The BEST Episodes of Powerless

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 24, 2020

Network: NBC

In a world where humanity must cope with the collateral damage of Super Heroes and Super-Villains, Emily Locke begins her first day as Director of Research & Development for Wayne Security, a subsidiary of Wayne Enterprises that specializes in products that make defenseless bystanders feel a little safer. Full of confidence and big ideas, Emily quickly learns that her expectations far exceed those of her new boss and officemates, so it will be up to her to lead the team toward their full potential and the realization that you don’t need superpowers to be a hero.

Emily Dates a Henchman

#1 - Emily Dates a Henchman

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 23, 2017

After being urged by her team, Emily sets her sights on the dating world but unknowingly falls for one of the Riddler's henchmen. Meanwhile, Teddy and Ron find a Batman artifact and discover Van's superhero fantasy.

star 7.47
1,499 votes
Directors: Matt Sohn
Writers: Neel Shah
Win, Luthor, Draw

#2 - Win, Luthor, Draw

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 17, 2017

When an alien attack damages the Gotham headquarters, Chairman West delivers some unfortunate news to Van and Emily. In an effort to save the company, Emily's efficiency may make everyone a target. Meanwhile, Jackie gets a shocking surprise that will change her life.

star 7.44
576 votes
Directors: Rebecca Asher
Writers: Paul Mather
Green Furious

#3 - Green Furious

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 13, 2017

Emily takes a stand in her first board meeting and must deliver on a big idea with the help of super heroine Green Fury. Meanwhile, Teddy tries to find a way to get Green Fury's attention. Elsewhere, Jackie brings her daughter to work but starts to get worried when she bonds with Wendy.

star 7.40
1,082 votes
Writers: Dean Lorey
Sinking Day

#4 - Sinking Day

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 16, 2017

When the team loses a client due to Van's incompetence, Emily seeks to clinch a deal with the people of Atlantis. Because of his massive screw up, Van's father takes notice and sets him on a patch to redeem himself. Meanwhile, new employee Alex starts at the office and Teddy and Ron are convinced he is a superhero.

star 7.38
1,685 votes
Writers: Paul Mather
Cold Season

#5 - Cold Season

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 9, 2017

Emily convinces Teddy to enter what she thinks is a game-changing invention into the Wayne Innovation contest against the elitist engineers of Wayne X, even though he has his doubts. Meanwhile, Van takes advantage of Ron's good nature and has him assemble a toy in hopes of preoccupying his new girlfriend's child.

star 7.34
1,357 votes
Directors: Clark Mathis
Writers: Amy Mass
Van v Emily: Dawn of Justice

#6 - Van v Emily: Dawn of Justice

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 6, 2017

Teddy falls in love with a superhero; Emily wants an office, but it may mean hell for the rest of the team.

star 7.32
1,137 votes
Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Writers: Greg Lisbe, Jared Miller
Emergency Punch-Up

#7 - Emergency Punch-Up

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 20, 2017

In need of some real R&R, the team gears up to leave for a company retreat when supervillain Dr. Psycho releases a toxic gas in Charm City. Now stuck in the Wayne Security offices, Emily does her best to make the most of a terrible situation.

star 7.30
672 votes
Directors: Linda Mendoza
Writers: Lillian Yu
I'ma Friend You

#8 - I'ma Friend You

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 30, 2017

When Emily learns that Jackie is in need of some extra cash, she can't help but try and do what she can to help her out. Meanwhile, Van is on a witch hunt and has his eyes set on Teddy, Ron and Wendy.

star 7.27
1,247 votes
Directors: Alex Reid
Writers: Sabrina Jalees
Wayne Dream Team

#9 - Wayne Dream Team

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 9, 2017

With a new product idea greenlit, Emily tries to get her team inspired but can't seem to break through their obsession with Fantasy Super Hero League. Meanwhile, Van is on a mission to be included in the Wayne Dream Team photo.

star 7.27
1,942 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Dean Lorey
Wayne or Lose

#10 - Wayne or Lose

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 2, 2017

A woman begins her new job with a company specializing in products that make everyday citizens feel safer around damage caused by super heroes and villains that live amongst them.

star 7.13
2,485 votes
Directors: Marc Buckland
Writers: Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker