The BEST Episodes of Battle Creek

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 4, 2022

Network: CBS

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

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Sympathy for the Devil

#1 - Sympathy for the Devil

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 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.

star 7.92
305 votes
Writers: David Shore, Thomas L. Moran
The Hand-Off

#2 - The Hand-Off

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 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.

star 7.73
305 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Esta Spalding, Lindsay Sturman

#3 - Homecoming

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 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.

star 7.71
323 votes
Writers: Danny Weiss
Old Wounds

#4 - Old Wounds

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 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,

star 7.69
352 votes
Directors: Randy Zisk
Writers: Garrett Lerner, Russel Friend
Mama's Boy

#5 - Mama's Boy

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.63
371 votes
Directors: Daniel Attias
Writers: Marqui Jackson

#6 - Stockholm

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 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.

star 7.57
235 votes
Writers: David Shore
Old Flames

#7 - Old Flames

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.54
344 votes
Writers: Esta Spalding
Gingerbread Man

#8 - Gingerbread Man

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 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.

star 7.51
312 votes
Directors: Eriq La Salle
Writers: Thomas L. Moran

#9 - Heirlooms

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.42
420 votes
Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Writers: David Shore
Cereal Killers

#10 - Cereal Killers

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.35
347 votes
Directors: Craig Zisk
Writers: Lindsay Jewett Sturman
Man's Best Friend

#11 - Man's Best Friend

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.23
360 votes
Directors: Oz Scott
Writers: Thomas L. Moran

#12 - Syruptitious

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.10
551 votes
Writers: Garrett Lerner, Russel Friend
The Battle Creek Way

#13 - The Battle Creek Way

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.10
696 votes
Directors: Bryan Singer
Writers: David Shore, Vince Gilligan