The BEST Episodes of Almost Paradise

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 14, 2020

Network: WGN America

Alex Walker, a former US DEA agent, was forced into early retirement on a small tropical island in the Philippines, making a living running the gift shop at the island’s luxury resort hotel. Much to Alex's delight, the hotel attracts rich, powerful, and sometimes criminal elite from around the world, often pulling him back into a world of dangerous people and deadly situations.

Reef Eel Soup for the Soul

#1 - Reef Eel Soup for the Soul

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 13, 2020

When Alex discovers that a group of mobsters are shaking down local street-food vendors, he goes undercover as a Spanish crime lord to bring the criminals to justice. But when he learns that a murderous international businessman is pulling the strings, he realizes that the implications for the future of Cebu are far worse than he ever imagined.

star 7.86
151 votes
Writers: Nick Keetch, Ty Freer
Rise of the Kalangay

#2 - Rise of the Kalangay

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 4, 2020

Alex, feeling competitive, races to solve a murder before a celebrated detective can find the killer. Things take a turn for the personal when Alex realizes the crime leads back to the murder of Kai's mother fifteen years before.

star 7.83
127 votes
Writers: Sean Presant
Something Walker This Way Comes

#3 - Something Walker This Way Comes

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 1, 2020

Alex races to save his daughter when his old partner comes to town to finish the job he started.

star 7.83
118 votes
Directors: Dean Devlin
Writers: Sean Presant
Uncle Danny

#4 - Uncle Danny

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 11, 2020

Alex's con-artist Uncle Danny comes for a visit to make amends and Alex finds himself caught between protecting the world from his Uncle and protecting his Uncle from Kai and Ernesto... and a very pissed off mafia leg breaker.

star 7.78
116 votes
Writers: Gary Rosen
Pistol Whip

#5 - Pistol Whip

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 20, 2020

When a crew for a reality TV show exploring sunken WWII battlegrounds arrives at the resort, Alex's need for rent-money ensnares him in an illicit dive operation with potentially catastrophic consequences.

star 7.76
139 votes
Directors: Dan Villegas
Writers: Calvin Sloan
A Wedding to Die For

#6 - A Wedding to Die For

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 25, 2020

When Kai is assigned to go undercover at the wedding of a notorious triad boss, Alex’s curiosity entangles him in the operation, which turns ugly after a member of the wedding party is murdered.

star 7.74
116 votes
Writers: Calvin Sloan
It's Personal

#7 - It's Personal

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 7, 2020

When the body of a friend of Detective Ernesto Alamares washes up on a beach, it's Alex who realizes the international smugglers who just checked in at the resort may be involved. While Ernesto tracks down the murderer, Alex goes undercover with Detective Kai Mendoza to catch the smugglers, but Alex's hypertension flares when he realizes what kind of contraband is being trafficked.

star 7.73
160 votes
Directors: Marc Roskin
Writers: Dean Devlin
Lone Wolf

#8 - Lone Wolf

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 18, 2020

When Alex takes a job protecting a country singer he idolizes; he quickly learns that you should never meet your heroes. But when the singer is kidnapped, Alex must figure out who is really behind the crime and rescue him before it's too late.

star 7.69
113 votes
Directors: Irene Villamor
Writers: Nick Keetch, Ty Freer
Unbecalming

#9 - Unbecalming

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 27, 2020

When a typhoon hits the Island, criminals and their hostages are trapped inside the police station. Alex must find a way to save his friends... as well as a sworn enemy – a US State Department bureaucrat there to “do a deal” with an arms dealer Alex had recently captured.

star 7.64
138 votes
Directors: Milan Todorovic
Writers: Kerry Glover
Finding Mabuhay

#10 - Finding Mabuhay

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 31, 2020

When ex-DEA agent Alex Walker moves to a tranquil, out-of-the-way beach in the Philippines for his health, he's surprised to discover the area has developed over the years into a luxury resort destination. Despite his best efforts and against doctor's orders, he soon finds himself falling back into his undercover operative ways when he's pulled into a drug sting operation run by the local police department.

star 7.60
198 votes
Directors: Marc Roskin
Writers: Dean Devlin, Gary Rosen