The BEST Episodes of FBI

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 27, 2019

Network: CBS

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.

Closure

#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.

star 7.87
821 votes
Directors: Nicole Rubio
Writers: Rick Eid
Ties That Bind

#2 - 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.

star 7.86
413 votes
Directors: Stephen Surjik
Writers: Claire Demorest
Crossroads

#3 - 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.

star 7.81
654 votes
Directors: Charles Carroll
Writers: Clare Demorest, Rick Eid
Salvation

#4 - 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.

star 7.80
523 votes
Directors: Alex Chapple
Writers: Rick Eid
Codename: Ferdinand

#5 - 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

star 7.78
525 votes
Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Writers: David Amann
Apex

#6 - 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.

star 7.77
875 votes
Writers: Andrew Wilder
Outsider

#7 - Outsider

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 2019

After a Wall Street investor is murdered, the team is led to an insider-trading ring that uses unconventional methods to gain information. OA struggles to maintain confidence in his budding relationship with Mona

star 7.76
592 votes
Directors: Stephen Surjik
Writers: David Amann, Rick Eid
What Lies Beneath

#8 - 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.

star 7.74
804 votes
Directors: Vincent Misiano
Writers: David Amann
An Imperfect Science

#9 - An Imperfect Science

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 15, 2019

After a shooting at a nightclub, it appears that the FBI may have ignored previous threats from a local white supremacist group. Also, Kristen wrestles with her commitment to the Bureau and her responsibility to her community.

star 7.74
671 votes
Writers: Erica Shelton Kodish
Invisible

#10 - 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.

star 7.74
896 votes
Directors: Charles Carroll
Writers: Joe Halpin
The Lives of Others

#11 - The Lives of Others

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 2019

After the son of a prominent Mommy blogger is kidnapped, the team must sweep through her two million followers to find the culprit. Kristen continues to adjust to life as a field agent with her new partner.

star 7.73
690 votes
Directors: Alex Chapple
Writers: David Amann
Most Wanted

#12 - Most Wanted

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 2, 2019

OA and Maggie team up with members of the FBI’s Fugitives Department to track down a person wanted for murder who is also on America’s top 10 most wanted list.

star 7.72
865 votes
Directors: Fred Berner
Writers: René Balcer
Conflict of Interest

#13 - Conflict of Interest

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 16, 2019

An American diplomat is killed while being used as a pawn in a dangerous drug ring, and the team must work together to bring them down. Also, Jubal and OA try to help friends from their past fight off their inner demons.

star 7.70
851 votes
Writers: Nick Santoro
Appearances

#14 - Appearances

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired May 7, 2019

After a decorated FBI agent is murdered, the team investigates and uncovers the man led a double life. Also, Maggie struggles with what information she should reveal to the agent’s widow, who is also her personal friend.

star 7.70
784 votes
Writers: Joe Halpin
Little Egypt

#15 - Little Egypt

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 24, 2019

After a bomb detonates at a restaurant in Queens, the case becomes personal for OA, who grew up eating there. But what initially seems like a terrorist attack reveals itself to be more complex, and OA goes undercover to prevent another incident.

star 7.68
751 votes
Writers: Rick Eid
Undisclosed

#16 - Undisclosed

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 12, 2019

When a board member of a soon-to-be-public medical tech company is murdered, the team tries to find out who had the most to gain from his death. OA is conflicted when pressure to help a family member is at odds with his commitment to tell the truth.

star 7.67
530 votes
Writers: Joe Halpin, Katherine Visconti
Prey

#17 - Prey

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 9, 2018

Special Agent Maggie Bell, Special Agent OA Zidan and the team investigate the murders of 18 young women with help from a survivor associated with the deceased.

star 7.66
1,262 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: Andrew Wilder
The Armorer’s Faith

#18 - The Armorer’s Faith

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 11, 2018

When an illegal arms broker turned informant is assassinated, OA assumes his identity and goes undercover to stop the sale of dangerous weapons, with help from Maggie and their former FBI instructor, Rowan Quinn.

star 7.66
993 votes
Directors: Nicole Rubio
Writers: Andrew Wilder
American Idol

#19 - American Idol

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 8, 2019

After a front-running female presidential candidate, Valerie Caldwell, is targeted with a car bomb, OA and Maggie must hurry to track down the bomber before they strike again. The case leads them to wonder whether this person is targeting Caldwell for her political aspirations or something else.

star 7.66
686 votes
Directors: Milena Govich
Writers: Mo Masi
Family Man

#20 - Family Man

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 30, 2018

After a senator’s daughter is kidnapped and held for ransom, the FBI is called in to assist with finding the little girl before their time limit expires. However, in order to do so, they must dig into the senator’s past for clues to who did this to his family.

star 7.65
1,122 votes
Writers: Barbie Kligman
Exposed

#21 - Exposed

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 19, 2019

After an investigative journalist is murdered, the team uncovers information linking the suspect to past cases. The victim’s death also strikes a chord with Maggie, leaving her desperate for answers in regard to a traumatic event in her personal life.

star 7.64
885 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: David Amann
Scorched Earth

#22 - Scorched Earth

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 26, 2019

A serial bomber appears to be targeting Wall Street’s elite. Maggie and OA search for a suspect who seems dead-set on revenge, while Dana deals with Spencer Briggs, a cocky profiler brought in to consult on the case.

star 7.63
897 votes
Directors: Nick Gomez
Writers: Brian Anthony, Rick Eid
Partners in Crime

#23 - Partners in Crime

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 12, 2019

Maggie and OA are on a mission to find a couple who are behind a spree of violent armed robberies that resulted in the death of an off-duty police officer.

star 7.63
901 votes
Writers: Claire Demorest
Green Birds

#24 - Green Birds

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 2, 2018

After eight people are fatally poisoned at a deli in New York City, special agents Maggie Bell and OA Zidan trace the crime to an unlikely culprit and conduct a sting operation to prevent further attacks.

star 7.59
1,352 votes
Directors: Nick Gomez
Writers: Aaron Fullerton
Cops and Robbers

#25 - Cops and Robbers

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 13, 2018

Maggie and OA hunt down a ruthless group of robbers who are posing as NYPD officers to target armored trucks.

star 7.58
1,066 votes
Writers: Hadi Nicholas Deeb