10 Worst Episodes of Foundation

Follow a band of exiles on their monumental journey to save humanity and rebuild civilization amid the fall of the Galactic Empire.

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#1 - The Mathematician’s Ghost (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Brother Dusk reflects on his legacy as he prepares for ascension. The Foundation arrives on Terminus and finds a mysterious object.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 2500 votes.

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#2 - Death and the Maiden (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Brother Day meets Zephyr Halima—a would-be leader who opposes the Empire. Brother Dusk grows suspicious of Brother Dawn.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 2189 votes.

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#3 - Preparing to Live (Season 1 - Episode 2)

The Foundation makes the long journey to Terminus as Gaal and Raych grow closer. The Empire faces a difficult decision.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 2735 votes.

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#4 - Barbarians at the Gate (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Salvor faces off with an enemy of the Empire. Brothers Day and Dusk are at odds, while Brother Dawn wrestles with his truth.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 2375 votes.

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#5 - Upon Awakening (Season 1 - Episode 5)

A flashback reveals the origin of Gaal’s conflict between faith and science. The standoff on Terminus takes an unfortunate turn.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 2294 votes.

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#6 - Mysteries and Martyrs (Season 1 - Episode 7)


The Anacreons and their hostages board the fabled Invictus warship. The bond between Brother Dawn and Azura intesifies.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 2199 votes.

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#7 - The Missing Piece (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Brother Day embarks on a journey that no other Cleon has ever attempted. Salvor prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice to return home.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 2163 votes.

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#8 - The First Crisis (Season 1 - Episode 9)


On Terminus, Salvor witnesses how powerful the null field has become. Brother Dawn makes a daring choice.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 2138 votes.

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#9 - The Leap (Season 1 - Episode 10)

An unexpected ally helps Salvor broker an alliance. A confrontation between the Brothers leads to unthinkable consequences.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 2137 votes.

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#10 - The Emperor’s Peace (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Gaal Dornick leaves her life in Synnax behind when the galaxy’s greatest mathematician, Hari Seldon, invites her to Trantor.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 3149 votes.

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