The BEST Episodes of Finding Carter
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021
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 - Aired Jul 8, 2014
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 - Aired Sep 2, 2014
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 - Aired Sep 16, 2014
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 - The Long Goodbye
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 9, 2014
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.
#5 - Love the Way You Lie
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 31, 2015
Lori kidnaps Carter for a second time and the Wilson family learns the truth.
#6 - Throw Momma From the Train
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 12, 2014
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.
#7 - Half Baked
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 19, 2014
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 - Do the Right Thing
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 26, 2014
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.
#9 - Drive
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 15, 2014
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.
#10 - The Heat
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 29, 2014
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.
#11 - The Fugitive
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 5, 2014
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 - Now You See Me
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 22, 2014
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.
#13 - The Birds
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 8, 2014
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.
#14 - Shut Up and Drive
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 7, 2015
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 - I'm Not the Only One
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 16, 2015
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.
#16 - Wrecking Ball
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 9, 2015
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.
#17 - Riptide
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 19, 2015
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.
#18 - Pretty When You Cry
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 21, 2015
A stranger from Carter's past provides new insights on Lori and Joan interferes with Grant.
#19 - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 14, 2015
The Wilsons put aside their tensions to celebrate Joan and Buddy's anniversary. Meanwhile, a struggling Max must take a job from an unlikely source.
#20 - Rumour Has It
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 2, 2015
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.
#21 - I Knew You Were Trouble
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 26, 2015
After getting shocking news about Lori, Carter and Max must take an unexpected road trip together. Meanwhile, Elizabeth, Joan and Taylor deal with drama on the homefront.
#22 - Something to Talk About
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 12, 2015
Carter struggles to make sense of Taylor's behavior as Taylor throws herself into planning a big school event. Grant questions whether he can continue living at home.
#23 - Stay With Me
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 5, 2015
Carter tries to save Crash from a dire situation while David and Elizabeth weigh heavy decisions. As Taylor evaluates her true feelings for Max, it becomes clear she's beginning to spiral out of control.
#24 - Wake Up Call
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 28, 2015
The school counselor urges Carter to take her studies more seriously or face the possibility of failing out of school. Taylor learns the truth of David's past, tensions rise at the town fair, and Max's new job poses a threat.
#25 - Native Son
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 6, 2015
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.