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The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead 

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Updated July 24, 2019 1.7k votes 168 voters 3.1k views 45 items

There are so many good episodes of Fear the Walking Dead, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "So Close, Yet So Far" the best, or is "The Good Man" your favorite episode of Fear the Walking Dead? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Fear the Walking Dead are, let's rank every Fear the Walking Dead episode from best to worst.

It's not every day you hear the phrase "zombie show spinoff," but that's exactly what Fear the Walking Dead is. The series was created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson, the former being the original creator of the comic books. Fear the Walking Dead follows a completely different group during their journey through LA and eventually Mexico, and although the series received some nixed reviews in the beginning, it seems to have found its footing in the third season.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Fear the Walking Dead, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Fear the Walking Dead episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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This Land Is Your Land ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 13: With the Ranchers trapped and without hope, Alicia is thrust into a position of leadership where she's forced to make life-changing decisions.
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Brother's Keeper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 12: As Nick and Jake set out to handle a delicate situation, the Ranch prepares for a threat greater than any they've faced before.
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Sleigh Ride is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 16: Strand's loyalty is tested when the dam clashes with an adversary. The Clark family is pushed to new extremes as Madison reckons with her past.
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Wrath is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 2 Episode 14: Travis is blindsided by new refugees at the hotel. Meanwhile, Nick must make the decision to leave the Colonia or stay with Luciana.
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Eye of the Beholder is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 1: The Clark family find themselves in a dire predicament. They must work together to discover a path to safety.
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100 [ESP] is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 4: A mysterious character searches for purpose and soon becomes tied to the struggle over a key resource in the apocalypse.
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Things Bad Begun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 15: Strand's motives are made clear when Nick discovers a new threat descending on the dam. Madison faces a horrifying revelation.
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The Good Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 1 Episode 6: As civil unrest continues to grow and the dead take over, Travis and Madison must explore new ways to protect their families.
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Children of Wrath is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 8: Madison must negotiate the terms of an agreement in the midst of ranch-wide turmoil. Nick and Alicia challenge their mother's motives.
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Ouroboros is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 2 Episode 3: Madison confronts Strand about his mysterious destination. Nick, Alicia, and others inspect wreckage from a plane crash.
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Burning in Water, Drowni... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 5: A new threat reveals itself to Madison and Troy as they search for answers. Alicia must reconcile with her past decisions.
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Teotwawki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 3: Still finding their place, Alicia and Nick fall in with new crowds while Madison discovers Otto's past mimics that of her own.
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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 1 Episode 1: A highly dysfunctional blended family is forced together when they realize a reported virus is actually the onset of the undead apocalypse.
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The Unveiling is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 7: A new arrival sows a divide within the ranch. Meanwhile, Alicia forms a new relationship in the hopes of maintaining peace.
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The New Frontier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 2: Following a harrowing journey, the Clark family arrive at their new home. Strand faces resistance as he attempts to hold power over his domain.
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Red Dirt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 6: News of incoming danger spreads throughout the community as Madison struggles to keep everyone together. Nick grapples with a hard truth.
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So Close, Yet So Far is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 1 Episode 2: While Madison struggles to keep Nick from crippling withdrawal, Travis ventures out to find his son before the city of Los Angeles falls.
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Minotaur is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 9: In the aftermath of the Clark family's actions, new leadership assumes control of the Ranch. Daniel assists Lola in the distribution of water.
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Do Not Disturb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 2 Episode 10: Travis struggles to connect with Chris while searching for shelter. Meanwhile, Alicia meets a lonely woman with a bloody past.
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The Dog is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 1 Episode 3: After escaping a violent riot Travis, Liza, and Chris seek refuge with the Salazar family. Meanwhile Madison defends her home.
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El Matadero is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 14: Alicia encounters a potential ally. Ofelia fights for survival, while Nick uses his skillset for profit in the apocalypse.
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La Serpiente is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 11: Following the rekindling of an old friendship, a mission is launched to replenish the Ranch's water supply by seeking the help of another community.
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We All Fall Down is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 2 Episode 2: Our group seeks shelter with a survivalist family. Madison tries to uncover the family's true motives. Salazar works to uncover Strand's intentions.
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Blood In The Streets is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 2 Episode 4: A family in distress boards the Abigail. Strand branches off and his past begins to emerge. Nick searches for an associate of Strand's.
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The Diviner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of Fear the Walking Dead
Season 3 Episode 10: With the Ranch dangerously low on resources, Madison and Walker leave in search of a solution. Nick and Alicia struggle to keep the peace.