The BEST Episodes of Roswell, New Mexico
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 7, 2020
Network: The CW
Centers on a town where aliens with unearthly abilities live undercover among humans. But when a violent attack points to a greater alien presence, the politics of fear and hatred threaten to expose them.
#1 - Recovering the Satellites
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 23, 2019
Max and Michael find themselves at an impasse over how to deal with the 4th alien. Liz has a dangerous encounter with an unexpected visitor. Kyle spirals after uncovering a dark secret about his father’s death. And Michael is forced to make a difficult decision about his future.
#2 - Champagne Supernova
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 9, 2019
As the town prepares for the UFO Emporium Re-opening Gala, Liz and the team find themselves on a collision course with an unlikely enemy.
#3 - Sex and Candy
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 20, 2020
Maria’s investigation into her mother’s disappearance leads her and Alex to the home of a mysterious boot maker named Travis. On her journey of self-discovery, Isobel’s night out leads her into the arms of someone unexpected. After making some major scientific strides, Liz is dealt a devastating blow.
#4 - I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 26, 2019
Frustrated by her inability to remember what happened the night Rosa died, Isobel turns to Liz for help regaining her memories. Elsewhere, Max and Cameron investigate a series of strange deaths in the town, while Sheriff Valenti reveals information to Kyle about his father.
#5 - Crash Into Me
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 8, 2020
As the town prepares for CrashCon, Liz and Max attempt to piece together who may be behind a potentially deadly plan targeting the festival. Elsewhere, Maria and Isobel take drastic measure to learn more about the night Mimi disappeared, while Michael is forced to do someone else’s bidding.
#6 - The Diner
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 11, 2020
After uncovering a surprising connection to their past, Michael and Isobel learn the painful truth about the night Tripp attacked their mothers. Meanwhile, Alex confronts his father about their troubled family history. Elsewhere, Kyle's first date with Steph takes an awkward turn after Liz inadvertently becomes a third wheel.
#7 - I'll Stand By You
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 13, 2020
The discovery of some complications with Max's pod forces Liz, Michael and Isobel to confront the possibility that they may not be able to save him. Elsewhere, Maria and Alex make amends.
#8 - Creep
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 16, 2019
When a major revelation comes to light, Max, Michael and Isobel clash over how to deal with the fallout. Elsewhere, Alex uncovers a secret about Project Shepard and enlists Kyle and Michael’s help looking into it.
#9 - Mr. Jones
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 15, 2020
Having realized that a deadly threat has infiltrated CrashCon, the busiest event of the year, Liz realizes that she can't save everyone she loves -- and with Max facing immediate danger, she and Isobel must make a heart-wrenching choice. Meanwhile, Michael finds himself caught up in the conflict between Jesse and Alex once again, even as Maria's life hangs in the balance elsewhere, and Kyle faces a moral dilemma when the enemy requires medical attention.
#10 - Songs About Texas
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 19, 2019
Max and Michael travel to Texas to visit a faith healer, who may be able to shed some light on the alien symbol Max has been researching. Meanwhile, Maria and Liz pay a visit to the same faith healer in hopes of finding a cure for Maria’s ailing mother. Elsewhere, Alex and Kyle look into what Sergeant Manes may be hiding.
#11 - Good Mother
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 30, 2020
Determined to regain control of her life in the aftermath of Noah’s death, Isobel makes a risky choice despite its potential consequences. Meanwhile, Alex and Michael work together to unravel the mystery surrounding the night Nora’s spaceship crashed in 1947. Elsewhere, Liz makes a surprising confession when Cameron shows up looking for answers about Max.
#12 - Say It Ain't So
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 4, 2020
Despite promising Liz that he'll take things easy with his new heart, Max sets out to find Cameron after learning that she's gone missing. Michael grows concerned about Maria after a surprising discovery about her family history leaves her vulnerable. Alex goes on a date with Forrest. Rosa makes a decision about her future.
#13 - American Woman
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired May 18, 2020
After uncovering a cryptic message from the past, Alex, Isobel, Max, Michael and Maria set out in search of answers at the reservation where Alex’s mother grew up. Meanwhile, Cameron encourages Liz to reach out to someone from her past after Auturo gets detained.
