The BEST Episodes of Absentia
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 9, 2020
While hunting one of Boston's most notorious serial killers, an FBI agent disappears without a trace and is declared dead. Six years later, she is found in a cabin in the woods, barely alive and with no memory of the years she was missing. Returning home to learn her husband has remarried and her son is being raised by another woman, she soon finds herself implicated in a new series of murders.
#1 - Accomplice
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired May 28, 2019
Emily hits a dead end. Despite this, she follows the remaining shreds of evidence to a wrenching revelation!
#2 - Committed
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 21, 2019
Emily learns that Rex was working for someone connected to both her past and her present. Later, Emily is forced to resort to desperate measures.
#3 - Original Sin
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 20, 2017
Tommy makes a new discovery that puts a new light on the investigation. Emily's past faces the present when she finally meets her captor, and will be like the mouse and the cat. When Nick gets hurt, Emily has to face several situations to save the ones she wants.
#4 - Me You Him Me
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 9, 2017
The evidence against Emily is too much for the FBI and Boston Police Department to ignore, so they ask her to turn herself in. In the midst of chaos, old feelings come to the surface between Nick and Emily. Emily decides she would rather flee and try to solve the mystery that is ruining her life. Can Emily save her relationship with Flynn? Is it possible for agent Adam Radford to solve this mystery? Can Nick trust Emily anymore?
#5 - Aggression
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 14, 2019
Emily is forced to deal with another devastating loss. However, her grief soon transforms into drive when she realises Rex Wolfe was only the tip of the iceberg.
#6 - Brave Boy
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 6, 2017
Alice and Flynn are abducted by a mysterious person. Nick suspects that Emily was the one who kidnapped his family and desperately tries to find them. A reporter assaults Jack every time she wants to get exclusive information. Emily tries to get answers from Charles, but has to flee when Nick tries to arrest her. How will the couple act when they meet again?
#7 - Child's Play
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 13, 2017
Emily is able to retrieve more information from Charles and hopes that this will be a breakthrough in her research. Will this lead to Flynn? Will she discover the identity of who is after her? Will Tommy and Nick catch Emily and end the case that consumed the former agent’s life?
#8 - Boom
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 7, 2019
Emily and Cal venture off the grid as they track Rex Wolfe deep into lawless territory. Back in the States, Nick struggles to swallow a massive lie.
#9 - Nobody's Innocent
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 23, 2017
Emily avoids arrest and finds another trace of the investigation. But with the disturbing new evidence, Emily begins to suspect one of her loved ones. Unfortunately, he is the only person who can help Emily figure out the case. Could it be just a little paranoia from Emily, or does she not have anyone to turn to?
#10 - The Emily Show
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 2, 2017
When the testifying witness against Emily is murdered, all signs suggest that the murder was committed by Emily. While Tommy Gibbs and the Boston Police Chief are accusing Emily, she and Nick look for an FBI agent who forced the witness to lie. For Emily, there is suspicion that this agent is the one responsible for her abduction.
#11 - Cover
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 30, 2019
Emily and Cal travel to Moldova to track down the Fentanyl Killer - a task that proves to be more dangerous than anticipated. Meanwhile, Nick is given an order that challenges his moral code.
#12 - Dig
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 16, 2017
When Detective Gibbs and Nick find an FBI agent who appears to have been murdered by Emily, the hunt for her goes up to a new level. With the help of a clue given to her by Adam Radford, Emily tries to tie all the threads while evading arrest. Nick tries to reconcile with Alice's betrayal. Can Emily save herself? Can Nick keep his family together?
#13 - Bolo
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 23, 2019
While investigating the home of the most recent Fentanyl Killer victim, Emily obtains a critical piece of evidence. Meanwhile, Nick's work with a high-profile prisoner turns deadly.
#14 - A & B
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 30, 2017
Jack helps save Emily’s life and finds a startling connection with Emily’s childhood. Emily discovers secrets from the past that relate to a childhood friend, Charles. Meanwhile, Tommy arrests Jack for helping Emily. Alice confronts Nick, which puts both her and Flynn in danger.
#15 - Reset
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 25, 2017
Emily’s alleged serial killer, Conrad Harlow, is being released from jail, and Emily has not come close to solving the mystery of her kidnapping and time in captivity. As Emily struggles to return to normal life, a witness turns up and reinforces the suspicions of Emily. Emily denies the suspicions and is sure the witness is lying and was forced into making a false statement, maybe by someone in the FBI. Will Emily and Nick be able to find out the truth before Emily is again torn from her family?
#16 - Offenders
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 16, 2019
Emily and Cal's investigation into the Fentanyl Killer points them toward some dangerous and highly skilled suspects. Elsewhere, Nick's manhunt for the Federal Annex attacker heats up.
#17 - Comeback
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 25, 2017
After years of assuming FBI Agent Emily Byrne was a possible victim of serial killer Conrad Harlow, she is miraculously returned to her family. Emily, however, has to struggle with the mysteries of her captivity and the fact that everyone has moved on without her. Investigating Emily’s disappearance, her husband Nick Durand detects a connection between Emily and a sex trafficker Robert Semerov, who has negative feelings about Emily. When the FBI traces the sex trafficker, suspicion suddenly moves to Emily. Is she still the same person they knew?
#18 - Madness
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 2, 2019
Stunned by new revelations from her past, Emily intensifies her search for the truth. Tensions mount at the FBI as Nick and Julianne race to profile the Federal Annex terrorist.
#19 - Casualties
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 26, 2019
Emily Byrne struggles to make sense of her time in captivity and her tumultuous past. Meanwhile, a deadly terrorist attack rocks the heart of Boston.
#20 - Guilty
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 9, 2019
Reeling from a shocking loss, Emily returns to the FBI to get answers. Meanwhile, Nick and Julianne fear the terrorist may be ramping up for his next attack.