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]

# 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 take advantage of humanity's own violent nature in order to speed along its inevitable self-destruction.
11 "Among the Philistines" January 2, 1989 (1989-01-02)
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.
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?

War of the Worlds: The Second Invasion (Season 2)[edit]

  1. "The Second Wave" – October 2, 1989 (1989-10-02)
  2. "No Direction Home" – October 9, 1989 (1989-10-09)
  3. "Doomsday" – October 16, 1989 (1989-10-16)
  4. "Terminal Rock" – October 23, 1989 (1989-10-23)
  5. "Breeding Ground" – October 30, 1989 (1989-10-30)
  6. "Seft of Emun" – November 6, 1989 (1989-11-06)
  7. "Loving the Alien" – November 13, 1989 (1989-11-13)
  8. "Night Moves" – November 20, 1989 (1989-11-20)
  9. "Synthetic Love" – January 15, 1990 (1990-01-15)
  10. "The Defector" – January 22, 1990 (1990-01-22)
  11. "Time to Reap" – January 29, 1990 (1990-01-29)
  12. "The Pied Piper" – February 5, 1990 (1990-02-05)
  13. "The Deadliest Disease" – February 12, 1990 (1990-02-12)
  14. "Path of Lies" – February 19, 1990 (1990-02-19)
  15. "Candle in the Night" – April 9, 1990 (1990-04-09)
  16. "Video Messiah" – April 16, 1990 (1990-04-16)
  17. "Totally Real" – April 23, 1990 (1990-04-23)
  18. "Max" – April 30, 1990 (1990-04-30)
  19. "The True Believer" – May 7, 1990 (1990-05-07)
  20. "The Obelisk" – May 14, 1990 (1990-05-14)

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