The BEST Episodes of Project Blue Book

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Network: History

A tough US Air Force officer and a skeptical scientist investigate UFO and alien conspiracies as Cold War paranoia spreads.

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Operation Mainbrace

#1 - Operation Mainbrace

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 24, 2020

Hynek and Quinn face the tremendous pressure of preventing possible third world war when a series of unidentified flying and submersible objects are discovered during a largescale naval exercise that takes place near Russian waters.

star 8.18
594 votes
Directors: Loni Peristere
Writers: David O'Leary
The Washington Merry-Go Round

#2 - The Washington Merry-Go Round

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 12, 2019

Washington D.C. is invaded by UFOs, and Hynek and Quinn must uncover the true nature of the threat before it's too late.

star 7.91
845 votes
Directors: Alex Graves
Writers: David O'Leary
Broken Arrow

#3 - Broken Arrow

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 17, 2020

When a strange plane goes missing in the Canadian wilderness, Hynek and Quinn set off to find it and retrieve its missing cargo, but they encounter several potential dangers along the way to ensure the cargo is never found by outside people.

star 7.81
587 votes
Directors: Norma Bailey
Writers: Linda Burstyn
Operation Paperclip

#4 - Operation Paperclip

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 29, 2019

A bizarre UFO encounter with a commercial airliner leads Hynek and Quinn to a top-secret program involving ex-Nazi scientists in Huntsville, Alabama, known as Operation Paperclip, which has a mysterious agenda all its own.

star 7.76
1,016 votes
Directors: Pete Travis
Writers: David O'Leary, Thania St. John
The Roswell Incident (2)

#5 - The Roswell Incident (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 28, 2020

Quinn and Hynek nearly reach a potential culprit, which could take them to just where they need to be to discover the truth behind the famous Roswell incident.

star 7.76
718 votes
Directors: Deran Sarafian
Writers: Sean Jablonski
Area 51

#6 - Area 51

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 4, 2020

Hynek and Quinn investigate reports of a soldier who was allegedly taken inside a flying saucer at a remote military base in Nevada, where they subsequently learn about the several reasons why the secrets contained in Area 51 should not be released.

star 7.75
729 votes
Directors: Pete Travis
Writers: Alec Wells
What Lies Beneath

#7 - What Lies Beneath

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 10, 2020

Hynek and Quinn investigate the theft of sensitive material taken from Gens. Harding and Valentine, but they soon discover that their potential culprit resides close than they imagined in addition to conclusive evidence of an alien conspiracy.

star 7.72
626 votes
Directors: John Scott
Writers: Sean Jablonski
The Roswell Incident (1)

#8 - The Roswell Incident (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 21, 2020

Quinn and Hynek visit Roswell, N.M., with Gen. Harding as an unknown local citizen makes threats to reveal the evidence associated with an extraterrestrial crash-landing that took place six years ago and make its existence known to the world.

star 7.70
759 votes
Directors: Deran Sarafian
Writers: David O'Leary
Foo Fighters

#9 - Foo Fighters

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 5, 2019

Hynek and Quinn follow a series of strange clues leading them to a secret group who not only claim to have witnessed strange lights during combat called "Foo Fighters", but also claim to know a way to contact them.

star 7.67
999 votes
Directors: Norma Bailey
Writers: Emily Brochin
The Men in Black

#10 - The Men in Black

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 18, 2020

The mysterious Man in Black kidnaps Hynek, which sends Quinn on a mission with the CIA to follow him and rescue Hynek.

star 7.66
648 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Emily Brochin
The Scoutmaster

#11 - The Scoutmaster

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 19, 2019

After a Scoutmaster vanishes when he and his troop witness a strange craft hovering in the woods, Hynek is sent to investigate for Project Blue Book, while Quinn is pulled into a rogue mission for General Harding.

star 7.65
914 votes
Directors: Thomas Carter
Writers: Aaron Rapke, Stewart Kaye
Abduction

#12 - Abduction

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 5, 2019

Hynek is drawn into a case from which he literally can't escape when a man arrives at Blue Book headquarters with his wife. The man claims he was abducted by aliens, and he plans to hold Hynek and Quinn hostage until he learns the truth.

star 7.65
868 votes
Directors: Alex Graves
Writers: Sean Jablonski
Close Encounters

#13 - Close Encounters

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 25, 2020

Hynek visits the set of the film 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' while he reflects on his various experiences dealing with the Robertson Panel and a peculiar extraterrestrial contactee whom he was willing to risk everything for.

star 7.63
644 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Linda Burstyn
The Lubbock Lights

#14 - The Lubbock Lights

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 22, 2019

When the citizens of Lubbock, Texas, witness a mysterious V-shaped craft in the night sky, Hynek and Quinn are brought in to investigate the mass sighting.

star 7.62
1,108 votes
Directors: Pete Travis
Writers: Harley Peyton
War Games

#15 - War Games

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 26, 2019

When a film emerges documenting an Army platoon under UFO attack, the Generals send Hynek and Quinn in to investigate, where they find the soldiers not only suffer from physical effects of war, but psychological ones as well.

star 7.61
895 votes
Directors: Thomas Carter
Writers: Thania St. John
The Flatwoods Monster

#16 - The Flatwoods Monster

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 15, 2019

Dr. Hynek and Captain Quinn investigate a West Virginia case of a woman and her two children who witnessed a flying saucer crash near their farm and an alien being emerge from the fiery wreck; based on the Flatwoods Monster case.

star 7.60
1,260 votes
Writers: Sean Jablonski
The Green Fireballs

#17 - The Green Fireballs

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 12, 2019

After mysterious green fireballs nearly cause nuclear disaster during a weapons test, Hynek and Quinn must investigate how this could have occurred, each with altering theories as to what's really going on.

star 7.57
950 votes
Directors: Norma Bailey
Writers: Harley Peyton
Hopkinsville

#18 - Hopkinsville

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 11, 2020

A supposed alien invades a rural home in Kentucky, which prompts the CIA to give Hynek and Quinn access to their top-secret program known as MK Ultra, which asserts that the alien attack has the potential to be the beginning of a larger plan.

star 7.57
687 votes
Directors: Pete Travis
Writers: Harley Peyton
Curse of the Skinwalker

#19 - Curse of the Skinwalker

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 3, 2020

Hynek and Quinn visit a ranch in Utah to learn more about a young family's peculiar claims about an inconceivable and potentially harmful phenomenon.

star 7.53
615 votes
Directors: Norma Bailey
Writers: Harley Peyton
The Fuller Dogfight

#20 - The Fuller Dogfight

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 8, 2019

Ohio State astrophysicist Dr. Allen Hynek is recruited by the Air Force into their top-secret program investigating UFOs called Project Blue Book. Partnered with Captain Michael Quinn, they investigate the case of a military pilot who survived a dogfight with an alien craft. Based on the "Gorman Dogfight" case.

star 7.47
1,476 votes
Writers: David O'Leary