The BEST episodes of Masters of Science Fiction

Every episode of Masters of Science Fiction ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Masters of Science Fiction!

A series adapting science-fiction stories by well-known authors into 60 minute episodes, introduced by renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. Stories filmed included those of science fiction authors Robert Heinlein & Robert Sheckley, historical novelist Howard Fast and mystery novelist Walter Mosley

Last Updated: 2/16/2023Network:ABC (US)
Little Brother
181 votes

#1 - Little Brother

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/2/2007

Set in the future, we are introduced to courtrooms without human judges or juries, and automated justice is the law of the land.

Directors: Darnell Martin
Watch Now:Amazon
The Awakening
278 votes

#2 - The Awakening

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/11/2007

In war torn Baghdad, U.S. soldiers discover a mysterious casualty which they can't identify as human.

Directors: Michael Petroni
Watch Now:Amazon
A Clean Escape
297 votes

#3 - A Clean Escape

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/4/2007

Set in a post-Apocalyptic future, psychiatrist Dr. Deanna Evans interrogates a confused man who is suffering from a lapse in memory.

Directors: Mark Rydell
Writer: Sam Egan
Watch Now:Amazon
156 votes

#4 - Watchbird

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/9/2007

In the not too distant future, Watchbird robots, previously used as unmanned weapons for the military, are assigned to aid police forces in a small number of test cities. Their task is to prevent killing before it happens. However, soon everyone discovers the fragile formula of life and death.

Directors: Harold Becker
The Discarded
183 votes

#5 - The Discarded

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/25/2007

A group of people are sentenced to drift in space forever so they take one final chance at returning back to Earth.

Directors: Jonathan Frakes
Jerry Was a Man
190 votes

#6 - Jerry Was a Man

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/18/2007

This futuristic episode revolves around the seventh richest couple in the world. Their lives take a turn when they acquire an anthropoid named Jerry.

Directors: Michael Tolkin

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