The BEST episodes of Battle Creek

Every episode of Battle Creek ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Battle Creek!

Two detectives with different views on the world team up and using cynicism, guile and deception, they clean up the streets of Battle Creek.

Last Updated: 3/15/2024Network: CBSStatus: Ended
Sympathy for the Devil
289 votes

#1 - Sympathy for the Devil

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/24/2015

Milt survives a car bombing and enlists Russ to track down his would-be assassin, leading to startling revelations about why Milt is the way he is and what brought him to Battle Creek.

Directors: Andrew Bernstein
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The Hand-Off
291 votes

#2 - The Hand-Off

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/17/2015

Milt puts his career on the line when he illegally uses NSA feeds to help a woman determine who shot her husband. Also, a local doctor is drawn to Russ' show of compassion, and Holly is frustrated that her new relationship isn't progressing.

Directors: Colin Bucksey
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312 votes

#3 - Homecoming

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/17/2015

Milt learns more about Russ' youth when the local high school football coach is murdered. Also, Russ and Holly's friendship reaches a crossroad.

Writer: Danny Weiss
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Old Wounds
338 votes

#4 - Old Wounds

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/26/2015

Milt is caught in the middle of Commander Guziewicz’s personal life when her adopted son asks him to investigate if the man jailed for his birth parents’ murders is actually innocent,

Directors: Randy Zisk
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Mama's Boy
354 votes

#5 - Mama's Boy

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/12/2015

Russ is forced to turn to the last person he wants help from to assist on a murder investigation: his mother, a convicted counterfeiter and con artist.

Directors: Daniel Attias
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224 votes

#6 - Stockholm

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/10/2015

Milt and the Battle Creek P.D. work overtime to locate and rescue Russ after he’s taken hostage by an escaped convict.

Writer: David Shore
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Old Flames
326 votes

#7 - Old Flames

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/29/2015

After Commander Guziewicz narrowly escapes when her home is burned down, the arson investigation leads Russ and Milt to a variety of suspects, including a string of ex-lovers and her own estranged son. Also, Russ is determined to find out who sent Holly a gift.

Directors: Richard J. Lewis
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Gingerbread Man
298 votes

#8 - Gingerbread Man

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/3/2015

Russ helps Font investigate when he is certain one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives is hiding in Battle Creek, even though Milt insists that the man died months earlier.

Directors: Eriq La Salle
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402 votes

#9 - Heirlooms

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/22/2015

Russ and Milt pit the crime-solving skills of their police dogs against each other as they work to solve the murder of a local waitress. Meanwhile, Russ tries a new tactic to get Milt to admit what brought him to Battle Creek.

Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Writer: David Shore
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Cereal Killers
331 votes

#10 - Cereal Killers

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/5/2015

When someone attempts to assassinate Battle Creek’s mayor during the annual “Breakfast Day” celebration, Russ and Milt must protect the unorthodox politician while trying to track down the attacker.

Directors: Craig Zisk
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Man's Best Friend
338 votes

#11 - Man's Best Friend

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/15/2015

When BCPD’s police dog, Cookie, sniffs out a stash of heroin in a young girl’s backpack, Russ and Milt have competing theories as to where it came from and why she had it. Also, Jacocks travels to Detroit for a training seminar, with the ulterior motive of finding out why Milt was sent to Battle Creek.

Directors: Oz Scott
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520 votes

#12 - Syruptitious

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/8/2015

FBI Special Agent Milt Chamberlain and Det. Russ Agnew go undercover as distillers to infiltrate Battle Creek's maple syrup cartels when a murder victim is found to have drowned in the gooey breakfast confection. Meanwhile, Det. Font White goes to war with his medical marijuana dealer.

Directors: Andrew Bernstein
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The Battle Creek Way
673 votes

#13 - The Battle Creek Way

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/1/2015

Jaded Det. Russ Agnew reluctantly partners with charming FBI Agent Milt Chamberlain to solve a drug-related double homicide, but while Milt investigates with the high-tech resources of the FBI, Russ prefers old-school police work and instinct.

Directors: Bryan Singer
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