The BEST Episodes of The Tomorrow People (US)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Network: The CW

The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the forces of evil.

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Kill Switch

#1 - Kill Switch

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 28, 2014

When the Tomorrow People learn the truth about the serum they were injected with, Stephen and Cara attempt to buy time for Jedikiah while he tries to create a possible antidote. Growing impatient, Russell and the other rogue Tomorrow People make a rash decision to sacrifice Roger to Ultra for their own safety. Meanwhile, John is having a hard time figuring out his new role and the only one he can turn to for advice is Astrid.

star 8.10
1,062 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Leigh Dana Jackson, Micah Schraft
A Sort of Homecoming

#2 - A Sort of Homecoming

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 21, 2014

With the possible return of Roger on the horizon, everyone is concerned about the consequences if The Founder were to find out. Stephen now knows the truth about the machine The Founder has been using him to train in and needs John and Cara’s help to destroy it. Meanwhile, Russell and other Tomorrow People have lost hope they will ever find The Refuge and choose to head out on their own.

star 8.09
992 votes
Directors: John Behring
Writers: Alex Katsnelson, Jeff Rake
Smoke and Mirrors

#3 - Smoke and Mirrors

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 31, 2014

Fed up with Jedikiah’s constant lies about his father, Stephen makes a choice about his alliances. Trusting in Ultra and Hillary, Stephen wants to bring in a break-out to Ultra to see if things have really changed, much to Cara’s dismay. Meanwhile, Stephen’s brother goes missing after Jedikiah forces Stephen to protect him.

star 8.08
930 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Jeff Rake, Leigh Dana Jackson
Things Fall Apart

#4 - Things Fall Apart

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 5, 2014

Stephen is upset with Jedikiah for going back on his word, leaving Stephen to face The Founder. In order to protect Astrid, Stephen has to make a dangerous deal to bring in a powerful break-out. John and Cara clash, forcing Cara to issue a harsh and unexpected punishment. Meanwhile, Stephen learns a surprising secret about his mom.

star 8.05
1,276 votes
Directors: Michael Schultz
Writers: Alex Katsnelson, Leigh Dana Jackson
Modus Vivendi

#5 - Modus Vivendi

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 14, 2014

Stephen’s hard work as a double agent seems to be paying off with a potential truce between the Tomorrow People and Ultra. Still untrusting, Cara sends Russell to meet with The Founder. Jedikiah is now on the run and is desperate to keep Ultra from discovering his secret. Meanwhile, with the help of Hillary, Stephen tries to contact his dad once again.

star 8.02
1,056 votes
Directors: Oz Scott
Writers: Grainne Godfree, Ray Utarnachitt

#6 - Superhero

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 17, 2014

Stephen is still walking a fine line with his Ultra partner Hillary, who continues to be suspicious of his loyalties. When the Tomorrow People and Ultra learn that there is a new break-out doing good for humans, they both want her on their side. Meanwhile, Morgan takes a risk and betrays Jedikiah’s trust to help the Tomorrow People, but what Jedikiah discovers from Morgan is an even bigger surprise.

star 7.98
1,106 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Alex Katsnelson, Micah Schraft
Brother's Keeper

#7 - Brother's Keeper

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 26, 2014

After getting some shocking news, Stephen attempts to restore order in both his worlds by making a deal with Jedikiah. With a new break-out on the loose, Cara and Russell try to lure him in but must contend with a trap from Ultra. Meanwhile, Jedikiah is closer to developing a new secret technology that could change his future.

star 7.96
1,124 votes
Directors: Guy Norman Bee
Writers: Grainne Godfree, Jeff Rake
Enemy of My Enemy

#8 - Enemy of My Enemy

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 5, 2014

Julian is back and angrier than ever, but when he gets caught by Ultra he is forced to strike a deal that could cost his and Stephen’s lives. John once again disobeys Cara’s orders when he learns the Julian has discovered the location of the Tomorrow People’s lair. Meanwhile, Astrid is plagued by nightmares after her near-death experience and turns to her new friend John for some comfort.

