The BEST Episodes of Beauty and the Beast (2012)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 5, 2019

Detective Catherine Chandler is a smart, no-nonsense homicide detective. When she was a teenager, she witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen and herself was saved by someone – or something. Years have passed and while investigating a murder, Catherine discovers a clue that leads her to Vincent Keller, who was reportedly killed in 2002. Catherine learns that Vincent is actually still alive and that it was he who saved her many years before. For mysterious reasons that have forced him to live outside of traditional society, Vincent has been in hiding for the past 10 years to guard his secret – when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses.

Tough Love

#1 - Tough Love

Season 1 - Episode 14

After a dinner where Cat introduces Vincent to Heather ends badly, Heather enlists Tess to stage an intervention with Cat. Evan receives an interesting proposition that could change the course of his cross species investigation and at an event to honor Joe, Heather goes missing and Vincent is forced to make a tough decision that saves her life.

star 8.10
337 votes
Directors: Bradley Walsh
Writers: Don Whitehead, Holly Henderson
Bridesmaid Up!

#2 - Bridesmaid Up!

Season 1 - Episode 9

When Catherine’s dad gets remarried, the bride-to-be and her bridesmaids try to find the daughter-of-the-groom a date for the wedding. Uncomfortable with being set up, Cat reluctantly admits that she’s seeing somebody and confides to Vincent that she wishes he could be her date. At the wedding reception, Cat learns about a research grant that Evan received to study the mutant DNA cells found at local crime scenes. When she tells Vincent about Evan’s theory of how the cells are changing to become more animal-like and less human, she encounters an unexpected detour that could change the course of their relationship. Meanwhile, Tess and Joe cross the line romantically despite the fact that Joe is a married man.

star 8.10
380 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Jennifer Levin, Sherri Cooper
Déjà Vu

#3 - Déjà Vu

Season 2 - Episode 22

Cat searches for a way to thwart Gabe and finds her answer in an unexpected place: the journal of her ancestor, which makes Cat fear the only way to stop Gabe is by killing Vincent.

star 8.07
300 votes
About Last Night

#4 - About Last Night

Season 2 - Episode 16

In order to prevent Sam from destroying a large group of people, Cat and Vincent are forced to revisit a romantic destination from their past, which enables them to come to a new realization about what they mean to one another.

star 8.06
324 votes
Directors: Stuart Gillard
Writers: Melissa Glenn
Partners in Crime

#5 - Partners in Crime

Season 1 - Episode 17

Cat is forced to reveal things that she had been keeping from Tess to salvage their relationship, and to protect Vincent. Gabe is suspicious of everyone in the department, while Evan witnesses Cat doing something that changes his opinion of her, making him even more determined to track down the beast.

star 8.06
339 votes
Directors: Rick Rosenthal
Writers: Emily Silver

#6 - Insatiable

Season 1 - Episode 16

After taking their relationship to a new level, Cat and Vincent are forced to deal with reality when someone appears to be the framing the vigilante. Evan finds proof that Cat knows more than she is letting on about the beast. Muirfield and the police are closing in on Vincent and this time there is no escape, so J.T. and Cat come up with an extreme solution. Meanwhile, Tess following a tip, finds something that will forever change her relationship with Cat.

star 8.02
355 votes
Directors: Lee Rose
Writers: Blair Singer

#7 - Destined

Season 3 - Episode 13

Season Finale- Cat and Vincent will be forced to work together as a couple in ways they never have before if they hope to defeat their destined foe in Liam, who will do everything he can to expose Vincent as a beast in order to destroy their love.

star 8.00
315 votes
Directors: Stuart Gillard
Writers: Brad Kern
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

#8 - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Season 2 - Episode 7

In an attempt to find out who Vincent's handler is, Cat enlists in the help of her father and invites Vincent to Thanksgiving dinner, which ends in disaster.

star 8.00
318 votes
Directors: Jeff Renfroe
Writers: Wendy Straker Hauser
Never Turn Back

#9 - Never Turn Back

Season 1 - Episode 22

When secrets about Cat’s family are revealed, it will change everything Cat knew about her past. Vincent finds himself staring his demise in the face; while Gabe takes drastic measures get some answers.

star 7.99
359 votes
Directors: Rick Bota
Writers: Kelly Souders, Brian Peterson
Any Means Possible

#10 - Any Means Possible

Season 1 - Episode 15

New Assistant District Attorney Gabe Lowan arrives at the precinct, suspicious that cases involving the vigilante are being mishandled, and wanting answers. Cat is determined to protect Vincent at any cost, which includes tracking down a witness and threatening him at a gala masquerade ball. Meanwhile, Vincent worries he may lose control if he gets romantically involved with Cat.

star 7.99
344 votes
Directors: Steve Adelson
Writers: Roger Grant
Heart of Darkness

#11 - Heart of Darkness

Season 1 - Episode 18

Evan confesses his love to Cat and admits that he tipped off Muirfield to Vincent’s whereabouts. Meanwhile, Gabe finds evidence that someone in the department is a mole who was working with the vigilante.

star 7.99
347 votes
Directors: Scott Peters
Writers: Roger Grant, Blair Singer
Catch Me If You Can

#12 - Catch Me If You Can

Season 2 - Episode 15

Feeling pulled between her current boyfriend and her ex, Cat has to decide between Gabe and Vincent. While Cat and Vincent work together to save Sam’s latest victim, Cat’s decision gets complicated when she and Vincent find themselves in a compromising situation.

