The WORST episodes of Disappeared

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

A person suddenly and unexpectedly disappears; no trace, no clues, nothing but the lingering mystery they leave behind. According to the FBI's National Crime Information Center, there are now 110,484 active missing persons cases in the U.S., 53% are juveniles under the age of 18. Most of us have heard of the high-profile cases, such as Natalee Holloway, Stacey Peterson, and Chandra Levy. But have you ever heard of Mae Catherine Rocker, Alexis Peterson or Thomas Jay Kerr? Probably not. They are just a few of the hundreds of thousands of people in this country who one day, simply Disappeared. Most missing person's stories have never been told...until now. Disappeared is an exciting series that investigates the disappearance of these victims, who are here one minute, gone the next. Each episode focuses on one victim's story, as told through the perspectives and actual voices of their closest friends and family and the investigators trying to solve the case. Through interviews with family, friends, police, and searchers, each episode recounts the actions, thoughts, circumstances and motivations that led to each person's disappearance. Experience the victim's final hours until they vanished. Watch interviews with experts, from psychologists to forensic specialists to psychics, who will offer new insights into what may have happened in each case, whether the person was a victim of foul play or a runaway. Disappeared will take you inside the world of the missing, where a person can vanish without a trace, investigators race against the clock to solve a mystery, and the victim's anguished family and friends are left to wonder what in the world could have happened.

Last Updated: 1/26/2023Network:Investigation Discovery
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Mojave Mystery
star
5.87
46 votes

#1 - Mojave Mystery

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/22/2010

April Pitzer goes missing shortly after an encounter with a woman whom April had testified against in a drug trial a few years earlier.

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The Beauty Queen Mystery
star
6.08
53 votes

#2 - The Beauty Queen Mystery

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/11/2010

After spending the day with her students, a high school teacher vanishes and a glove with male DNA is found in her yard.

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Too Young For Love
star
6.29
14 votes

#3 - Too Young For Love

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/2/2012

Fourteen-year-old Chioma Gray disappears with an older man in 2007 and crosses the border into Mexico. For four years, her family wonders how she disappeared and if she's still alive. In October of 2011, they get the answers they've been waiting for.

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Gone at 17
star
6.40
42 votes

#4 - Gone at 17

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/27/2010

A typical teenager living outside of Kansas City, Missouri who didn't return home from school one day.

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The Darkest Night
star
6.44
39 votes

#5 - The Darkest Night

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/14/2011

Disappeared looks at the case of Toni Lee Sharpless a nurse and mother with a bipolar disorder who vanished after a night out on the town.

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Danger at Dusk
star
6.50
48 votes

#6 - Danger at Dusk

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/15/2010

While out on a routine workout, Kristi Cornwell's phone conversation is cut short when she screams and begs not to be taken.

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Doomed Romance
star
6.55
42 votes

#7 - Doomed Romance

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/20/2010

Thirty-three year old Jeramy Burt is heading over to his friend's house to discuss hunting plans when he is never heard of again.

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The Long Drive Home
star
6.63
60 votes

#8 - The Long Drive Home

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/22/2010

A woman's car is found abandoned and investigators try to find out whether she has been abducted or she is on the run.

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The Secret Journey
star
6.66
58 votes

#9 - The Secret Journey

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/4/2010

A 17 year old disappears after spending 3 days at the beach on her spring break vacation.

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A Mother's Secret
star
6.77
95 votes

#10 - A Mother's Secret

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/11/2010

The case of a mother-of-three who vanished, but as the case unfolds the community if shocked by the woman's secret past.

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Royal Secrets
star
6.77
48 votes

#11 - Royal Secrets

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/29/2010

When a lawyer disappears from a Colorado mountain town the local community are shocked, but investigators soon find secrets lurking beneath the town's idyllic veneer.

