The BEST Episodes of Blue Bloods
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 17, 2020
Blue Bloods is a drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs his family, even when dealing with the politics that plagued his unapologetically bold father, Henry, during his stint as Chief.
#1 - The Blue Templar
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 13, 2011
In his attempt to expose the Blue Templar, Frank chooses to bypass Internal Affairs after a drug bust indicates dirty cops are involved.
#2 - My Aim is True
Season 8 - Episode 22 - Aired May 11, 2018
When a series of drive-by murders occur after six wrongly convicted men are released from prison, Danny and Baez wonder if they were orchestrated by the men as an act of revenge. Also, Frank combats the guilt he feels about these innocent men unfairly serving nine years in prison, and Jamie and Eddie find themselves in a life-threatening situation.
#3 - The Bitter End
Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 3, 2013
Danny blames himself when a young woman commits suicide because he had made a promise to her in the wake of her parents’ deaths. Meanwhile, violence involving a gang at a housing project erupts and affects the Reagans.
#4 - Something Blue
Season 9 - Episode 22 - Aired May 10, 2019
As Jamie and Eddie’s wedding day approaches, Erin interviews a witness whose story leads her to doubt Eddie’s honesty, as she took his initial statement. Also, Danny and Baez unravel the complicated love life of a young man who was murdered, and Frank squabbles with his top brass while worrying about the toast he’ll deliver at the rehearsal dinner.
#5 - This Way Out
Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired May 10, 2013
As the Reagans rally together to take down the leader of the gang responsible for the murder of someone close to them, Danny looks to the gang leader’s girlfriend to lead them to him. Meanwhile, Frank is left reeling from a second loss.
#6 - Growing Boys
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 1, 2013
When a gangbanger dies after Jamie chases him away from the boy he is mentoring, Jamie’s conduct is called into question. Meanwhile, Baez goes undercover to get information on Danny’s ex-girlfriend’s fiancée who is dealing drugs from his gym.
#7 - Meet the New Boss
Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 5, 2018
Gormley looks to Danny and Baez for help tracking down a former NYPD detective he believes may be a threat to Frank’s safety. Erin navigates office politics when she chooses to reopen a closed case. Jamie is transferred to a new precinct with a lot of problems. Frank and Baker team up to investigate a complaint about an SVU detective.
#8 - Devil's Breath
Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 26, 2013
When Danny finds a disoriented man in a park covered in his girlfriend’s blood, he finds it hard to believe that the man has no recollection of the night’s events until they find a strong narcotic in his bloodstream. Meanwhile, Jamie gets into trouble when he helps an off-duty officer cover up his intoxication after he apprehended an armed robber.
#9 - To Protect and Serve
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 11, 2013
Danny becomes the lead hostage negotiator when a prime informant in a large drug case holds Erin at gunpoint inside the courtroom. Also, when Jamie disobeys his lieutenant’s orders and gets suspended, Frank must decide a proper punishment.
#10 - Mind Games
Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 12, 2018
While investigating a case involving a woman who shot her husband while she was drunk, Danny’s instincts tell him there is more to the story. Anthony ignores Erin’s orders to drop an assault case. Frank holds an emergency drill for his inner circle. Jamie and Eddie navigate their changing work-life dynamic.
#11 - The Thin Blue Line
Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired May 5, 2017
In the season finale, when Danny intercepts a shipment of several million dollars that was heading to a drug cartel in Mexico, he becomes a target when they come back for revenge. Also, Jamie works independently to track down a serial killer who preys on the elderly.
#12 - Loose Lips
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 24, 2014
Jamie is targeted by a vengeful thug after he intervenes in his abusive relationship with his girlfriend. Frank must deal with a political scandal involving insensitive comments made by Henry that were illegally recorded and leaked to the press.
