The BEST Episodes of The Expanse
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2019
Two hundred years in the future, in a fully colonized solar system, police detective Josephus Miller is given the assignment to find a missing young woman, Julie Mao. Joining his task is James Holden, former first officer of an ice freighter who is involved in an incident caused by the tense relationship between Earth, Mars and the Belt. Far from their struggles in space, United Nations executive Chrisjen Avasarala works to prevent war between Earth and Mars. Soon the three find out that the missing woman is connected to a vast conspiracy that threatens all humanity.
#1 - Abaddon's Gate
Season 3 - Episode 13
Holden and his allies must stop Ashford and his team from destroying the Ring, and perhaps all of humanity.
#2 - Immolation
Season 3 - Episode 6
The final battle between Earth and Mars threatens the very future of humanity. A new monster is unleashed on Prospero Station. Anna receives the smoking gun she needs.
#3 - Congregation
Season 3 - Episode 12
As survivors arrive to the Behemoth, two factions form over how to handle a life-or-death threat. Holden grapples with what he's seen and the choices he must make.
#4 - Home
Season 2 - Episode 5
The Rocinante chases an asteroid as it hurtles towards Earth.
#5 - It Reaches Out
Season 3 - Episode 8
An old friend taunts Holden with the answers he seeks. Naomi struggles to fit in. A mysterious low-level tech aboard the Thomas Prince enacts a terrifying plan.
#6 - Dandelion Sky
Season 3 - Episode 10
Holden sees past, present, and future. A ghost from Melba's past threatens her mission. Bobbie struggles to trust an old friend as she leads a group into uncharted territory.
#7 - Triple Point
Season 3 - Episode 5
The search for Prax's daughter comes to a head; Admiral Souther's men plan for mutiny aboard the Agatha King.
#8 - Caliban's War
Season 2 - Episode 13
The Roci crew must fight to save the ship.
#9 - IFF
Season 3 - Episode 2
The Rocinante answers an unexpected distress signal. Bobbie and Avasarala find themselves being hunted by a mysterious captor. UN Secretary-General Sorrento-Gillis brings in a colleague from his past to lend an ear during this crucial time of war.
#10 - Godspeed
Season 2 - Episode 4
Miller devises a dangerous plan to eradicate what's left of the protomolecule on Eros.
#11 - Fallen World
Season 3 - Episode 11
Drummer and Ashford find themselves trapped with few options for survival. Anna tends to the wounded masses as Melba continues to hunt down her prey. The Rocinante crew struggles to survive as Naomi reunites with her true family.
#12 - Here There Be Dragons
Season 2 - Episode 11
Bobbie makes a decision that changes her life forever.
#13 - Leviathan Wakes
Season 1 - Episode 10
Miller, Holden and his crew fight their way to the Rocinante to escape Eros. On Earth, Avasarala fears for the stability of Earth's government and her family's safety.
#14 - The Monster and the Rocket
Season 2 - Episode 12
A discovery pushes Naomi and Holden apart and sets the Roci crew against each other.
#15 - Delta-V
Season 3 - Episode 7
All eyes turn to the edge of the solar system as a mysterious new presence emerges. Naomi recommits to her roots. Drummer butts heads with a seasoned new commander aboard the Behemoth. A young Belter makes a name for himself.
#16 - Paradigm Shift
Season 2 - Episode 6
Earth and Mars search for answers in the aftermath of the asteroid collision.
#17 - Fight or Flight
Season 3 - Episode 1
The Rocinante crew deals with the fallout over Naomi's betrayal while caught in the middle of the war between Earth and Mars. Avasarala and Bobbie hatch an escape plan.
#18 - Reload
Season 3 - Episode 4
The Rocinante tends to wounded Martian soldiers in exchange for supplies; Avasarala struggles with how to disseminate a key piece of evidence despite being in hiding.
#19 - Intransigence
Season 3 - Episode 9
The Rocinante seeks a new game plan as they attempt to avoid capture. Melba's true motives are revealed. Naomi is torn between identity and ideal. Anna seeks a way to stay aboard the Thomas Prince.
#20 - Doors & Corners
Season 2 - Episode 2
With the help of Fred Johnson and the OPA, Miller, Holden and the crew stage a raid for information on the protomolecule; on Earth, Avasarala learns a truth about Fred Johnson.
#21 - Assured Destruction
Season 3 - Episode 3
Earth strategizes a costly ploy to gain advantage in the war against Mars. Anna struggles to convince Sorrento-Gillis to do the right thing. Avasarala and Bobbie seek refuge aboard the Rocinante.
#22 - Critical Mass
Season 1 - Episode 9
Miller, Holden and his crew are trapped on Eros. Avasarala discovers the origin of the mystery ships.
#23 - CQB
Season 1 - Episode 4
Holden and crew are caught in the middle of a desperate battle as mysterious war ships attack and board the Donnager. As Miller continues to investigate Julie Mao, his partner Havelock continues to go missing.
#24 - Static
Season 2 - Episode 3
Holden and Miller butt heads about how the raid was handled.
#25 - Cascade
Season 2 - Episode 10
Holden leads his crew through the war-torn station on Ganymede. Meanwhile Bobbie makes a decision that changes her life forever.