The BEST Episodes of The Crossing

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 28, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. However, the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 180 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past, a federal agent and a mother in search of her missing refugee daughter drive this allegory with a surprising conspiracy at the center.

These Are the Names

#1 - These Are the Names

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 9, 2018

The lives of the refugees hang in the balance as Jude and Nestor team up with an unlikely ally. Meanwhile, Eve and Lindauer move forward with their ruthless effort to tie up loose ends. Series Finale.

star 7.83
871 votes
Writers: Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie

#2 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 2, 2018

In the series opener, after 47 refugees mysteriously wash up in a small fishing town, local sheriff Jude Ellis teams with DHS agent Emma Ren to assess their unusual claim that they're fleeing a war 180 years in the future.

star 7.82
1,806 votes
Directors: Rob Bowman
Writers: Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie
Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream

#3 - Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 14, 2018

As tensions in the camp rise, Craig Lindauer agrees to allow a select group of refugees take a trip into town, causing Jude to question the sudden show of goodwill. Meanwhile, Hannah shares startling information with Marshall, and Caleb discovers that a survivor amongst them is an Apex insider.

star 7.71
1,028 votes
Directors: Alrick Riley
Writers: Deirdre Mangan
Hope Smiles from the Threshold

#4 - Hope Smiles from the Threshold

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 4, 2018

A local homeless woman’s surprising connection to the crossing provides Jude and Nestor with crucial answers about what really happened at the threshold. Meanwhile, Naomi’s growing influence at the camp leads to a shocking confrontation.

star 7.68
906 votes
Directors: P.J. Pesce
Writers: Matt Olmstead
The Face of Oblivion

#5 - The Face of Oblivion

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 23, 2018

Desperate to rescue his son, Oliver, from a potentially lethal situation, Jude reaches out to Emma with a request that could endanger the lives of everyone at the camp. Meanwhile, Hannah’s secret past comes to light, Sophie discovers something unexpected in Leah’s blood work and Paul discloses a shocking piece of information about the earlier migration.

star 7.67
1,213 votes
Writers: Evan Bleiweiss
Ten Years Gone

#6 - Ten Years Gone

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 30, 2018

Flashbacks reveal a haunting connection between Marshall and the early migration. Meanwhile, Jude investigates a mysterious disappearance, and Sophie risks her life and career to help Reece save her daughter.

star 7.64
1,182 votes
Directors: Jeffrey G. Hunt
Writers: Rebecca Sonnenshine
The Androcles Option

#7 - The Androcles Option

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 9, 2018

Jude and Nestor form a plan to break the refugees out of the camp, but it’s complicated when Sophie arrives with information on Reece’s whereabouts. Not content to wait, Marshall takes matters into his own hands.

star 7.63
887 votes
Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Writers: Michael Narducci, Rebecca Sonnenshine
Pax Americana

#8 - Pax Americana

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 16, 2018

A wounded Reece faces off with her pursuers miles away, while Jude’s plan to spend quality time with his son leads to a terrifying ordeal. Back at the camp, Hannah escapes to get her first look at the outside world as Dr. Sophie Forbin arrives to assess the larger threat presented by Leah’s unusual virus. Meanwhile, Emma discovers unsettling information which makes her question who she’s really working for.

star 7.62
1,310 votes
Directors: Ken Girotti
Writers: Michael Narducci

#9 - LKA

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 7, 2018

Jude is forced to confront his past when he travels back to Oakland to seek assistance from a former colleague. Meanwhile, Caleb reaches out to Marshall after noticing heightened security around the camp; and Sophie experiences an unexpected setback with her plan to help Reece reunite with her daughter.

star 7.62
1,075 votes
Writers: Vivian Tse
A Shadow Out of Time

#10 - A Shadow Out of Time

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 9, 2018

In a flash-forward to the year 2187, Reece finds Leah, an orphaned Common baby, and goes against her Apex cohorts to take her in as her own. In present day, Jude – hoping for a peaceful solution with the Feds – is blindsided by a mysterious black-ops team’s intent on capturing Reece by any means necessary.

star 7.62
1,549 votes
Writers: Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie
The Long Morrow

#11 - The Long Morrow

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 28, 2018

A grisly discovery in camp leads to the arrest of an unlikely suspect, and a risky move by Jude may be the only way to expose the truth. Meanwhile, Reece finds herself captive, and Rebecca falls under the sway of Naomi in a way that could change everything.

star 7.60
979 votes
Writers: Vivian Tse