The BEST Episodes of War of the Worlds
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 24, 2020
They never left! In 1953, Earth experienced a War of the Worlds. Common bacteria stopped the aliens, but it didn't kill them. Instead, the aliens lapsed into a state of deep hibernation. Now the aliens have been resurrected, more terrifying than before. In 1953, aliens started taking over the world. Today, they're taking over our bodies! They're alive! This time, the aliens are ready...
#1 - The Second Wave
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 2, 1989
Almost Tomorrow The world is now a mess. As the environment with its predictable weather patterns and the economy in dire straights, anarchy is now loose and the world as we knew it is less optimistic. It's been months with no alien activity and the military backing for the Blackwood Project is weakened as the government seems to be in turmoil as well. As if things weren't bad enough, a new group of aliens, the Morthren, have arrived. They have used a process of transmutation to take on human form to protect themselves from Earth's bacteria so the need for hosting bodies and radiation is no more. Under the rule of Malzor, they are instructed by the Eternal Spirit of Morthrai to kill off the "soldiers" who came before and failed to appropriate the planet. Continuing in their mission, they try to snare a member of the Blackwood Team for cloning purposes which will obtain all memories of the original, but totally loyal to the Morthren cause. With this clone, it can more easily infiltrate
#2 - Doomsday
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 16, 1989
A heat wave, followed by a water shortage, drives everyone to the brink of desperation. When a local church font begins to produce an apparently unlimited supply of water, the team is suspicious. Is it a miracle, or something much darker?
#3 - Terminal Rock
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 23, 1989
Rock and roll ruins young minds...especially when the aliens are involved. Loner Kincaid and newly-adolescent Debi experience growing pains while the team tries to deal with a new, dangerous kind of music.
#4 - Breeding Ground
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 30, 1989
While at the hospital looking for some hard-to-find medicine, Harrison comes across gruesome evidence that the aliens are experimenting on humans. Meanwhile, Malzor and Mana try to find a way to increase their Morthren numbers here on Earth.
#5 - Seft of Emun
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 6, 1989
When the Morthren run low on power, they are forced to bring Seft, the High Priestess of Emun, out of stasis. While Seft is searching for the materials she will need to create power crystals for her captors she meets Harrison. Will the link forged between them be enough to save Seft and her son, or is she doomed to forever serve the evil Morthren?
#6 - Loving the Alien
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 13, 1989
Suzanne helps her friend Marcus search for his missing daughter, unaware that the girl has been captured by the aliens. Meanwhile, Debi runs away in search of someone who understands her. She finds that person in a pale, strange boy named Ceeto.
#7 - The Prodigal Son
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 6, 1989
In 1953, aliens invaded Earth, but were stopped when they fell to the planet's bacteria - except one. Now this rebellious rogue alien uses Blackwood's meeting with the United Nations to help his own plan for global domination.
#8 - Unto Us a Child is Born
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 20, 1989
After a pregnant woman is possessed by an alien and gives birth, the child becomes the focus of a search as it may offer an immunity to Earth's bacteria.
#9 - The Meek Shall Inherit
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 13, 1989
The aliens plan to disorganize human society by paralyzing its means of communication.
#10 - The Last Supper
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 6, 1989
A secret meeting between countries is conducted in order to evaluate the global alien threat. However, the Advocacy learn of this grouping, and seize it as an opportunity to swiftly crush resistance. for his own brand of justice.
#11 - Vengeance is Mine
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 16, 1989
Ironhorse must deal with a mistake that no soldier wants to make: the killing of an innocent civilian.
#12 - My Soul to Keep
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 24, 1989
The time to reproduce, and thus increase their army, has come for the aliens. But the offspring are endangered by radiation and the aliens take a risky move to ensure their future.
#13 - So Shall Ye Reap
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 1, 1989
The aliens infiltrate the illegal drug trade in order to circulate a narcotic that will turn humans into violent killers.
#14 - The Raising of Lazarus
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired May 8, 1989
A strange alien pod is found and taken to a nuclear research facility. The Blackwood Project is summoned to investigate, but their authority is soon overridden by a mysterious Project 9.
#15 - A Multitude of Idols
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 24, 1988
The aliens move toward an operation that will begin integrating themselves into human society, thus developing agents to be active anywhere in the world.
#16 - The Resurrection (1)
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 7, 1988
In 1953, a worldwide invasion from Mars would have eliminated humanity had the extraterrestrial invaders not been vulnerable to the indigenous bacteria on the planet. Now an accident at a dumpsite revives the comatose aliens who then shortly attempt to resume the war they started 35 years ago.
#17 - The Walls of Jericho
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 1988
After a period without any further evidence of the aliens' existence, the powers-that-be try to shut down the Blackwood Project. Meanwhile, the aliens try desperately to find a way to combat the threat brought on by the radiation that is killing them.
#18 - Thy Kingdom Come
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 1988
The aliens trek to Canada in order to free more of their sleeping brethren. The Blackwood Project's only hope in finding them lies in the scattered mind of War of the Worlds veteran Sylvian Van Buren.
#19 - The Second Seal
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 1988
The aliens begin infiltrating a military base in hopes of possessing a list containing the location of 10,000 of their stored-away comrades.
#20 - The Good Samaritan
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 26, 1988
The aliens have produced a deadly toxin, and a miraculous new development to feed the world becomes their means of mass poisoning.
#21 - No Direction Home
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 9, 1989
While the Blackwood team picks up the pieces and tries to find a new home, the Morthren, too, have to find a new location as they are aware that the humans have been there once and might return. When Harrison and Kincaid go back to the empty base, they find an engram for the aliens' cloning devices that can transport memories and images from the subject to its copy. Meanwhile, Mana and Ardix have cloned a reverend so that he can spread the word of the one true God - the Eternal.
#22 - Night Moves
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 1989
The harsh life in the city, coupled with a food shortage, lead Suzanne to take Debi out to the country to live with Suzanne's estranged mother. The aliens are also having food shortages, however, and have their own plans for the family homestead.
#23 - Synthetic Love
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 15, 1990
Kincaid runs into an old friend named Johnny, only to discover that his friend is dangerously addicted to drugs. Kincaid takes him to one of the well-known Laporte Rehabilitation Centers, which has just started using a new miracle drug called Krebulax. But something strange is going on at the clinic, and there's something even stranger about the man supplying the drug...a Mister Malcolm.
#24 - The Defector
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 22, 1990
When an attempt to hack into the humans' computers goes awry, a Morthren technician (Kemo) is scarred both physically and mentally by the experience. Facing execution, he flees and takes over the identity of the human hacker he killed.
#25 - Time to Reap
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 29, 1990
The Eternal instructs Malzor on how he can go back in time to 1953 in the aftermath of the failed invasion to ensure victory by inoculating his brethren from Earth's bacteria in order to change the course of history in the favour of the Morthren race. However, Blackwood and Kincaid have followed him through the same time tunnel to stop him from succeeding in giving the aliens a huge advantage in their conquest.