The BEST Episodes of Z Nation

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 1, 2019

Z Nation is a dynamic ensemble drama that will plunge viewers into a fully-imagined, post-zombie America and take them on adventures with a diverse group of richly-drawn characters. Getting to know the reluctant heroes, their flaws, idiosyncrasies, and moral dilemmas will ultimately become the heart of the show. Z Nation starts three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.

Doctor of the Dead

#1 - Doctor of the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 13

The team is rerouted to a Colorado lab where they hope to find Dr. Merch.

star 7.92
958 votes
Directors: John Hyams
Writers: John Hyams, Karl Schaefer
The Black Rainbow

#2 - The Black Rainbow

Season 4 - Episode 13

The secret of Warren's dream is unlocked when they reach their final destination, the "Black Rainbow" facility.

star 7.80
700 votes
Everybody Dies in the End

#3 - Everybody Dies in the End

Season 3 - Episode 14

The gang reunites and faces the biggest battle yet.

star 7.78
1,436 votes
Directors: Abram Cox
Writers: Abram Cox
The End of Everything

#4 - The End of Everything

Season 5 - Episode 13

The heroes break into Altura in an attempt to bring Pandora and Estes to justice, Cooper reappears, shocking Warren, and there’s something he has to tell her.

star 7.77
362 votes
Writers: Karl Schaefer
We Interrupt This Program

#5 - We Interrupt This Program

Season 4 - Episode 9

The group explores an abandoned TV news station and encounters news crew zombies triggering haunting flashbacks from day one.

star 7.76
730 votes
Welcome to Murphytown

#6 - Welcome to Murphytown

Season 3 - Episode 7

The Man discovers Lucy's existence; 10K reunites with the gang and he tells them about Murphy's growing army.

star 7.75
1,412 votes
Directors: Jodi Binstock
Writers: Jodi Binstock
A New Life

#7 - A New Life

Season 5 - Episode 2

Warren must leave her new life behind and find her way to Newmerica, reuniting with Murphy and the other heroes, while discovering George is an old friend.

star 7.75
515 votes
Writers: Michael Cassutt
Murphy's Law

#8 - Murphy's Law

Season 1 - Episode 12

Murphy is kidnapped by a group of outlaws trying to crack the "Fort Knox of Oxycontin." As the survivors battle drug-enhanced zombies, a startling discovery is made about Murphy's abilities.

star 7.73
927 votes
Directors: Tim Andrew
Writers: Michael Cassutt, Craig Engler
Heart of Darkness

#9 - Heart of Darkness

Season 3 - Episode 9

Warren and the others inspect Murphytown and realize they are going to need a bigger army to extract Murphy.

star 7.68
1,417 votes
Directors: Abram Cox
Writers: Michael Cassutt
Resurrection Z

#10 - Resurrection Z

Season 1 - Episode 6

An encounter with a seeming Utopian enclave and a religious cult results in a game changer when the survivors travel near Branson, Mo.

star 7.68
1,034 votes
Directors: John Hyams
Writers: Jennifer Derwingson
Duel

#11 - Duel

Season 3 - Episode 13

Addy is being pummeled with whatever The Man can throw at her, and Lucy does the same to The Man.

star 7.68
1,354 votes
Writers: Jennifer Derwingson
Mt. Weather

#12 - Mt. Weather

Season 4 - Episode 12

Warren and our heroes must stop Zona from launching operation "Black Rainbow".

star 7.67
698 votes
Return to Mercy Labs

#13 - Return to Mercy Labs

Season 4 - Episode 11

Warren's dream leads our heroes back to Mercy Labs. Images in her dream drive her to search for the destroyed complex and find a mysterious cylinder of gas which she compelled to bring along.

star 7.66
677 votes
Murphy's Miracle

#14 - Murphy's Miracle

Season 3 - Episode 3

Warren and team encounter the sole inhabitant of a strange town; Murphy begins a new mission.

star 7.65
1,486 votes
Writers: Michael Cassutt
The Siege of Murphytown

#15 - The Siege of Murphytown

Season 3 - Episode 12

Warren leads an attack against Murphytown to extract its smug leader.

star 7.64
1,406 votes
Directors: Dan Merchant
Writers: Dan Merchant
Escape from Altura

#16 - Escape from Altura

Season 5 - Episode 3

10K nearly loses everything as panic and anti-Talker sentiments flare after an explosion derails the vote.

star 7.64
491 votes
Writers: Dan Merchant
Escorpion and the Red Hand

#17 - Escorpion and the Red Hand

Season 3 - Episode 4

More people flock to Murphy's new cult; the others are stuck in the middle of a war.

star 7.64
1,535 votes
Directors: Jason McKee
Writers: Steven Graham
A New Mission

#18 - A New Mission

Season 3 - Episode 2

Warren and gang are taken prisoner; Murphy escapes the sub with his newly formed blends group; both groups head for the same destination.

star 7.64
1,545 votes
Zunami

#19 - Zunami

Season 1 - Episode 8

As they travel across Nebraska, the group finds themselves trapped in a morgue as a literal zombie tsunami engulfs them; at the same time, Citizen Z gets a visitor who might not be who he seems to be.

star 7.62
980 votes
Directors: John Hyams
Writers: Dan Merchant
All Good Things Must Come to an End

#20 - All Good Things Must Come to an End

Season 2 - Episode 15

The team reaches the mobile lab, which turns out to be a submarine; Murphy says goodbye.

star 7.62
1,022 votes
Welcome to the Fu-Bar

#21 - Welcome to the Fu-Bar

Season 1 - Episode 7

The survivors struggle to recover from a shocking death; and in Kansas they happen upon a gun show that makes the zombie apocalypse look calm.

star 7.62
993 votes
Directors: Abram Cox
Writers: Jennifer Derwingson
No Mercy

#22 - No Mercy

Season 3 - Episode 1

A flashback to events before the conclusion of season 2 introduces a new villain to be dealt with.

star 7.62
1,691 votes
Welcome to the Newpocalypse

#23 - Welcome to the Newpocalypse

Season 5 - Episode 1

Warren recovers from the drone crash with handsome, mysterious Cooper; Doc and the others finally arrive in Newmerica, where they meet George, who is helping form the new country.

star 7.62
541 votes
Directors: Abram Cox
Writers: Karl Schaefer
Adiós, Muchachos

#24 - Adiós, Muchachos

Season 2 - Episode 13

It's discovered that the Z-vaccine doesn't work; Vasquez gets caught trying to kill Escorpion; Murphy uses mental manipulation to help Roberta.

star 7.61
938 votes
Hackerville

#25 - Hackerville

Season 5 - Episode 11

With some help from an outpost of renegade hackers, Warren and George hack Altura’s defenses and discover Estes’ secret plan.

star 7.60
371 votes
Directors: J.D. McKee
Writers: Michael Cassutt