The BEST Episodes of Time After Time (2017)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 3, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

A young H.G. Wells travels through centuries, decades and days in the time machine he created. In the pursuit of the charismatic Dr. John Stevenson, better known as “Jack the Ripper,” Wells arrives in modern day New York City, searching for Stevenson after the doctor escapes authorities in Wells’ London home. But instead of the Utopia he imagined, Wells finds a world more aligned with Stevenson’s temperament ...

Out of Time

#1 - Out of Time

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 12, 2017

H.G. and Jane rush to repair the damaged time machine before Dr. John Stevenson – now better known as "The Key Killer" – strikes again. Meanwhile, Vanessa must decide whether or not to confide in Griffin

star 7.70
1,137 votes
Directors: Steve Shill
Writers: Gabrielle Stanton
Picture Fades

#2 - Picture Fades

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 26, 2017

After learning that John has taken the Time Machine to 1918 Paris, H.G. is determined to stop him before he can alter the fabric of time.

star 7.65
814 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: Daniel T. Thomsen
The Second Hand Unwinds

#3 - The Second Hand Unwinds

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 30, 2017

Hurt and betrayed, Dr. John Stevenson sets his sights on H.G. and moves forward in a plan for the ultimate revenge by destroying him and those he cares about forever. When H.G. learns of his plan, however, he takes matters into his own hands, finding himself in a place he could never have imagined in his wildest dreams.

star 7.62
220 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: Kevin Williamson
Secrets Stolen

#4 - Secrets Stolen

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 19, 2017

Dr. John Stevenson has met his match in a stunning - and equally cunning - doctor named Brooke Monroe, while H.G. and Jane travel back to the 1980s where they make a shocking discovery that could change Vanessa's life.

star 7.62
926 votes
Directors: Tricia Brock
Writers: Karen Wyscarver, Sanford Golden

#5 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 5, 2017

H.G. Wells pursues one of history's most well-known serial killers, Jack the Ripper. Using a time machine, the two travel from the late 19th century to end up in modern day Manhattan. Once he arrives in New York, H.G. finds himself in awe of a world he never believed possible, but it's not only the advancements of the age that catch his eye... the young and beautiful Jane Walker also captivates him.

star 7.56
1,601 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: Karl Alexander, Kevin Williamson, Nicholas Meyer, Steve Hayes
Caught Up in Circles

#6 - Caught Up in Circles

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 20, 2017

Vanessa and Jane decide to investigate "Project Utopia," while Vanessa doesn't realize that some of the people in her life are not who they appear to be.

star 7.47
299 votes
You Will Find Me

#7 - You Will Find Me

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 20, 2017

An unwilling participant of Dr. Monroe's experiments, H.G. feels himself changing. Now on a more level playing field and finally able to take on his friend and adversary, John Stevenson, H.G. and Jane race to escape the Island of Dr. Monroe.

star 7.45
239 votes
If You're Lost

#8 - If You're Lost

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 13, 2017

H.G. and Jane find themselves stranded on the Island of Dr. Monroe. Unaware that they are an instrumental part of the doctor's research, they find themselves fighting for their lives - along with Dr. John Stevenson - but in the end, not everyone gets out alive.

star 7.43
246 votes
I Fall Behind

#9 - I Fall Behind

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 7, 2017

Brooke is betrayed by her brother, Griffin, when he joins forces with Vanessa to stop her from furthering their father's research. But just how far is Brooke willing to go when she forms her own unlikely alliance.

star 7.42
212 votes
Directors: Rob Seidenglanz
Writers: Bayan Wolcott
Suitcases of Memories

#10 - Suitcases of Memories

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 6, 2017

H.G., Jane and John search for Vanessa, while Brooke moves forward with her plan to avenge her father's legacy, ultimately sending H.G. and Jane to a place where they will have to fight to survive.

star 7.40
272 votes
I Will Catch You

#11 - I Will Catch You

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 5, 2017

Presented with the real possibility that Vanessa Anders is in fact Wells’ great granddaughter, H.G. and Jane continue to search for Dr. John Stevenson, but when their final face-to-face meeting goes anything but planned, the doctor is back on the loose.

star 7.27
435 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: Kevin Williamson, Mary Leah Sutton
Turned to Gray

#12 - Turned to Gray

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 27, 2017

Wells is shocked to see a familiar face when he and Jane return to present day New York City, while Jane makes a decision that will potentially change both of their lives.

star 7.19
233 votes
Directors: Mark Tonderai
Writers: Gabrielle Stanton