Steven Universe Episode Ranking

I have decided to rank almost every episode* of Steven Universe that I’ve reviewed on a dynamic ranking. These will change over time – not only will episodes be added, already reviewed episodes can improve and decline in the rankings as I re-watch them.

Text colors note episodic tiers, as listed on the grade page.

  1. Rose’s Scabbard**
  2. Alone Together
  3. Jailbreak
  4. On The Run
  5. Lion 3: Straight to Video
  6. An Indirect Kiss
  7. Ocean Gem
  8. The Return
  9. Space Race
  10. Giant Woman
  11. The Test
  12. Mirror Gem
  13. Warp Tour
  14. Winter Forecast
  15. Maximum Capacity
  16. Lion 2: the Movie
  17. Coach Steven
  18. Political Power
  19. Story for Steven
  20. Marble Madness
  21. Lars and the Cool Kids
  22. Steven the Sword Fighter
  23. Garnet’s Universe
  24. Open Book
  25. Bubble Buddies
  26. Future Vision
  27. Monster Buddies
  28. Rose’s Room
  29. So Many Birthdays
  30. Steven’s Lion
  31. Joking Victim
  32. The Message
  33. Laser Light Canon
  34. Secret Team
  35. Tiger Millionaire
  36. Watermelon Steven
  37. Frybo
  38. Serious Steven
  39. Island Adventure
  40. Steven and the Stevens
  41. Together Breakfast
  42. Cat Fingers
  43. Arcade Mania
  44. Keep Beach City Weird
  45. Gem Glow
  46. Cheeseburger Backpack
  47. Shirt Club
  48. Beach Party
  49. House Guest
  50. Horror Club
  51. Onion Trade
  52. Fusion Cuisine

* “Say Uncle” is disqualified from the rankings because of the nature of said episode.

** “Rose’s Scabbard” isn’t just my favorite SU episode, I would also put it on a shortlist of my all-time favorite TV episodes.