The BEST Episodes of Ghost Whisperer

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 4, 2019

Network: CBS

A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side.

The One (2)

#1 - The One (2)

Season 1 - Episode 22

After a jetliner crashes Melinda faces the overwhelming task of helping hundreds of passengers crossover. While Melinda faces this task she finds that the “Wide Brim Man” is working against her. Melinda must also try to work with the crash investigators who are trying to find out how Melinda knew that the plane was going to crash.

star 8.69
100 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
The Gathering

#2 - The Gathering

Season 2 - Episode 22

Melinda visits the Mayor of Grandview and asks him to cancel the memorial dedication they are holding. She speaks to the ghost of a mail person and is looking for a young girl named Kristen. Later, Melinda and Professor Payne search for missing children after their Nanny says that they left with a man named Gabriel. Meanwhile, a mysterious man tries to get Melinda to stop helping the good guys.

star 8.47
74 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
Free Fall (1)

#3 - Free Fall (1)

Season 1 - Episode 21

Melinda experiences a sense of dread when she realizes that a plane is going to crash when the spirits of the pilot and flight attendant contact her.

star 8.45
95 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
Dead to Rights (a.k.a. Dead Reckoning)

#4 - Dead to Rights (a.k.a. Dead Reckoning)

Season 2 - Episode 12

Melinda has trouble talking to a ghost only to find that it's because he is not dead but is in a coma. While Lisa, his wife is in a legal battle against his parents to take him off of the life support. Meanwhile Delia struggles with teaching Ned about closure while also finding closure for herself.

star 8.28
76 votes
Directors: Peter Werner
Writers: Wendy Mericle
Deadbeat Dads

#5 - Deadbeat Dads

Season 3 - Episode 16

Professor Payne meets Elliot, the brilliant son of one of his old girlfriends. When Payne discovers that the boy is almost 10-years-old, he realizes he may be the boy's father. This angers his deceased wife. After watching Payne, Elliot, and the boy's mother, Melinda tells Jim she wants to have a baby. Melinda meets with Carl, a detective she hired to trace her father's whereabouts after he left Melinda and her mother. Carl stops by the house to give her the little bit of information he collected on her father and something strange happens to him while he talks to Melinda.

star 8.24
80 votes
Directors: Gloria Muzio
Writers: Mark B. Perry
Deja Boo

#6 - Deja Boo

Season 2 - Episode 13

Melinda finds that she must stop a ghost who doesn't want to be reincarnated again. Melinda finds out that someone knows her secret. Delia has second thoughts about dinner date.

star 8.23
75 votes
Directors: Gloria Muzio
Writers: Lois Johnson
Mean Ghost

#7 - Mean Ghost

Season 2 - Episode 15

Melinda gives a speech on her career at Grandview High. While she’s at the school she sees a group of cheerleaders who are having some mean and vicious things happening to them just as their cheerleading semi-finals are approaching in just a few days. Melinda discovers that the dead cheerleader can’t cross over and someone else has been casting spells on the squad.

star 8.22
77 votes
Directors: Ian Sander
Writers: Jeannine Renshaw
Pater Familias

#8 - Pater Familias

Season 3 - Episode 18

Melinda discovers the truth about her family's past through a series of bodily possessions.

star 8.19
88 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
The Night We Met

#9 - The Night We Met

Season 2 - Episode 8

The ghost of chef who died in a fire at a Chinese restaurant meets Melinda after the restaurant he died in burns for a second time. He demands that Melinda go out and find the person that really set the fire he was blamed for.

star 8.18
89 votes
Directors: Peter O'Fallon
Writers: David Fallon
The Ghost Within

#10 - The Ghost Within

Season 2 - Episode 4

After purchasing a set of ornaments at a flea market, Melinda finds that they are haunted. Melinda uses the ornaments to meet Dennis’s ghost. Dennis wants Melinda to reunite his girlfriend with her birth mother.

star 8.16
87 votes
Writers: Lois Johnson
A Grave Matter

#11 - A Grave Matter

Season 2 - Episode 5

The ghost of a man who was buried in the wrong grave starts to haunt a cemetery as someone else’s wife is coming to mourn him every night. Melinda must reconcile the man with his hostile wife and daughter in order for him to be able to cross-over.

