The BEST episodes of Moonbase 8

Every episode of Moonbase 8 ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Moonbase 8!

In the isolated desert of Winslow, Arizona at NASA’s Moon Base Simulator, eager astronauts Skip, Rook and their leader Cap, attempt to qualify for their first lunar mission. While working vigorously to complete their training, a series of unexpected circumstances forces the astronauts to question their own mental sanity, trust in each other and whether or not they’re cut out for space travel.

Last Updated: 2/11/2023Network:Showtime
Move the Base
198 votes

#1 - Move the Base

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/6/2020

When Cap becomes an unwitting participant in a psychological test created by Skip’s father, it leads to friction between the two of them. Rook proposes a game night as a team bonding exercise, but Cap has a more extreme solution in mind – to move the base.

Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
191 votes

#2 - Beef

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/6/2020

When an angry group of ranchers threatens the team for invading their land, they’re forced to decide between abandoning the mission or standing their ground. With a cattle drive coming their way, Skip hatches a risky plan that requires them to use all their training to pull it off.

Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
210 votes

#3 - Visitors

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/29/2020

The team learns about the program’s budget cuts and what impact they will have on their mission going forward. When Elon Musk’s SpaceX sets up camp right next door, Cap, Skip and Rook invite them over for a welcoming tour and to make a mutually beneficial proposition.

Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
270 votes

#4 - Rats

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/15/2020

Rook’s video correspondence with his family leads to a serious case of homesickness that has him contemplating leaving the team. Meanwhile, Cap becomes obsessed with catching a prowler and Skip comes up with some creative solutions to help the team suit up more efficiently.

Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
232 votes

#5 - Quarantine

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/22/2020

When Cap and Skip both get sick it leads to vastly different quarantine experiences for each of them. Rook is left alone with a new female member of the team. When he finds himself attracted to her, he’s forced to confront his feelings and must decide whether to act on them.

Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
372 votes

#6 - Dry

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/8/2020

Stationed at NASA’s Moon Base Simulator in Winslow, Arizona, three dedicated astronauts (and one football champion) attempt to qualify for their first lunar mission. When the team is faced with a water shortage, an unorthodox solution leads to unintended consequences.

Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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