The BEST episodes of FBI

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

The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.

Last Updated: 7/1/2024Network: CBSStatus: Continuing
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Closure
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7.82
1087 votes

#1 - Closure

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/14/2019

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.

Directors: Nicole Rubio
Writer: Rick Eid
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Straight Flush
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7.80
682 votes

#2 - Straight Flush

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 5/25/2021

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.

Directors: Alex Chapple
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Emotional Rescue
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7.77
908 votes

#3 - Emotional Rescue

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/31/2020

The FBI team investigates a drug deal gone bad after the body of a college student is found. Also, Detective Hailey Upton temporarily joins the team and finds her usual investigative methods clash with the Bureau's more buttoned-up environment.

Directors: Monica Raymund
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Safe Room
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7.77
897 votes

#4 - Safe Room

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/18/2020

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. Also, Jubal puts his hostage negotiation skills to the test.

Directors: Carlos Bernard
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Ghost from the Past
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7.77
618 votes

#5 - Ghost from the Past

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/10/2022

The murder of a TSA agent leads the team to hunt down a killer who is using drug mules to exploit airport security checkpoints. Also, OA struggles to cope with the aftermath of the sarin gas exposure and the 10th anniversary of his army friend’s death in Afghanistan.

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All That Glitters (1)
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7.76
765 votes

#6 - All That Glitters (1)

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/21/2021

After a young woman is killed on her way home from a lavish yacht party, the team investigates who she was and how she came to be at the event, which was attended by some of the most influential people in the world. Also, Maggie brings Crosby into the investigation after a murder suspect is identified as a veteran who had been on several Army operations with Crosby. The crossover continues on FBI: Most Wanted S03E01 “Exposed (2)” and FBI: International S01E01 “Pilot (3).”

Directors: Alex Chapple
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American Dreams (1)
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7.75
846 votes

#7 - American Dreams (1)

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/24/2020

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.

Directors: Terry Miller
Writer: David Amann
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Fear Nothing
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7.75
634 votes

#8 - Fear Nothing

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/19/2022

OA is forced to confront one of his biggest fears when the team discovers that deadly sarin gas may have been sold to terrorists.

Directors: Jon Cassar
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Payback
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7.74
916 votes

#9 - Payback

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/21/2020

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. Also, Isobel must make a hard call when information from the past comes to light.

Directors: Monica Raymund
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Liar's Poker
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7.74
769 votes

#10 - Liar's Poker

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/8/2020

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.

Directors: Alex Chapple
Writer: Joe Halpin
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God Complex
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7.73
479 votes

#11 - God Complex

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/23/2023

When a prominent doctor is found dead in a ritualistic slaying, the team must race against time to hunt down a religiously motivated serial killer. Also, Scola faces a life-or-death decision.

Directors: Alex Chapple
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Hacktivist
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7.73
705 votes

#12 - Hacktivist

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/2021

Maggie, OA and the team must stop a hacker who is disabling life-saving equipment in several New York City hospitals, while demanding a full investigation into the recently deceased patients of a local psychiatric facility. With Jubal’s son waiting for important surgery at one of the impacted hospitals, Jubal’s adamant about remaining involved in the case despite Isobel’s reservations.

Directors: Jean de Segonzac
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Unreasonable Doubt
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7.72
796 votes

#13 - Unreasonable Doubt

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/24/2020

The team races to stop an active serial killer after three women are found weighted down at the bottom of a lake, and Jubal looks into an old closed case after there are multiple similarities to the recent victims.

Directors: Jean de Segonzac
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Legacy
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7.72
914 votes

#14 - Legacy

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/11/2020

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. Also, 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.

Directors: Carl Seaton
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Unfinished Business
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7.72
695 votes

#15 - Unfinished Business

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/14/2021

After Rina is critically wounded while heading to work with Jubal, the team makes the chilling discovery that a vengeful Vargas orchestrated the shooting from behind bars and continues to target the rest of their team and their loved ones.

Directors: Alex Chapple
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Fathers and Sons
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7.71
690 votes

#16 - Fathers and Sons

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/4/2021

The team rushes to track down two doctors abducted by a desperate father willing to do anything to save his son. Also, Jubal's uncertainty in his family life affects his judgement during the hostage situation.

Directors: Stephen Surjik
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Checks and Balances
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7.71
724 votes

#17 - Checks and Balances

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/6/2021

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. Also, Tiffany and Scola butt heads on whether or not to accept the local NYPD's offer to help in the investigation.

Directors: Stephen Surjik
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Heroes
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7.71
501 votes

#18 - Heroes

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/10/2023

The team jumps into action when JOC analyst Kelly Moran is taken hostage.

Directors: Milena Govich
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Charlotte's Web
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7.71
701 votes

#19 - Charlotte's Web

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/2/2021

After a suburban woman is kidnapped from her home, the team looks into trysts on both sides of a seemingly perfect marriage. Also, OA feels pressure from Mona to make changes in his career path.

Directors: Yangzom Brauen
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Double Blind
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7.70
589 votes

#20 - Double Blind

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/6/2022

As the team works to rescue a 5-year-old kidnapping victim, Scola suspects the boy's mother isn't being forthcoming about why her son was targeted; Nina struggles to open up to Scola about matters in their relationship.

Directors: Alex Chapple
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Ring of Fire
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7.70
336 votes

#21 - Ring of Fire

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/21/2024

The Somalian terrorist group behind the death of Agent Hobbs resurfaces, sending the team on a chase to take them down for good.

Directors: Alex Chapple
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Face Off
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7.70
630 votes

#22 - Face Off

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/26/2022

When a morning show host is murdered inside her home, the team tracks the killer, who they realize is targeting powerful women. Also, things become awkward for Scola when Special Agent Nina Chase becomes part of the team during Maggie’s recovery.

Directors: Jackeline Tejada
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Never Trust a Stranger
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7.69
819 votes

#23 - Never Trust a Stranger

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/17/2020

The team welcomes a new member, Special Agent Tiffany Wallace, as they search for killers who orchestrated a mass shooting at a media company. Also, OA’s personal connection with the case threatens to cloud his judgement.

Directors: Alex Chapple
Writer: Rick Eid
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Imminent Threat (2)
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7.69
499 votes

#24 - Imminent Threat (2)

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/4/2023

To aid Scola in his undercover mission to find the terrorists believed to be behind the imminent attack in New York City, Maggie calls in Remy, whose well-connected informant from a prior case may be key to moving the operation forward.

Directors: Alex Chapple
Writer: Rick Eid
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Crossroads
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7.69
1039 votes

#25 - Crossroads

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/22/2019

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.

Directors: Charles Carroll
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