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City of Angels
star
6.79
19 votes

#12 - City of Angels

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/24/2012

Twenty-four year old aspiring actress, Satara Stratton disappears in Hollywood. In Tennessee, her mother Sharon Stratton is desperate to find her. She launches a search to find Satara that takes her deep into the seedy side of a star studded city.

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Favorite Son
star
6.79
62 votes

#13 - Favorite Son

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/15/2010

The investigation into Billy Smolinski's disappearance after he discovered his girlfriend had cheated on him. Detectives try to find out if she is behind the mystery.

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A Lost Soul
star
6.84
80 votes

#14 - A Lost Soul

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/1/2010

Following the search for teenager Lee Cutler, who went missing one morning after seeing a friend. Investigators try to discover if he has joined the Israeli army.

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A Fateful Meeting
star
6.88
76 votes

#15 - A Fateful Meeting

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/18/2010

A 25-year-old woman disappears while out on a date with a friend from out of town; a suspected sexual predator is thought to be connected with the disappearance.

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One Way Ticket
star
6.88
26 votes

#16 - One Way Ticket

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/17/2012

Hatice Corbacioglu went on a romantic trip with her fiancé but didn't contact anyone in weeks. Worried friends and family report her missing. When investigators unravel her fiancé's dark secrets, they suspect he is involved with Hatice's disappearance.

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The Final Chord
star
7.00
8 votes

#17 - The Final Chord

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/24/2011

Disappeared looks at the case of Brian Barton a Seattle punk rock musician who quits his band, breaks up with his girlfriend, and vanishes.

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Walk Into Darkness
star
7.03
31 votes

#18 - Walk Into Darkness

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/1/2016

Tammy Kingery disappears after leaving work sick. Her family finds a note saying she's gone for a walk from their home in the woods, but searches yield no signs. An investigation reveals secrets that lead to dark theories about the mother of three.

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Into the Bayou
star
7.05
20 votes

#19 - Into the Bayou

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/5/2012

Clinton Nelson heads off to Louisiana to get to know his biological father and take a job in the oilfields. The 20 year-old is looking for a fresh start. But 6 months later, the bayou is combed for traces of a man who had been facing enormous pressure.

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American Gothic
star
7.07
54 votes

#20 - American Gothic

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/25/2017

When a bible teaching mom goes missing from her family's farm, Missouri investigators must decipher a cryptic handwritten note. Was Lynn Messer a troubled soul or the victim of foul play? A walk in the woods uncovers a mysterious skull.

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Off the Grid
star
7.10
31 votes

#21 - Off the Grid

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/8/2016

Brian Histand, a 25-year-old BMX rider, was last seen wandering a field in southern Phoenix. As family and friends search, they learn of Brian's disconcerting behavior in his last few days. Have Brian's risky bike moves led to his state of confusion?

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Just a Nice Guy
star
7.11
18 votes

#22 - Just a Nice Guy

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/16/2012

The last time Zebb Quinn was seen, he was leaving his work shift with an acquaintance in Asheville, North Carolina. Family members know the shy teenager's every move, but they are stunned when police find unusual evidence surrounding his disappearance.

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Vanishing Bride
star
7.12
26 votes

#23 - Vanishing Bride

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/18/2010

Police receive a tip 6 years after a 28 year old woman disappears connecting an old colleague to it and another women's murder.

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Mystery at the Border
star
7.13
53 votes

#24 - Mystery at the Border

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/3/2011

The McStay family disappears from their San Diego home without a trace. Could they have intentionally walked away?

The Last Summer
star
7.14
44 votes

#25 - The Last Summer

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/3/2017

Fifteen year old Kayla Berg was excited to move back to her hometown of Antigo, Wisconsin after spending the previous two months in Texas with her mother, Hope. While Texas hadn't worked out for the pair, Kayla was looking forward to seeing her father and brother, as well as all the friends she had left behind.Kayla returned on August 2nd, 2009, and immediately took advantage of the dwindling weeks of summer before she'd be returning to High School as a Junior.

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