The BEST Episodes of Finding Carter
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 8, 2019
Teenage girl Carter seemingly has the perfect life with fun-loving single mom Lori, until she discovers Lori abducted her as a toddler. Now Carter must return to the family who thought they had lost her. As she navigates brand new parents, a twin sister, high school and boys, she vows to find Lori before the only mom she’s ever known is gone forever.
#1 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
Carter Stevens' world is turned upside when she discovers her mom is actually her kidnapper. Reunited with her biological family, Carter has a hard time adjusting, and lies begin to unfold.
#2 - Love Story
Season 1 - Episode 10
Carter and Crash try to get off the grid and leave everything behind, while Elizabeth tries frantically to find her. A gunshot destroys all of Carter's plans when it hits someone she cares about.
#3 - One Hour Photo
Season 1 - Episode 12
Carter is given a clue to what Lori's up to when some mysterious photos turn up. Max struggles with his current hospitalization, Carter sees a therapist, and a final betrayal changes Carter's life forever.
#4 - Throw Momma From the Train
Season 1 - Episode 7
Carter is faced with a decision that will change her life forever. The twins celebrate their birthday, Elizabeth's secret is discovered, and Lori prepares to leave with Carter.
#5 - The Long Goodbye
Season 1 - Episode 11
Everyone suffers through the waiting game to see if Max will survive. While the Wilsons watch over Max, Carter has to decide if she'll help out Crash or cut him loose.
#6 - The Birds
Season 1 - Episode 2
Carter and her new friends plan to trick the police, while an old friend tries to stay in her life, and her relationship with Elizabeth continues to be strained.
#7 - Half Baked
Season 1 - Episode 8
Elizabeth is confronted with the truth, and David makes a shocking request of his wife. The Wilson children try to cope with the drama together, and Carter finds out she was lied to by someone she trusts.
#8 - The Heat
Season 1 - Episode 5
Carter's ulterior motives backfire when she spends a day with Elizabeth and sees another side of her. David continues to move along with his book plan, and Taylor is initiated into the group during a wild game of 7 Minutes in Heaven.
#9 - Do the Right Thing
Season 1 - Episode 9
David has to face up to his lies, while Taylor decides she's ready to take the next step in her relationship with Max. Ofe deals with money troubles, and Carter is blamed for something she didn't do.
#10 - Love the Way You Lie
Season 2 - Episode 1
Lori kidnaps Carter for a second time and the Wilson family learns the truth.
#11 - The Fugitive
Season 1 - Episode 6
Carter dives headfirst into a relationship with Crash, while Taylor is confused about where she stands with Max. Max is pulled into another stunt operated by Lori.
#12 - The Sheltering Sky
Season 2 - Episode 23
#13 - Drive
Season 1 - Episode 3
Bad boy crash enters Carter's life and causes drama in the Wilson family. David continues to sneakily pursue writing his book with his publicist.
#14 - Shut Up and Drive
Season 2 - Episode 2
As the Wilson family tries to pursue justice for Carters kidnapping, they learn painful secrets that test them in new ways. Carters friends celebrate her safe return, but Taylor struggles with Maxs emotional recovery.
#15 - Wrecking Ball
Season 2 - Episode 11
Bonds of sisterhood are put to the test when secrets are revealed. Crash returns from military training and Carter is forced to make a decision about her future.
#16 - Atonement
Season 2 - Episode 24
#17 - She's Come Undone
Season 2 - Episode 18
Everything comes to a head at a house concert for Carter, Taylor, Max, and Ben, where everyone’s secrets come to light.
#18 - Riptide
Season 2 - Episode 8
Carter is grounded just as an old friend arrives with alarming information about Lori; and Taylor sees Max in a different light after learning about his past.
#19 - I'm Not the Only One
Season 2 - Episode 12
Set to testify in court, Carter vows to end Lori's manipulation once and for all. But Lori drops a bombshell that rattles the Wilson household to the core.
#20 - The Corrections
Season 2 - Episode 22
#21 - The Death of the Heart
Season 2 - Episode 21
Just as things are going perfectly between Carter and Jared, new obstacles arise to threaten their relationship. Meanwhile, things come to a head between Elizabeth and Lori while Max deals with the aftermath of his dad's trial.
#22 - Rabbit, Run
Season 2 - Episode 15
#23 - Rumour Has It
Season 2 - Episode 10
On a camping trip with friends, Carter debates whether or not to reveal a secret that could change everything for the people she loves the most.
#24 - Now You See Me
Season 1 - Episode 4
Bird's painting at her art show upsets Carter, Elizabeth's relationship with David gets even rockier, and a piece of Carter's old life returns.
#25 - Native Son
Season 2 - Episode 13
After learning about the outcome of Lori's trial, Carter wants to get to know her brother; David and Elizabeth fight over Lori's latest surprise.