The BEST episodes of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Every episode of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy!

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.

Last Updated: 12/2/2023Network: Disney XDStatus: Ended
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Symbiote War (3): Thunder Road
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8.22
258 votes

#1 - Symbiote War (3): Thunder Road

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/6/2017

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.

Directors: Jeff Wamester
Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
I've Been Searching So Long
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8.20
280 votes

#2 - I've Been Searching So Long

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 7/17/2016

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.

Directors: James Yang
Watch Now:Amazon
I Feel the Earth Move
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8.19
278 votes

#3 - I Feel the Earth Move

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 7/24/2016

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.

Directors: Jeff Wamester
Watch Now:Amazon
Symbiote War (2): I Will Survive
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8.19
265 votes

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

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/6/2017

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

Directors: James Yang
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Rock Your Baby
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8.13
266 votes

#5 - Rock Your Baby

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/15/2017

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.

Directors: James Yang
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Asgard War (2): Rescue Me
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8.12
289 votes

#6 - Asgard War (2): Rescue Me

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/17/2016

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

Directors: Jeff Wamester
Watch Now:Amazon
Me and You and a Dog Named Cosmo
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8.12
259 votes

#7 - Me and You and a Dog Named Cosmo

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/15/2017

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

Directors: James Yang
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Symbiote War (1): Wild World
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8.11
273 votes

#8 - Symbiote War (1): Wild World

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/6/2017

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.

Directors: Jeff Wamester
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Asgard War (1): Lightnin' Strikes
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8.08
288 votes

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

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/10/2016

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

Directors: James Yang
Watch Now:Amazon
Black Helmet Woman
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8.05
268 votes

#10 - Black Helmet Woman

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/15/2017

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.

Directors: James Yang
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Come and Gut Your Love
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8.04
284 votes

#11 - Come and Gut Your Love

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/3/2016

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.

Directors: Jeff Wamester
Writer: Eric Karten
Watch Now:Amazon
Stuck in the Metal With You
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8.03
284 votes

#12 - Stuck in the Metal With You

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/6/2016

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

Directors: Jeff Wamester
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Right Place, Wrong Time
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8.03
270 votes

#13 - Right Place, Wrong Time

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/15/2017

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

Directors: Jeff Wamester
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Inhuman Touch
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8.02
266 votes

#14 - Inhuman Touch

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 7/3/2016

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

Directors: James Yang
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Accidents Will Happen
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8.02
296 votes

#15 - Accidents Will Happen

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/20/2016

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

Directors: Jeff Wamester
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Don't Stop Believin'
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8.01
293 votes

#16 - Don't Stop Believin'

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/13/2016

Quill goes missing while following the Cryptocube's readings.

Directors: James Yang
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Behind Gold Eyes
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7.98
131 votes

#17 - Behind Gold Eyes

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 11/12/2017

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?

Directors: Jeff Wamester
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Won't Get Fooled Again
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7.98
251 votes

#18 - Won't Get Fooled Again

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 10/2/2016

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.

Directors: James Yang
Writer: Henry Gilroy
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You're No Good
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7.98
130 votes

#19 - You're No Good

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 11/12/2017

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.

Directors: James Yang
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We Are the World Tree
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7.97
286 votes

#20 - We Are the World Tree

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/27/2016

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.

Directors: James Yang
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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
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7.93
290 votes

#21 - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/8/2017

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.

Directors: Jeff Wamester
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Evolution Rock
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7.93
395 votes

#22 - Evolution Rock

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/11/2017

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

Directors: Jeff Wamester
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We Are Family
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7.93
313 votes

#23 - We Are Family

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/21/2015

Rocket is abducted and taken back to his home planet, Half World, where he gets caught up in a revolution of evolved former test subject animals.

Directors: James Yang
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Crystal Blue Persuasion
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7.92
322 votes

#24 - Crystal Blue Persuasion

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/28/2016

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

Directors: Jeff Wamester
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Fox on the Run
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7.90
268 votes

#25 - Fox on the Run

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 6/26/2016

Gamora attempts to make amends for her past misdeeds only to find herself in a deadly trap set by Nebula, Ronan and the Grandmaster.

Directors: Jeff Wamester
Watch Now:Amazon