List of War of the Worlds episodes

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This article is a list of War of the Worlds episodes.

These episodes are arranged by their airdate, which does not necessarily reflect a consistent continuity, particularly in regards to the first season. The intended order remains unknown.

Also note that "The Resurrection" is listed here as a single two-hour feature episode as it originally aired in most countries before being subsequently broken down in repeats as a two-part story.

Season 1[edit]

No. Title Original airdate
1 "The Resurrection" October 7, 1988 (1988-10-07)
In 1953, a worldwide invasion from Mars would have eliminated humanity had the extraterrestrial invaders not been vulnerable to the indigenous bacteria on the planet. Now an accident at a dumpsite revives the comatose aliens who then shortly attempt to resume the war they started 35 years ago.
2 "The Walls of Jericho" October 10, 1988 (1988-10-10)
After a period without any further evidence of the aliens' existence, the powers-that-be try to shut down the Blackwood Project. Meanwhile, the aliens try desperately to find a way to combat the threat brought on by the radiation that is killing them.
3 "Thy Kingdom Come" October 17, 1988 (1988-10-17)
The aliens trek to Canada in order to free more of their sleeping brethren. The Blackwood Project's only hope in finding them lies in the scattered mind of War of the Worlds veteran Sylvia Van Buren.
4 "A Multitude of Idols" October 24, 1988 (1988-10-24)
The aliens move toward an operation that will begin integrating themselves into human society, thus developing agents to be active anywhere in the world.
5 "Eye for an Eye" October 31, 1988 (1988-10-31)
As Grover's Mill celebrates the 50th anniversary of the radio drama that made it famous, little do they know what really happened that night in 1938, or that the "Martians" have returned.
6 "The Second Seal" November 7, 1988 (1988-11-07)
The aliens begin infiltrating a military base in hopes of possessing a list containing the location of 10,000 of their stored-away comrades.
7 "Goliath Is My Name" November 14, 1988 (1988-11-14)
A fantasy game and reality collide for students when the aliens invade a campus to steal a lethal biological substance. Things become even worse when an alien is exposed to the toxin and becomes a mentally unstable rogue.
8 "To Heal the Leper" November 21, 1988 (1988-11-21)
The aliens are in jeopardy, as the Advocacy's collective counsel is crippled from the weakened state of one of the three. It seems that a dark cloud is lifting, but only Harrison believes they remain a threat.
9 "The Good Samaritan" December 26, 1988 (1988-12-26)
The aliens have produced a deadly toxin, and a miraculous new development to feed the world becomes their means of mass poisoning.
10 "Epiphany" January 2, 1989 (1989-01-02)
The aliens plan to provoke a nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union, taking advantage of humanity's own violent nature in order to speed along its inevitable self-destruction.
11 "Among the Philistines" January 9, 1989 (1989-01-09)
A set-up for the aliens by the Blackwood Project is soon spun on its head as an alien manages to infiltrate the Cottage.
12 "Choirs of Angels" January 16, 1989 (1989-01-16)
The aliens plant subliminal messages in a musician's recordings to brainwash a brilliant scientist into creating a cure for them against the bacteria on Earth.
13 "Dust to Dust" January 23, 1989 (1989-01-23)
The theft of an Indian object provokes disgust from Ironhorse. But it also garners the aliens' interest, as it holds something that belongs to one of their ancient war machines.
14 "He Feedeth Among the Lilies" January 30, 1989 (1989-01-30)
To better understand their problem, the aliens begin abducting humans to learn the secret of their immune systems.
15 "The Prodigal Son" February 6, 1989 (1989-02-06)
In 1953, aliens invaded Earth, but were stopped when they fell to the planet's bacteria - except one. Now this rebellious rogue alien uses Blackwood's meeting with the United Nations to help his own plan for global domination.
16 "The Meek Shall Inherit" February 13, 1989 (1989-02-13)
The aliens plan to disorganize human society by paralyzing its means of communication.
17 "Unto Us a Child Is Born" February 20, 1989 (1989-02-20)
After a pregnant woman is possessed by an alien and gives birth, the child becomes the focus of a search as it may offer an immunity to Earth's bacteria.
18 "The Last Supper" March 6, 1989 (1989-03-06)
A secret meeting between countries is conducted in order to evaluate the global alien threat. However, the Advocacy learn of this grouping, and seize it as an opportunity to swiftly crush resistance.
19 "Vengeance Is Mine" April 17, 1989 (1989-04-17)
Ironhorse must deal with a mistake that no soldier wants to make: the killing of an innocent civilian. Meanwhile, the aliens resort to robbery to acquire the rubies they need to power a new line of laser weapons.
20 "My Soul to Keep" April 24, 1989 (1989-04-24)
The time to reproduce, and thus increase their army, has come for the aliens. But the offspring are endangered by radiation and the aliens take a risky move to ensure their future.
21 "So Shall Ye Reap" May 1, 1989 (1989-05-01)
The aliens infiltrate the illegal drug trade in order to circulate a narcotic that will turn humans into violent killers.
22 "The Raising of Lazarus" May 8, 1989 (1989-05-08)
A strange alien pod is found and taken to a nuclear research facility. The Blackwood Project is summoned to investigate, but their authority is soon overridden by a mysterious Project 9.
23 "The Angel of Death" May 15, 1989 (1989-05-15)
After more than a year of being resisted by humans, the aliens are finally shaken by the arrival of a familiar enemy that has arrived on Earth. But is the enemy of our enemy our friend?

