Rank #1: Episode 3: Daily Life
Routine and progress don’t cancel out the hazards on Mars, though, and the crew quickly discovered that their new lives would include confronting these dangers on a regular basis.
Rank #2: Ep. 8: Solar Conjunction & The Days That Followed
Solar conjunction began. The staff on Earth could no longer communicate with Colony One, and no one knew where the deadly bacteria was coming from.
The second ship to Mars was a little over a month away and was also unable to communicate with Earth. The crew on the ship didn’t know if it would be safe to land, and if they did join their team members on Mars, what would they find?
Rank #3: Episode 7: The Unexpected
Communication between Earth and Mars became strained. There weren’t enough doctors and nurses, and there wasn’t enough time.
Every healthy member left on Mars did their part to track down the source of the illness in an effort to save their team while fearing they might be next. Their efforts only turned up another frustrating mystery.
Rank #4: Episode 6: We Thought It Was A Cold
Rank #5: Episode 5: Home Sweet Home
Just a couple months shy of two years on Mars, the crew finally started to feel like they’d made a home. Turns out it was the calm before the storm.