The Best Episodes of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2018

Peter Quill is Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits--fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter Gamora and the rough edged warrior Drax the Destroyer.

I Feel the Earth Move

#1 - I Feel the Earth Move

Season 1 - Episode 24

The Guardians battle a Cosmic Seed supercharged Thanos, who takes control of the Earth and molds it into his personal planetary weapon of mass destruction.

star 7.92
215 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Marty Isenberg
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I've Been Searching So Long

#2 - I've Been Searching So Long

Season 1 - Episode 23

When the Guardians of the Galaxy's search for the Cosmic Seed continues on Earth, they are forced to confront Ronan the Accuser, Nebula, and Thanos.

star 7.90
223 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Steven Melching
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Symbiote War (3): Thunder Road

#3 - Symbiote War (3): Thunder Road

Season 2 - Episode 13

When the Symbiotes escape to Asgard and venomize Thor, Odin and the other Asgardians, it's up to the Guardians to save them, the World Tree and all of existence.

star 7.89
202 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Andrew R. Robinson
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Asgard War (2): Rescue Me

#4 - Asgard War (2): Rescue Me

Season 1 - Episode 19

The Guardians and Asgardians team up to rescue Quill from Thanos.

star 7.85
233 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Steven Melching
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Symbiote War (2): I Will Survive

#5 - Symbiote War (2): I Will Survive

Season 2 - Episode 12

As a comet covered in Symbiotes comes barreling towards Spartax, the Guardians must team up with Quill's sister Victoria to save the planet.

star 7.83
212 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Mairghread Scott
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Welcome Back

#6 - Welcome Back

Season 1 - Episode 22

The Guardians discover that the Cosmic Seed is back on Earth. In the company of Cosmo, Star-Lord returns to his hometown where he runs into his childhood bully who is now the sheriff. Now Star-Lord and the Guardians of the Galaxy must find the Cosmic Seed before Korath the Pursuer does.

star 7.82
220 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Marsha Griffin
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Asgard War (1): Lightnin' Strikes

#7 - Asgard War (1): Lightnin' Strikes

Season 1 - Episode 18

When Asgard attacks Spartax, Quill and the Guardians become caught in the middle trying to expose the deception behind the conflict.

star 7.80
236 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Marsha Griffin
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Evolution Rock

#8 - Evolution Rock

Season 2 - Episode 2

The Guardians and the Avengers team up to find out what powerful secrets lie inside Thanos' asteroid.

star 7.79
257 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Mairghread Scott
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Rock Your Baby

#9 - Rock Your Baby

Season 2 - Episode 10

When the cocoon opens and reveals a baby warlock inside, the Guardians have to step in to be a positive guiding force to keep his powers in check.

star 7.74
202 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Mairghread Scott
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Symbiote War (1): Wild World

#10 - Symbiote War (1): Wild World

Season 2 - Episode 11

The Guardians discover Groot's homeworld, Planet X, has been overrun by Symbiotes who will stop at nothing to get Groot's restarted World Pod for themselves to conquer the galaxy.

star 7.73
215 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: David McDermott
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Stayin' Alive

#11 - Stayin' Alive

Season 2 - Episode 1

While trying to dispose of Thanos' asteroid, the Guardians discover it has been taken to a secure facility that belongs to the Avengers.

star 7.71
279 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Marty Isenberg
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Come and Gut Your Love

#12 - Come and Gut Your Love

Season 1 - Episode 17

Following a falling out with his father, Star-Lord finds a ship containing the A.I. Rora as he takes it off of Spartax with the Drax the Destroyer and Groot providing a diversion for the Spartax Royal Guards. Afterwards, the Guardians of the Galaxy have to deal with Lucy and Supergiant who are jilted that Star-Lord is the Prince of Sparta.

star 7.70
229 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Eric Karten
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Accidents Will Happen

#13 - Accidents Will Happen

Season 1 - Episode 15

The Guardians must stop Ronan's plan to blow up the Kree Supreme Intelligence.

star 7.69
244 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: David McDermott
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Me and You and a Dog Named Cosmo

#14 - Me and You and a Dog Named Cosmo

Season 2 - Episode 8

Cosmo goes undercover on the Believer flagship but loses his powers when his cover is blown.

star 7.69
195 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Steven Melching
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You're No Good

#15 - You're No Good

Season 2 - Episode 23

Warlock has gone dark! By absorbing J’son into his gem, Warlock has become Dark Warlock (Magus) with his sights set on conquering the galaxy, starting with Spartax.

star 7.68
91 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Mairghread Scott
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Don't Stop Believin'

#16 - Don't Stop Believin'

Season 1 - Episode 14

Quill goes missing while following the Cryptocube's readings.

star 7.67
244 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Steven Melching
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Stuck in the Metal with You

#17 - Stuck in the Metal with You

Season 1 - Episode 13

The Guardians find the Asgardian Destroyer Armor that leads to an epic battle pitting the Destroyer Armor against Drax the Destroyer.

star 7.66
230 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Todd Garfield
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I've Seen All Good People

#18 - I've Seen All Good People

Season 2 - Episode 20

Gamora trains Warlock to be a strong and powerful warrior like herself, but when Gamora's lessons become too intense, Warlock clams up and is kidnapped by the Collector.

star 7.66
116 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Grant Moran
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Behind Gold Eyes

#19 - Behind Gold Eyes

Season 2 - Episode 24

The Guardians and Nova battle Dark Warlock (Magus) and J’son on Planet Y. Can our heroes save their friend Warlock and the universe before it’s too late?

star 7.65
92 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Marty Isenberg
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Crystal Blue Persuasion

#20 - Crystal Blue Persuasion

Season 1 - Episode 12

The Guardians get caught up amongst the Inhuman Royal Family and must help save the City of Attilan from Ronan.

star 7.64
242 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: David McDermott
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Black Helmet Woman

#21 - Black Helmet Woman

Season 2 - Episode 6

After being infused with incredible power from a Nova helmet, Gamora leads the Guardians and her sister Nebula on a mission to infiltrate the Believer flagship.

star 7.63
209 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: David McDermott
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Right Place, Wrong Time

#22 - Right Place, Wrong Time

Season 2 - Episode 7

Quill and Gamora battle the High Evolutionary, his minion hybrids and a teleport-hijacking Nebula.

star 7.62
206 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Mairghread Scott
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Destroyer

#23 - Destroyer

Season 2 - Episode 18

When the Guardians travel to Drax's home planet in hopes of summoning Warlock, they discover Xeron seeks to destroy Adam and Drax's homecoming, which becomes a fight to protect his friends.

star 7.60
142 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Jonathan Callan
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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

#24 - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Season 2 - Episode 5

When the Guardians are charged with escorting the young and rebellious Rigellian Princess Tana back home, Drax's hardened heart melts as he is reminded of his own daughter.

star 7.60
231 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Andrew R. Robinson
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Inhuman Touch

#25 - Inhuman Touch

Season 1 - Episode 21

The Guardians pay the Inhumans a visit to learn more about the Cosmic Seed.

star 7.59
211 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: David McDermott
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