The BEST episodes of The Mysterious Benedict Society

Every episode of The Mysterious Benedict Society ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Mysterious Benedict Society!

After winning a scholarship competition, four gifted orphans are recruited by the peculiar Mr. Benedict for a dangerous mission to save the world from a global crisis known as The Emergency. Reynie, Sticky, Kate, and Constance must infiltrate the mysterious L.I.V.E. Institute to discover the truth behind the crisis. When the headmaster, the sophisticated Dr. Curtain appears to be behind this worldwide panic, the kids of “The Mysterious Benedict Society” must devise a plan to defeat him.

Last Updated: 7/25/2023Network: Disney+Status: Ended
A Two-Way Street
68 votes

#1 - A Two-Way Street

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/7/2022

Banding together to stave off disaster at a haven from Number Two's past.

Directors: Tara Nicole Weyr
Big Day Today
137 votes

#2 - Big Day Today

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/6/2021

With free will and truth on the line, The Mysterious Benedict Society prepares for a final showdown.

Directors: Mark Tonderai
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The Dance of the Celestial Orb
136 votes

#3 - The Dance of the Celestial Orb

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/30/2021

Kate embarks on a solo mission that raises Curtain's suspicions and endangers the team.

Directors: Shannon Kohli
A Gold Bar in Fort Knox
83 votes

#4 - A Gold Bar in Fort Knox

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/2/2022

After narrowly avoiding capture by the imposturous water polo team, the kids try to stay hidden, but are distracted by an underground casino. At Curtain's compound, an acolyte is found completely unresponsive, suggesting a frightening symptom of his methodology, while Number Two works on an intricate escape plan. After negotiating with the Captain, the kids arrive successfully in Lisbon, but are immediately on the run again when Curtain's Head of Security spots them at the port of entry.

Directors: Craig Zisk
A Joyful Lens
69 votes

#5 - A Joyful Lens

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/30/2022

Mr. Benedict and Number Two's plan to subdue Dr. Curtain backfires. After arriving at the compound, The Society regroups to rescue their captured comrades. Meanwhile, Dr. Curtain hosts a celebration to announce his plans for global expansion. After Sticky cracks the method behind Dr. Curtain's happiness technique, the kids struggle to devise a plan to reverse the effects before all is lost. The Society then attempts a daring escape and find themselves fleeing with a surprising companion in tow.

Directors: Aprill Winney
A Perilous Journey
94 votes

#6 - A Perilous Journey

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/26/2022

The children are invited by Mr. Benedict to reunite on a scavenger hunt across Europe. When they arrive, however, they’re met with unsettling news: Mr. Benedict and Number Two have gone missing. Despite being told it’s too dangerous, the kids want to help find their lost comrades and decide to sneak away and start the search on their own. Meanwhile, Mr. Benedict and Number Two are unharmed, but they have been kidnapped by Dr. Curtain. He is now deep into a suspicious new endeavor – happiness.

Directors: James Bobin
Blank Expression
74 votes

#7 - Blank Expression

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/16/2022

The kids call in the help of an old friend as they scour the countryside for clues to Constance's whereabouts. Meanwhile, Constance finds herself imprisoned by a surprising foe who hopes to shed light on an old failure. After successfully following the kid's trail, Rhonda splits off from Milligan and Ms. Perumal on a solo detour. As Curtain's methods prove to have troubling side effects, his lackeys scramble to find a cure and Number Two begins to doubt Mr. Benedict's desire to escape.

Directors: Dawn Wilkinson
Free of Pointless Command
80 votes

#8 - Free of Pointless Command

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/9/2022

Heading to the train station, the kids realize that Curtain must have sent multiple teams after them. Benedict, in his state of involuntary elation, praises Curtain for his discovery. Jackson and Jillson alert Curtain's second in command that there are more "frozen" acolytes, but he dismisses their warning. As the kids board the train, the water polo team follows, and once again they have nowhere to run. While on lookout, Sticky's drowsiness defeats him, and when they wake up... Constance is gone.

Directors: Kabir Akhtar
Carrying a Bird
210 votes

#9 - Carrying a Bird

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/25/2021

Mr. Benedict sends the kids on an undercover mission to infiltrate the L.I.V.E. Institute.

Directors: Greg Beeman
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A Bit of Light Chop
92 votes

#10 - A Bit of Light Chop

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/26/2022

Stowaways aboard a majestic ship, the kids must try to blend in and find the next clue. Hot on their tail, Rhonda, Milligan, and Ms. Perumal board a dirigible to catch up to them. Mr. Benedict and Number Two cannot hide their distrust from the eerily calm Curtain after observing the unnervingly joyful behavior of his devotees and discovering that he is using neurological techniques to create artificial happiness. Back at sea, the water polo team sneaks suspiciously towards the kids’ stateroom…

Directors: Craig Zisk
Depends on the Wagon
188 votes

#11 - Depends on the Wagon

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/2/2021

The kids strive for academic success without revealing their investigation to Dr. Curtain.

Directors: Glen Winter
Writer: Chelsey Lora
A Bunch of Smart Orphans
272 votes

#12 - A Bunch of Smart Orphans

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/25/2021

Four gifted orphans vie for a prestigious scholarship. The final result is stranger than imagined.

Directors: James Bobin
Run Silent, Run Deep
137 votes

#13 - Run Silent, Run Deep

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/23/2021

Benedict and Curtain's indelibly intertwined pasts are revealed.

Directors: Greg Beeman
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A Commitment to All Things Cozy
71 votes

#14 - A Commitment to All Things Cozy

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/23/2022

After learning the location of Dr. Curtain's compound, the Society prepares to strike but is beset by Greys and must split up to escape. Meanwhile, Mr. Benedict tries to bond with his twin in an effort to gain intel, but is sidelined as Dr. Curtain sows discord between Mr. Benedict and Number Two. While on a detour, Constance finds herself surprisingly intrigued by Curtain's TV special. After discovering the scope of catatonia among his acolytes, Curtain is horrified but denies responsibility.

Directors: Lena Khan
The Art of Conveyance and Round-Trippery
170 votes

#15 - The Art of Conveyance and Round-Trippery

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/16/2021

Reynie and Sticky investigate secret transmissions. Constance and Kate explore the island.

Directors: Karyn Kusama
A Whisper, Not a Shout
171 votes

#16 - A Whisper, Not a Shout

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/9/2021

The four children devise a plan for cheating for the next exam and try to read part of Mr Curtain's journal.

Directors: Wendey Stanzler