The BEST Episodes of Revolution

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 27, 2021

Network: NBC

Our entire way of life depends on electricity. So what would happen if it just stopped working? Well, one day, like a switch turned off, the world is suddenly thrust back into the dark ages. Planes fall from the sky, hospitals shut down, and communication is impossible. And without any modern technology, who can tell us why? Now, 15 years later, life is back to what it once was long before the industrial revolution: families living in quiet cul-de-sacs, and when the sun goes down lanterns and candles are lit. Life is slower and sweeter. Or is it? On the fringes of small farming communities, danger lurks. And a young woman's life is dramatically changed when a local militia arrives and kills her father, who mysteriously - and unbeknownst to her - had something to do with the blackout. This brutal encounter sets her and two unlikely companions off on a daring coming-of-age journey to find answers about the past in the hopes of reclaiming the future.

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The Dark Tower

#1 - The Dark Tower

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jun 3, 2013

Life-threatening dangers abound on all sides as the Rebels infiltrate the Tower. Miles' leadership abilities and character are sorely tested as well as his feelings for Rachel and Nora. Aaron's genius comes in handy while Tom Neville and Randall Flynn bring new meaning to the dark side.

star 8.03
3,210 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Eric Kripke, Paul Grellong
Children of Men

#2 - Children of Men

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired May 27, 2013

Rachel and Monroe battle with more than wits. Meanwhile, Miles, Charlie, Nora and Aaron get inside the Tower but Tom Neville and son Jason get shut out. Miles and Monroe once again face-off, this time even more lethally.

star 7.96
3,105 votes
Writers: David Rambo, Jim Barnes
Austin City Limits

#3 - Austin City Limits

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 2, 2014

Frustrated with Neville, Jason turns to Miles with crucial information about the Patriots’ next steps for Texas. Determined to derail the Patriots’ plans, Miles and Monroe rush to Austin with Jason, Charlie and Connor in tow. Meanwhile, Aaron grows suspicious of Priscilla’s increasingly unusual behavior.

star 7.89
2,537 votes
Directors: Helen Shaver
Writers: Jim Barnes, Paul Grellong
Fear and Loathing

#4 - Fear and Loathing

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 26, 2014

With their lives in danger in New Vegas, Monroe and Connor face a difficult decision in order to survive. Back in Willoughby, Miles questions whether he can trust Neville and Jason to help take down the Patriots. Meanwhile, Aaron and Priscilla find themselves at odds over the nano code.

star 7.89
2,666 votes
Directors: Liz Friedlander
Writers: Anne Cofell Saunders, Matt Pitts

#5 - Clue

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired May 20, 2013

A captive Nora is tortured and left for dead. Monroe learns of Rachael’s attempt to reach the Tower but is unaware of her deadly plan for him. Meanwhile, Miles is desperate to find out how so many of his close associates are being brutally murdered. Later, Miles, Charlie, Neville, Jason, Hudson and Sanborn struggle to make it out of the Plains Nation to join Rachel and save her from what they believe to be certain death.

star 7.88
3,344 votes
Directors: Helen Shaver
Writers: Oanh Ly, Paul Grellong
Everyone Says I Love You

#6 - Everyone Says I Love You

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 20, 2013

The relationship between Rachel and Gene remains strained as Charlie shows her mom how much she's grown. Meanwhile, Neville gives Jason a determined proclamation.

star 7.85
2,886 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Paul Grellong, Trey Callaway

#7 - Dreamcatcher

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 5, 2014

Aaron awakes to find himself in a world with power, married to Priscilla and running his company. As he gets the feeling that something isn't quite right, familiar faces begin to appear.

star 7.84
2,759 votes
Directors: Roxann Dawson
Writers: Ben Edlund, Paul Grellong
The Patriot Act

#8 - The Patriot Act

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 6, 2013

When Rachel discovers some unsettling truths, Miles does what he does best to overcome obstacles before him and those he cares about. Meanwhile, Charlie shares a moment with her mom as Neville and Jason continue with their struggles between father and son.

star 7.83
2,930 votes
Directors: Omar Madha
Writers: Anne Cofell Saunders, Matt Pitts
Dead Man Walking

#9 - Dead Man Walking

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 30, 2013

As Charlie, Rachel and Gene question Monroe’s true allegiance, Miles himself is weary of his former friend’s intentions. Meanwhile, Aaron continues to have visions that lead to endless questions.

star 7.83
3,014 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Paul Grellong, Trey Callaway
Nobody's Fault But Mine

#10 - Nobody's Fault But Mine

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 26, 2012

In the gang’s quest to rescue Danny, the time has come for Miles and Monroe to meet face to face. Meanwhile, on the verge of reuniting with her brother, Charlie is conflicted by a shocking discovery and Rachel tests Monroe’s patience.

star 7.79
3,940 votes
Writers: Matt Pitts, Monica Breen
Come Blow Your Horn

#11 - Come Blow Your Horn

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 13, 2013

As Miles and the gang try to escape the perils of their current situation, Rachel and Gene continue to struggle with their relationship, which affects Charlie. Meanwhile, Neville takes a gamble with the Patriots.

star 7.78
2,974 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon
Love Story

#12 - Love Story

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 9, 2013

Rachel makes a valiant attempt to rescue Miles and to escape with an ailing Tribesman's wife, while Neville and Jason are caught off-guard, assaulted by violent refugees. Charlie and Adam are at odds over what to do with Monroe. Legions of Tribesmen threaten all of Willoughby but with questionable leadership and Aaron faces death, yet again.