star 8.16
82 votes
Directors: Eric Laneuville
Writers: Catherine Butterfield
Undead Comic

#12 - Undead Comic

Season 1 - Episode 12

After a stand-up comedian commits suicide, he's left in between worlds. Melinda tries to help him find closure.

star 8.15
104 votes
Directors: Eric Laneuville
Writers: Doug Prochilo
Drowned Lives

#13 - Drowned Lives

Season 2 - Episode 3

When Melinda goes to visit friends who are experiencing problems with their house, she finds the ghost of six-year-old little girl who drowned. Melinda then tries to help the family of the little girl.

star 8.14
92 votes
Writers: Lois Johnson
The Collector

#14 - The Collector

Season 2 - Episode 20

Melinda meets a man who has the same abilities to see and talk to the dead. Melinda later learns that he has a different plan for the dead. A ghost enlists Professor Payne to help Melinda.

star 8.13
69 votes
Directors: Ian Sander
Writers: Jim Kouf
Leap of Faith

#15 - Leap of Faith

Season 4 - Episode 18

Sam has a brush with death as he risks his life to save Melinda from harm.

star 8.13
93 votes
Directors: Ian Sander
Writers: Laurie McCarthy, P.K. Simonds
The Curse of the Ninth

#16 - The Curse of the Ninth

Season 2 - Episode 9

When Melinda meets a nightclub waiter who has not played his guitar since his friend died, she finds that he is being haunted by two ghosts.

star 8.13
86 votes
Directors: Peter Werner
Writers: Breen Frazier
No Safe Place

#17 - No Safe Place

Season 3 - Episode 4

Melinda's life is in danger when she tries to help the victim of a stalker.

star 8.12
83 votes
Directors: Peter O'Fallon
Writers: Jeannine Renshaw
Horror Show

#18 - Horror Show

Season 3 - Episode 15

Melinda investigates the haunting of a college student after the student sees a horror movie.

star 8.10
68 votes
Directors: Ian Sander
Writers: Jeannine Renshaw

#19 - Threshold

Season 4 - Episode 7

While facing dramatic personal changes, Melinda struggles to help a desperate teenage ghost, feeling her gift of being able to talk to the dead is no longer helpful.

star 8.10
98 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
On the Wings of a Dove

#20 - On the Wings of a Dove

Season 1 - Episode 8

An evil spirit is haunting Jim, causing him to begin doubting his sanity. Melinda must help this spirit, even though he is dangerous, in order to help Jim. .

star 8.10
129 votes
Directors: Peter O'Fallon
Writers: Catherine Butterfield
Ghost Bride

#21 - Ghost Bride

Season 1 - Episode 10

A ghost of a bride who didn't make it through her wedding night is back with a vengeance haunting her husband's new fiancée to the point of her leaving him at the alter.

star 8.09
110 votes
Directors: Joanna Kerns
Writers: Jed Seidel
Love Never Dies

#22 - Love Never Dies

Season 2 - Episode 1

Melinda worries that Andrea is being influenced not to cross over. Melinda seeks the help of an expert in history and the occult in helping to identify the wide brimmed hat man.

star 8.09
101 votes
Directors: John Gray
Writers: John Gray
Friendly Neighborhood Ghost

#23 - Friendly Neighborhood Ghost

Season 1 - Episode 13

The ghost of an elderly man suspects Melinda's new neighbor of killing his granddaughter.

star 8.09
114 votes
Directors: David Jones
Writers: Lois Johnson
The Crossing

#24 - The Crossing

Season 1 - Episode 2

A boy who was killed in a collision with a train wants Melinda's help to ensure his mother that his death was not caused by her.

star 8.08
244 votes
Directors: Ron Lagomarsino
Writers: Catherine Butterfield
The Cradle Will Rock

#25 - The Cradle Will Rock

Season 2 - Episode 16

Melinda accompanies Delia to the local jewelry store so she can get her newly refurbished engagement ring. An armed robbery occurs while they are in the jewelers. Later, the ghost of jewelry salesman visits Melinda and she must help him make things right again.

star 8.08
75 votes
Writers: Jed Seidel