The BEST Episodes of No Ordinary Family
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021
Network: ABC (US)
The Powells are an every day, typical American family who undergo a remarkable transformation after the charter plane they hired crashes in the Amazon River.
#1 - No Ordinary Beginning
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 5, 2011
Mrs. X kidnaps J.J. and forces him to solve an enigma; Joshua and Katie reconnect; George is held prisoner on a plane that spirals out of control.
#2 - No Ordinary Animal
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 22, 2011
The Powell's lives are in danger when a super-villain with animal like powers is tasked by Mrs. X to eliminate the family.
#3 - No Ordinary Future
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 26, 2011
Stephanie ends up traveling to the future and seeing her family's secret revealed, and the consequences that result. Returning to the present, she tries to prevent the future from occurring. Meanwhile, Jim and George track down the criminal responsible for the death of a cop, and Mrs. X assigns someone to watch the pregnant Katie.
#4 - No Ordinary Detention
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 18, 2011
While Internal Affairs officer Rachel Jacobs investigates reports of a rogue cop, Jim risks revealing himself as the prime suspect when the police station is overrun by a group of thugs, and he is the only hope of survival. Meanwhile, while trying to nurse an ailing Joshua back to health at the lab, Katie and Stephanie run into Human Resources VP Victoria Morrow and begin to suspect that she isn't who she says she is.
#5 - No Ordinary Powell
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 15, 2011
The Powells' lives are in danger when Dr. King orders shape-shifter Victoria Morrow, to infiltrate the household and murder one of the family members; and JJ, with the aid of Daphne, attempts to solve the cold case murder of his ex-girlfriend Natalie's mother.
#6 - No Ordinary Friends
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 4, 2011
After Jim saves Dave Cotten's (Ricky Schroder) life, he and Stephanie become fast friends with Dave, his wife, Michelle (Annie Wersching, "24") and their kids. But Jim begins to suspect that the Cottens may be leading their own secret lives. Meanwhile, Daphne throws her hat into the high school ring for student council president, and Katie reveals a secret to Stephanie about her relationship with Joshua - aka The Watcher
#7 - No Ordinary Sidekick
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 7, 2010
When George gets credit for one of Jim's secret crime-fighting activities, animosity breaks out between the two friends. Meanwhile, Daphne suspects something is wrong with Katie's new boyfriend, JJ discovers a problem with his powers, and Stephanie and Katie disagree over a personal matter.
#8 - No Ordinary Proposal
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 22, 2011
Jim feels guilty when he is in a fight and he deflects a bullet, which hits a teen and causes life-threatening damage. Daphne's boyfriend Chris steals the serum from the Powells' house and injects his disabled father Roy, causing disastrous results creating a villain stronger then Jim. Joshua, The Watcher, proposes to Katie. JJ's math teacher tries to get him to join the school's academic decathlon team.
#9 - No Ordinary Vigilante
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 19, 2010
While patrolling the park at night in an effort to catch a mugger, Jim is mistaken for a murderous vigilante who has begun targeting the robbers; Stephanie makes a discovery that could explain how she and her family got their powers; Daphne uses her telepathic abilities to get into an exclusive party reserved for only the cool high school kids; and JJ tries out for the football team - with a lot of help from his power.
#10 - No Ordinary Visitors
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 9, 2010
When Stephanie's hard-to-please parents, Barbara and Allan Crane, pay an unexpected visit, the Powells must curb the use of their powers for fear of giving away their secret. But Barbara and Allan begin to suspect that something's awry when they witness some strange behavior. Meanwhile, when friend Trent Stafford and his parents are the victims of a home invasion, Daphne uses her abilities to help Jim try to track down the thugs responsible for the violent act.
#11 - No Ordinary Mobster
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 16, 2010
George asks Jim to help him take down a mobster who has eluded arrest for years. Meanwhile, Stephanie disobeys Dr. King's wishes and tries to find out more about Volson's research, and Daphne asks JJ to use his powers to help her impress a boy.
#12 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 28, 2010
A flight to South America has a far greater impact on the Powells' family dynamic that they had planned.
#13 - No Ordinary Love
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 1, 2011
The mysterious Mrs. X tasks the sexy - and dangerous - Sophie to cause Jim and George to fall under her spell and make them do whatever she wants them to - which could place Jim's marriage in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Stephanie must decide whether or not to inject a patient with the trilsettum serum and risk turning him into a super in order to retain Dr. King's trust, and Daphne's boyfriend, Chris, begins to have suspicions about the Powell family's abilities.
#14 - No Ordinary Double Standard
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 8, 2011
After a friend is attacked, Stephanie tells Jim that she wants to join forces with him to help catch the perp. But when Jim informs Stephanie that he's built for crime fighting - and she's not - the competition is on to see which one of them can solve the case first. Meanwhile, Daphne feels like Jim is invoking a double standard when he allows JJ to date a senior but won't let her do the same, and Katie learns some disturbing news about Joshua - aka The Watcher.
#15 - No Ordinary Brother
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 11, 2011
Jim's wayward brother, Mike, makes a surprise visit to the Powell household and discovers the family has powers. But in an attempt to make some quick cash, he tries to convince JJ to using his abilities to win big by betting on the horses. Meanwhile, in a surprise twist, Katie is given a promotion at Global Tech by Human Resources VP Victoria Morrow (Rebecca Mader, "Lost"), who may be hiding a secret agenda, and Daphne is placed on the school's peer disciplinary committee and believes a student may have been wrongly accused of possessing drugs.
#16 - No Ordinary Marriage
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 5, 2010
A neighborhood mom ropes Stephanie into helping out at a school fundraiser, but a bank robbery calls her attention away.
#17 - No Ordinary Anniversary
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 2010
Jim and Stephanie plan a romantic evening to celebrate their 18th anniversary, but they find themselves using their powers to deal with a serial arsonist with special powers of his own; Daphne and J.J. join forces to win money in a poker game.
#18 - No Ordinary Quake
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 26, 2010
Jim tries to discover the cause of recent earthquakes; Stephanie suspects that J.J. may be lying about his lack of powers; Daphne faces a moral dilemma when she reads the minds of a fellow student and teacher.
#19 - No Ordinary Accident
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 2010
Stephanie tries to uncover the reason behind Jim's sudden loss of powers, which could put an end to his crime fighting days; JJ may be facing criminal charges after he's caught hacking into the school computer system by his teacher; Daphne uses her abilities to impress a boy; and Katie begins falling for her mysterious new beau.
#20 - No Ordinary Ring
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 12, 2010
Jim and George track a group of thieves robbing high-end weddings after Stephanie's ring is stolen; J.J. asks Daphne to scan the mind of a cute girl.