star 7.77
3,172 votes
Directors: Helen Shaver
Writers: David Rambo
Why We Fight

#13 - Why We Fight

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 19, 2014

While Dr. Porter and Miles venture into Willoughby in search of allies within the town, Monroe seizes an opportunity to surprise the Patriots. Neville’s political maneuverings put him and Jason in serious danger.

star 7.76
2,562 votes
Writers: Rockne S. O'Bannon
The Love Boat

#14 - The Love Boat

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired May 6, 2013

Miles and Tom Neville find themselves fighting for the same cause but Miles still doesn’t trust him. Charlie, Jason and Nora attempt to pull off a daring river rescue of Dr. Stephen Camp to keep deadly anthrax out of the hands of Monroe. Meanwhile Rachel and Aaron are captured and threatened by Militia forces.

star 7.75
3,392 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Melissa Glenn
One Riot, One Ranger

#15 - One Riot, One Ranger

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 23, 2013

Aaron and Rachel speculate on the extreme effects of Nano technology, while he also confides in Cynthia. Meanwhile a figure from Miles’ rugged past, Texas Ranger John Fry reemerges. Fry could be Miles’ chance to bring down the Patriots in a big way, however Fry will need convincing. Charlie has a surprise for Miles and her mother, while Secretary Allenford holds a secret important to Neville.

star 7.75
3,227 votes
Writers: Ben Edlund, David Rambo
Captain Trips

#16 - Captain Trips

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 22, 2014

When Gene decides to assist the town of Willoughby, Rachel and Charlie feel compelled to help too as Miles and Monroe continue to join forces in order to survive.

star 7.74
2,675 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Jim Barnes, Paul Grellong
Ties That Bind

#17 - Ties That Bind

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 12, 2012

When Nora encounters a close relative, she must make a difficult choice between family and a promise. Meanwhile, one of the most ruthless members of the Militia is tracking Miles, Charlie and the gang and General Monroe hands Captain Neville a stern warning.

star 7.74
3,900 votes
Directors: Guy Bee
Writers: David Rambo, Melissa Glenn
Patriot Games

#18 - Patriot Games

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 16, 2013

Monroe and Charlie's dynamic begins to evolve. Meanwhile, wounds of Miles and Rachel begin to heal, yet her curiosity and heightened awareness could be her undoing. Neville's manipulation of Patriot power brokers makes Machiavelli look like a cherub and Aaron's mind works overtime awake or asleep with mind-blowing effectiveness. Rachel and Miles begin planning a resistance to what they believe might be the Patriot occupation.

star 7.73
3,095 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Anne Cofell Saunders, Paul Grellong
The Children's Crusade

#19 - The Children's Crusade

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 5, 2012

When Charlie meets a boy who's suffered a plight similar to her own, she relates and longs to help him and his young friends. First, she must convince Miles. Meanwhile, Rachel grows weary of General Monroe as she meets someone from her past.

star 7.72
3,939 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Matt Pitts

#20 - Tomorrowland

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired May 7, 2014

Truman, empowered with new authority from the President, launches a mustard gas attack designed to kill Miles and Monroe. To Rachel's disappointment, Miles agrees to join Monroe in a ruthless plot to beat the Patriots at their own game. As Neville faces his own challenge from the Patriots, Aaron grows increasingly alarmed by the power of the nanotech.

star 7.71
2,452 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Ryan Parrott, Trey Callaway
Three Amigos

#21 - Three Amigos

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 8, 2014

When Miles leads Monroe and Rachel south of the border; they're met with much more than they bargained for as Neville and Julia dance a delicate dance. Meanwhile, Charlie and Gene continue their search for Aaron.

star 7.70
2,962 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Anne Cofell Saunders, David Rambo
Declaration of Independence

#22 - Declaration of Independence

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 21, 2014

Miles, Charlie and Monroe launch an attack on the Patriots, but must improvise a risky new plan in order to halt the oncoming war between California and Texas. Out for revenge, Neville sets his sights on President Davis. Meanwhile, Aaron and Rachel’s efforts to save Priscilla from the nano-tech has unexpected consequences.

star 7.70
2,311 votes
Directors: Charles Beeson
Writers: Paul Grellong, Rockne S. O'Bannon
There Will Be Blood

#23 - There Will Be Blood

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 2, 2013

Miles' life is in grave danger as he finds himself in the clutches of Titus Andover. Charlie is determined to find Monroe, as Rachel and her father, Dr. Porter desperately attempt to revive Aaron. Meanwhile, Neville hatches a plan to infiltrate the Patriots.

star 7.69
3,070 votes
Directors: Philip Sgriccia
Writers: Paul Grellong
Exposition Boulevard

#24 - Exposition Boulevard

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 12, 2014

Monroe, Charlie and Connor make their way back to Willoughby, where they find that the Patriots' reeducation center is up and running. An encounter with two of the center's young cadets leaves Rachel and Miles divided on the lengths they are willing to go in order to take down the Patriots. As Neville and Jason find a new ally for their mission, more about the history of the Patriots is revealed.

star 7.66
2,643 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: David Rambo, Trey Callaway
Memorial Day

#25 - Memorial Day

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired May 14, 2014

United by their desire to take the Patriots down, Neville and Monroe form an uneasy alliance. As Rachel comes face-to-face with the nano-tech while searching for Aaron, things don't go according to plan for Miles, Charlie and Gene when they try to steal the Patriots' supply of mustard gas.

star 7.64
2,380 votes
Writers: Ben Edlund, David Rambo