star 7.92
1,243 votes
Writers: Phil Klemmer, Ray Utarnachitt
Son of Man

#9 - Son of Man

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 5, 2014

Russell realizes his alliance with The Founder was a mistake, and tries to make up for his decision by saving Cara from an Ultra ambush. Stephen understands that he must be the one to stop The Machine and the extermination of humanity, but he fears he may be too late. Russell offers up a plan to help Stephen, but he is going to need everyone’s help, including John and Astrid, if they are going to have any chance to survive. Meanwhile, Jedikiah offers John an interesting opportunity that could have them working together again.

star 7.90
976 votes
Directors: Wendey Stanzler
Writers: Phil Klemmer
Girl, Interrupted

#10 - Girl, Interrupted

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 23, 2013

Stephen reluctantly attends a party with Astrid, but is startled when he hears that one of his classmates is in peril. Desperate to help, Stephen turns to John and Cara, but they make it clear that they do not help humans. Stephen secretly tries to enlist Cara’s help, which brings up her own feelings about her traumatic past. Meanwhile, John gives Stephen a mission to infiltrate Ultra’s main computer to help give them an advantage in finding new break-outs.

star 7.88
1,995 votes
Directors: Danny Cannon
Writers: Micah Schraft, Pam Veasey

#11 - Rumble

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 22, 2014

Stephen and his fellow Ultra trainees are given a test by Jedikiah to see who is worthy of becoming an Ultra agent, but not everyone is happy to work as a team. Cara is faced with a mysterious visitor from her past. Russell is sent on a dangerous recon mission that could force a clash between Tomorrow People groups. Meanwhile, John works with a new break-out.

star 7.87
1,333 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Nicholas Wootton, Ray Utarnachitt

#12 - Endgame

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 24, 2014

Stephen stumbles upon a clue that the Tomorrow People have been desperately searching for. John and Russell learn of a dangerous plan that Jedikiah has in the works, but no one could have predicted the ultimate outcome. Meanwhile, Cara gets a lead on a new break-out, but is shocked to discover that it’s someone from her past.

star 7.86
1,106 votes
Directors: Jace Alexander
Writers: Anderson Mackenzie, Nicholas Wootoon
Sitting Ducks

#13 - Sitting Ducks

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 29, 2014

Stephen feels uneasy about his fellow trainee Hillary who has a secret agenda of her own. Stephen's mom wants the family to go camping including her new boyfriend Peter, whom Stephen seems to be having a difficult time reading. Knowing he is going to be out of town, Stephen asks for Cara and John's help to make sure that everything is ok with Astrid while he's gone.

star 7.86
1,270 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Micah Schraft, Phil Klemmer
The Citadel

#14 - The Citadel

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 15, 2014

After Stephen returns from the brink, he thinks he has a clue to what happened to his father, but his fellow Tomorrow People are not sure they believe him. When the Tomorrow People learn some disappointing news from John, they make an unexpected decision about their future. The Tomorrow People finally get a lead on Ultra’s secret research lab and they devise a dangerous plan to free all those being held captive there. Meanwhile, Stephen’s mom introduces Stephen and his brother Luca to a new man she is dating, but Stephen is having a hard time getting a read on him.

star 7.84
1,306 votes
Directors: Eagle Egilsson
Writers: Grainne Godfree, Jeff Rake
Kill or Be Killed

#15 - Kill or Be Killed

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 30, 2013

When Ultra's most wanted, Killian McCrane, resurfaces after years of being in hiding, Stephen enlists John's help in tracking him down. John reluctantly agrees to help, but changes his mind when he learns that Killian isn't after Jedikiah as everyone suspects. Stephen, wants to help, but Cara explains that John's history with Killian, which brings back a flood of memories from John's past, making him do something he never thought he would do again. Meanwhile, Stephen's mom is suspicious of his whereabouts, putting him in an awkward position.

star 7.84
1,709 votes
Directors: Guy Bee
Writers: Alex Katsnelson, Nicholas Wootton
Death's Door

