Z Nation

The BEST episodes of Z Nation

Every episode of Z Nation ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Z Nation!

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.

Last Updated: 9/20/2022Network: Syfy
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Doctor of the Dead
star
7.80
1402 votes

#1 - Doctor of the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/5/2014

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

Directors: John Hyams
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Black Rainbow
star
7.79
845 votes

#2 - The Black Rainbow

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/15/2017

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Everybody Dies in the End
star
7.77
1572 votes

#3 - Everybody Dies in the End

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/16/2016

The gang reunites and faces the biggest battle yet.

Directors: Abram Cox
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The End of Everything
star
7.73
464 votes

#4 - The End of Everything

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/28/2018

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.

Directors: Alexander Yellen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Welcome to Murphytown
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7.72
1554 votes

#5 - Welcome to Murphytown

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/28/2016

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

Directors: Jodi Binstock
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
We Interrupt This Program
star
7.71
878 votes

#6 - We Interrupt This Program

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/24/2017

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A New Life
star
7.70
605 votes

#7 - A New Life

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/12/2018

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.

Directors: Alexander Yellen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Resurrection Z
star
7.67
1552 votes

#8 - Resurrection Z

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/17/2014

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

Directors: John Hyams
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Murphy's Law
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7.67
1394 votes

#9 - Murphy's Law

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/28/2014

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.

Directors: Tim Andrew
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Duel
star
7.67
1494 votes

#10 - Duel

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/9/2016

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

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Heart of Darkness
star
7.65
1561 votes

#11 - Heart of Darkness

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/11/2016

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

Directors: Abram Cox
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Zunami
star
7.65
1414 votes

#12 - Zunami

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/31/2014

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.

Directors: John Hyams
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Escorpion and the Red Hand
star
7.64
1675 votes

#13 - Escorpion and the Red Hand

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/7/2016

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

Directors: Jason McKee
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A New Mission
star
7.64
1655 votes

#14 - A New Mission

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/23/2016

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Mt. Weather
star
7.63
840 votes

#15 - Mt. Weather

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/15/2017

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Adiós, Muchachos
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7.63
1129 votes

#16 - Adiós, Muchachos

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/4/2015

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

Watch Now:iTunes
Murphy's Miracle
star
7.63
1597 votes

#17 - Murphy's Miracle

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/30/2016

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

Directors: Alexander Yellen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Siege of Murphytown
star
7.62
1546 votes

#18 - The Siege of Murphytown

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/2/2016

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

Directors: Dan Merchant
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Escape from Altura
star
7.62
585 votes

#19 - Escape from Altura

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/19/2018

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

Directors: Alexander Yellen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
All Good Things Must Come to an End
star
7.61
1215 votes

#20 - All Good Things Must Come to an End

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/18/2015

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
No Mercy
star
7.61
1857 votes

#21 - No Mercy

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/16/2016

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Return to Mercy Labs
star
7.59
819 votes

#22 - Return to Mercy Labs

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/8/2017

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.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Welcome to the Fu-Bar
star
7.59
1433 votes

#23 - Welcome to the Fu-Bar

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/24/2014

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.

Directors: Abram Cox
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Party With the Zeros
star
7.58
1117 votes

#24 - Party With the Zeros

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/27/2015

The team meets La Reina, Queen of the Zeros, after being captured; Dr. Kurian is ready for human trials on his Z-vaccine at the Zero compound.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Welcome to the Newpocalypse
star
7.57
635 votes

#25 - Welcome to the Newpocalypse

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/5/2018

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.

Directors: Abram Cox
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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