The BEST episodes of Lost in Space

Every episode of Lost in Space ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Lost in Space!

A space colony family struggles to survive when a spy/accidental stowaway throws their ship hopelessly off course.

Last Updated: 6/8/2024Network: CBSStatus: Ended
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Follow the Leader
star
8.29
45 votes

#1 - Follow the Leader

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired 4/27/1966

John falls into a cave containing a centuries-old mummy, whose spirit possesses John’s body.

Directors: Don Richardson
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The Anti-Matter Man
star
8.13
23 votes

#2 - The Anti-Matter Man

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/27/1967

Will and the robot try to rescue the kidnapped Prof. Robinson in a macabre world of orange grass, polka-dotted leaves, and animated rocks.

Directors: Sutton Roley
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Wish Upon a Star
star
8.01
67 votes

#3 - Wish Upon a Star

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/24/1965

Will and Dr. Smith discover a device that transforms wishes into realities.

Directors: Sutton Roley
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War of the Robots
star
8.00
53 votes

#4 - War of the Robots

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/9/1966

Will finds a rusted, more capable robot, but the Robinsons’ own robot warns him against rebuilding the device.

Directors: Sobey Martin
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The Challenge
star
7.90
39 votes

#5 - The Challenge

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/2/1966

The Robinsons encounter a militant boy who is determined to prove his superiority over the earthlings.

Directors: Don Richardson
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Return from Outer Space
star
7.81
89 votes

#6 - Return from Outer Space

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/29/1965

Will disobeys John’s orders to stay away from the matter-transfer unit and is transported back to Earth.

Directors: Nathan Juran
Writer: Peter Packer
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The Sky is Falling
star
7.78
83 votes

#7 - The Sky is Falling

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/17/1965

The Robinsons encounter a family of crablike visitors who are far from friendly.

Directors: Sutton Roley
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Space Creature
star
7.78
32 votes

#8 - Space Creature

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/15/1967

A blue mist causes the travelers to disappear one by one until only Will is left.

Directors: Sobey Martin
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The Keeper (1)
star
7.76
55 votes

#9 - The Keeper (1)

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/12/1966

The castaways’ planet is visited by a being traveling the universe to collect creatures—two of every kind.

Directors: Harry Harris
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My Friend, Mr. Nobody
star
7.73
89 votes

#10 - My Friend, Mr. Nobody

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/27/1965

Penny discovers a deep cave inhabited by an invisible but seemingly friendly voice.

Directors: Paul Stanley
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Invaders from the Fifth Dimension
star
7.70
87 votes

#11 - Invaders from the Fifth Dimension

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/3/1965

The travelers are menaced by glowing creatures who are looking for a humanoid brain.

Directors: Leonard J. Horn
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The Hungry Sea
star
7.68
110 votes

#12 - The Hungry Sea

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/1965

An earthquake threatens to seal the cave where Don, Judy, Will, and Penny are trapped.

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The Keeper (2)
star
7.64
45 votes

#13 - The Keeper (2)

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/19/1966

The Robinsons must turn Penny and Will over or face death.

Directors: Harry Harris
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Ghost in Space
star
7.64
42 votes

#14 - Ghost in Space

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/2/1966

Smith sets off an explosion in a bog, arousing an invisible, indestructible, and irresistible, creature.

Directors: Sobey Martin
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The Golden Man
star
7.61
33 votes

#15 - The Golden Man

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/28/1966

The Robinson women and Dr Smith become involved in a war between the leaders of two alien civilizations.

Directors: Don Richardson
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The Oasis
star
7.58
91 votes

#16 - The Oasis

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/10/1965

The Robinsons face dangers on strange terrain, where water is running low and the heat is getting more intense.

Writer: Peter Packer
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Blast Off into Space
star
7.57
112 votes

#17 - Blast Off into Space

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/16/1966

Dr Smith and Will befriend an old miner named Nerim. After a series of earthquakes indicates that the planet is breaking up, Dr Smith tries to convince them that it is merely the effects of mining, and no harm will come to the planet. John informs him that he is wrong and that the Robinson family will be departing within the day. It is a race against time to escape the crumbling planet.

Directors: Nathan Juran
Writer: Peter Packer
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Target Earth
star
7.57
35 votes

#18 - Target Earth

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/3/1968

Will tries to brew dissension among shapeless aliens who plan to conquer Earth.

Directors: Nathan Juran
Writer: Peter Packer
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The Magic Mirror
star
7.55
40 votes

#19 - The Magic Mirror

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/16/1966

Penny discovers an extraordinary mirror which reflects a world that does not exist.

Directors: Nathan Juran
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The Sky Pirate
star
7.47
36 votes

#20 - The Sky Pirate

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/26/1966

The Robinsons meet a space traveling Earth man, Alonzo P. Tucker, who was abducted by aliens in 1876.

Directors: Sobey Martin
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All That Glitters
star
7.45
64 votes

#21 - All That Glitters

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 4/6/1966

Penny shelters an interplanetary fugitive who gives her a small disc that is supposedly the key to the greatest treasure in the galaxy.

Directors: Harry Harris
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Visit to a Hostile Planet
star
7.45
42 votes

#22 - Visit to a Hostile Planet

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/13/1967

A time warp transports the travelers to a hostile planet – Earth as it was in 1947.

Directors: Sobey Martin
Writer: Peter Packer
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One of Our Dogs is Missing
star
7.45
62 votes

#23 - One of Our Dogs is Missing

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/8/1965

Dr. Smith and the women discover that their spaceship has been looted.

Directors: Sutton Roley
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Wreck of the Robot
star
7.45
60 votes

#24 - Wreck of the Robot

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/14/1966

The robot is being used to help create a sinister army of machines.

Directors: Nathan Juran
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Island in the Sky
star
7.42
129 votes

#25 - Island in the Sky

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/29/1965

John descends from the orbiting spaceship to explore a planet that the Robinson's are planning to land on.

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