readapt to life in space.

star 7.54
793 votes
Directors: Meera Menon
Writers: Joe Menosky, Nichole Beattie
The Bleeding Edge

#19 - The Bleeding Edge

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 26, 2021

Margo must lead a seemingly impossible mission. Danielle wants to return to the moon. Gordo grapples with life on Earth.

star 7.50
835 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Ben Nedivi, Matt Wolpert
Red Moon

#20 - Red Moon

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

NASA is in crisis as the Soviets land the first man on the moon in 1969, the beginning of an alternate history.

star 7.50
1,654 votes
Directors: Seth Gordon
Writers: Ben Nedivi, Matt Wolpert, Ronald D. Moore