Masters of Science Fiction

The BEST episodes of Masters of Science Fiction

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 3/4/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Little Brother
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7.70
187 votes

#1 - Little Brother

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/29/2007

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
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The Awakening
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7.69
281 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
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A Clean Escape
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7.54
307 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
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Watchbird
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7.36
153 votes

#4 - Watchbird

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/22/2007

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
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7.18
186 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
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7.17
191 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