The BEST episodes of For All Mankind

Every episode of For All Mankind ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of For All Mankind!

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

Last Updated: 7/1/2024Network: Apple TV+Status: Continuing
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The Grey
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8.51
1687 votes

#1 - The Grey

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/23/2021

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

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A City Upon a Hill
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8.21
1888 votes

#2 - A City Upon a Hill

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/20/2019

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

Directors: John Dahl
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Perestroika
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8.14
1055 votes

#3 - Perestroika

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/12/2024

Tensions on Earth and Mars come to a head.

Stranger in a Strange Land
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8.11
1411 votes

#4 - Stranger in a Strange Land

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/12/2022

The Martian crew debates how to save the life of one of their own.

Directors: Craig Zisk
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Triage
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8.09
1552 votes

#5 - Triage

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/16/2021

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

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Happy Valley
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8.04
1418 votes

#6 - Happy Valley

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/1/2022

A surprise maneuver during the journey to Mars provokes desperate measures.

Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writer: Joe Menosky
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Bent Bird
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7.99
1881 votes

#7 - Bent Bird

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/13/2019

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

Directors: John Dahl
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Into the Abyss
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7.91
2011 votes

#8 - Into the Abyss

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/15/2019

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

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Game Changer
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7.86
1462 votes

#9 - Game Changer

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/17/2022

A commercial spaceflight company makes an announcement. The choice over who’ll command the Mars mission leads to a shift in personnel.

Directors: Sarah Boyd
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Rupture
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7.82
1886 votes

#10 - Rupture

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/2019

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

Directors: Meera Menon
Coming Home
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7.82
1328 votes

#11 - Coming Home

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/5/2022

Plans to leave Mars are complicated by an unforeseen issue.

Directors: Craig Zisk
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Polaris
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7.79
1555 votes

#12 - Polaris

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/10/2022

Nearly 10 years have passed. Danielle and Ed attend a celebration, where things take a terrifying turn.

Directors: Sarah Boyd
Seven Minutes of Terror
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7.78
1387 votes

#13 - Seven Minutes of Terror

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/8/2022

The race to land first on Mars brings together unexpected allies.

Directors: Andrew Stanton
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And Here’s to You
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7.78
1504 votes

#14 - And Here’s to You

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/9/2021

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

Directors: Dennie Gordon
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Hi Bob
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7.74
1898 votes

#15 - Hi Bob

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/29/2019

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

Directors: Meera Menon
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Don’t Be Cruel
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7.72
1511 votes

#16 - Don’t Be Cruel

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/2/2021

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

Directors: Dennie Gordon
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Brazil
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7.70
955 votes

#17 - Brazil

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/5/2024

Things start to go awry just as an important mission approaches a critical juncture.

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All In
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7.68
1417 votes

#18 - All In

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/24/2022

As NASA scrambles to prepare for the launch to Mars, Margo is confronted with a harsh personal reality.

Directors: Wendey Stanzler
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Pathfinder
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7.68
1586 votes

#19 - Pathfinder

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/12/2021

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

Directors: Andrew Stanton
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Nixon’s Women
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7.66
2151 votes

#20 - Nixon’s Women

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/1/2019

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

Directors: Allen Coulter
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Every Little Thing
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7.63
1760 votes

#21 - Every Little Thing

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/19/2021

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

Directors: Michael Morris
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Home Again
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7.62
1924 votes

#22 - Home Again

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/22/2019

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

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Crossing the Line
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7.62
976 votes

#23 - Crossing the Line

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/22/2023

A group on Mars takes drastic measures. Margo grapples with a new assignment.

Directors: Maja Vrvilo
Writer: Andrew Black
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Prime Crew
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7.61
2019 votes

#24 - Prime Crew

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/8/2019

A training accident spurs a national debate about women astronauts.

Directors: Allen Coulter
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Rules of Engagement
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7.61
1645 votes

#25 - Rules of Engagement

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/5/2021

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

Directors: Andrew Stanton
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