The BEST Episodes of Jeremiah

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Network: Showtime

15 years after a virus wiped out everyone who had passed puberty, the survivors are living on the scraps of the old world. Now they must either continue the downward slide, or begin to rebuild the world, taking responsibility for themselves and the world and each other.

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The Mysterious Mister Smith

#1 - The Mysterious Mister Smith

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 7, 2003

While Kurdy tries to unravel the mysteries that surround Mister Smith, Jeremiah has a "High Noon" encounter with the citizens of Milhaven when some of Daniel's disciples storm into town.

star 8.36
83 votes
Crossing Jordan

#2 - Crossing Jordan

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 3, 2004

Thunder Mountain is bringing new towns into the Alliance, drawing Daniel's attention and bringing Mister Smith a vision too awful to contemplate.

star 8.35
84 votes
Directors: Mario Azzopardi
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
Voices in the Dark

#3 - Voices in the Dark

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 2003

Adam comes to Milhaven to kill Jeremiah and nearly succeeds, sending Jeremiah, Kurdy and Mister Smith on a dangerous mission into one of Daniel's strongholds.

star 8.32
85 votes
Things Left Unsaid (2)

#4 - Things Left Unsaid (2)

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jul 19, 2002

Erin and Markus goes to St. Louis to hold a conference in an attempt to better the world. Jeremiah does not heed Ezekiel's wishes and visits Milhaven, hoping to find the truth about his father.

star 8.13
55 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski

#5 - Firewall

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 19, 2002

Kurdy and Jeremiah find a recon team in enviro suits and capture one prisoner...Quantrell, who commanded Thunder Mountain before the Big Death, when Markus and his father worked there as well. While Quantrell is enigmatic about where he came from, Markus flashes back to when his mother arrived at the quarantined military base and Quantrell left her outside. Markus' father insisted on going out to be his wife, exposing the base. Quantrell escaped to Valhalla Sector. Quantrell's people are tracking him by an implanted GPS tracker and Quantrell warns that now his people are going to emerge an take over. Meanwhile, Lee is apparently working for someone else and lets the enigmatic Ezekiel in to Thunder Mountain. Ezekiel first meets Jeremiah and claims they are brothers. He is also somehow connected to Quantrell but kills him. After arguing, Markus is prepared to kill Quantrell at Jeremiah's insistence but find him dead. With Quantrell's death, the Valhalla helicopters have no way to track him and leave, and Ezekiel departs the way he came with no one the wiser. Markus decides to become more active in response to the threat of Valhalla Sector.

star 8.06
53 votes
Directors: Peter DeLuise
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
Letters from the Other Side (2)

#6 - Letters from the Other Side (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 17, 2003

While held captive at Valhalla Sector he briefly meets the military people there and is introduced to the president and Jeremiah asks "President of What".

star 8.02
86 votes
Deus Ex Machina

#7 - Deus Ex Machina

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 31, 2003

Markus convenes a meeting at Thunder Mountain in attempt to finally form the Alliance. Some members have yet to arrive and Kurdy, now officially broken from his partnership with Jeremiah, is assigned Trent to accompany him rather than his choice of Smith. On the road they are ambushed and taken prisoner when Smith arrives alone and mysteriously beats the captors and frees Kurdy and the others. Jeremiah talks to Markus about Lee Chen following Chen's pleas and agress to let him stay but not as head of security since his betrayal which he describes as straddling the line between protecting Valhalla Sector/Jeremiah and Thunder Mountain. A power from the east coast, a mysterious "dictator" named Daniel, sends a representative to the meting as it is slipping from Markus' control, but Theo finally speaks up arguing for the power of ideas rather than the man in throwing her support behind Thunder Mountain which many of the representatives agree to as well.

star 7.98
84 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
Letters from the Other Side (1)

#8 - Letters from the Other Side (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 10, 2003

