The BEST episodes of Invasion (2005)

Every episode of Invasion (2005) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Invasion (2005)!

In the aftermath of a hurricane, a Florida Park Ranger and his family deal with strange occurrences, including luminescent creatures in the water and people that somehow seem to have changed after surviving the night of the disaster out in the open.

Last Updated: 2/27/2023Network:ABC (US)
358 votes

#1 - Re-Evolution

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/19/2006

Russell and Dave investigate what's happening on Szura's island in the Keys. Tensions rise at school between the students who were changed by the hurricane and those who weren't. Underlay tries to find out the extent of the military's involvement in post-hurricane changes.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
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337 votes

#2 - Power

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/18/2006

After a visit to Mariel, Russel finds that Tom has taken the children on a vacation without asking permission. Someone is hiding outside of Mariel's house and is discovered by Russel. Larkin is suspicious of Russell's intentions towards Mariel.

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Round Up
422 votes

#3 - Round Up

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/10/2006

As the hurricane starts to hit the town of Homestead, Russell and Tom try to stop Szura. The National Guard rounds up Larkin, Mariel and the children. Mariel and Larkin have suspicions about their rescuers. Dave is questioned as to Underlay's location.

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The Cradle
379 votes

#4 - The Cradle

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/16/2005

Sheriff Underlay tracks down a mother who has abandoned a baby at Russell's ranger station. The mother denies that the child is hers. Her mother-in-law swears that the baby is her grandchild and that Christina has been acting strange ever since the hurricane hit. Meanwhile, Mariel who begins questioning why she has been losing touch with her kids makes a shocking discovery in the water.

Writer: Julie Siege
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The Fittest
362 votes

#5 - The Fittest

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/8/2006

Russell and Tom team together to try to catch a pregnant Christina and Derek, who are armed, dangerous and on the run. While searching Russell and Tom find a group of migrant workers. Mariel confides in Jesse and Rose about what happened to her. An unconscious Kira is in the hospital after her encounter with the orange being. Larkin searches for more answers about Paxton and his real reason for being in the area during the hurricane.

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The Son Also Rises
362 votes

#6 - The Son Also Rises

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/26/2006

After his investigation of the hybrids, Russell finds that he may be out of a job. Sensing another storm, the hybrids prepare. Rose's teacher is teaching a subject that has Russell bothered. Jesse and a school friend find a way to get even with the hybrids.

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Us or Them
339 votes

#7 - Us or Them

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/11/2006

Russell confronts Mariel about the changes in her personality. Tom tries to help Sirk cope with his new circumstances. Jesse meets an intriguing girl at the hotel while on vacation with Larkin and Rose.

Directors: J. Miller Tobin
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392 votes

#8 - Redemption

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/25/2006

Russel knowing that Larkin and their unborn child's life is on the line he must stop Larkin from reporting what she knows. Sheriff Underlay is shot and drifts between the past and present.

Directors: Bill Eagles
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The Hunt
384 votes

#9 - The Hunt

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/26/2005

A family of Cuban refugees tries to make their way to Miami. After they notice the lights in the water, their escape from Cuba is cut short. The next morning Russell encounters one of the Cuban survivors. Meanwhile, Mariel attends a support group and Larkin realizes that someone is following her.

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460 votes

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/21/2005

A hurricane is quickly approaching a small town in Florida leaving the residents little time to prepare. When the hurricane finally hits, many of the residents' lives are in peril. Rose, one of the town's smallest residents notices some mysterious lights in the heart of the hurricane. Meanwhile, after the storm, Dave discovers some mysterious skeletal remains.

Directors: Thomas Schlamme
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Fish Story
323 votes

#11 - Fish Story

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/2005

Larkin barely survives a car crash and the fate of her unborn baby is unknown. Larkin gets picked up by a stranger in a pick-up but she soon becomes suspicious of his motives. Meanwhile, Mariel tries to reconnect with Jesse.

Directors: Rod Holcomb
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The Dredge
376 votes

#12 - The Dredge

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/23/2005

Russell is suspected of committing a double murder. Larkin discovers Russell's criminal history and wonders about who he really is. Mariel insists that she saw a body in the water and demands that the bay be dredged.

Directors: Michael Nankin
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Lights Out
435 votes

#13 - Lights Out

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/2005

After discovering an Air Force officer named Paxton in a wet suit and barely alive at the ranger station, Russell begins to question what befell the man when he notices his wounds are identical to Dave's. But Russell soon finds out that he's not the only one interested in Paxton when Sheriff Underlay and Larkin both begin to question the man's mysterious circumstances. Meanwhile Mariel finds something unexplainable protruding from Paxton's wounds, Russell's curiosity about the strange skeleton grows, and Underlay continues to push for a town quarantine.

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Run and Gun
389 votes

#14 - Run and Gun

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/3/2006

Russell and Underlay find that they have to work together as another storm is quickly approaching. They need to get their families out of Homestead and to try to find where Szura has stashed away the hybrids.

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Origin of Species
372 votes

#15 - Origin of Species

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/30/2005

After a couple reads his blogs, they abduct Dave to find out what he knows about the hurricane's aftermath. Underlay and Sirk discover the identity of the woman in the bay and Sirk gets a glimpse of the orange lights.

Directors: Steve Shill
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Alpha Male
357 votes

#16 - Alpha Male

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/12/2005

The citizens start to question why the town is still under a quarantine that has cut off medical and building supplies. The citizens find themselves on the verge of a major medical pandemic. Russell and Sheriff Underlay must track down the source of this quickly spreading virus.

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The Nest
366 votes

#17 - The Nest

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/15/2006

Kira is curious and frustrated as she tries to find the truth out about her father, Mariel and the other residents of Homestead. Will Kira find danger in her search? Meanwhile, Russell tests Mariel's blood and they are shocked at the results.

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All God's Creatures
393 votes

#18 - All God's Creatures

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/8/2006

Russell, Larkin and Dave find out the identity of one of the creatures. Meanwhile, Underlay tries to find out who shot him and Kira begins to wonder what really happened to her dad.

Directors: Harry Winer
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The Key
362 votes

#19 - The Key

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/15/2006

Mariel begrudgingly performs an ultrasound when Christina demands to know what is growing so quickly inside of her. After the school reopens, Jesse is bothered by the way; some of the fellow students are acting. Russell and Dave investigate what Healy knew about the hybrids.

Directors: Bryan Spicer
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The Last Wave Goodbye
306 votes

#20 - The Last Wave Goodbye

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/17/2006

In the middle of the hurricane chaos, Underlay and Russell mount a rescue of the humans who are being round up by the hybrids. Meanwhile, two humans who suspect that Underlay is the cause of the chaos take Larkin, Dave, Jesse and Rose as hostages.

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365 votes

#21 - Watershed

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/5/2005

Russell and Mariel suffer a tragedy but it is made worse when Mariel tries to help. Kira feels guilty over an accident. During the hurricane and after there has been a mysterious military presence and Larkin tries to learn more about it. Meanwhile, Dave investigates a lost piece of jewelry.

Directors: Michael Dinner
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Unnatural Selection
416 votes

#22 - Unnatural Selection

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/19/2005

The family of Russell's friend and fellow Park Ranger, Carl, is struck by tragedy. Russell suspects Sheriff Underlay may be hiding something when he starts looking into the tragedy. Larkin calls upon an old flame to help her investigation into the military. Meanwhile, Mariel and Jesse have a big fight and Rose wants a tree house.

Directors: Thomas Schlamme
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