#16 - Death's Door

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 11, 2013

When John finds himself in a dangerous situation, Stephen is unable to help without revealing himself to Ultra. Not satisfied with the answer he has discovered about his father's disappearance, Stephen decides to take drastic measures with the help of his fellow Tomorrow People to find out the truth. Meanwhile, Cara and Russell negotiate a trade with Jedikiah, which ultimately makes Jedikiah take a big risk.

star 7.81
1,529 votes
Directors: Leslie Libman
Writers: Greg Berlanti, Leigh Dana Jackson, Pam Veasey, Phil Klemmer

#17 - Thanatos

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 4, 2013

Stephen is determined to uncover what he hopes is the key to finding his father, and crafts a plan with the Tomorrow People that involves getting inside Jedikiah's head. Meanwhile, Cara and Russell encounter an uninvited visitor in the subway tunnel base. Stephen takes a risky opportunity and snoops around Ultra.

star 7.80
1,591 votes
Directors: Rob Bailey
Writers: Alex Katsnelson, Greg Berlanti, Phil Klemmer

#18 - Limbo

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 20, 2013

When Stephen decides to have some fun with his newfound powers, Jedikiah takes extreme measures to make sure it doesn’t happen again. After John and Russell return from their trip, John feels a strange tension between himself and Cara. Stephen tries to handle a new and dangerous breakout on his own, but finds himself in over his head and needing help from his fellow Tomorrow People.

star 7.78
1,504 votes
Writers: Micah Schraft, Nicholas Wootton
All Tomorrow's Parties

#19 - All Tomorrow's Parties

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 6, 2013

After Stephen breaks Ultra protocol during a training exercise, Jedikiah’s mysterious boss insists on meeting Stephen. Stephen grows concerned when he learns Jedikiah is unable to protect him, so he turns to John, who is only interested for selfish reasons. Elsewhere, the Tomorrow People are desperate to go topside to a party like normal people, but John and Cara disagree on the dangerous plan. Meanwhile, Stephen makes a plan to go to Homecoming with Astrid, but when he bails on her once again, she decides to find out what he is really up too.

star 7.76
1,670 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Grainne Godfree, Leigh Dana Jackson
Sorry for Your Loss

#20 - Sorry for Your Loss

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 13, 2013

When Stephen and Russell head out for a night of fun, they run into a potential new break-out. Stephen and Russell report back to John and Cara about the new person, but they want to keep a low profile from Ultra. Sadly, Russell learns that his dad has passed away and he is torn about whether or not he should go home. John volunteers to accompany Russell to help keep him out of trouble. Meanwhile, Jedikiah has a shocking secret that could destroy his career.

star 7.73
1,677 votes
Directors: Nathan Hope
Writers: Jeff Rake, Ray Utarnachitt

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 9, 2013

When Stephen Jameson begins hearing voices and waking up in strange places, he starts to question his sanity. In desperation, Stephen decides to listen to one of the voices in his head, and it leads him to his first encounter with the Tomorrow People — John, Cara and Russell — a genetically advanced race with the abilities of telekinesis, teleportation and telepathic communication. The Tomorrow People inform him that they are being hunted down by a paramilitary group of scientists known as Ultra, led by Dr. Jedikiah Price. Meanwhile, Stephen gets another surprise that leads him down his own path, which he hopes will help him uncover the truth about his father’s mysterious disappearance.

star 7.66
2,667 votes
Directors: Danny Cannon
Writers: Phil Klemmer
In Too Deep

#22 - In Too Deep

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 16, 2013

When Ultra tries to probe Stephen's brain, he looks to his fellow Tomorrow People for help, but is rebuffed by an angry John, leaving Cara to go behind John's back to help Stephen. Meanwhile, Ultra tracks down the identity of a new break-out, who has been using his powers to commit crimes. Stephen tracks down the new break-out, but is shocked when an Ultra swat team is called in. At a loss for what to do, Stephen calls on John, Cara and Russell for help, leaving them with a risk of also getting caught. Upon learning of Ultra's evil motives, John tries to convince Stephen to spy on Ultra to help save other potential Tomorrow People, while still pursuing the answers he seeks about this father.

star 7.59
2,208 votes
Directors: Danny Cannon
Writers: Greg Berlanti, Jeff Rake, Phil Klemmer