Yet more questions and few answers, Mister Smith is here yet he is not. Kurdy is scared yet fearless, Jeremiah is weak yet strong. we see a father and son reunited only to be thrust apart. we learn more about Valhala Sector and their evil plans.

star 7.97
88 votes
Strange Attractors

#9 - Strange Attractors

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 24, 2003

Kurdy is still not speaking to Jeremiah. Marcus sends Jeremiah and Libby(since she is the only one who knows the people there) to a camp where the members of the St. Louis gathering. Libby reports back and Kurdy leads the attack on the camp. They rescue everyone, but the leader escapes and heads east to find the mysterious Daniel. Marcus leaves Jeremiah in charge of the camp and the nearby village.

star 7.95
83 votes
Interregnum (1)

#10 - Interregnum (1)

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 24, 2004

Mister Smith shows Jeremiah and Kurdy a refuge for children who will need protection if war comes, which seems inevitable as Daniel's forces surround Thunder Mountain. The key to victory may lie in the revelation of secrets. (Part 1 of 2)

star 7.94
52 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
Things Left Unsaid (1)

#11 - Things Left Unsaid (1)

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 12, 2002

Jeremiah and Kurdy discovers that someone is a traitor, this leads them to the missing page in Simon's diary. With the help of the diary they find the real reason behind the Big Death.

star 7.91
54 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
State of the Union

#12 - State of the Union

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 17, 2004

Jeremiah joins Kurdy and Mister Smith on what should be a simple job to deliver radios to nearby towns. It is not; Daniel's forces have plans for those radios and towns that could bring disaster to the Alliance.

star 7.88
52 votes
Directors: Milan Cheylov
Writers: Sara Barnes
Mother of Invention

#13 - Mother of Invention

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 24, 2002

Jeremiah and Kurdy are sent to contact an elusive group led by a mysterious "Steve" but get captured. One of his captors is Michelle, a woman he met (in flashback) back at his empty home five years ago after his brother died. They were intimately involved back then, and we find out she's the one who gave Jeremiah the idea for writing notes to his dead father. In the present it turns out "Steve" is Michelle. Her operation is working heavily to get knowledge out, and she also has a 5-year old son. One guy accuses Michelle of skimming and the guys follow her and find out she's collecting art, and agrees to work with Thunder Mountain. Then Michelle comes back to lay down the law on the guy who accused her of skimming and the guys head out with as Jeremiah and Michelle think about getting together in the future.

star 7.86
57 votes
Directors: Neill Fearnley
Writers: A L Katz, Sara Barnes
Interregnum (2)

#14 - Interregnum (2)

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 24, 2004

A painful truth sets Jeremiah's course while Sims prepares to attack the Alliance. Markus and Kurdy must combat enemy forces outside and within Thunder Mountain itself to protect a future worth living in. (Part 2 of 2)

star 7.86
83 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
Rites of Passage

#15 - Rites of Passage

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 31, 2003

Jeremiah prepares for an awkward reunion with his father, Devon. Libby gives Jeremiah a letter from his father written years ago. In it he explains what happened the day he and his wife disappeared.

star 7.83
84 votes
Directors: Martin Wood
Writers: Sara Barnes
The Question

#16 - The Question

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 10, 2004

God tells Smith that he, Kurdy, Jeremiah, and Marcus will each be granted one miracle if they turn up at the appointed place at the appointed time. Smith is confident of a miracle but the others are more concerned with the growing threat of Daniel, and the army Kurdy is building.

star 7.55
55 votes
Directors: Mario Azzopardi
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
City of Roses

#17 - City of Roses

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 12, 2002

Jeremiah and Kurdy travel in search of more information on the Big Death and Valhalla Sector, and along the way discover some potentially dark secrets about the fate of Kurdy's parents in the last days of the Big D.