star 7.97
310 votes
Directors: Norma Bailey
Writers: Eric Tuchman

#13 - Reunion

Season 2 - Episode 5

Cat gets a blast from the past as she attends her high school reunion, where she uncovers more of her past than she ever anticipated. Meanwhile, Vincent meets up with one of his old military buddies who is hiding a very dangerous secret.

star 7.97
325 votes
Directors: Fred Gerber
Writers: Eric Tuchman

#14 - Redemption

Season 2 - Episode 14

When some of Gabe’s acquaintances go missing, Cat and Vincent must come together to save them. Vincent ends up returning to the hospital where he was an intern, allowing him to see what his life could have been.

star 7.96
314 votes
Directors: Grant Harvey
Writers: John A. Norris
Trust No One

#15 - Trust No One

Season 1 - Episode 13

Cat and Vincent are unsure if they can trust Alex with the truth about his past. Evan realizes that Claire, the woman he is dating, is hiding things from him. Heather meets and falls for Joe's younger brother Darius, and Vincent tries to win over Cat with romantic gestures for Valentine’s Day.

star 7.96
339 votes
Directors: Bobby Roth
Writers: Brian Peterson, Kelly Souders
Held Hostage

#16 - Held Hostage

Season 2 - Episode 11

A group of criminals looking to steal a rare necklace in Tori's possession takes Cat, Tori and Tess hostage at the precinct, leaving Vincent as their only hope for help. Vincent is forced to make a decision since helping could reveal his true identity to the entire force.

star 7.95
332 votes
Directors: Sudz Sutherland
Writers: Pamela Sue Anton
Till Death

#17 - Till Death

Season 2 - Episode 13

In an effort to track down Sam’s captor, Vincent and Cat have to work together on Valentine’s Day, which forces Cat to evaluate whether she wants to be in a relationship with Gabe.

star 7.94
327 votes
Directors: Stuart Gillard
Writers: Sherri Cooper, Jennifer Levin, Roger Grant
Date Night

#18 - Date Night

Season 1 - Episode 21

Cat and Vincent go on a date out in public in an attempt to be a normal couple, which backfires on them. Meanwhile, Gabe reveals some information that gives Cat hope they can find a cure for Vincent.

star 7.92
324 votes
Directors: Kevin Fair
Writers: Roger Grant

#19 - Anniversary

Season 1 - Episode 20

On the anniversary of her mother's death, Cat asks Gabe to attend her family's annual remembrance of Vanessa, which makes Vincent incredibly jealous. Cat learns some information that makes her think her mom might still be alive and when a sniper shoots the mayor at a public event, Vincent finds evidence that links Gabe to the sniper.

star 7.91
329 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Don Whitehead, Holly Henderson
Liar, Liar

#20 - Liar, Liar

Season 2 - Episode 3

Catherine and Vincent track a mysterious beast while keeping their individual agendas from one another in a clever game of cat-and-mouse. Meanwhile, Heather has a bombshell revelation for Cat, and Tess confronts Gabe about his real motives for helping Cat.

star 7.90
342 votes
Directors: Bradley Walsh
Writers: John A. Norris

#21 - Hothead

Season 2 - Episode 4

After getting stonewalled by Cat in his quest to track down a suspected beast, Gabe enlists Vincent's help, but Vincent quickly takes matters into his own hands. Unfortunately, the beast as an advantage over Vincent that requires Cat's help, in addition to the help of someone else who opens up old wounds from Vincent's past.

star 7.90
329 votes
Directors: Michael Robison
Writers: Roger Grant
Cold Turkey

#22 - Cold Turkey

Season 1 - Episode 12

Cat suspects Muirfield might know Vincent's whereabouts and in spite of her vow to go cold turkey, she is forced to interrupt his romantic cabin getaway with Alex in order to save their lives. Meanwhile, Evan finds a bug in his lab and becomes increasingly suspicious of J.T..

star 7.89
342 votes
Directors: Fred Gerber
Writers: Allison Moore

#23 - Ancestors

Season 2 - Episode 10

Vincent goes on a national talk show to reveal he is still alive, while Cat dives into an undercover case for FBI Agent Dana Landon. Vincent, determined to learn more about his beastly origins, ends up coming face-to-face with Cat in the middle of a heist, which forces them to work together.

star 7.89
306 votes
Writers: Roger Grant, Rupa Magge
Father Knows Best

#24 - Father Knows Best

Season 2 - Episode 6

Cat confronts her birth father about the mysterious role he's played in her life, while Vincent has to neutralize a high-profile beast. In the process of doing so, Vincent finds himself rescuing Tori, a damsel in distress, who may be the key to completing his mission.

star 7.88
319 votes
Directors: Paul Kaufman
Writers: Brad Kern, Roger Grant
Who Am I?

#25 - Who Am I?

Season 2 - Episode 1

Three months after Vincent Keller was abducted by Muirfield, Detective Catherine Chandler, is reunited with him - but not in the way she planned. He's changed: his scar has disappeared, his memory has been wiped clean and he returns as a supercharged beast on a mysterious mission. Catherine needs to unravel the reasons behind Vincent's change if she has any hopes of recovering their epic love, while also trying to solve the secrets that swirl around her own life.

star 7.87
410 votes
Directors: Stuart Gillard
Writers: Brad Kern