The BEST Episodes of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2020

Network: Disney XD

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.

Don't Stop Believin'

#1 - Don't Stop Believin'

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 13, 2016

Quill goes missing while following the Cryptocube's readings.

star 10.00
58 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Steven Melching
Symbiote War (3): Thunder Road

#2 - Symbiote War (3): Thunder Road

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired May 6, 2017

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 8.32
261 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Andrew R. Robinson
I Feel the Earth Move

#3 - I Feel the Earth Move

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Jul 24, 2016

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 8.30
280 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Marty Isenberg
I've Been Searching So Long

#4 - I've Been Searching So Long

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Jul 17, 2016

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 8.27
283 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Steven Melching
Symbiote War (2): I Will Survive

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

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired May 6, 2017

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 8.24
271 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Mairghread Scott
Rock Your Baby

#6 - Rock Your Baby

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 15, 2017

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 8.21
261 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Mairghread Scott
Asgard War (2): Rescue Me

#7 - Asgard War (2): Rescue Me

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 17, 2016

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

star 8.21
299 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Steven Melching
Me and You and a Dog Named Cosmo

#8 - Me and You and a Dog Named Cosmo

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 15, 2017

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

star 8.17
257 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Steven Melching
Asgard War (1): Lightnin' Strikes

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

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 10, 2016

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

star 8.17
299 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Marsha Griffin
Symbiote War (1): Wild World

#10 - Symbiote War (1): Wild World

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired May 6, 2017

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 8.16
273 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: David McDermott
Unfortunate Son

#11 - Unfortunate Son

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Dec 3, 2017

In order to save the Guardians from the ruthless asteroid Korvac, Quill must bust J'Son out of prison on Spartax and in the process he sees a new side of his father.

star 8.16
102 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Eric Karten
You're No Good

#12 - You're No Good

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Nov 12, 2017

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 8.15
124 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Mairghread Scott
Behind Gold Eyes

#13 - Behind Gold Eyes

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Nov 12, 2017

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 8.15
124 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Marty Isenberg
Come and Gut Your Love

#14 - Come and Gut Your Love

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 3, 2016

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 8.13
291 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Eric Karten
Black Helmet Woman

#15 - Black Helmet Woman

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 15, 2017

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 8.12
268 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: David McDermott
Right Place, Wrong Time

#16 - Right Place, Wrong Time

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 15, 2017

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

star 8.11
270 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Mairghread Scott
Accidents Will Happen

#17 - Accidents Will Happen

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 20, 2016

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

star 8.09
309 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: David McDermott
I've Seen All Good People

#18 - I've Seen All Good People

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 29, 2017

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 8.09
146 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Grant Moran
Stuck in the Metal with You

#19 - Stuck in the Metal with You

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 6, 2016

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

star 8.08
294 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Todd Garfield
Won't Get Fooled Again

#20 - Won't Get Fooled Again

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 2, 2016

The Guardians of the Galaxy discover that Yondu and four of his Ravagers have been impersonating them in order to con the unsuspecting victims of Floodworld where they unleash a hydrated Groom for them to fight and dehydrate while robbing their houses. When it comes to the latest heist, the rampaging Groom swallows Star-Lord and Yondu. While Star-Lord and Yondu work to get out of the Groom, the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Ravagers must work to subdue the Groom.

star 8.06
254 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Henry Gilroy
Inhuman Touch

#21 - Inhuman Touch

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Jul 3, 2016

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

star 8.06
270 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: David McDermott
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

#22 - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 8, 2017

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 8.05
289 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: Andrew R. Robinson
Another One Bites the Dust

#23 - Another One Bites the Dust

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 29, 2017

When Quill and Warlock are hunted by J'son and the Black Order, Quill teaches Warlock the importance of never letting himself slip into the path of evil.

star 8.04
135 votes
Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writers: David McDermott
Just One Victory

#24 - Just One Victory

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired Jun 9, 2019

With the Nova Corps defeated and the fate of the entire universe in jeopardy, the Guardians must turn to an unlikely ally to stop The Serpent.

star 8.03
39 votes
We Are the World Tree

#25 - We Are the World Tree

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 27, 2016

In search of the Cosmic Seed, the Guardians unexpectedly find themselves in Asgard where they must outwit Thor and Angela in order to discover the seed's origins.

star 8.00
297 votes
Directors: James Yang
Writers: Mairghread Scott