#13 - Where the Truth Lies
Season 10 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 10, 2020
Frank takes heat when a widow blames him for her husband's recent suicide while on the job. When Eddie has a gut feeling about a murder, she and Erin band together to solve the case. A desperate Luis Delgado tells Danny and Baez that the only way he'll testify against his former cartel is if they protect his sons.
#14 - Playing with Fire
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 28, 2018
Danny takes on a personal case involving a drug cartel member who he believes is responsible for torching his house. Erin is given a promotion in the DA’s office but finds herself in a challenging situation when both Danny and Jamie ask her for help with their investigations. Frank and Jaime have a disagreement when Jamie refuses to stop riding with Eddie.
#15 - Handcuffs
Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 2018
When a video surfaces of cops being harassed by a group of people at a housing complex, Frank orders a raid to round up anyone with an outstanding warrant, against Garrett’s advice. Also, Danny is approached by a woman he put in jail who asks for his help keeping her brother out of trouble, and Nicky’s new boyfriend has ulterior motives.
#16 - The Art of War (2)
Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired May 1, 2015
When a member of the Reagan clan is shot, Danny’s tries to track down the gang member responsible, without letting his emotions get the best of him. Also, he must get creative in order to bring in witnesses, in the conclusion of the two-part fifth season finale.
#17 - Burning Bridges
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2014
When an officer is outed and his partner refuses to ride with him, Danny and Baez are asked to work with new partners temporarily. Eddie and Jamie try to steal a collar from a pompous detective. Frank speaks out about equality on the force.
#18 - Partners
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 26, 2014
As Danny and Baez escort confiscated drugs to a remote location for incineration, their convoy is attacked and Baez is seriously injured, leaving Danny to track down the drug cartel responsible. Frank must carefully navigate personal and political waters when an exemplary lieutenant’s actions cause controversy for the NYPD.
#19 - Justice Served
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 15, 2013
Following Frank’s dinner with mob lawyer Angelo Gallo, Gallo is shot, and Frank narrowly escapes with his own life. Meanwhile, Danny is called for jury duty, and winds up being the sole dissenting opinion in a murder trial.
#20 - To Tell the Truth
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 1, 2011
Just before Danny is to give witness testimony at a Peruvian drug lord’s murder trial, Linda is kidnapped. This drug lord has a history of intimidating witnesses.
#21 - Personal Business
Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 11, 2016
After Emily Harrison tells Danny and Baez she’s concerned her abusive ex-boyfriend will repeat his behavior with his new girlfriend, Emily becomes the prime suspect when he’s murdered. Also, Eddie gets jealous when Jamie lets a young woman crash at his apartment, and Frank must decide how to discipline a sergeant after he fails to intercede during an armed robbery while off duty,
#22 - Lost and Found
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 25, 2013
When Danny and Baez suspect a little girl might be the victim of a kidnapping, the girl’s mother denies it, but her story doesn’t add up. Meanwhile, Frank pays a visit to a priest, a counselor to the NYPD, who was arrested on a DUI charge.
#23 - Blues
Season 9 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 15, 2019
While off duty, Danny encounters a gas station robbery in progress and is forced to use his weapon, leaving him shaken and his family and co-workers concerned. Also, Eddie apprehends a turnstile jumper who pleads for leniency by offering information on a missing weapon that’s vital to one of Erin’s cases, and Frank learns that a top officer in his department has a dark past.
#24 - Risk Management
Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 13, 2018
Danny and Baez race to find a missing girl who will die within 72 hours without her heart medication. Also, Jamie and Eddie are on the wrong side of an investigation after engaging in a car chase, Frank, Garrett and Gormley investigate the rise in the settlement of lawsuits against cops, and Sean wins an essay contest and receives a medal from former New York City Mayor David Dinkins.
#25 - The City That Never Sleeps
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 4, 2013
When a famous movie star, Russell Berke, who shadowed Danny for research on his next role, is stabbed, Danny goes to his aid, but must keep the crime on the down-low due to Russell’s celebrity status.