The BEST Episodes of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 6, 2020

Network: YouTube

Set against the backdrop of a United Nations Space Command (UNSC) military academy, a group of highborn cadets are training to be the next generation of soldiers in the UNSC’s ongoing war with insurrectionists in the outer colonial planets. Among these cadets, Thomas Lasky struggles with his doubts about this war, and with the burden of expectations he may not be able to carry. As Lasky comes to terms with his potential as a military leader, the terrifying alien alliance known as the Covenant arrives and turns his world upside down. Inspired by the Master Chief, he must decide what it means to be a hero.

Part IV

#1 - Part IV

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 2012

While Corbulo Academy is being destroyed by the Covenant invasion, the surviving cadets fight bravely alongside their only hope: The Master Chief.

star 9.00
225 votes
Directors: Stewart Hendler
Writers: Aaron Helbing, Todd Helbing
Part V

#2 - Part V

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 2, 2012

After a terrifying night of combat and loss, Lasky makes a life-or-death decision to help the Master Chief... but will it be enough to save them all from the Covenant?

star 8.57
194 votes
Directors: Stewart Hendler
Writers: Aaron Helbing, Todd Helbing
Part III

#3 - Part III

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 19, 2012

Sully's illicit intelligence video shows Hastati Squad that their world is even more complicated than they knew. Lasky’s collapse at the end of his brilliant field maneuver turns into a pivotal choice for him, and just as he and Chyler realize what that choice might mean for their relationship, the academy is shaken by the first blow of a terrifying invasion.

star 8.22
218 votes
Directors: Stewart Hendler
Writers: Aaron Helbing, Todd Helbing
Part II

#4 - Part II

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 12, 2012

Cadet Michael "Sully" Sullivan continues to decode the hidden ONI combat video as Lasky's struggle with his place in the UNSC ignites with fellow cadet Walter Vickers. After a classroom confrontation with Captain Mehaffey and a challenge from Chyler, Lasky pulls Hastati Squad back from the brink...at a terrible physical cost to himself.

star 8.06
220 votes
Directors: Stewart Hendler
Writers: Aaron Helbing, Todd Helbing
Part I

#5 - Part I

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 5, 2012

Hastati Squad, the newest batch of freshman cadets at the UNSC's Corbulo Academy of Military Science, pays the price for cadet Thomas Lasky's tactics.

star 7.52
273 votes
Directors: Stewart Hendler
Writers: Aaron Helbing, Todd Helbing