The BEST Episodes of Marvel's Runaways

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: Hulu

After discovering their parents are super-villains in disguise, a group of teenagers band together to run away from their homes in order to atone for their parents' actions and to discover the secrets of their origins.

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#1 - Doomsday

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 2, 2018

The Runaways are feeling more fractured than ever when Molly arrives with a devastating message from her parents. Now the kids have to stop their parents before it’s too late.

star 7.86
1,744 votes
Directors: Jeremy Webb
Writers: Jiehae Park, Kendall Rogers
Split Up

#2 - Split Up

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 21, 2018

Angry at his betrayal, the Runaways meet with Chase. He offers them a choice: surrender to PRIDE or face the consequences. As the kids attempt their escape, they’re separated and forced to survive against an enemy far more pernicious than they expected.

star 7.82
807 votes
Directors: Jeremy Webb
Writers: Quinton Peeples

#3 - Hostile

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 9, 2018

The Runaways face off with their parents. But when Jonah arrives unexpectedly with a new game plan, the kids realize they are in over their heads.

star 7.72
1,658 votes
Directors: Marc Jobst
Writers: Quinton Peeples

#4 - Kingdom

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 5, 2017

After their not-so-fearless leader is taken, our kids spring into action. Alex discovers long-buried secrets about his dad, as the kids uncover new truths about themselves.

star 7.67
1,871 votes
Directors: Jeffrey W. Byrd
Writers: Michael Vukadinovich, Rodney Barnes

#5 - Tsunami

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 26, 2017

PRIDE tries desperately to clean up their latest mess without involving Jonah. But can they handle this on their own?

star 7.65
1,752 votes
Writers: Michael Vukadinovich, Rodney Barnes
Last Rites

#6 - Last Rites

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 21, 2018

It’s time for the Runaways to stop Jonah, once and for all. But while the kids scramble to stall out Jonah’s plan, the parents unexpectedly arrive. Will PRIDE fight against their own kids or join their ranks against the powerful, and vengeful, Jonah?

star 7.65
868 votes
Directors: James Madigan
Writers: Quinton Peeples
Cheat the Gallows

#7 - Cheat the Gallows

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 13, 2019

Two years after defeating Morgan, visitors from the future send the Runaways back through time to prevent their own murders and even save a friend thought lost forever.

star 7.62
492 votes

#8 - Refraction

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 19, 2017

At Atlas’ Open House, our parents and kids are thrown together following the revelations of the gala. But for one family, the school event is only the beginning of the drama.

star 7.62
1,826 votes
Directors: Peter Hoar
Writers: Quinton Peeples
The Broken Circle

#9 - The Broken Circle

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 13, 2019

The remaining PRIDE members unite with the kids to foil Morgan’s plans, but as a battle rages in the Hostel, one of the Runaways pays the ultimate price to defeat her.

star 7.62
485 votes
Rite of Thunder

#10 - Rite of Thunder

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 13, 2019

The kids search for Leslie and Alien Alex. Meanwhile, Leslie gives birth and Xavin fulfills her prophecy. The kids go head to head in a final battle against the aliens.

star 7.61
495 votes

#11 - Fifteen

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 28, 2017

The parents try to find a solution to PRIDE’s problem, and the kids grapple with a new discovery that yields more questions than answers.

star 7.60
2,020 votes
Directors: Ramsey Nickell
Writers: Tamara Becher

#12 - Metamorphosis

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 12, 2017

During PRIDE’s gala, the kids set in motion a new plan to take down their parents for good. As the evening unfolds, everyone’s personal drama threatens to derail their plans.

star 7.59
1,819 votes
Writers: Kalinda Vazquez
Devil's Torture Chamber

#13 - Devil's Torture Chamber

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 13, 2019

Nico convinces Cloak and Dagger to take the Runaways to the Dark Dimension to save Alex, but it’s Alex who ends up saving them all.

star 7.56
480 votes
Left-Hand Path

#14 - Left-Hand Path

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 13, 2019

The kids try to get the message out about Morgan’s phones and Molly falls for a boy while the Minorus unite as a family to steal Morgan’s most prized possession.

star 7.55
483 votes
Hostile Takeover

#15 - Hostile Takeover

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 21, 2018

Leslie starts dismantling the cult she helped create, but Frank has other plans. Awol uses Livvie as bait to confront the Runaways. The teens must protect Gert & Old Lace, who are sick, and Awol’s team storms the hostel. Victor doesn’t feel like himself.

star 7.54
777 votes
Directors: Jeffrey W. Byrd
Writers: Ashley Wigfield

#16 - Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 21, 2017

The kids are reeling following last night’s events. As an investigation begins, they discover their parents may have more to hide than they could have imagined.

star 7.54
2,138 votes
Writers: Kalinda Vazquez
Earth Angel

#17 - Earth Angel

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 21, 2018

Victor recruits Chase to intern at PRIDE to prove that they are nothing more than concerned parents, Chase is skeptical. Karolina discovers Frank is holding Leslie at a detention facility and tries to rescue her mom with Nico, Molly and Vaughn.

star 7.53
801 votes
Directors: Stephen Surjik
Writers: Warren Hsu Leonard
Lord of Lies

#18 - Lord of Lies

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 13, 2019

The Runaways become suspicious of one another with a traitor among them. Catherine takes responsibility for her past. Leslie seeks help protecting the child growing inside her.

star 7.50
499 votes
Rock Bottom

#19 - Rock Bottom

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 21, 2018

When the kids discover that Topher may be more dangerous than they could have imagined, addicted to the rocks that give him superhuman abilities, will they help him or will they turn their backs on their new friend?

star 7.47
907 votes
Directors: Scott Peters
Writers: Jake Fogelnest
Past Life

#20 - Past Life

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 21, 2018

In the aftermath of the battle against Jonah, Karolina searches for answers about Jonah and the others help Alex and Livvie try to prove Darius’s innocence in Destiny’s murder. But Livvie’s curiosity just might catch up with her.

star 7.47
845 votes
Directors: Anna Mastro
Writers: Kendall Rogers

#21 - Rewind

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 21, 2017

A retelling of episode one, as seen from the parents’ perspective. Everyone’s on edge, but after tonight, should all go as planned, they won’t have to worry about their obligations again.

star 7.46
2,262 votes
Directors: Roxann Dawson
Writers: Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage
The Great Escape

#22 - The Great Escape

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 13, 2019

Karolina, Chase and Janet plot their own escape from the Algorithm, while in the real world the rest of the Runaways team up to fight Jonah and get them out.

star 7.45
531 votes
Double Zeros

#23 - Double Zeros

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 21, 2018

Alex, comfortable in Compton and falling hard for Livvie, is betrayed. Jonah gives Leslie a mission to retrieve his DNA from the Yorkeses while Catherine exacts vengeance against Darius. Janet decodes the Abstract and Molly sneaks out to fight crime.

star 7.45
950 votes
Directors: Larry Teng
Writers: Kirk A. Moore
Gimme Shelter

#24 - Gimme Shelter

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 21, 2018

The kids struggle with their new lives as Runaways, but find a hideout. Alex goes to work for Darius while PRIDE plots to kill Jonah. Jonah initiates a plan to build a new box.

star 7.43
1,056 votes
Writers: Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage
Enter the Dreamland

#25 - Enter the Dreamland

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 13, 2019

The kids find themselves in an alternate dimension full of visions from their past. They must find their parents and Alex before time runs out. One person is left behind.

star 7.42
490 votes