The BEST episodes of The Walking Dead season 9

Every episode of The Walking Dead season 9, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Walking Dead season 9!

The world we knew is gone. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally start living.

Last Updated: 5/20/2023Network:AMC
The Calm Before
3709 votes

#1 - The Calm Before

Season 9 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/24/2019

The fair at the Kingdom is underway, with all four communities coming together in celebration for the first time in years, while some pacts are renewed, other deals will come at a much steeper price.

Directors: Laura Belsey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
3912 votes

#2 - Evolution

Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/25/2018

A small rescue mission braves a dangerous herd in their hunt for a missing comrade, only to discover a surprising threat that could doom them all.

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What Comes After
4142 votes

#3 - What Comes After

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/4/2018

Rick is forced to face the past as he struggles to maintain the safety of the communities and protect the future he and Carl envisioned.

Directors: Greg Nicotero
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Who Are You Now?
3951 votes

#4 - Who Are You Now?

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/11/2018

The Survivors encounter unfamiliar faces outside the safety of their community's walls and must decide whether or not this new group can be trusted.

Directors: Larry Teng
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
3429 votes

#5 - Chokepoint

Season 9 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/10/2019

Daryl's daring rescue mission forces Alpha to unleash a group of her own to retrieve what belongs to her, even if the price is paid in blood; the Kingdom's plans to reunite the communities are put in jeopardy.

Directors: Liesl Tommy
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
3604 votes

#6 - Adaptation

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/10/2019

The group unmasks a disturbing and dangerous new threat. An escaped captive revisits his past.

Directors: Gregory Nicotero
Writer: Corey B Reed
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Warning Signs
4043 votes

#7 - Warning Signs

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/21/2018

A mysterious disappearance from the work camp threatens Rick's vision for the future.

Directors: Dan Liu
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
3384 votes

#8 - Guardians

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/3/2019

While one community struggles to ease tensions that threaten to divide from within, the true nature of another group comes into focus; a mission to rescue a friend has deadly consequences.

Watch Now:iTunes
3497 votes

#9 - Omega

Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/17/2019

A new arrival at the Hilltop opens up about the leader of a group of mask-wearing savages. A search party sets out on a daring mission to find two missing friends.

Directors: David Boyd
Watch Now:iTunes
The Obliged
3940 votes

#10 - The Obliged

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/28/2018

Rick's vision of a civilized future is threatened by a sudden reckoning with past sins that remain unavenged and unforgiven.

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3452 votes

#11 - Bounty

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/24/2019

The savage group led by Alpha confronts the Hilltop in a harrowing attempt to retrieve her daughter. A supply run for the Kingdom turns into a dangerous quest.

Directors: Meera Menon
Writer: Matt Negrete
Watch Now:iTunes
3438 votes

#12 - Scars

Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/17/2019

An outsider's arrival forces Alexandria to rehash devastating old wounds; eye-opening secrets from the past are revealed.

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The Bridge
4137 votes

#13 - The Bridge

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/14/2018

The communities join forces to restore a bridge that will facilitate communication and trade; someone is gravely injured at the construction site.

Watch Now:iTunes
3762 votes

#14 - Stradivarius

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/18/2018

Carol seeks out an old friend living alone in a wilderness teeming with walkers; survivors make the perilous trek to a new home.

Directors: Michael Cudlitz
Writer: Vivian Tse
Watch Now:iTunes
The Storm
3549 votes

#15 - The Storm

Season 9 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/31/2019

In the aftermath of an overwhelming loss, the communities must brave a ferocious blizzard; as one group deals with an enemy from within, another is forced to make a life or death decision.

Directors: Greg Nicotero
Watch Now:iTunes
A New Beginning
4398 votes

#16 - A New Beginning

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/7/2018

Rick and his group make a risky run into Washington, D.C. to search for artifacts they will need to build the civilization he and Carl envisioned.

Directors: Greg Nicotero
Writer: Angela Kang
Watch Now:iTunes

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