The Sarah Jane Adventures

The BEST episodes of The Sarah Jane Adventures

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

"I saw amazing things, out there in space. But there is strangeness to be found wherever you turn. Life on Earth can be an adventure too... you just need to know where to look!" Ms. Sarah Jane Smith is back in action, discovering alien plots to take over the world, or simply helping a lost one get home... Sarah Jane and her new friend Maria Jackson, and her newly (and genetically grown) adopted son Luke Smith have no problem taking on any challenge!

Last Updated: 4/29/2022Network: CBBC
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The Mad Woman in the Attic (2)
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8.48
103 votes

#1 - The Mad Woman in the Attic (2)

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/2009

Eve's powers grow out of control, catching everyone in her endless sinister games.

Directors: Alice Troughton
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The Day of the Clown (2)
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8.38
81 votes

#2 - The Day of the Clown (2)

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/13/2008

Trouble is brewing at Spellman's Magical Museum of the Circus when a group of people join hands and block the entrance the the museum... but they let Sarah Jane in, what is this mystery all about?

Directors: Michael Kerrigan
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The Day of the Clown (1)
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8.17
140 votes

#3 - The Day of the Clown (1)

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/6/2008

Trouble is brewing at Spellman's Magical Museum of the Circus when a group of people join hands and block the entrance the the museum... but they let Sarah Jane in, what is this mystery all about?

Directors: Michael Kerrigan
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Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane? (1)
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8.08
93 votes

#4 - Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane? (1)

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/29/2007

Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) mysteriously disappears – just as a huge meteor threatens to crash straight into Earth. When Maria (Yasmine Paige) wakes up one morning, it's as though Sarah Jane – and Luke (Tommy Knight) – never existed. Living across the road in Sarah Jane's house is a woman called Andrea (Jane Asher). And with the attic empty and Mr Smith (Alexander Armstrong) nowhere to be seen, every other trace of Sarah Jane has vanished – and Maria is the only one able to remember her. With the mysterious, hooded figure of the Trickster haunting Bannerman Road and the alien Graske meddling in time, Maria sets out to discover whatever happened to Sarah Jane. But as her journey takes her back to 1964, will she be able to find Sarah Jane in time to stop the meteor from destroying the world?

Directors: Graeme Harper
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The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith (2)
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8.07
174 votes

#5 - The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith (2)

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/30/2009

The Doctor arrives to join the battle, but is he too late to save both Sarah Jane and the Earth itself?

Directors: Joss Agnew
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The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith (1)
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7.95
172 votes

#6 - The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith (1)

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/29/2009

The Doctor returns on the happiest day of Sarah Jane's life, but a deadly trap is waiting for them all.

Directors: Joss Agnew
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Death of the Doctor (2)
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7.93
224 votes

#7 - Death of the Doctor (2)

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/26/2010

Old friends fight together - but is it too late to stop the sinister Shansheeth?

Directors: Ashley Way
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Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane? (2)
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7.87
120 votes

#8 - Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane? (2)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/5/2007

Maria (Yasmine Paige) finds herself taken back in time by the alien Graske to a pier in 1964. There, she meets a young girl her own age called Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) who, with her friend Andrea (Jane Asher), is about to embark on a fateful adventure. Taken by the Graske again, Maria is then reunited with the present-day Sarah Jane. But with them both trapped in limbo as part of the meddlesome Trickster's plan to wreak chaos, they are helpless to stop the huge meteor which is about to crash into the Earth. Maria's dad Alan is the only one able to remember Sarah Jane and Maria and faces a struggle to bring them back in time to save the world.

Directors: Graeme Harper
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The Mad Woman in the Attic (1)
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7.82
130 votes

#9 - The Mad Woman in the Attic (1)

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/22/2009

Far in the future, in the year 2059, Old Rani remembers the day when her whole life went wrong.

Directors: Alice Troughton
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Sky (2)
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7.79
216 votes

#10 - Sky (2)

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/4/2011

Sky has undergone a transformation and in the process has triggered a countdown that nobody is able to stop. Sarah Jane and Sky end up being trapped between the alien war fought by Metalkind and Fleshkind. Clyde and Rani attempt to prevent the biggest bang the world has ever seen.

Directors: Ashley Way
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Death of the Doctor (1)
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7.72
252 votes

#11 - Death of the Doctor (1)

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/25/2010

Old Companions Sarah Jane Smith and Jo Grant meet for the first time to discover the truth when the Doctor is declared dead. An interstellar conspiracy gathers around UNIT Head Quarters as Clyde finds that he holds the fate of the Time Lord in his hand.

Directors: Russell T Davies
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Mona Lisa's Revenge (2)
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7.71
129 votes

#12 - Mona Lisa's Revenge (2)

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/13/2009

As Luke and Rani investigate the myth of the dreaded abomination, Mona Lisa vows to free her horrifying brother from his prison, but everything now depends upon Clyde to stop the terror.

Directors: Joss Agnew
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The Eternity Trap (2)
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7.68
102 votes

#13 - The Eternity Trap (2)

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/6/2009

Sarah Jane and the gang discover the secret of Erasmus Darkening - but are they too late?

