The BEST Seasons of The Leftovers

Every season ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Network: HBO

Three years after the disappearance of two percent of the global population, a group of people in a small New York community try to continue their lives while coping with the tragedy of the unexplained nature of the event.

Season 2

#1 - Season 2

First Aired: Oct 5, 2015

Season two begins in Jarden, Texas – renamed “Miracle” after it was discovered no one departed. The town has since become a magnet for tourists and people who are convinced it is special and can keep them safe. It is there we meet the Murphy family: John, Erika, and their twins Evie and Michael. While trying to protect his town from frauds and charlatans, John gets an ominous warning from a man who claims to have psychic powers. Soon afterwards, Kevin Garvey, Nora Durst and Jill Garvey show up in Miracle. This newly formed “family” left Mapleton to start over but Kevin Garvey cannot seem to escape his past. Soon, Kevin, The Murphy family and the town of Miracle experience a mysterious event that will that change their lives forever.

star 8.80
659 votes
Season 3

#2 - Season 3

First Aired: Apr 17, 2017

Seven years ago, 140 million people inexplicably vanished. In the third season, families come together as they desperately grasp for a system of belief to better explain what defies explanation. The world is crackling with the energy of something big about to happen, a corresponding bookend to the Sudden Departure that sent them all spinning years earlier, bringing their journey Down Under

star 8.54
458 votes
Season 1

#3 - Season 1

First Aired: Jun 30, 2014

This one-hour drama focuses on a suburban town whose preconceptions are shattered after a global event dubbed “The Departure” (which may or may not have been the Biblical “rapture”), in which 140 million people – 2% of the world’s population – disappeared without a trace. Seen primarily through the eyes of a beleaguered police chief, the series shows how ordinary people react to the inexplicable.

star 8.00
763 votes