Project Blue Book

10 Best Episodes of Project Blue Book

A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book”.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 26, 2023.

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Project Blue Book - S1E2

#15 - The Flatwoods Monster (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Dr. Hynek and Captain Quinn investigate a West Virginia case of a woman and her two children who witnessed a flying saucer crash near their farm and an alien being emerge from the fiery wreck; based on the Flatwoods Monster case.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 1172 votes.

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#14 - The Lubbock Lights (Season 1 - Episode 3)

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When the citizens of Lubbock, Texas, witness a mysterious V-shaped craft in the night sky, Hynek and Quinn are brought in to investigate the mass sighting.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 1025 votes.

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#13 - Abduction (Season 1 - Episode 9)

Hynek is drawn into a case from which he literally can't escape when a man arrives at Blue Book headquarters with his wife. The man claims he was abducted by aliens, and he plans to hold Hynek and Quinn hostage until he learns the truth.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 793 votes.

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#12 - The Scoutmaster (Season 1 - Episode 7)

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After a Scoutmaster vanishes when he and his troop witness a strange craft hovering in the woods, Hynek is sent to investigate for Project Blue Book, while Quinn is pulled into a rogue mission for General Harding.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 836 votes.

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#11 - Close Encounters (Season 2 - Episode 6)

Hynek visits the set of the film 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' while he reflects on his various experiences dealing with the Robertson Panel and a peculiar extraterrestrial contactee whom he was willing to risk everything for.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 551 votes.

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#10 - Foo Fighters (Season 1 - Episode 5)

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Hynek and Quinn follow a series of strange clues leading them to a secret group who not only claim to have witnessed strange lights during combat called "Foo Fighters", but also claim to know a way to contact them.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 921 votes.

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#9 - The Men in Black (Season 2 - Episode 5)

The mysterious Man in Black kidnaps Hynek, which sends Quinn on a mission with the CIA to follow him and rescue Hynek.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 559 votes.

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#8 - The Roswell Incident (1) (Season 2 - Episode 1)

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Quinn and Hynek visit Roswell, N.M., with Gen. Harding as an unknown local citizen makes threats to reveal the evidence associated with an extraterrestrial crash-landing that took place six years ago and make its existence known to the world.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 657 votes.

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#7 - What Lies Beneath (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Hynek and Quinn investigate the theft of sensitive material taken from Gens. Harding and Valentine, but they soon discover that their potential culprit resides close than they imagined in addition to conclusive evidence of an alien conspiracy.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 525 votes.

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#6 - Area 51 (Season 2 - Episode 3)

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Hynek and Quinn investigate reports of a soldier who was allegedly taken inside a flying saucer at a remote military base in Nevada, where they subsequently learn about the several reasons why the secrets contained in Area 51 should not be released.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 627 votes.

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#5 - Operation Paperclip (Season 1 - Episode 4)

A bizarre UFO encounter with a commercial airliner leads Hynek and Quinn to a top-secret program involving ex-Nazi scientists in Huntsville, Alabama, known as Operation Paperclip, which has a mysterious agenda all its own.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 943 votes.

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#4 - The Roswell Incident (2) (Season 2 - Episode 2)

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Quinn and Hynek nearly reach a potential culprit, which could take them to just where they need to be to discover the truth behind the famous Roswell incident.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 616 votes.

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#3 - Broken Arrow (Season 2 - Episode 9)

When a strange plane goes missing in the Canadian wilderness, Hynek and Quinn set off to find it and retrieve its missing cargo, but they encounter several potential dangers along the way to ensure the cargo is never found by outside people.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 484 votes.

Project Blue Book - S1E10

#2 - The Washington Merry-Go Round (Season 1 - Episode 10)

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Washington D.C. is invaded by UFOs, and Hynek and Quinn must uncover the true nature of the threat before it's too late.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 776 votes.

Project Blue Book - S2E10

#1 - Operation Mainbrace (Season 2 - Episode 10)

Hynek and Quinn face the tremendous pressure of preventing possible third world war when a series of unidentified flying and submersible objects are discovered during a largescale naval exercise that takes place near Russian waters.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 484 votes.

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