Roswell

The WORST episodes of Roswell

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

In Roswell, New Mexico, a group of teenage alien/human hybrids attempt to survive as humans and hide their alien sides, while trying to learn more about their alien powers, as well as figuring out how to get home. Roswell intertwines romance and science fiction that always kept you guessing.

Last Updated: 4/2/2022Network: UPN
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Ch-Ch-Changes
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7.17
245 votes

#1 - Ch-Ch-Changes

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/5/2002

When Liz begins to undergo some strange, alien-like changes to her body, she decides she needs to get as far from Max as she can. In order to separate from him she must leave Roswell to go to boarding school in Vermont. Meanwhile, Maria gets offered a recording contract in New York, but she isn't sure she likes what the record label people are doing to her music to make it "popular."

Directors: Paul Shapiro
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I Married An Alien
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7.24
242 votes

#2 - I Married An Alien

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/29/2002

When a journalist friend of Jesse's comes to Roswell, Isabel discovers he's investigating her, Max and Michael, after he witnesses Michael using his powers. Meanwhile, Isabel fantasizes about what her life would be like if Jesse knew her alien secret through the device of a 1960s sitcom a la "Bewitched."

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Samuel Rising
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7.46
224 votes

#3 - Samuel Rising

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/18/2001

When Max is fascinated by an intriguing autistic child he wonders if his own lost child is attempting to reach out to him. Meanwhile, Michael plays Santa to Maria and Liz's elves at a charity event. Isabel and Jesse share their first holiday together as husband and wife.

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Secrets and Lies
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7.51
246 votes

#4 - Secrets and Lies

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/30/2001

Max travels to Hollywood while investigating a murder he believes was committed by an alien. He discovers a link to a Paramount science fiction show called "They Are Among Us" and when he goes to the Paramount lot to investigate he ends up auditioning for the part of an alien on an episode of "Enterprise" directed by Star Trek alum, Jonathan Frakes. Meanwhile, back in Roswell, Isabel and Jesse struggle over how to reveal their engagement to their families.

Directors: Jonathan Frakes
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Significant Others
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7.62
253 votes

#5 - Significant Others

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/23/2001

With Alex's ghost as her guide, Isabel must finally confront her fears about love and her conflicted feelings for Jesse. Meanwhile, Maria happily discovers a whole new, human part of Michael in, of all places, a bowling alley, and Liz and Max struggle to remain together despite her father's insistent disapproval.

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Who Died and Made You King?
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7.62
251 votes

#6 - Who Died and Made You King?

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/23/2002

When the gang attempts to return to their normal lives, they soon find that their lives have gotten a lot more complicated, which includes Jesse attempting to come to terms with his newfound knowledge but matters are complicated when he finds himself under FBI scrutiny, and Max's "death" creates a unique situation within the alien authority structure, resulting in a new King...Michael.

Directors: Peter Ellis
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Busted
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7.62
276 votes

#7 - Busted

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/9/2001

Max and Liz are arrested and jailed for holding up a convenience store. Meanwhile, Isabel has a secret affair with a handsome attorney, and Michael tries to straighten out his life.

Directors: Allan Kroeker
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Chant Down Babylon
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7.65
244 votes

#8 - Chant Down Babylon

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/26/2002

Michael, Jesse and Valenti call on a discredited doctor to help the wounded Isabel. Also, Clayton Wheeler undergoes an amazing transformation and soon finds himself drawn to Liz; and Jesse quizzes Michael about Isabel's alien roots.

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Missing
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7.69
351 votes

#9 - Missing

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/3/1999

Liz discovers her personal journal, which contains all she knows about the aliens, is missing and she fears it has fallen into the hands of someone who could expose the aliens.

Directors: David Semel
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Blood Brother
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7.70
304 votes

#10 - Blood Brother

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/24/1999

Max is injured in a car accident and Liz pressures Alex to help protect him from medical procedures that could expose his identity by providing blood samples to replace Max's.

Directors: David Nutter
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Behind the Music
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7.73
216 votes

#11 - Behind the Music

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/27/2001

When an old love visits Maria her passion for music resurfaces, which jeopardizes her relationship with Michael. Meanwhile, while Max's father is still trying to put together all the pieces of his investigation, Isabel joins Max in the quest to stop him.

Directors: Jonathan Frakes
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Michael, The Guys and The Great Snapple Caper
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7.73
254 votes

#12 - Michael, The Guys and The Great Snapple Caper

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/16/2001

Michael works as a security guard, but when he tries to loosen up his co-workers, he causes more harm than good. Meanwhile, Max and Liz continue to see each other despite her parents' wishes.

