The BEST Episodes of FBI
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 29, 2021
Procedural drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the FBI, bringing to bear all the Bureau's skills, intellect and mind-blowing technology to keep New York and the country safe.
#1 - Closure
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired May 14, 2019
A woman with information about the death of Maggie’s husband is abducted, leading OA and the team to uncover a criminal operation larger than anyone imagined. Also, Dana puts her career in jeopardy when she stands by and allows Maggie to work on this case that has such a personal connection to her.
#2 - Emotional Rescue
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 31, 2020
The FBI team investigates a drug deal gone bad after the body of a college student is found. Detective Hailey Upton temporarily joins the team and finds her usual investigative methods clash with the Bureau’s more buttoned-up environment.
#3 - Straight Flush
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired May 25, 2021
When five prominent men are killed at a trendy New York City restaurant, the team’s investigation brings them into contact with a lieutenant in Antonio Vargas’ cartel, triggering a long-awaited showdown between Isobel and Vargas.
#4 - Checks and Balances
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 6, 2021
The team must track down two assailants who wear animal masks while committing armed robberies, with the latest leaving an off-duty 26 Fed security guard dead. Tiffany and Scola butt heads on whether or not to accept the local NYPD’s offer to help in the investigation.
#5 - American Dreams (1)
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 24, 2020
Part 1 of a crossover with FBI: Most Wanted. Jess LaCroix and his team come to help OA find a fugitive LaCroix arrested years ago after a bus with 26 students goes missing—and he’s the main suspect.
#6 - Safe Room
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 18, 2020
After the police ignore a desperate father’s plea for help, he abducts a billionaire’s daughter and holds her hostage in a near-impenetrable safe room until his own missing child is returned to him. Jubal puts his hostage negotiation skills to the test.
#7 - Unreasonable Doubt
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 24, 2020
The team races to stop an active serial killer after three women are found weighted down at the bottom of a lake. Jubal looks into an old closed case after there are multiple similarities to the recent victims.
#8 - Payback
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 21, 2020
When the son of a well-known retired FBI agent is taken just blocks from their home in what appears to be a revenge kidnapping, the team must uncover if it's tied to the agent's past or trouble the son has gotten into on his own. Isobel must make a hard call when information from the past comes to light.
#9 - Leverage
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 16, 2021
When a political reporter is kidnapped and held without a ransom demand, the team must dig into her past relationships in order to pin down her assailant’s motive. Isobel’s relationship comes under fire when the case makes a connection to her boyfriend.
#10 - Liar's Poker
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 8, 2020
When the leader of a drug cartel and one of the world’s most wanted men, Antonio Vargas, is apprehended by the team, the entire FBI headquarters is put at risk when his henchmen unveil a terroristic threat to free him. During the turmoil, Isobel must make the difficult decision whether to sacrifice her conscience or her career.
#11 - Legacy
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 11, 2020
After a truck filled with armor-piercing rifles is hijacked, the team works to discover who stole it, and what they have planned for the stolen weapons. A friend from OA’s past in the military intelligence unit returns to help with the case, but OA isn’t sure he can trust his judgement.
#12 - Never Trust a Stranger
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 17, 2020
The team welcomes a new member, Special Agent Tiffany Wallace, as they search for killers who orchestrated a mass shooting at a media company. OA’s personal connection with the case threatens to cloud his judgement.
#13 - Fathers and Sons
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired May 4, 2021
The team rushes to track down two doctors abducted by a desperate father willing to do anything to save his son. Jubal’s uncertainty in his family life affects his judgement during the hostage situation.
#14 - Short Squeeze
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired May 11, 2021
When the CEO of a major brokerage firm is shot and killed while surrounded by protesters, the team looks into who had the most to lose from his company’s perceived manipulations. Scola’s previous Wall Street career and the reasons he left come to light as the financial details of the case begin to unfold.
#15 - Apex
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 26, 2019
Maggie and Dana struggle to find justice for victims murdered by a serial killer who left a ghoulish mark on all of his victims, while the mayor limits the investigation in order to prevent economical loss.
#16 - Invisible
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 12, 2019
When the daughter of a wealthy family is kidnapped in an attempt to gain notorious internet fame, Maggie and OA discover the kidnapper’s plans go far beyond abduction in order to never be forgotten.
#17 - Ties That Bind
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 17, 2019
A former kidnapping victim is linked to a series of murders that includes the daughter of an NYPD detective. Kristen begins to doubt her ability as an agent after a training exercise leaves her shaken.
#18 - Crossroads
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 22, 2019
A loving husband and father of two, Jim Russo, is kidnapped after accidentally getting involved in illegal dealings far beyond what he imagined. Also, Jubal must make a difficult decision regarding his family and their future.
#19 - Salvation
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 26, 2019
After an altercation with a student, teacher Patrick Miller goes missing, leading the team to investigate everyone who might have had a grudge against him. A key witness in the case steps up to help. Maggie does whatever she can to ensure their safety.
#20 - Broken Promises
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 10, 2020
When the team is called to the scene of a murder, they quickly suspect political motivation, but when another murder occurs, they work to uncover a common thread before more bodies pile up. Maggie contemplates a decision that could affect her entire career.
#21 - Fallout
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 7, 2020
After a businessman with a history of harassment claims against him is killed, the team suspects it may be one of his many accusers.
#22 - Codename: Ferdinand
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 19, 2019
When the team digs into the circumstances surrounding a car crash that resulted in the death of a photographer, they realize there is more than meets the eye. Maggie sympathizes with his widow when she notices similarities with her own husband’s death
#23 - What Lies Beneath
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 30, 2019
When a controversial senior leader from Egypt comes to New York for a heart transplant, OA struggles to balance his personal opinion with his professional duty when he is assigned to the security detail.
#24 - Hard Decisions
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 14, 2020
A bank hold-up leads the team to a safe deposit box, the contents of which have the potential to destroy national security. Although Kristen is eager to get back into field work, other team members still have their concerns.
#25 - Studio Gangster
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 28, 2020
When a U.S. attorney is found dead steps away from the body of a private escort, the team must piece together what connected the two seemingly random victims. Jubal’s connection with one of the victims makes finding the killer much more personal.