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.

Highlights note episodic tiers, as listed on the grade page.

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