Directors: Alice Troughton
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The Curse of Clyde Langer (2)
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7.67
159 votes

#14 - The Curse of Clyde Langer (2)

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/11/2011

Clyde finds himself abandoned on the streets of London, living rough with no food to eat. Somebody ends up reaching out to him, but as they become friends, he's warned about the legendary Night Dragon.

Directors: Ashley Way
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The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith (1)
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7.66
107 votes

#15 - The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith (1)

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/17/2008

When Sarah Jane finds a time fissure, her curiosity leads her to go through it and she finds herself in 1951, in the village of Foxgrove, where she was born. Eager to see the parents she never knew, she makes a decision that will have catastrophic consequences

Directors: Graeme Harper
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The Curse of Clyde Langer (1)
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7.65
161 votes

#16 - The Curse of Clyde Langer (1)

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/10/2011

After some very unusual weather hits Bannerman Road, Sarah Jane investigates why. Fish are falling from the skies, and Sarah Jane's investigation ends up leading the team to the Museum of Culture. After Clyde acts the fool a little to much, his friends end up turning against him, and he is banished from their lives.

Directors: Ashley Way
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The Lost Boy (2)
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7.63
144 votes

#17 - The Lost Boy (2)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/19/2007

Maria (Yasmine Paige) and her dad, Alan (Joseph Millson), dig deeper into the mystery of Luke's (Tommy Knight) new parents and discover that Luke has actually been kidnapped by the Slitheen. There are more shocks when Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) and Maria find out that Mr Smith (Alexander Armstrong), Sarah Jane's super computer, is one of the bad guys. With Clyde (David Anthony) nowhere to be seen, Luke in the clutches of aliens and no Mr Smith to help, things are not looking good for Sarah Jane and Maria. But just what do the Slitheen want with Luke? And who, or what, exactly, is the Xylok?

Directors: Charles Martin
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Mona Lisa's Revenge (1)
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7.63
158 votes

#18 - Mona Lisa's Revenge (1)

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/12/2009

Unknown forces bring to life Leonardo Da Vinci's most famous painting, and Clyde's day becomes a nightmare when a school trip descends into disaster. Trapped and without Sarah Jane's help the gang must find a way to battle the awesome abomination.

Directors: Joss Agnew
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The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith (2)
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7.60
109 votes

#19 - The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith (2)

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/24/2008

With the Earth devastated under the control of the Trickster, Sarah Jane and Luke go back to 1951 and change things back to how they were- which means that Sarah Jane's parents must die. Will she make that sacrifice?

Directors: Graeme Harper
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Secrets of the Stars (2)
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7.59
78 votes

#20 - Secrets of the Stars (2)

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/27/2008

Clyde threatens Sarah but they manage to talk him out of it, which leads Sarah Jane to believe that Trueman's control on people can be repressed by persuading them to do something that they do not normally want to do. Meanwhile, using in his broadcast to the world, Martin Trueman takes over each star sign one by one, starting with Gemini - including Rani's mother. The world is in confusion as people are accepting the 'Ancient Lights'.

Directors: Michael Kerrigan
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The Gift (2)
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7.58
100 votes

#21 - The Gift (2)

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/20/2009

Sarah Jane faces the battle of her life to save her son from the effects of the gift of the Blathereen. Meanwhile trapped in the school, Rani, Clyde and K-9 fight to find a way to get to the attic, where the final showdown will take place.

Directors: Alice Troughton
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The Man Who Never Was (2)
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7.58
189 votes

#22 - The Man Who Never Was (2)

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/18/2011

Luke and Sky must help the Skullions, but Sarah Jane is in danger too, so who will they save?

Directors: Joss Agnew
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Lost in Time (2)
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7.54
239 votes

#23 - Lost in Time (2)

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/9/2010

Sarah Jane, Clyde and Rani fight across the centuries to be reunited.

Directors: Joss Agnew
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Sky (1)
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7.52
219 votes

#24 - Sky (1)

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/3/2011

Sarah Jane discovers an abandoned baby girl on her doorstep and attempts to find out who left her there. At a local nuclear power station, a beautiful woman appears out of nowhere and uses alien powers to take control of the place.

Directors: Ashley Way
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The Lost Boy (1)
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7.49
139 votes

#25 - The Lost Boy (1)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/12/2007

A news report on a couple looking for their missing son, Ashley, brings a surprise for Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) when she discovers that the missing boy looks exactly like Luke (Tommy Knight). And when Mr Smith (Alexander Armstrong) confirms that Luke is a genetic match with Ashley, Sarah Jane sends him back to live with his 'parents'. With no knowledge of his former life, Luke finds it hard to fit in and, when he tries to escape, he makes a startling discovery about who his parents really are. Sarah Jane, meanwhile, makes some investigations into the Pharos Para-Science Institute – a research unit that has been conducting experiments using alien technology. Floella Benjamin guest stars as Professor Rivers.

Directors: Charles Martin
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