The Worst Episodes of Scorpion: When Genius Goes Terribly Wrong.

As a die-hard fan of Scorpion, I can confidently say that not every episode is a winner. Sure, the show is packed with action, drama, and a team of brilliant misfits who can solve any high-tech threat. But even the best shows have their off days. So, to save you the trouble of sorting through the good, the bad, and the downright ugly, we’ve rounded up the worst episodes of Scorpion. From cringe-worthy plotlines to lackluster performances, these episodes will make you wish you could hit the rewind button. So grab some popcorn, settle in, and prepare yourself for some seriously cringey TV.
Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre

Season 2 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2015-09-28

Team Scorpion heads to Cuba when a woman from Cabe’s past pleads for him to help catch a Serbian war criminal.

Risky Business

Risky Business

Season 1 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2014-11-10

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. Meanwhile, Drew asks Walter to help him connect with his son.

Satellite of Love

Satellite of Love

Season 2 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2015-09-21

The new Director of Homeland Security, Adriana Molina, reunites the team when a nuclear powered Russian satellite is knocked out of orbit and must be diverted before it detonates over Southern California. Paige and Walter face their feelings for each other when hospital footage reveals that Paige kissed him.

Queen Scary

Queen Scary

Season 4 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2017-10-30

At Halloween, Team Scorpion takes on a case to prove the existence of ghosts on the Queen Mary but find an all-too-real disaster when they locate a “ghost ship” on a deadly collision course. Also, Walter considers taking note of Paige’s interests to benefit their relationship.

Crime Every Mountain

Crime Every Mountain

Season 4 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2017-11-27

As Cabe’s trial looms over Team Scorpion, a simple case goes sideways when they help a father and his daughter whose plane crashes nearby. Also, Paige helps Walter navigate his feelings about Cabe’s possible future in prison.

A Lie in the Sand

A Lie in the Sand

Season 4 – Episode 22

Air Date: 2018-04-16

Team Scorpion heads to Northeast Africa where they must carefully navigate a minefield in order to save the lives of local villagers. Also, Paige and Walter’s relationship takes a shocking turn, and Toby and Happy make an important decision.

The Bunker Games

The Bunker Games

Season 4 – Episode 13

Air Date: 2018-01-15

Team Scorpion must work with Toby’s nemesis, Quincy Berkstead, and his wife, Amy, Toby’s ex-fiancée, when they are locked inside an artificially intelligent doomsday bunker that aims to kill them. Also, Walter is distracted by his recent dream where he is married to Florence, not Paige.

Hard Knox

Hard Knox

Season 2 – Episode 22

Air Date: 2016-04-11

Team Scorpion is hired by the Department of Defense to break into Fort Knox and “steal” a precious artifact in order to test their security, but they must break in a second time when they find something dangerous hidden inside the object.

Broken Wind

Broken Wind

Season 3 – Episode 20

Air Date: 2017-03-20

While on a mission to repair a turbine at a wind farm, Team Scorpion must race to save Paige and Happy before the cable holding the gondola they are in snaps and sends them plummeting to the ground.

Gator Done

Gator Done

Season 4 – Episode 19

Air Date: 2018-03-19

Team Scorpion heads to the bayou to track down a cagey alligator in order to stop a deadly mosquito-borne virus, and Paige teaches Walter the concept of the “white lie.” Also, Walter hits Cabe with a tranquilizer gun and Toby must save his life, and Sylvester and Ralph help Patty when the mean girls at her school force her to get a dreaded tardy slip.

Pilot

Pilot

Season 1 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2014-09-22

When a crisis at LAX prevents dozens of airplanes from landing, the government brings in a group of misfit geniuses to sort things out.

Single Point of Failure

Single Point of Failure

Season 1 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2014-09-29

The governor calls on Team Scorpion when his daughter is mysteriously “bio-hacked” with a deadly virus and only has 24 hours to live. The case takes on a deeper significance for Walter after he receives a letter regarding his sister.

A Cyclone

A Cyclone

Season 1 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2014-10-06

After failing a military training mission, the team members are determined to prove themselves when an Internet infrastructure is threatened by a bomber.

Sharknerdo

Sharknerdo

Season 3 – Episode 15

Air Date: 2017-02-06

Team Scorpion’s job to find sunken treasure goes awry when Walter and Paige’s boat explodes, leaving them lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean surrounded by sharks.

Keep it in Check, Mate

Keep it in Check, Mate

Season 3 – Episode 16

Air Date: 2017-02-13

Walter and Sylvester enter an international chess competition under cover on foreign soil for Team Scorpion in order to extricate a U.S. spy before her identity is exposed.

More Extinction

More Extinction

Season 4 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2017-10-02

Team Scorpion continues to work with their nemesis, Mark Collins, in order to prevent an extinction event that could end humanity. Also, Cabe’s last-minute decision while on the case leads to the possible end of his career.

Faire Is Foul

Faire Is Foul

Season 4 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2017-11-13

For Sylvester’s birthday, Team Scorpion visits a renaissance festival, but the revelry is cut short when a group tries to rob a nearby police evidence locker. Also, Paige grows weary of Walter’s play-by-play of all the historical inaccuracies at the festival

A Christmas Car-Roll

A Christmas Car-Roll

Season 4 – Episode 12

Air Date: 2017-12-18

On Christmas Eve, when Walter chooses work over spending quality time with his friends, he falls down the stairs and hits his head, and as he lays unconscious, he enters a dream world where Team Scorpion never existed.

Dork Day Afternoon

Dork Day Afternoon

Season 4 – Episode 18

Air Date: 2018-03-05

Team Scorpion inadvertently crashes a bank robbery in progress and is taken hostage. Also, Sylvester’s feelings for Florence grow.

Foul Balls

Foul Balls

Season 4 – Episode 20

Air Date: 2018-03-26

Team Scorpion must use their high IQs to win a softball game when the homeland director challenges, with all of their future government contracts on the line. Also, Walter’s secret night out with Florence puts Toby and Happy on edge.