Directors: Paul Shapiro
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To Have and To Hold
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7.74
245 votes

#13 - To Have and To Hold

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/13/2001

Right before her wedding, Isabel is torn with doubt when she has erotic dreams of her former alien lover, Kivar. Meanwhile, a reluctant Max agrees to serve as Jesse's best man, while attempting to investigate him at the bachelor party.

Directors: Fred Keller
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Interruptus
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7.75
219 votes

#14 - Interruptus

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/20/2001

After their idyllic wedding, Isabel and Jesse are stalked on their honeymoon by her alien lover Kivar who plots to take her back to their home planet. Learning of this, Max and Michael arrive intent on destroying the alien. Meanwhile, Liz and Maria discover that Philip has begun a secret investigation of Max, including the diappearance of Tess, and he's embroiling Liz's dad into the whole thing.

Directors: Bruce Seth Green
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The Balance
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7.78
292 votes

#15 - The Balance

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/15/1999

While at the reservation Micael ends up in an alarming hallucinatory state and the others must band together to save his life.

Directors: John Behring
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Panacea
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7.80
249 votes

#16 - Panacea

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/12/2002

Michael uncovers a conspiracy at Metachem, when a guard is killed on duty. Michael enlists the aid of Max and Isabel when the investigation takes an alien turn. Meanwhile, Liz has entered boarding school in Vermont and tries to start a new life, and Maria disillusioned by New York goes to visit Liz in Vermont.

Directors: Rodney Charters
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Crash
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7.81
239 votes

#17 - Crash

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/30/2002

Michael witnesses a fatal crash between a fighter jet and an alien vessel, and embarks on his own investigation leading to the recovery of an artifact. Meanwhile, Isabel spends the day with her mother, who's harboring a secret agenda and is working with her husband to discover Max & Isabel's secret, which leads to a shocking revelation.

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Control
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7.81
196 votes

#18 - Control

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/6/2001

Max, with the help of Kal Langley, undertakes a dangerous journey as he seeks to learn of the fate of Tess and his son. Meanwhile, back in Roswell, Isabel and Jesse must face the negative reactions of their parents and friends to their impending marriage.

Directors: Bill L. Norton
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Meet the Dupes
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7.82
232 votes

#19 - Meet the Dupes

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/20/2000

Duplicate versions of Michael, Isabel and Tess come to Roswell after killing their king Zan, to urge Max to attend an important interstellar summit in New York City, but they have their own agenda; Ava stays behind in Roswell.

Directors: James A. Contner
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A Tale of Two Parties
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7.85
249 votes

#20 - A Tale of Two Parties

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/1/2002

In an attempt to find Roswell's legendary New Year's Rave, Max and Maria join forces. Meanwhile, Liz connects with her father and Isabel helps Kyle find the perfect date for New Year's.

Directors: Allan Kroeker
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Four Aliens and A Baby
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7.90
247 votes

#21 - Four Aliens and A Baby

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/7/2002

Max's quest to find his son ends with the return of Tess and the baby, and the gang find themselves in danger again while trying to protect the child. Meanwhile, Jesse encourages Isabel to reveal her true origins to her parents, and the elder Evanses provide a way to ensure their grandchild's safety.

Directors: William Sadler
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Leaving Normal
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7.93
346 votes

#22 - Leaving Normal

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/27/1999

Liz's grandmother is rushed to the hospital after suffering a stroke prompting Liz to reach out to Max for comfort.

Directors: Chris Long
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Summer of '47
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7.94
240 votes

#23 - Summer of '47

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/2000

Michael discovers the hidden history behind the 1947 crash when interviewing a World War II survivor for a school project. The story unfolds with familiar faces portraying people in 1947.

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The Morning After
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7.94
412 votes

#24 - The Morning After

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/13/1999

Liz tries to maintain her relationship with Kyle despite her deep bond with Max; Michael is obsessed with the idea that there was another alien in Roswell in 1959 and tries to decipher the meaning of the flashes only he sees. Meanwhile, Liz suspects the new guidance counselor Ms. Topolsky is hiding something, especially when she sees her with Michael's file.

Directors: David Nutter
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Pilot
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7.94
527 votes

#25 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/6/1999

Liz Parker learns Max Evans' out-of-this-world secret when he saves her life and must rely on her to safeguard his secret as an orphaned extraterrestrial.

Directors: David Nutter
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