The BEST Episodes of Fastlane

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021

Network: FOX

Fastlane follows two renegade cops, LAPD officer Van Ray (Peter Facinelli, The Inside) and former gang member now NYPD narcotics cop Deaqon Hayes (Bill Bellamy, Cousin Skeeter), as they go undercover to catch the most elite criminals in Los Angeles, while searching for the ones that killed Deaq’s estranged brother and Van’s partner, Andre. Led by their no-nonsense boss, LAPD lieutenant Billie Chambers (Tiffani Thiessen, Beverly Hills, 90210), they have full access to The Candy Store, a downtown warehouse full of confiscated expensive goodies, such as Ducatis, Ferraris, and Rolexes. These ‘fifty-one percent cops and forty-nine percent criminals’ have the ultimate backstage pass to blend right into the glamorous world of high-stakes crime.

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#1 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 18, 2002

Van Ray and his partner, Andre Hayes, are on a sting to bring down a group selling stolen high end cars when something goes horribly wrong. Deaqon Hayes, Andre's brother, comes back to his roots in L.A. from New York City to find out what happened and who was responsible. Van and Deaq team up under the supervision of Lt. Wilhemina "Billie" Chambers to attempt to bring down the illegal traffickers and suspected murderers. In the process, Van must gain the trust of the beautiful young woman in the crew and the leader of the crew turns out to be more than what they expected.

star 7.81
58 votes
Directors: McG
Writers: John McNamara

#2 - Wet

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 20, 2002

A club owner, who is going to turn states evidence and testify against a rival gang, has had a contract taken out on his life and the hitman, a sexy female assassin, has him targeted and in hiding now refusing to help the police until she is found. Van tries to get close to her while Deaq poses as a dirty cop in hopes of making her make a mistake. She gets wise and now targets Deaq. Van and Billie have to work fast to bring her into custody.

star 7.67
95 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: John McNamara, Matthew Carnahan
Ray Ray

#3 - Ray Ray

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 13, 2002

While undercover posing a mob boss’ henchman, a counterfeiting job goes wrong. Van is forced to get his father, Raymond Ray, a renowned counterfeiter himself, out of prison on a furlough to help. The mob boss and Ray Ray have a heated past themselves and Van and Deaq now must protect him and make a difficult deadline in hopes of bringing the boss down.

star 7.50
121 votes
Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Writers: André Nemec, Josh Appelbaum
Ryde or Die

#4 - Ryde or Die

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 6, 2002

Van and Deaq are in the middle of a shoot out in Aquarius's club because Aquarius didn't want to sell Ecstasy out of his club and the dealer shot up the place. They decide to open a hip Hollywood nightclub to trap the dealer in a bust. When the investigation encounters problems, Billie gets involved because she and the dealer share a past together.

star 7.46
120 votes
Directors: Josh Pate
Writers: Sal Stabile

#5 - Asslane

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 28, 2003

A methamphetamine ring has been going on for some time and Van and Deaq are sent in to try and end its distribution. Billie splits them up. Van tries to get close to the distributor, a porn producer, and Deaq infiltrates the manufacturers, two adrenaline junky brothers. Things start to go bad when they have to bring in someone to mark the meth and she gets caught.

star 7.45
59 votes
Directors: Bill Duke
Writers: Hunt Baldwin, John Coveny
Defense (1)

#6 - Defense (1)

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 24, 2003

Van and Deaq go undercover to get inside the organization of one a gang boss, Cyrus One, who has been hiring assassins to gun down LAPD’s finest. They are forced to prove their worthiness by completing a couple of tasks that coincide with their specialties. Also, Internal Affairs has now assigned a new agent to oversee the workings of The Candy Store and he’s not thrilled with the cavalier attitude that the three of them have shown in the past.

star 7.44
60 votes
Writers: John McNamara
Get Your Mack On

#7 - Get Your Mack On

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 4, 2002

Van and Deaq go undercover to catch a dangerous pimp who is under investigation of murder. Van and Deaq struggle over the fact that they have contradicting styles on how to do their job. The woman they are using to get inside begins to get cold feet and tries to run. They must find a way to get her to help without blowing their cover and getting her killed in the process.

star 7.43
62 votes
Directors: Guy Bee
Writers: André Nemec, Josh Appelbaum
Mighty Blue

#8 - Mighty Blue

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 27, 2002

Van and Deaq are sent in to penetrate an off-shoot of the Chinese Triad calling themselves Mighty Blue. There is already a mole, Alexa Tan, in the organization. She is an old friend of Billie from here day in the academy. Against Billie’s wishes, Deaq gets romantically involved with her and this relationship causes Alexa to break cover. Now the leader of Mighty Blue wants to settle the score with Alexa.

star 7.35
92 votes
Directors: Chris Long
Writers: Kevin G. Boyd
Offense (2)

#9 - Offense (2)

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 31, 2003

Billie has been implicated in the death of Cyrus One and been taken into custody after a SWAT team, under Roland Hill’s orders, busts into The Candy Store. Van and Deaq have been suspended and now must find the real killer and take down the new leader of the organization with no help from LAPD. Meanwhile, Billie must try to stay alive in prison with the same people she helped put away.

star 7.29
89 votes
Directors: Marcos Siega
Writers: André Nemec, Josh Appelbaum
Simone Says

#10 - Simone Says

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 7, 2003

An arms dealer, P.J. Collins, has decided to testify against his former colleagues on the condition that his daughter, Simone, is kept safe and cannot know that she is being guarded or what her father is up to. Van and Deaq are assigned to baby sit her from a distance. That is until the men to be charged try to take her life in an attempt to send a message to P.J. to reconsider.