star 7.43
56 votes
Directors: James Head
Writers: Sam Egan

#18 - Tripwire

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired May 31, 2002

Realizing that Valhalla Sector is systematically taking control of the Nuclear Missile Silos starting from the east coast and moving east to-wards Thunder Mountain (Cheyenne Mountain) Marcus decided to make their Presence Known at a nearby town that has a missile silo, they offer men machines electricity and medicine, in hopes of winning over the people of the town and make an ally of the people so they can stop the advance of the people of Valhalla sector, but Ezekiel appears and is seen by Jeremiah talking to Chen, suspecting something wrong he chases after Ezekiel but is knocked out by Chen from behind, when Jeremiah wakes up he runs to warn Marcus that something bad is going to happen when he is struck down by a snipers bullet fired by Ezekiel in a nearby building.

star 7.42
55 votes
Directors: Neill Fearnley
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
The Past Is Prologue

#19 - The Past Is Prologue

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 10, 2004

Was the past the best of times or the worst of times? It depends on whose past. Kurdy has to trust Lee when he returns to a town and a load of trouble he left behind while Jeremiah is imprisoned in an idealized replica of the days before the Big Death.

star 7.37
54 votes
The Bag

#20 - The Bag

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 5, 2002

The son of a medical doctor has set up what may turn out to be a dubious medical practice of his own, traveling with his brother from town to town and exploiting people...and finds that his past catches up with him.

star 7.37
57 votes
Directors: Michael Robison
Writers: Sam Egan
Thieves' Honor

#21 - Thieves' Honor

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 10, 2002

Kurdy and Jeremiah goes to Clairfield to save Elizabeth who has been kidnapped by some of Theo's former underlings. In Thunder Mountain there is an investigation trying to find the traitor who is leaking information.

star 7.34
50 votes
Directors: Holly Dale
Writers: Sam Egan
The Touch

#22 - The Touch

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 17, 2002

Jeremiah and Kurdy arrive in Mayfair and find the townspeople dead of cyanide. In the next town of New Hope they find the locals have an aversion to touching. The Elders ruthlessly enforce the law, making anyone who disobeys their edicts "disobey". When the people they befriend start disappearing, Jeremiah intervenes and is taken away where he finds out the offenders are stoned to death. Both towns are an "experiment" in determining how the original virus was transmitted, and the Elders destroyed Mayfair when they "failed". Jeremiah and Kurdy break free and expose the Elders' scheme to the unsuspecting townfolk. Meanwhile, back at the base Marcus takes ill from an undiagnosed disease and begins suffering hallucinations of a Native Indian - Lee pushes the matter before the Council to determine the line of succession and fails.

star 7.33
51 votes
Directors: Michael Robison
Writers: Sam Egan
A Means to an End

#23 - A Means to an End

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 5, 2002

Markus's position as Thunder Mountain's leader is challenged by brothers who are threatened by the decision to introduce outside community leaders to the secret headquarters.

star 7.33
55 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: Sara Barnes
Out of the Ashes

#24 - Out of the Ashes

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jun 28, 2002

Kurdy and Jeremiah are off to Jeremah's old stomping grounds of Denver to pick up some books at a library. They meet the "librarian", Edgar, and Kurdy stays to help him learn to read and fend off zealots who are convinced that books are the root of all evil. Jeremiah goes to meet his friend Red (from The Long Road) and embarks on a journey with his girlfriend Maggie, a wheelchair-bound woman determined to deliver her father's ashes to the remote island where she was raised. Maggie insists the ashes must be dumped in the middle of a river...which can only be reached by a rickety gondola. Meanwhile, the library patrons rally under Kurdy's inspiration to defend Edgar and the library.

star 7.29
51 votes
Directors: Brad Turner
Writers: Sam Egan
Running on Empty

#25 - Running on Empty

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 3, 2004

Wanting to savor his dish of vengeance while it's hot, Jeremiah joins Markus and Kurdy in a sting to smoke out Daniel's raiders. In Milhaven, Mister Smith gives Erin a disquieting message from God.

star 7.28
57 votes
Directors: Martin Wood
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski