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Every Season Of The Expanse, Ranked Worst To Best
With its interplanetary scope and impressive ensemble cast, “The Expanse” is one of the best sci-fi shows in recent memory, willing to take risks with its story like having main characters die. Here is a definitive ranking of all six seasons of the show, from the shadowy conspiracies that defined its early years to the all-out war that drove its latter half.
6. Season 1
Even in its early episodes, the show's storytelling strengths are on full display, including its tendency to kill off seemingly important characters. However, growing pains are evident — from requisite world-building exposition to the show still figuring out its narrative pacing.
5. Season 2
While some issues with Season 1 are still present in Season 2, the show's overall narrative has become tighter. Killing off Thomas Jane's character, one of the most well-known actors in the cast, in the middle of the season underscored the show's unpredictable stakes.
4. Season 6
“The Expanse” ends with Season 6 and feels a bit rushed, given the noticeably truncated episode order. However, watching how far characters like Holden, Avasarala, and Drummer have grown across the series feels organically earned and delivered with plenty of solid character moments.
3. Season 4
Whenever a show switches networks or platforms, it can feel aesthetically off from what came before. Yet, Season 4 of "The Expanse" seamlessly transitions from Syfy to Prime Video, retaining its interplanetary intrigue and explosive action sequences, and marks the debut of villain Marco Inaros.