#14 - I Saw the Sign
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 5, 2019
After uncovering a devastating secret about Rosa’s death, Liz takes matters into her own hands to protect herself and those around her. However, her plans are sidelined after a day with Mimi, Maria and Alex leads to a new revelation about Rosa. Elsewhere, Max takes aim at Wyatt, while Cameron decides whether she’s going to help Sergeant Manes.
#15 - Smells Like Teen Spirit
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 26, 2019
Secrets are uncovered about Rosa’s final day, Isobel’s mysterious blackouts and Alex and Michael’s relationship in high school.
#16 - What If God Was One of Us?
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 6, 2020
On the verge of a breakthrough in her quest to save Max, Liz turns to Kyle for one last favor that could potentially land him in hot water. Meanwhile, Michael and Alex’s investigation into Nora leads them to a farm, where they meet a historian named Forrest. Elsewhere, Cameron confronts Jesse Manes about her sister’s whereabouts, and Isobel uses her powers for good.
#17 - Don't Speak
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 12, 2019
Max and Michael begin to worry about Isobel after a series of mysterious blackouts cause her to spiral. Liz turns to Grant Green for help when she learns that he may have witnessed something strange on the night Rosa died. Kyle and Alex uncover a secret that Kyle’s father had been keeping from everyone.
#18 - Linger
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 1, 2020
Driven by the prospects of her scientific research, Liz opens up to Diego about all the good her findings could do. Meanwhile, Max enlists Kyle's help getting to the bottom of the recent abductions, while Michael does his own investigating into Alex's disappearance. Elsewhere, after learning more about her mother Louise, Isobel pays a visit to Rosa, in hopes that Rosa could help her begin to heal.
#19 - Barely Breathing
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 12, 2019
With Isobel’s life hanging in the balance, Liz and Michael frantically search for a way to help her. Max turns to his mom Ann about the origins of the alien symbol. Finally, Alex turns the tables on Sergeant Manes.
#20 - Como La Flor
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 27, 2020
Liz is forced to revisit a painful part of her past when her mother Helena shows up at the diner unexpectedly. Michael urges Maria to seek help after she experiences a strange vision. Kyle’s attempt to get Steph to open up doesn’t go as planned. Helena’s arrival in Roswell sends Rosa spiraling.
#21 - Stay (I Missed You)
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 16, 2020
Torn between the heartache of Max’s sacrifice and the joy of Rosa’s resurrection, Liz suppresses her grief to focus on moving out of Roswell with Rosa. Meanwhile, Michael copes with Max’s death in his own self-destructive way, while Isobel focuses her attention on honing her alien powers. Finally, Liz makes an alarming discovery after Rosa begins experiencing mysterious side effects from her resurrection.
#22 - Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 5, 2019
Fearing that his identity will be uncovered, Max is conflicted when a town-wide power outage leaves patients at the hospital in need of help. Liz turns to Kyle after learning details about the night Rosa died. Isobel and Michael come up with a plan to deal with Liz. Manes seeks help from an unlikely source.
#23 - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 23, 2020
Liz is forced to put her latest experiment on hold after Rosa begins to struggle with her new life in Roswell. Reluctant to face the truth about his mother’s past, Michael turns his attention to helping Maria, who is dealing with her own family crisis. Elsewhere, Isobel agrees to join her mother for a day of spiritual healing to keep herself distracted. Finally, Rosa turns to Kyle to learn the truth about what really happened the night she died.
#24 - Tearin' Up My Heart
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 29, 2019
After uncovering some unsettling information about Max, Liz runs a series of tests to see what his powers may be capable of. Michael and Isobel take matters into their own hands after learning that Liz may be getting too close to Max. Liz enlists Maria’s help as she goes on a scavenger hunt across Roswell to uncover more about Rosa’s final days.
#25 - So Much for the Afterglow
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 22, 2019
The 10th anniversary of Rosa’s death reignites tensions as the town takes aim at Liz and her father. Max confronts Michael and Isobel, who are concerned that his feelings for Liz will expose their secret. Master Sergeant Manes’ attempt to convince Kyle of the alien conspiracy in Roswell takes an unexpected turn. Liz and Kyle make a shocking revelation about Rosa’s death.