Season 2[edit]

No. Title Original airdate
1 "The Second Wave" October 2, 1989 (1989-10-02)
The Morthren, a new race of aliens from the planet Morthrai, eliminate the Mor-Taxans for their failure and take over the invasion.
2 "No Direction Home" October 9, 1989 (1989-10-09)
After the destruction of the Cottage, the team finds a new base of operations to continue the fight against the Morthren.
3 "Doomsday" October 16, 1989 (1989-10-16)
When a severe heat wave strikes, the aliens cut off the city's water supply and exploit a local Reverend to drive humans into worshipping the Morthren Eternal.
4 "Terminal Rock" October 23, 1989 (1989-10-23)
The aliens replace the leader of a punk rock band with a clone, in order to incite humans into killing each other through music.
5 "Breeding Ground" October 30, 1989 (1989-10-30)
Harrison goes to the Metro Hospital for medical supplies, and discovers that an old friend of his is being forced to implant alien embryos in human hosts. Ultimately, a human/alien hybrid baby is born and successfully acquired by the Morthren.
6 "Seft of Emun" November 6, 1989 (1989-11-06)
With their power supply running low, the Morthren revive a high priestess from another world they destroyed, who is able to convert raw materials into energy-generating crystals. She psychically contacts Harrison, urging Blackwood to save her and her son from the Morthren.
7 "Loving the Alien" November 13, 1989 (1989-11-13)
Tired of hiding underground, Debi McCullough sneaks into the outside world and forms a bond with Ceeto, a rebellious young alien.
8 "Night Moves" November 20, 1989 (1989-11-20)
Suzanne and Debi attempt to move to a country farm owned by Suzanne's mother, only to find that the Morthren are using it to incubate alien crops.
9 "Synthetic Love" January 15, 1990 (1990-01-15)
The aliens develop a new drug made from human brain tissue, planning to use it to control human society.
10 "The Defector" January 22, 1990 (1990-01-22)
When an alien weapon intended to kill humans via computer systems backfires, its creator, Kemo, is maimed in the process and then sentenced to death for his incompetence. Having developed human emotions as a result of his accident, Kemo teams with Kincaid to destroy the weapon.
11 "Time to Reap" January 29, 1990 (1990-01-29)
A rare planetary alignment allows the aliens to create a time portal. Blackwood must stop them from immunizing the Mor-Taxan invaders in 1953.
12 "The Pied Piper" February 5, 1990 (1990-02-05)
The human-alien hybrid boy, Adam, is sent to infiltrate the Creche, a human institution where children with "superior" abilities are genetically engineered. Suzanne forms a bond with Adam and hopes to dissuade him from bringing the other children into the Eternal's grasp.
13 "The Deadliest Disease" February 12, 1990 (1990-02-12)
Threatened by Earth's bacteria yet again, the aliens decide to attain a tissue-repairing med-cell. When it is stolen and ends up on the black market, both the aliens and Blackwood provoke a violent gang war.
14 "Path of Lies" February 19, 1990 (1990-02-19)
A newspaper reporter, Mark Trainer, attains photographic evidence of the aliens, and only Blackwood can protect him from termination.
15 "Candle in the Night" April 9, 1990 (1990-04-09)
Blackwood diverts his efforts into giving Debi the best birthday possible, while the aliens deal with a runaway probe.
16 "Video Messiah" April 16, 1990 (1990-04-16)
The aliens infiltrate an advertising agency, planning to brainwash humans via subliminal messages in TV commercials.
17 "Totally Real" April 23, 1990 (1990-04-23)
Debi is caught up in a fight simulation developed by the aliens to study human creativity.
18 "Max" April 30, 1990 (1990-04-30)
Kincaid's dead brother is revived by the aliens as a deadly cyborg and sent to crush Blackwood and the underground military resistance.
19 "The True Believer" May 7, 1990 (1990-05-07)
The aliens are running low on resources, and Malzor attempts to maintain his standing with the Eternal by turning the human authorities against Blackwood.
20 "The Obelisk" May 14, 1990 (1990-05-14)
Malzor plans to release deadly Telesian spores in a desperate last bid to destroy all life on Earth. However, Debi's alien friend Ceeto steals an obelisk containing shocking secrets that bring the war to an unexpected conclusion.

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