10 Best Episodes of Andromeda

Captain Dylan Hunt and his crew quest to restore a government that once presided over an extended peace and prosperity.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 28, 2023.

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Andromeda - S1E11

#15 - The Pearls That Were His Eyes (Season 1 - Episode 11)

Beka Valentine receives a distress call from her beloved Uncle Sid, but to her disdain realizes that he has become Sam Profit, a big business tycoon.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 202 votes.

Andromeda - S2E4

#14 - Pitiless as the Sun (Season 2 - Episode 4)


Trance is held captive, while Dylan and the rest of the crew try to uncover the source behind mysterious attacks on cargo ships.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 188 votes.

Andromeda - S4E22

#13 - The Dissonant Interval (2) (Season 4 - Episode 22)

Beka decides to leave the crew to fight for themselves, but after all of the promises that everyone will be reunited, Trance tells them that they will never be as they are again. When the Magog Worldship finally re-encounters the Andromeda after two years, Rommie and Harper race to take the Arkology to slipstream, Rhade must teach the inhabitants to defend themselves, and Dylan and Trance fight off the invading Magog. But as the Andromeda becomes covered in swarmships, Trance tells Dylan that he--and only he--may escape this alive.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 117 votes.

Andromeda - S2E1

#12 - The Widening Gyre (2) (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Trance gets Beka and Dylan to medbay, while Rev goes to see a man about his god and Tyr and Harper are injected with Magog eggs and tied up. Dylan and the Andromeda avatar go down to get Tyr and Harper, leaving Beka behind with orders to use a nova bomb to detonate the "bound" planets' sun in three hours. Meanwhile Rev meets with Bloodmist, and begins to give into his bestial nature. The two of them confront the Magog "god", which seems to convince Rev to kill his friends. Bloodmist takes him to Tyr and Harper, but its a trick and Rev kills Bloodmist. Dylan and Andromeda are overwhelmed when Beka launches the nova bomb, but the Magog "god" manages to absorb all the energy. The distraction gives them time to free Tyr and Harper and get out of there. Trance manages to remove Tyr's spider eggs, but the procedure would kill Harper. He has to take medication to keep them in check, but the medicine won't work forever. Meanwhile, they've figured out that the Magog travelling "bound planets" w

The episode was rated 7.78 from 200 votes.

Andromeda - S1E14

#11 - Harper 2.0 (Season 1 - Episode 14)

Harper finds himself overloaded with information when a dying Perseid transfers data into his brain.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 203 votes.

Andromeda - S5E12

#10 - Pride Before the Fall (Season 5 - Episode 12)


Beka's new boyfriend turns out to be more than she suspected. He will play an important role in the development of the original CommonWealth. Beka learns a secret that should help them if they can ever escape from Seefra.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 105 votes.

Andromeda - S4E7

#9 - The World Turns All Around Her (2) (Season 4 - Episode 7)

The collectors tell Tyr why they need the map for the Route of Ages. It's a map to the Abyss, and hopefully a way to contain it. Tyr has Beka and the crew has the map. Now it's a race to the Route of Ages. Tyr makes a deal with the Abyss, and a final confrontation will ensue.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 124 votes.

Andromeda - S2E18

#8 - The Fair Unknown (Season 2 - Episode 18)


The crew encounter the Vedrans the long-lost founders of the Commonwealth.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 152 votes.

Andromeda - S1E19

#7 - The Honey Offering (Season 1 - Episode 19)

An arranged marriage between two rival Nietzschean Prides puts the Andromeda Ascendant in danger when Captain Dylan Hunt agrees to transport the bride to the wedding.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 195 votes.

Andromeda - S2E9

#6 - Into the Labyrinth (Season 2 - Episode 9)


A Commonwealth conference becomes a backdrop for Magog espionage, while Harper tries to discover how one of their spies managed to remove some of his Magog larvae.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 156 votes.

Andromeda - S2E20

#5 - The Knight, Death, and the Devil (Season 2 - Episode 20)

The crew encounter a POW camp full of captured High Guard starships and their AI avatars.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 145 votes.

Andromeda - S1E1

#4 - Under the Night (1) (Season 1 - Episode 1)


The Commonwealth vessel Andromeda, captained by Dylan Hunt, responds to an urgent distress call to find itself lured into a trap. Nietzschean warships surround them and open fire. Captain Hunt, in a last ditch effort, evacuates the ship and maneuvers toward a nearby black hole. Hunt's first officer, Rhade, a Nietzschean himself, betrays Hunt and attempts to kill him, but Hunt perseveres, killing Rhade in the process. Time dilation near the black hole slows time for the Andromeda and Dylan until a freighter tows it out 300 years later. Dylan now must fight off the band...

The episode was rated 7.84 from 427 votes.

Andromeda - S2E22

#3 - Tunnel at the End of the Light (1) (Season 2 - Episode 22)

The crew of the Andromeda meet an alien race they were destined to face.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 146 votes.

Andromeda - S2E12

#2 - Ouroboros (Season 2 - Episode 12)


The crew watches Rev Bem's fairwell message, not sure whether or not to pursue him, or let him leave. Dylan says that they should respect Rev's decision to leave, but Harper snaps at Dylan and storms out. He is upset because Rev had promised to remove the Magog larvae from his gut. He writhes in pain, but when he tries to take his medication, it has no effect, as the larvae have grown immune to it, as Trance and Rev had warned him they would. Soon after, Harper enlists in Chief Technical Director Hohne's help, as well as the other Persieds. Harper plans to build a machine that will fold space to remove the eggs, but it's affecting time, as well.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 167 votes.

Andromeda - S1E22

#1 - Its Hour Come 'Round at Last (1) (Season 1 - Episode 22)

When Harper accidentally overrides Andromeda's personality with an older version, she hunts down the crew and goes on an old mission in which her former crew was slaughtered.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 183 votes.

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