The Best Episodes of Jeremiah

Last Updated: Nov 27, 2018

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.

The Question

#1 - The Question

Season 2 - Episode 10

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 8.30
23 votes
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
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Things Left Unsaid (2)

#2 - Things Left Unsaid (2)

Season 1 - Episode 20

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 8.17
23 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
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The Mysterious Mister Smith

#3 - The Mysterious Mister Smith

Season 2 - Episode 6

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 8.14
22 votes
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Crossing Jordan

#4 - Crossing Jordan

Season 2 - Episode 8

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

star 8.14
22 votes
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
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Firewall

#5 - Firewall

Season 1 - Episode 8

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 8.10
20 votes
Directors: Peter DeLuise
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
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Voices in the Dark

#6 - Voices in the Dark

Season 2 - Episode 7

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 8.09
23 votes
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Letters from the Other Side (2)

#7 - Letters from the Other Side (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2

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 8.08
24 votes
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Deus Ex Machina

#8 - Deus Ex Machina

Season 2 - Episode 4

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 7.96
23 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: J. Michael Stracynski
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Thieves' Honor

#9 - Thieves' Honor

Season 1 - Episode 11

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 7.94
18 votes
Directors: Holly Dale
Writers: Sam Egan
City of Roses

#10 - City of Roses

Season 1 - Episode 7

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 7.91
23 votes
Directors: James Head
Writers: Sam Egan
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Tripwire

#11 - Tripwire

Season 1 - Episode 14

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 7.91
22 votes
Directors: Neill Fearnley
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
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The Past Is Prologue

#12 - The Past Is Prologue

Season 2 - Episode 11

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 7.91
22 votes
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Interregnum (1)

#13 - Interregnum (1)

Season 2 - Episode 14

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 7.89
19 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
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The Touch

#14 - The Touch

Season 1 - Episode 12

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 7.89
19 votes
Writers: Sam Egan
Running on Empty

#15 - Running on Empty

Season 2 - Episode 9

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 7.88
25 votes
Directors: Martin Wood
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
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Strange Attractors

#16 - Strange Attractors

Season 2 - Episode 3

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 7.86
22 votes
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Letters from the Other Side (1)

#17 - Letters from the Other Side (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1

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 7.85
26 votes
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The Bag

#18 - The Bag

Season 1 - Episode 6

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 7.83
24 votes
Writers: Sam Egan
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Mother of Invention

#19 - Mother of Invention

Season 1 - Episode 13

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 7.80
25 votes
Directors: Neill Fearnley
Writers: Sara Barnes, A L Katz
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Things Left Unsaid (1)

#20 - Things Left Unsaid (1)

Season 1 - Episode 19

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 7.76
21 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
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State of the Union

#21 - State of the Union

Season 2 - Episode 13

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 7.74
19 votes
Directors: Milan Cheylov
Writers: Sara Barnes
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The Red Kiss

#22 - The Red Kiss

Season 1 - Episode 9

Jeremiah and Kurdy attempt to save a community when its children begin disappearing amid a rumor that the blood of children can be used to prevent the return of The Big Death.

star 7.71
21 votes
Directors: James Head
Writers: Sam Egan
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...And the Ground, Sown with Salt

#23 - ...And the Ground, Sown with Salt

Season 1 - Episode 4

Jeremiah and Kurdy are captured by Michael and his men, who operate out of a local military base. Michael has concluded that God is dead, and it's about time someone took his place... by any means...

star 7.71
28 votes
Directors: Peter DeLuise
Writers: J. Michael Straczynski
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The Face in the Mirror

#24 - The Face in the Mirror

Season 2 - Episode 12

Big Death survivor Frederick Monash knows something important and Devon, it seems, knows him. Thunder Mountain wants to find Monash before Daniel's forces can kill him and Jeremiah wants to know if he can ever really trust his own father.

star 7.71
17 votes
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A Means to an End

#25 - A Means to an End

Season 1 - Episode 18

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 7.68
22 votes
Directors: Mike Vejar
Writers: Sara Barnes