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The Best Episodes of Scorpion

Updated September 25, 2019 1.8k votes 158 voters 3.9k views79 items

There are so many good episodes of Scorpion, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Dominoes" the best, or is "US vs. UN vs. UK" your favorite episode of Scorpion? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Scorpion are, let's rank every Scorpion episode from best to worst.

Based on the life of computer expert Walter O'Brien, Scorpion on CBS follows O'Brien (who has an IQ of 197) and his circle of friends who represent the "last line of defense" against global high-tech threats. Scorpion stars Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee, Eddie Kaye Thomas, and Jadyn Wong. The drama premiered on September 22, 2014, and ran for four seasons.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Scorpion, 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 Scorpion 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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  • 1
    Season 1 Episode 1: When a crisis at LAX leaves dozens of airplanes unable to land, the government enlists a team of misfit geniuses to save the day.
  • 2
    Season 3 Episode 22: Team Scorpion help Toby and Happy race to the altar to say "I Do" after a simple job extinguishing a tunnel fire becomes catastrophic.
  • 3
    Season 1 Episode 6: Team Scorpion must pass a mandated psych evaluation or face being disbanded after they're accused of destroying a priceless work of art in an attempt to protect an art exhibit. NCIS: LOS ANGELES star Linda Hunt guest stars.
  • 4
    Season 2 Episode 10: When Team Scorpion and Walter's parents visit Megan in the hospital as her health deteriorates, they are quarantined after a deadly fungus outbreak threatens to infect everyone.
  • 5
    Season 2 Episode 9: Team Scorpion is blackmailed to break into the United Nations to assist in the assassination of a menacing arms dealer.
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    Season 1 Episode 8: Team Scorpion enlists the help of a musician who created a controversial algorithm that generates hit songs to help find the murderer of a music blogger. Scott Mescudi, a.k.a. Kid Cudi and Cliff "Method Man" Smith guest star.
  • 7
    Season 1 Episode 12: As Christmas approaches, Team Scorpion races to find a way to save a young boy's life after he gets trapped in a beachside cave and drowning is imminent.
  • 8
    Season 1 Episode 22: Scorpion, torn apart and uncertain about their future as a team, must come together for their most important mission yet to save Walter's life as his car teeters on the side of a cliff.
  • 9
    Season 2 Episode 24: Team Scorpion must outthink their unstable ex-Scorpion member, Mark Collins (guest star Joshua Leonard), after he kidnaps Toby and threatens to kill him unless his cunning demands are met.
  • 10
    Season 2 Episode 7: Team Scorpion must stop a sabotaged runaway subway train with Paige and Ralph on board.
  • 11
    Season 1 Episode 18: When a conflict in Eastern Europe threatens to escalate, Team Scorpion is called on to help facilitate secret peace talks to prevent World War III.
  • 12
    Season 3 Episode 23: While en route to Toby and Happy's honeymoon, Team Scorpion's plane crash lands on a remote deserted island, leaving them all with little hope for rescue.
  • 13
    Season 2 Episode 4: Walter, Cabe and Happy are trapped with the crew in a top secret submarine when an explosion sends it to the bottom of the ocean with limited oxygen and a self-destruct function that will soon activate. Peri Gilpin guest stars.
  • 14
    Season 3 Episode 24: Three weeks after they crash land on a deserted island, tensions run high for Team Scorpion when they must battle to overcome their relationship obstacles in order to be rescued.
  • 15
    Season 1 Episode 2: The Governor calls on Team Scorpion when his daughter is mysteriously "bio-hacked" with a deadly virus and has only 24 hours to live.
  • 16
    Season 2 Episode 1: The new Director of Homeland Security reunites the team when a nuclear powered Russian satellite is knocked out of orbit and must be diverted before it detonates over Southern California. Alana De La Garza guest stars as the new head of Homeland Security and KISS frontman Gene Simmons makes a cameo appearance as himself.
  • 17
    Season 2 Episode 12: On Christmas Eve, Team Scorpion must prevent a catastrophe when torrential rains create a large crack in a dam, threatening to wipe out an entire town in its wake.
  • 18
    Season 3 Episode 2: When Walter is accidentally launched into space in a rocket, he hallucinates about Paige as his oxygen runs low, and Team Scorpion works feverishly to find a way to bring him home before he suffocates.
  • 19
    Season 4 Episode 4: While decommissioning an old nuclear missile, a simple accident causes Team Scorpion to endure exposure to toxic vapor while trying to prevent the nuke from detonating.
  • 20
    Season 3 Episode 8: Paige's estranged mother calls on Team Scorpion when she accidentally uncovers a forgotten nuclear reactor on the verge of exploding.
  • 21
    Season 3 Episode 13: Team Scorpion must save a man teetering on the edge of a massive sink hole that threatens to destroy the Los Angeles water supply forever.
  • 22
    Season 3 Episode 12: When Team Scorpion is duped into producing counterfeit money for a foreign entity intent on ruining the U.S. economy, Paige must rely on her mother Veronica's (Lea Thompson) skills as a grifter to save them.
  • 23
    Season 1 Episode 16: Team Scorpion goes undercover on a cruise ship to locate and disable deadly stolen rockets.
  • 24
    Season 1 Episode 4: Against Cabe's advice, Team Scorpion heads to Las Vegas for a simple casino job, but a robbery leads to Walter's arrest and the rest of the team is left to clear his name.
  • 25
    Season 2 Episode 23: Team Scorpion goes to Chernobyl to repair the decaying nuclear reactor before a catastrophic meltdown, but must also save Sylvester and Paige when they become trapped inside.