The BEST Episodes of FBI

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 10, 2020

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.

Broken Promises

#1 - 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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Olivia Newman
Writers: Tamara Jaron

#2 - 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
871 votes
Directors: Nicole Rubio
Writers: Rick Eid
Safe Room

#3 - 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.

star 7.84
495 votes
Directors: Carlos Bernard
Writers: Joe Halpin, Rick Eid

#4 - 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.

star 7.82
568 votes
Directors: Monica Raymund
Writers: David Amann, Mo Masi
Ties That Bind

#5 - 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 7.81
612 votes
Directors: Stephen Surjik
Writers: Claire Demorest

#6 - 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.

star 7.78
527 votes
Directors: Carl Seaton
Writers: Claire Demorest

#7 - 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 7.78
741 votes
Directors: Charles Carroll
Writers: Clare Demorest, Rick Eid

#8 - 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 7.77
643 votes
Directors: Alex Chapple
Writers: Rick Eid

#9 - 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.

star 7.76
585 votes
Directors: Alex Chapple
Writers: David Amann

#10 - 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 7.76
924 votes
Writers: Andrew Wilder
Codename: Ferdinand

#11 - 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 7.75
628 votes
Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Writers: David Amann
Hard Decisions

#12 - 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.

star 7.74
579 votes
Writers: Joe Halpin

#13 - 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 7.73
684 votes
Directors: Stephen Surjik
Writers: David Amann, Rick Eid

#14 - 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 7.73
942 votes
Directors: Charles Carroll
Writers: Joe Halpin
Studio Gangster

#15 - 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.

star 7.73
585 votes
Directors: Alex Chapple
Writers: Rick Eid
An Imperfect Science

#16 - 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 7.72
749 votes
Writers: Erica Shelton Kodish
What Lies Beneath

#17 - 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 7.71
851 votes
Directors: Vincent Misiano
Writers: David Amann
Most Wanted

#18 - 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 7.70
922 votes
Directors: Fred Berner
Writers: René Balcer
The Lives of Others

#19 - 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 7.69
767 votes
Directors: Alex Chapple
Writers: David Amann

#20 - 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 7.68
838 votes
Writers: Joe Halpin
Conflict of Interest

#21 - 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 7.68
906 votes
Writers: Nick Santoro

#22 - 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 7.67
1,320 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: Andrew Wilder
The Armorer’s Faith

#23 - 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
1,046 votes
Directors: Nicole Rubio
Writers: Andrew Wilder
Family Man

#24 - 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 7.64
1,177 votes
Writers: Barbie Kligman

#25 - 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 7.63
628 votes
Writers: Joe Halpin, Katherine Visconti