The BEST Episodes of Land of the Giants

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 4, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

Land of the Giants was an hour-long American science fiction television program lasting two seasons beginning on September 22, 1968, and ending on March 22, 1970. The show was created and produced by Irwin Allen. The show was aired on ABC and released by 20th Century Fox Television. The series was filmed entirely in color and ran for 51 episodes. The show starred Gary Conway and Don Marshall. Author Murray Leinster also wrote three novels in 1968 and 1969 based on the television series.

Target: Earth

#1 - Target: Earth

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 2, 1969

Mark is roped into helping two giant scientists build a spaceship that can return them all to Earth.

star 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Arthur Weiss
Graveyard of Fools

#2 - Graveyard of Fools

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 22, 1970

The Earthlings become involved with twin brothers who are plotting to take over the planet.

star 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Sidney Marshall
Sabotage

#3 - Sabotage

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 30, 1969

The Spindrift crew must deal with the head of Police Security, who is attempting to undermine a Senator who believes in their cause and frame the Earthlings for sabotage.

star 8.25
4 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell
The Inside Rail

#4 - The Inside Rail

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 5, 1969

Fitzhugh tries to use his gambling expertise to pick the winners at a local racetrack, but has to enter into a deal with a giant to do so.

star 8.25
4 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: Richard Shapiro
Home Sweet Home

#5 - Home Sweet Home

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 21, 1969

Fitzhugh and Steve accidentally return to Earth in a space-time pod but end up in 1900 and must deal with hostile villagers.

star 8.25
4 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: William Welch
Double-Cross

#6 - Double-Cross

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 8, 1968

An amnesiac Fitzhugh falls in with two giant thieves and becomes their willing accomplice.

star 8.00
4 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell
Return of Inidu

#7 - Return of Inidu

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 16, 1969

The Earthlings come to the aid of a giant magician.

star 8.00
3 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell
Shell Game

#8 - Shell Game

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Apr 13, 1969

The Earthlings come to the aid of a giant deaf boy and his poverty-stricken family.

star 8.00
5 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell
Comeback

#9 - Comeback

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 23, 1969

The Spindrift come to the aid of a has-been horror actor but during his comeback movie they find themselves in danger from his enthusiastic director.

star 8.00
3 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: Richard Shapiro
The Clones

#10 - The Clones

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 30, 1969

A giant scientist performs cloning experiments on the Earthlings.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Nathan Juran
Writers:
Land of the Lost

#11 - Land of the Lost

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 14, 1969

Barry and Valerie are carried off in a balloon to a distant land ruled by a malevolent dictator.

star 8.00
2 votes
Writers: William Welch
Wild Journey

#12 - Wild Journey

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 8, 1970

Using a device stolen from time-travelling researchers, Steve and Dan return to the day of the Spindrift's launch and try to alter history and stop the ill-fated flight.

star 8.00
3 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: William Welch
Genius at Work

#13 - Genius at Work

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 9, 1969

A giant boy-genius comes up with a pill that can enlarge an Earthling to Giant-size.

star 7.86
7 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell
On a Clear Night You Can See Earth

#14 - On a Clear Night You Can See Earth

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 26, 1969

The Earthlings become involved with an insane giant scientist who has infra-red goggles he can use to find them whenever he wants.

star 7.80
5 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Anthony Wilson
Night of Thrombeldinbar

#15 - Night of Thrombeldinbar

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 16, 1969

Fitzhugh pretends to be an elf to entertain two orphan children, but things turn deadly when it's revealed that traditionally the children sacrifice the elf to make a wish come true.

star 7.75
4 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell
Deadly Lodestone

#16 - Deadly Lodestone

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 2, 1969

The Giants have invented a detector that can home in on Earth-based metals, and Dan puts the entire group at risk due to the surgical pin in his leg.

star 7.67
3 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: William L. Stuart
Underground

#17 - Underground

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 20, 1968

The Earthlings become involved in an underground resistance in the giant civilization.

star 7.58
12 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Ellis St. Joseph
The Weird World

#18 - The Weird World

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 22, 1968

The Spindrift crew finds a paranoid survivor from Earth...but his suspicions endanger everyone.

star 7.50
6 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: Anthony Wilson
The Creed

#19 - The Creed

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 1, 1968

Barry is strick by appendicitis and the Earthlings have no choice but to turn to a giant doctor for assistance.

star 7.40
5 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell
The Golden Cage

#20 - The Golden Cage

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 29, 1968

Mark falls for an attractive Earth girl - the survivor of a previous space flight.

star 7.40
5 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Anthony Wilson
The Lost Ones

#21 - The Lost Ones

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 5, 1969

This time around, four punk kids from Earth run up against the Spindrift crew.

star 7.40
5 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell
The Trap

#22 - The Trap

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 24, 1968

The Earthlings try to salvage radium from a clock but find themselves at the mercy of giant scientists using a sound detector to home in on them.

star 7.38
8 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Jack Turley
Ghost Town

#23 - Ghost Town

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 1968

The Earthlings find themselves trapped in an Earth-sized town run by a giant eccentric and his sadistic daughter.

star 7.34
59 votes
Directors: Nathan Juran
Writers: Gil Ralston, William Welch
Terror-Go-Round

#24 - Terror-Go-Round

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 3, 1968

Barry and Fitzhugh are captured by giant Gypsies.

star 7.33
9 votes
Directors: Sobey Martin
Writers: Charles Bennett
Rescue

#25 - Rescue

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 23, 1969

After the Earthlings are inadvertently responsible for two children becoming trapped in a well, they volunteer their servicse to rescue them.

star 7.33
6 votes
Directors: Harry Harris
Writers: Bob Mitchell, Esther Mitchell