star 7.29
89 votes
Directors: Guy Bee
Writers: Case Krell, Kim Newton

#11 - Overkill

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 21, 2003

Van and Deaq go undercover to try and bring down a powerful drug lord. They get in and act as his security while trying to figure out what all he is really into. Meanwhile, the birthday of Deaq’s brother soon approaches and he is having a hard time coping with it. Plus, he starts to harbor thoughts that his family is more ashamed of him now than before his brother’s murder.

star 7.29
89 votes
Directors: David Straiton
Writers: Alexandra Cunningham

#12 - Dogtown

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 11, 2002

Shane, a drug runner for local dealer, gets caught and Billie is forces him to help Van and Deaq acquire credibility as marijuana suppliers with is boss, Trey, who is also Shane’s childhood friend. Van and Deaq ask Aquarius for some help with their reputation as well and begin to build some report with Trey. That is until Shane decides he’s tired of being the low man on the totem pole.

star 7.29
90 votes
Directors: Leslie Libman
Writers: John McNamara

#13 - 101

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 17, 2003

A rookie officer, Jarod, comes to Billie with information on a pair of blackmailers that have been targeting cops and getting them to steal items from the evidence room. Billie orders Van and Deaq to have Jarod help them much to their dismay. Jarod is still wet behind the ears and could cost them the case if he makes the tiniest of mistakes. When the bust goes down, Jarod must take what he’s learned from them and save the live of one of the team.

star 7.29
90 votes
Directors: Greg Yaitanes
Writers: Kim Newton

#14 - Popdukes

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 7, 2003

Van’s father, Ray Ray, has been paroled from prison and Van has made it his job to make sure that he doesn’t fall back on the things that put him behind bars. However, a Nigerian crime lord, Etobi, wants to settle and old score and has his men hunt Ray Ray down in hopes of ending his life. The team devises a plan with one of Ray’s old partners, Gretchen, which will save Ray Ray and bring down Etobi for good.

star 7.28
89 votes
Writers: John McNamara

#15 - Monster

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 14, 2003

A local teen and sports star is gunned down. His brother, the leader of a local gang, believes it to be a rival gang and wants blood for blood. Van and Deaq think differently and need Aquarius’ help to hold off the vengeance that the brother wants. They start to believe that the killer might be a wealthy magazine owner with psychotic tendencies. Deaq must try to get close to him before the bloodshed begins.

star 7.28
90 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Alexandra Cunningham
Dosed (1)

#16 - Dosed (1)

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 4, 2003

Van finally get some time for a little R&R, but it’s interrupted when he receives a call telling him he as just been poisoned and has twelve hours to live unless he, Deaq, and Billie complete some tasks for the mysterious caller. The caller seems to know way too much about the three of them and Billie begins to figure out who the caller really is and realizes that the worse is probably yet to come.

star 7.26
88 votes
Directors: David Barrett
Writers: André Nemec, Josh Appelbaum
Iced (2)

#17 - Iced (2)

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 18, 2003

Now that Van has gotten the antidote, the caller, Nick McKussick – a former criminal and the first person that Billie trained for The Candy Store before he turned on her, has informed the group that other families have been poisoned and that their participation in his plan is not yet over. Nick orders them to help him steal an incredible amount of precious valuables or the families he poisoned will die.

star 7.24
88 votes
Writers: David Goodman
Gone Native

#18 - Gone Native

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 30, 2002

Van and Deaq are sent in to bring down a Russian gun runner and more importantly his overseas contact. While trying to get close to the Russian and his sister, they find out that they are not he only agency targeting him. An ATF agent has also gotten close and now they must find out if he is truly after the gun runners or if he is beginning to have an agenda of his own. Van and Deaq must decide which side of the law he’s on before a big shipment of secret weapons arrives in the U.S.

star 7.22
96 votes
Directors: Josh Pate
Writers: Alexandra Cunningham
Slippery Slope

#19 - Slippery Slope

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 14, 2003

Van’s old friend and flame, Cassidy Shaw, hasn’t started a new law abiding life and has found herself in trouble after taking something from a reputed mob boss. Van and Deaq must take a trip out of town and apprehend her before the person sent to kill her gets to her first. On top of everything else, the assassin sent after Cassidy is none other than Sophia Jones who has history with Van as well.

star 7.20
117 votes
Directors: Josh Pate
Writers: Leonard Dick
Girls Own Juice

#20 - Girls Own Juice

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 25, 2002

While out in a new car that Billie acquired, Van and Deaq come across a group of bikers that knocked up a diamond jeweler. The thieves turn out to be three women. They then pose as high end jewel fences to gain their trust in hopes of bringing them down. When things go bad, Van finds himself in a position to make dangerous decision.

star 7.08
72 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Kim Newton
Strap On

#21 - Strap On

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 10, 2003

Deaq’s house is robbed and in the process his maid is shot during the heist. Van and Deaq find out the perpetrators are female and try to get in close to them. Unfortunately for them, this team of burglars are lesbians and their suave nature will have no affect on them. Billie decides that the only way to get close is for her to go undercover and try to catch them in the act herself.

star 7.04
91 votes
Directors: David Barrett
Writers: Matthew Carnahan
Things Done Changed

#22 - Things Done Changed

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 30, 2002

Rosaria, a special woman from Deaq’s past, comes to Deaq in hopes of getting his help in trying to leave her gangster husband, Alton, who has threatened to kill her if she leaves him. After Van and Billie agree to help, they decide to try to get onto his crew by posing as Rosaria’s cousin and his friend. They then set up a plan to make a bust of Alton and his crew before the heist of a casino.

star 7.01
95 votes
Directors: Josh Pate
Writers: Alexandra Cunningham